ARTS ON DOUGLAS
Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and by appointment. Free admission. 123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach. 386-428-1133. artsondouglas.net
Randall Smith: Old Fables of New Stories
November 1-29 The large-format photography of one of Arts on Douglas’ regular stable of artists has its beginnings in an assemblage of found objects. Smith says the resulting work is “a continuation of an older series, but to some extent is more playful and quirky.” Opening reception November 1, 4-7 p.m.
Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Second Tuesday artist receptions 6:30-9 p.m. Free admission. 813 Virginia Drive. 407-894-4505. commagallery.com
Charles Turzak and Kitty Petterson: Remembering Our Fine Art Printmakers
Through November 7 Turzak (1899-1985) created numerous woodcut print commissions for the WPA in the 1930s and others, before moving to Orlando. Collectors prize his limited edition prints and paintings from the 1960s. Petterson (1948-2001) lived in the Middle East and then Winter Park. In Central Florida, she was commissioned to create serigraphs for UCF, Lynx, the Dr. Philips Foundation and others.
Enigmatic Expressions: Expressionist Art
November 11-December 5 Expressionistic digital compositions of Hudson Hill are introduced alongside works by Nancy Jay, Jim Casey, Joe Shiavo and Karen Carasik. Artist reception, November 11, 6:30-9 p.m.
CREALDÉ SCHOOL OF ART
Showalter Hughes Community Gallery
Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission. 600 St. Andrews Boulevard, Winter Park. 407-641-1886. crealde.org
Landscape Studies 1980-2008
Through November 8 Crealde senior faculty member Linda Carpenter exhibits photographs of the natural and social landscapes of Florida and the American Southwest.
GALLERY AT AVALON ISLAND
Tuesday-Saturday Noon-6 p.m. Free admission. 39 South Magnolia Avenue. 407-803-6670.
Beyond Geppeto Puppets and Pierre Haskelson
Through November 14 Handmade puppets are on view. Also, sculptor Pierre Haskelson uses wrought steel and bronze to portray everything from a bird in a nest or a field of wheat ready to harvest, to whimsical Mexican folk music or a Canadian snowstorm.
JEANINE TAYLOR FOLK ART
Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m. Free admission. 211 East First Street, Sanford. 407-323-2774. jtfolkart.com
Folk Art for the Holidays
November 22-December 28 This seasonal show includes one-of-a-kind art and gifts. Open house November 22, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. with guest artists Theresa Disney and Melissa Menzer.
MAITLAND ART CENTER
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 12-4:30 p.m. $2-$3. 231 West Packwood Avenue, Maitland. 407-529-2181. maitlandartcenter.org
Moments of Light, Water and Air: William Orr
November 7-December 21 This Central Florida artist works in a wide range of mediums and styles.
MILLENIA FINE ART
Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free admission.
555 South Lake Destiny Drive. 407-304-8100.
The Art of the (Glass) Vessel
Through November 13 An exhibition spotlighting artists who create in glass honors cultural exchanges between Italy and the United States.
Freedom of . . .
November 14-January 15 Artist, filmmaker and writer Sergio Piera uses his camera to create a record of humanity in photographs, then he fashions a graphic collage of these photos on polished aluminum as a commentary on his favored subject, freedom. Clients include Verizon, Coca-Cola, Chrysler and BMW. Opening reception November 14, 7-9 p.m.
Through December 11 Nick Veasey creates X-ray images of objects ranging from the miniscule to the massive, from the unusual to the everyday, to look beyond the surface of objects, revealing what lies within.
Interdependence: The Sculptures of Joseph Rossano
Through December 11 Rossano creates images of animals from rare natural wood and glass, focusing on the interdependence of the natural and manmade worlds. He worked with Waterford Crystal in Ireland and as studio manager for Dale Chihuly.
Juried Art Drawing Show
October 7-31 Drawings by local artists are exhibited.
SEMINOLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE FINE ARTS GALLERY
Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission. 100 Weldon Boulevard, Sanford. 407-328-2039.
Fine Arts Faculty Exhibit
November 4-December 11 Painting, drawing, photography, ceramics and printmaking are represented in works by the faculty and staff of SCC’s Fine Arts Department. Faculty scheduled to participate include Viktoryia McGrath, Bert Bogdany, Christopher Bolton, Jay Spalding, Lucinda Gonzalez and Larry Vienneau. Opening reception November 4, 5 p.m.