Plein Air Palm Beach (PAPB) Announces Two Exhibits

Plein Air Palm Beach (PAPB) is pleased to announce two art exhibits of PAPB contributing artists concurrently running at Northwood University’s Jeanette Hare Gallery and at the Cornell Museum at the Delray Center for the Arts. The plein air movement is exploding in popularity throughout the U.S., especially in South Florida, as more people learn of its accessibility to all who have a desire to paint, socialize with like-minded artists, and enjoy the beauty and climate of Florida.  All are welcome to join Plein Air Palm Beach, whether you are a seasoned or novice artist.  The Rickie Report knows you will enjoy both exhibits plus the Meet the Artists Receptions!

 

 

 

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PLEIN AIR PALM BEACH

 

Invites You

to

Two Exhibits

 

 

Delray Center for the Arts

Meet the Artists Reception!

Thursday, January 15, 2015    5:30-7:30 pm

Exhibit runs December 16, 2014 through March 8, 2015

51  N. Swinton Avenue    Delray Beach, FL

 

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 Jeanette Hare Gallery

 Northwood University campus

Meet the Artists Reception!

 

Saturday, February 21, 2015

    Noon to 2:00 pm

Exhibit runs Now through February 22, 2015

Open to the public:  Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

2600 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL

(one mile north of Okeechobee Blvd on east side of Military Trail)

 

 

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“En plein air” is a French expression, which literally translates as “in the open air.” It originated in France in the mid-19th century. Its best-known proponents were the Impressionists including Claude Monet, Pierre-August Renoir, Alfred Sisley, and Camille Pissarro; as well as Post-Impressionists such as Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, and Vincent Van Gogh.

 

Sheila Wolff painting in the Gardens of Society of the Four Arts

Sheila Wolff painting in the Gardens of Society of the Four Arts

 

 

The plein air movement is exploding in popularity throughout the U.S., especially in South Florida, as more people learn of its accessibility to all who have a desire to paint, socialize with like-minded artists, and enjoy the beauty and climate of Florida.  Both the Northwood University and Cornell Museum Exhibits honor PAPB and its mission to foster and promote an understanding and appreciation of plein air painting.

 

Kerry Ericksen painting at Grassy Waters Preserve in W. Palm Beach

Kerry Ericksen painting at Grassy Waters Preserve in W. Palm Beach

 

 

The Jeanette Hare Gallery is located on the Northwood University campus at 2600 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL (one mile north of Okeechobee Blvd on east side of Military Trail). It will run from November 15, 2014 through February 22, 2015. The public is invited to meet the artists at a reception on Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm in the gallery. It is open to the public during regular business hours, Monday-Friday from 9:00 am-5:00 pm. This show features 55 artworks painted at locations throughout Palm Beach County by 23 contributing artists of the PAPB group. The works were selected by a committee of three expert jurors from a total of 83 submitted entries.

 

 

Steve Nash painting at Grassy Waters Preserve in W. Palm Beach

Steve Nash painting at Grassy Waters Preserve in W. Palm Beach

 

The Delray Center for the Arts is at the corner of Atlantic and N. Swinton Avenues in Delray Beach. The Cornell Museum show runs from December 16, 2014 through March 8, 2015. The reception to meet the artist is open to the public and will be held on Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 5:30-7:30 pm.

 

 

 

PAPB Artists, Kerry Eriksen, Chris Kling,  Dagmar Kvidera and Manny Jomo, at the Exhibition of Plein Air Paintings currently at Northwood University at W.Palm Beach

PAPB Artists, Kerry Eriksen, Chris Kling, Dagmar Kvidera and Manny Jomok, at the Exhibition of Plein Air Paintings currently at Northwood University at W.Palm Beach

 

 

All are welcome to join Plein Air Palm Beach, whether you are a seasoned or novice artist. Go to our website: www.pleinairpalmbeach.com, or email Ralph Papa, papa3878@bellsouth.net or Donna Walsh, donna@walshwarren.com for more information. If you wish to become a member and contributing artist, dues are $25.00 per year.

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Call to Artists: Sneakers and Canvas

CONTINUUM is a pop-up art gallery in the Downtown City of West Palm Beach, Florida that is run by A.T.B. Fine Artists & Designers LLC (ATB) from January 21 – February 8, 2015. ATB has worked with the founders of ArtSynergy to create a gallery in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach during the weeks of ArtPalmBeach (January 21 – 25) and the American International Fine Art Fair (February 3 – 8) with the purpose of attracting local and out of town art buyers to a source of community artists. ArtSynergy will be coordinating other art exhibits and events at art districts throughout the county during this time period.   The Rickie Report shares this CALL TO ARTISTS.  Attention Art Patrons and Art Lovers:  Save these dates to experience ArtPalmBeach/Art Synergy!

 

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 501 Fern Street       West Palm Beach, FL

(10 minute walk from the Convention Center)

 

 

 

 

Artist Opportunity:

Decorated Sneakers

and

Sneaker-themed Canvas!

 

The opening night for CONTINUUM

V.I.P. Black Tie and Sneaker Charity Affair

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

6:00 – 11:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Sneakers from Continuum, 2014

Sneakers from Continuum, 2014

 

The event is to benefit Faith’s Place Center for Education Inc. Faith’s Place is an organization that provides educational services to the community, offering pre-school (VPK), homework assistance, tutoring, and after school arts enrichment programs.

 

Donations to Faith’s Place will be the suggested admission at the door of a new pair of sneakers, as well as the auctioning off of artist-decorated sneakers and canvases.

 

Artists may choose to decorate a pair of sneakers or a 14” x 14” canvas, both of which will be provided by A.T.B. Fine Artists & Designers.

 

The decorated sneakers and sneaker-themed canvases will be sold through a silent auction during the Black Tie and Sneaker Charity Affair.

Sneakers from Continuum, 2014 by Anthony Burks,Sr.

Sneakers from Continuum, 2014 Created by Anthony Burks, Sr.

Artist Agreement

  • Sneaker Fee: $40 Canvas Fee: $25 (both fees are non-refundable)
  • Fees must be paid to ATB Fine Artists & Designers, LLC.
  • Payment should be made via PayPal. Visit continuumWPB.blogspot.com under “Sneaker Call to Artists” to access PayPal.
  • Your payment will be your commitment to decorating sneakers or painting a canvas.
  • Payment should be made no later than December 21.
  • Sneakers and canvases can be picked up at Harold’s Coffee Lounge, 509 Northwood Road, West Palm Beach, on December 23 at 6:00 p.m.
  • Sneakers must be tastefully designed and appropriate for this event.
  • Canvas artwork must be in a sneaker theme.
  • ATB will notify artists of the delivery date and delivery location of the decorated sneakers and canvases.
  • The date will be around January 19, 2015, but earlier delivery is preferred.
  • Once you deliver the sneakers and/or canvas, they are the property of ATB. If the items are unsold, they will be used in next year’s auction.
  • The artist will receive 40% of the proceeds, as they will be split 40/40/20 (charity/artist/gallery). If a client pays with a credit card there will be a 3.5% charge per transaction.

 

Please sign and return this to ATB on the day of artwork delivery.

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Artist                                                                          Date

______________________________ ______________________
Coordinator                                                            Date

 

ATB manages the CONTINUUM gallery and this Call to Artists. The West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority is a CONTINUUM sponsor who will provide logistical responsibility for the space and additional PR for the exhibition.  For more information please contact: A.T.B. Fine Artists & Designers LLC    703 39th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407   561-714-6674   info@atbfineartists.com

 

For more information about other ArtSynergy events and art exhibit opportunities, go to www.artsynergypbc.com

 

 

 

 

Sneakers in Continuum, 2014 by Caron Bowman

Sneakers in Continuum, 2014 by Caron Bowman

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

World Quilt Show Features International Competition and Local Creators, “Sisters of the Cloth”

The Mancuso Show Management’s World Quilt Show – FLORIDA, returns in early January! Hosting the World Quilt Competition Tour, it is one of the most internationally diverse exhibitions in the world of quilting and the textile arts.  The show also boasts a Merchants Mall with exhibitors offering everything needed to start those creative projects swimming in the heads of every quilt and textile artist. For inspiration or simply eye candy, attendees won’t want to miss the stunning collections of quilt, wearable, fiber and textile art. Workshops and lectures will be offered to round out this spectacular event.  The Rickie Report is pleased to share some sneak peeks from local creators, Trina Slade Burks, Barbara Cheives and Kianga Jinaki, known as “Sisters of the Cloth”. See you at the Quilt Show!

 

 

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World Quilt Show – Florida VI

January 8-10, 2015

 

QUILT SHOW & MERCHANTS MALL

 

The Merchants Mall and Quilt Show will be open:

Thursday, January 8   10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday, January 9         10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday, January 10   10:00 am to 6:00 pm

 

Featuring the World Quilt Competition XVIII: On Tour

 

Palm Beach County Convention Center

650 Okeechobee Boulevard     W. Palm Beach, Florida

 

 

 

Barbara Cheives, Pillows and Scarf

Barbara Cheives, Pillows and Scarf

The World Quilt Show – Florida features an exciting Merchants Mall offering the best in fabrics, notions, machines, contemporary and antique quilts, textiles, quilting supplies, books, sewing related craft items, kits, clothing and much, much more.

 

Admission:
Admission for the Merchants Mall and Quilt Show is $12 and includes re-admission. Accompanied children under the age of 16 are admitted free. Show admission for all three days is included with pre-registration. Discounts for groups of 20 or more can be arranged; please contact our office at (215) 862-5828 for details. PLEASE: no pull-along carts allowed on show floor.

 

Parking:
There is a $5 charge for parking at the Palm Beach County Convention Center (subject to change). Additional parking is available across the street in the parking garage at CityPlace which charges $1/hour with the first hour free and a maximum of $5 (subject to change).

 

"Audience" by Kianga Jinaka

“Audience” by Kianga Jinaki

 

Mancuso Show Management is excited to announce the return of the World Quilt Show – FLORIDA! This show will play host to the World Quilt Competition Tour, one of the most internationally diverse exhibitions in the world of quilting and the textile arts. Join us for a magnificent quilt and textile art experience. This spectacular site is the perfect location at the perfect time of year for this new and exciting venue. The show will boast a Merchants Mall with exhibitors offering everything needed to start those creative projects swimming in the heads of every quilt and textile artist. Also, for inspiration or simply eye candy, attendees won’t want to miss the stunning collection of quilt, wearable, fiber and textile art. Workshops and lectures will also be offered up to round out this spectacular event.

 

 

Trim Basket from Trina Slade-Burk

Trim Basket from Trina Slade-Burks

 

 

Sisters in the Cloth at the World Quilt Show

 

 

Friends, colleagues, and fellow fiber artists Kianga Jinaki, Trina Slade-Burks and Barbara Cheives are coming together for a first-of-its-kind booth at the World Quilt Show.

 

The Sisters in the Cloth booth will feature authentic African textiles, vintage Japanese kimono and obi fabrics. Select imported and domestic contemporary fabrics along with ribbons, beads and hand made trims and embellishments will round out their offerings. One of a kind wearable and decorative items designed by these visionary fabric artists will be available at their booth.

 

In addition to the opportunity to purchase unique items, this fun and interactive booth will feature ongoing mini-workshops, demos and educational sessions. Learn about the history of kimono, African weaving techniques, textiles as art, and ‘how to’ lessons for your own fabric creations.

"Bride and Groom" by Barbara Cheives

“Bride and Groom” by Barbara Cheives

Trina Slade-Burks

“Sewing and working with fabric was always something that I was fascinated with since I was a little girl. My mother would create fabulous outfits using patterns and designs either store-bought or from her own artistic creations. I personally did not have an interest in using the sewing machine, however, I did learn how to do basic hand sewing.  I was always intrigued by lace and other types of trim and I temporarily considered fashion design as a career path.”

 

 

"Doll Baby" by Trina Slade-Burks

“Doll Baby” by Trina Slade-Burks

Trina tells The Rickie Report, ” When I moved to south Florida, my pen pal from New York encouraged me to work for a company called Brooklyn Bow and Ribbon. It was an 80-year hat bow company that moved from Long Island New York to Riviera Beach. They produced bows for clothing and packaging. I started in their factory and ended up being a designer for their sales department. I would turn blasé sales boards into trendy works of art. It got to the point that the sales people were spoiled by the visual intensity of the work I would produce with basic fabric and bows. Hence, my love of playing with fabrications began! 

 I continue to incorporate fabric into a lot of my artwork stemming from what I used to do for BBR.  I realized that fashion design did not need to be my path, for me to pursue my love of working with fabrications and textiles”.  To reach Trina, please email: trinasb@atbfineartists.com

Barbara Cheives

“Over the years I have developed an appreciation for the garments, art and culture of Japan. I also have a natural affinity for the African culture.  “Afrasia” was born as a unique marriage of cultures that preserves vintage Japanese Kimono and Obi blended with modern African fabric, African inspired trims, beads, and “found” items.”

 

She tells The Rickie Report, “I spend my days as a consultant working to bridge the gap between cultures and I continue that work through my art. As a Fiber Artist, my one of a kind wearable and decorative art represents a harmonious blend of cultures”.  Contact her at afrasia1@bellsouth.net  or https://www.facebook.com/barbara.cheives

 

Handmade dolls by Kianga Jinaki

Handmade Dolls by Kianga Jinaki

Close-Up of Embellishments, Kianga Jinaki

Close-Up of Embellishments, Kianga Jinaki

Kianga Jinaki

 

 

Kianga Jinaki is a Contemporary Folk Artist. She creates dolls, quilts, and mix-media collages using traditional African textiles, beads and cultural references. Kianga’s works have been exhibited nationally and internationally. Currently, her work can be found at CGMS Gallery  15 South J Street in Lake Worth, Florida and on her website: www.kiangajinaki.com As a part of the quilt show Ms. Jinaki will offer an assortment of African textiles, African glass and metal beads for sale along with her original artworks.

 

 

 

 

For more information about the Quilt Show please contact:

Mancuso Show Management     PO Box 667  New Hope, PA 18938

215-862-5828     Fax 215-862-9753     mancuso@quiltfest.com

 http://www.quiltfest.com/activities.asp?id=36 

 

 

 

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

“Collaborations and Mixed Mediums” is Coming! CALLING ALL ARTISTS NOW

 Jonathon Ortiz Smykla and Evelyn Ortiz Smykla of OSGS have a BIG dream. “Collaborations and Mixed Mediums” is a charitable Fine Art Exhibition that will take place at the CCE (Center for Creative Education) building on 24th Street in Northwood Village. The Opening Reception night is March 7th and the exhibit will run the entire month of March. OSGS Gallery is the Host Gallery and Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla is the show’s producer.  The Rickie Report believes that you have to dream BIG in order to succeed, so we are sharing this CALL TO ARTISTS!!!!  Attention Art Patrons: Mark your calendars now for this Spectacular event!

 

 

 

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TRR:  Why is March 7th Opening Reception such a big deal?

JOS:

The Sponsorships are Big!  From the moment you arrive there will be Valet on hand and a Red Carpet Entry with a step-and-go photo opportunity! At the door there will be a suggested donation for the CCE, but that is small peanuts compared to the offerings ahead… The Entry will flow the attendees directly through the Exhibition, which is the highlight of the evening. I am trying to highlight Collaboration works so I am very interested in Artists working together to show their skills. The other side of the exhibition is Mixed Mediums”.

 

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 TRR: What should attendees expect?

JOS:

“I am opening the Art Call to Artists so that I can also represent works to compliment Collaboartion pieces, maybe not necessarily Artist Collaborations but collaborations of mediums. That will also be open to installation work for consideration. To keep the evening lively, Tito’s Handmade Vodka will be on hand with a couple of specialty drinks, along with Table 427 for the culinary treats. C-Keys Recording and Vinyl will be providing the evening’s musical entertainment. Easel Art has graciously donated some materials so there will be Artists present who will be Collaborating, Live”.

 

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“This will clearly be the biggest event that is currently lined up for March. So after we’ve all settled down from the Art Fair stretch in South Florida, we can take a moment to celebrate and highlight our Local Talent while helping a charity that teaches and nurtures children’s learning abilities through the Arts. That is reason enough to get excited about this event, it just so happens that I’m providing a social scene to accompany the evening.”

 

 

 

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TRR: How can more people (art lovers, art patrons and      local vendors) get involved?

JOS:

“I’m still reaching out for additional sponsorships to round out the evening but the most recent has been the West Palm Beach CRA and other Northwood area merchants. Interested vendors and artists should contact me now, so they will be included in the massive marketing and publicity campaign preceding this event! “

 

 

 

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CALL TO ARTISTS

 

Entry Fee and Payment Options:
$15 for Up to Two (2) submitted works
$5 for each additional submitted work

 

Payment:
Payment can be made via PayPal at OSGSart@hotmail.com
or
Send a Check, payable to:  OSGS    500 Northwood Rd.  Unit 1    West Palm Beach, FL 33404

 

Entries:

  • Images of submitted works to be sent via email to OSGSart@hotmail.com or mailed to the above address along with payment.
  • Entry images must be in .jpeg, .tiff, or .pdf format and no smaller than 100dpi and no larger than 2MB in size (images may be used in promotional materials).
  • Please specify in your Entry email your method of payment, your PayPal address if applicable, so we can match your entry with your payment.

 

Works to be accepted:
– Open Medium Collaborative Works
– Mixed Media Works (these entries do not have to be collaborative efforts among 2 or more artists, but       highlight collaborative mediums within the work)
– 3D Works (free standing or artist provided pedestal for exhibition)
– Indoor/Outdoor Installations (please contact host email for needs prior to submitting)

 

**All submitted 2D or hanging works must be wired and ready for hanging, loose flat work not framed (I.e. prints, photographs, etc..) will not be acceptable entries.**

Entry Date(s) – December 15th, 2014
Art Call Deadline – January 31st, 2015
Selected Artists will be notified of acceptance on or around Friday, February 13th.

Article of Reference to ‘Collaboration in Art‘:
http://faso.com/fineartviews/34275/collaboration-in-art-mutual-respect-mutual-work-mutual-exposure

 

Exhibition Opening Reception:

Saturday, March 7th, 2015    6pm-9pm

Visit for more details:

http://collaborationsandmixedmediums.blogspot.com/

 and for a full rundown of the Opening Reception Highlights (Not To Be Missed!)

**Dates and Times Are Subject To Change**

 

 

Visit this blogspot for full details :
http://collaborationsandmixedmediums.blogspot.com/

OR Contact

Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla

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

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Visiting Master Artists, Parties, Pop-Up Workshops and New Classes at the Armory Art Center

Let the Armory Art Center’s new catalog amaze you with the varied opportunities to be inspired and learn a new artistic technique or skill.  There is something here for all ages!  The staff is supportive and eager to help you create, from ceramics to sculpture, from jewelry to painting, from drawing to printmaking or collage.  The Rickie Report shares a few pages of the new catalog and highlights some particularly interesting classes and workshops.

 

 

 

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Armory Art Center

1700 Parker Avenue   West Palm Beach, FL 33401

561.832.1776     www.armoryart.org

 

 

 

What the Students Have to Say

 

“I love this class – immensely. From start to finish it is a wonderful thing to see a project come together.” – Linda Benedetti (Second term of Camille Perrin’s Fused Glass course)

“The Armory…I love it! I have been able to reconnect with my artistic side and I find the teachers helpful and supportive. This is my second session of ceramics and I am really enjoying it”
– Edrian Thomidis

Edrain, student at the Armory Art Center

Edrain, in the Armory Art Center Ceramics Class

 

 

 

This is one of our special classes!

 

Magical Mystery Tour: 8-Weeks of Art at the Armory
Level: All

An excellent introduction to the Armory and to your future focus. Try out various mediums as we take you on a magical tour of the diverse programs we offer with fabulous instructors. Each week features a class in one of the following areas: ceramics, drawing, painting, fibers, jewelry, printmaking, and sculpture. Meet instructor at registration area each week.   INSTRUCTOR: VARIOUS   Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm | beginning January 5  Tuition: $320 | Lab Fee: $40

 

 

Build a 3D Printer! 

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Learn from Visiting Master Artists!

( VMA will continue beyond the dates of this catalog.  Stay in touch with  www.armoryart.org )

 

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Create Jewelry With Today’s

Leading Designers! 

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SEMINARS, SALONS & OPEN STUDIOS

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SPECIAL COURSES, PARTIES &

ART GROUPS

 

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POP – UP WORKSHOPS!!

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Meet The Faculty! Join Their Classes!

 

Artwork by Visiting Master Artist, Hiromi, "Unstable"

Artwork by Artist-in-Residence, Hiromi Katayama, “Unstable”

 

Artwork by Mark Cohen

Artwork by Mark Cohen

 

 

"Island Hopper" by Ron Garrett

“Island Hopper” by Ron Garrett

 

 

 

The Armory Art Center’s mission is to inspire the creation and experience of art. Its vision is to be recognized as providing a premier art center for both creating and viewing art. The Armory is a high-quality visual art school and exhibition center. Housed in an historic art deco building, the Armory provides art classes for students of all ages, exhibitions, art salons, lectures, and special events.

 

 

Twenty exhibitions are hosted annually in three galleries. Nearly 100 courses held in 12 state-of-the-art studios are offered including ceramics, digital arts, drawing, glass fusing, jewelry, painting, printmaking, fibers, sculpture, and more! For more information, visit www.armoryart.org or call 561-832-1776 x33.

 

 

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

 

Art at the Airport: New Call to Artists and Reception to Meet the Artists Whose Work is Showing Now

Art at the Airport Sells!   The Rickie Report shares two announcements about Art in Public Places at the Palm Beach International Airport.  First, don’t miss the opportunity to MEET THE ATISTS whose work is currently hanging.  The public is invited to the Reception on Wednesday, December 10th, 5:30-7:30pm.  And we’re sharing the CALL to ARTISTS for the next exhibit! Palm Beach International Airport (PBIA) has become a premiere venue to showcase quality, original artworks by Palm Beach County’s finest emerging and professional artists.  Get the details here and apply!!!!!

 

 

PALM BEACH COUNTY

ART IN PUBLIC PLACES

 

 

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“Sprouts” by Jose Casado

 

 

CALL to ARTISTS

Palm Beach County Art in Public Places

“ART at the AIRPORT”

Deadline December 12, 2014
OPEN to VISUAL ARTISTS WHO RESIDE in PALM BEACH COUNTY

 

Palm Beach International Airport (PBIA) has become a premiere venue to showcase quality, original artworks by Palm Beach County’s finest emerging and professional artists.

 

 

This exhibition runs January 14 – April 22, 2015 and is located on Level 2, across from Sam Snead’s restaurant and bar, the Visitor’s Lounge, and mini putting green.

 

"The Pool" by Gabriele Kraus

“The Pool” by Gabrielle Kraus

 

 

 

 

ART AT THE AIRPORT SELLS!

As a major gateway to South Florida, PBIA receives an average of 500,000 travelers per month. Of local, national and international origin, travelers frequently purchase works featured in “Art at the Airport” exhibitions.
· Artists have sold work in every show for the past five years
· Artists keep 100% of income from sales
· Art seen by travelers and locals result in commissions and sales of additional work by featured artists

"Anticipation" by Joan Therien

Anticipation” by Joan Therien

GUEST JUDGE

 

Marisa Pascucci, Curator of Collections at Boca Museum of Art will guest judge the exhibition.  As Curator of Collections for the Boca Museum of Art, Marisa Pascucci cares for and develops the museum’s permanent collection, and plans and selects the museum’s diverse exhibitions and programs. Recently she was a freelance arts writer and adjunct faculty and career advisor at Palm Beach State College. Her previous art museum experience includes serving as the Norton Museum of Art’s Smith Curator of American Art along with roles at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts; MOCA, Cleveland; and Cleveland Museum of Art.

"Manhattan Style" by Rosenberg

“Manhattan Style” by Judith Rosenberg

ARTWORK GUIDELINES

· Artists can enter one original, 2-D artwork. All media welcome. Painting reproductions not accepted
· All art must be wired across the back. Artwork not properly wired will not be accepted
· Art can be either framed or unframed. If unframed, work must be finished on all sides
· Size: minimum 16” x 20” – including frame, maximum 8 ft tall x 13 ft wide

"Untitled" by Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla

“Untitled” by Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES one entry per Artist

Submittal materials must be in our office by 4:00 pm on December 12, 2014. There is not a separate application form to complete. Simply provide items 1 – 4 below. You can mail your submittal or deliver it in person to Palm Beach County Art in Public Places, attn: “Art at the Airport, 2633 Vista Parkway, West Palm Beach, FL 33411-5603. No email submittals will be accepted.

1) APPLICATION FEE $20.00 – check or money order made out to Palm Beach County BCC

2) PHOTOGRAPH No larger than 8½” x 11” of proposed artwork. If the art is framed, please submit two photographs of the art showing it 1) with frame, 2) just a quality print of the art

3) LABEL On the back of your submittal photograph. Include:
· Your name, address, phone number, email and website
· Artwork title, medium, dimensions, year completed and sale price.
· Describe how artwork is “finished” i.e. framed, gallery wrap, other

4) ARTIST STATEMENT Should not exceed 90 words. Please note we want an artist statement, NOT a bio.

"Man's Paradox" by Hoffman

“Man’s Paradox” by Peter Hoffman

ACCEPTED SUBMISSIONS

Artist will be notified of their acceptance into the show by December 31, 2014.
· Accepted artwork must be dropped off at the exhibition area January 14, 9:30-10:00 am.
· Art pick-up at end of the show is April 22,2015 8:30-9:00 am, at the airport exhibition area

"Wings" by Mittermaier

“Wings” by Cheri Mittermaier

EXHIBITION PROMOTION

Artists accepted into “Art at the Airport” exhibitions are featured on Palm Beach County’s Art in Public Places and the PBIA websites. In addition, the County’s Public Art Program broadly promotes “Art at the Airport” exhibitions and receptions to diverse media outlets and to the more than one thousand local artists and arts supporters in the County’s Artist Registry.

"The Grass is Greener" by  Jim Moores

“The Grass is Greener” by Jim Moores

MEET THE ARTISTS EVENT FOR NEXT EXHIBIT

Date not yet finalized. Marisa Pascucci, the exhibition’s guest judge, will be in attendance.

"Old Shrimper, Captain Nephi" by Friedkin

“Old Shrimper, Captain Nephi” by Sandy Friedkin

FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

Elayna Toby Singer, Art in Public Places Administrator

Phone: (561) 233-0235,

esinger@pbcgov.org
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

"Ripples" by Salansky

“Ripples” by Sharon Salansky

 

 

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

If you wish to drop off your submittal materials at the County’s Art in Public Places office
2633 Vista Parkway, West Palm Beach 33411

From I-95
Exit 70 at Okeechobee Boulevard, head west on Okeechobee Boulevard, past Military Trail, Haverhill Road, past the entrance to the Florida Turnpike (on your right).
Continue west over the overpass to the next stoplight turn right on Vista Parkway.
Continue on Vista Parkway past the 4-story pinkish County building
You know you’re getting closer when you reach CINTAS company on your left
You’ll continue pass two white stucco County buildings with green trim
Turn left at the third white stucco County building with green trim
the sign says Palm Beach County OPERATIONS & SUPPORT CENTER, Vehicle Maintenance Facility, Facilities Development & Operations
o Park in front of the building – 2633 Vista Parkway, West Palm Beach 33411

From Turnpike
Exit 99 at Okeechobee Boulevard.
After you pay toll, turn right (toward Fairgrounds) and continue west over the overpass to the next stoplight, and turn right at Vista Parkway.
Continue on Vista Parkway past the 4-story pinkish County building
You know you’re getting closer when you reach CINTAS company on your left
You’ll continue pass two white stucco County buildings with green trim
Turn left at the third white stucco County building with green trim
the sign says Palm Beach County OPERATIONS & SUPPORT CENTER, Vehicle Maintenance Facility, Facilities Development & Operations
Park in front of the building. 2633 Vista Parkway, West Palm Beach 33411

 

 

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“Collaboration” Hosts Creative Holiday Gift Show and Art Experience

The artists of “Collaboration” are hosting a Holiday Gift Show and art experience. The event will be held at The Lot 23 Studio at 550 Northwood Road in West Palm Beach. Show hours are Friday, December 12th 6:00-10:00 pm and Saturday December 13th  3:00 – 8pm.  The show will feature an eclectic group of local artists in a variety of mediums. The wearable and decorative art will include paintings, jewelry, textiles, masks, dolls, tree ornaments and unique gift items. Among the artists are “Collaboration” founders Anthony Burks, Trina Slade Burks and fiber artist Barbara Cheives. Participating artists include Cynthia Simmons, Kianga Jinaki, Nakishia Freeman, Sandra Barbieri, Tonya Mosley with glass art demos by Wayne Smith.  In the holiday spirit of giving, each artist will donate 10% of their sales to Boys Town South Florida in support of their Hope for the Holidays program. Hope for the Holidays provides presents for families who would not otherwise be able to afford them.

 

 

 

 

COLLABORATION

Presents

 

HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW

Friday, December 12th  6 pm-10 pm

Saturday December 13th  3 pm – 8 pm

The Lot 23 Studio

550 Northwood Road        W.Palm Beach, FL

Benefitting: Boys Town South Florida

 

 

 

 

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The show will feature an eclectic group of local artists in a variety of mediums. The wearable and decorative art will include paintings, jewelry, textiles, masks, dolls, tree ornaments and unique gift items. Among the artists are “Collaboration” founders Anthony Burks, Trina Slade Burks and fiber artist Barbara Cheives. Participating artists include Cynthia Simmons, Kianga Jinaki, Nakishia Freeman, Sandra Barbieri, Tonya Mosley with glass art demos by Wayne Smith.

 

Handmade Scarves by Barbara Cheives

Handmade Scarves by Barbara Cheives

 

 

 

Collaboration started as a showcase of artists, presented in homes, businesses and other alternative spaces allowing artwork to be viewed by clients in unique environments. It allows the artists to intermingle with potential clients one on one and develop a personal relationship with the public at large.

 

 

Doll Piz by Kianga

Doll Piz by Kianga Jinaki

 

Enjoy the opportunity to mix and mingle while enjoying exceptional art and holiday cheer. The fun includes refreshments, music by DJ Kyle ‘Thought’ Holder, and a Friday night art raffle.

 

Handmade Pillows by Barbara Cheives

Handmade Pillows by Barbara Cheives

 

 

 

 

Fabric Art by Kianga Jinaki

Fabric Art by Kianga Jinaki

 

This remarkable event is supported by The West Palm Beach CRA – Northwood Village and Lot 23 Studio.

Please refer all questions to Trina Slade Burks at 561-842-5724 or Barbara Cheives at 561-351-6864.

 

 

 

 

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Whitespace Collection Adds New Venues, Unique Jewelry and Gift Items

Whitespace Collection is now open every Saturday and Sunday from 1 -4 pm.  New exhibits, special docent-led small-group tours, limited editions and a FREE Max Toth poster are among some of the highlights.  Don’t miss  Whitespace “Col-lect”, a generous array of gifts, jewelry and art objects that YOU can begin to collect!  “Col-lect”  will be going on the road, throughout Palm Beach County, to benefit various organizations.  The Rickie Report knows you will want to be first in line to see everything Elayne Mordes is bringing!  Here are the details and a sneak peek.

 

WHITESPACE

 

 

2805 N. Australian Avenue         West Palm Beach, Florida 33407

T:561.842.4131      F:561.842.4132

www.whitespacecollection.com

 

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For more information about Whitespace’s exhibits, small group tours and Collect, please visit:

www.whitespacecollection.com

 

 

 

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561-537-0291

Wellington Art Society Features Resource Depot at Holiday Meeting

The Wellington Art Society is a primary resource for artist networking in Palm Beach County.  Artists of all mediums are welcome to their meetings, which feature some social time as well as a demonstration or presentation.  This month’s Holiday Meeting will be held on December 10th.  Mark your calendars because Resource Depot will be giving the demonstration!  The Rickie Report is a firm believer in recycling and using these materials for creative endeavors.  We share the information and some inspiring photos of previous Resource Depot projects.  ALERT:  There are still openings for the WAS Art Fest! 

 

 

 

 

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 WELLINGTON ART SOCIETY

FEATURED DEMONSTRATOR:

RESOURCE DEPOT

HOLIDAY MEETING

 

Wednesday December 10 

 

6 – 9 pm

Wellington Community Center

12165 West Forest Hill Blvd. Wellington, FL

 

The Wellington Art Society will hold a Holiday Party on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at the Wellington Community Center beginning at 6 PM. At 7 PM there will be a brief meeting which will include a member spotlight for current works or works in progress. There will be a fabulous raffle following the demonstration.

 

 

 

 

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RESOURCE DEPOT

The featured demonstrator and speaker will be a member of the “Salvage Squad” from Resource Depot in West Palm Beach. Resource Depot is a wonderland of materials that are revived, repurposed and redistributed to those committed to creative exploration through reuse. The Depot collects business discards, samples and scraps that would otherwise go into landfills, thus preserving and protecting the environment. Materials such as foam, plastic, wood and fabric are donated free back to educators, parents children and seniors and other non-profit agencies. This unique business/education partnership helps to solve the lack of materials used by educators by providing donated materials.

 

 

 

 

Child Enjoying Couch Cushion Coral Reef

Child Enjoying Couch Cushion Coral Reef (Artwork donated back to Resource Depot by local artist and teacher, Brent McAhren, a longtime member, who created it)

 

 

 

 

Resource Depot is Palm Beach County’s nonprofit center for creative reuse, a place where the community can give stuff, get stuff and make stuff, all utilizing things that would have otherwise found their way into the landfill.  The community is welcome to shop for free reusable project supplies, learn upcycling techniques or purchase the work of local artists in the EcoChic Boutique, bring a class for a field trip, and of course, donate their own surplus for reuse. Donations, which run the gamut from paper of all shapes and sizes, foam, containers, record albums, fabric from sample pieces to bolts, books, binders, and much more, were all donated by local businesses and individuals to be reused instead of wasted.

 

 

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Teachers, parents, artists and nonprofits (basically, anyone with a will to create) can join as annual members for unlimited visits or purchase a one-time pass, to choose from a warehouse full of things to incorporate into their next project.

 

Resource Depot Marbling Workshop

Resource Depot Marbling Workshop

 

 

Educating the community on ways they can reuse at home, in the studio or in the classroom is a major component of their mission, and they offer “make and take” workshops, gallery openings, and, with the support of several grants, bring art with an eco-friendly twist to students in Title I schools, aftercare programs and local hospitals, who might not otherwise have the opportunity to create.

 

Resource Depot Hula Hoop Workshop

Resource Depot Hula Hoop Workshop

Resource Depot Summer Camp

Resource Depot Summer Camp

Resource Depot Prime Time Kids Activities

Resource Depot Prime Time Kids Activities

 

  • Summer Camp 
  • Homeschool Group
  • Collaboration with Eg2
  • Oxbridge Art Install: One of our Artist in Residence Sarah Knouse’s students hanging his work, created from Resource Depot materials, in our exhibition gallery.
  • Galle-RE Friday Hula Hoop Weaving: One of the guests at the October Gallery opening, in partnership with Eg2 – Educational Gallery Group, weaving on a hula hoop using yarn, t-shirt pieces and plarn (yarn created from plastic bags).
  • Giant Styrofoam Shark: this shark was a student-created parade float, made with a wood frame and Styrofoam gathered from Resource Depot, and donated back to us after the event.
  • Prime Time: Our grant-funded “ReImagine Your World” program is a 6-week workshop with aftercare students, highlighting our environmental impact, and ways to creatively reduce waste in our own surroundings.
  • Parents, teachers and artists are welcome!

 

Shark Parade!

Shark Parade!

The Depot has many community sponsors and partners such as the United Way, Solid Waste Authority , Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County, the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Whole Foods and Florida Power and Light. Resource Depot offers workshops teaching creative reuse for students of all ages, teachers and DIY workshops for wish families and adults. They are always looking for volunteers and donations of all kinds. Their web site has a wish list of requested donations .

Check Out Resource Depot’s  Trash Bucket Challenge video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCuVAP0yDTY

 

Please visit : www.resourcedepot.net for more information, and join the creative reuse movement online on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.  (561) 882-0090 x. 104

Consider, create, connect with us on Facebook :: Twitter :: Instagram :: Pinterest

Resource Depot…connecting our community’s educators with reusable resources.

 

 

STILL ROOM FOR ENTRIES!!!!!!!

 

 

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For more information about The Wellington Art Society please contact:

Emerging artists, new residents of the area or any artist are welcome to attend the Wellington Art Society meetings. WAS offers a wide variety of venues for members to show and sell their work in the community.

Donna Donelan, President/Publicity 561-801-2144

dwdonelan325@comcast.net

or Visit:

www.WellingtonArtSociety.org or wellingtonartsociety.blogspot.com

 

 

 

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Armory Art Center Features Two Artists: Michael Burges and Katharina Mayer

Lausberg Contemporary Galleries will be showing the work of two world renown artists.  German photographer and videographer, Katharina Mayer, will be showing her “project Familia” photographs and will also be available to take commissioned photographs in private homes from December 8th through December 14th.  Details for inquiries and appointments are in this article.  German artist, Michael Burges, will be showing his paintings from his “Gold series”, as he employs a unique technique of reverse painting with 23.74 karat gold leaf.  The Rickie Report urges you to make your plans for family photographs and attending the Opening Reception for both artists on December 12th.

 

 

 

 

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Lausberg Contemporary Galleries

Presents

Michael Burges

&

Katharina Mayer

Opening Reception

Friday, December 12, 2014

6 pm

 

Exhibition Continues Through January 10, 2015

Armory Art Center

1700 Parker Avenue        West Palm Beach, FL 33401

(561) 832-1776

"Familie R" by Katherina Mayer

“Familie R” by Katharina Mayer

 

 

German artist Michael Burges  and photographer Katherina Mayer, represented by Lausberg Contemporary Galleries will be showing their artistry at the Armory Art Center from December 14, 2014 through January 10, 2015. The show’s opening reception will take place Friday, December 12, 2014, at 6:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Painting by Burgess

Gold Leaf Painting by Michael Burges

 

Michael Burges, who lives and works in Germany and Italy, will show work from his Gold series. Employing a unique technique of reverse glass painting with 23.75 carat gold leaf Burges creates large ‘paintings’ with an extraordinary color presence, aesthetic precision, and visual impact. His work does not suggest a narrative meaning, it acts through their qualities of light and reflection and coincidental color patterns. The glass pane functions simultaneously as a division and a portal of intensified insight. They are like painterly objects without narration, but with an enormous presence of light and rhythm.

 

 

 

 

 

"Familie Purdy" by Katherina Mayer

“Familie Purdy” by Katharina Mayer

Katharina Mayer’s project Familia focuses on the family as a central nexus of meaning. Families are arguably the most important institution for the dissemination of ethical and moral values. Religion, togetherness, the ability to manage conflict, responsibility, love, and tolerance are generally passed on in families. In these large family photographs Katharina employs simple, staged, stylistic conventions to intervene in the visual narratives. She discovers and experiments with the boundaries between private and public and is able to capture these families in their most familiar and often most psychologically revealing contexts.

 

 

Katharina will be available to take commissioned photographs in private homes from December 8th through December 14th. To inquire about pricing and to make arrangements for a commissioned portrait please contact the Armory at 561-832-1776 x13.

 

 

 

The Armory Art Center’s mission is to inspire the creation and experience of art. Its vision is to be recognized as providing a premier art center for both creating and viewing art. The Armory is a high-quality visual art school and exhibition center. Housed in an historic art deco building, the Armory provides art classes for students of all ages, exhibitions, art salons, lectures, and special events. Twenty exhibitions are hosted annually in three galleries. Nearly 100 courses held in 12 state-of-the-art studios are offered including ceramics, digital arts, drawing, glass fusing, jewelry, painting, printmaking, fibers, sculpture, and more! For more information, visit www.armoryart.org or call 561-832-1776 x33.

 

 

 

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