The first regular meeting of the 2013-2014 season of the Wellington Art Society promises to be a great one, showcasing many artists and unveiling the calendar filled with events, lectures and artist demonstrations. The Rickie Report urges you to attend the presentation of JB Berkow. She has had an unusual background of not only being an internationally known artist, but also an artist that has worked intimately with other artists. Details are in this article.
Wellington Art Society
First Meeting of the Season
Open House For the Public
Presentation by JB Berkow
Greenview Room at the Wellington Community Center
12150 West Forest Hill Blvd.
The first regular meeting of the 2013-2014 season for the Wellington Art Society promises to be a great one, showcasing our many artists and unveiling the calendar filled with events, lectures and artist demonstrations.
This evening is a chance for artists and art lovers to hear about the exciting new offerings that the Wellington Art Society has planned for the coming year. Fabulous artwork is on display in the Society’s exhibit space at the Wellington City Hall and the Wellington Community Center. These original works are available for sale and are rotated quarterly. The art society also has ongoing exhibitions at the Wellington Whole Foods that feature art society members for a three month long show.
The W.A.S. meeting will be held Wednesday, September 11th, at 6:30pm, in the Greenview Room at the Wellington Community Center, 12150 West Forest Hill Blvd. Refreshments will be served beginning at 6:30pm when we will feature our Member Spotlight and have an opportunity to view their work. Members are asked to bring one piece of art that they created over the summer. There will a raffle with fabulous items perfect for artists and art lovers, which is open to all attendees.
The general meeting begins at 7:00PM when the year’s events will be discussed, which includes calls to artists, exciting demonstrations by well-known artists, exhibit opportunities, gallery tours, and outreach to create an even better art community. Once again, WAS will also present ArtFest on the Green, a 2-day event with artist and vendors from around the county. The event will be held January 25 and 26, 2013 at the Wellington Amphitheater. More information and applications are available at wellingtonartsociety.blogspot.com
The presentation for the first meeting will be by JB Berkow. She has had an unusual background of not only being an internationally known artist, but also an artist that has worked intimately with other artists. At the age of 26, Berkow founded the cooperative gallery in Washington, DC, Touchstone Gallery. She also founded Frenchman’s Art Gallery and Studio, Inc. and in 2003, Rosetta Stone Fine Art Gallery in Jupiter. She has always felt a strong need to mentor and promote other artists. She published a book, “What They Don’t Teach You in Art School”, a culmination of many years of experience and in-depth research. Her books will be available for sale.
Founded in 1981, The Wellington Art Society is open to artists of all mediums and patrons of the arts, providing both local and regional artists the platform to share their work, learn more about their craft and serve the community through their art. The Wellington Art Society is open to any resident in Palm Beach County. Membership forms will be available at the Open House if you would like to become a member.
A 501(c)(3) charitable organization, its mission is to educate and encourage originality and productivity among its members and area youth through programs designed to further the advancement of cultural endeavors in the western communities.