KEY WEST, FL, April 13, 2023— The College of the Florida Keys will showcase the talent and creativity of its students at the annual Student Art Show in the Library Gallery on the Key West Campus. Join art students, art faculty, and art lovers from the Keys community to celebrate a year’s worth of artistic accomplishments at the opening reception on Wednesday, April 19, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The event, sponsored by the CFK Foundation, is free and open to the public. Leading up to the event, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Mud-Pi ceramics student club will host a “seconds sale” at the Ceramics Studio, located in the back of the Tennessee Williams Fine Arts Center. Student crafted pottery will be for sale, as well as paella from 3 to 5 p.m.
The Student Art Show will feature a variety of artwork created by students this past year, including pottery, photography, and sculptures. Some pieces will be for sale with proceeds going to the student artists as well as the Library Gallery Fund. Several awards will be given for each category, including the prestigious $1,000 “Jay Gogin Excellence in Visual Arts Award,” named after the late CFK Artist in Residence and ceramics instructor. Attendees will be invited to cast votes for the winner of the “People’s Choice” award.
For more information, contact Kristina Neihouse, Director, Learning Resource Center. email@example.com or 305-809-3501.
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