Fiber Artist, Leora Klaymer Stewart Exhibits at Cultural Council of Palm Beach County’s Gallery

Fiber artist extraordinaire, Leora Klaymer Stewart will present her newest work in a SOLO Exhibit at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County.  Leora’s  woven vessels are reminiscent of forms found in nature.  What secrets are they holding?  What do they protect?  The Rickie Report urges you to attend this free reception on April 26th to meet the artist and explore her world of fabrications.  Here we give you details and a sneak peak, but can only hint at what promises to be the LARGEST installation of its kind in Palm Beach County!

 

 

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Please join us at the Cultural Council

 Saturday,  April 26,    3-5 P.M.

To celebrate the Opening Reception of

 

Leora Klaymer Stewart

 in the Lawrence A. Sanders Foundation Artist Resource Center. 
Refreshments will be served.  
Exhibition runs: April 26 through May 24, 2014  
  
Tuesday through Saturday, 10AM to 5PM  

 

601 Lake Avenue         Lake Worth, FL  33460

561.471.2901

www.palmbeachculture.com

 

Weaving as an metaphor is a common association and no exception with the artwork of Leora Klaymer Stewart.  The public is invited to her SOLO Exhibit at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County’s Gallery. There will be a free reception and opportunity to meet the artist on Saturday, April 26, from 3-5 pm. The exhibit continues through May 24th. There is no charge to view the gallery, located at 601 Lake Avenue in Lake Worth,FL.

 

 

Leora’s major  installation piece, “Entanglements” consists of an 8 foot high by 3 foot wide knotted construction that has been wrapped and intertwined.  She used natural hemp twine and a variety of other fibers to represent the growth and intertwining of the Banyan tree.  She collaborated with Fine Art Photographer and Master Printer, Steve Spring, of the Palm Beach Photographic Centre.  Images of the Banyan tree were printed on Habotai silk and silk  organza panels 40 inches wide by 96 inches high.  These panels will be installed on each side of the  knotted structure to create an environment that represents nature as a metaphor for the cycle of life.

 

 

 

"Lifecycle 1" by Leora Klaymer Stewart

“Lifecycle Series” by Leora Klaymer Stewart

 

 “RED MICROTUBULES” is part of the Life Cycle Series.  It is a circular piece constructed with red linen threads that have been loop-stitched with wrapping and glass beads. It is 16 inches in diameter, mounted on linen and enclosed in a plexi-box.

 

 

"Life Cycle 2" by Leora Klaymer Stewart

“Life Cycle 2″ by Leora Klaymer Stewart

 

“LIFE CYCLE”  is a circular piece constructed with pink and orange linen threads that have been loop-stitched with wrappings and glass beads.  It is 16 inches in a diameter, mounted on linen and enclosed in a plexi-box.

 

Leora tells The Rickie Report, ” All of my pieces represent the idea of the cycle of life – represented as a circle or sphere and as a container form holding mysteries.  I use ancient textile techniques ( knotting, loop-stitching, wrapping and inter-twining).”

 

 

"Virgin Bride" by Leora Klaymer Stewart

“Virgin Bride” by Leora Klaymer Stewart

 

“VIRGIN BRIDE”  is an oval piece which is 12 inches wide by 24 inches high.  It is created with a loop stitch in white nylon cord. Leora incorporates hand sewn pearls and feathers.   Her woven vessels are reminiscent of forms found in nature and can be interpreted as holders of secrets, emptiness or even generative possibilities.  Leora refers to her work as “transitional fabrications” which can also be interpreted as life cycles.

 

 

Leora graduated with an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has received two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grants.  Her architectural commissions include Beckton Dickson Pharmaceuticals, Wool Bureau of America, Contintental Wheat and Grain, Prudential,Hong Kong Shanghai Bank and Knoll Showrooms.  Leora has taught at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City for 20 years and is currently teaching a fiber arts course at the Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach, FL.  She is continually creating new pieces in her studio, Llama Studios, in Palm Beach, FL.

 

 

 

For more information about Leora’s art work, please visit her website:  www.leorakstewart.com

 

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Jane Saull’s Underwater Images are Unique

Jane Saull is an emerging artist who brings a new look to the art of underwater photography.  The Rickie Report is pleased to share her abstract, macro photography in this article.  Jane has been diving since the age of 14 but has only recently started to share that passion publicly.  Entering her first juried exhibition only a few months ago, Jane is already garnering attention!  Read more in this article.

 

Jane Saull

 

 

 

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Underwater Abstract Photography

 

 

"Hells-A-Poppin" by Jane Saull

“Hells-A-Poppin” by Jane Saull

 

 

Jane has supported the Arts in South Florida since relocating here from Mississippi in 1975.  Jane’s role has recently changed from supporter of the Arts to participant as she has decided to document and share her lifelong affinity for the ocean and scuba diving through the medium of underwater photography.  Jane delights in shooting a variety of underwater subjects with a special interest in abstract, macro photography.

 

 

"Nautilus 2" by Jane Saull

Nautilus 2″ by Jane Saull

 

 

Jane enjoys combining her professional insights with underwater photography to challenge the brain and eye to perceive the familiar and unfamiliar in extraordinary ways.  She tells The Rickie Report, “Scuba diving and capturing images of our underwater world constantly inspires me and reinforces the miracle of underlying Energy and harmony.”

 

"Blenny in a Bottle" by Jane Saull

“Blenny in a Bottle” by Jane Saull

 

 

Jane fell in love with scuba diving and the Ocean Realm at the age of 14 while sailing with family members in the Bahamas.  This love affair has evolved into a lifetime passion. 

 

 

 

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Scuba diving has enabled Jane to experience exotic destinations, meet interesting people and deepen her understanding of our vital role in the conservation of our world’s precious oceans and seas.

 

"Undulation" by Jane Saull

“Undulation” by Jane Saull

 

 

When not diving the beautiful local reefs or traveling the world in pursuit of new experiences and photographic subjects, Jane enjoys spending time with her three daughters and son-in-law.  The other “kids” are her beloved poodles, Romeo and Pearl, and her horse, CJ.

 

 

"Bubble Dreams" by Jane Saull

“Bubble Dreams” by Jane Saull

 

 

Jane is a member of The Lighthouse Art Center, The Norton Museum of Art, The Palm Beach Photographic Centre and The Artists in Florida as well as numerous local Performing Art and Community Service organizations.  She holds the Master of Science Degree in Communication Disorders as well as the Master of Education Degree in Guidance and Counseling.  She resides in Hobe Sound, FL and is a practicing Speech-Language Pathologist.

 

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For more information about Jane’s photography, please email  Jsaull9519@aol.com    or call  (772)-781-2179.

 

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561-537-0291

Bruce Webber Gallery Collaborates with Palm Beach Photographic Centre and FOTOFUSION

The Bruce Webber Gallery in Lake Worth has collaborated with the Palm Beach Photographic Centre and FOTOFUSION to produce an inspiring exhibit of Fine Art photography by five South Florida artists.  The Rickie Report was able to preview the exhibit and meet with three of the principles who brought this event to fruition.  Don’t miss this exhibit, which runs through February 7th!

 

Bruce Webber Gallery

in collaboration with

The Palm Beach Photographic Centre and FOTOFUSION

Presents Fine Art Photography by:

   Steve Spring                 Tom McCartney

            Durga Garcia                  Stephane Vercruysse

    Wayne Becker

 

Exhibit Runs Through February 7, 2013

 

 705 Lucerne Avenue     Lake Worth, FL      561-582-1045

Monday – Friday  9-5        Saturday  10-4

 

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Bruce and Maryanne Webber have been involved with the art scene in Southern Florida for a long period of time.  Located on Lucerne Avenue in Lake Worth, they are extremely involved in their local community and supportive of many of the art events that happen there.

A little history will help set the stage because The Rickie Report wants to remind you that Lake Worth is celebrating its 100th Anniversary!  Originally begun in 1956 as Jennings Art Shop, Dick and Lucy Purnell purchased the business in 1960 and changed the name to The Art Shop. At that time the business operated out of one small storefront in part of its present location.

 

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In 1970, Bruce Webber wandered into the cluttered little store and noticed the stack of boxes blocking the front door.  Offering to help out, Bruce started his apprenticeship the next day and a few years later purchased the business from the Purnells. The Purnells’ focus had been picture framing, art supplies, and a few prints. Bruce wanted to expand his business into a true fine art gallery and created the Bruce Webber Gallery.

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In 1989 Bruce met Maryanne whose own gallery, on an adjacent street, specialized in handmade American Crafts by artists from around the USA. They married later that year and decided to combine their businesses. Maryanne relocated her shop next to the Bruce Webber Gallery and became Maryanne Webber Gallery. The Art Shop/ Bruce and Maryanne Webber Galleries continue to attract a variety of customers, new and old, to their unique stores.

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Most recently, the Bruce Webber Gallery collaborated with The Palm Beach Photographic Centre and FOTOFUSION located in West Palm Beach, to bring five South Florida artists together.  The exhibit includes the work of Wayne Becker, Durga Garcia, Tom McCartney, Steve Spring and Stephane Vercruysse.

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Each artist brings their own sense of creativity to their subject matter, be it landscape, seascape, portrait or mixed media of encaustic with photography and hand embellished paint.    Wayne Becker is a former professional illustrator and animator who worked with the Disney organization.  He currently is an important and valued volunteer and teacher at The Palm Beach Photographic Centre.

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Durga Garcia’s work has been seen at many galleries and juried exhibits, including Lighthouse ArtCenter and Palm Beach International Airport Art in Public Spaces.  She curates and designs all of The Palm Beach Photographic Centre’s Museum as well as Gallery Exhibitions.

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Tom McCartney is a retired veterinarian and a longstanding artist.  He teaches locally and had the very good fortune to meet and study with Ansel Adams and Minor White.

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Steve Spring is a volunteer and Master Printer at The Palm Beach Photographic Centre. He is Lead Photographer at Durga Garcia studios, where the focus is fine art female forms and Florida land & waterscapes.

 

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 Stephane Vercruysse is a member of The Palm Beach Photographic Centre.  He exhibits his photographic images and also uses them to create three dimensional encaustic works of art with hand painted embellishments.

 

The Bruce Webber and Maryanne Webber Galleries are located at 705 Lucerne Avenue in Lake Worth. They are open Monday through Friday from 9 – 5 and Saturdays from 10 – 4.  For more information call: 561-582-1045 or visit: www.webbergallery.com

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Bored Kids This Summer? We Have Solutions!

The Rickie Report loves nothing more than plugging children into their creative energy!  Our community has a number of extraordinary resources to help your child not only enjoy their summer break but thrive and learn in a new environment!  

And after they go to these activities, we expect you to send us jpgs of their learnings so we can share them with The Rickie Report community!  (Did we mention that EVERY child has an inner artist – just wait and see what happens)!

NOTE:  Sign Up Now –  The Art Camp Program at The Hibel Museum is already  SOLD OUT!

1)   FOTOcamp for Kids 2012

 

Four Sessions Planned this Summer for Children & Teens, Ages 6 to 17

 
Fatima NeJame, president and chief executive officer of the world renowned Palm Beach Photographic Centre (PBPC), today announced that this summer the nonprofit organization will be offering four, age appropriate FOTOcamps for children and teens.
 
Summer FOTOfun Minicamp
+ June 25-29  /  9 a.m. to noon
For ages 6-8
 
FOTOcamp for Kids
+ June 11-22  /  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
+ July 9-20  /  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
+ July 23 – August 3  /  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For ages 9-17
 

“FOTOcamp is for anyone between the ages of 6 and 17 that has an interest in photography and/or computers, and who are inquisitive and like adventure,” says NeJame.  “It is the perfect opportunity for youngsters and teens to gain knowledge in all areas of photography, beginning with the basics of picture-taking using SLR digital cameras and progressing to state-of the-art digital imaging, at each participant’s own rate of speed.”

 

“FOTOcamp is my favorite time of the year,” she adds. “I enjoy seeing the amazing images the kids come back with from their field trips, and I love to see their reactions when working in a real studio.”  FOTOcamp students are grouped by their level of experience, from beginner to advanced in each of three 2-week summer sessions. Students are each issued a digital SLR Camera and while exploring lens choices, lighting, and composition of photographs they will learn about photography and digital imaging, in a fun and fact-filled environment. Sessions in the computer lab will expose them to downloading images to the computer, saving and renaming files, burning CDs, and creating slide shows.

 

In addition, using Adobe Photoshop and Elements, they will learn image adjustment techniques such as color correction, compositing images, adjustment layers and layer masks and other digital imaging technology. The computer lab is set up so that each student has access to a computer ensuring the ultimate hands-on experience. Location shooting and photographic assignments give them the opportunity to practice their skills while acquiring new images.

 

Based at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre in downtown West Palm Beach, all sessions of FOTOcamp will include a professional instructor and an assistant, with opportunities for both individualized and group critiques for each student.  The culmination of all three sessions of FOTOcamp for Kids will be a special exhibition of photos taken by the young students. At the exhibition’s opening on August 24, one talented FOTOcamper will be named Student of the Year and receive a free SLR Digital camera.

 

The cost to attend the Summer FOTOfun Minicamp for ages 6-8 is $345 for Photo Centre members and $375 for nonmembers. This covers five 3-hour sessions.  The cost to attend one of the three two-week session of FOTOcamp for Kids is only $695 for Photo Centre members and $745 for nonmembers.  This covers 10 6-hour sessions and includes use of digital SLR Cameras, transportation and admission fees for the fieldtrips, t-shirts, prints, etc. To register for either the Summer FOTOfun Minicamp or one of the three sessions of FOTOcamp for Kids, please call 561.253.2600 or visit www.workshop.org.

 

Now running through June 9 at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre is WYNN BULLOCK: Insights & Surprises. A mid-twentieth century master photographer, Wynn Bullock is best known for his evocative black and white images, he also created a significant body of color work he called “Color Light Abstractions.” This exhibition includes a 44-print traveling exhibit of Bullock’s Color Light Abstractions, as well as a fine selection of his vintage black & white photographs, a representative collection of his images from the family’s new black & white estate print program, and a small, yet revealing, group of vintage photographs by Wynn’s wife Edna, who began her own notable career as a creative photographer at age 61, a year after Wynn’s death in 1975.
 

About the Palm Beach Photographic Centre:

The Photo Centre is located at the City Center municipal complex at 415 Clematis Street in downtown West Palm Beach. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday – Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For more information, please call 561.253.2600 or visit www.workshop.org or www.fotofusion.org.

2)     Art-Sea Living

SUMMER is Almost HERE!!

This is our sixth year of summer art camp.  Each year we concentrate on the camps from June through August.  We have a morning and an afternoon session divided by age.  We have added a lot of single classes and workshops for Tweens (preteen), Teens and Adults.  The descriptions are on our calendar at www.art-sealiving.com
Art-Sea will be open for Paint Your Own Pottery daily as well as shopping and of course, Classes & Art CAMP.
Please consider Art-Sea Living a great place to host your next Art Party.  See our Party Menu on our website.

Kid’s Arts & Crafts Summer Camp

                                          Ages 4.5-16

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Camp is Tuesday-Friday 10:30 am -1:30 pm and/or  Tuesday-Friday 2:00 -5:00 pm
Note:  There are 2 different age groups so different art projects will be planned for each!
For the morning sessions pack lunch except Friday… pizza party on us!
Snack & all supplies included for morning & afternoon sessions
 Tuesdays-Friday:
Ages 4.5-11: Morning from 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages 10-16: Afternoons from 2-5pm
Weeks to choose from…
June 12-15
June 19-22
June 26-29
July 3-6
July 10-13
July 17-20
July 24-27
July 31-Aug 3
Aug 7-10
Aug 14-17
Aug 21-24
Aug 28-31
All supplies and snack are included! (Morning session pack a lunch/drink) Please call 561-737-2600 to reserve your space with a $50 non refundable deposit or reserve as many weeks as you need to.
Sample projects:  Watercolor, Pastels, Acrylic Painting, Mixed Media, Clay Handbuilding, Mosaic, Tie Dye, Jewelry Making, Pottery Painting & more.
*New projects this year & some favorites from years past!
10% off for siblings.  Please do not send camper with “good” clothes on, as we get very MESSY and we like it that way!
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Once again we would like to thank you very much for your continued support.  We will celebrate our 9th year in June and feel so blessed and humble to share our love of ART with you.

Sincerely,

 Barb       561-737-2600      www.Art-SeaLiving.com

3)   Armory Art Center

June 11 – August 10, 2012 Mon – Fri from 9:00am – 4:30pm

SUMMER

ART

CAMP

2012

Each week, through the guidance of experienced and talented instructors, students will discover new projects, themes, and forms of art!

WEEK 1: June 11-15 Ancient Egypt: Pharaohs, Mummies, and Crocodiles. Learn about the ancient civilization, its people, places, and animals!

WEEK 2: June 18-22 Greek Isles: Art of the Olympians So much of Western Art is rooted in Ancient Greece! Come find out how and why and discover how to create vessels, jars, a musical instrument, and more!

WEEK 3: June 25-29 Amazing Asia: Ancient Times to Anime. Learn about the art methods practiced by ancient artisans and then get current with the newest and hippest trends in Chinese, Indian, Japanese, and Korean art!

WEEK 4: July 2-6 (4 days, 7/4 no camp) Australia: Land Down Under Aborigines, sharks, coral reefs, oh my! Come find out what makes Australia so wild!

WEEK 5: July 9-13 Finders Keepers: The Art of Found Objects. Have you ever wondered what amazing things you could make with everyday items? Kids will try their hand at making art as well as functional objects from everyday items, recycled materials, and found objects.

WEEK 6: July 16- 20 Cowboys, Pioneers, and Native Americans. Get ready for an adventure back in time to the American West! Become an art pioneer! Cowboy hat not required.

WEEK 7: July 23-27 Double Rainbow: All about Color. Color theory is one of the fundamentals of art and color choice impacts how we see the world, in advertising, art, and even wall color for example!

WEEK 8: July 30- August 3 Me, Myself, and I: All About You! Almost all great artists have at one time drawn, sculpted, or painted a self-portrait. Now you can follow in that tradition! We will create portraits in a variety of 2D and 3D media.

WEEK 9: August 6-10 Rock, Paper, Scissors: Mastering Mixed Media. Using a wide variety of materials and media such as printmaking, collage, and assemblage, students will explore different techniques and ways of creating art.

SUMMER ART CAMP Registration now open onlineGET CREATIVE this summer! Each week, through the guidance of experienced and talented instructors, students will discover new projects, themes, and forms of art!Our talented and experienced summer art camp instructors, interns, and volunteers are each fingerprinted and background checked. Our policies are consistent with the Palm Beach County School District as well as compliant with state guidelines.4.5 -17years old
JUMP START (ages 4.5-7) &  ADVENTURES IN ART (ages 8-10) Tuition is $225 per week
ROCKIN’ STUDIO (ages 11-13) &  STUDIO ART (ages14-17) TUITION IS $275 PER WEEK WEEK 1: June 11-15 Ceramics: Wheel Throwing Drawing WEEK 2: June 18-22  Intro to Digital Art & Photography Photographic Composition WEEK 3: June 25-29 Figure Drawing Figurative Sculpture WEEK 4: July 2-6 (7/4 NO CAMP) (TUITION IS $220 THIS WEEK) Painting Portfolio Preparation WEEK 5: July 9-13 Fashion Illustration Sculpture: Plaster, Wood, Metals, Found Objects WEEK 6: July 16- 20 Book Art Fiber Art Printmaking Non-Traditional Photography WEEK 7: July 23-27 Exploring Color: Drawing and Painting Using Acrylic, Pastels, & Watercolor WEEK 8: July 30- August 3 Ceramics: Hand-building & Wheel Throwing Glass Fusing WEEK 9: August 6-10 Collage Mixed Media Papermaking Printmaking
Register Online at:  www.armoryart.org • Or Call: 561.832.1776

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Call To Photographers World Wide ~ Deadline: April 13, 2012

The Photographic Centre of Palm each is calling world wide for photographers to enter the INFOCUS Juried Exhibition.  All entries must be submitted no later than April 13, 2012.  A maximum of five images may be entered.  See below for details.   And let The Rickie Report know when you have been accepted, so we can share your great news!

FEES

There is a non-refundable entry fee of $20 PER image submitted. A maximum of five images may be entered. Please make sure to include your membership fee if you aren’t a member, or if your membership has expired. Your membership must be active through August 18, 2012.

AWARDS

Best of Show: $950 Cash Award

Two Merit Awards: FREE Tuition for a FOTOfusion Passport or a Master Workshop of your choice.

JUROR

The juror for this year’s exhibition will be John Reuter.

JOHN REUTER has been a photographer since the early 1970s, majoring in Art while attending SUNY Geneseo.  He continued his studies on the graduate level at the University of Iowa, receiving two master’s degrees.  It was there that he began to specialize in Polaroid materials, most notably his SX-70 constructions, combining photography with painting and collage. Reuter joined Polaroid Corporation in 1978 as senior photographer and later Director of the legendary 20×24 Studio.  His own work evolved through large scale Polacolor Image Transfers to digital imaging in the mid 1990’s. He has taught workshops in Photoshop, Lightroom, Polaroid materials and encaustic painting around the world. John has been exploring video since 2006 and working with DSLR video and Adobe tools for video since 2008. John has presented at Fotofusion since 1997.  Website: http://www.johnreuter.com/blog

For application and more information contact:  www.workshop.org/infocus

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Wynn Bullock: Insights and Surprises

 Palm Beach Photographic Centre to Present

WYNN BULLOCK:

Insights & Surprises

March 21 – June 9, 2012

Fatima NeJame, president and chief executive officer of the world-renowned Palm Beach Photographic Centre (PBPC), revealed the next exhibition scheduled to run at the nonprofit organization located within City Center in downtown West Palm Beach.

Members of the Bullock Family to Attend Opening Night Reception – 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Followed by ‘Conversations on Bullock Photography’ in the West Palm Beach Library Auditorium – 7:30 p.m.

A mid-twentieth century master photographer, Wynn Bullock is best known for his evocative black and white images.  Few people are aware that in the early 1960s he also created a significant body of color work he called “Color Light Abstractions.”

Hampered by the limitations of color printing at the time, Bullock was unable to produce stable, long-lasting prints from his original 35mm Kodachrome slides.  As a consequence, his work was rarely exhibited, except occasionally in the form of slide shows and illustrated lectures.

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For more than 50 years, Bullock’s original slides have remained carefully preserved in the dark by his family.  Two years ago, the Bullock Estate began creating a digital archive of the images in its family collections and producing high-quality archival prints through which it is re-introducing this remarkably innovative imagery to the world.

Featuring a contemporary 44-print traveling exhibit of Bullock’s Color Light Abstractions, the Palm Beach Photographic Centre’s show Wynn Bullock: Insights and Surprises also includes a fine selection of Bullock’s vintage black & white photographs; a representative collection of his images from the family’s new black & white estate print program; and a small, yet revealing, group of vintage photographs by Wynn’s wife Edna, who began her own notable career as a creative photographer at age 61, a year after Wynn’s death in 1975.

Opening Night Reception & Conversation with Members of the Bullock Family   –   March 21

+ Reception – 5:30 to 7 p.m.

The Palm Beach Photographic Centre will host an Opening Night Reception in the museum with members of the Bullock Family in attendance. The public is invited to attend this FREE event.

+ Conversation – 7:30 p.m.

The Palm Beach Photographic Centre will host A Conversation on Bullock Photography in the auditorium of the West Palm Beach Library, PBPC’s City Center neighbor. The cost to attend is FREE for members of the Palm Beach Photographic Centre and the Norton Museum of Art, and $10 per nonmember.

Facilitated by Tim Wride, Curator of Photography at the Norton Museum, this lively and informal discussion will include Brett Abbott, Curator of Photography at the High Museum in Atlanta; Gordon Brown, the 2012 recipient of the Centre’s FotoFusion Golden Career Award; Ray Merritt, photography curator and writer; and Bullock’s older daughter and manager of the Bullock Estate, Barbara Bullock-Wilson and her husband Gene Bullock-Wilson.

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The hour-long event will include a short PowerPoint presentation created by Brown illustrating his relationships with both Bullock photographers and there will be ample time for questions and comments from the audience.

About the Palm Beach Photographic Centre:  The PCBPC  is located at the City Center municipal complex at 415 Clematis Street in downtown West Palm Beach. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday – Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For more information, please call 561.253.2600 or visit www.workshop.org or www.fotofusion.org

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Photographer Alert! Contests Abound!

Here are two contests open to photographers.  Click away and then let The Rickie Report know when you have been accepted!  Send us the jpgs and some bio information and we will happy to share your good news!

Grassy Waters Catchment 2012

 

The City of West Palm Beach and the Palm Beach Photographic Centre announce the Second Annual Joint Photography Contest, “Grassy Waters Catchment 2012”.

Accepting entries February 1 – March 2, 2012

All entries must be taken on the property of Grassy Waters Catchment.  Winning photographs will be exhibited at the Photographic Centre.

Grand Prizes – Grassy Waters Airboat Photo Shoot

Youth and Adult Divisions

Categories:

  • Wildlife
  • Landscape
  • Close-Up
  • Black and White
  • Creative
Official contest rules at the Photographic Centre’s website: www.workshop.org   or at  the Grassy Waters South Side Nature Center.

16th Annual  INFOCUS Juried Exhibition 2012

The Palm Beach Photographic Centre proudly announces its 16th Annual INFOCUS Juried Exhibition, which will take place in our beautiful museum space in our new facility in downtown West Palm Beach.  The INFOCUS exhibition will also be showcased in our website.

The exhibition is open to photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. Palm Beach Photographic Centre invites photographers working in all mediums and styles to participate.  Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome.  Those photographers wishing to exhibit, who are not currently INFOCUS members, must join by indicating their membership level on the entry form.

Exhibition Dates: June 20 – August 18, 2012

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: April 6, 2012

FEES

There is a non-refundable entry fee of $20 PER image submitted.  A maximum of five images may be entered.  Please make sure to include your membership fee if you aren’t a member, of if your membership has expired.  Your membership must be active through August 18, 2012.

AWARDS:

Best of Show:   $950 Cash Award

Two Merit Awards: FREE Tuition for a FOTOfusion Passport or a Master Workshop of your choice.

JUROR: TBA

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A Journey Through the History of Childhood

Migrant Mother by D. Lange

Full of Grace: A Journey Through the History of Childhood

Curated by Ray Merritt, this powerful exhibit chronicles the evolution of children in society, featuring more than 250 works of art, both photography and sculpture, from five private collectors.

Advances and setbacks in child development, both political and social, can be seen in these wonderfully descriptive images by more than 70 world famous artists and photographers, including Slim Aarons, Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, Lewis Carroll, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Dorothea Lange, Helmut Newton, Irving Penn, Leni Riefenstahl, Jacob Riis, Alfred Steiglitz, Jock Sturges and Roman Vishniac.

Warm by S. Mann

Among the significant moments in child development covered in this historic and eye-opening exhibition include:

+ Child labor and exploitation

+ The effects on children of intolerance, poverty, illiteracy, hunger disease and war

+ Societal roles and worldwide conceptions of children

+ Positive advances in child development and welfare.

 

This powerful exhibit runs through March 14th at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre:

The Photo Centre is located at the City Center municipal complex at 415 Clematis Street in downtown West Palm Beach.  Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday – Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.  For more information, please call 561.253.2600  or www.workshop.org

Wander by A. Kertez

 

 

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Rickie Leiter, Publisher

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