Coconut Grove Arts Festival Gallery presents Excavate exhibition of Florida International University top BFA graduates 10/2/10

“Excavate” Unearths Artistic Perceptions at the Coconut Grove Arts Festival Galley Exhibition Showcases 10 Florida International University Graduates
Opening Reception
Saturday, October 2, 7 – 10 p.m.
3390 Mary Street, Suite 128

Beginning Saturday, October 2, the Coconut Grove Arts Festival Gallery will present its newest exhibition “Excavate” – a collection of works from Florida International University’s top BFA graduates.

Serving as a platform for new talent to unearth and excavate innovative ideas and investigate their own artistic perceptions, the Coconut Grove Arts Festival Gallery provides eager art lovers the opportunity to view work by some of our area’s brightest young minds. Monique Diaz, Alex Ferrer, C. E. Folgar, Ryan F L Hubert, Cristhian Montiel, Brian Murillo, Carrie Ochoa-Gomez, Melissa Pita, Deborah Rodriguez and Jonathan Small will present diverse media and themes.

“Excavate” makes its first appearance during the Coconut Grove Gallery Walk on Saturday, October 2, with a reception from 7 – 10 p.m. The exhibition runs through November 6. The Coconut Grove Arts Festival Gallery is located in the Shoppes at Mayfair (3390 Mary Street, Suite 128).

The Arts Festival is produced by the non-profit Coconut Grove Arts and Historical Association. Proceeds help fund year-round arts programs benefitting a building fund that will create a permanent home for the Arts Festival. The association also maintains the Coconut Grove Arts Festival Gallery and presents special exhibitions throughout the year from its location at the Shoppes at Mayfair. Since its inception in 1963, the association has awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships to students who attend fine arts programs in local schools.

The Grove Gallery Walk takes places the first Saturday of every month. Other galleries featured in the Walk include ArtWay 66, Blue Moon Studio of Art, Cristina Chacon Studio/Gallery, Dharma Studio, Grove House Artists, Max in the Grove, Nomade Art Gallery and Windisch-Hunt Fine Art.