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Emerging Artist Series - A year later with Brandon Stanley

In August 2021, GALLERY500 debuted our Emerging Artist Series with our inaugural interview of Daytona Beach Photographer Brandon Stanley. Now, a year later, we decided to catch up with Brandon to see where his fine art career is now. Plus, we talk upcoming events, a collaboration with Frame of Mind and what to expect at GALLERY500 in the coming weeks.

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A Tribute to Artists - July 2022

What makes a person choose to be an artist? Is there a specific reference point or are there other factors such as life experiences, influences, or inspirations, that lead to this decision? Is becoming an artist even a decision or is it a natural part of a person’s life?

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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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