Exhibitions

Upcoming 

Hold Me Down

Michael Covello and Elizabeth Schneider

SPAACES is pleased to launch it’s 2022-2023 Season November 3, 6 – 8pm with Artists Michael Covello and Elizabeth Schneider in  “Hold me Down.”

Exhibition runs from November 4 – 19. Gallery Open Hours Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11 – 3 or by appontment Contact: 941-374-3492 or marianne@spaaces.art

This exhibition features animations and paintings that interweave scientific research and fictional storytelling.  The animation, titled “Hold Me Down,” is about an astro-botanist on a mission to colonize Mars. We follow her downward spiral fueled by scientific hubris as she pioneers methods to remove plants from nature and embed them into technology. It is part of a larger body of work they duo call “Anthropology Anthology,” a collection of animated shorts, screened and exhibited internationally, about tragic yet brilliant people surviving the near-dystopic landscape of the Anthropocene. 

Covello and Schneider use traditional drawing and painting as the foundation for all their written, digital, and time-based work. Included in this exhibition are large-scale immersive banner paintings that utilize similar imagery explored through different materiality, striving for simultaneity instead of a narrative unraveling.

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Past Exhibitions

Missed one of the exhibitions here at SPAACES? No worries, here is our list of all the past exhibitions that we’ve had. To read more about a specific exhibition, click on the title links below.

2022

November

 “Hold Me DownCollaborative Duo Elizabeth Schneider and Michael Covello

May

Ah Who Run DisA Solo Exhibit by Krystle Lemonias

April

The Queue: Beyond the SurfaceA Solo Exhibit by Nneka Jones

March

Properties of Ground: Post (post) Painterly AbstractionA Two Person Exhibit with Michael Crabb and Tom Stephens

February

No Justice, No PeaceA Solo Exhibit by Allan Mestel

My Beautiful” Ringling Student Jesse Clark in Annex Gallery

Seeking Love: The Journey Ian North Memorial Exhibit 

January

The Language of EphemeraA Two Person Exhibit with Sally Pettibon and Eszter Sziksz

2021

December

Compose, Recompose, Decompose: Forming Social Constructs” A Three Person Exhibit with Kate Hendrickson, Mary Grandpre, Kathy Wright

November

Shifting Perceptions” A Three Person Exhibit and Panel Talk with Diana De Avila, Julie Kanapaux, Jessica Mowery

October

The Original Purpose has Slipped our Memory” A Solo Exhibit by Vanessa Diaz

May

Door in the Ceiling” Ringling Student Exhibition

April

Rough Around the Edges” Curated by Taylor Robenalt and Laine Nixon

March

Greetings From Quarantine” Curated by Sophia Coscia

January

#WhollyFool” Dawn Lowndes

2020

November 

The Woods” Emiliano Settecasi

August 

Collaboration” SArtQ 

February

Unearthing the Understory” Kenny Jensen:

Genetic Displacement” Alisa Hodzic and Rohini Maiti

January

Respite” Jennifer Leigh Jones

2019

December

I’m Not From Here, I Just Live Here” Michael Adno

November 

The Salon II” An All Inclusive Group Exhibitions

April

Salt Life,” Laurie Maves

Conception of Perfect Beauty” Teneé Hart

March

SPAACES Kick Off

January

Truly Valued: Who Am I?”

2018

November

Le Salon Tout Inclus” An All Inclusive Exhibition