Schedule of Exhibitions and Events

SPring 2019

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.


January 22 – February 15

After Action Review

A group exhibition of artists who are veterans of the US armed forces.
Closing Reception: February 15, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Amelia Center Gallery


February 15

Curator Lecture: Tyler Nicholson

Tyler is the curator of After Action Review, he will talk about the art in the exhibits and the artists behind them.
February 15, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., AC128


March 1 – April 5

Eleventh Annual Cup show: Form and Function

A survey of the wide variety of approaches to contemporary ceramics through the lens of the most intimate and accessible vessel — the cup. Juried by Adam Field.
Opening Reception: March 1, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Amelia Center Gallery.


March 1

Molly Anne Bishop, Visiting Artist

Lecture and demo by Chicago ceramicist Molly Bishop.
Lecture: 11:00a.m. – Noon, AC128
Demo: 1:00p.m. – 4:00p.m, AC127


April 22 – May 3

Student Art Show

A showcase of talent and creativity within the GCSC Visual Art Department. Features work made by students in one of the many studio art classes offered at the college over the course of the 2018-2019 school year. Media included are painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, digital media, and ceramics.
Reception: April 28, 12:30 – 2:30p.m, Amelia Center Gallery