Art in the Park



University Park Country Club plays host to the 18th Annual “Art In The Park” exhibition and sale. More than 30 award-winning and local artists will present recent art works to compete for cash awards from a juried panel of professionals as well as a coveted “People’s Choice” award from visitors. This year’s impressive jurors include– Gloria Pearse, certified by the Professional Photographers of America. Gloria has won Florida education, regional and national print awards and has over 20 years of portrait, wedding, food and fine art photography experience. Tim Jaeger, a Sarasota artist, educator, and frequent juror who is currently on the staff of Ringling College of Art and Design. Jaeger is responsible for campus and community engagement. Jamie Friedli, a professional and award-winning artist since 1964, Friedli is also a teacher and holder of leadership positions in numerous artist organizations.

For you avid art buffs, good news– artists’ work will also be available for purchase. Fine art and three-dimensional art include paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache and multimedia, along with figurative, still life and scenic photography. In addition, metal and clay sculptures and prints and cards of artists’ fine art pieces will also be showcased. On-site Park Grille & Café will be open for lunch service and serving its award-winning Sunday Mimosa Brunch Buffet with additional a la Carte lunch items. Come for a stroll in the park on Saturday, March 10th and Sunday, 11th from 10:00AM to 5:00PM– rain or shine!

Free to the public, the exhibit will take place under a large Gazebo tent at University Park Country Club–7671 The Park Boulevard, University Park, FL 34201

Photo� Ellen Kaiden's "Spring Symphony," among the works of art being showcased and for sale.

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