Since 1983, FAU’s University Galleries has been an innovator in South Florida’s contemporary visual arts scene, presenting exhibitions of local, national and international art in new genres as well as traditional forms. Cultural Consortium and Media Artist Fellowship holders, an elite group of emerging artists who are now on the front lines, will present their work in “New Art South Florida” at the Ritter and Schmidt Art Galleries September 14 through October 27, 2019.
The opening reception is scheduled for Friday, September 14, from 6:30 p.m., and will include a special performance by Kat Hernandez at 6:45 p.m., with by live music continuing at 7:30 p.m.. Participating artists include Eddie Arroyo, Christine Brache, Leo Castenada, Linda Finch, Rosa Garmendia, Kat Hernandez, Rick Newton, Joseiberto Perez, Mariell Plaisir, Samantha Salzinger, WE ARE NICE AND EASY, LLC, and Keisha Rae Witherspoon.
Art gallery hours: Tuesday – Friday: 1 – 4 p.m.; Saturday: 1 – 5 p.m.; closed Sunday – Monday. (561) 297-2661 or fau.edu/galleries
Both galleries are part of the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters.