Film Premiere And Art Exhibit “Unwelcome: Homeless In The Shadow Of The Sun” Featured At Center For Creative Education Opens Friday, November 22

The Center For Creative Education will premiere a special art exhibit and film screening, “Unwelcome: Homeless In The Shadow Of the Sun” on Friday, November 22.  The art exhibit will feature the works of Jeanne Martin, Adam Fiveson, and Craig Blankenhorn. This is an event to raise awareness to the issue of homelessness that is trying to be resolved in Palm Beach County.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

425 24th Street    West Palm Beach, FL 33407
T: (561) 805-9927      

Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

cceflorida.org

The Sallie & Berton Korman Gallery at Center for Creative Education

 

PRESENTS:  

 

“Unwelcome: Homeless In The Shadow Of The Sun”

 

 

 

Reception and Film Screening:

 

 

Friday, November 22, 2019

 

 

 

During Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

6 – 8 pm

(6 pm Reception, 7 pm Film Screening)

 

$10 Entry (Includes admission into the gallery reception as well as general admission into the documentary screening)

 

 

 

Light Bites and Drinks available with admission

 

 

Tickets On Sale Now!

 

 

$10 Eventbrite tickets: HERE

Seating Is Limited!

 

 

 

Photo by Craig Blankenhorn

 

 

– A SplitRock Studios Productions (Center for Creative Education)

– Student-made* documentary film raising awareness about homelessness in Palm Beach County

 

– *Digital Arts students at Center for Creative Education produced this documentary with the support of their instructors Dwayne Taylor and Erick Marquez

 

With supporting Art Exhibition featuring:

Jeanne Martin (WPB)

Adam Fiveson (WPB)

Craig Blankenhorn (NYC)

 

 

 

 

“Bert” by Jeanne Martin

 

View The Film Trailer: On YouTube

 

 

 

 

 

Photo by Adam Fiveson

 

A Special Thanks To:

The Lord’s Place, Hannah’s Home of South Florida, Mayor Keith James, St. Ann’s Place, Vita Nova Inc., West Palm Beach Police Department, Palm Beach County Community Services Department.

 

 

 

 

 

For more information about this event, classes, workshops or upcoming exhibits:

Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla, Gallery and Marketing Manager

JonathonO@cceflorida.org

State Issued Photo ID Required for Visit

T: (561) 805-9927 ext. 106   F: (561) 805-9929
W: cceflorida.org 

Empowering Students to Grow Academically, Creatively and Socially Through Arts-Based Education

 

 

 

 

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17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

 

 

“Florida Faces & Places” Photography Exhibit At Center For Creative Education Focuses On Every Day Life Of Florida Residents-Opening Reception July 26

The Sallie & Berton Korman Gallery at the Center for Creative Education presents “Florida: Faces & Places”. The Opening Reception on Friday, July 26 includes a special film presentation, “Florida: Where I’m From”.  This photography exhibit focuses on how local, Florida residents spend each day of their lives.  While a global view relates Florida to beaches, theme parks, and other sunshine baked tourist destinations, these photographs explain what life is truly like for Florida locals.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Empowering Students to Grow Academically, Creatively and Socially Through Arts-Based Education

425 24th Street    West Palm Beach, FL 33407
T: (561) 805-9927       cceflorida.org

 

 

The Sallie & Berton Korman Gallery at Center for Creative Education

 

PRESENTS:

 

 

Florida  :   Faces   &   Places

 

 

 

 

Public Reception: Friday, July 26

 6:00 – 8:30 PM

$10 Entry to support the charitable mission of Center for Creative Education.  Light Bites and Drinks to be served

The public is also invited to view a special student-made documentary ‘Florida: Where I’m From’ in the Hilton Theater at CCE this same evening.  All in conjunction with Northwood Village’s ArtNight Out!

 

 

Special exhibition support by the Historical Society of Palm Beach County

 

 

Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Exhibition is open to the public at no charge during regular gallery hours.

 

 

Lake Worth Street Painting Festival photo by Adriano Ficarelli

 

 

 

 

This exhibition is focused on how local, Florida residents spend each day of their lives. A global view of Florida from outside of the state often relates to Beaches, Disney World, and other sunshine baked tourist destinations. This exhibition is an opportunity to explain what life is truly like for Florida locals, day in and day out through photography.

 

 

 

 

Featuring photography by:

 

 

Bruce Bain

Kristin Beck

Melanie Cruz

Gabriella Duran

Adriano Ficarelli

Heidi Hess

Sharon Kaliner

Kalimba Love

Daniel Pichney

Don Schwartz

Anita Seltzer

Ronald Steiner

Sally Stone

Special exhibition support by the Historical Society of Palm Beach County

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Gallery at Center for Creative Education
425 24th Street    West Palm Beach, FL 33406
561-805-9927

For more information about this event, classes, workshops or upcoming exhibits:

Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla, Gallery and Marketing Manager

JonathonO@cceflorida.org

State Issued Photo ID Required for Visit
T: (561) 805-9927 ext. 106   F: (561) 805-9929
W: cceflorida.org 

Empowering Students to Grow Academically, Creatively and Socially Through Arts-Based Education

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Retrospective , SOLO Exhibit Of Internationally Acclaimed Visual Artist And Collagist, Yury Lobo Includes Documentary Movie On March 28th

Yury Lobo‘s artwork, book, and film, “Catching Up With Pollock” will be featured at the Wine Scene Gallery in West Palm Beach on Wednesday, March 28th.  The public is welcome to this retrospective show focusing on Lobo’s art, posters, collage work and the documentary movie which tells his life story.  Enjoy live entertainment, Flamenco guitar music, and meet the artist! Renowned Florida Artist and art critic Bruce Helander adds commentary in the film. The Rickie Report shares the details here.  Presented by Artworks International, partial proceeds of all art sales will benefit the Multilingual Language & Cultural Society.

 

 

Artworks International & Multilingual Language & Cultural Society 

PRESENT:

 

Retrospective Solo Exhibit of Internationally Acclaimed  Visual Artist & Collagist:

YURY    LOBO

 

Wednesday, March 28th

6:30 PM

Wine Scene Gallery

501 Fern Street  City place  West Palm Beach, FL

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information about Yury’s artwork and up coming exhibits, please email:

yuryslobo@yahoo.com

Visit Yury’s website:

www.yuryloboart.com

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 Artworks International

420 6th Street   W. Palm Beach, Fl 33401   

561.833.9165

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Multilingual Language & Cultural Society

 210 S. Olive Avenue  W. Palm Beach, FL 33401

www.multilingualsociety.org   561.228.1688

 

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Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

Yury Lobo Announces SOLO Exhibition and Documentary

Yury Lobo, has been dubbed “Jack The Whipper” by his fellow American artists. He was raised in a small rural town in Russia, in a conservative environment, where the signs “No Trespassing” hung on every door. By pure chance in 1959, at the age of 12, he and his mother attended the first American Exhibition in Moscow. Besides Cadillac cars and Coca Cola, Yury was particularly struck by the action painting, “Cathedral” by American abstract expressionist, Jackson Pollock ( Jack The Dripper). That day changed the trajectory of his life forever. Pushing boundaries, ignoring all “No Trespassing” signs internally and externally, Yury found freedom in the United States. He has finally fully opened up to new heights of artistic expression. The race to catch up with Pollock is ongoing… The Rickie Report shares details of his SOLO Exhibition at Artworks International in West Palm Beach, FL, February 12-13thThe public is invited to this Free Exhibit and there is ample free parking.  

 

 

Yuri Show

 

 

Y U R Y       L O B O

 

 

Since his early childhood, Yury Slobodenuk has been fascinated with the world of wild colors and the art of collage. However, he never considered becoming a professional artist partly due to the lack of encouragement from his parents and partly due to the general disapproval of this “degenerate art” by the Soviet authorities. What stands out in his memory is a visit to the first American National Exhibition with his mother in July, 1959, featuring among others, Jackson Pollock’s “Cathedral”. Yury was shocked and amazed at the same time. He tells The Rickie Report, “Most visitors considered it a joke..in bad taste. But the impact on my subconscious at the age of 12 was life changing. That is why my interests centered later on with more avant-garde artists. I appreciate Van Gogh, Chagall, Kandinsky, Malevich, Picasso, Matisse, Miro, Brague, Warhol, Rothko, Klimt, Shiele, Modigliani and of course, Pollock.”

 

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“Composition #2” by Yury Lobo

Homage to Kasimir Malevich

Acrylic on Canvas

48″ x 60″

 

Yury created a few paintings for close friends and family, trusting his inner instincts. Back then, in the USSR he didn’t have the courage to paint and share his passion for abstract expressionism and collage publicly. Keeping his painting mostly to himself, he pursued a career that was more economically sound. He received a Masters degree in German and English, studied the history of art and worked as a licensed multilingual guide at the majors art museums in the former USSR. He became a journalist, interpreter, German teacher, TV script writer.

 

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“Yellow Tulips after a violent snowstorm in May” by Yury Lobo

Homage to Vincent Van Gogh

Acrylic on Board

24″ x 36″

 

Having fled the USSR in 1991 for political reasons, Yury first established himself in Miami and pursued his journalism career, working for several Russian-American newspapers. Later, he started one of his own, but sold it in 2007 and moved to West Palm Beach, where he continues his career as a German teacher and now a contemporary artist. The freedom of expression in America has motivated and inspired Yury to fulfill the dream of his youth – sharing his creative side publicly. His artistic name, “Lobo” is a shortened form of his long Ukrainian last name, “Slobodenyuk”, which translates to ” a free man”. “Lobo” means “wolf”, the symbol of the tireless will, yearning for freedom.

 

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“Infinity At My Fingertips” by Yury Lobo

Homage to Jackson Pollock

Acrylic on Board 27″ x 32″

 

 

 

 

Yury tells The Rickie Report, ” My fellow countryman, Kasimir Malevich once said, ‘Comrades, arise, free yourselves from the tyranny of objects!’ In this sense, I, like him, consider myself an abstract artist and a revolutionary. My battle cry is ‘Stop copying the world! Create a new one!’ Whoever is afraid of bright colors is afraid of life, which I am not”. Furthermore, Yuri confesses, ” I know it sounds nuts, but I consider myself a kind of modern reincarnation of the late Jackson Pollock who, in his own words was a “cowboy” painter. Like him, I’m painting “from the hip”, creating huge abstract compositions within minutes, using brusque wild strokes of bold colors. Some of my colleagues (part joking, part serious) are dubbing me “Jack The Whipper” for whipping that canvas with paint instead of dripping it as Jack The Dripper (Jackson Pollock) did”.

 

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“Americana” by Yury Lobo

Homage to Elvis and Marilyn

Mixed Media on Board

29″ x 35″

 

 

 

Yury goes on to explain, “In the art of collage, I represent a completely different point of view. My slightly distorted collages are pretty close to reality and filled with hidden ironies and sometimes tragic messages. Being a history buff, I can’t help but act as the mocking bird, laughing at the human inability to learn from history…which of course sees that such ignorance is doomed to repeat itself. Every collage is a “time capsule” with a message to future generations. A true artist is about the inner energy which he or she tunnels to the public through the art. If there is no reaction at the receiving end, then the energy was either poor or lost in artistic translation”.

 

 

 

American Mosaic

“American Mosaic” by Yury Lobo

Collage

21″ x 36″

 

 

Yury’s artwork is currently being featured at:

Artworks International

420 6th Street   West Palm Beach, FL

February 13 – 14th

The Singer Island Corporate Center

2655 North Ocean Drive

Singer Island, FL

and

Art On Park Gallery

800 Park Avenue Lake Park, FL

For more information about Yury’s artwork and up coming exhibits, please email:

yuryslobo@yahoo.com

Visit Yury’s website:

www.yurylobo.com

(Currently Under Construction)

 

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The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Town Of Jupiter Art Committee Presents Art Exhibit And Movie To Connect Our Cultures

The public is welcome to attend a special event on Friday, September 18th.  The community is invited to view a documentary film, “Brother Towns” plus an art exhibit to promote understanding the numerous common themes of community. “One Jupiter” is FREE and Open to the Public, taking place at the  Jupiter Community Center Auditorium, 5:30pm – 9:00pm . Join us for an event to help connect our cultures and communities. It is coordinated by the Town of Jupiter Art Committee, El Sol Neighborhood Resource Center, the Lighthouse ArtCenter, the Guatemalan Tomorrow Fund, Oceana Coffee and the Loxahatchee River Historical Society. Call 561-741-2400 for more information.  The Rickie Report shares some sneak peeks at the art work, plus the details of this important event.

 

 

O N E    J U P I T E R 

Free Event, Public Invited!

Friday, September 18

5:30 – 9:00 pm

Jupiter  Community Center

200 Military Trail   Jupiter, FL

 

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“One Jupiter” is a community effort, formed to honor the memory of Onesimo Marcelino Lopez Ramos, to celebrate the Guatemalan legacy in the Town of Jupiter and to shine a light on Mayan art and culture.  The public is invited to this Free event on Friday, September 18th at the Jupiter Community Center.  It is located at 200 Military Trail, Jupiter, FL.

 

 

 

Untitled Oil Painting by C.H. Texma

                Untitled Oil Painting by C.H. Texma

 

 6:00 – 7:00 pm

 

Showing of Documentary Film “Brother Towns” – a story of two towns linked by immigration, family, and work: Jacaltenango, a highland Maya town in Guatemala; and Jupiter, a coastal resort town where many Jacaltecos have settled in Florida.  The movie will be followed by a Q & A session.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Untitled Acrylic by Aurinio Vasquez

              Untitled Acrylic by Aurinio Vasquez

7:30 – 9:00 pm

 

Enjoy a display of Mayan & Guatemalan Art, Coffee and pastries from Guatemala, and live music by the Mayaland Marimba Band.

 

Untitled Acrylic by Julian Coche

              Untitled Acrylic by Julian Coche

 

Link to more info – http://www.jupiter.fl.us/index.aspx?nid=490

 

 

 

 

"Alcatraz" by Jose Antonio Gonzalez Chavajay

         “Alcatraz” by Jose Antonio Gonzalez Chavajay

 

Some of the art works are from private collections and are not for sale, but some are from El Sol and will be available to purchase.  

 

For more information please contact:

Jennifer Chaparro, Communications & Events Coordinator

210 Military Trail, Jupiter, Florida 33458

www.jupiter.fl.us    email: jenniferc@jupiter.fl.us

office: 561.741.2365    cell: 561.315.0243     fax: 561.745.4244

 

 

 

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Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

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Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291