SCF Fine Art Gallery to Feature "Al Vesely and Patrick Lindhardt:Figure/Ground"

(Bradenton, Fla., Feb. 16, 2010) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Fine Art Gallery will display work by artists Al Vesely and Patrick Lindhardt at an opening reception at 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Friday, March 5, at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West, building 11 North. The reception is free and open to the public.

The exhibit, “Al Vesely and Patrick Lindhardt: Figure/Ground,” features drawings of elegant female figures and graphic impressions of stark Midwestern landscapes.

Vesely, a North Carolina figure artist, is a former instructor, dean and director of continuing education at Ringling College of Art and Design (RCAD). He has shown work in regional and national exhibitions, conducted numerous artist workshops and seminars, and instructed courses in color theory, art appreciation, figure drawing, painting and watercolor.

Lindhardt, a fine art professor at RCAD, is owner and master printer of Flatstone Press. He earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in printmaking from the University of South Florida and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in printmaking from Saint Cloud State College in Minnesota.

Exhibit dates are March 15 - April 1. Gallery hours are Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. For more information, call Joe Loccisano, gallery manager, at 941-752-5225. Maps and directions are online at

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