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South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual/Media Artists

Fellowship Exhibitions


University Galleries

Florida Atlantic University
Fall 2012; Fall 2009; Fall 2006
and Spring 2000

Each year the South Florida Cultural Consortium, awards grants to 10 artists residing in the five southeastern Florida counties including Miami-Dade. The related annual exhibition is curated and presented in various museum venues in the three larger counties. University Galleries, FAU have presented the exhibition four times. Catalogs with commentary by Rod Faulds.

Installation view of 2009 exhibition with

Frances Twombly sculpture in foreground,

Gavin Perry paintings on walls 


Contemporary Southeastern Art


University Galleries

Florida Atlantic University
January 29 - April 9, 2011
Jan 26 - April 5, 2008
Jan 29 - April 9, 2005

On three occasions this highly selective exhibition of artists from the southeastern region has presented approximately a dozen artists from eight states employing both FAU Galleries. Several of the artists have traveled to the University to create installations and participate in public lectures and interactions with students. Catalogs with commentary by Rod Faulds.

Installation view of Sallie Heller's 2005 work produced on-site for 2005 version of southXeast. 

Picturing Florida:

Ellen Harvey & Mark Dean Veca


University Galleries

Florida Atlantic University
November 4, 2005 - January 21, 2006

Through a major grant from the Palm Beach County Cultural Council these artists served as artists in residence interacting with community groups – Ellen Harvey with Senior citizens and Mark Dean Veca with school children – developing projects they eventually created and installed on site.

Detail installation view of Mark Dean Veca wall painting (left) and Ellen Harvey's painting and mirror installation.

Lucy Orta:

Nexus Architecture X 110,

An Intervention for 110 Children


University Galleries

Florida Atlantic University
November 8, 2002 - January 18, 2003

On the occasion of presenting this artist’s first museum organized solo traveling exhibition in the U.S. the University Galleries worked with Orta to present a static installation and an intervention/performance in Miami involving 100 schoolchildren on the occasion of the first Art Basel Miami Beach. Five schools/after school programs in two counties participated including Orta presenting pre-performance workshops for the children.

SIGHTINGS in South Florida: Terry Adkins and Peggy Diggs


University Galleries

Florida Atlantic University
December 3, 1999 - February 5, 2000

Two community related contextual exhibition projects. Terry Adkins explored life and literary themes of author Zora Neale Hurston with assistance from local organizations and historians. Peggy Diggs created a massive installation on the subject of cosmetic surgery. Collaborations with local women's organizations facilitated Diggs' research and interviews with surgeons, patients, and women.

Entrance view of Peggy Diggs Schmidt Center Gallery Public Space installation; Terry Adkins and student dancer during opening performance of Adkins' Deeper Heart installation.

Stereo Typocal Errors:

Michael Ray Charles and

Joyce J. Scott


University Galleries

Florida Atlantic University
January 28 – March 21, 1999

Exhibition Curator and Symposium Organizer.  Two nationally significant African-American artists whose works employ presumably negative stereotypes of their own race.  The related symposium included African-American community representatives and Marilyn Kern Foxworth, author of Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben and Rastus…

Installation view with Joyce Scott work in

foreground and on pedestals;

Michael Ray Charles' paintings on walls.

Michal Rovner:

Selected Works 1991-1998


University Galleries

Florida Atlantic University
November 6, 1998  – January 17, 1999

Large scale enigmatic works that have their source in Rovner’s staged video images. Her film Border, 1997 was shown simultaneously with the exhibition at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival.

Catherine Howe: Paintings,1992-1998 & some WOMEN/PRETTY girls


University Galleries

Florida Atlantic University
February 25 - April 11, 1998

Two related concurrent exhibitions featuring the work of contemporary painters whose work focuses on figurative depictions of women.  In addition to 17 paintings by Catherine Howe, the some WOMEN... exhibition featured: Mike Cockrill, Nicole Eisenman, Richard Phillips, and Nicola Tyson among others.

Installation view of Catherine Howe paintings (left); installation view of Elizabeth Olbert and Katherine Kulharwick in Some women/pretty Girls.



Williams College Museum of Art
March 1987 - 1990

Project Curator, project concept and management, publication essays, and brochure graphic design. Series of site-specific two-dimensional works on a prominent 35-foot high wall located in the Museum's entrance atrium.

Artists: Richard Haas, March 7-August 30, 1987; Mike Glier, September 17-December 27, 1987; William Ramage, Jan. 23-April 15, 1988; Sol LeWitt, May 7, 1988-1990.


Entrance view of William Ramage wallwork (left); top section of Sol LeWitt wall drawing.

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