2012 - 2013 EXHIBITIONS

Florida Gulf Coast University Art Galleries

Wasmer Art Gallery and ArtLab Gallery


Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity

August 9 - September 27, 2012



Jeffrey Scott Lewis

Jessica Tam

George Goodridge

Sandra Pardo Garcia

October 11 - November 15, 2012

Curated by Anica Sturdivant


Finals: Fall 2012 Senior Projects

November 29 - December 15, 2012


Annual  Juried  Student Art Exhibition

April 3 - April 11, 2013


Finals: Spring 2013 Senior Projects

April 18 - May 4, 2013


Puno MoCA: A Project by Cesar Cornejo

January 18 - March 14, 2013

Curated by Jade Dellinger




September 21, 2012

Film shorts running continually  from 10am to 4pm in the Arts Complex Lobby


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Ken Andexler

Raising Awareness: The Use Of Recycling In Art

January 28 - February 15, 2013

Curated by Anica Sturdivant

Gallery Talk: January 28 • 4:00pm

Ken Andexler, graphic artist by trade, has been collecting more than 10,000 pieces of debris from local roadways over the years and is turning his collection into prize-winning assemblage.

Ken Andexler installing sculpture “X-Stink”

David Shepard

Drawings and Such

March 19  - April 5, 2013

organized by Marisa Schreiber, PATCH President

PATCH: Project Art Therapy for Children’s Health

January 7 - January 18, 2013

Reception: January 11 • 6:00pm

PATCH, or Project Art Therapy for Children's Health is a project started by an FGCU student to try and help children with illnesses.  Core to its mission is the desire to help children with cancer have better days and hopefully enough strength to have a long happy life.  Since its inception, PATCH has grown to include any child   battling illness. Work exhibited is that of the children in this program. Organized by PATCH originator and president, Marisa Schreiber.

Philip Heubeck

Inherent Nature, Rightness

August 23 - October 5 , 2012

Art that explores universal topics like the human perception of natural processes, the search for beauty in seemingly mundane detail and ultimately the experience of spirituality, of the sublime.

“Solitude” by Philip Heubeck

Vampires, Zombies and Films, Oh My!

October 28 - October 31

Reception: October 30 • 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Classic Silent Horror Film: October 30 • 8pm

Zombies vs. Survivors begins at nightfall!

A Dark Arts themed art exhibition in the midst of a zombie apocalypse, followed by a viewing of a classic monster movie complete with new musical score. We’ll even throw in some candy and popcorn. Curator: William Bradly

Mark Lewis Photography

November 6 - November 15, 2012

Reception with the artist: November 8th • 6pm to 8pm

New photography from FGCU Art student Mark Lewis

“Beauty at Play”  by Mark Lewis

Why The Art Not?

curated by Gallery Intern Kel Campbell

October 8 - October 17, 2012

Closing Reception: October 17 • 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Call for entries from all FGCU student artists to submit their work on September 26, 2012 in the conference room in the Arts Complex (room 105) from 9am-2pm. The theme of the show is spontaneous creations that come from the soul. Up to five pieces per student accepted for jurying. Notification of acceptance will by September 27th.  Accepted works will be posted outside the conference room the following morning by 9am. All pieces not juried into the exhibition are expected to be picked up from 9am to noon on the 27th.

Previous Exhibitions 2012 - 2013 ArtLab Gallery Season

Geoff Hamel

Spring Studies In Drawing

February 18 - March 1, 2013

Finals: Fall 2012 Senior Project: Andre Denis and Matthew Denison

November 29 - December 15, 2012

Opening Reception: November 29 • 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Student Introduction of Works: November 29 • 6pm

Graduating artists will assemble for an introduction of their body of work in the Arts Complex outside the Main Gallery. Works by graduating artists will show concurrently in our ArtLab and in our Main Gallery.

“Red Solo Cups” (porcelain) by Tarra Wood

Vitelli 2013 Discovery Grant Recipients

Artistic Discovery and Inspiration

March 19  - April 25, 2013


Students of Theatre, Visual Arts, and Museum Studies are selected annually for an alternative spring break based on expanding the horizons of young artists. This exhibition is the result of the abundance of inspiration derived from the adventure.

Capitol by Mark Poucher

One of the Vitelli 2013 Grant Recipients

Marisa Schreiber, PATCH President