Deborah Perlman Is Featured For SOLO Exhibit At Pompano Beach Cultural Center January 12 – March 22, 2024 Experience The Free Opening Reception And Free Workshops

South Florida artist Deborah Perlman has exhibited her work throughout Florida and the U.S., winning several awards and appearing in art publications as a featured artist.  The Pompano Beach Cultural Center kicks off Deborah’s SOLO exhibition, “Somewhere In Between” on Friday, January 12, 2024.  You can participate in free workshops throughout the time of the exhibit, January 12 – March 22, 2024.  Her art depicts an ‘almost-but-not-quite-real’ world somewhere between authentic and imagined as she celebrates ambiguity, sliding in and out of reality. Her pieces compel us to challenge previous ideas and established thoughts.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks. 

 

 

 

 

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W Atlantic Blvd Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-545-7800 • ccpompano.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OPENING  RECEPTION:

FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 2024  

6PM

 

RESERVE  YOUR  Free  SPOT  HERE:

  Pompano Beach Arts

Check  Out  The  Workshops:

 

 

“Somewhere Between” Pompano Beach Cultural Ctr.

 

 

 

Exhibit runs January 12 – March 22, 2024

 

“Nature – Tecture” by Deborah Perlman

 

 

A graduate of Boston University (BFA, sculpture) and Cranbrook Academy of Art (MFA, sculpture), Deborah Perlman. She opted for a career in communications, enabling her to travel and use her art training in new ways and has now transitioned to create her artworks which are featured in private collections.  Influenced by her training, Perlman creates abstract wall-mounted sculpture. Her ‘almost-but-not-quite-real’ spaces land somewhere between authentic and imaged, inviting the viewer into the scene to discover where they find themselves.

 

 

 

 

“Denied” by Deborah Perlman

 

 

At her latest and longest gig, she was corporate director of communications of an international hotel company. She tells The Rickie Report, ” I ENJOYED every minute of my business career – and YES, I took my art education and talent with me. Besides using the art school principles of creativity, commitment, hard work, and continuity in my jobs, I actually created presentations, websites, brochures, fact sheets — you name it.  On my time off, I was drawing, making collage, and taking photos.  And, by traveling the world for the hotel company, I was enriched artistically beyond measure”.

 

 

 

 

 

“Secret Woods” by Deborah Perlman

 

 

 

Perlman’s influences include African sculpture; the Constructivism, Geometric Abstraction, and Cubism (Picasso, Braque, Lipschitz) art movements; the work of Louise Nevelson; the ‘illogical perspective’ of Giorgio de Chirico and M.C. Escher; Joseph Cornell’s shadow boxes; and Frank Stella’s metal reliefs, among others.

 

 

ENTER   A   WORLD

 

 

SOMEWHERE    BETWEEN    REAL    AND    IMAGINED

 

 

 

Deborah tells us, ” Every day, before I start in the studio, I stop and silently express my gratitude for this gift and the privilege to share my work with you. I find excitement and mystery in three-dimensional forms and spaces. Creating wall-mounted sculpture draws me in, challenging me to go beyond what I know and uncover what I don’t. It’s thrilling yet at times unsettling, continually bringing me to new awareness and understanding. Simply put, the work frees my spirit”.

 

 

 

 

 

“Somewhere Between” by Deborah Perlman

 

Her goal is to create spaces that challenge the senses, evoke emotion, and ask you to consider:

  • What is it?

  • Where is it?

  • What do you see and feel?

  • Do you find yourself in it, or not?

 

Inspiration has come from many of her personal experiences throughout the years. Recently, global issues such as climate change, prejudice and divisiveness are finding their way into her work.  She is currently working with paper, photographs, wire mesh, flat aluminum wire, wood, plastic, and adhesives, and continually looking for new materials to integrate into each piece. She explains,” Building three-dimensional forms, I adhere each element to the base, then juxtapose them to highlight their points of contact and the shadows they cast. I invite you to glimpse into my interpreted world and find your place within it.   

 

 

 

COMING UP NEXT:

Debut of “Screen Shot” Series

The Frank Gallery

601 City Center Way  Pembroke Pines, FL

February 8 – May 18, 2024

 

 

 

 

Deborah W. Perlman

deborahwperlman@gmail.com

www.artbydperlman.com

www.instagram.com/deborahwperlmanart

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Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department Features Dancer, Choreographer, And Creator, Shanna Woods As April’s Artist In Residence

The City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department continues its Artists in Residence (AiR) program with April artist, Shanna Woods. Shanna shares her attuned sense of self-awareness in her Art of Acceptance workshops.  Having gained tremendous acclaim as the choreographer of the award-winning short film “Brown Ballerina”, she loves teaching movement meditation to everyone who is seeking a deeper connection to self.  The Rickie Report shares the details of  events, some sneak peeks of her images, and information to become an AiR. Some events require pre-registration.

 

 

 

POMPANO      BEACH      CULTURAL    AFFAIRS      

 

DEPARTMENT

 

 

 P  R  E  S  E  N  T  S:

 

 

 

 

Artist    In    Residence:

 

 

 

 

SHANNA    WOODS 

 

 

A distinguished panel of judges selected Shanna and the other new artists to be part of our first “graduating class.” This dynamic and diverse group of artists will be in residence though June, and each will be presented as an “Artist of the Month,” during which time they will showcase their work and create unique programs to attract art lovers to BaCA.  At the culmination of the residency, AiR artists will share their new artworks in an exciting group exhibition.

 

 

Shanna performed internationally with Deeply Rooted Dance Theatre, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Theatre, Jubilation Dance Ensemble, and Olujimi Dance TheatreAnd her extensive dance studies and performances have covered a vast variety of forms including ballet, tap, Afro-Haitian, Salsa, the ring shout dances of the Congo, Senegal, and many other styles.

 

 

During her residency, Shanna will be conducting several Art of Acceptance Workshops, where she  will incorporate ritual dance movements, meditation, journal work and more. “Art of Acceptance encourages one to look within, appreciate their body as it is with intention to shift paradigms as they see fit,” she explained. “Daily affirmations and self-love are strongly encouraged.”

 

 

 

SHANNA’S      SCHEDULE      OF      EVENTS:

 

 

 

Join us for Pompano’s free street festival featuring live bands, vendors, food truck and art! Explore BaCA’s latest exhibitions and meet Shanna Woods!

 

 

 

 

Friday, April 7 |  AiR Artist During Old Town Untapped 

6:00  –  10:00 PM

 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts

 

 

41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7879 • baileyarts.org

 

 

 

Saturday, April 8 | Meet Shanna at the Art of Acceptance – Self Care Workshop Series: Kemetic Yoga

 

1:30- 3:00 PM

 

 

 

 

Art of Acceptance creates, shifts, disrupts colonial ways of learning. How do we relearn to accept our bodies, how do we heal, how do we pass on legacy? This workshop is rooted in accountability, daily reflection, risk management, self-love and community structuring.

 

 

The Art of Acceptance is geared toward working with mothers with young children, mothers with teenage children, mothers with adult children, as well as women independently. The goal is to create an atmosphere that is a safer space where women can support each other, pass on the legacy of rest, and restoration through self-care by implementing tools that are accessible at home and in local stores.

 

 

 

 

 

Thef Sema Paut Neteru translates to “Moving into Union in the company of Gods and Goddesses.” Created by Dr. Dja Ashby and Dr. Muata Ashby, this Kemetic yoga practice enhances awareness of the connection with your mind, your spirit, your body and your inner world in a way that celebrates your autonomy in cultivating inner strength and peace.

 

Wednesday, April 19 |  Meet Shanna @ Lyrics Lab

8:00- 10:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shanna Woods will deliver her Manifesto at Lyrics Lab the popular open mic night.  During her residency at BaCA, she will complete a new dance work entitled “UNaccepted”, which explores her experiences of sifting through her past to become the mother she desires to be. Most people think in order to meditate you must sit with your legs crossed with a completely clear mind. That is not true. Movement meditation creates an opportunity to move through various positions with a mindful and slow pace.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, April 22 | Meet Shanna at the Art of Acceptance- Self Care Workshop Series: Mango Butta

1:30- 3:00 PM 

 

 

 

 

Each participant will get an opportunity to infuse their own jar of whipped mango butter according to their needs. Shanna will share the importance of self-care and how moisturizing your body is a flawless act of self-care.  

 

 

 

 

Learn about Shanna and register for her upcoming workshops:

 

 

 https://www.pompanobeacharts.org/baca/artists-in-residence/shanna-woods

 

About the City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department:

The mission of the Cultural Affairs Department is to provide cultural programming that includes visual arts, digital media, music, film, theater, dance and public art for the enjoyment and enrichment of residents and visitors to Pompano Beach, Broward County, and the greater South Florida area. The department programs and manages the City’s premiere cultural arts venues including the Pompano Beach Cultural Center, Ali Cultural Arts Center, Bailey Contemporary Arts Center, and the Blanche Ely House Museum. The department also oversees the City’s Public Art Program and the prestigious National Endowment for the Arts’ Our Town grant awarded to the Pompano Beach Crossroads place-making arts initiative.

 

 

 

 

The City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is delighted to relaunch its Artists in Residence (AiR) program at the historic Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA).  The AiR Program provides artists with studio space to create new work, collaborate with fellow resident artists, and engage with our community.

 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA) is operated by the City of Pompano Beach’s Cultural Affairs Department (PBCAD) which annually seeks participants for its Artists in Residence Program (AiR). As part of this program, eight studios at BaCA are available to individual artists for a nine-month period from October – June. The 2023 -2024 residency will be available for application in April 2023. Through this residency, PBCAD strives to cultivate an environment where artists can craft their talents and enhance their experience through artistic development and experimentation. The residency’s structure is therefore left relatively open to cater to individuality, spontaneity and collaboration. BaCA should be considered a safe space where all art forms, intellectual and creative pursuits, methods of artistic investigation, and aesthetic inquiry are accepted, nurtured, and celebrated. A dynamic environment will be created through the AiR Program – one that appeals to onlookers and attracts locals and visitors alike to watch the creative process unfold and see the latest output.

 

 

https://www.pompanobeacharts.org/bailey/artists-in-residence

 

 

 

For more information:

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W Atlantic Blvd Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-545-7800 • ccpompano.org

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center

41 NE 1 Street Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7879 • baileyarts.org

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department

50 W Atlantic Blvd Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-545-7800 • pompanobeacharts.org

 

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

 

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department Features Exhibit And Multiple Events With March’s Artist In Residence Gerard Pastor. Gain A Deeper Understanding Of Culture Through Realistic Colored Pencil Artworks

The City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department continues its Artists in Residence (AiR) program with March artist, Gerard Pastor.  Gerard utilizes colored pencils to create stunning works of art and among this month’s events will be a workshop where he will teach his technique. The public is invited to a variety of locations throughout the month to not only watch Gerard, but participate in creating your own art pieces!  The Rickie Report shares the details of  events, some sneak peeks of his images, and information to become an AiR.

 

 

POMPANO      BEACH      CULTURAL    AFFAIRS      

 

DEPARTMENT

 

 

 P  R  E  S  E  N  T  S:

 

 

 

 

 

Artist    In    Residence:

 

G  E  R  A  R  D        P  A  S  T  O  R  

 

 

 

The exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public

 

 

 

Gerard Pastor is March’s artist of the month, and  The City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department relaunched its Artists in Residence (AiR) program at the historic Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA) late last year.  The AiR Program   provides artists with studio space to create new work, collaborate with fellow resident artists, and engage with our community.  A distinguished panel of judges selected eight new artists to be part of our first “graduating class.” This dynamic and diverse group of artists will be in residence though June, and each will be presented as an “Artist of the Month,” during which time they will showcase their work and create unique programs to attract art lovers to BaCA.  At the culmination of the residency, AiR artists will share their new artworks in an exciting group exhibition

 

 

 

 

“Anya Sketch” by Gerard Pastor

 

 

 

GERARD’S      SCHEDULE      OF      EVENTS:

 

 

 

Join us for Pompano’s free street festival featuring live bands, vendors, food truck and art! Explore BaCA’s latest exhibitions and meet Gerard Pastor in his studio.

 

 

 

 

Friday, March 3 |  AiR Artist During Old Town Untapped 

6:00  –  10:00 PM

 

 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts

 

 

41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7879 • baileyarts.org

 

 

 

 

 

“Bird Sketch” by Gerard Pastor

 

Many of Gerard’s pieces are inspired by the Lucumi religion, which survived the slave trade era.  Often mired in secrecy and negative perceptions, the Afro-Caribbean faith serves as a creative force for Pastor who looks to inspire understanding.  

 

 

 

 

Gerard will have a Meet and Greet with guests during the Taste of Jazz event.

 

 

 

 

Thursday, March 9  | Live Painting At Taste of Jazz 

 

 

7  –  8:30 pm  

At 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts

 

 

41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7879 • baileyarts.org

 

 

 

During his residency at BaCA, Pastor will focus his work on the study of how women participate in religion and how religion is used as a patriarchal tool to elevate men, when historically the innate power of survival has been through women.

 

Express your creativity with coloring.

 

 

Learn how to apply color pencil techniques to achieve realism.

 

 

This class is aimed to all skill levels and to those who are interested in applying colored pencil techniques with still-life work to achieve realism. 

 

 

 

Saturday, March 25   | Creative with Colored Pencils Demo with Gerard at Pompano Beach Library

2 – 4:30  pm

 

 

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Center Library 

50 W Atlantic Blvd Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-545-7800 • ccpompano.org

 

 

 

 

“Light Sketch” by Gerard Pastor

A special Lunch w/ Art session including a hands-on project led by Gerard. 

 

 

 

Wednesday, March 29  Lunch with an Artist

12:15 – 1:15 PM 

 

 

 

Learn more about Gerard and how to register for events please visit

https://www.pompanobeacharts.org/baca/artists-in-residence/gerard-pastor

 

 

 

About the City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department:

The mission of the Cultural Affairs Department is to provide cultural programming that includes visual arts, digital media, music, film, theater, dance and public art for the enjoyment and enrichment of residents and visitors to Pompano Beach, Broward County, and the greater South Florida area. The department programs and manages the City’s premiere cultural arts venues including the Pompano Beach Cultural Center, Ali Cultural Arts Center, Bailey Contemporary Arts Center, and the Blanche Ely House Museum. The department also oversees the City’s Public Art Program and the prestigious National Endowment for the Arts’ Our Town grant awarded to the Pompano Beach Crossroads place-making arts initiative.

 

 

 

 

The City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is delighted to relaunch its Artists in Residence (AiR) program at the historic Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA).  The AiR Program provides artists with studio space to create new work, collaborate with fellow resident artists, and engage with our community.

 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA) is operated by the City of Pompano Beach’s Cultural Affairs Department (PBCAD) which annually seeks participants for its Artists in Residence Program (AiR). As part of this program, eight studios at BaCA are available to individual artists for a nine-month period from October – June. The 2023 -2024 residency will be available for application in April 2023. Through this residency, PBCAD strives to cultivate an environment where artists can craft their talents and enhance their experience through artistic development and experimentation. The residency’s structure is therefore left relatively open to cater to individuality, spontaneity and collaboration. BaCA should be considered a safe space where all art forms, intellectual and creative pursuits, methods of artistic investigation, and aesthetic inquiry are accepted, nurtured, and celebrated. A dynamic environment will be created through the AiR Program – one that appeals to onlookers and attracts locals and visitors alike to watch the creative process unfold and see the latest output.

 

 

https://www.pompanobeacharts.org/bailey/artists-in-residence

 

 

 

For more information:

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W Atlantic Blvd Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-545-7800 • ccpompano.org

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center

41 NE 1 Street Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7879 • baileyarts.org

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department

50 W Atlantic Blvd Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-545-7800 • pompanobeacharts.org

 

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Features Kim Ferguson As Artist In Residence For Month Of February. Kim Will Share Her Knowledge With Demos And You Can Create Your Own Ceramic Pieces

The City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department continues its Artists in Residence (AiR) program with February artist, Kim Ferguson. She creates sculptural and functional ceramic pieces that reflect her philosophy of eternal optimism in the face of chaos.  The public is invited to a variety of locations throughout the month to not only watch Kim, but participate in creating your own ceramic pieces!  The Rickie Report shares the details of  events, some sneak peeks of her images, and information to become an AiR.

 

 

POMPANO      BEACH      CULTURAL    AFFAIRS      

 

DEPARTMENT

 

 

 P  R  E  S  E  N  T  S:

 

 

Artist    In    Residence:

 

K  I  M          F  E  R  G  U  S  O  N

 

 

The exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public

 

 

 

Kim Ferguson

 

Kim Ferguson is February’s artist of the month, and  The City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department relaunched its Artists in Residence (AiR) program at the historic Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA) late last year.  The AiR Program   provides artists with studio space to create new work, collaborate with fellow resident artists, and engage with our community.  A distinguished panel of judges selected eight new artists to be part of our first “graduating class.” This dynamic and diverse group of artists will be in residence though June, and each will be presented as an “Artist of the Month,” during which time they will showcase their work and create unique programs to attract art lovers to BaCA.  At the culmination of the residency, AiR artists will share their new artworks in an exciting group exhibition

 

 

 

KIM’S      SCHEDULE      OF      EVENTS:

 

 

 

REGISTER    HERE

 

 

 

Friday, February 3 |  Old Town Untapped 

6:00  –  10:00 PM

 

 

 

Check out Kim’s collection titled “Reclaiming My Wild” at the installation at BaCA’s 2nd Floor gallery. Her work is described as whimsical, vibrant, and feminine, and is informed by her life as a child in Jamaica and her immigration experience in South Florida.

 

 

Ceramic Creations by Kim Ferguson

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, February 4| Paint & Sip with a Twist:

Handbuilding with Love Workshop

 12:00- 2:30 PM 

 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts

 

 

41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7879 • baileyarts.org

 

 

 

 

Join Bailey Contemporary Arts’ Artist of the Month Kim Ferguson in this professionally led sculpting class with a high-energy environment accompanied by drinks. Each participant will receive 1 free drink ticket for wine or beer; additional drinks may be purchased.  Nothing beats a hand-made gift for your love. This beginner’s guide to making food-safe ceramic gifts that your loved one can enjoy all year welcomes all levels on the creation of Valentine’s themed vases or mugs. Pieces will be fired in time for pick up before 2/14. All materials and firing are included. 

 

 

 

Ceramic Creations by Kim Ferguson

 

 

 

 

Thursday, February 9| Meet Kim @ Taste of Jazz

7:00  –  8:30 PM  

 

 

Kim will be sculpting live during the Taste of Jazz show hours in her studio (2nd floor BaCA). For her residency project, Ferguson will continue to create work that encourages viewers to examine their perspective on “negative” or “chaotic” circumstances. In addition to her typical studio techniques, she plans to employ molds and glasswork techniques and further explore her sculpted figures (called Divines), and the Plant Mama (sculpted plant pot) series. One piece in particular, Shark Week will be fully realized during the residency and serve as the main ‘high art’ piece of the collected work.

 

 

 

 

Sculpture by Kim Ferguson

 

 

 

Saturday, February 11|  Meet Kim @ No Ghosting Wheel throwing Workshop

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

&

2:00  – 4:00PM 

 

 

 

 

A fun ceramics class to help you get connected with yourself and a loved one. This class will introduce you to making food-safe ceramic items using a potter’s wheel. All materials and firing are included. All levels are welcome. This two-hour class for 4 people, focused on the creation of Valentine’s themed vases or mugs using the pottery wheel. Students will have the chance to take “ghosting” pictures/video while using the wheel, inspired by the famous pottery scene from “Ghost”.

 

 

 

 

 

Sculpture by Kim Ferguson

 

 

Saturday, February 18 |  Meet Kim @ Handbuilding Class

11:00 AM- 2:30 PM 

 

 

 

Create your own unique face pot! Learn how to add details that will create quirky and fun characters. This could be based on a family member, famous person or a face that makes you smile. Ideal for a small succulent or small plant. The pot will be provided and ready to apply the decoration so no need to feel nervous about handling the clay. All materials and firing are included for one pot. All levels are welcome. This three-hour class focuses on the creation of face pots and planters using hand-building techniques.

 

 

 

Wednesday,  February 22 | Meet Kim @ Bell’Arte Concert Series

Featuring renowned violinist Rachel Barton Pine

7:00 – 9:00 PM 

 

 

Artist of the month, Kim Ferguson will live sculpt before the concert starts in the lobby. 

 

 

For more information & registration

for Kim’s events visit: 

 

 

 

 https://www.pompanobeacharts.org/baca/artists-in-residence/kim-ferguson

 

 

 

 

About the City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department:

The mission of the Cultural Affairs Department is to provide cultural programming that includes visual arts, digital media, music, film, theater, dance and public art for the enjoyment and enrichment of residents and visitors to Pompano Beach, Broward County, and the greater South Florida area. The department programs and manages the City’s premiere cultural arts venues including the Pompano Beach Cultural Center, Ali Cultural Arts Center, Bailey Contemporary Arts Center, and the Blanche Ely House Museum. The department also oversees the City’s Public Art Program and the prestigious National Endowment for the Arts’ Our Town grant awarded to the Pompano Beach Crossroads place-making arts initiative.

 

 

 

 

The City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is delighted to relaunch its Artists in Residence (AiR) program at the historic Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA).  The AiR Program provides artists with studio space to create new work, collaborate with fellow resident artists, and engage with our community.

 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA) is operated by the City of Pompano Beach’s Cultural Affairs Department (PBCAD) which annually seeks participants for its Artists in Residence Program (AiR). As part of this program, eight studios at BaCA are available to individual artists for a nine-month period from October – June. The 2023 -2024 residency will be available for application in April 2023. Through this residency, PBCAD strives to cultivate an environment where artists can craft their talents and enhance their experience through artistic development and experimentation. The residency’s structure is therefore left relatively open to cater to individuality, spontaneity and collaboration. BaCA should be considered a safe space where all art forms, intellectual and creative pursuits, methods of artistic investigation, and aesthetic inquiry are accepted, nurtured, and celebrated. A dynamic environment will be created through the AiR Program – one that appeals to onlookers and attracts locals and visitors alike to watch the creative process unfold and see the latest output.

 

 

https://www.pompanobeacharts.org/bailey/artists-in-residence

 

 

 

For more information:

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W Atlantic Blvd Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-545-7800 • ccpompano.org

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center

41 NE 1 Street Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7879 • baileyarts.org

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department

50 W Atlantic Blvd Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-545-7800 • pompanobeacharts.org

 

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learn all about Kim’s upcoming workshops and appearances at https://www.pompanobeacharts.org/baca/artists-in-residence/kim-ferguson

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department Presents “Darcy Roberts: Retrospective Of Mosaics And Acrylic Painting” As Darcy Offers Multiple Events January Through Mid-February

The City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department continues its Artists in Residence (AiR) program with January artist, Darcy Roberts in “Darcy Roberts: Retrospective of Mosaics and Abstract Painting”.  A prolific creator, she explores and expresses ideas through several mediums including mosaic tile, fused glass, encaustic paint, acrylic paint, found objects, and collages/assemblage/resin.    With events at various venues, Darcy will offer live painting, a Vision Board workshop, Paint & Sip, a Mixed Media Class, and much more (including making a mosaic necklace!).  The Rickie Report shares the details of Darcy’s events, some sneak peeks of her images, and information to become an AiR.

 

 

POMPANO      BEACH      CULTURAL    AFFAIRS      

 

DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

   P  R  E  S  E  N  T  S:

 

 

 

“Darcy Roberts:

 

 

Retrospective of Mosaics  &  Abstract Painting”

 

 

 

Artist    In    Residence:

 

DARCY   ROBERTS

 

 

 

The exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public

 

 

 

 

Darcy Roberts

 

 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA) in Pompano Beach is proud to introduce their January Artist of the Month, Darcy Roberts! The prolific creator explores and expresses ideas through several mediums including mosaic tile, fused glass, encaustic paint, acrylic paint, found objects, and collages/assemblage/resin.  “Darcy Roberts: Retrospective of Mosaics and Abstract Painting” will be featured at BaCA during Old Town Untapped on and at a variety of other events, listed below. 

 

 

 

DARCY’S      SCHEDULE      OF      EVENTS:

 

 

 Friday, January 6  | Old Town Untapped  

6 – 10 pm

 

Roberts was selected to be part of the new Artists in Residence (AiR) Program at BaCA, which provides artists with studio space to create new work, collaborate with fellow resident artists, and engage with our community.

 

 

 

Thursday, January  12  

Live Painting At Taste of Jazz 

 

 

7  –  8:30 pm  

At 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts

 

 

41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7879 • baileyarts.org

 

 

 

Saturday, January 14 | Create a Vision Workshop  

11 am – 2:30  pm

 

Darcy will be conducting a workshop to creating a vision board for inspiration for the New Year 2023. A Vision Board is an artistic visual collage with pictures and words of your goals and biggest dreams for the New Year and your future. The Law of Attraction is attracting what you want! Imagine yourself actually doing it. What would my ideal life look like if there were NO obstacles? What are my deepest desires no matter how big the dreams are? All Supplies Included, all ages are welcomed. No experience necessary.

 

 

 

At

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7879 • baileyarts.org

 

 

 

 

 

Mosaic by Darcy Roberts

 

 

Darcy is inspired by color, movement, and nature. Having lived in London, England; Landau, Germany; and Barcelona, Spain, she enjoys experimenting, and her art is constantly evolving. Known for her mixed media tile works featured in public spaces, she has been commissioned to create large scale mosaic murals by schools, office buildings, and The Phoenix Children’s Hospital, among others, and has exhibited at the prestigious L.A. Art Show in 2020.

 

 

Having recently moved to Pompano Beach from Redondo Beach, California, Roberts is excited about her residency at BaCA, where she is focusing on the labor-intensive process of creating mini mosaics that will be used in a future large-scale mosaic mural.   She tells The Rickie Report, “I am often asked why I work with so many different mediums. With mosaic tile, I can create long lasting enduring public works of art; with encaustic paints I get to melt, carve, scrape, and embed items; each medium I explore with has limitations and boundaries, so I push and play in different ways.”

 

 

 

 

Wednesday,  January 18th |  

Paint & Sip with a Twist with Darcy

6  – 9 pm

 

 

Join Darcy for a Mosaic Necklace Art class, where she will show and guide participants how to create necklace art in 3 hours. Sip wine while making a delightful Mosaic necklace. You will be proud to wear and show off this piece once you finish. Each participant will receive 1 free drink ticket for wine or beer; additional drinks may be purchased. No experience necessary. All materials will be supplied.

 

At

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7879 • baileyarts.org

 

 

 

Saturday, January 21 |  Mixed Media Art Class

11   AM-   1  PM  

 

 

 

Join Bailey Contemporary Arts’ Artist of the Month Darcy Roberts in this professionally led demonstration with a high-energy environment accompanied by drinks. Supplies are provided. Each participant will receive 1 free drink ticket for wine or beer; additional drinks may be purchased. Darcy will demonstrate how to create a mixed media collage using a variety of papers and adhesives (magazine cutouts and rubber stamps). The collage will be approximately 12″ X 12″ on Foam Core. Darcy will show how many ordinary household items can be used to create daily visual journals. She will also explain how this relates to mosaic tile art.

 

 

At

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Center Library 

50 W Atlantic Blvd Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-545-7800 • ccpompano.org

 

 

 

Wednesday, January 25th | Lunch w/an Artist

12:15  – 1: 15 pm

A special Lunch with Art session including a hands-on project led by Darcy.

 

At

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7879 • baileyarts.org

 

 

 

 

 

Mosaic by Darcy Roberts

 

 

Saturday, February 11  &  Saturday, February 18 |  

Mosaics 101 Workshop

 

 10  AM – 3  PM 

 

At 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7879 • baileyarts.org

 

 

For more information & registration

for Darcy’s events visit: 

https://www.pompanobeacharts.org/baca/artists-in-residence/darcy-roberts

 

 

About the City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department:

The mission of the Cultural Affairs Department is to provide cultural programming that includes visual arts, digital media, music, film, theater, dance and public art for the enjoyment and enrichment of residents and visitors to Pompano Beach, Broward County, and the greater South Florida area. The department programs and manages the City’s premiere cultural arts venues including the Pompano Beach Cultural Center, Ali Cultural Arts Center, Bailey Contemporary Arts Center, and the Blanche Ely House Museum. The department also oversees the City’s Public Art Program and the prestigious National Endowment for the Arts’ Our Town grant awarded to the Pompano Beach Crossroads place-making arts initiative.

 

 

 

 

The City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is delighted to relaunch its Artists in Residence (AiR) program at the historic Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA).  The AiR Program provides artists with studio space to create new work, collaborate with fellow resident artists, and engage with our community.

 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA) is operated by the City of Pompano Beach’s Cultural Affairs Department (PBCAD) which annually seeks participants for its Artists in Residence Program (AiR). As part of this program, eight studios at BaCA are available to individual artists for a nine-month period from October – June. The 2023 -2024 residency will be available for application in April 2023. Through this residency, PBCAD strives to cultivate an environment where artists can craft their talents and enhance their experience through artistic development and experimentation. The residency’s structure is therefore left relatively open to cater to individuality, spontaneity and collaboration. BaCA should be considered a safe space where all art forms, intellectual and creative pursuits, methods of artistic investigation, and aesthetic inquiry are accepted, nurtured, and celebrated. A dynamic environment will be created through the AiR Program – one that appeals to onlookers and attracts locals and visitors alike to watch the creative process unfold and see the latest output.

 

 

https://www.pompanobeacharts.org/bailey/artists-in-residence

 

 

 

For more information:

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W Atlantic Blvd Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-545-7800 • ccpompano.org

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center

41 NE 1 Street Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7879 • baileyarts.org

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department

50 W Atlantic Blvd Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-545-7800 • pompanobeacharts.org

 

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

 

 

 

 

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department Presents “The Big Book” By Gregory Dirr, December Artist In Residence. Explore Life’s Themes Through Colorful Paintings And Whimsical Scenes With Interactive Events Throughout Pompano

The City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department continues its Artists in Residence (AiR) program with December’s artist, Gregory Dirr.  Known as an interdisciplinary visual artist who draws inspiration from fairy tales and the natural environment, his epic exhibit explores the themes of life with whimsical mixed media paintings.  With events at various venues, Gregory will offer live painting, a printmaking workshop, Paint & Sip, and much moreThe Rickie Report shares the details of Gregory’s events, some sneak peeks of his images, and information to become an AiR.

 

 

 

 

POMPANO      BEACH      CULTURAL    AFFAIRS      

 

DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

   P  R  E  S  E  N  T  S:

 

 

 

The    Big    Book 

 

 

Artist    In    Residence:

 

 

 

G R E G O R Y     D I R R

 

 

 

The exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public

 

 

Gregory  Dirr

 

 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA) is proud to present The Big Book, an epic visual narrative by artist Gregory Dirr. The stunning exhibition explores the dualities of existential themes—love, evil, fear, death, birth. Through colorful paintings and other artistic mediums, this story is told through whimsical and chaotic scenes interpreted differently by a spectrum of recurring characters. The exhibition will be on display through March 21, 2023.  Dirr, who is a member of BaCA’s Artist in Residence program (AiR), is the December Artist of the Month. In addition to The Big Book exhibition, there will also be an additional free reception during Old Town Untapped on the second floor of BaCA for Dirr’s exhibition, Anything and Everything from the Past. And in BaCA’s west gallery window, Dirr will be showcasing an installation entitled Kaleidoscope Fairies.

 

 

“We are honored to feature Gregory’s provocative and visually compelling compositions in this exhibition,” said Ty Tabing, Cultural Affairs Director. “He is an extremely talented artist whose creativity graces several public art projects, including a Painted Pompano sculpture decorated with his signature Celtic knots and a brilliantly colorful traffic box.”  Utilizing a plethora of materials – from the repurposed wood of trees in his backyard, to ground up gemstones – Dirr focuses on ecologically sourcing materials. His work has been exhibited in art fairs such as Scope, published in numerous magazines, and collected by galleries and art buyers internationally. Gregory Dirr was awarded the Silver Key for Portfolio by The National Scholastic Art and Writing Alliance in 2004 and went on to graduate at Ringling College of Art and Design in 2008. While there, he produced many significant pieces winning the Best of Core and Best of Fine Arts awards. He has gone on to produce public art for numerous businesses and cities.

 

 

Known as an interdisciplinary visual artist who draws inspiration from fairy tales and the natural environment, Dirr’s The Big Book exhibition is characterized by differing media specific to each piece. Passionate about experimenting with new materials and processes, during his residency, Dirr plans to realize five large scale pieces for his passion works, which are process heavy and innovative. The theme of his planned work is centered around The Big Book. In addition to the events during Old Town Untapped, Dirr will be participating in several upcoming events.

 

 

 

 

GREGORY’S    SCHEDULE    OF    EVENTS:

 

 

 Friday, December 2  | Old Town Untapped  

6 – 10 pm

 

 

Artwork by Gregory Dirr

 

 

 

December 8  | Live Painting At Taste of Jazz 

 

 

7  –  8:30 pm  

At 

 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts

 

41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7879 • baileyarts.org

 

 

 

 

Wednesday,December 14 | Printmaking 

1 – 3  pm

 

 

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Center Library 

50 W Atlantic Blvd Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-545-7800 • ccpompano.org

 

 

 

 

Artwork by Greggory Dirr

 

 

 

Thursday, December 22   |  Paint & Sip 

6 – 9 pm: 

At 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts

 

41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7879 • baileyarts.org

 

 

Wednesday,  December 28 | Lunch And Art

12:15  –  1:15  pm 

 

At 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7879 • baileyarts.org

 

 

Artwork by Gregory Dirr

 

 

For more details, visit:

https://www.pompanobeacharts.org/baca/artists-in-residence/gregory-dirr

 

 

About the City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department:

The mission of the Cultural Affairs Department is to provide cultural programming that includes visual arts, digital media, music, film, theater, dance and public art for the enjoyment and enrichment of residents and visitors to Pompano Beach, Broward County, and the greater South Florida area. The department programs and manages the City’s premiere cultural arts venues including the Pompano Beach Cultural Center, Ali Cultural Arts Center, Bailey Contemporary Arts Center, and the Blanche Ely House Museum. The department also oversees the City’s Public Art Program and the prestigious National Endowment for the Arts’ Our Town grant awarded to the Pompano Beach Crossroads place-making arts initiative.

 

 

 

 

The City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is delighted to relaunch its Artists in Residence (AiR) program at the historic Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA).  The AiR Program provides artists with studio space to create new work, collaborate with fellow resident artists, and engage with our community.

 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA) is operated by the City of Pompano Beach’s Cultural Affairs Department (PBCAD) which annually seeks participants for its Artists in Residence Program (AiR). As part of this program, eight studios at BaCA are available to individual artists for a nine-month period from October – June. The 2023 -2024 residency will be available for application in April 2023. Through this residency, PBCAD strives to cultivate an environment where artists can craft their talents and enhance their experience through artistic development and experimentation. The residency’s structure is therefore left relatively open to cater to individuality, spontaneity and collaboration. BaCA should be considered a safe space where all art forms, intellectual and creative pursuits, methods of artistic investigation, and aesthetic inquiry are accepted, nurtured, and celebrated. A dynamic environment will be created through the AiR Program – one that appeals to onlookers and attracts locals and visitors alike to watch the creative process unfold and see the latest output.

 

 

https://www.pompanobeacharts.org/bailey/artists-in-residence

 

 

 

For more information:

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W Atlantic Blvd Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-545-7800 • ccpompano.org

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center

41 NE 1 Street Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7879 • baileyarts.org

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department

50 W Atlantic Blvd Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-545-7800 • pompanobeacharts.org

 

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

 

 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCa) And Ali Cultural Arts Center Offer A Variety Of Workshops On December 4, 2021 And Through January, 2021. Give The Gift Of Creativity With A Workshop Or Class

Creativity is alive at Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) and Ali Cultural Arts Center in Pompano Beach!  Check out the new  workshops: It’s in the Bag Workshop” or “Fabric Fusion Collage Workshop” or Fortunes and Love Letters Workshop” with Artist-in-Residence, Andrea Huffman; “Free Flow Drawing Space”  for teens & adults (free); “Nature/Nurture: Pathways to Nature Journaling” with Autumn Kioti; “Introduction to Drawing and Art History” and Floral Design 101″ The Rickie Report shares the details and urges you to register NOW! Some classes are Free!  Holiday reminder – Consider a gift certificate to one of these classes!

 

 

 

 

 

L E T ‘S       G E T       C R E A T I V E !  

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts

 

41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

 

 

  DECEMBER  4,  2021  

&

JANUARY,  2022          SCHEDULE:

 

 

 

“It’s in the Bag Workshop”

December 4, 2021    11 am – 3 pm    $35

 

 

 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center

 

 

This workshop is led by Artist in Residence Andrea Huffman. Reduce your need for plastic while making a fashion statement at the farmers market or beach, with your own original fabric tote bag. Each participant will design a large canvas zipper tote bag using various fabric paints, photo transfers, stamps and stencils. A variety of techniques will offer a wide range of options to create a functional work of art! 

 

“Fabric Fusion Collage Workshop”

January 8, 2022   11 am – 2  pm    $30

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center

 

 

This workshop will be led by Artist-in-Resident Andrea Huffman. Participants will create a “painting” from fabric, based on a drawing, photograph, or their own design. Following a brief discussion about color choices and composition, shapes will be cut out from various fabrics that have been treated with an iron-on adhesive. These pieces will be arranged in the composition and ironed on to a background fabric. The design can be embellished with hand-embroidery or fabric markers. The completed fabric collage will be matted and ready to frame. 

 

“Fortunes and Love Letters Workshop”

January 29  11 am – 2 pm  $30

 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center

 

 

This workshop will be led by Artist-in-Resident Andrea Huffman. Celebrate Valentine’s Day and the Lunar New Year with tea and fortune cookies, while you create a unique mixed media artwork. After a brief discussion about color and composition, we’ll incorporate the Fortunes, along with a variety of postage stamps and an assortment of Valentine ephemera into collages on a canvas panel. Color will be layered by applying paint with stencils, sponges and rubber stamps. Original works of art can be a beautiful reminder of the Words of Wisdom in your fortune, or an expression of admiration for special someone. 

 

 

O N G O I N G       MONTHLY     W O R K S H O P S

 

 

Drawing Space

Second   Saturdays   1 – 3 pm  FREE   

 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center

 

 

Come to Bailey Contemporary Arts for an afternoon of free flow drawing. Bring your sketchbook and favorite drawing tools like pencil, charcoal, ink and markers, and spend two hours drawing a live model. Whether you are curious about drawing, want to practice your skills, or simply unwind, spend time doodling, meeting new people and forgetting about the outside world; this Drawing Space is for you. 

Drawing Space is a free 2-hour, monthly activity for teens and adults in the community to spend time drawing live models in a variety of props and costumes. Participants bring their own sketchbooks and drawing materials to work on their drawings. They are welcome to share their final drawings, participate as models and bring additional props. No prior experience needed. 

We welcome performance art and theater students, who also want to practice their pose and prop techniques as part of Drawing Space.

 

 

Nature/Nurture: Pathways to Nature Journaling

Third Fridays    6 – 8:30 pm    $30  

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center

 

 

This monthly 2.5-hour workshop explores the dynamics of nature drawing and creative writing. Join Autumn Kioti, a trained naturalist and environmental educator, visual artists and storyteller, in a journey to the crossroads of art, ecology and exploration. In this workshop, participants have the opportunity to draw a variety of objects and artifacts found in nature, using watercolor, pencil and ink, along with alternative and creative painting methods.  Workshops include watercolor sketch pad to take home. Adults. No experience necessary. 16 students max.

 

 

 

Introduction to Drawing and Art History

Third Saturdays    10 am – 1 pm    $25   

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center

 

 

Introduction to Drawing and Art History is a monthly 3-hour workshop, where students learn how to create compelling still-life images with charcoal or graphite inspired by the composition, technique and observation of specific periods in Art History. Each session focuses on short fragments of the history of art, creating a quick and dynamic timeline that reviews the most relevant elements and influences in art, while enriching the mind and providing inspiration for still-life compositions. While it is recommended to take various workshops to enhance the art history and technique aspects of each lesson, students have the option to take workshops independently, for each session is designed to work autonomously reviewing basic elements of drawing, perspective and composition.

 

 

“Floral Design 101”

Second Saturdays    12:15 pm 

Ali Cultural Arts Center

 

Ali Cultural Arts Center

353 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.    Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7877 • aliarts.org

 

 

This budget-friendly design workshop offers a basic introduction to flower arrangement: no experience necessary. Come as you are and leave with a floral design to share with your friends and family! Each workshop focuses on a different topic, where you will work alongside our seasoned instructors to create a different style of seasonal fresh flower arrangement. You will learn some basic elements of floral design, enough to be able to replicate this simple arrangement on your own. We’ll also discuss how to care for flowers to achieve long lasting freshness. Sign up for the topics and designs that interest you most and fit into your schedule. At the end of each workshop, you will have a stylish arrangement to take home and enjoy or give as a gift. 

 

For more information visit, www.pompanobeacharts.org or call 954-545-7800

 

 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts is located at 41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

www.baileyarts.org

 

Ali Cultural Arts Center

353 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.  Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7877 • aliarts.org

 

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

 

 

Pompano Beach Arts Launches Virtual Workshops With Techniques Of Documenting Your Artwork & Collectibles

Pompano Beach Arts is launching its virtual workshops for both artists and collectors.  Join Sarah Michelle Rupert on Wednesday, October 28 for this FREE Zoom event.  Learn different techniques to document your artwork or collectibles on your smartphone, basic shots, and stop motion animation!  The Rickie Report shares the details and urges you to sign up now! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creative    Documentation    Workshop

Techniques Of Documenting

Your    Artwork    &    Collectibles

Wednesday October 28

 6:00 – 8:00 PM

 

 FREE

 

 

 

 

To   learn  more   and   register   visit:

 

When you register for this event, the Zoom link will be sent to you.

 

 

 

This short, informal workshop via Zoom is created with artists and collectors in mind who are looking for creative ways to document and share their work with minimal equipment.

Participants will learn different techniques and best practices to quickly capture quality photo and video of their artwork or collectibles on their smartphones.

After a review of standards of artwork documentation, the workshop will go over a basic shot list and jump into alternative documentation methods including stop motion animation, prop use and model interventions.

Participants will leave the workshop with fun photo and video documentation of their work for use in websites, social media and print.

 

 

 

Suggested Materials for Workshop:

 

• smart phone

• small 2D, small 3D and book or zine work • large desk, table or work area

• positionable lights or lamps

• Free App – ImgPlay, Apple or Google play

• Suggested: Tripod and Cell Phone attachment for tripod

• Suggested: large white paper, poster board, or portable light studio

Instructor:

 

Sarah Michelle Rupert is an artist, educator and cultural producer living and working in Miami, FL. Working with photography, video, collage, drawing and animation, her creative practice revolves around consumer and mass-communication culture and its beautiful, tragic and humorous interactions within contemporary life and the environment. As a cultural producer, she works collaboratively with artists and organizations to build innovative and fun projects across artistic disciplines. She is the Director of Collections at Girls’ Club Collection, a private collection and nonprofit alternative art space in Fort Lauderdale. She is a founding co-director of SPF: Small Press Fair Fort Lauderdale and Tropic Bound Artist’s Book Fair, and works with artists and collectives to realize ambitious projects through program and grant development.

 

To learn about other  events and to register visit

www.pompanobeacharts.org/virtual-events.

 

About the City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department:


The mission of the Cultural Affairs Department is to provide cultural programming that includes visual arts, digital media, music, film, theater, dance, and public art for the enjoyment and enrichment of residents and visitors to Pompano Beach, Broward County, and the greater South Florida area. The department programs and manages the City’s premiere cultural arts venues including the Pompano Beach Cultural Center, Historic Ali Cultural Arts, Bailey Contemporary Arts, Pompano Beach Amphitheater, and the Blanche Ely House. The department also oversees the City’s Public Art Program and the prestigious National Endowment for the Arts’ Our Town grant awarded to the Pompano Beach Crossroads place-making arts initiative.

 

 

For more information visit, www.pompanobeacharts.org or call 954-545-7800.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center is located at  50 W Atlantic Blvd.   Pompano Beach, FL  33060

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts Presents Sculptural Works Of Claire Satin Through February 26. Pompano Beach Cultural Center Features Lori Arbel And Ya La’Ford In March. Public Is Welcome To These Free Exhibits

Art lovers take note!  Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) presents Large Scale Constructions” by  Claire Satin, featuring an overview of the internationally acclaimed artist’s large sculptural works. Satin has had an extensive exhibition and collections history in the U.S. and Europe and is known for her use of a vast range of different materials, mediums and environments to create  notion-challenging artwork (on view until February 26). The Pompano Beach Cultural Center announces two new exhibitions:  Thought Patterns”, by artist Lori Arbel, whose work captivates audiences with intricate layers of ink, paint and other markings applied with numerous mediums on canvas (on view through March 31); and Vantage Point” by Ya La’ford, which features a selection of imposing, welded-steel geometric installations, along with several illustrative works on canvas (on view through April 2).  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.  

 

 

 

 

POMPANO      BEACH      CULTURAL    AFFAIRS      

DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

   P  R  E  S  E  N  T  S:

 

 

 

“Large   Scale   Constructions”

by Claire Satin

At

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts

 

41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

 

 

The exhibition will be on view until February 26

 

 

 

 

“Kanji Rods, Rose” by Claire Satin

 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) is proud to present “Large Scale Constructions” by Claire Satin, featuring an overview of the internationally acclaimed artist’s large sculptural works primarily from the 1980’s and 1990’s. Satin has had an extensive exhibition and collections history in the U.S. and Europe and is known for her use of a vast range of different materials, mediums and environments to create  notion-challenging artwork. 

 

“You don’t want to miss this exhibition,” said Phyllis Korab, Cultural Affairs Director. “Claire Satin is an internationally exhibited and collected artist, and we are extremely excited to provide this showcase of her talent which features her conceptual large-scale sculptures in paper, wood, metal and ink.”  Satin’s work concentrates on the exploration of different mediums breaking the boundaries of traditional sculptures. These art pieces and constructions explore the connection between minimalistic forms while retaining a human connection.

 

Some of the works have been influenced by the artist’s association with her friend and mentor, the composer John Cage (1912-1992) and his concept of indeterminacy and chance operations. The artworks from 1980s and 1990s went through several phases, as they were constantly evolving in form, medium, and their level of minimalism and abstraction.

 

 

“Kanji Rods, Gray” by Claire Satin

 

 

Claire Jeanine Satin is a book artist, sculptor and designer of public art installations with a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and an MFA from Pratt Institute. Her work has been extensively exhibited in the United States and in Europe. She has been a facilitator for the arts in Broward County Florida for many years and is the recipient of many awards and grants including the Louis Comfort Tiffany Grant for Sculpture, an award nomination from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, two Florida Individual Artists Fellowships, a Karl Vogelstein Grant, a Ruth Cheven Foundation Grant, a Richard A. Florsheim Art Fund Grant, a $15,000 Florida Cultural Consortium Grant, and a Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture Grant.

 

 

Her works are in the current collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; the Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA; the Museum of Modern Art, New York City; the American Centers in New Delhi and Bombay, India; the Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archives of Concrete and Visual Poetry; and the Library of Congress Rare Books Collection among others.  Claire Jeanine Satin is a South Florida-based artist notable for her book works, sculpture and public art works. She invents new shapes for books, pushing to define the look of a page, the role of words, and how people see them.

 

 

 

Thought Patterns” by Lori Arbel

and

 

 

“Vantage Point” by Ya La’ford

 

 

Arbel’s work will be on view until March 31.

 La’ford’s work will be on view until April 2. 

 

 

At 

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

 

50 W Atlantic Blvd.   Pompano Beach, FL  33060

 

 

 

The Pompano Beach Cultural Center is proud to announce its newest exhibitions, “Thought Patterns”, by artist Lori Arbel, whose work captivates audiences with intricate layers of ink, paint and other markings applied with numerous mediums on canvas. And “Vantage Point” by Ya La’ford. which features a selection of imposing, welded-steel geometric installations, along with several illustrative works on canvas.

 

“Lori is a remarkable talent who employs a dramatic way of creating her art,” said Phyllis Korab, Cultural Affairs Director. “She doesn’t use an easel, but instead she lays the surface on the table of her studio, constantly moving around it, working from each side and angle until the artwork is complete. Creating in this manner allows her the freedom to engage in the piece in its entirety and not from just one perspective.”

 

 

“Love Triangle” by Lori Arbel

 

 

Understanding her signature style is especially important for this exhibition, as her works explore the inner psyche including the monotonous tasks of everyday life.  Using marks and a reduced, neutral palette, the artist delves into thought patterns to question how we connect, respond, and make our mark on the world. Arbel embraces emotional introspection for content; creative expression as dialogue.  Pen and ink lines, handmade paper and geometric shapes allow her to express depth, texture and pattern that result in visually energetic and meditative renderings. The imperfections of the handmade paper and pops of gold illustrate metaphor, transforming sometimes negative energy into something beautiful.

 

 

 

 

Artwork by Ya La’Ford

 

As an installation artist, La’ford is best known for her signature use of wall-to-wall recurring geometric patterns including her highly regarded infusion of hypnotizing LED luminaries. For this exhibition, she will activate the gallery in an all-encompassing fashion, from floor to ceiling, allowing guests to travel through the exhibition by following the lines and intersections in a way that creates meaning for them. 

 

“Ya La’ford’s work challenges viewers to see the patterns and cycles in nature,” said Phyllis Korab, Cultural Affairs Director. “This exhibition becomes a symbolic map of the universe created from her vision which she invites us to explore.”

 

La’ford’s work finds serenity through interconnecting lines, which to her represents a metaphorical journey to communicate humanity’s unseen experiences echoed through diverse but shared accounts. Through La’ford’s work, she finds interest in the role geometry plays in the physical experience and material worlds while the synchronicity of the universe is determined by certain mathematical constants which express themselves in the form of patterns and cycles in nature.

 

 

 

About the City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department:


The mission of the Cultural Affairs Department is to provide cultural programming that includes visual arts, digital media, music, film, theater, dance, and public art for the enjoyment and enrichment of residents and visitors to Pompano Beach, Broward County, and the greater South Florida area. The department programs and manages the City’s premiere cultural arts venues including the Pompano Beach Cultural Center, Historic Ali Cultural Arts, Bailey Contemporary Arts, Pompano Beach Amphitheater, and the Blanche Ely House. The department also oversees the City’s Public Art Program and the prestigious National Endowment for the Arts’ Our Town grant awarded to the Pompano Beach Crossroads place-making arts initiative.

 

 

 

For more information visit, www.pompanobeacharts.org or call 954-545-7800.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center is located at  50 W Atlantic Blvd.   Pompano Beach, FL  33060

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts is located at 41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

 

 

 

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Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

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Enhance Your Artistic Side With Workshops In Pompano Beach, Offering Three Ways To Bring More Art Into Your Life From January 18 Through February 15

Enhance Your Artistic Side with Workshops!  The Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is offering an assortment of artistic workshops so you can explore and enhance your creative side. Every month, the venues offer classes in a variety of art forms for students ages 16 and up. The fees include all supplies.  The Rickie Report shares the details and urges our readers to take advantage of these outstanding opportunities. Learn how exciting becoming a creative can be!

 

 

 

POMPANO      BEACH      CULTURAL    AFFAIRS      DEPARTMENT

 

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Enhance Your Artistic Side with Workshops

 

  JANUARY  18  Through FEBRUARY  15 :

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts

 

41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

 

 

 

 

Watercolor Painting Techniques
January 18

Noon -4 pm   $25

Whether you are just starting out or have some experience with watercolor or other painting materials, this workshop will expand your painting skills no matter what your medium or level of experience. Explore your knowledge of watercolor materials and special techniques that are unique to watercolor painting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fortunes & Love Letters Workshop
January 25

 11 am – 2 pm    $25

Create an original artwork to celebrate the Lunar New Year or Valentine’s Day. Artist Andrea Huffman will begin with a brief discussion about color and composition, while enjoying a cup of tea and fortune cookies. The fortunes, along with Postage Stamps and other ephemera, will then be incorporated into collages on canvas. Paint, stencils, rubber stamps and other embellishments will be added to create a beautiful reminder of the Words of Wisdom in your fortune, or to share with a special Valentine. Participants may also bring their own collage materials as well, to include in their artwork.

 

 

 

 

The Blanche Ely House

 

 

(Photo courtesy of lafamialdebroward.com)

1600 NW 6th Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

 

 

Creative Artmaking Workshop: The Art of Head Wrapping
February 15

 11 am – 1 pm   $10

The African headdress can be traced back to the Nubian empire and ancient Egypt where priests and the nobility adorned themselves with intricate head wraps. This art form has experienced a resurgence in popularity in contemporary culture, join us for two hours of creativity, great conversation, and culture during this interactive workshop! Enjoy step-by-step instruction and live demonstration of head wrap styling techniques and cultural significance. These skills will allow you to mix and match designs to create dozens of chic, fun head wrap styles. All of our styles are gentle, easy and take only minutes to create. Switch it up every day showcasing that natural hair is versatile and creative. This class is a live, in-person tutorial that will walk you through the steps needed to create each of the styles. We also seek to educate women of color on their history so that you wear them with confidence and poise! Not to mention, it’s the best go-to when you’re having a bad hair day!

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information visit, www.pompanobeacharts.org or call 954-545-7800.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center is located at  50 W Atlantic Blvd.   Pompano Beach, FL  33060

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts is located at 41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Blanche Ely House is located at 1600 NW 6th Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

 

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986