Art Gallery

Locations

The Polk State Winter Haven Fine Arts Gallery

Polk State Winter Haven
999 Avenue H N.E., Winter Haven
A hub for local arts programming, Polk State’s Winter Haven Campus includes the Fine Arts Theatre as well as the Fine Arts Gallery. The campus also boasts numerous venues perfect for smaller-scale performances, including the Student Center and campus lawn.

 

The Polk State Lakeland Art Gallery

Polk State Lakeland
3425 Winter Lake Road, Lakeland
The Polk State Lakeland Art Gallery hosts exhibits by Polk State students, and national and regional artists. Additionally, the Student Center is a modern, inviting space perfect for intimate musical performances and other gatherings.

Art in Public Spaces

Polk State College presents a Fine Arts exhibit in Central Florida. Art in Public Places contains the “Artemis Collection,” consisting of twelve pioneer artists. In addition, there are second generation artists many of whom studied under their leadership.

Please go to the map pages to view where the artists’ works are located on the Polk State College campuses in Lake Wales, Lakeland and Winter Haven.

Spring 2020 Student Art Exhibition

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A diverse exhibit of student artwork filled the Polk State College Lakeland Fine Arts Gallery before the COVID-19 health emergency shuttered the campus’s doors. From paintings and drawings to sculpture and mixed media, the Spring 2020 Student Art Exhibition showcased the many skills of Polk State’s students through their thought-provoking work.

 

 

 

The full list of Polk State’s Spring 2020 Student Art Exhibition winners is as follows.

Best in Show – “Suffocation” – Madison Cuervo

Ceramics

Best in Category –  “Water Drops” – Katelyn Edelson

Honorable Mention – “What’s Kraken?” – Heather Thomas

Design

Best in Category – “Tessellation” – Finn Hoffner

Honorable Mention – “Medusa Nouveau” – Olivia Yeager

Drawing

Best in Category – “Goodnight Love” – Jennifer Lopez

Honorable Mention – “Experiments in Perspective” – Allison Gauna

Mixed Media​

Best in Category – “Pink Lemonade” – Judith Zamora

Honorable Mention – “Bee Cycle” – Kaitlyn Hilserling

Painting

Best in Category – “Suffocation” – Madison Cuervo

Honorable Mention – “Historically Queer – G of LGBT” – Alex Echevarria

Photography​

Best in Category – “Lamp Person” – Rosalinda Martinez

Honorable Mention – “Pablo en Printemps” – Destiny Duprey

Sculpture

Best in Category – “Balance” – Finn Hoffner

Honorable Mention – “Flow” – Jacqueline Vega

Purchase Awards

Jordon Ziegler – ” Reflect at Polytech” – Photography

Mya Baker – “Woman in Orange” – Photography

Jacqueline Vega – “Dog and Cock” – Foam Board

Ava Edmond – “Two Cuts of the Council” – Watercolor

Jennifer Lopez – “Goodnight Love” – Charcoal

Michael Gronholm – “Before I Close My Eyes” – Darkroom Print

Anyone interested in purchasing artwork may email nlozzel@polk.edu.