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Art and Culture Center/Hollywood
1650 Harrison St, Hollywood, Florida 33020
Exploring multicultural identities and relational aesthetics, The 2018 Florida Biennial navigates the theme of inheritance as it relates to cultural understanding. This ninth edition of the Center’s Biennial received applications from 291 artists living in 85 cities throughout Florida. In all, juror Sarah Fritchey reviewed 2,050 works from artists working in any media.
Juried by Sarah Fritchey
Curated by Laura L Marsh
Rosa Naday Garmendia
Lorna Ruth Galloway
Amber Dawn Tutwiler
Sarah Fritchey is the Curator and Gallery Director at Artspace in New Haven, Conn. Her practice seeks to ignite conversations around the body, identity, representation, and the need for greater equity in the arts. Artspace is a Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.) Certified non-profit organization championing emerging artists and building new audiences for contemporary art in a 5,000-square-foot space. In addition to her full-time role at Artspace, Fritchey has curated and written independently for many notable institutions including the NYPOP Gallery NYC; the African American Museum in Philadelphia; Queens College in New York; Hessel Museum of Art at Bard in Hudson; UMass Amherst; Artscope Magazine; Big, Red and Shiny; and Artforum.com.
Laura Marsh is the Center’s Curator of Exhibitions. She has a wealth of curatorial experience along with a history of event programming, grant writing, and teaching at non-profit galleries and museums. Marsh has a Masters of Fine Arts from Yale University School of Art in Sculpture; and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from in Painting from the Cleveland Institute of Art. She’s a current artist-in-residence at ArtCenter | South Florida. Marsh has exhibited nationally at venues including Locust Projects and Dimensions Variable in Miami, The Whitney Museum of American Art, Printed Matter, Field Projects, Newman Popiashvili Gallery, and Tilton Gallery in New York. She’s attended residencies in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Beijing, China, and Siena, Italy among others.
October 5, 5:30 – 7 pm
Join us for a themed Biennial happy hour to bring artists and audiences together. Enjoy a specialty cocktail and view works in our three historic galleries, which are dedicated to exhibiting more than 200 artists each year.