Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery

The Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery is a museum-quality venue where artists from around the world come to exhibit thought-provoking contemporary artworks. For exhibition hours and gallery openings, please look in the VPA Season Calendar.

Events

Unfold: 39th Annual Student Exhibition

Thursday March 2nd, 2017 - Wednesday April 12th, 2017

About Unfold: 39th Annual Student Exhibition

Opening Reception: March 2nd, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This juried exhibition showcases the works of some of the most talented Broward College art students. This is a unique opportunity for students who want to pursue an artistic career, allowing them the chance to display their work in a professional gallery environment.

This year's juror is Juan Roselione-Valadez, Director of the Rubell Family Collection. Born in Brasilia, Brazil and educated at Cooper Union in New York City, he has worked at the Rubell Family Collection since 2001. Roselione-Valadez has been involved in exhibitions throughout the United States, including acting as juror for the Florida Prize in Contemporary Art in 2015, the Corcoran Gallery and Chrysler Museum of Art, and the Orlando Museums of Art as well as other venues in Portland OR, New Orleans, and Arkansas. He has authored and edited several scholarly works and has been involved in Art Basel in Miami Beach since its inception.

As per tradition, the most exemplary works will be awarded during the reception night. Our juror, Juan Roselione-Valadez, will be responsible for choosing the recipients of such awards. There will also be a People's Choice Award chosen by the public (the voting will begin on March 2 and will stay open until March 15).

Past Events

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Winter 2017 Faculty Exhibition

Thursday January 26th, 2017 - Wednesday February 22nd, 2017

About Winter 2017 Faculty Exhibition

Opening Reception: January 26th, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Winter 2017 Faculty Exhibition features recent works by the full-time faculty teaching in the Visual Arts Department of Broward College. Many of the participants are nationally recognized artists. The exhibition will feature various media and disciplines, such as painting, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, photography, video, and installation. The artists included in the exhibition are Teresa Diehl, John Foster, Jan Johnson, John Kaufman, Jim Lansing, Catherine Leisek, Lisa Rockford, John Selburg and Leo Stitsky.

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Text: John Chang, Robert Ladislas Derr, Tatana Kellner, and Bárbara Oettinger Searle

Thursday November 17th, 2016 - Wednesday January 18th, 2017

About Text: John Chang, Robert Ladislas Derr, Tatana Kellner, and Bárbara Oettinger Searle

Opening Reception: November 17th, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM with Artist Lecture at 7:30 PM

Text features the work of John Chang, Robert Ladislas Derr, Tatana Kellner and Bárbara Oettinger Searle. This exhibition uses text - both legible and obscured - to create images that vary widely visually and conceptually. John Chang's work expresses the duality of his Chinese and American experience by juxtaposing traditional and unconventional symbols and images through the application of mixed media. Robert Ladislas Derr's video is a reaction to Sigmund Freud's essay The Subtleties of a Faulty Action. Tatana Kellner's sculpture addresses the issue of hydro fracking and its true cost to environmental degradation and human health. And Bárbara Oettinger Searle's photographs show glimpses of personal confessions and their subsequent destruction.

John Chang received his MFA from the Art Institute of Boston and lives and works in Southern California. Robert Ladislas Derr received his MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and is an Associate Professor of Art at Ohio State University. Tatana Kellner is a founding member and Director of Women's Studio workshop in Rosedale, NY, where she lives and works. Bárbara Oettinger Searle received her BFA from the University of Chile and is currently pursuing her MFA at Pratt Institute. All are internationally exhibiting artists.

Searle's series "Blind Spot" is exhibited courtesy of ArtMedia Gallery in Miami.

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Fall Faculty Exhibition, 2016

Monday October 10th, 2016 - Wednesday November 2nd, 2016

About Fall Faculty Exhibition, 2016

Opening Reception: October 13th, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Fall 2016 Faculty Exhibition features recent works by adjunct faculty teaching in the Visual Arts Department of Broward College on Central Campus. Many of the participants are nationally recognized artists. The exhibition will feature various media and disciplines, such as painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, installation, and video. The artists included in the exhibition are Rod Appleton, Doris Araujo, Daren Capirchio, Angelica Clyman, Tom De Vita, Shady Eshghi, Georgeta Fondos, Jon Hunt, Janet Onofrey, Pat Pacoe, Linda Payne, Jonathan Rockford, Tyler K. Smith, Nick Starr, Elena Tejada-Herrera, and Niko Yulis.

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Girls and Guns

Monday August 22nd, 2016 - Wednesday September 28th, 2016

About Girls and Guns

Opening Reception: September 1st, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM with Artist Lecture at 7:30 PM

Nancy Floyd, Susan Graham and Felice House

Girls and Guns features the work of Nancy Floyd, Susan Graham, and Felice House. This exhibition explores relationships between women and firearms, subverting the notion of expected gender roles. Floyd's videos and photographs are intimate portraits of elite female competition shooters, Graham's porcelain guns are lacy and delicate in contrast to their potentially violent counterparts, and House's paintings replace the male heroes of film Westerns with strong female figures.

Nancy Floyd is an internationally exhibiting artist, and Professor of Photography at Georgia State University. Susan Graham attended New York's School of Visual Arts, and exhibits internationally. Felice House is Assistant Professor in the Department of Visualization at Texas A&M University, and is a curator, lecturer and nationally exhibiting artist.

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Potters' Guild Invitational

Thursday June 30th, 2016 - Wednesday August 10th, 2016

About Potters' Guild Invitational

Opening Reception: June 30th, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Potters' Guild Invitational is an accumulation of ceramic works by one of the most excellent groups of clay artists in South Florida. The artists of the Broward College Potters' Guild share a studio space, as well as creative ideas and techniques, and this relationship results in fantastic clay works, both functional and sculptural.

This show is juried by Susan Banks - a native of South Florida who has been working in ceramics for over 30 years. Her sculpture has been exhibited throughout the country and she is the recipient of two Florida State Individual Artist Fellowships. She has recently retired from her position as Senior Associate Professor in Visual Arts at the New World School of the Arts, where she taught for 20 years.

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Interface: works by Michael Arrigo and Jake Rowland

Thursday May 26th, 2016 - Wednesday June 22nd, 2016

About Interface: works by Michael Arrigo and Jake Rowland

Opening Reception: May 26th, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM with Artist Lecture at 7:30 PM

Interface features the work of multi-disciplinary artist Michael Arrigo and photographer Jake Rowland. This exhibition examines notions of self, identity, memory, and perception, through the use of technology and through the filter of family experience. Arrigo's installations explore these concepts with a foundation in philosophy and humor, and Rowland's manipulated photographs personify relationships through surreal portraits.

Michael Arrigo received his MFA from Ohio State University, and his award-winning art has been exhibited nationally. After teaching painting in Florence, Italy and serving as director of Young Artists at Work, he is now Associate Professor of Art at Bowling Green State University and President of the Toledo Federation of Art Societies. Jake Rowland is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts, New York, and is an internationally exhibiting artist. Currently, he owns and runs the Manhattan based digital imaging studio, JAM Editions Inc. Images of his works in progress for this exhibition can be found on https://www.instagram.com/rowlandjake/ and http://jakerowland.tumblr.com/

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Immediate Impressions: works by Curtis Bartone, Kandy G. Lopez, and Florin Hategan

Thursday April 21st, 2016 - Wednesday May 18th, 2016

About Immediate Impressions: works by Curtis Bartone, Kandy G. Lopez, and Florin Hategan

Opening Reception: April 21st, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM with Artist Lecture at 7:30 PM

Immediate Impressions features the work of printmakers Curtis Bartone, Kandy G. Lopez and Florin Hategan. Working with techniques such as linocut, monotype, etching, aquatint, drypoint, and lithograph, these three artists are making timeless images of our contemporary world. The prints depict people and places, both modern and familiar, and confront their relationship to society, technology, art history, and themselves.

Curtis Bartone received his MFA from Northwestern University and resides in Georgia, where he teaches printmaking at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Kandy G. Lopez received her MFA from Florida Atlantic University and teaches visual arts at Daytona State College. Florin Hategan resides in Maple, Ontario and is an internationally exhibiting artist.

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Step Right Up: 38th Annual Student Exhibition

Thursday March 3rd, 2016 - Saturday April 16th, 2016

About Step Right Up: 38th Annual Student Exhibition

Opening Reception: March 3rd, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Step Right Up: 38th Annual Student Exhibition is a juried exhibition that showcases the works of some of the most talented Broward College art students. This is a unique opportunity for Broward College students that want to pursue an artistic career, because it allows them the chance of displaying their work in a professional gallery environment. This year's juror is Tami Katz-Frieman, an art historian, curator and critic working in Miami and Israel.

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Winter Faculty Exhibition

Thursday January 28th, 2016 - Wednesday February 24th, 2016

About Winter Faculty Exhibition

Opening Reception: January 28th, 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Winter Faculty Exhibition, 2016 features recent works by adjunct faculty teaching in the Visual and Performing Arts Department of Broward College. Many of the participants are nationally recognized artists. The exhibition will feature various media and disciplines, such as painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, photography, and installation. The artists included in the exhibition are Rod Appleton, Doris Araujo, Ramon Bofill, Daren Capirchio, Angelica Clyman, Tom De Vita, Shady Eshghi, Georgeta Fondos, Michael Harris, Jon Hunt, Ray Olivero, Janet Onofrey, Cynthia Simpson, Tyler K. Smith, and Nick Starr.

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Thresholds: Works by Scott Ross and William Ruller

Thursday November 19th, 2015 - Wednesday January 20th, 2016

About Thresholds: Works by Scott Ross and William Ruller

Opening Reception: November 18th, 6:00 - 9:00 PM with Artist Lecture at 7:30 PM

Thresholds features works by Scott Ross and William Ruller. Both Ross's ceramic sculptures and Ruller's paintings evoke contemplation of memory and human experience, though abstraction. The works also share architectural imagery, and explore the connections between place and self. Scott Ross's exhibition history includes a number of workshops and large-scale public works, and he is currently a professor of sculpture at Kentucky State University. William Ruller is a nationally exhibiting artist with works in private and corporate collections, and he teaches drawing and painting at The College of Charleston (SC).

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Fall Faculty Exhibition, 2015

Thursday October 8th, 2015 - Tuesday November 10th, 2015

About Fall Faculty Exhibition, 2015

Opening Reception: October 8th, 6:00 - 9:00 PM

The 2015 Fall Faculty Exhibition features recent works by faculty teaching in the Visual and Performing Arts Department of Broward College. Many of the participants are nationally recognized artists. The exhibition will feature various media and disciplines, such as painting, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, photography, video, installation and performance. The artists included in the exhibition are Teresa Diehl, John Foster, Jan Johnson, John Kaufman, Jim Lansing, Catherine Leisek, Lisa Rockford, Leo Stitsky, and Niko Yulis.

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Tender Age: Joy Christiansen Erb and Alex Podesta

Monday August 24th, 2015 - Wednesday September 30th, 2015

About Tender Age: Joy Christiansen Erb and Alex Podesta

Opening Reception: September 3rd, 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Artist's Lecture at 7:30 PM

Tender Age features the work of Joy Christiansen Erb and Alex Podesta. This exhibition explores themes relating to childhood, filtered through the lens of assumed adult roles. Erb's photographic portraits of her family reveal glimpses of the struggles and triumphs of motherhood, while Podesta's life-like sculptures interact with each other to form surreal recreations of youthful experience.

Joy Christiansen Erb is a nationally exhibiting artist and lecturer, and an Associate Professor of Photography at Youngstown State University in Ohio. Alex Podesta received his MFA from the University of New Orleans, and exhibits internationally.

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Richard Deon: Paradox and Conformity

Thursday May 28th, 2015 - Wednesday August 12th, 2015

About Richard Deon: Paradox and Conformity

Opening Reception: May 28th, 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Artist's Lecture at 7:30 PM

Paradox and Conformity features the work of New York artist, Richard Deon. Inspired by the 1950s textbooks of his early education, Deon's imagery evokes impressions of instruction and obedience, while his surreal compositions lead the viewer to question the meaning and purpose behind these juxtapositions. Deon is an internationally exhibiting artist and graduate of The School of Visual Arts (NYC).

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Potter's Guild Invitational

Thursday April 23rd, 2015 - Wednesday May 20th, 2015

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I.D. 37th Annual Student Exhibition

Thursday March 12th, 2015 - Wednesday April 15th, 2015

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You can only get there from here: Gillian Iles

Thursday January 29th, 2015 - Thursday February 26th, 2015

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Making Space: Beyond a Room

Thursday November 20th, 2014 - Wednesday January 21st, 2015

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Annual Faculty Exhibition

Thursday October 9th, 2014 - Wednesday November 12th, 2014

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Concurrence: Kathleen Thum and Austin Ballard

Monday August 25th, 2014 - Wednesday October 1st, 2014

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Extended hours on Wednesday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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