FIRST THURSDAY AT THE STUDIOS

CONVERGENCE

Roberta B. Marks

Sanger Gallery 

Construction artist and painter Marks presents a breadth of work that synthesizes past and present. The collection of all new work highlights the emotional content of memory while exhibiting a consciousness of current societal issues.

sponsored by Zabar’s

COTTAGE INDUSTRY

Maggie Ruley

Zabar Project Gallery 

The history of Key West’s charming cottages, historic homes, and island architecture is examined and reimagined in this exhibition. Ruley’s revisionist approach to painting our historic jewels blends the before and after with color and whimsy.

sponsored by Green Pineapple

BLIND SPOTS: MODERN SLAVERY EXPOSED

Erika Biddle

XOJ Gallery 

Blind Spots is a multi-media project which creates space for the voiceless and moves communities from awareness to action – from education to engagement. Utilizing the potent language of art, this exhibition aims to inspire social justice.

sponsored by Sinz Burritos & Garbo’s Grill

ANNE MCKEE ARTISTS FUND AUCTION PREVIEW

On view Feb 7-13, 2019

Zabar Lobby Gallery

With almost a quarter century of “artists helping artists” behind them, The Studios is proud to host the annual Anne McKee auction, where aficionados gather for one of the most popular art events of the year. Proceeds help fund the vital grant program for Keys artists.

FROM THE PRESS

Roberta Marks: Retrospective
Hays Blinkmann, Keys Weekly

“Art is a visual language, complicated with its own syntax, grammar and vocabulary — but simple with emotion. For decades, artist Roberta Marks creates works that speak to her audience in surprising ways and she has been very successful at it…”

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Friends new and old are invited to join us for each month’s First Thursday Open House event, when we keep our lights on late and throw our doors open to celebrate the newest work in our galleries. Stop in to say hello, relax with a glass of wine, tour the third floor artist studios and see the just-installed exhibitions in the Sanger, XOJ, Zabar Project and Zabar Lobby Galleries. Books & Books is the next stop, where you can browse the latest titles and catch up with old friends.

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