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UNIT A - Contemporary Art - Largest Cutting edge Art Space to open in Downtown Fort Myers Florida

"UNIT A - Contemporary Art Space," is the largest and only contemporary art space of it’s kind in Southwest Florida. The Grand Opening reception will be held on Friday, March 2, 2012, at 1922 Evans Ave, Unit A, in downtown during Art Walk Fort Myers.


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“UNIT A”, will be part of the downtown art scene with over 7000 sq. ft. of loft space, only three blocks from first street, right off Thompson and parallel to the Tax Collector’s Building. The New York style urban loft space Unit, will house selected works from the Jansen collection on a permanent basis and serve as a hub for information regarding the artist and his career. It will also serve as a space that can be leased for functions and meetings during the month. The Unit’s director is art columnist and curator Veron Ennis. Mrs. Ennis who also serves as an expert on Jansen works, will be overseeing the art space starting March 2012.

Marcus Jansen has been noted in the media alongside famous artists like Damien Hirst, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and many other famous painters. All with works in major Museum collections around the world, and have produced exclusive works for companies like Warner Brothers and most recently Absolut Vodka. Art Historian and former Museum Director Jerome A. Donson called Jansen “the Innovator of Modern Expressionism”, in his first book written in 2005. Now Jansen while showing largely in big cities like New York, London, Paris, Berlin, and others, will contribute to the community by with UNIT A. 

In light of the upcoming opening, the Unit is releasing exclusive rare limited edition signed and numbered prints of the original ABSOLUT BLANK bottle that will be running in the campaign for the next year as well as Jansen’s award winning piece, "Creeping obstacles in Kansas’, that surfaced on the cover of New American Paintings, making Jansen the first Florida painter ever to make the cover according to Art dealer and writer Glenn Lori from Boca Raton. Both prints will be exclusively available at UNIT A.

Universities and Institutions are encouraged to schedule tours starting March 2012. The Unit, will largely serve for educational purposes and also host screenings of art documentaries, lectures and be available for business and corporate meetings. 

For more information about UNIT A, and for photos, please contact: Bob Encarnacion,  Event Coordinator at 239.243.6253 or Veron Ennis at 239. 849.7772 or via email at: and visit our websites.,


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