Pedigo featured artist at Plum Gallery

Historic City News entertainment reporters have learned that Sara Pedigo, assistant professor of art and design at Flagler College, will be a “featured artist” through the end of December at Plum Gallery; located at 9 Aviles Street in downtown Saint Augustine’s historic district.

The gallery features a selection of local and regional artists and has gained a reputation for exhibiting established and mid-career artists, as well as young talent of exceptional quality.

“In a way, I am a hopeless romantic,” Pedigo told reporters. “I guess I’m romanticizing or idealizing this family structure — but not in a grandiose way — more in the mundane.”

Pedigo is a painter whose figurative works use the language of realism as a format to explore concepts of death and the creation of altered worlds. Family snapshots are her basis for creating new images. Her intention is to create what she describes as “fictional realities,” a mixture of her own past and “hybrid places.”

Pedigo has exhibited her art throughout the United States and is currently represented by Wynn Bone Gallery in Annapolis, MD. Most notably, she was included in the 2006 Portrait Competition at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.

Senior Portfolio Exhibition
Crisp-Ellert Art Museum
48 Sevilla Street , St Augustine
Phone: 904-826-8530
Event Pricing: free

The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum is pleased to present our semi-annual exhibition of works by Flagler College’s senior B.F.A. and B.A. students. The exhibition will open with a reception on Thursday, December 6 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

It will be on view on Friday, December 7 from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm and during Art Walk from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 pm, and on Saturday, December 8 from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm.
And various times from Thursday, December 6, to Saturday, December 8

Jordie Hudson ‘The Meanies’ Art Exhibit
space:eight gallery
228 W. King Street, St Augustine
Phone: 904/829-2838
Event Pricing: free
“The Meanies” is an exhibition of all new works by St Augustine artist Jordie Hudson. Ms. Hudson will be in attendance at the opening. Live DJs will be spinning music for the duration. Refreshments to appease the American palate will be served.
Friday, December 07, 2012 to Monday, January 28, 2013
Opening Party December 7, 2012 5p-11p

Art on Aviles, a Holiday Trunk Show
The Galleries along Aviles Street
Aviles Street, Saint Augustine
Phone: 904-825-0069
Event Pricing: Free
Get your holiday shopping done as you support small business owners and artisans during Art on Aviles, a local holiday shopping event. Five Aviles Street galleries including Plum Gallery, Aviles Gallery, Worley Faver Pottery Studio and Galley, Amiro Art & Found, and Natural Reflections Glass will offer hand crafted treasures and holiday treats during this special street-wide Holiday Trunk Show.
Saturday, December 08, 2012 1:00p.m. to 4:00p.m.

First Friday Art Walk
Downtown Art District
Downtown art district, St Augustine
Phone: 904.829.0065
Event Pricing: free
The latest exhibits, music, entertainment and refreshments at more than 20 St Augustine art galleries. Old Town Trolleys offer free round-trips to the heart of the art district from the San Sebastian Winery, 157 King Street, or go on your own self-guided art walk.
Friday, December 7, 2012 5:00-9:00 p.m.

at The Art Lounge & A Hair Off the Beach
Saturday, Dec 8th 5 – 8 pm
They will have music, food, beer, wine, ETC. and will have all their featured artists selling their beautiful works of art outside during the festivities.
531 A1A Beach Blvd
St Augustine, FL 32080

New Art in Public Places Show features Ann McGlade
The St Johns County Administration Building
500 San Sebastian View, St Augustine
Phone: 904-808-7330
Event Pricing: free
Now to Friday, December 28, 2012

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