FSU Art Alumni Sam McCoy and Caroline Manuel have work featured in a new two-person exhibition, January 15 – March 25, 2022, at Grassroots Coffee Co. in Downtown Thomasville, Georgia. Titled Peninsula : Scenes from a Sinking State, both Tallahassee based artists are inspired by by the dramatic saturated southern landscapes they grew up in. The artists met at a public art event hosted by Thomasville Center for the Arts.
An Artist Talk will be held at Grassroots Coffee Co. during February’s First Friday (February 4, 2022) at 6:00 pm. Wine and light bites will be served. The event is Free. Registration encouraged.
Caroline Manuel is an artist native to Tallahassee, Florida. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art from Florida State University. In her work, she aims to capture the feeling of individual discovery and the perception of ephemeral moments. Inspired by her travels both local and afar, she translates her experiences into poetic metaphors of quiet existential contemplation, brave solitude, and feminine intrigue.
Sam McCoy was born and raised in Orlando, Florida in the 90s, receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from the University of Central Florida and her Master of Fine Arts from Florida State University. She is a contemporary painter who focuses on the boundaries between natural and hyperreal landscapes of Florida.