Heaven is a Place on Earth: Works by Anna Cruz and Adam Lavigne
05/10/2019 - 05/28/2019
On Friday, May 10th, Anna and Adam bring their unique vision to the walls of the Mills Gallery with an exhibit they call, “Heaven Is A Place On Earth”. They’re the right people to state that claim if you’ve ever seen their work in person. This will be an exciting part of this year’s art-going season with two of the most promising artists working today - in our area or beyond.
If you attended any of the number of art exhibits that happen across the Central Florida area, you may have seen the colorful and charming work of Anna Cruz and Adam Lavigne. The two have been collaborating for 4 years and have had dual shows in Orlando since 2015. Dreamy, dark, and sometimes funny, their work explores paradise imagery and celestial bodies. Inspired by their home, Florida, bright and primary color palettes fill the heavy black lines that define their work, reminiscent of the moods captured by the Highwaymen school of art.
BURN THIS DOWN:
Reflections on the Art World
04/05/2019 - 05/03/2019
Gallerist Boris Garbe and artist Marla E present a provocative exhibition of selected works by renowned American Abstract Expressionist, Harold Garde. Experience the extraordinary achievements and continued vitality in Abstract and Figurative Expressionism by a master who believes "painting is truth." Through his bold large scale works and the art form he created known as Strappo, Garde is becoming recognized as one of the leading painters of his generation.
Curator Victor Bokas is presenting a body of work representative of what Garde sees as a decline in today's society. It is evident when meeting Garde that he was not an angry young man. He is, however, a furious old man - ready to BURN IT DOWN!
A special thanks to Udo Garbe and Bernhard Garbe whose support provided the creation of this catalogue.
Trepidation features the Works of six orlando artists
01/11/19 - 02/08/19
Join us at Mills Gallery on Friday, January 11th from 6:00 to 9:00 to view works by Orlando artists Peterson Guerrier, PJ Svedja, Jason Littlefield, Ivelisse Perez, Scott White, and Evan Rosato.
Trepidation is a six person exhibition taking place at Mills Gallery curated by Amanda Jones. This event will explore the themes of "Trepidation" as each artists takes on that feeling. It will feature Orlando's great painters and illustrators such as Peterson Guerrier, PJ Svejda, Jason Littlefield, Ivelisse Perez, Scott White, and Evan Rosato. The works run the gamut of genre and style, from serious to tongue in cheek.
Free admission and open to the whole community. Please share this event with your friends, family and colleagues!
10: Harmony in Art
01/11/19 - 02/08/19
10 Harmony in Art brings together 10 modern contemporary artists. This exciting exhibition will have its premiere on March 23 at the Art Gallery at Mills Park and will remain open through April 20th. All of the artists participating are members of the Beaux Arts of Central Florida which was organized in 1962 by the students of the late Lillian Belmont of New York City. The wide array of works featured in the exhibition will encompass fine art, photography, and installation. Created by artists ranging from painters to architects.The works run the gamut of genre and style, from the serious to the tongue in cheek.
Learning Contentment from the Dutch
01/27/2017 - 03/05/2017
This timely exhibit follows on the heels of a reportedly successful Art Basel Miami 2016, where several Dutch artists were seen in the Wynwood arts district, the galleries represented at SCOPE, and at Bridge - the new Dutch Pavilion. During a period of economic and political uncertainty for most art collectors and aficionados, Dutch art is being exhibited at an unprecedented rate, coupled with a rise in “must-see” art installations in the Netherlands. The pragmatic and direct approach of Dutch art and culture seems to appeal to a wide audience and speaks to the abstract, with pared-down aesthetics centered in basic visual elements such as geometric forms and primary colors. The creators in the LDVC exhibit envision their art to be a universal visual language that is appropriate to the modern era and the fluid movement of so many cultures across borders. The Dutch artist lineup includes Clemens Briels, Jan van Lokhorst, Judith Braun, Laurien Renckens, Marianne Y. Naerebout, and Erik Langkjaer.
Bokas & Bitner
09/08/2016 - 11/05/2016
The Art Gallery at Mills Park presents Bokas & Bitner: New Paintings, an exhibit featuring never before seen works from the local artist Victor Bokas and Donne Bitner.The exhibition will highlight new never before seen works by both artist. Bokas’s art depicts bold colors and playful images that reflect the artist's love for life. Donne Bitner incorporates monotypes, oil pastels, oil stick, and acrylic paint, creating an exotic and varied subject matter.
09/08/2016 - 11/05/2016
The Art Gallery at Mills Park presents Diaspora, an exhibit featuring art from Puerto Rican émigrés. Through their artwork, a collection of talented artists will share their narratives as members of the Puerto Rican Diaspora. These artists have translated their historically rich narratives into beautiful masterpieces, the uniqueness of each story and experience is reflected in the array of artistic styles, which ranges from expressionism to realism.
The group is made up of nine artist: Dennise Berlingeri, Pedro Brull, Jose Feliciano, Felipe Morales, Yasir Nieves, "Meri" Maria Ramos, Angel Rivera, Carmen Rojas and Jose Sanchez.