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Newy Fagan: A Retrospective Art Exhibit

Presented by Marion Cultural Alliance at Brick City Center for the Arts, Ocala FL

Dec 01 - 30 2023
Newy Fagan: A Retrospective Art Exhibit

Showcasing a Lifetime of Art! Newy Fagan’s exhibit spans 50 years of equine-influenced artwork.

Newy Fagan: A Retrospective Showcases a Lifetime of Art
Upcoming exhibit spans 50 years of Newy Fagan’s equine-influenced artwork.

Ocala, FL – A new exhibit, Newy Fagan: A Retrospective, explores over 53 years of art created by a pioneer in the kiln-formed glass art movement. The exhibit opens at the Marion Cultural Alliance’s Brick City Center for the Arts in Ocala on December 1, 2023 and runs thru December 30, 2023.

Artist Newy Fagan’s paintings, wood cut prints, clay sculptures, and kiln-formed glass are included in the exhibit which reflects her personal journey through various artistic mediums and her love of horses.

“Much of my work is equine oriented,” said Fagan. “I use horse imagery as a metaphor for freedom. To me, there is a spiritual connection between the horse and the human condition that is far older than the discovery of glass.” Growing up on a small Connecticut farm, Fagan taught art to kids, gave riding lessons, and boarded horses to afford her own art supplies and lessons.

Fagan studied fine arts at Southern Connecticut State University earning a B.S. in Art Education. After several years of teaching elementary school art, her artistic journey intersected with the rising stained-glass movement.

“I was in the right place at the right time,” Fagan said. “I was able to incorporate all of my other experiences I’ve had as an artist into my work with glass.” Fagan, a natural-born explorer of art was primarily a painter prior to delving ... view more »

ADMISSION INFO

FREE admission to the gallery. Business hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10am-5pm, and Saturdays, 11am-4pm. Closed Sunday & Monday.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Special Artist Talk with Newy Fagan will take place on Wednesday, December 13 from 11:30am-1pm at The Brick.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Brick City Center for the Arts

23 SW Broadway St, Ocala, FL 34471

PARKING INFO

Public metered parking is available throughout the downtown Ocala/Metro area, with a free parking garage just 2 blocks away from The Brick.

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