Town Of Jupiter Offers 2 Exhibition Spaces For Artists, Open To Non-Residents And Residents And Organizations

The Town of Jupiter Art Committee announces a Call For Exhibiting Artists at two locations, including Jupiter Town Hall and Harbourside Place. The application fee is $10.00. While artists who are residents in Jupiter will be given preference, this is an Open Call for All Artists! The Rickie Report is pleased to share the details and looks forward to writing an article about your exhibit!






Town of Jupiter Art Committee


C A L L      F O R     A R T I S T S


Submissions for all 2D (drawing, painting, photography, prints, mixed media, etc…) and 3D artworks (sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, etc…) are accepted provided they fit within the size parameters indicated below for each location. This document covers art submissions for the Town of Jupiter Gallery of Art and the art display cases located at Harbourside Place. This form may be used for submission to either location, or to both.





Guidelines for accepting and displaying artwork

Jupiter Community Center Art Gallery:

The gallery area consists of two (2) hallways (one short and one long) within the Jupiter Community Center Building located at the address listed above, directly across from the Town Hall building. There is also a locked display case located in one of the hallways of the art gallery area.

Dimensions of Art Gallery display area:
• Short Hall: Height & Width dimensions, Weight Limits (contact Gallery to see Floor Plan*)
• Long Hall: Height & Width dimensions, Weight Limits (contact Gallery to see Floor Plan*)
• Display Case: Dimensions, H: 5’8” W: 5’8”, D: 24” glass shelving cannot be adjusted. Access is from the front only. Key remains at the Reception Desk.

Harbourside Place Display Cases:

There are four (4) locked cases available for display. The number of pieces accepted will depend on how many pieces the artist has available and any vacant space within the cases.
No free standing pedestals outside the display cabinets.

• Dimensions of each case: 48” height x 96” width x 12” depth with adjustable glass shelving. Accepted artworks are only displayed within cases, not on the wall. Maximum size of accepted work is 24” height x 36” width. Installation is predicated on harborside providing labor assistance to install.


Who Can Apply:


Any artist can submit an application to display their artworks. Jupiter artists, living and working in the Jupiter area will be given preference.

Work by local students will also be considered and may be submitted by the student or the art teacher.


Rules and Guidelines for Submissions:

• The Town of Jupiter Art Committee members along with the current Director of Art Exhibitions will review all submissions and contact artists that have been selected to exhibit their work. Artwork is chosen based on quality, appropriateness and availability.

• Submission packet should include the Artist Application, Application Fee, digital images of artworks on a CD or via e-mail (please see size requirements) and typed list of each (including: Title, Date Created, Size and Media, Price or NFS).

• Artworks chosen for exhibit at Harborside must be labeled upon delivery with name of artist, title of work and contact info (phone, email or website info). No prices shall be included on the label, however you may put NFS on the label if it is not for sale.
• Artwork chosen for a display cabinet in Harborside should be supplied with any necessary stands, pedestals, and supports.

• Artwork chosen for exhibit at the Town’s Exhibit Hall must be wired ready to hang, labeled on the back with name of artist, title of work and contact info (phone, email or website info, price or NFS)

• Size requirements for digital images included in submission packet @72dpi.

Additional Information:


• All purchases are to be directly conducted between artist and client. The Town of Jupiter Art Committee does not take any commissions for artwork sold. However, when a sale is made a donation to the Art Committee is greatly appreciated.

• Artworks chosen for exhibit should be available for the full length of the exhibition time, approxiately 1-2 months in the Community Center Gallery and approximately 1-2 months in Harbourside Place.

• If an artist needs to remove a piece before the timeframe is completed, it should be noted on the Artist Application form and the artist must contact the Art Committee liaison to arrange retrieving the artwork.

• The Town of Jupiter will provide insurance coverage. if the exhibit contains items valued at not more than $1,000 per item and $50,000 per exhibition. If the artist feels this is not sufficient for their work, he/she is encouraged to provide additional insurance.

• By signing the Artist Application, the artist grants the Town of Jupiter Art Committee permission to reproduce images of accepted artworks for promotional purposes.
*Image of floor plan of Community Center Gallery display area provided when deemed necessary.

Town of Jupiter – Artist Application

Town of Jupiter Art Committee • c/o Town Hall

210 Military Trail, Jupiter, FL 33458 • 561-741-2400

Artist Contact Information:
Please Print Clearly

Artists Name: _____________________________________________________________

If Artist is a student, name of parent/guardian: ______________________________________________________________

Address: _______________________________________________________

City: ____________________________________

State: _____________ Zip: _______

Email: __________________________________


Day Phone: _______________________

Evening Phone: _______________________

Cell Phone: _____________________________

Application Fee: $10.00

Make application fee checks payable to the Town of Jupiter with a notation “Art Committee”.

The Town of Jupiter Art Committee is not responsible for artworks left after the end of the exhibition dates. Artists must make arrangements to pick up their artworks as we have no space available to store artworks.


Submission Information:

Please check next to location of interest:

_____ Jupiter Community Arts Center Gallery

Dates artworks are available for exhibition: _________________________________

_____ Harbourside Place
Dates artworks are available for exhibition: _________________________________

_____ Both Locations
Dates artworks are available for exhibition: __________________________________

_____ Number of Artworks Submitted (Include CD of images and list of descriptions)

Please mail submission packet to:

Town of Jupiter Art Committee • c/o Town Hall

210 Military Trail, Jupiter, FL 33458 • 561-741-2400


By signing this 2 page document, I agree to the terms outlined.

Artist Signature: _________________________________________

Date: _____________

For Art Committee Use Only:
(Please include this form in your Submission Packet)
Submission Packet received by (please print):


Signature: __________________________________________

Date: _________________

Committee Member or Staff Application Fee received by (initial): ___________________

Exhibition Information:

Location: __________________________________________

Exhibition Dates: ____________________________________

Delivery Date: ______________________ Artwork received by: ________________

Pick up Date: _______________________ Artwork received by: ________________
Exhibit Hall’s Reception Date: _____________________


For more details please contact:

Town of Jupiter Art Committee • c/o Town Hall

210 Military Trail, Jupiter, FL 33458 • 561-741-2400





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4th Annual Plein Air Schedule March 8-12 Offers Many Opportunities To Art Lovers And Artists

The Lighthouse ArtCenter 4th Annual Plein Air Festival takes place March 8 through March 12. Nationally recognized, award-winning artists from around the Country will paint throughout Palm Beach County, depicting scenes from the beaches and natural Florida landscapes to the quickly disappearing old Florida homes and residential areas. Known as “Paint-Outs,” the artists will be visiting seven different outdoor areas to paint the varied landscapes and cityscapes. The Rickie Report shares the details here, as some events require reservations.





373 Tequesta Drive     Tequesta, FL 33469

(561) 746-3101




March 8 – 12, 2017

At the Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery & School of Art, 373 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta, FL 33469 and outdoor painting locales throughout Palm Beach County.





2017 Participating Artists:

​Stephanie Amato, GA

David Boyd Jr., GA

Carl Bretzke, MN

Michele Byrne, PA

​Eli Cedrone, FL

Kathleen Denis, FL

Bill Farnsworth, FL

Kevin Feary, NY   

Nyle Gordon, MO        

Karen Ann Hitt, FL      

Jennifer Holmes, CT       

Neal Hughes, NJ   

Charlie Hunter, VT      

​Maryanne Jacobsen, FL     

Shelby Keefe, WI     

Chris Kling, FL   

Debra Latham, TX      

Gregory Little, FL      

Andre Lucero, VA      

Tom Lynch, IL

Jeffrey Markowsky, GA      

Ted Matz, FL     

Jim McVicker, CA      

Spencer Meagher, IL  

Dan Mondloch, MN     

Kathie Odom, TN     

Joseph Palmerio, FL     

Ralph Papa, FL​  

Elise Phillips, PA      

Devin Roberts, MO     

Cynthia Rosen, VT      

Lawrence Rudolech, IN  

Manon Sander, FL      

Jason Sacran, AR     

Patrick Saunders, MO     

Robert Simone, FL  

Richard Sneary, MO     

R. Gregory Summers, KS     

Nancy Tankersley, MD     

Robin Weiss, WA

Cory Wright, FL  






Paint Out with Juried Artists
March 8 to March 11, 2017

Artists will be painting at the following locations. The public is invited to watch the painters create and will have the opportunity to buy art on the spot.


• Riverbend Park (dawn to dusk)
9060 W Indiantown Road, Jupiter, FL 33478

• DuBois Park and Jupiter Beach Park (dawn to dusk)
19075 Dubois Road, Jupiter, FL 33477

• Harbourside Place
200 N US Highway 1, Jupiter, FL 33477

• Juno Beach Pier (dawn to dusk)
14775 US Highway 1, Juno Beach, FL 33408

• Northwood Village
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

• Society of the Four Arts (Wed. & Fri. 10 am to 5 pm, Sat. 10am to noon, closed Thurs.)
2 4 Arts Plaza, Palm Beach, FL 33480

• Bethesda by the Sea (church and surrounding area, dawn to dusk)
​141 S County Road, Palm Beach, FL 33480





Saturday, March 11

VIP Reception
5 – 9 p.m., $100 per person

VIP’s will get a sneak peek and be able to meet our artists, plus get the first opportunity to purchase the art on display by our award-winning artists. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres by local gourmet restaurants, have access to art consultants to assist with your purchase as well as apply your $100 ticket towards the purchase of a painting. BUY TICKETS :


Collectors’ Reception
6:30 – 9 p.m., $25 per person
Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while you peruse the art. Art consultants will help you with purchasing art, and you may apply your $25 ticket towards your purchase. Proceeds benefit the 4th Annual Plein Air Festival. ​





Quick Draw

Sunday, March 12

​(Registration required for artists. $30 for members, $40 for non-members.)
FOR Entry Form:

Plaza Down Under on the Riverwalk, Jupiter
8 – 9am Artist Registration
9 am – 11 am Paint Out
11 am – 12 noon Judging
12 noon – 3 pm Awards will be announced and then art will then be for sale to the public.



Free admission to the ArtCenter Gallery

To view the daily “wet paintings,” from 10 am – 4 pm



Saturday, March 11, 2017

Collectors’ Preview Party and Wet Painting Sales

$100 per person for the Preview Party and Award Ceremony 5 – 9 pm.

Ticket price is good toward the purchase of a painting.

General Admission:  $25 from  6:30 – 9 pm.

The public is invited to watch the artists and purchase paintings at the Paint-Out locations. The diverse locations for the paint-outs include Northwood Village in West Palm Beach, Society of the Four Arts and Bethesda by the Sea in Palm Beach, Riverbend Park, Harbourside Place and DuBois Park in Jupiter and Juno Beach Pier in Juno Beach. With over 120 artists from around the country entering the jurying process, the forty one artists that were selected represent the best of the Plein Air genre. They will be competing for $10,000 in cash and prizes. The artists will deliver their paintings each day to the Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery for viewing by the general public.



Quick Draw Painting Contest:

Sunday, March 12

Open to All Artists!


Plaza Down Under locational  RiverWalk, Jupiter

9 to 11 am

The art will be judged, awards will be given and the art will be available for purchase from noon to 3pm at the park.


More Information:

Jennifer Chaparro, Lighthouse ArtCenter Plein Air Festival Staff Liaison (561) 748-8737

Lighthouse ArtsCenter
Gallery & School of Art
373 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta, Florida 33469
(561) 746-3101




For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher 561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

Wellington Art Society Features Jewelry Artist Lynda Turk-Koehler At Next Open Meeting

The Wellington Art Society demonstrator for the December 14, 2016 meeting will be well known jewelry artist Lynda Turek-Koehler. The meeting will take place at the Wellington Community Center just south of City Hall on Forest Hill Blvd. Meet and greet with a special holiday theme and food will precede the brief meeting before Lynda’s  demonstration.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.  The public is welcome to this meeting. We remind artists that this is a wonderful networking opportunity!










Wednesday, December 14th

6:30 pm

Free and Open to The Public

Wellington Community Center

12150 Forest Hill Boulevard Wellington, FL





Handmade jewelry by Lynda Turek-Koehler


Lynda Turek-Koehler is largely self taught and uses materials found in nature, in a mine or even at a local thrift shop. Each original piece of jewelry is unique and her use of gems, shells and pearls create one of a kind pieces. Her jewelry is always fresh, elegant, fun and young. She makes her own chains and silversmithing is another of her special talents. Her pieces have been worn at the White House! She also creates unique bridal jewelry.



One-Of-A-Kind jewelry by Lynda Turek-Koehler




Lynda is a member of the Gem and Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches and the Bead Society of the Palm Beaches. She teaches jewelry classes Jupiter Community Center during the school year and offers private and group lessons. Her jewelry is on display at Harbourside in Jupiter and in her Worth Avenue store.



The Wellington Art Society is a non-profit charitable organization in its 36th 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.  

For more information:







For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

17019 SW Sapri Way  Port St. Lucie, FL 34986