The Town of Jupiter is offering a plethora of events, exhibits, workshops and opportunities for art lovers, book lovers and artists of all ages. The Rickie Report shares a comprehensive list including: “Lacy Susan Basket Workshop” February 7th, “Meet the Authors” February 16th (numerous workshops), “Explore Watercolor” February 25th, “Discover Secrets of Jewelry Making” February 28th, ” Celebration of the Arts Exhibition” Opening Reception on March 3rd (we include the Artist Applications which are due February 13th), and “Art in Nature Acrylic Painting March 18th. May 5th marks the celebration of Drop Savers Annual Student Contest water conservation poster contest, Jupiter High School Partnership Program artwork and VSA, Very Special Arts, Florida – Palm Beach County artwork. We also share the application for any artist or arts-related organization interested in Free exhibit space at Harbourside in Jupiter. Jupiter residents will be granted preference, but this is Open to everyone. Get your calendars out and sign up – while many of these events are FREE, you still should save your spot!
Town of Jupiter Art Committee • 561-741-2400
200 Military Trail, Jupiter, FL 33458
” CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS 2017 “
* Free Classes, Space Limited
Lacey Susan Basket
Tuesday, February 7
Joan Stoneham Basket Workshop, “Lacy Susan” Basket (supplies $65) 9 am -5 pm class free
Tuesday, February 16 6 – 7:30 pm
Meet The Authors (Free)
Jim Snyder, Marilyn Alcock, Cheryl Williams, Richard Brumer, Judy Lucas, Fred Lichtenberg, J. P. Ratto
Registration NOT Required – Come as you are!
Marilyn Alcock “Tuxedo and Friends” 1st in Series Young Child thru elementary
A book told by a Boston Terrier named Tuxedo. As he tells his story, the reader gets caught up in the lives of his friends and pack members, Bellino the Maltese, Lulu the Chihuahua, Bruno the English Mastiff, Allie the Lhaso Apso, and Snickers the baby brother.
Sherry Williams “Eyes of the Owl” Historical Fiction – Middle School & All Ages
If you remember Tales of Turtle River, this book set in the 1990’s puts Fritz the boy many years later as a grandfather (Pop Pop) to Missy. Times have changed since the 1920’s and Pop Pop has a difficult time accepting Missy’s close friendship with an African American boy, Caleb. But there is a link tying Caleb to Pop Pop, and that is the mystical owls.
Richard Brumer “Love and Deception” Four Stories, Adult
Will the heroic action of two Air Force officers overcome the daunting obstacles…or will their Black Ops mission end in disaster?
Judy Lucas “Baron Rothmoore” Mystery Romance, Adult
Robert Fitzhugh, the second son of a noble though poor family, purchases a commission in His Majesty’s Army. Little did he know fate would make him a key player in Great Britain’s war with France, as Napoleon’s armies overrun Europe. Nor did he know a chance meeting would give him the love of his life, and almost losing her would give him the courage to change the course of history.
Jim Snyder “The Cross and the Mask” Historical History, Adult
How the Spanish “Discovered” Florida – and a Proud Native Nation. An historical novel
Fred Lichtenberg “Murder 1040: The Final Audit”” Suspense Thriller, Adult
When those in power attempt to shut down the murder investigation of a South Florida IRS agent, the hero, Frank Amato, risks everything, as he forges ahead to find the killer.
JP Ratto “Trust No One” 2nd in Lucas Holt Series Mystery Thriller, Suspense, Adult
Private Investigator Lucas Holt is caught between the FBI and terrorists when he investigates the kidnapping of a D.C. grad student. Hired by his former Delta Force commander, Holt and an ex-Delta comrade work to untangle the connection between the abduction and the theft of a bioweapon.
Saturday, February 25
Jackie Gaines Explore Watercolor Painting (Free) 9:30am – 11:30
Tuesday, February 28
Lou Ann Berkley Discover Secrets of Jewelry Making (Free) 9:30am-12:30
March Celebration of the Arts 2017 Exhibit
“Exotic and Native Animals: Land, Air, Aquatic”
MEET AND GREET THE ARTISTS/ Refreshments
March 3, Friday,
Opening Reception, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Special Guest Amanda a Crested Carcara with Rebecca Reid
Courtesy of Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, Jupiter
Exhibition is Available March 3 – April 28, 2017
APPLICATION FORM DUE: FEBRUARY 13th
Artists and Photographers
ENTRY FORM: RESPOND BY MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13
Open to: ARTISTS and PHOTOGRAPHERS * CASH AWARDS * ENTRY FEE $10.00
YOU MAY SUBMIT TWO ENTRIES YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED OF ACCEPTANCE OF ONE OR BOTH
E-MAIL IMAGE OF EACH at 72 dpi longest side is 1200 PIXELS Max TO: faye.schrecengost@att. net
WHEN YOU HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED YOU WILL RECEIVE A FORM FOR EXHIBITORS TO BE SIGNED AND RETURNED WITH THE $10.00 ENTRY FEE. Send to: Faye Schrecengost, 9975 169th Court, No., Jupiter, 33478.
Sat. March 18
Brenda Nickolaus Art in Nature Acrylic Painting (Free) 10:00am– 12:00
May 5, Friday, Opening Reception
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Drop Savers Annual Student Contest water conservation poster contest
Jupiter High School Partnership Program artwork
VSA, Very Special Arts, Florida – Palm Beach County artwork
Free and Open to the Public
Harbourside Place Display Opportunities
Application Procedures and Guidelines for Submissions
Submissions for all 2D (drawing, painting, photography, prints, mixed media, etc…) and 3D artwork (sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, etc…) are accepted provided they fit within the size parameters. No free standing pedestals or free hanging wall art are permitted outside the display cases. The display cases are located in the hallway of the parking garage to the left as you enter Harbourside. Go around the circle and make the first left by Another Broken Egg Café. From any level of the garage, the elevator will bring you down to the first floor where you will see the cases in the hallway that leads you out to Harbourside.
Dimensions of each case – there are four (4) locked cases with glass shelving. Each case is 54” high, 8’ wide and 12” deep. 1⁄2 case – 54” x 4’ x 12”.
Who can apply – any artist can submit an application to display his or her work. Jupiter artists (living and working in the Jupiter area) will be given preference. Work by local students will also be considered and may be submitted by either the student or the art teacher.
Members of the Town of Jupiter Art Committee will review all applications, make the decisions on what will be displayed, and contact those artists that have been selected to exhibit their work
Artwork is chosen based on quality, appropriateness, appeal, and availability. You may submit as many pieces as you believe will fit in the case. Keep in mind that they all may not be selected.
Application packet should include (in addition to the application) – a typed list of each piece (including: Title, Date Created, Size and Media, Price or NFS) and photo of the piece (72dpi) JPEG files.
Artwork chosen for exhibit – when brought in, must be labeled with name of artist, title of work and contact info (phone, email or website info). No prices shall be included on the label, however you may put NFS on the label if it is not for sale.
• All purchases negotiations are to be directly conducted between artist and client. The Town of Jupiter Art Committee does not take any commissions for artwork sold. However, when a sale is made, a donation to the Art Committee is greatly appreciated.
• Artwork chosen for exhibit should be available for the full length of the exhibition time, approximately 1-2 months.
• If an artist needs to remove a piece before the timeframe is completed, it should be noted on the Artist Application form, if possible. The artist must contact Nina Fusco at 561.908.3556 to arrange the logistics of retrieving the artwork.
• The Town of Jupiter will provide insurance coverage. if the exhibit contains items valued at not more than $1,000 per item and $50,000 per exhibition. If the artist feels this is not sufficient for their work, he/she is encouraged to provide additional insurance.
• By signing the Artist Application, the artist grants the Town of Jupiter Art Committee permission to reproduce images of accepted artwork for promotional purposes.
Town of Jupiter Art Committee 200 Military Trail, Jupiter, FL 33458 561-741-2400
Town of Jupiter – Artist Application Harbourside Place Display
Artist Contact Information: Please Type or Print Clearly
Artist Name: ___________________________________________________________
If Artist is a student, name of teacher; if artist is under 18, please also include name and or parent or guardian.
City: ____________________________________ State: _____________ Zip: _______
Day Phone: _______________________ Evening Phone: _______________________
Cell Phone: _____________________________
Work Locally: Y N Where: _______________________________________________
Dates artworks are available for exhibition: _________________________________
Number of Pieces Submitted: __________
Please email your submission to: NinaFusco47@gmail.com – 561-908.3556
Artist Signature: _________________________________________ Date: ____________
For more information about these programs, upcoming classes, workshops and events please visit:
Town of Jupiter Art Committee • 561-741-2400
200 Military Trail, Jupiter, FL 33458
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