Masterful Mixed Media Artist Lynn Doyal Is Featured Artist At Wellington Whole Foods Gallery

Wellington Art Society invites you to a Public Reception for award winning mixed media artist, Lynn Doyal. It takes place on Friday, February 2nd in the Cafe Gallery of the Whole Foods Market in Wellington. This SOLO Exhibition will feature Lynn’s detailed mixed media art work, which from experience, you must see in person! You will be astonished at her pieces, which include paint, hand-stitched canvas, beads and threads. Enjoy live music, delicious appetizers, wine or soft drinks and special door prizes for a donation of $5 which goes to the WAS  Scholarship Award Fund.  Email Lynn by January 31st and she will pay for your ticket(s) to attend!  The Rickie Report shares the details with some sneak peeks and urges you to stop by. All of Lynn’s paintings are for sale and the Reception benefits the WAS Scholarship Fund. Stop by any now through March, 2018 to see Lynn’s amazingly complex artistry!




















Friday, February 2, 2018 

6:30 – 8:00 pm

Whole Foods Market Cafe

2635 SR7 Wellington, FL


$5. Covers Music, Wine, Food and Donation to WAS Scholarship Fund

Email Lynn by January 31st to RSVP, she will pay for your ticket(s) to attend!

Exhibit Is Available Now through March, 2018








The Wellington Art Society will host an art reception on Friday, October 30, 2015 from 6:30-8 PM at Whole Foods Market in Wellington. The reception is hosted by Whole Foods with live music, delicious food and door prizes. There is a fee of $5 collected at the door which helps to fund the Wellington Art Society Scholarship Fund.  The Featured Artist is Lynn Doyal. IF you email Lynn by January 31st to RSVP, she will pay for your ticket(s) to attend!




“Deep Calls To Deep” by Lynn Doyal


Lynn Doyal is showcasing her unique, beautiful and contemporary work for at this  exhibit. Lynn combines hand stitching, beading, oil and acrylic paint all done on canvas. Due to the intricate number of details in each painting, her work is best viewed up close in order to appreciate the fine workmanship. Many of her works are scanned, enlarged and digitalized allowing for a more abstract and dramatic component. She delights in the different impact the same image can have when size is introduced as an additional element.




Lynn was born and raised in Miami and Fort Lauderdale. She received a Fine Arts degree from the University of South Florida.  She worked for Exxon at their New York headquarters and then transferred to Florida.  Working in corporate sales, she then moved to Xerox before starting her own company, “Signature Chocolates”.  Lynn specialized in providing premiums and incentives to corporations, hotels and cruise lines, around the globe.



“Blues” by Lynn Doyal



After raising her family, Lynn resumed her creative endeavors and developed her unique method of marrying contemporary design with old school techniques on canvas. Her original pieces of exquisite handstiching and detail can best be appreciated up close. When her designs are enlarged they make for a more abstract and dramatic component. The same image can have a different impact when size is introduced as an element.  “This marriage of image, technique and materials is distinctive and causes people to talk about what they are seeing because there is nothing else like it”.  



Lynn’s award winning art pieces live most happily in contemporary settings.  They especially delight interior designers, complimenting the  spaces they design with appreciative clients in mind.  Lynn’s painstaking technique of painting and embellishing the canvas with hand-stitched beads and colorful threads make each piece one-of-a-kind.




For more information about Lynn’s artistry please visit:  or call 561.251.0806  or email


“Visible and Invisible” by Lynn Doyal



The Wellington Art Society is a non-profit charitable organization In its 37th year. It is open to artists of all mediums and patrons of the arts, allowing both local and regional artists to display their art work in local galleries, interact with other artists and serve the community through their art.

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Clay Habit Studio And Gallery Announces Open House, Classes And Upcoming Events For All Levels And Ages

Mia Lindberg, winner of the 2017 mARTies Award for Outstanding Visual Artist invites everyone to play with clay!  Clay Habit Studio and Gallery announces an Open House on Saturday, December 2nd and Sunday, December 3rd.  Get information about classes, workshops, and a special Breast Health Awareness Fundraiser coming in 2018.  Meet Mia and other artists showing their quilts, home made soaps,and pottery while enjoying refreshments and winning free gifts!  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.








 10 AM – 5 PM   Both Days

1811 NE Mango Terrace, Jensen Beach, FL 34957






Located 150 feet off the Indian River and the Jensen Beach Causeway, Clay Habit Studio and Gallery is ready to share a wealth of creativity during their Open House on Saturday, December 2nd and Sunday, December 3rd from 10 am – 5pm both days.  Meet other potters, including Mia Lindberg, owner and teacher.  Other guest artists include a quilter and soap maker.  There will be give aways and lots of clay samples.  Mia is a master potter and the Laguna Clay Distributor for the East Coast of FL. so we will have lots of clay samples and giveaway’s.  Tickets will be picked for a winning gift during the event.

“Purr maid” by Mia Lindberg

Over fifty years ago, Mia’s love of art was nurtured on her family farm in rural PA.  The abundance of red clay, fauna, flora, slate fences of rust and verde, earthen -colored lichen, and moss covered mountain sides created memories for her artist palette.  Although clay had always been one of her interests, her scholastic focus was  with horticulture and applied plant sciences.  It was her search for just the right pottery vessel to nurture one of her projects that lead her to the Ceramics Lab.  She says, “I realized that plants were just a road leading me back to my true passion…and I changed my major to Ceramics”!


Mia and students at classes


Mia tells The Rickie Report, “Art has the ability to capture the soul of all who dare to enter its doors. I have had the privilege of holding those doors wide open. The rich earthen colors, evocative textures and strong design concepts of vistas past, seduce me, I need only to follow. Freedom is my guide when traditional theologies are questioned and ethereal paths are chosen. Bridging the space between life and impermanence with both vessel and sculpture has been a wonder filled journey. My work represents the beam of light that beckons me to test all the boundaries; ‘Come in’, it whispers, ‘the road is long and the art of creation abounds’….”


“Beauty And the Eye of the Beholder” by Mia Lindberg


 Lindberg’s artistry has been exhibited Nationally in venues such as the Backus Gallery, Armory Art Center, Zafka Gallery,5th Biennial Invitational Fulcra (CA), Elliott Museum, Design Color Concepts (Ft. Lauderdale), Grandfather Mountain (NC), Stuart Cultural Art Center, Lighthouse ArtCenter and more invitational exhibits throughout the US.  Mia is the Founder of the Ceramics League of Martin County and a longstanding  member of the Cultural Arts Center of Martin County.  She has taught both in and out of local school districts as well as with prison populations.


Classes for all ages and all levels of experience are available


In 2012, Mia’s work was featured in a publication, “She’s Come Undone”, Lark Books, 500 Raku “Bold Explorations of Dynamic Ceramic Technique”.  Her work has been commissioned internationally and can be found as Art in Public Places in the Bahamas, Virgin Islands, England, Germany, and Italy.  Mia worked for 3 years in apprenticeship with world renown Dorothy Becken. In addition, Mia is  accomplished in metalsmithing, jewelry, fiber, glass and wood.


Workshops are available year long from both local and visiting artists.




Classes and studio time are available year round, whether advanced or novice, our motto is “Come Clay With Us”.  In mid-January, 2018 Clay Habit will participate in the Martin County Open Studio Tour in January.


In February, 2018, Clay Habit will take part in Empty Bowls. Mia shares, ” Our studio will donate over 150 hand made and glazed bowls, PLUS Silent auction pieces. The public is welcome to take part in the glazing process. Call for more info and glazing dates”!



A special breast cancer fundraiser in March, 2018 will bring the Gallery’s annual Breast Cancer Benefit, “Plates For Pink” – Mia’s brain child. 100% of all funds will be donated to Friends in Pink. Patrons can buy a handmade plate, $20 and eat till their hearts content on wonderful foods of all varieties.

“She’s Come Undone” by Mia Lindberg



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Whitespace The Mordes Collection Announces Opening Weekend With Special Guests

Whitespace The Mordes Collection announces its Opening Weekend Celebrations! Explore contemporary art beginning November 18th through Sunday November 20th. No reservations are necessary to enjoy the artwork, the 1st Seasonal Trunk Show, live music with the Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach, refreshments and more! The Rickie Report shares the details in the article. Season is here! 







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Whitespace Collection Adds New Venues, Unique Jewelry and Gift Items

Whitespace Collection is now open every Saturday and Sunday from 1 -4 pm.  New exhibits, special docent-led small-group tours, limited editions and a FREE Max Toth poster are among some of the highlights.  Don’t miss  Whitespace “Col-lect”, a generous array of gifts, jewelry and art objects that YOU can begin to collect!  “Col-lect”  will be going on the road, throughout Palm Beach County, to benefit various organizations.  The Rickie Report knows you will want to be first in line to see everything Elayne Mordes is bringing!  Here are the details and a sneak peek.





2805 N. Australian Avenue         West Palm Beach, Florida 33407

T:561.842.4131      F:561.842.4132


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