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Selby Gardens to Feature Sarasota Artist John Pirman in 2023 Summer Exhibition

John Pirman: Diving into Nature

Pool Divers, 1988 by John Pirman

Pool Divers, 1988

Experience the beauty of nature this summer with John Pirman’s captivating artwork. The John Pirman: Diving into Nature exhibition takes place from July 22 to September 17 at Selby Gardens.

Jennifer Rominiecki, Selby Gardens’ CEO, describes Pirman as a beloved local treasure and highly acclaimed artist who celebrates Sarasota’s exceptional qualities.

For over a decade, Pirman’s digital illustrations adorned Sarasota Magazine. The exhibition showcases scenes from Selby Gardens’ campuses, and features Pirman’s freelance work for esteemed clients.

Dr. David Berry, the museum curator, explains how the exhibition traces Pirman’s artistic growth, capturing Sarasota’s natural beauty and historical architecture.

Several pieces on view in the show will be available for purchase.

Click here for the full press release.