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

 

Illuminated by Diane Reeves oil on board 20 x 24

“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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561-537-0291

Cornell Art Museum Goes “Wild” With New Exhibition Opening January 14th

Old School Square announces a powerful, new exhibit at the Cornell Art Museum. “Wild” is a group show of contemporary artwork by 12 internationally recognized artists who are inspired by nature and use their talents to show the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Artists were invited because of their respect for nature, their fascination with animals and their attention to the beauty of this natural world. Artwork featured in this exhibition has been shown in galleries and museums worldwide. The Rickie Report shares the details and some images here and urges you to see this exhibit! “Wild” also features paintings by more than 20 Plein Air Palm Beach artists, who are inspired by and have captured the beauty of South Florida’s lush landscapes.  Make note of Special Events taking place in conjunction with “Wild”. A portion of proceeds from the sale of artwork in the show goes to The Watering Hole Foundation in support of conservation efforts.

 

 

 

 

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“WILD” 

Opening Celebration:

Meet some of the artists, see the exhibit and enjoy wine and light bites.

Thursday, January 14th, 6:30 p.m.

 

 

Next 1st Friday Art Walk:

February 5th   6-9 pm

Museum hours:

Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays. $5 suggested donation.

 
Cornell Museum of Art

51 N. Swinton Ave.   Delray Beach, Florida 33444

 

 

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Ellen Jewitt  “Strange and Gentle”, Sculpture

 

 

 

“The idea for a show centered on the natural world came to me a while ago after I discovered Alex Beard’s work. I thought it was amazing that one man could honestly make a difference in the world through use of his artwork,” says curator, Melanie Johanson. “I find it inspiring to think that if everyone used their talents to support a cause, great or small, what a huge difference could be made.” A portion of proceeds from the sale of artwork in the show goes to The Watering Hole Foundation http://www.wateringholefoundation.org), created by Alex Beard in support of conservation efforts. The foundation is dedicated to saving endangered wildlife and preserving the earth’s remaining wilderness.

 

 

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“Nidus Factio,” mixed media,by  Caitlin McCormack

About the “WILD” Artists:

 

 

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Pottery by Ronald Shaw

 

 

Diane Arrieta (aka Birds are nice)

Diane Arrieta works as the art/science outreach coordinator at Jupiter library at Florida Atlantic University. Her latest body of work deals with the relationships humans have with the environment. Often much of her work deals with social issues relating to women and children.

 

 

 

Alex Beard

New Orleans-based Alex Beard is a painter and illustrator, adventurer, best-selling author, world traveler, animal conservationist and now filmmaker. He has emerged as one of his generations most creative, prolific and accomplished artists.

 

 

Ellen Jewett

Ellen was born in Markham Ontario. She took to shaping three dimensional forms naturally at a young age.  In 2007 Ellen completed her post-secondary honors degree in Anthropology and Fine Art at McMaster University.  By the time she presented her thesis, Ellen’s academic and artistic interests in the biological where intrinsically interwoven. Her sculptures are being featured in public and private collections worldwide.

 

 

 

Elizabeth Jordan

From the Artist Statement: “…Beauty is subjective, and perfection in nature is frequently surprising. My work isn’t beautiful in a traditional sense. It has its own unique beauty, which may seem dark, but it isn’t without humor. My connection to nature, the earth, the beauty and grimness of the world are some of the topics of my studio conversations. In nature, there is no sentimentality about life and death; life is temporal and fragile. My work exists in the same place, in that I attempt to create objects that are both vulnerable and powerful. “

 

 

 

 

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Mixed media by Ernesto Kunde

 

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Miami has long been a complex, tangled landscape which continues to intrigue and beguile over four generations of visual artists. For Brazilian-born Ernesto Kunde, transforming the mangroves, wild birds, and crackled Deco architecture into a physically viable format is a simple process. He displays a keen eye for interpreting his tropical surroundings maintaining a colloquial tone: the vital elements of Miami as a natural and urban biosphere are omnipresent for Kunde, appearing on cuts of canvas, found wood and corrugated aluminum. He infuses his work with a Pop Art sensibility, choosing highly saturated, contrasting tones with completely opaque shadow.

 

 

Caitlin McCormack

From the Artist Statement: “The act of stiffening intricately crocheted cotton string with glue produces material that is structurally similar to delicate bone tissue. The string utilized in this process can be viewed as the basic cellular unit of fabrication, and by implementing media and practices inherited from my relatives, both living and deceased, I aim to generate emblems of my diminishing bloodline, embodied by each organism’s skeletal remains. The material out of which my work is composed acts as an alchemical conduit between the garment and the clothesline; it acknowledges the latter as a symbol of the ancestry and familiar bonds which have greatly informed my work…”

 

 

 

Magnus Sebastian

From the Artist Statement: “I use mannequins in most of my work as they tend to be an idealized expression of the human form. I fill them with innards made of the cast off pieces of technology that we take for granted and discard every day. In so doing I try to show that we are becoming soulless as we rampantly ingest technology – we still look human but have taken on a colder, more mechanized persona…”

 

 

 

Ronald Shaw

Ronald Shaw received his BA from UCF. He relocated to South Florida and began working at Rare Earth Gallery. Ron maintains two distinct bodies of work, a functional soda or wood fire line of pottery and a sculptural line combining multiple clay bodies and firing methods coupled with various living and organic elements.

 

 

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“The Wave,” painting by Alex Beard

 

 

Jonathan Stein

Jonathan is a conceptual artist from the Bronx whose expertise includes sculpture, painting, installation, photography, and video installation.  His work makes social statements all the while sparkling with hand-placed Swarovski Crystals.  His influences include Andy Warhol, Judith Leiber, and John Waters, and he says of himself, “I am a lover of all things campy and kitsch.”

 

 

Chad Steve

From the Artist Statement: “…My ceramic surfaces are intended to look as though they had been well used and then abandoned. Worn, chipped, and saturated with stains the visual aesthetic of my sculptures have a patina of apparent use that serves to unify the overall aesthetic of a moment captured in time, arriving at a feeling of nostalgia. My work celebrates the questioning of objects and the rediscovering of moments in the past. As an artist I am driven by a desire to evoke meaningful and significant memories, wonder, and curiosity within all my viewers.”

 

 

 

Carlton Scott Sturgill

Brooklyn based Scott Sturgill is best known for his painting, paint chip mosaics, and floral sculptures. From the Artist Statement: “Inspired by the bedroom communities of the Midwest, my work examines the conflict between our need to push our individual sexual boundaries and our desire to appear as ambassadors of a white-picket-fence America… My paintings, sculptures and mosaics use the vernacular of the American heartland to scratch the surface of suburban pretense, exploring the compulsion to veil ourselves behind the facade of a commoditized version of the American Dream.”

 

 

 

Carin Wagner

Carin Wagner is an award-winning South Florida artist, born in Norfolk, Virginia. Wagner works predominately in oil on canvas, with a message of environmental protection at its core. She has exhibited throughout the U.S., including shows at the Sherry French Gallery, the Silvia Wald, Po Kim Gallery in New York, the Lawrence Gallery in Scottsdale, Arizona, the Cultural Council of Palm Beach, and the Lighthouse ArtCenter. Museum shows include the Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art, the Coral Springs Museum of Art, and the Boca Raton Museum of Art.

 

 

 

 

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“Juxtapose in Black” by Karla Walter, Sculpture

Karla Walter

From the Artist Statement: “As an artist, it is important to recognize a message and seize that moment. Crows are messengers, omens for change. Several personal encounters with crows have compelled me to express my personal creativity through this messenger. This body of work explores the similarities between the social interactions among crows and that of humans. To know the crow is to know ourselves…”

 

 

 

Old School Square:

 

Old School Square is the center of arts & entertainment in downtown Delray Beach. Celebrating 25 years as the community’s gathering place, the historic campus includes the intimate Crest Theatre (in the restored 1925 Delray High School building) the Cornell Art Museum (in the 1913 Delray Elementary building), and the Fieldhouse (formerly known as the Vintage Gymnasium, c. 1925). The Pavilion, which opened in 2002, hosts outdoor concerts and festivals. The Creative Arts School (located on the second floor of the Crest Theatre) offers art, photography, writing and performance classes. Old School Square also serves as a venue for community, corporate, private and media events. For information on performances, exhibits, classes or facility rentals, call 561-243-7922 or visit OldSchoolSquare.org.

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Follow Old School Square/Delray Center for the Arts on Facebook.com/DBCenterForArts and Twitter/@DBCenterForArts.

 

 

 

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561-537-0291

“Women of Vision II”: N.A.W.A. Offers Multi-Media Art Exhibition At Armory Art Center Annex In Lake Worth

The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN ARTISTS, INC. FLORIDA CHAPTER (N.A.W.A.) is presenting a multi-media exhibition titled “Women of Vision II”, which will be hosted by the Armory Art Center Annex located in Lake Worth, Florida. The public is invited to a reception on Friday, January 15, 2016, 5 – 7 PM, at which time First, Second, Third Place, and Judge’s Recognition awards will be announced. The exciting mixed media exhibit will include oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, pastels, ceramics, and sculptures. The Juried art will be on view through Saturday, February 13, 2016. The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

 

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National Association of Women Artists:

“Women of Vision II”

 
Opening Reception:

 

Friday, January 15, 2016      5 – 7 pm

 

 

 

Meet the Artists Night:

 February 5th   6-9 pm

 

 

 

Armory Art Center Annex Gallery

Exhibit on view through Saturday, February 13, 2016

 

 

Hours: Wednesday to Saturday 11 am to 5 pm

 

Exhibitions are free and open to the public

Wine and light bites are served at reception

Armory Art Center Annex Gallery

1121 Lucerne Avenue Lake Worth,FL 33460

 

 

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“Beneath the Surface” by DianeLublinski

 

 

The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN ARTISTS, INC. FLORIDA CHAPTER (N.A.W.A.) is presenting a multi-media exhibition titled Women of Vision II, which will be hosted by the Armory Art Center Annex located at 1121 Lucerne Avenue, Lake Worth, Florida.

 

 

 

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“Jupiter Lagoon” by Pamela Giarratana

 

 

The public is invited to a reception on Friday, January 15, 2016, 5 – 7 PM, at which time First, Second, Third Place, and Judge’s Recognition awards will be announced. The Juried art will be on view through Saturday, February 13, 2016.

 

 

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“Breaking Down Walls” by Susan Megur

 

 

The Exhibition Chair is Beth Scher, whose powerful embroidered portraits of female soldiers appeared as a Cover Story in the Huffington Post. Her work explores themes of femininity, feminism, and the roles of women in the military. She is joined by Suzanne Redmond, former President of the Wellington Art Society, who is jurying the show. A jewelry and mixed media artist, writer, and editor, she owns Redmond Arts Consulting, which provides writing and editing assistance to artists.

 

 

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“Christmas Palm” by Anika Savage

 

 

The exciting mixed media exhibit will include oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, pastels, ceramics, and sculptures. Ceramic sculptor Diane Lublinski and painters Anika Savage, Nadine Saitlin, Susan Megur, and Pamela Giarratana are among the impressive artists in the exhibition. N.A.W.A. is pleased for the opportunity to show the works of its talented membership in this venue. The 5,000 square foot Armory Art Center Annex building is located in the new thriving and dynamic arts district in Lake Worth.

 

 

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“Roof Tops” by Nadine Saitlin

N.A.W.A

N.A.W.A. is the oldest professional women’s fine arts group in the United States, and The Florida Chapter of N.A.W.A. was the first regional chapter in the country. It was founded in 1995 by Liana Moonie, of Palm Beach, a past president of the national organization and Madeline Weiss, who was the first president of the Florida Chapter. All artists wishing to join the prestigious Florida Chapter must first be juried into the Association Headquarters in New York City.

 

 

For more information about the N.A.W.A. Florida Chapter please go to: http://nawafl.org. There an online exhibit will also be available to the public on January 16, 2016, the day after the opening reception.

 

 

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Whitespace Announces Exhibits And Events At ArtPalmBeach

Whitespace, The Mordes Collection, invites you to Col-léct at ArtPalmBeach 2016! Beginning January 20th through January 24th, meet international jewelry artists, Jennifer Merchant (USA), Petra Meiren (Germany) and Annemieke Broenink (Netherlands).  In addition, make your reservation for Whitespace’s Annual ArtPalmBeach Brunch!  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.  See you there!

 

 

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For more information please contact:

www.whitespacecollection.com

 

 

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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Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Fuel Your Artistic Fire With Vicki Siegel’s Workshops And Enjoy Her New Exhibits!

Artist Vicki Siegel will fuel your artistic flames with new 2 day workshops!  Vicki Siegel invites you to join her in a frenzy of art activity. Sign up for her new 2 day workshops AND see her new paintings at one of her upcoming shows.  The Rickie Report shares the details about these Two Day Workshops at Two Locations and Shows.  Be inspired and learn new techniques!

 

 

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These fast paced workshops will get you creating and understanding how to work with acrylic paint. You will create new works and get a chance to try new materials and use ones you know in new ways. Vicki Siegel’s nurturing teaching style and in depth demonstrations will take you through these fast paced and fun workshops. Vicki has just returned from training sessions with Golden Artist Colors where she became a Golden Artist Educator, (GAEP).

 

 

 

 

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“Alternate Reality”, Acrylic and image transfer by Vicki Siegel

 

 

Working in Layers Workshops

You will learn exciting new approaches to using acrylic products for layering and creating rich and complex surfaces. Artists working in all media and any abstract or representational style will benefit from this innovative way of thinking about materials. Gels, pastes, acrylic skins, masking, stencils, image transfers, transparent and translucency will be explained. You will also learn to incorporate personal imagery. Whether a beginner or an accomplished artist, you will benefit from the information packed demonstrations. There will be a lunch hour talk and slide show on Friday; bring a bag lunch. See the registrar for a supply list. Vicki will be bringing great tools and specialty paints for you to try.

 

 

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“Behind the Smile”, Acrylic and image transfer by Vicki Siegel

 

 

 

 

 

Layers and Expressive Acrylic Paint: Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach
Friday/Saturday January 8 – 9, 2016, 10 am – 4 pm
Cost: $315, 561 832-1776 or www.Armoryart.org
Layers and Expressive Acrylic Paint PW3.5a

 

 

 

Powerful Acrylic Paint Layers: Old School Square Center for the Arts, Delray Beach, FL
Friday/Saturday January 15 -16, 2016, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Cost: $315, Old School Square; 561-243-7922, ext. 317 (Ann) or ext. 478 (Sharon)
www.oldschoolsquare.org/events/powerful-acrylic-paint-layers/

 

 

 

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“Bubbling Up”, Acrylic by Vicki Siegel

 

 

 

 

Working With Photographic Images Workshops

If you are a painter who wants to include photographic images into your work, or a photographer who wants to try painting, this workshop will inspire you. You will learn how to collage images, layer acrylic paints, glaze, enhance and texture your photographic images. Creating image transfers will be explained in detail. Whether a beginner or an accomplished artist, you will be inspired by the information packed demonstrations. Contact the registrar for the supply list. There will be a lunch hour lecture and slide show for people who want to bring a brown bag lunch on Friday.

 

 

Surfaces, Layers and Photographic Imagery: Old School Square Center for the Arts, Delray Beach, FL
Friday/Saturday March 4-5, 2016, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Cost: $315, Old School Square; 561-243-7922, ext. 317 (Ann) or ext. 478 (Sharon)
http://oldschoolsquare.org/events/surfaces-layers-and-photographic-imagery/

 

 

Painted Surfaces, Revealing Layers and Photographic Imagery
Friday/Saturday April 1- 2, 2016, 10 am – 4 pm
Location: Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach
Cost: $315  Call to register: 561 832-1776 or www.Armoryart.org
Painted Surfaces, Revealing Layers PW4.5a

 

 

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“See it Coming”, Acrylic and image transfer by Vicki Siegel

 

 

 

Upcoming Shows:

 

Woman: Untitled, Group Exhibition

January 15 through March 12, 2016

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, 601 Lake Ave, Lake Worth, FL 33460

 

 

 

 

Blurring Distinctions

Opening Reception: Tuesday Feb 16th 5:30-7:30pm.

February 16th – March 18th, 2016 

Vicki Siegel paintings and sculpture and Leora Stewart fiber works

Eissey Campus Art Gallery, Palm Beach State College, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

 

 

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“Love Conquers”, Acrylic and image transfer by Vicki Siegel

 

 

 

VICKI SIEGEL is a contemporary artist whose mixed media paintings, photography and sculpture explore the connection between memory and reality. She was an art director and creative director in advertising in Milan, Italy, Chicago, and South Florida. Vicki is a full time working artist who exhibits extensively. Her works can be found in many private collections. Vicki Siegel has studied towards a M.F.A. at Tyler School of Art, Rome and holds a B.F.A. from the University of Illinois. She is a passionate instructor of painting. Vicki Siegel is a Golden Artist Educator (GAEP), a member of the National Association of Women Artists, and a signature member of the Boca Museum Artists’ Guild among other organizations. Her studio is in Delray Beach, Florida.

 

 

For more information please contact:

Vickisiegelart.com
vickisiegel@gmail.com

 

 

 

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

Delray Art League Invites You To Indoor Exhibits, Outdoor Events And Monthly Meeting

The Delray Art League (DAL) invites everyone to see the exquisite artwork of its members taking place at two local indoor exhibits. The Crest Theatre Gallery Exhibit 2015 now through Sunday, January 24th and The Holiday Showcase Exhibit 2015 – 2016 now through Friday, January 29th at Delray Beach City Hall Gallery truly showcase the professional creativity of this group! In addition, the next DAL Monthly Meeting takes place on Monday, January 11th from 7 – 9 pm and will feature: “Encaustics, the Oldest and Newest Art Form” with nationally renown artist and gallerist, Dee Utasi.   The Rickie Report shares sneak peeks and all of the details here. We encourage art lovers and art patrons to see the exhibits. We urge artists to join this fabulous art networking organization!

 

 

 

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“Artists in the Park”

Outdoor Fine Art Exhibit & Show

Starting January 9th
Weekends 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Veterans Park @ Atlantic Avenue and the Intracoastal

 

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Delray Art League Fine Art Exhibits

The Crest Theatre Gallery Exhibit 2015

Wednesday, November 4th to Sunday, January 24th

 

 

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51 North Swinton Avenue
  Delray Beach, FL 33444

Crest Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Admission is free.

 

 

 

The Holiday Showcase Exhibit 2015 – 2016

Monday, December 4th to Friday, January 29th

 

 

 

Delray Beach City Hall Gallery

100 NW First Avenue
  Delray Beach, Florida

City Hall Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Admission is free.

 

 

Please join us in congratulating the Winners of our
Holiday Showcase 2015:

 

 

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Judge for this exhibit was Nichole M. Hickey, Manager of Artist Services with the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County.

Ms. Hickey commented: “DAL artists displayed great diversity and talent with an impressive collection of art work in multiple mediums.”

 

 

 

Next DAL Monthly Meeting

Monday January 11th, 2016
7:00 – 9:00 PM

Program:

Encaustics, the Oldest and Newest Art Form

by Dee Utasi

 

 

Dee Utasi is a life-long artist and teacher. She is the sole proprietor of ArtbyDeesigns, her creative art business based in Abilene, Texas. Her business involves teaching the basics of oil, water color, acrylic, encaustics, and sumi-e art. Dee is also an active member of the Delray Art League while spending winters in Florida. Her works are in private collections in New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, South Carolina, and Texas.

 

 

Dee is a juried member of Oil Painters of America as well as a member of Women Artists of the West, Creative Arts Club of Abilene, Texas, Palm Beach Water Color Society, Plein Air Palm Beach, Delray Art League, Founder of the Abilene Area Plein Air Artists, Old Jail Art Center Albany, Texas, Grace Museum Abilene, Texas and Center for Contemporary Art Abilene, Texas.

 

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DAL meetings are held in the Commissioner’s Chambers at Delray Beach city Hall, 100 NW 1st Ave. Meetings are free and open to the public. Donations to DAL’s Jack Feinberg Art Education Fund are accepted

 

 

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DAL Members Around Town

 

 

Barb Fernandez and James Rabidoux have pieces at Art Sea Living Studio

Bill Farran is currently showing his art at the 92nd Street Y in NYC

Bob Birkenes was invited to participate in Milagro Centers Abstract Exhibit at The Blueprint Gallery through February 5th

Camille Rosano won 2nd place for one of her watercolors at the current Lake Worth Art League

Claudia Hafner is exhibiting at the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens Welcome Center- Dec – Jan 3. And received awards for 2 paintings from Light Space & Time Online Gallery Animal Exhibition

Deb La Fogg Docherty’s painting “Captured Gaze” just sold at the CPS 2015 Renaissance in Pastels National Juried Exhibition in the UCONN Stamford Art Gallery Stamford, CT. Her pastel painting Couch Potato was selected as a finalist in the 2015Art Renewal Salon Center for the Arts in Wildlife/Animal Category. She is also showing at the Marine and Wildlife Art Festival January 9-10 in Stuart.

Dimitri Saginov, Patricia Maguire, Deb LaFogg Docherty, Manny Jomok, Ralph Papa and Vicki Siegel are teaching at the Delray Center for the Arts. For more information see www.delrayarts.org

Dovima has pieces at the new Galleria Gilda in Lake Worth and wearable art garments at ArtServe in Fort Lauderdale, Lighthouse Art Center-in Tequesta and Lake Worth Art League in Lake Worth

Eileen Lovre had a painting selected as the poster for the upcoming Deerfield Beach Festival of the Arts on Jan 30th and 31st. She also won 3rd place in the DAL Crest Theatre Exhibit on display until Jan 24th.

Ellen Pollack‘s artwork is being exhibited and sold at MONDANA GALLERY at Delray Marketplace on Atlantic Avenue.

Jacquie Medeiros had a piece excepted into the latest Art At The Airport Exhibit

Joe Marcou’s paintings are now hanging in the Oak Bistro & Wine Bar on Southern Boulevard in West Palm Beach

Kathryn Carlyle and Cheryl Gibbs will be at The Butterfield Garage Gallery in St. Augustine, FL the entire month of February. Opening night for the show is Friday, February 5th from 7 til 9:30pm.

Lynn Doyal is featured at The Oak Bistro in Wellington.

Manny Jomok’s watercolor, “Panorama at Loxahatchee,” was accepted into the juried show, Florida Wild, at the Cornell Museum, Jan.14 – Apr 17, 2015.

Mark Allen was accepted into Art Synergy and has paintings hanging at Artisans on the Ave in Lake Worth.

Mary Taylor has attained Signature Status in the Artists’ Guild of the Boca Museum of Art, has pieces hanging in the Delray Library and in the Boynton Beach Library in the Artists in Florida exhibit.

Michael D’amato received First Place in the Boca Artists’ Guild XXII Juried Exhibition at the FAU Living Room Theaters for his photograph Angles & Curves

Naomi Shulman’s paintings are now on display at the Arena Gallery

Nina Odorisio has paintings at Malevo tango dance studio, at 1300 Atlantic Blvd  Pompano Beach

Pat Kaufman has a piece on display in the Boca community Center WPWC society show and several pieces in the Museum shop at the Cornell Art Museum, Delray Beach

Reed Dixon is participating in the Art at the Airport show & the DAL Holiday Exhibit. He also has paintings on display at the Arts Arena Gallery in Delray and in the Derek Gores Gallery in Melbourne, FL. He will be exhibiting in the Plum Gallery in St. Augustine from February thru May.

Sheila Ballaban is having a one woman show from Dec 20 – Feb 21 at Chabad, 224 S. Ocean Blvd. Manalapan. Phone # 561-351-1633 Sheila also won an honorable mention award from WITVA show at The Armory Art Center

Tom Melillo is currently showing at Rolando Chang Barrero Gallery, Lucerne Ave. Lake Worth

Vicki Siegel has work in Artists of the Salon at the Armory Art Center and Taking Artistic License at Art Serve in Ft. Lauderdale with the National Association of Women Artists.

Jack Feinberg’s paintings will now be on display at My Salon Suite in Delray and Ocean East Real Estate in Boynton

 

 

Renee Plevy painting Kathryn Barry at the December meeting demonstration.

 

 

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Invitation for New Members

To become a Delray Art League exhibiting member, you must submit three pieces of your original artwork at one of our monthly general meetings. Artwork should be presented to the Jurying Committee between 6:15 and 6:30 p.m. before the start of the General Meeting at 7:00 p.m. Please bring a check or cash. You will be notified by mail of your acceptance. If not accepted, your check will be returned.

 

CATEGORIES FOR MEMBERSHIP:


• Exhibiting Member $40.00


• Family members (exhibiting} $50.00


• Friend membership (non-exhibiting) $20.00
Accepted Artwork:
2 D ART – watercolor, oil, acrylic, collage, etc.
SCULPTURE – stone, wood, metal, etc.
PHOTOGRAPHY – At this time the photography category is filled
. Not Accepted: crafts, glass, pottery, fiber art, jewelry, bead-stringing, poured molds, flowers, shell craft, etc. Categories not listed will be decided at the discretion of the Jurying Committee, with final determination by the Board of Directors.
Art should be signed by the artist and ready for hanging. Art done on paper should be matted and framed with Plexiglas (no glass). Canvas must be framed or gallery wrapped (no staples showing) with sides painted.

 

For more information go to: www.delrayartleague.com

 

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Armory Art Salon Presents Third Annual “Basel Through Our Eyes”

Armory Art Salons offer stimulating conversations with other artists, in a relaxed setting.  These groups hold meetings to discuss, display, and share the work of the participants and/or invited guests. All salons are $10 payable at the door and meet in the Armory Library. Tuesday, January 5th will focus on “Third Annual Basel Through Our Eyes” featuring  Terre Rybovich, Sandra Schulman and Elle Schorr. The Rickie Report shares more details and some photos. We applaud Art Salon facilitator, Elle Schorr, and urge you to attend this learning/networking opportunity.

 

 

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Armory Art Center Presents

ART SALON:

THIRD ANNUAL “BASEL THROUGH OUR EYES”

PRESENTED BY:

 

TERRE RYBOVICH

SANDRA SCHULMAN

ELLE SCHORR

 

Tuesday, January 5, 2015

6:30 – 8:30 pm

There’s a $10 fee to attend. Pay at the door.

Please share this announcement with friends. If you’d like to bring some snacks or drinks to share, that would be much appreciated.

 

 

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Elle Schorr reflected in work by Anish Kapoor at Art Miami

 

 

“We came, we looked, we each curated our own personal collection of favorite Miami Art Week / Art Basel / Art Fair works of art. Each of us was drawn to different locations and to different works. We found connections to the kinds of work we do, or inspirations for new directions, new techniques, new materials, new ideas. One thing is for sure – no one saw it all”… Terre Rybovich, Sandra Schulman and Elle Schorr are joining together to share the work that each found most meaningful.

 

 

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Installation View

 

Terre Rybovich has drawn all her life. After a career in social activism, she returned to charcoal and paper with a new way of working, drawing “backward”, removing charcoal from paper with her body. The initial imprints were so dense with stories that she let them guide the drawings’ completion. That openness, plus years of figure drawing, generated a new art practice of subtlety. Her new work often incorporates nature and embodies her view that separation is an illusion. She says, “Prizing our individuality, we too often overlook our interconnectedness. My activism forged an enduring commitment to this world. It also instilled a courageous drive that I’m now channeling into art-making. I’m a daughter of Tommie Rybovich, noted boat designer and builder, and an heir to his self-guided vision and ambition for the work. It has been gratifying to have my work in the Drawing Center’s slide registry in New York since 2004. ”

 

 

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Sandra Schulman and Jane Hart

 

 

This year during Miami Art Week, Terre was an artist on a mission, looking at works on paper and galleries that seem like a good home for her work. Despite the traffic, she made it to Miami Project/Works on Paper, Pulse and Art Basel, and will share some of what she found.

 

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“The Future Was Written” by David Arsham  Young Arts Bacardi-55

 

 

 

 

 

Sandra Schulman is an arts writer, music and film producer. Born in Miami, she was raised in New York and now lives in West Palm Beach, where she is an Arts columnist for WPB Magazine and writes for Palm Beach ArtsPaper. Her work has appeared in Billboard, Variety, Rolling Stone, Ocean Drive, Country Music Magazine, The New York Daily News, and Entertainment Weekly, among others. She was an entertainment columnist for the South Florida Sun Sentinel for 8 years, and has authored three books on pop culture, including “Spiritual America The Catalog 1983 – 1984″, the story about the gallery she co-directed at 5 Rivington Street, NY that first exhibited Richard Prince’s Spiritual America photo along with early work by Jeff Koons, Cindy Sherman, Loise Lawler, Walter Robinson, Sarah Charlesworth, and others.

 

 

 

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Tony Matelli sculpture at “Unrealism” in the Moore Building

 

 

 

 

This December, and through the end of January, Sandra is gallery manager for the largest of the 9 venues for “100 + Degrees In The Shade”, a definitive survey exhibition of South Florida Art curated by Jane Hart, with over 170 participants, which took place in Miami and Broward Counties. The venue she manages is at 3900 N Miami Avenue. Sandra also wrote one of the three texts for the full color, hardcover 220 page book of that exhibition. “Rumble”, a film she consulted on, is premiering at the Sundance Film Festival 2016, based on an exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian that she co-curated. She will share her experiences about the exhibition space she is managing, as well as other spaces for 100+ in the Shade and other Art Galleries and shows she found most interesting.

 

 

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Terre Rybovich at Art Basel in the “Kabinett” devoted to Al Held

 

 

 

Elle Schorr has been exploring the world through a camera all of her adult life and has always been excited by contemporary art, architecture and the power of photography. She is now working to capture the transitory energy of the urban environment and shows her work widely. Her work was chosen in 2009 and 2013 for the “Annual Juried All Florida Exhibition” at the Boca Raton Museum, and in 2015 in the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood Juried Biennial. Work can be seen at ARTHouse 429 in Northwood, and Project Fine Art in Fort Lauderdale.

 

 

 

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100+Degrees in the Shade 3900 N.Miami Avenue

 

 

 

 

Elle created and leads the Art Salons at the Armory Art Center. She recently curated “Artists of Art Salon: A Collective Dialogue”, which showed the work of 57 South Florida artists who have given presentations at Art Salons over the past three years. She stays in Miami every year for Art Basel, and this year decided to focus on respected South Florida artists who are showing their work, and the galleries, studios and special exhibition spaces where their work is being shown.

 

 

 

For more information:

Please visit www.armoryart.org for more information about classes, workshops, lectures and exhibits.

http://www.elleschorrphotography.com

www.terrerybovich.com

www.sandraschulman.com

 

 

 

 

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Start The New Year With A Silent Auction Of Important 2D and 3D Works Of Art By Noted Artists In Photography, Sculpture, Glass And Choice Crafts At The Armory Art Center

Start the New Year with a wonderful silent auction of important 2D and 3D works of art by noted artists in photography, sculpture, glass, and choice crafts. The Armory Art Center‘s “Take Home a Nude and Other Important Art” takes place on Thursday, January 7th.  It supports summer camp scholarships for children in need. The Rickie Report has seen a preview of the items and promises that you will want to be part of this event!  Serious collectors and casual buyers, Be ready for January 7th!  Silent Auction, cocktail reception and dinner by the bite.  Buy your tickets now!

 

 

 

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Linda Silpe and Jan Willinger are the Chairmen of this innovative FUNdraiser.  They invite everyone to attend the Silent Auction and Cocktail Reception with dinner bites.  Purchase your tickets now so you are not closed out of this event!  To donate a piece or for more information contact Marcy Hoffman at marcy.hoffman@armoryart.org or call (561) 685-8154.

 

 

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For more information about this event, classes, workshops or rental space at The Armory Art Center please visit www.armoryart.org

 

 

 

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Mandel JCC Offers One-Of-A-Kind Tour Including Hutchinson Island, Elliot Museum, Gilbert’s Bar House Of Refuge, Fish House Art Center. Registration Now Open.

The Mandel JCC offers a one-of-a- kind tour around the historically beautiful Hutchinson Island! The day begins at the Elliot Museum, which was built by Sterling Elliot’s proud son Harmon as a tribute to his father. Travel through the mind of this creative genius, holder of over 125 patents and inventor of a critical element leading to the success of the automobile. In June of 2012, the Museum merged with the Classic Boat and Maritime Museum,offering a wonderful collection of classical boats, boat models along with appreciating local maritime history.  Visit Gilbert’s Bar House of Refuge with picturesque views of the Florida coast while visiting one the oldest structures in Martin County. Enjoy a wonderful lunch at the Pawnbroker. End the day at The Fish House Art Center, with glass arts, fine art painters, silk artists who create wearable art, a weaver and a nationally renown beaded jewelry artist. You can watch your future purchases be created right before your very eyes!  The Rickie Report shares the details, including bus transportation from both Boynton Beach and Palm Beach Gardens.  Don’t miss this exciting day!

 

 

 

 

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M A N D E L  J C C

of the Palm Beaches

 

CULTURAL  DAY  TRIP:

 

The Elliott Museum

Gilbert’s Bar House of Refuge

The Fish House Art Center 

 

 

Thursday, February 18th

Pre-registration by Jan 27

 

 

Boynton Beach- 8:00 AM Departure/ 6:00 PM Return

Palm Beach Gardens- 8:45 AM Departure/ 5:15 PM Return


Cost: $70/Member; $82/Guest

 

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity

to visit some of Florida’s historical gems!

 

 

 

Elliot Museum

 

 

The Mandel JCC is proud to offer a one-of-a- kind tour around the historically beautiful Hutchinson Island! Our day will begin at the Elliot Museum, which was built by Sterling Elliot’s proud son Harmon as a tribute to his father. The tour will give guests time to travel through the mind of this creative genius. Sterling was a famous inventor who held more than 125 patents in his lifetime! Some of his inventions include the first knot tying machine, the Elliot addressing machine, the pneumatic tire, the unequal turning of the front wheels or the steering knuckle- which was a critical element in the success of the automobile.

 

 

In June of 2012, the museum merged with the Classic Boat and Maritime Museum. This will give patrons the opportunity to not only appreciate Elliot’s work, but to also see a wonderful collection of classical boats, boat models along with appreciating local maritime history.

 

 

After a tour of the Elliot, we will have the opportunity to visit Gilbert’s Bar House of Refuge. Enjoy picturesque views of the Florida coast while visiting one the oldest structures in Martin County. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the House of Refuge is one of ten houses of refuge along Florida’s east coast. These “houses” were havens for sailors and travelers who were shipwrecked along the coastline. According to the House of Refuge website, these establishments were, “run by the United States Lifesaving Service, the Houses played a critical role in a time when sailing ships dominated the world commerce.”

 

 

 

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Fish House Art Center

 

 

 

Following these two tours, we will have a wonderful lunch at the Prawnbroker. Then, we will end our day at The Fish House Art Center. Located in the historic fishing village of Port Salerno, this is one of the last commercial fish houses that are still in operation. Situated on the Manatee Pocket waterfront, patrons will have the opportunity to explore the work of the eight resident artists that reside at the Art Center. With glass arts, fine art painters, silk artists who create wearable art, a weaver and a nationally renown beaded jewelry artist, you can watch your future purchases be created right before your very eyes!

 

 

For more information visit the JCC’s website at www.jcconline.com.

Feel free to contact us at 561-712-5232.

The address for this event is 5221 Hood Rd, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418.

 

 

 

 

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The Lighthouse ArtCenter School of Art Presents “A Celebration Of Old Jupiter” With Paintings And Photographs Of Suni Sands

The Lighthouse ArtCenter School of Art presents “A Celebration of Old Jupiter” with paintings and photographs of Suni Sands. In celebration of Jupiter’s local history and the old Florida charm of Suni Sands historical homes, this exhibit is free and open to the publicPlein Air artists and faculty from the Lighthouse ArtCenter School of Art have captured the colors and atmosphere of this gorgeous bastion of a time gone by. Paintings were created among the motor home community that has been located in this pristine area of Jupiter since the 1940s.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some of the paintings.  We urge everyone to stop by and see this exhibit! The power of art and observation creates dialogue, connection and conversation. The public is invited to be a part of this community celebration, all ages welcome.

 

 

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Lighthouse ArtCenter School of Art

395 Seabrook Road       Tequesta, FL

 

 

A Celebration of Old Jupiter!

Paintings and Photographs of Suni Sands

 

Opening on January 4, 2016

Exhibit will be at the School of Art through March 4th

Open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free Admission

 

Information and directions: (561) 748-8737 or LighthouseArts.org

 

 

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“Entrance to Suni Sands” by Ted Matz

 

 

 

Situated on the south shore of the Jupiter Inlet, the residents of Suni Sands enjoy views of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse, the oldest existing structure in Palm Beach County. Home to senior citizens, veterans and native Floridians, this community was carefully built upon sacred Native American ground. The coastline is ripe with manatee, sea turtles, seagrass and local fishing boats. The famed Sperry Boathouse along the shore has hosted decades of community coastal activities.

 

 

Ted Matz, the Chair of Painting and Drawing at the Lighthouse ArtCenter said, “It was such a pleasure coordinating this group of plein air artists who produced a wonderful body of work that documents our local history, recording the past and present for the future to see. As part of the School of Art’s commitment to bring you the best in plein air painting, the Lighthouse ArtCenter’s 3rd Annual Plein Air Festival, March 10-13, 2016, will bring together the finest plein air painters in the country. We look forward to sharing all of these extraordinary plein air art experiences with the public.”

 

 

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“Suni Sands Home” by Ted Matz

 

 

 

 

The plein air paintings in this exhibit were created on location by artists, including Lighthouse ArtCenter faculty Ted Matz, Ralph Papa, Manon Sander, and students Nancy Goldman, Beth Brecher, Margaret Mullins, Barbara Roehl, Jean Chase and Coree Erneston. Photographs of Suni Sands residents and their stunning vistas are by local photographer Cat Slatinsky.

 

 

For more information, contact Cynthia Trone, Director of Education at the Lighthouse ArtCenter School of Art, cynthia@lighthousearts.org, (561) 748-8737.

 

The Lighthouse ArtCenter is a member-supported nonprofit 501(c)(3) community arts organization, providing excellence in art exhibitions, instruction, education and outreach for all ages. For more information on the Lighthouse ArtCenter Museum, School of Art, exhibitions, programs and events, visit LighthouseArts.org or call (561) 746-3101.

 

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