In the Loop
Press Release : Jan 14, 2016

51st Annual Faculty Exhibition Showcases the Work of School of Art + Art History Faculty, January 12-29

Art by 22 University of Florida (UF) School of Art + Art History faculty members will be on display in University Gallery on UF’s campus in the 51st Annual Faculty Exhibition January 12-29, 2016. The public is invited to attend a reception for the exhibition on Friday, January 15 from 7-9 p.m. Concurrent receptions will occur in the Gary R. Libby Gallery and in Grinter Gallery.

“The 51st Annual Faculty Exhibition features everything from sculpture to photography to graphic design to video performance art,” said Amy Vigilante, director of University Galleries. “We hope you will join us to view brand new work by our esteemed studio faculty members. Several new faculty members are featured as well as senior faculty who have been teaching at the University of Florida for many years.”

The artists represented in this year’s exhibition include: Anthea Behm, Anna Calluori Holcombe, Amy Freeman, Coco Fusco, Katerie Gladdys & Anna Prizzia, Richard Heipp, Lisa Igelsias, Ron Janowich, Ellen Knudson, Sean Miller, Julia Morrisroe, Robert Mueller, Derek Reeverts, Maria Rogal, Bradley Smith, Craig Smith, Nan Smith, Rotem Tamir, Bethany Taylor, Michelle Tillander, and Amy Vigilante.

About University Galleries
University Galleries is comprised of three art galleries at the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville, Florida, and is an integral part of the programs and curricula of the School of Art + Art History.

University Gallery, located in Fine Arts B at the intersection of SW 13th Street and SW 4th Avenue, provides high-quality, thought-provoking exhibitions changing every two to 12 weeks that engage the university and wider community in stimulating dialogue facilitated by contemporary visual language and culture. For the past 12 years the University Gallery has collaborated with myriad UF colleges, community and regional entities in creating a trans-disciplinary venue for the visual arts. Exhibitions feature internationally-recognized artists, an annual faculty exhibition, a juried student art show and two MFA graduating thesis project shows. The 3,000-square-foot space is a lively, exciting venue that is utilized for many events throughout the academic year. University Gallery is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Thursdays: 10 a.m.–7 p.m.; and Saturdays: 12 p.m.–4 p.m. The gallery is closed Mondays, Sundays and holidays.

Gary R. Libby Gallery is an 850-square-foot space that presents monthly exhibitions of student-curated exhibitions featuring student and alumni artworks. The Gary R. Libby Gallery is located adjacent to the lobby of the School of Art + Art History’s Fine Arts C. The gallery is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and is closed weekends and holidays.

Grinter Gallery is located in the lobby area of Grinter Hall. Established by an endowment from Linton and Constance Grinter, its primary mission is to present international and multicultural artwork through student curated exhibitions. Grinter Gallery is open Monday through Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. and is closed weekends and holidays.

Parking Information
Daytime parking is available in reserved spaces between Fine Arts C (FAC) and Inner Road. From SW 13th Street, enter campus on Museum Drive. Turn right on Newell Drive, then right on Inner Road. Turn left into the parking lot behind FAC. The first three spaces on the left are reserved for gallery use. Parking permits are issued to gallery visitors in the University Gallery.

For more information, please contact the University Gallery at (352) 273-3000 or visit our website at

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