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Emerging Artist Series, pt 5 - Brandon Santiago

As a Gallery Director and Curator, I strive to exhibit thought-provoking and engaging work. It is always exciting to support an artist that I truly believe in and would own in my personal collection. For the next part of our Emerging Artist series, I knew Brandon Santiago would be perfect.

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Emerging Artist Series Pt 4: Ruth Hayden

It has been a few months since our last installment of GALLERY500’s Emerging Artist Series. With this addition, we want to present an artist that is not only a newcomer to the local art scene, but also an artist with a unique point of view, with a unique story to tell. Ruth Hayden is just that artist. Her How it Feels series, currently on display at GALLERY500 offers an in-depth look at one artist’s physical and emotional experience of this new normal that began back in early 2020 with the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hayden communicated as a true artist, creating this visual diary for viewers to experience.             In honesty, I have been infatuated with Hayden’s work since I first...

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A New Year - January 2022

And just like that, it is 2022. 2021 was a whirlwind of events, here at Gallery500 and elsewhere. If 2021 taught us anything, it helped us better appreciate all of the good in life. We look forward to bigger and better things in 2022. And do we have some great things planned! Learn more about upcoming events, new artists at the gallery & GALLERY500’s upcoming NFT.  

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Emerging Artist Series, Part 3: A Fresh Perspective

  Gallery500‘s Emerging Artist Series began as a way to introduce our collectors to up-and-coming artists in the local art scene. In the past few months, we have presented an innovative local photographer Brandon Stanley as well as a group of young, talented student artists from Volusia County Schools. For this part of the Emerging Artist Series, we decided to present a different take on what it means to be emerging.  Erwin Dazelle, born in Bayonne, France, has been creating essentially his entire life. His work can be found in private and public collections throughout the world. However, his work has rarely been available in galleries, let alone local Daytona Beach galleries. Gallery500 is fortunate to be the only U.S. gallery...

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Artistry in Autumn - November 2021

Check out GALLERY500's schedule of live artist sessions during the ONE DAYTONA Art Festival   Sign up here to get our monthly newsletter & updates on gallery events, exhibitions and new artists.   We look forward to seeing you in the gallery soon! -Your GALLERY500 Team

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