Schedule of Exhibitions and Events

SPring 2017

Gulf Coast State College Amelia Center Gallery is located in the Amelia Tapper Center, room 112. The gallery is open during the Fall and Spring semesters, and closed during the summer. Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., and Friday 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. All shows are free and open to the public.

In conjunction with exhibitions the gallery hosts a number of artist talks, demonstrations, and hands-on workshops throughout the year. These events are an integral part of the educational mission of the gallery, which offer the students and the community a chance to interact with the artists, explore the creative process, and learn new, innovative approaches to making art. All events are free and open to the public.


February 3 – March 3


Artists use animal imagery to explore the ideas of self, societal constructs and the environment. 
Opening Reception: February 3, 5:00 – 7:00p.m., Amelia Center Gallery.


February 23

Nan Smith Art Demo

Lecture and a sculpture demonstration by a University of Florida professor.
AC128 9:30am-12:30pm


March 13 – April 7

Fluidity of place

Exhibition of drawing and ceramics by Mandy Yourick
Closing Reception: April 7 5:00 – 7:00p.m., Amelia Center Gallery.


April 7,8,9

GCSC Ceramics Symposium: Crafting Communities

Workshops, lectures and discussion panels centering on the idea of socially engaged art. Presenting artists include Forrest Sincoff Gard, Nicole Hays, Erica Passage, Tyler Nicholson, Tammy Marinuzzi, Cheyenne Chapman Rudolph, and Mandy Yourick. 


April 23 – May 4

Student Art Show

Showcase of talents and creativity within the GCSC Visual Art Department. Works include paining, drawing, sculpture, photography, digital media, and ceramics.
Opening Reception April 23, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m., Amelia Center Gallery