ENDANGERED Art & Photography Exhibition Features Two Receptions, Meet The Artists And Eco-Fashion Show

The ENDANGERED Art & Photography Exhibition announces its Opening Reception on Wednesday, November 30th at the historic offices of Dade Heritage Trust.  This exhibit will feature work by leading contemporary artists and photographers focusing on the beauty of endangered species and the threats they face.  The Guest Reception with the Artists takes place on Saturday, December 3rd and includes cocktails, canapés, music and an Eco-Fashion Show.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks of this premiere art event.  Make your reservations now!

 

 

 

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The ENDANGERED Art & Photography Exhibition

 

Featuring work by leading contemporary artists and photographers focusing on the beauty of endangered species and the threats they face.

 

 

Wednesday, November 30th – Saturday, December 3rd
Wednesday – Friday 9am – 9pm
Saturday, 10am – 9pm

 

Opening Reception Wednesday, November 30th 6-9pm
RSVP and questions to Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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“Scorched Earth” by Prelena Soma Owen. All Rights Reserved
First Prize Photography ENDANGERED Art & Photography Contest 2016

 

 

 

 

At the historic offices of Dade Heritage Trust

190 SE 12th Terrace   Miami, FL 33131

Several parking lots on the block

 

 

 

Guest Reception with the artists
Saturday, December 3rd 7-9pm
Cocktails, Canapés, DJ and Eco-Fashion Show
For tickets contact Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

 

 

 

 

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Cry Freedom Monkey by Anthony Burks. All Rights Reserved.

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Collosphaera Huxleyi, Müller DMO Trio Red.

Pendant by Sherry Cordova. All Rights Reserved.

Second Prize Wearable Art ENDANGERED Art & Photography Contest 2016

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Early Morning Fog by Phoenix-Spirit Diva. All Rights Reserved.

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Flying Florida Native Sparrow by Agata Ren. All Rights Reserved.

 

 

 

Help a wonderful sanctuary:

The ENDANGERED Art & Photography Exhibition raises funds to support the Center for Great Apes, a 501(c)(3) Florida-based sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees in need of lifetime care.

Please visit: www.CenterForGreatApes.org to see why we are supporting this amazing place.  We would like to thank all the artists taking part for donating 30% of the price of their art to the Center for Great Apes.

The Center for Great Apes is solely the beneficiary of the funds from this Contest; it has no role in the organization or management of this contest. The Center for Great Apes cannot be held responsible for any issue relating to this Contest.

Generously sponsored by:

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With thanks to Jeff and Rickie Leiter for their support and encouragement.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Art Synergy Announces “ART FORMS” Line-Up At Art Boca Raton

Art Synergy is a countywide movement to unify and promote the diverse culture of Palm Beach County’s vibrant arts community. “ART FORMS” will expose international art patrons at Art Boca Raton, to regional artists through the Art Synergy organization.  Lee Ann and David Lester, organizers and founders of Art Boca Raton, have invited Art Synergy artists to participate.  The public is invited to the International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches on the grounds of the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University from March 18-21, 2016.  Art Boca Raton Art Week offers an extraordinary line-up of lectures, events, interactive demonstrations, local artists at work and off-site events in conjunction with the inaugural art fair. All programming takes place at Art Boca Raton in the International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches located at the Research Park on the ground of Florida Atlantic University (3450 NW 8th Avenue, Boca Raton, FL 33431), unless otherwise noted. Admission to programming is included with the ticket unless otherwise indicated. The Rickie Report shares the details, some sneak peeks and urges you to stop by Booth 106.

 

 

 

 

 

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Inaugural Fair Showcases Interactive Art Demonstrations, Documentaries & Late Nights at the Boca Raton Museum of Art

 

Thursday, March 17, 2016 / 6:00 – 10:00 pm
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches at the Research Park
on the Grounds of FAU – 3450 NW 8th Ave, Boca Raton, FL 33431

The debut of Boca Raton’s first four-day art fair kicks off with an exclusive preview benefiting the Museum’s Art School, featuring an elegant cocktail party with dinner-by-the-bite and cocktails into the night.

 

Ticket Price:
VIP Collectors & Connoisseurs: $250 per person (begins at 6:00 pm)
Regular tickets: $150 per person (begins at 7:30)

To purchase tickets, email mharris@bocamuseum.org or call 561.392.2500, ext. 208.

 

 

 

Fair Hours:

Friday, March 18 11am -­ 6pm
Saturday, March 19 ­ 11am ­- 6pm
Sunday, March 20 11am -­ 6pm
Monday, March 21 ­ 11am -­ 6pm

 

 

 

All programming takes place at Art Boca Raton in the International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches located at the Research Park on the ground of Florida Atlantic University (3450 NW 8th Avenue, Boca Raton, FL 33431), unless otherwise noted.  Admission to programming is included with the ticket unless otherwise indicated.

 

 

Celebrate the Artists of Art Synergy at Art Boca Raton

Adriano Ficarelli

Adriana Ficarelli

Amauri Torezan

Anthony Burks

Brian Cattelle

Erika Cespedes

Elayna Toby Singer

Tristan Bustamonte

Craig McInnis

Erin Fromkes

Gail Erickson

Gary Kronan

John Rachell

Nicole Gallucio

Rolando Chang Barrero

Sandy Lerman

James Rabidoux

Tanya Witzel

William Finlayson

Elle Schorr

 

Jurors:
Jamnea Finlayson, Jane Grandusky and Liza Niles

Ilene Gruber Adams,
Vice President of Art Synergy and Curator of ArtForms

 

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“What’s Left” by Craig McInnis

 

 

“Our international art fairs are successful because we are committed to becoming part of the community’s arts scene as we continue to do with Art Palm Beach and as we did as founders of Art Miami. By partnering with local institutions and organizations to create Art Boca Raton Art Week, and involving community leaders and residents we create a unique sense of ownership by all who know how beneficial art and culture are to the city they live and work in, says Lee Ann Lester. “Working closely with Florida Atlantic University, the Research Park, the Boca Raton Museum of Art and Art School and the Mayor’s office and Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, we have created programming and events with wide appeal,” continues Lester.

 

 

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Adriana Ficarelli, “Violet”

Approximately 50 regional, national, and international dealers will exhibit in the custom- built 65,000 square foot exhibition hall with the entrance hallmarked by Keith Haring’s 40-foot long Pop Shop Mural 1986 presented by Castle Fitzjohns Gallery. This $500,000 build-out will include a full service restaurant, sculpture garden and lecture hall. Self and valet parking adjacent to the pavilion makes it easy to visit more than once.

 

 

 

 

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Sandy Lerman   “Talya’s Trike”

 

 

The fair is open to the public from Friday, March 18, through Monday, March 21, 2016, from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. daily. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Multi-day passes are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Student pricing is available. For tickets and a full list of events visit www.artbocaraton.com.

 

 

 

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Anthony Burks “One Heart”

 

 

 

LECTURE SERIES:

Friday, March 18

2 p.m. – On the Road with Dale Chihuly, Alibis & Anecdotes presented by renowned gallerist Paul Fisher of the eponymous gallery located in Palm Beach since 1990.

3:30 p.m. – Abraham Manievich: A Pioneer of Jewish Futurism – Alan Pensler, art historian and author will discuss Abraham Manievich’s career from his humble beginnings as sign painter in Kiev to one of the most famous artists from the Pale Settlement and the abundant symbolism in his paintings.

 

 

Saturday, March 19

2 p.m. – From the Gulag to the Palace – the Epic story of the life and art of Boris Chetkov presented by gallerist Kenneth Pushkin and Yulia Zigern- Korn, art historian and senior researcher at the Pushkin National Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Sunday, March 20

2 p.m. Bold Beauty Project – KINDSIGHT: Photography as a vehicle for Recognition, Empowerment and Goodness. Panel discussion: Robert Zuckerman (photographer), Shelly Baer (Project Director, Bold Beauty Project), Starr Sariego (Curator, Bold Beauty Project), and Joy Hepburn (project model and photographer).

The Bold Beauty Project is an innovative photography exhibition showcasing 20 women living with various disabilities. Through the creative lenses of the photographers, the audience gets a rare glimpse into the lives of these incredible women revealing their beauty, strength, sensuality and boldness. Each panelist will present their contribution to the project and how they in turn have been impacted by their participation.

3 p.m. Boca Talks at the Boca Raton Museum of Art, Wolgin Gallery, 501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, Museum Members $5 Non-members $15 Students with ID $5

 

 

Bob Colacello: In and Out with Andy – Vanity Fair special correspondent Bob Colacello will discuss his new exhibition and his life with Andy Warhol, the brilliant, controlling, private, insecure, and influential man who continues to fascinate us. As the editor of Interview magazine from 1971 – 1983, Colacello photographed the glamorous world of Warhol’s circle of associates, the Factory office, star-studded parties and openings around the world, and captured images of Warhol in quiet moments at his most honest and vulnerable.

3:30 p.m. Everything You Want to Know…About the Art Market and the Golden Rules of Collecting – presented by Sébastien Laboureau, Founder and CEO of MoonStar Fine Arts Advisors (Miami and Paris) and international expert on the intersection of art and finance. Mr. Laboureau will discuss current trends of the art market, the advantages of purchasing at art fairs and art as an investment.

Monday, March 21

2:00 p.m. – Conceptual Art in the 21st Century presented by Milagros Bello, Ph.D.

Dr. Milagros Bello, art historian, sociologist, curator and art writer and a graduate of the Sorbonne, will discuss the practices and purposes of Post-Conceptual Art, From the iconic Duchamp’s urinal, the mass produced objects of Pop Art or the singular simplicity of the Minimalists, artists of the 21st century have critically stretched the margins of aesthetics. This lecture examines the works of Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Maurizio Catelan to Wangechi Mutu, among others, who have created new notions of contemporary art.

 

 

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Erin Fromkes “The Wait”

 

ARTISTS AT WORK/DEMONSTRATIONS:

Faculty artists from the Boca Raton Museum of Art School will demonstrate gold leafing, painting on porcelain, collage and figure drawing in the Art School’s booth at the fair.

Friday, March 18

Noon to 2:30 p.m. – Jacalyn Sanders, collage instructor will demonstrate and invite attendees to create their own small collage.

3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Marybelle Cordell, painting instructor, will demonstrate the process of painting on porcelain.

Saturday, March 19

Noon to 2:30 p.m. – Andrea Huffman, textile artist, will demonstrate printing on fabric and guests will be invited to create their own small printing on cloth.

3 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Christopher Lopez will be the Artist at Work – representational drawing

Sunday, March 20

Noon to 2:30 p.m. – Suzanne Scherer will demonstrate the art of gold leaf, and tool and stamping into gold.
Noon to 2:30 p.m. Jacalyn Sanders will be the Artist at Work – collages
1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Figure Drawing from live models with adult art school students sketching. Attendees are invited to join in and materials will be provided.

 

 

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Art by Gary Kronan

 

DOCUMENTARY SCREENINGS:

Saturday, March 19 – 3:30 p.m.

Hidden Books: The Art of Kumi Korf – screening and discussion

Directed by Sam Hampton and produced by Kirsten Hampton, “Hidden Books: The Art of Kumi Korf,” is a 30-minute documentary about the Japanese-born artist, Kumi Korf whose art involves several disciplines: architectural design, printmaking, painting, papermaking and artists’ books. The film a unique perspective on her life and how the world around her influences her work.

Monday, March 21 – 3:30 p.m.

Pilchuck: A Dance with Fire – moderated by Paul Fisher
The film explores how the Pilchuck Glass School, a small art center in the Pacific Northwest woods of Stanwood, Washington, became the largest glass art center in the world. Founded by iconic figure Dale Chihuly and a few art school friends in the counterculture days of the early 70s, the Pilchuck Glass School pushed the boundaries from its very beginnings. James Baker, CEO of the Pilchuck Glass School and the Executive Producer of this PBS documentary special.

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Tanya Witzel  “Dawn Imagery”

OFF-SITE EVENTS:

March 18 and 19, Friday and Saturday – 1 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.*

Jay Critchely Incorporated – Solo Exhibition
Schmidt Center Gallery, Performing Arts Building, Room 102 – Complimentary shuttle from Art Boca Raton International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches.

Jay Critchley, Incorporated uses ritual, wordplays and the mainstream media to address governmental power and corporate greed and their impact on areas such as the environment, health, sexuality and public discourse.

*Curated tours Friday and Saturday 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. with Rod Faulds, FAU Director of Galleries.

March 18-21, Friday & Saturday from 6 p.m. until  10p.m.

Sunday 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

 

Art After Dark at the Boca Raton Museum of Art – 501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL

Extended hours at the Boca Raton Museum of Art with cocktails and music sponsored by Sak’s Fifth Avenue. Continue your appreciation of art into the evening and enjoy three world-class exhibitions on view at the Boca Raton Museum of Art: Warhol Prints from the Collection of Marc Bell, Bob Colacello: In and Out with Andy and Warhol on Vinyl: The Record Covers, 1949-1987+. Meet visiting artists, mingle with local collectors, curators and museum members. Admission $12. Art Boca Raton one-day and multi-day pass holders $10, Art Boca Raton VIP cardholders’ complimentary admission.

Gallery Opening: Tim Tate & Rick Eggert

Featuring artist Tim Tate and glass artist Rick Eggert. Wine, appetizers, and demonstration. $10 per person. The Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts brings art to life, immersing the public in arts production and its creative processes, while providing direct interaction with artists from around the world. 1105 2nd Avenue South, Lake Worth, Florida 33460

 

 

Saturday, March 19

9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

On the Road: Winston Art Group Appraisal Day – hosted by Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters in the Theatre Lab, Parliament Hall, 777 Glades Road. Renowned experts from Winston Art Group of West Palm Beach; Kodner Galleries of Dania Beach; Palm Beach Modern Auctions of West Palm Beach, and others will be on hand to offer verbal appraisals of art, antiques, decorative arts, furniture, jewelry and vintage. Verbal appraisals are $45 per item. For details email gvorsas@fau.edu or visit www.fau.edu/artsandletters. All proceeds benefit student scholarships.

5 – 10 pm

Opening Reception

Rolando Chang Barrero Fine Art

711 Lucerne Avenue       Lake Worth, Florida 33460

The Rolando Chang Barrero Fine Art Gallery presents “4 VISIONS”, an exhibition of contemporary Fine Art photography by Philip Ross Munro, Adam Collier Noel, Brian Cattelle, and Pat Swain. The exhibition focuses of the personal expressions on these four photographers and the styles that have made them leaders in the photographic world. The public is invited to the Opening Reception on Saturday evening, March 19th during PRIDE FEST WEEKEND in Lake Worth.  Free, but please RSVP:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4-visions-a-fine-art-photography-exhibition-tickets-21716751388

 

NEXT LEVEL FAIRS

 

Next Level Fairs is the parent company for Art Boca Raton and Art Palm Beach that will celebrate the 20th edition of the fair January 18-22, 2017 at the Palm Beach Convention Center.  Next Level Fairs curates sophisticated, event driven fairs attracting global attendance, supported by an international marketing and branding strategy in coordination with local museums, collectors and galleries.

www.nextlevelfairs.com

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Gisela Pferderkaemper Gallery Festive Open House Features Original Art, Fine Crafts, Live Music

The Loxahatchee Art Show at Gisela Pferderkaemper Gallery will feature fourteen artists’ original 2D and 3D artworks.  The opening Reception on Thursday, March 10th will have a Caribbean theme, with live music, refreshments and an opportunity to meet the artists.  The Exhibit continues through March 13th.  The Rickie Report shares the details of this Free Event and knows you will enjoy the festive celebration in the garden.

 

 

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Opening Reception:

 

Thursday, March 10th

 

5 – 9 pm

Exhibit Continues March 11th – March 13th

 9am – 5 pm

561-351-0639

14281 Collecting Canal Road, Loxahatchee, FL

 

 

DIRECTIONS:

Out Southern Blvd past fairgrounds turn right on D Road and go to 2nd street and turn right. Gisela is on left a short way down.
Please pull in gate to park.

 

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Exhibiting Artists :

Gisela Pferderkaemper, Patric Roggenbau, Betty Wilson, MelindaMoore, Mindy Colton, Patricia Peters, Jacky Harris, Rollin McGrail, Michael Metcalf, Emma B,Anthony Burks, Rolando C Barrero, Jose Rojas, Donatella Linari.

 

For more information email Gisela: howald@hannovercorp.com
or call 561-351-0639

14281 Collecting Canal Road, Loxahatchee, FL

DIRECTIONS:

Out Southern Blvd past fairgrounds turn right on D Road and go to 2nd street and turn Right. Gisela’s is on Left a short ways down.
Please pull in gate to park.

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Special Raffle Fundraiser Event For Two Worthy Artists – Help Save Their Home!

For over 20 years, Anthony Burks and Trina Slade-Burks have supported Palm Beach County artists through their company ATB Fine Artists & Designers. They have curated and hosted art shows, giving emerging artists the opportunity to sell their works. The African Diaspora Exhibition at the Armory Art Center and later at Palm Beach State College brought large numbers of viewers from beyond this area. Their CONTINUUM Gallery was one of the highlights of Art Palm Beach/Art Synergy for the past two years.  The Rickie Report shares an opportunity for a WIN-WIN:  You get to choose which art-related raffle items you want to bid on.  The money raised helps the Burks family Save Their Home!  Attention Art Lovers:  This is an amazing opportunity to purchase fine art and fine crafts!  Read the details for this fundraiser at the Brewhouse Gallery on  Saturday, May 23rd.

 

 

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Save Our Home Fundraiser

For

Trina and Anthony Burks

Saturday, May 23, 2015

6:00 – 8:00 pm

The Brewhouse Gallery

720 Park Avenue   Lake Park,FL

 

The fundraiser will take place at The Brewhouse Gallery in Lake Park on Saturday, May 23. Artists are donating small artworks that will be raffled off that night, and donations will be accepted. In addition, AJ Brockman of Brewhouse Gallery will be donating a portion of the proceeds from that day. The public is encouraged to attend! There is no cover charge. Food, coffees, soft drinks and a wide variety of craft beers will be available for purchase. Live music begins at 8pm. Home made tacos and dips from Tacos don Pepe are on the menu!

 

 

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Anthony and Trina Burks

 

 

 

You would be hard-pressed to find an artist in Palm Beach County that has not benefitted from the hard work of Trina and Anthony Burks. Unfortunately, the Burks family now needs our help. Due to a job loss and unexpected medical issues, they are now at risk of losing their family home.

 

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Save Our Home!

 

 

By the end of May, they may have to leave the house which has served as their business office, studio, and home for many years. Artists have asked how they can help Trina and Anthony. Their friend Suzanne Redmond has decided to host a fundraiser for their benefit so that we can gather their friends and fellow artists together to show our support.

 

Trina Burks and Original Artwork

Trina Burks and Original Artwork

 

 

Anthony and Trina Burks, throughout their difficult journey, continue to work with emerging and established professional artists in our area.  From banner painting on Clematis Street, to hosting Artists Lunches and Lectures (which bring professionals in the business and legal world together with artists), they continue to give of themselves.  Tonight is the Opening Night of their collaboration with Barbara Cheives.   

 

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Both Trina and Anthony’s artwork will be available for purchase at Kimono Show.

 

 

"Kimono Doll" by Trina Burkes

“Kimono Doll” Mixed Media by Trina Burkes

 

 

"Rhino" Painting on Wood by Anthony Burks

“Rhino” Painting on Wood by Anthony Burks

 

 Anthony Burks also provides graphic design services for artists, designing their postcards, flyers, logos, and business cards.

 

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Anthony Burks working on a painting

 

 

How Does This Raffle Work?

 

You purchase as many raffle tickets as you want.  Place  tickets in the container in front of the art object you want to win. Place as many tickets as you want in each container. The more tickets you place in any one container, the better your chances are of winning! 

 

"Endangered" by Anthony Burks

“Endangered” by Anthony Burks

 

Brewhouse has coffee, drinks, and now is offering food from  Live music will start at 8:00, so stay and enjoy the band.

If you’d like to donate art items for the raffle, contact Suzanne Redmond at 561-801-6952

 

Here is where Anthony has his artwork now:

Cultural Council
Kimono Show
The Brewhouse Gallery
Creme de la Creme (Northwood)

You can also see his scarves at: http://www.atbfineartists.com/

and his paintings at: http://www.anthonyburkscollection.com/

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Art And Kimono Exhibit Will Offer Lectures And Sales Of Wearable Art

The kimono is a simple garment with a complex history of weaving, dyeing, and embroidery techniques reflecting the cultural changes of Japan. Barbara Cheives of Afrasia Design Studio and Anthony and Trina Burks of ATB Fine Art are bringing  an Art and Kimono Exhibit and Sale to Palm Beach County.  This exhibit and shopping event includes vintage kimono, haori jackets, and obi along with décor items, and wearable art created from vintage Japanese textiles.  This is a unique opportunity to experience the fascinating story of kimono while learning to wear and decorate with the garments and the textiles.  World renown kimono researcher and merchant, Les Kozuki will be on hand!  The Rickie Report knows this will appeal to history buffs, Asian art lovers, textile junkies and fabric hounds.  Bring your Fabric Guild and Quilting Buddies! We share a few sneak peeks and suggest you mark your calendars now for Friday, May 15th through Sunday, May 17th!  Ronald Shaffer Interiors will host this event.

 

 

 

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Art & Kimono Exhibit & Sale

History of Kimono & Japanese Textiles Lectures

Hosted by

The Paint Store at Ronald Shaffer Interiors

1800 Upland Road   West Palm Beach, FL

SCHEDULE:

Friday, May 15th

6:00 – 10:00 p.m. – Opening Night Celebration
Be among the first to experience a unique blend of
the Asian experience with the contemporary art

 

Saturday, May 16th

Interactive Lectures
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon – “The Evolution of Kimono: Cracking the Kimono Code”
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. – “Kimono Redux: Modern Adaptations”

The Exhibit is open 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

6:00 – 8:00 Jazz at the Gallery with the Unorthodox Duo – SAMM with Jamie Ousley

 

 

Sunday, May 17th

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Interactive Student Lecture
“What the Heck is Kimono? A Colorful Conversation about Vintage Japanese Garments as Art”

1:00 – 6:00 p.m. – Sunday Afternoon at the Exhibit

 

10% of all sales will be donated to the following local nonprofit organizations: Community Partners, U.B. Kinsey Education & Community Center, YWCA of Palm Beach County

 

 

 

 

"Uchikake"

“Uchikake”

 

 

Vintage Kimono has fascinated Leslie Kozuki for most of his adult life. This fascination has lead him to spend most of the last 30 years actively selling and researching Vintage Kimono, Obi, as well as other Asian textiles and Art.

 

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Les Kozuki, World Renown Kimono Expert

 

 

Born and raised in Hawaii, Les was immersed in multi-culturalism.  Being Japanese American, kimono were easily accessible. His research began with questioning his parents and older family members, then extended to books, and participation in cultural interest groups. Les considers himself a merchant/researcher and is perhaps the most widely travelled Kimono salesman in the USA. His trunk show and lecture circuit has ranged throughout the United States Mainland. For the past six years, his focus has been in Hawaii, including the islands of Kauai, Maui and Oahu. He is tracking the evolution of the Kimono and its fabric, right here in the United States. 

 

 

Barbara Cheives, of Afrasia Design Studio

Barbara Cheives, of Afrasia Design Studio

 

Barbara tells The Rickie Report, “Back in the 90’s I accompanied Les to several of his shows, most notably the Houston International Quilt Festival. Through Les’ tutelage I developed an appreciation for the garments, art and culture of Japan. I also have a natural affinity for the African culture and discovered that many of the colors and textures of the African textiles formed a beautiful “marriage” with Japanese textiles. This union resulted in the birth of my artist’s moniker – “Afrasia”.

 

"Krazy Kimono" by Barbara Cheives

“Krazy Kimono” by Barbara Cheives

“Though the Japanese garments are vintage and no longer being worn, the beauty of the textiles are timeless. It seems natural to re-purpose these fabrics into wearable art – scarves and purses and decorative art – pillows, runners and wall hangings. Not wanting to lose an inch of the silks, I make use of the scraps to design small collages and greeting cards. Embellished with African & Asian inspired trims, beads, and “found” items my art is a form of ‘Multi-cultural Recycling’!”

 

 

"Sancha McBurnie" by Anthony Burks

“Sancha McBurnie” by Anthony Burks

 

Completing and complimenting the theme of multiculturalism, Anthony Burks will be exhibiting his mixed media paintings.  He is one of the most unique conceptual artists in America. His paintings mix colored pencils, watercolor, pen, and ink, and are characterized by his unusual choice of colors. Whether depicting birds, animals, or people, Anthony is able to convey the intertwining of their beauty and their strength. He chooses his subjects because of what they mean to him, and he tells their stories through his combination of realistic forms, bright colors, and abstract images.  A graduate of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Anthony has exhibited at galleries, museums, and events for over twenty years. His painting “Freedom 2001” can be found in the Cornell Museum Permanent Collection.  Anthony mentors fellow artists young and old, teaching them his techniques and encouraging them to pursue their own creative talents. He is also the co-founder of A.T.B. Fine Artists & Designers where he curates shows for other artists and promotes the local arts scene. He is presently working on a coffee table book of his paintings and drawings.

 

"Never Along" by Anthony Burks

“Never Along” by Anthony Burks

 

 

Anthony tells The Rickie Report,My works result from the blending of my mind and heart. It is a gift from God that I love and cherish immensely. Whether choosing a bird, animal or beautiful woman as my subject, I achieve diversity by incorporating into my art bright colors and abstract images. I want my audience to be as free in viewing my work as I am in creating it. Change is a challenge for many artists, but I have learned to embrace it. I am constantly inspired by the artists that I mentor and the shows that I curate. My artwork evolves as I create new collections that tell new stories. I am eager to tackle the next stage of my artistic journey.”

 

For more information about this event please contact Barbara Cheives at:   barbara@convergeandassociates.com

 

 

 

 

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“Continuum” Presents Vibrant Pop-Up Art Gallery in W. Palm Beach

Mark your calendars! Taking place from January 21st thru February 7th, CONTINUUM, a large pop-up gallery/performance space will be bursting with artworks by some of Palm Beach County’s most exciting artists and art businesses, along with an array of performances and events that will showcase a wide variety of exceptional local talent.  CONTINUUM WPB Arts, in partnership with ArtPalmBeach and Art Synergy, produced by ATB Fine Artists & Designers LLC., is a pop-up exhibition and performance space located at 501 Fern Street in historic downtown West Palm Beach, just a few blocks from ArtPalmBeach at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. The event will be brimming with artwork by some of South Florida’s most exciting artists, along with an array of performances and events showcase on a wide variety of exceptional local talent. CONTINUUM is proud to be a part of Art Synergy, a countywide gallery exhibition taking place in nine art districts in Palm Beach County, coinciding with and in partnership with ArtPalmBeach. ART SYNERGY is a countywide movement focused on highlighting the talents of local artists.

 

 

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CONTINUUM WPB Arts Art Fair 2015

501 Fern St., W. Palm Beach, FL

 

 

 

Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Grand opening and VIP night, Black Tie & Sneakers Charity Event

Admission is one new pair of sneakers, which will be donated to Faith’s Place.
Silent auction of decorated sneakers and sneaker-themed artwork.
Live Body Painting by Raquel McInnis
Steel Drums performance by the students from Faith’s Place Center for Education Inc with musical direction by Noble Lockhart-Mays
Vocal performance by Vanya Allen
Music by DJ Thought of Smooth Bounce Entertainment

Thursday, January 22, 2015, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Business Networking Event Hosted by the Armory Art Center
Some of the Armory’s teaching artists who are on exhibit will be there to discuss their artwork and promote it to individual and business buyers.

Friday, January 23, 2015  6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

An evening with Bombay Sapphire.
Event to benefit Center for Creative Education, Inc.
$10 suggested donation at the door. 100% of donation at the door goes to the charity.
Music by DJ Cole of C-Keys

Saturday, January 24, 2015  6:00 – 10:00pm

Jazz with Samm.
View art and enjoy the music.

Sunday, January 25, 2015  Noon – 6:00 p.m.

West Palm Beach Art Sunday.
Collaboration with Whitespace and Northwood to host a food and art tour of our three locations. 

Thursday, January 29, 2015  6:00 – 10:00pm.

Fashion Show by Fashion Week West Palm Beach Inc.
Music by DJ Thought of Smooth Bounce Entertainment

Friday, January 30, 2015 Noon – 11:00 p.m.

KeyFrame Motion.
The one day festival showcases a year-long, regionally focused program of events focusing on motion design and interactivity. KeyFrame Motion will present motion graphics work created by talented artists locally and abroad.

Contest and all day workshops. Produced by Grapeseekers. For more information about KeyFrame Motion call 561-603-9647 or email info@keyframemotion.com.

Saturday, January 31, 2015  11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Brunch and Lecture.
Discussion panel with art professionals who service the art community.

Friday, February 6, 2015   5:00 – 10:00 p.m.

 Body Painting Contest

Music by DJ Cole of C-Keys

 

Saturday, February 7, 2015   Noon  – 9:00 p.m.

 

Closing reception. Artists’ marketplace displaying moderately priced items by CONTINUUM’s Exhibiting artists.

 

For more information call:
Trina Slade-Burks
ATB Fine Artists & Designers, LLC
561-714-6674
continuum@atbfineartists.com
http://continuumwpb.blogspot.com/

 

 

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Rickie Leiter, Publisher

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Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Next Guided Art Walk in Northwood? We’ll Go Again!

The Rickie Report staff attended the premier of Northwood’s Art Walk a few weeks ago. The next Art Walk is Saturday November 9 at 6 PM. Why pay $15. 00 to walk through galleries that are already open to the public?  The Northwood Art Walk is much more than just a “gallery walk”!  Tour guides bring Art Walk attendees through the neighborhhod.  The galleries have special exhibits, artists speaking about their work, refreshments plus special sales. Let’s not forget the goody bags (this is better than Halloween)!    There are coupons for free glasses of wine, discounts at restaurants, special offers from artists and samples of food and baked goods.  It was so enjoyable, we all agreed that we will go again!  More details about the Northwood Art Walk  are in this article.  Group size is limited. RSVP so you don’t get shut out!


Tickets for the guided tour are $15 per person. To purchase tickets, use Artwalk’s secure PayPal service on their website: www.northwoodartwalk.com

Tickets are only for sale on the website. Space is limited to 16 people.  Attendants of the guided tour will participate in lectures and demonstrations and will be offered specials at our local restaurants, boutiques and more.

 

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First Historic Northwood Village Art Walk

Big Hit!

 

Wall Hanging at CCE

Wall Hanging at CCE

A group of art-loving people gathered at the Center for Creative Education in Historic Northwood Village, West Palm Beach, Florida for the first Historic Northwood Village Art Walk.

Sculpture Garden at Arthouse 429

Sculpture Garden at Arthouse 429

 

The Center for Creative Education uses the arts to enrich and transform a child’s educational experience. Painting, music and dance are used to increase mastery of literacy, math and science.  It’s creative and it works!  CCE is looking for children and adults to take classes in this renovated building which used to house an indoor roller skating rink.

 

Bruce Helander explaining how he designed new mural across the street

William Halliday showing small version of mural across the street from Arthouse 429

The guided tour focused on the exhibited art within a number of galleries.

 

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Mural Unveiling

 

 

All of the groups were present at the unveiling of the art fence mural from artist and gallery owner William Halliday.

Christopher Gatelock's Imagine Studios.  He is now hand embellishing some of his already amazing photography.

Christopher Gatelock’s Imagine Studios. He is now hand embellishing some of his already amazing photography.

 

They proceeded to a lecture at Christopher Gatelock’s “Imagine Studios and Art Gallery”. Christopher Gatelock spoke about how he converts his landscape, industrial and portrait photographs into his own special imaginary style. 

Jonathon Ortiz Smykla speaks about OSGS Gallery, celebrating its first anniversary in Northwood.

Jonathon Ortiz Smykla speaks about OSGS Gallery, celebrating its first anniversary in Northwood.

Eveyln and Jonathon, of OSGS spoek about some of the coomunity based artists whose work they show.  They also offer custom framing and offer discounts.

 

The four tour guides had their hands full with more than 60 people signed up for the guided tour.

 

A small area of Hennevelt' Gallery

A small area of Hennevelt’ Gallery

 

The tour guides, coordinated by Amy Weeks, started with a short intro on the history of Historic Northwood Village.  Freddy and Nicky Henenvelt’s Gallery offers a wide variety of art mediums.  They also have comic book  and drawing classes.

 

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Our guide took the group into the heart of the vibrant art district.

 

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Artist, Anthony Burks speaks about the art scene at Harold’s Coffee Shop

The aroma from Harold’s Coffee brings you inside.  After you order, walk around outside and take in the wall art!  Sit at a cafe table and relax…

 

Karen Campbell at Northwood Glass Art and Gifts

Karen Campbell at Northwood Glass Art and Gifts

 

Karen Campbell, at Northwood Glass Art and Gifts, shows us some of her own glass creations.  She also offers classes in ceramics, fused glass and mosaics.

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Suzanne Connors gallery space was still under construction, but she welcomed everyone and looks forward to being part of Northwood’s creative energy!

 

Jaboo Gallery artist and owner, Javier

Jabo Gallery artist and owner, Javier

 

 

We look forward to Paul Klov’s Bohemia AG to open soon.  Who can resist art and gelato?   Thanks to Creme de la Creme Bakery for yummy baked goods and all of the merchants for discount coupons! 

 

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Gallery 418

 

 

Gallery 418 offers signed art pieces by notable artist as well as designer sculpture and Old Masters.  There is new artwork arriving weekly!     After the Art Walk the new restaurant Garage VV offered an after party with free drinks and a DJ.

“Art X”

 

After a lot of preparations, “ArtX” , a collaboration of 11 galleries, is proud to announce the Second Saturday HistoricNorthwood Village ArtWalk.   You can sign up online at www.NorthwoodArtWalk.com.  Private group tours can be arranged by calling 561.506.4108.

ArtX presents the Historical Northwood Art Walk. ArtX is the collaboration of Galleries located in West Palm Beach’s Art District, Northwood Village. The Historic Northwood Art Walk will feature Art Galleries in Northwood Village Events with guided tours & more.

 

The Art Walk is an opportunity to see the latest in art trends and each visit is sure to offer something different and something for everyone. While you sip a taste of wine en enjoy appetizers our artists will present live demonstrations and lectures on art related topics and more. You can explore the artistic side of Historic Northwood Village by taking our guided tour or just stroll through the Village and discover the Art Walk on your own.

 


Tickets for the guided tour are $15 per person. To purchase tickets, use our secure PayPal service on our website: www.northwoodartwalk.com Tickets only for sale on the website. Space is limited to 16 people.  Attendants of the guided tour will participate in lectures and demonstrations and will be offered specials at our local restaurants, boutiques and more.

Premier Art Walk Participants:

  • CCE Building
  •  Arthouse 429
  • Bohemia AG
  • Christopher Gatelock Photoart
  • Gallery 418
  • Harold’s Coffee Lounge Art
  • Hennevelt’s Gallery
  • Northwood Glass Art and Gifts
  • OSGS
  • Suzanne Connors Fine Art Gallery
  • The Garage VV
For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Artists of Palm Beach County Meeting at Harold’s Coffee Lounge – You’re Invited!

The Artists of Palm Beach County invite you to their November monthly meeting.  It will take place at Harold’s Coffee Lounge, which also hosts an art gallery for emerging as well as established artists.  The Rickie Report urges you to attend this event and network with the artists in this cozy and delicious venue!  More details about this meeting as well as upcoming classes are in this article.

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The Artists of Palm Beach County

Invite You To Their

Monthly Meeting

Monday, November 11th

7:00 – 9:00 pm

Harold’s Coffee Lounge

509 Northwood Road

West Palm Beach, FL

 

 

On the second Monday of each month the Artists of Palm Beach County (APBC) hosts an evening of sharing and inspiration for artists and art enthusiasts. On November 11, 2013 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. the coalition of local artists will be holding their monthly meeting in Harold’s Coffee Lounge, 509 Northwood Road, West Palm Beach. The popular specialty shop, famous for its iced coffee, is located in Historic Northwood on the revitalized Northwood Road among the trendy shops and art galleries.

 

 

The last Friday evening of every month Northwood Road has an art and wine promenade with live art, vendors, and music. Harold’s is an important part of the Northwood scene. The coffee lounge hosts solo exhibitions by local artists as well as live entertainment and jazz and art parties. APBC members John Vincent Palozzi, Al Rojas, and Anthony Burks are among the artists who have had shows at Harold’s. The night of the APBC meeting participants will enjoy the work of graphic designer, Liz Wisewood, displayed on the coffee house walls.

 

 

Admission is free for members of APBC, but the general public is invited to attend the event for a $5.00 admission fee. Payment will be collected at the door and will be applied towards the APBC membership fee, if one wishes to join at the meeting. Artists are encouraged to bring a work of art for sharing/critique. All are encouraged to patronize the establishment and treat themselves to delicious coffee drinks, organic tea, soft drinks, or fabulous desserts.

 

Directions: Take N. Dixie Highway north of Palm Beach Lakes Blvd to Northwood Road. If you reach 25th Street you’ve gone too far. If you have any questions please contact Keith at Harold’s (561) 833-6366.    HAROLD’S COFFEE LOUNGE

 

All classes take place at the Artists of Palm Beach County’s home, Art on Park, located in Lake Park. 800 Park Avenue   Lake Park, FL     Gallery Hours:    Noon – 6 pm Monday through Saturday.  The current Exhibit runs Tuesday, Oct 1st through Saturday, Nov. 23rd.  For further information call 561-345-2842.

CLASSES

Poetry Writing

Saturdays, October 5, 12, 19 & 26
Poetry Writing Class
with John Vincent Palozzi
10AM to 12PM
$10 / person / class
Mr. Palozzi is Vice President of Poets of the Palm Beaches.
He has been conducting poetry classes and workshops for over 20 years.
Learn about poetry and how to write poetry by taking this class.
Students 16 and older are welcome.
Space is limited. Please contact the gallery to pre-register at (561) 345-2842. If you have any questions feel free to call the gallery.

 

Creating Collage Class

 

Saturdays, October 5, 12, 19 & 26
Creating Collage Class
with John Vincent Palozzi

CLASS STARTS AT 1PM
$10 / person / class

 

Mr. Palozzi is Vice President of Artists of Palm Beach County.
He has been a collage artist for over 20 years.
Learn about collage and how to create collage by taking this class.
Please bring scissors and a glue stick. All other materials are provided.
Students 16 and older are welcome. Younger children are welcome with adult supervision.
Space is limited. Please contact the gallery to pre-register at (561) 345-2842. If you have any questions feel free to call the gallery.

The first of its kind in our county, Artists of Palm Beach County is a coalition created and managed by artists, for artists of all disciplines. It is dedicated to empowering individuals in the arts by reaching out to its diverse community, cultivating professional and social resources and opportunities for its members and developing collaborative relationships.
Advocacy for local artists is the main focus of Artists of Palm Beach County. Much appreciation goes to the three local artists, Mark Gierok, Caren Hackman and Terre Rybovich that initiated this grassroots organization by conducting “listening sessions” throughout the County! With the knowledge gained from these sessions members of this emerging artists’ organization have built the strong foundation needed to grow a true artists’ community in Palm Beach County. It is a unique organization and fills an enormous niche because it is county wide and includes all artistic disciplines; literary, media, performing and visual. Artists of Palm Beach County is bringing artists together for mutual benefit as well as bringing benefits to the community at large. 
Artists of Palm Beach County serves as the much needed connection between artists and also between artists and the community. Many members are new to Palm Beach County and feel both relieved and excited to find an organization that provides networking opportunities and promotes local artists. It also seems the community at large was in need of an organization such as this. Shortly after the organization formed we began seeing calls coming in from local organizations and individuals that wanted to include local artists in their programming!

For more information about Artists of Palm Beach County please visit:  www.artistsofpalmbeachcounty.org    

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291