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January 2020

Spectrum: A Celebration of Artistic Diversity

January 21 : 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 6, 2020

Ringling College of Arts and Design, 2363 Old Bradenton Rd
Sarasota, 34234
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Lois and David Stulberg Gallery, Richard and Barbara Basch Visual Arts Center This exhibition shines a bright light on the spectrum of Black artistic practices from the early 20thcentury to present day. Explore the stylistic evolutions powerfully expressed in the works of 20 African American artists including Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, Richard Mayhew, Faith Ringgold, Kara Walker, and many more. Including vibrant paintings, quilts, prints, sculpture and drawings, this exhibition is a rare opportunity to view historical reflections and contributions of cultural importance.

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Word Play: Daredevils, Dead Feminists from Springtide Press

January 21 : 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 14, 2020

Ringling College of Arts and Design, 2363 Old Bradenton Rd
Sarasota, 34234
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While the techniques, materials and methods may vary, playfully employing word as image is a consistent theme in work created during the past 20 years at Springtide Press. Pushing the boundaries of traditional typographic composition, proprietor Jessica Spring coined the term “daredevil letterpress” while coaxing wood and metal type to dance in circles, curves and angles in her prints and artist books. The tools she invented for this purpose—called Daredevil Furniture—draw upon historic research and have been put to use by printers…

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Bill Mayer: Then and Now

January 21 : 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 14, 2020

Ringling College of Arts and Design, 2363 Old Bradenton Rd
Sarasota, 34234
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Patricia Thompson Alumni Gallery in the Keating Center, Ringling College of Art and Design Bill Mayer (class of ‘72) is often referred to as an “illustrator’s illustrator”. The originality and humor present in his work are continually borrowed and imitated by other artists. Not only have most of the Fortune 500 Companies been Mayer’s clients at one time or another, Mayer’s crazy creatures, characters and comic creations have been sought after for magazine covers, countless articles, editorials and ads, product packaging,…

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