Sebastian River Art Club, Sebastian, Florida

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Calendar of  Shows 

Entering a Show

Members' works are juried in during our Business Meetings.  New member must bring in 3 samples of his/her work, framed and ready to hang.  Frame and hardware must be properly affixed, and in new condition.

For shows and events that are charity-related, the SRAC high standards still apply: if a frame is involved it must be securely affixed and in new condition.  Quality control for donations still apply, so members are expected to put their best efforts forward in creating works that will be sold for charity.

Art By The River

Riverview Park, Sebastian, FL

Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Note: All shows are on Saturdays, with rain dates the following Sunday.

Dozens of SRAC Artists exhibiting their works under the the beautiful oak trees in Riverside park, with a backdrop of our beloved Indian River Lagoon.  A wide variety of artworks are on view and for sale, including all manner of paintings, sculpture, jewelry, pottery, wood art, photography, fiber, art glass and more.  Stop by our Visitors Tent and see our "Little Gems," small original paintings by SRAC members which start at only $3, the sales of which benefit the local Food Pantry.  

RESULTS OF ABTR JUDGED SHOW FEBRUARY 17, 2018

Watercolor: 1st-Ellen Gregoire; 2nd-Darlene Kratovel; 3rd-Mary Rahmig

Oil:  1st-Monika King;  2nd-Vicki Beyer;  3rd-Michele Henry

Acrylic:  1st-Theresa Prokop;  2nd: Lee G. Smith;  3rd: Jodie Baldanza

Mixed Media:  1st-Greg Hills; 2nd-Maureen Fitzpatrick;  3rd-Skip Murphy

3-Demensional (3D):  1st-Stephanie Lovallo;  2nd-Karen Schuster;  3rd-Karen Lehner

Best in Show - Ned Nolan

Judge's Choice - Beve Bruffey

Thank you to all who participated in this wonderful event.  And special thanks to Sue Dinenno and Judy Rixom, who stood in for the two judges who both had last-minute family emergencies.

Celebrate the Arts Festival

Coming in January 2019--watch for news of it.

Little Gems Holiday Art Show and Sale​

Watch for the next Gems Holiday Art Show & Sale!

Over 100 "Miniature Masterpieces" created by our talented members on view and available for sale at this opening reception date.  Members work all year for this, and proudly offer their creations for the benefit of the Ecumenical Council Food Pantry in Sebastian, the money of which goes towards their boxed family Christmas meal program. Most works are $12, with some higher or lower. Those left over from last year are greatly reduced and ready for sale. 

 

"Little Gems" can be used as Christmas tree ornaments, stocking stuffers, hostess gifts, table art, etc.  Get there early as the best ones go quickly.  Many volunteers will be on hand to help you make your decision.​  Give back this  year by helping a family in need while you shop for your loved ones.

Our beautiful Indian River Lagoon

at sunrise, beneficiary of

"Beautiful Lagoon" Fine Art show

2nd Annual Beautiful Lagoon Show (2018)

Date: Saturday March 17th and Sunday March 18th, 2018

Time: Saturday 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm - (Opening Reception, Awards Presentation)

          Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm 

Chair: Richard Gillmor, Co-Chair Judy Burgarella

Place: SRAC's Art Center, 1245 Main Street, Sebastian, FL

A fine art show with over 100 SRAC members' works representing the Indian River Lagoon--wildlife, sealife, plantlife, sunsets, etc.  Members enter one or two Lagoon-related pieces in this show.  Ribbons and prizes are awarded, so the competition is strong.  A portion of the proceeds benefits the Indian River Lagoon Estuary Program.  Members - Watch for 2018 application in early February.

 

Good food, good art, good music, good time--mark your calendar for the Sebastian River Art Club's biggest show of the year!

Lagoon Tour d'Art

Taking the Beautiful Lagoon Show is "on the road!"  Prize winners of the 2nd Annual Beuatiful Lagoon FineArt Show will continue on with our first stop being the Environmental Learning Center, Vero Beach, from April 10th to May 13th, with an opening reception on April 13th.  Second stop is the Emerson Center's Foyer Gallery in July/August, exact date TBD.  

Beautiful Lagoon Fine Art Show

1st Annual-2017

The First Annual Beautiful Lagoon Fine Art Show was held at SRAC's Art Center, 1245 Main Street in Sebastian, on March 18th and 19th, 2017.  Conceived, organized and launched within 2 months, it was a monumental feat that took over 60 volunteers from our 165-member club to produce.

Partnered with the Indian River National Lagoon Estruary Program, the theme was all about the Lagoon, and so the art was Lagoon-related.  We made great efforts to help the Lagoon Council raise more awareness of the Lagoon's plight, and also cut them a nice check in the process, as a percentage of sales were donated to that worthy cause.

From 9:00 pm Friday night, until opening the doors Saturday at 4:00, dozens of volunteers erected and arranged 44 display panels, set up tables, hung and arranged  the works to be judged, and a myriad of other duties needed to put on such a show.  Meanwhile the quilt club hung their beautiful quilts as an exciting backdrop to our show.  Other volunteers set up the food, and competed tasks that this writer can't even remember.  It was a miracle that turned into being the most successful show the Club has ever put on.  It was a classically arranged and presented exhibition that resulted in lots of visitors, lots of sales, lots of good food, and lots of great art. Therefore, we are presenting the "Second Annual Beautiful Lagoon Fine Art Show."