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ACA Exposed 2017: An Evening of Innovative Food, Drink & Art

October 13, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

| $125 - $150
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ACA is teaming up with Heather McPherson, former food editor and multimedia journalist for the Orlando Sentinel, to present a tasteful evening where cuisine, art and intellectual creativity collide! Your senses will soar through innovative tastings, performances and art. See, hear and taste the creativity of local chefs, artists and performers at ACA’s studio complex.

Friday, October 13, 6 PM – 9 PMACA_photo_by_ericwhite cropped copy

Tickets: $150 per person / ACA Members $125

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ACA Exposed Chefs:

Chef Henry Salgado, Rose Villa Southern Table & Bar

Chef MacKenzie Smith, Black Dolphin Inn

Chef David Moscoso, Third Wave Café

Chef Michael Bartscher, Azure at The Shores Resort

Chef Serge Sorese, Mon Delice French Bakery

Chef Jamie McFadden, Cuisiniers Catered Cuisine & Events


ACA Exposed Artists:

bryceBryce Hammond, Associate Artist-in-Residence with Radcliff Bailey (2010) and Arts on Douglas Artist
Bryce’s work documents evidence of human interactions in man-made environments through first-hand observation of transient poverty culture. This data is compiled to pollinate and present diverse techniques of expression including participatory installation, voyeuristic sound and documentation through paintings and other art objects.






woodyWoody Igou, ACA Trustee and Associate Artist-in Residence with Allen Ginsberg (1984) and Douglas Copland (2000)
Woody is a writer and sculptor based in Winter Park, where he is also a renowned trial attorney, founder of braininjury.com, and founding member of the Civic Minded 5, a volunteer creative music presenting group that has been fundraising and organizing concerts since the mid-1990s.






harryHarry Messersmith, Associate Artist-in-Residence with Sculptor Gio Pomodoro (1999)
Harry Messersmith maintains a full-service bronze and cast glass foundry and sculpture atelier in New Smyrna Beach and continues to refine his sculpture, which he describes as triangulated figures. His work addresses the evolution of technology and its positive and negative effects upon the human condition.






surfscapeSurfscape Contemporary Dance Theatre, ACA Partner Organization
Founded in 2005 by Artistic Directors Kristin Bender Polizzi and Rachael Leonard, Surfscape Contemporary Dance Theatre is a professional dance company based in Volusia County. SCDT presents a full season of artistic and compelling performances locally each year, and tours nationally and internationally.






jamisonJamieson Thomson Thomas, Arts on Douglas Alt-Space Artist (2017)
Winter Park artist Jamieson Thomas is an MFA candidate at the School of Visual Arts in NYC. An accomplished artist trained in traditional methods, she paints and sculpts not only beautiful things she observes, but her ideas, dreams, altered realities, and creates installations that address issues of concern to her.






ucfUniversity of Central Florida Flying Horse Editions: The Art of Collaboration
Celebrating ACA’s 29-Year Partnership with UCF
Flying Horse Editions is a collaborative research studio for visual artists at the University of Central Florida. A non-profit publisher of limited-edition prints, artist books and art objects by internationally renowned artists, FHE offers unique opportunities for artists, students and the Central Florida community.





nircaNiurca Marquez, Associate Artist-in-Residence with Wally Cardona (2010), Liz Lerman (2012) and Victoria Marks (2013) and ACA Community Artist-in-Residence (Fall 2014)
Niurca Márquez is an artist/researcher with a wide range, as a creator and performer in film, site-specific work and staged performance. Her work has been commissioned by and presented on curatorial platforms in Europe and the US. She presents new works that examine notions of identity, cultural memory and ritual in flamenco within a contemporary framework.




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Host Committee

Gerry and Patricia Appleton

Mark and Laura Beckwith

Sharon and Peter Buxbaum

Charles and Sharon Dry

Avrohm and Cheryl Faber

Lou and Marcia Frey

Sheila and Jim Gray

Roy and Peggy Hester

Woody and Annetta Igou

International Speedway Corporation/Daytona International Speedway

John Jeronimo, FAIA and Julie Hoffmeyer

David and Jean Kelley

John and Linda Kulzer

Lane Insurance/Christine Etts

Roy and Beverly Lassiter

Doug McGinnis, Apiarist

Russ and Karen North

Deborah O. Taylor, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Robert F. Clements

Chuck and Margery Pabst Steinmetz

Gerard J. and Maryclaire Pendergast

Fred and Jeanie Raffa

Schafer, Tschopp, Whitcomb, Mitchell and Sheridan, LLP

Bob and Genie Stine

Chris and Abbie Teague

Ultimate Elegant Fabrics Event Designers, Joey and Sam Twardosz-Kinney

Terry White, Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group

Dee Whited and Lee Moore

Nickie and Lindsay Whittaker

Thank you to our sponsors!


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October 13
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$125 - $150
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