Arts Group Presents End Of Season Eclectic Arts & Treasures Sale Extravaganza

Unique Glass Art and The Artists Association of Jupiter (AAOJ) proudly presents their ” End of the Season Eclectic Arts & Treasures Sale Extravaganza”.  This unique event will be held on Sunday May 3, 2015 from 10am – 2pm at Unique Glass Art and A Unique Art Gallery, in Jupiter. Stroll between the two galleries and shop for special treasures from a wide variety of local artists and vendors.  Raffle items will benefit Women in Leadership Awards Program of Executive Women of the Palm Beaches which helps promising young women in our community pursue their dream of a college education. The Rickie Report shares the details here to Celebrate Women Through The Arts!

 

 

 

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Artists Association of Jupiter

&

A Unique Art Gallery

Present:

Celebrating Women:

End of the Season Eclectic Arts & Treasures Sale Extravaganza

 

Sunday, May 3rd  10am- 2pm

 

A Portion of Sales Benefits:

Women in Leadership Awards Program

of

Executive Women of the Palm Beaches

226 Center Street    Jupiter, FL 33458

561-529-2748

 

 

This unique event will be held on Sunday May 3, 2015 from 10am – 2pm at Unique Glass Art and A Unique Art Gallery, 226 Center St in Jupiter. Stroll between the two galleries and shop for special treasures from a wide variety of local artists and vendors. Light Refreshments will be served.

 

 

 

Raffle items will benefit Women in Leadership Awards Program of Executive Women of the Palm Beaches which helps promising young women in our community pursue their dream of a college education. www.ewpb.org

 

For more information email: austinartglass@bellsouth.net 561-747-2024

 

 

The Artists Association of Jupiter

The Artists Association of Jupiter is a collaboration of artists who work together to promote the awareness of art and education to the community and surrounding counties. Its venue, A Unique Art Gallery, opened its doors in June of 2010. Learn more about the organization, its artists and programs on the Association’s website, www.artistsassociationofjupiter.com

 

 

 

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Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Artists Association of Jupiter Presents:”Clay, Glass, Wood”

 The Artists Association of Jupiter (AAOJ) proudly presents “Clay, Glass & Wood”, a one-of-a-kind collaboration of Mixed Media artists Pamela Carman, Carolyn Austin and Bill Jones.  This event will be held on Wednesday March 12th at A Unique Art Gallery, 226 Center St #8 in Jupiter.  A portion of proceeds from sales of artworks created by Pamela Carolyn and Bill as well as the Artists of AAOJ will benefit Café Joshua of The Lord’s Place of Palm Beach County.  The Rickie Report shares the details here.

 

 

 

The Artists Association of Jupiter

&

A Unique Art Gallery

Present:

Clay, Glass, Wood

A Collaboration of Mixed Media

Artists:

Pam Carman

Carolyn Austin

Bill Jones

Wednesday, March 12th

5:30-7:30 pm

 

 

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A Unique Art Gallery and Unique Glass Art, Inc.
226 Center St. A-6 and A-8
Jupiter, FL 33458
561-747-2024 



 The Artists Association of Jupiter (AAOJ) proudly presents “Clay, Glass & Wood”, a one-of-a-kind collaboration of Mixed Media artists Pamela Carman, Carolyn Austin and Bill Jones.  This event will be held on Wednesday March 12th from 5:30-7:30 at A Unique Art Gallery, 226 Center St #8 in Jupiter.  A portion of proceeds from sales of artworks created by Pamela Carolyn and Bill as well as the Artists of AAOJ will benefit Café Joshua of The Lord’s Place of Palm Beach County, www.thelordsplace.org.  For more information please call A Unique Art Gallery at 561-529-2748 or go to www.artistsassociationofjupiter.com
Mirror by Pam Carman

Mirror by Pam Carman

 

What happens when you mix Wood, Glass and Clay???   You get an amazing, creative, new art form from three accomplished Artists.   The collaboration of this one of a kind mixed media show started out as a friendship between fellow artists Pamela Carman, Carolyn Austin and Bill Jones sharing ideas and admiring each other’s designs.  

They competed individually, at some of the same competitions, and won awards together. The list of their successes and their ability to teach, exhibit, and give back to the Palm Beach Art communities is commendable.   They started talking, sketching, etching, cutting, turning and gluing………!!!!!!   

 

Salt & Pepper Sets by Bill Jones

Salt & Pepper Sets by Bill Jones

 

Pamela Carman is a primarily self-taught mixed media artist. Pamela’s current body of work is in polymer clay and found objects.  She has an affinity for color that is evident in her work and gets excited just creating her color palette! The majority of her work is inspired by and based in nature. Recurring animal themes, especially of birds and fish can be seen in her most recent work. They are meant to bring a smile or chuckle.

 

 

Glass Wall Design by Carolyn Austin

Glass Wall Design by Carolyn Austin

 

 

Teaching polymer workshops in South Florida, Pamela has been an instructor for the Ocean Reef Art League in Key Largo for the last 5 years. She also offers private and group lessons in her home studio. Her award winning work can be found internationally. www.pamelacarman.com

 

 

 

"Cat" by Pam Carman

“Cat” by Pam Carman

 

 

 

Bill Jones is a local wood turner with a workshop in Jupiter; He is a member of the Palm Beach County Wood turners, a local chapter of the American Association of Wood Turners. He spends his time teaching at adult education classes, 4H youth classes and creating a limited number of turning to show at various exhibitions and galleries. Every piece he turns is mad with not only a love of the wood, but also the delight in craftsmanship of taking a log to a finished and unique artistic object. You are welcome to watch him turn wood in his shop by appointment 561-762-1031. Come and enjoy the wonderful world of wood! www.woodturningbybilljones.com 

 

Wood Turned Vessel by Bill Jones

Wood Turned Vessel by Bill Jones

 

 

Carolyn Austin began designing and creating glass art within the family business in 1986. She has built her reputation in the Palm Beach Community as one of the most unique glass etching artists in the area. Her showroom and studio are located in the Center Park Plaza in Jupiter.

 

Glass Art by Carolyn Austin

Glass Art by Carolyn Austin

 

 

Carolyn has lived in the Jupiter/Tequesta area since 1979 and developed an eye for the tropical Florida scenes from long legged birds to intensely detailed ocean life which in turn creates one of kind glass art. She tells us, “I love working with people and using my 25 years plus of experience to create a beautiful customized look in glass whether it be an entrance way or a free standing piece of glass art. All my designs are created by hand, an intricate detailed process to enhance each client’s home and personality. Making my glass art a personal favorite for each client is always satisfying. I take pride in my work and the exclusive following it has created.”    www.uniqueglassart.com 

 

 

THE LORD’S PLACE

 

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The Lord’s Place is dedicated to breaking the cycle of homelessness by providing innovative, compassionate and effective services to men, women and children in our community.

 

The Lord’s Place is a nonprofit, non-sectarian, 501(c)3 organization that has been changing the lives of homeless families and individuals in Palm Beach County for over 30-years. We are committed to breaking the cycle of homelessness with programs and services that include: Community Engagement, Supportive Housing, Job Training and Employment.

 

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In 2012, The Lord’s Place provided supportive housing to 434 men, women and children. By the end of the year, 92% were no longer homeless. This past year,  133 formerly homeless men and women gain job skills and 88 were placed in jobs with local employers. Our success over the years is due to an unwavering commitment to our clients and an approach that balances compassion and personal responsibility. For more information visit website www.thelordsplace.org 

 

The Artists Association of Jupiter is a collaboration of artists who work together to promote the awareness of art and education to the community and surrounding counties. Its venue, A Unique Art Gallery, opened its doors in June of 2010.  Learn more about the organization, its artists and programs on the Association’s website, www.artistsassociationofjupiter.com

 

For more information on this event call or email the Gallery at 561-529-2748 or info@artistsassociationofjupiter.com 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

 

Words Become a Painting with “Alice In Wonderland” Exhibit at A Unique Gallery in Jupiter

Illustrator, Pam Panella shows us that the characters of “Alice in Wonderland” are not just for children! Pam’s SOLO exhibition at A Unique Art Gallery in Jupiter is sure to please.  A portion of proceeds from sales of Pam’s artwork and the Artists of AAOJ will benefit the Hobe Sound Animal Protection League. The Rickie Report looks forward to seeing you at the public reception and shares the details here.

 

 

 

Artists Association of Jupiter

Presents

SOLO Exhibit

Pam Panella

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

5:30 – 7:30 pm

A Unique Art Gallery

226 Center St #8, Jupiter, FL

Open to the Public

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The Artists Association of Jupiter (AAOJ) proudly presents    “Alice in Wonderland” a solo exhibit of Illustrations by Artist Pam Panella. The event will be held on Wednesday February 12, from 5:30-7:30 at A Unique Art Gallery, 226 Center St #8 in Jupiter.  A portion of proceeds from sales of artworks created by Pam and the Artists of AAOJ will benefit the Hobe Sound Animal Protection League.   www.HSAPL.org

 

 

 

 

"Alice  and Caterpillar"

“Alice and Caterpillar”

 

Pam tells The Rickie Report, “My exhibit ‘Alice in Wonderland’ is a series of illustrations that tell the story. Illustration is a form of art that depicts the written word.  I like to put my research and visions down on paper to make words become a painting.  I chose to illustrate Lewis Carroll’s story of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ because the story is so interesting and complex.  It is filled with riddles, math problems, impossible situations, and wonderful characters. My research involved exploring what these characters might look like.  Then I developed them, melding those ideas with my own personal view of people and animals”.

 

 

Illustration by Pam Panella

Illustration by Pam Panella

 

 

“Illustration is a form of art that depicts the written word. The depiction is visualization by the artist and can be done in any form such as drawing, painting, photography, etching or woodblock printing.  Illustrations are artistic images created by the artist that are extracted from the text of poems, stories, fashion, magazines, stamps, technical & medical items. This makes it different than doing a painting that is a visual to the artist. The illustrator must conceive and research the idea of what is trying to be conveyed to the reader.  Original illustrations end up being printed so many people have access to the art work representing the written word.  The illustrations done in medieval time were woodblock prints.  Johannes Gutenberg’s invention of the printing press allowed him to add illustrations in the form of woodprints to his books. 1880 became the “Golden Age of Illustration” with the development of mass market papers, magazines and books. It continues the same way today but, with the help of the computer research is made easier”, Pam explains.

 

 

"Hare & Mouse"

“Hare & Mouse”

 

 

Pam clarifies, “John Tenniel was Lewis Carroll’s illustrator and his medium was pen & ink. He would create many versions of his drawings until he liked his final composition and then would send it to be printed.  My medium of choice is watercolor because of the transparent quality, fluid movement and its acceptance of different techniques. After the drawings are complete, then it is time to add the color to finalize the process.  I hope that everyone will enjoy my version of ‘Alice in Wonderland'”.

 

Pam Panella

Pam Panella

 

 

 

“When doing a regular painting I choose to paint a variety of different subjects from places to which we have traveled or subjects close to home. When I spot something that strikes my fancy, it will end up on paper. I use watercolors most of the time because they are spontaneous, transparent and can be used in many different techniques. Careful attention is given to the compositions and an intricate process of drawing precedes the use of color.  Most of my exhibits have been in galleries, corporate offices and outdoor shows in the Northeast and Florida. Summers are spent in my North Eastham Studio and Winters are spent in Florida,” says Pam.   The Rickie Report knows we are lucky to have Pam here, to share her wonderful paintings!

 

To see more of Pam’s work go www.artistsassociationofjupiter.net

 

The Hobe Sound Animal Protection League is dedicated to creating a better world for cats through adoption; spay/neuter services public education.  Established in 2000, Hobe Sound Animal Protection League (HSAPL) is a no-kill feline rescue and adoption organization located in Palm City, Florida. HSAPL operates as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to creating a better world for cats through adoption, spay/neuter services and public education. HSAPL’s “home base” is The Caring Fields Animal Sanctuary in Palm City, Florida. Here, over 150 cats live free from cages in an open, yet protected, natural environment. The colorful cottages and cat shelters throughout the sanctuary were built by volunteers and custom-designed for kitty comforts. There are plenty of places to climb and explore, and soft spots to nap in the Florida sunshine. Every cat under the care of HSAPL is vaccinated and spayed or neutered, making many of them available for adoption. HSAPL has facilitated an average of 200 cat adoptions each year, creating a happier world, not only for the cats, but also for those who adopt them.  For more information visit  www.HSAPL.org  or call Pauline Golver, Executive Director at 772-463-7386

 

 

 

The Artists Association of Jupiter is a collaboration of artists who work together to promote the awareness of art and education to the community and surrounding counties. Its venue, A Unique Art Gallery, opened its doors in June of 2010.  Learn more about the organization, its artists and programs on the Association’s website, www.artistsassociationofjupiter.net    For more information on this event call or email the Gallery at 561-529-2748 or info@artistsassociationofjupiter.net

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Margie Agoston’s Paintings Take You on a Journey

The Artists Association of Jupiter (AAOJ) will present “Abstract Expressionism” A Solo Exhibition by Margie Agoston, Visual Artist at A Unique Art Gallery in Jupiter. The Rickie Report hopes you will attend their monthly Public Reception and bring an unwrapped toy to benefit Toys for Tots.  Donors will be enrolled in a drawing to win a custom art piece!  More details are in this article.

 

 

Artists Association of Jupiter 

 

Presents

 

SOLO Exhibit

Margie Agoston

 

 

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

 

6:30 – 8:30 pm

 

A Unique Art Gallery

 

226 Center St #8, Jupiter, FL 

 

Open to the Public

 

 The Artists Association of Jupiter (AAOJ) proudly presents “Abstract Expressionism” A Solo Exhibition By Margie Agoston, Visual Artist. The event will be held on Wednesday December 11, from 6:30-8:30 at A Unique Art Gallery, 226 Center St #8 in Jupiter.  A portion of proceeds from sales of artworks created by Margie and the artists of AAOJ will benefit Toys for Tots. Bring an unwrapped toy and you will receive a chance to a win a custom art piece.

 

 

Margie Agoston

Margie Agoston

 

Margie Agoston is a woman of few words but many colors and dimensions.  She grew up outside of New York City with a formal education (BA) from the University of California in Santa Barbara. She is also a Graduate Gemologist and received a Jewelry Manufacturing Arts degree from The Gemological Institute of America.

 

 

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Margie has made her mark as an Artist to be seen, enjoyed and collected.  She recently won 1ST PLACE at the Lighthouse Art Center, D’ART for ART. Her other Exhibits include:  Art at Palm Beach International Airport, The Armory Center in West Palm Beach, and she was also selected for the upcoming show ” Spotlight On New Talent”.

 

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In a recent interview Margie said ,  “My work comes from my heart. I have always loved creating whether it was painting,  jewelry design or ceramics.  When I paint I can freely express myself.  My canvas is like a two dimensional sculpture. I use color, texture and movement to sculpt emotions where everyone can feel free to touch and explore what has been created.”

 

 

Margie Agoston’s hope for the observer is that they will go on their own journey and they will experience what the abstract painting says to them.

 

To contact Margie visit her website at  http://www.margieagoston.com/

 

The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.

 

The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens.   To learn more about Toys for Tots visit their website at www.toysfortots.org

 

The Artists Association of Jupiter is a collaboration of artists who work together to promote the awareness of art and education to the community and surrounding counties. Its venue, A Unique Art Gallery, opened its doors in June of 2010.  Learn more about the organization, its artists and programs on the Association’s website, www.artistsassociationofjupiter.net

 

For more information on this event call or email the Gallery at 561-529-2748 or auniqueartgallery@comcast.net

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

 

Photography of Bill Hultz is Featured at A Unique Art Gallery!

The Artists Association of Jupiter (AAOJ) proudly presents “Photography by Bill Hultz” The event will be held on Wednesday November 13th at A Unique Art Gallery,in Jupiter.  A portion of proceeds from sales of artworks created by Bill Hultz and the artists of AAOJ will benefit The Friends of Okeeheelee Nature Center.  The Rickie Report urges you to attend the public reception to see this wonderful artwork and meet all of the artists!  More details are in this article.

 

Artists Association of Jupiter 

 

Presents

 

“Photography by Bill Hultz”

 

 

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

 

6:00 – 8:00 pm

 

A Unique Art Gallery

 

226 Center St #8, Jupiter, FL 

 

Open to the Public

 

The Artists Association of Jupiter (AAOJ) proudly presents “Photography by Bill Hultz” The event will be held on Wednesday November 13, from 6:00-8:00 at A Unique Art Gallery, 226 Center St #8 in Jupiter.  A portion of proceeds from sales of artworks created by Bill Hultz and the artists of AAOJ will benefit The Friends of Okeeheelee Nature Center.

 

Bill was born in Philadelphia, grew up on Long Island and spent most of his adult life in Vermont before moving to Florida in 2003. He has been spending summers in the mountains of North Carolina since 2009 because of its pleasant weather and its fabulous photo opportunities.

 

"Jaco Horses"

“Jaco Horses”

“I have been taking pictures most of my life. I was mostly a casual photographer taking vacation photos and the like until my first trip to North Carolina. On that trip I discovered the hundreds of waterfalls around the western part of the state and the wonderful scenery of the Blue Ridge Parkway. These places inspired me to become more serious about taking photographs. Since that time I have taken thousands of pictures of anything that I think has something to give to the viewer.”

 

"Rhoda, Cropped"

“Rhoda, Cropped”

Bill goes on to tell us, “Photography has been called “art for left brained people”. As a confirmed left brained person landscapes, sunsets and sunrises, animals, flowers, waterfalls and buildings are all items that inspire me to create art.”

Bill is a member of the Carolina Nature Photographers Association, the Indian River Photo Club and the Indian River Photography Meetup Group.  

 

"Tower, Trees"

“Tower, Trees”

 

The mission of the Okeeheelee Nature Center is to educate people of all ages about the natural resources of our state and county through a variety of programs, exhibits and use of the facility as a living laboratory.

 

 If you are interested in becoming a member of the Friends of Okeeheelee Nature Center or would like more  information about its programs or volunteer  opportunities please contact Stephanie Saunders at 561-309-3908. 

 The Friends of Okeeheelee Nature Center (FONC) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to assisting the staff of the nature center in accomplishing this mission statement.  FONC promotes and funds various educational programs for seniors, school children and toddlers.  We help maintain exhibits and provide animal feed and supplies.  FONC also sponsors Earth Day, Science for Seniors, Spooktacular, the Holiday Open House and the Nature Centers  important  involvement in the Florida Marine Science Educators Association (FEMSEA) a state sanctioned program by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. 

 

 

The Artists Association of Jupiter is a collaboration of artists who work together to promote the awareness of art and education to the community and surrounding counties. Its venue, A Unique Art Gallery, opened its doors in June of 2010.  Learn more about the organization, its artists and programs on the Association’s website, www.artistsassociationofjupiter.net

 

For more information on this event call or email the Gallery at 561-529-2748 or auniqueartgallery@comcast.net

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

 

 

Brigitte Balbinot SOLO Exhibit: “On Higher Grounds”

The Rickie Report is looking forward to seeing internationally known artist, Brigitte Balbinot’s newest body of work at her upcoming SOLO Exhibit at A Unique Art Gallery in Jupiter!   A percentage of sales will benefit the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League of West Palm Beach.  Come for the art, refreshments, camaraderie and the good cause!  Details in this article!  What better day to see the unveiling of Brigitte’s exhibit, “On Higher Grounds”!

 

Brigitte Balbinot

SOLO EXHIBIT

 

“On Higher Grounds”

Wine and Cheese Reception

 

Wednesday, September 11th

 

6:30 – 9:00 pm

 

 

A Unique Art Gallery

226 Center St #8, Jupiter, FL

Public is Welcome

Please RSVP  561-529- 2748

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The Artists Association of Jupiter proudly presents International Artist Brigitte Balbinot, A One Woman Show titled “On higher grounds”.  In the Artist’s words, the ultimate question remains… Is there something bigger than us and how does it translate into my work? During this exhibit, Brigitte Balbinot will introduce her newest work, large and medium size oil abstracts that will transport the viewer into another dimension.
The opening Reception will be held on Wednesday September 11, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm at A Unique Art Gallery. Show will run through October 4th.   Proceeds from the sale of artwork will benefit the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League.

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League is a limited-admission humane society and provides services to over 20,000 cats, dogs, puppies and kittens each year. Operating continuously since 1925, it has been positively impacting animal welfare and addressing overpopulation in Palm Beach County through a variety of services.

 

According to their website, “Our Vision is to create a community where 100% of the adoptable animals find loving homes and no animals will be euthanized because of pet overpopulation.”

 

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, Humane Society of the Palm Beaches, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and does not receive funding from city, county, state, or the federal government, or local organizations with similar names. We rely solely on the generosity of individuals, foundations and corporations to provide quality programs and services to the community. Your donations directly support the services and programs in place to help animals in need.

 

 

“Our mission is to provide shelter to lost, homeless and unwanted animals; to furnish medical and other services for the care of companion animals; to care for, protect, and find quality homes for homeless and neglected animals; to advocate animal welfare, community involvement and education to further the bond between people and animals, for the mutual benefit of both”. For more information contact: www.hspb.org

 

"Humanity, Missing Link"

“Granite II”

 

Brigitte shares with us, “ Art cleanses our souls. It provoques our senses and thoughts.  We are living in difficult times surrounded by violence and ugliness. Our World is in desperate need of  added beauty, peace and harmony. Art is a conduit to the soul, with these collections I strive to inspire you… I want my art to make you think,  feel, and sometimes question… If I touch a nerve, provoque a reaction or stimulate your senses in any way,  I have succeeded.”

 

In a review by Carrie Turner, editor of Fine Art Views ( March, 2013), art critic Brian Sherwin is cited, “The compositional structure and use of raw texture in Balbinot’s paintings allow the imagination of the viewer to decipher meaning based on what he or she brings, psychologically speaking, to the viewing experience”.

 

“ I AM… therefore I PAINT! With an unquenched thirst for knowledge and understanding of the world around me, the canvas is my playground”… is one of the Artist’s famous statements. Each of her paintings may comprise up to 50 layers of oil paint using various mediums. Some pieces can take weeks and even months to be completed. She usually works on several canvases at the same time. She says, “I know my work is done when after several passes I can look at it and feel that it needs nothing more from me to be alive.”

 

 

 

"Minority"

“Minority”

 

 

 

Do not miss a chance to meet with the Artist and become acquainted with her unique vision. Also part of the event will be The Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League of West Palm Beach to whom 10% of all proceeds that night will be donated.

 

"Sacred Space"

“Sacred Space”

The Artists Association of Jupiter is a collaboration of artists who work together to promote the awareness of art and education to the community and surrounding counties. Its venue, A Unique Art Gallery, opened its doors in June of 2010. Learn more about the organization, its artists and programs on the Association’s website, www.artistsassociationofjupiter.net   For additional information call the Gallery at 561-529-2748 or email auniqueartgallery@comcast.net 
"Lost at Sea"

“Lost at Sea”

To reach Brigitte for more information about her art or this show, please contact:

info@brigittebalbinot.com  or visit her website:

www.brigittebalbinot.com

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Unique Art Gallery Presents SOLO Exhibit of Richard Kendall’s Photography

The Rickie Report applauds A Unique Art Gallery and the Artists Association of Jupiter for combining their art exhibits with community activism.  Richard Kendall’s photography will be presented in a SOLO exhibition and all sales will benefit Spring Hill College, Alabama in the memory of  Ruth Mary Morley, who was associated with the Gallery. 

 

 

 

 A Unique Art Gallery

and

Artists Association of Jupiter

 Present a

 Solo Exhibit

 Richard Kendall

 

Wednesday, July 8th

5:30 – 7:30 pm

226 Center Street, Suite 8      Jupiter, FL

Open to the Public; Refreshments will be served

Proceeds from sales will be donated to Spring Hill College, in memory of Ruth Mary Morley

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The Artists Association of Jupiter (AAOJ) will hold A Solo Exhibition by Photographer Richard Kendall. The event will be held on Wednesday July 10, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at A Unique Art Gallery, 226 Center St #8,  Jupiter. A portion of proceeds from the sale of art work created by the artists of the AAOJ and Richard Kendall will benefit Spring Hill College, Alabama in the memory of beloved Ruth Mary Morley.

 

Photo by Richard Kendall

Photo by Richard Kendall

 

Richard’s photography represents nature’s beauty, the uniqueness of architecture and images that capture the essence of human behavior. Richard’s work elicits an emotional response within the viewer.  Richard also uses his talents to document the wonderful community outreach which takes place at all of A Unique Gallery’s events with the Artists Association of Jupiter.

Photo by Richard Kendall

Photo by Richard Kendall

 

In June, these local arts groups helped Jupiter Performing Arts Fund with Art Exhibit and Sale “Chasing Summer”.   This special event was an “Artist Challenge” for which artists had to create a piece of artwork that depicts the meaning of “Chasing Summer.” All genres participated and it was a pleasure to see the diversity of how the artists explored this challenge!  Proceeds were shared with the Jupiter Performing Arts Fund: Keeping Music In Education “New Life for Old Notes.” Contributions were also raised for  JPAF’s scholarship drive as well as gently used musical instruments.

Photo by Richard Kendall

Photo by Richard Kendall

 

Jupiter Performing Arts Fund is a not-for-profit organization formed for the purpose of encouraging, promoting and supporting music education in the Jupiter public schools. Each year, JPAF awards scholarships to students for music lessons, music camps, clinics, and drum corps. Scholarships are also awarded to high school seniors planning to major in music at college.

 

Photo by Richard Kendall

Photo by Richard Kendall

JPAF’s “New Life for Old Notes” program collects used musical instruments, refurbishes & donates them to Jupiter’s area school music programs. Do you have an old musical instrument in your closet or attic which is collecting dust? Here’s an opportunity for you to give new life to those old notes! Please take the timeSpting to donate those instruments to the Jupiter Performing Arts Fund and help a local student in need. Your tax deductible donation will help a young musician excel & will support the music programs in Jupiter schools.   For more information, visit JPAF online at jpaf.org or call (872) 222-5723.

 

Photo by Richard Kendall

Photo by Richard Kendall

 

 

The Artists Association of Jupiter is a collaboration of artists who work together to promote the awareness of art and education to the community and surrounding counties. Its venue, A Unique Art Gallery, opened its doors in June of 2010.  Learn more about the organization, its artists and programs please visit:  www.artistsassociationofjupiter.com

 

Photo by Richard Kendall

Photo by Richard Kendall

For more information on this event call or email the Gallery at 561-529-2748 or auniqueartgallery@comcast.net

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

 

Brigitte Balbinot has SOLO Exhibit in Montreal

The Rickie Report is excited to share Brigitte Balbinot’s good news!  She has been invited to have a SOLO exhibit at a contemporary gallery of art in Montreal in June!  If you’re in the area, you can stop by,  if you have friends in the area, you can tell them about this exhibit, and if you cannot be there in person, Brigitte has a fabulous website!

 

 L’ESPACE CONTEMPORAIN

Galerie d’Art

Presents:

 

Cross Over

by

 

Brigitte Balbinot

 

 

Carton

 

Cross Over is the link between two series of Modern Abstract Paintings called Raw and Humanity, The Missing Link by Artist Brigitte Balbinot. In this exhibit, Artist Balbinot is showcasing various mediums and techniques to depict her unique vision. Raw: This collection is based on pure energy, the “rawness” of life. It was created with carefree bold gestural movements, inspired by the energy of life itself at its peak. The flamboyant colors and the more neutral tones represent the very contrast of life. Humanity, The Missing Link: This new collection of oil paintings is based on a deep reflection about our humanity as a whole and the world we live in, its beauty and its flaws. The compositions are created and come about to illustrate what I call the “Missing link”. We act as standalone when in fact we are all so connected. 

 

 

She says, “As an Artist, I try to create work that represents the depth of life that brings the viewer to not necessarily think but wonder, question and feel. My aim is to promote an emotional rather than an intellectual response to the work I create.

 

Exhibit Details:

CROSS OVER OPENING RECEPTION JUNE 6th

6 – 8 pm

 

L’espace contemporain galerie d’art de Montréal

5175 avenue Papineau, Montréal (514) 728-4474

www.lespacecontemporain.com

mardi-mercredi 12 h à 18 h, jeudi-vendredi 12 h à 20 h samedi-dimanche 12 h à 17 h

Tuesday-Wednesday 12 – 6 PM, Thursday – Friday, 12- 8PM, Saturday – Sunday 12-5 PM.

 

"Journey"

“Journey”

Brigitte declares, “ I AM… therefore I PAINT! With an unquenched thirst for knowledge and understanding of the world around me, the canvas is my playground.”

 

Her artist statement goes on to share,  “When beginning a new painting, I try to let go of the intellectual side and the ego, the part of us that allows for judgment and egotistic behaviors, and channel the inspiration that may be brought by humanity in its organized as well as in its chaotic state. Art to me is a link that connects each and every one of us.”

 

"Graffiti"

“Graffiti”

In 2011, Brigitte started painting with oils, alkyds, waxes and resins.  As her work developed, she began using larger canvases.  She is eager to experiment with different objects, using them as tools to make her paintings distinctive.

 

"Granite"

“Granite”

In a review by Carrie Turner, editor of Fine Art Views ( March, 2013), art critic Brian Sherwin is cited, “The compositional structure and use of raw texture in Brigitte Balbinot’s paintings allow the imagination of the viewer to decipher meaning based on what he or she brings, psychologically speaking, to the viewing experience”.  

 

"Brume"

“Brume”

What we see are intense colors, vigorous use of brushes, spatulas, sanders, Q-tips and pallet knives. The results cover the spectrum from softness to rough texture.  We can feel the artist’s energy and imagine her creating this painting. Then we let it resonate within ourselves.

Brigitte Balbinot

It may take several weeks and sometimes months for a painting to be completed. Balbinot usually works on many canvases at the same time.  She says, “I know my work is done when after several passes I can look at it and feel that it needs nothing more from me to be alive.”

 

 

The Rickie Report is pleased to focus on Brigitte’s art and creative voice.  In addition to her original paintings, she offers limited edition prints and cards of her significant images. For more information about Brigitte’s paintings, please visit: www.brigittebalbinot.com

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

New Gallery Owners Invite You To Unique Gallery

The Rickie Report hopes you will be at The Artists Association of Jupiter’s newest exhibit at Unique Gallery in Jupiter!  This art group is helping Friends 4 Cancer Research through the sale of their wonderful artwork!

 

 

Arts Group Helps

Friends 4 Cancer Research

“Healing Through the Arts”

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The Artists Association of Jupiter will co-host with Unique Glass Art this month’s open house.  The artists of the AAOJ will be promoting the sale of their own artwork to benefit the Friends 4 Cancer Research at their venue A Unique Art Gallery.

The “Healing Through The Arts” exhibition will feature a unique art sale format where the original artworks will be covered by brown paper with only the artist’s name, title of the work and price placed on the brown paper.   An interested patron will be able to meet and see other artwork the artists have hanging in the gallery to decide if they would like to purchase the art before they are uncovered at 7:00 pm. 50% of these artwork sales will benefit the Friends 4 Cancer Research. All works will be available for sale throughout the evening and the Month of March.

 

This month’s event will help the local charitable organization Friends 4 Cancer Research, Inc. F4RC is a 100% not for profit 501(c)3 committed to funding cancer research facilities in order to find improved treatments, earlier diagnosis programs, and most importantly a cure. 100% of funds raised goes to this cause. For more information go to www.f4cr.org

 

The Artists Association of Jupiter is a collaboration of artists who work together to promote the awareness of art and education to the community and surrounding counties. Its venue, A Unique Art Gallery, opened its doors in June of 2010.  Learn more about the organization, its artists and programs on the Association’s website, www.artistsassociationofjupiter.com

 

Unique Glass Art has been serving Florida’s Palm Beach and Martin Counties since 1986 specializing in custom glass etching and carvings for residential, commercial and yachts.  Visit them on the web at www.uniqueglassart.com

For more information on this event call or email the Gallery at 561-529-2748 or auniqueartgallery@comcast.net      or visit:  www.artistsassociationofjupiter.com

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291