Artisans On The Ave Presents “BOXXED IN- BOXXED OUT”, Exploring Thinking Out Of The “Box”

How often do we use the phrase “thinking out of the box”?  For creatives, this is the norm! Appreciators of the arts of wonder “how did that person think of that?”  Artisans On The Ave in Lake Worth is filled with fine art and fine crafts, handmade by people who ignore the rules and follow their passions to explore beyond what most of us see.  “BOXXED IN-BOXXED OUT” explores this side of creativity with an Opening Public Reception on Friday, September 16th.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks. All art purchased during this event will benefit the charity foundation of “Make A Wish” for children. A portion of the sales will be given to this wonderful organization to help a child’s wish come true.

 

 

 

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Artisans On The Ave
630 Lake Avenue     Lake Worth, Florida 33460
561-582-3300   561-762-8162

 

 

“BOXXED IN-BOXXED OUT”

Opening Reception:

Friday, September 16, 2016

6:00 – 9:00 PM

This is a free event, refreshments will be served

 

 

 

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Inside Artisans On The Ave

A View through 3 rooms of Handmade art, fine crafts and wearable art pieces

 

Gallery Hours:
Open 7 days a week
Monday thru Saturday 11am – 9pm
Sunday 9am – 7pm

An artist is always thinking outside of the box. When we were young children in school, our art teacher told us to “Color within the lines”. True artists never listened to the rules. They explored their creativity outside of the boundaries!

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Artisans On The Ave is proud to showcase the talents of our artists who decided to think outside of the box. We are so glad they did. No matter what size a box is, an artist can fill it with their own handmade creations. As the old saying goes “Good things come in small packages”. We are proving that great art no matter what the medium or size, sometimes cannot be confined to a single box!

 

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Handmade Wearable Art by Gabriele Kraus

 

 

The art can’t wait to jump out of the four walls of the box that holds it and become part of your space. Explore the 3 full showrooms of the gallery and find the boxed art. Each artist has chosen a piece of work for their representation of “filling the box”. Some of the art fits into the box and others are bursting out of the sides to show you how original and unique each piece is.

 

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Edrian Thomidis

 

 

All art purchased during this event will benefit the charity foundation of “Make A Wish” for children. A portion of the sales will be given to this wonderful organization to help a child’s wish come true.

 

 

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Linda Manganaro

 

 

When you visit the 3 showrooms within our gallery you will be amazed at the selection of the exquisite art of the 40 artists the gallery features.

 

 

 

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Visit this Opening Night for an evening of fun!

Meet the artists!!!

Celebrate our wonderful art and enjoy yourself!

 

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For more information please contact:

Artisans On The Ave
Owners
Betty Wilson
Linda Manganaro
www.ArtisansOnTheave.com

 

 

 

 

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561-537-0291

“Collaboration” Offers Gallery Tour And Panel Discussion With Art Professionals, Lunch And Special Door Prizes

“Collaboration: African Diaspora Exhibition” is offering a special way to spend your afternoon on September 17th, by attending a panel discussion of professionals who service the art community.  Your $35. ticket includes a picnic style meal (entree, a soft drink & dessert) a gift bag, plus entry for door prizes.  Grand prize is a bronze anointed mask ring custom Limited Edition (designed & created by exhibiting artist Nzingah Oniwosan), with a Value of $125). The Rickie Report shares the details here and urges you to get your tickets now – only 50 spaces are available!

 

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425 24th Street  W.Palm Beach, FL 33407

 

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“Collaboration: African Diaspora”

SPECIAL   EVENT:

Saturday, September 17, 2016

 

Brunch:   12 -1 pm
Gallery Tour:  1-1:30 pm
Lecture & Q & A:  1:30-2:30 pm
Door Prizes:  2:30 -3:00 pm

 

 

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Moderator Cory Neering, District 2 Commissioner – City of West Palm Beach

 

 

Panelists:

Nzingah Oniwosan, Multi-disciplined artist
Sabine Millien-Felix, Partner at Millien, LeBlanc PLLC
Keith Spruill, Art collector
Gregory Dillard, CEO & President of Grapeseeker – Advertising | Design
Dr. Kahlil Vadre Moses,Chiropractic Physician, Art collector
Rolando Chang Barrero, Founder/Owner/Curator of Rolando Chang Barrero Fine Arts & The Box Gallery
Rena Blades,President & Chief Executive Officer Cultural Council of the Palm Beaches
Genia Baker, Project Manager for the City of West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency
Debbie Origho Manigat, M.S. MFT, DMFT, Mental Wellness Advocate | Social Services Consultant

 

 

Food provided by Trindy Gourmet
Dessert sponsored by Urban League Young Professionals of Palm Beach County

 

 

Menu

Fried and Baked Chicken Wings
Assorted Deviled Eggs
Mac and Cheese
Kale Caesar Salad
Tea, Lemonade and Water
Dessert

 

 

 

Door prize Sponsors:

Nzingah -Sankofa’s Child Jewelry Line
S!R by Eddie Edwards
Iconic Eye Care
OM Yoga & Wellness Studios
Sew by Raquel Williams

Swag bag sponsors:

Miss Jessie
Ganache Bakery
West Palm Beach CRA
OM Yoga & Wellness Studios
Harold’s Coffee Lounge
Debthelper.com
Kianga Art
Cultural Council of the Palm Beaches
Kiss It & Spa It by Nichole Osborne

 

 

Limit of 50 Tickets Available

To Buy Your Ticket:

 

http://eventbrite.com

 

http://www.atbfineartists.com/2016/06/collaboration-african-diaspora.html

Center For Creative Education:

561.805.9927

http://cceflorida.org

 

 

The exhibition runs from September 3-October 21, 2016

 

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Artists In Florida Offer Presentation Regarding Legal Issues For Creatives, Artists, Musicians And Photographers At Galleria Gilda

Artists in Florida has invited Phil DiComo and Leslie Adams attorneys with the firm Haile Shaw & Pfaffenberger to give a short talk and answer some of your questions regarding the legal issues of creating, showing and selling your work. They will cover Contract and Copyright for Creative, Artists, Musicians and Photographers.  The presentation is $5 per person either prepaid online or cash at the door, but you MUST RSVP.  The Rickie Report shares the details here.

 

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ARTISTS IN FLORIDA, LLC

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GALLERIA GILDA

2211 North Dixie Highway Lake Worth, FL 33460
561-839-3054

Wed. – Sat. 11am – 6pm
Sun. 1 – 5pm
Mon. & Tues. Gallery closed for workshops

Presents:

“Contract and Copyright for Creatives,

Artists, Musicians and Photographers”

Thursday, September 15th

7 – 9 PM

This presentation is $5. per person

Either prepay online or cash at the door

You MUST R.S.V.P.

info@artinfl.org or 561-714-4871

 

 

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Hours:

Tuesday – Saturday 11am to 6pm, Sunday 1pm to 5pm.

Please visit with our staff and see what Galleria Gilda is all about!

For more information, including class schedules:

Visit our website at www.artinfl.org

or email

info@artinfl.org

 

 

 

 

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Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

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561-537-0291

“Eyes Wide Open: Camera In Hand” Opens At Lighthouse ArtCenter With Public Reception

Photography by Louis Jawitz, Jack Bates, Nancy Brown, Jenna Huttula, Don Lacy, Jane Saull, Barry Schein, Barry Seidman, and Tom Winter is the focus of the Lighthouse ArtCenter’s Opening Exhibit, “Eyes Wide Open: Camera In Hand”.  These nine photographers share images from around the world and are too good to be missed!  Join the 3rd Thursday Opening Reception on September 15th and meet the artists at South Florida’s critically acclaimed art gallery and education center.  The Rickie Report shares the details and a few sneak peeks.

 

 

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(561) 746-3101
Lighthouse Art Center
373 Tequesta Drive     Tequesta, Florida 33469
LighthouseArts.org

 

“E Y E S    W I D E    O P E N:

 C A M E R A    IN   H A N D”

 

 

Opening Reception:

September 15, 2016

5:30 – 7:30 pm

Members Free; Non-Members $10.

Exhibit available now through October 29, 2016

 

Gallery Hours:

Monday – Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday, closed

Admission:
Members are admitted free; Nonmembers $5
Children (12 and under) free
Saturdays, free
3rd Thursday Events: Members free; Nonmembers $10

 

 

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Firefighters, Police Officers and Active Military and their families receive free admission to the Lighthouse ArtCenter Museum.

 

 

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“Antigua” by Louis Jawitz

 

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“Sunrise Sculler” by Thomas Winter

 

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“Plantanos” by Jenna Huttutla

MEET THE ARTISTS:

 

NANCY BROWN

Nancy has been a commercial photographer for over forty years. After working out of New York City for 25 years she now works out of her Boca Raton, Florida studio. Nancy specializes in people/lifestyle and travel photography. In the last six years, China has become her favorite place to make travel images. She has had five photography books published. Her book “Simply China” was released as a large coffee table art book with 289 pages of images with text in Chinese and English. Nancy’s travels to Myanmar (Burma) also captured her imagination, recently.  Nancy was made a Nikon Legend in 2001. Teaching has always been a part of Nancy’s life and she holds one to one workshops in Florida all year long. Stock photography also is a big part of Nancy’s photography and she is continually adding people/lifestyle and travel images to Getty Images, her stock agency. www.nancybrown.com

 

JENNA HUTTUTLA

Jenna Huttula picked up her first 35mm camera on a backpacking trip through Europe at the age of 13, and hasn’t put it down yet. After ten years as a professional portrait photographer on the Treasure Coast, she and her family traveled to Nicaragua as missionary photographers. In the rural villages they photographed families, most who had never been photographed before. Jenna Huttula’s projects have allowed her to travel to remote terrain trough exotic rainforests and the base of active volcanos. She says, “Beauty surrounds us, whether it’s in an impoverished county or our own backyard and photography allows me to immortalize an instant that can be cherished for a lifetime”.

 

LOUIS JAWITZ

 

Louis Jawitz began his life-long love affair with photography while in the US Navy. Back in civilian life, he quickly advanced his career shooting high profile campaigns for top tier advertising agencies, Fortune 500 clients, and travel and editorial assignments for internationally recognized corporations and publications.  Jawitz’s assignments and travels gave him great opportunities to shoot his personal work, primarily fine art, nature and scenic images. His photographic career, created while working out of his iconic New York City studio, included advertising work for many notable clients including Grey Advertising, Nikon, Pfizer, GM, Subaru, and American Airlines.  His editorial and assignment work has appeared in numerous magazines and publications including Nikon World, Popular Mechanics, Shutterbug, and Popular Photography+ Imaging. Mr. Jawitz’s work has been shown in Florida at the Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery, Port St. Lucie Civic Center Art Gallery, Lake Worth Art League, Jonathan Dickenson State Park, and the Coral Springs Museum of Art.

 

 

DON LACY

Don Lacy is a nature and wildlife photographer who moved to the Jupiter area from the suburbs outside of Philadelphia over twenty years ago. He is a self-taught photographer who has been capturing the natural beauty of the world around him for the past 10 years. While he has traveled and photographed in the American Southwest, the Colorado Roc underwater photographykies, and New Mexico most of his work celebrates Florida. He is a member of the Lighthouse Camera Club and active online as a moderator on Birdphotographers.net, one of the premier online nature photography forums. His work can be seen at witnessnature.net.

JANE SAULL

Please take a thought provoking journey into the Underwater Realm and gain an increased awareness of our precious natural resources. “Underwater photography allows me the opportunity to educate and thus protect our most valuable resource, the oceans of the world. My artistic mission is to present and reflect on the diverse colors and textures of our underwater space. I concentrate on exploring the varied underwater species in a world less populated by humans. The Underwater Realm challenges the eye and brain to perceive the familiar and unfamiliar in extraordinary ways and constantly inspires me and reinforces the miracle of synergy and harmony. My photography has been featured in national publications and awarded on local, state, national and international levels. I hold the Master of Science Degree in Communication Disorders as well as the Master of Education Degree in Guidance and Counseling”.   www.janesaullphotography.com

BARRY SCHEIN

Barry is an award winning commercial photographer, educator and photo editor. During his career he has created photography for many nationally branded Fortune 500 companies and their advertising agencies. He received an EMMY award for his work at NBC TV in New York and an Eastman Kodak Professional Photographers award. Both Nikon and the international journal Graphis have recognized his work. Barry’s photographs have been displayed at Nikon House in New York City, the Kodak Pavilion at Walt Disney World’s EPCOT Center as well as numerous group shows in South Florida and is represented in a number of private collections.

 

 

BARRY SEIDMAN

Barry Seidman grew up in New York’s fast-paced advertising business establishing him as one of the top advertising print media photographers in the country. He works for the top international brands. Seidman now devotes his time to fine art photography, which is enthusiastically collected around the world. “My work”, Seidman says, “is more akin to a painter in a studio than a photographer making snapshots. I choose not to go out into the world and bring back what I’ve seen, but to start with a concept, pre-visualizing, executing and highlighting what I see and how I see it. The finished work is then presented larger than life, inviting the viewer to walk in the landscape of my mind’s eye. My images then create an illusion of simplicity. The exploration of my ideas is done in photographic series. At times inspiration is illusive, but then there it is – like magic – in the revelation of imagined images.”

 

 

THOMAS WINTER

Thomas Winter is a Florida Commercial Photographer specializing in Corporate and Industrial Photography. Tom creates compelling photography for business communications and advertising. His unique images and editorial style help tell a story, capture a moment and deliver a message. Tom’s business background and corporate experience give him a unique perspective that enhances and informs his work. He understands the importance of delivering value and being part of a creative team. His landscapes are part of his ongoing personal work that take him away from his commercial routine.

 

For more information about the Lighthouse ArtCenter’s exhibits, events, classes and membership, please visit http://www.lighthousearts.org

 

 

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Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Final Call For “Endangered Art & Photography Contest” Plus Announcement of Jurors

“ENDANGERED Art & Photography Contest 2016” announces its expert jury panel, which includes Charlene Modena, Professor Steve Baker and Brian Smith.  These three high profile jurors bring a wealth of experience and expertise to this contest. The jurors will score each entry in terms of creativity, success in reflecting the theme of “ENDANGERED” and technical skill.  The Rickie Report urges everyone interested to apply, as the October 2nd DEADLINE approaches. We share the details about the jurors and the Contest here.

 

 

 

 

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The 4th annual ENDANGERED

Art & Photography Contest, 

Wearable Art, Jewelry and Fine Crafts

 

 

 

The deadline for submission is 2nd October 2016.

Get Application:

http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1081

A panel of three high profile jurors who bring a wealth of experience and expertise to this contest judges the entries.This panel of three jurors will score each entry in terms of creativity, success in reflecting the theme of “ENDANGERED” and technical skill. We are very proud to announce the 2016 ENDANGERED Art & Photography Contest Jury Panel: Charlotte Modena, Professor Steve Baker and Brian Smith.

 

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Charlene Modena
Director, School of Jewelry & Metal Arts,
Academy of Art University, San Francisco
Charlene at work in her studio in Muir Beach, California. All Rights Reserved

Ms. Modena received her MA in Sculpture from San Francisco State University with an emphasis in Jewelry and Metal Arts and an MFA in Sculpture from Academy of Art University. She also studied with the S.F. Art Institute, Penland School in North Carolina and Haystack School in Maine, and conducted additional research in England, Mexico, Italy and Hawaii. She has participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions throughout the world, including the American Institute of Architects, the University of Guanajuato (Mexico), the Butler Museum, Elements Gallery, the Velvet da Vinci Gallery and the Biennale Internationale-Limoges in France.

 

 

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Mysterious Ancestors gold, seashell, Egyptian paste. Charlene Modena. All Rights Reserved.

Ms. Modena brings years of conceptual investigation, and technical expertise to her artwork. Exploring the compelling contrasts between form, essence, and abstraction, her most recent series “Endangered” is an eloquent observation of the losses in the natural world. Handmade paper, iron, wood, neon, gold, copper, silver, gemstones, and beeswax are all balanced as a celebration and reflection of her highly individual aesthetic and an acknowledgment of the harmonious synergy of the human hand in object making.

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Endangered: Gangotri Glacier polyester, mica, aquamarine, sterling silver, diamond, acrylic, pearl. Charlene Modena. All Rights Reserved.

Ms. Modena’s work has been exhibited and collected nationally and internationally. Collections include Xerox International, Trump Towers, and Ann Rockefeller Roberts. She is included in World’s Who’s Who of Women, and Foremost Women of the 20th C. Publications include Design Magazine, Metalsmith Journal, Ornament Magazine, American Crafts, Lark books 500 Pendants and Lockets, and 500 Plastic Jewelry Designs. Charlene volunteered for many years in wildlife rehabilitation at Wildcare in San Rafael CA.  Take a look at more of her unique and intriguing work at http://www.charlenemodena.com

 

 

 

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Professor Steve Baker
Emeritus Professor of Art History
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Central Lancashire, UK
Professor Steve Baker. All Rights Reserved.

 

Steve Baker is an independent artist and writer, affiliated to the University of Central Lancashire as Emeritus Professor of Art History.  Since 2010 his artwork has been exhibited in the UK, USA, Australia and Europe, and was recently included in two major animal-themed museum shows in Poland and Germany.  Much of his writing over the past twenty years or so has directly addressed the visual representation of animals in art and in popular culture, and has contributed to the international development of animal studies in the arts, humanities and social sciences. His books include Artist|Animal, The Postmodern Animal, and Picturing the Beast.

 

 

A provocative exploration of the work of contemporary artists who engage with questions of animal life… Artist Animal” examines the work of contemporary artists who directly confront questions of animal life, treating animals not aesthetically or symbolically but rather as beings who actively share the world with humanity. Featuring full-color examples of their art, it situates artists within the wider project of thinking beyond the human, asserting art’s power to open new ways of thinking about animals.

 

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“Picturing the Beast” Animals, Identity, and Representation. Explores how human beings use animals and images of animals to define themselves.

From Mickey Mouse to the teddy bear, from the Republican elephant to the use of “jackass” as an all-purpose insult, images of animals play a central role in politics, entertainment, and social interactions. In this penetrating look at how Western culture pictures the beast, Steve Baker examines how such images–sometimes affectionate, sometimes derogatory, always distorting–affect how real animals are perceived and treated.

 

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“Artist|Animal” by Steve Baker

Steve Baker has made a significant contribution to the field of ‘animal studies’ in the arts, humanities and social sciences, and he is now recognized as a significant figure in the international development of this interdisciplinary field. He was a founder member of the Animal Studies Group in the UK. He is on the editorial boards of animal studies journals in the USA, UK, Australia and Italy, and also those of the book series ‘Animalibus’ (Penn State UP) and ‘Animal Publics’ (Sydney UP).  Since 2010 his artwork (which explores parallel themes to his academic research) has been shown in group exhibitions in the UK, USA and Australia, and has been reproduced and discussed in the journals Art & Research, Antennae, Tierstudien and Angelaki.  Steve brings a unique perspective to the Jury Panel. For more information visit: http://www.uclan.ac.uk/staff_profiles/dr_steve_baker.php

 

 

 

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Brian Smith
Pulitzer Prize winning Photographer
Brian Smith, Death Valley. All Rights Reserved.

For the past 30 years, Brian Smith’s iconic portraits of famous celebrities, athletes and executives have been used in advertising, by corporations and have graced the covers and pages of hundreds of magazines including Sports Illustrated, ESPN the Magazine, Time, Forbes, New York Times Magazine, Elle and British GQ.  His first magazine photograph appeared in LIFE Magazine when Smith was a 20-year-old student at the University of Missouri. Five years later, Smith won the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography for his photographs of the Los Angeles Olympic Games. He was again a finalist for the Pulitzer for his photographs of Haiti in Turmoil.

 

 

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From: Haiti in Turmoil by Brian Smith. All Rights Reserved.

 

 

Brian’s photograph of Greg Louganis hitting his head on the diving board at the Seoul Olympics won first place in both World Press Photo and the Pictures of the Year Competition.  His books include: Art & Soul photographed in partnership with The Creative Coalition and Sony, pairs Smith’s iconic portraits of celebrities from film, television, stage and music with their personal messages about the importance of funding the arts; Secrets of Great Portrait Photography from New Riders Press shares his stories from his last 30 years photographing portraits of the famous and infamous; and Sony A7/A7R: From Snapshots to Great Shots.

 

 

Brian Smith’s work has been exhibited at the Library of Congress, American Museum of Natural History, Aperture Gallery, Chelsea Art Museum and the W Los Angeles. He’s appeared on The X Factor, Israel Channel One and Fine Living Network. His awards include the Pulitzer Prize, American Photography, Communication Arts Photography Awards, World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year, Best of Photojournalism, One Eyeland People Photographer of the Year, American Photo magazine’s New Faces in Photography, AltPick Awards and Photo District News Awards.

 

 

He is president of APA/Editorial Photographer and a Sony Artisan of Images and X-Rite Master Coloratti. His work has been featured on the covers of the Photo District News and Professional Photographer and in Communication Arts, After/Capture, American Photo, Popular Photography, Digital Photo Pro, Emerging Photographer, Inside Edge, PDN and Rangefinder magazines. His photography assignments have taken him to six continents racking up four million air miles yet they have always brought him home to Miami Beach. Please take a look at more of Brian’s work at www.briansmith.com

 

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From: Haiti in Turmoil by Brian Smith. All Rights Reserved.

 

 

TO ENTER THE CONTEST:

 

We are very proud and excited to have such an illustrious panel of jurors and are grateful to them for giving their time and expertise to help the ENDANGERED Art & Photography Contest and the Center for Great Apes.

 

 

Please enter images of your work through this Juried Art Services website.
http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1081

You will find the Terms and Conditions in full on both the Juried Art Services website or at http://www.art4apes.com
A donation of $25 ($5 for Young Artists) required for each entry and all fees go directly to the Center for Great Apes.
The deadline for submission is 2nd October 2016.
Cash prizes totaling $2,750 will be awarded in each category. First Prize will receive $1,500, Second Prize will receive $750 and Third Prize will receive $500.
Please read the contest rules in full on this website or at http://www.art4apes.com.

Help a wonderful sanctuary

 

The ENDANGERED Art & Photography Contest and subsequent exhibition is focused on the issues facing endangered species and habitats whilst raising funds to support the Center for Great Apes, a 501(c)(3) Florida-based sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees in need of lifetime care. Take a look at www.CenterForGreatApes.org to see why we are supporting this amazing place. 
ALL donations, including contest entry fees, go directly to support the Center for Great Apes. We fund our events either through commercial sponsorship or through our own donations.

The Center for Great Apes is solely the beneficiary of the funds from this Contest; it has no role in the organization or management of this contest. The Center for Great Apes cannot be held responsible for any issue relating to this Contest.

Communication

We like to keep in touch with artists supporting this contest and we do this in the following ways:

• Through our website http://www.art4apes.com. We post a selection of entries online and blog about the artists and their work.
• Through our Facebook page http://facebook.com/art4apes – we encourage you to “friend” our page. We regularly post as many new entries as we can.
• We send occasional emails to update everyone entering on progress and news relating to the contest and exhibition plans; you may unsubscribe from these at any time. Email Lindsey@art4apes.com if you would like to receive our monthly newsletter.
• You may email Lindsey@art4apes.com at any time with questions. We try to respond promptly.

 

The ENDANGERED Contest and Exhibition are a lot of fun. We offer artists and photographers great exposure for their entries. All entries are posted on our website, www.Art4Apes.com, and on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
We encourage you to be a part of this amazing opportunity and not only use your talent to reach a new audience and potentially win a prize but also play a role in preserving wildlife and the environment and directly support an extremely worthwhile non-profit organization.

 

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact :

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Boca Museum Art School Classes Start With New Offerings And Special Short Classes

Boca Museum Art School classes start this week. In addition to the regular course offerings there are a few new classes and special short courses, including: Essential Skills for Painters, Fundamentals of Photoshop, Leather Jewelry, Chiaroscuro Drawing, a new evening jewelry making class, Saturday morning pottery class, and lots more!   On Sunday, September 18th photographers of all stages of experience are invited to FREE hands-on Workshops and Discussions. You must RSVP.  The Rickie Report shares the details and urges you to sign up quickly!

 

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Boca Raton Museum of Art – The Art School
801 W. Palmetto Road, Boca Raton FL 33486
561-392-2503

bocamuseum.org/theartschool

 

 

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The 4-session Photoshop class is for beginners.

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Special Events and Exhibits:

 

3rd Annual Boca Photo Workshops


Sunday, September 18
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11 AM – 3 PM


Price: Free, but reservations required



  • Beginners to experienced photographers are invite to join us for discussions and hands-on workshops led by photographers of the Boca Museum Art School.
  • Bring your camera for hands-on activities.
  • Complimentary coffee and bagels.
  • Organized by Allan Pierce
  • Presenters: Holly Lerner : Character Development, 
 Alfred Schepis: Photographers and Painters
, Jill Weintraub: Staged Photography

 

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On exhibit in the Art School Gallery:

Until Sunday, September 19, 2016

 

Boca Photo Exhibit featuring photographs by Holly Learner, Alfred Schepis, Jill Weintraub and by other Boca Museum Art School photographers.

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Open Figure Drawing:

 Starting September 24

Saturdays 1:00 to 3:45pm

$15 per session for Boca Museum Art School students and Boca Artists Guild members

$20 per session for others.

These are unstructured workshops run by art students. 
No instruction. These practice drawing workshops.
Drawing only, no oil paint, or solvents permitted.

 

 

For more information:

For information about classes call 561-392-2503 or visit the new website http://www.bocamuseum.org
bocamuseum.org/theartschool

Facebook: www.facebook.com/bocaschool

The Boca Raton Museum Art School

801 West Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton, Florida 33486

 

 

 

 

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Wellington Art Society Welcomes Public To September Meeting, With Featured Artist, Vickie Siegel

Vickie Siegel will be the Featured Artist for the Wellington Art Society’s first meeting of the 2016-2017 season.  Everyone is invited to a reception on Wednesday, September 14th, which will be held at the new Wellington Community Center.  Vickie will give a demonstration and members are invited to share their recent works of art. The Wellington Art Society is a terrific artist networking organization for artists and art lovers.  The Rickie Report shares the details here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Wellington Art Society

Invites You:

General Meeting with

Featured Artist:

Vickie Siegel

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

6:30 pm

Wellington Community Center

12150 Forest Hill Boulevard  Wellington, FL

(just south of the Wellington City Hall)

 

A social hour will be followed by a member spotlight showing their recent works and a brief meeting The featured demonstrator for the evening will be Vickie Siegel, contemporary artist, whose mixes media paintings and photography and sculpture explore the connection between memory and reality.

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“The Magic” by Vickie Siegel

 

 

Vickie Siegel holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Illinois and has studied toward a Master of Fine Arts degree at Tyler School of Art in Rome. She has been an art and creative director in advertising in Milan, Italy, Chicago and South Florida. She is a now a full time working artist, passionate instructor of painting at the Armory Art Center and Old School Square Creative Arts School and a Golden Artist Educator.

 

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“Inner Strength” by Vickie Siegel

 
Vickie’s art combines painting and photography, blending the two art forms in a process that results in images both real and imaginary. These works are transformed by using acrylic paint and image transfers from her photographs. The details are found in layers often revealing something forgotten or missing from actual experiences.  Her works are in many private and corporate collections. She shows in many South Florida exhibits and galleries and is a member of many art organizations.

 

 

The Wellington Art Society is a non-profit charitable organization, celebrating its 35th year.

It is open to artists of all mediums and patrons of the arts, allowing both local and regional artists to display their art work in local galleries, interact with other artists and serve the community through their art.
For further information visit: wellingtonartsociety.org

 

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Palm Beach State College Photography Invitational 2016 Shows The Power Of The Camera



Photographers will showcase creativity in new exhibit

 at The Art Gallery at Eissey Campus in Palm Beach Gardens September 13 to October 14.  This Photography Invitational 2016 begins Tuesday, September 13th with a free, Public Opening Reception.  Come and see the power and creativity of the camera, as 15 artists use this tool in innovative ways!  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

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EISSEY  CAMPUS

THE  ART  GALLERY

PRESENTS:

“PHOTOGRAPHY  INVITATIONAL 2016”

 

OPENING RECEPTION:

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th

5:30 – 8:00 PM

Art Gallery Is Located On First Floor of the BB building

3160 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, FL

 

 

Gallery Hours:

9 am – 5 pm Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

9 am – 8 pm  Tuesday and Friday

 Exhibit runs through October  14th

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For more information, call 561-207-5015

www.palmbeachstate.edu/artgallerypbg

 

 

 

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SaraRytteke “Chronic Migraine”

This exhibit will feature traditional and digital photography with some images incorporating both from 15 local artists. A Public Opening Reception will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13, 2016.  This is an opportunity to meet the photographers and network with other artists and art patrons.

 

 

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Ilene Adams “Water Memories Reimagined”

 

 

 

 

 

The Rickie Report would like to emphasize  that “local artists” confirms that these artists make this area their residence.  In many cases, these “local artists” have shown their work Nationally and Internationally.  Southeast Florida is blessed with an abundance of “local artists”!  We applaud Karla Walter and Sherry Stephens for offering this photographic bonanza!

 

 

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Melinda Moore “Glades Inferno”

 

 

 

 

MEET THE ARTISTS:

 

Ilene Gruber Adams

Erika Cespedes

Rod Faulds

Adriano Ficarelli

Jacek Gancarz

Durga Garcia

Tracie Heller

Silvia Lizama

Cheryl Maeder

Melinda Moore

Sara Rytteke

Elle Schorr

Barry Seidman

Joanne Urban

Matt Vought

 

 

 

 

 

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Silvia Lizama “Statue#9”

 

 

“In the hands of a photographic artist, the camera is just a tool, like a painter’s brush, a starting point toward achieving a creative vision, whether it is consciously planned or happens spontaneously,” said Professor Sherry Stephens, who curated the exhibition with Art Gallery Specialist Karla Walter.

 

 

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Barry Seidman “Kitchen”

Stephens also notes that much of what transpires between pointing the camera and finishing a print or editing a film is the actual artistic journey for photographers.

 

 

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Elle Schorr  “Spring Fling”

 

 

Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Friday. The Art Gallery at Eissey Campus is located in the first floor of the BB building, 3160 PGA Blvd. For more information, call the gallery at 561-207-5015.

 

 

 

Palm Beach State College:

Serving 48,000 students annually, Palm Beach State College is the largest institution of higher education in Palm Beach County, providing bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, professional certificates, career training and lifelong learning. Established in 1933 as Florida’s first public community college, Palm Beach State offers more than 130 programs of study at locations in Lake Worth, Boca Raton, Palm Beach Gardens and Belle Glade, with a new campus under construction in Loxahatchee Groves.

 

 

 

 

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WITVA Announces Call For “Artful Spirits”, Open To Men, Women, Non-Members, Members

WITVA, Women In The Visual Arts announces a Call For Art which is open to men, women, non-members and members.  The public is invited to the exhibit with an Opening Reception on Friday, October 21.  The exhibit “Artful Spirits” takes place at the Armory Art Center and will run through November 25th.  Art Patrons, mark your calendars for what promises to be another exceptional array of original artwork!  WITVA is an art networking organization offering exhibits, workshops, demonstrations and meetings throughout season.  WITVA fundraises to offer art scholarships to deserving students. The Rickie Report applauds their efforts and shares the details about this Call for Entries.

 

 

 

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1700 Parker Avenue   W.Palm Beach, FL 

561.832.1776

www.armoryart.org

 

 

Questions about WITVA Exhibit and Application?

Call Ann  561.737.4248

ARTIST DEADLINE:  October 7, 2106

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC  OPENING  RECEPTION:

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21st

6 – 8 pm

Refreshments and Music

 

 

 

 

APPLICATION AND DETAILS:

 

 

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For more information about WITVA or to download the application visit:

www.witva.org

 

 

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Poets Of The Palm Beaches Welcomes Everyone To Explore Poetry

The Poets of the Palm Beaches will host three events in September. All events are open to the public and take place in different parts of Palm Beach County. Some Poetry Readings offer Cash prizes. Submissions for the 2016 Poetry Anthology are open! If you are curious, a beginner, intermediate or advanced poet, this is the organization to get involved with. Their mission is to support and encourage the creation of original poetry in Palm Beach County, FL. New Members are always welcome! The Rickie Report shares the information here.

 

 

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HAIKU WALK & WORKSHOP

SPECIAL EVENT:

John D. MacArthur State Park

Saturday, October 22nd

 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public, but there is an admission fee to the park.

We’ll meet at the amphitheater by the nature center.

Haiku is one of the oldest poetic forms with its roots in Japan. It is still extremely popular today the world over.

We will start with a brief workshop: what is haiku, the guidelines for writing it and some examples of traditional and contemporary poems.

You will then be free to venture off on the many lovely trails the park has – perfect inspiration for writing nature based poetry!

We will meet up for a picnic lunch (please bring your own food and we will provide water and soda).

After lunch we will have a reading and share our haiku.

So, please join us for a fun day of poetry and explore the wonder of nature at John D. MacArthur State Park with your fellow poets.
If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Cyndee at mimacyndee@yahoo.com

Visit the park’s website at www.macarthurbeach.org for information regarding entrance fees, a map of the park and more.

CALL for SUBMISSIONS:

2016 Poetry Anthology

2016 Anthology SUBMISSION RULES

(Members Only – New Members Welcome)

 

 

1) Please submit your Best Poem (within the guidelines) (only one).

2) The Maximum Length is 35 lines, including blank lines.
3) The Maximum Width is 50 spaces, including blank spaces.
4) Please put your name and phone number on your poem, upper right.
5) Your poem must have a Title.
6) Your poem must be neatly typed on 8 1/2 X 11 white paper in 12-point font or higher if you are submitting through the US mail or in person at the reading. No Handwritten Entries Please. You are encouraged to E-MAIL your poem. Put the poem in the body of the email or attached as a WORD .doc, .docx, .pdf or .rtf to: poetsofthepalmbeaches@gmail.com.
7) DO NOT TYPE YOUR POEM IN ALL CAPITAL LETTERS.

8) NO fancy, italic or script fonts, nor any art work, please.

9) The DEADLINE is postmark Sept. 19, 2016, or in person at the Monthly Reading on Sep. 18th .
10) All emails will be acknowledged, but if you send it via USPS, send a SASE (self addressed stamped envelope) if you want confirmation that your poem has been received.

11) If you are not e-mailing your poem, send your entry to: PO Box 1434 Lake Worth FL 33460.
12) Poems will not be returned — do not send your only copy.

You may pick up your copy at the Anthology Party at our 3rd Sunday Reading on December 18, 2016. Every paid member will receive one free copy of the Anthology. If you cannot attend the Reading, your book will be mailed to you. Extra copies will be available for sale at $10 each. It is our goal to have every member represented in this book. Please submit in a timely manner.

 

 

 

POETS OF THE PALM BEACHES

September, 2016 MEETINGS:

 

 

2nd Wednesday Workshop

September 14, 2016

7:00 pm

 

Place: Panera’s Cafe — 771 Village Blvd., West Palm Beach 33409

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 12 copies of one poem

Contact: Ron Rosoff at 561-232-2888.

 

3rd Sunday Reading

September 18, 2016

2:00 PM

 

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth. Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North.

Time: 2:00 PM. (Doors open at 1:45 PM)

Contest with cash prizes.

Featured Reader is Tanya Slusarczyk

Form is: Dorsimbra
Prompt: Write a poem that contains alliteration

Open to the public. Original work only.

Third Sunday Reading Rules:

(1) Original work only. (2) One poem per round. (3) No poem more than one 8 1/2 x 11 page, in normal 12-point font. (4) Prose Poems no more than 250 words in normal 12-point font. (5) No introductions please. State your name, the name of your poem, and the form of your poem. All present may enter the contest, which is judged by the featured reader. Submission of a poem automatically conveys permission to print it in this newsletter, on our website and on YouTube if it wins. All rights revert to the authors upon publication. After the first round will be the Special Contest. The same rules apply as just stated, except that it must be the designated FORM. All present who have a poem written in the form may enter the contest, even if they entered the first round contest. For the third round, the same rules apply, or up to 3 poems, if none is over 5 lines. There is no contest for the third round.

Suggested Donation: $2 for members and their guests, $3 for non-members. Free for high school students.

For details please contact John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829

 

 

3rd Tuesday Workshop

September 20, 2016

7:00 pm

 

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth 33460 Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 10 copies of one poem.

 

 

 

For more information contact: John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829.

Or visit:

www.poetsofthepalmbeaches.com
http://www.facebook.com/PoetsOfThePalmBeaches?fref=ts

 

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