Call For Entries To Florida State Fair Art Portfolio Contest For High School Seniors. Prizes Include Scholarship Awards. No Fee To Enter

The Florida State Fair announces its Art Portfolio Contest for High School Seniors.  This is an excellent opportunity for High School seniors to showcase their artwork, build their resume, and win some scholarship money!  Entries are due December 3, 2021.  There is No Entry Fee.  The Rickie Report shares the details.  We hope that readers will share this call with families and schools.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A  P  P L  Y           H E R E

 

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Indie Art Festival Brings New Vibe To Old School Square THE Arts Culture Center In Delray Beach On September 18 & 19. Free Admission

The Indie Art Festival 2021 takes place on Saturday, September 18 and Sunday, September 19. This Premiere Juried Outdoor Art Festival is on the historic grounds of the Cornell Art Museum at Old School Square.  The Cornell Art Museum is a vibrant, contemporary art museum housed in the former, quaint 1913 Delray Beach Elementary School building. The Festival offers an amazing end of summer celebration at THE Arts Culture Center in the heart of Downtown Delray Beach! Old School Square is a not for profit organization.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks!

 

 

 

51 N. Swinton Avenue    Delray Beach, FL 33444

www.oldschoolsquare.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, September 18, 2021  

 

  10 am to 5 pm 

 

&

 

 

Sunday, September 19, 2021  

 

     10 am to 4 pm

 

 

 

 

Original Wearable Art by Jean Jean Houndsome 

 

 

 

 

 Original Wearable Art Accessories by P Boekhout

 

 

 

 

Located on the historic grounds of the Cornell Art Museum at Old School Square on Atlantic Avenue in Downtown Delray Beach, Florida

 

 

 

 

Original art by V Davis

 

 

 

 

Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor painting,Graffiti/Spray paint,Chalk/Modern Lettering/Modern Calligraphy, Paper/Modern Stationery/Handmade Papers, Fashion/Fabrics/Leather, Clay, Digital, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Mixed media, Photography, Printmaking/Drawing, Sculpture – Metal, Stone, Bronze, Woodwork, Plants/Live wall displays

 

 

 

 

 

Original Wood work by Scott Smith

 

 

 

 

 

COVID-19 GUIDELINES:

 

Old School Square continues to keep our employees and patrons safe. Please consider the following:

 

Booths will be set up for socially distance format.

 

Old School Square will continue to follow Palm Beach County rules and regulations and may apply private restrictions per the CDC and Palm Beach County recommendations and guidelines for patrons and vendors. 

 

Sanitiation stations will be available.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information:

Squares on the Square is a signature fundraising event for Old School Square Center for the Arts, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) registered non-profit cultural organization.



 

 

 

 

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Business For The Arts Of Broward (BFA) Announces Open Call To Artists For Art & Stroll Event Wednesday, November 17. Deadline To Apply Is Sept. 17. No Fee. Open To Artists Beyond Broward County

Business for the Arts of Broward (BFA) is seeking entries from established and emerging artists for its 3rd Annual ART + STROLL event. Presented by BBX Capital, the event takes place on Wednesday, November 17 in downtown Fort Lauderdale in the lobbies of buildings 401, 301 and 201 E. Las Olas Blvd. This Call includes a chance to have your artwork chosen for the event poster and a prize of $1,000.  Art Patrons who participate include key business community members.  The call is open to non-Broward County residents. Deadline to apply: Friday, September 17.  The Rickie Report shares the details here with sneak peeks from previous events.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Business   for   the   Arts   of   Broward

 

 

 

Announces

 

 

 

 

Open Call to Artists

 

 

 

 3rd   Annual   Art   +   Stroll   Event

Wednesday, November 17

 

 

5   to   8   pm

 

 

 

Location:

 

 

Downtown Fort Lauderdale

 

In the lobbies of buildings 401, 301 and 201 E. Las Olas Blvd.

 

 

 

 

 

“My Fair Lady” by Diane Lubinski

 

 

 

 

BFA will accept 2D work, no larger than 30” wide by 60” high, and 3D art such as sculpture, ceramics, fashion, or any other free-standing artwork. Accepted artists are responsible for providing pedestal to display and will have to set up/deliver their art themselves.

 

 

There is no fee to enter. Works selected are based on originality, creativity, craftsmanship and artistic distinction. All work(s) must be submitted as a 300 dpi jpeg(s) via online submission at bfabroward.org/programs/art-stroll/art-stroll-artist-entry-form.

 

 

“19003” by Christian Feneck

 

 

 

Artists may submit up to two different works for consideration that they have personally created. Each digital jpeg file of the submitted work must be included in the ART + STROLL artist’s online entry form. Artwork in jpeg format should be saved with the artist’s name and title. 

 

 

The deadline to submit is Friday, September 17 by midnight via online form submission. Accepted artists will be notified in early October and will receive two (2) complimentary tickets to the event.

 

 

Accepted works may be used for marketing purposes and one artwork will be chosen from the entries for the ART + STROLL poster to be sold at the event. The chosen artist will receive a $1,000 cash prize for the use of their artwork in the poster.

 

 

 

 

 

“Teatime” by Susan Hanssen

Artists will have the opportunity to showcase and sell their work to event attendees from the business community and several key sponsors. Artists will be responsible for delivery of work to buyer, if sold.

 

 

BFA will keep 25% commission of any sold artwork.

 

 

For additional information, visit bfabroward.org/programs/art-stroll/art-stroll-call-to-artists-2-2/ or bfabroward.org/programs/art-stroll and click on “call to artists.”

All artists must fill in the entry form to be considered.

 

 

 

About Business for the Arts of Broward:

Business for the Arts of Broward is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) engaging businesses and business leaders to advocate and educate about the importance of the County’s art and cultural community as well as to recognize the connection between cultural vitality, creative success, and economic development. To learn more visit www.Facebook.com/BFABroward or www.bfabroward.org.

 

 

 

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Annual South Florida Fair Art Village Opens Call For Artists. Juried Exhibit And Art Demonstrations Open To All Artists

The Annual South Florida Fair includes an Art Village, offering fine arts and crafts plus artist demonstrations to its visitors. The Fair is the main event on the Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach, FL which occurs over a 17 day period. The Fair’s theme is Rocking Robots!  More than half a million visitors will attend from January 14 – 30, 2022. This is a great opportunity to get exposure and to sell your art to the many Fair visitors. Call includes all mediums and chalk drawing. The Deadline to apply is December 1, 2021

 

 

 

 

 

SHOW LOCATION:
South Florida Fair
South Florida Fair Grounds

9067 Southern Blvd.     West Palm Beach, FL 33401

 

 

 

 

 

C A L L        F O R       A R T I S T S !

 

 

 

January 14  –  January 30,  2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

****   Call   For   All   Art   Mediums   ****  

 

 

 ****   Call   For   2D   Art   ****

 

 

****   Call   for   3D   art   ****

 

 

****   Call   for   Art   Demonstrations   (2D & 3D art)   ****

 

 

****   Call   for   Chalk   Drawers   ****

 

 

 

 

The South Florida Fair, Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest event, is open Monday-Thursday, 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.; Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Martin Luther King Day, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Artists’ works will be showcased in Building #2   “Artist Alley” on the Main Concourse.

   

The Vision:  The exhibition shares the Fair’s vision of cultural expansion, while showcasing artists’ talents.  Artists are invited to be on-site during the Fair at scheduled times to interact with Fair guests.

 

 

Exhibit area specifics: The interior wooden walls are eight feet high, providing a nice backdrop to showcase your framed art. The air-conditioned facility also features small windows near the ceiling; overhead and accent lighting is available.     

 

 

Timetable:  All artwork must be brought to the Fairgrounds between 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday– Monday, January 3,4  and must remain on location until the Fair’s closing on January 30.  Artwork can be picked up between 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday, January 31. 

 

 

FAQ: 

  • Sales: Selling your Artwork is permissible at the end of the Fair.

  • Security: The Fair has 24-hour security with a designated guard assigned to this area during operational hours.  

  • Insurance: Please make sure your artwork is covered under your policy. 

  • Handling of the Art: Only the artist and staff hanging the Artwork may handle the Artwork.     

 

 

How to Submit a Proposal:  Please complete the attached form and return it to:

Lorie Stinson, CFE  Special Events Manager, South Florida Fair

P.O. Box 210367    West Palm Beach, FL 33421   

OR, email your submission form along with a photo of your Artwork to:     Lorie Stinson at: lorie@southfloridafair.com or   fax: 561-790-5246 

 

**ALL  ARTWORK  MUST  be labeled  identically  below  and  on  work  itself **

Entry 1: 

NAME:

Contact information:

Phone:Email:

Title: 

Date Executed:

Medium: 

Support: 

Size:               Height:              Width:              Depth:  

 

Insurance Value: 

Estimated Fair Market Value: 

Installation Instructions/ Accessories Included: 

 

Credit (if work is not owned by the Artist): 

Entry 2: 

Name:

Contact Information: 

Phone: Email:

Title: 

Date Executed:

Medium: 

Support: 

Size:                  Height:                  Width:                Depth:

Insurance Value: 

Estimated Fair Market Value: 

Installation Instructions/ Accessories Included: 

 

Credit (if work is not owned by the Artist): 

Additional entries may be listed below or on a separate sheet of paper.

 

 

 

 

 

For more information please contact:

Lorie Stinson, CFE Exhibits & Special Events Manager

South Florida Fair & Palm Beach County Expositions, Inc.

9067  Southern Blvd.  West Palm Beach, FL 33411

Lorie@southfloridafair.com

561-790-5245 Office   561-790-5246 Fax

http://www.southfloridafair.com

 

 

 

 

 

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Applications Are Open For 37th ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival Scheduled For February 19 – 20, 2022. Special Category For Emerging Artists

The 37th edition of the ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival presented by Hanley Foundation, scheduled for February 19-20, 2022, is currently accepting artist applications. There are 12 fine art categories including Ceramics, Digital Art, Drawing and Printmaking, Fiber (Wearable and Non-Wearable), Glass, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Wood. In addition to 300 onsite artists, ArtiGras will feature interactive art exhibits, children’s activities, live music, youth art and recycling art competitions among other demonstrations.  The Rickie Report shares the details and urges you to apply NOW – DEADLINE is September 25!  We share some photos from ArtisGras 2021.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

37th EDITION OF

 ARTIGRAS    FINE    ARTS    FESTIVAL

 

 Saturday, February 19, 2022

 &  

Sunday, February 20, 2022

 

 

 

NOW ACCEPTING ARTISTS’ APPLICATIONS

 

 

 

DEADLINE:   SEPTEMBER 25, 2021

 

 

 

Sculpture at ArtiGras 2021

 

 

 

Known as one of the nation’s top art festivals, ArtiGras, in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, annually attracts tens of thousands of art lovers and collectors. The two-day outdoor festival, produced by the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce, showcases a juried exhibition of gallery-quality art and offers a unique opportunity for visitors to interact with and purchase directly from the artists.

 

 

 

Glass artwork at ArtiGras 2021

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL  “EMERGING ARTIST”  CATEGORY

 

 

As the premier fine-arts festival of the Palm Beaches, ArtiGras also offers the “Emerging Artist” category for local artists. This program offers selected developing artists mentoring services, professional booth photos and complimentary tent rental. Qualifications include artists who have never exhibited in a show and reside in the Palm Beach County area. Emerging Artist applicants should proceed in the same manner as professional artists and submit their artwork online through zapplication.org.

 

 

 

Youth Art Winners ArtiGras

 

 

 

Along with the 300 onsite artists, the 37th edition of ArtiGras will feature interactive art exhibits, children’s activities, live music, youth art and recycling art competitions among other demonstrations. For more information visit www.artigras.org.

 

 

 

Deadline for artists to apply online: Saturday, September 25.

 

 

 

Artists can email artists@artigras.org, call (561) 748-3942 or visit www.artigras.org for more information.

 

 

 

Darcy Cohen looking at artwork, ArtiGras 2021

 

About Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce: The Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce is one of the largest and most active business organizations in Southeast Florida. Serving businesses in the ten (10) municipalities that make up Palm Beach North, the Chamber fosters a partnership of private, public, educational and civic organizations working together to ensure Palm Beach North is Florida’s “Prosperity Coast”. The Chamber’s four strategic imperatives are: A Prosperous Economy, High Quality of Life for all residents, a Smart and Connected Region, and Regional Leadership.

 

 

For more information visit: pbnchamber.com.

 

 

 

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ENDANGERED Art4Apes Is Calling Young Artists To Submit FREE Entries For Annual Exhibition. Deadline To Enter Is September 23, 2021.

ENDANGERED Art4Apes is CALLING YOUNG ARTISTS whose birthdays are on or after October 1, 2002.  Submit a photo of your creations, including fine art, sculpture, photography, or wearable art to enter this virtual, international competition at NO CHARGE!  All entries are eligible for cash prizes and more! The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks of some current entries.  NOTE:  The $5. fee to enter has been waived for the first 200 entries! Thank you to the generous sponsor. Working together, we can make a difference in our world! DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 23, 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Submit a photo of your work:

 

 

Fine Art, Sculpture, Photography, Wearable Art

Entries will be judged by a panel of 3 experts.

 

E  N  T  E  R          C  O  N  T  E  S  T

 

We accept individual or class/group entries.

 

Educators, please contact Lindsey@Art4Apes.com for special rates for a whole class to enter.

 

 

 

 

“Pandas”  Watercolor by Zichen Hong ©2021 All Rights Reserved.

 

 

The first 200 entries have been sponsored so it is FREE to enter!

 

 

But    e n t e r    s o o n!

 

 

After the first 200 entries, there is a $5 donation required.

 

 

 

 

“Black Rhinoceros”  Charcoal by Allison Gimbal ©2021 All Rights Reserved.

 

 

 

Prizes:

Juried Contest:

 

First Prize $250

Second Prize $150

Third Prize $100

Other Awards:

People’s Choice Award $100

Best work featuring an ape or monkey $50

Best work featuring a big cat $50

 

 

 

 

Rising Star Awards for the best artists submitting 3 or more pieces of work: 4 additional social media posts, special certificate of merit, dedicated web page, and a feature in our monthly newsletter.

Every    participant    receives    a    certificate!

 

 

All entries will be shown on the Art4Apes website, social media, and will feature in our Online Exhibition from November to December 2021.

 

 

 

 

 

“Elephant collage” by Sophia Naziazeni ©2021 All Rights Reserved.

 

 

 

H E L P     T H E     A P E S!

 

 

 

Proceeds, including entry fees, go to the Center for Great Apes, a Florida-based, award-winning, non-profit sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees.

 

 

 

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com.  

 

 

Contest rules can be downloaded here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

 

 

 

“Sea Turtle”  Drawing by Elise Dexters ©2021 All Rights Reserved.

 

 

 

 

Click   to   Enter   Contest 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest benefits CGA.  Entry fees go directly to CGA

https://www.centerforgreatapes.org

 

 

Click    to    Enter    Contest 

 

 

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

 

 

 

 

 

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Celebrate 40 Years With Wellington Art Society Through Two Art Exhibits And Artist Networking Events

The Wellington Art Society celebrates 40 years  of Art, Community, Outreach , Scholarships on Wednesday, September 8 at the Wellington Community Center. The public is invited to this FREE event.  In addition, WAS invites everyone to 2 ART SHOWS and 1 Reception on Tuesday, September 28. The Rickie Report shares these details and some sneak peeks from the two art shows~  If you are not a member of this vibrant arts group, this is the perfect time to join!

 

 

 

 

 

Public Is Invited To

 

 

Wellington Art Society Meeting

 

Wednesday,  September 8, 2021

 

5:30 –  7:45 PM

 

 

 Celebrate  40  Years  Of  Art,  Community

Outreach , Scholarships , and  More!

 

 

 

 

All events open to members and non-members

Wellington  Community  Center

12150 Forest Hill Blvd.   Wellington, FL

 

 

 

 

 

The newest exhibition at the Community Center will be showcased with Season Preview highlights for presentations, demos, and programs. The evening will conclude with a Raffle of exciting original artwork and art related items. Social distancing will be observed- masks required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

TWO   ART   SHOWS  …   TWO   VENUES  …  

 

 

ONE    GREAT    NIGHT  !!!

 

 

 

Opening    Reception:  

Tuesday,  September  28,  2021

 5  –  7  pm

 

 

 

“Downhill Running” by Jean Willard

 

 

“Rekindle” Show at the Wellington Community Center

 

“Resurgence” Show at the Wellington City Hall

 

 

 

 

 

“Hibiscus Abstract 2” by Susan Oakes

 

 

 

100+   original   works   of   art   by   26   artists

Meet   the   Artists

Artist   demos  – door   prizes   –   refreshments

 

 

 

 

 

“Bourbon Time”  by Janina Leigue

 

 

 

 

MEET        THE       ARTISTS:

 

 

 

Barbara Bailey

Brigitte Balbinot

Gail Birs

Betty Brodie

David Ciofalo

Lynn Doyal

Audrey Freedman

Carol India

Laura Jaffe

Liza Karsai

Erica Kyle

Lou Ann LaBohn

Lupe Lawrence

Janina Leigue

Susan Mosely

Charles Moses

Susan Oakes

Jan Riggio

Lois Spatz

Raymonde Talleyrand

Cindi Taylor

Elaine Weber

Jean Williard

Tamar Wolfson

Betty Jane Zedonek

 

 

 

The Wellington Art Society is a non-profit charitable organization in its 40th year. It is open to artists of all mediums and patrons of the arts, allowing both local and regional artists to display their art work in local galleries, interact with other artists and serve the community through their art.

For further information please visit wellingtonartsociety.org

Or please contact: Laura Jaffe  presidentofwas@gmail.com

 

 

 

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Martin Artisans Guild’s New Exhibit Opens Wednesday September 1 At The Palm Room Art Gallery & Artisans Boutique

The Martin Artisans Guild (MAG) invites the public to an Opening Reception at The Palm Room Art Gallery & Artisans Boutique 3746 SE Ocean Blvd Stuart, FL on Wednesday, September 1stoffering light refreshments, a cash bar, and music. There will be an opportunity for guests to make donations for an opportunity to win art made by Guild members to fund artist scholarships for the Open Studio Tour.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks of artwork.  Admission and parking are FREE. This exhibit runs September 1 through October 30, 2021.  Mark your calendars for March 5 – 6, 2022 for the Open Studios Tour.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Palm     Room     Art     Gallery    &    Artisans    Boutique

 

 

Wednesday, September 1

 

 

5:30  –  7:30 pm

 

 

 

 

“Coral Sea” by Sue Klahne

 

 

 

 

Gallery Hours: Tuesdays to Saturdays from Noon to 6 pm

This exhibit is available September 1 thru October 30, 2021

 

 

 

“Love Birds” by Janis Clary

 

 

 

3746 SE Ocean Blvd.       Stuart, FL

 

Gallery is located at 3746 SE Ocean Blvd, Sewall’s Point in Harbour Bay Plaza, (east end of the Plaza, near Stringers Tavern & Oyster Bar)

 

 

 

 

“Mother and Child” by Dinija Berkien

 

 

 

MEET       THE       ARTISTS:

 

 

 

Jane Lawton Baldridge

Dinija Berkien

Kimberly Bertrame

Mallow Bisset

Barbara Bucci

Tepa Charles

Janis Clary

Laura Kay Darvill

James DeMartis

Dot Galfond

Sue Klahne

Chris Kling

Danuta Rothschild

Jordan Silva

 

 

 

 

Untitled by Danuta Rothschild

 

 

 

 

For more information about this exhibit, other events, or membership:

The Martin Artisans Guild

A FLORIDA 501(c)3 NON-PROFIT

The Martin Artisans Guild was created to nurture the production of Fine Art and Craft, increase awareness of local art, facilitate development and networking among Working Artists and create marketing venues for our members.·        

  • To promote Martin County, Florida as a center of art.
  • To provide opportunity for artists to exhibit original work to the public.
  • To develop a sense of shared community and support among artists.
  • To foster the concept that success for one artist benefits all artists.
  • To present Artists’ Open Studios as a venue for purchasing art.

 

 

 

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Trunk Show At Whitespace Kicks Off A New Season On October 29. Open Call To Jewelry Artists To Participate

Elayne Mordes of Whitespace The Mordes Collection is looking for jewelry artists to be part of the Weekend Trunk Show experience.  Local artists are welcome to attend and sell their creative works. Non-local artists are welcome to participate as well.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

 

 

 

Learn more about Whitespace Collection

View Our Calendar:

 

 

 

 

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St. Lucie Cultural Alliance Offers Public Art Workshop With Debby Coles-Dobay On August 3. Free To Members And Open To The Public

Preparing an application for a public art project can be a daunting task. The St. Lucie Cultural Alliance offers a Public Art Workshop with Debby Coles-Dobay on Tuesday, August 3. Learn about the basics of Public Art Programs including tips, best practices, and resources. Reservations are required. This seminar is free to St. Lucie Cultural Alliance members and is open to non-members for a small fee. The Rickie Report shares the details here.  Register soon as space is limited!  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T U E S D A Y,    A U G U S T  3,  2 0 2 1  

10 – 11 AM

 

 

 

Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens

2410 SE Westmoreland Blvd   Port St. Lucie, FL 34952

Phone: 772-337-1959     www.pslbg.org

 

 

This workshop will provide step-by-step instructions and explore best practices to assist you in reviewing and developing a quality response to a Call for Artists (Request for Qualifications or Request for Proposals).

 

This 1-hour session will take place at the Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, on Tuesday, August 3, 10 – 11 AM, and cover the following:

 

 

  • Basics of Public Art Programs

  • How to prepare a Call-to-artist RFQ

  • What are RFQ and RFP?

  • Tips to become a public artist

  • Public art best practices and resources

 

Intro to Public Art is FREE for Cultural Alliance Members and City of Port St. Lucie residents click here to register: https://bit.ly/3kDbf2c

 

 

 

 and ONLY $25 for all other artists:  https://bit.ly/3xfYwpz

St. Lucie Cultural Alliance is on a mission!The organization is determined to empower its artists to achieve their highest potential.And nothing is going to stop them.  On August 3, the Cultural Alliance will present another powerful professional development workshop:Introduction to Public Art. Presented in partnership with the City of Port St. Lucie Public Arts, the workshop will address critical components of successfully responding to a call to artists.

 

 

Pattie Tobin  Long Range Planning Administrator for Port St. Lucie

 

 

“I would encourage all local artists to take advantage of this workshop,” said Pattie Tobin, Long Range Planning Administrator for Port St. Lucie, and who manages Public Art for the city. “It will help them prepare for any call to artists that local governments, like Port St. Lucie, will send out to solicit public art.The responses to our call to artists in the past have included some great entries and some not-so-great entries.It’s important to have a thorough and responsive application to get your art selected.”

 

 

Debby Coles-Dobay

 

The workshop is sponsored in part by the City of Port St. Lucie to educate and encourage local artists to apply and be selected. “One of the main priorities for St. Lucie Cultural Alliance is to empower our members with useful tools to be successful,” said Alyona Ushe, Cultural Alliance’s Executive Director.“For Intro To Public Art,” we engaged one of the region’s top public art professional, Debby Coles-Dobay.”

 

 

 

As founder of Art Moves You, Debby Coles-Dobay applies her professional skills to create and cultivate public art projects, exhibits, and programs in the Arts & Culture sector. Debby served 13 years as a public art professional for the City of Boynton Beach. During that time, she realized over 80 public art projects, created and implemented the biennial International Kinetic Art Exhibit. Before public art, Debby’s career included marketing and advertising for international corporations, as well as her own company. To learn more about Debby and her company visit Art Moves You.

 

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