Bruce Helander Special Programs At Center For Creative Education: Free Lecture Plus Collage Workshop

The Center for Creative Education offers two Special Programs to meet and work with Bruce Helander, art critic, arts writer, curator and artist whose specialty is collage and assemblage.  He is one of two 2014 inductees to the Florida Artists Hall of Fame, Florida’s most prestigious arts and culture honor (the other is musician Tom Petty).  A Free Lecture about the collections of internationally acclaimed artist, Dale Chihuly, takes place on Saturday, February 17.  A one day collage workshop  given by master collage artist, Helander, takes place on Saturday, February 24th (fee for workshop). Register early, as there are only 45 spots for the workshop!  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

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

 

 

Bruce Helander (Photo Courtesy of Christopher Fay

 

Special Programming:

 

Bruce Helander presenting: Chihuly “An Artist Collects”
Lecture with Q&A

Saturday, February 17
2 to 3 pm

A special event hosted in The Hilton Theater at CCE

Free to the Public!

 

 

 

Dale Chihuly (b. 1941), one of the most inno­vative and iconic figures in contemporary art, is also an avid collector of everything from ceramic dogs to inkwells, vintage Christmas orna­ments, dollhouse furniture, plastic radios—you name it, Chihuly collects it. These everyday objects reflect the same playful, colorful aesthetic that can be seen in Dale Chihuly’s sculptures and installations.

Fully illustrated, Chihuly: An Artist Collects includes an essay by Chihuly’s longtime friend, artist Bruce Helander, who considers why people collect and explores the collections of artists such as Damien Hirst, Peter Blake, Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso—and of course, Dale Chihuly.

 

Bruce Helander Conducting Collage Workshop

Collage Workshop by Master Artist Bruce Helander 

Saturday, February 24

9:00 am to 4:00 pm
 

$30.00 per person

Purchase Tickets HERE:

https://cceflorida.org/collage-master-class-bruce-helander/

Seating is Limited to 45!

Hands on collage workshop to examine working methods, concepts, glue process, and all other related activities to the medium of paper collage. A brief history introduction power point will give students a perspective on collage. Students should bring a pile of magazines, scissors, mat knife, pencils, and non-petroleum based glue (a water based glue).

 

 

City Link magazine called Bruce Helander “Arguably the most recognized and successful collage artist in the country…” and Kenworth Moffett, the former director of the Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, said in Gold Coast magazine that “If there was a Pulitzer Prize for collage, Helander would surely win it.” Helander has a master’s degree in painting from the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design, where he later became the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs of the college. He is a former White House fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts and has won the South Florida Cultural Consortium fellowship for professional achievement in the visual arts.

Helander’s work is in over fifty museum collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Smithsonian, Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art and Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles. The artist and his work has been the subject of 100 reviews and articles in numerous publications, including Art in America, ARTnews, and The Washington Post.   (brucehelander.com)

 

For more information about these events, workshops, free classes:

Contact: Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla | jonathono@cceflorida.org

The Gallery at Center for Creative Education 
425 24th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
561-805-9927       cceflorida.org

 

 

 

 

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Special Fine Art Exhibit And Lecture With Hubert Phipps And Craig McPherson At Center For Creative Education

The Center For Creative Education brings special fine art exhibition featuring Hubert Phipps and Craig McPherson plus recent glass vitrigraph drawings by Bruce Helander. The Public is Invited to a Special Opening Reception on Friday, February 9th plus a Lecture with Hubert Phipps on Saturday, February 10th.  Kudos to CCE for bringing artists to our area to enhance everyone’s art education!  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

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

 

Special Fine Art Exhibition

Hubert Phipps and Craig McPherson

with

Recent Glass Vitrigraph Drawings by Bruce Helander

Special Opening Reception:

Friday, February 9

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

 

$10 Entry – Supporting CCE’s Arts in Education charitable mission for children.

Exhibition runs February 9 to March 17

Free to public during regular gallery hours: Tuesdays through Saturdays – 10am to 4pm

“Alpha” by Hubert Phipps

 

Special Programming

Artist Hubert Phipps: a Lecture 

Saturday, February 10

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

A special event hosted in The Hilton Theater at CCE

Free to the Public!

 

 

Hubert Phipps in Studio

 

An American and British citizen, was born in Virginia in 1957. He attended the Art Students League in New York, the Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts, and the San Francisco Art Institute. In the 1980’s he was a professional automobile race driver. In 2005, he built an art studio in Northern Virginia.  Phipps’ artistry is found in permanent collections including: Coral Spring Museum of Art, Tufts University Gallery, Colorado Springs Museum of Art, and Fortin Conde de Mirasol, Vieques, Puerto Rico.  The artist uses many media, including charcoal drawings, sculpture, metal, and mixed media to express his creativty.

 

“Quantum Universe” by Hubert Phipps

 

 

 

Phipps shares the following about his creative process: “I like things that are different. That is what fascinates me about abstract art; the mystery of it. For the most part I think I know what I am looking at as I go about my daily routine, and that is reassuring. Especially when I am out navigating the byways and the skyways. Yet I yearn to discover new worlds, otherworldly type worlds that are lurking in the deeper recesses of the mind. I glimpse these worlds from time to time. It may come in the middle of the night, a vision, unidentifiable, yet lovely shapes appear and I don’t have a clue what they are. What is so tantalizing to me is the endless possibilities of what they can be and I feel compelled to flesh them out and capture them on paper, on canvas, or as a 3D object.

To me, the most powerful art is that which connects within me before I even start or analyze it through thought. It is not anything I can understand or describe by thinking but something that when I look at it I am filled with awe and wonderment. This is what I experience when I stand in the presence of the great works of art that have come before.

Creating art is my opportunity to experience the realm of the abstract mind in a very inmate way. From a practical standpoint the challenge is in transforming that vision into physical form. This is what goes on in the studio. With the strokes that I change and adjust constantly until it gives me that mysterious quality that I am looking for. The sculpture usually starts with a sketch but goes through its own metamorphosis necessary in converting the 2D drawing to a 3D object. During this process I strive to create beauty, balance and other aesthetic elements but somehow the work always takes on a life of its own. It just seems to happen despite the endless struggles I experience through the creative process.

In the end I am an observer as much as anything else.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information about these events, workshops, free classes:

Contact: Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla | jonathono@cceflorida.org

The Gallery at Center for Creative Education 
425 24th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
561-805-9927       cceflorida.org

 

 

 

 

 

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“Art Of Science: Science Showcase Exhibition” At Center For Creative Education Opens Saturday, October 14th

The public is invited to a Special Opening Reception in The Gallery at Center for Creative Education on Saturday, October 14th.  “Art of Science: Science Showcase Exhibition” will showcase the artwork of students who took part in a collaborative effort of the Center for Creative Education, South Florida Science Center and Aquarium based on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities delivered to ten Palm Beach County elementary after school sites. Brought to you by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Children’s Services Council Palm Beach County and Whole Foods.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.  This is arts education at its best – kudos to all involved!

 

 

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

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

 

 

 

ART  OF  SCIENCE:

SCIENCE  SHOWCASE  EXHIBTION

 

 

 

A Special Opening Reception

Saturday, October 14th

1:00 to 3:00 pm

Sponsored by Whole Foods

$10 Entry to support the charitable mission of CCE

 

 

 

 

The Art of Science initiative is a collaborative effort of the Center for Creative Education, South Florida Science Center and Aquarium based on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities delivered to ten Palm Beach County elementary after school sites.  

 

“Art Of Science”

 

 

 

Third through Fifth grade students were taught five sequential inter-related science sessions by the South Florida Science Center on various topics such as the beauty and anatomy of cells, brain anatomy, and the anatomy of a neuron. The science lesson incorporated an art project with a CCE Teaching Artist in which the students reinforced their scientific knowledge through visual arts.

 

“Art of Science” Silk Paintings

 

 

 

This exhibition has been brought to you by Prime Time Palm Beach County and Children’s Services Council Palm Beach County.

 

For more information about this exhibit, classes, workshops or how to get involved:

Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla, Gallery and Marketing Manager

Center for Creative Education
425 24th Street   West Palm Beach, FL 33407
T: (561) 805-9927 ext. 160    F: (561) 805-9929
W: cceflorida.org 

 

 

 

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Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

ATB Fine Arts Presents “Boys To Men IV” At Center For Creative Education Gallery

ATB Fine Artists presents, in conjunction with The Gallery at Center for Creative Education, the fourth installment of ‘Boys to Men’ art exhibition. ‘Boys to Men’ is a Pop-Up art exhibition that began five years ago in an empty law firm building. The exhibition features an all-male lineup with a range of ages being presented as a mixed media, group art exhibition. This fourth installment features artworks by Andrew Hollimon, Anthony Burks, Sr., BULKS, Craig McInnis, John Rachell, Lee Glaze, Luke Gardner, Marc Ludwigsen, Mark Walnock, Mark Widick, Mckinnon Souverain, Michael ‘Pooch’ Pucciarelli, Nate Dee, Ray Fernandez, Zachary Knudsen, and more.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

425 24th Street  West Palm Beach, FL 33407

cceflorida.org

 

 

 

 

‘Boys to Men IV’
Art Expo 2017
The Gallery at Center for Creative Education

A Special Opening Reception
Saturday, September 9, 2017

6:00 to 8:30 pm

Opening Reception:  $10 Entry – to support the charitable mission of CCE:
Center for Creative Education’s mission is to empower our students to grow academically, creatively and socially through arts-based education. 

 

 

“1945 Air King” by Ray Fernandez

 

Exhibit runs September 2 through October 7, 2017

Exhibition is free and open to the public during regular gallery hours:

Tuesday through Saturday
10:00am to 4:00pm.

 

“Morsi Tigris” by Nate Dee

 

MEET    THE    ARTISTS:

Andrew Hollimon

Anthony Burks, Sr.

BULKS

Craig McInnis

John Rachell

Lee Glaze

Luke Gardner

Marc Ludwigsen

Mark Walnock

Mark Widick

Mckinnon Souverain

Michael ‘Pooch’ Pucciarelli

Nate Dee

Ray Fernandez

Zachary Knudsen

 

“Salvation” by Luis Valle”

 

 

 

For more information about this exhibit:

ATB Fine Artists
Trina Slade-Burks & Anthony Burks, Sr.
E: anthonyb@atbfineartists.com
E: dize@bellsouth.net
W: www.atbfineartists.com   Facebook: atbfadllc

The Gallery at Center for Creative Education
Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla
T: 561-805-9927 ext. 106
E: jonathono@cceflorida.org
W: www.cceflorida.org    Facebook: cce.florida

 

 

 

 

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Rickie Leiter, Publisher

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“Picture Perception” Features Photography By Students From Dreyfoos School Of Arts, Lot 23 And Isabel Saad, Curated By Bruce Helander

The Gallery at Center for Creative Education presents “Picture Perception : A Student Exhibition” featuring works by A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts Photography Students, Isabel Saad and Lot23 Student Artworks. The exhibition was curated by Guest Curator, Bruce Helander.  The Public is invited to the Opening Reception on May 6th.  The Exhibit continues through May 27th.  The Rickie Report shares some sneak peeks and urges you to see these amazing images!

 

425 24th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
t (561) 805 9927    f (561) 805 9929
www.cceflorida.org

 

 

PRESENTS:

“Picture Perception : A Student Exhibition”

Opening Reception:

Saturday, May 6th
6:00 – 8:30pm

$10 Entry to support the charitable mission of the Center for Creative Education

Exhibition runs from May 6 to May 27

Exhibition is free and open to the public Tuesdays through Saturdays – 10:00AM to 5:00PM.

 

 

 

Mission:

The Center for Creative Education’s mission is to empower our students to grow academically, creatively and socially through arts-based education.

 

“Nikk” by Isabel Saad

 

Vision:

CCE envisions a world where each child has the opportunity to learn and grow in the way that meets their needs, and allows them to reach their full potential as citizens and contributors to society.

 

“Untitled” by Bethany Stinnett

 

History:

In the early 1990’s a group of leaders at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach became concerned about the trend to cut back on arts education in schools. Visual arts, dance and music programs were being slashed to balance budgets. The Council commissioned a study, funded in part by the MacArthur Foundation and the Chastain Charitable Foundation, to find a way to help fill the void.

 

“Untitled” by Sarah Sherman

 

In 1994 that county-wide study led to the creation of the nonprofit, Center for Creative Education. Its mission was to train teachers how to bring the arts back into schools, by integrating art into other classroom studies. This “Arts Integration” is still the basis for what we do today. For more than two decades CCE has been partnering with schools and after-school sites in Palm Beach County to provide quality, creative educational opportunities, using the arts as the foundation.

 

“Shoes” by Isabel Saad

 

 

The Center:

Surprisingly, the Center for Creative Education’s first office was an un-used exam room at Good Samaritan Hospital. These creative accommodations were courtesy of the chairman of the committee that created CCE, Dr. Robert Brodner, a neurosurgeon who practices at the hospital.

Today, thanks to the generosity of our donors, we have our own beautiful Center in Northwood Village in West Palm Beach. The building was a roller rink back in the 1950’s and 60’s, so it is once again a place to delight children! The Center features an art gallery, classrooms, meeting rooms and is home to our administrative offices. Construction is currently underway on two art studios

 

“Untitled” by Sam Sturznickel 

 

 

 

For more information about this exhibit, classes, workshops or other events at CCE please contact:

Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla, Gallery and Marketing Manager
Center for Creative Education

425 24th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
t (561) 805 9927 ext. 160    f (561) 805 9929
www.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

 

 

 

3rd Annual ‘Collaborations and Mixed Media’ A Charitable Art Exhibition At Center For Creative Education

40+ Artists will exhibit a full range of artwork mediums in this third installment of ‘Collaborations and Mixed Media’ charitable art exhibition. The Opening Night Extravaganza!  is set for Saturday, March 18, 2017.  Collaborative works will be highlighted and will show alongside paintings, photography, sculptures, watercolor, and works of mixed media. The Rickie Report shares some sneak peeks and all the details here.  The Exhibition continues through April 22nd.

 

 

 

425 24th Street   W.Palm Beach, FL 33407

 

 

 

P R E S E N T S :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening Night Extravaganza!

Saturday, March 18, 2017

 6:00 – 8:30 pm

$10.00 Entry

(Support the charitable mission of the Center for Creative Education)

Live Art!

Car Show!

DJ Cole Rippe!

Tito’s and Whole Foods!

Featuring Dudali by Béju!

 

 

 

Special Event Poster by Globe Posters (Baltimore, MD) and the MICA Collection.
http://globeatmica.com/

“Globe promoted the people’s entertainment, including vaudeville, burlesque, movies, circus and carnival acts, and found its groove in the 1960s with posters for top R&B and rock acts like Mavis Staples, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye and the Beach Boys. Tina Turner called in her own orders. James Brown marked decades of his career with Globe. From Benny Goodman to Jimi Hendrix, from the Temptations to Two Live Crew, Globe Poster printed for hundreds of top music acts…”

– Poster will be available for sale on Opening Night, March 18. Limited Edition print!

 


3D sculpture by Bonnie Goldstein

‘Collaborations and Mixed Media’ runs March 18 to April 22, 2017.
Exhibition is free and open to the public during regular gallery hours:
Tuesday through Saturday – 10am to 5pm.

 

One of A Kind Art by Sandi Pfeifer

 

Artists exhibiting will be from in and around Palm Beach County.  40% of artwork sales to directly benefit the charitable mission of the Center for Creative Education (CCE). CCE’s charitable mission is to empower our students to grow academically, creatively and socially through arts-based education.

 

Handmade Jewelry by Elizabeth Ludviks

 

Opening Night Sponsors and Partners include:
Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Ferrari Club of America – Palm Beach Chapter, Ferrari of Palm Beach, Whole Foods Market, DJ Cole Rippe, West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, OMYoga, Northwood Village MainStreet, Table 427, Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Discover The Palm Beaches, Palm Beach County, and Dudali by Béju.

 

 

Mixed Media Art by Joanne Urban and Bonnie Bruner 

 

 

 

For More Information:

Contact: Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla, The Gallery at CCE Manager
jonathono@cceflorida.org | 561-805-9927 | cceflorida.org
425 24th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

 

 

 

 

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Rickie Leiter, Publisher

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Announcing 3rd Annual “Collaborations And Mixed Media” Exhibition At Center For Creative Education-Call To Artists To Apply

The Center for Creative Education announces the 3rd Annual “Collaborations and Mixed Media” Exhibition.  The Rickie Report shares this Call for Art and is pleased to invite the Public to the Opening Reception on March 18th! The CCE’s Gallery continues to motivate artists and creators to work with each other, while offering a unique art event for all to view. The details and some photos from the previous exhibit are here.  DEADLINE for entries: Sunday, February 26, 2017, 11:59 PM.

 

 

 

 

425 24th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
t (561) 805 9927 ext. 160   f (561) 805 9929
www.cceflorida.org

 

3rd Annual  “COLLABORATIONS AND MIXED MEDIA”

 

 

 

Public Opening Reception:

Saturday, March 18, 2017     6PM

 

“Collaborations 2016”

 

 

 

The 3rd Annual ‘Collaborations and Mixed Media’ exhibition is seeking to highlight collaborative works in a range of mediums. This is an open media exhibition that will include mixed media artworks and works that are a range of mediums (i.e. Photography, Painting, Sculpture, etc.) as well as collaborative artworks. Emerging and established artists are encouraged to apply.

 

 

 

The Gallery at Center for Creative Education rotates monthly and bi-monthly exhibitions in a professional, light-filled exhibition space in a newly renovated facility in the heart of Northwood Village Arts District located just a few blocks from downtown West Palm Beach, FL.  Please visit http://cceflorida.org/the-gallery/ for the current list of exhibitions and for more information.

 

 

2017 CALENDAR

February 26 Entry deadline
March 4 Notification of juror decision
March 7-11 Artwork delivery
March 18 Exhibition opens
March 18 Exhibition reception and awards presentation
April 22 Exhibition closes
April 28-29 Artwork Pick-Up

 

“Collaborations 2016”

DEADLINE
Sunday, February 26, 2017, 11:59 PM.

Art Call at Juried Art Services:
http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1240

THE EXHIBITION
The 2017 3rd Annual Collaborations and Mixed Media exhibition will be held March 18 – April 22, 2017 and is open to all media created within the past two (2) years. This National exhibition is open to all, emerging or established artists, 18 years of age or older.
AWARDS
Best in show: $400. Second place: $200. Third place: $100.
ENTRY FEE and DEADLINE
The non-refundable entry fee is $40 for up to 3 works per entry. Artists may submit multiple entries. Entry fee is payable online by credit card. If you prefer to pay by check, please make check payable to Center for Creative Education, 425 24th St., West Palm Beach, FL 33407, (561) 805-9927. Be sure to include your application identification number so that we may credit your account appropriately. Entry fees are non-refundable.
Payments must be received on or before 11:59 PM, Sunday, February 26, 2017.
SPECIFICATIONS
All accepted works must have been completed within the past TWO (2) years and must be installation-ready with ALL hanging hardware attached, as applicable (preferably wired for hanging). Works cannot be larger than 80 inches (framed) in any one direction. Wall mounted works are limited to 20 lbs. (maximum) and must hang with nail and hook only, wall anchors and screws are not permitted. All works to be considered must NOT include nudity or any suggestive, extremely violent or questionable imagery that would not fit into CCE’s regular day to day classes that welcome children of all ages and their parents. Work may be rejected if deemed as such. Entry fees are non-refundable.
DELIVERY and RETURN OF ACCEPTED WORKS
All accepted artwork must remain in the exhibition for its duration. Accepted works must be delivered to The Gallery between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM March 7-11, 2017.  Works must be picked up April 28-29, 2017 between the same hours listed.
Shipped works should be timed to arrive during this schedule as well. Artists are responsible for paying all shipping and insurance charges to and from The Gallery; include pre-paid return shipping label and reusable packaging with artwork. The Gallery is not responsible for artworks in transit. Containers should be sturdy and reusable with appropriate return shipping instructions. Works will be returned in the same shipping materials. Shipped entries will be returned as soon as possible after the exhibition’s conclusion. Please ship all works to The Gallery at CCCE, West Palm Beach, FL 33407, (561)805-9927.

INSURANCE, PUBLICITY, SALES
The Gallery reserves the right to photograph and/or reproduce digital images of accepted works for any related or educational purpose.
AGREEMENT
1. Agency; Purposes. The Artist appoints CCE as agent for the works of art (“the Artworks”) consigned under this Agreement, for the purposes of exhibition and sale. CCE shall not permit the physical Artworks to be used for any other purposes without the written consent of the Artist. CCE is granted the ability to utilize artwork images for marketing purposes. This agreement applies only to works consigned under this Agreement and does not make CCE a general agent for any other works.
2. Charitable Contribution: CCE and the exhibiting Business/Artist agree that Artist Donates 40% percent of the Retail Price of the Artwork from art sales to CCE. Artist to retain 60% of sale to be paid at end of contract/exhibition.
3. Consignment. The Artist hereby consigns to CCE, and CCE accepts on consignment, those Artworks listed on the attached Inventory Sheet which is a part of this Agreement. Additional Inventory Sheets may be incorporated into this Agreement at such time as both parties agree to the consignment of other works of art.
4. CCE Liability and Security: CCE is not responsible for theft or damage. CCE will care for all artworks herein by all reasonable efforts. CCE is not responsible for loss from forces of nature (ex., Hurricane, Flooding). Artist is responsible for his/her own property insurance.
5. Warranty. The Artist hereby warrants that he/she created and possesses unencumbered title to the Artworks, and that their descriptions are true and accurate.
6. Duration of Consignment. The Artist and CCE agree that the initial term of consignment for the Artworks is to be exhibition specific, and that the Artist will not request their return before the end of this term. Also see #7 for removal specifics.
ATTENTION – IMPORTANT WEATHER DISASTER NOTIFICATION: In the event of an impending natural disaster such as named Tropical Storms and/or Hurricanes by which it has been advised evacuations have been determined each artist is responsible for collecting their own pieces and moving them to safe storage no less than two days prior to the oncoming storm/hurricane in order to allow CCE staff to take their own security measures to protect property and equipment held at the Gallery.
7. Fiduciary Responsibilities. Title to each of the Artworks remains with the Artist until the Artist has been paid the full amount owing him or her for the Artworks; title then passes directly to the purchaser. All proceeds from the sale of the Artworks shall be paid to the Artist at the end of the contract consignment. Commercial General Liability coverage. CCE carries Arch Insurance. This insurance (as with all similarly located galleries and insurance companies nationwide save those that insure established museum art pieces) does not apply to individual pieces of art at CCE. Artists who exhibit their pieces at CCE are responsible for insuring their work.
8. Removal from Gallery. Artwork is required to remain on exhibit for duration of contract. CCE shall not lend out or remove artwork from the premises, without first obtaining written permission from the Artist. Artist may not remove work from the gallery during consignment dates without obtaining written permission from CCE.
9. Promotion. CCE shall use its best efforts to promote the sale of the Artworks and undertake promotional activities on the Artist’s behalf. For Professional Artists CCE may produce a promotional event. The Door Fee/Entry for event(s) is a $10.00 donation (per person) to support the Center for Creative Education. This fee helps to support the Center for Creative Education which is a not for profit organization that utilizes events such as this to help foster and further our mission in empowering our students to grow academically, creatively and socially through arts-based education. This contribution also supports the staffing, curating efforts, marketing, and event planning.

10. Procedures for Modification. Amendments to this Agreement must be signed by both Artist and CCE. Artist and CCE must initial any changes made on this form and any additional provisions written into it.
11. Unclaimed artwork for a period of 1 year from the end of the artists closing contract date will become property of CCE.

 

For more information:

Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla, Gallery and Marketing Manager
Center for Creative Education

425 24th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
t (561) 805 9927 ext. 160  f (561) 805 9929
www.cceflorida.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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Center For Creative Education Gallery Announces “Two Visions One World” Featuring Seth Resnick And Dede Pickering

The Center For Creative Education Gallery presents “Two Visions One World” featuring the Fine Art Photography of Dede Pickering and Seth Resnick.  The Exhibition runs now through January 28, 2017.  The Public is invited to the Opening Reception on Saturday, January 7, 2017.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

 

 

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Center For Creative Education
425 24th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
t (561) 805 9927 ext. 160 f (561) 805 9929

www.cceflorida.org

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

 

 

 

 

 

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Dede Pickering:

 

 

My photographs are meant to be a bridge between cultures and to express the universal human spirit.I am driven by my curiosity, sense of adventure and desire to explore the world. I was a traveller long before I was a photographer. Discovering the world has been a life long personal journey of soul-searching and self-discovery. Recording what I see has given me an increased empathy and connection to the world.Camera in hand I’ve traveled to six continents and more than one hundred countries, never hesitating to return to my favorite destinations. My passion remains The Far East and in particular the Buddhist areas that border the great Himalayan Mountain range.

 

 

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“India” by Dede Pickering

 

My interest in photography grew out of my wish to record what I witnessed during my journeys to different cultures. That wish motivated me to document people and their everyday life, especially in marginalized communities. Stepping into the shoes of others was something I could only imagine. My camera changed that and serves as a bridge, not a barrier, to my subject allowing me to record hope and despair as well as the beauty and the roughness of the world.I enjoy the intimacy of photographing people. Photography helps me search deeply and intensely for expression and connection with my subject even in the darkest of circumstances. Looking into the eyes of others has served as my own reflection and helped me realize that we all share one world with similar dreams and aspirations.

 

 

 

 

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“Cuba” by Dede Pickering

 

 

 

Interacting with strangers is one of the greatest gifts photography has given me. Travelling and welcoming the unknown has changed my life for the better. Based on what I have witnessed during my travels I know that every person can make a difference for good in this world. Even the biggest dreams and most ambitious goals begin with the actions of individuals, often beyond our own borders.For me, being involved in non-government charity work on behalf of women and children worldwide added purpose and meaning to my life and photography. I’ve witnessed the work of CARE and Women’s World Banking in the developing world and know the power and impact they can make on a community. When I combined my love of travel and photography to benefit humanity, everything changed and my life came together.

 

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“Mynamar” by Dede Pickering

 

 

 

My camera and my curiosity have led me off the beaten path. The journey is often more important than the image to me. My lens has allowed me to look inside the lives of others and blur the differences. The person I am today reflects the places I have traveled and the people I have met along the way.

 

 

 

Seth Resnick:

 

 

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Rotor” by Seth Resnick

 

My images are a journey into the personal space of my subject literally traversing and surveying into that space. I like graphic boundaries to place a limit on the space and through the use of layers and both straight and curved lines travel through that space deeply exploring the energy I feel from within that space. I want my viewers to see my photographs as an opportunity to consider the larger, unseen realities that contribute to the energy and uniqueness of my subjects.

 

 

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“Dead Valley” by Seth Resnick

 

 

 

Ideally photographing isn’t just a record of a physical presence but a documentation of the encounter that exists between the energy I experience in my subject. In formal terms, my work is an exploration of a packed frame typically filled with layers in the form of light, texture and color. I am interested in both the tension and solitude that exists within the frame.

 

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“Cape Tuxen” by Seth Resnick

 

I am attracted primary colors and most importantly formal boundaries are very important in my images. When I am shooting I feel I am exploring fantasy of nature. The images that work the best for me explore feelings of sensuality and create illusions but at the same time emphasize our fragile environment and instill a sense of responsibility to preserve it from further destruction.

 

 

For more information about this exhibition, classes, workshops or opportunities at the CCE:

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Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla, Gallery and Marketing Manager
Center For Creative Education
425 24th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
t (561) 805 9927 ext. 160    f (561) 805 9929
www.cceflorida.org

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

 

 

 

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Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

 

 

The Gallery At Center for Creative Education Presents ‘Wild Florida’ Photography Exhibit

The Gallery at Center For Creative Education presents a group exhibition featuring Native, “Wild Florida” Photography November through December, 2016. The Opening Reception takes place on Saturday, November 5th.  Photographer Greg Matthews and The Gallery at CCE Manager Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla present this exhibit based on wildlife, habitats, or environmental impacts. The true art of photographs that come from within the state of Florida and are taken in the wild shares the awe, wonder and beauty of our surroundings. Exhibition will be open to the public November 5th through December 17th.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

 

 

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Center For Creative Education
425 24th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
t (561) 805 9927 ext. 160      f (561) 805 9929

www.cceflorida.org

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

 

 

 

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**Special Opening Reception for the Public**

Saturday, November 5, 2016

 6:00 – 8:30 pm

$10.00 Entry (Charitable Donation to CCE’s mission in helping children learn through the arts) –

A Table 427 Voucher will accompany each $10 entry which provides ‘$10 for you and a friend’ to be redeemed at their Vibrant eatery offering Continental fare with Mexican flavors, plus spirits & music in the heart of Northwood Village.

Food provided by Whole Foods Market, Food Trucks by Stashbox BBQ and Island Buzz, Beverages by Accomplice Brewery & Ciderworks, Live Animals on-site by Busch Wildlife Sanctuary.

 

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Featured Fine Art Photographers:

 

Raymond Gehman | Chris Gillette | Paul Marcellini | Greg Matthews | David Moynahan | Mac Stone | Carlton Ward Jr. | Marina Scarr |

 

These artists have been featured in National Geographic, Popular Photography, American Museum of Natural History (NY), National Wildlife, Audubon, and Smithsonian just to name a few.

 

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Photography by Marina Scarr

 
‘Wild Florida’ ran an open call to the public for photographers to submit works which were juried in to exhibit alongside the featured artists. Photo Contest Exhibiting Photographers: *10 Artists juried into exhibition via Contest. One work from each chosen artist to be exhibited alongside the Featured Artists.

 

 

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Photography by Chris Gillette

 

 

 

Top 3 chosen images are accompanied by Cash Prizes

by Guest Juror: Clyde Butcher (Florida Artist Hall of Fame)

1st Place – Quinn Hiaasen – Lightning Over Florida Bay
2nd Place – Christopher Evans – Blue Cypress Lake
3rd Place – Peter Brannon – Embrace
4th-10th Honorable Mentions in no particular order
Joe Cruz – Fanning Split
Bruce Bain – Ghost Orchid
Tim Harrell – Anhinga
Norm Haines – One With The Universe
Melissa James – Native Green Anole
Rhett Butler – If
Jeff Waldorff

 

 

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Photography by Greg Matthews

 

 

 

 

Photo Contest Sponsors:

Local Brand, Tanks-A-Lot Aquariums, Coastal Source

Exhibition and Opening Night Sponsors:

Whole Foods Market, Accomplice Brewing

Exhibition and Opening Night Partners:

Busch Wildlife Sanctuary (live animals on-site), Local Brand

Exhibition Sponsor:

Searcy Law

Night Patrol

Photography by Daniel Moynahan

‘Like’ The Gallery’s Facebook page to follow all of our happenings
https://www.facebook.com/TheGalleryatCenterforCreativeEducation/?ref=hl

Facebook Event Page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/450982158359848/

For more information about this exhibit, events, classes and workshops:

Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla, Gallery and Marketing Manager
Center For Creative Education
425 24th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
t (561) 805 9927 ext. 160    f (561) 805 9929
www.cceflorida.org

Empowering Students to Grow Creatively, Academically, 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

The Rickie Report

17019 SW Sapri Way

Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Call For Artist Entries To “Wild Florida”: Cash Prizes, Juried By Clyde Butcher; Special Reception For Art And Nature Lovers

The Gallery at Center for Creative Education presents ‘Wild Florida’ a photography exhibition featuring images caught in the wild, in the state of Florida based on wildlife, habitats, or environmental impacts affecting those.  In addition, the Featured Fine Art Photographers include Raymond Gehman, Chris Gillette, Paul Marcellini, Greg Matthews*, David Moynahan, Mac Stone, Carlton Ward Jr., Marina Scarr (*Greg Matthews is co-curating this exhibition with The Gallery at CCE Manager, Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla).  These artists have been featured in National Geographic, Popular Photography, American Museum of Natural History (NY), National Wildlife, Audubon, and The Smithsonian.  The Rickie Report shares the details for this Call for Entries as well as the Opening Reception which takes place on Saturday, November 5th.  Wildlife Art lovers: Mark your calendars now!

 

 

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425 24th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
t (561) 805 9927 ext. 160  f (561) 805 9929
www.cceflorida.org

 

 

 

 

 

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PUBLIC   OPENING  RECEPTION:

 

 

 Saturday, November 5th, 2016

Busch Wildlife Sactuary (Jupiter, FL) in attendance with live animals!

6:00pm to 8:30pm

 

 

 

 

$10 Entry   (Charitable Donation to CCE’s mission in helping children learn through the arts)

Sponsored by Accomplice Brewery & Ciderworks, Whole Foods Market, Local Brand, Tanks A Lot Aquariums, Coastal Source, Searcy Law

 

 

 

 

 

PROGRAMS: (Lectures, Workshops, etc.)  – DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

 

 

Exhibit Runs Nov. 5th – December 17, 2016

 

 

 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

 

 

 

 

 

Here’s the supporting Links;
‘Wild Florida’ Call To Artists Entry page and Information:
http://cceflorida.org/call-to-artists-the-1st-annual-wild-florida-photography-contest/
‘Wild Florida’ Contest/Art Call Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/wildfloridaphotocontest/?fref=ts
‘Wild Florida’ Opening Reception Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/450982158359848/

 

ARTISTS:

Cash Prizes, details found within the Art Call.

Guest Juror, Clyde Butcher

(Florida Artist Hall of Fame, Ansel Adams Conservation Award Winner, a Florida Monthly Magazine Top 100 most influential people in Florida, Distinguished Artist Award from Florida House Embassy Washington, DC just to name a few of a long list of career accolades).

 

 

 

 

 

‘Wild Florida’ Call To Artists Entry page and Information:
http://cceflorida.org/call-to-artists-the-1st-annual-wild-florida-photography-contest/

‘Wild Florida’ Contest/Art Call Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/wildfloridaphotocontest/?fref=ts

‘Wild Florida’ Opening Reception Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/450982158359848/

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For more information, please contact:
Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla
jonathono@cceflorida.org
Greg Matthews
gregmatthews55@yahoo.com

 

For More Information About  CCE:

Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla, Gallery and Marketing Manager

425 24th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
t (561) 805 9927 ext. 160     f (561) 805 9929
www.cceflorida.org

Empowering Students to Grow Creatively, Academically, 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

The Rickie Report

17019 SW Sapri Way

Port St. Lucie , Fl 34986

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291