The Gallery At Center for Creative Education Presents ‘Artistic Dimensions’ By Women In The Visual Arts (WITVA)

The Gallery at Center for Creative Education presents ‘Artistic Dimensions’  by Women In The Visual Arts (WITVA).  A Special Opening Reception takes place on Saturday, December 9th, sponsored by Whole Foods. The Exhibition continues through January 19th. ‘Artistic Dimensions’ is an all-female juried art exhibition featuring guest juror Sue Archer. Support local arts with this special combination of charitable organizations that champion the visual arts (WITVA) and arts in education (Center for Creative Education).  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

 

 

 

Center for Creative Education
425 24th Street    West Palm Beach, FL 33407
(561) 805-9927   W: cceflorida.org

 

 

 

 

PRESENTS:

“ARTISTIC    DIMENSIONS”

 

 

A Special Opening Reception

Saturday, December 9th
6:00 to 8:30pm

$10 Entry For Charity
Sponsored by Whole Foods

 

 

Exhibition runs December 9th to January 19th
Exhibition is free and open to the public during regular Gallery hours:
Tuesday through Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm

 

 

 

‘Artistic Dimensions’ is an all-female juried art exhibition featuring guest juror Sue Archer. Support local arts with this special combination of charitable organizations that champion the visual arts (WITVA) and arts in education (Center for Creative Education).

 

“Roseate Spoonbills” by Ann Schwartz

 

WITVA is a non-profit 501(C)3 Organization which was founded in 1989, with the aim of promoting public interest in the visual arts through its programs and activities. The Organization serves as a forum in which members may network, share ideas and help one another achieve their artistic goals while at the same time giving back to the community.

 

WITVA membership is made up of exhibiting artists and non-exhibiting members, that is, those who are interested in art and our community projects. Members come from Port St. Lucie, Palm Beach County and Miami-Dade County.

Visit our website for information and application: www.witva.org

 

Thank you to Whole Foods!

 

Center for Creative Education (CCE) is a non-profit 501(c)3 Organization which was founded in 1994, with a mission to train teachers how to bring the arts back into school by integrating art into other classroom studies. Arts Integration is still vital to CCE’s in-school and out-of-school programs. Today CCE is utilizing its newly renovated 18,000 square foot facility in West Palm Beach to provide arts-based, technology-infused after-school programming. Arts in education is our passion while we envision a world where each child has the opportunity to learn and grow in the way that meets their needs, and allows them to reach their full potential as citizens and contributors to society.

The Gallery at Center for Creative Education
425 24th Street       West Palm Beach, FL 33407
561-805-9927    www.cceflorida.org

 

 

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Internationally Artist, “Murf”, Celebrates 30 Years With Howard Alan Events At Downtown Delray Beach Thanksgiving Art Weekend

Marvin “Murf” Murphy is celebrating 30 consecutive years as a participating artist in Howard Alan Events (HAE). Starting with Boca Fest in 1988, the Weston resident was one of a handful of artists outside the Town Center Mall. As the HAE events grew, so did Murf’s reputation and skill. Eventually, he would quit his day job to become a full-time artist while raising four artists of his own. This month, Murf’s daughter Tyler will follow in her father’s footsteps and launch her artistic career during the 18th Annual Downtown Delray Beach Thanksgiving Art Festival on November 25 – 26.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

 

18th Annual

Downtown Delray Beach Thanksgiving Weekend Art Festival

Saturday, November 25  &  Sunday, November 26

10 -5  Both Days

Free Admission

 

Navigation address:   201 E Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach, FL

 

 

 

“Fire and Ice” acrylic palette knife and brush painting by Murf

 

 

 

Back in 1988, Murf was a professional window-tint technician, working on both vehicles and commercial buildings. Naturally artistic, he began adding differing tint hues, cut into nautical shapes over the darker or lighter base tints. His tint “scenes” became a hit, and he used this technique to create art deco framed panels, which he would sell on occasion during indoor mall art shows. During the Erte era, Murf’s work quickly became highly sought, with entire yachts festooned with the young tinter’s work. When Howard Alan began producing art shows in South Florida, Murf was one of his first artists. Las Olas Art Fair, Downtown Delray Beach Festival of the Arts – Murf was a mainstay, and his art evolved along with the shows themselves.

 

Murf Murphy’s Art At A Howard Alan Art Festival

 

 

 

Howard Alan took his art festival shows on the road during the hot summer months, touring Chicago, Ohio, Colorado and others, and Murf and his wife Rhonda toured with him. By 1990, Murf’s work evolved to 3-D creations and he was able to devote himself to his art full-time. That same year he and Rhonda had their first daughter, Alanna. Brittany was born two years later, followed by daughter Tyler in 1995 and Kelsi in 1997. Throughout that time, he and his four daughters were on the road every summer, touring with HAE from one show to the next. The Festivals gave the Murphy family the chance to see the country, meet hundreds of other artists and spend quality time together.

 

The Artistic and Creative Murphy Family

 

 

Murf’s artistic success grew over the decades and many of his designs have been added to the collections of noted musicians and public figures including Richard Elliot, Dav Koz and President Clinton. Murf was invited in 2006 to the U.N. Ambassadors Ball for a special farewell celebration in honor of then U.N. Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan. Murf’s original painting “In a Perfect World” was the feature piece for the event. He also presented the new U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon with his “Earth Island” lithograph in 2010, and was thanked by Vice President Al Gore for Murf’s commitment to environmental preservation.

 

 

 

Artwork by Murf Murphy

 

All of Murf’s four daughters grew up to be talented artists themselves, with different skills in varying mediums. Daughter, Tyler, a gifted photographer and recent UF journalism school graduate, will follow in her father’s footsteps with a booth of her own during the 18th Annual Downtown Delray Beach Thanksgiving Art Festival. While many practice art as a hobby during non-working hours, Murf credits festivals like Howard Alan’s for giving him a lifelong career that not only supported his family, but also nurtured a love and appreciation for the artist life in the next generation.

“City of Roses” by Tyler Murphy

 

See Murf and his daughter Tyler during the 18th Annual Downtown Delray Beach Thanksgiving Art Festival November 25 – 26 from 10 am to 5 pm both days. Murf will also be participating in the 30th Anniversary Las Olas Art Fair January 6 – 7, 2018.

 

 

Visit www.artfestival.com for more information.

 

 

 

 

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Looking For Professional And Energetic Workers For Art Fairs, Boutique Shows At Whitespace Collection Events

Whitespace Collection is looking for energetic outgoing people to help sell original handmade art, wearable art and jewelry at a few art fairs. Work hours are very flexible if someone has another job.  The Rickie Report shares the details.

 

 

 

 

Whitespace Collection is looking for energetic outgoing people to help sell original handmade art, wearable art and jewelry.

 

 

The locations include Whitespace Collection, Boutique events and art fairs across South Florida.

Work hours are very flexible if someone has another job. This could lead to additional hours doing inventory and jewelry selection and display.

Must be professional in appearance and attitude, and have strong work ethics.

 

 

To apply:

Send email to pelanne9321@gmail.com

Name:

Phone:

Reference (include phone and email):

 

 

 

For more information about Whitespace Collection:

www.whitespacecollection.com

 

 

 

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Southern Handcraft Society Boca Chapter Offers 32nd Annual Juried “Southern Christmas 2017”

It’s a Florida winter wonderland featuring one-of-a-kind juried arts and crafts. Celebrate the Southern Handcraft Society, Boca Chapter’s 32nd Annual Juried Craft Show, “Southern Christmas 2017”.  Enjoy Free Admission on November 30th, December 1st and December 2nd, where you will find numbered, limited addition ornaments, holiday gifts, home decor, yummy food treats, cards, jewelry, painted items AND MUCH MORE! One stop shopping for all of your handmade gift items. The Rickie Report shares the details and reminds you to check out the fabulous raffles!

 

 

 

 

SOUTHERN HANDCRAFT SOCIETY
BOCA RATON CHAPTER
Presents

 

32nd ANNUAL JURIED CRAFT SHOW!

“SOUTHERN CHRISTMAS 2017”
 

Thursday, November 30th   1PM – 9PM
Friday, December 1st      9AM – 9PM
Saturday, December 2nd   9AM – 1PM

PATCH REEF PARK COMMUNITY CENTER
South side of Yamato Road, just west of Military Trail, Boca Raton

 

All items are made in the USA by the artists in the show

FREE ADMISSION

 

 

 

 

It’s a Florida winter wonderland featuring one-of-a-kind juried arts and crafts. Come celebrate our 32nd year with us! You will be amazed! We offer our numbered, limited addition ornaments, holiday gifts, home decor, yummy food treats, cards, jewelry, painted items AND MUCH MORE! One stop shopping for all of your handmade gift items.

 

 

 

You will enjoy the variety, colors, ambience and Santa’s Helpers too! We have something for everyone! Check out our fabulous raffles also. Hope to see you there!  Enjoy Free Admission on November 30th, December 1st and December 2nd!

 

 

 

The Boca Raton Chapter of the Southern Handicraft Society is one of six unique chapters for all handicraft artists.  Originating in 1985, it’s members include beginners to accomplished artists. All items at this event are Made in the USA by the artists at the show.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Members and Guests (all are welcome) meet the first Monday of the month (except December and holidays when the park is closed) 7:00 PM in a meeting room at Patch Reef Park, 2000 West Yamato Road (1/4 mile west of Military Trail), Boca Raton, FL 33431.

 

 

 

 

For more information about this Craft Fair or about the activities of the Boca Raton Chapter of SHS, please visit:
shsboca.com

 

 

 

 

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CONTINUUM WPB Announces VIP Black Tie And Venetian Mask Event With Open Call For Venetian Mask Artists

CONTINUUM WPB announces a Call for Artists to decorate Venetian masks of various designs. Art Lovers: Save the Date of Thursday, January 18th  7:30 – 10:30 PM for the V.I.P. Black Tie and Venetian Mask Fundraiser Gala!  The event will benefit The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum.   Artists will decorate the masks that will be sold at a silent auction that evening.  The Rickie Report shares the details here.

 

 

 

Call to artists:  Venetian Mask

 

 

 

Opening night for CONTINUUM WPB:

Thursday, January 18th  7:30 – 10:30 PM

 V.I.P. Black Tie and Venetian Mask Fundraiser Gala!

The event will benefit The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum

 

Artists will decorate masks that will be auctioned at the silent auction during the Black Tie and Venetian Mask Charity Affair.
Must do the following:

· Fill out application
· Pay the fee
http://www.continuumwpbarts.com/p/call-to-artist-venetian-mask.html

 

 

 

For more information about this event or Continuum2018 visit: http://www.continuumwpbarts.com

 

 

 

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Plein Air Palm Beach “Fun Fest” In Delray Beach Is Open For Registration: Paint The Most Fun Small Town

Plein Air Palm Beach announces “PLEIN FUN FEST” , Co-hosted with Old School Square on January 26-29, 2018.  Artists are invited to Paint the “Most Fun Small Town, Delray Beach, Florida.  Offering awards of over $2000 cash and merchandise, the Competition will be limited to 50 participants.  ART LOVERS:  This is a fantastic opportunity to see plein air painters in action and choose your favorite painting!  The Rickie Report shares tend details here. There is a DISCOUNT for EARLY REGISTRATION! To the viewers, this art form can be very exciting because it invites them into the creative process: the sight, sound, and even smell of the artists’ world and they become part of it. 

 

 

 

January 26, 27, 28, 29, 2018

 

 

 

Early Application:   December 1, 2017    $40.
 Deadline:                    December 31, 2017  $50.

Notification by January 10, 2017

 

Plein Air artist painting at Delray Fun Fest

 

Prospectus and Application: 

www.PleinAirPalmBeach.com/PleinFunFest

 

Friday, January 26, 2018

 

 

Register at Old School Square

Paint-Out  

Lunch

Critique

All these paintings will be made available at the artists’ discretion for a Silent Auction to be held on Saturday at the beginning of the reception.

Viewing will be Friday afternoon and all day Saturday – Cost is $20.

 

Critique

Saturday, January 27,2018

 

 

 

Plein Air Competition

Artists will paint until 3 pm.

This event will include Artists’ Hospitality Suite with refreshments, the Collectors’ Reception and Awards Reception. This fee includes Friday Paint-out and Critique.

 

Delray Fun Fest plein air artist

 

 

 

Sunday, January 29, 2018

 

 

Sunday, January 29 is Paint the Beach, a totally fun day!

 

 

For more information:

Prospectus and Application:  www.PleinAirPalmBeach.com/PleinFunFest

 

 

 

 

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Artisans On The Ave Hosts “La Mesa Exhibition And Bazaar” November 17- 26th. Public Reception And Food Drive Are Included

In cooperation with the Ceramic League of the Palm Beaches, Artisans On The Ave is proud to invite the public to “La Mesa Exhibition and Bazaar”. This Free, annual show featuring beautiful tableware created by CLPB artisans begins on Friday, November 17th.  The Exhibition runs through Sunday, November 26th.  You’ll be amazed at their talent as you view tables colorfully adorned with complete place settings, bowls, mugs, pitchers, cups and saucers, platters, cheese plates, salt and pepper shakers, napkin rings, candlesticks and much more. A portion of sales help feed the hungry in Palm Beach County. What better way is there to share than to purchase a beautiful handcrafted gift by a local artist that helps support the hungry in our area?  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.  The Gallery will also be accepting donations of non-perishable food items.

 

 

 

PRESENTS:

“La Mesa Exhibition & Bazaar”

 

 

Purchase Artfully Crafted Tableware
&
Feed the Hungry at the Same Time!

Free, OPENING RECEPTION:
Friday, November 17, 2017,    6-9 pm

 

Exhibit runs Friday, November 17 to Sunday, November 26, 2017

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

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.
Visit this opening night for an evening fun.
Meet the artists!!!
Celebrate our wonderful Gallery and enjoy yourself!

 

For more information about this exhibit, classes or how to become part of this gallery please call: 561.762.8162
Artisans On The Ave
630 Lake Avenue Lake Worth, FL 33460
www.artisansontheave.com

 

 

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Overview Of Classes, Workshops, Free Events At Art on Park Gallery: All Open To The Public

Art on Park Gallery is a busy place! Tonight is the Opening Reception for: Kenneth Earl Dempsey’s SOLO Exhibition, and there are Free classes, poetry workshops, jewelry classes, drawing classes and Art Salons as well!  The Rickie report shares all the details and reminds artists to submit for the upcoming exhibit: “Drawing and Pulled Prints”.  Art Lovers:  What a plethora of events to take advantage of!

 

 

 

800 Park Avenue    Lake Park, FL 33403

561.345.2842      www.artistsofpalmbeachcounty.com

 

 

APBC   Art On Park Gallery

Presents:

Kenneth Earl Dempsey

 “Across the Pond and Back Again – Positano +50”

 

 

Opening Reception:  Friday, November 10th

 5  – 8 PM

 Free Admission, Free Parking

 

 

 

NOW TAKING SUBMISSIONS FOR THE “DRAWING/PULLED PRINTS EXHIBIT”:

http://www.artistsofpalmbeachcounty.org/eventdetail.php?289

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Saturday, November 11 at 2 PM: Open Poetry Reading

Saturday, November 25 at 2 PM: Free Collage Class

Monday, November 27 at 6 PM: Art Salon

 

 

 

 

 

For more information about this exhibit, future exhibits, classes and workshops please visit:

www.artistsofpalmbeachcounty.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Final Days To Apply To “Art Synergy V” Exhibit at ArtPalmBeach 2018

Take advantage of this exciting opportunity! The ART SYNERGY V Exhibition at ArtPalmBeach Fair, January 17-21, 2018, is a juried exhibition and sale of exceptional work created by professional artists in Palm Beach and Martin Counties. This exemplary showcase is held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, Palm Beach, FL., and is dedicated to providing a rich visual arts experience for collectors and art enthusiasts from all over south Florida.  The deadline is NOVEMBER 15th!

 

 

The ART SYNERGY V Exhibition

at

ArtPalmBeach 2018

January 17-21, 2018

EXHIBITION LOCATION
Art Synergy Booth at ArtPalmBeach 2018

Palm Beach County Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Blvd    West Palm Beach, FL 33401

 

 

 

All artists wishing to participate are required to submit an application to the jury and must apply online. Two invited curators will serve as jurors who are professionals in the field of fine craft are invited each year to jury the applicants’ work.

 

Deadline is NOVEMBER 15th!

http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1326

 

 

APPLY TODAY!

 

 

 

 

 

For more details contact:
ArtSynergyPBC@gmail.com

 

 

 

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Lee Krull Is Featured Artist At Lake Worth Art League Gallery Plus New Workshops Are Announced And “12×12” Exhibit

Please, join The Lake Worth Art League on Friday November 17th for the Opening Reception celebrating the incredible work and talent of our Featured Artist, Lee Krull, along with the main gallery exhibit, ‘Ribbon of Color 12×12’. Both Lee’s and the ‘12×12’ exhibits will be on display and for purchase in the Art League’s downtown Lake Worth Gallery from November 12th – December 10th. The Opening Reception is free and open to the public.  It is CLASS TIME at LWAL, so check out the schedule!  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

Lake Worth Art League

Gallery: 604 Lucerne Ave, Lake Worth FL (One block north of the Cultural Council)

561-586-8666

Lwartleague@gmail.com     www.lwartleague.org      facebook.com/lwartleague

NEW Gallery Hours:  Tuesday through Saturday  11am – 6pm

Sunday  Noon – 4 pm   Closed Mondays 

The Lake Worth Art League

 

Lee Krull, Featured Artist

and

 ’Ribbon of Color 12 x12’ Exhibit

Free Opening Reception

 

Friday November 17th

 

6:00 – 8:00 PM

 

 

Exhibition runs November 14 – December 10th

 

“Playing on Pompano Beach” by Lee Krull

Lee Krull was born in Cleveland, Ohio to a family that included several generations of artists. Her talent and love for art was apparent at a young age. A “Snowbird” since the age of 5, Lee attended schools in both Ohio & Florida. At two high schools she was the winner of three consecutive Scholastic Art “Gold Key” Awards and had a drawing accepted for display in the International Art Program by the National Art Education Association and the American National Red Cross.

 

“Fanciful Flamingos” by Lee Krull

 

 

 

Moving permanently to Pompano Beach, Florida at age 15, Lee embarked on a commercial art career, while still in high school. As self-taught artist in her early twenties, she began to also show her fine art locally until 1974, when focus went to family and building her commercial art business. Now, after more than 35 years in business as an illustrator and designer for the trade; and with the children grown, Lee has come full circle. She began once again, in 2011 to create fine art.

 

“ArtisanGarden Ledge” by Lee Krull

 

 

She sketches and paints directly to canvas, creating only one-of-a-kind, original work. Since then she has exhibited in juried art shows and won award from Ft. Lauderdale to Jupiter. Lee also has received a Grant for Art in Public Places, and has been commissioned for her work.

“Hobe Sound” by Lee Krull

 

 

Lee tells The Rickie Report, “It excites me to make art emerge from a blank surface. I am compelled to create art as it gives me joy. In my work I attempt to invoke what it was about my subject that struck me and moved me to begin the work. Although I would be considered a realist, I do not wish to replicate, but to paint something the way I see it or in the way I would like it to be. I add, subtract, and re-color to satisfy my artist’s eye”.

“Summer Lime Is Sublime” by Lee Krull

 

“Finding beauty in everything, I especially love detail which both intrigues and challenges me. Working in oil or watercolor I would call myself an eclectic artist as far as subject matter and style although when I am finished there is clear evidence of my hand in all of my pieces.”

 

It’s also class time at the Lake Worth Art League!

Classes for the beginner to advanced artist start in November.

 No experience necessary!

Classes are kept small.

There is time for the individual artist to learn what he/she need to know to advance at their own pace.

 

 Acrylic Pouring

Figurative Life/Nude Drawing Or Painting

Pastels

Acrylics

Oils and Water Soluble Oil

Watercolors

For more information about these events or to become a member:

561-586-8666

Lwartleague@gmail.com

www.lwartleague.org

facebook.com/lwartleague

NEW Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 11am – 6pm

Sunday Noon – 4 pm Closed Mondays

 

 

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