Amy Broderick Is Featured At Armory Art Salon And Offers Separate Critique Session

There are two special opportunities to spend time with Amy Broderick at the Armory Art Center in the next week. She’ll be critiquing artists work at the EVENING CRITIQUE SEMINAR this Wednesday from 6- 8, as well as talking at the next ART SALON on Tuesday, February 2nd.  Armory Art Salons offer stimulating conversations with other artists and meetings to discuss, display, and share the work of the participants and/or invited guests. All salons are $10 payable at the door and meet in the Armory Library.  On Tuesday, February 2nd, Amy Broderick will focus on “Real Idea Development: Failure, Resilience, Serendipity, and Success”. The Rickie Report shares more details about this international acclaimed artist. We applaud Art Salon facilitator, Elle Schorr, and urge you to attend this learning/networking opportunity.






1700 Parker Avenue W. Palm Beach, FL 33401


Armory Art Center Presents



Wednesday,  January 27th,  6-8 pm





Information and Register For ART CRITIQUE











Real Idea Development:

Failure, Resilience, Serendipity, and Success




Tuesday, February 2, 2016

6:30 – 8:30 pm



There’s a $10 fee to attend. Pay at the door.

Please share this announcement with friends. If you’d like to bring some snacks or drinks to share, that would be much appreciated.





Artwork by Amy Broderick




Amy Broderick’s creative practice encompasses studio production, art writing, excellence in teaching, and academic leadership. She uses the processes of drawing and paper construction to explore the methods we humans use to locate ourselves relative to our physical and information environments. Amy teaches her students to do what all scholars (and responsible citizens) do: engage passionately with the world and with their field; devour new knowledge, influences, and inspiration; integrate and own all of these, weaving them into their scholarly selves; and then articulate their knowledge, passions, and questions through sincere, honest, researched, and elegant original works.


Amy earned her BA in Studio Art at the College of William and Mary, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her MFA in Painting at the Hoffberger School of Painting at the Maryland Institute College of Art, where she studied with Grace Hartigan. In 2000, Amy joined the faculty at Florida Atlantic University as Assistant Professor of Art in the Wilkes Honors College. She was the first fine artist on the new college’s faculty.



Over the course of four years, Amy developed and implemented a fine arts curriculum and concentration within the Honors College’s interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum. She was then invited to lead the redevelopment of the foundations curriculum in FAU’s School of the Arts, where she earned tenure and now serves as Associate Professor of Drawing and Painting and Foundations Program Coordinator.


Amy has won numerous awards for teaching and scholarly activity, including the Award for Excellence and Innovation in Undergraduate Teaching (FAU), Master Teacher Award (FAU), Honors Faculty Fellowship (FAU), Florida Individual Artist Fellowship, and South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship for Visual and Media Artists. She was recently awarded an Emerging Arts Administrator Fellowship by the National Council of Arts Administrators (NCAA).



Amy has exhibited extensively at venues that include Miami Art Museum, Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art, Sarratt Gallery at Vanderbilt University, School 33 in Baltimore, and Tomio Koyama Gallery in Tokyo, Japan. She has also published scholarly articles and exhibition reviews in SECAC Review, FATE in Review, and the Palm Beach ArtsPaper.



Amy serves on the Board of Directors of the Southeast College Art Conference as the board’s Florida representative. She also serves on the Alumni Council of the Maryland Institute College of Art, and she represents Miami and Palm Beach on the council’s Regional Initiatives Committee. Amy lives in Jupiter, Florida with her husband, Mark, and their sons.


Amy Broderick’s Web Site


Please visit for more information about classes, workshops, lectures and exhibits.




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FREE Art Events Sponsored By Artists Of Palm Beach County Include Norman Berman Presentation And Art Critique By Jeff Lucas In Addition To Call For Emerging Artists

Artists of Palm Beach County announces two free Saturday events at the Art on Park Gallery plus a Call To Emerging Artists.  On Saturday, May 9thNorman Berman will present “The Metamorphosis of a Painting” with slides and discussion.  On Saturday, May 16th, Jeff Lucas will present “Improve My Art – Critique Session, Everyone is a Critic!” Participants are invited to bring up to three pieces of art and receive constructive feedback in a friendly atmosphere.  The Rickie Report shares the details and urges EMERGING ARTISTS of 2D and 3D work to apply for the next Exhibit (Deadline is May 13th)!  We want to remind ART LOVERS that this Gallery is a treasure trove of hand crafted glass, watercolors, original collages, hand crafted jewelry, original photography, oil paintings and acrylic paintings  as well as pastels. Many of the artists calling Art on Park “home” sell nationally and internationally. Stop by! Florida The Beautiful, 2015″ runs until May 16th.










Art on Park Gallery

800 Park Ave.        Lake Park FL 33403


Gallery Hours: Monday to Saturday, 12 to 6 PM


An exhibit to showcase the Environmental Beauty of Florida to benefit the Sierra Club Loxahatchee Group.  15% of sales will be donated.

Exhibit Runs Until May 16, 2015


“Metamorphosis Of A Painting”

With Norman Berman

Saturday, May 9th

2 – 4 pm


On Saturday, May 9th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm the Artists of Palm Beach County (APBC) is proud to present a talk and slide presentation by award winning artist and executive board member, Norman Berman. The event entitled “The Metamorphosis of a Painting” will take place at the Art on Park Gallery, 800 Park Avenue, Lake Park, Florida.


Norman Berman at the easel

Norman Berman at the easel



Norman has been a member of APBC for over 4 years and has exhibited widely in Palm Beach County. In November of 2013 his “One-Man Show” at the Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach was met with much acclaim. A retired New York City teacher and supervisor/administrator, Norman exhibited in the New York City area before his move to Florida in 2003. His talk will describe how he creates a painting from start to finish and will be supplemented with a series of slides showing the progress of his work.  Norman will be exhibiting at a SOLO show at the Weisman Center, Delray Beach at the end of May.





Landscape by Jeff Lucas

Landscape by Jeff Lucas



“Improve My Art – Critique  Session

Everyone is a Critic!”

With Jeff Lucas

Saturday, May 16th

1 – 3 pm



On Saturday, May 16 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm Art on Park Gallery resident artist, Jeff Lucas, will present “Improve My Art – Critique Session, Everyone is a Critic!” Participants are invited to bring up to three pieces of art and receive constructive feedback in a friendly atmosphere. Jeff will guide the discussion as the group reviews each piece and learns more about how to look at one’s art with fresh eyes. Jeff, who has taught watercolor classes in the past, is best known for his exquisite watercolors, which can be seen in the gallery.




Emerging Artists 2015

An exhibit to showcase the talent of emerging artists in Palm Beach County, Florida
An exhibition of 2D and 3D works

May 20 to June 27, 2015

Public Opening Reception:

Friday, May 22, 2015    5 – 8 pm

Everyone Welcome to:

After Party at The Brewhouse Gallery
starting at 8pm
720 Park Ave, Lake Park



Submission deadline:
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

To access the submission form go to:



For More Information please visit:

APBC Art on Park Gallery
800 Park Avenue, Lake Park FL 33403

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