Arts & Culture
Visual arts coverage, including news, think-pieces, profiles of local artists and previews of upcoming exhibits and performances happening in and around Jacksonville.
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December 16, 2021

How 4 Jacksonville artists made it to Miami Art Week

It’s just after 5 p.m. on the Monday before Thanksgiving. Artist and Professor Dustin Harewood dons a paint-splattered denim apron as he takes a seat atop a craft table inside his sprawling classroom at Florida State College of Jacksonville’s Kent Campus. Seated two tables over, fellow artist and FSCJ Professor Mark Creegan is using a fine-detail brush to apply finishing

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November 30, 2021

3 local photojournalists frame up the First Coast in ‘Last Coast’

The term First Coast is synonymous with Jacksonville and its four surrounding counties: Clay, Nassau, Baker and St. Johns. A product of a marketing campaign, the phrase was first introduced in the 1980s as Florida’s First Coast. Over the last five decades First Coast has been widely adopted by media outlets, business organizations and the general populace, owing largely to

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November 22, 2021

In ‘Age of Cognizance’ 3 Jacksonville artists explore their individual identities through collective consciousness

The Age of Cognizance, which opened this month, is the Yellow House’s first in-person exhibit in nearly two years. A group show of new works by Ricder Ricardo, Mimi Tran and Kirsten Williams, Age of Cognizance features each artist’s work in separate rooms. Tran’s lithographs and silkscreen prints on Vietnamese dresses occupy one bedroom, while Williams’ half-dozen or so paint-on-wood-block

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