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MANDEM Wins Award at Art in Gadsden Exhibit

Published October 28, 2014
A detail from MANDEM's award-winning "The Trials of St. Sebastian: Cypress."

A detail from MANDEM’s award-winning “The Trials of St. Sebastian: Cypress.”

MANDEM (FSU Art MFA ’15 Maize Arendsee) took Second Place at the 26th Art in Gadsden Exhibition of Fine Art at the Gadsden Arts Center in Quincy, FL. The award was presented at the public reception on Friday, October 24 by juror Ljiljana Obradovic-Edmiston.

This exhibit was the debut of MANDEM’s “Trials of St. Sebastian” painting series, in which religious memes from classical art history are re-imagined as discourse on the diseases of postmodern society.


This year, MANDEM has won awards at four juried exhibits:
* Second Place, 26th Art in Gadsden: Exhibition of Fine Art, Gadsden Arts Center.
* Second Place, PINNACLE National Juried Exhibition, Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery.
* First Place, Summer Annual Exhibit, FSU Museum of Fine Arts.
* Juror’s Merit, LaGrange National XXVII Exhibit, LaGrange Art Museum

Art is Gadsden exhibit is open through December 23.

Art Center Hours, Admission, & Contact Information
26th Art in Gadsden: Regional Exhibition of Fine Art
October 24–December 23, 2014
1st floor galleries


MANDEM Wins Award at Art in Gadsden Exhibit

MANDEM Wins Award at Art in Gadsden Exhibit

From Tallahassee, take Tennessee Street (US 90) West. If you’d like to take the interstate, head West and get off at exit 192 towards Quincy (US 90). Drive approximately 12 miles after you pass or exit the interstate. Turn right at the 2nd traffic light in Quincy (Madison St.). The Gadsden Arts Center will be on your right.