WITVA Announces Calls For Artists For 2 Events: Artisan/Crafters Wanted For Boutique February 8 At Morton’s Steak House Boca Raton, Fine Artists Wanted For “20/20 Vision Exhibition At South Side Cultural Arts Center In Ft. Lauderdale March – April.

WITVA, Women In The Visual Arts is sharing two exciting Calls To Artists!  Artisans/Crafters are invited to participate in their annual Fundraiser for scholarships on Saturday, February 8 at Morton’s Steakhouse in Boca Raton. All categories are open except jewelry, which has been filled. WITVA is looking for fine artists for a separate exhibition in the newly renovated and reopened historic South Side School, which is now serving the community as the South Side Cultural Arts Center. The “Best in Show” winning artist will be awarded $500 and a solo exhibition opportunity! The exhibition is open to all artists working in all hangable art media, including but not limited to painting/drawing, printmaking and photography.  The Rickie Report shares the details and urges you to apply now!  WITVA is a fabulous artist networking organization which offers its members several opportunities to learn, explore the visual arts, and connect with other artists.  

















Please Note: Jewelry Category has been filled.  

 Please RSVP to Sandyryter@comcast.net to reserve a sale table!






“20/20 VISIONS”




Friday, March 6

6 – 8 PM




Application and Digital Deadline – February 3

Notification of Art Acceptance by February 15

Take-In – Week of February 17-21, 9:00 – 9:00 PM

Reception – March 6, 6-8 PM

Take-Down- Week of April 27-May 1, 9:00 – 9:00 PM


 Step 1: Complete this application by February 3.
o Submit by mail or online if paying by credit card.

 Step 2: Pay entry fee of $35 for WITVA members or $40 for non-members by February 3.

o To pay by credit card and submit your application Click Here or go to:


o To pay by check,

 Make check made out to WITVA and mail with completed application to: 20/20 Visions

c/o South Side Cultural Arts Center 701 South Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Fl 33316

 Step 3: Submit your work.
o Email JPEG images of your work to 2020witvavisions@gmail.com by February 3. o Put in the email subject line: 20/20, Your Last Name (example: 20/20, SMITH)
o The digital image should only be of the art (all other items cropped out of photo):
o Label each JPEG image: 20.20_Your Last Name_ Title of Piece
o In the body of your email let us know if you paid by check or by credit card.

WITVA “20/20 Visions” exhibition non-refundable entry fee for up to 2 entries. 12 – 15 entries will be selected to be in the show in a double blind jury process.

WAIVER OF LIABILITY: The undersigned hereby agrees to release and discharge WITVA, its directors and members, the South Side Cultural Arts Center, its directors and staff, from any responsibility for damage or loss of any kind, on all works submitted for the “20/20 Visions” exhibition. I am aware that a 10% commission will be taken on any sale of my artwork made during the exhibition to the WITVA Scholarship Fund._________________________________________________Date________________

Artist Signature

Name:_____________________________________________________________________ Email:_________________________________ CELL PHONE:____________________________


Artwork 1 TITLE:________________________________ Medium:_______________________________ Size: H___________ W__________
Price: _____________

Artwork 2 TITLE:___________________________________ Medium:_________________________________ Size: H___________ W__________
Price: _____________




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Palm Beach International Airport Opens New Airport Gallery In Partnership With Palm Beach County Art In Public Places. Call For Artists Opens Now!

Palm Beach International Airport, in partnership with Palm Beach County Art in Public Places, is excited to announce the opening of the new Airport Art Gallery!  The new exhibition space boasts enhanced display walls and lighting to better showcase high quality art created by professional and emerging artists who call Palm Beach County home. Works by 15 artists will be featured in exhibitions that change three times a year. A new video interview element will present personal behind the scenes perspectives from artists about creative process, what inspires them, and other interesting insights into making art with varying materials, techniques and styles. Artist interviews will play on a continuous video loop at the Airport Art Gallery and will air as the “Creativity Takes Flight” show on Palm Beach County’s TV station Channel 20, with clips shared via social media.  The Rickie Report shares the details of this Call To Artists. The Deadline is December 2, 2019.  Everyone is invited to the Public Reception on Thursday, February 20, 2020.














DEADLINE: December 2, 2019 at  4 pm



Open to Palm Beach County Residents




 Public Reception:

Thursday, February 20, 2020

5:30 – 7:00 pm





December 11, 2019 – April 8, 2020


Centrally located on level 2 in the atrium near the putting green, the Art Gallery’s pre-security location encourages passengers and locals to discover the exceptional works by locally and internationally renowned artists. As a major gateway to South Florida, Palm Beach International Airport serves over 6.7 million passengers annually and offers over 200 nonstop flights daily.






December 11, 2019 – April 8, 2020



Artfully Discovering The Palm Beaches highlights the diverse beauty there is to discover throughout Palm Beach County.



Artwork must be:

  • Two-dimensional. Finished on all sides or framed, wired across top third. ALL mediums welcome. No reproductions.
  • Minimum size: 30” width x 30” height including frame. Maximum size: 56” width x 70” height including frame.



  • Only one artwork per artist.


Art submittal is a two-step process. The first step requires that you complete the application. The second step requires emailing jpeg images of your artwork. Jpeg images of your artwork shall not exceed 1920 pixels on the longest side. Please name the artwork file–Lastname_Firstname. If you are submitting an additional jpeg image of your framed artwork, please name second file ArtworkWithFrame_Lastname_Firstname. If the combined file size of submitted jpeg images exceeds 20MB, Palm Beach County cannot receive them.


Please click here to complete application. At the end of completing the application form, you will be prompted to email jpeg images of your artwork.



  • Online Application & Images Due: December 2, 2019 4:00pm


  • Art Acceptance Notification: December 6, 2019 4:00pm


  • Deliver Artwork to Airport Art Gallery / Artist Video Interviews:  December 11, 2019, 9:30am-2:30pm

To facilitate artwork delivery and the video interview process, accepted artists will be assigned a time to drop off their artwork, and be interviewed. Artists should plan to be at the Airport Art Gallery for at least 30 minutes to complete art intake and their interview. Upon notification, selected artists will receive delivery time and interview questions in order to prepare for the interview.  If artists are not available to deliver their work personally at assigned delivery time, their artwork will still be included in the video, but without an interview.


  • Reception: February 20, 2020, 5:30-7:00pm


  • Pick-Up Artwork at Airport Art Gallery: April 8, 2020  10:00-11:00am



Nichole Hickey began creating art at a young age and has been working in the arts field for 19 years. Currently she is focusing on her new body of mixed media works, as well as curating personal and public collections. Formerly she worked with Palm Beach County professional artists for 9 years, curating and installing exhibitions. She also represented gallery artists and sought out new talent for a Palm Beach gallery, which took her to Manhattan and all over the world.  Her B.A. is in Art History from the University of Wisconsin.



Elayna Toby Singer, Palm Beach County Art in Public Places Administrator



Artists keep 100% of income from sales. Artwork that sells cannot be removed until the end of the show.



On February 20, 2020 at 5:30pm the public is invited to meet featured artists and discover their extraordinary talents. With live music by locally based performance artists and yummy refreshments, this event is one of season’s most popular happenings. Complimentary parking is offered to reception attendees in the Short Term Parking Lot, excluding SunPass.



Elayna Toby Singer, Art in Public Places Administrator

(561) 233-0235







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Call For Open Art Exhibit, All Media Except Jewelry. Artists’ Eye Gallery in Lake Worth Brings Established To Emerging Artists To The Public Eye in “Visions” Exhibition

Lake Worth Art League shares an Open Call To Artists for “Visions”!  (There will be no jewelry entries at this event).  Artists, from emerging to established, are encouraged to enter this exhibit. What is your interpretation of “Visions”?   This is the second of 8 judged art exhibitions in LWAL’s Eye-Catching Season of Art, and their first show that is open to all artists! “Meet the Artists” Opening Reception is on Friday, November 2nd at The Artists’ Eye Gallery on Lucerne Avenue.  Enjoy light refreshments and shop in the Boutique for unique items created by artists who happen to live locally!  This show begins October 30th and maybe seen through December 2nd.  ART LOVERS! Save the dates!  Kudos to LWAL for opening this Call up to everyone!  The Rickie Report shares the details and urges artists to apply!





604 Lucerne Avenue    Lake Worth, FL  33460

561.586.6666     lwartleague.org


Gallery Hours:   Tuesday thru Sunday    Noon – 4 pm

Meet the Artists Reception 1st Friday of each month  6-8 pm

Bringing art to the community from the community, since 1941







Join us for “VISIONS”, our 1st “Open” judged show of the season in Downtown Lake Worth.

This show is professionally judged for ribbons and awards –  art work is not juried for entry!


First Place: Ribbon & $100.00

Second Place: Ribbon & 75.00

Third Place: Ribbon & 50.00

Honorable Mention: Ribbon & 25.00





Drop off work with entry fee on Monday, October 29th from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm

Public And Artists Are Invited to:

Opening Reception &  Awards:

Friday, November 2nd

6 – 8 pm

This show is available from October 30th through December 2nd

Pick-up: Monday Oct. 29,from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm

Entry Fee is $30.00 first piece and $15.00 each additional piece up to 5 max. 2D & 3D.,

No jewelry.

Please go to lwartleague.org under the Rules tab to view Exhibition Rules for Open Shows.

ART LOVERS! Save the dates!

You are invited to  our “Visions” show:

It’s the second of 8 judged art exhibitions in our Eye-Catching Season of Art~

Our first show that is open to all artists!

“Meet the Artists” Opening Reception is on Friday, November 2nd from 6 to 8 pm

Our Exhibits and Receptions are open to the public.

Receptions offer an opportunity to MEET THE ARTISTS, enjoy light refreshment, and shop in our Boutique for unique items created by our artists!  

This show begins October 30th and maybe seen through December 2nd.

We offer two open shows per year, where you do not have to be a member to participate; with just a slightly higher entry fee, ($30. first entry, $15 each additional).

Please go to lwartleague.org to view the rules for exhibition.

Take-in for these two open shows: “Visions” show, Monday, October 29, 2018 and our “Spectacle of Art” show, Monday, February 25, 2019.

Take-in is 10:00 am to 2:30 pm.




About Lake Worth Art League and Artists’ Eye gallery:


Our gallery is owned and operated by the Lake Worth Art League, the oldest non-profit art organization in Palm Beach County, founded in 1941. The League is comprised of very talented artists from all disciplines.  More good news… it is very inexpensive to join and show!

  • Become a member for just $75. per year and you have the opportunity to show up to 5 pieces of work in each one of our 8 judged “season” exhibits.
  • Each show is judged by a qualified judge who  is not affiliated with the League.
  • We offer cash prizes and ribbons for first, second, third, and honorable mention award winners.
  • We also have a “Peoples Choice” award where the public is the judge!
  • Entry fee for each show is $20. For first entry and $10. For each additional piece.  
  • Summer exhibitions continue with reduced prices for entry.
  • The League retains 20% of all sales, which along with membership, entry fees and our volunteers, helps keep the gallery open and your work visible to the public.
  • A reception with light refreshment is held for each show.
  • All shows are advertised.  
  • Membership offers meetings, discounted classes, social events and the opportunity to sell your work in our Boutique.

For more information  about this exhibit, future exhibits, classes, workshops, or membership:

561.586.6666     lwartleague.org








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Call To Visual Artists! Sell At “Kids For The Arts Gala” On Tuesday, September 25th In Boynton Beach. This Is A Win-Win-Win!

The Rickie Report shares a Call To Artists for a Charity Event: “Kids for The Arts Gala” on Tuesday, September 25th.  We are calling this a “Win-Win-Win” because the artists benefit, the charity benefits and the art patrons benefit.  The event takes place at Benvenuto Restaurant & Banquet Facility in Boynton Beach, FL.  Artists may show up to six (6)  6×6 pieces plus one (1) framed artwork. Every artist will receive one year membership on TalentJoe.com and a chance at the $50,000 Talent Of The Year Contest as well as monthly contests!  Artist Deadline is September 10th!  The Rickie Report shares the details in this article.





 6 – 10 PM


Benvenuto Restaurant & Banquet Facility

1730 N. Federal Highway      Boynton Beach, FL.



Artists can begin set up at 4:30 pm and must be set up by 5:45 pm

Venue will provide tables for display of 6×6 pieces and 1 easel for the larger piece of artwork.

Cost per artist: $30

 Send 3 jpegs of your work to info@TalentJoe.com Paypal payment of $30 to:   http://paypal.me/TalentJoe

Deadline to enter:   September 10, 2018

Artists may bring business cards and other promotional events.

Artists will receive food and drink  – a value of $50.

Artists may show up to six (6)  6×6 pieces plus one (1) framed artwork no larger than 36” x 40”.  Price for each 6 x6 will be  $50. each 

Artist gets 60% of all sales. 

Artist sets price for larger piece and gets 60% of the sale.

Artist will receive one year membership on TalentJoe.com for a chance at the $50,000 Talent of the Year contest as well as monthly contests!


For more information please contact:

Walter W. Braithwaite,  Founder|CEO  Talent Joe Enterprises Inc.

o. 877-TAL-N-JOE  c.  717-609-9938

e. w.braithwaite@talentjoe.com



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