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Richard O. “Dick” Jacobs, Leopard, Botswana, from his book Wonderlust.Courtesy of Richard O. Jacobs

Art Planner: Kristin Beauvois portraits, Dick Jacobs' 'Wonderlust' and a mural festival on the way

  MUST SEE: PORTRAITS AT STUDIO@620   After seeing the one shown here that came with a news release, I had to go to Kristin Beauvois' website to see more. They're terrific! These aren't conventional renderings of people. She defines them as abstractions, and indeed, reality is greatly distilled in them. In some way …

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  1. Art Planner: Kristin Beauvois portraits, Dick Jacobs' 'Wonderlust' and a mural festival on the way

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    After seeing the one shown here that came with a news release, I had to go to Kristin Beauvois' website to see more. They're terrific! These aren't conventional renderings of people. She defines them as abstractions, and indeed, reality is greatly distilled in them. In some ways, they …

    Richard O. “Dick” Jacobs, Leopard, Botswana, from his book Wonderlust.
  2. Director tapped for Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement

    Visual Arts

    ST. PETERSBURG — The planned $70 million Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement already has a collection, will soon have a completed parking garage and now is expecting the arrival of its first director.

    Kevin Tucker is director of the upcoming Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement.
  3. New director wants New Port Richey gallery to be accessible to all artists

    Visual Arts

    NEW PORT RICHEY — Beyond providing a showcase for paintings, drawings, photos, sculptures and jewels crafted by local and international artists, the new director of the Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery aims to provide the community with a free forum where people can come and enjoy the beauty of the arts.

    Fran McLean’s work has been featured on gallery walls and in art centers from Dunedin to Fort Pierce.
  4. Review: 'The American Spirit' at Tampa Museum of Art tells its story through art

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    TAMPA

    “The American Spirit: Painting and Sculpture From the Santa Barbara Museum of Art" would be a good standalone exhibition but, lucky visitors, it's but one of two very fine ones now at the Tampa Museum of Art.

    John George Brown, Pull for the Shore, no date, oil on canvas.
  5. Art Planner: Morean Member's Show, Florida Flavor in Sarasota and art business classes

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    MEMBERSHIP'S PRIVILEGES: AT THE MOREAN

    Curtis Sneary, Marilyn Monroe Selfie, acrylic and oil.
  6. Respected photographer Beth Reynolds returns to Tampa Bay area, Morean Arts Center

    Visual Arts

    Beth Reynolds, award-winning photographer, popular instructor and long time area resident who left us to move north several years ago, is returning. Everyone who ever worked with her here is probably doing a happy dance. She'll be director of photography at the Morean Arts Center in downtown St. Petersburg and begins …

    Beth Reynolds will be director of photography at the Morean Arts Center in St. Petersburg.
  7. Art Planner: Cool Art Show, new Cuban paintings, new photography show

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    There's the obvious reason the big outdoor arts festivals are never in the summer. Duh! But artists, like most of us, don't have the luxury of shutting down through heat, thunder, lightning and rain and thus, the Cool Art Show Saturday and Sunday, the preeminent art show of the summer, …

    Carolina Cleere, mixed media image.
  8. Review: Stunning, comprehensive photography survey at Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg

    Visual Arts

    ST. PETERSBURG

    The title is long: "Five Decades of Photography at the Museum of Fine Arts Featuring the Dandrew-Drapkin Collection." So is the exhibition. Monumental in its aspirations, "Five Decades of Photography" delivers the goods through a comprehensive study of the medium in all its forms through almost 300 …

    Museum visitors view the exhibit “Five Decades of Photography at the Museum of Fine Arts Featuring the Dandrew-Drapkin Collection,” which continues through Oct. 4.
  9. Art Planner: Chihuly Collection, Art Walk and new shows

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    Five years ago, a beautiful gem of a gallery opened at 400 Beach Drive NE in downtown St. Petersburg, featuring the colorful installations of world-famous glass artist Dale Chihuly. A hot shop at the Morean Arts Center, southwest of the gallery at 719 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, opened to educate visitors …

    Paul Carder, director of marketing and communications for the Chihuly Collection, left, Kathy Joseph, of Utica, New York and Ron Menezes of St. Petersburg walk through the Chihuly Collection on in 2010.
  10. 'In Living Color' show featuring Warhol at Tampa Museum of Art a 'rare treat'

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    TAMPA

    He may have top billing in "In Living Color: Andy Warhol and Contemporary Printmaking from the Collections of Jordan Schnitzer and His Family Foundation," but this excellent exhibition isn't exclusively Warhol or Pop Art. Warhol deserves the recognition, though, because of the 116 works, 50 are his and he is …

    Keith Haring, Pop Shop V, 1989, silk screen.