CONFLUENCE :: LENNIE & JESSE
A double exhibition honoring two of Gainesville’s renowned master artists: Jesse Aaron and Lennie Kesl.
FACES OF KESL
Lennie Kesl–Portrait Artist
May 27–September 20, 2016
Drawings of familiar faces by Gainesville artist Leonard E. Kesl (1926 to 2012) in the Mezzanine Gallery, along with photographic portraits of the late artist by his daughter, Charlotte Kesl. This exhibit commemorates the anniversary of Kesl’s 90th birthday.
TREE OF LIFE
Jesse J. Aaron–Sculptor
May 27–December 30, 2016
“I never try to second guess the Lord,” said Jesse Aaron when he felt he had been called by God to carve wood. Sculpture by Aaron (1887 to 1979) featured in the Main Gallery, previously the kitchen of the Hotel Thomas, where Aaron worked for a few years as a cook.
Opening Reception Flickr Gallery
Untitled, Artist: Lennie Kesl, Photo: Charlotte Kesl
Self-portrait, Artist: Jesse J. Aaron
Woman from Archetype to Abstraction
September 30, 2016–January 10, 2017
Opening: Fri., September 30, 7:00–10:00 pm,
An expansive group exhibit of drawing, painting and sculpture featuring woman as Muse.
Venus, (detail) Artist: Art Weger, Photo: Mateo Puig
ALACHUA COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Visual Arts Program Showcases
K-12: January 16–February 20, 2016
Secondary: February 27–April 2, 2016
Elementary: April 9–May 7, 2016
Enchanted Forest, Student Artist: Alyssa Gerochi