Upcoming Exhibition compares Surrealist Works by Maitland Art Center’s Founder J. André Smith with those by Contemporary Artists

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ORLANDO (September 1, 2017) — Visual artists have long sought to make visible that which is unseen, to provide evidence to the wrestlings of their subconscious. The Art & History Museums – Maitland’s Maitland Art Center will feature Drawing the Unseen: Artists Explore the Subconscious, from October 6 through December 17, 2017. This exhibition features the original surrealist watercolors by J. André Smith that became the illustrations in his 1936 book Art of the Subconscious. The adjoining galleries will showcase works on paper by contemporary artists who are all investigating aspects of the unseen.

Exhibition Opening Event:

Visitors can preview Drawing the Unseen: Artists Explore the Subconscious during Culture Pop! on October 6, from 6:00-9:00 p.mIn addition to the art exhibition, visitors will also be able to meet some of the featured artists, listen to live jazz by Eastside Combo, visit open studios and classrooms, enjoy…

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