FSU Art Emeritus Professor George Blakely’s work A Cubic Foot of Photographs from 1978 is currently on view at the Laguna Art Museum as part of Sky Space Time Change. Curated by independent curators Michael Duncan and Sharissa Iqbal, this exhibition examines artworks by more than 40 California artists that interact with Southern California skies and landscapes. It includes paintings, prints, sculpture, and photography from the museum’s permanent collection.
George Blakely is a Professor Emeritus of Florida State University and resides in Tallahassee. His formal education consists of a M.A. in Design from California State University in 1976 and a M.F.A. in Art from Temple University in 1978. George has shown his art in a great number of locations, in over 300 exhibits within almost every state in the country. Notable exhibits include the “Southern Expressions: Points of View” show at the High Museum in Atlanta and the “Postcards” solo exhibit at 621 Gallery in Tallahassee. He has been awarded two Photographic Fellowship Grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, four Individual Artist Grants from the Fine Arts Council of Florida, and research grants from Florida State University. He served as an F.S.U. Professor of Art from 1978 to 2013.