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Orange County Library System features exhibitions from local, national and international artists.  As a cooperative effort, this enables the Library to share the enjoyment of art and informative exhibits with the public, provide exposure to local artists/artisans and enhance Library facilities.

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The Eternal Dance by Lillian VerkinsInspirations From Land and Skies- The Art of Lillian Verkins

August 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Orlando Public Library, 1st Floor

Altamonte Springs contemporary painter Lillian Verkins uses her signature brush technique to successfully evoke the spirit of her subjects.  From deep outer space to palms swaying in a storm, her art focuses on the natural beauty of the universe, and her canvases are filled with motion, oftentimes eliciting a meditative response. 

Examples of Ms. Verkins work can be seen in this solo exhibition, featuring vibrant and emotive pieces from her Landscapes and Spacescapes series. 

For more information about the artwork of Lillian Verkins, visit www.lillianverkins.com.

 

Earth From Space

On Display until September 30, 2018

Orlando Public Library, Second Floor Exhibit Space

Earth From Space is a 20 poster exhibition that features images and text from the popular Smithsonian museum exhibition of the same name.  

The exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites constantly circling the globe, recording conditions and events that are nearly impossible to document on the planet's surface.

Earth From Space is organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

Explore images, lesson plans and classroom activities that explain how satellite imagery is gathered and used to expand the understanding of life on Earth at http://www.earthfromspace.si.edu/.

 

 


Coming Soon

Untitled (Walk) by Elizabeth Allen-CannonThe Art of Elizabeth Allen-Cannon

October 1, 2018 - November 30, 2018

Elizabeth Allen-Cannon is an artist working primarily in painting and collage. She has participated in residencies at the Charlotte Street Foundation (Kansas City, Missouri) and Ox-bow (Saugatuck, Michigan). Her work has been exhibited in New American Paintings, Nationale (Portland, OR), Roots and Culture Contemporary Art Center (Chicago, IL), and Carthage College (Kenosha, WI). In 2015, her artist book Native Tongues was acquired by the Artist Book Library at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Most recently, she completed a Post-MFA Teaching Fellowship at the University of Chicago.

 

Horror By DesignHorror by Design

October 1, 2018 - October 31, 2018

Celebrate the spooky season by visiting this exhibit of classic horror movie posters.

Brought to you from the collection of staff member Brian Haynes, Horror by Design explores the evolution of the poster art form through more than 60 years of cinematic history.

 

 

 

 

Life is 3DLife is 3D

November 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019

Explore a selection of steroscopic images printed on archival materials, and enjoyed with traditional red/blue 3D glasses.  For more information about this exhibit, visit www.lifeis3d.com.

 

 


Are you an artist who would like to exhibit with the Orange County Library System?
Contact us at comrel@ocls.info for more information on how to have your work displayed at your local library.