Participate In Treasure Coast Arts & Mindfulness Fest On Saturday, May 22 & Sunday, May 23, 2021. Looking For Visual Artists, Performing Artists, Mindfulness Vendors, Volunteers!

The Treasure Coast Arts & Mindfulness Fest is long overdue!  Organized by the St. Lucie Cultural Alliance and the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Event Center, it will offer arts and cultural activities for all ages on  Saturday, May 22 and Sunday, May 23. The outdoor event will reflect the diversity of artists and the scope of alternative health modalities.  Visual artists and performing artists from all over are eligible to participate!  The Rickie Report shares the details.  This event will also need volunteers! If you are a member of the St. Lucie Cultural Art Guild and Organization, get your vendor space at no charge!

 

 

 

St. Lucie Cultural Alliance 

and 

MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Event Center

 

 

Treasure Coast Arts & Mindfulness Fest

 

 

At   MIDFLORIDA   Event   Center

 Saturday, May 22     and     Sunday, May 23 

 

 

 

 

 

Treasure Coast Arts & Mindfulness Fest

 

 

C   A   L  L           F   O   R:

 

~  VISUAL  ARTISTS ~

~ PERFORMING  ARTISTS ~

~ YOGA  INSTRUCTORS ~

~ MINDFULNESS   PRACTITIONERS ~

~ VENDORS ~

&

!!!  VOLUNTEERS !!!

 

 

 

 

The Treasure Coast Arts & Mindfulness Fest is long overdue! Organized by St. Lucie Cultural Alliance in partnership with MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Event Center, “Art and mindfulness warm our hearts and lift our spirits as we journey through life,” says Executive Director Alyona Ushe. “Combining the mind-opening benefits of art with the healing benefits of mindfulness is a perfect marriage”.

 

The Treasure Coast Arts & Mindfulness Fest is designed to enhance the cultural community while the fundraiser will further empower the organization to showcase local and regional talent.  We encourage artists from all over the state and beyond to be part of this festival”, Alyona adds.

 

This is the Alliance’s major fundraising event for the year to raise funds for the nonprofit organization artists grants program. This fest will also promote the arts, local artists, and provide value, fun, and entertainment for the whole family.

 

There will be painters, potters, photographers and sculptors; artists who create works from recycled components as well as fashion designers. Live music, dance productions and spoken word performance pieces will take place on stage. A children’s corner featuring family activities and crafts will provide the opportunity to create hands-on art. Multiple food trucks will tempt visitors with aromatic healthy food choices.

 

 

Deena Rahill and and Lisa Jill Allison

 

 

Performers/Teaching Artists for workshops, demonstrations, live painting, etc. APPLY:

https://www.cognitoforms.com/StLucieCulturalAlliance/TreasureCoastArtsMindfulnessFestDemonstrationsWorkshopsAndLivePainting.

 

 

Focusing on the mindfulness part of the Fest, alternative health vendors in categories including acupuncture, nutrition, massage and hypnotherapy will be on hand, as will yoga and Pilates studios, Reiki masters and Tai Chi practitioners. Visitors will find all-natural soaps, hand-made crystal jewelry and sound healing instruments. Take the opportunity to have a Tarot card reading or a chakra analysis.

 

 

Heila, Belly Dancer

 

 

Available vendor spaces.  Here is the link to reserve a vendor space, https://artstlucie.z2systems.com/np/clients/artstlucie/survey.jsp?surveyId=5& 

 

 

Join the Alliance:  www.artstlucie.org/memberships. If anyone decides to become an Alliance member, that artist will only be charged the $25 application fee.

 

 

 

 

Sponsorship opportunities are available~

 To inquire, contact info@artstlucie.org.

 

 

While most art lovers are mindful, and in turn, many mindfulness practitioners surround themselves with beautiful art, the Treasure Coast Arts & Mindfulness Fest will inspire everyone to “jump over the fence” to find new ways of enjoying every day. “The arts and mindfulness offer a natural partnership between two powerful disciplines,” says Alyona. Linda McCarthy, Director of MIDFLORIDA Event Center agrees. “Arts and cultural activities inspire civic pride, connect generations, bridge diverse groups, and serve as a symbol of Port St. Lucie,” says McCarthy.

 

All funds received from sponsorships and vendor fees will go into the Cultural Alliance’s Grant Fund to be awarded to artists and cultural organizations, as will monies raised from the sale of auction items and raffles. According to Alyona, the Grant Fund already has accumulated $25,000: $10,000 from the city of Port St. Lucie which helped launch the program and $15,000 from St.Lucie County and from the Florida Arts License Plate program. All grant awards will be awarded only to local entities “so we can continue growing the local cultural landscape,” says Alyona.

 

Deena Rahill, a Certified Sound Healing Practitioner is the organizer of the mindfulness portion of the Fest. She will play a set of crystal bowls in a live performance while Lisa Jill Allison paints a canvas for a symbiotic art and sound experience. Sound can be used to unblock creativity and focus the mind. Deena describes a crystal bowl sound bath as a meditative acoustic sound concert. It is quite an experience to be immersed in vibrational sound, one that lulls the listener into a peaceful and mindful state of being.

 

 

For those who are unfamiliar with crystal bowls, each one is made from 99.8 percent pure quartz crystal and is tuned to a particular note of the musical scale. When played, the sound frequencies affect brainwave activity, slowing down brain waves to enter a deeply restorative state, where the body rebalances itself to self-heal.  “Creative mindfulness activities assist in the development of self-awareness and resilience,” says Deena. Both mindfulness and art creation are linked to a flow state, one that allows a person to think in different ways. “When we practice mindfulness, we’re practicing the art of creating space for ourselves – space to think, space to breathe, space between ourselves and our reactions,” she adds.  Deena believes that, “The Treasure Coast Arts & Mindfulness Fest offers the opportunity to explore different modalities and find local providers who can help people discover and embrace new ways of managing their life. Ultimately, community is immunity.”

 

 

The Rickie Report shares a special Thank you to Dorothy Kamm for contributing to this article! Dorothy Kamm, a member of the Port St. Lucie Business Women since 2008, is known in the area as a public relations professional, award-winning writer, and community advocate. Kamm is known as the premier source on American painted porcelain, and her writings are on file in the library of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the leading research facility on women’s art. She is a member of the Port St. Lucie Business Women.

 

 

For more information about the Treasure Coast Arts & Mindfulness Fest:

 

 

 visit https:// artstlucie.org/event/art-fest.

 

 

Available vendor spaces. FREE for Cultural Alliance Art Guild and Cultural Organization members. Reserve NOW!

 

https://artstlucie.z2systems.com/np/clients/artstlucie/survey.jsp?surveyId=5&

Join the Alliance:

   www.artstlucie.org/memberships.

 

 

 

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Continuum Palm Beach Art Fair 2020 Announces Calls To Artists. Be Part Of A Visionary Art Movement And Apply By October 31

CONTINUUM 2020 announces its Calls 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 2020 events take place January 23 – February 1, 2020. The Deadline to apply is October 31, 2019!  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!  NOTE: There are 2 calls to artists involved: one for Continuum 2020 and another for the 12 x 12 exhibit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTINUUM Palm Beach Art Fair

 

The mission is to collaborate different artistic disciplines while enhancing the community.

This event will be located in Palm Beach County produced by ATB Fine Artists & Designers LLC & Craig McInnis Studios in Partnership with the No More Starving Artists Foundation

Event will be January 23-February 1, 2020

All exhibited artwork will be for sale.

 

Call to Artists for 2020

CONTINUUM WPB Arts

 January 23 – February 1, 2020

in the Downtown area of West Palm Beach

Entry Deadline: 10/31/19

 

 

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

 

 

Be Part of Year Seven!

 

Continuum PB Art Fair, the pop up multi-media art fair in Palm Beach County exhibiting regional South Florida artists, has provided exhibition opportunities for over 650 artists in the last 6 years selling art on their behalf averaging $65,000. The event with the support of private and public donations has been able to give awards and scholarships  upwards of $150,000.

 

The deadline is October 31, 2019.

 

REQUIREMENTS:
Media:
Images – Minimum: 2, Maximum: 4
Video – Minimum: 0, Maximum: 1
Total Media – Minimum: 2, Maximum: 4
Entry Fee (Continuum PB Art Fair 2020): $50.00

Submission information:
THIS IS A BLIND AUDITION. THE JURORS ARE UNAWARE OF THE ARTISTS PARTICIPATION. NO INDICATORS SUCH AS NAMES, SIGNATURES, PHOTOS OF INDIVIDUALS CAN BE USED IN YOUR SUBMISSION.  OTHERWISE YOUR SUBMISSION WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE.

**NOTE: This is NOT the 12″x12″ Call to Artist**

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

Jurors:
Anthony Burks Sr. – ATB Fine Artists & Designers LLC
Bryan D. Walsh- DTR Modern Galleries-Palm Beach
Craig McInnis- Fright Nights
Nichole M. Hickey- Cultural Council of Palm Beach County

Regional

  • Brevard

  • Indian River

  • St. Lucie

  • Martin

  • Palm Beach

  • Broward

  • Dade

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

See bullet points below

  •  Fee: $50 for Submission (Non-refundable)

*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 $50 exhibition fee.
  • Information will be emailed to the accepted artists after the call is complete.

Artwork eligibility: Paintings, drawings, photography, sculptures, installations, mixed media (hand created), jewelry are eligible.

Note: NO DIGITAL ART OF ANY KIND (with exception of photography). Digital reproductions, giclees or prints will no longer be accepted in the exhibition.   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 2014-2019, 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- $1000
  • ·         Second-$500
  • ·         Third-$250-
  • ·         People’s Choice- Automatically accepted in the  CONTINUUM WPB Arts 2021

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.

*What is an artist statement?

An artist’s statement (or artist statement) is an artist’s written description of their work. The brief verbal representation is for, and in support of, their own work to give the viewer understanding. Not the artist’s bio or resume.

Images of your work cannot have a signature, your name, a watermark or anything that will indicate who the artist isIf 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 $10,000 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 3’x5’ (36”x60”) NO LARGER (Horizontally 36”, Vertically 60”)
Maximum dimensions for  3D work is 8′ (we will not provide pedestals for display pieces wider than 18″ or heavier than 4lbs. 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 $50 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 PB Art Fair.  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 will be accepted. 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

 

 

 

 

 

Call to artists for 12″x12″ Art for VIP Show

***THIS IS NOT REPLACING THE ACTUAL EXHIBITION***

For the last 6 years we have done everything from painted sneakers, masquerade masks to painted canvases for our fundraisers.

We felt; why not just showcase our artists natural talents with minimal limitations?

Here’s a great opportunity to participate in a fundraiser, raise money for the charity and you  the artist make money too.

 

  •        Participants: South Florida Artists Brevard County-Dade County (See Continuum regulations)
  •        Dimensions: 12”x12”
  • Theme: Open
  • Artist can only submit one submission.
  •        Artist must be able to hand deliver the art on January 18 to venue. TBA in Palm Beach County
  •        Review application carefully before applying.
  • Questions:  dize@bellsouth.net

 

 

For more details, please visit:

https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6919

Contact  continuum@atbfineartists.com

 

 

 

 

 

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CONTINUUM WPB Announces VIP Black Tie And Venetian Mask Event With Open Call For Venetian Mask Artists

CONTINUUM WPB announces a Call for Artists to decorate Venetian masks of various designs. Art Lovers: Save the Date of Thursday, January 18th  7:30 – 10:30 PM for the V.I.P. Black Tie and Venetian Mask Fundraiser Gala!  The event will benefit The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum.   Artists will decorate the masks that will be sold at a silent auction that evening.  The Rickie Report shares the details here.

 

 

 

Call to artists:  Venetian Mask

 

 

 

Opening night for CONTINUUM WPB:

Thursday, January 18th  7:30 – 10:30 PM

 V.I.P. Black Tie and Venetian Mask Fundraiser Gala!

The event will benefit The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum

 

Artists will decorate masks that will be auctioned at the silent auction during the Black Tie and Venetian Mask Charity Affair.
Must do the following:

· Fill out application
· Pay the fee
http://www.continuumwpbarts.com/p/call-to-artist-venetian-mask.html

 

 

 

For more information about this event or Continuum2018 visit: http://www.continuumwpbarts.com

 

 

 

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Continuum WPB Arts Celebrates 5th Anniversary In 2018 Bringing A Pop-Up Art Show That Knocks Your Socks Off!

CONTINUUM WPB Arts is an annual pop-up art exhibition in a temporary space TBA in the Downtown West Palm Beach during Art Palm Beach.  Produced by A.T.B. Fine Artists & Designers LLC (ATB), their outreach extends to artists from Brevard to Dade Counties this year. The CALL FOR ART begins!  The Rickie Report shares the details and urges artists, whether emerging or professional, to apply!  The mission is to collaborate different artistic disciplines while enhancing the community.  This event will be located Downtown West Palm Beach.  ART PATRONS – MARK your calendars!  The Event will be January 18-27, 2018.

 

 

 

Call to Artists for 2018

CONTINUUM WPB Arts

 January 18-27, 2018

in the Downtown area of West Palm Beach

OPEN TO SOUTH FLORIDA ARTISTS

from

BREVARD to DADE COUNTIES

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY:

http://www.continuumwpbarts.com/p/call-to-artists-for-2018.html

 apply

A few reminders to artists when applying to CONTINUUM WPB Arts:

-Before submitting work, READ the entire call a couple of times
-Follow directions carefully
-Make sure your images are quality
-Carefully prepare all your information before putting it into your submission
-Do not use work that you previously submitted in previously CONTINUUM WPB Arts calls, whether you were accepted or not.
-Remove your name from everything that will indicate to the jurors who you are. You can replace it with “the artist” or remove it all together. This includes in the artist statement, in the title & the signature on the art.

 

 

 

Curators, Producers: Anthony Burks,Sr,  Trina Slade-Burks,  Craig McInnis

 

 

ATB has worked with the founders of ArtSynergy to create an exhibition in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach during Art Week coinciding with ArtPalmBeach ) and one additional week with the purpose of attracting local and out of town art buyers to a source of local art. ArtSynergy will also be coordinating other art exhibits and events at art districts throughout the county during this period. For more information about other ArtSynergy events and art exhibit opportunities, go to www.artsynergypbc.com.

 

 

ATB manages the CONTINUUM WPB and this Call to Artists. For the last four years with the help of presenting sponsors like the A&E District for the City of WPB, corporate sponsors such as Bombay Sapphire and arts sponsors like the Armory Art Center, CONTINUUM WPB Arts has developed from a simple visual art exhibition to an annual multi-media art fair.

 

 

Each year, CONTINUUM WPB Arts space holds over 200 works of art, including 3D ceramics and sculptures, created by over 50 artists. Cash prizes have been awarded for the last two years and will be again for year five.  Some events at this art fair will include: VIP Black Tie & Sneaker Fundraiser Opening Gala, the Collectors Brunch and Lecture, the Body Painting Battle and the Mélange Fashion Show just to name a few.

 

 

 

For more information about Continuum, becoming a sponsor, volunteering:

http://www.continuumwpbarts.com/p/call-to-artists-for-2018.html

 

 

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