In the Loop
Press Release : Feb 4, 2016

The University of Florida Fine Arts College Council (FACC) Presents the 2015-2016 FACC Juried Arts Exhibition February 12-26

The Fine Arts College Council (FACC) at the University of Florida (UF) is pleased to present the 2015-2016 FACC Juried Arts Exhibition February 12-26, 2016 in University Gallery on UF’s campus. This exhibition features graduate and undergraduate student work. An opening reception, which is free and open to the public, will be held Friday, February 12, 2016 from 7-9 p.m. with a dance performance at 7:30 p.m. and the awards presentation at 8 p.m.

From sculpture and installation to ceramics, painting, photography and video, the exhibition features the work of students from the College of the Arts in the School of Art + Art History and a special dance performance by students from the School of Theatre + Dance.

“The event provides an exciting opportunity for students to share their work with the community,” said Mike Polo, president of UF’s Fine Arts College Council. “Forty-five students are featured in this year’s exhibition and 11 awards will be presented, including music composition and dance performance.”

This is the fifth year the exhibition has been organized by the Fine Arts College Council, which builds on the more than 30-year history of the School of Art + Art History Juried Exhibition. For more information, visit

About University Galleries
University Galleries is comprised of three art galleries at the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville, Florida, and is an integral part of the programs and curricula of the School of Art + Art History.

University Gallery, located in Fine Arts B at the intersection of SW 13th Street and SW 4th Avenue, provides high-quality, thought-provoking exhibitions changing every two to 12 weeks that engage the university and wider community in stimulating dialogue facilitated by contemporary visual language and culture. For the past 12 years the University Gallery has collaborated with myriad UF colleges, community and regional entities in creating a trans-disciplinary venue for the visual arts. Exhibitions feature internationally-recognized artists, an annual faculty exhibition, a juried student art show and two MFA graduating thesis project shows. The 3,000-square-foot space is a lively, exciting venue that is utilized for many events throughout the academic year. University Gallery is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Thursdays: 10 a.m.–7 p.m.; and Saturdays: 12 p.m.–4 p.m. The gallery is closed Mondays, Sundays and holidays.

Gary R. Libby Gallery is an 850-square-foot space that presents monthly exhibitions of student-curated exhibitions featuring student and alumni artworks. The Gary R. Libby Gallery is located adjacent to the lobby of the School of Art + Art History’s Fine Arts C. The gallery is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and is closed weekends and holidays.

Grinter Gallery is located in the lobby area of Grinter Hall. Established by an endowment from Linton and Constance Grinter, its primary mission is to present international and multicultural artwork through student curated exhibitions. Grinter Gallery is open Monday through Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. and is closed weekends and holidays.

Parking Information
Daytime parking is available in reserved spaces between Fine Arts C (FAC) and Inner Road. From SW 13th Street, enter campus on Museum Drive. Turn right on Newell Drive, then right on Inner Road. Turn left into the parking lot behind FAC. The first three spaces on the left are reserved for gallery use. Parking permits are issued to gallery visitors in the University Gallery.

For more information, please contact the University Gallery at (352) 273-3000 or visit our website at

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Media Contact
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University of Florida College of the Arts
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