ArtCenter Manatee Welcomes Two New Exhibits For The Summer Season
Jenny Medved: Indigenous People &
Exhibit Here, An Open, All Media Juried Exhibit
On Display June 26 – July 27
ArtCenter Manatee is honored to host an exhibit featuring the work of watercolor artist Jenny Medved of Sarasota. Jenny, a representational figurative artist & illustrator immerses herself in the culture of the people she paints; not just history, but family and community. She shares her insights with us in an exhibit of about 30 pieces – Jenny Medved: Indigenous People, Portraits of Heritage and Descent, on display in the Kellogg Gallery at ArtCenter Manatee, June 26 – July 27.
Jenny was featured as one of the ten artists in the ‘Ones to Watch’ feature of Watercolor Artist Magazine, December 2015 edition. She is a member of local artist group SartQ, as well as the American Watercolor Society, the Hawaii Watercolor Society, the Florida Watercolor Society, and a signature member of the Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society.
Jenny received a BFA in Illlustration from Ringling College of Art & Design. She holds a MFA in Figurative Painting from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She has also studied traditional portraiture at the Florence Academy of Art, in Florence, Italy.
Also on display, in the Searle and Reid Hodges Galleries, will be an open, all media, juried exhibit, Exhibit Here. We hope you’ll join us for the Opening Reception for both shows on Thursday, June 28th from 5:00-7:00pm. Meet the artists, discover the amazing talent of these local artists, and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere in our galleries. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages available. Free and open to the public.
About ArtCenter Manatee
Located in downtown Bradenton, Florida, ArtCenter Manatee is the premier center for art, art education and unique gifts in Manatee County. The nearly 10,000 sq. ft. building in downtown Bradenton features three galleries, five classrooms, an Artists’ Market gift shop and an art library featuring over 3,000 art volumes. Day, evening and weekend art classes for adults and children are offered year round in painting, drawing, pastels, pottery, jewelry design, photography and more.
The Artists’ Market features unique, affordable gifts by local and national artists. Exhibitions in the galleries change monthly and showcase local, regional and national artists. Meet the exhibiting artists at the free monthly evening opening receptions. For more information please visit http://www.artcentermanatee.org or call 941-746-2862
209 9th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205. Hours of operation are: M/F/S 9:00-5:00, T/W/Th 9:00-6:00