Artists Doing Their Thing During A Crisis: Free Webinar, Financial Relief Resources, How To Acquire Your Own Patrons, Let Your Craft Be An Essential Saving Grace

Trina Slade-Burks and Anthony Burks Sr. continue to be significant supporters of artists, by offering a FREE Webinar “So You Want To Be A Curator” tomorrow, Thursday, March 26. The video will be available for 24 hours after viewing. They also share important financial and other resources in this Rickie Report article. Feel free to share this timely information.  Physical distancing does not mean we have to be socially distanced.  Let’s stay connected!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ARTISTS    DOING    THEIR   THING

DURING    A    CRISIS

 

 

So You Want to Be a Curator Free Webinar

(Facebook live)

 

THURSDAY,  MARCH 26         1PM

 

YOU  MUST  RSVP!

 

Big or small curating an event takes a lot of planning. When you attend events, do you think to yourself “This is so easy. I can do this.”.

With COVID-19 situation happening right now & everyone social distancing for the time being, a webinar-style, Facebook Live type of event is the best option.

Once you RSVP we will connect via FB & Trina will give you access to the private group. You will keep access to the group & have access to the video for 24 hours after the original airing of the webinar.

 

RSVP HERE

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/so-you-want-to-be-a-curator-webinar-facebook-live-tickets-100479729576

 

 

 

 

Join Patreon & Acquire your Own Patrons

 

 

 

 

 

What is a patron?   They are a person who supports with money, gifts, efforts, or endorsements to creatives, institutions, causes, events etc…

Want to find a way to link up with other creatives or provide exclusive content to people who want to support your visions?

 

Financial Relief Resources for Artists

During COVID-19

 

 

 

We know that many artists have lost some of their fiscal opportunities due to the present crisis. Teaching gigs, mural projects and art exhibitions have come to a halt because we have been sequestered, schools and institutions are closed, and we must be socially distance ourselves from the public. But bills still need to be paid!  There are financial options in place for you. 

Find the list 

HERE

 

https://www.artworkarchive.com/blog/financial-relief-resources-for-artists-during-covid-19

 

 

 

Let your Craft be an Essential Saving Grace

Lake Park business 3D printing face shields to protect healthcare workers from coronavirus

 

 

 

 

Here’s a challenge. We are in an international crisis. Evaluate your talent resources. Can your talent help someone? 

 

Here is an example

 

You may have a lot to offer and you didn’t know you could. 

How can you make a difference?

Put your thinking cap on and assist an immediate need.

 

 

 

Working on Something New? Go Live

 

 

“Ethnic Mermaid” by Anthony Burks, Sr

 

 

So you are tired of this social distancing thing and you are cooped up in your studio.  Why not go live and let the world see your talent.  Artists, DJ’s, singers & even yoga instructors are using Facebook, IG and Youtube as a tool to get the audience to see their creativity. 

This is REAL EXPOSURE at your convenience. 

 

 

 

 

 

About ATB Fine Artists & Designers LLC:

 

ATB is an all Art business and art-consulting firm created in 1993.  Its mission is to provide professional image building opportunities for artists and businesses through creative and unique concepts.  ATB has been educating, promoting and creating artistic concepts and visions for two decades.

The ATB Fine Artists & Designers LLC, please visit http://www.atbfineartists.com/, follow us @atbfineartists on IG, or https://www.facebook.com/atbfadllc or contact us at 561-714-6674.

About No More Starving Artists Foundation (NMSAF):

 

NMSAF is a 501(c)3 founded 2018 whose mission is to build the legacies for artists from Palm Beach County.  It was established to help primarily Palm Beach County artists be sustainable by providing opportunities and services. For more information about NMSAF visit http://www.nmsaf.org/ follow us @nmsafpbc on twitter and IG, or https://www.facebook.com/nmsaf/ or contact us on 561-714-6674.

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

 

 

 

Continuum Celebrates 7 Years Supporting Arts With New Visual Arts Exhibits, Young Masters, Body Painting Contest, Fashion Show All At Paul Fisher Gallery January 23 – February 1

CONTINUUM celebrates its 7th year, bringing over 70 South Florida artists for the community to experience their talent. Produced by ATB Fine Artists & Designers LLC., CONTINUUM PB Arts is a pop-up exhibition and performance space located this year at the renowned Paul Fisher Gallery.  In addition to exhibiting some of the best artists from South Florida, Continuum continues to highlight young artists from high schools around Palm Beach County who are pursuing careers in the art world through a program called the Young Masters.  CONTINUUM continues support the No More Starving Artists Foundation (NMSAF), a nonprofit whose mission is to help the artists be sustainable personally and professionally by providing opportunities and services.  The Rickie Report shares all of the details , including the Opening Reception on January 23 featuring singer, CriStyle Renae, the Body Painting contest and Fashion Show on February 1 and more!  Kudos to Anthony Burks Sr., Trina Slade Burks, and Craig McInnis for bringing us this fabulous art extravaganza!

 

 

 

 

 

CONTINUUM  PB  Arts  2020  at  the  Paul  Fisher  Gallery

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 23 – February 1, 2020

 

 

A pop up multi-media art fair in Palm Beach County exhibiting regional South Florida artists

 

 

 

 

Paul Fisher Gallery

433 Flamingo Dr.    West Palm Beach, FL 33401

 

 

** Due to the mature nature of some of the art work parental discretion is advised **

 

 

For more information about specific events and ticket sales, visit https://www.continuumwpbarts.com/

 

 

 

CONTINUUM PB Arts 2020 VIP Opening Night

Thursday, January 23, 2020   7:30 – 10:00 PM 

Featuring: CriStyle Renae 

 

The amazing CriStyle Renae will be performing on opening night and promises to bring the house down. If you were lucky to see CriStyle  this past summer at the Sunset Lounge, she opened up & did background vocal for Angie Stone. However, CriStyle’s performances literally gave the crowd goosebumps. She delivered, and then some. An act you don’t want to miss!

To buy your tickets:  https://www.continuumwpbarts.com/

 

 

 

HERE IS THE SCHEDULE:

Friday, January 24  – Artists Award Night 6 – 10 pm

Saturday, January 25 – Young Masters Day  Noon – 9 pm

Sunday, January 26 – Community Lecture Day Noon -2:30 pm

Wednesday, January 29 – Quarter Auction Hosted by Jewelry Jamboree for NMSAF 6  – 9  pm

Friday, January 31  – Music Night  7 -10 pm

Saturday, February 1  – Mélange Body Painting and Fashion Show 4 – 10 pm

 

 

 

 

MEET   THE   ARTISTS:

 

Abbey Funk

Adriano Ficarelli

Andrew  Hollimon

Ann Friedlander

Anthony Burks Sr

Aphrodite Lutz

Positivity Ary

Barry Seidman

Brigitte Balbinot

Chad Periman

Chad Steve

Cheryl Eggleston

Craig McInnis

Dan Pichney

Deborah Perlman

Debra Yates

Diane Martin Lublinski

Dorene Ginzler 

Eduardo Mendieta

Frances Vye Wilson

Gary Kroman

Giovanna Alvarez

Glenda Green

Harriet Silverstein

Hazel Griffiths

Henriett Michel

Irina Pushkareva

Jahnoi Smith

James Rabidoux

James Sagui

Jane Baldridge

Jay Hatfield

Jen Fisher

Joel Cohen

John Rachell

Kalimba Yancey-Love

Kathryn Adele Schumacher

Katiana Jarbath Smith

Leo J. Arbeznik

Lucia Gomez

Lupe Lawerence

Lynn Doyal

Mallory Vanderpool

Maria Tritico

Mark Allen

Mark Walnock

Mauricio Perry

Melissa Mastrangelo

Michelle Drummond

Michelle Marilyn Trares

Nadia Utto

Nicole Galluccio

Pam Maschal

Renata Rodrigues

Robin Wolfenden

Rosaria Vigorito

Ruth Sharton

Sadesosublime

Sandy Lerman

Scott Jeffries

Shica Hardy

Simon Berson

Suzanne Barton

Victor DiPilato

Walter Johnson

William Villanueva

 

 

MEET  THE  YOUNG  MASTERS:

Adriana Marquez

Aisa Uchimura

Amber Wang

Ana-Gabriella Thomidis

Angela Yan

Catharina Quilis

Jaclyn Cohen

Jane Rousseau

Michelle Serafimovich

Monique Blanchette

Nehemie Perpilus

Body Painting Competition and Fashion Show

Saturday, February 1, 2020

CONTINUUM WPB will be combining the Body Painting Contest & The Fashion Show.  All  four finished  models (painted by 5 different artists) will participate in the fashion show after the body painting portion of the event.

Artists Awards for 2020

 

CONTINUUM PB Art Fair is proud to bestow a variety of awards for visual arts each year that help foster unique and individual artistic growth within our South Florida community.  For the last three years, CONTINUUM has awarded over $9000 in cash prizes thanks to the contributions of our Palm Beach County businesses and arts community.  In 2020, our goal is to award close to $3500 in awards and $5000 in Young Masters Scholarships. CONTINUUM in partnership with NMSAF takes pride in providing fiscal and professional opportunities for artists in South Florida.

 

 

 

 

For more information about Continuum contact:

Trina Slade-Burks    ATB Fine Artists & Designers, LLC

561-714-6674    continuum@atbfineartists.com

 

About ATB Fine Artists & Designers LLC:

 

ATB is an all Art business and art-consulting firm created in 1993.  Its mission is to provide professional image building opportunities for artists and businesses through creative and unique concepts.  ATB has been educating, promoting and creating artistic concepts and visions for two decades.

The ATB Fine Artists & Designers LLC, please visit http://www.atbfineartists.com/, follow us @atbfineartists on IG, or https://www.facebook.com/atbfadllc or contact us at 561-714-6674.

About No More Starving Artists Foundation (NMSAF):

 

NMSAF is a 501(c)3 founded 2018 whose mission is to build the legacies for artists from Palm Beach County.  It was established to help primarily Palm Beach County artists be sustainable by providing opportunities and services. For more information about NMSAF visit http://www.nmsaf.org/ follow us @nmsafpbc on twitter and IG, or https://www.facebook.com/nmsaf/ or contact us on 561-714-6674.

 

 

Paul Fisher established his eponymously named gallery in 1990 with his purchase of the Flamingo Building, a 7500sf historic building located near the Norton Museum in the heart of West Palm Beach.  For most of 1990’s Fisher travelled the globe with his friend and mentor Dale Chihuly selling his work and consulting on major projects. Paul was also a protégé of the great Henry Geldzahler and in the early 90’s traveled with him internationally as a Cultural Attaché for the U.S. Information Agency. Upon meeting and marrying his artist wife Irina in 2001, he set down roots and began regular exhibitions. The gallery is known for showing a balance of 20th Century masters and young and emerging talent. Fisher also operates exhibition spaces at the celebrated Brazilian Court Hotel in Palm Beach and in Wynwood Miami at the Ogetti Building. He exhibits at major art fairs as well.

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

Suzanne Redmond Announces Art Business Podcast, “The Left Brain Artist”, Providing Inspiration And Business Tips Through Artist Interviews

Suzanne Redmond, an artist who works with artists and their businesses, has started a podcast called “The Left Brain Artist”. Suzanne interviews one artist every Wednesday, to talk about their beginnings in the art world and how they have created a successful business.  The hour-long interview is filled with practical tips and inspiring information that other artists can use. Every Friday, Suzanne posts a mini bonus episode about various business topics relevant to artists.  A podcast is an online audio program that posts new episodes weekly and can be downloaded and accessed at no charge. Enjoy listening to these accomplished artists who are happy to share the keys to their success with you. Kudos to Suzanne for sharing!

 

 

S  U  Z  A  N  N  E          R  E  D  M  O  N  D:

 

 

 

 


 

Suzanne Redmond 

 

 

 

 

Every Friday, Suzanne posts a mini bonus episode where she talks about various business topics relevant to artists. Recent episodes include How to Find and Approach Galleries (episode 4), What is a Call to Artists and How do you Respond to It? (episode 14), and How to Keep Track of Your Art Inventory (episode 20). She interviews both local artists and national artists so that others may learn from their success and how they run their business. On Suzanne’s website, she includes Show Notes for every episode that includes links to the artist’s website and social media; photos of their artwork; and links to galleries, classes, and other aspects of their art business.

Suzanne Redmond has a degree in accounting, and has worked in business in Palm Beach County since 1986. She is an artist herself, specializing in jewelry but dabbling in painting. She is a past president of the Wellington Art Society and has worked with ATB Fine Artists & Designers on their Continuum pop-up gallery shows. For the past few years, she has worked with artists and curators to develop their website content, maintain their finances, and managed numerous Calls to Artists.

A podcast is an online audio program that posts new episodes every week. The episodes can be downloaded and listened to for free, and you can also subscribe to the podcast for free. Suzanne’s podcast,” The Left Brain Artist”, can be found on her website, suzanneredmond.com, or through iTunes, Castbox, and other apps where you can download podcasts. Podcast episodes remain available long after they are recorded.

 

 

 

 

Some of the local artists that have been interviewed are:

 

 

Anthony Burks and Trina Slade-Burks     Episodes 27 and 29

 

 

 

Nicole Galluccio     Episode 7

 

 

 

 

Craig McInnis     Episode 33

 

About Suzanne Redmond:

With Suzanne Redmond’s background in accounting, finance, and exhibiting art, she knows what it takes to get your artwork seen and sold. She’s chosen artists for her podcasts who are working their business – exhibiting their art, teaching others, and finding unusual opportunities. You’ll hear from some unsung artists who are extremely talented and creative. Hopefully you’ll look up their work and be inspired by what they do, or purchase their art to support them.  Artists really do the coolest things, and they do this while running a family, traveling, and living an art-filled life! Enjoy listening to these successful artists who are happy to share the keys to their success with you.  

Suzanne Redmond has that unique combination of an artsy right brain, and an awesome left brain for business. She uses the skills she’s honed as an accountant and art show organizer to give artists the best tools for making more money and getting their work seen. Her business background started with a degree in accounting, and years working in financial and contract management. Later, she switched gears and began to work her artistic side, selling her jewelry and paintings. As she became more connected with the arts community, she found herself organizing art shows, helping artists with their business and writing tasks, and interviewing them for her podcast.

 

For More Information about these podcasts or other art services, please contact Suzanne Redmond

suzanneredmond.com  or  email: sredmond75@comcast.net

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

Contemporary Art Call For “Continuum 2019” West Palm Beach Arts Includes Artists In Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, And Dade Counties!

CONTINUUM 2019  announces its Call to Artists This event takes place in Downtown West Palm Beach in a secret location (we promise to tell you as we get closer to the event).  Produced by ATB Fine Artists & Designers LLC in Partnership with the No More Starving Artists Foundation, Continuum 2019 events take place January 10-19, 2019. The Deadline to apply is October 31, 2018!  The Rickie Report shares the details of this Call and cannot wait to see who applies!!!  This Call is open to artists in Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, and Dade Counties.  Art Lovers, MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

 

 

 

 

 

Continuum WPB Arts 2019

703 39th Street   West Palm Beach, FL 33407

CONTACT EVENT

 

 

 

Call to Artists for 2019

CONTINUUM WPB Arts

 January 10-19, 2019

in the Downtown area of West Palm Beach

Entry Deadline: 10/31/18

 

 

Curators/coordinators: Anthony Burks Sr., Craig McInnis and Trina Slade-Burks

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Media
Images – Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Video – Minimum: 0, Maximum: 1
Total Media – Minimum: 1, Maximum: 4

Entry Fee (Continuum WPB Arts 2019): $25.00

Submission information:

Jurors: TBA

Regions Included in Call:

  • Brevard
  • Indian River
  • St. Lucie
  • Martin
  • Palm Beach
  • Broward
  • Dade

Location: Downtown West Palm Beach (Pop up location is a secret & will be announced at a later date)

*(If accepted total fee is $65. See bullets below for details)

  • Fee: $25 for Submission

*If submission fee is being paid by check or money order, payment must be received before application is reviewed.

  • Once accepted as a participating artist, there is an additional $40 exhibition fee. Information will be emailed to the accepted artists.
  • Information will be emailed to the accepted artists after the call is complete.

Artwork eligibility: Paintings, drawings, photography, sculptures, installations are eligible. (Note: No digital art, digital reproductions, giclees or prints except photography) Original work only created by the artist submitting. Jewelry will only be accepted if the artist is providing his or her own unique way to display.

2D artist can submit a maximum of three different images.

3D artist can submit a maximum of three concepts however can show a different angle of the same subject using UPLOADS 1-4. (Note: there is one option for video to show detail of your sculpture. No music, voices nor names can be listed only the sculpture)

If you exhibited with CONTINUUM WPB Arts from 2014-2018, please do not re-submit the same work. Any previous work submitted will be disqualified.

Commission: 60/40 split. Artists will receive 60% of the net proceeds of the sale, and the Coordinators will receive 40% of the net proceeds of any sale of artwork.

Prize: Artists participating in CONTINUUM WPB Arts will be eligible to win awards in one of four categories.

  • ·         Best in Show- $500
  • ·         Second-$300
  • ·         Third-$200-
  • ·         People’s Choice-$100

All artwork will be juried anonymously based on artwork only, not by artist name.Only the artwork and the artist statement will be provided to the jurors. Please DO NOT list your name in your artist statement.  If your name is provided within the artist statement, your application will be considered incomplete.

Images of your work cannot have a signature, your name, a watermark or anything that will indicate who the artist is. If any of these are indicated in the images provided, your application will be considered incomplete.

All submission should have the following information per image

  • ·         Title
  • ·         Medium
  • ·         Dimensions
  • ·         Gallery Price ( This is the dollar amount including the gallery’s percentage)

 

All artwork must be for sale and must have a minimum price of $1000, unless it is a series meant to be sold together but can be sold separately. (Example: A quadtych series for $250 each or $1000 for the series.) Maximum price cap is $8000 with the exception of series or installations that can be sold separately.  (Example: Installation valued at $6000 but each piece sold separately is $1000 each.)

Jewelry must have a minimum price of $150 unless it is a series meant to be sold together but can be sold separately. (Example: A pair of earrings from the series can be sold for $50 Necklace for $100 or $150 for the series.)  Due to limited security, we do not encourage jewelry created with precious stones such as diamonds, rubies, sapphires and emeralds. If your jewelry is accepted, you will be responsible for your own displays.

Maximum dimensions for 2D work is 4’x5’ (48”x60”) NO LARGER
Maximum dimensions for  3D work is 8′ (we will not provide pedastals for display pieces wider than 18″. Artist will be required to assemble any 3D pieces that must be put together)

When accepted:

Prize Judges:  TBA

As stated above, once accepted as a participating artist, there is an additional $40 exhibition fee. Information will be emailed to the accepted artists.

If the submitted artwork becomes unavailable, the artist must contact the coordinators immediately. The jurors can view a replacement similar to the style. The jurors have the right to accept or reject the new work.

Artist agrees to provide quality and tasteful work that best represents the format of CONTINUUM WPB Arts.  All art must be ready to hang or install. The committee can reject any work if not presentation ready. (Must be framed, have hanging devices, be gallery wrapped and edges treated and painted. No cracks, sloppy edges, or incomplete work. Any work not presentation ready will be rejected. It is recommended that acrylic and not glass is used in the framing.) Artwork must be labeled on the back with the artist name, title medium & gallery price.

Coordinators agree to host an art show that best represents the quality of artists and artwork provided.

For more details, please visit:

https://www.facebook.com/continuumwpb/

 

 

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

“Collaboration IV African Diaspora” Unifies People Through Our Artistic Spirits With Events From September 12 -22nd At City Place Pop-Up Gallery

Related Companies and ATB Fine Artists & Designers LLC is bringing Collaboration: African Diaspora Exhibition IV to CityPlace in West Palm Beach from September 12-22, 2018. The exhibition will highlight 38 different artists and reflect an African Diaspora, historically known as the movement of Africans and their descendants to places throughout the world – predominantly to the Americas. Throughout the ten day event there will be unique art, music, literature and food experiences, showcasing the diversity of the diaspora. Some of the events are free and others are ticketed. The focus of Collaboration: African Diaspora Exhibition is to show the community that there is another aspect of art & culture in a community that many of the Palm Beach County community have yet to experience.  The Rickie Report shares the details and urges Art Lovers to get ready for a fabulous series of events! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

P R E S E N T S:

 

 

 

The Collaboration: African Diaspora Exhibition IV  

September  12 – 22, 2018

 

701 S Rosemary Avenue, Suite 113     West Palm Beach, FL 33401

 

 

 

 

Some Activities are Free and Open to The Public.  Others Are Ticketed.  Please see below for details!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Collaboration is revisiting its roots.   The “Collaboration” brand was established as a pop-up exhibition format, allowing artists to hosts exhibitions in alternative spaces rather than permanent locations. ATB’s Anthony & Trina Burks, fiber artist Barbara Cheives and jewelry designer, the late Lea Jefferson, founded Collaboration. The first few exhibitions started in the Burks’ home in the Northwood neighborhood of West Palm Beach.  Since then, Collaboration has exhibited over 550 artists under several themes. Originally created in 2013, the Collaboration: African Diaspora Exhibition had displayed a vast variety of artists from around the country.  We have achieved this not by simply hanging art on a wall or sitting it on a pedestal, but by unique story telling through the eyes, hands and lips of the artists themselves.  

With the help of Related Companies, ATB Fine Artists & Designers LLC is bringing Collaboration: African Diaspora Exhibition IV to CityPlace in West Palm Beach from September 13-22, 2018. The exhibition will highlight 38 different artists and reflect an African Diaspora, historically known as the movement of Africans and their descendants to places throughout the world – predominantly to the Americas. Throughout the ten day event there will be unique art, music, literature and food experiences, showcasing the diversity of the diaspora.  “We are proud to partner with ATB Fine Artists & Designers LLC by providing a space for its new and thought-provoking pop-up exhibition,” said Gopal Rajegowda, Senior VP, Related Companies. “Art and culture are at the core of the reimagination of CityPlace and we’re excited to bring local artists to the forefront, allowing the public to experience their talent alongside established international artists.”

collaboration: (n) the act of working jointly.

This is a showcase of artists’, presented in homes & businesses allowing artwork to be viewed by clients in a more realistic environment rather than a gallery or museum. It allows the artists to intermingle with buyers one on one and develop a personal relationship without a third party facilitator.

 

 

The vision of this is to have an African Diaspora (The African diaspora was the movement of Africans and their descendants to places throughout the world – predominantly to the Americas).  This is the third installment of the exhibition.  Originally created in 2013, the African Diaspora had displayed a vast variety of artists from around the country.  We have achieved this not simply hanging art on a wall or sitting it on a pedestal. It was accomplished by unique story telling through the eyes, hands and lips of the artists themselves.  Created and curated by the ATB Fine Artists & Designers LLC, the “Collaboration” brand was established as a Pop-up exhibition format, which allows artists to hosts exhibitions in alternative spaces & not at a permanent location.  ATB’s Anthony & Trina Burks, fiber artist Barbara Cheives and jewelry designer, the late Lea Jefferson, founded “Collaboration”.  The first few exhibitions started in the Burks’ home in Northwood. Since then “Collaboration” has exhibited over 350 artists under several themes. (I.e. Salute to Women, Students of Collaboration, Boys to Men)  The focus of Collaboration: African Diaspora Exhibition is to show the community that there is another aspect of art & culture in a community that many of the Palm Beach County community have yet to experience.    The concept of art itself does not have to be in reflection of the diaspora.

 

SCHEDULE:

 

 

Wednesday, September 12   11:30 AM    and  4 – 6 PM

ATB’s Media Blitz, which is a media preview day beginning at 11:30 a.m. Later in the evening, guests are invited to attend two happy hour food, drink and art demonstrations at 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.  The happy hour demonstrations will be done conducted by Chef Boris Seymore of B.D.S Catering & Productions and artist/curator Anthony Burks Sr. They will be giving a snippet of what will take place at the opening night VIP Food Tasting on September 13.    Though the opening night art exhibition is free to the public, tickets should be purchased online for the event food tasting by visiting http://www.atbfineartists.com/2018/08/tickets-for-collaborationafrican.html.

Thursday, September 13    7 PM

Collaboration: African Diaspora Exhibition Grand Opening

Friday, September 14     5:30 – 9 PM

Melange: A Night of Fashion Bazaar

Saturday, September 15    

Gallery Open  Noon – 10 PM

Collaboration: African Diaspora Exhibition-Meet the Artists   6 PM

Sunday, September 16   

Gallery Open  Noon – 8 PM

Collaboration: African Diaspora Exhibition-Marketplace & Workshop   Noon

Thursday, September 20th   

Gallery Open  Noon – 9 PM

Collaboration: African Diaspora-Book Signing featuring Ann Marie Sorrell  7 PM

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Friday, September 21

Gallery Open  Noon – 10 PM

Artists Lunch & Lecture: Business Development  12:30 – 2 PM

Saturday, September 22    

Gallery Open  Noon – 10 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to all the artists who are participating in this year’s show:

Adriana Ficarelli

Ahimsa Teabout

Alan Laird

Alfonso “Masplata” Rendón

Andrew Hollimon

Anthony Burks Sr.

Ashlee Breyan 

Ashley Ariana

Barbara Cheives

Brian Wood

Caron Bowman

Cynthia Simmons

Edrian Thomidis

Farida Gul Haroon

George Taylor

Gillian Kennedy Wright

Henrimae Bell

Isadore Smith

Jacqueline Sullivan

Jamaal Clark

Jared McGriff

Julia Polonyi

Katiana Jarbath Smith

Kianga Jinaki

Lawrence Jean-Louis

Lupe Lawrence

Lyndale Pettus

Nate Dee

Ramel Jasir

Renata Rodrigues

Robert McKnight

R.Jackson

Scott Jeffries

Shakeera Thomas

Shani Simpson

Shawn Henderson

Trina Slade-Burks

Walter Johnson

 

 

Sponsors of The Collaboration: African Diaspora Exhibition IV includes:

Related Companies, No More Starving Artists Foundation and Quiet Storm Premier Vodka.  We are also proud to partner with Chef Boris Seymore.

 

For more information, please visit http://www.atbfineartists.com/2018/08/save-date-for-collaboration-african.html. To purchase tickets, please visit http://www.atbfineartists.com/2018/08/tickets-for-collaborationafrican.html.

 

About Related Companies:

Founded more than 40 years ago, Related Companies is a fully-integrated, highly diversified industry leader with experience in virtually every aspect of development, acquisitions, management, finance, fund management, marketing and sales. In West Palm Beach, Related Companies developed the 72-acre CityPlace, CityPlace Office Tower, 400-room Hilton West Palm Beach directly connected to Palm Beach County Convention Center and RH West Palm: The Gallery at CityPlace. The company is currently undertaking the reimagination of downtown West Palm Beach and evolving into the Southeast’s leading district including best-in-class residential, hotel, culinary, entertainment, education, art, culture and retail. For more information on Related Companies, please visit www.related.com.

About No More Starving Artists Foundation (NMSAF):

NMSAF is a 501(c) 3 founded 2018 whose mission is to build the legacies for artists from Palm Beach County.  It was established to help primarily Palm Beach County artists be sustainable by providing opportunities and services. For more information about NMSAF visit http://www.nmsaf.org/ follow us @nmsafpbc on twitter and IG, or https://www.facebook.com/nmsaf/ or contact us on 561-714-6674.

About ATB Fine Artists & Designers LLC:

ATB is an all Art business and art-consulting firm created in 1993.  Its mission is to provide professional image building opportunities for artists and businesses through creative and unique concepts.  ATB has been educating, promoting and creating artistic concepts and visions for two decades.

  The ATB Fine Artists & Designers LLC, please visit http://www.atbfineartists.com/, follow us @atbfineartists on IG, or https://www.facebook.com/atbfadllc or contact us at 561-714-6674.

 

 

For more information or if you’d like to be a contributor to Collaboration please contact us at 561-714-6674 or collaboration@atbfineartists.com

 

 

 

 

 

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ATB Fine Arts Presents “Boys To Men IV” At Center For Creative Education Gallery

ATB Fine Artists presents, in conjunction with The Gallery at Center for Creative Education, the fourth installment of ‘Boys to Men’ art exhibition. ‘Boys to Men’ is a Pop-Up art exhibition that began five years ago in an empty law firm building. The exhibition features an all-male lineup with a range of ages being presented as a mixed media, group art exhibition. This fourth installment features artworks by Andrew Hollimon, Anthony Burks, Sr., BULKS, Craig McInnis, John Rachell, Lee Glaze, Luke Gardner, Marc Ludwigsen, Mark Walnock, Mark Widick, Mckinnon Souverain, Michael ‘Pooch’ Pucciarelli, Nate Dee, Ray Fernandez, Zachary Knudsen, and more.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

425 24th Street  West Palm Beach, FL 33407

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‘Boys to Men IV’
Art Expo 2017
The Gallery at Center for Creative Education

A Special Opening Reception
Saturday, September 9, 2017

6:00 to 8:30 pm

Opening Reception:  $10 Entry – to support the charitable mission of CCE:
Center for Creative Education’s mission is to empower our students to grow academically, creatively and socially through arts-based education. 

 

 

“1945 Air King” by Ray Fernandez

 

Exhibit runs September 2 through October 7, 2017

Exhibition is free and open to the public during regular gallery hours:

Tuesday through Saturday
10:00am to 4:00pm.

 

“Morsi Tigris” by Nate Dee

 

MEET    THE    ARTISTS:

Andrew Hollimon

Anthony Burks, Sr.

BULKS

Craig McInnis

John Rachell

Lee Glaze

Luke Gardner

Marc Ludwigsen

Mark Walnock

Mark Widick

Mckinnon Souverain

Michael ‘Pooch’ Pucciarelli

Nate Dee

Ray Fernandez

Zachary Knudsen

 

“Salvation” by Luis Valle”

 

 

 

For more information about this exhibit:

ATB Fine Artists
Trina Slade-Burks & Anthony Burks, Sr.
E: anthonyb@atbfineartists.com
E: dize@bellsouth.net
W: www.atbfineartists.com   Facebook: atbfadllc

The Gallery at Center for Creative Education
Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla
T: 561-805-9927 ext. 106
E: jonathono@cceflorida.org
W: www.cceflorida.org    Facebook: cce.florida

 

 

 

 

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Vivid Arts App Offers Free Details For Three Florida Art Fairs And Festivals

Vivid Arts will offer a free App experience for three South Florida Events in January.  The culturally curious will now have the digital tools to enjoy Art Synergy at Art Palm Beach Week 2017, Continuum West Palm Beach and Art Fort Lauderdale with the upcoming update in the Vivid Arts iOS app.  The Rickie Report shares the details here.

 

 

 

 

 

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Discover | Share | Grow
Empowering The Culturally Curious Through Technology

 

 

Here’s the link: Vivid Arts on the App Store

 

 

Vivid Arts, a digital platform focused on growing the arts and culture community through a connected and unified platform, recently launched an update to their iOS app that integrates events and enhances the user experience. The updated ‘Live Events’ features will act as a digital tour guide and give users the info and tools to know what’s going on at each event. Users will be able to get Google Maps directions directly to the event, see each event’s show lineup as well as the event’s participating artists, and share their photos taken from the Vivid Arts app directly to social media or to their friends.

 

“We’re excited just to be part of these fantastic upcoming South Florida art events,” Edgar Garcia, Founder of Vivid Arts, said. “Vivid Arts is extremely proud to simplify the experience from start to finish for attendees.”

 

 

 

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  • Art Synergy at Art Palm Beach Week 2017 will produce more than 65 exhibitions throughout the nine Palm Beach County Art Districts in January 2017 during Art Palm Beach week. The nine art districts are: Antique Row, Artists Alley, Boynton Beach Art District, Lake Park and North Palm Beach Art District, Lake Worth Arts, Northwood Village, West Palm Beach, and Worth Ave.

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  • Continuum West Palm Beach’s mission is to collaborate different artistic disciplines while enhancing the community. This event will be located in CityPlace at the former Brookstone store and is in partnership with ArtPalmBeach and Art Synergy, produced by ATB Fine Artists & Designers LLC.

 

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  • Art Fort Lauderdale is a revolutionary art fair hosted at properties on the intracoastal waterways in Fort Lauderdale – incorporating a different approach to view, interact and purchase art. It will be an outlet that will give artists the opportunity to showcase their work whether they are independent or being represented by a gallery.

 

In addition, Vivid Arts is proud to announce it has brought on a Digital Advertising Specialist and a marketing intern to their team, Omer Usta and Deanna Campbell, respectively.  Mr. Usta has a B.A. in Business Administration from Yeditepe University in Istanbul  Turkey, and twelve years of work experience in digital marketing. Most recently, Omer has worked with the Turkish power comparison platform, Seçelektrik, and Ram Marketing Group in Coconut Creek, Fla.  Ms. Campbell has a B.A. in Marketing from Florida Atlantic University. She will take take on some project management and digital marketing responsibilities.

 

 

For more information:

 

 

 

 

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Continuum WPB Arts Extends Deadline To Artists And Kicks Off VIP Black Tie And Sneaker Event

CONTINUUM WPB Arts is a temporary pop-up art exhibition and event in the Arts & Entertainment Downtown area of West Palm Beach, Florida that is coordinated & curated by A.T.B. Fine Artists & Designers LLC (ATB) from January 19 – January 28, 2017. ATB will be working with the ArtSynergy to create an exhibition in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach during the week of ArtPalmBeach (January 19-23) with the purpose of attracting national and international art buyers to appreciate and acquire regional art.  The Rickie Report shares the details and urges all artists to consider applying!  ART PATRONS: MARK YOUR CALENDARS for Thursday, January 19!

 

 

 

 

 

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The Opening Night for CONTINUUM WPB:

V.I.P. Black Tie and Sneaker Charity Affair

Thursday, January 19, 2017

7:00 – 11:00 p.m.

The event is to benefit a charity (TBA)

Due to Hurricane Matthew
ARTIST DEADLINE has been EXTENDED
NOVEMBER 6, 2016

 

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Annett Meyer’s Artwork at Continuum 2016

 

APPLICATION:

http://continuumwpb.blogspot.com/p/call-to-artists-2017.html

 

 

 

 

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Call to artists for Sneaker Art

 

 

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Sneakers from Continuum 2016, Photo Courtesy of Durga Garcia

 

The opening night for CONTINUUM WPB will be their V.I.P. Black Tie and Sneaker Charity Affair, on Wednesday, January 19, 2017 from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m.

The event is to benefit a charity TBA

Artists will decorate sneakers that will be auctioned at our annual silent auction during the Black Tie and Sneaker Charity Affair.

STEP FORWARD To Add Your Artistry to a pair of sneakers!

http://continuumwpb.blogspot.com/p/sneaker-call-to-artists.html

 

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Sneakers by Anthony Burks Sr from Continuum 2016

 

 

 

 

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“Collaboration” Offers Gallery Tour And Panel Discussion With Art Professionals, Lunch And Special Door Prizes

“Collaboration: African Diaspora Exhibition” is offering a special way to spend your afternoon on September 17th, by attending a panel discussion of professionals who service the art community.  Your $35. ticket includes a picnic style meal (entree, a soft drink & dessert) a gift bag, plus entry for door prizes.  Grand prize is a bronze anointed mask ring custom Limited Edition (designed & created by exhibiting artist Nzingah Oniwosan), with a Value of $125). The Rickie Report shares the details here and urges you to get your tickets now – only 50 spaces are available!

 

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425 24th Street  W.Palm Beach, FL 33407

 

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“Collaboration: African Diaspora”

SPECIAL   EVENT:

Saturday, September 17, 2016

 

Brunch:   12 -1 pm
Gallery Tour:  1-1:30 pm
Lecture & Q & A:  1:30-2:30 pm
Door Prizes:  2:30 -3:00 pm

 

 

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Moderator Cory Neering, District 2 Commissioner – City of West Palm Beach

 

 

Panelists:

Nzingah Oniwosan, Multi-disciplined artist
Sabine Millien-Felix, Partner at Millien, LeBlanc PLLC
Keith Spruill, Art collector
Gregory Dillard, CEO & President of Grapeseeker – Advertising | Design
Dr. Kahlil Vadre Moses,Chiropractic Physician, Art collector
Rolando Chang Barrero, Founder/Owner/Curator of Rolando Chang Barrero Fine Arts & The Box Gallery
Rena Blades,President & Chief Executive Officer Cultural Council of the Palm Beaches
Genia Baker, Project Manager for the City of West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency
Debbie Origho Manigat, M.S. MFT, DMFT, Mental Wellness Advocate | Social Services Consultant

 

 

Food provided by Trindy Gourmet
Dessert sponsored by Urban League Young Professionals of Palm Beach County

 

 

Menu

Fried and Baked Chicken Wings
Assorted Deviled Eggs
Mac and Cheese
Kale Caesar Salad
Tea, Lemonade and Water
Dessert

 

 

 

Door prize Sponsors:

Nzingah -Sankofa’s Child Jewelry Line
S!R by Eddie Edwards
Iconic Eye Care
OM Yoga & Wellness Studios
Sew by Raquel Williams

Swag bag sponsors:

Miss Jessie
Ganache Bakery
West Palm Beach CRA
OM Yoga & Wellness Studios
Harold’s Coffee Lounge
Debthelper.com
Kianga Art
Cultural Council of the Palm Beaches
Kiss It & Spa It by Nichole Osborne

 

 

Limit of 50 Tickets Available

To Buy Your Ticket:

 

http://eventbrite.com

 

http://www.atbfineartists.com/2016/06/collaboration-african-diaspora.html

Center For Creative Education:

561.805.9927

http://cceflorida.org

 

 

The exhibition runs from September 3-October 21, 2016

 

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“Collaboration: African Diaspora Exhibition” At the Center For Creative Education Offers Unique Stories Through Eyes, Hands And Lips Of The Artists Themselves

“Collaboration: African Diaspora Exhibition” at the Center for Creative Education is being produced by A.T.B Fine Artists & Designers LLC.  Opening on September 10th with a Public Reception, “Collaboration” will continue through October 21st with lectures, art demonstrations, artists talks and more. The focus is to show another aspect of art & culture in a community that many people in Palm Beach County have yet to experience. This year’s group includes artists who are originally from, reside in or are represented in the State of Florida. We believe that with the partnership of CCE & A.T.B. the “Diaspora” will be another great success.  The Rickie Report shares the details of the Exhibition, a few sneak peeks and how to RSVP.  Some of these events are FREE, but you MUST RSVP!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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425 24th Street   West Palm Beach, FL 33407

 

 

 

 

Join us for the Opening

Saturday, September 10, 2016 | 6-8:30 PM

The Gallery at Center for Creative Education

Suggested $10 Entry:

(Charitable Donation to CCE’s mission in helping children learn through the arts)

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The exhibition runs from September 3-October 21, 2016.

http://www.atbfineartists.com/2016/06/collaboration-african-diaspora.html

 

 

 

 

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“Contemplating” by Michel Basquiat

 

 

 

Their vision is to have an African Diaspora (The African diaspora was the movement of Africans and their descendants to places throughout the world – predominantly to the Americas). Trina and Anthony Burks explain,”  The concept of art itself does not have to be in reflection of the diaspora”.

 

 

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Curators of “Collaboration”, Anthony Burks Sr. and Trina Slade burks

“This is the third installment of the exhibition. Originally created in 2013, the African Diaspora had displayed a vast variety of artists from around the country. We have achieved this not simply hanging art on a wall or sitting it on a pedestal. It was accomplished by unique story telling through the eyes, hands and lips of the artists themselves”.

 

SAVE  THESE  DATES:

GET TICKETS FOR THESE EVENTS:

 

Sept. 10 – Opening

6pm-9pm

RSVP

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/collaboration-african-diaspora-exhibition-opening-tickets-26012533187

Sept. 17-Brunch & Lecture

12pm-3pm   Tickets $35 (Limited Seating)

RSVP

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/collaboration-african-diaspora-exhibition-brunch-lecture-picnic-style-tickets-26891550351

Oct. 1-Meet The Florida Highwaymen

10am-4pm

RSVP:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/collaboration-african-diaspora-exhibition-presents-the-florida-highwaymen-tickets-27034864006

Oct. 8- Meet The Artists & Marketplace

12pm-4pm

RSVP:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/collaboration-african-diaspora-exhibition-meet-the-artists-marketplace-tickets-27048894973

Oct. 15-Artist Rodney Jackson reads Rocko’s Big Launch

12pm-2pm

RSVP:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rodney-jackson-presents-rockos-big-launch-tickets-26909748783

 

INTRODUCING SOME OF THE ARTISTS:

 

 

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Artwork by Anthony Burks Sr.

 

 

Anthony Burks Sr.

Anthony Burks 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. Anthony is also co-curator of the exhibition.

 

 

Jonathan Knight

Dr. Jonathan Knight’s mission is to provide the highest quality of fine art available, share his creative vision with all interested viewers and collectors, and continue educating and informing art enthusiasts about collecting, supporting and appreciating fine art of all kinds. Dr. Knight is no stranger to Palm Beach County. In 2000 Sunfest used one of his paints for their Commemorative Print. (work has been also affiliated with Albrecht Kemper Museum Of Art, Artist Showcase of the Palm Beaches, United Industries CO, Stowers Institute, Anheuser Busch Corporate Art Collection just to name a few)

 

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Artwork by Ore’al Blunston

Ore’al Blunston

Ore’al Bluntson is a professional artist located in West Palm Beach, Fl. She enjoys painting with acrylics as her primary medium. Ore’al has an abstract expressionist style that is riddled with African overtones.

 

 

 

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Artwork by R. Jackson

 

 

 

 R.Jackson (Book signing & reading on October 15, 2016)

R. Jackson is a visual artist, award-winning illustrator, and art director. The Homestead, Florida resident is was an artist in residence at the KROMA Miami Gallery in Miami, Fl & is presently now the director of the gallery. He states “As a visual director, I’m known among my colleagues as someone with a strong work ethic who is not afraid to push boundaries. I am constantly surveying my surroundings for concepts that can be expanded or improved. I am also trying to find the empty spaces where new ones should exist.”

 

 

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Artwork by Addonis Parker

Addonis Parker

Addonis Parker is a Miami artist who was nicknamed “Giant” as a child. His 6’8″ frame, is slightly intimidating at first. But his larger than life paintings speak volumes of this gentle teddy bear of a man. “I am a student of creativity and expression. My life is simply an open book to the inner world of our urban fabrics but the key to the underworld of self-truth, through the eyes of Addonis.”

 

 

For more information:

A.T.B. Fine Artists & Designers LLC: Save the Dates
Save the Dates Opening Reception, Sept. 10th RSVP HERE Brunch & Lecture Sept. 17th RSVP HERE (Limited Seating) Meet The Florida Highwaymen Oct. 1st RSVP …

View on www.atbfineartists.com

 

 

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