Get Ready For World Wide Knit In Public Day On June 10th! Fantastic Fibers Miami Invites All Fiber Artists To Participate!

Pamela Palma of Fantastic Fibers Miami has a goal of making the world a better place, one thread at a time!  She invites all fiber artists (knitting, weaving, stitching, crochet,fabric painting, dyeing, felting, mixed media, etc) to join in World Wide Knit In Public Day (WWKIP DAY) at a Free gathering in Miami on June 10th. WWKIP DAY is unique, in that it’s the largest knitter run event in the world. Each local event is put together by a volunteer or a group of volunteers.  The Rickie Report shares a short history of WWKIP DAY and how to RSVP for the Miami meet-up at the Perez Museum.  We hope you will share this with fiber friends world wide so they can make their own connections! This event is Free and Open to all ages!  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday,  June 10th

Noon – 5pm

Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)

 

1103 Biscayne Blvd.      Miami, FL 33132

 

FREE, BUT PLEASE 

RSVP: Pamela Palma   786.897.8856

Open to the public: Hang out, knit, see some art, make new friends, bond over yarn.

 

 

World Wide Knit in Public Day was started in 2005 by Danielle Landes. It began as a way for knitters to come together and enjoy each other’s company. Knitting is such a solitary act that it’s easy to knit alone somewhere and sink into your work without thinking about all the other knitters out there. Neighbors could spend all their lives never knowing that the other knits. This a specific day to get out of your house and go to a local event (with your knitting in tow) just for you and people like you. Who knows you might even bump into your neighbor! Consider this a spark, to ignite a fire; getting all of the closeted knitters out into fresh air.

 

WHAT IS A “KIP”?

A KIP is a Knitter In Public!

Astrid Salling from Copenhagen, Denmark – organizer of WWKIPDAY since 2011.

 

THE NUMBER OF KIPS AND COUNTRIES INVOLVED IN 2016:

Total KIPs around the world was 1015 !!

…And 57 Countries were involved !!

 

In Miami, at the Perez Museum, people were knitting, crocheting, felting, making lace and weaving (2016).

 

In January, 2016 Pamela Palma, a Miami-based fiber artist, launched Fantastic Fibers Miami for the purpose of creating community. She tells The Rickie Report, “We are a diverse group of serious textile artists making the world a better place, one thread at a time. We work in harmony to bring awareness of the myriad forms of fiber art as well as the historical and contemporary importance of textiles, to South Florida audiences. Through our programs, projects, and events, guild members are building bodies of work for future exhibitions. We welcome opportunities to show our work”.

 

Then they yarn bombed one of the chairs. Fun!

 

Learn to knit ~ create decorative fabric for our two upcoming Yarn Bombing events:

Saturday October 28 from 12 – 5 we will Yarn Bomb Omni Park, in downtown Miami in collaboration with PAMM’s education team. Free! Food trucks will be on site.

Friday January 26, 2018 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami, in conjunction with Jazz at MoCA and their education programs, we will yarn bomb the building columns on 123rd Street.

 

 

In Wausau, Wisconsin, Beth Paustian of The Black Purl, LLC created this piece of Public Art!(@BlackPurl,llc)

 

In Ontario, at the Highland Grounds Coffee Shop, world renown yarn purveyor, Richard Devrieze stopped by to knit! (@YarnsByRichardDevrieze)

 

Fantastic Fibers Miami meets on the 4th Saturday of each month at Studio 41 at the Bakehouse Art Complex, Wynwood/Miami. Guests are welcome. Membership applications and information about the guild are available online. 

 

About the Founding Director: Pamela Palma is a creative force in the world of fiber art who has been advancing the field for with 30 years. She teaches weaving at her studio and has taught design at numerous organizations in South Florida. She exhibits her work in museums, galleries and private collections locally, nationally and internationally. Active in arts communities, she has fundraised for museums, colleges, and arts organizations. She is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the American Tapestry Alliance. 

 

 

Fantastic Fibers Miami is a member supported fiber art guild for weavers, knitters, crocheters, stitchers, surface designers, mixed media fiber artists, dyers, printers, felters, and more. We meet on the 4th Saturday of every month at 2:00. Please RSVP!

Contact: Pamela Palma   786.897.8856

email pamela@pamelapalmadesigns.com

Pamela Palma Designs pamelapalmadesigns.com

Fantastic Fibers Miami fantasticfibersmiami.com

 

For more information about WWKIP:

World Wide Knit In Public Day:  www.wwkipday.com

 

 

 

 

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“National Bike To Work Week” Is Interpreted Artistically At Artisans On The Ave

Artisans on the Ave is encouraging our community to “Bike on In”, on May 19th for the Free, Opening Event to help celebrate National Bike to Work Day! Get some exercise and save some gas! They will be featuring the work of three new artists: Ceramics by Ana Valeria Haddad, Wood Works by Leonard Gabaldon and Jewelry by Susan Estrella.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

630 Lake Ave.   Lake Worth Florida 33460
561-762-8162      561-582-3300
www.ArtisansOnTheAve.com

 

 

 

 

 

Bike on In!
Celebrating National Bike to Work Day

Opening Reception:

Friday, May 19, 2017

6:00 – 9:00 PM

Special Surprise if your arrive on a bike!

Free Event, Public Welcome, Refreshments Served

 

 

Gallery Hours:

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

 

 

 

 

Artisans on the Ave boasts 3 showrooms within the gallery with an amazing selection of exquisite art created by more than 40 featured artists, who work in a variety of mediums.

 

“Woman and Wheel” Clay Sculpture by Robert Ben Kline

Artisans on the Ave is encouraging our community to Bike on In, on May 19th for our Opening Event to help us celebrate National Bike to Work Day, get some exercise and save some gas! We are featuring the work of Three of our New Artists: Ceramics by Ana Valeria Haddad, Wood works by Leonard Gabaldon and Jewelry by Susan Estrella.

 

 

“Green Square Plate” Ceramics by Ana Valeria Haddad

 

Here is what National Bike to Work Day is all about. This information is straight from the League of American Bicyclists…”National Bike Month was started by the League in 1956. The event was timed to coincide with the arrival of warmer weather. It has inspired countless bike rides, safety inspections, commuter challenges, ribbon-cuttings, “share the road” promotions, and other varied celebrations of bicycling in communities across the nation”.

 

Hand carved Wood box by Leonard Gabaldon

 

When you give a handmade piece of art to friends and loved ones created by local artists, you are also giving a gift to the artist. Infuse your community by supporting local artists!

 

Jewelry by Susan Estrella

 

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

 

 

For more information about this exhibit, classes or how to become part of this gallery please call: 561762-8162

 

Artisans on the Ave
A cooperative gallery of Palm Beach County Artists
630 Lake Ave.    Lake Worth, Florida 33460
561-762-8162     561-582-3300
www.ArtisansOnTheAve.com

 

 

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All Media Call For “Birds Of A Feather” Exhibit At Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery

Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery announces a Call for “Birds Of A Feather”.  All media, including 2D and 3D artistic works are welcome!  The Free, Public Opening Reception takes place on Friday, May 26th and promises to be a fine feathered affair!  The Rickie Report shares the details here.

 

 

 

 

 

CLAY GLASS METAL STONE Gallery

 

15 South J Street Lake Worth, Florida 33460

CALL: 215-205-9441

Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio.org

 

CALL  FOR  ART  

UPCOMING EXHIBIT:

 

“BIRDS  OF  A  FEATHER”

ART PATRONS:

MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW!

 

Opening Reception:

Friday, May 26th  

6- 10 PM

Exhibit runs May 26 through June 7th

 

 

 

“Birds of a Feather”  This show is opened to photographers, painters, sculptors, potters, jewelers and all fine artists who love our feathered friends. Again, if this does not evoke “bird” in you, and you can interpret this in any other way, your works are welcome!

 

 

Artists Application:

 

This year our application fee is $35. If you decide to participate in three or more shows, you application fee is $25 per show.

Art Teachers: If any of your students want to participate in any of our exhibits, they may do so without any fee. We welcome your participation, as an artist, as well.

Questions? Call or email Joyce
215-205-9441
Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio.org

Application Form for Multiple Exhibitions

CLAY GLASS METAL STONE Gallery
15 South J Street
Lake Worth, Florida 33460
APPLICATION for“Pick Your Event(s)”
(For Early Entries- Duplicate this Form for each entry)
Phone 561 588-8344

E-MAIL cgmsgallery@flamingoclaystudio.org
or mail: CGMS Gallery 15 South J Street Lake Worth 33460
We suggest 2 entries per artist- We may accept up to 4 if less than 40 artists participate in a show:

Please PRINT legibly!
Name__________________________________________________________________________
Address________________________________________________________________________
City________________________________State_____Zip_________ Phone___________________
E-mail address ________________________________

Web address__________________________

ARTISTS, PLEASE BE CERTAIN THAT YOUR SUBMITTED IMAGES CORRESPOND TO THE NUMBER BELOW

1. Title_____________________________________________________________________________

Dimensions____________________________________________Price_________________________

Description: _________________________________________________________________________

2. Title_____________________________________________________________________________

Dimensions____________________________________________Price________________________
Description_________________________________________________________________________

 

WAIVER of LIABILITY: Submission of my application constitutes my agreement to comply with all of the conditions and terms set forth in the prospectus. I release and discharge Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery and its owners and employee’s from all responsibility for damage or loss of any kind on all works submitted for the exhibition named above. Works must arrive at the gallery on the dates mentioned on each individual “call to artist” that will be sent out- Always the Tuesday and Wednesday prior to the show. Works MUST be picked up on the last day of the show- All works picked up late are subject to a $5 a day storage fee.

SIGNATURE________________________________________DATE__________________

 

 

For more information about these events:

Email Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio.org

Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery

15 South J Street Lake Worth, FL

561.588.8344 or 215-205-9441

 

 

 

 

 

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Box Gallery Celebrates 1st Anniversary With Call For “ALL Florida Exhibition ll Abstract Works”

As The Box Gallery celebrates its 1 Year Anniversary, curator Rolando Chang Barrero announces the “All Florida Exhibition II: Abstract Works” Exhibition. The VIP Reception takes place on June 17, 2017, and programing will be presented throughout the exhibition dates June 17-July 8, 2017. The Rickie Report shares this CALL FOR ART for all professional artists who reside in Florida.  The deadline for entries is May 25, 2017.

 

The Box Gallery
811 Belvedere Road     West Palm Beach, Florida 33405

PalmBeachFineArtGallery@gmail.com

1 Year Anniversary Celebration

and

All Florida Exhibition II
ABSTRACT WORKS

 

 

 

at
BOX GALLERY
811 Belvedere Road   West Palm Beach, FL 33405
786-521-1199

VIP Reception:

 June 17, 2017

 7PM

 

 

 

ART CALL DEADLINE : May 25, 2017 | 5PM

Curator:
Rolando Chang Barrero

1 Anniversary Exhibition and Celebration
June 17-July 8, 2017

 

 

Application Dates:
April 25, 2017-May 25, 2017

 

Apply:
http://palmbeachfineartgallery.blogspot.com/2017/04/artist-call-all-florida-ii-abstract.html

 

Application Fee: $25.00 per submission, 1 submission per category allowed.

Notification Date:
June 1, 2017

ALL FLORIDA Exhibition II Abstract Works: June 17-July 8, 2017 is a multi media exhibition and sale of exceptional work created and made by professional artists from the State of Florida. The All Florida Exhibition II: Abstract Works is the 1 year Anniversary Exhibition of the Box Gallery.  VIP Reception on June 17, 2017, and programing will be presented throughout the exhibition dates June 17-July 8, 2017.

 

 

All artists wishing to participate are required to submit an application to The Box Gallery and must apply online.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES

ALL FLORIDA EXHIBITION II 2017 is open to all professional artists who reside and work in the State of Florida working in the following mediums:
Visual Art: 2D, 3D ,4D (Kinetic-Movement , sound, light
Performance Art, Video, Film, and Musical Performance
All work under 10 feet in height will be considered.
Artist may be responsible for installation of their work depending on complexity.

All artists wishing to participate are required to submit an application and must apply online.

The non-refundable fee for the online application is $25 per submission as follows:
2D works one image per work
3D works 2 views per work
Kinetic work, sound installations, video, film, performance art, and music must send 1 link and support material.

The deadline to apply is May 25, 2017.

All work to be exhibited must be well conceived, expertly executed, and arrive ready to hang or professionally presented.

All work should reflect the individuality of the artist or group presenting.

-Please No giclée’s,
-Photography, lithographs, works created in series, etc must be numbered and accompanied by certificate of authenticity by artist.

Notification of acceptance to the exhibition will be sent via email on or before June 1, 2017.
All work must be delivered to The Box Gallery within 10 days of notification of acceptance and must be picked up from The Box Gallery on or before June 14, 2017 by 5 PM.

Works not picked on July 10, 2017, will incur a $10 daily storage fee which must be paid at time of pick up. All work left after July 14, 2017 becomes the property of The Box Gallery and may be donated, sold, or dispersed of.

A contract and other forms will be sent to those accepted into the ALL FLORIDA II EXHIBITION II: Abstract Works 2017.

Please double check to make sure you have entered an up-to-date email address on your application.

**All submitted 2D or hanging works must be wired and ready for hanging, loose flat work not framed (I.e. prints, photographs, etc.) will not be acceptable entries.**

CATEGORIES

2D, 3D, 4D (Kinetic/Time Based), Sound, Video/Film, Music, and Performance Art
ENTRY RULES
The images submitted must fully reflect the work to be exhibited in the gallery.

An artist who works in more than one media category, must submit an application in each category.

If one application is accepted, only that work in that category will be exhibited.

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

IMAGES and FOLDERS VIA Drop Box

Drop Box Link should be emailed to: PalmBeachFineArtGallery@gmail.com
Drop Box Folder Must Be Labeled in this manner:

MAIN FOLDER: ALL FLA ABSTRACT- YOUR NAME

3 SUB FOLDERS: IMAGES, LINKS, ARTIST INFO

1. IMAGES FOLDER
All image files must be labeled with: artist name_title_size.jpg or they will not be considered.
Each individual or group may submit a max. of 3 separate submissions for consideration.
File format: JPEG only
File dimensions: No smaller than 2100 pixels, or 7 inches on the longest side
File resolution: 300 dpi
Price list of all work submitted (Gallery will retains 50% commission on all sales)
In such case where performances. special presentations and or screenings a donation may be suggested and split with artist or group 50/50.

2. LINKS FOLDER
PDF with links and Support Materials

3. ARTIST INFO FOLDER
C.V.
Artist Statement
Your Photo High Resolution
Bibliography of reviews and press

Curator’s selections are based on the level of technical skill, quality of workmanship, and originality of design as represented in the images submitted.

Online Payment:
Payments Online can be made at PayPal.com to PalmBeachFineArtGallery@gmail.com

Mail-In Payment:
Send a Check, payable to The Box Gallery. to:

The Box Gallery
c/o Rolando Chang Barrero
811 Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33405
SECURITY
The Box Gallery will be provided reasonable security (alarm when closed, personnel while gallery is open) on the premises at 811 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, Florida throughout the exhibition, however, each artist exhibits at his or her own risk and should carry appropriate insurance. The Box Gallery will not be held responsible for damage, theft, or loss of your work.

 

 

 

 

For more information about this call for art, exhibits and other events at the Box Gallery:

Rolando Chang Barrero

The Box Gallery
811 Belvedere Road  West Palm Beach, Florida 33405

Palm Beach Fine Art Collections
http://palmbeachfineartcollections.theboxgallery.info/

Join our VIP list Now
Visit us online:
www.TheBoxGallery.Info
Read our blog
http://palmbeachfineartgallery.blogspot.com/

 

 

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Art On Park Gallery Announces “Digital Art” Call, “Still Life” Exhibit And Reception Plus Featured Artist, Barry Seidman

Art On Park Gallery, the home of Artists Of Palm Beach County is bustling!  In this article, we share a CALL for “Digital Art 2017”, details of the Free Opening Reception of the juried  “Still Life 2017” Exhibit, announce that Barry Seidman will be the Featured Artist, and introduce the newest resident artists, Karen Karmazin, Lynn Smythe and Edward Munoz.  The Rickie Report shares the details here.  

 

 

800 Park Avenue    Lake Park, FL 33403

561.345.2842

www.artistsofpalmbeachcounty.com

Gallery Hours: Monday through Saturday 12 PM to 6 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

“S  T  I  L  L      L  I  F  E    2 0 1 7”   EXHIBT

OPENING  RECEPTION:

Friday, April 21st

5 – 8 PM

 

F E A T U R E D   A R T I S T :  B A R R Y  S E I D M A N

Free and Open to the Public

 

 

C  A  L  L      T  O     A  R  T  I  S  T  S:

“DIGITAL PAINTING 2017” Exhibit

Work created using digital software, printed on any medium.

Submission Deadline: Wednesday, 05/31/2017

Open Reception: Friday, 06/16/2017

Exhibit runs  06/12/2017 to 07/14/2017

AWARDING
* $50 for First Place * $25 for Second Place * Honorable Mentions *
Our judge is: TBA

To access the submission form:

http://www.artistsofpalmbeachcounty.org/eventdetail.php?283

 

 

MEET    NEW     RESIDENT    ARTISTS:

 

 

Gallery Director, John Vincent Palozzi shares with The Rickie Report, ” Let me introduce you to our newest Resident Artists: Karen Karmazin, Edward H. Munoze and Lynn Smythe. Their work looks much better in real life than in these pictures, so come in to see them”.

 

Karen S. Karmazin

 

Lynn Smythe

 

Edward H.Munoz

 

For more information about Joining APBC, Calls for Art, Exhibitions, Artists Space, Classes:

APBC Art on Park Gallery
800 Park Avenue, Lake Park FL 33403
561-345-2842
http://www.artistsofpalmbeachcounty.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Put A Spring In your Step At Artisans On The Ave’s New Exhibit Featuring Original Art And Handmade Crafts

Spring into Artisans On The Ave before summer!  Spring is here and Artisans on the Ave is blooming. Artists are invigorated and ‘New Works of Art’ are sprouting up all over the gallery. Stop in Friday night April 21st to view and celebrate all these fresh new creations!  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

 


630 Lake Ave, Lake Worth Florida 33460
561-762-8162, 561-582-3300
www.ArtisansOnTheAve.com

 

 

 

Spring In Before Summer!

Celebrating Fresh New Creations

Opening Reception:

Friday, April 21, 2017

6:00 – 9:00 PM

Free Event, Public Welcome, Refreshments Served

 

Gallery Hours:

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

 Handmade Jewelry

Artisans On The Ave Gallery shows the art of over 40 local artists who work in a variety of mediums

Functional Art Pieces

 

Decorative Art Pieces 

 

When you give a handmade piece of art to friends and loved ones created by local artists, you are also giving a gift to the artist.

Whimsical Collectibles

Infuse your community with pride by supporting local artists!

Hand Crafted Tiles Make Great House Gifts

Please join us opening night to celebrate the Arts and support your local artists.

One of A Kind Original Art Pieces

 

For more information about this exhibit, classes or how to become part of this gallery please call: 561762-8162

A cooperative gallery of Palm Beach County Artists
630 Lake Ave.     Lake Worth, Florida 33460
561-762-8162  or   561-582-3300
www.ArtisansOnTheAve.com

 

 

 

 

 

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Lake Worth Art League Celebrates 75th Anniversary With Art Al Fresco April 22 & 23

The Lake Worth Art League is celebrating over 75 years in the community!  To celebrate, everyone is invited to Art Al Fresco on the Plaza Festival, a major fine art show on Saturday, April 22nd and Sunday, April 23rd.   The event will take place in the Lake Worth Cultural Plaza located in downtown Lake Worth among the Banyan trees on M Street between Lake and Lucerne Avenues.  The Rickie Report shares the details and reminds artists who are interested, that spaces are available to participate! The event is Free and Open to the public!

 

 

 

 

LAKE  WORTH  ART  LEAGUE

PRESENTS:

ART  AL  FRESCO

 

 

Saturday, April 22

11:00 – 7:00PM

Sunday, April 23

10:00 – 5:00PM

This event is free to the public

Spaces for artists and sponsors are still available.
$75 per space, tents required.

For additional information visit: www.lwartleague.org

Or call AnnaMaria Hunt at 561-586-8666.

 

 

Art Al Fresco on the Plaza Festival will be a major fine art showing in celebration of the Lake Worth Art League’s over 75 years in the community! The event will take place in the Lake Worth Cultural Plaza located in downtown Lake Worth among the Banyan trees on M Street between Lake and Lucerne Avenues. Many of South Florida’s finest artists will be showcasing their creations. There will be music and food and children’s activities. With three events this weekend, including a weekend Reggae Festival and Saturday’s Earth Day Festival, it will be a great time to explore and enjoy our quirky little City of Lake Worth!

 

 

 

Many of South Florida’s finest artists will be showcasing their creations. There will be music and food and children’s activities. With three events this weekend, including a weekend Reggae Festival and Saturday’s Earth Day Festival, it will be a great time to explore and enjoy our quirky little City of Lake Worth!

 

This nonprofit educational organization was established to further the study and development of art and enhance the cultural life of its members and the residents of the City of Lake Worth and neighboring communities. The League has a Gallery downtown where members can showcase and sell their original fine art along with a boutique featuring our members’ 3-D and jewelry pieces.

 

About The Lake Worth Art League:

 

LWAL Member, Don Martinetti, With Student

 

 

Our monthly Gallery exhibits are not juried as we encourage all members, emerging artists to seasoned professionals, to display, share, and enjoy their creations. During season, our fine art pieces are judged with ribbons and cash awards. In addition to the Gallery, Lake Worth Art League members may participate in our “Art Al Fresco on the Beach” where they can display and sell their artwork on the boardwalk overlooking the ocean which draws both South Florida locals and visitors and takes place twice each month as well as special League events, showings in downtown businesses and municipal offices, workshops and painting classes.

 

LAWL member, George, with Student

 

For more information about exhibits or how to become involved with LAWL:

Lake Worth Art League
604 Lucerne Ave.    Lake Worth, FL 33460
561-586-8666
www.lwartleague.org        www.facebook.com/lwartleague

 

 

 

 

 

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Call for Art From High School Students For The Congressional Art Competition In Washington DC

Every year since 1982, the U.S. House of Representatives has offered talented young artists from across the country the opportunity to showcase their artistic abilities. Submissions from high school students are being accepted until April 28th.  The first place artwork will be displayed in a year-long exhibit in the U.S. Capitol building and the winner will be flown to Washington, D.C. to attend the official art show opening with Members of Congress.  The Rickie Report shares the details.  DEADLINE:  April 28th.   PLEASE SHARE!

 

 

 

 

Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Artistic Discovery Contest is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in our Congressional District.

The Artistic Discovery Contest is open to all high school students. The winning artwork of your district’s competition will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol. The exhibit in Washington will include the winning artwork from all participating districts from around the country. The winning artwork is also featured on House.gov‘s Congressional Art Competition page.

The following is a summary of the Congressional Art Competition rules:

Artwork entered in the contest may be up to 28 inches by 28 inches, may be up to 4 inches in depth, and not weigh more than 15 pounds. If your artwork is selected as the winning piece, it must arrive framed and must still measure no larger than the above maximum dimensions.

Paintings – including oil, acrylics, and watercolor
Drawings – including pastels, colored pencil, pencil, charcoal, ink, and markers (It is recommended that charcoal and pastel drawings be fixed.)
Collages – must be two dimensional
Prints – including lithographs, silkscreen, and block prints
Mixed Media – use of more than two mediums such as pencil, ink, watercolor, etc.
Computer-generated art
Photography

 

All entries must be original in concept, design and execution and may not violate any U.S. copyright laws. Any entry that has been copied from an existing photo or image (including a painting, graphic, or advertisement) that was created by someone other than the student is a violation of the competition rules and will not be accepted. Work entered must be in the original medium (that is, not a scanned reproduction of a painting or drawing).  Your submission of artwork signifies your permission to have your artwork displayed online, at a final art competition show and in the United States Capitol.

 

This information was sent to The Rickie Report by Rep. Brian Mast

Click for details to enter contest for residents in Congressman Mast’s district

All residents of other congressional districts should

CONTACT YOUR REPRESENTATIVE FOR DETAILS:

U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515
(202) 224-3121   or  house.gov  to find your representative and information on their website

 

 

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Call For Art In Public Places Exhibit: Open to Residents of Palm Beach County

The City of West Palm Beach Community Events Department and Art in Public Places Program is presenting as part of Summer in Paradise (SIP): “One CommUNITY, Many Stories”, June 1 – August 31, 2017 on the Waterfront. This year’s theme seeks artists to create 25 unique painted tables based on Aesop’s Fables. The setting for this summer-long al fresco adventure will include nightly music, storytelling, games and activities, great food from local restaurants, and Aesop’s Tables highlighting the city’s creative community. The City is seeking proposals from Palm Beach County artists to create unique designs to be painted on large picnic tables as part of SIP 2017.  The Rickie Report shares the call to artists and links to the application.  We can’t wait to see what you create!  DEADLINE: April 28th

 

 

CALL  FOR  ART:

 

www.wpb.org/aipp

Subcategory – Call to Artists

http://wpb.org/Departments/Parks-Recreation/Art-in-Public-Places/Call-to-Artists

 DEADLINE:  APRIL 28th

 

 

 

 

The Rickie Report looks forward to publishing an article sharing your creations!

 

 

For more information about Palm Beach County Art in Public Places:

Elayna Toby Singer

2633 Vista Parkway  West Palm Beach, FL 33411
http://www.pbcgov.com/fdo/ART        esinger@pbcgov.org
(561) 233-0235

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

 

Call For Art And Photography For 5th Annual “Endangered” Art4Apes 2017 Contest – Cash Prizes And Awards

The 5th Annual “Endangered” Art4Apes exhibition will take place during Art Basel in Miami. This year’s contest builds on the success of last year’s ENDANGERED Art & Photography Contest which saw a sharp rise in the quality of the entries and subsequent exhibitions in Miami, Florida and Southwell, UK. The quality of the original artwork, photography and wearable artwork in these shows has been “museum quality”.  The Rickie Report shares the details of the Call For Art and Photography and Wearable Art  and some peeks at previous participants.  The Deadline for this prestigious exhibit is October 8, 2017.  Entries are open to Young Artists and Adult Artists.

 

 

 

 

Call to Artists and Photographers

Enter the 2017

 

“ENDANGERED”

Fine Art & Photography Contest

The 5th annual ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest is now open and accepting entries at:

http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1250

 

Deadline for submission is 8th October 2017.

This year’s contest builds on the success of last year’s ENDANGERED Art & Photography Contest which saw a sharp rise in the quality of the entries and subsequent exhibitions in Miami, Florida and Southwell, UK. We received many compliments on the quality of the work in the shows with some pieces being appreciated as “museum quality”.

 

“Leitah” Sculpture covered with Ammo by Mary Engel. All Rights Reserved.

 

 

We are thrilled that the ENDANGERED Contest is attracting artists and photographers of the highest caliber. In recognition of the high standard of entries we are retitling the contest as:

The ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest.

It is wonderful to see fine artists and fine art photographers focusing on the issues facing endangered/threatened species or habitats. We are grateful that they use their creativity and skill to draw attention to these critical issues. We would like to encourage all fine artists and fine art photographers to enter the contest and we will continue to do our best to publicize their art and the issues that their work highlights.

 

 

This global, juried, online contest aims to focus attention on the plight of endangered /threatened species or habitats. The challenge is to interpret or reflect ENDANGERED through either

  • Celebration of the beauty of endangered/threatened species or habitats
    and/or
  • Illustration of the threats facing endangered/threatened species or habitats.

 

Please note – species do not have to be formally listed as endangered in order to be eligible for this contest as long as an element of threat exists.

 

 

“Harambe”  Acrylic painting by Lise Yust.  All Rights Reserved.

 

 

Enter now!

http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1250

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

 

Why Enter the Contest?

Here are some of the reasons to enter the ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest:
Cash Prizes for winners. A total of $7,000 in prize money is awarded.
Places In The Exhibition in Miami during Art Basel week are offered to the best pieces entered. We show approximately 50 pieces. All artists are encouraged to attend and invite their friends to the evening receptions.
Wearable Art and Jewelry pieces selected for exhibition in Miami will be photographed on a model against a green screen with appropriate background. Photographs will be made available to the artists.

 

Shark Shawl by Kate Ford, modeled by Alyson Sichenzia. All Rights Reserved.

Exposure: Every entry will be shown on our website in strict order of submission over the course of a year.

Social Media: Every entry will be posted to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in strict order of submission over the course of a year. We boost a selection of the pieces posted to Facebook so that they reach a larger audience. Additionally, from time to time selected images of orangutans and chimpanzees will be featured on the Center for Great Apes Facebook page, with appropriate attribution.

 

Curator’s Choice: Each year the Curator selects and purchases her choice of a piece either from the Contest or from the Show.

 

Advertising Features: Selected pieces will be offered a place in our advertising campaigns both online and in print media. This has the potential to present your work to a new and broad audience. Specific permission will be sought in advance and the image will be used with the title, artist’s name and All Rights Reserved.

 

 

“Mountain Gazelles” Photograph by Kristen Hines. All Rights Reserved.

Special Prizes: A Family Membership of the Center for Great Apes will be awarded for the best image of an orangutan or chimpanzee to be chosen by Patti Ragan, Founder and President of CGA.
The book Tropical Flowers by Eileen Johnson, Founder and Creative Director of FlowerSchool New York, will be awarded for the best image of a flower or landscape.

Miami Exhibition Theme: One or two images will be offered the opportunity of being the theme for the Miami exhibition and will be featured in advertising and posters as well as receive a prominent position in the exhibition.

 

 

Featured Tee Shirt Design: One image will be selected as the image for our 2017 Exhibition Tee Shirt on sale at the exhibition. The image will have the appropriate attribution, and specific permission to use the image will be requested. The artist will receive one of the tee shirts.

 

“Grape Ape” Recycled paint and card by Young Artists Scout Dingman, Sidney Scholl, Sophie Brandimarte, James Gorman and Gracie Gorman. All Rights Reserved. Tee shirt design ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Exhibition 2016.

 

 

Young Artists: Young Artists will receive Certificates of Participation in the Contest. School educators entering work by their class (individual or collaborative group pieces) will be offered a symbolic adoption of an ape residing at the Center for Great Apes.

Plus entrants will have the satisfaction of knowing that 100 percent of their entry donation of $35 for two pieces of art ($5 per single piece for Young Artists) is going directly to support the wonderful work of the Center for Great Apes. Endangered: Art4Apes and the Center for Great Apes are tremendously grateful to all artists who support the contest.

 

Enter now! http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1250

 

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

Contest Entry and Prize Money

To facilitate artists entering more of their work, we have adjusted our entry procedure so that now two images (i.e. two different pieces of art) can be submitted for the single entry fee of $35.
We have increased the prize money offered in the two major categories of Fine Art (including Wearable Art, Jewelry and Sculpture) and Fine Art Photography. A total of $3,250 will be awarded in both categories. Prize-winning art plus an invited selection of other entries of significant merit will be exhibited in Miami during Art Week December 6-9th, 2017.
Young Artists with birthdays on or after October 1st, 1998, are encouraged to enter their work in the Young Artists Category. We will accept individual or class/group entries. Young Artist entries should be accompanied by a donation of $5 for each entry. We offer discounts to educators wishing to involve their classes in the contest. A total of $500 in prize money will be awarded in this category.

 

 

 

Exhibition in Miami

The ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Exhibition will be held December 6-9th at the offices of Dade Heritage Trust, 190 Southeast 12th Terrace, Miami 33131. We are grateful to Christine Rupp, Director of the Dade Heritage Trust for her support and for allowing us to stage our show in this historic building. The building has a newly fitted gallery space, with ample parking nearby, restaurants, a great view and a fabulous terrace.

Entries will be selected for the exhibition based on:

The judge’s scores
How the work fits in the space available and in the context of a coherent, curated exhibition.

 

Photography © Jon Norris 2016.  All Rights Reserved.

Enter now! http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1250
Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

 

Proceeds

All proceeds from the contest and exhibition support the Center for Great Apes. The Center for Great Apes’ mission is to provide a permanent sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees who have been rescued or retired from the entertainment industry, from research, or who are no longer wanted as pets. The Center provides care with dignity in a safe, healthy, and enriching environment for great apes in need of lifetime care. Please visit their website to learn more http://www.CenterForGreatApes.org.

 

 

ALL donations, including contest entry fees, go directly to support the Center. All ENDANGERED events are funded either through commercial sponsorship or through private 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 related to this Contest.

 

“Louie”  Photograph by Phoenix.  All Rights Reserved.

Enter now! http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1250

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

Deadline for submission is 8th October 2017.

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986