Current Exhibitions

The History of Space PhotographyThe History of Space Photography

October 14, 2017 - January 6, 2018

This exhibition presents and explains the extraordinary variety of important historic, modern, and contemporary space photographs that have been made since the development of photography in the first half of the19th century.Images of deep space from great observatories around the world are included.

In addition, many photographs from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and other institutions’ exploration of the solar system are represented, as well as a history of satellite photographs of our planet and the revolutionary discoveries these represent.

Image credit: View of the North America Nebula, Digitized Sky Survey and NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope (NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ L. Rebull (SSC/ Caltech)/ D. DeMartin.

Guardians of the Cosmos: Paintings by Raimundo MartinGuardians of the Cosmos: Paintings by Raimundo Martin

October 14, 2017 - January 6, 2018

Raimundo Martin (b. 1936) was born in Cuba and studied art at the San Alejandro Academy in Havana and La Esmeralda in Mexico City. Influenced by medieval icons, Renaissance painting and Surrealism, Martin is based in Miami, Florida.

Guardians of the Cosmos presents his recent series described as “Guardians.” Martin describes his Guardians as “archetypes” that beckon us “toward new dimensions of consciousness … thresholds across which we move into the unknown.

 

Image credit: Raimundo Martin, Salvator Mundi, 2015. Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches. Photo courtesy of the artist.

 

 

The Magical Worlds of Nancy DillenThe Magical Worlds of Nancy Dillen

October 6, 2017 - January 26, 2018

Frits Van Eeden Gallery, Renee Foosaner Education Center

An artist and art educator, Nancy Baur Dillen is a Professor Emeritus from Eastern Florida State College.  This exhibition features recent graphite drawings, vivid oil paintings and whimsical sculptures created by Dillen along with some favorite props from her studio, providing a glimpse into her creative process.

Image credit: Nancy Dillen, Hornbug, 2017.  Graphite on Arches Cover Text paper, 22.5” H x 30”W. ©N. Baur Dillen