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Lighthouse Art Center Invites You To Closing Reception Of “Art Of Association”, Announces Vacation Closing And New Plein Air Palm Beach!

Let the colors, textures and creative community quicken your imagination during the CLOSING RECEPTION of Art of Association, Thursday, August 11, 2016 at the Lighthouse ArtCenter!  Feast your eyes on 375 original works of art from 186 exhibiting artists representing 16 Art Associations from Miami to Jensen Beach. With new ideas to share and plans to discuss, the participating associations will introduce their 2016-17 calendars. Don’t miss your last opportunity to enjoy this eclectic exhibition.  The ArtCenter will be CLOSED August 14 – 28th for VACATION. The Lighthouse ArtCenter announced today the names of the 35 artists selected to participate in the 2017 Paint Palm Beach en Plein Air competition now in its 4th year at North Palm Beach County’s critically acclaimed art gallery and education center. The event will take place March 8-12, 2017.  The Rickie Report shares all the details in this article.

 

 

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ART  OF  ASSOCIATION

CLOSING   RECEPTION

Thursday, August 11, 2016

5:30 – 7:30 pm

No charge for members of Lighthouse ArtCenter, $10 for non-members.

 

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Malle Whitaker “Rebirth”

Art Associations from Boca Raton to Vero Beach are participating in this refreshing exhibition that fosters cross pollination of ideas and practices with 2D and 3D media from fiber arts to fused glass. Let your imagination soar.

Feast your eyes on 375 original works of art from 186 exhibiting artists representing 16 Art Associations from Miami to Jensen Beach. With new ideas to share and plans to discuss, the participating associations will introduce their 2016-17 calendars. We don’t want you to miss your last opportunity to enjoy this eclectic exhibition. 

“This is an exhibition in which art lovers and collectors can see, as well as purchase, the best work by members of art associations in our region”. – Nancy Politsch, Executive Director, Lighthouse ArtCenter

 

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Sandanjian “Underwater Treasures” Close-Up

 

 

 

ANNOUNCING:

PAINT PALM BEACH EN PLEIN AIR 2017 (Formerly the Annual Lighthouse ArtCenter Plein Air Festival)

March 8-12, 2017

 

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Lighthouse ArtCenter announced today the names of the 35 artists selected to participate in the 2017 Paint Palm Beach en Plein Air competition now in its 4th year at North Palm Beach County’s critically acclaimed art gallery and education center. The event will take place March 8-12, 2017. Plein Air has become a popular competition throughout the world, giving artists different venues to create in, while being challenged by the length and surroundings of the four-day contest. The selected artists compete for prize money and are able to display their work at the Lighthouse ArtCenter for gallery visitors to view, offer their opinions and purchase a favored painting at the Collector’s Party on Saturday, March, 11th, final day of competition. Paintings may also be purchased “wet” from the artist at the painting sites.
“We modified this year’s artist selection process after an outstanding 2016 competition,” said Lighthouse ArtCenter’s Chair of Painting and Drawing and Co-Chair of this event, Ted Matz. “Feedback from our former contestants suggested we narrow our field of artists to give each participant more exposure to the crowds drawn to watch them when they’re sketching and painting at the various venues. ”
With more than 120 applicants for the limited slots, Matz said the selection process became one of scoring several criteria, not all of which were based on direct artistic skills. “We wanted to be fair to artists who may not have participated in our Plein Air competition in the first three years. And fair to the Lighthouse ArtCenter patrons who want to see how new artists interpret our local scenery when challenged to capture it on canvas.”

The 35 artists selected scored highest when evaluated by the following:
1. Originality
2. Overall Quality
3. Consistency of Style
4. Technical Skills
5. Marketability to Audience

“We are thrilled by the artistic diversity selected to compete in March 2017,” said Lighthouse ArtCenter Curator Janeen Mason. “We had submissions from artists in 27 states and two who are international. We are excited to see how these artists translate our South Florida seascapes, landscapes and architecture.”

Here are the names and hometowns of the artists competing in Lighthouse ArtCenter’s 2017 Paint Palm Beach en Plein Air competition:

STEPHANIE AMATO MILTON GA
DAVID BOYD JR NEWNAN GA
CARL BRETZKE MINNEAPOLIS MN
MICHELE BYRNE READING PA
KATHLEEN DENIS TAVERNIER FL
BILL FARNSWORTH VENICE FL
KEVIN FEARY BATAVIA NY
NYLE GORDON ETHEL MO
KAREN ANN HITT VENICE FL
JENNIFER HOLMES WESTBROOK CT
NEAL HUGHES MOORESTOWN NJ
CHARLIE HUNTER BELLOWS FALLS VT
MARYANNE JACOBSEN VENICE FL
SHELBY KEEFE MILWAUKEE WI
DEBRA LATHAM KINGWOOD TX
GREGORY LITTLE OAKLAND PARK FL
ANDRE LUCERO GOOCHLAND VA
TOM LYNCH NAPERVILLE IL
JEFFREY MARKOWSKY SAVANNAH GA
JIM MCVICKER LOLETA CA
SPENCER MEAGHER MOUNT VERNON IL
DAN MONDLOCH SAINT CLOUD MN
KATHIE ODOM KNOXVILLE TN
JOSEPH PALMERIO SARASOTA FL
ELISE PHILLIPS ELVERSON PA
DEVIN ROBERTS SPRINGFIELD MO
CYNTHIA ROSEN DORSET VT
LAWRENCE RUDOLECH HANOVER IN
JASON SACRAN FORT SMITH AR
PATRICK SAUNDERS ST LOUIS MO
RICHARD SNEARY KANSAS CITY MO
R. GREGORY SUMMERS OVERLAND PARK KS
NANCY TANKERSLEY EASTON MD
ROBIN WEISS POULSBO WA
CORY WRIGHT APOLLO BEACH FL

 

 

To learn more about Plein Air art, visit Wikipedia at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/En_plein_air or Google Plein Air art.

For additional information about upcoming exhibits or the 2017 Paint Palm Beach en Plein Air competition, contact Lighthouse ArtCenter by calling 561-746-3101.

For more information about the Lighthouse ArtCenter, visit www.lighthousearts.org

Lighthouse ArtCenter is an equal opportunity gallery, learning center and employer.

 

 

 

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

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Art Exhibition Features Professional And Emerging Artists In Ocean Ridge


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The Ocean Ridge Coastal Artists welcome the public to their March 2016 Exhibition, taking place at Ocean Ridge Town Hall.  The Opening Reception takes place on Thursday, March 3rd and the Exhibit will be available through March 31st.  This art showcase will feature different media and a wide variety of painting styles.  We urge you to stop by one of Palm Beach County’s smallest towns to view this exhibit.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

OCEAN RIDGE

Coastal Area Artists

 

Invites You To:

“Ocean Ridge Coastal Artists, 2016”

Opening  Reception:

Thursday, March 3rd

6 – 8 pm

 

Exhibit open to Public March 1 to March 31

Gallery Hours:

9 AM to 3 PM

Ocean Ridge Town Hall

6450 N Ocean Blvd (A1A) Ocean Ridge Fl

 

 

 

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Painting by Donald Martinetti

 

 

Building on a successful 2015 Art Exhibit, the Ocean Ridge Coastal Artists have prepared a 2016 Exhibit!  A total of 27 professional and emerging artists will be participating in this years event.  The artists are located throughout Palm Beach County.

 

 

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Painting by Louise Loranger

 

 

 

The original artwork’s subjects and painting styles include everything from contemporary,abstract and realism.  The mediums used vary by artist and include oil, acrylic, pastel and mixed media. The highlight of this Exhibit is each artist’s vision and personal techniques.  The artwork on view are all one-of-a-kind.  

 

 

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“Adrift” by Reed Dixon

 

 

 

The 2016 Exhibition will be judged by Samantha Niederman of the Norton Museum.  Samantha is Curatorial Assistant to the Education and American Art Department.  She will be awarding cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Honorable Mention at the Opening Reception March 3rd.

 

 

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“Blue” by Beth Sloat

 

 

 

 

Ocean Ridge’s new Town Manager, “Jamie” Titcomb embraced the idea of using Town Hall for Exhibitions that would encourage the residents of Ocean Ridge and their neighbors to meet and exchange the news of the day in a pleasant cultural environment. Town Hall is also the setting for a Lecture Series on a broad number of topics, a monthly Book Club, and Garden Club Programs.

 

 

 

 

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 “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” by  Pietro Piunno

Ocean Ridge is among the smallest of the 38 cities that comprise Palm Beach County. However the community of year round and seasonal residents are passionate about their “neighborhood values”, interest in cultural events and being part of the town’s plans for the future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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” Allegro Appassionata”  by Michelle Gosselin

 

 

 

 

 For more information about this exhibit or other events please contact:

Nancy  nancym7@yahoo.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


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