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Islands, Imagination and Instance: Florida Keys Folk Art Exhibit

Islands, Imagination and Instance: Florida Keys Folk Art Exhibit

Event Date: 2018-07-06 00:00:00

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Key West Art & Historical Society celebrates historic and contemporary folk artists of the Florida Keys and the islands' influence on their work. The new exhibit opens Friday, July 6, with a special reception held from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the Bryan Gallery at the Custom House Museum, 281 Front Street. Discover how folk artists Stanley Papio, Makiki, Mario Sanchez, Jack Baron, Ronny Bailey, Frank Balbontin, Papito Suarez, and others celebrated and expressed their cultural identity through community aesthetics, and view the paintings, sculptures and wood carvings that reveal how the flora and fauna (islands), the originality (imagination), and atmosphere (instance) of the Florida Keys have shaped them artistically.

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Geoff Bergey

Florida Native, Traveller, Photographer, Lover of Life, Clouds and Key Lime Pie.

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