Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art presents

“The Lightness of Being:

Abstracts: Part 2”

Through August 28  Opening reception is August 7

This exhibit features abstract works by 18 artists, including Judy Pfaff, David Shapiro, Mark Anderson, Macyn Bolt and Ramos Rivera. Visitors will also have the rare opportunity to view an exceptional triptych from abstract expressionist Syd Solomon.


(Sarasota, FL) Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art gallery presents “The Lightness of Being: Abstracts: Part II,” July 15-August 28. This exhibit, curated by Mark Ormond, features abstract paintings and sculpture by 18 artists, including Luisa Basnuevo, Macyn Bolt, Tom Grabosky, Joal, Michael Kessler, Juri Morioka, Judy Pfaff, Carla Poindexter, Robert Poindexter, Ramos Rivera, David Shapiro, Syd Solomon, Bill Buchman, Mark Anderson, Jay Kelly, Mary Ann Prack, Don Porcaro and Caroline Ramersdorfer. An opening reception is August 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m.For more information, call 941-366-2454 or visit The gallery is at 1288 N. Palm Ave., Sarasota.

“The exhibit, the second of a two-part show, displays the many faces of abstraction represented by our artists. Viewers will have an opportunity to experience freedom from form in numerous ways,” says gallery director Sheila Moore. “Visitors will also have the rare opportunity to view ‘Reefscape,’ an exceptional triptych by abstract expressionist Syd Solomon,” she adds.


About Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art

Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art was established in 1991. Its founder, Allyn Gallup, had been committed to providing serious art to the community. Through this commitment, the gallery has earned the reputation as the leading place in southwest Florida to view contemporary art. The gallery’s collection includes paintings, sculptures, mixed-media assemblages, works on paper and prints by mid-career artists with well-established exhibition records. The gallery also occasionally showcases works by promising emerging artists. Visit