Re-energize Yourself At The Boca Raton Museum Of Art School In One Of Their Special 4-day Workshops For Adults Or Teens

Tired of summer? Feeling sluggish? You can re-energize yourself at the Boca Raton Museum Of Art School in one of their special 4-day workshops for adults or teens!  Their new new fashion and design workshop for teens was a big success in June …AND it was sold out. The teens (not all girls!) created several garments, leaning how to us a sewing machine to create seams, straight hems, and all sorts of things. The Rickie Report gives the details for this and other Workshops, including “Boot Camp for Expressionists” with Mile Levanthall, a Video Workshop, a Drawing Workshop – plus more Summer Camp opportunities!

 

 

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Boca Raton Museum of Art – The Art School
801 W. Palmetto Road, Boca Raton FL 33486
561-392-2503

bocamuseum.org/theartschool

 

SUMMER WORKSHOPS FOR

ADULTS

OR

TEENS

 

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Painting by Miles Laventhall

 

 

“ Boot Camp for Expressionists: The Nude in Landscape and Abstraction” is a four day intensive painting workshop with popular instructor Miles Laventhall. August 15 to August 18. This is a terrific painting workshop in which you might be tired each evening, but exhilarated at the end of the week. This is a wonderful way for novices and experienced artist to get your creative endorphins racing and create new paintings.

 

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Miles Laventhall

 

 

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Teen from June Fashion Design & Sewing Workshop

 

Fashion Design & Sewing workshop teens are learning to use sewing machines and making a variety of garments. 1 – 3:30pm, August 2 – August 5.

The early summer workshop in June sold out!

 

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Sewing Workshop

The Drawing Workshop is for serious teens interested in drawing from observations and learning to draw the human figure. 1 – 3:30 pm, July 19 to July 22.

 

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Charcoal Drawing

 

 

 

In the Video Workshop teens work together to create their own video. 10 am – 4 pm, August 9 to August 12.

 

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Child’s Self Portrait

 

The Art School’s fun, creative summer camp for children ages 5 to 12 continues to August 12. Theme weeks include Portraits, International Arts Week and Color Explosion.

 

For information about classes call 561-392-2503 or visit the new website http://www.bocamuseum.org
bocamuseum.org/theartschool


Facebook: www.facebook.com/bocaschool

The Boca Raton Museum Art School

 801 West Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton, Florida 33486

 

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561-537-0291

Focus On Photography At Boca Raton Museum Of Art School And New Spring Classes

The Photography Department at the Boca Raton Museum’s Art School has grown in the past two years. With addition of two new instructors, there are more daytime, evening and Saturday classes for beginners, intermediate, and advanced students and a special class “Learning from the Masters” that gets access to the Boca Raton Museum’s collection of over 2,000 photographs. Get inspired by up-close examination of works by Arnold Newman, Diane Arbus, Alfred Stieglitz and other photography masters.  William Ewing, guest curator of the exhibit “Arnold Newman: Master Class” at the Boca Raton Museum of Art will present a talk at the Art School on Tuesday, April 19th. It is Free, but advanced reservations required.  The Rickie Report shares the details about this Lecture and classes.  Don’t wait to increase your knowledge and skills!

 

 

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Boca Raton Museum of Art – The Art School
801 W. Palmetto Road, Boca Raton FL 33486
 561-392-2503

Spring classes and summer camp
bocamuseum.org/theartschool

 

 

 

 

 

William Ewing, Guest curator of the exhibit “Arnold Newman: Master Class”

Special Lecture At Art School:

 

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

6:30pm

Free, but advanced reservations required

561-392-2503

 

Art and Photography

CLASSES  AND  LECTURES:

 

SPRING ART CLASSES START APRIL 18! Re-awaken your creativity at the Art School, new daytime, evening and Saturday art classes.

6-week term runs from 4/18 to 5/28.

New classes include Pastels with Roxene Sloate, and Portrait Painting from Photographs.

After school classes for teens and kids include Post-processing Photography and (clothed) Figure drawing.

 

 

 

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Allan Pierce leads the department with adult classes for beginners, intermediate, and advanced students and a special class “Learning from the Masters” that gets access to the Boca Raton Museum’s collection of over 2,000 photographs. Students get inspired by up-close examination of works by Arnold Newman, Diane Arbus, Alfred Stieglitz and other masters of photography. Allan also organizes on-site and off-site exhibits of students work.

 

 

 

 

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Photo by Patricia Bassett

 

 

Lew Lautin, an expert in Photoshop, Lightroom and other post-processing applications teaches teens, kids and adults.  During the summer he teaches video production workshop for teens.

 

 

 

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Larry Miller joined the faculty this year to teach Street Photography, Nature Photography and Studio photography.

 

 

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Photo by Blanca Lauces

 

 

Studio photo class learns light for portraits, product ad photos and other light situations.

 

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Special Lecture on Photography:

 

 

 

William Ewing, guest curator of the exhibit “Arnold Newman: Master Class” at the Boca Raton Museum of Art will be present a talk at the Art School on Tuesday, April 19, 6:30pm.  Free, but advanced reservations required.  Please call: 561-392-2503

 

 

Arnold Newman created iconic portraits of some the most influential innovators, celebrities and cultural figures of the twentieth century.  His instantly recognizable photographs of famous sitters include Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Igor Stravinsky, Truman Capote and dozens of other artists.

 

 

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Picasso by Arnold Newman

 

 

 

 

For more information please visit:

Boca Raton Museum of Art – The Art School
801 W. Palmetto Road, Boca Raton FL 33486
Telephone 561-392-2503
Spring classes and summer camp
bocamuseum.org/theartschool
Facebook: www.facebook.com/bocaschool

 

 

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

Art Boca Raton Announces Week Of Lectures, Events And Exhibits For Inaugural Show

Lee Ann and David Lester, organizers and founders of Art Boca Raton, taking place March 18-21, 2016 in the International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches on the grounds of the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, announce Art Boca Raton Art Week, an extraordinary line-up of lectures, events, interactive demonstrations, local artists at work and off-site events in conjunction with the inaugural art fair.  All programming takes place at Art Boca Raton in the International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches located at the Research Park on the ground of Florida Atlantic University (3450 NW 8th Avenue, Boca Raton, FL 33431), unless otherwise noted. Admission to programming is included with the ticket unless otherwise indicated. The Rickie Report shares the details, some sneak peeks and urges you to stop by.

 

 

 

 

 

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Inaugural Fair Showcases Interactive Art Demonstrations, Documentaries & Late Nights at the Boca Raton Museum of Art

 

 

Vernissage
To benefit the Boca Raton Museum of Art and School 

Thursday, March 17

Fair Hours
Friday, March 18 11am -­ 6pm
Saturday, March 19 ­ 11am ­- 6pm
Sunday, March 20 11am -­ 6pm
Monday, March 21 ­ 11am -­ 6pm

 

 

All programming takes place at Art Boca Raton in the International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches located at the Research Park on the ground of Florida Atlantic University (3450 NW 8th Avenue, Boca Raton, FL 33431), unless otherwise noted.

Admission to programming is included with the ticket unless otherwise indicated.

 

 

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“Ada With Sunglasses” by Alex Katz

 

 

 

 

 

“Our international art fairs are successful because we are committed to becoming part of the community’s arts scene as we continue to do with Art Palm Beach and as we did as founders of Art Miami. By partnering with local institutions and organizations to create Art Boca Raton Art Week, and involving community leaders and residents we create a unique sense of ownership by all who know how beneficial art and culture are to the city they live and work in, says Lee Ann Lester. “Working closely with Florida Atlantic University, the Research Park, the Boca Raton Museum of Art and Art School and the Mayor’s office and Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, we have created programming and events with wide appeal,” continues Lester.

 

 

 

 

Approximately 50 regional, national, and international dealers will exhibit in the custom- built 65,000 square foot exhibition hall with the entrance hallmarked by Keith Haring’s 40-foot long Pop Shop Mural 1986 presented by Castle Fitzjohns Gallery. This $500,000 build-out will include a full service restaurant, sculpture garden and lecture hall. Self and valet parking adjacent to the pavilion makes it easy to visit more than once.

 

 

The fair is open to the public from Friday, March 18, through Monday, March 21, 2016, from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. daily. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Multi-day passes are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Student pricing is available. For tickets and a full list of events visit www.artbocaraton.com.

 

 

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Alexi Torres’ “Celebration Oneness”

 

LECTURE SERIES:

Friday, March 18

2 p.m. – On the Road with Dale Chihuly, Alibis & Anecdotes presented by renowned gallerist Paul Fisher of the eponymous gallery located in Palm Beach since 1990.

 

3:30 p.m. – Abraham Manievich: A Pioneer of Jewish Futurism – Alan Pensler, art historian and author will discuss Abraham Manievich’s career from his humble beginnings as sign painter in Kiev to one of the most famous artists from the Pale Settlement and the abundant symbolism in his paintings.

Saturday, March 19

2 p.m. – From the Gulag to the Palace – the Epic story of the life and art of Boris Chetkov presented by gallerist Kenneth Pushkin and Yulia Zigern- Korn, art historian and senior researcher at the Pushkin National Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Sunday, March 20

 

2 p.m. Bold Beauty Project – KINDSIGHT: Photography as a vehicle for Recognition, Empowerment and Goodness. Panel discussion: Robert Zuckerman (photographer), Shelly Baer (Project Director, Bold Beauty Project), Starr Sariego (Curator, Bold Beauty Project), and Joy Hepburn (project model and photographer).

 

The Bold Beauty Project is an innovative photography exhibition showcasing 20 women living with various disabilities. Through the creative lenses of the photographers, the audience gets a rare glimpse into the lives of these incredible women revealing their beauty, strength, sensuality and boldness. Each panelist will present their contribution to the project and how they in turn have been impacted by their participation.

 

3 p.m. Boca Talks at the Boca Raton Museum of Art, Wolgin Gallery, 501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, Museum Members $5 Non-members $15 Students with ID $5

 

 

 

Bob Colacello: In and Out with Andy – Vanity Fair special correspondent Bob Colacello will discuss his new exhibition and his life with Andy Warhol, the brilliant, controlling, private, insecure, and influential man who continues to fascinate us. As the editor of Interview magazine from 1971 – 1983, Colacello photographed the glamorous world of Warhol’s circle of associates, the Factory office, star-studded parties and openings around the world, and captured images of Warhol in quiet moments at his most honest and vulnerable.

 

 

3:30 p.m. Everything You Want to Know…About the Art Market and the Golden Rules of Collecting – presented by Sébastien Laboureau, Founder and CEO of MoonStar Fine Arts Advisors (Miami and Paris) and international expert on the intersection of art and finance. Mr. Laboureau will discuss current trends of the art market, the advantages of purchasing at art fairs and art as an investment.

 

Monday, March 21

 

2:00 p.m. – Conceptual Art in the 21st Century presented by Milagros Bello, Ph.D.

Dr. Milagros Bello, art historian, sociologist, curator and art writer and a graduate of the Sorbonne, will discuss the practices and purposes of Post-Conceptual Art, From the iconic Duchamp’s urinal, the mass produced objects of Pop Art or the singular simplicity of the Minimalists, artists of the 21st century have critically stretched the margins of aesthetics. This lecture examines the works of Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Maurizio Catelan to Wangechi Mutu, among others, who have created new notions of contemporary art.

 

 

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Glass Composition by Laura Donefer

 

 

 

ARTISTS AT WORK/DEMONSTRATIONS:

 

Faculty artists from the Boca Raton Museum of Art School will demonstrate gold leafing, painting on porcelain, collage and figure drawing in the Art School’s booth at the fair.

Friday, March 18

Noon to 2:30 p.m. – Jacalyn Sanders, collage instructor will demonstrate and invite attendees to create their own small collage.

3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Marybelle Cordell, painting instructor, will demonstrate the process of painting on porcelain.

Saturday, March 19

Noon to 2:30 p.m. – Andrea Huffman, textile artist, will demonstrate printing on fabric and guests will be invited to create their own small printing on cloth.

3 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Christopher Lopez will be the Artist at Work – representational drawing

Sunday, March 20

 

Noon to 2:30 p.m. – Suzanne Scherer will demonstrate the art of gold leaf, and tool and stamping into gold.
Noon to 2:30 p.m. Jacalyn Sanders will be the Artist at Work – collages
1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Figure Drawing from live models with adult art school students sketching. Attendees are invited to join in and materials will be provided.

 

 

 

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Mel Blochner’s “Obvious”

 

 

 

DOCUMENTARY SCREENINGS: 

Saturday, March 19 – 3:30 p.m.

 

Hidden Books: The Art of Kumi Korf – screening and discussion

Directed by Sam Hampton and produced by Kirsten Hampton, “Hidden Books: The Art of Kumi Korf,” is a 30-minute documentary about the Japanese-born artist, Kumi Korf whose art involves several disciplines: architectural design, printmaking, painting, papermaking and artists’ books. The film a unique perspective on her life and how the world around her influences her work.

 

Monday, March 21 – 3:30 p.m.

 

Pilchuck: A Dance with Fire – moderated by Paul Fisher
The film explores how the Pilchuck Glass School, a small art center in the Pacific Northwest woods of Stanwood, Washington, became the largest glass art center in the world. Founded by iconic figure Dale Chihuly and a few art school friends in the counterculture days of the early 70s, the Pilchuck Glass School pushed the boundaries from its very beginnings. James Baker, CEO of the Pilchuck Glass School and the Executive Producer of this PBS documentary special.

 

 

 

OFF-SITE EVENTS:

 

 

March 18 and 19, Friday and Saturday – 1 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.*

Jay Critchely Incorporated – Solo Exhibition
Schmidt Center Gallery, Performing Arts Building, Room 102 – Complimentary shuttle from Art Boca Raton International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches.

Jay Critchley, Incorporated uses ritual, wordplays and the mainstream media to address governmental power and corporate greed and their impact on areas such as the environment, health, sexuality and public discourse.

*Curated tours Friday and Saturday 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. with Rod Faulds, FAU Director of Galleries.

 

March 18-21, Friday & Saturday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Sunday 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

 

Art After Dark at the Boca Raton Museum of Art – 501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL

 

Extended hours at the Boca Raton Museum of Art with cocktails and music sponsored by Sak’s Fifth Avenue. Continue your appreciation of art into the evening and enjoy three world-class exhibitions on view at the Boca Raton Museum of Art: Warhol Prints from the Collection of Marc Bell, Bob Colacello: In and Out with Andy and Warhol on Vinyl: The Record Covers, 1949-1987+. Meet visiting artists, mingle with local collectors, curators and museum members. Admission $12. Art Boca Raton one-day and multi-day pass holders $10, Art Boca Raton VIP cardholders’ complimentary admission.

 

 

Gallery Opening: Tim Tate & Rick Eggert

Featuring artist Tim Tate and glass artist Rick Eggert. Wine, appetizers, and demonstration. $10 per person. The Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts brings art to life, immersing the public in arts production and its creative processes, while providing direct interaction with artists from around the world. 1105 2nd Avenue South, Lake Worth, Florida 33460

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, March 19 – 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

 

 

On the Road: Winston Art Group Appraisal Day – hosted by Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters in the Theatre Lab, Parliament Hall, 777 Glades Road. Renowned experts from Winston Art Group of West Palm Beach; Kodner Galleries of Dania Beach; Palm Beach Modern Auctions of West Palm Beach, and others will be on hand to offer verbal appraisals of art, antiques, decorative arts, furniture, jewelry and vintage. Verbal appraisals are $45 per item. For details email gvorsas@fau.edu or visit www.fau.edu/artsandletters. All proceeds benefit student scholarships.

 

 

 

 

Next Level Fairs is the parent company for Art Boca Raton and Art Palm Beach that will celebrate the 20th edition of the fair January 18-22, 2017 at the Palm Beach Convention Center.

Next Level Fairs curates sophisticated, event driven fairs attracting global attendance, supported by an international marketing and branding strategy in coordination with local museums, collectors and galleries.

www.nextlevelfairs.com

 

 

 

 

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Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

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Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Try New Classes, Special Events, Workshops And Enjoy Old Floresta Exhibit At Boca Raton Museum Art School

The Boca Raton Museum Art School is re-energized!! The new Director of the Art School, Walter O’Neill, has been stirring things up with new classes, special events, exhibits, and workshops.  Spring Art Workshops include Gilding, creating Florida black coral jewelry, sculpting in plaster and more!  Stop by and enjoy Plein Air Palm Beach’s exhibit, “Old Floresta”.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.  Try a new technique!   

 

 

 

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801 W. Palmetto Road Boca Raton FL 33486

561-392-2503

Excellent teachers with low teacher to studio ratio

Convenient: 801 West Palmetto Park Road, 1 mile east of I-95

Wonderful studios

Easy parking

 

 

 

EXHIBIT OF PLEIN AIR PAINTINGS OF OLD FLORESTA

 

 

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Stan Dornfest, Plein Air Palm Beach member

 

Free Public Opening Reception:

Friday, March 4th

6-8pm

On exhibit until Thursday March 17, 2016

The Plein Air Painters of Palm Beach will be exhibiting over 75 paintings created over the last six months by artists painting in the historic Old Floresta neighborhood behind the Art School.

 

 

Spring art workshops:

 

 

 

 

 

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Gold Leafing by Connie Commette

 

Gilding Workshop

Saturday, February 20

1 – 4 PM

 

Fee: $135, Instructor: Pavel Ouporov

Learn the art and technique of gold leafing using genuine gold leaf, red bole on handmade gesso panel.

 

 

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Black coral Pendant

 

Florida Black Coral Jewelry

Noon – 5 PM

Fee: $110, Instructor: Don Dietz

 

Create your own jewelry using black coral.

 

 

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Photo by Mark Creamer

 

 

Get Back to Film Camera

Noon – 3 PM, Fee: $25, Instructor: Mark Creamer

 

Refresh your skills at analog photography using f-stops and aperture. Most importantly learn the advantages of taking analog photos but printing digitally.

 

 

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Mobius Sculpture

 

 

Mobius Abstract Sculpture

 

Noon – 3 PM, Two Saturdays, Feb. 20 and Feb. 27

Fee: $110, Instructor: Willie Reed

Try your hand at sculpting in plaster by creating a table top sculpture of a Mobius using wet plaster.

 

 

SPRING ART CLASSES

START

FEBRUARY 29!

 

Re-awaken your creativity at the Art School, new daytime, evening and Saturday art classes.

The 7-week term runs from 2/29 to 4/16.

New classes include Pastels with Roxene Sloate, and Portrait Painting from Photographs.

After school classes for teens and kids include Post-processing Photography and (clothed) Figure drawing.

 

 

BOCA RATON MUSEUM ART SCHOOL

artschool@bocamuseum.org 

Call for a course catalogue: 561-392-2503

For more information and details please contact

561-392-2503

or visit

http://www.bocamuseum.org/artschool

 

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

Don’t Miss A Minute Of ArtSynergy Events In Conjunction With ArtPalmBeach2016

The Palm Beaches will be vibrating with art when ArtPalmBeach returns on January 20, 2016 to celebrate its 19th year at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. The fair will feature 85 international exhibitors, installation projects, art video labs, and SCULPT Palm Beach featuring a major large scale public art sculpture on the Palm Beach County Convention Center entrance plaza.  Art Synergy in collaboration with ArtPalmBeach will produce more than 65 exhibitions, January 15 – 30th throughout the nine Palm Beach County Art Districts during Art Palm Beach week. The nine art districts are: Antique Row, Artists Alley Delray, Boynton Beach Art District, Lake Park and North Palm Beach Art District, Lake Worth Arts, Northwood Village, West Palm Beach, and Worth Avenue.  The Rickie Report shares Highlights

 

 

 

 

 

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Marjorie S. Fisher Gallery: ArtSynergy presents ‘Mixing It Up’ at Marjorie S. Fisher Gallery All Media Group Exhibition. Reception on Friday, January 22nd (6pm to 8:30pm) – $10 Entry Donation. Sponsored by Civil Society Brewing and the West Palm Beach CRA. In conjunction with ArtSynergy, ArtPalmBeach and the Northwood ArtX ArtWalks. Featured Artists Include: Julie Silk Beaumont, Steve Brouse, Anthony Burks Sr., Robert Catapano, M.C. Desorcy, Ren Dittfield, David Hayes, Greg Matthews, Craig McInnis, Henriett Michel, John Rachell, Barry Seidman…
Exhibition runs from January 5th to January 30th and is Free during regular Gallery Hours – Tuesday through Saturday 10am to 5pm.

 

 

Rolando Chang Barrero Fine Art Gallery will be presenting “Wet Foot / Dry Foot : 4 Cubans Conditions and Contributions.” Opening Reception January 15, 2016 | 6-9 PM. Continues through ArtWeek2016 in collaboration with Art Synergy and ArtPalmBeach.

 

 

 

The Urban Arts Lofts presents “Art Junction” on Saturday, January 23rd. The artists at the Urban Arts Lofts (UAL) invite you to an evening of sculpture, metalworking, photography, ceramics & custom built wood workings. The Lofts will feature several nationally known artists.For more information log onto: www.lakewortharts.com Studios open at noon. Special reception from 6-9 pm.Free Event!

 

 

 

ActivistArtistA Gallery presents “Snapshots! The Artist Gaze, opening reception January 28, 2016 6-10 PM.

 

 

 

Back Alley Art Festival The Lake Park Art District In conjunction with Art Palm Beach and ART Synergy we will be hosting The Back Alley Art Festival (Hopefully first annual)! Live painting and murals all night long.  Much more info coming so please stay tuned.  Food from Diner Dogs Inc. & Woodys Burgers Florida.

 

 

 

CONTINUUM is a pop-up art exhibition by Art Synergy in the Arts & Entertainment District in downtown West Palm Beach that takes place during ArtPalmBeach Week. Jan. 21 to Jan. 30 at 522 Clematis Street.

 

 

 

The Armory Center will be featuring three exhibitions during Art Palm Beach Week “The Women of Vision”, Rising Waters: an exhibition of recent works by Mags Harries and River: an installation by Mags Harries and Lajos Heder. “The Women of Vision” will feature sculpture, painting, photography, ceramics and mixed media. Rising Waters is an exhibition by Boston based artist Mag Harries it is an ironic and poignant commentary on the dilemma of “Rising Waters”-our inability to grasp it on an individual level and our societal refusal to deal with the effects of global warming already so evident in South Florida. River, the installation by Boston based artists Mags Harries and Lajos Heder of water, light, and shadow creates an apparition of a river from one bucket of water. January 16- February 12, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts will be featuring a glass blowing demonstration with contemporary glass artist Laura Donefer. Donefer has been a driving force in the Canadian glass movement for 18 years, she has curated many exhibits to show Canadian work including a major one in Tucson, Arizona entitled “North of the Border”.  Partners in this venture are McMow Art Glass and Habatat Galleries.  Artists will be selling their hand made fine crafts from 2 – 9 pm.

 

 

 

Bold Beauty Project, ArtPalmBeach has partnered with the Bold Beauty Project and famed photographer Robert Zuckerman to bring the Bold Beauty Project photography exhibit to Art Palm Beach 2016. This innovative visual arts event showcases women who dare to expose their disabilities. The models boldly face the photographer’s lens, and through the process, they uncover their beauty, sensuality and strength to break the molds of conventional beauty.

 

 

 

FOTOfusion at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre is the International Festival of Photography and Digital Imaging. In its 21st year it will feature Portfolio Reviews by 100 Experts, Mini FOTOshoots, seminars & panel discussions, hands-on computer labs, multimedia presentations, photography & digital art exhibitions, book signings & gallery walks and fuse and schmooze parties. Jan.19- Jan. 23.

 

 

 

Whitespace Collection: Collectors Breakfast featuring artist Rita Montlack and her exhibition “XXL Photographs; A Historical Survey of Contemporary Photography”. This private collection art exhibition space will be open to the public for the annual Art Palm Beach Collectors Breakfast and viewing of this private collection and featured exhibition January 24, Breakfast- 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, collection will remain open until 4:00 p.m. Whitespace will also have a booth at ArtPalmbeach in the Convention Center.

 

 

 

Norton Museum of Art will be exhibiting Vincent van Gogh’s “The Poplars at Saint-Rémy , the piece was painted in the same community, and in the same year, as The Starry Night, during a period when van Gogh was hospitalized. Additionally, the Norton will be exhibiting the “Portrait of Mademoiselle Hortense Valpinçon”, which has been rarely – if ever – been exhibited in the southeast United States.

 

 

 

Society of the Four Arts Exhibition on Screen: “Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs” Hailed as the most successful exhibition in Tate Modern’s history, you can now catch “Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs” at the Four Arts”, featuring exclusive new footage from The Museum of Modern Art in New York. Acclaimed British actor Simon Russell Beale brings insight and emotion to the words of Henri Matisse himself, while actor Rupert Young (Merlin) narrates. Saturday, January 23, 2016 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., at the Society of the Four Arts.

 

 

 

Boca Raton Museum of Art presents Dames: Portraits by Norman Sunshine. During a period of convalescence when he could not paint as he once was able to do, Sunshine delved into the digital world of art making and searched for subjects of style and substance. In doing so he was taken with notable women; their poise, their composure, and their self-assurance. Among those who have posed for him are art patron Agnes Gund, philanthropist Nancy Kissinger, and Anne Sutherland Fuchs, former publisher of Vogue, Woman’s Day, and Elle.

 

 

 

The Lighthouse ArtCenter: “The Manoogian Collection: Two Centuries of American Art”. Considered to be one of the most significant private collections of American art compiled during the 20th century. This landmark exhibition includes 19th and 20th-century American paintings. Dr. Anne Palumbo lecture, “The Statue of Liberty as an American Icon” Thursday, January 21, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

 

For more information please visit: www.artsynergypbc.com

 

 

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

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Rickie@therickiereport.com

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Boca Raton Museum Art School Announces New Exhibits And Workshops

An integral part of learning to be an artist is experiencing showing your artwork to the public. The Boca Raton Museum Art School gives every student the opportunity to exhibit in the Art School Gallery and organizes exhibits off-site as well. The Rickie Report shares the latest Exhibits, including the Faculty Exhibit that you will want to see – and some new workshops.  There are new “APPETIZER CLASSES” starting February 1st.  These special 4-week classes include colored pencil drawing, glass fusing, creative book arts, pastels, and nature photography.  Check out the details here!

 

 

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Boca Raton Museum of Art –

The Art School

801 W. Palmetto Road Boca Raton FL 33486

561-392-2503

 

 

  • Excellent teachers with low teacher to studio ratio 

  • Convenient: 801 West Palmetto Park Road, 1 mile east of I-95

  • Wonderful studios

  • Easy parking

 

 

 

An integral part of learning to be an artist is experiencing showing your artwork to the public. The Boca Raton Museum Art School gives every student the opportunity to exhibit in the Art School Gallery as well as organizes exhibits off-site. The student artist learns how to prepare the artwork for exhibit and views the artwork in a gallery setting among other artworks.

 

 

 Art School Exhibits:

 


CURRENT STUDENT EXHIBIT

At The Art School

 

 

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Portrait in Pastel 

 

 

A Selection of artworks by students in abstract painting, beginning drawing, portrait painting, kumihimo jewelry, color pencil drawing, and watercolor classes.

On exhibit January 15 to February 10, 2016

801 W. Palmetto Road Boca Raton FL 33486

 

 

EXHIBIT AT THE BOCA RATON PUBLIC LIBRARY

 

 

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Youth Class Exhibit – Pastel

A 7 year-old’s drawing capturing the directed light in a Morandi inspired still-life 

The Public Library is hosting an exhibit spotlighting two of the Art School’s classes; the after-school art class with Maria Weiss and advanced photography with Allan Pierce. Mrs. Weiss’ after-school class is a fun and richly educational art studio where students learn a variety of art techniques, coupled with art history and vocabulary. Dr. Pierce pushes his students to use their skills beyond taking good photographs in order to create outstanding emotive photographs.

 

On exhibit January 17  to February 12, 2016

Boca Raton Public Library 400 NW 2nd Ave, Boca Raton, FL 33431

 

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Photograph by Alfred Schepis

 

 

 

FACULTY EXHIBIT

Boca Raton Museum of Art

 

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“Illuminated” by Diane Reeves, Faculty

 

 

As a museum art school the faculty is invited to exhibit in the Museum each year. 

Wolgin Gallery from January 26 to April 8, 2016

 

 

 

Saturday Art Workshops:

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 23

Pastel Painting

 

Explore how to use under painting and layering to create luminous pastels.

Instructor: Jane McIntyre

Noon to 4pm

 

Introduction to Plein Air Painting

Do you want to paint outdoors, but don’t know where to start? Learn technical and practical aspects of painting outdoors with Ralph Papa, president of Plein Air Palm Beach Artists association.

Instructor: Ralph Papa

Noon to 4pm.

 

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Ralph Papa painting en plein air 

 

 

APPETIZER CLASSES start February 1

Special 4-week classes start February 1 including colored pencil drawing, glass fusing, creative book arts, pastels, and nature photography. Call for information or check the website

 

 

 

 

 

BOCA RATON MUSEUM ART SCHOOL

801 West Palmetto Park Road, one mile east of I-95

artschool@bocamuseum.org 561-3920-2503

Call for a course catalogue: 561-392-2503

For more information and details please contact

561-392-2503

or visit

http://www.bocamuseum.org/artschool

 

 

 

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Rickie@therickiereport.com

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Come To The Boca Raton Museum Of Art School’s Open House And Receive A Discount On Winter Art Classes

Visiting the Boca Raton Museum Of Art School’s Open House is a great way to learn about the classes they offer and decide which is the right fit for you. You can meet teachers and learn about their approach to teaching. There are demonstrations of art techniques such as stone carving, porcelain painting, egg tempera painting, pottery, and jewelry making. In the gallery you can see artwork by current beginning and advanced students. Receive $20 off your Winter Term art class when your register during Open House.  Winter Classes for adults, teens, and children begin Monday, January 4.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some photos of the classes being offered.

 

 

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801 W. Palmetto Road Boca Raton FL 33486

561-392-2503

bocamuseum.org/theartschool

Facebook: www.facebook.com/bocaschool

 

The Art School Invites You

To

OPEN HOUSE:

Sunday, December 13, 1-4 pm

 

 

 

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“Autumn Confettti” by Roxene Sloate  (Pastel)

Visit the Boca Museum’s Art School’s Open House and about the classes being offer to decide which is the right fit for you! You can meet teachers and learn about their approach to teaching. There are demonstrations of art techniques such as stone carving, porcelain painting, egg tempera painting, pottery, and jewelry making. In the gallery you can see artwork by current beginning and advanced students. Receive $20 off your winter art class when your register during open house.  Winter Classes for adults, teens, and children begin Monday, January 4.

 

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Stone Carving Class

 

 

In addition to the standard popular drawing and painting classes the Art School is offering appetizer short courses for beginners including Pastels with Roxene Sloate and Creative Book Arts with Andrea Huffman. Most appetizer courses are just $135.

 

 

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 Learn to create an Accordion Book!

 

 

 

Scott Avidon of BANG GLASS STUDIOS is joining the faculty to teach glass fusing on Wednesday evenings. Scott brings a wealth of talent with 15 experience designing for brands including Steuben, Waterford, and Kenneth Cole before relocating to Boca Raton.

 

 

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Fused Glass Dish

Originally offered as an appetizer course Barbara Brown’s Clay Figure Sculpture class is an exciting addition to the Art School. Starting in January there will be both an afternoon and evening class.

 

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Create Clay Sculptures

With over 100 classes each month there is something for everyone from absolute beginners to experienced artist. Studio classes are conducted in eight areas: book making, ceramics, drawing, jewelry arts, painting, digital photography and video, print making, and sculpture. The Art School is a community of people interested in art.

 

For information go to the website http://www.bocamuseum.org

or call

561-392-2503

 

 

 

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

Whitespace Col-léct Premieres At Fountainebleau Hotel During Miami Art Week And Boca Raton Museum Of Art

Join Whitespace Col-léct for its premiere during Art Week in Miami!  Elayne Mordes will bring her boutique collection of unique handmade jewelry, body sculpture, functional decor and gift items to the Fountainebleau in Miami Beach on Thursday, December 3rd and Friday, December 4th.   A week later, Whitespace presents boca Col-léct at the Boca Raton Museum of Art.  There will be a VIP Preview Party on Friday, December 11th.  Tickets and Reservations are complimentary to Benefactors’ Circle members or available at $50. per person.  This highly specialized boutique will be Open To The Public on Saturday, December 12th and Sunday,December 13th.  The Rickie Report shares the details here. What a terrific way to shop the creations of international artists offering wearable art, functional decor and beautiful handmade gift items!

 

 

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For more information please visit or contact:

Whitespace@mordes.net

561.842.4131

www.whitespacecollection.com

 

 

 

 

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Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

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Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

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561-537-0291

Boca Raton Museum Of Art – The Art School Offers “Jewelry, Pottery And Prints” Sale Plus Open House

Boca Raton Museum of Art – The Art School invites everyone to their “Jewelry, Pottery and Prints” Sale Friday November 20!  Don’t miss the chance to purchase unique hand made gifts by community-based faculty and students from the Boca Raton Museum of Art. Save the Date for the Art School Open House on Sunday, December 13th from 1-4pm.  Meet the instructors and see the studios.  Winter classes start January 4th.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks of the items for sale!

 

 

 

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801 W. Palmetto Road     Boca Raton FL 33486

 561-392-2503

bocamuseum.org/theartschool
Facebook: www.facebook.com/bocaschool

 

 

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The Art School  Invites You

To

“Jewelry, Pottery and Prints” SALE

Friday, November 20th

5:00  – 7:30 PM

 

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Jewelry by Don Dietz

 

 

Take the opportunity to meet the creative artisans and see their handmade jewelry, pottery, prints, and craft items.

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Necklace by Jane Levy

Artwork by faculty artists including Catalina Aguirre Hoffman, Don Dietz, Lori Gregory, Jane Levy, Christine Lyons, Suzanne Scherer & Pavel Ouporov

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Etching by Suzanne Scherer & Pavel Ouporov

Scherer & Ouporov whose prints are sold at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Mezzanine Gallery will be participating in the sale.

Advanced students Marta Cruz, Faye Fryhle, Hannah Long, Betty Potler and Carol Swezey and other outstanding artisans.

 

 

 

 

 

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Handmade Cuff by Hannah Long

Hannah Long, a former student who is now a successful jeweler, recent had a one person exhibit at Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami will be participating in the sale.

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 “Place of Dreams” by Lori Gregory

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Ceramics instructors Catalina Aguirre Hoffman and Lori Gregory  will be selling a full range of ceramics from mugs and bowls to sculptural items.

 

 

 

Art School Open House:

Sunday, December 13th

1-4 pm

Meet instructors and see the studios.

Winter classes start January 4, call or email the art school for a pre-view of the course catalogue before it goes on the website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information about the Sale, classes or other events, please visit:

http://www.bocamuseum.org/artschool

artschool@bocamuseum.org

561-392-2503

 

 

 

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

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Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Boca Museum Premieres “Artist At Work” Series Featuring Miles Laventhall, Master Painter and Sculptor

The Boca Raton Museum of Art‘s first “Artist at Work” program of the season will feature Miles Laventhall, a masterful painter and sculptor and one of the most popular teachers at the Boca Raton Museum Art School. Laventhall’s work is included in numerous corporate, private, and university collections, and he was recently invited by Prague’s Ministry of Culture to exhibit works during the Heart of Nations Festival. Laventhall will give a demonstration of his work and discuss the process, materials, and concepts in his art on Saturday, October 17th at 3:00 pm. Admission to the Artist at Work program is free for Museum members, and included with the cost of admission for non-members. Seating is limited. The Rickie Report shares the details and images of this world renown artist. This program is a wonderful opportunity for aspiring and emerging artists to meet and hear insights from artists who are further along in their careers.

 

 

 

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Boca Raton Museum of Art

501 Plaza Real │ Boca Raton │ FL │ 33432 | 561.392.2500

 

 

 

ARTIST AT WORK

Featuring:

Miles Laventhall

Saturday, October 17th

3  –  4 pm

 

 

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“State of Mind” by Miles Laventhall

 

 

 

On October 17 from 3–4 pm, the first Artist at Work program of the season at the Boca Raton Museum of Art will feature Miles Laventhall, a masterful painter and sculptor and one of the most popular teachers at the Boca Raton Museum Art School.  Laventhall’s work is included in numerous corporate, private, and university collections, and he was recently invited by Prague’s Ministry of Culture to exhibit works during the Heart of Nations Festival. Admission to the Artist at Work program is free for Museum members, and included with the cost of admission for non-members. Seating is limited.

 

 

 

 

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“A Wind Blows Through” by Miles Laventhall

 

 

Laventhall shares, “To me, stone and wood have intrinsic beauty and inference. Branches from trees personify human gesture and struggles of matter and spirit.  The passive strength of stone symbolizes timelessness and the watchful eyes and ears of history…paper and steel symbolize the fragile nature of existence within a delicate ecosystem.  They wear the stains of time in the cycle of life and return to the earth to give birth again.”

 

 

 

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“Storm Passing” by Miles Laventhall

 

 

Laventhall shared with The Rickie Report that his current project is entitled “Gathering at the Waterhole”, with the statement, “Crucial issues facing humanity, and powers of nature that alter history and time to come…are the marrow of Gathering at the Waterhole…their very existence is predicated on water and their crowded numbers around the waterhole suggest the two billion people already without sustainable water to live.”

 

 

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“Brainstorm” by Miles Laventhall

 

 

 

 

 

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Miles Laventhall

 

 

 

 He will exhibit the latest version of this work at the Museum’s upcoming Faculty Show January 25, 2016–March 13, 2016.

 

 

 

 

For ore information about Miles Laventhall please visit: http://mileslaventhall.com/

 

 

 

For more information about the exhibits, programs, classes and events at the Boca Raton Museum of Art, please visit: www.bocamuseum.org

 

 

 

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