Author Archives: Natalya Swanson

After Hours: Cruelty-Free Fashion Show

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After Hours: MeteorEYES, an electro-pop dance party

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After Hours Series: Speak Out

The Centre Gallery Hosts After Hours Series Speak Out:
Open Mic Night

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The Centre Gallery at the University of South Florida will host the After Hours Series Speak Out: Open Mic Night, tonight from 7 – 9 p.m. Visitors to the gallery will experience an intimate open mic experience surrounded by the current group exhibition, Converge by The Focus Group, and featuring local Tampa Bay spoken word artists, including Liz Prisley (Kali) & Samira Obeid, as well as open to all interested in performing. 

The Open Mic Night will begin at 7 pm. There will be free refreshments including hot coffee, tea, and snacks. Attendees are encouraged to come with prepared material to perform. The Centre Gallery is located on the second floor of the Marshall Student Center in room 2700, at 4202 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, Fla. It is free and open to the public. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

 

For more information contact:

Natalya Swanson, Director of Artist Relations

Alyssa Cordero, Director of Public Relations

sa-centregallery@usf.edu

(813) 974-5464

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“Converge” by The Focus Group

The Centre Gallery Presents “Converge”
Photography, Video, and Installation by The Focus Group

From Jan. 6 – 17, the Centre Gallery at the University of South Florida will host Converge by The Focus Group, featuring works by Ariel DeWitt, Alan Phan, Scott Pierce, Hillary Reed, Jeremy Rivera, Kristen Roles, Candyce Strayer, and Erica Wold. Visitors to the gallery will encounter work that will serve as an aggregate display of the processes and styles currently being explored by the group’s members.

The Focus Group is an organization of Pre-professional Artists working through the mediums of photog…raphy, video art, and installation. Creating digitally, in film, or with alternative processes, the artists are coming together from a scope of artistic directions and conceptual intentions in one collective exhibition. Please be aware that some of the images will include adult themes and explicit content.

DessART, Centre Gallery’s opening reception for this exhibit, will be held on Jan. 6 from 12 – 1pm. The closing reception for Converge will be held from 7 – 9pm on Friday, Jan. 17, in the Centre Gallery. The Centre Gallery is located on the second floor of the Marshall Student Center in room 2700, at 4202 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, Fla. It is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For more information contact:

Natalya Swanson, Director of Artist Relations

Alyssa Cordero, Director of Public Relations

sa-centregallery@usf.edu

(813) 974-5464

 

 

About the Centre Gallery

 

Centre Gallery is an innovative, student-run art exhibition space at the University of South Florida. Located in the Marshall Student Center room 2700, Centre Gallery (www.centregallery.usf.edu) is free and open to the public. The gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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“Our Table” by Melanie Graham

                       

The Centre Gallery Presents “Our Table”

Installations by Melanie Graham

 

Tampa, Fla. (Nov. 2013) – From Nov. 12 through Nov. 26, the Centre Gallery at the University of South Florida will host Our Table by Melanie Graham.  Visitors to the gallery will a table of food prepared for each of six missing/abducted women and girls featured in the show accompanied by personal pictures provided by the families and original poetry written by Graham.

 

Inspired by her awareness of violence involving women and girls, Graham has created this show to draw attention to this growing issue of social injustice in our culture.  She has investigated this issue and was greatly affected by the annual number of abducted women each year in the state of Florida.  Through her investigations she has met with families of abducted women and girls and was overwhelmingly inspired by the resilience, humor, and love shown throughout the formation of the show.

 

Graham is currently in a Master’s of Fine Arts program and has a PhD in Creative Writing.  Her goals are to complete her MFA and publish her first book about America’s cultural obsession with violence.

 

DessART, Centre Gallery’s opening reception for this exhibit, will be held on Nov. 12 from 12 – 1pm.  The closing reception will be held from 7 – 9pm on Thursday, Nov. 21, in the Centre Gallery.  The Centre Gallery is located on the second floor of the Marshall Student Center in room 2700, at 4202 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, Fla.  It is free and open to the public.  Gallery hours are 11am to 5pm, Monday through Friday.

For more information, please contact the Centre Gallery at 813-974-5464.

About the Centre Gallery

Centre Gallery is an innovative, student-run art exhibition space at the University of South Florida. Located in the Marshall Student Center room 2700, Centre Gallery (www.centregallery.usf.edu) is free and open to the public. The gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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