Art Adventures and Whitespace Announce “Washington/Baltimore Private Collectors and their Collections”

Elayne and Marvin Mordes are offering an amazing opportunity to visit the Washington/Baltimore area to meet private art collectors in their homes and see their collections!  The Rickie Report cannot think of a better way to spend five days – and if there is a hard-to-buy-for “someone” consider an early holiday gift!  This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! We urge you to sign up early before the limited spaces are gone.  
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Save the dates for Whitespace Season:
  Opening on November 20, Thursday from 6-9 pm with the exhibition, 
offering 29 international Jewelry Artists who use repurposed, recycled and creative materials to sculpt body jewelry!  Perfect timing for holiday gift-giving!

This program will open Thursday, November 20th, Friday November 21st, Saturday November 22nd and Sunday November 23rd

  11 AM – 4 PM.

 

Please check our website at www.whitespacecollection.com for additional info on Whitespace programming for Season 2014-2015 beginning in August.

 

 

 

Art Adventures & Whitespace
announces
2014: Washington/Baltimore
Private: “collectors and their collections”
Wednesday, November 5 beginning at 4:30  – Sunday, November 9 in the AM.
 Highlights in Washington:
wednesday, thursday and friday
stay at the 5 star Mandarin Oriental Hotel for 4 nights
Visit top six collectors in their amazing homes and view their collections!
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Glenstone

Visit to Glenstone – home and “over the top” private collection
Tour the Hirshhorn Museum exhibitions and view the newly renovated permanent collection ring with the curator.
Enjoy fabulous food for the stomach as well as the mind!
 Highlights in Baltimore:
Saturday
Visionary Art Museum

Visionary Art Museum

Tour the Visionary Art Museum with the Director/Owner – Rebecca Hoffberger –
one of the only Museums of its kind in the United States!
Baltimore Art Museum

Baltimore Art Museum

Tour the Baltimore Museum of Art’s newly renovated and beautifully reinstalled Contemporary additiion.
Tour the  internationally famous Cone Collection with the curator of this collection as our guide!
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Cone Collection

Visit the beautiful, unique and exciting architectural home of one of the driving forces in the
contemporary art world – a beautiful intersection of art, architecture and objects!
Visit top large scale contemporary photography collection
(Gursky, Struth, Muniz , Richter and also Meese, Munoz, etc.)
  and view this in the home of the collector – a very personal and focused collection!
Looking forward to your response:
Your ultimate tour guides:
Elayne+Marvin
itinerary subject to change
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 form is available at   www.whitespacecollection.com

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561-537-0291

What’s All The Buzz About? Call for Entries!

Bringing art and the environment together is creating a BUZZ in Lake Park!   The Artists of Palm Beach County and Rolando Chang Barrero of Activista Artista ll announce a Call for Entries for a new exhibit.  The focus is the vital role of the bee in the South Florida eco-system. Submissions are open to members and non-members.  Deadline is June 30th.  The Rickie Report shares the details and looks forward to covering this exhibit in July!

 

 

 

 

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Artists of Palm Beach County and Activista Artista ll

Call for Entries:

WHAT’S ALL THE BUZZ ABOUT?

An Exhibition of Contemporary Works

on the Vital Role of the Bee in the South Florida Eco-system

Deadline for entries: June 30, 2014

 

Exhibition Dates: July 11, 2014 to August 11, 2014

Art on Park Gallery

800 Park Avenue      Lake Park, FL 33403

 561-345-2842

 

Application Fee:
Members of Artists of Palm Beach County: $10
Non-Members of Artists of Palm Beach County: $15

 

SUBMISSIONS FOR THIS EXHIBITION ARE OPEN TO ALL ARTISTS.  MEMBERSHIP IS NOT REQUIRED.

 

This exhibition will be Juried and Curated by:
ActivistArtistA II

 

Award to be given to Best in Show!!!


Your work will be exhibited at the 2014 Beekeepers Conference!
http://www.beekeepingconference.com/

 

Monday, June 30, Deadline for entry (NO EXCEPTIONS)
Wednesday, July 2, Judging of entries
Thursday, July 3, Email notifications of acceptance and/or rejection
Wednesday, July 9, Drop-off of selected works for the exhibition
Friday, July 11, 2014, Opening Reception 5-8pm
MONDAY, August 11, 2014. Pick-up of artwork

 

 

Application Instructions:  

Each artist may submit up to three pieces of work as .jpg files no larger than 3MB.  
3D artists may submit additional images per artwork in order to see the piece “in the round” by email to ActivistArtistA@Gmail.com

 

Video and time-based artists must submit one still image per artwork online, but must also submit at least one other image that represents the visual component of the work and any additional video and/or sound-based materials to: ActivistArtistA@Gmail.com

 

To donate directly to Palm Beach Beekeepers Association go to:
http://www.palmbeachbeekeepers.com/page/palm-beach-beekeepers-assoc-a-501c3-non-profit

HAVE A QUESTION?
Contact: Rolando Chang Barrero
CLICK/TAP HERE TO SEND AN EMAIL

Artists may submit 1, 2 or 3 pieces. Payment is accepted online by credit card or PayPal.

CLICK/TAP FOR COMPLETE SUBMISSION INFORMATION
NON-MEMBERS CLICK/TAP HERE FOR MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION
MEMBERS CLICK/TAP HERE IF YOU NEED TO RENEW YOUR DUES

 

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Artisans on The Ave Presents “Canvas and Clay”

Artisans on the Ave presents a new exhibit, “Canvas and Clay” highlighting the artistry of  Jill Karlin Butler and Tracy Rosof-Petersen.  The public is invited to the Opening Reception on Friday, June 20th.  The Rickie Report knows how much you will enjoy the vivid colors and the intricate designs that each of these well-known artists bring to their creations.  More details are here.

 

 

 

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“Canvas and Clay”

 

Reception 6-9 PM - Friday June 20,2014

 
Artisans On The Ave
630 Lake Avenue
 Lake Worth, Florida 33460
561-582-3300
Artisans On The Ave Gallery, announces the opening of their newest exhibit, “Canvas and Clay”, featuring Lake Worth artists Jill Karlin Butler and Tracy Rosof- Petersen.  They are both hailed as true humanitarians, who give back to the community with their talent and achievements.  The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, June 20th from 6-9 pm.  The Gallery is located at 630 Lake Avenue in Lake Worth.  For more information please call 561-582-3300.    We also cater to painting parties and classes with byob in Annette Gellerman’s Art Design Studio located in the rear gallery. Please call 561-596-2267 to reserve your party now!!! 
 

 

Sculpture by Tracy Rosof-Petersen

Sculpture by Tracy Rosof-Petersen

 


 

Tracy Rosof-Petersen

In 1990, after her university years and travel abroad, Tracy returned to Palm Beach County,FL and founded her Lake Worth pottery studio and gallery, EarthArtists Clay Studio.  Throughout the nineties Tracy’s career included creating functional and sculptural pottery for Exhibition, Art shows and instruction.  In 1995 she joined the Center for Creative Education (CCE) in West Palm Beach, FL, and became a teaching artist in curriculum based “Arts Integration” Programming, which she continues today.  In the following decade Tracy’s focus expanded to public art projects which include site specific architectural and sculpted tile murals.  Ms. Rosof-Petersen continues to work from her home-studio, collaborating on public art projects, creating architectural and functional commissions, offering ceramic restoration/repair and instruction.

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Mural Close-Up                                  by Tracy Rosof-Petersen

Tracy tells The Rickie Report, “As my career in the visual arts unfolds, I find myself drawn to diverse projects in clay that afford me an opportunity for creative learning.  I continue to grow as an artist and as a human, as I research concepts and ideas to be translated  into a visual format.”

 

"Wave" by Tracy Rosof-Petersen

“Wave” by Tracy Rosof-Petersen

 

 

Tracy goes on to say, “The challenge for me comes in creating a piece that will have sustainability in materials, emotional substance and will, in the end, celebrate our humanness.”

 

Mural Close-Up by Tracy Rosof-Petersen

Mural Close-Up by Tracy Rosof-Petersen

 

Tracy’s work is exhibited in private, public and corporate collections, including : 2014   Library Wall Mural, Meyers Academy, Three front entrance walls of tiles, depicting book binders and covers with donor’s text; North Palm Beach, FL;  (in process), 2014   Handprint Mural, Renaissance Charter School, Three exterior murals with glazed handprints of students and staff; each 18′ by 5′; WPB, FL (in process) and 2013   Heron Entrance Mural, 2.25’w x 4’t, Feller Residence, Boca Raton, FL

For more information please contact Tracy Rosof-Petersen  at www.earthartistsclaystudio.com/Artisans On The Ave   630 Lake Avenue  Lake Worth , FL 33460    561-582-3300    www.ArtisansOnTheAve.com

 

 

Jill Karlin Butler

Jill Karlin Butler

 

 

Jill Karlin Butler

 

Jill Karlin Butler painting a Dolphin Mural

Jill Karlin Butler painting a Dolphin Mural

Born in Boston, MA and now resident of Lake Worth, FL.,  Jill Karlin Butler is a visionary artist.   Her paintings are described as “Vivid and happy oils, light handed and flowing watercolors, illustrative and detailed mixed media pen and ink, gouaches”.  All surfaces are fair game! Hand-painted tile murals, furniture, upholstery, and floor coverings complete her repertoire.

 
Jill Karlin Butler at Ocean Drive

Jill Karlin Butler at Ocean Drive

 

Jill has exhibited and is collected the world over. She has illustrated books, developed a typography “Bodytype”, has been published and is currently working on her her second film.  In addition to painting and design, Jill is a yoga teacher and has taught both in her native USA as well as Europe. Jill is the co-creator of Ekotecture – The Dolphin Dream with her late husband Lee Porter Butler. She regularly travels throughout the world to paint, exhibit her works and promote her husband’s legacy Ekotecture.

 

For more information please  visit  www.thedolphindream.com   or   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jstdCDefhWo   or file:///Users/jillee/Documents/JILL%20KARLIN,%20VISIONARY%20ARTIST

 

 

Artisans On The Ave Gallery

 

Artisans On The Ave Gallery is located at 630 Lake Avenue in the middle of downtown Lake Worth, Florida.  Hours are Sunday thru Tuesday, 11 AM – 6 PM. Wednesday thru Saturday, 11 AM – 9 PM.   Our Gallery features the work of 25 local artists working in all media.  For information on becoming an artist with two or three-dimensional art in our gallery please call Betty Wilson  561-762-8162 or Linda Manganaro  561-308-7263.  Gallery phone: 561-582-3300.

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Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Boca Museum Of Art Offers Summer Courses for Children, Teens, Adults

The Boca Museum – Art School is an integral part of the cultural campus comprised of the Boca Museum in Mizner Park, The Artists’ Guild Gallery located in Delray, and the Art School on West Palmetto Park Road.  Each in their own way and in overlapping ways these sites enrich the cultural life and strengthen the arts community of Palm Beach County.  The Rickie Report is pleased to share information about Summer Classes, which begin at the end of June.  We know you will find the right class and instructor for your needs.

 

 

 

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Summer art classes start June 30th

 

 

The Art School offers classes and special workshops for children, teens and adults in ceramics, drawing, jewelry, painting, photography and sculpture.  Classes attract beginners to experienced artists. The school provides well equipped studios, an outstanding faculty as well as a gallery for students to exhibit their work.

 

 

 

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This summer there is a range of art classes for adult and teen classes beginning June 30th and a second session starting July 28. During the fall and winter months studio art courses are often filled to capacity.  The summer is a great time to take a class because there is more elbow room in the studios.  The summer’s short sessions run for 4 weeks and are an ideal length for experienced artists to freshen up their skills or try a new medium.  And for beginners the summer is a great way to explore their creative side within a short time commitment.

 

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Day and evening courses include: Figure Drawing on Monday evenings, taught by the classically trained team of Suzanne Scherer and Pavel Ouporov and “Expressive Figure Drawing’ with Barbara Wasserman on Monday afternoons.

 

 

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Experienced artists may be interested in the ‘Advanced Painting Studio’ with Miles Laventhall or special 4-day intensive workshop ‘The Nude Figure in the Landscape’.

 

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Other classes include beginning painting, beginning drawing with Jane McIntyre as well as a watercolor class Friday afternoons.  Diane Reeves teaches traditional painting techniques on Fridays (and she shares how to avoid common mistakes).

 

 

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The range of jewelry classes include basic and advanced Jewelry fabrication, gemstone cutting, art clay, enameling, chain-making and cool funky jewelry.   And if you want to get your hands dirty try the ceramics clay sculpture class is on Thursday evenings.

 

 

 

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Classes for teens include ‘Portfolio Development” where students learn a variety of techniques and skills with projects including self-portraits and book-making.  And an intensive 4-day digital photo workshop for teens.

 

 

 

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The Photo department offers classes for adults and teens who want to learn the basics of digital photography to exploring more creative and advanced photo techniques.

 

 

 

For more information please contact:  Boca Museum – The Art School  located at 801 West Palmetto Park Road  by calling 561-392-2503  or email artschool@bocamuseum.org  or visit http://www.bocamuseum.org/artschool.  Also visit http://www.facebook.com/bocaschool

 

 

 

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The Rickie Report

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Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

 

 

 

Call for Art Work: Helping Another Artist Art Auction: Helping Stephen

An artist in our community needs help.  Craig McInnis is coordinating a benefit art auction for Stephen Hawrylciw, who has a rare and severe myeloma.   The Rickie Report knows you will respond. Art submissions are due June 19th. We urge art patrons to take note because we want this auction to be a success! The Auction takes place on June 26th.  Details are here.  PLEASE SHARE this information with everyone you know!

CALL FOR ART

CALL FOR RESPONSE

COME TO THE AUCTION

What: CALL TO ARTISTS / Art Auction to benefit Stephen

 
Where: Boynton Beach Art District /Boynton Beach Live 422 West Industrial Ave, Boynton Beach, Florida 33426

When: Thursday, June 26, 2014    6:00-9:00 p.m.

 
 
“I am privileged to be a long time friend of Steph’s and have shared so many great times making music together for close to 10 years. It is a bond much like brothers that we have formed and I am dedicated to do what I can to ensure that he and his beautiful wife Sara have the resources to explore all avenues and seek the proper treatment to ensure Steph’s well being. I am reaching out to my artist family to help me to do so… at this event and however many fundraisers it takes.” -Craig McInnis
 
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Stephen and his family found out of his diagnosis with smoldering myeloma (pre-stage bone marrow cancer) just three weeks after Stephen was married. He went to his primary doctor when persisting pains in his chest concerned his wife. Blood tests led to a bone marrow biopsy which led to Stephen’s diagnosis.
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His hematologist suggested they be aggresive to treat what they found since myeloma is not only rare and dangerous but also even more rare in someone Stephen’s age. 
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The conventional treatment success rates that he and his wife found were not acceptable to them, nor did it seem safe; as the doctors suggested it could interefere with Stephen’s and Sara’s hopes to have a family.
 
 
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To participate in the call please email Craig at craigart896@hotmail.com with “BENEFIT” in the Subject line with a JPEG of the proposed submission. We are accepting 2D and 3D art of all mediums. Art work must be approved first. Submission of art will be on June 19th. At the event, bidding will start at $50 with ALL proceeds going to the cause. Art work will not be returned if unsold, but will instead be part of the next auction. (scheduling t.b.d.) 
 
 

You can link to our face book event at https://www.facebook.com/events/1424984761098242/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

For those who wish to donate now or cannot attend the event: http://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/let-health-win/178036

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561-537-0291

Call for Entries: 5th Annual Arty Bras Fashion Show and Exhibition

The Lighthouse ArtCenter announces a Call for Entries for ArtyBras!  The 5th Annual imaginative fundraiser celebrates, entertains and inspires with whimsical ArtyBras creations.  There will be festive pink décor, pink drinks and pink hors d’oeuvres in abundance at the 5th Annual ArtyBras Fashion Show and Exhibition on Oct. 21, 2014, at the Lighthouse ArtCenter Museum.  The money raised through the auction and sponsorship efforts surrounding this unique event will benefit the Margaret W. Niedland Breast Center at the Jupiter Medical Center and the Lighthouse ArtCenter, a nonprofit Museum and School of Art.  The ArtyBras this year is once again being chaired by Jeff and Veronica Lichtenstein. The Rickie Report shares  this CALL FOR ENTRIES!  We look forward to seeing your creations!  (It’s not too early to buy your tickets to the Fashion Show…)

 

 

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For more information:

Barbra Broidy, Curator and Assistant to the Executive Director

Lighthouse ArtCenter Museum, Gallery & School of Art

373 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta, FL 33469

561-746-3101    Barbra@lighthousearts.org

Visit: www.lighthousearts.org

 

 

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561-537-0291

Rotating Exhibit at OSGS in the Heart of Northwood

The majority of represented artists at OSGS originate in and around Palm Beach County.  A mix of mediums can be found on exhibit and for sale in the intimate gallery setting in the heart of Northwood Village (West Palm Beach).  The rotating exhibit contains a mix of mediums that range from works on canvas to wearable art. The Rickie Report shares a quick overview here and urges you to stop by. Don’t miss the custom framing special offer at the end!

 

 

 

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Tuesday – Saturday   10 am – 4 pm

500 Northwood Road       W. Palm Beach, FL

 

 

 

The majority of represented artists at OSGS originate in and around Palm Beach County.   The rotating exhibit contains a mix of mediums that range from works on canvas to wearable art. A mix of mediums can be found on exhibit and for sale in the intimate gallery setting in the heart of Northwood Village (West Palm Beach). 

OSGS is proud to present the latest works on exhibit from the following artists:

 

Susan Burke, "Passion"

Susan Burke, “Passion”

Susan Burke:
My paintings are my form of communication. I am not attempting to reproduce nature; but I am interpreting the emotions that the subject spur in me.
http://osgsart.com/susan-burke-2d-

Emmanuel Gonzales, "Nevermore"

Emmanuel Gonzales, “Nevermore”

Emmanuel Gonzales:
My art strives to deconstruct the complex social fabric of America: a nation made up of outsiders looking in and insiders looking out.
http://osgsart.com/emmanuel-gonzales-2d-

 

Pamela Atcheson Meyers, "Venice in the Rain"

Pamela Acheson Myers, “Venice in the Rain”

Pamela Acheson Myers:
I have had a non-stop love affair with watery vistas and the reflections they create, all over the world, from Newport to the Florida Keys to Venice (Italy) to the fjords of Chile. For me, every one of these views is a magic moment, a natural canvas of colors and reflections existing only in the moment.
http://osgsart.com/pamela-acheson-myers-2d-

 

Squier, "Lotus Field"

Loren Squier, “Lotus Field”

Loren Squier:
I have four major influences that can be seen clearly when viewing my art. They are the ocean, comic books, Japanese wood block prints, and all the beautiful graffiti all over the world.
http://osgsart.com/loren-squier-2d-

 

Trujillo, "Conquista

Edward Trujillo, “Conquista”

Edward Trujillo:
The cultural influences of family and the history of the Land of Enchantment meld into the expressions of my art…  The confluence of spirits of the past and the land that cradles them are expressed in my art.
http://osgsart.com/edward-trujillo-2d-

 

 

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OSGS Works of Art & Custom Framing is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 4pm.  Do not miss the latest works on exhibit from many other artists as well.  The Custom Framing department is available to the general public at competitive pricing and the staff is always willing to offer free quotes on any job.  OSGS is a relaxed gallery for folks to take in the best of Palm Beach’s local art scene.  Works can be viewed and purchased in the gallery which is always open to the public, free of charge or online at   www.OSGSart.com    Walk in today and say hello!    
Mention you read about us in The Rickie Report for an additional 15% off framing!

 

 ‘Like’ us on Facebook and Stay up-to-date with all of OSGS events.
…And We Custom Frame for the Public!!

 

We are always looking for artists seeking representation.  Please email us if you are interested.  We have options for exhibition space and reception opportunities.

 

Evelyn Ortiz Smykla & Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla
OSGS Ortiz-Smykla|Gallery-Studio
p: 561-833-2223   e: OSGSart@hotmail.com    www.OSGSart.com
Find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/OSGSart

 

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

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Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

 

 

Palm Beach Home Interiors Transforms with Art and Design

Palm Beach Home Interiors announces their transformation into: PALM BEACH HOME INTERIORS…Art & Design!  What does this mean?  The Rickie Report met with new owner, Jana Costa, who shared her vision for new gallery space for 2D and 3D art displays.  We share her Call to Artists for all media in this article!

 

 

Palm Beach Home Interiors, Art & Design

 

716 Lake Avenue

Lake Worth, FL  33460

Across the street from the Lake Worth Playhouse

(561)249-7002

 

"Wavy Palm Trees" by Marilyn  'Bobbin' Salisbury

“Wavy Palm Trees” by Marilyn ‘Bobbin’ Salisbury

 

 

Most recently, Palm Beach Home Interiors has focused on furniture and accessory consignment.  New owner, Jana Costa, is adding a large emphasis on artwork.  The addition of these new elements will help transform your home, office or apartment.

 

 

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One of a Pair of Handcrafted Seashell Lamps by Christina Benish

TRR:  Tells us about your vision for the new business.

JC:

 

It means that our wonderful furniture and accessory consignment store is transforming into a store with great furniture, accessories and now gallery space for all types of art.  We are renting the walls for 2D art  and cabinet space and/or floor space for 3D art and jewelry.  Plus we have large spaces available for rent for studio space.

 

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Windy Day” by Julia Longwell

 

TRR NOTE:   These larger spaces could also become a little shop within a store which is how Jana Costa, the new owner, started out.

JC:  

 

The store will provide an opportunity for artists to show their art in room vignettes which are professionally designed.  As an artist and interior decorator, I will be sure the space will reflect all styles and types of furnishings mixed eclectically with art, jewelry and hand created items.

 

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3D wall art, “Sassy Sun ” by Jana Costa

 

 

TRR:  What is your timeline?  We notice that you already have some fine art pieces on display.

JC:

 

All of this is already underway!  Spaces are being rented now to be occupied as of June 1.   Don’t wait, reserve your space now.   

 

 

Call (561) 249-7002 store  or  Or (561) 255-8271 (cell) to make an appointment.  Visit  PBhomeinteriors.com   or email  pbhiconsignment@yahoo.com

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

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Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

 

 

 

Spring Exhibit and Special Book Signings at Artists of Palm Beach County

The Artists of Palm Beach County invite you to a Book Signing at Art on Park Gallery, Friday, May 30th.  This is your chance to meet three authors/illustrators and enjoy the Spring Exhibit.  The Rickie Report knows people of all ages will enjoy this event, as you encounter Daphne the Duck, Katelyn and Gracie the Ghost, A Cookbook of Poetry, and A Book of Poetry and Haiku.  This is a terrific occasion to bring children!

 

 

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Artists of Palm Beach County 

Invite You

Meet the Authors and Illustrators

Friday, May 30th

6 -8 pm

Art on Park Gallery

800 Park Avenue       Lake Park,FL

 

 

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On Friday May 30, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. the Artists of Palm Beach County (APBC) will host a book signing at the Art on Park Gallery, 800 Park Avenue in Lake Park. Make sure to get there early and feel free to bring kids as the authors will read excerpts from their books. In addition to the book sale and meeting the authors, everyone is invited to view and purchase the gallery’s art as well as to enjoy drinks and refreshments at this free event.
"The Story of Daphne The Duck" by Maxine Schreiber

“The Story of Daphne The Duck” by Maxine E. Schreiber

Maxine Schreiber, the current featured artist in the gallery’s Spring Exhibit, initiated the event to launch her children’s picture book The Story of DAPHNE the Duck.  If you think Muscovy ducks are ugly or a nuisance, this true story, which she wrote and illustrated, may change your mind.  It’s currently available on Amazon.
"Cook These Poems" by John Vincent Palozzi

“Cook These Poems” by John Vincent Palozzi

John Vincent Palozzi, APBC Vice President and the gallery manager has published a number of books.  “My favorite among them is Cook these Poems: 20 Vegetarian Recipes Disguised as Poetry,” Schreiber states.  “He’s a fabulous artist and a poet, and he also helped me publish my book.”   All nine of John’s books are available in Amazon paperback and Kindle editions.
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Linda Taylor Newton’s “The Adventures of Katelyn, Gracie the Ghost and the Magic Horse

The two invited other APBC published authors to join them for the book signing event. Linda Taylor Newton will be there with The Adventures of Katelyn, Gracie the Ghost and the Magic Horse, her first book in the Amazing Discoveries series. It’s a story of two worlds woven together with the threads of family and friendship, one world of realism, the other of fantasy.
"Mumbo Jumbo" Illustrated by Marilyn 'Bobbin' Salisbury

“Mumbo Jumbo” Illustrated by Marilyn ‘Bobbin’ Salisbury

Marilyn “Bobbin” Salisbury will also be on hand with Mumbo Jumbo: Poetry and Haiku.  Deborah Desser-Herchan wrote this children’s book with Bobbin’s illustrations.  Both the writer and illustrator will be happy to sign books.

Regular gallery hours are Monday through Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  For directions or other gallery information, call 561-345-2842 or go towww.artistsofpalmbeachcounty.com.

 

 

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

 

Beasties of the Kingdom are a Must See at 17th Annual Downtown Delray Beach Craft Festival

The 17th Annual Delray Beach Craft Festival goers will have a lot of artists to see.  John Raya’s creations, “Beasties of the Kingdom” promise to amuse and please all ages.  Previously sharing his creative genius at Disneyland and Universal Studios, John eventually struck out on his own.  Choosing a “Beastie” is probably the most difficult decision you’ll have to make!  Everything is handmade in the USA ( including the paint as well as boxes).  The Rickie Report shares the details of the full event and a glimpse of some “Beasties”.

 

 Delray CF Flyer_May

 

American Craft Endeavors Presents:

17th Annual Delray Beach Craft Festival

Saturday and Sunday: May 24 & 25

10 am – 5 pm

FREE admission

Tennis Center on Atlantic Avenue  

Delray Beach,FL

 

 

John Raya at Work on his Beasties of the Kingdom

John Raya at Work on his Beasties of the Kingdom

 

Meet John Raya

and

his Beasties of the Kingdom

 

 

Throughout his life, John Raya’s two passions have been sculpting and cartooning. As a child, John spent long hours mastering the great works … from the “Sunday funnies”, his favorite comic books, or the all-time classic “Mad Magazine.” Any piece of paper was a potential sketch pad for John to practice drawing his childhood heroes and heroines. He shares, ” I mastered anatomy and life drawing skills by the age of ten through long hours laboring over the finer points of proportion and structure … by sketching the likes of “Wonder Woman” .”

 

"Palm Beach Paulie" by John Raya

“Palm Beach Paulie” by John Raya

 

John’s talents soon found their way to Universal Studios in California where he worked summers as a cartoonist between stints at Cal State at Fullerton where he studied the “3D’s”–dating, dancing, and design. With a knack for quick-sketch caricature, John’s art drew him to Disneyland where he would sometimes sketch up to 400 people in a single day. John eventually found his way to Walt Disney World® in Florida, where as an art director, he was responsible for artists operations in the theme park.

 

 

"ZsaZsaZebra" by John Raya

“ZsaZsaZebra” by John Raya

 

In 1975, mustering his entrepreneurial spirit and with his accumulated professional experience (and a prayer), John embarked on his own business venture. Developing the “Beasties of the Kingdom” collection along the way, John fulfilled a lifelong dream and created a vehicle for his personal style and sense of humor. Starting with just six designs in his collection, John soon directed his talents to creating new and better “Beasties” to keep up with the ever-growing demand. Since then, John has increased his collection to include over sixty new “Beasties of the Kingdom” that has attracted a global family of collectors.

"Ernie Eagle" by John Raya

“Ernie Eagle” by John Raya

 

 

 

For more information about Beasties of the Kingdom, please visit www.beasties.com  or call 407-758-9891   (voice or text)

 

 

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 additional information on the 17th Annual Downtown Stuart Craft Fair and other Howard Alan Events art and 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