Brighten Your Mood With Artfully Presented Food! Stanford Slutsky’s 3D Sculptures Are Now On Sale

Brighten your mood for 2021 with one of Stanford Slutsky’s artful 3D food creations at 50% off until January 15, 2021! His artwork has been seen world wide and is available in local galleries.  From giant sized hyperrealistic replicas of sushi, macarons, Good Humor Dessert Pops, or even a Chicago Dog, you can indulge yourself with no calories!  Check out his newest chocolate candy box selections – perfect for your Valentine! The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks. Contact Stanford to see his newest piece, “My Favorite Licorice” !   

 

 

 

 

 

Stanford Slutsky with display of boxed chocolates

Accepting FaceTime Calls 

 

We’ll show you the piece of artwork you may want information on and tell you more about it ~

 

 

We can send you to one of the Art Galleries that represent our artwork ~

 

 

 561-789-4678

Boynton Beach, FL.

 

 

We specialize in three dimensional mixed media giant-sized hyper-realistic fine art replica sculptures of Good Humor Dessert Pops.

 

 

50% off until January 15, 2021

 

 

  www.stanfordslutsky.com 

 

 

 

Stanford Slutsky’s gallery includes healthy fruit snacks as well as childhood favorites!

 

 

 

Stanford Slutsky has lived in Florida the past 38 years and is a full time working artist. Walking into the home/gallery/studio of Stanford Slutsky is like walking into Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. Even better, the giant sized hyper-realistic art on the walls looks good enough to eat and are calorie free! What looks like luscious chocolates are actually made of resins, rigid foam, adhesives, acrylics, a lot of imagination and some proprietary techniques that this creative has devised himself.

 

 

 

 

Stanford Slutsky’s Candy Dots on Paper

 

 

 

 

At 79 years young, Stanford has tapped into his creative side most of his life. Even in high school, he was winning awards for his artwork. At that time, it was for jewelry making. Later, he moved into painstakingly working on abstract geometric optical illusion  art, hand painting every minuscule perfectly measured line and angle to create unique and eye-tricking perspectives. 

 

 

Stanford Slutsky’s dish of candied apples

 

 

 

Slutsky decided to switch it up and revert to when he drove a Good Humor Ice Cream Truck in the summer of 1957 and being in the grocery business.  It was a throwback to good feelings, the memories of childhood. He wanted to create art that made someone smile and have that sense of nostalgia.

 

 

 

 

Stanford Slutsky offers a wide variety of food art

 

 

 

 

He accomplished this with his art that looked like chocolate bars, chocolate candies, ice cream bars, doughnuts, pizza, hamburgers, French fries, sushi and more. His latest piece is called “My Favorite Licorice.” He creates these artworks in his studio, which happens to be in his perfectly organized garage that is where the magic happens. 

 

 

Stanford Slutsky’s double burger

 

 

 

 

Slutsky has exhibited in numerous venues and participated in many national and international competitions including  the on line gallery in the UK, Coral Springs Museum of Art, Boca Raton Museum of Art 54th annual All Florida Juried Competition and Exhibition, (out of more than 1100 submissions by nearly 400 artists, he was one of less than 100 artists chosen to represent the best in Florida. Slutsky, was nominated to the Florida Arts Hall of Fame in 1993. His “Assorted Box of Candy” won an award at The Armory of West Palm Beach and Art in Public Places at the Palm Beach International Airport, to mention a few.  Slutsky is currently represented in two galleries: Sundook Fine Art Galleries (Delray Beach, FL), and Gallery Art at the Promenade Shops (Aventura, FL)

 

 

50% off until January 15, 2021

 

 

We can send you to one of the Art Galleries that represent our artwork ~

 

 

 

For more information about Stanford’s Artworks:

 

VISIT: www.stanfordslutsky.com 

EMAIL: mr-food@att.net

CALL: 561-789-4678

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Boca Raton Museum Art School Announces November Fall Session And December Workshops

The Boca Raton Museum Art School announces NEW Fall Session classes and Special December Workshops. Social distancing precautions and adherence to CDC guidelines are in place.  The Rickie Report shares all of these details and some sneak peeks. Let the Boca Museum of Art School help you boost your well being through creativity!

 

 

 

 

 

 

801 W. Palmetto Road     Boca Raton FL 33486
561-392-2503

www.bocamuseum.org

 

 

 

November Around The Boca Museum Art School

 

 

Click to Register for Fall Sessions and December Workshops

 

 

 

 

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER: 

 

Now, more than ever, the presence of art in our lives has become a part in boosting mental health and wellbeing. Art is being used as a therapy  to help people explore self-expression and, in doing so, find new ways to gain personal insight and develop new coping skills.

 

 

People do not need to have artistic ability or special talent to participate in art class, we are inviting you to visit our website https://bocamuseum.org/art-school/fall-sessions and find the perfect class for you or for a member of your family.

 

 

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Whether you are an experienced or beginner artist, the Boca Raton Museum Art School has the perfect class for you in Drawing, Jewelry, Pottery and Ceramics, Painting, Clay Sculpture,  Photography, Textiles, Ikebana Floral Sculpture ,Youth and Teen. 

 

 

DECEMBER      WORKSHOPS:

 

 

PAINT  ARTSY  SPOONS  IN  OIL

 

  Tuesday, December 8

10 am – 2 pm

Instructor: Pavel Ouporov

 

 

 

DRAWING  AT  THE  MUSEUM  OF  ART

 

 

 

Thursday, December 10

11 AM – 3 PM

Instructor: Janet Onofrey

 

 

 

YOUTH  &  TEENS:

Students are excelling in Figure Drawing, Comics and Exploration in Art classes

 

 

 

Teen Figure Drawing Class – Instructor Suzanne Scherer

Teen Comics Class –  Instructor Thomas Bruckner

Youth/Teen Drawing & Painting – Instructor Oksana Urban

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

 

 

 

ART SCHOOL SAFETY PROCEDURES

 

We are committed to the health and safety of our students, staff, and volunteers. In consideration of all participating the Boca Museum Art School will follow current guidelines set by the governor of the State of Florida and local authorities.

 

The Art School has created a robust cleaning and sanitizing schedule. Masks will be required for adult instructors, staff, and volunteers. The students will be encouraged to wear masks as well and will be provided. We will adhere to social distancing in the classrooms with a maximum of 10 students per room as well as no rotating between rooms for activities. Each student will have their own set of materials and will not share supplies. Students will wash their hands upon entering the building and will go directly to their classroom. We encourage all students to use the hand sanitizing stations frequently that are placed in each classroom as well as throughout The Art School.

 

 

 

 

For more information about these classes and more:

Boca Raton Museum Art School
801 W. Palmetto Road Boca Raton FL 33486
561-392-2503

bocamuseum.org/theartschool

Facebook: www.facebook.com/bocaschool

 

www.bocamuseum.org

 

 

 

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Stanford Slutsky Celebrates Childhood Memories With Hyper-Sized Sculptures. Reminisce With No Calories

The Rickie Report visits Stanford Slutsky‘s artwork and studio to see what this 79 year old artist is creating next!  His artwork has been seen world wide and is available in local galleries.  Our fascination is: What drives Stanford to create?  As a child, his imagination was captured by magical illusions. With the support of his wife Kathy, now he creates masterful illusions of 3D artworks that remind us of our childhoodIf you love candy on paper dots, sushi, chocolates, a Chicago Dog, and much more, then visit www.stanfordslutsky.com. The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

 

 

 

Accepting FaceTime Calls 

 

We’ll show you the piece of artwork you may want information on and tell you more about it ~

 

 

We can send you to one of the Art Galleries that represent our artwork ~

 

 

 561-789-4678

Boynton Beach, FL.

 

 

We specialize in three dimensional mixed media giant-sized hyper-realistic fine art replica sculptures of Good Humor Dessert Pops.

 

  www.stanfordslutsky.com 

 

 

 

Art Critic, Candice Russell says, “Stanford Slutsky’s evolution as an artist has led him to a larger-than-life exploration of food, one of our most basic needs. However, not just any food has captured his fancy. Stanford harnesses the innocence of youth in the form of various sweets. People of a certain age have fond memories of the ice cream and other sweet things. Slutsky’s hyperrealism pop art food sculptures are larger than life. By enlarging the size of these snacks and desserts, the artist similarly enhances the viewer’s craving for them. If longing is a part of art, so be it”.
 

 

 

See    Stan’s    Newest    Video:

 

 

 

 

 

Stanford Slutsky, 79, of Boynton Beach, has lived in Florida for 37 years.  He creates unmistakable lifelike sculptures of the sweet ice cream treats he remembers from his youth in the Squirrel Hill section of Pittsburgh. He also creates art that looks like chocolates, hamburgers, bagels and pizza, among others. After one year of college, he spent his career in the wholesale grocery business, retiring to Florida in 1983. “I’m a self-taught artist, that I believe comes from a higher power,” said Slutsky, who sports a goatee and boasts a puckish sense of humor, saying he is “the best looking artist you know.”

 

 

 

3D Sesame bagel, lox, tomato and cream cheese with Kathy Slutsky

 

 

Stan tells The Rickie Report, “Creating food art was the natural growth of my background. Looking back at my life, driving a Good Humor ice cream truck for a summer job, being in the grocery business, my love of food, especially my love of sweet things inspired my choice of subjects. I think of my art before going to sleep and I wake up thinking of my art, and go into my studio to work on my art. “When I was a child,” Slutsky said, “there was something about the illusions magicians created that captured my imagination. I want that same vivid sense of illusions to be central in all my artwork.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

An array of 3 sizes of 3D Strawberry Eclair Pops created by Stanford Slutsky 

 

 

 

His current works of food are colorful, playful, mouth-watering and, as he joked, “calorie-free.” Slutsky has exhibited in numerous venues and participated in many national and international competitions including the online gallery in the United Kingdom, Coral Springs Museum of Art, Boca Raton Museum of Art 54th annual All Florida Juried Competition and Exhibition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kathy and Stanford Slutsky: May, 1962 at Kathy’s Senior Prom

 

 

 

 

Slutsky was nominated to the Florida Arts Hall of Fame in 1993. His “Assorted Box of Candy” won an award at The Armory of West Palm Beach and Art in Public Places at the Palm Beach International Airport, Fort Lauderdale Art Museum, Coral Springs Art Museum, City of Boynton Beach to mention a few. He credits his enjoyment through his journey in life to his wife of 58 years, Kathy, and their three children: Roberta, Marlin, and Adele, and their spouses from Pittsburgh and Majorca Spain and 6 grandchildren.

 

 

 

 

Stan enjoys lime in his tequila!  Here’s a hyper-sized slice!

 

 

 

He said he loves to do all the grocery shopping and cook for his wife, family and friends while enjoying a drink of tequila before preparing dinner. “Cooking makes me relax,” Slutsky said. He also shares good times with his longtime friends from grade school. “In 1984, along with David Maxwell, we created and started an Arts District in downtown Hollywood, Florida, which enabled unknown but talented artists to display their works,” he said. “One Friday of each month, we held receptions that included music, and opened a theater. The public viewed and purchased the works of the many local artists and provided them the opportunity to create more pieces of art. I am proud of that accomplishment.” Slutsky credits his wife as the person he most admires. “She is honest, dependable, kind, compassionate and wonderful.

 

 

 

At a young age, Slutsky unearthed clay to made sculptures. In high school he won many awards for his jewelry design and creations.  He moved to Florida 34 years ago where he became a full time working and professional artist. These past years he has had numerous SOLO exhibits including the  Young at Art Museum in Davie, Fl, Coral Springs Museum of Art, The Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, The Fort Lauderdale Art Institute,  and Nathan D. Rosen Museum.

 

 

Stan the Good Humor man

 

After focusing on and perfecting his optical illusion Art and geometric techniques, Slutsky has now moved into his new territory. His memory of the summer of 1957 when he drove a Good Humor ice cream truck (and was called “Stan the Good Humor Man”) drives his intention to stimulate and provoke a positive emotional response to our love of food.

 

 

 

 

“Samurai Sushi” by Stanford Slutsky

 

 

 

A recent interviewer wrote, ” Walking into the home of Stanford Slutsky is like walking into Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, the giant-sized hyper-realistic art on the wall looks good enough to eat. What looks like luscious chocolates is actually made of Plaster of Paris, rigid foam, tacky glue, glitter, acrylic and much more.

 

 

Stanford Slutsky working in his studio on a Stack of Pancakes

 

 

By exaggerating the size of these snacks and desserts, the artist similarly enhances the viewer’s craving. Slutsky states, “After walking through the market, I see something sweet to create and proceed to recreate in my studio by eating, studying, feeling and smelling my new subject matter.” Slutsky then starts by taking photos, measuring, sculpting, sanding, and mixing paint colors for the mixed media construction of his artwork.

 

 

 

 

“Watermelon Slice, Orange Slice, Lime Slice” by Stanford Slutsky

 

 

This good feelings from childhood come racing back, as you see beyond life-size pizza slices, ice cream bars dripping as they “melt”, sushi, hamburgs, and so much more.  His enjoyment is not only derived from the creative process, but from seeing the smiles on the faces of art lovers who collect his work.

 

 

When you bring the art work of Stanford Slutsky to your home or office, you automatically invite joy and whimsy to your walls and space! His artwork is precise yet spontaneous. His perceptions of the world will bring a smile to your heart and engage all of your visitors. Stan’s pieces are original one of a kind food sculptures – larger than life –  with the emphasis on confectionary things and other edibles. Slutsky says, “I am chasing the sweet things in life.”

 

 

 

“Chocolate Sampler” by Stanford Slutsky

 

 

Slutsky has exhibited in numerous venues and participated in many national and international competitions including  the on line gallery in the UK, Coral Springs Museum of Art, Boca Raton Museum of Art 54th annual All Florida Juried Competition and Exhibition, (out of more than 1100 submissions by nearly 400 artists, he was one of less than 100 artists chosen to represent the best in Florida. Slutsky, was nominated to the Florida Arts Hall of Fame in 1993. His “Assorted Box of Candy” won an award at The Armory of West Palm Beach, Art in Public Places at the Palm Beach International Airport, to mention a few.  Slutsky is currently represented in two galleries: Sundook Fine Art Galleries (Delray Beach, FL), and Gallery Art at the Promenade Shops (Aventura, FL)

 

 

 

 

We can send you to one of the Art Galleries that represent our artwork ~

 

 

 

For more information about Stanford’s Artworks:

 

VISIT: www.stanfordslutsky.com 

EMAIL: mr-food@att.net

CALL: 561-789-4678

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Deborah Bigeleisen Offers Virtual One-On-One Painting Lessons, From Novice To Established Artists

Deborah Bigeleisen‘s artworks are in private and corporate collections around the world.  What makes her distinctive is her ability to discuss art and teach techniques in a down-to-earth manner which not only brings you into her artworld, but expands yours! Artists, from beginners to established, will not only benefit but enjoy the One-On-One Virtual Painting Lessons she is offering.  Deborah includes time to get acquainted and see your current work. She then offers half hour or hour long lessons.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some photos of her newest works.  Have you always wanted to explore your creative voice?  Now is the time!

 

 

 

VIRTUAL    ONE-ON-ONE    PAINTING    LESSONS

 

WITH     INTERNATIONALLY     RENOWNED

 

ARTIST

 

DEBORAH     BIGELEISEN

   

 

Direct from my studio to your studio/workspace via Zoom

 

 

 

Deborah Bigeleisen working in her studio

 

 

Have you always wanted to explore YOUR  CREATIVE  VOICE?

“CREATIVITY is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.” – Mary Lou Cook

 

 

 

Have You Wanted To TAKE Art Lessons ?

NOW is  THE TIME  !  

 

 

Deborah Bigeleisen Demonstrating for one of her Group Classes

 

 

Deborah Bigeleisen shares her excitement with The Rickie Report, ” I’m giving 1-on-1 painting lessons via Zoom from my studio to yours!  My approach is ideal for beginners and established artists as well.  We’ll paint together on a subject that inspires and excites you ~ if you are a serious artist or just want to have some fun being creative!  For those who are new to Zoom, I will coach you through the process, which is not intimidating.   Zoom allows you to “share”/see my monitor so that we can address specific points.

 

 

 

Here’s how the classes work:

 

 

FIRST:  We talk by phone, get acquainted,  and talk about your goals. Then we arrange a lesson time.

We’ll also talk about materials, what you have, or if you are starting from scratch.

You can use either acrylic or oil paints.

SECOND:  You will text me or email me a jpg of the image that you want to paint along with a few words as to why you like it.  If you want to work on a painting in progress, and you are stuck, tell me why.

THIRD: When the lesson goes live:

I’ll be prepared in my studio to demonstrate any number of things from how to start a painting from a blank canvas, to showing you how to effectively use different size and shaped brushes, and how to achieve many different effects whether you are working in acrylics or oils.

I also use Photoshop as a teaching tool, and will have your work already uploaded to work on.

 

Cost:

Initial complimentary 1/2hr. session to get acquainted and for you to get a feeling for how the class works.

1/2 hr session: $30 

1 hour session: $50

Classes must be booked and paid for at least 24 hrs in advance

Payment:

Payment is required in advance of the session via Zelle or PayPal  or via her web site  www.deborahbigeleisen.com

For Zelle, just download the app to your phone and follow the prompts; it is cell number driven.

 

Email: info@deborahbigeleisen.com     

    561.351.8755   

      www.deborahbigeleisen.com

 

 

        Deborah Bigeleisen working in her studio

 

 

 

See all of the information on the Painting Classes Menu Tab on my website:

 www.deborahbigeleisen.com

And……..

LET’S   START   PAINTING !!!

         

Deborah Bigeleisen’s Workspace

Here’s the link to the video…

https://photos.app.goo.gl/ek2bq5JNDo2RyRc87

 

 

 

 

Deborah’s paintings are included in corporate and private collections world-wide. They have been published in fine art books, and featured in influential magazines such as Architectural Digest, Art & Antiques, and Florida Design.  My work has been juried into numerous museum exhibitions including the Boca Raton Museum of Art, The Platt/Bornstein Galleries at American Jewish University in Los Angeles, and the Williamsburg Art & Historical Center in Brooklyn, NY. My paintings are sold through fine art galleries and international contemporary art fairs across the United States. Please visit my web site to see the full range of my work   www.deborahbigeleisen.com

 

561.351.8755

Email: info@deborahbigeleisen.com         

Website:   www.deborahbigeleisen.com

 

 

 

 

 

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Boca Raton Museum Of Art School Offers Exhibit Of Student Works, Multiple Workshops For Month of March

The Boca Raton Museum Art School invites the public to the Student Exhibition #4 Reception & Scholarship Ceremony on Tuesday, March 3.  Check out NEW adult, teen, and youth classes including: Big Brush Oil Painting, Censorship in The ArtsFundamentals of Perspective DrawingWatercolor Landscape PaintingMixing Colors In Acrylic PaintMandala in Colored Pencils, and Mixed Media Mono-printing.  The Rickie Report shares all of these details and some sneak peeks.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boca Raton Museum of Art – The Art School
801 W. Palmetto Road     Boca Raton FL 33486
561-392-2503

bocamuseum.org/theartschool

 

 

 

 

 

STUDENT   EXHIBITION   #4   RECEPTION

&

SCHOLARSHIP   AWARDS   CEREMONY

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 3      5:30-7:30 PM

 

Join us on Tuesday, March 3rd  from 5:30 to 7:30 pm to celebrate the work of our students during the opening reception.  At 6:00 pm, we begin the presentation of annual scholarship awards for students at the Art School. Each month the Art School presents a selections of artworks created in our studios. Students from every class are invited to participate in one exhibit each year, including beginners, intermediate, and advanced students.

 

This year’s awards include:

  • Award to young artists* in recognition of exceptional improvement in artistic accomplishment, presented by Milton Bagley
  • Milton and Florence Hoffman Awards for Sculpture
  • Lila Lewenthal Awards for Jewelry and Enameling

*Youth scholarship support is generously given by Joan and Milton Bagley in honor of Norman Geller, a long-time member of the Boca Raton Museum of Art’s Board of Directors.

Participating Classes:

Ceramics: Daniel Listwan
Drawing: Roumen Boudev & Pavel Oporov
Painting: Teresa Kirk, Miles Laventhal, Ralph Papa, Carla Golembe & Eydi Lampasona
Photography: Larry Miller
Jewelry: Michel McNabb
Textile: Andrea Huffman

Exhibition runs through Tuesday, March 18th.

 

 

 

NEW CLASSES, WORKSHOPS, LECTURES

For Adults, Teens, Youth

 

REGISTER:

 

https://www.bocamuseum.org/artschool/classes/term/March%20Workshops

 

 

 

MANDALA IN COLORED PENCILS

 

 

 

 

 

As artists, we often turn inward to explore and develop our own artistic vision. Workshop instructor, Genie Appel-Cohen, has been a practicing Buddhist, an art teacher, and an award winning artist for over 25 years. In this inspirational workshop, music, guided meditation and examples of artistic imagery, helps artist to explore and define their own artistic vision. Materials included. Bring your lunch.

FRIDAY, MARCH  13, 2020       10 AM – 3 PM       1 DAY

GENIE APPEL-COHEN      $100.00

 

 

BIG BRUSH OIL PAINTING

 

 

Experience painting with the medium of the masters while applying contemporary attitudes, methods and non-toxic mediums. Learn to set up your palette, mix colors and apply values, with emphasis on using your brush to make strong meaningful stokes.

SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2020     10 AM – 4 PM       1 DAY

BETH SLOAT       $175.00

 

 

 

CENSORSHIP IN THE ARTS

 

 

 

 

 

From Michelangelo to Mapplethorpe, works of art have been banned by both religious groups and the law. Many formerly taboo subjects now seem quaint. This workshop explores the history of censorship (both political and sexual) and its contemporary manifestations in an open forum with everyone encouraged to share their views.

SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2020     1 – 3 PM       1/2 DAY

ALLAN PIERCE       $15.00

 

 

 

FUNDAMENTALS OF PERSPECTIVE DRAWING

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learn the fundamentals of 1, 2, and 3-point perspective while drawing still life, interior and outdoor environments with buildings. Applying the rules of perspective in cityscapes and architectural details, properly using tonal value, light sources, and cast shadows. Discover the principles and techniques of atmospheric perspective that enhances distance. Students will complete the projects using pencil, ink, and/or charcoal.

SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2020      10 AM – 4 PM         1 DAY

ROUMEN BOUDEV        $165.00

 

 

 

LEARN HOW TO MIX COLORS USING ACRYLIC PAINT

 

 

 

 

Achieve greater control over your color mixing. Using values, complimentary colors, and neutral greys you will find that perfect color you are seeking when you are painting. We will be training your artists eye to better discern the color we are actually seeing, and introduce a foolproof way of reproducing it on canvas.

SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2020      10 AM – 3:30 PM     1 DAY

RENEE PLEVY      $150.00

 

 

MIXED MEDIA MONOPRINTING

 

 

 

 

 

This workshop is a fun one-day session creating beautiful and fast monotype prints. We will use Acrylics on Gelli plates to create realistic or abstract artistic works. Learn how to ink the plates, paint on the plates and print from the plates using unique materials and techniques. Absolutely no artistic painting experience is required for the class. Student will leave with amazing prints that can stand alone or be incorporated into other art works.

SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2020      9:30 AM – 12:30 PM       1/2 DAY

JACALYN GMOCH       $110.00

 

 

WATERCOLOR LANDSCAPE PAINTING

 

 

 

 

 

Explore the techniques and colors of landscapes, buildings, clouds, and water scenes using watercolor. Experiment with gradient washes, sponging, scratching, dry brushing, masking, wet-on-wet, and more. Some previous watercolor experience very helpful. (Bring lunch for a one half hour break.)

SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2020     10 AM – 4 PM       1 DAY

JANET ONOFREY       $165.00

 

 

 

 

 

For more information about these classes and more:

Boca Raton Museum Art School
801 W. Palmetto Road Boca Raton FL 33486
561-392-2503

bocamuseum.org/theartschool

Facebook: www.facebook.com/bocaschool

 

www.bocamuseum.org

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Artists Guild Of Boca Museum Of Art Invites Public Today To A Free Musical Presentation With Howard Greenblatt And A Free Photography Lecture With Allan Pierce On February 20

The Artists’ Guild of the Boca Museum of Art invites you to a FREE Special Musical Presentation with Howard Greenblatt  TODAY.  On Thursday, February 20, Award winning photographer, Allan Pierce, will speak about “Creativity & Photography”. These FREE events require an RSVP The Rickie Report shares the details here. Not a member yet?  This is the perfect time to check out this professional artist networking organization!

 

 

 

 

 

 

2910 N. Federal Hwy   Boca Raton, FL 33431  (In Elegance Plaza)

bocamuseum.org       guild@bocamuseum.org

Gallery Hours:  TUE – SAT: 10AM – 6PM      SUN: 1 – 5PM

561.278.7877

 

 

ARTISTS   GUILD   GALLERY

!!   T  O  D  A  Y   !!

 

A   MUSICAL  PRESENTATION   WITH :

 HOWARD  GREENBLATT  

SUNDAY,  FEBRUARY 9, 2020

 

 2 – 3  PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A N D:

 

 

FREE  PHOTOGRAPHY LECTURE

 

 

THURSDAY,   FEBRUARY 20, 2020

 

7   – 8:30   pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free admission & Parking      

Open to the Public

RSVP:

Online at bocamuseum.org/artistsguild

Via email to spnash@aol.com

 

 

2910 N. Federal Hwy   Boca Raton, FL 33431  

(In Elegance Plaza)

 

 

 

 

 

For detailed information about this event, future exhibits, and membership, please visit:

 

bocamuseum.org

bocamuseum.org/artistsguild

For more information:

Steve Nash:  spnash@aol.com

 

 

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

 

 

 

Artists Guild Of Boca Museum Of Art Invite Public To Free Art Opening Thursday, January 23 Plus Free Special Musical Presentation With Howard Greenblatt Sunday, February 9. Free Admission And Parking

The Artists’ Guild of the Boca Museum of Art invites the public to a new FREE Art Reception on Thursday, January 23 and a FREE Special Musical Presentation with Howard Greenblatt on  Sunday, February 9.  Enjoy the music as you browse the gallery of professional artists.  These FREE events require an RSVP The Rickie Report shares the details here.  Not a member yet?  This is the perfect time to check out this professional artist networking organization!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2910 N. Federal Hwy   Boca Raton, FL 33431  (In Elegance Plaza)

bocamuseum.org       guild@bocamuseum.org

Gallery Hours:  TUE – SAT: 10AM – 6PM      SUN: 1 – 5PM

561.278.7877

 

 

ARTISTS   GUILD   GALLERY  

FREE  OPENING  ART  RECEPTION

 

 

THURSDAY,   JANUARY 23, 2020

 

6 – 8 pm

 

 

 

A N D:

 

 

A   MUSICAL  PRESENTATION   WITH :

 HOWARD  GREENBLATT  

SUNDAY,  FEBRUARY 9, 2020

 

 2 – 3  PM

 

 

 

 

 

Free admission & Parking      

Open to the Public

RSVP:

Online at bocamuseum.org/artistsguild

Via email to spnash@aol.com

 

 

2910 N. Federal Hwy   Boca Raton, FL 33431  

(In Elegance Plaza)

 

 

 

 

 

For detailed information about this event, future exhibits, and membership, please visit:

 

bocamuseum.org

bocamuseum.org/artistsguild

For more information:

Steve Nash:  spnash@aol.com

 

 

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

 

 

Boca Museum Art School Invites Public To Annual Faculty Exhibit January 7th. Start 2020 With Classes For Adults And Teens And Expand Your Artistic Horizons

The Boca Museum Art School invites the public to the Annual Winter Faculty Art Exhibit Opening Reception on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.  Start the New year with some art classes! Learn from  an internationally renown artist whose artworks hang in museums: Pavel Ouporov’s Representational Drawing.  Teens can sign up for classes with Susan Michalak or Roumen Boudev and explore Fashion Illustration or Digital Photography!   The Rickie Report shares the details and a few sneak peeks of classes.

 

 

 

 

Boca Raton Museum of Art – The Art School
801 W. Palmetto Road     Boca Raton FL 33486
561-392-2503

bocamuseum.org/theartschool

OFFICE HOURS
Monday – Friday: 9 am – 6 pm   Saturdays: 9 am – 4 pm

CLASS HOURS
Monday – Thursday: 9 AM – 9 PM  Friday: 9 AM – 5:30 PM
Saturday: 9 AM – 4 PM

 

 

Register for Classes Online Today!

Registration is LIVE for Winter / Spring 2020 Sessions!

https://www.bocamuseum.org/artschool/classes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boca Raton Museum of  Art School Faculty Exhibition

Opening Reception:

Tuesday January 7, 2020

5:30 to 7:30 PM

Also featuring artworks by Mimi Wohlberg. Mimi is an advanced student of Andrea Huffman’s, Textile Transformation class. Her vibrant artworks will be displayed in our Focus Gallery.

Exhibition runs from Tuesday January 7 thru January 21st, 2020

 

 

 

Term 3 – January 6th thru February 29th 2020
Filling up quickly
Term 3A – January 6th thru February 1st, 2020
Term 3B – February 3rd thru February 29th, 2020
More availability for courses offerings for Terms 4 (March 2 – April 18) and 5 (April 20 – May 23)

 

 

 

C L A S S E S:

REPRESENTATIONAL DRAWING (Intermediate to Advanced Levels)

Adult Class With Art Instructor Pavel Ouporov

 

 

 

 

Learn to draw representationally from plaster casts and still-life subjects. Explore traditional approaches of monochromatic studies as well as contemporary approaches to formulate your own artistic interest in studies and finished pieces. Work in any drawing medium from charcoal to ebony to silverpoint graphite.
https://tinyurl.com/Register-Drawing

 

 

ADVANCED  ART TECHNIQUES with Art Instructor, Susan Michalak

Teen Class (Ages 12 – 17)

 

Artwork by Teen student of  Susan Michalak

Raise your art to the next level. Whether applying to a school of the arts, college art program, or for the advanced art student wishing to achieve a higher level art technique, this is the class for you. Create, review, select, and prepare artwork for a complete Artist’s Portfolio. Assignments will be given based on individual assessment.

https://tinyurl.com/Advanced-Teen-Register

JAN 7, 2020 | TUESDAYS | 4:30 – 6:15 PM | 8 Sessions | $210.00 MAR 3, 2020 | TUESDAYS | 4:30 – 6:15 PM | 6 Sessions | $158.00 APR 28, 2020 | TUESDAYS | 4:30 – 6:15 PM | 5 Sessions | $131.00

 

 

DRAWING & PERSPECTIVE with Art Instructor Roumen Boudev Teen Class

(Ages 12 – 17)

 

 

Roumen Boudev with Teen Student

 

 

Learn the basics of 1 and 2-point perspective. Explore drawing perspectives of still-life’s, interior spaces, and outdoor environments with buildings. Simple forms, architectural elements, and structures are introduced while learning how to draw using pencil and charcoal. Discover rules and techniques of linear and atmospheric perspective that enhance distance.

https://tinyurl.com/Drawing-Boudev-Teen-Class

JAN 8, 2020 | WEDNESDAYS | 4:30 – 6:15 PM | 8 Sessions | $210 MAR 4, 2020 | WEDNESDAYS | 4:30 – 6:15 PM 6 Sessions |$158 APR 22, 2020 | WEDNESDAYS | 4:30 – 6:15 PM | 5 Sessions | $131

 

 

FASHION ILLUSTRATION with Art Instructor Amy Berkowitz

Teen Class (Ages 12 – 17)

 

 

 

Learn figure proportion, fabric rendering, pattern design, illustration styles, and design concepts. Use pencils, markers, and watercolors to create a fashion portfolio. Students supply some materials, please see the material list.

https://tinyurl.com/Berkowitz-Fashion-Teen-Class

JAN 7, 2020 | TUESDAYS | 4:30 – 6:15 PM | 8 Sessions | $210 MAR 3, 2020 | TUESDAYS | 4:30 – 6:15 PM | 6 Sessions | $158 MAR 3, 2020 | TUESDAYS | 4:30 – 6:15 PM | 5 Sessions | $131

 

 

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY with Art Instructor Lew Lautin

Teen Class (Ages 12 – 17)

 

Lew Lautin with Teen student

 

 

Discover how to properly use your digital camera to achieve the best results. Discussion and assignments cover exposure, lighting, and focus control. Gain an understanding of the difference between a good picture and a great photograph. Learn basic creative computer editing skills with Photoshop and Light room. No Class on 1/13 & 1/20.

https://tinyurl.com/Lautin-Photo-Teen-Class

JAN 6, 2020 | MONDAYS | 4:30 – 6:15 PM | 6 Sessions | $158 MAR 2, 2020 | MONDAYS | 4:30 – 6:15 PM | 6 Sessions | $158 APR 27, 2020 | MONDAYS | 4:30 – 6:15 PM | 5 Sessions | $131

 

 

 

 

For more information about this exhibit, classes and more:

Boca Raton Museum Art School
801 W. Palmetto Road Boca Raton FL 33486
561-392-2503

bocamuseum.org/theartschool

Facebook: www.facebook.com/bocaschool

 

www.bocamuseum.org

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Boca Raton Museum Artists’ Guild Changes Events To Thursday Evenings, Beginning October 10. Public Invited, New Members Always Welcome

The Artists’ Guild of the Boca Museum of Art invites the public to visit their new Season Opening on Thursday, October 10 and meet the artists!  The Guild represents some of South Florida’s finest painters, sculptors, photographers, and jewelry artists!  Browse the carefully juried and curated exhibits and find the perfect artwork for your home or office!  The Rickie Report shares the details here, including more about joining the Guild.  New Members are always welcome!

 

 

 

 

 

 

2910 N. Federal Hwy   Boca Raton, FL 33431  (In Elegance Plaza)

bocamuseum.org       guild@bocamuseum.org

Gallery Hours:  TUE – SAT: 10AM – 6PM      SUN: 1 – 5PM

561.278.7877

 

 

ARTISTS   GUILD   GALLERY   OPENING   RECEPTION

 

 

THURSDAY,   OCTOBER 10

 

 

 6:00 – 8:00  PM

 

 

Free admission & Parking      

Open to the Public

 

 

2910 N. Federal Hwy   Boca Raton, FL 33431  

(In Elegance Plaza)

 

 

 

 

 

The Artists Guild is an auxiliary of the Boca Raton Museum of Art and was established in its current form in 1984 by the Board of Trustees of the Boca Raton Museum of Art. The Guild comprises hundreds of members, many of whom exhibit at the Artists Guild Gallery on Federal Highway in Boca Raton, FL.

 

 

Steve Nash tells The Rickie Report, “We very much encourage your participation in the Artists Guild. Our organization is vibrant and growing because of the interest and excitement of our members. It is not necessary to participate in the Artists Guild Gallery in Boca Raton to be an active member of our Guild. We have many exciting exhibition venues beyond the Artists Guild Gallery in Boca Raton”.

 

 

Become active and get the most out of your experience with The Artists Guild!  There are three levels of participation with the Boca Museum Artists’ Guild: Associate, Signature, and Participating Signature members.  

 

 

 

MISSION STATEMENT:

  • Support the Boca Raton Museum of Art (BRMA).
  • Provide an association of artists in all media to interchange ideas, support and educate members and provide quality venues for the exhibition of their original fine art.
  • Treat members and customers with respect and dignity.
  • To contribute to the cultural climate of South Florida.
  • Grow our organization.

Gallery view

 

ARTISTS GUILD HISTORY:

 

In 1950, Boca Raton had a population of less than 1000, with the library acting as the cultural center of the community. Community members began an “Open House,” to exhibit their individual arts and crafts accomplishments. In 1951, the Art Guild of Boca Raton was organized and later incorporated on December 12, 1954.  In 1960, five adjacent lots were purchased on West Palmetto Park Road. Construction began in 1962 and, in the fall of that year, 12 years from it’s founding, the Art Guild dedicated its first home.

 

Because of a pressing need for studio space, due to the growth of its classes, a building committee was created in 1968. On March 29, 1969, the Studio Building was dedicated. Since 1969, the growth of the Art Guild has taken many different directions. The Exhibiting Artists Guild, known as the P.A.G. or Professional Artists Guild, was formed.

 

Artists of the “Guild,” held critiques, presented demonstrations by well-known artists and were invited to exhibit their works in several hotels, corporations and clubs. In 1975, the Center changed its name to Boca Raton Center for the Arts, and 10 years later, the Boca Raton Museum of Art. In a relatively short period of time, the enthusiastic support of a group of community artists led to the foundation of the BRMCA!

 

In 1997, the name was changed to Boca Museum Artist Guild. Membership was opened to the community. Guild membership was divided into two categories: Associate and Exhibiting. Guild activities have significantly contributed to positive public relations for the Museum. The Guild has participated in Boca Festival Days for 16 years; exhibited with Northern Trust Bank at their request; and provided artwork for Boca Raton Community Center, City Hall and Patch Reef Park. For two years, the Guild provided the Art Department of Pine Crest School with exhibits for teaching tools and with member lecturers. For the past three years, the Guild has participated in a joint exhibition project with the students of Boca Raton High School. Several Guild members serve as teachers at the Museum’s Art School. Additionally, Guild artists support the Museum’s Annual Auction with donated artwork and volunteers.

 

In 2000, The Artist Guild moved its exhibition center from Royal Palm Plaza to the Shops at Boca Center. Known as the Images Gallery, it offered Signature Members a first class exhibition space in a popular, commercial center. It proved to be a very positive public relations effort for both the Guild and the BRMCA. Professional artists were drawn to the center, as there was no comparable exhibition space for local artists in the tri-county area.

 

Membership in The Artists Guild doubled between 2000 and 2004. We currently have several hundred members, both artists and lovers of the arts. Increasing art sales produced real year-end contributions from The Artists Guild to the Boca Raton Museum of Art.  The Artists Guild moved to Mizner Park in Boca Raton in April 2005. Between April 2005 and September 2008, the Images Gallery was in three different Mizner Park locations. The Guild lost its space in Mizner Park and The Images Gallery closed at the end of September, 2008.  In October 2008, the Guild secured a new location for its gallery, this time on Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach. This new gallery, now known as The Artists Guild Gallery, reopened in November, 2008, with participation of over 100 Signature Members of The Artists Guild.

 

In September 2017, the Guild moved back to Boca Raton in a new larger space on Federal Hwy. This new gallery, known as The Artists Guild Gallery, is over 3,000 square feet. It reopened in October, 2017, with participation of over 100 Signature Members.

 

 

For detailed information about this event, future exhibits, and membership, please visit:

 

bocamuseum.org

bocamuseum.org/artistsguild

For more information:

Steve Nash:  spnash@aol.com

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boca Raton Museum Art School Announces 4 Week Classes, Exhibit, Studio Time, Youth Art Workshops

Autumn is here and so are a new round of events at the Boca Raton Museum School of Art!  Term 2B offers 4 week classes daily.  Visit the Student Exhibition on Tuesday, November 20th. Join in the Saturday classes for Teens and Youth starting November 10th.  Mark your calendars for the Open House at the Art School on Sunday, December 9th. Meet the accomplished faculty and choose some classes!  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boca Raton Museum of Art – The Art School
801 W. Palmetto Road     Boca Raton FL 33486
561-392-2503

bocamuseum.org/theartschool

 

 

November  Around  the  Art  School

CLASSES:

 

Term 2 B Short 4-week courses start the week of Monday November 26th.

 

 

Advanced Sogetsu Ikebana, Japanese Flower Sculpture

Fridays, 1 – 3:30pm  Check the website or call 561-392-2503

 

 

 

 

 

Watercolor, Mondays 9:30 – 12:30 & 1 – 4 PM

Enameling, Tuesdays  9 -12

Acrylic Painting – Alla Prima, Tuesdays 1- 3:30 PM

Colored Pencil Drawing, Wednesdays  10 – 12:30  &  1 – 3:30 PM

Kumihimo Beyond the Basics, Wednesdays, 12:30 – 2:30PM

Graphic Novels, Cartooning, Wednesdays 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Collage, Painting and Mixed Media, Thursdays 9-11:30 AM & 12:30 – 3 PM

Oil Pastels, Thursdays 10 – 12:30 & 1 – 3:30 PM

 

 

 

 

Student Exhibition # 2

 

Opening Reception:  Tuesday, November 20th    5:30 – 7:30 PM

Join us in celebrating the second term student’s artwork at the Art School Gallery

On view until December 12th.

 

 

Students for Jane Levy’s Clay Jewelry in Bronze, Silver & Copper class will be participating.

 

 

 

 

 

Open Figure Drawing Studio

Saturdays from 1 -3:45 PM

Eager for more model time in the studio? Artists and adult students can join this un-instructed drawing workshop, available every Saturday. Now until April 13th 2019.
Public: $20. Currently enrolled Art School students: $15.
For more information email  artschool@bocamuseum.org or call 561-392-2503.

 

 

Drawing by Roumen Boudev

 

 

 

Youth & Teen Workshops

 

 

Let’s Get Painting…An Introduction to Acrylics    Ages  10-17

Saturdays November 10 and 17 from 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

(Includes Lunch break)

 

 

 

 

 

Explore and expand your personal painting skills in an open and encouraging studio environment. This course will focus on the fundamentals of acrylic painting while encouraging creative self-expression. Emphasis will be placed on color theory, basic skill exploration, the principles and elements of design and so much more! Students will learn about their favorite artists and experiment with a variety of techniques. They will have a completed painting at the end of the workshop. A range of subject matter will be explored including still life and nature.

 

 

page3image10816      MARK YOUR CALENDAR

 

 

Open House for Art School:

Sunday, December 9, 1 to 4pm

Winter classes start Monday, January 7, 2019

Check the website for information on winter classes.

 

 

 

For information go to:

website http://www.bocamuseum.org

or call 561-392-2503

801 West Palmetto Park Rd. Boca Raton FL 33486

https://www.bocamuseum.org/artschool

 

 

 

 

 

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