Melvin Art Gallery exhibits works by area high school juniors and seniors
LAKELAND, Fla. (Sep. 21, 2007) — Florida Southern College and the Melvin Art Gallery present “200 Miles of Art: A Juried Invitational Exhibition for High School Seniors and Juniors.” The exhibit opens on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 6 and runs through Oct. 29.
Promising young artists who are currently juniors or seniors from high schools throughout central Florida were invited to submit work to this exhibition. Works were selected by Florida Southern College art faculty and the director of the Melvin Gallery and juried by Ken Rollins, Director of the Tampa Museum of Art.
The Melvin Art Gallery is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and during intermissions of many performances of the FSC Fine Arts Series. For more information, please contact the gallery at (863) 680-4743.
About Florida Southern College
Founded in 1883, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive United Methodist-affiliated college with a liberal arts core. The College maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 46 undergraduate majors and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio; is a national leader in engaged learning; boasts 26 NCAA Division II national championships; and is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Top 5 Southern Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelors and is included in The Princeton Review’s “366 Best Colleges” guide. The College is committed to the development of the whole student through vibrant student life programs that prepare graduates to make a positive, consequential impact on society. Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is home to the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.