Master Sculptor William Halliday Featured At Arthouse 429

This groundbreaking gallery opened its doors in mid-January, 2013. Founded by designer/sculptor William Halliday and investor Scott Blust, ArtHouse429 has taken up residence in the heart of the Art’s District – Northwood Village, in West Palm Beach, Florida. This rapidly changing neighborhood has become a pioneering area for emerging artists, entrepreneurs, designers and architects who enjoy the dramatic spirit of a recently developed area. ArtHouse429 leads the way in providing high quality, high value, and collectible fine art in Palm Beach County and beyond, while promoting the excitement and energy of the rejuvenated Northwood Village; which has been buzzing with the addition of great new restaurants, galleries and shops. The Rickie Report shares William Halliday’s newest, exciting sculptures in this article.

 

 

ArtHouse429

Features

William Halliday,

Master Sculptor

429 25th Street West Palm Beach, FL 33407

ArtHouse429 is open Tuesday-Saturday from 11am-6pm, and by appointment

561.231.0429

 

"Twist" by William Halliday

“Twist” by William Halliday

 

 

William Halliday’s artistic vision is founded in early creative design work, when he and his business partners established themselves as creators of unique and outstanding artistically built environments, which among other projects created fascinating restaurant and commercial interiors and exclusive night clubs.

 

"Recline" by William Halliday

“Recline” by William Halliday

 

In 2002, Halliday moved his company to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, where he utilized his professional career experiences and innovative vision to attract clients from the Mid-East and all over the world. Throughout his career in the design business, Halliday also has designed and built custom motorcycles, planes, race cars and motor boats and the resultant fabrication skills that he developed are continually evident in his artwork.

 

See William Halliday’s $100 Bill:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfOrSGF7uDY

 

 

Halliday currently works on metal sculptural objects in his Northwood Village studio, which adjoins the gallery space. His design philosophy centers on a three-dimensional approach to transforming utilitarian materials and spaces into attractive public visual statements, which also incorporates his unique set of professional skills as an artist concentrating on sculpture.

 

 For more information about ARTHOUSE 429:

Please call (561) 231-0429 and visit  www.ARTHOUSE429.com

ARTHOUSE 429
429 25th Street     West Palm Beach, FL 33407

561 231 0429

 

 

 

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The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Artnado’s Special Discount Deadline Is August 1st

While exhibit spaces will still be available, the special discount deadline for artists’  booth space and the special offer for Non-Profit art related organizations is August 1st.   Thus far, over 75 artists have applied for the early discount.  Artists from as far away as Brazil will be participating in this new, innovative exhibition.   The Rickie Report shares the details for Art Associations and Art-Related Non-Profits Organizations to receive FREE 10 x 10 booth spaces! We remind our readers that ARTNADO and Artistic Synergy Inc. is a different entity from Art Synergy/Art Palm Beach.

 

 

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Jack Busa, Chief Creative Executive, is announcing a gift of FREE 10×10 space for all area Art Associations and Art related Non-Profits. He tells The Rickie Report, “This will enable your organization to inform the public about what you do, in addition to offering membership opportunities and displaying examples of past and current events. Your members will be able to display but not sell their work from your space. Because ARTNADO is already offering the lowest price per square foot for juried art shows, we understand that artists are concerned about their expenses. Therefore, any member of an organization that takes advantage of this offer, will be given a 10% rebate on the price of the exhibition space they choose to display and sell their art.”

 

 

Any artists who has taken part in an Art Marketing Seminar involving Rickie Leiter, Publisher of The Rickie Report will be eligible for a 15% rebate on individual booth space. Fill out the ZAPP and then send a separate email to Artistic Synergy Inc telling them you have been a participant.

 

 

 

Jack explains, “Since all applications need to be submitted through ZAPP there is no provisions for a two-tier pricing structure. Hence a refund check will be issued ARTNADO’s move-in date on November 13th.”

 

 

This offer, when combined with the options of either a 10×10, 10×20 and even a 20×20 “personal gallery” exhibition area, offers an unprecedented exposure for most of the area’s artist.

 

 

UPCOMING STUDENT ART CONTEST

 

 

In addition, a Student Art Contest will be formally announced soon. If you know any young artists who would like to get an early start, the information is available on our website artisticsynergy.org.

 

 

ARTNADO is looking for partners to be Drop-Off Centers for Student Artwork around the County. Please email or call to make arrangements. You will be included in future advertising, marketing and promotions!

 

 

For more information send an e-mail to artisticsynergy@mail.com requesting a space and you will be called to confirm the details.

If you have any questions, please call 561-557-8741 and ask to speak directly to Jack Busa.

artisticsynergy.org

ZAPP Applications started January 15, 2015
https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=3937

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Craft Gallery And Artists In Florida Offer Exciting Encaustic Workshop

Here is your chance to be taught the best techniques of encaustic painting. Learn how to use your photographs, make collages or just paint with the wax. Betty Wilson and Jackee Swinson will teach their different techniques in this 2 day workshop. All materials will be supplied to create a master piece of artwork.  The Rickie Report shares the details and urges you to sign up before the spots are taken!  This is an exciting art form, if you are looking for something new!

 

 

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For more information:

Betty Wilson 561-585-7744 or Jackee Swinson 561-714-4871

Or email info@artinfl.org

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

OSGS Presents Free Lecture In Conjunction With Northwood Art Walk

OSGS Gallery continues to offer cool and Free art events this summer with their next BYOC (Bring Your Own Chair) Lecture Series. OSGS Works of Art and Custom Framing, located in the heart of Northwood Village, offers these lectures in conjunction with the free Northwood Village ArtWalk Gallery Tours on the 2nd Saturday of every month. Stop by on Saturday, July 11 to meet Pamela Acheson Myers and August 8th with John Rachell. The Rickie Report is pleased to share the details about Pamela Acheson Myers’s newest artwork. You don’t have sign up for the Free ArtWalk tour to attend the Free Lecture. Although, we encourage you to not miss the Free VIP Guided Tour through the many art spaces in Northwood Village! To take the tour, sign up at http://www.northwoodartwalk.com/. The OSGS Lectures will begin at the end of the first ArtWalk tour, around 7:30 pm. There are many fabulous restaurants in the area with many of them offering live music, so plan to have a bite to eat or enjoy a glass of wine before or after the lecture.

 

 

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BYOC Lecture*

*Bring Your Own Chair

Presenting

Pamela Acheson Myers

Saturday, July 11th

7:30 pm (following FREE Art Walk)

FREE ART EVENT

 

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The next BYOC Artist Lecture will happen on Saturday, July 11th (~7:30pm). Stop by OSGS at 500 Northwood Road in W. Palm Beach to meet and hear well-known artist, Pamela Acheson Myers talk about her work and her creative inspirations.  When you see her work in person, you can appreciate the details and textures!

 

 

Pamela Acheson Myers' "Under Blue Waters"

Pamela Acheson Myers’ “Under Blue Waters”

 

Pamela shares some insights with The Rickie Report, ” Intense color has thrilled me for as long as I can remember, whether it appears in a spectacular sunset, or a wildly wallpapered room, or a tropical bird’s brilliant rainbow of feathers.”

 

Painting by Pamela Acheson Myers

Painting by Pamela Acheson Myers

 

 

Pamela goes on to share, “When I was nine, my parents took me to Nantucket Island. The multitude of colors and reflections created by the meeting of land, water, and sky dazzled me. Since then 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.”

 

 

Painting by Pamela Acheson Myers

Painting by Pamela Acheson Myers

 

 

“But I don’t always paint landscapes. Many times I simply want to play around with color, experimenting with paints and surfaces. My purely abstract paintings (acrylic on canvas, linen, coated canvas, plastic, paperboard, and paper) are my tribute to the extraordinary nature of color.”

 

"Caribbean Dreams" by Pamela Acheson Myers

“Caribbean Dreams” by Pamela Acheson Myers

 

 

To see more information about Pamela Acheson Myers’ work at OSGS:
http://osgsart.com/pamela-acheson-myers-2d-

 

 

Painting by Pamela Acheson Myers

Painting by Pamela Acheson Myers

 

 

 

Art runs in the veins of gallery curators Evelyn and Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla. OSGS is the embodiment of their love of art and for sharing the work of talented artists. On any given day, a visit to their gallery sees guests crossing paths with a variety of works in many mediums that include modern-art paintings, sculptures, and home wares. The team also does their own creating inside the studio: custom framing is available with a large number of options for materials, glass, matting, and mounting. The gallery also brings in guest speakers for the Bring Your Own Chair (BYOC) lecture series, whose dates are published on the gallery’s website. The gallery is located at 500 Northwood Road in West Palm Beach.

 

 

To register (FREE) for the ArtWalk, here’s the link:
http://www.northwoodartwalk.com/

For more information about OSGS please contact :

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:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

ARTNADO Invites Local Art Associations And Art-Related Non-Profits To Receive FREE Booth Space- Plus New Artist Discounts

Artistic Synergy Inc., through it’s inaugural show ARTNADO, has established two main goals. The first is to provide a robust indoor environment designed to showcase the artists and their work in ways that cannot be accomplished with the traditional outdoor tent shows. The second is to help promote the arts in Southeast Florida.  The Rickie Report shares the details for Art Associations and Art-Related Non-Profits Organizations to receive FREE 10 x 10 booth spaces. Individual artists who are part of any Non-Profit or Art Association taking booth space will be entitled to a discount on their OWN booth! Artists who have taken part in any Art Marketing Seminar with Rickie Leiter are also eligible for a discount on their own booth space!  Don’t miss  the August 1st cut off for a 15% general discount on other booth spaces! More details will follow about the Student Art Contest.  We remind our readers that ARTNADO and Artistic Synergy Inc. is a different entity from Art Synergy/Art Palm Beach.

 

 

 

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 Jack Busa, Chief Creative Executive, is announcing a gift of FREE 10×10 space for all area Art Associations and Art related Non-Profits.  He tells The Rickie Report, “This will enable your organization to inform the public about what you do, in addition to offering membership opportunities and displaying examples of past and current events. Your members will be able to display but not sell their work from your space. Because ARTNADO is already offering the lowest price per square foot for juried art shows, we understand that artists are concerned about their expenses. Therefore, any member of an organization that takes advantage of this offer, will be given a 10% rebate on the price of the exhibition space they choose to display and sell their art.”

 

Any artists who has taken part in an Art Marketing Seminar involving Rickie Leiter, Publisher of The Rickie Report will be eligible for a 15% rebate on individual booth space.  Fill out the ZAPP and then send a separate email to Artistic Synergy Inc telling them you have been a participant.

 

Jack explains, “Since all applications need to be submitted through ZAPP there is no provisions for a two-tier pricing structure. Hence a refund check will be issued ARTNADO’s  move-in date on November 13th.”

 

This offer, when combined with the options of either a 10×10, 10×20 and even a 20×20 “personal gallery” exhibition area, offers an unprecedented exposure for most of the area’s artist.

 

UPCOMING STUDENT ART CONTEST

 

 In addition, a Student Art Contest will be formally announced soon. If you know  any young artists who would like to get an early start, the information is available on our website artisticsynergy.org.

 

 

ARTNADO is looking for partners to be Drop-Off Centers for Student Artwork around the County.  Please email or call to make arrangements.  You will be included in future advertising, marketing and promotions!

 

 For more information send an e-mail to artisticsynergy@mail.com requesting a space and  you will be called to confirm the details.

If you have any questions, please call  561-557-8741 and ask to speak directly to Jack Busa.

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Learn To Airbrush From The Master, Merril Noel At Jerry’s Artarama

Jerry’s Artarama is well known for their wide variety of art supplies and customer-friendly staff.  Their West Palm Beach store also offers amazing opportunities to learn new art techniques from pros!  The Rickie Report shares an upcoming Airbrush Workshop with Master Airbrush Artist, Merril Noel.  Pre-registration is a must!  We share the details here.

 

JERRY’S ARTARAMA

jerryscandyfactory

 

2505 Okeechobee Boulevard ( Suite Q)

West Palm Beach, FL 33409

561-684-7036

http://westpalm.jerrysartaramastores.com

 

 

 

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Jerry’s Artarama is “The candy store for artists!”

Their VIP membership is FREE and with it, you get special deals throughout the year. Check out the deals!

For more information please call or visit:

561-684-7036

http://westpalm.jerrysartaramastores.com

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Call For Art: NEW! Digital Application Process Plus EXTRA OPPORTUNITY For PHOTOGRAPHERS

The Rickie Report shares this CALL FOR ART in Public Places which is open to all residents of Palm Beach County.  There is a NEW, Digital Application process for Art At The Airport, plus an extra opportunity for photographers!  The deadline is July 10th at 4pm.  We share the details here!

 

CALL FOR ENTRIES

ART in PUBLIC PLACES

Palm Beach International Airport

 

 

 

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NEW! Digital Application Process

plus EXTRA OPPORTUNITY for PHOTOGRAPHERS

ART at the AIRPORT CALL to ARTISTS

DEADLINE July 10, 4PM

Palm Beach County Residents

 

GUIDELINES
• Two-dimensional works in ALL media. Painting reproductions not accepted.
• Minimum size 16” x 20” including frame. Maximum size 8 ft tall x 13 ft wide.
• Art must be framed or be finished on all sides. Art must be wired across the back.

 

JUDGE
Paul Fisher, owner of the Paul Fisher Gallery in West Palm Beach, will guest judge this exhibition. In addition to his gallery work Paul manages juried art competitions for the Smithsonian, Philadelphia Museum and Disney, among others, through his business Juried Art Services.

 

BEST in SHOW
Selected by Mr. Fisher, a “Best in Show” award will be presented at the “Meet the Artists” event Sept 9, 2015.

CURATOR

“Art at the Airport” is curated by Elayna Toby Singer, Palm Beach County Art in Public Places Administrator.

 

WORKS SELL in EVERY SHOW!

The exhibition runs July 29 – October 7, 2015. Palm Beach International Airport (PBIA) is a premiere exhibition venue for Palm Beach County’s finest emerging and professional artists, showcasing quality art of diverse media. Artists keep 100% of income from sales. Exhibition is located on Level 2, across from the Visitor’s Lounge and Sam Snead’s restaurant. As a major gateway to South Florida, PBIA receives an average of 500,000 travelers per month.

 

Additional OPPORTUNITY for PHOTOGRAPHERS
Palm Beach County’s Department of Airports and Art in Public Places program are partnering with the County’s Library System to bring art, and the experience of being a photographer, to life though the Library’s Book Life Series. In its second year, the series features eight books that look at different facets of our identity and how it’s shaped by our culture, gender, health, family, careers and the tensions that arise when society doesn’t view us in the same light. The featured book for the months of September and October is “Still Life with Bread Crumbs” by Anna Quindlen, about a photographer’s journey to discover that life is more than what she sees through the camera lens.

 

All photographers accepted into the “Art at the Airport” exhibition are invited to present on a panel discussion entitled the “Through the Camera Lens” which will occur September 17, 2:00pm at the Glades Road Library Branch in Boca Raton. Photographers who present on the panel will receive a small honorarium.

 

MEET the ARTISTS event

Always a great event! Join the fun, mingle and mix on September 9, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Palm Beach International Airport’s Changing Exhibition Gallery on Level 2.Complimentary parking provided to attendees. As part of the Book Life Series, the Library System will promote this event widely to its patrons and the public.
EXHIBITION PROMOTION
Images of exhibited artwork are featured on Palm Beach County’s Art on Public Places and Department of Airports websites and via social media. In addition, the County’s Public Affairs Department broadly promotes exhibitions and special event to diverse media outlets. Palm Beach County’s Art in Public Places also promotes the exhibition and “Meet the Artists” event to more than twelve hundred arts supporters in the County’s Artist Registry.

 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

One (1) entry per artist. Deadline is 4:00pm July 10, 2015.

Provide ALL items outlined in 1-3 below.

Please mail or hand-deliver your submittal to Palm Beach County Art in Public Places, ATTN: Art at the Airport, 2633 Vista Parkway, West Palm Beach, FL 33411-5603.

 

1) APPLICATION FEE $20.00
Please make check or money order made out to Palm Beach County BCC. Application fee is non-refundable. Fee offsets a small portion of the cost to run the “Art of the Airport” Program

2) PC-compatible CD-ROM
Please include jpegs and PDFs of Application, Artist Statement, Resume/BIO.

• Image of One (1) Artwork
Provide jpeg of your artwork. If your piece is framed, please provide an additional jpeg image of the piece shown in its frame so the judge can review the composition as a whole.

Submit images in .jpg file format. Each file name should include artist’s surname. Image size should not exceed 1920 pixels, longest side and 72 dpi. Use settings for best image quality under 2MB file size.

• PDF of Application (see below)
• PDF of Artist Statement (1 page maximum)
• PDF of Resume/BIO (1 page maximum)

3) Printed copies of Application, Artist Statement, Resume/BIO.

 

ACCEPTED SUBMISSIONS
Artist will be notified of their acceptance by July 20, 2015.
• Accepted artwork must be dropped off at the exhibition area Wednesday July 29, 2015, 9:30-10:00 am.
• Art pick-up at end of the show is Wednesday October 7, 2015 8:30-9:00 am, at the exhibition area.

“ART at the AIRPORT”  APPLICATION

Artist Information

Artist Name

Address

Phone Number

Email

Website

Artwork Information

Artwork Title

Medium

Dimensions (width x height)

Year Completed

Sale Price

How is Artwork Finished?

___ Framed

___ Gallery Wrap

___ Other, please describe

 

For more information about Art in Public Places or this exhibit, please contact:

Elayna Toby Singer, Art in Public Places Administrator

(561) 233-0235, esinger@pbcgov.org

2633 Vista Parkway   West Palm Beach, FL 33411
http://www.pbcgov.com/fdo/ART


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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Artists Need Paint! New Matisse Paints Are Available at Jerry’s Artarama

Jerry’s Artarama of West Palm Beach, known as the “The Candy Store For Artists”, is offering a number of specials this summer.  New products, including New Matisse Paints are available. And while school may be out, it is always the right time to stock up.  The Rickie Report shares the details here.

 

 

 

JERRY’S ARTARAMA

jerryscandyfactory

 

 

2505 Okeechobee Boulevard ( Suite Q)

West Palm Beach, FL 33409

561-684-7036

http://westpalm.jerrysartaramastores.com

 

 

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Jerry’s Artarama is “The candy store for artists!”

Their VIP membership is FREE and with it, you get special deals throughout the year. Check out the deals!

For more information please call or visit:

561-684-7036

http://westpalm.jerrysartaramastores.com

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Barry Friedman Now Showing At Two Local Galleries

Emerging artist, Barry Friedman, is now showing his artistry at two galleries!  His unique art, created with plaster and paint, makes a statement but not only on walls! This Delray-based artist’s work makes terrific table tops which can be imagined for a client’s specific decor.  Use one of Friedman’s pieces within a lit buffet cabinet or add your own seashells to a coffee table top!  The Rickie Report shares some photos, but having seen these, knows it is best to see them in person.  

 

 

BARRY FRIEDMAN:

Imaginative Texture and Color

Artisans On The Ave is having a special opening for Father’s Day, on June 19  6-9 pm

 Barry will be one of the featured artists. It is open to the public.

 

Artisans On The Ave

630 Lake Avenue    Lake Worth

www.artisansontheave.com

OSGS Gallery

 500 Northwood Road   West Palm Beach

www.osgsart.com

 

"Multi-Tex" by Barry Friedman

“Multi-Tex” by Barry Friedman

 

Barry Friedman is new to the local art scene, or for that matter, pretty new to art! But that is not stopping him from creating and showing his work. Barry’s favorite memories of childhood are the times when he was creating sculptures from nails and scrap pieces of wood. At the time, he didn’t consider it sculpture or even art and had no idea where it would lead, but he knew he loved doing it.

 

 

Mirror by Barry Friedman

Mirror by Barry Friedman

 

Now many years later, Berry’s works have become more complex and are no longer made of scraps but the same attitude of fun and creativity remains when creating art and is evident in every piece.  Barry started out in the garment industry in New York, working with his father.  While there, he studied at The Fashion Institute of Technology and found himself drawn to creating designs that incorporated innovative blends of color incorporated with unique and novel textures.

 

 

"Ocean Table" by Barry Friedman

“Ocean Table” by Barry Friedman

Add your sea shells or other found objects!

Barry also welcomes commissions and will create wall art or furniture to your specifications and colors.

 

 

 

Some years later, while working at Marvel Entertainment, he was mesmerized watching comic books and consumer packaging come to life utilizing various airbrush techniques.  He dabbled in some airbrush painting but his main focus was work and family.

 

 

 

Wall Art by Barry Friedman

Wall Art by Barry Friedman, Hanging at OSGS

 

After 20 plus years in the apparel field, Barry began working in the world of technology. While this challenged his creativity, it was completely different type of creative expression and he still missed expressing his vision of color and texture.  Barry began experimenting with various mediums in an effort to find the perfect vehicle to express that combination and discovered plaster in a most peculiar way.  When rollerblading, he fell and broke his wrist!  While watching the plaster being applied to his wrist, the answer to his creative quandary was suddenly very apparent!

 

"Ocean Waves" by Barry Friedman

“Ocean Waves” by Barry Friedman

 

This inspired him to use plaster and incorporate it in an unconventional way to create art. He began making beautiful textural pieces enhanced by the use of color, applied with an airbrush, designing wall art as well as furniture.

 

Lit Buffet by Barry Friedman

Lit Buffet by Barry Friedman

Customize with your color scheme!

 

 

 

Barry says, “My work is an exploration in texture and color. Drawing from my background in the apparel and technology industries, I work in plaster with a childlike curiosity, never knowing what shape the plaster will take.  When the shape and structure emerge, I apply color with an airbrush giving life and character to the textures I have created.”

 

 

"Multi Color Table" by Barry Friedman

“Multi Color Table” by Barry Friedman

 

A few months ago, Barry decided to take a leap of faith and bring his work to the public. He hired a rep, had a website created and hit the road. Barry is proud to say that his work is now available for purchase at OSGS Gallery in the Northwood district of West Palm Beach and at Artisans On The Ave in Lake Worth.

 

 

 

For more information and to see more of Barry’s work please visit: www.BarryFriedmanArt.com

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

 

 

OSGS Presents Ilene Adams’ Free Lecture And Update On Northwood’s Newest Mural

 OSGS Gallery is keeping the summer hopping and the arts alive with their BYOC (Bring Your Own Chair) Lecture Series. OSGS Works of Art and Custom Framing, located in the heart of Northwood Village, offers these lectures in conjunction with the free Northwood Village ArtWalk Gallery Tours on the 2nd Saturday of every month. Stop by on Saturday, July 13 to meet Ilene Gruber Adams; July 11th with Pamela Acheson and August 8th with John Rachell. The Rickie Report is pleased to share the details about Ilene Adam’s newest artwork and show our readers the progress of Tiffany Beasi’s mural, the newest addition to Northwood Village! You don’t have sign up for the Free ArtWalk tour to attend the Free Lecture. Although, we encourage you to not miss the Free VIP Guided Tour through the many art spaces in Northwood Village!  To take the tour, sign up at http://www.northwoodartwalk.com/. The OSGS Lectures will begin at the end of the first ArtWalk tour, around 7pm.   There are many fabulous restaurants in the area with many of them offering live music, so plan to have a bite to eat or enjoy a glass of wine before or after the lecture.

 

 

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BYOC Lecture*

*Bring Your Own Chair

Presenting

Ilene  Adams

Saturday, June 13th

7:00 pm (following FREE Art Walk)

FREE ART EVENT

 

 

 

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Ilene Adams works in both mixed media painting and in photography. Her paintings are a mixture of various mediums including photo transfers, plaster, gold leaf and thread. She often uses vintage family photos or old collectable postcards and the colors are often muted. Her photos, on the other hard, are bold, bright colors, pushing the limits on saturation and manipulating reality.

 

"Multipad" by Ilene Adams

“Multipad” by Ilene Adams

 

 

Ilene says about her art, “The artists that influenced me the most are Robert Rauschenberg and Maxfield Parish. Rauschenberg’s influence is apparent in my paintings that incorporate paint, collage, photographic images and artifacts. They evoke a feeling of nostalgia or of imaginary places. My photographs deal mostly with nature, but nature through an intense filter.  Images are put under a microscope and colors are heightened. Ordinary images are enhanced to create painterly new images that leave the viewer wondering if they are paintings or photographs? Abstract or realistic?”

 

 

"Devil's Mill Hopper" by Ilene Adams

“Devil’s Millhopper” by Ilene Adams

 

Ilene Adams has over 35 years professional experience in various businesses in the art field.  It began when she studied graphic design at Tyler School of Art, Temple University and then continued on to study printmaking and fine art at Tyler School of Art in Rome.  After completing college, Ilene worked in New York City in advertising, illustration and fabric design. She has continued studying many art disciplines throughout her career at schools such as Harvard, The School of Visual Arts and faux finishing schools.

 

 

"Little Green Leaves" by Ilene Adams

“Little Green Leaves” by Ilene Adams

 

 

Ilene has worked in many different art related field, including textile design, graphic design, faux finishes and murals. While her children were young, she had a thriving business in New Jersey creating wonderful, warm environments for homes and businesses from New York to Miami.  Ilene has been featured in many design magazines in the New York metropolitan area and the Palm Beaches, as well as winning several awards for her art.

 

"Part Of The Whole" by Ilene Adams

“Part Of The Whole” by Ilene Adams

 

For many years, Ilene was wrapped up in the corporate world as owner/CEO of a national broadcast marketing located in Boston and later in New Jersey. After moving to Florida 12 years ago, Ilene continued her marketing company, The Marketing Works, bringing her marketing and design talents to small businesses, non-profits and artists.

 

 

 

"Lilies" by Ilene Adams

“Lilies” by Ilene Adams

 

When time permits, Ilene works on her paintings and photographs and shows her work in galleries and exhibitions, winning many awards for her art.  Ilene’s work can be found at www.ileneadamsinc.com and www.ileneadamsfineart.com.

 

 

Ilene’ s involvement in the community’s art scene has made quite an impact.  She has served as a member of organization boards, including Wellington Art Society, Artists of Palm Beach County, the Cultural Affairs Committee for West Palm Beach, Jonathan Dickinson State Park and Furry Friends and continues to be an active leader in Art Synergy/Art Palm Beach.

 

 

"My Gauguin" by Ilene Adams

“My Gauguin” by Ilene Adams

 

During the Summer Lecture Series, each speaker will share their passion for the arts and their identity as an artist.  You will discover how each began their incredible artistic journey, their background, techniques, mentors, what drives and/or motivates them and where they see their work taking them into the future.  If you have not attended one of our lectures prior to now you are in for a fabulous treat and will, at the same time, learn something new in the process.

 

 

 

 

Northwood Village Mural Project

Expands to OSGS Gallery!

Artist Tiffany Beasi Wins Bid to Create a Unique Mural

 

The Northwood Village Mural Project was conceived in early 2014 with Northwood Village Merchants and Proponents Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla, Billy Manthy, William Halliday, Craig McInnis, Eduardo Mendieta and the West Palm Beach CRA.  The West Palm Beach CRA and Edaurdo Mendieta spearheaded the initial Artist search and saw the first three murals in Northwood Village through to completion. Currently, there are several completed murals adorning the walls of various buildings in Northwood Village.These murals were created by Eduardo Mendieta, Amanda Valdes, Craig McInnis and now Tiffany Beasi.

 

Tiffany mural

Tiffany Beasi working on the newest mural in Northwood Village

 

This Mural at OSGS by Tiffany is part of the Northwood Village Mural Project but was produced solely by the owners of OSGS Gallery (as opposed to the initial murals funded by the CRA). Tiffany has painted murals in other Palm Beach County locations (Downtown Lake Worth at Dave’s Last Resort) as well.

 

 

The Northwood Village Mural Project is now in the hands of the Village Merchants and future growth will depend on merchant follow-through, sponsorships, and overall exposure to generate Northwood Village as a Mural Destination. Murals projects have thrived in many cities and create a fabulous environment for all to enjoy.

 

OSGS Mural Project by Tiffany Beasi Continues

OSGS Mural Project by Tiffany Beasi Continues

 

 

Tiffany Beasi is a professional painter and a freelance graphic designer located in Florida. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design. As an award-winning international artist, she has created commercial art for clients across the world including Walt Disney World, Core Communities, Orlando Magic, Hard Rock International, Roadhouse Grill and Cafe Tu Tu Tango. In recent years, Tiffany has exhibited her work in several group art shows including House of Blues Folk Art Festival, Sun Fest, Gibson Guitar Town and Hard Rock Hotels Velvet Lounge. In 2011, she was commissioned by Hard Rock International to paint 3 Les Paul Guitars for their Top of The Rock Project.

 

 

Beasi’s paintings are drowned in lush vibrant colors and were published in two books, Beatles Art: The Fantastic New Artwork of the Fab Four and Marilyn in Art. Beasi has been the Featured Artist in Industry Magazine, Axis Magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, MetroWest Magazine, Fox 35 and Jacksonville’s BUZZ Magazine. 

 

 

For more information about this program or other exhibits at OSGS please contact:
Evelyn Ortiz-Smykla/Jonathan Ortiz-Smykla, OSGS Gallery 561-833-2223; OSGSArt@hotmail.com

www.OSGSart.com

 

 

Art runs in the veins of gallery curators Evelyn and Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla. OSGS is the embodiment of their love of art and for sharing the work of talented artists. On any given day, a visit to their gallery sees guests crossing paths with a variety of works in many mediums that include modern-art paintings, sculptures, and home wares. The team also does their own creating inside the studio: custom framing is available with a large number of options for materials, glass, matting, and mounting. The gallery also brings in guest speakers for the Bring Your Own Chair lecture series, whose dates are published on the gallery’s website. The gallery is located at 500 Northwood Road in West Palm Beach.

 

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