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The Odyssey Magazine of the Arts is a student publication of

Lake-Sumter State College

April 1, 2019

The 2019 Art & Literary contest begins on April 1st and runs until October 31, 2019 at 11:59pm. Enter your Short Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Sculpture, Digital Art, Paintings, drawings and photography for a chance to win cash prizes and publication in the 2020 edition...

Erin Pait, author of We Were Here, won 3rd place in the Odyssey Magazine Art & Literary Contest 2018 and 1st place for her short fiction piece at the Florida College System Publication Association annual awards ceremony. Her winner piece is reprinted here. 

We Were Here...

February 6, 2019

The Odyssey magazine of the arts was recently honored with seven awards from the Florida College System Publications Association for its 2018 edition. 

In student art, the Odyssey received three 1st place wins:

1st Place - FictionWe Were Here by Erin Pait. 

1st Place -...

February 1, 2019

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2019 Odyssey Art & Literary Contest! The art and literature in this year's contest was outstanding and all of the entrants should be proud of their accomplishments. 

All winners of the Art & Literary Contest receive a cash prize...

January 30, 2019

This year, the Odyssey welcomes back 2018 photography Judge Kristen Wheeler. 

Kristen Wheeler is an artist, gardener, animal lover, tea drinker, and world traveler.

She says, "After a career at the Walt Disney company, first as a technical illustrator for the documentat...

January 30, 2019

This year, the Odyssey welcomes Mr. Daniel "Woody" Weber - Instructor, Humanities as our Visual Arts Judge. 

Daniel “Woody” Weber received his MA in ancient Greek, Etruscan, and Roman art history from the University of Florida in 2006 and also has a Bachelor's of Fine A...

January 30, 2019

This year, the Odyssey welcomes Ms. Amber Karlins - Instructor, English as our Literary Arts Judge. 

Amber Karlins is a full-time instructor of English at Lake-Sumter State College and the Association of Florida College's Professor of the Year for 2017.  She is also the...

January 8, 2019

The Odyssey magazine is proud to announce a new art contest in partnership with TEDxLSSC!

Are you an artist? A Painter? Do you draw? Enter the TEDxLSSC Art Contest!

Selected works will receive $100.00 and have their work displayed in the gallery on February 15, 2019 duri...

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Editorial Board

Avry Fontanez - Art Director

Jacob Bryant - Publication Director

Tomas Valencia - Podcast Director

Kelise Nettles - Member

Shelby Simmons - Member

Brooks Cipriano - SL Outreach

Alexis Bigard - SL SGA Rep

Kevin Arms - Faculty Advisor

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