National League of American Pen Women, Fort Lauderdale Branch Presents “Another Mini Masterpiece Abstract Workshop” by Lois Perdue

National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW), Ft. Lauderdale Branch presents “Another Mini Masterpiece Abstract Workshop” by award winning artist, Lois Perdue.  Learn how to create your own vibrant, bold abstracts at ArtServe on Friday, January 25, 2019.  Expect to bring home at least a half dozen small artworks!  In addition, you’ll be networking with other artists, which we know is beneficial to the creative process!  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks of Lois’ artistry.  We urge you to register now, as her classes are usually sold out!








National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW), Fort Lauderdale Branch


“Another Mini Masterpiece Abstract Workshop”

by Lois Perdue:

10 am to 2 pm

Friday January 25, 2019



1350 E. Sunrise Blvd.  Ft. Lauderdale 33304

Limited Class size!

Please register before Friday, January 18th

For cost and to register email Lois at:



“Blue Like Jazz” by Lois Perdue


About Pen Women



Pen Women is the oldest multi-discipline arts organization for women in the US. With 135 branches throughout the country, it is a community of professional artists, writers, poets, composers and arrangers who believe in the power of words, art and music to illuminate the human experience. The national organization has more than 5,000 members; the Ft. Lauderdale branch has 50 members and affiliated Friends. The funds raised from luncheons and workshops throughout the year go toward music, art and letters scholarships for Broward College young women annually.






“Pink Amoeba” by Lois Perdue




About the Workshop


Lois Perdue tells The Rickie Report, “This class is even for those artists who have never attempted to paint in an abstract style before. With my guidance and the easy-to-explore, non-intimidating mini-format, even those who have only worked in a realistic style can paint an abstract painting! For those who have taken my mini-abstract workshops before and want to explore larger formats, please “go for it” in this workshop.


Expect to go home with at least ½ dozen 5 x 7 mini abstract paintings-ready to frame!! But this class though isn’t just about abstract painting:

“It’s about learning texturing techniques, building layers of glazes and paints to create dimensions and how to use your own failed paintings as collage to make your paintings sizzle!





“My Blue Heaven” by Lois Perdue



About Lois Perdue


Lois has lived in South Florida her entire life and teaches abstract workshops upon request throughout the area. She is very active in the art community and is a member of the National League of American Pen Women, Fort Lauderdale Branch, Plantation, Weston, Broward and Coral Springs Art Guilds, Florida Watercolor Society and International Society of Experimental Artists, XII Voices, an informal group of 12 professional water media artists who meet monthly to exchange current art information and offer critiques and evaluations from their peers.

Lois is an award-winning artist who has won at the national, state and local levels and exhibits regularly throughout the South Florida area.






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Peggy Greenfield Exhibits at Whitespace Collection’s Booth at ArtPalmBeach and at “Contempo” at the Lighthouse ArtCenter

Whether working with a camera, clay, paint, found objects or torn paper, Peggy Greenfield finds the act of creating art to convey ideas and express feelings challenging and fascinating. Known for her ceramic sculptures and abstract paintings, this year, first in California and now in here in Florida, Ms. Greenfield’s photography has come to the fore. This month Ms. Greenfield’s work will be featured by Whitespace Collection at Art Palm Beach (Booth # 715)  and at “Contempo” at Lighthouse ArtCenter in Tequesta. The Rickie Report shares some views of her work and all the details here.






Whitespace Collection (Booth #715)

Wednesday January 21 To Sunday, January 25th

Palm Beach County Convention Center

650 Okeechobee Blvd.  W.Palm Beach, FL 33401 

and at


Exhibit Continues through March 7th

Lighthouse ArtCenter Museum & Gallery

373 Tequesta Drive     Tequesta, FL 33469




"Glitz" by Peggy Greenfield

“Glitz” by Peggy Greenfield



As a photographer, Ms. Greenfield has traveled extensively throughout the world and photographed everyday events, objects and scenes that excite her imagination. She’s done the same in her own neighborhoods — for instance, the round photographs above were taken on a sunny afternoon on Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach. Her concept is to select from her extensive files of photographs groups of images that together form master ideas. As a cell, each image is a sliver of reality, but shown together they create a unified story: a time; a place; a feeling; an emotion; an experience; an impression. The aggregated photographs are intended to be sculptural, as the colors and patterns of a collection of prints shape a more visceral dialogue.




"Fantasy" by Peggy Greenfield

“Fantasy” by Peggy Greenfield



Each of the works on exhibition at both ArtPalmBeach and the Lighthouse ArtCenter is an original, signed, limited edition aggregate comprised of from four to as many as twenty-four archival pigment prints. The images are either heat fused onto aluminum or, alternatively, printed onto acid-free paper and framed. In his critical survey of contemporary artists, “Learning to See,” Bruce Helander describes Ms. Greenfield’s work as the product of “pushing creative barriers” by an “informed imagination,” demonstrating a “willingness to explore risk with the nuances of her art.”


"Houses" by Peggy Greenfield

“AUGPILATOQ” by Peggy Greenfield



Ms. Greenfield studied art at Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT) and Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA); and at workshops in Santa Fe (NM), the Armory Art Center (Florida) and Anderson Ranch (Colorado). She earned a master’s degree in communications from Cornell University, a bachelor’s degree from Brooklyn College, and studied at Exeter College, Oxford University, England. In addition, she holds a law degree from Dickinson Law School and is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States and other state and federal courts.



"Exuberance" by Peggy Greenfield

“Exuberance” by Peggy Greenfield


Prior to attending law school Ms. Greenfield taught at Cornell University (NY) and Wesleyan University (CT). In 1999, after many years of practicing law in Philadelphia, she and her husband, Richard D. Greenfield, formed the law firm of Greenfield & Goodman, LLC.




Since 2004, Ms. Greenfield has concentrated solely on her art. Her work is in private and prominent public collections, including the University of California, CitiBank and the Davison Art Center of Wesleyan University (CT). She has studios in Florida and California and has exhibited at one-person and group shows in the United States and New Zealand. In 2014 her photography was featured in one-person shows at Smith-Andersen North Gallery in California and at PNC in Florida.


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