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Show honors hotel's anniversary
© St. Petersburg Times, published June 9, 2000
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To Conserve a Legacy: American Art from Historically Black Colleges and Universities is at the Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries and High Museum of Art in Atlanta, June 13-Sept. 24. The show includes works by Romare Bearden, Elizabeth Catlett, Georgia O'Keeffe and others. (404) 733-4400
Summer Spice II awards
Ken Rollins, director of the Gulf Coast Museum of Art, awarded prizes to these artists at the ongoing Summer Spice II exhibit at Studio Gallery on Azeele: Awards of Excellence, Gerald Habarth and Sandra Bourne; Awards of Distinction, Andrew Kaufman and Juan Carlos Ruiz; Awards of Merit, Donna Stack-Hannah and Judith Patterson; and Honorable Mention, Barbra Beeler and Kevin Grass. Each receives a certificate for a savings bond. The show includes 50 Florida artists (selected from 100 entries) and runs through June 29 at 3707 Azeele St., Tampa; (813) 875-5160.
Competitions for artists
The 26th International Miniature Art Show, sponsored by Miniature Art Society of Florida at Belleview Biltmore Resort and Spa, Belleair, Jan. 14-28. Works must conform to miniature art guidelines. Most mediums (painting, graphics, sculpture and calligraphy); no crafts, photos or photo techniques. For prospectus, first time entrants should send a No. 10 stamped, self-addressed envelope to MASF, P.O. Box 867, Dunedin 34697-0867. Works due Oct. 13; deadline to request prospectus, Sept. 1.
Ruskin Seafood and Arts Festival, E.G. Simmons Park, Nov. 4-5. Juried; cash prizes; sponsored by Ruskin Chamber of Commerce. Call (813) 645-3808. Deadline: Sept. 15.