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Artisans On The Ave Shares Call For “Too Hot To Handle”, Including All Media

Artisans on The Ave shares a Call to artists for all media!  The upcoming exhibit, “Too Hot To Handle” will take place July 18th through July 31st.  The public will be invited to the Free Opening Reception on Friday, July 20th.  The Rickie Report shares the details here. If you win the People’s Choice Best of Show Award, you’ll get one month of free exhibition space for August 2018!

Artisans On The Ave, 630 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth, FL 33460

Open 7 days a week, Monday thru Saturday 11am – 9pm, Sunday 9am – 7pm

A Cooperative Gallery of Palm Beach County Artists.

Too Hot To Handle! – A Call to Artists

Show Dates: July 18 through July 31



Opening Reception:

Friday, July 20

6:00-9:00 pm

This is a free event refreshments will be served

Artisans On The Ave Gallery shows the art of over 40 local artists who work in a variety of mediums



At Artisans, we strive to support our local artists. So if you are a local artist looking to heat up your career, then this is a golden opportunity. Submit artwork that fits the theme “Too Hot to Handle”. It could be art that is created using heat, art using colors indicative of heat, art that causes the viewer to blush, heat up or get a hot flash! You get the gist, have fun with it. The deadline for submissions is July 11 (see below for application; fee is $25). If you are accepted, setup will be July 18 and breakdown will be July 31. The hottest part of this deal is that one Best of Show will be awarded which includes one month of free gallery space to expire on August 31. Plus, you’ll get terrific exposure (keep it clean, now) with our great publicity. Now that’s a hot deal!







Artisans on the Ave boasts three showrooms with an amazing selection of exquisite art created by local artists.

You’re invited opening night for an evening of fun, the opportunity to meet the artists and to help support your community.





Artisans On The Ave Gallery

630 Lake Avenue • Lake Worth, FL 33460 • 561-762-8162 • 561-582-3300







Briefly describe your work:


Submit 3 digital images representative of the work you would like to submit.

Include details below. Or, call Betty Wilson at 561-762-8162 to show your art in person.


Image #1

Image #2

Image #3

Title Medium

Title Medium

Title Medium

Price Size/Dimensions

Price Size/Dimensions

Price Size/Dimensions


Application Deadline: July 11, 2018 (midnight)
Artwork Dropoff Deadline: Monday, July 16, 2018 (9-11 am)Artwork Pickup: Monday, August 7, 2018 (9-11 am)Application Fee: $25 (check payable to Craft Gallery)

All decisions of the curator/jurors are final. If you are accepted, by submitting your entry, you give Betty Wilson the right to publish your images for publicity purposes for the art show. We may ask select artists to provide higher resolution images suitable for publishing.

30% of each piece sold goes to Artisans On The Ave Gallery – 70% to the artist!

I, the undersigned, hereby lend the aforementioned work only for the exhibition and sale. I hereby release Artisans On The Ave Gallery, the Craft Gallery and Betty Wilson, curator and organizers from any responsibility for loss or damage while the work(s) is in possession of the Artisans On The Ave exhibit.


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EXHIBITION INFORMATION Too Hot to HandleArtisans On The Ave Gallery

630 Lake Avenue • Lake Worth, FL 33460 • 561-762-8162 • 561-582-3300

Name: Too Hot to Handle

Dates: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 through Sunday, July 31, 2018

Opening Reception: Friday, July 20, 2018 • 6-9 pm

Description: Show us how you survive Florida’s summer heat, such as:

  • At the beach, enjoying the amazing surf and soaking up sunshine.
  • In the comfort of air conditioning, sipping on a cool drink.
  • At special outings that you enjoy with family and friends.
  • Enjoying the sights and sounds of summer, which inspire you to create a piece indicative of the heat of the season.


  • Exhibition Benefits: Ever think about what you get for your $25 admission fee? Besides getting the opportunity to display your art in a well-known, well-regarded gallery in a prime location in downtown Lake Worth, you also get:
  • Cross-promotion with email newsletter, posting in the Rickie Report, PR in various media outlets (newspaper, magazines, radio, etc.) as well as marketing to area businesses
  • Multiple weeks of exposure PLUS a gallery opening where you get a chance to meet other artists, potential buyers and collectors
  • Presence among other Florida artists, many of whom have a loyal following (some of that may rub off on you!)
  • Opportunity to support the gallery and other artists
  • Chance to win a free month of gallery space !
  • How You Can Help: We encourage guest artists to help contribute to the success of the exhibition. Here are some suggestions:
  • Donate food and/or wine for the event (and bring your friends!)
  • Like us and share posts on Facebook
  • Use social media before, during and after an event (Twitter, Instagram…)
  • Mention us on your website (link to our site, too)


For more information about this exhibit, classes, workshops, or becoming part of this gallery:

Artisans on the Ave

A cooperative gallery of Palm Beach County Artists

630 Lake Ave, Lake Worth Florida 33460 

561-762-8162, 561-582-3300

Open 7 days a week
Monday thru Saturday 11am – 9pm
Sunday 9am – 7pm



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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986



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