Planning your One Spark 2015 schedule around 555 creator projects, several lectures and multiple concerts may seem daunting, but MOCA’s weeklong recurring schedule for the world’s largest crowd funding festival makes it easy to fit in your agenda. Admission will be free to the public and its hours will be extended from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 7 – 11 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 12.
Auditing revealed that repayment has not yet begun for the money given from UNF to MOCA in unauthorized payments.
UNF Gallery of Art exhibit entitled “Regarding Leisure” opened March 5. The exhibit features 30 photographs from 25 artists across the country examining American culture through the unique lens of our pleasures, passions and pastimes.
MOCA received a grant for $185,000 from the Jessie Ball duPont fund.
Cameron Nunez, a graduate of the UNF photography program, uses his talent to capture moments at the shows of the underground music scene in Jacksonville from inside the mosh pits.
Local tattoo artist and UNF student Will Buenavista talks to Spinnaker about what it’s like to be a tattoo artist, his views on art and Pokémon. Buenavista balances being a fine arts major with being a tattoo artist at Jacksonville’s Florida Velvet Tattoo and Piercing shop.
“Florida’s Mountains” is a photography collection by UNF professor Alexander Diaz. The photographs look like they are of mountains but are actually of dirt mounds at construction sites.
No division: five UNF Art and Design students win awards in a competition designed to exhibit diverse forms of art
Five UNF Art and Design students won awards at the 2015 Student Juried Annual Exhibition. The exhibit will be on display until Feb. 25 at the UNF Gallery of Art.
As the first student to participate in MOCA’s inaugural student artist-in-residence, UNF sculpture graduate Erica Mendoza dedicated her final semester in creating for her exhibition, “Visual Love Letters.” Her exhibit showcases her work with different materials and her expression of love, loss and healing. “Visual Love Letters” will be on display at MOCA until March 30, 2015.
On Dec. 6 and 7, the UNF Department of English will be hosting the annual Playwrights’ Project, featuring students’ work from CRW4424: Playwrights’ Project. The five one-act plays are written by students Kelsey Crow, Keaton Groves, Nicholas Lorini, Vanessa Posso and Ann Raja-Somu.
After the recent controversy surrounding a city councilman’s remarks on a nude photograph displayed at MOCA, Jacksonville locals joined together on Wednesday night, Dec. 3, in a rally to promote the freedom of artistic expression.
The “Beyond the Degree” exhibit features work by UNF alumni and coincides with the 10th anniversary of the UNF Art and Design program’s establishment. Because fine art students may wonder, “What do I do next?” Gallery Director Jim Draper said the purpose of the exhibit is to answer questions that current art and design students may have had about post-graduate plans.
Spinnaker Radio shares album recommendations in the extensive “Best of 2014” list. The Radio crew covers a spectrum of genres so there’s something for every listener.
The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville helps make Jacksonville more beautiful using art. The Council offers internships to students and gives artists the spotlight through The Square.
After covering One Spark in Jacksonville, Fla., UNF students raised money to travel to Berlin and attend the first overseas One Spark event. The team, Zünden Media, arrived in Berlin a few days before the event started and took this time to dive into the culture of Berlin and learn all they could about the history of the city.
For the next year, 13 sculptures will be on display in a downtown Jacksonville park near Main Street courtesy of Professor Jenny Hager who teaches sculpture at the University of North Florida.