Press Release for Friday, March 26, 2010

MOCA Jacksonville Hosts 2010 Artists Studio Tour

Carl Holman, Assistant Director   

Department of Media Relations and Events   

(904) 620-1921   

  

Join the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, a cultural resource of the University of North Florida, for an inside look at the creative life with the “2010 Artist Studio Tour: Artists by the Sea” at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 17, and Sunday, April 18.   

   

Participants will tour working studios of artists in the Beaches area from Atlantic Beach to Mickler’s Landing, seeing their work in progress, and getting to interact with them directly. The featured artists are: Victoria Bradbury; Larry Davis; Ellen Diamond; Amy Donaldson; Zac Freeman; Jenny Hager-Vickery, assistant professor of sculpture at UNF; Mark Hursty; Gary Mack; William Meyer; Pablo Rivera; Susanne Schuenke; Lance Vickery, adjunct professor of sculpture at UNF; Henry Von Genk; Russ Wilson; and Mark Sain Wilson.   

   

Sponsored by Regions Bank, “2010 Artist Studio Tour: Artists by the Sea” tickets are $35 for members; $42 for non-members; $20 for students and $70 for a VIP Pass, which includes a guided bus tour to nine studios and a gourmet box lunch. Tickets are available online at www.mocajacksonville.org or select ticket outlets:   

   

  • MOCA Jacksonville, 333 N. Laura St., ( 904) 366-3911, ext. 208   
  • Stellers Gallery, 1409 Atlantic Blvd., ( 904) 396-9492  
  •  Artistree Gallery, 725 Atlantic Blvd, #5 , (904) 241-0426   
  •  R. Roberts Gallery, 3606 St. Johns Ave., ( 904) 388-1188  

                       

A special Going! Going! Gone! Auction Party of selected works from the artists to be held at One Ocean Resort on Sunday, April 18 from 5-7 p.m. is included with the purchase of each Artist Tour ticket. For those interested in attending just the auction, tickets are $20 for MOCA members and $25 for non-members.   

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