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






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 for the current list of exhibitions and for more information.




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”

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

Art Call at Juried Art Services:

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.
Best in show: $400. Second place: $200. Third place: $100.
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.
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.
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.

The Gallery reserves the right to photograph and/or reproduce digital images of accepted works for any related or educational purpose.
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









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1st Annual West Palm Beach Arts Festival By Armory Art Center Accepting Applications Until September 15th

Artists are invited to participate in the 1st Annual West Palm Beach Arts Festival produced by the Armory Art Center on December 3rd and 4th. ART LOVERS: Mark these dates on your calendars now!  This will feature local and out-of-town artists, live music, demonstrations, food trucks, and activities for all ages. This event will be well-publicized by local media reporting, media sponsorships, advertising, and social media. Scheduled at the perfect time for holiday shopping, vendors will reach affluent Palm Beach and Broward County residents, plus engage our large seasonal tourist population. This Rickie Report shares the details and urges you to apply now!  Artist Deadline to Apply:  September 15th!




1700 Parker Avenue W. Palm Beach, FL 33401




1st Annual West Palm Beach Arts Festival

Saturday, December 3

Sunday, December 4

10 am – 5 pm








Festival Activities:

Fine Art
Kid’s Activities

The campus hosts space for 180 10’x10’ tents throughout the Armory’s sprawling campus.

Tents will be located outdoors in the courtyard, in the front parking lot, and in Montgomery Hall which is inside the Armory Art Center’s historic art deco building.


The Armory Art Center is on the south end of Howard Park within walking distance of the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, the Palm Beach Convention Center, Hilton West Palm Beach, and CityPlace—a premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination.
Artists will have the opportunity to interact with the public through art demos and booth chats. Live music, food, and kid’s activities make the festival a perfect experience for all.


Set up is on Friday, December 2nd. Artists parking will be available.

To participate go to

  • Submit three jpegs of the artwork you plan to sell along with your application.
  • Application deadline is September 15, 2016
  • Notification deadline is October 1, 2016
  • There is a $25 artist application fee
  • Booths are 10’ x 10’ for $125 each. After selection instructions for booth payment will be sent.
  • After acceptance into the festival, instructions for booth payment will be provided.
  • Booth fees will be due within three weeks after acceptance until November 4th and due immediately after acceptance after November 4th.
  • Tent Requirements: Tents must be 10’x10’ and made to withstand wind and rain. The tent color must be white to remain consistent with event standards. Recommended brands are Light Done, Show Off, and Flourish.
  • There is a minimum of 50 lbs. of weight per corner required to meet quality standards.
    Tent Rental: “Tents 4 Events” is offering tents for rent with set-up and breakdown included. Please log on to or call 954-675-7634 directly to setup your tent rental.




The mission of the Armory Art Center is to inspire the creation and experience of art. The Armory’s vision is to be the leading visual arts education and exhibition center of the Palm Beaches. Housed in an historic Art Deco building, the Armory provides art classes for students of all ages, exhibitions, art salons, lectures, and special events. Held in twelve state-of-the-art studios, nearly 100 courses are offered including ceramics, digital arts, drawing, glass fusing, jewelry, painting, printmaking, fibers, sculpture, and 20 exhibitions are hosted annually in four galleries. For more information, visit or call 561-832-1776 x33.



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JCC Call To Artists For 2D and 3D Works. Open To All Ages And Offering Cash Prizes

The Rickie Report shares the details and application for a Call to Artists: “Art 2016 Biennial Juried Art Competition” at the Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery located in Boca Raton, FL. You are invited to submit up to three entries of 2D or 3D Original works of art completed within the last 3 years. The deadline is December 11, 2015. The Exhibition takes place February 11 through March 17, 2016. Did we mention Cash Awards?  We urge you to share this with teens and youth as well as other adults!




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Art 2016 Biennial Juried Art Competition

at the

Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery



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Get Application Here




Phyllis & Harvey Sandler Center for Jewish Life Enhancement

Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center

21050 95th Avenue South Boca Raton, FL 33428

561-558-2504 (office)

Sue Harrington, Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery Director



Sculpture Can Weigh Up To 100 Pounds!

Open to All Ages – Youth and Teen Entries Encouraged!


Eligible works include:

Paintings, Graphics, Mixed Media, Wood, Clay, Metal, Glass, Fiber Art, Indoor and Outdoor Sculptures and Photographs.


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For more information:


The Phyllis & Harvey Sandler Center at the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center provides a welcoming environment and a sense of community for active adults of all ages to pursue high quality and enriching educational, cultural, social and recreational experiences. The Levis JCC welcomes individuals of all ages, races, and religious affiliations living in South Florida. It is located at 9801 Donna Klein Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33428.




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Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

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