Business For the Arts Of Broward Opens A Call To Emerging Mural Artists For A Paid Public Art Mentor Led Mural Opportunity In Fort Lauderdale. Open To All Florida Artists

Business for the Arts of Broward (BFA) opens a Call to Emerging Mural Artists for a Broward Health Mentor-led Mural Opportunity in the Fort Lauderdale area with nationally recognized artist, Lori Pratico. Funding partners are The Wayne and Lucretia Weiner Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward, The Cathy and James Donnelly Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward and Crown Residential.  A Zoom information session will be held on Friday, June 28, 2024 for interested applicants.  The five chosen muralists with be offered up to $5,000. stipend per artist. This opportunity includes career support after the completion of the project.  The Deadline to apply is Wednesday, July 31, 2024.  This Call is open to all local emerging mural artists in Florida.  The Rickie Report shares the details and urges you to apply!

 

 

 

Organization website: https://bfabroward.org/

 

 

 

 

Call to emerging mural artists: 

 

 

Paid Public Art Mentorship Opportunity

 

 

 

 

 

Apply here: 

https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=13734

 

 

 

Entry Deadline: 7/31/24

 

Call Type:   Public Art

 

Eligibility:   Local

 

State:   Florida

 

 

 

 

Information   Session   June 28, 2024

 

An information session for interested applicants will be held via zoom on June 28, 2024. Participants will learn about the opportunity, application process, and may ask questions. To register for the session, please email lpratico@bfabroward.org

 

 

 

The mural will be on a highly visible wall at the intersections of Andrews Ave and 17th Street in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The lead artist, Lori Pratico, will design the mural’s overall look and have final say in its design and execution. The final design will be pre-approved by Broward Health. Selected artists will have the opportunity to add their style to designated sections of the mural at the lead artist’s sole discretion. 

 

 

Lori Pratico is a professional artist who has been working in the arts industry for over 35 years. She started her arts career in Philadelphia as a billboard painter and has executed over 100 murals in 16 states. Her specialties include community engagement, hand lettering and surface design. Her work can be viewed at www.loripratico.com

 

 

Mural artists require training and experience to transition from small paintings to large scale work and often struggle with applying for public art commissions and building their portfolio. Through this mentorship, each of the five selected emerging artists will receive:

Hands on experience in designing, scaling, and painting large scale murals.

Mentorship and guidance from an established arts professional.

Up to $5,000. stipend per artist for a maximum of 100 painting hours ($50 per hr.)

$30. per day lunch stipend.

Each artists’ general liability ins. coverage will be included. ($200-$300 value)

Artists’ names will be included on the mural, and artists may take appropriate ownership of the project.

Artists will be included in a documentary style presentation of the mural creation and the mural process, to educate and promote future artists.

Team zoom meetings to review creating a proposal, applying for insurance, best practices, pricing, creating a budget, selecting materials and anti-graffiti coatings.

Continued career support available after the completion of this project.

 

 

 

 

Organization website: https://bfabroward.org/

For more information Email: lpratico@bfabroward.org

Lori Pratico

Program Coordinator | Business for the Arts of Broward

201 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 1900

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-4442

 

 

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Pompano Beach Arts Showcases Rapturous Images Of The Natural World By Phoenix. “The Spirit Of This Place” Featuring Some Never- Before-Exhibited Images Opens Friday, April 12. Exhibit Continues Through May 25, 2024

Pompano Beach Arts showcases rapturous images of the natural world, including some never-before-exhibited images by award-winning conservation photographer, Phoenix.  “The Spirit of This Place” Opens on Friday, April 12, 2024 and is available through May 25, 2024. Immerse yourself as Phoenix takes you on a journey to Ireland, Great Smokey Mountains National Park, Venice, Alaska, New Mexico and Florida Everglades with her Sacred Trees, Landscapes, Winged Life and National Parks Collections.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks. The Opening Reception is Free AND appreciates an RSVP. Did you know that Phoenix offers one-on-one photo and small group sessions?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The  New  Pelican  Article

 

 

 

 

 

New   Solo  Exhibit   by   Phoenix

 

 

 

O p e n i n g     R ece p t i o n

 

 

 

Friday • April 12 • 6—8 PM

 

Exhibit runs April 12 through May 25, 2024

 

 

 For more information and to RSVP for the opening reception go to www.pompanobeacharts.org.

 

 

 

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W Atlantic Blvd, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

 

“Athena” by Phoenix

 

 

 

 

Pompano Beach Arts is honored to present “The Spirit of This Place,” a gorgeous photography exhibition that captures the soul of nature as seen through the eyes of internationally collected, award-winning conservation photographer Phoenix. These 40 images reflect her devotion to protecting the natural environment, sense of oneness with the light and soul of the land and its inhabitants and a reverence for wild places.

 

 

 

 

“Venice Lagoon” by Phoenix

 

 

 

“We are delighted to bring this stunning collection of beautiful images to our gallery,” said Ty Tabing, Director, Cultural Affairs Department. “Phoenix’ work is known for capturing the intersection of art and healing, transporting viewers to a place of peace and meditation.”  Phoenix, who only goes by her first name, established a love of nature as a child during family vacations to national parks. A native Miamian and Broward County resident, Phoenix is known for her painterly approach in her photographs.

 

 

 

 

 

“Blue Night Over Ballybunion” by Phoenix

 

 

 

She tells The Rickie Report, “As an environmental photographer my goal is to capture the “it” moment, the “decisive moment” in nature, touching viewers deeply. Each photograph reflects the feelings I experience, arrested by the fragile beauty and wonder that is nature expressed by its light, colors, textures, structures and patterns. Ultimately, it is my intent to raise awareness of endangered and threatened habitats and species that we stand to lose in the natural world if we are not careful” .

 

 

 

“Flamingo 2” by Phoenix 

 

 

 

Her approach to photography and life is grounded in her philosophical belief that we are all one, and all interconnected. Her works have been honored in numerous juried exhibitions and showcased in 25 solo exhibitions, including Everglades National Park Gallery. Her photography has been featured in magazines and calendars worldwide and is found in more than 100 private collections internationally as well as corporate collections like the 22 pieces acquired by the Cleveland Clinic – Weston for the Women’s Center.

 

 

 

 

 

“Sweetpea” by Phoenix

 

 

 

“My love, my divine call to art, is to truthfully capture those moments when my soul is touched by the extraordinary wonder and beauty seen through my camera’s inner lens — from colorful bugs, smaller than a fingernail’s tip, to ever changing magnificent paintings presented every morning and night for humanity’s delight,” stated Phoenix.

 

 

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“Early Morning Fog” by Phoenix 

 

 

 

Stay in Contact with Phoenix

 

Join Phoenix’s monthly eNewsletter for her latest adventures in Nature and the Art World:

https://www.photographsbyphoenix.com/connect.html

www: https://www.photographsbyphoenix.com

FB: https://www.facebook.com/phoenix.spiritdiva

IG: https://www.instagram.com/phoenixspiritdiva

X/T: https://twitter.com/spiritdiva

YT:

https://youtube.com/@phoenixspiritdiva2170?si=lsRgN-WV1jzZvoI7

 

 

 

About Phoenix

 

For Phoenix the extraordinary beauty of nature and wilderness are a wonder. Attempting to fix them in time is her passion; photography is her art. Known for her painterly approach to composition, light, color and texture, she is an internationally collected, award-winning conservation photographer whose works are in more than 100 private and corporate collections worldwide. Phoenix is the recipient of two month-long Artist-In-Residence programs, Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Olive Stack Gallery in Ireland; the Virtual Artist-in- Residence for the Center for Great Apes Art4Apes Exhibition; the featured artist for the first Endangered Exhibit – United Kingdom; two public art grants, nine public art awards and many other prestigious awards, including the Julia Cameron International Photography Contest, winning Best Landscape and Seascape Series. She was appointed to the first Public Art and Placement Advisory Board, City of Fort Lauderdale. Her works have graced national magazine covers and been featured in newspapers, magazines and blog posts – print and online internationally. She was invited to be the first photographer to “takeover” the Instagram page for the Friends of Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. Most recently, the Cleveland Clinic Hospital in Weston, Florida acquired 22 large works by Phoenix for their permanent collection in the Women’s Center. Currently she is the serving her fourth term as president of the National League of American Pen Women . A native Miamian, Phoenix lives and works in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. www.PhotographsByPhoenix.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

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11676 SW River Crossing Place, Port St. Lucie, FL 34987

Gold Coast Watercolor Society Presents 3 Day Workshop With Teresa Kirk “The Beauty Of The Mark” March 19 – 21, 2024 In Fort Lauderdale. Open To Non-Members

Gold Coast Watercolor Society (GCWS) Presents Teresa Kirk‘s “The Beauty of the Mark” with a 3 day workshop March 19 – 21, 2024.  This is Open to Non-Members so you can get a taste of what GCWS offers.  The workshop takes place at ArtServe in Fort Lauderdale.  GCWS offers monthly meetings, October through May on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.  In addition, check out their Flea Market sale of New and used art supplies!  Proceeds support their Young at Art Museum Summer Workshops.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 3  Day  Workshop  With  Teresa  Kirk:

 

 

Open  To  Non-Members

 

 

Artserve

 

1350 E. Sunrise Blvd.     Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watercolor by Teresa Kirk

 

 

 

 

Students will do exercises that will help them to make their own unique marks as a surprise element for their work. 

 

 

 

Students will play with these ideas along with the possibilities that will open as they work transparently and with opaque paint in watercolor and gouache.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Iris” by Teresa Kirk

 

 

 

What  you’ll  gain:

 

This workshop will engage your intuitive creativity.

 

Demos, group discussion and constructive critiques along with painting time are a part of this workshop. 

 

You will build upon that mark making process through negative painting, color mixing and design formats.

 

 

 

MEMBERS Register Now $350

NON-MEMBERs Register Now $395

 

 

Cancellation Policy

 

$50 cancellation fee

Cancel within 1 month no refund at all or: we will apply full monies to next available workshop in current year if one available.

 If there is a waitlist for a workshop and it can be filled, we will refund monies less $25.00 administration fee.

Owner of Seat in class can sell or transfer to another student

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Gold Coast Watercolor Society (GCWS) in Broward County is dedicated to advancing the art of watercolor media.

 

 

GCWS   offers:


Opportunities to learn, paint and sketch
Workshops taught by nationally recognized artists
An annual membership show
Juried shows in venues such as museums, galleries and local businesses
Paint-ins with live models
Lectures and demonstrations, showing “how it’s done” by selected artists
Non-juried group shows in local libraries and other public venues
Plein air painting opportunities

 

 

Please   Join   Us!

Meetings are held October through May on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7 pm

ArtServe

1350 E. Sunrise Blvd.     Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

 

 

 

Visit us online at www.goldcoastwatercolorsociety.com

Like us on Facebook! 

 

 

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11676 SW River Crossing Place   Port St. Lucie, FL 34987

 

 

 

Meet Susan Casbarro, Rosemary Fineberg, Fran Mann Goodman, Kirsten Hines And Anabel Rub Peicher On Wednesday, February 28 At The Charlotte J Burrie Community Center. Free Event Is Sponsored By National American League Of Pen Women Fort Lauderdale Branch And Charlotte J Burrie Community Center

Come to the Charlotte J Burrie Community Center in Pompano Beach, FL for “Great Art and Great Conversation” with Susan Casbarro, Rosemary Fineberg, Fran Mann Goodman, Kirsten Hines and Anabel Rub Peicher on Wednesday, February 28, 2024.  Co-sponsored by the National League of American Pen Women – Fort Lauderdale Branch and Charlotte J Burrie Community Center, the artists will show and speak about their art journey and current work.  Hors d’oeuvres and libations are included in this FREE event.  Please RSVP.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free Event:

 

 

Please register to ensure we have more than enough refreshments for everyone

 

 

 

RSVP   Here

 

 

 

 

Join us for a delightful evening with five nationally and internationally award-winning and collected fine artists from the National League of American Pen Women – Fort Lauderdale Branch at the Charlotte J. Burrie Community Center for an intimate evening of Great Art and Great Conversation. Hors d’oeuvres and libations are included. It’s a unique opportunity to view the exhibit, meet and hear these women artists talk about their art journey and current work.

 

 

M E E T      THE    A R T I S T S:

 

 

 

 

Susan Casbarro

 

 

 

 

“Rebirth: The Eight-Fold Path” by Susan Casbarro

 

 

For Susan Casbarro, creating mosaics is a method to bring all facets of oneself into a cohesive whole. A mixed media mosaicist, Susan has studied with several world-renowned mosaicists, including Kelley Knickerbocker, Yulia Hanansen and Marian Shapiro. She was the featured artist at the Andamento Gallery in Baltimore, MD and at the Plunge Beach Resort, Lauderdale-By-the-Sea, FL. She incorporates her math background along with her love of nature and sacred geometry into her work. At Glistening Glass, her in-house studio, she creates her own work and shares the love of mosaics with students. www.susancasbarro.com

 

 

 

Rosemary Fineberg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Pundak Ein Kerem” by Rosemary Fineberg

 

 

 

A Jersey girl, Rosemary Fineberg was nurtured and educated at Edinboro and Kean Universities in Art and Special Education as well as Art Therapy at Essex County Hospital Center, NJ. Recent subjects focus on finding light in darkness. She also works with mixed media fabric incorporating sewing and recycling. Inspired by the colors and subjects used by Bonnard, Avery, O’Keeffe and Impressionists, her works have been juried into museums and colleges across the U.S., including Boca Raton Museum FL, Monmouth University, NJ, Emory University, GA and San Antonio College Galleries, TX. www.rowsfine.com

 

 

 

 

Fran  Mann  Goodman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Garden of Happiness” by Fran Mann Goodman

 

 

Speaker and award-winning artist Fran Mann Goodman uses a network of pastes, sands, paper towels, acrylic skins and heightened color to illuminate our connection to the realm of life. A graduate of Chouinard Art Institute, Goodman has been featured and published across the nation. Her workshops blend art history with abstract expressionism. As a mentor and educator, Goodman is Florida’s Scholarship Chair of The National Association of Women Artists. www.franmanngoodman.com

 

 

 

Kirsten Hines

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Gray Fox” by Kirsten Hines

 

 

 

Kirsten Hines is a Florida-based author, wildlife photographer and conservationist with a master’s degree in biology and background as an environmental educator. To date she has written seven books; her newest book is Wild Florida: An Animal Odyssey. Her images have been featured in various publications, public art programs and nearly 100 exhibitions regionally, nationally and internationally. A Conservation Associate of the Institute for Regional Conservation, she is a member of the board of Audubon Florida her local chapter, and Tropical Audubon Society. www.kirstenhines.com

 

 

 

Anabel Rub Peicher

 

 

 

Sculpture by Anabel Rub Peicher

 

 

 

 

 

Multimedia, international artist Anabel Rub Peicher enjoys creating small sculptures and large-scale installations in various materials. Born in Lima, Perú, she’s resided in Florida since 1974 and studied architecture at the University of Miami, FL. She has had several solo and collaborative exhibits locally and internationally in Canada, Perú, Spain and the USA. Professionally, she serves as the president to the 2+3 artists’ organization, Board member of Broward Art Guild and National Association of Women Artists, and member of Ceramic League Miami. www.anabelrubpeicher.com

 

 

 

Please register to ensure we have more than enough refreshments for everyone

 

RSVP   Here

 

 

 

About National League of American Pen Women – Fort Lauderdale Branch:

For more than 65 years the Fort Lauderdale Branch of the National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW) has been a prestigious organization of professional women in the Arts – Published Writers, Authors, Poets, Musical Composers and Award-Winning Visual Artists. Today primarily a community of professional, contemporary visual artists, Pen Women believe in the power of art to illuminate the human experience, fire the imagination and nurture the soul. Our visual artists work in a variety of media including acrylic, watercolor, oil, sculptor, porcelain and photography. Many are national and international award-winning and collected artist. All are committed to inspiring talented young women to pursue their college arts education degrees. To that end they raise funds each year to award three $1,250 Achievement Award scholarships to deserving women art students at Broward College. The oldest women’s art organization in America, NLAPW was originally founded in 1897. lauderdalepenwomen.wixsite.com/nlapw

About Charlotte J. Burrie Civic Center:

Charlotte J. Burrie Civic Center, 2669 N. Federal Highway, Pompano Beach, FL, had its grand opening celebration on March 12, 2020 just in-time to be closed for two years due to COVID-19. It is re-opened now offering a variety of programming, including: yoga, fitness, karate, dance, art and Spanish lessons. Overseen by the city’s Parks and Recreation Department, the 8,700-square-foot civic center, in Pompano’s Cresthaven neighborhood, includes a reception area, two multi-purpose activity rooms, a conference room, a warming kitchen and a large assembly space with a fixed platform stage and adjacent dressing rooms.

 

 

 

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11676 SW River Crossing Place, Port St. Lucie, FL 34987

 

 

 

Gold Coast Watercolor Society Opens New Call To All Watermedia Artists Including Non-Members For “Wet Paint” Exhibit. Offering Large Cash Prizes Don’t Miss The Opening Reception Thursday, March 7, 2024 At Ft. Lauderdale Downtown Main Library

All watermedia artists are eligible to enter their paintings for the Gold Coast Watercolor Society’s upcoming exhibit, “Wet Paint”. A wide variety of watermedia is encouraged with large cash prizes!  The Juried Exhibit “Wet Paint” will be on exhibit at the Fort Lauderdale Downtown Main Library in Gallery 6 from March 2nd through March 30th.The Rickie Report shares the details and application as well as some views of previous exhibitors. Deadline for “ Wet Paint” online entry is February 26th . Award reception is Thursday March 7th. Remember, all Receptions are open to the public! GCWS now allows: Gallery wrapped canvas (no staples showing), wood or canvas panels and cradled board. Wood or canvas flat panels must be framed. All paintings not protected by plexi or glass can now be varnished.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Download prospectus at:

 

 

Entries  from  Previous  Exhibits

 

 

 

Deadline  for  “ Wet  Paint”  online  entry  is  Monday, February  26, 2024

 

 

 

We now allow:  

Gallery  wrapped canvas (no staples showing),  wood or canvas panels and cradled board.  Wood or canvas flat panels must be framed.  All paintings not protected by plexi or glass can now be varnished.

 

 

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Exhibit runs Saturday, March 2 to Saturday, March 30, 2024

 

 

Fort Lauderdale Downtown Main Library – Gallery 6

100 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

     Phone:  954.357.7444

 

 

 

Award  reception  is  Thursday,  March 7, 2024

 3 – 5  pm 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About the Gold Coast Watercolor Society (GCWS)

The Gold Coast Watercolor Society (GCWS) in Broward County is dedicated to advancing the art of watercolor media.

 

 

GCWS offers:

Opportunities to learn, paint and sketch

Workshops taught by nationally recognized artists


An annual membership show

Juried shows in venues such as museums, galleries and local businesses

Paint-ins with live models

Lectures and demonstrations, showing “how it’s done” by selected artists

Non-juried group shows in local libraries and other public venues

Plein air painting opportunities

 

Please   Join   Us!

Meetings are held October through May on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7 pm

ArtServe

1350 E. Sunrise Blvd.     Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

 

 

 

Visit us online at www.goldcoastwatercolorsociety.com

Like us on Facebook! 

 

 

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

11676 SW River Crossing Place   Port St. Lucie, FL 34987

 

 

 

 

Enjoy an Evening of Great Art And Great Conversation with Pen Women at The Charlotte J. Burrie Community Center In Pompano Beach

Join the National League of American Pen Women – Fort Lauderdale Branch for a delightful evening with five nationally and internationally award-winning and collected fine artists at the Charlotte J. Burrie Community Center. This intimate evening of Great Art and Great Conversation takes place on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, with hors d’oeuvres and libations included. RSVP is requested and Free. It’s a unique opportunity to view the exhibit, meet and hear Susan Casbarro, Rosemary Fineberg, Fran Mann Goodman, Kristen Hines and Anabel Peicher talk about their art journey and current work. The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free Event:

 

 

Please register to ensure we have more than enough refreshments for everyone

 

 

 

RSVP   Here

 

 

 

 

Join us for a delightful evening with five nationally and internationally award-winning and collected fine artists from the National League of American Pen Women – Fort Lauderdale Branch at the Charlotte J. Burrie Community Center for an intimate evening of Great Art and Great Conversation. Hors d’oeuvres and libations are included. It’s a unique opportunity to view the exhibit, meet and hear these women artists talk about their art journey and current work.

 

 

M E E T      THE    A R T I S T S:

 

 

 

 

Susan Casbarro

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Peaceful Morning” by Susan Casbarro

 

 

For Susan Casbarro, creating mosaics is a method to bring all facets of oneself into a cohesive whole. A mixed media mosaicist, Susan has studied with several world-renowned mosaicists, including Kelley Knickerbocker, Yulia Hanansen and Marian Shapiro. She was the featured artist at the Andamento Gallery in Baltimore, MD and at the Plunge Beach Resort, Lauderdale-By-the-Sea, FL. She incorporates her math background along with her love of nature and sacred geometry into her work. At Glistening Glass, her in-house studio, she creates her own work and shares the love of mosaics with students. www.susancasbarro.com

 

 

Rosemary Fineberg

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Ben Yehuda” by Rosemary Fineberg

 

 

 

A Jersey girl, Rosemary Fineberg was nurtured and educated at Edinboro and Kean Universities in Art and Special Education as well as Art Therapy at Essex County Hospital Center, NJ. Recent subjects focus on finding light in darkness. She also works with mixed media fabric incorporating sewing and recycling. Inspired by the colors and subjects used by Bonnard, Avery, O’Keeffe and Impressionists, her works have been juried into museums and colleges across the U.S., including Boca Raton Museum FL, Monmouth University, NJ, Emory University, GA and San Antonio College Galleries, TX. www.rowsfine.com

 

 

 

Fran  Mann  Goodman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Pot of Gold” by Fran Mann Goodman

 

 

Speaker and award-winning artist Fran Mann Goodman uses a network of pastes, sands, paper towels, acrylic skins and heightened color to illuminate our connection to the realm of life. A graduate of Chouinard Art Institute, Goodman has been featured and published across the nation. Her workshops blend art history with abstract expressionism. As a mentor and educator, Goodman is Florida’s Scholarship Chair of The National Association of Women Artists. www.franmanngoodman.com

 

 

 

Kirsten Hines

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Sunset Heron” by Kirsten Hines

 

 

 

Kirsten Hines is a Florida-based author, wildlife photographer and conservationist with a master’s degree in biology and background as an environmental educator. To date she has written seven books; her newest book is Wild Florida: An Animal Odyssey. Her images have been featured in various publications, public art programs and nearly 100 exhibitions regionally, nationally and internationally. A Conservation Associate of the Institute for Regional Conservation, she is a member of the board of Audubon Florida her local chapter, and Tropical Audubon Society. www.kirstenhines.com

 

 

 

Anabel Rub Peicher

 

 

 

Fiberglass Sculpture by Anabel Rub Peicher

 

 

 

Multimedia, international artist Anabel Rub Peicher enjoys creating small sculptures and large-scale installations in various materials. Born in Lima, Perú, she’s resided in Florida since 1974 and studied architecture at the University of Miami, FL. She has had several solo and collaborative exhibits locally and internationally in Canada, Perú, Spain and the USA. Professionally, she serves as the president to the 2+3 artists’ organization, Board member of Broward Art Guild and National Association of Women Artists, and member of Ceramic League Miami. www.anabelrubpeicher.com

 

 

 

About National League of American Pen Women – Fort Lauderdale Branch:

For more than 65 years the Fort Lauderdale Branch of the National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW) has been a prestigious organization of professional women in the Arts – Published Writers, Authors, Poets, Musical Composers and Award-Winning Visual Artists. Today primarily a community of professional, contemporary visual artists, Pen Women believe in the power of art to illuminate the human experience, fire the imagination and nurture the soul. Our visual artists work in a variety of media including acrylic, watercolor, oil, sculptor, porcelain and photography. Many are national and international award-winning and collected artist. All are committed to inspiring talented young women to pursue their college arts education degrees. To that end they raise funds each year to award three $1,250 Achievement Award scholarships to deserving women art students at Broward College. The oldest women’s art organization in America, NLAPW was originally founded in 1897. lauderdalepenwomen.wixsite.com/nlapw

About Charlotte J. Burrie Civic Center:

Charlotte J. Burrie Civic Center, 2669 N. Federal Highway, Pompano Beach, FL, had its grand opening celebration on March 12, 2020 just in-time to be closed for two years due to COVID-19. It is re-opened now offering a variety of programming, including: yoga, fitness, karate, dance, art and Spanish lessons. Overseen by the city’s Parks and Recreation Department, the 8,700-square-foot civic center, in Pompano’s Cresthaven neighborhood, includes a reception area, two multi-purpose activity rooms, a conference room, a warming kitchen and a large assembly space with a fixed platform stage and adjacent dressing rooms.

 

 

 

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

11676 SW River Crossing Place, Port St. Lucie, FL 34987

Gold Coast Watercolor Society Announces 3 Day Workshop With Donne Bitner. Learn How To Use Acrylic Paint Like Watercolor February 20-22, 2024. Non Members Are Welcome To Register

Gold Coast Watercolor Society (GCWS) Presents Donne Bitner‘s “Acrylic Exploration – Using Acrylic Like Watercolor” with a 3 day workshop February 20-22, 2024. This is Open to Non-Members so you can get a taste of what GCWS offers.  The workshop takes place at ArtServe in Fort Lauderdale.  GCWS offers monthly meetings, October through May on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.  In addition, check out their Flea Market sale of New and used art supplies!  Proceeds support their Young at Art Museum Summer Workshops.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 Day Workshop With Donne Bitner:

 

Learn  How  To  Use  Acrylic  Paint  Like  Watercolor  

 

 

February 20-22, 2024  

 

 

 

 

 

Open  To  Non-Members

 

 

Artserve

 

1350 E. Sunrise Blvd.     Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

 

 

 

 

 

MEMBERS  REGISTER               NON-MEMBER REGISTER 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cancellation Policy

  • $50 cancellation fee

  • Cancel within 1 month no refund at all or: we will apply full monies to next available workshop in current year if one available.

  •  If there is a waitlist for a workshop and it can be filled, we will refund monies less $25.00 administration fee.

  • Owner of Seat in class can sell or transfer to another student

 

 

 

The Gold Coast Watercolor Society (GCWS) in Broward County is dedicated to advancing the art of watercolor media.

 

 

GCWS   offers:


Opportunities to learn, paint and sketch
Workshops taught by nationally recognized artists
An annual membership show
Juried shows in venues such as museums, galleries and local businesses
Paint-ins with live models
Lectures and demonstrations, showing “how it’s done” by selected artists
Non-juried group shows in local libraries and other public venues
Plein air painting opportunities

 

 

Please   Join   Us!

Meetings are held October through May on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7 pm

ArtServe

1350 E. Sunrise Blvd.     Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

 

 

 

Visit us online at www.goldcoastwatercolorsociety.com

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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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Fort Lauderdale Branch National League Of American Pen Women Opens Applications For Women Artists To An All Media & Fine Arts Juried Exhibit At Herb Skolnick Community Center In Pompano Beach

The Fort Lauderdale Branch of National League of American Pen Women shares a Call for Women Artists for a juried exhibition of all media. The Exhibit takes place at the Herb Skolnick Community Center in Pompano Beach, FL with an Awards Luncheon on Friday, February 9, 2024. The Rickie Report shares the details and invites women artists to apply! We urge art patrons to visit the exhibit, which runs February 5 through March 12, 2024.  Apply NOW until February 1st! Open to Non-Members!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CALL    FOR    WOMEN    ARTISTS

ALL MEDIA & FINE ARTS JURIED EXHIBITION

 

 

Herb Skolnick Community Center

800 SW 36 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33069

 

 

Monetary Awards and Ribbons will be Awarded

 

 

Juror: Jessica Ransom, Director of Art Services Cultural Council of Palm Beach County

 

ENTRY   FORM

 

 

 

 

 

Public Is Invited To View The Exhibition:

February 5 through March 12, 2024

 

 

ENTRY   FORM

 

 

$25 Members/Patrons; $30 Non-Members

(2 pieces)

 

 

No changes can be made after entry is received.

No refunds will be made.

The sale of artwork is between the artist and the buyer ONLY.

Conditions and Liabilities: The submission of entries to this competition shall constitute an agreement on the part of the artist to the terms and conditions as set forth in this prospectus. Pen Women reserves the right to use photographs for publicity and promotion.

 

 

AWARDS  Presentation  and  LUNCHEON:

About National League of American Pen Women:

Since its founding in 1897 by Marian Longfellow O’Donoghue, Henry Longfellow’s niece, the League seeks to create progression and advancement in visual arts, literary work, and musical composition. As the oldest and largest women’s arts organization, members share their creativity in a number of ways, including workshops, exhibitions, discussion groups, performances, demonstrations and lectures, fostering networking and friendships among members, while maintaining a high, broad standard of work, effort and strength that comes from the union.

Many of our artists teach in the South Florida area; many are award-winning artists. All are passionate about encouraging talented young women to pursue their college arts education degrees and raise funds each year to award three $1,500 Achievement Awards to Broward College Women.

 

 

Visit:

lauderdalepenwomen.wixsite.com/nlapw

Facebook.com/nlapwftl/

For additional information please call 954-288-7972

 

 

 

 

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11676 SW River Crossing Place, Port St. Lucie, FL 34987

 

Walter O’Neill’s SOLO Exhibit, “Gardens Of Ceramic Delights” Opens At Bailey Contemporary Art Center (BaCa) On January 5, 2024. Add To Walter’s Creative Adventure By Adding Your Own Hands-On Clay Forms To His Unfinished Sculptures

Walter O’Neill‘s SOLO Exhibit, “Gardens of Ceramic Delights” at the Bailey Contemporary Art Center (BaCa) in Pompano Beach, FL will include hands-on participation during the Opening Reception on Friday, January 5, 2024.  What an opportunity to add to this master sculptor’s creations!  As the current ceramic artist-in-residence, Walter’s exhibit will be available through January 27, 2024.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks!

 

 

 

 

Bailey Contemporary Arts

 

41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

954-786-7879

 

 

 

 

 

Opening Reception:

 

 

 

Friday, January 5, 2024

 

 

 

6 – 9 pm

 

 

 

At the Opening Reception, visitors are invited to participate in creating Walter’s sculpture.

 

 

 

A few sculptures on exhibit will be unfinished so that visitors can form something in clay and add it to the sculpture.

 

 

 

On exhibit January 5 to January 27, 2024 

 

 

 

Close-up of one of Walter O’Neill’s sculptures

 

 

When Walter O’Neill moved from New York City to South Florida in 2013 to become the Director of the Boca Museum Art School he decided to re-charge his own artistic practice by exploring a different medium. He now is a full-time clay sculptor. (He had been known as a painter with an expertise in fresco painting.)

 

 

 

“Appearance” by Walter O’Neill

 

 

As the current ceramic artist-in-residence at Bailey Contemporary Art, BaCA, in Pompano Beach he will be exhibiting his ceramic sculptures in a Solo exhibition in the West Gallery at Bailey Contemporary Art.  Walter’s abstract sculptures intermingle aspects of landscape and sea-life with forms that seem related to body organs.

 

 

Throughout his career Walter has juggled his studio art practice with day- jobs teaching, and managing alternative and community-based art programs. In this exhibit he is taking the opportunity to integrate his parallel pursuits as artist and educator by offering visitors to participate.

 

 

 

 

 

“Congree” Group of sculptures by Walter O’Neill

 

 

 

 

In 2023, he received an Artist Support Grant from Broward County Cultural Division to mount a two person exhibit of ceramics by O’Neill and Wayne Pelke at The Deerfield Beach Historical Society and Museum. Inspiring others to explore the beauty of ceramics, O’Neil teaches clay sculpture in the adult evening program at Northeast Community Art School in Oakland Park.

 

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

 

 

For more information about Walter O’Neill:

www.walteroneill.com

Follow on Instagram:@walteroneil2

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