Call For “Wallflower” Exhibit , Including 2D and 3D Art Relating To Flowers, Plants, Gardening At Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery

Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery in Lake Worth opens a CALL for 2D and 3D art for the upcoming “Wallflower” Exhibit.  There will be cash and ribbon prizes.  Art Lovers: Mark your calendars for the Opening Reception on Friday, March 2nd.  You’ll be able to purchase fine art, fine crafts, planters, pots, garden decor and so much more!  The Rickie Report shares the details here.

 

CLAY GLASS METAL STONE Gallery

15 South J Street   Lake Worth, Florida 33460

 

ANNOUNCES:

 

Free, Public Opening Reception:

Friday, March 2

6 – 9 pm

 

 

 

 

 

Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery will again be holding a series of Exhibitions throughout the year. Contact us for a full list. This year our application fee is $35. A per show discount is offered to artists committing to participate in three or more shows.

 

The “WallFlower” show will award a $100 prize for first place.  There will be 2nd & 3rd place ribbons awarded.

March 2- March 13: “The Wallflower” (Hidden Secrets of Floral Artists) For those of you who paint flowers, there is a huge market in Lake Worth for your works. For those of you who make pots and planter, the more unusual they are, and the more versatile their use, the more marketable they are to our patrons. This is a flower-loving community and we want to make sure that every home collects floral works.

March 23-April 2:
9th Annual PEEPS Show This annual show is open to all artists, and regularly brings 2500 visitors to the gallery each year. It often gets TV and Press coverage….and it’s just for fun. There is a $100 top prize, and four second place prizes given to artists by the PEEPS Company. (For those of you who don’t know, PEEPS are those little marshmallow candies).

Art Teachers: If any of your students want to participate in any of our exhibits, they may do so without any fee. We welcome your participation, as an artist, as well.

 

Questions? Call or email Joyce 215-205-9441 Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio.org

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CLAY GLASS METAL STONE Gallery 15 South J Street Lake Worth, Florida 33460
APPLICATION for“The WallFlower” (Hidden Secrets of Floral Artists)

Deliver works to Gallery Wednesday February 28 – Show opens Friday, March 2 until Tuesday March 13
Phone 215-205-9441 E-MAIL cgmsgallery@flamingoclaystudio.org
or mail: CGMS Gallery 15 South J Street Lake Worth 33460

All shows are open to all media: 2-D and 3-D. We want to give each of you the opportunity to add a gallery show to your resume. This year our application fee is $35. If you decide to participate in three or more shows, you application fee is $25 per show. Checks made out to Flamingo Clay Studio

2-D Works MUST be able to be hung-Each Piece must have name, title, price taped to lower right corner

We suggest 2 entries per artist- We may accept up to 4 if less than 40 artists participate in a show:

Please PRINT legibly!

Name______________________________________________________________________________
Address____________________________________________________________________________
City________________________________State_____Zip_________ Phone_____________________
E-mail address ________________________________Web address__________________________

ARTISTS, PLEASE BE CERTAIN THAT YOUR SUBMITTED IMAGES CORRESPOND TO THE NUMBER BELOW

Add additional sheets for additional entries
1-4 List addtional works on other side
. Title_____________________________________________________________________________
Dimensions____________________________________________Price__________________________
Description__________________________________________________________________________
WAIVER of LIABILITY: Submission of my application constitutes my agreement to comply with all of the conditions and terms set forth in the prospectus.  I release and discharge Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery and its owners and employee’s from all responsibility for damage or loss of any kind on all works submitted for the exhibition named above.  Works must arrive at the gallery on the dates mentioned on each individual “call to artist” that will be sent out- Always the Tuesday and Wednesday prior to the show. Works MUST be picked up on the last day of the show- All works picked up late are subject to a $5 a day storage fee.

SIGNATURE________________________________________DATE__________________

 

 

Questions? Call or email Joyce 215-205-9441 Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio.org

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Karen Kennedy Offers “Kumihimo Leather Braided Bracelet” Class At “Make & Take” On January 8th

Karen Kennedy, local jewelry maker, is offering a NEW CLASS at Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery for a “Make And Take” event on Monday, January 8th.  Create a leather Kumihimo braided bracelet with a hand made hammered steel clasp (made by Karen). This traditional Japanese technique of braiding strands of fibers (silk, leather, etc.) creates intricately colored cords. The ancient weaving method was utilized by the Samurai to create the laces for their armor and battle gear!  You can incorporate beads into the weave, making the possibilities of designs endless! Reservations are a MUST. Pay in advance and get a discount!  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks of Karen’s work.  She will also be selling pieces of her jewelry at the Gallery.

 

 

K A R E N      K E N N E D Y

K  U  M  I  H  I  M  O     B  R  A  I  D  E  D     B  R  A  C  E  L  E  T

 “M  A  K  E    &    T  A  K  E”

MONDAY,  JANUARY  8TH

  7 – 9 PM

 

CLAY  GLASS METAL  STONE  GALLERY

15 South J Street    Lake Worth, FL

 

2 Step On-line Registration:

1.  Go to this link and make payment http://clayglassmetalstonegallery.com/donate/

2.  Email with name of artist and class you have paid for to:
Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio.org

 

Close-Up view of leather Kumihimo bracelet and hand made Hammered Steel Clasp by Karen Kennedy

 

 

This make ‘n take class will create a black and brown leather Kumihimo braided bracelet with a hammered steel clasp. During class you will learn basic skills of opening and properly closing jump rings, an 8-strand Kumihimo weave, and a demonstration of how to make a hammered steel clasp. Provided in the class fee are the leather, jump rings, and hammered steel clasps of different sizes and shapes (hand made by Karen) – tools will be provided. Feel free to bring your own, if you have them. We will make a weaving wheel from cardboard, or you may purchase a sturdier round Kumihimo weaving wheel for an additional $5.00.

 

 

Kumihimo Braided Bracelet with Hand Made Steel Findings by Karen Kennedy

 

 

 

Karen tells The Rickie Report, “I have always been creative and have a wide variety of skills. After I retired, I found myself caring for an elderly relative and unable to leave the house regularly, so I began looking for something that I could do at home and stumbled across the art of weaving chainmail and wire work. My chosen mediums are stainless steel and sterling silver. As much as I love the chainmail, it’s hard on my hands (literally bending steel!) and I began looking for something as beautiful, but softer! That’s when I found Kumihimo. Now I combine bits of wire work and chainmail with Kumihimo to create a unique, one-of-a-kind piece of wearable art”!

 

 

Close-Up view of leather strands used for a Kumihimo Weave by Karen Kennedy

 

 

” Having to work most of my life, I hold a Master’s Degree in Business. As a Client Manager and an award-winning business improvement specialist for International Business Outsourcing Consultants, I traveled internationally… But art was always my first love; I used different crafts and artistry to express my creativity. I’ve dabbled in drawing and oil painting, calligraphy and lettering, sewing and fabric art, and mosaics. Now, making jewelry, I have found my niche”. 

 

 

Close-Up view of silk strands used for a Kumihimo Weave by Karen Kennedy

 

 

“I began with wire work and chainmail, taking classes at a local beading store. Once I had the basics, I began self-teaching by using the Internet to find and take classes or follow tutorials. When I decided I needed to learn advanced techniques,  I took jewelry classes at the Boca Raton Museum Art School. I have an Etsy Store and I am an juried artist at the Flamingo Clay Glass Metal Stone Studio. I have taught small groups on basic wire skills and making bracelets, and college-level business classes”, Karen shares”.

 

 

 

For more information:   kken258@yahoo.com

 

 

 

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Anita Lovitt Offers Watercolor, Gouache (Gwash) Classes And Workshops At Two Venues

Anita Lovitt, an award winning and well respected art teacher, announces new classes!  Learn watercolor, gouache (gwash) and other techniques to express yourself with water media.  Anita’s classes take place at two venues:  A “Make and Take Class” at Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery in Lake Worth on Sunday, January 7th and  “Gouache By Gosh!” Six Sessions at the Arts Garage in Delray Beach starting January 24th and a new session on March 14th.  Feeling hectic?  NOW is the time to make time for YOURSELF!  Learn a new technique, improve your skills, and learn from one of the best!  The Rickie Report shares the details here.  You must Register ahead of time.  Bring a friend!  Anita will also be selling her artwork at Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery.

 

 

A  N  I  T  A        L  O  V  I  T  T  

WATERCOLOR,  GOUACHE,  WATER  MEDIA  TECHNIQUES

 

 

 

 

 

“MAKE  AND  TAKE”

CLAY   GLASS   METAL   STONE   GALLERY

SUNDAY,  JANUARY 7

 7 -9 pm

 

Anita Lovitt is offering a one class workshop in watercolor and gouache (gwash), which is opaque watercolor, at Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery on Sunday, January 7 from 7-9 pm. She will also be displaying some of her work for purchase. This is a great way to sample Anita’s teaching. She is a well-respected teacher as well as an award-winning artist. Please call Joyce Brown at 215-205-9441 to register. $40 per person in advance, $45 at the door. Call Anita at 561 706 3653 for more info. Materials included.

 

 

 

“GOT  GOUACHE?”

ARTS  GARAGE  in  Delray Beach

Session I:  6 classes beginning Wednesday, January 24   10 am – Noon

Session II:  6 classes beginning Wednesday, March 14  10 am – Noon

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you like this class, or you want more, sign up for Anita’s series of classes at the Arts Garage in Delray Beach, beginning Wednesday January 24 from 10 am to 12 pm. This class will specifically focus on gouache but you can use regular watercolors as well if you prefer. 6 classes, $240. Materials not included—call Anita for list and if you have any questions. Sign up by calling The Arts Garage, 561- 450-6397. If you have questions for Anita, you may call her at the number above or email her at 561-706-3653.

 

 

About Anita:

“I began my professional career as an artist for Hallmark in Kansas City. Later I moved to New York City and studied with Milton Glaser while working as a freelance illustrator. I also worked at the New York Shakepeare Festival as a graphic design coordinator. In 2001, Delray Beach became my new home, and I began to concentrate on watercolor painting. In 2008 I created the iconic and much-loved “Dancing Pineapples” mural in Delray Beach which has become identified with the town. I also created and published my first coloring book, “Shoefirmations.”

She is the creator of the large “Dancing Pineapples Mural” which graces the entrance to Pineapple Grove in downtown Delray Beach, as well as numerous private and public commissions. Anita has taught drawing and painting for many years, and is also a talented digital artist. Her favorite medium, however, is watercolor.

Anita Lovitt may be reached at: lovittland@gmail.com

To see more of Anita’s artwork and about her classes: anitalovitt.com

 

 

 

 

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Call To 2D And 3D Artists For Popular “Shoe Fetish/ Foot Fetish” Exhibit At Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery

Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery announces a Call for “Shoe Fetish/Foot Fetish”. All media, including 2D and 3D artistic works are welcome! The Free, Public Opening Reception takes place on Friday, July 7th. The Rickie Report shares the details here.  ART PATRONS: Mark your calendars! ARTISTS: Applications are now open.

 

 

 

 

CLAY GLASS METAL STONE Gallery

15 South J Street Lake Worth, Florida 33460

CALL: 215-205-9441

Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio.org

 

 

CALL FOR ART

UPCOMING EXHIBIT:

“Shoe Fetish/Foot Fetish”

ART PATRONS:

MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW!

Opening Reception:

Friday, July 7th

6- 10 PM

Exhibit runs July 7th to July 19th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artist’s Application:

 

This year our application fee is $35. If you decide to participate in three or more shows, you application fee is $25 per show.

Art Teachers: If any of your students want to participate in any of our exhibits, they may do so without any fee. We welcome your participation, as an artist, as well.

Questions? Call or email Joyce
215-205-9441
Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio.org

Application Form for Multiple Exhibitions

CLAY GLASS METAL STONE Gallery
15 South J Street
Lake Worth, Florida 33460
APPLICATION for“Pick Your Event(s)”
(For Early Entries- Duplicate this Form for each entry)
Phone 561 588-8344

E-MAIL cgmsgallery@flamingoclaystudio.org
or mail: CGMS Gallery 15 South J Street Lake Worth 33460
We suggest 2 entries per artist- We may accept up to 4 if less than 40 artists participate in a show:

Please PRINT legibly!
Name_________________________________________________________________________
Address________________________________________________________________________
City________________________________State_____Zip_________ Phone_________________
E-mail address ________________________________

Web address__________________________

ARTISTS, PLEASE BE CERTAIN THAT YOUR SUBMITTED IMAGES CORRESPOND TO THE NUMBER BELOW

1. Title__________________________________________________________________________

Dimensions____________________________________________Price______________________

Description: _________________________________________________________________________

2. Title_________________________________________________________________________

Dimensions____________________________________________Price_____________________
Description_____________________________________________________________________

WAIVER of LIABILITY: Submission of my application constitutes my agreement to comply with all of the conditions and terms set forth in the prospectus. I release and discharge Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery and its owners and employee’s from all responsibility for damage or loss of any kind on all works submitted for the exhibition named above. Works must arrive at the gallery on the dates mentioned on each individual “call to artist” that will be sent out- Always the Tuesday and Wednesday prior to the show. Works MUST be picked up on the last day of the show- All works picked up late are subject to a $5 a day storage fee.

SIGNATURE________________________________________DATE__________________

 

 

For more information about this event, workshops, classes or becoming a member of the Gallery:

Email Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio.org

Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery

15 South J Street Lake Worth, FL

561.588.8344 or 215-205-9441

 

 

 

 

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

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Call For 2D and 3D Art For “Hook, Line And Sinker” Exhibit At Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery

Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery announces a Call for “Hook, Line and Sinker”. All media, including 2D and 3D artistic works are welcome! The Free, Public Opening Reception takes place on Friday, June 23rd and promises to be a fishy affair! The Rickie Report shares the details here.

 

 

CLAY GLASS METAL STONE Gallery

15 South J Street       Lake Worth, Florida 33460

CALL: 215-205-9441

Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio.org

 

 

CALL   FOR   UPCOMING   ART   EXHIBIT:

“HOOK, LINE AND SINKER”

ART PATRONS:

MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW!

Opening Reception:

Friday, June 23rd

6- 10 PM

Exhibit runs June 23 through July 5th

 

 

 

Artist Application:

This year our application fee is $35. If you decide to participate in three or more shows, you application fee is $25 per show.

Art Teachers: If any of your students want to participate in any of our exhibits, they may do so without any fee. We welcome your participation, as an artist, as well.

Questions? Call or email Joyce
215-205-9441
Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio.org

Application Form for Multiple Exhibitions

CLAY GLASS METAL STONE Gallery
15 South J Street
Lake Worth, Florida 33460
APPLICATION for“Pick Your Event(s)”
(For Early Entries- Duplicate this Form for each entry)
Phone 561 588-8344

E-MAIL cgmsgallery@flamingoclaystudio.org
or mail: CGMS Gallery 15 South J Street Lake Worth 33460
We suggest 2 entries per artist- We may accept up to 4 if less than 40 artists participate in a show:

Please PRINT legibly!
Name__________________________________________________________________________
Address________________________________________________________________________
City________________________________State_____Zip_________ Phone___________________
E-mail address ________________________________

Web address__________________________

ARTISTS, PLEASE BE CERTAIN THAT YOUR SUBMITTED IMAGES CORRESPOND TO THE NUMBER BELOW

1. Title_______________________________________________________________________

Dimensions____________________________________________Price__________________

Description: _________________________________________________________________________

2. Title______________________________________________________________________

Dimensions____________________________________________Price_________________
Description__________________________________________________________________

WAIVER of LIABILITY: Submission of my application constitutes my agreement to comply with all of the conditions and terms set forth in the prospectus. I release and discharge Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery and its owners and employee’s from all responsibility for damage or loss of any kind on all works submitted for the exhibition named above. Works must arrive at the gallery on the dates mentioned on each individual “call to artist” that will be sent out- Always the Tuesday and Wednesday prior to the show. Works MUST be picked up on the last day of the show- All works picked up late are subject to a $5 a day storage fee.

SIGNATURE________________________________________DATE__________________

 

 

For more information about this exhibit, becoming a member of the gallery or future exhibits and workshops:

Email Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio.org

Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery

15 South J Street Lake Worth, FL

561.588.8344 or 215-205-9441

 

 

 

 

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

 

All Media Call For “Birds Of A Feather” Exhibit At Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery

Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery announces a Call for “Birds Of A Feather”.  All media, including 2D and 3D artistic works are welcome!  The Free, Public Opening Reception takes place on Friday, May 26th and promises to be a fine feathered affair!  The Rickie Report shares the details here.

 

 

 

 

 

CLAY GLASS METAL STONE Gallery

 

15 South J Street Lake Worth, Florida 33460

CALL: 215-205-9441

Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio.org

 

CALL  FOR  ART  

UPCOMING EXHIBIT:

 

“BIRDS  OF  A  FEATHER”

ART PATRONS:

MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW!

 

Opening Reception:

Friday, May 26th  

6- 10 PM

Exhibit runs May 26 through June 7th

 

 

 

“Birds of a Feather”  This show is opened to photographers, painters, sculptors, potters, jewelers and all fine artists who love our feathered friends. Again, if this does not evoke “bird” in you, and you can interpret this in any other way, your works are welcome!

 

 

Artists Application:

 

This year our application fee is $35. If you decide to participate in three or more shows, you application fee is $25 per show.

Art Teachers: If any of your students want to participate in any of our exhibits, they may do so without any fee. We welcome your participation, as an artist, as well.

Questions? Call or email Joyce
215-205-9441
Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio.org

Application Form for Multiple Exhibitions

CLAY GLASS METAL STONE Gallery
15 South J Street
Lake Worth, Florida 33460
APPLICATION for“Pick Your Event(s)”
(For Early Entries- Duplicate this Form for each entry)
Phone 561 588-8344

E-MAIL cgmsgallery@flamingoclaystudio.org
or mail: CGMS Gallery 15 South J Street Lake Worth 33460
We suggest 2 entries per artist- We may accept up to 4 if less than 40 artists participate in a show:

Please PRINT legibly!
Name__________________________________________________________________________
Address________________________________________________________________________
City________________________________State_____Zip_________ Phone___________________
E-mail address ________________________________

Web address__________________________

ARTISTS, PLEASE BE CERTAIN THAT YOUR SUBMITTED IMAGES CORRESPOND TO THE NUMBER BELOW

1. Title_____________________________________________________________________________

Dimensions____________________________________________Price_________________________

Description: _________________________________________________________________________

2. Title_____________________________________________________________________________

Dimensions____________________________________________Price________________________
Description_________________________________________________________________________

 

WAIVER of LIABILITY: Submission of my application constitutes my agreement to comply with all of the conditions and terms set forth in the prospectus. I release and discharge Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery and its owners and employee’s from all responsibility for damage or loss of any kind on all works submitted for the exhibition named above. Works must arrive at the gallery on the dates mentioned on each individual “call to artist” that will be sent out- Always the Tuesday and Wednesday prior to the show. Works MUST be picked up on the last day of the show- All works picked up late are subject to a $5 a day storage fee.

SIGNATURE________________________________________DATE__________________

 

 

For more information about these events:

Email Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio.org

Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery

15 South J Street Lake Worth, FL

561.588.8344 or 215-205-9441

 

 

 

 

 

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

Flamingo Clay Studio Hosts Special Fiber And Sculpture Workshop With International Artists, “Meski” Assegued, Elias Sime And Bruce Brown

Flamingo Clay Studio and Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery in Lake Worth will host international artists, Meskerem “Meski” Assegued, Elias Sime and Bruce Brown on Tuesday, April 18th.  There will be a special Workshop for Fiber Artists and Sculptors. “Meski” is an amazing artist and world famous art curator. The Rickie Report shares the details and urges fiber artists, sculptors and artists interested in learning new techniques to register. The Flamingo Clay Studio is a non-profit artist cooperative operating the popular Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery in downtown Lake Worth.

 

 

FLAMINGO  CLAY  STUDIO

&

CLAY  GLASS METAL  STONE  GALLERY

 

PRESENT:

Elias  Sime

TUESDAY, APRIL 18th

 

WORKSHOP  FOR  FIBER & SCULPTURE  ARTISTS

 

10 AM – 3 PM      

 $35.   For Workshop

 

To Register:  CGMSGallery@FlamingoClayStudio.org

OR

Call  215.205.9441

See Bruce Brown‘s Kinetic Sculptures

at

CLAY  GLASS  METAL  STONE  GALLERY

15 South J Street   Lake Worth, FL

MEET INTERNATIONAL ARTIST AND CURATOR:

Meskerem “Meski” Assegued

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elias Sime (b.1968 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) is a multi-disciplinary artist working primarily in relief sculpture and architecture. For more than twenty-five years, he has made collage and sculptural assemblage from found objects such as thread, buttons, plastic, animal skins, horn, fabric and bottle tops, alongside organic building materials and binding agents such as mud and straw. Many of the objects come from Mercato, the Addis Ababa open-air market, said to be the largest in Africa, and in particular the market’s Menalesh Tera section—literally “what do you have?”—where trash is repurposed in resourceful ways and its new potential is shared among the community.

 

Sime has a masterful handling of material, with fluency and pure formal instincts a hallmark of his practice. In the past decade he has sought to better understand the cultural and historic underpinnings of those instincts, traveling with the anthropologist Meskerem Assegued through rural villages in Ethiopia to research ancient rituals still in practice. Sime collects histories and vernacular techniques as much as objects.

 

Mixed Media by Elias Sime (Photo Courtesy of Lula Lake Worth Art)

 

One of the most prominent names in the East African art scene, Sime founded, designed and constructed the Zoma Contemporary Art Center in Addis Ababa, an international art center described by the New York Times as “a voluptuous dream, a swirl of ancient technique and ecstatic imagination.” His work has been shown internationally at the Dak’Art Biennale in Dakar, Senegal; the New Crowned Hope Festival in Vienna, Austria; and in the US at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Studio Museum in Harlem; and a survey exhibition that traveled from the Santa Monica Museum of Art, CA, to the North Dakota Museum of Art. Sime designed props and artwork for Peter Sellars’ production of Igor Stravinsky’s opera Oedipus Rex, which has been performed at the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Sydney Opera House.  Elias’ work is included in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Israel Museum, Jerusalem; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh; Perez Museum of Art, Miami; North Dakota Museum of Art; Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville; Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, NH; Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY; and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO.

 

 

Meskerem (“Meski”) Assegued, with her artist/inventor/engineer husband Bruce Brown, are residents of downtown Lake Worth. Bruce lives full time in the city, and Meski divides her time between Lake Worth, Addis Ababa and exhibitions in museums and galleries throughout the world that she is called upon to curate. She is also the founder of  Zoma Contemporary Arts Center (ZCAC)  which is an artist residency located in Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa. Over the last 16 years, Meskerem has curated numerous exhibitions both in Ethiopia and abroad. She was also a member of the selection committee for the 2004 Dak’Art Biennale and the 2007 Venice Biennale African Pavilion.

 

 

 

Bruce Brown is famous for his wonderful kinetic marble machines that were in the window of the gallery for several years.  He shares,” I like to watch things move and I like to make things. I could spend an hour watching pelicans and or a tractor moving earth. I can also spend all day shaping wood or bending wire until it becomes the thing I want. Art was a hobby most of my life. My career took me overseas fo many years. I managed computer systems in developing countries for U.S. Government relief and development efforts. Wherever I was, I enjoyed looking into the workshops and seeing things being made. Craftspeople with limited resources make up for it with perseverance and planning. I saw a plumber in Ethiopia drill a faucet hole in a sink by tapping on it with a screwdriver for an hour or so. With each tap, a tiny flake of porcelain broke loose. It seems tedious, but it probably didn’t take any longer than it would take me to drive to the hardware store and buy a carbide drill bit”.

 

Bruce Brown’s kinetic sculpture, as featured at International Kinetic Symposium 2017

 

 

“It seems like rolling ball sculptures and other kinetic art are always in the background somewhere. I see them in movies and commercials frequently. I’m not sure when I knew I wanted to make them, but I remember two pieces in particular that probably pushed me over the edge. Many years ago, I lived in Yellow Springs, Ohio. there was a jewelry store with an elaborate wire-work clock. It had many gears with human wire figures turning cranks and such. I always enjoyed stopping to look at it through the store window. A few years later I was delayed on a flight out of Sacramento. In the terminal was a big glass box with a rolling ball sculpture. I looked at it for hours; it had a wonderful chain lift and a couple of track switches.  I never throw anything electrical or electronic away. I have to take it apart and salvage things. Motors, wires, springs, screws. I like to make my art with what materials and tools I have on hand when I start. Often it begins with a leftover piece of wood…”

 

 

 

 

For more information about this workshop or exhibits at lay Glass Metal Stone Gallery or classes at Flamingo Clay Gallery:

Please contact Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio.org for full details.

 

 

 

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Announcing New Exhibit Dates At Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery Through 2018 And Multiple Calls For Artists

Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery announces a “A Full Season of Exhibits” 2017.   2D and 3D creations in all media are acceptable.  The Rickie Report shares the details of: “$5 Dollar, $% Dollar, $5 Dollar” (February), “Crazy Daisies” (March), “The Garment District” (March), “PEEPS” (April), “It’s Not Easy Being Green” (April), “Derby Days” (May), “Birds of a Feather” (May), “Hook Line and Sinker” (June), “Shoe Fetish/Foot Fetish” (July), “Peanuts Rising – Formerly The Male Form” (August),  ” Bread and Roses” (August), “Exotica/Erotica” (September), “The Petting Zoo” – Formerly Cat-O-Strophic (October), “Halloween, Freaky” (November), “2nd Annual Judaica Show” (November), “Set The Table” (November), “2nd Annual Holiday Bazaar” (December).  No fee for art students to apply! Art lovers can mark their calendars now for these event, as artists can see an overview of all of the opportunities to exhibit and sell their work. 

 

 

 

 

 

CLAY GLASS METAL STONE Gallery

15 South J Street Lake Worth, Florida 33460

CALL: 215-205-9441

 

Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio.org

 

 

“UPCOMING EXHIBITS”

ART PATRONS:

MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW!

 

 

 

February 17 to March 1:

“$5 Dollah, $% Dollah, $5 Dollah”

 

 

 

February 17 to March 1: “$5 Dollah, $% Dollah, $5 Dollah” This show is being curated by Artiste Extraordinaire, JoAnn Nava. (Your entry fee is $5). Reproduce SMALL replicas of your works on paper, sign and number them. Submit up to 10 reproductions of the same piece- 3 separate pieces or 30 small works of art. This show takes place during Street Painting Festival in Lake Worth. You become part of their collections of fine arts for affordable prices. 3-D artists will be featured in the center of the paper exhibit. Small, affordable pieces ($5). You too will be able to collect some of your favorite artists at affordable prices. No frames. paper only. This is an interactive installation.

 

March 3- March 14:

“Crazy Daisies”

Gallery View

March 3- March 14: “Crazy Daisies” This year we are partnering with Lake Worth’s newest Flower shop, AWE FLOWERS.  The gallery will be filled with floral arrangements. Apply early to assure your place in this show.

 

 

March 17-March 29-  

“The Garment District” (The Rag Trade)

 

Gallery View

 

 

March 17-March 29- A New Show with A New Theme (open to your interpretation) “The Garment District” (The Rag Trade) For all of you who create works of fashion in 2-D and 3-D, this show is for you. If you want to participate in a fashion show during the opening, with a run-way and music, please let us know and we will include you. If your paintings, photos or sculptures use costuming or clothing in any way at all, this is your show.

 

March 31-April 19:

8th Annual PEEPS Show

 

PEEPS Gallery View

 

March 31-April 19: 8th Annual PEEPS Show This annual show is open to all artists, and brought 2600 visitors to the gallery last year. It gets TV and Press coverage….and it’s just for fun. There is a $100 top prize, and four second place prizes given to artists by the PEEPS™ Company. (For those of you who don’t know, PEEPS™ are those little marshmallow candies that used to appear at Easter time, and now appear all year round.) The show is judged by local celebrities and, when he can, by Bob Born, the inventor of PEEPS™. Go to http://cgmspeeps.blogspot.com/   for pictures of the last few years of entries.

 

 

April 21-May 3:

“It’s Not Easy Being Green”


April 21-May 3: “It’s Not Easy Being Green” Earth Day occurs on April 22 this year. This show pays homage to the earth. Jump into this show if you are En Plein Air, conservationists, or activists who want to save this planet. We have invited Everglades artists to join us, as they use their works to save the Everglades. Once again, this title, as all of our titles, are totally up to your interpretation.

 

 

May 12- May 24 :

“Derby Days”

 

Gallery View

 

 

May 12- May 24 : “Derby Days”: This is our show with a “Horse” theme, re-titled. We have a number of equestrian enthusiasts who have been working in our studio, visiting our gallery and asking for works that involve horses. The show is being held earlier this year to reach the equestrian community before they leave the area for the summer.

 

 

May 26-June 7:

 “Birds of a Feather”

 

 

May 26-June 7 “Birds of a Feather”  This show is opened to photographers, painters, sculptors, potters, jewelers and all fine artists who love our feathered friends. Again, if this does not evoke “bird” in you, and you can interpret this in any other way, you works are welcome

 

 

June 23-July 5

“Hook Line and Sinker”

 

Artwork by Jennifer Love Gironda

June 23-July5 “Hook Line and Sinker”We go from the air and tree tops, to the deep blue sea with this show. Nautical themes are what we anticipate, with lots and lots of fish and sea creatures. Once again, if this does not evoke “fish” in you, you can interpret this in any other way. 

 

 

July 7- July 19:

“Shoe Fetish/ Foot Fetish”

Shoe Fetish Gallery View

 

July 7- July 19: “Shoe Fetish/ Foot Fetish” This proved to be last year’s favorite show among our patrons who purchased more works than in any other show of the year . We like adding some levity to the hot summer by introducing the foot theme into our mix. Let’s get some pictures of these works into the gallery a few weeks early so we can get some more TV coverage on this. We want to bring the shoe loving crowds into the gallery to purchase your works. Last year some retired shoe manufacturers came into the gallery to buy.

 

August 4-August 16:

“Peanuts Rising”

 

 

Artwork by Bea Doone-Merena

August 4-August 16: “Peanuts Rising” formerly known as “The Male Form” We are repeating this successful special request exhibition. As in the past, this special show came from artists who felt slighted by the creations and shows that mostly feature the female form. They wanted equal time We welcome your interpretations.

 

 

August 18 to August 30

” Bread and Roses”

 

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August 18 to August 30- ” Bread and Roses” in honor of Women’s Equality Day. The title, “Bread and Roses”, came from the 1912 Laurence Mill strike where women fought for their rights, asking for raises for bread, but for roses in their lives as well. This exhibition honors women, their contribution to the world and to art. Just being a woman in the arts (with or without a message) brings honor to the exhibit.

 

September 1-September 20th

 “Speak Their Names” Revisited: A Special Invitation Show

 


September 1-September 20th- “Speak Their Names” Revisited: A Special Invitation Show.

 

 

September 22-October 4:

“Exotica/Erotica” formerly called, “The Naked Truth”

 

Artwork by Pedro Gabriel Antonio

 

September 22-October 4: “Exotica/Erotica” formerly called, “The Naked Truth” We are always happy to repeat this show again and again, and think our new title will refresh our audience. This is a wide open topic that can be interpreted as broadly as you wish.

 

October 6- October 18:

“The Petting Zoo”

 

Artwork by Gin Blische

 

 

October 6 – October 18: “The Petting Zoo” formerly know at the Cat-O-Strophic Event: This wildly popular was all about cats, and now, all other animals. Cats of every shape, color and kind, and their brothers and sisters in the animal kingdom. We will again reach out to all of the animal rescue venues, pet shops and veterinarians as we publicize this event.

 

October 20-November 1

“Halloween, Freaky”

 

Gallery View With Artist Yury Lobo

 

 

October 20-November 1: “Halloween, Freaky” replaces the Annual “Day(s) of the Dead” Lake Worth is now doing “Day of the Dead,” so we thought we would encompass a wider range of the Halloween Scene this year. This event brought purchasing patrons into the gallery long after the exhibit was taken down.

 

November 2- November 15

2nd Annual Judaic Show

 

Gallery View

 

Thursday, November 2- Wednesday, November 15: 2nd Annual Judaic Show. We plan this show to occur over a month before Hanukkah so that works can sell in time for holiday giving. Our annual Holiday Bazaar will include Judaic works, as well. If you create Judaic works of any kind, help us build this show. Last year many congregations began to visit us. We anticipate growing numbers each year.

 

November 17 to November 29:

“Set The Table”

 

 

Friday, November 17 to November 29: “Set The Table” In time for Thanksgiving, this show will feature you interpretation of the theme, on the walls, and table settings with accoutrements in the center of the front gallery. You have a year to come up with product for the tables. We will be advertising his as a “trade” show for small coffee shops and restaurants, as well as for families who want to include tables settings as part of their businesses or homes.

 

December 1-January 3

2nd Annual Holiday Bazaar

 

Gallery View

 

 

December 1-January 3 2nd Annual Holiday Bazaar: Limited to 30 Artists (Including those artists in the gallery and studio.) Gift items for the season. This show sold thousands of dollars worth of gifts in 2016.

 

 

 

And for the rest of the season, we will turn the front of the gallery back to the member artists. If you are a 3-D artist , please consider joining the gallery (and/or) our new studio. Members do not pay fees to be a part of our special exhibitions. It is part of the membership. Write for an application and we will forward it to you.

 

 

As you look over our shows, and titles, remember: The works are YOUR interpretation of the topic.

 

We have added some new shows and new ideas for 2017

 

 

Artists Applications:

 

This year our application fee is $35. If you decide to participate in three or more shows, you application fee is $25 per show.

Art Teachers: If any of your students want to participate in any of our exhibits, they may do so without any fee. We welcome your participation, as an artist, as well.

Questions? Call or email Joyce
215-205-9441
Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio.org

Application Form for Multiple Exhibitions

CLAY GLASS METAL STONE Gallery
15 South J Street
Lake Worth, Florida 33460
APPLICATION for“Pick Your Event(s)”
(For Early Entries- Duplicate this Form for each entry)
Phone 561 588-8344 E-MAIL cgmsgallery@flamingoclaystudio.org
or mail: CGMS Gallery 15 South J Street Lake Worth 33460
We suggest 2 entries per artist- We may accept up to 4 if less than 40 artists participate in a show:

Please PRINT legibly!
Name__________________________________________________________________________
Address________________________________________________________________________
City________________________________State_____Zip_________ Phone___________________
E-mail address ________________________________

Web address__________________________

 

 

ARTISTS, PLEASE BE CERTAIN THAT YOUR SUBMITTED IMAGES CORRESPOND TO THE NUMBER BELOW

1. Title_____________________________________________________________________________
Dimensions____________________________________________Price__________________________
Description__________________________________________________________________________
2. Title_____________________________________________________________________________
Dimensions____________________________________________Price__________________________
Description__________________________________________________________________________

WAIVER of LIABILITY: Submission of my application constitutes my agreement to comply with all of the conditions and terms set forth in the prospectus.  I release and discharge Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery and its owners and employee’s from all responsibility for damage or loss of any kind on all works submitted for the exhibition named above.  Works must arrive at the gallery on the dates mentioned on each individual “call to artist” that will be sent out- Always the Tuesday and Wednesday prior to the show. Works MUST be picked up on the last day of the show- All works picked up late are subject to a $5 a day storage fee.

SIGNATURE________________________________________DATE__________________

 

 

 

For more information about these events:

Email Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio

Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery

15 South J Street Lake Worth, FL

561.588.8344 or 215-205-9441

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery Announces Call For Entries Plus Special Bowls For Haiti Project

Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery announces a “Holiday Gift Shopping Mart” for a solid month in December so that artists can sell, sell, sell.  Space is limited and  you must apply.  Add any holiday to the already popular list, including the Winter Solstice, Kwanzaa, Christmas, Chanukah and New Years.  ART PATRONS: Mark Your Calendars for every Friday in December!  In addition, CGMS Gallery is looking for artists who want to take part in a charitable event, “From our Hands”, to benefit the children of Jacmel, Haiti.   The Rickie Report shares the information.  This “empty bowls”  fundraiser date is yet to be determined.

 

 

CLAY GLASS METAL STONE Gallery

 

 

15 South J Street    Lake Worth, Florida 33460

fcstudio@flamingoclaystudio.org

CALL: 215-205-9441

 

 

HOLIDAY  GIFT  SHOPPING

FRIDAYS IN DECEMBER

6 – 10 pm

 

 

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CALL  FOR  ARTISTS:

 

1.  HOLIDAY  GIFT  SHOPPING  MART

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If you have participated in past shows with CGMS, this show is a free holiday gift to you.

If you are a new participating artist, your fee is $35.

You provide a card table and decorate it for the holidays

Stock it with one-of-a-kind art gifts for the holidays.

Space will be limited, as gallery and studio artists will have first chance.

It will be set up as a Market with rows of decorated tables, and will be widely publicized.

 

 

 

2. EMPTY  BOWLS  FUNDRAISER:

The date for this event is TBA.  

All artists interested in taking part, please contact the Gallery!

 

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For more information about these events:

Email Joyce@FlamingoClayStudio

Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery

 15 South J Street   Lake Worth, FL

561.588.8344  or 215-205-9441

 

 

 

 

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

Multiple Calls For Art At Clay Glass Metal Stone And Multiple Opportunities For Art Patrons

Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery and Flamingo Clay Gallery are putting out numerous Calls To Artists for different Exhibits and The Rickie Report is happy to share them here.  ART PATRONS: Mark your calendars for these Exhibits now! All Receptions are 6 – 10 pm  In addition, Clay Glass Metal Stone is inviting the public to a Special Exhibit, “Speak Their Names”. The details are in this article.

 

 

CLAY GLASS METAL STONE Gallery

15 South J Street
Lake Worth, Florida 33460

Joyce@flamingoclaystudio.org

CALL:  215-205-9441

 

Special Exhibition:

 

“Speak Their Names”

 

An Exhibition of Healing Art

Opening Reception

Friday, August 19th  6 – 10 pm

 

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Special Soap Box Reception:

Friday, Sept. 2  6 – 10 pm

Exhibit Runs Aug. 19 – Sept. 6

 

 

UPCOMING  EXHIBITS:

ART PATRONS:

 MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW!

Artists Applications:

This is a list of the many “Calls to Artists” we are producing

NAKED TRUTH

Opens Friday, Sept. 9  6 – 10 pm

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CELEBRATION OF JUDAICA

Opens Thursday, Sept. 22  6 – 10 pm 

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CATOSTROPHIC

Opens Friday, Oct. 7  6 – 10 pm

 

 

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DAY(S) OF THE DEAD

Opens Friday, Oct. 21  6 -10

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THE BLUSHING ZEBRA

Opens Friday, Nov. 18  6 – 10 pm 

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CALL OR EMAIL FOR MORE DETAILS!

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CALL OR EMAIL FOR MORE DETAILS!

 

 

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CALL OR EMAIL FOR MORE DETAILS!

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The General Application Form Appears below:

 

 

 

 All shows are open to all media; 2-D and 3-D.

We want to give each of you the opportunity to add a gallery show to your resume.
This year our application fee is $35. If this is one of three or more shows, you apply for, your fee is $25 per show.

Artists may enter up to 2 pieces of work (more if less than 40 artists apply)

Entry fee is non-refundable and may be paid by check made payable to Flamingo Clay Studio.
• Images of artist work must be submitted by E-MAIL in JPEG format. Please E-Mail completed application to Joyce@flamingoclaystudio.org or Mail to CGMS Gallery, 15 South J Street- Lake Worth FL 33460.
For more information call 215-205-9441
• All exhibited work MUST BE FOR SALE with 70% of the sale going directly to artist.

Works and Applications must be in 2 days prior to opening

 

Event e-mail Cards will be provided to the artists to help co-promote the exhibitions. Please send these out to your email lists. 

• All works must be picked up within 3 days of close of show(unless special arrangements are made.) After that, artists will be charged $5 a day for one month. The works then become property of gallery to be sold for fund-raising.

 

Notifications of acceptance will be by e-mailed upon receipt of application. 

Accepted Art Work will be dropped off on the Wednesday prior to the opening. 

(Special delivery arrangements may be possible. Delivered Art Work must have your name, price and title on lower front of each piece and ready to display. 

 

Drop off Art Work at CLAY GLASS METAL STONE Gallery, 15 South J Street , Lake Worth. 
• Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery will be open 7 days a week for the duration of the exhibit. 

 

We will promote the exhibit through Press releases, social media and email Art Cards.
• We want your Art to sell!!!! Please make sure that each piece is titled and priced.

Please make sure that your submission includes an artist’s statement, your contact e-mail address, phone number and your web site address if you have one. 

 

 

CLAY GLASS METAL STONE Gallery
15 South J Street
Lake Worth, Florida 33460

 

 

APPLICATION for

Title of Show___________________________
Opening Reception- Friday, ________________
Event Ends Wednesday, ________________________

Entries must be in gallery on Wednesday before opening

All applications must be received by 3pm Wednesday before opening

 

Phone 561 588-8344

E-MAIL cgmsgallery@flamingoclaystudio.org
or mail:CGMS Gallery 15 South J Street Lake Worth 33460
  

 

 

Please PRINT legibly! List Additional entries on back of this application form.

Name ___________________________________________________
Address __________________________________________________
E-mail address _________________________________

Phone # ____________________________

 

ARTISTS, PLEASE BE CERTAIN THAT YOUR SUBMITTED IMAGES CORRESPOND TO THE NUMBER BELOW  

1. Title ____________________________________________________________
Dimensions _____________________________________ Price_________________________________

Description __________________________________________________
 

2. Title_________________________________________________________
Dimensions____________________________________________

Price__________________________           
Description___________________________________________________

 

 WAIVER of LIABILITY: Submission of my application constitutes my agreement to comply with all of the conditions and terms set forth in the prospectus.  I release and discharge Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery and its owners and employee’s from all responsibility for damage or loss of any kind on all works submitted for the exhibition named above.         

 

SIGNATURE _______________________________

 

DATE ___________________________________

 

Please feel free to include additional works on the back of this application – they may be included if we do not reach our 40 maximum artists participation.
We can only use your works in our PR if you send us the jpegs well in advance of the show. We begin our PR many, many weeks before the show opens.

 

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

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291