9th Annual Hot Works Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ Announces Professional Artists And Budding Artists Winners

The 9th Annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ was held January 27 & 28th in downtown Boca Raton. This Fine Art and Fine Craft fair, juried by art professionals, is voted one of the top art fairs in the U.S. All artwork was original and personally handmade by the 160 artists who participated in the show.  Sponsored by Hot Works, LLC. and The Institute for the Arts & Education, Inc., it focuses on visual arts, diversity, fostering art education among young students, and community enrichment.  The Rickie Report shares the outstanding winners of both the Fine Art Show and the Budding Artist Competition for students in grades 6-12 or ages 9-19.  KUDOS to Patty Narozny’s team!  

 

 

See Art, Love Art, Buy Art!

 

9th annual
Hot Works Boca Raton Fine Art Show™
January 27 & 28, 2018
Downtown Boca Raton
Announcing Professional Artist Award Winners

 

 

 

 

Best of Show  Gail Markewicz, Clay

 

The 9th annual Hot Works Boca Raton Fine Art Show was held on January 27 & 28, 2018 in downtown Boca Raton, in Sanborn Square Park, on N.E. 1st Avenue and on East Boca Raton Road. Voted in the top 100 art shows in the nation for three years, this juried fine art and fine craft art show included 140 juried artists whose art work was original and personally handmade. To recognize great talent, there was $1,500 in Professional Artist Awards – criteria was based on originality, technique/execution, and booth appearance.

 

 

Best of Show, Kent Euler, Sculpture

 

Tema Kissin of Palm Coast, Florida was the Artist Judge. As a graduate from Philadelphia College of art, she continued on to University of New Mexico, where she worked at Tamarind, helping artists print their work. Receiving a teaching scholarship at Montclair State, NJ, she finished her Masters in Art and taught printmaking. Some of the corporate collections her work is in include Bank of America, NY, I.B.M, Fl, Campbells, NJ, Citibank, NY, Zales Corp, TX, Haagen Das, NY, Northern Trust, IL, to name a few. Exhibitions include: Newark Museum, NJ, Kathryn Markel Gallery, NY, Addison Ripley Gallery, D.C., as well as group shows in the metropolitan area.  

 

City of Boca Raton Council Member & CRA Chair Scott Singer joined Patty Narozny, Executive Producer for “Prize Patrol”, in which the awards were presented to the winners below. Photos are available upon request and are posted on the website, www.hotworks.org.

$500 Best of Show (2)

Kent Epler, Sculpture, New Albany, IN
Gail Markewicz, Clay, Woodbridge, CT

$100 Awards of Excellence

Orna & Ami Amrani, Mixed Media, Tamarac, FL
Marilyn Endres, Wood, Driftwood, TX
Dana & David Melnick, Jewelry, New York, NY
Nancy Ney, Photography, Miami, FL
Robbie Robinson, Fiber, Chicago, IL

Awards of Distinction

Alexis Barbeau, Jewelry, Boca Raton, FL
Heidi Hess, Fiber, Chicago, IL
Kue King, Sculpture, Woodbury, TN
Dewey James, Digital, Minneapolis, MN
Ed Loedding, Digital, Brandon, VT
Jo Nelson, Mixed Media, Hastings, NE
Reza Pishgahi, Sculpture, Bloomington, IN
Don Tran, Fiber, St. Louis, MO
Sip-Tshun Ng, Pompano Beach, FL
Jerry Yang, Fiber, Dublin, OH

Best Budding Artist 2018, Daniel Pan, Drawing

Announcing Budding Artist Award Winners

As part of our commitment to bring art education into the community, a Budding Artist Competition is integrated into the show within a 10’x20’ area. Sponsored by Institute for the Arts & Education, students in grades 6-12 or ages 9-19 were encouraged to enter his/her original and personally handmade art that was publicly displayed in the art show the entire weekend.

There was $250 in Budding Artist Awards as students are exposed to the rules and entrepreneurship opportunity of doing something they love for a living – creating their art. The program brings families to the art show and exposes them to great art. Students are encouraged to speak with the professional artists in the show and ask them what inspires him/her.

City of Boca Raton Council Members Andrea Levine O’Rourke and Robert Weinroth were part of the Budding Artists Awards Presentation held on Sunday, January 28 at 3pm. Special recognition was given to local art teachers including Hope Campbell and Shelley Weiss of North Broward Preparatory School, Jennifer Schultz of Grandview Preparatory School, and Heather Schumulian of Hebrew Academy School in Margate who entered their students into this art-education program.

Participating artist in the show, Mixed Media Artist Zaki of Antwerp, Belgium was the Budding Artist Judge. Similar to the judging of the professional artist awards, the budding artists were judged based on originality, technique, and execution. Zaki provided an explanation as to why each student won his/her prize which provided an educational learning experience about art.

 

2018 Budding Artist Award Winners:

One – $100 Best Budding Artist:
Daniel Pan, Drawing,  Westglades Middle School

 

Three – $50 Budding Artist Awards of Excellence:

Savannah Carpenter, Painting,  Boca Raton Middle School
Rebecca Fazio, Photography,  Grandview Preparatory School
Sophia Vigne, Painting,  Home-Schooled, Boca Raton

 

Budding Artists 2018

 

SAVE THE DATE:

10TH ANNUAL BOCA RATON FINE ART SHOW

JANUARY 26, & 27, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information please contact Patty Narozny, Executive Producer, Boca Raton Fine Art Show
Hot Works, LLC Fine Art & Fine Craft Shows™
President, Institute for the Arts & Education, Inc.

Event Hot Line: 941-755-3088
Event Website: www.HotWorks.org
Event Email: Info@HotWorks.org
Email: Patty@HotWorks.org

 

 

 

 

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9th Annual HotWorks.org Boca Raton Fine Art Show January 27 & 28, 2018 Showcases 150 Artists Representing All Media

The Boca Raton Fine Art Show returns to downtown Boca Raton on January 27 & 28. Produced by Hot Works, LLC, this perennial top 100 show features original work by 150 Nationally and Internationally acclaimed artists in painting (oil, acrylic and watercolor), drawing (pastels, colored pencil and pen-and-ink), photography, digital imagery, sculpture (metal and stone), clay, ceramics, wood working and carving, glass, fiber art (including batik and tapestry), art jewelry and more. The Rickie Report shares the details here.

 

 

9th ANNUAL HOTWORKS.ORG

BOCA RATON FINE ART SHOW ™

Saturday, January 27, 2018

&

Sunday, January 28, 2018

 10 am – 5 pm Both Days

 

 

Sanborn Square Park on East Boca Raton Road and NE 1st Avenue

 

Roads close at 3pm Friday, January 26 until 10pm, Sunday, January 28

 

 

Meet these 2017 Award winning Artists at the 2018 Show!

Marilyn Endres, Wood

Robinson Scott, Glass

Gail Markiewicz, Clay

Bonnie Shanas, Sculpture

Watch this video and See what it is all about!

https://youtu.be/0zNGErRMr68

 

 

ABOUT  THIS  SHOW:  

 

• The show location is outdoors, in downtown Boca Raton, on the corner of Federal Highway at Palmetto Park Road

• Open Saturday, January 27 and Sunday, January 28 from 10am to 5pm daily

• This distinctive art show is open to the public and all ages are welcome

• Part of America’s highest quality and most respected art festivals – includes 150 experienced and well-respected professional artists who will personally be present at the art fair

• The focus is a juried, high quality fine art and fine craft art show where all art work is original and personally handmade by the artists who are at the show

• All art is for sale – sculpture, paintings, clay, glass, jewelry, fiber, wood, photography, mixed media; commission work available, and something unique for everyone, in all price ranges

• $1,500 Professional Artist Awards are presented Saturday, January 27 at 3pm

• Supports Institute for the Arts & Education, the 501c3 non-profit organization which focuses on fostering art education among youth, visual arts, diversity and community enrichment

• While at the art show, be sure to visit the Budding Art Competition booth for grades 6-12; $250 in Youth Art Awards are presented Sunday, January 28 at 3pm

• Free entertainment by Vladimir Gorodkin, Tsimbaly; Don Thomas Music; and Ken Mazur

• Excellent local food available from many great restaurants in downtown Boca

See Art, Love Art, Buy Art! See You There!

 

For more information:

Visit http://www.hotworks.org or email info@hotworks.org.


“Like” us on www.Facebook.com/HotWorksArtShows



Call 941-755-3088

 

 

 

 

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See Art, Love Art, Buy Art! At 9th Annual Hotworks.org Boca Raton Fine Art Show ™January 27-28

The Boca Raton Fine Art Show returns to downtown Boca Raton on January 27 & 28. Produced by Hot Works, LLC, this perennial top 100 show features original work by 150 Nationally and Internationally acclaimed artists in painting (oil, acrylic and watercolor), drawing (pastels, colored pencil and pen-and-ink), photography, digital imagery, sculpture (metal and stone), clay, ceramics, wood working and carving, glass, fiber art (including batik and tapestry), art jewelry and more. The Rickie Report shares the details here.

 

 

9th ANNUAL HOTWORKS.ORG

BOCA RATON FINE ART SHOW ™

Saturday, January 27, 2018

&

Sunday, January 28, 2018

 10 am – 5 pm Both Days

 

 

Sanborn Square Park on East Boca Raton Road and NE 1st Avenue

 

Roads close at 3pm Friday, January 26 until 10pm, Sunday, January 28

 

 

 

 

 

One of the many strengths of this show is its intimate, boutique nature which allows art lovers and collectors to engage the artists about their inspiration, process and what makes them unique within the highly-competitive realm of fine arts and fine crafts. But Executive Director Patty Narozny employs a number of other time-honored techniques to make Hot Works’ shows a positive experience both for participating artists and patrons.

 

 

First and foremost, she enlists a team of art professionals with more than 120 years of combined experience to judge the work of the hundreds of applicants who wish to participate in Hot Works’ shows. Narozny is choosey, and her interest goes well beyond digital images and paper applications. She visits many of her artists in their homes and studios to make sure that their work makes a contribution to the quality of her shows and a statement in the collections of the people who patronize them.

 

 

Left to right: Boca Council Member and CRA Chair Scott Singer; Executive Producer Patty Narozny; Sculptor Reza Pishgahi, 2017 Best of Show 1 of 2, Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie, Boca Council Member Robert Weinroth, Artist Judge Robin Markowitz

 

 

 

 

But Narozny also understands that most of the folks who come to her shows are far from experienced collectors. In fact, many are newbies – or have yet to take the plunge and buy their first artwork. They are still in the process of defining their tastes and have yet to figure out what they like and why is speaks to them. Which is why she builds variety into every Hot Works show. Further, she and her team strive to ensure that the work presented covers a wide range of price points. There is art for every budget. Last but not least, purchasers can buy with confidence. Because Narozny does her homework so meticulously, they know they’re not only getting an original work of art from a credentialed artist, they are getting value as well.

 

 

 

Left to Right: Executive Producer Patty Narozny; Boca Council Member and CRA Chair Scott Singer; Sculptor Robert Hyde, 2017 Best of Show 2 of 2; Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie, Boca Council Member Robert Weinroth, Artist Judge Robin Markowitz

 

 

 

 

While the business side of the equation is serious work, attending a Hot Works show is a relaxing, casual experience. It’s like taking a leisurely stroll through a park filled with artwork. There’s no pressure to do anything more than look and envision what that great painting, photograph or sculpture might look like in your home or office. And if you need a little help in the latter category, all of the exhibiting artists are only too happy to bring one or more artworks to your house after hours so that you can see exactly what it looks like on your bookcase, floor or wall.

 

 

For more information:

Visit http://www.hotworks.org or email info@hotworks.org.

 

 

 

 

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9th Boca Raton Fine Art Show – January 27 & 28, 2018 Deadline September 29th

The 9th annual HotWorks.org Boca Raton Art Show™ takes place on January 27 & 28, 2018.  It has been voted one of the Top 100 Art Shows in America!  Professional artist applications are due by September 29th.  There is $1,500 in professional artist awards! The Rickie Report shares the details and some photos of previous winners. There is $250 prizes for Budding Artists, as students are exposed to the rules and entrepreneurship of doing art shows for a living. Deadline to apply is December 15, 2017. 

 

 

9th annual HotWorks.org
Boca Raton Art Show™

January 27 & 28, 2018

Voted Top 100 Art Shows in America

This Art Show is
a “Must Attend”

Located Outdoors in
Downtown Boca

In Gorgeous Sanborn Square Park
And on N.E. 1st Avenue & E. Boca Raton Road

 

 

Professional Artist Applications Accepted
Electronically Via Zapp: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=5774

Deadline to Apply September 29, 2017

Notifications by October 3

Juried Fine Art & Fine Craft Show

All Categories Are Open!

 

Robert A. Hyde, Sculpture Best of Show 2017

Kue King, Sculpture Award of Distinction, 2017

Robinson Scot, Glass Award of Excellence 2017, “Prize Patrol” included Councilman Scott Singer, Executive Producer Patty Narozny, Mayor Susan Haynie, Artist Robinson Scot, and Councilman Robert Weinroth.

What you need to know:

 

  • Hot Works’ Boca Raton Fine Art Show is voted top 100 art shows in the nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine

 

  • Boca Raton, by far, one of Florida’s most affluent and sophisticated art-buying and art-loving audiences

 

  • $1,500 in professional artist awards

 

  • Hot Works Executive Producer Patty Narozny has a loyal artist following because:
    °She works hard to keep out the buy/sell – and does the research to keep it out
    °She knows how to work the media, and brings in cultivated patrons with money to purchase high-end art
    °Patty’s unique brand of marketing via Hot Works has consistent, proven success
    °Patty respects and always does her best to do what’s right for the artists and for the art fair industry
    °Patty has 30+ years’ experience as a successful event and media producer and the know-how to connect artists with art-buying audiences
    °Each artist’s booth sign states emphatically, “All work in this booth is personally handmade by…”

 

  • No stages or pulsating music! Music is low key so you don’t have to shout to sell your high-end art.

 

  • Downtown Boca Raton provides:

          °High visibility from the main road
          °A location where patrons come specifically to purchase art
          °Overnight RV parking is available

  • Limited 135 professional juried artists (or less)

 

 

Nalin Isme, Age 9, Painting  2017 Budding Artist Award of Mastery

 

Lena Kalandjian, Age 12, Mixed Media  2017 Budding Artist Award of Mastery

 

 

 

Institute for the Arts & Education is the 501c3 non-profit organization that focuses on visual arts, ethnic diversity, community enrichment and fostering art education among youth. As part of our commitment to bring art education into the Boca Raton Fine Art Show, we encourage students in grades 6-12 or ages 9-19 to enter his/her original and personally handmade art that is publicly displayed in the “Budding Artists Competition” tent, which is a 10’x20’ area within the art show. There is $250 in Budding Artists as students are exposed to the rules and entrepreneurship of doing art shows for a living. Deadline to apply is December 15, 2017. Applications online at http://hotworks.org/about-us/artist-applications/

 

 

If your first priority is sales, then Hot Works shows are for you.

Qualified art-show buying patrons attend the event who benefit all artists in the show.

 

 

Questions? Please contact Executive Producer Patty Narozny

 patty@hotworks.org or 941-755-3088

At Hot Works, your art is our passion!

More Info at www.hotworks.org

“Like” us on www.Facebook.com/HotWorksArtShows

 

 

 

 

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HotWorks.org Calls For 2D and 3D Art For 9th Annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ January 27 -28, 2018

HotWorks.org Presents the 9th Annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ on January 27 & 28, 2018 located in Downtown Boca Raton, FL at Sanborn Square Park. $1,500 in Professional Artists Awards plus the Budding Artist Competition for grades 6-12 or ages 9-19; a program which encourages students to create their original and personally handmade art; $250 in cash prizes.  The Rickie Report shares the details and urges you to mark your calendars!

 

 

 

9th Annual The Boca Raton Fine Art Show™

 

 

 

January 27 & 28, 2018

Saturday & Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm daily

Sanborn Square Park on East Boca Raton Road and NE 1st Avenue.

Roads close at 3pm Friday, January 26 to 10pm, Sunday, January 28

 

 

 

 

The Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ has been voted in the top 100 art fairs in the nation.  Up to 135 juried fine art & fine craft artists, ensuring all work is original and personally handmade by the artists present at the show.
All discipline of art is for sale – paintings, sculpture, clay, glass, fiber, wood, jewelry, photography & more.

Juried by art professionals with 120+ years combined experience. Criteria for jurying is technique/execution, originality, and booth appearance. $1,500 in Professional Artist Awards – plus, each winning artist receives a beautiful, 2’ long ribbon. Budding Artist Competition for grades 6-12 or ages 9-19; a program which encourages students to create their original and personally handmade art; $250 in cash prizes.

 

 

 

 
Professional artist applications are accepted electronically via Zapplication.org or “manual” application.

The deadline to apply is September 13.

Produced by Hot Works LLC, under the direction of Executive Producer & Owner, Patty Narozny, whose long-standing national reputation is above reproach.  Institute for the Arts & Education, Inc., the 501c(3) non-profit organization dedicated to educate and promote fine arts and crafts among all artists and students, of all age groups and diversity, and the general public. IA&E implements ways to enrich lives and strengthen our community through the power of arts. Our mission is to enhance visual arts, diversity, community enrichment and fostering art amongst youth. Hot Works™ and its non-profit 501.C.3 arm, the Institute for the Arts and Education, are proud of the success and nationwide recognition we have achieved in our educational endeavors.

 

 

 

As part of our commitment to bring art education into the community, a Budding Artist Competition encourages students in grades 6-12 or ages 9-19 to create their original and personally handmade art. All entries are publicly displayed under a large tent labeled, “Budding Artist Competition“. Students are exposed to, and begin to learn the rules of, being part of a professional art show. $250 in Youth Art Awards will be presented on Sunday at 3pm.

The deadline to apply is December 15.

 

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsors whom are looking to excite the affluent are a perfect match for this event. Our partnership with sponsors is designed to put you foremost in the attendees mind. Corporate sponsorship is a marketing vehicle that allows your company to connect with communities drawn together by a cause, passion, or purpose. When you align your business with these same values, you engage with potential customers in deeper, more resonant ways than by using other marketing media. The patrons who attend this event have an understanding of art and are quality art buyers. They are all your potential customers.

Our #1 goal at Hot Works™ is to make the Boca Raton Fine Art Show® a pleasant and profitable experience for all of our stakeholders, at the same time bringing a wonderful event to the community. With our proven method of teamwork, recruiting the best artists in the field, and last but not least, our unique brand of marketing, we at Hot Works™ hope to not just continue maintaining our current level of success, but to make it even better yet in the years to come. We hope you will join us.

 

For more information please visit:

www.hotworks.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

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8th Annual Hotworks.org Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ Features Budding Artists Among 165 Internationally And Locally Acclaimed Creators

Stop by on January 28 and 29 for Hot Works 8th annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ in downtown Boca Raton, on Federal Highway at Palmetto Park Road. Voted on of the top 100 art fairs in the U.S., this outstanding art festival features paintings, drawings, pastels, photography, ceramics, clay, glass, sculpture, wood working, carvings, fiber art and art jewelry from the ateliers, studios and workshops of 165 local and internationally acclaimed artists.  The Rickie Report shares the details and urges everyone to meet the “Budding Artists” as well.

 

 

 

 

8th ANNUAL HOTWORKS.ORG

BOCA RATON FINE ART SHOW ™

Saturday, January 28, 2017

&

Sunday, January 29, 2017

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Free admission and Free parking

 

Downtown Boca Raton on Federal Highway at Palmetto Park Road

 

 

Navigation:

Sanborn Park Square and along North Federal Highway between N.E. 2nd Street and Palmetto Park Road.

Live low-key jazzy entertainment

Gourmet food from Potions in Motions

 

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Director, Patt Narozny tells The Rickie Report, “The artists taking part in the show are chosen from a large pool of applicants by a panel of judges who have 120+ years combined art experience and/or art education. To encourage participating artists to bring their finest work to the show, a second round of judging occurs on site on the first day of the art show. The results are announced on Sunday, with the best artists in each category receiving ribbons, purchase awards and cash prizes. The festival’s Executive Producer Patty Narozny also takes special precautions to ensure that all the artwork on display is personally made by the artists participating in the show. This gives attendees the confidence that they are not only seeing artists and artwork not available at other Florida art fairs, but that when they make a purchase, they are getting original, high-quality work”.

 

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The Institute for the Arts & Education is our 501c3 non-profit arm which focuses on visual arts, diversity, community enrichment, and fostering art education amongst youth. As part of our commitment to include art education in the Boca Raton Fine Art Show and the community, please visit the Budding Artist Art competition, which is integrated into the event. It will showcase the artistry of  Young artists in grades 6-12 or ages 9-19 are invited to apply with their original and personally handmade art. 

 

See Art, Love Art, Buy Art! See You There!

www.HotWorks.org
Info@HotWorks.org
Contact Patty Narozny, Executive Director
Office: 941-755-3088

 

 

 

 

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

 

HotWorks.org Presents 8th Annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ January 28 & 29, 2017 Downtown Boca Raton: Call for Budding Artists

On January 28 & 29, 2017 the 8th Annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ will bring fine artists and fine craftspeople to the area. Voted in the top 100 juried art fairs in the country, the Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ showcases 170 professional artists of all disciplines including paintings, sculpture, clay, glass, wood, fiber, jewelry, photography, and more. One of the exciting parts of this Show is seeing the “Budding Artists“. The Rickie Report shares this Call For Art Entries for Ages 9 – 19 years old or grades 6 -12. We urge you to share this application and information with everyone you know who is involved with children and young adults – let’s help encourage the next generation of artists!

 

 

 

8th  ANNUAL  HOTWORKS.ORG

BOCA  RATON  FINE  ART  SHOW ™

 

Saturday, January 28, 2017

&

Sunday, January 29, 2017

 

CALL  FOR  BUDDING  ARTISTS!

Ages 9-19 or Grades 6-12

 

It’s time to start thinking about and creating the art work you want to enter for the show!

Applications must be postmarked by January 10, 2017

Free admission and Free parking

Downtown Boca Raton on Federal Highway at Palmetto Park Road

 

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The Boca Raton Fine Art Show Budding Artist Competition gives young artists 9 to 19 (grades 6-12) a golden opportunity to begin learning the rules of being part of a professional art show and exhibition. It exposes young artists to the opportunity of creating art for a living – doing something they love to do and, most importantly, how to do it. The art show provides an unmatched learning experience, and exposes students to artwork they might not have otherwise seen. Young artists are encouraged to speak with the artists in the show – all professionals – and to ask them questions about participating in art shows as a career.

 

 

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The Institute for the Arts & Education is our 501c3 non-profit arm which focuses on visual arts, diversity, community enrichment, and fostering art education amongst youth. As part of our commitment to include art education in the Boca Raton Fine Art Show and the community, a Budding Artist Art competition is integrated into the event. Young artists in grades 6-12 or ages 9-19 are invited to apply with their original and personally handmade art. This competition gives budding, young artists a golden opportunity to begin learning the rules of being part of a professional art show and exhibition.

 

See Art, Love Art, Buy Art! See You There!

www.HotWorks.org
Info@HotWorks.org
Contact Patty Narozny, Executive Director
Office: 941-755-3088

 

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

17019 SW Sapri Way  Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

Rickie@therickiereport.com    561-537-0291

Winners Announced For 7th Annual HotWorks.org Boca Raton Fine Art Show™

The 7th annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ was held January 23 & 24, 2016 in downtown Boca Raton in Sanborn Square Park. This Fine Art and Fine Craft fair, juried by art professionals, is voted one of the top art fairs in the U.S. All artwork was original and personally handmade by the 160 artists who participated in the show.   Sponsored by Hot Works, LLC. and The Institute for the Arts & Education, Inc., it focuses on visual arts, diversity, fostering art education among young students, and community enrichment.  The Rickie Report shares the outstanding winners of both the Fine Art Show and the Budding Artist Competition for students in grades 6-12 or ages 9-19.  KUDOS to Patty Narozny’s team!  Save the Date HotWorks.org’s 8th Annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ January 28 & 29, 2017 in Downtown Boca Raton, on Federal Highway. Deadline for the Budding Artist Competition is December 15, 2016 (Grades 6-12 or Ages 9-19).

 

 

See Art, Love Art, Buy Art!

 

 

Announcing:

Professional Artist Award Winners

And

Budding Artist Award Winners

 

Hotworks.org 7th Annual

Boca Raton Fine Art Show™

January 23 & 24, 2016

 

Downtown Boca Raton

 

 

There were 17 Professional Artist Awards. The “Artists Juror” for the show was sculptor/painter Mark Forman. Criteria for judging was based on technique/execution, originality, and booth appearance.

 

The “Prize Patrol” team distributed the awards: 

· Mark Forman, Artist Juror
· Robert S. Weinroth, Deputy Mayor & CRA Committee Member
· Scott Singer, Council Member & Chair, Community Redevelopment Agency
· Jeremy Rodgers, Council Member & CRA Committee Member
· Les Slesnick, Retired Artist, Art Fair and Artist Advocate
· Patty Narozny, Executive Producer, Boca Raton Fine Art Show™

 

 

2016 Boca Raton Fine Art Show™

Professional Artist winners were:

 

 

Two Best of Show Awards:

 

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 Erika Mock, Fiber, Superior, WI

 

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 Kristin Holeman, Jewelry, Fort Lauderdale, FL

 

 

Five Awards of Excellence:

o Kit Karbler, Glass, Denver, CO
o Svetlana Kuznets, Fiber, Cape Coral, FL
o Enmanuel Maldonato & Ben White, Clay, Secane, PA
o C. L. Whiting, Fiber, Singer Island, FL
o Zuxin Yu, Painting, Elgin, IL

 

 

Ten Awards of Distinction:

o Brent Anderson, Photography, Lake Worth, FL
o Veronica & David Bennett, Mixed Media, Winston Salem, NC
o Mike Guyot, Drawing, Strongsville, OH
o Jeannie Maddox, Painting, Dothan, AL
o Armando Pedroso, Painting, Chicago, IL
o Eugene Perry, Sculpture, Whitehall, PA
o John Petrey, Sculpture, Chattanooga, TN
o Petty Shepard & Mary Otieno, Fiber, Kingsport, TN 
o James Stanford & Andrea Cammarata, Glass, St. Augustine, FL
o Steve Wewerka, Photography, St. Paul, MN

 

 Budding Artist Winners:

 

The Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ is sponsored by Hot Works, LLC, a professionally produced fine art fair with a national standing and reputation. The Institute for the Arts & Education, Inc. is the associated 501(c)3 non-profit organization which focuses on visual arts, diversity, fostering art education among young students, and community enrichment.

 

 

 

 

Patty Narozny, Show Director tells us, “As part of our commitment to bring art education into the community, the Budding Artist Competition for students in grades 6-12 or ages 9-19 is integrated into the art fair. Sponsored by Institute for the Arts & Education, the competition gives budding, young artists a golden opportunity to begin learning the rules of being part of a professional art show and exhibition. It exposed young artists to the opportunity of creating his or her art for a living – doing something he/she loves to do, and, most importantly, how to do it. The young artists were encouraged to speak with the professional artists in the show, to ask them questions about participating in art shows as a career”.

 

 

 

This year’s Budding Artist contest included 40 applications from 11 area schools. There were $250 in cash awards provided to four young winners, along with a beautiful, colorful two-foot-long ribbon ( the same, largest-size-available gorgeous ribbon that the Professional Artist award winners receive). Painter, Zaki Knapen was the Budding Artist judge; criteria for judging art was based on technique/execution and originality, which is similar to the criteria for the judging of the professional artist awards. Zaki explained why he chose the winners, and provided professional consultation to the Budding Artists who inquired.

 

 

The four winners were as follows:

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$100 Best Budding
Sara Khambalia, Drawing, Age 16, Yeshiva High School
(not pictured)
Representing Sara (pictured left to right): Nathalie Cantaloupe (Best Friend), Malka Schyndel (Mother), Cathy Bonnot (family friend)

 

$50 Budding Artist Awards of Excellence:

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Pierce Hermann, Photography, Age 16, Boca Raton Community High School

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Meir Lazar, Painting, Age 15, Yeshiva High School

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Jessica Pan, Drawing, Age 17, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

 

 

Save the date….

8th HotWorks.org Boca Raton Fine Art Show™

January 28 & 29, 2017

Downtown Boca Raton

 

 

Deadline for the Budding Artist Competition:
December 15, 2016
Grades 6-12 or Ages 9-19

 

 

For more information please contact Patty Narozny, Executive Producer, Boca Raton Fine Art Show
Hot Works, LLC Fine Art & Fine Craft Shows™
President, Institute for the Arts & Education, Inc.

Event Hot Line: 941-755-3088
Event Website: www.HotWorks.org
Event Email: Info@HotWorks.org
Email: Patty@HotWorks.org

www.facebook.com/hotworksllc

 

 

 

 

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

See Art * Love Art * Buy Art * At 7th annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show™

See Art! Love Art! Buy Art! at Hotworks.org’s  7th annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ which takes place on Saturday, January 23 & Sunday, January 24, 2016, from 10 -5  in Sanborn Square Park, Boca Raton. This juried show is a world-class production directed by Patty Narozny and features an exclusive slice of 160 unique and elite established artists from 31 states. The Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ is voted in the top 100 art fairs in the nation. The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks. Be sure to stop by the “Budding Artists” area!

 

 

 

7th Annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show™

Saturday and Sunday,

January 23 & 24, 2016

10 am – 5:00 pm

Sanborn Square Park           Boca Raton, FL

Federal Highway/US-1 will be closed between Palmetto Park Road and NE 2nd street

 

 

There is plenty of on-street parking and at First United Methodist Church

Elite Established Artists

Budding Artist Competition

Enjoy music

Delicious food by Potions in Motion of Boca Raton

Free Admission

 

 

 

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This year’s show features art by Kristin Holeman, a professional artist since 1974. Raised in Venezuela and Argentina, Kristin has been a Florida resident for 42 years. She is a self-taught jeweler specializing in enameling process. Kristin has returning customers spanning her 42-year career, and her collectors have donated her work to museums around the country, including the Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC. Her art is often described as whimsical and uplifting. Most pieces are autobiographical, telling a story about her family or a life event using metal and enamel. In May 2015, Kristin was a finalist at the Santa Fe Symposium® in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where Rio Grande Jewelry Supply Company recognizes distinction in jewelry design and announced the winners of the 15th Annual Saul Bell Design Award competition.

 

 

 

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Metal Sculpture by John Petrey

 

Award Ceremony  Saturday, January 23rd   3-4 pm

17 professional artist awards  will be presented.

Professional Artist Awards include:
Two – Best of Show
Five – Awards of Excellence
Ten – Awards of Distinction

 

 

The selected “Artists Juror” for the show is internationally acclaimed artist and resident of Boca Raton, Mark Forman. Mark began his career working in clay, and since has worked with all forms of discipline. His sculptures and ceramic wall forms garnered much national recognition during his years of working in that medium. Mark has a Master of Arts degree from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Mark received Fellowship Grants in 1979, 1983 and 1987 from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. His work is part of dozens of private and public collections and exhibitions nationwide.

 

 

Budding Artist Competition 

 

 

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Patty Narozny, Show Executive Producer At Budding Artists Competition Awards Ceremony

 

 

 

Show Executive Producer, Patty Narozny tells The Rickie Report, “Our mission of multicultural arts promotion, ethnic diversity, and positive image remain strong, and we are proud to continue our popular Budding Artist Competition for grades 6-12 or ages 9-19. This program encourages students to create their original and personally handmade art that is publicly displayed in the Budding Artist tent during the entire weekend”.  Narozny is committed to making sure this year’s event builds upon her exceptional reputation, her commitment to excellence of visual arts, diversity, and fostering art education among youth.

 

 

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There are four Budding Artist awards totaling $250 in cash prizes, presented on Sunday, January 24 at 3pm. This competition is sponsored by Institute for the Arts & Education, our associated 501c3 non-profit organization. IA&E is dedicated to educate and promote fine arts and crafts among all artists, students and the general public of all ages and diversity. World-renowned sculptor, Ben Foster recently featured on South Florida’s network TV news, will be participating and presenting his large, bronze sculptures to the public!

 

 

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Handmade Glass Work by Pishgahi

 

 

 

 

See Art, Love Art, Buy Art! See You There!

For more information:

Please visit www.hotworks.org

Contact:

Patty Narozny, Executive Producer, Hot Works, LLC Fine Art & Fine Craft Shows

941-755-3088

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Hotworks.org Presents 7th annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ January 23 & 24, 2016

Hotworks.org presents the 7th annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ which takes place on Saturday, January 23 & Sunday, January 24, 2016, from 10am-5pm (both days), at 72 N. Federal Highway, downtown Boca Raton, Florida, on Federal Highway and in Sanborn Square Park. This juried show is a world-class production directed by Patty Narozny and features an exclusive slice of 160 unique and elite established artists from 31 states. The Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ is voted in the top 100 art fairs in the nation. The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.  Be sure to stop by the “Budding Artists” area!   See Art, Love Art, Buy Art! See You There!

 

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7th Annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show™

 

 

Saturday and Sunday,

January 23 & 24, 2016!

10 am – 5:00 pm

 

 

 

 

Federal Highway/US-1 will be closed between Palmetto Park Road and NE 2nd street 

 

 

There is plenty of on-street parking and at First United Methodist Church

 

 

In addition to the great artists and Budding Artist Competition, enjoy music and great food by Potions in Motion of Boca Raton.

 

Free Admission

 

 

This year’s show features art by Kristin Holeman, a professional artist since 1974. Raised in Venezuela and Argentina, Kristin has been a Florida resident for 42 years. She is a self-taught jeweler specializing in enameling process. Kristin has returning customers spanning her 42-year career, and her collectors have donated her work to museums around the country, including the Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC. Her art is often described as whimsical and uplifting. Most pieces are autobiographical, telling a story about her family or a life event using metal and enamel.  In May 2015, Kristin was a finalist at the Santa Fe Symposium® in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where Rio Grande Jewelry Supply Company recognizes distinction in jewelry design, announced the winners of the 15th Annual Saul Bell Design Award competition.

 

 

Pishgahi_000714_132159_09721127_4103

 

Handmade Glass Work by Pishgahi

 

 

The selected “Artists Juror” for the show is internationally acclaimed artist and resident of Boca Raton, Mark Forman. Mark began his career working in clay, and since has worked with all forms of discipline. His sculptures and ceramic wall forms garnered much national recognition during his years of working in that medium. Mark has a Master of Arts degree from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Mark received Fellowship Grants in 1979, 1983 and 1987 from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. His work is part of dozens of private and public collections and exhibitions nationwide.

 

 

 

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Metal Sculpture by John Petrey

 

 

There are 17 professional artist awards which will be presented Saturday, January 23, 2016, between 3-4pm.

Professional Artist Awards include:
Two – Best of Show
Five – Awards of Excellence
Ten – Awards of Distinction

 

 

Our mission of multicultural arts promotion, ethnic diversity, and positive image remain strong, and we are proud to continue our popular Budding Artist Competition for grades 6-12 or ages 9-19. This program encourages students to create their original and personally handmade art that is publicly displayed in the Budding Artist tent during the entire weekend.

 

 

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Painting by Armik Malekian

 

There are four Budding Artist awards totaling $250 in cash prizes, presented on Sunday, January 24 at 3pm. This competition is sponsored by Institute for the Arts & Education, our associated 501c3 non-profit organization. IA&E is dedicated to educate and promote fine arts and crafts among all artists, students and the general public of all ages and diversity. World-renowned sculptor, Ben Foster recently featured on South Florida’s network TV news, will be participating and presenting his large, bronze sculptures to the public!

 

 

 

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Painting by Yu

 

 

 

We look forward to continuing our great relationships with sponsors, artists, press, and all of our fans. Show Executive Producer Patty Narozny is committed to making sure this year’s event builds upon her exceptional reputation, her commitment to excellence of visual arts, diversity, and fostering art education among youth.

 

 

See Art, Love Art, Buy Art! See You There!

 

 

For more information:

Please visit www.hotworks.org 

Contact:

Patty Narozny, Executive Producer, Hot Works, LLC Fine Art & Fine Craft Shows

941-755-3088

 

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291