Art In Public Places

Artport
Gallery

Amid the comings and goings of Tallahassee International Airport, there is an oasis of art known as the Artport Gallery. Serving as a cultural gateway to Florida’s capital city, this space highlights the work of local artists and captures the imagination of travelers and citizens alike.

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For more than twenty years, COCA has been proud to manage and curate the gallery as part of the City of Tallahassee's Art in Public Places program. The Artport Gallery exhibits the work of established local and regional artists in all media, primarily through solo or two-person shows which are on display for six to eight weeks.

Location

Tallahassee International Airport
3300 Capital Circle SW
Hours: Daily 8 am-11:30 pm
Free and open to the public
All artwork is for sale unless otherwise marked

On Now...

Photofest 2018
on display at the Artport Gallery from Nov. 7 - Jan. 14, 2019

From breathtaking landscapes to mind-bending altered images, the Photofest 2017 exhibition features fine art photographs by forty local artists. The artworks were selected by a volunteer jury comprised of accomplished fine artists who reviewed the submitted images and selected work for exhibition. There were more than 240 individual artworks submitted by 84 artists, the most competitive year in the history of this exhibition. The artists selected to display artwork in this show are:

Amy Brooks, Tammy Brown, Viet Bui, Riko Carrion, Steve Coleman, James Daniels, George Dawson, Kira Derryberry, Carolyn Flowers, Gigi Gaulin, Elizabeth George, David Gilbertson, Gregg Gleason, Philip Gornicki, Alexa Harkness, Ghita Heidt, William Horn, Dennis Howard, Bill Humphries, Carter Magar, Mary Rae Mahler, Lee McHugh, Timothy Moore, Adieren Narro, Maxim Nasab, Stewart Nelson, Ross Obley, Erica Perez, Kent Putnam, Roger Raepple, Peter Render, Michael Riffle, Glenn Swan, Kevin Taylor, Jean Thelander, Walter Thorner, Randy Traynor, Mark Wallheiser, Richard Weber, and Samantha Wever.

A free, public reception and awards announcement is scheduled for Friday, November 16 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. Guests are asked to park in short-term parking and present parking tickets at the gallery for complimentary validation.Awards will be announced at 6:30pm. 

Download the Art Exhibit Treasure Hunt for young gallery goers (it's fun for grown ups too)!

This exhibition is one of many curated by the Council on Culture & Arts for the Art in Public Places program on behalf of the City of Tallahassee. For more information about this program, click here. For more information about this exhibition, upcoming exhibitions, or the Art in Public Places program, contact Amanda Karioth Thompson at COCA, (850) 224-2500 or amanda@tallahasseearts.org.

Up Next...

Paintings by Randy and Debra Brienen
on display at the Artport Gallery from Jan. 16 – Apr. 1, 2019.

These original works will reflect the beauty and iconic scenery of Tallahassee and the Big Bend area.

More details to come. 

This exhibition is one of many curated by the Council on Culture & Arts for the Art in Public Places program on behalf of the City of Tallahassee. For more information about this program, click here. For more information about this exhibition, upcoming exhibitions, or the Art in Public Places program, contact Amanda Karioth Thompson at COCA, (850) 224-2500 or amanda@tallahasseearts.org.