“Art at the Airport” Welcomes Public to Reception

Once again, Palm Beach International Airport will be filled with more than just travelers.  The popular Art at the Airport series continues with a public reception on April 9th.  This is an opportunity for art lovers and art buyers to meet the artists ( the artists retain 100% of all sales proceeds).  If you are an artist, this is a chance for you to network!  The Rickie Report shares the details here.

 

 

Palm Beach County’s

Art in Public Places

Invites You To

Meet the Artists

Wednesday, April 9

5:30 – 7pm

Palm Beach International Airport

Level 2

 

 

 

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Participating artists:  Greg Allikas, Maria Belcher, William Buchanan, Lisette Cedeno, Kris Davis, Eliana Douglas, Jennifer Fisher, Jeanne Goddeau, Esther Gordon, Tracy Guiteau, Ben Hicks, Kristin Miller Hopkins, Andrea Krausz, Eric Kucera, Richard Newland, Ralph Papa, Agata Ren, Sharon Salansky, Suzanne Schwartzman, Rose Shaw, Victoria Sheridan, Marilyn Sorkin, Sherry Stephens, Wayne Stephens, Melinda Trucks.

 

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Tracy Guiteau’s “Hidden”

 

 For more information about this program please contact:

Elayna Toby Singer

Palm Beach County Art in Public Places

2633 Vista Parkway, West Palm Beach, FL 33411

Ph (561) 233-0235   Fax (561) 233-0206

http://www.pbcgov.com/fdo/ART   or   esinger@pbcgov.org

 

Salansky's "The Wishing Tree"

Sharon Salansky’s “The Wishing Tree”

 

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Artists’ Guild of Boca Museum of Art Exhibits with Boca Raton High School Students

 The Artists’ Guild of the Boca Museum of Art in partnership with Boca Raton Community High School is providing students the opportunity to exhibit their artistic creations along with local professional artists at the Boca Raton High School 2014 Spring Exhibition.  The Rickie Report celebrates the 10th Anniversary of this collaboration and hopes you stop by to see the exhibit!

 

 

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The Artists’ Guild of the Boca Museum of Art

and

Boca Raton Community High School Students

Collaborative Juried Art Exhibit 

Boca Raton Community High School main office on Monday through Friday after 2:30 PM.

BRCHS is located at 1501 NW 15th Court, Boca Raton

Exhibition continues through May 8

 

 

 

The Artists’ Guild of the Boca Museum of Art in partnership with Boca Raton Community High School is providing students the opportunity to exhibit their artistic creations along with local professional artists at the Boca Raton High School 2014 Spring Exhibition.

 

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Boca Artists’ Guild President, Roni DiSabello  with First Place winner Mohona Ahmed and Lori Turner

 

 

In its 10th year, this juried art exhibit held three times annually is a collaborative production offering students a chance to experience what it takes to put on an art show. The 2014 Spring Exhibition will be on view through May 8th at Boca Raton Community High School.  A reception and award ceremony was held on March 13 for artists, students, school staff, and families.

 

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Vania Marshall at the Opening Reception

 

“This was my first exhibit,” said Vania Marshall, whose photograph, A New Day, won a Jurors Recognition award. “It is exciting and felt good to get the recognition.”

 

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Art teacher, Hege Holm Johannessen

 

 

“The three annual shows are a tool for inspiration, and gives the students a sense of pride and accomplishment,” said Hege Holm-Johannessen, the traditional media instructor at Boca Raton Community High School.

 

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Brittany Warner at the Opening Reception

 

First, second, and third place along with a Juror’s Recognition and Honorable Mention awards are given to students and Artists’ Guild members alike. Art materials and class scholarships to The Art School of the Boca Museum of Art and are awarded to students with winning artworks at the exhibition.

 

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Guild Artist, Judith Hochroth

 

“It is wonderful that the Guild works with the talented students,” said Lori Turner, Guild chairperson. “I find it very rewarding.”

 

Student Awards:

 

 

First Place: Mohona Ahmed – In Safe Hands
Second Place: Mimi Diep – Washed Understatements
Third Place: Brittany Warren – Vast Expanse
Juror’s Recognition: Vania Marshall – A New Day
Honorable Mention: Eva Sailly – Dino Invasion

 

Guild Member Awards:

First Place: Patricia Maguire – A Little Night Music
Second Place: Grace Fishenfeld – Twelve Tribes
Third Place: Judith Hochroth – Lido Cemetery
Juror’s Recognition: Vivienne Wilson – Colored Pencils
Honorable Mention: Robbie Matthews – Can’t Touch That

 

The Boca Raton High School 2014 Spring Exhibition can be viewed at the Boca Raton Community High School main office on Monday through Friday after 2:30 PM. BRCHS is located at 1501 NW 15th Court, Boca Raton. For more information, contact Lorrie Turner at 954.575.2211.

 

 

Guild President, DiSabello and members, Grace Fishenfeld and Turner

Guild President, Roni DiSabello and members, Grace Fishenfeld and Lori Turner as Grace receives her award

 

 

The Artists’ Guild is an auxiliary of the Boca Museum of Art. The Guild is an active organization of artists, art lovers, and supporters of the arts. Its goals are to support the mission of the Museum and provide an association of artists in all media to interchange ideas, support and educate members and to provide quality venues for the exhibition of their original fine art.

 

 

Visit their website to learn more about the Artists’ Guild:  www.bocaguild.com or visit the Artists’ Guild Gallery at 512 E. Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach FL 561 278-7877.

 

The Boca Raton Museum of Art, 501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton has developed into one of the leading cultural institutions in South Florida. For more information call 561.392.2500 or visit www.bocamuseum.org.

 

 

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Innovative Art is Here at the Outdoor Two-Night Biennial At Whitespace Collection

 “Outside the Box2” is the second biennial exhibition of outdoor, site-specific art in Palm Beach County, FL. This unique and alternative format, situated at the uniquely prestigious Whitespace-The Mordes Collection, features innovative contemporary artists that will interact with the unique landscape & outdoor environment. The inaugural event in 2012, featured installations by 22 artists from South Florida, attracted hundreds of art enthusiasts, and was covered extensively in local media.  This year’s exhibit has grown in scope with nearly double the amount of installations. The Rickie Report shares the details and urges you to attend!   Attendees will walk through a maze of color, images & sounds. Visitors can use the map to ensure that they find all 37 installations. The artworks range from hand-sculpted ceramics, found object assemblage, video art, performances, and interactive installations. 

 

 

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                                                   THE MORDES COLLECTION

                                OUTSIDE the BOX –2

a curated exhibition by Lisa Rockford  

37 artists  

sculpture, video, preformance and special projects  

placed in the Landscape  

     around Whitespace   

Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5 
(2 nights only)
7:30 – 10:30 pm
Admission $10 per person – no reservation required
parking at Urban Youth Impact and Clear Lake Animal Hospital
2805 N. Australian Avenue
West Palm Beach, Florida 33407
T:561.842.4131
F:561.842.4132
E: 2805@mordes.net
www.whitespacecollection.com
partial proceeds benefiting the arts and arts education in Palm Beach Country through Community Foundation
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OUTSIDE THE BOX2
curated by Lisa Rockford,
is the second biennial exhibition of outdoor, site-specific art in Palm Beach County, FL.
This unique and alternative format, situated at the uniquely prestigious Whitespace -
The Mordes Collection, features innovative contemporary artists that will interact with the
unique landscape & outdoor environment.
Artists in South Florida working in installation art, mixed media, sculpture, video art,
new media, sound, and performance will be included in this exhibition.
The curator will give preference to installations that are imaginative,
have high aesthetic appeal, include interactive and/or multi-sensory elements,
and incorporate or adapt well to the site.
Prizes:   
Best in Show will receive $350, Second Place will receive $150.
Prize Jury Panel:
Lisa Rockford – Curator Outside the Box 2
Marisa J. Pascucci – Curator of 20th Centruy & Contemporary Art- Boca Museum of Art
Bryan D. Walsh – Gallery Director DTR Modern Galleries
John J. McGurk – Independent Curator NYC.
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Lisa Rockford, the curator, said she gave preference to installations that were “imaginative, include interactive and/or multi-sensory elements, have high aesthetic appeal, and incorporate nature, or adapt well to the site.”

 

There are more notable installations and site-specific interventions than can be mentioned. The Outside the BoxBiennial is sure to become one of the most significant and indispensable celebrations of visual art in South Florida, and will clearly be a spectacle of visual delights for all who attend.

 

 

 

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OUTSIDE THE BOX2 ARTISTS:

 

Amalia Mermingas

Andrew Nigon

Ariel Baron-Robbins

Cara McKinley

Carmen Tiffany

Caroline Collette

Cat Del Buono

Chelsea Odum

Christine Fogel

Craig Smith

Duane James Brant

Erik Kucera

Gardner Cole Miller

Ian Honore

Jacques de Beaufort

Jade Henderson

Joseph Herring

Joshua Hunter Davis

Judy Polstra

Karla Walter

Katelyn Fay

Kevin Curry

Kristina Thalin

Mark Joseph Oliver

Martin Casuso

Matthew Falvey

Mumbi O’Brien & Kaleb Durocher

Pilar Batlle

Randy Burman

Rebeca Gilling

Regina Jestrow

Sylvia Riquezes

TD Gillispie

Valeria Rocchiccioli

Vanessa Diaz

Vanessa Garcia

Woody Othello

 

The exhibition inside the “Box, ” called “Optic Edge,” which has been on view since December, will also be open for viewing during this event. The Whitespace gallery (indoors) features internationally recognized artists from the Mordes collection, rotating new works for every annual exhibition. “The “Outside the Box” exhibition marks the final weekend for the Optic Edge exhibition.

 

ABOUT THE CURATOR:

 

Lisa Rockford, received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Lisa is an Assistant Professor at Broward College, a resident artist at Sailboat Bend artist Lofts, and founding member 1310 Gallery. Lisa began curating Contemporary art exhibitions in her position as Art Services Director of the Dittmar Gallery at Northwestern University in 2000, and has curated and juried numerous group exhibitions in Broward County, collaborating with prominent art professionals as guest judges. Guest judges have included Jose E. Lopez, Director & Publisher of Art Districts Magazine, Janet Batet, Curator & Art Critic, Francie Bishop Good, Artist and Art Collector, Owner of Girls Club Art Collection, Guerra De la Paz, International Artists, Rochi Llaneza, Executive Director of Hardcore Art Contemporary Space, Dan & Kathryn Mikesell, Art Collectors, Founders of Fountainhead Art Residency, Klaudio Rodriguez, Assistant Curator at The Frost Art Museum, Carol Jazzar, Owner and Director of Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art, and more. As a visual artist, Lisa Rockford exhibits her artwork both nationally and internationally, has been featured on Chicago Public Radio, and covered by the Chicago Reader, Time Out Chicago, Peel Magazine, and the Miami Herald. Lisa was awarded the Innovative Collaborative Grant through Funding Arts Broward in 2011 for her Solo show at the Art and culture Center and named as one of Gold Coast Magazine’s “40 under 40 Rising Stars.”

 

 

About Whitespace:

 

Whitespace is the private contemporary art exhibition space and loft-style home of Elayne and Marvin Mordes located in West Palm Beach.  The Mordes’ have been collecting Contemporary Art for over 30 years and have a unique European approach to their collection.  One of the strengths of the collection is the consistency of vision that it exhibits and, in addition, has also been characterized by its enthusiasm and focus.  Whitespace has approximately 8000 square feet of exhibition space which has partial permanent programming and a changing project space entitled “Whitebox”, which has curated exhibitions which meet a high level of competency, vision and creativity.  This is the only venue of this type in this area. We consider it an honor to establish a growing audience of Contemporary Art “Lovers”!! 

The mission of Whitespace is to expand and introduce the viewer to current trends in contemporary art by creating international exhibitions by major mid-career contemporary artists using various mediums: including painting, sculpture, photography, drawing and video. Whitespace is open from December through April of each year.   The goal of Whitespace is to fund a granting program for the Arts and Art Education in Palm Beach County through Community Foundation.

This season Whitespace is proud to announce the 6th season of “Whitebox”, an artist’s project space for emerging and mid-career international artists.  There is  also a small museum shop – WhitePackage, with unique host & hostess gifts and décor designed by international artists, architects and design personalities.

 

photos courtesy of Jacek Gancarz

Proceeds benefitting the Arts and Art Education through Community Foundation

 

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Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

 561-537-0291

 

 

A Look at Palm Beach County: Young Masters Virtual Art Auction

Young Art Masters Auction showcases the talents of local student artists while raising funds for the art programs that nurture those talents.  Wellington residents Jeremy and Margaret Jacobs provided supplies to four area public high schools, enabling the students to create pieces for a virtual auction. The participating schools are: Wellington High School, Palm Beach Central High School, Royal Palm Beach High School, and Seminole Ridge Community High School.  Each piece interprets the theme “Palm Beach County – through the eyes of young artists.”  The Rickie Report shares a sneak peak at some of the entries plus all the information you need to make your bid!  This auction runs through April 10th.

 

 

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"Reflections" by  Andrew M. Palm Beach Community High School

“Reflections” by Andrew M. Palm Beach Central High School

 

 

Young Art Masters Auction 2014

 

Presented by The Jacobs Family and

Wellington Regional Medical Center

To Benefit Wellington area

High School Art Programs

 

The auction will run through April 10th.   To see all of the artwork and place a bid please visit:  www.youngartmasterswellington.org 

 

 

"Reflections on Florida" by Devan S. Royal Palm Beach High School

“Reflections on Florida” by Devan S., Royal Palm Beach High School

 

 

Students in advanced 2-D painting/drawing and photography classes from Wellington, Royal Palm Beach, Palm Beach Central, and Seminole Ridge high schools worked for about six weeks to create the 24 by 36-inch pieces.  

 

"Pursuit" by Robyn R. Seminole Ridge high School

“Pursuit” by Robyn R., Seminole Ridge high School

 

All the supplies were purchased from local art supplier Jerry’s Artarama of West Palm Beach.

 

"Midnight Walk" by Kiana , Wellington High School

“Midnight Walk” by Kiana L. , Wellington High School

 

The students created 27 acrylic-on-canvas paintings and 17 original photographs, which are on display at Wellington Regional Medical Center. 

 

"Blossom" by Selia V. and Jeannie Q. Wellington High School

“Blossom” by Selia V. and Jeannie Q., Wellington High School

 

In exchange for a “high-bid” donation directly to the young artist’s school art program, individuals will be gifted with the painting or photograph of their choice.  

 

"Homage to Hockney" by Paula D. Wellington high School

“Homage to Hockney” by Paula D., Wellington High School

 

 

The auction will run through April 10th.   To see the artwork and place a bid please visit:  www.youngartmasterswellington.org

 

"Liquid Sunshine" by Rosie P. Seminole Ridge High School

“Liquid Sunshine” by Rosie P., Seminole Ridge High School

 

 

STUDENTS FEATURED IN YOUNG ART MASTERS AUCTION:

 

Wellington High School students

  • Lauren Alsina, photograph, titled, Industry
  • Kiana Ledman, photograph, titled Midnight Walk
  • Summer Orzabal, photograph, titled Endless Hour
  • Cristina Guardino, photograph, titled Soft Surf
  • Paula Diaz, photograph titled, Homage to Hockney
  • Selia Vargas, painting titled Blossom
  • Alexandra Kraska, Jordan Tadelman, painting titled, Florida’s Coast
  • Maria Nastasi, painting titled, Eye of the Beholder
  • Aaron Davis, Jeannie Quinn, and Selia Vargas, painting titled, Emerald Forest
  • Jamie Tadelman, Hannah Niedbalski, painting titled Infinite Beauty

 

"Sea Cow" by Lukas M. Royal Palm Beach High School

“Sea Cow” by Lukas M., Royal Palm Beach High School

 

 

Royal Palm Beach High School

 

  • Devan Schwarz, photograph titled, Reflections on Florida 
  • Genevieve Flores, photograph titled, Swirl
  • Delsy Romero, photograph titled, Miracles of Green
  • Mason Devinney, photograph titled, Floating Beauty 
  • Fionna Battistini-Marrer, photograph titled, Tunnel Vision
  • Sydney Tate, painting titled, Terrestrial Flower
  • Sydney Tate, painting titled, Sea Life
  • Ashley-Marie Burrell, painting titled, The Cast Away
  • Lukas Mora, painting titled, Sea Cow
  • Lukas Mora, painting titled, The Seclusion

 

"Multifaceted Beauty" by  Jesse S. Palm Beach Central High School

“Multifaceted Beauty” by Jesse S., Palm Beach Central High School

 

Palm Beach Central High School

 

  • Daniella Harris, photograph titled, Multifaceted Beauty
  • Andrew Mei, photograph titled, Reflections of Mankind
  • Cristina Rios, painting titled, The Survival of the Florida Panther
  • Jesse Savarese, photo collage titled, Flowers in Paradise
  • Alejandro Santos, photograph titled, Transcends a New Tomorrow
  • Brenda Tavarez, photograph titled, A Day at the Beach Before the Storm
  • Julia Gorday, photograph titled, Fading Life
  • Julia Gorday, photograph titled, The Light in the Trees
  • Julia Gorday, painting titled, A Flutter of Simplicity
  • Antonia DiGiacomo, painting titled, Freedom Rider

 

"Laguna Luna" by Kristin W. Seminole High School

“Laguna Luna” by Kristin W.,  Seminole Ridge High School

 

Seminole Ridge High School

  • Rosie Perissien , painting titled, Liquid Sunshine
  • Tierney Boyle, painting titled, Wrangler 
  • Laura Louberti, , painting titled, Snookie
  • Kristin Wasko, painting titled Laguna Luna
  • Rayona Brinson, painting titled, Mother Everglades
  • Alli Duhaime, painting titled, Oh Dear
  • Nhi Huynh, painting titled, Sea You!
  • Jody Mewborn, painting titled, Bermuda Triangle 
  • Brittan Puronen , painting titled, Holey Ship!
  • Robyn Rosier, painting titled, Pursuit

 

 

Program Supporters include: Wellington Regional Medical Center, The Jacobs Family , Phelps Media Group, Wellington Preservation Coalition

 

For more information please contact Angie Francalancia: THE TROIKA GROUP, Director Public Relations   (561) 837-3251 office   (561) 324-2412 cell  (561) 584-6561 fax  or angie@thetroikagroup.com  www.TheTroikaGroup.com

 

 

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The Rickie Report

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Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Key Biscayne Celebrates 50th Annual Festival of the Arts

Key Biscayne’s signature art event returns March 15-16, 2014 for art, live music, children’s activities, international food court featuring fine wines & craft beers as well as a FREE art giveaway in honor of its 50th anniversary. The Rickie Report shares the details. Here is a sneak peek of the FREE art giveaway by Tony Mendoza, fascinating background about Xavier Cortada artist of the Commemorative Poster and a look at Robert Brown, whose layers of artistry come from his architectural background and multi-national  ancestry.

 

50th Annual

Key Biscayne Rotary Art Festival

 

March 15 – 16, Saturday & Sunday

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

 

 

The Village Green, on Crandon Boulevard, in Key Biscayne

Navigational Address:  400 Crandon Boulevard, Key Biscayne, FL 33149

 

To Support the Arts, the Rotary Club of Key Biscayne and the Local Community

Free and open to the public

 

 

“We are thrilled to reach this milestone,” says festival promoter Howard Alan.  “We have been bringing the best and brightest artists to Key Biscayne for several decades, making sure the show offers a wide range of unique handmade artwork; I believe that is the key to our success and the show’s longevity.”

 

 

This popular art fair, produced by promoter Howard Alan Events and the Rotary Club of Key Biscayne, will take place at the Village Green located on Crandon Boulevard. Festival patrons will have the opportunity to explore the original artwork of 150 of the finest artists in the country, enjoy live music, sample dishes from the international food court and indulge in fine wines and craft beers. The show will also offer interactive activities for young art enthusiasts.

 

"Coffee Tree" by Tony Mendoza

“Coffee Tree” by Tony Mendoza

 

 

The FREE Art Giveaway will feature the work of exhibiting artist Tony Mendoza.  The giveaway prize, a 24” x 24” artist proof Gicleé reproduction on canvas of his original painting “Coffee Tree”, is a whimsical piece celebrating the artist’s favorite beverage, coffee.  It is valued at $500.00 and will be on display at Mendoza’s booth. Festival patrons will have the opportunity to meet this gifted Cuban American artist, explore his work as well as register for the giveaway.  No fee or purchase will be required to participate.  Mendoza’a art reflects his optimism, joy and whimsical view of society.  His clever use of his surroundings as a source of inspiration makes him of of South Florida’s most innovative artists.  To learn more about Tony Mendoza and his work, visit his website at   www.TonyMendozaArt.com.

 

 

Xavier Cortada's "Flor"

Xavier Cortada’s “Flor”

 

A special edition commemorative poster honoring the 50th anniversary of the show and featuring the work of FIU Artist in Residence Xavier Cortada, will be available for purchase during the event.   Xavier Cortada created art installations in the Earth’s poles to generate awareness about global climate change: In 2007, an an NSF Antarctic Artist and Writer’s Program Fellow, the artist used the moving ice sheet beneath the South Pole as an instrument to mark time; the art piece will be completed in 150,000 years.  In 2008, he planted a green flag at the North Pole to reclaim it for nature and launch a reforestation eco-art effort.

 

Cortada often collaborates with scientists in his art-making:

  •  At CERN, Cortada worked with a physicist to develop a site-specific art installation capturing the five search strategies which the CMS experiment has used to discover a new Higgs-like particle.
  • He worked with a population geneticist exploring our ancestral journeys out of Africa 60,000 years ago, with a molecular biologist to synthesize an actual DNA strand made from a sequence randomly generated by participants visiting his museum exhibit, and with botanists in eco-art projects to reforest mangroves, native trees and wildflowers.
  • The Miami artist has worked with globally to produce numerous collaborative art projects: peace murals in Cyprus and Northern Ireland, child welfare murals in Bolivia and Panama, AIDS murals in Switzerland and South Africa, and eco-art projects in Taiwan, Hawaii, Holland and Latvia.

 

  • Cortada has also been commissioned to create art for the White House, the World Bank, the Florida Supreme Court, the Florida Governor’s Mansion, Florida Botanical Gardens, Miami City Hall, Miami-Dade County Hall, the Miami Art Museum, the Miami Science Museum,  Museum of Florida History, and the Frost Art Museum.
  • Cortada, who was born in Albany, New York and grew up in Miami, holds degrees from the University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate School of Business and School of Law.  Cortada serves as Artist-in-Residence at Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Architecture + The Arts (CARTA).

 

 

 

 

 

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Robert Brown 

 ROBERT BROWN

 

 

Born in Havana Cuba in 1949, of Irish, English and Cuban ancestors, Bob Brown has lived in Miami since 1960. His Cuban/American life experience, his shared love of art with his wife, and his work in the field of architecture and design are major influences in his Art.

 

 

 

Robert Brown

Robert Brown

 

 

 

Employing a hardedge style with clear sharp color to color edges, economy of form and geometric shapes allow bold creative designs to emerge from the canvas.  ARTISTA GROUP LLC. was established by Bob together with his brother Esteban (business manager) in order to provide himself and other artists a venue for creative expression.  For more information about Robert Brown’s art work, please visit : artistagroup.net

 

 

Robert Brown

Robert Brown

Additional information about the festival:

 

  • Juried first-class outdoor art gallery showcasing local and national artists
  • Original Artwork Handmade in America
  • 150 artists from 30 different states
  • Prices set to suit all budgets – ranging from as little as $25 to $30,000
  • Artists hand-selected by independent panel of expert judges from hundreds of applicants
  • All artists on site for duration of festival
  • Vast array of artistic media including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage, mixed media
  • International Food Court
  • 6 distinct culinary offerings available for purchase
  • The Rotary Club of Key Biscayne will offer craft beers, selection of fine wines, water and sodas
  • Special Saturday Night Under the Stars Event
  • Children’s Interactive Art Activities in the Young Artists Tent as well as an entertainment area to include bounce houses and face painting
  • Live PUSH CPR Sessions by the Village of Key Biscayne Fire and Police Departments-
  • Live Entertainment – The Chowder Chompers and Patriotic Marching Band will be performing at noon in the main Rotary dining tent, located in the center of the festival.
  • Free Art Festival Giveaway
  • 50th Anniversary Commemorative Festival Poster featuring the art of FIU Artist in Residence Xavier Cortada.
  • Unveiling of the 50th Anniversary Commemorative Poster at the Community Center March 14th, 5 to 7PM
  • A portion of the proceeds benefits the Rotary Club of Key Biscayne Foundation.

 

 

Tony Mendez

Tony Mendoza

Festival sponsors include the Village of Key Biscayne, The Islander News, the Miami Herald, Comcast, FJ Turbine Power, Neil Friedman DDS, LITE FM, Stephen and Alice Takach, Bessemer Trust, and Sylvia Bennett.

 

About Howard Alan Events, Ltd.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Howard Alan Events, a Florida-based company, develops and presents art and craft shows throughout the country. For the past 32 years, Howard Alan Events has produced some of the nation’s finest juried art shows, including more than 40 venues each year such as the Downtown Aspen Art Festival (Aspen, CO), Beaver Creek Art Festival (Beaver Creek, CO), Chicago Tribune North Michigan Avenue Art Festival (Chicago, IL), and the Las Olas Art Fairs, (Fort Lauderdale, FL). Several shows are ranked in the top 100 art fairs in the country by Sunshine Artist magazine.  The founders personally select culture rich cities for their show locations providing a complete outdoor experience unmatched by other festivals. Each show is unique and features works of both established and emerging artists. For more information please visit www.artfestival.com

 

 

 

For additional information on the 50th Annual Key Biscayne Rotary Festival of the Arts and other Howard Alan Events art and craft shows across the country, visit www.artfestival.com, email  info@artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.  For information about the Rotary Club of Key Biscayne please visit www.rotaryclubofkeybiscayne.org

 

 

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Contemporary Art Venues for the Discerning Collector 2014:APRIL=ART=HOLLAND

Contemporary art lovers will find the new Art Tour coordinated by Elayne and Marvin Mordes the perfect Spring adventure!  Art Adventures + Whitespace announces an update for their “April=Art=Adventure=Holland” which includes top rated hotels, tours of venues normally not open to the public, and a host of galleries, museums and studios.  The Rickie Report shares the details here.

 

 

   
Art Adventures + Whitespace
is pleased to announce
APRIL = ART = ADVENTURE = HOLLAND
Sunday, April 27 – Sunday, May 4, 2014
+
BRUSSELS
an optional pre-Holland program
Thursday, April 24 – Sunday, April 27
with transfer to Amsterdam included

            UPDATE:  in Amsterdam   FOAM Museum – Richard Mosse – “the Enclave”  this is the exhibition from the Irish Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale.  It was fantastic !!

                                in Amsterdam:     Jeff Wall, Marcel Wanders, Felix Vallotton, Brancusi-rosso and Man Ray, in Den Haag -  Photo as Figure
                                in Tilburg at De Pont – Dan Graham
                    in Den Haag:  Mondrian and Cubism – the largest collection of Modrian in the world…
                                                            Thomas Houseago – mid-career retrospective
                    in Brussels:  Christina Iglesias,  The Tobias Twins, Van Haerents Collection, CAB exhibition of young artists selected by 8 prominent Belgian Collectors
                      
                        – amazing private collections and foundations….
registration form is attached.
            Space is available. 
Please join us for a fabulous adventure.
This is shaping up to be our best ART ADVENTURE to date!!!
Don’t miss this program!
UPDATE:  some exhibitions that we will be visiting on this program:
- in Brussels:  Christina Igleias
2014 – Holland Art Adventures
Hotel:  5 star luxury Andaz located on the Prince’s canal in Amsterdam center
            – Designed by Marcel Wanders  www.amsterdam.prinsengracht.andaz.com
-includes 7 nights with all food, motor coach transport, curators, guides and entrances
-curated tours of the Rijksmuseum, the CoBrA Museum, the Stedelijk Museum, the Van Gogh Museum
-curated tour of de Appel contemporary art foundation
-De Pont Museum in Tilberg
-Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen  and Witte de Witt in Rotterdam
-private collections
-private foundations
-Artist studio visits
-Gallery visits
-collections in Rotterdam and the Hague
-weather permitting a tour of Keukenhof – the tulip capitol of the world!
………………and as usual – MORE TO COME
+ 2014 Belgium. Brussels
……….. (for previous Art Adventure’s travellers to Belgium – a totally new progam)
- VIP entrance and opening night at one of Europe’s best Art Fairs. – ArtBrussels 2014
- 3 nights at luxury hotel with all meals, motor coach transport, entrances and curators
- Curated visit to Villa Empain private contemporary art foundation
- private collections and foundations
-Van Haerents Collection
- Artist studios
- Cocktail reception at Pierre Marie Giraud’s new townhouse gallery
- cocktail reception at Xavier Hufkens Gallery
- Curated tour of the Dhondt-Dhaenens Museum – the Tobias Twins Exhibition
- And as usual……………. MORE TO COME
Looking forward to having you join us on this latest
ART ADVENTURE…..
Elayne Mordes, ASID AAA
Whitespace/ Art Adventures
2805 N. Australian Avenue
West Palm Beach, Florida 33407
T:561.842.4131
F:561.842.4132
E: 2805@mordes.net
www.whitespacecollection.com

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION and FORM

 

 

Contemporary art venues for the discerning collector…….

2014:   APRIL=ART=HOLLAND

Sunday, April 27, 2014 – Sunday, May 4, 2014 +Brussels

*** an optional pre-Holland program to Brussels ***

Thursday, april 24 – Sunday, April 27

 

Deluxe motorcoach transfer to Amsterdam included

 

REGISTRATION  DEPOSIT  FORM

$800.00 PER PERSON TO SECURE YOU SPACE

***The number of participants for this program will be limited***

fully refundable deposit until Jan.30, 2014

 

Enclosed please find my check in full for $__________ for ______ place(s) on the enclosed proposed program.

Credit cards (Visa, Mastercard or American Express) accepted with a 4% fee.

****Please check the appropriate box below if you will be attending the Brussels Program portion.

Brussels      Attending ____        Not attending _____

Holland       Attending ____

 

Rooms are located in the following Hotel for Amsterdam, Netherlands

Hotel Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht    Prinsengracht 587   1016 HT Amsterdam

www.Amsterdam.prinsengracht.andaz.com

 

The total amount per person for the complete AMSTERDAM + HOLLAND program is:

Please circle your choice of room:

Double occupied Garden View King room per person:     $7000.00

Double occupied Canal View King room per person:          $ 7370.00

 

Single occupied Garden View room:   $8380.00

Single occupied Canal View room :                                 $9115.00

** rooms are available either before or after the program at a special group rate.

Belgium/Brussels:

 

The total amount per person for the complete BELGIUM program is:

Per Person regardless of single or double room occupancy:      $2650

 

This includes transport to Amsterdam on Sunday, April 24, 2014

** rooms are available before this program at a special rate

 

Inclusive in these programs  are all meals , entrances to exhibitions, guides and curators, ground transportation by deluxe motor coach, and hotel in a prime location for 7 nights in Holland and 3 nights in Brussels with buffet breakfast.

 

Please purchase trip insurance for your protection

Suggested:   Phyllis at Eileen’s Travel

561.655.2234

 

Not IncludedPassport expenses, alcoholic beverages, mini bar, phone charges and meals other than those specified in the final itinerary;  items of a personal nature; excess baggage charges; and all items not specifically mentioned in the itinerary which include airport transfers.

Air transportation is not included.  It is the responsibility of each traveler to secure his/her own travel arrangements to and from the Host City including airport transfers and to insure their air travel, transportation arrangements and all land costs.

 

Identification:  Passengers are responsible for carrying valid passports and visas, if necessary, for passage within the destinations described in the itinerary.

 

Transportation and Accommodations:  Land transportation will be by air-conditioned deluxe motor coach.  Hotel accommodations are as noted above.

 

Program Changes:  The itinerary is subject to change.

 

Deposits and Refunds:  All deposits are fully refundable up to January 30, 2014.  There will be no deposit refunds of any kind after that date.

 

Balance Due and Refunds:   All balances are due in full by February 15, 2014.   No monies are refundable after January 30, 2014.

 

Responsibility/Refund Policy:  Elayne and Marvin Mordes t/a Art Adventures, act only as agents for the passengers with respect to the hotels, transportation (either air, motorcoach, limousine, taxi or public conveyance), and all other services, and as such hold themselves free of liability for any injury, delay, cancellation or damage from any cause whatsoever.  The Mordes’ t/a Art Adventures accept no responsibility for losses, damages or delays or cancellations occasioned by sickness, strife, war, quarantine, weather or any other acts beyond their control.  There are no refunds for this program if any of the above mentioned actions are in anyway the cause for cancellation or delay by either party.

 

Each traveler must accept responsibility for insuring their total costs for this program.  We suggest that each person purchase “all contingency” trip insurance. By signing the form below you understand and agree to all policies listed in this document.

 

Signature(s):___________________________________________________

 

____________________________________________________________

 

 

Please Print information:

Name(s):_______________________________________________________

 

Phone:_____________     Fax:______________ e-mail_________________________________

 

Address:______________________________    City/State/Zip___________________________

Credit card #:__________________________  expiration:___________Security code:________

 

Billing Zip Code: ________________   Name on Card: ________________________________

 

Room type and occupancy number:     Holland: Single garden:_____     Single Canal: ________

Double garden:  ____   Double Canal: _______

 

Belgium:  Attending Yes __________   No ___________

 

Return by mail, a check (or credit card info – name as appears on card, billing address, zip, card number, expiration date  and security code) made out to Art Adventures along with this signed and completed registration form (both pages) to:

Art Adventures

2805 N. Australian Ave

West Palm Beach, Florida  33407

Fax: 561.842.4132

Thank you for joining Art Adventures,  

2014:  April = Art = Holland + Brussels

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy the Debut of Downtown Tradition Craft Festival

 The first Downtown Tradition Craft Festival will debut the first weekend of March. Town Hall Square in Tradition Village will be transformed into an outdoor craft showcase featuring original handmade crafts including unique and affordable gift items. This free event will allow the public explore original art and crafts in a delightful setting.  The Rickie Report brings attention to watercolorist Michael Weber, AWS and share the details about this event.

 

 

 

American Craft Endeavors

Presents:

Debut of the Downtown Tradition Craft Festival

March 1 – 2, Saturday & Sunday

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Town Hall Square at Tradition Village

Navigational Address: 10824 SW Village Parkway, Port St. Lucie, FL 34987

To Support the Arts, Crafters and the Local Economy

Free and open to the public

 

 

 

Watercolor by Michael Weber

Watercolor by Michael Weber

 

 American Craft Endeavors (ACE), the largest producer of high-end juried craft fairs throughout Florida, brings a new event to Tradition Village in Port St. Lucie. The Downtown Tradition Craft Festival will debut March 1-2, 2014. Admission is free and open to the public.

 

Still Life by Michael Weber

Still Life by Michael Weber

 

Town Hall Square will be transformed into an outdoor craft showcase featuring a full spectrum of craft media including photography, pottery, leather items, functional art, stained glass and much more.   The prices will be set to suit all budgets and will range from as little as $3 to $3,000.

 

Watercolor by Michael Weber

Watercolor by Michael Weber


To ensure a superior event with quality affordable original crafts, all of the local and national crafters are hand-selected from hundreds of applicants by American Craft Endeavors.  Located in the heart of the popular community of Tradition, Tradition Square boasts shops, restaurants, parks, and outdoor performance pavilions geared especially toward hosting exciting outdoor events.

 

 

Still Life by Michael Weber

Still Life by Michael Weber

 

 

bio weber

 

Watercolor by Michael Weber

Watercolor by Michael Weber

 

 

Additional Information At-A-Glance:

 

  • Juried outdoor craft showcase
  • Original crafts – Handmade in America
  • Unique and affordable gift items
  • 150 crafters from 30 different states
  • Prices set to suit all budgets – ranging from as little as $3 to $3,000
  • Crafters hand-selected from hundreds of applicants
  • All crafters on site for duration of festival
  • Vast array of craft media including folk art, pottery, personalized gifts, handmade clothing, basket weaving, beaded utensils, candles, cork assemblage, fabric design, fiber quilts, fused wax & glass, hair accessories, handbags & accessories, handmade cards, leather, mosaic, wood, painted wood, plaster craft and stained glass

 

 

Directions

From the South:  Merge onto I-95, head North and take exit 118 for Tradition Pkwy. Turn left onto Tradition Pkwy and then right onto SW Village Pkwy. Take a left onto SW Meeting St and arrive at show site.

 

From the North: Merge onto I-95, head South and take exit 118 for Tradition Pkwy. Turn left onto Tradition Pkwy and then right onto SW Village Pkwy. Take a left onto SW Meeting St and arrive at show site.

 

Watercolor by Michael Weber

Watercolor by Michael Weber

 

 

About American Craft Endeavors:

American Craft Endeavors (ACE) produces some of the nation’s most exciting high-end juried craft shows in many of Florida’s vibrant downtown areas and popular tourist destinations including the Lauderdale by the Sea Craft Festival (Fort Lauderdale, FL), the Holiday Craft Festival on the Ocean (Jupiter/Juno Beach, FL), the Downtown Stuart Craft Fairs (Stuart, FL), the Siesta Fiesta Craft Festival (Sarasota, FL) and the Downtown Sarasota Craft Festivals (Sarasota, FL) among others. The group’s founders personally select unique, culture rich cities for their show locations providing a complete outdoor experience unmatched by other festivals.  All crafters are hand-selected from hundreds of applicants in order to ensure a superior event featuring diverse art media and the highest quality of original handmade crafts.

 

For more information about Michael Weber, please visit:  http://weberwatercolors.net

 

 

 

 

For additional information on the debut of the Downtown Tradition Craft Festival and other American Craft Endeavors craft shows across the country, visit www.artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

26th Annual Las Olas Art Fair Part II

The final Las Olas Art Fair of the Season is scheduled for March 1 – 2, 2014.  Don’t miss this eclectic mix of original art, live music and outdoor gallery setting.  There is a FREE art give-away plus the official poster by artist Sharon Kusha is available.  The Rickie Report shares the details and focuses on the colorful artwork of Douglas Fountain.

 

Howard Alan Events

Presents 

 

26th Annual Las Olas Art Fair Part II

March 1 – 2, Saturday & Sunday

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

 

Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, between SE 6th Avenue and SE 11th Avenue

Navigational address: 600 East Las Olas Boulevard, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl 33301

To Support the Arts, the Las Olas Association and the Local Community

Free and open to the public

 

 

 

 

Las Olas Art Fair Part II returns March 1 – 2, 2014 with another eclectic display of vibrant, colorful and whimsical art, handcrafted by the finest artists in the country. This event allows art enthusiasts and fans of this wildly popular show to enjoy the new work of their favorite artists while exploring the work of new and emerging talent. Partial proceeds from the festival benefit the Las Olas Association.  Admission is free and open to the public.

 

The two-day nationally ranked event, produced by Howard Alan Events, features 300 of today’s top local, regional and national artists who will collectively display over $15 million in artwork. The artists will line Las Olas Boulevard with their professional booths, transforming the area into a first-class outdoor art gallery. The wide range of artistic media, with broad appeal, will include paintings, sculptures, photography, glass, wood, jewelry, collage, ceramics, mixed media and much more.  The prices have been set to suit all budgets and range from $25 handcrafted earrings to $30,000 life-size sculptures.

 

"Towels and Umbrellas" by Igor Menaker   This is the FREE art give-away!

“Towels and Umbrellas” by Igor Menaker
This is the FREE art give-away!

 

Festival patrons will have the opportunity to engage the artists and learn about the creative process. In addition, there will be a free art giveaway featuring the work of participating artist Igor Menaker.  This fine art photographer travels the world capturing the vibrant and colorful landscapes he encounters, turning them into exquisite works of art.  The giveaway prize, a 24”x36” photographic print on canvas titled “Towels and Umbrellas” taken while in Burano in Venice, Italy, and valued at $425 will be on display in his booth.  There will be no purchase or fee required to participate in this giveaway and the winner will be announced during the final hour of the art show.  To learn more about Menaker and his work got to  www.menaker.com.

 

 

An original painting by participating artist Sharon Kusha inspired the show’s 26th edition poster with a unique depiction of Las Olas Boulevard.  It will be on display and available for purchase at the festival along with t-shirts and previous editions of festival posters.  As always, the booth will be located across from the Cheesecake Factory.

 

"Sky Warriors" by Douglas Fountain

“Sky Warriors” by Douglas Fountain

 

FESTIVAL AT-A-GLANCE:

  • Juried first-class outdoor art gallery showcasing local and national artists
  • Among the largest and most popular outdoor art festivals in South Florida
  • Original Artwork Handmade in America
  • 300 artists from 30 different states
  • Prices set to suit all budgets – ranging from as little as $25 to $30,000
  • Artists hand-selected by independent panel of expert judges from hundreds of applicants
  • All artists on site for duration of festival
  • Vast array of artistic media including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage, mixed media
  • Free Art Giveaway
  • Commemorative Festival Posters ($10) & T-shirts ($15) for sale at booth located across from Cheesecake Factory
  • A portion of the proceeds benefits the Las Olas Association.

 

Mask by Douglas Fountain

Mask by Douglas Fountain

 

fountain bio

 

"Orange Totems" by Douglas Fountain

“Orange Totems” by Douglas Fountain

 

About Howard Alan Events, Ltd.:

Howard Alan Events, a Florida-based company, develops and presents art and craft shows throughout the country. For the past 32 years, Howard Alan Events has produced some of the nation’s finest juried art shows, including more than 40 venues each year such as the Downtown Aspen Art Festival (Aspen, CO), Beaver Creek Art Festival (Beaver Creek, CO), Chicago Tribune North Michigan Avenue Art Festival (Chicago, IL), and the Las Olas Art Fairs, (Fort Lauderdale, FL). Several shows are ranked in the top 100 art fairs in the country by Sunshine Artist magazine. The founders personally select culture rich cities for their show locations providing a complete outdoor experience unmatched by other festivals. Each show is unique and features works of both established and emerging artists.

 

 

For additional information on the 26th Annual Las Olas Art Fair Part II and other Howard Alan Events art and craft shows across the country, visit  www.artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.  To contact Douglas Fountain please visit: http://www.dougfountain.com/Welcome.html

 

 

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

“Reminds Me Of Home” Deadline and Reception Change

The Call to Artists from the Artists in Florida and The Craft Gallery for their exhibit, “Reminds Me of Home” has been extended.  The deadline has been changed to March 17!  The Rickie Report shares the details and application here.  What does “home” mean to you?  We look forward to finding out!

 

 

 

Artists in Florida

and

The Craft  Gallery

Announce

CALL TO ARTISTS

“Reminds Me Of Home”

 Deadline:  March 17th

OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION:

Friday, March 28, 2014

5:30 – 7:30pm 

 

 

The Craft Gallery

5911 South Dixie Highway

West Palm Beach, Florida 33405

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artists in Florida is partnering with The Craft Gallery and will mount an Exhibit, “Reminds me of Home”.  Submissions are now being accepting  [Painting, Drawing, Photography, Jewelry, Sculpture, Pottery, and Digital Art] for the juried event.  ”Home” can mean anything from scenery to a building. It can be an animal to still life… Street life to home life… We all look forward to perusing your personal feelings of what “Reminds you of Home”.

 

Juried Call to Artist-5Approximately forty works will be chosen from submitted photographs of the art work to be included in REMINDS ME OF HOME exhibition at The Craft Gallery.  There is an entry fee of $25 for non-members and $20 for members for up to 3 images. Additional entries may be submitted for $5 each for non-member and $3.00 each for members. Become a member with a submission included for $135.00. 

 

 

Sales

 

  • Selected artwork may be offered for sale during the exhibition Artists in Florida will retain 20% of the sale price
  • The Craft Gallery will retain 20% of the sale price

 

 

Use Rights

 

Artists whose submissions are accepted for exhibition grant Artists in Florida the right to use their images for the purpose of marketing the exhibition, marketing related programs and subsequent display on the Artists in Florida website artinfl.org unless indicated otherwise. The artist name and work title will be included in the exhibition, and wherever the work is displayed. The artist will remain owner of the copyright of any work

 

 

 

The judge for this Exhibit is Jerry Rabinowitz.  He is a south Florida-based commercial and fine art photographer who specializes in life style and architectural themes.  His clients include national and regional magazines as well as corporate and advertising campaigns.  Jerry travels on assignments internationally and throughout the United States.  His work is featured in numerous publications and is at the center of several books about the Southwest.  He was recently published in “Palm Beach Entertaining” by Rizzoli and is currently working on a new book about the Hamptons, which will be published by Abrams in 2015.

 

REGISTRATION FORMTHE Home

Please visit www.artinfl.org for more information.

 

 

 

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

Whitespace Collection Is Open; Also Offering Special Art Tour to Holland and Brussels

Whitespace Collection’s booth at Art Palm Beach was nearly impossible to approach – there were so many people interested in what they were offering!  Now is your chance to visit Whitespace in a more leisurely way and enjoy everything the Mordes’ have to share.  In addition, Elayne and Marvin are planning their newest Art Adventure to Holland and Brussels!  We hear that there are still spaces available. The Rickie Report shares the details here.

 

Whitespace Collection

 Art Adventure: Holland + Brussels

In Amsterdam   FOAM Museum – Richard Mosse – “the Enclave”  this is the exhibition from the Irish Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale.  It was fantastic !!
                                In Den Haag:  Mondrian and Cubism – the largest collection of Modrian in the world…
                                                            Thomas Houseago – mid-career retrospective
            Space is available. 
Please join us for a fabulous adventure.
This is shaping up to be our best ART ADVENTURE to date!!!
Don’t miss this program!
UPDATE:  some exhibitions that we will be visiting on this program:
- In Brussels:  Christina Igleias
-In Holland: Jeff Wall, Marcel Wanders, Felix Vallotton, Brancusi-rosso and Man Ray, in Den Haag -  Photo as Figure,

In Tilburg at De Pont – Dan Graham- amazing private collections and foundations….

Art Adventures + Whitespace
is pleased to announce
APRIL = ART = ADVENTURE = HOLLAND
Sunday, April 27 – Sunday, May 4, 2014
+
BRUSSELS
an optional pre-Holland program
Thursday, April 24 – Sunday, April 27
with transfer to Amsterdam included
**** the number of participants for this program will be limited****
2014 – Holland Art Adventures
Hotel:  5 star luxury Andaz located on the Prince’s canal in Amsterdam center
            – Designed by Marcel Wanders  www.amsterdam.prinsengracht.andaz.com
-includes 7 nights with all food, motor coach transport, curators, guides and entrances
-curated tours of the Rijksmuseum, the CoBrA Museum, the Stedelijk Museum, the Van Gogh Museum
-curated tour of de Appel contemporary art foundation
-De Pont Museum in Tilberg
-Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen  and Witte de Witt in Rotterdam
-private collections
-private foundations
-Artist studio visits
-Gallery visits
-collections in Rotterdam and the Hague
-weather permitting a tour of Keukenhof – the tulip capitol of the world!
………………and as usual – MORE TO COME
+ 2014 Belgium. Brussels
……….. (for previous Art Adventure’s travellers to Belgium – a totally new progam)
- VIP entrance and opening night at one of Europe’s best Art Fairs. – ArtBrussels 2014
- 3 nights at luxury hotel with all meals, motor coach transport, entrances and curators
- Curated visit to Villa Empain private contemporary art foundation
- private collections and foundations
-Van Haerents Collection
- Artist studios
- Cocktail reception at Pierre Marie Giraud’s new townhouse gallery
- cocktail reception at Xavier Hufkens Gallery
- Curated tour of the Dhondt-Dhaenens Museum – the Tobias Twins Exhibition
- And as usual……………. MORE TO COME

 

Contemporary art venues for the discerning collector…….

2014:   APRIL=ART=HOLLAND

 

Sunday, April 27, 2014 – Sunday, May 4, 2014

Brussels

 

*** an optional pre-Holland program to Brussels ***

Thursday, april 24 – Sunday, April 27

 

Deluxe motorcoach transfer to Amsterdam included

 

REGISTRATION  DEPOSIT  FORM

$800.00 PER PERSON TO SECURE YOU SPACE

***The number of participants for this program will be limited***

 

 

 Enclosed please find my check in full for $__________ for ______ place(s) on the enclosed proposed program.

Credit cards (Visa, Mastercard or American Express) accepted with a 4% fee.

 

Return by mail, a check (or credit card info – name as appears on card, billing address, zip, card number, expiration date  and security code) made out to Art Adventures along with this signed and completed registration form (both pages) to:

             Art Adventures

2805 N. Australian Ave

West Palm Beach, Florida  33407

Fax: 561.842.4132

 

****Please check the appropriate box below if you will be attending the Brussels Program portion.

Brussels      Attending ____        Not attending _____

Holland       Attending ____

 

Rooms are located in the following Hotel for Amsterdam, Netherlands

Hotel Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht    Prinsengracht 587   1016 HT Amsterdam

www.Amsterdam.prinsengracht.andaz.com

 

The total amount per person for the complete AMSTERDAM + HOLLAND program is:

Please circle your choice of room:

Double occupied Garden View King room per person:     $7000.00

Double occupied Canal View King room per person:          $ 7370.00

 

Single occupied Garden View room:   $8380.00

Single occupied Canal View room :                                 $9115.00

** rooms are available either before or after the program at a special group rate.

Belgium/Brussels:

 

The total amount per person for the complete BELGIUM program is:

Per Person regardless of single or double room occupancy:      $2650

 

This includes transport to Amsterdam on Sunday, April 24, 2014

** rooms are available before this program at a special rate

 

Inclusive in these programs are

all meals ,
entrances to exhibitions,
guides and curators,
ground transportation by deluxe motor coach, and
hotel in a prime location for 7 nights in Holland and 3 nights in Brussels with buffet breakfast.

Please purchase trip insurance for your protection

Suggested:   Phyllis at Eileen’s Travel

561.655.2234

 

Not IncludedPassport expenses, alcoholic beverages, mini bar, phone charges and meals other than

those specified in the final itinerary;  items of a personal nature; excess baggage charges;

and all items not specifically mentioned in the itinerary which include airport transfers.

Air transportation is not included.

It is the responsibility of each traveler to secure his/her own travel arrangements to and from the Host City

including airport transfers and to insure their air travel, transportation arrangements and all land costs.

Identification:  Passengers are responsible for carrying valid passports and visas, if necessary,

for passage within the destinations described in the itinerary.

Transportation and Accommodations:  Land transportation will be by air-conditioned deluxe

motor coach.  Hotel accommodations are as noted above.

Program Changes:  The itinerary is subject to change.

 

 

Balance Due:   All balances are due in full by February 25, 2014.

 

Responsibility/Refund Policy:  Elayne and Marvin Mordes t/a Art Adventures, act only as agents for the passengers with respect to the hotels, transportation (either air, motorcoach, limousine, taxi or public conveyance), and all other services, and as such hold themselves free of liability for any injury, delay, cancellation or damage from any cause whatsoever.  The Mordes’ t/a Art Adventures accept no responsibility for losses, damages or delays or cancellations occasioned by sickness, strife, war, quarantine, weather or any other acts beyond their control.  There are no refunds for this program if any of the above mentioned actions are in anyway the cause for cancellation or delay by either party.

 

Each traveler must accept responsibility for insuring their total costs for this program. 

We suggest that each person purchase “all contingency” trip insurance.

By signing the form below you understand and agree to all policies listed in this document.

 

Signature(s):___________________________________________________________

 

Please Print information:

Name(s):____________________________________________________________________

 

Phone:_____________     Fax:______________ e-mail_________________________________

 

Address:______________________________    City/State/Zip___________________________

 

Credit card #:__________________________  expiration:___________Security code:________

 

Billing Zip Code: ________________   Name on Card: ________________________________

 

 

 

Room type and occupancy number:     Holland: Single garden:_____     Single Canal: ________

Double garden:  ____   Double Canal: _______

 

Belgium:  Attending Yes __________   No ___________

 

 

 

Thank you for joining Art Adventures,  

2014:  April = Art = Holland + Brussels

 

Looking forward to having you join us on this latest
ART ADVENTURE…..
Elayne Mordes, ASID AAA
Whitespace/ Art Adventures
2805 N. Australian Avenue
West Palm Beach, Florida 33407
T:561.842.4131
F:561.842.4132
E: 2805@mordes.net
www.whitespacecollection.com

Visit Whitespace Collection

in West Palm Beach, FL

 

 

 

 

Whitespace is Pleased to Annouce our 5th Season of Exhibitions
Public Viewing Days:
Every Sunday 1-4pm
Beginning –  January 5, 2014  and  Closing- April 6, 2014   
Admission $10  Students $5
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Art Tours Miami
Saturday, March 22, 2014
reservations required
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Outside the Box2
Friday, April 4 and Saturday April 5, 2014
8 - 11 pm
Juried Exhibition of 35 artists –  outside in the landscape
$10 per person
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 Visit the appropriate pages at www.whitespacecollection.com for further information on the above programs
Partial proceeds benefitting the arts through Community Foundation

Selections from the permanent collection of Whitespace are always on exhibition

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