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2017 Melbourne Art Festival Judges
Katherine Gibson

Katherine Gibson was born in Miami, grew up in Lake Wales, and lives in St. Petersburg.
After working in government, corporate, and formal office environments, she took a professional hiatus and backed into showing artwork in her home. This evolved into Gibson’s art consulting business, Arthouse3.

From 2011 through spring of 2014, she served as Gallery Director for the Dale Mabry campus of Hillsborough Community College (HCC) and rebranded it Gallery221@HCC, where she doubled the exhibition space, established a permanent art collection, and organized 30+ exhibits.

Since 2014, Gibson has created and curated pop-up galleries in Polk and Hillsborough counties, and has guest curated exhibits at the Lake Wales Art Center, the HCC Ybor Art Gallery, and the Morean Art Center. Currently, an exhibit she designed and curated, “Round Square,” is showing at Florida CraftArt, in St. Petersburg. www.ArtHouse3.com

Natasha Middagh
Melissa Yungbluth

Natasha Middagh is an artist and designer that grow up in Nebraska. She received a BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design in illustration. She also received a MFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Fibers. Natasha works as an artist and designer in Miami. Natasha also works as a professor at the Miami International University of art and Design. Her art work has been shown here in the US and International.


Amanda Poss

Melissa YungbluthAmanda Poss received her MA in Art History from the University of South Florida in 2015 specializing in Modern and Contemporary Art, and a BA from the University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana in 2011. She currently holds the position of Gallery Director at Howard W. Blake School of the Arts, where she has organized and curated exhibits for the past two years, including works in all media by students as well as established and emerging artists. Poss also holds the position of Gallery Associate at the Scarfone/Hartley Gallery at the University of Tampa, Adjunct Professor at the University of Tampa, and Adjunct Professor at Hillsborough Community College.

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