McMow’s Holiday Sale & Party Starts Monday, December 11th With Deep Discounts And A Special Announcement!

The sale you’ve been waiting for:  McMow Art Glass‘ Annual Holiday Sale and Party takes place on Monday, December 11th.  YES, McMow will be open that Monday and selling supplies, equipment, classes and workshop time for discounts!  It is free, but if you are coming for the BIG ANNOUNCEMENT and Champagne Toast, please RSVP.  The Rickie Report shares the details. Don’t forget gift certificates are a great holiday present!

561-585-9011 x108  Fax: 561-586-2292
www.mcmow.com    https://www.facebook.com/McMowArtGlass/

 

 

 

Our Holiday Sale is just around the corner


MONDAY DECEMBER 11, 2017

Please note date change due to holiday dates

 

Sale:  9 am – 7 pm

Holiday Party from 7-9 pm

RSVP
For our Champagne Toast!

PARTY DETAILS COMING SOON!

 

Discounts Include:

15% OFF ALL NON-FUSIBLE GLASS – includes Spectrum, Wissmach, Kokomo, and Youghiogheny
35% OFF ALL BULLSEYE GLASS CO. PRODUCTS 
(45% OFF for Bullseye premium pricing accounts)
15% OFF Materials & Supplies
15% OFF Kilns, Saws & Grinders
20% OFF Classes & Workshop time

For more information:

McMow Art Glass, Inc
561-585-9011     Fax: 561-586-2292

www.mcmow.com

https://www.facebook.com/McMowArtGlass/

 

 

 

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

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

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

To apply:

Send email to pelanne9321@gmail.com

Name:

Phone:

Reference (include phone and email):

 

 

 

For more information about Whitespace Collection:

www.whitespacecollection.com

 

 

 

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

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

 

 

 

Call to artists:  Venetian Mask

 

 

 

Opening night for CONTINUUM WPB:

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

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

The event will benefit The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum

 

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

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

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

 

 

 

January 26, 27, 28, 29, 2018

 

 

 

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

Notification by January 10, 2017

 

Plein Air artist painting at Delray Fun Fest

 

Prospectus and Application: 

www.PleinAirPalmBeach.com/PleinFunFest

 

Friday, January 26, 2018

 

 

Register at Old School Square

Paint-Out  

Lunch

Critique

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

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

 

Critique

Saturday, January 27,2018

 

 

 

Plein Air Competition

Artists will paint until 3 pm.

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

 

Delray Fun Fest plein air artist

 

 

 

Sunday, January 29, 2018

 

 

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

 

 

For more information:

Prospectus and Application:  www.PleinAirPalmBeach.com/PleinFunFest

 

 

 

 

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Pete Breaux Creates Specialty Lighting For Artists, Homes, Galleries And Repairs Kilns, Wheels, Pugmills

The Rickie Report is pleased to introduce Pete Breaux, a solar engineer with a lifelong interest in the arts.  Pete creates custom lighting to highlight art for artists, galleries, museums or any place that displays artwork.  We’ll show you a sneak peek of one of his customized color-changing light bases for glass art.  In addition, he repairs kilns, wheels, pugmills or he can build you a custom one!  An US Navy Veteran solar engineer with a background and love of the arts, Pete comes highly recommended. 

 

 

 

P E T E     B R E A U X

‘LECTRIC  ARTS  BY  NRG’

 

 

 

 

Pete Breaux tells The Rickie Report, “I am a solar engineer with a lifelong interest in the arts. In addition to working as a consultant, I am involved in electrical, art-related endeavors as ‘Lectrik Arts, by NRG’, (NRG is my solar company).  My mother was an artist and teacher, so I dabbled in the arts and learned much, sometimes through osmosis”.

 

 

“I also had great interest in things electrical and electronic, sometimes taking things apart, and creating other things with the parts. I expanded my knowledge in this area as a Sonar Technician in the Navy.  On leaving the military, I was a musician for many years and attended Berklee School of Music in Boston (I’m still available to perform for gallery openings, garden parties)”.

 

 

 

 

“Pete started working with kilns when his future wife, Cynthia Zmetronak, asked a friend if he knew anyone who could repair kilns. He recommended me, and I fixed her kiln … the rest is history, and now I fix her kilns for free!  I work with all types and brands of electric kilns (even custom, complex, or problematic). In addition to kilns, I repair wheels and pugmills (and any other art-related electrical gear)”.

 

 

 

 

The custom color-changing light bases for glass art that Pete creates are perfect for an art-centric home or gallery.  His understanding of how to highlight artwork of all types is what makes his custom lighting very special. Pete is available to work with individuals, galleries, and museums.  

 

For more information:

Pete can be reached at (754) 246-9260 or by email at pbreaux@consultnrg.com

 

 

 

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

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

 

 

 

800 Park Avenue    Lake Park, FL 33403

561.345.2842      www.artistsofpalmbeachcounty.com

 

 

APBC   Art On Park Gallery

Presents:

Kenneth Earl Dempsey

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

 

 

Opening Reception:  Friday, November 10th

 5  – 8 PM

 Free Admission, Free Parking

 

 

 

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

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

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Saturday, November 11 at 2 PM: Open Poetry Reading

Saturday, November 25 at 2 PM: Free Collage Class

Monday, November 27 at 6 PM: Art Salon

 

 

 

 

 

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

www.artistsofpalmbeachcounty.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

 

 

Lake Worth Art League

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

561-586-8666

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

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

Sunday  Noon – 4 pm   Closed Mondays 

The Lake Worth Art League

 

Lee Krull, Featured Artist

and

 ’Ribbon of Color 12 x12’ Exhibit

Free Opening Reception

 

Friday November 17th

 

6:00 – 8:00 PM

 

 

Exhibition runs November 14 – December 10th

 

“Playing on Pompano Beach” by Lee Krull

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

 

“Fanciful Flamingos” by Lee Krull

 

 

 

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

 

“ArtisanGarden Ledge” by Lee Krull

 

 

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

“Hobe Sound” by Lee Krull

 

 

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

“Summer Lime Is Sublime” by Lee Krull

 

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

 

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

Classes for the beginner to advanced artist start in November.

 No experience necessary!

Classes are kept small.

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

 

 Acrylic Pouring

Figurative Life/Nude Drawing Or Painting

Pastels

Acrylics

Oils and Water Soluble Oil

Watercolors

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

561-586-8666

Lwartleague@gmail.com

www.lwartleague.org

facebook.com/lwartleague

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

Sunday Noon – 4 pm Closed Mondays

 

 

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TWO EXCITING and NEW CLASSES! Never-Before Taught At McMow Art Glass!

TWO EXCITING and NEW CLASSES are open for Registration at McMow Art Glass! Never-before Taught at McMow Art Glass, “Mastering Murrine” with McMow Master Phil Materio & Patti Gibbons is a 3-part workshop starting on December 15th. **NEW** SCREEN PRINTING 101 w/ SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST TONY GLANDER is a 2-Part course beginning on December 10th.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some photos here. Register now, as there are limited seats!  McMow offers the hottest classes!

 

561-585-9011 x108  Fax: 561-586-2292
www.mcmow.com    https://www.facebook.com/McMowArtGlass/

 

 

TWO EXCITING and NEW CLASSES!

Never-before Taught at McMow Art Glass!

Mastering Murrine
with McMow Master Phil Materio & Patti Gibbons

Friday, December 15th from 6-8pm
Saturday, December 16th 10am-3pm
Sunday, December 17th 10am – 1pm

 

Class Registration: $575
This 3-part course includes daily coffee & snacks, all materials & kiln firings

Murrina (plural murrine) – colored patterns or images made in a glass cane (long rods of glass) that are revealed when cut in cross-sections. The term murrina, derives from Murrino, the name given in 1878 by Vincenzo Zanetti, a Muranese priest and historian, who founded the Murano Glass Museum in 1861 with the intent to restore the lustre of Muranese glassmaking and relaunch the industry that was going through a deep crisis. The crisis was the Bad News. THE GOOD NEWS?? You don’t have to go back in time or travel to the Island of Murano to learn how to make these beautiful murrine. Learn how to prepare the glass, pull the murrine canes, slice the rods to reveal amazing designs, and create your own functional piece of art glass. This is a 3-part intensive and fusing knowledge is strongly recommended.

Class size is limited so be sure to sign up soon NOW!

About Phil Materio: For more than 40 Years Phil has practiced and educated in the finest fused glass techniques. Learning from the original founders of Bullseye Glass, Phil has taught at glass art education centers across Florida as well shows his fused glass art collections throughout Florida.

Phil will be joined by special artists and famed McMow educator, Patti Gibbons

Buckle up – this fast-paced class will blow your mind!

 

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**NEW** SCREEN PRINTING 101 w/ SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST TONY GLANDER!

 

THIS IS A TWO-PART COURSE!

 

 

Saturday December 9th & Sunday December 10th 9:00am – 3:00 pm $450.00 *BEGINNER LEVEL!*

Want to add a new technique? In this class Tony Glander will show you how to add images you create to your fused or stained glass work. Words, designs or pictures can all be used in this exciting and fun process. Paints and a little Photoshop will be covered.

 

Tony Glander started working in stained glass in 1989. It didn’t take long for him to become totally hooked on making beautiful art works in colored glass. In 1990 he purchased a stained glass studio, Glass Fantasies in Gaithersburg, MD.

“I love every technique from cold glass to hot glass”.Wanting to further expand the quality of his work, Tony added silk screening to his many skills. “I never really cared for faces done in stained glass so one day I had a brainstorm – use a silk screened photo on the glass.” He tried using a picture of his wife and the results were simply stunning. “After that piece, I was hooked on using screen printing anytime I could. Although I have created a lot of really nice pieces, my best works of art are my young children Maya and Lucas.”

For more information about Tony and his work go to www.fitzpatrickglassstudios.com

 

 

For more information about these workshops , glass supplies and more:

McMow Art Glass, Inc
561-585-9011     Fax: 561-586-2292

www.mcmow.com

https://www.facebook.com/McMowArtGlass/

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Updated Information Re: “Marketing & Sales Strategies For Artists” Workshop With Nationally Recognized Expert, Carolyn Edlund

On Monday, December 4th, Carolyn Edlund presents a “Marketing & Sales Strategies For Artists” in Martin County, FL.  Carolyn will be available for some private consultations before and after the workshop.  She is the Executive Director of The Arts Business Institute.  This is a FREE event to members of Martin Artisan Guild and there is a fee for non-Guild members.   The Rickie Report shares the details and how to register — or become a member of the Guild.  Do not delay – these workshops sell out quickly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Martin Artisan Guild

Presents:

Carolyn  Edlund  of  The Arts Business Institute

 

Workshop:

“Marketing & Sales Strategies For Artists”

 

Monday, December 4, 2017
6- 8 pm

 

 

Martin County Courthouse Cultural Center
80 SE Ocean Blvd.   Stuart, FL 34994
 

FREE to members of Martin Artisans Guild/ $40 for non-Guild members
Private Consultations are $30 for a 20 minute session

Register on website/ Join Guild:

https://mcost.org/workshops/

http://www.mcost.org

Workshop Details:

MARKETING & SALES: STRATEGIES FOR ARTISTS
 

Creative Marketing for Artists

What do artists need to know before marketing themselves? How to prepare your portfolio for the most impact, present yourself professionally, and get taken seriously. How to understand your target customer and market niche, and how to craft a message that connects emotionally with potential collectors. This talk also addresses why people buy, how to use features and benefits, and marketing methods, both traditional and new.

 

Carolyn Edlund Workshop

 

Sales Strategies for Artists
This talk presents opportunities that artists have to enter different markets, and create income streams. How to leverage your art through different formats and price point ranges; how to add value to your work; ways to structure your offering, and increase every sale. Making your art collectable; driving repeat and referral sales.

Private Consult with Carolyn Edlund

 

Carolyn Edlund:

Carolyn Edlund has an extensive background as an entrepreneur, writer, speaker and art business consultant. Her background includes owning a production ceramic studio for twenty years, selling product into over 1,000 retail accounts during that time. Subsequently, she was an outside sales rep for the largest art publisher in the world, earning “Rep of the Year” honors. In 2009, she founded ArtsyShark, recognized as a “Top 10” art blog by Art Business News, which publishes art marketing and business articles, and features individual artists in portfolio articles. She is also the Executive Director of the Arts Business Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to professional development for artists and makers, that presents business workshops throughout the U.S. and internationally.

For more details about this event or other events with the Martin County Artists Guild:
http://www.mcost.org

 

 

 

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Laurie Snow Hein And Toni Wiley To Speak About On-Line Galleries At Next Wellington Art Society Meeting On November 8th

The Wellington Art Society will feature well known local artists and members Laurie Snow Hein and Toni Wiley as presenters for their November 8, 2017 meeting. Laurie and Toni will talk about “Marketing Your Art Online”. There will be a short business meeting as well as a raffle. The meeting which is open to all members and guests takes place at the Wellington Community Center on Forest Hill Boulevard just east of Wellington City Hall.   The Rickie Report shares the details and urges non-members to see what this organization  is all about.  This is a wonderful networking opportunity!

 

 

 

 

November 8, 2017

 

6:30 pm

12150 Forest Hill Blvd.   Wellington, FL

PRESENTS:

Laurie Snow Hein & Toni Wiley

“Marketing Your Art Online”

This is event is open to members and non-members

 

 

 

 

Laurie Snow Hein has been painting all her life and is a highly successful artist and teacher for many years, supporting her family with her art. She paints in oils and is a published and licensed worldwide artist and illustrator. She is well known for her portraits, seascapes and tropical landscapes. She has illustrated several books and conducts workshops and art classes. You can find her licensed products in Walmart, Target, Cracker Barrel and specialty shops. She is highly qualified to present her program on marketing.  Laurie is listed in “Who’s Who in American Art”, “Who’s Who in America”, “Who’s Who of American Women” and has her work in many private and commercial venues.  Toni Wiley sells her artwork internationally in 2D formats as well as having her artwork printed on functional and decorative items through Fine Art America.

 

 

The Wellington Art Society is a non-profit charitable organization in its 37th year. It is open to artists of all mediums and patrons of the arts, allowing both local and regional artists to display their art work in local galleries, interact with other artists and serve the community through their art.

For further information please visit wellingtonartsociety.org

 

 

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