“Must Love Dogs! Must Love Art!” Opens At Artisans On The Ave On Friday, August 17th. Partnering With Paws On The Ave, Don’t Miss It!

Artisans on The Ave is doggedly determined to support our local artists! Trot into the Opening Reception on Friday, August 17th.  You’ll find art by South Florida artists with such incredible talent, they’re sure to get your tail wagging!  To add more bark to your bite, meet another Lake Worth business, Paws on The Avenue. They’ll sponsor pet adoptions courtesy of Palm Beach Animal Care and Control.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.  Don’t miss the extra treats and discounts!  Here’s to the Dog Days of Summer!

 

 

 

630 Lake Avenue     Lake Worth, FL 33460
561-762-8162

www.ArtisansOnTheAve.com

 

 

 

ARTISANS  ON  THE  AVE

    AND

  PAWS  ON  THE  AVENUE

Present:

“DOG  DAYS  OF  SUMMER:

MUST  LOVE  DOGS!  MUST  LOVE ART!”

Opening Reception:

Friday, August 17, 2018

6:00 – 9:00 PM

Artisans on The Ave  Gallery Hours:

Open 7 days a week

Monday thru Saturday 11am – 9pm

Sunday 9am – 6pm

Artisans on The Ave

 630 Lake Avenue     Lake Worth, FL 33460      561-762-8162

 

Paws On The Avenue  

525 Lake Avenue Lake Worth, FL

PET  ADOPTIONS

Courtesy of Palm Beach Animal Care and Control

 

 

This is a free event, refreshments will be served

 

 

Yep! It’s that time of year we affectionately call the Dog Days of Summer.The snowbirds are gone, the sun is stronger and we are all looking for relief from the heat. Even dog-tired pooches are looking for a way to cool off.

 

Trot into the gallery in steamy downtown Lake Worth, cool off and unleash some of that hot cash burning a hole in your wallet. You will find art by South Florida artists with such incredible talent that they are sure to get your tail wagging. During the month of August you can sniff out all the fun, doggy-inspired art – paintings, sculpture, pottery, etc. – we have in the gallery.

 

 

 

 

To add more bark to our bite (well, more like a snap), we are partnering with another local Lake Worth business, Paws on the Avenue. They’ll be sponsoring pet adoptions at their store (525 Lake Avenue), courtesy of Palm Beach Animal Care and Control, from 6 to 9 pm on August 17 and you can find tons of dog-related items adorning their shelves. There will be added extras at both the gallery and their shop (treats, discounts, etc.) so it is worth a stroll down the block for all the goodies.

 

During the reception  you can lap up a cool drink, get a tasty treat and howl (or bow-wow) at the moon when you see the amazing talent curled up in our gallery. We’ll even have fresh water for the canines (thank you, Paws on the Avenue) outside of both businesses. So don’t just lay down and roll over to beat the heat. Jump up, fetch your partner – or master or best friend or whatever pet name you use – and run with the big dogs to Artisans on the Ave at 630 Lake Avenue in downtown Lake Worth.

 

 

 

 

 

When you give a handmade piece of art to friends and loved ones created by local artists, you are also giving a gift to your community.  Artisans on the Ave boasts three showrooms with an amazing selection of exquisite art created by local artists. Your invited opening night for an evening of fun, the opportunity to meet the artists and to help support your community.

 

 

 

 

 

For more information about this event or becoming part of the Artisans On The Ave community please contact:

Artisans On The Ave
Betty Wilson 

630 Lake Avenue  Lake Worth, FL 33460

561-762-8162   

www.ArtisansOnTheave.com

 

 

 

 

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.com561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

 

 

Public Invited To “Too Hot To Handle” Exhibit At Artisans On The Ave July 20th, Call For Artists Open Til July 11th

Artisans on The Ave shares a Call to artists for all media!  The upcoming exhibit, “Too Hot To Handle” will take place July 18th through July 31st.  The public is invited to a Free Opening Reception on Friday, July 20th.  The Rickie Report shares the details and artist application here (deadline is July 11). If you win the People’s Choice Best of Show Award, you’ll get one month of free exhibition space for August 2018!  

Artisans On The Ave, 630 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth, FL 33460

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

A Cooperative Gallery of Palm Beach County Artists.

 

“Too   Hot   To   Handle!” 

 

Opening Reception:

Friday, July 20

6:00-9:00 pm

 

 

This is a free event refreshments will be served

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

Show Dates: July 18 through July 31

 

 

 

 

EXHIBITION APPLICATION    

Too Hot to Handle

  Artisans On The Ave Gallery

630 Lake Avenue • Lake Worth, FL 33460 • 561-762-8162 • 561-582-3300

PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY

Name :

 

Date :

Address:

Email:

Phone:

 

Briefly describe your work:

Submit 3 digital images representative of the work you would like to submit. Include details below. Or, call Betty Wilson at 561-762-8162 to show your art in person. Email images to info@ArtisansOnTheAve.com.

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Application Deadline: July 11, 2018 (midnight)
Artwork Drop off Deadline: Monday, July 16, 2018 (9-11 am)

Artwork Pickup: Monday, August 7, 2018 (9-11 am)

Application Fee: $25 (check payable to Craft Gallery)

All decisions of the curator/jurors are final. If you are accepted, by submitting your entry, you give Betty Wilson the right to publish your images for publicity purposes for the art show. We may ask select artists to provide higher resolution images suitable for publishing.

30% of each piece sold goes to Artisans On The Ave Gallery – 70% to the artist!

I, the undersigned, hereby lend the aforementioned work only for the exhibition and sale. I hereby release Artisans On The Ave Gallery, the Craft Gallery and Betty Wilson, curator and organizers from any responsibility for loss or damage while the work(s) is in possession of the Artisans On The Ave exhibit.

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EXHIBITION INFORMATION:   Too Hot to Handle  Artisans On The Ave Gallery

 

Name: Too Hot to Handle

Dates: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 through Sunday, July 31, 2018

Opening Reception: Friday, July 20, 2018 • 6-9 pm

Description: Show us how you survive Florida’s summer heat, such as:

  • At the beach, enjoying the amazing surf and soaking up sunshine.
  • In the comfort of air conditioning, sipping on a cool drink.
  • At special outings that you enjoy with family and friends.
  • Enjoying the sights and sounds of summer, which inspire you to create a piece indicative of the heat of the season.Exhibition Benefits: Ever think about what you get for your $25 admission fee? Besides getting the opportunity to display your art in a well-known, well-regarded gallery in a prime location in downtown Lake Worth, you also get:
  • Cross-promotion with email newsletter, posting in The Rickie Report, PR in various media outlets (newspaper, magazines, radio, etc.) as well as marketing to area businesses
  • Multiple weeks of exposure PLUS a gallery opening where you get a chance to meet other artists, potential buyers and collectors
  • Presence among other Florida artists, many of whom have a loyal following (some of that may rub off on you!)
  • Opportunity to support the gallery and other artists
  • Chance to win a free month of gallery space (see box)How You Can Help: We encourage guest artists to help contribute to the success of the exhibition. Here are some suggestions:
  • Donate food and/or wine for the event (and bring your friends!)
  • Like us and share posts on Facebook
  • Use social media before, during and after an event (Twitter, Instagram…)
  • Mention us on your website (link to our site, too)

For more information about this exhibit, classes, workshops, or becoming part of this gallery:

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

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

 

 

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

 

 

Artisans On The Ave Shares Call For “Too Hot To Handle”, Including All Media

Artisans on The Ave shares a Call to artists for all media!  The upcoming exhibit, “Too Hot To Handle” will take place July 18th through July 31st.  The public will be invited to the Free Opening Reception on Friday, July 20th.  The Rickie Report shares the details here. If you win the People’s Choice Best of Show Award, you’ll get one month of free exhibition space for August 2018!

Artisans On The Ave, 630 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth, FL 33460

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

A Cooperative Gallery of Palm Beach County Artists.

Too Hot To Handle! – A Call to Artists

Show Dates: July 18 through July 31

 

 

Opening Reception:

Friday, July 20

6:00-9:00 pm

This is a free event refreshments will be served

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

 

 

At Artisans, we strive to support our local artists. So if you are a local artist looking to heat up your career, then this is a golden opportunity. Submit artwork that fits the theme “Too Hot to Handle”. It could be art that is created using heat, art using colors indicative of heat, art that causes the viewer to blush, heat up or get a hot flash! You get the gist, have fun with it. The deadline for submissions is July 11 (see below for application; fee is $25). If you are accepted, setup will be July 18 and breakdown will be July 31. The hottest part of this deal is that one Best of Show will be awarded which includes one month of free gallery space to expire on August 31. Plus, you’ll get terrific exposure (keep it clean, now) with our great publicity. Now that’s a hot deal!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artisans on the Ave boasts three showrooms with an amazing selection of exquisite art created by local artists.


You’re invited opening night for an evening of fun, the opportunity to meet the artists and to help support your community.

 

 

 

EXHIBITION APPLICATION  “Too Hot to Handle”

Artisans On The Ave Gallery

630 Lake Avenue • Lake Worth, FL 33460 • 561-762-8162 • 561-582-3300

PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY

Name:

Date:

Address:

Email:

Phone:

Briefly describe your work:

 

Submit 3 digital images representative of the work you would like to submit.  potteryme@aol.com

Include details below. Or, call Betty Wilson at 561-762-8162 to show your art in person.

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Application Deadline: July 11, 2018 (midnight)
Artwork Dropoff Deadline: Monday, July 16, 2018 (9-11 am)Artwork Pickup: Monday, August 7, 2018 (9-11 am)Application Fee: $25 (check payable to Craft Gallery)

All decisions of the curator/jurors are final. If you are accepted, by submitting your entry, you give Betty Wilson the right to publish your images for publicity purposes for the art show. We may ask select artists to provide higher resolution images suitable for publishing.

30% of each piece sold goes to Artisans On The Ave Gallery – 70% to the artist!

I, the undersigned, hereby lend the aforementioned work only for the exhibition and sale. I hereby release Artisans On The Ave Gallery, the Craft Gallery and Betty Wilson, curator and organizers from any responsibility for loss or damage while the work(s) is in possession of the Artisans On The Ave exhibit.

 

Signature                                                                                                  Date

 

 

EXHIBITION INFORMATION Too Hot to HandleArtisans On The Ave Gallery

630 Lake Avenue • Lake Worth, FL 33460 • 561-762-8162 • 561-582-3300

Name: Too Hot to Handle

Dates: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 through Sunday, July 31, 2018

Opening Reception: Friday, July 20, 2018 • 6-9 pm

Description: Show us how you survive Florida’s summer heat, such as:

  • At the beach, enjoying the amazing surf and soaking up sunshine.
  • In the comfort of air conditioning, sipping on a cool drink.
  • At special outings that you enjoy with family and friends.
  • Enjoying the sights and sounds of summer, which inspire you to create a piece indicative of the heat of the season.

 

  • Exhibition Benefits: Ever think about what you get for your $25 admission fee? Besides getting the opportunity to display your art in a well-known, well-regarded gallery in a prime location in downtown Lake Worth, you also get:
  • Cross-promotion with email newsletter, posting in the Rickie Report, PR in various media outlets (newspaper, magazines, radio, etc.) as well as marketing to area businesses
  • Multiple weeks of exposure PLUS a gallery opening where you get a chance to meet other artists, potential buyers and collectors
  • Presence among other Florida artists, many of whom have a loyal following (some of that may rub off on you!)
  • Opportunity to support the gallery and other artists
  • Chance to win a free month of gallery space !
  • How You Can Help: We encourage guest artists to help contribute to the success of the exhibition. Here are some suggestions:
  • Donate food and/or wine for the event (and bring your friends!)
  • Like us and share posts on Facebook
  • Use social media before, during and after an event (Twitter, Instagram…)
  • Mention us on your website (link to our site, too)

 

For more information about this exhibit, classes, workshops, or becoming part of this gallery:

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

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

 

 

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

 

 

Celebrate “Dads And Grads” At Artisans On The Ave On Friday, June 15 With Free Opening Reception

Artisans On The Ave Gallery is celebrating Dads and Grads with over 40 talented artists’ creations.  Stop by on Friday, June 15th for the Free, Opening Reception and meet the artists!  The artists will take you, Dad, grads, and everyone on a visual vacation as you enjoy the works of their art in their three wonderful showrooms. The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks!

630 Lake Avenue     Lake Worth, FL 33460
561-762-8162  

 

INVITES  YOU  TO:

“DAD  AND   GRADS”

Opening Reception:

Friday, June 15, 2018

6:00 – 9:00 PM

This is a free event, refreshments will be served

Gallery Hours:

Open 7 days a week
Monday thru Saturday 11am – 9pm
Sunday 9am – 6pm

 

Robert ben Kline – Clay Sculpture – Look for the irony and humor in his work

Howard Fleischer – Handcrafted wood

Leonard G. – Wood turner 

Bernard F. – Bronze

A “father” is more than the biological paternal source of our being. He is a person who cares and provides for us. He is a person who helps to set the standards, the family values and the example. So, add to this group, step fathers and other men who willingly and eagerly accept and cherish the role.  Whether biological, adopted or informally, if they are the father figure to you, give him some recognition today and don’t hesitate to call him “Dad”.

 

 

 

 

A day to honor Dad? A time to spend with Dad?  Check out our selection of exquisite art handcrafted ART by local artists. Visit this opening night for an evening of fun, bring your Dad!! Meet the artists!!!

 

 

Buy a graduation gift that really says “conGRADulations”!  A handcrafted piece art can be functional as well as decorative!  Artisans On The Ave has so many to choose from!

 

For more information about this event or becoming part of the Artisans On The Ave community please contact:

Artisans On The Ave
Betty Wilson 

630 Lake Avenue  Lake Worth, FL 33460

561-762-8162   

www.ArtisansOnTheave.com

 

 

 

 

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.com561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

Celebrate Mothers Of All Ages And Cultures At Artisans On The Ave. Give Mom The Gift of Original Art And Fine Crafts

Artisans On The Ave is celebrating Mother’s Day in a special way on Friday, May 11th with a Free, Opening Reception!  There are so many gifts that Mom will cherish, so browse through the Gallery, filled with hand-made art and fine crafts to choose a gift.  Not sure what to purchase?  Stop by any time so you and your loved one(s) can peruse the gallery and make a list in the Gift Registry.  This is a terrific idea to take the guess work out of the equation!  Artisans On The Ave is offering a Free gift with every purchase.  The Rickie Report shares the details and a few examples of the high quality artistry that awaits you at this free event.

 

 

 

 630 Lake Avenue in downtown Lake Worth

 561-762-8162

 

 

 

 

 

ARTISANS  ON   THE  AVE

PRESENTS:

 MOM.    ART.     LOVE.

Opening Reception

Friday, May 11

 6  –  9  pm

The event is FREE and open to all.  Refreshments will be served.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy a Mother’s Day Art and Dessert Social at Artisans On The Ave in downtown Lake Worth. Give back to the woman who loved you first.  Show your mother how much you appreciate her with a gift of original art that she will cherish forever. Complimentary refreshments, desserts and beverages will be served.  Receive a free gift made by hand with each purchase.

 

 

 

 

Raising a child is an art in itself. We suggest a gift that returns the favor in kind. Our artists will help you choose a wonderful gift from our vast selection in the gallery or bring your mother in and let her choose her own gift!   Be sure to create a page in the Artisans’ new Gift Registry! She will be awed by the beautiful selection of jewelry made by our numerous jewelry artists. Maybe a lovely hand crafted mug for her favorite cup of tea?  Give her flowers that will last forever on her wall with a painting or photograph.

 

 

 

If Mom is an animal lover, our pets captured on canvas, fused glass or pottery will bring a smile to her face. For the avid doll collector you may want to add one of our new unique handmade dolls to their collection.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artisans on the Ave is located at 630 Lake Avenue in downtown Lake Worth.

For more information, call 561-762-8162

Or check the gallery out on Facebook facebook.com/artisansontheavelakeworth

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

“Earthly Delights” At Artisans on The Ave Features Tracy Rosof-Petersen And Herb Brofsky On April 14th To Honor Earth Day

Artisans On The Ave Gallery is featuring “Earthly Delights” with Herb Brofsky and Tracy Rosof-Petersen. The Opening Reception is free and Open to The Public on Saturday, April 14th.  Refreshments will be served and you will be able to meet not only Herb and Tracy, but many of the artists whose work is sold in this gallery/boutique.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks. Celebrate Earth Day ( April 22 ) with these artists!

 

 

 

 

ARTISANS  ON   THE  AVE

PRESENTS:

“EARTHLY  DELIGHTS”

Herb Brofsky   and   Tracy Rosof-Petersen

Opening Reception

Saturday, April 14

 6  –  9  pm

The event is FREE and open to all.  Refreshments will be served.

 

 

 

 

In celebration of Earth Day (April 22), Artisans on the Ave in downtown Lake Worth is featuring two artists who are totally in sync with our lovely planet!

 

“Connected” by Tracy Rosof-Petersen

 

 

Tracy Rosof-Petersen (EarthArtistsClayStudio.com), who is as warm as she is talented, has a passion to create pieces that celebrate our humanness, have emotional substance and utilize sustainable materials. Her new clay and sculpted tile “Connected” series features ornamentation that intertwines with the human form. Be it a vase, a vessel, a platter, this series speaks to the human relationships with each other and with our natural surroundings. Her work is continually evolving and she often mixes a sense of humor with her considerable skill in many of her creations. As with all of her pieces, they are sturdy, durable and truly nice to look at!

 

 

Wood carved Owl by Herb Brofsky

 

 

Herb Brofsky spent his career practicing dentistry, but always had a love of the arts. A collector of paintings, clocks and antiques, upon retirement, he moved to Cape Cod, MA. Continually observing the activity at the bird feeders by his kitchen window, his growing fascination with their movements led him to a new venture. Throughout his newfound bird carving career, he has studied under a variety of carvers. Using mostly bass and tupelo woods, his pieces explode with color from the acrylic paint and various washes applied to his little gems. He has so enjoyed carving birds, that he’s migrated (no pun intended) to other animals – horses, deer, fish and ducks. He is having so much fun – and winning blue ribbons at competitions – that Herb is one happy retiree.

 

Artisans on the Ave is located at 630 Lake Avenue in downtown Lake Worth.

For more information, call 561-762-8162

Or check the gallery out on Facebook facebook.com/artisansontheavelakeworth

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Herb Brofsky, Prolific Wildlife Carver, Is Featured At Artisans On The Ave In Lake Worth On April 14th

Herb Brofsky, a Navy veteran and retired dentist, shares his passion for wood carving at Artisans On The Ave in Lake Worth.  He will be one of the Featured Artists on Saturday, April 14th with a free, public reception.  Bird lovers will appreciate the extraordinary details he is able to create in bass and tupelo woods. The Rickie Report shares Herb’s life story and some sneak peeks of his artistry.

 

 

H E R B      B R O F S K Y’S   

WOOD  CARVINGS

 

 AT

ARTISANS  ON   THE  AVE

630 Lake Avenue    Lake Worth, FL

Free,  Opening Reception

SATURDAY,  APRIL 14

 6  –  9  pm

The event is FREE and open to all.  Refreshments will be served.

 

Meet Herb Brofsky, Wildlife Wood Carver

 

 

Herb Brofsky, a Navy veteran and retired dentist, was always an art lover and collector.  After he retired from his dental practice, he and his wife, Ruth, moved to Cape Cod, MA.  Searching for a new activity to keep his mind sharp, he learned about wood carving at the Senior Center of Barnstable, MA.  Herb found teachers who could help him create carvings.   

 

Flamingo Wood Carving by Herb Brofsky

 

 

 

Herb utilizes two different types of wood: bass and tupelo.  While he began his carving venture by creating sea captains, he would continually observe the activity at the bird feeders by his kitchen window.  This growing fascination of the birds’ movements led him to a new focus.

 

Wildlife Wood Carving by Herb Brofsky

 

 

Throughout his newfound bird carving career, he has studied under a variety of carvers.  He credits June Noll, a nationally award-winning master wildlife carver, with helping him attain the minute details you will find in each bird carving.

Herb Brofsky’s Wood Carved Bird

 

After the carving is finished, Herb carefully chooses the appropriate acrylic paint colors and washes to complete his valuable birds.  Herb also carves horse, deer, fish, and ducks.  His work can be seen at Artisans on The Ave Gallery in Lake Worth, FL and  Vermont Artisan Designs in Brattleboro, VT.   Herb is available to create commission and promises that no two carvings are ever alike!

 

For more information about this exhibit and Herb’s wood carvings:

Email:  ruthbrofsky@gmail.com

Facebook   Search for:  HerbBrofsky’sBirds

Artisans on the Ave

 630 Lake Avenue in downtown Lake Worth.

For more information, call 561-762-8162

Or check the gallery out on Facebook facebook.com/artisansontheavelakeworth

Vermont Artisan Designs

106 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301
802.257.7044

http://vtart.com

 

 

 

 

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

“Beautiful Art X 2” Features Gail Erickson And Robert Hunter At Artisans On The Ave March 16th

Artisans On The Ave Gallery is featuring “Beautiful Art X 2” with Gail Erickson ( ceramics and mixed media) and Robert Hunter (wood). The Opening Reception is free and Open to The Public on Friday, March 16th.  Refreshments will be served and you will be able to meet not only Gail and Robert, but many of the artists whose work is sold in this gallery/boutique.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

 

 

ARTISANS  ON   THE  AVE

PRESENTS:

“BEAUTIFUL  ART  X 2”

Gail Erickson   and   Robert Hunter

Opening Reception

Friday, March 16

 6  –  9  pm

The event is FREE and open to all.  Refreshments will be served.

 

 

“Lineage” by Gail Erickson

 

 

Gail Erickson claims that her work is inspired by family, nature and the human form; it’s a product of her feelings, emotions and passion for the tactile nature of clay. She wants the viewer to experience her art, too. “My intent is to reveal yet conceal; allowing the viewer to develop a personal connection to a piece”, says Erickson. From manatees and birds to mermaids and colorful characters, there is something inherently natural about her creations. Gail has been expanding into mixed media and her “Soulful Expressions” series incorporates wood and other found objects with ceramics. Many of those objects have ties to family members, past and present.

 

Cutting Board by Robert Hunter

 

 

 

Whether it be a cutting board or a coffee table, the grains and colors of various woods are the focus of artist Robert Hunter. He is fascinated with what causes the different patterns to occur in the wood – sun, wind, rain, insects, you name it. Hunter creates exquisite functional woodwork that will blow you away. His cutting boards and cheese slicers are custom made from a variety of exotic hardwoods and in some pieces, you will see turquoise peeking out of the natural crevices of the wood. Although completely safe to use with foods, his boards are just too beautiful to hide away in a cabinet! Cleaning the boards is easy and with just a little TLC, the boards will keep their beauty and luster for a lifetime.

 

 

Besides his boards, Hunter has brought forth his mastery with other creations such as boxes, coasters and home furnishings. According to Hunter, wood offers a fascination, beauty and complexity in the grain. These rich, lustrous pieces just grow more beautiful with age and deserve to be on display.

 

Artisans on the Ave is located at 630 Lake Avenue in downtown Lake Worth.

For more information, call 561-762-8162

Or check the gallery out on Facebook facebook.com/artisansontheavelakeworth

 

 

 

 

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

Artisans On The Ave Presents: “Double Whammy: Meet The Artists Rickie & Tammy”, Featuring Rickie Leiter And Tammy Frand

When is the right time to buy a handmade piece of art, jewelry or functional design?  Artisans On The Ave knows the answer is “always”!  Start your gift giving now for Valentine’s Day with functional art by Tammy Frand and wearable art jewelry by Rickie Leiter. The Free Opening Reception takes place on Saturday, February 10!  Meet the artists, browse the gallery and enjoy the refreshments.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks for “Double Whammy: Meet The Artists Rickie and Tammy”!

 

 

ARTISANS   ON   THE   AVE

  PRESENTS:

TAMMY  FRAND   &   RICKIE  LEITER

Free, Public Opening Reception:

Saturday, February 10 

 

6  –  9   pm

 

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

 

 

 

 

Rickie Leiter creates one of a kind necklaces and earrings that are distinctive.  She uses found objects, antique and vintage finds and unusual beads to create her designs. Rickie says, “the beads ‘speak to me’ and I often have no preconceived design until I start working with a focal component, look at all of my beads and then begin. There are times when I will take  things apart and start over again because the final product has to feel right”. Locally, her jewelry sold previously at the Norton Museum, Gallery Five, and Howard Alan Events, and at Shoenique in Longmeadow, MA. Rickie is the publisher of The Rickie Report which celebrates the visual arts from Melbourne to Miami.  Her mission is to connect artists and art lovers while supporting the local art scene.  www.therickiereport.com

 

Ceramic Tiles With Original Artwork by Tammy Frand

Tammy Frand is originally from Long Island, New York. She resides in South Florida with her husband. Tammy has been an exhibited artist in and around Palm Beach County and has been showcased for her unique blend of materials. Tammy uses a ceramic tile coaster and/or trivet as an alternative to flat stock prints of her work creating a more functional use of art. Single and/or multiple tiles are framed in wood collected from local to Florida lobster traps. She also uses materials such as aluminum, wood and acrylic. Tammy shares, “As an artist, I aim to create pieces that appeal to a wide variety of audiences. I use digital imagery to generate work in a multitude of colors, sizes and mediums. I work to create art that inspires people. My work is constantly evolving with new and fresh ideas”.    great4gifts@aol.com   www.tammysgreat4gifts.com

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

Cynthia Zmetronak Delights At Artisans On The Ave, With Her Whimsical Canine And Feline Pottery. Free, Opening Reception January 19th

Cynthia Zmetronak is known for her whimsical canine and feline black and white pottery, as well as for more functional and traditional designs.  The public is invited to see her work and meet the artist at the Free, Opening Reception at Artisans On The Ave.  Enjoy the artwork and refreshments on Friday, January 19th!  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

 

 

 

Animal Loving Artist Delights With Her Fun-Loving Pottery

 

ARTISANS   ON   THE   AVE

  PRESENTS:

CYNTHIA    ZMETRONAK

Free, Public Opening Reception:

Friday, January 19 

 

6  –  9   pm

 

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

 

 

Come and meet Cynthia (sorry, her animals are staying at home) at an opening reception at Artisans on the Ave located at 630 Lake Avenue in downtown Lake Worth. The event is FREE and open to all. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 561-762-8162 or check the gallery out on Facebook.

 

 

 

 

In a house with – at a minimum – two dogs, three cats and any number of other rescue animals, you’ll find Cynthia hard at work creating whimsical, functional pottery in black and white. Proficient in working with clay as well as casting glass, she has been “playing with pottery” since childhood. Cynthia has taken her passion to new heights and has parlayed her expertise into teaching others.

 

 

 

 

A lifelong learner and creator, she constantly seeks to expand her technical and artistic skills. Recently, she participated in a creative artist community immersion program at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. “Making pottery, glass casting and teaching are passions”, says Cynthia. You can definitely see that passion, along with her sense of humor and clear love of all things furry, when you view her art. Mugs, dishes, clocks, you name it – her artwork is sure to make you smile – animal lover or not.

 

 

 

 “Making pottery, glass casting and teaching are my passions,” she says. A teacher as well as a potter, Cynthia believes it’s important for potters to start with a good foundation by learning basic building techniques. She loves to embellish her pieces by stamping, carving and altering the surfaces, and encourages students to start to channel their ideas once they have achieved that solid technique.

 

 

 

Cynthia began her love affair with fashioning the earth making mud pies in her backyard at age 4. Recognizing her interest and potential, her parents, also artistic, made sure she attended art school on the weekends. She first learned the wheel in 7th grade in New Jersey, and went on to earn multiple degrees and certifications in both art and teaching.

 

Passionate about clay, Cynthia is equally passionate about learning. She continues not only to give workshops, but to take them as well. Cynthia earned her BA in Education at Montclair University of Upper Montclair NJ; her MA Art Education and MA Education Technology at FAU. She ‘s attended the Penland School of Crafts, Haystack Mt. School of Crafts, and Arrowmont School, and has studied with Cynthia Bringle, Gay Smith, Susan Feagan, Ronan Peterson, Jeff Oestrike, Sunshine Cobb, Tom Spleth, Deborah Horrell, Birdie Boone, and Matt Repsher.  In addition to being the owner of Westwind Pottery/Pottery-E, she has taught art in the Broward County Public Schools, Parkland, and ceramic sculpture at Penland. She is the past president of the Ceramic League of Palm Beach and the Broward College Potter’s Guild.

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

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