Hardee Center for the Arts Features Exhibit by The Georgia Photography Fanatic Jay Blanton in January

Community Invited to Gallery Talk and Opening Reception Thursday, Jan. 10

Hardee Center for the Arts January 2019 ExhibitMADISON, FL - Jay Blanton, also known as The Georgia Photography Fanatic, is the North Florida Community College Hardee Center for the Art's featured artist for January. Blanton’s stunning landscape and aerial photos will be on exhibit throughout the month with gallery hours open to the community.

Blanton will host a Gallery Talk, discussing his work and journey as an artist, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10 and be the guest of honor at the exhibit’s opening reception at 6 p.m. that night. All are invited to attend and encouraged to “bring a friend and support the arts and local artists!”

Blanton is well known for the images he captures from around South Georgia and North Florida (or anywhere else he is able to travel with his DSLR camera and drone). His Facebook page, available at www.thegeorgiaphotographyfanatic.com, is filled with amazing drone, landscape, nature, long exposure, and astrophotography images. Blanton regularly works for and with communities, farmers, construction companies, businesses, individuals, and many others to capture their unique piece of South Georgia and North Florida.

All are invited to meet the artist and help celebrate the NFCC Hardee Center for the Arts January exhibit on Thursday, Jan. 10; Gallery Talk at 11 a.m. and Opening Reception at 6 p.m. The Hardee Center for the Arts is located on the NFCC campus in Madison, Fla. (Bldg. 11).

For more information, contact Lisa Thompson at thompsonl@nfc.edu or 850-973-1642.