Palm Beach Watercolor Society Announces New Call For Original Artworks, More Watermedia Workshops. Give Yourself The Gift Of Membership

The Palm Beach Watercolor Society announces an Artist Call for “How Great Thou Art” to be exhibited at the Boca Raton Community Center.  Applications are open NOW through December 30, 2021. Upcoming Watermedia Workshops: Gail Butters Cohen on December 9-10 “A Muse In You: Contemporary Figure Painting, An Intuitive Process”, Mick McAndrews on January 12,13,14 “Sophisticated Simplicity in Watercolor”, Jane McIntyre on February 16 “Balancing Act: Focusing on Drawing to Color Tones, Darks and Lights”, and Karen Knutson on March 9- 10 “Figurative Painting with Wire Drawing”.  All workshops are virtual and non-members are welcome! “How Great Thou Art” Is open to Members only.  (It’s time to join!)  The Rickie Report shares the details of each workshop and a sneak peek.  We are sharing these dates early because we know that PBWS workshops often close out!  Make your reservations now!






NOW     Thru     DECEMBER  30,  2021














 “Balancing Act: Focusing on Drawing to Color Tones, Darks and Lights”

Jane McIntyre

 February 16






 “Figurative Painting with Wire Drawing”

Karen Knutson

March 9- 10







To register, or for more info, please call Adrienne Walker at 516-885-4199

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For more information call Susan Pecker (561) 445-3440 or Paula Epstein (561) 455-6049

$100 deposit to register per workshop ~

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6442 Emerald Breeze Way  Boynton Beach, Florida 33437

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Lee Krull Is Featured Artist At Lake Worth Art League Gallery Plus New Workshops Are Announced And “12×12” Exhibit

Please, join The Lake Worth Art League on Friday November 17th for the Opening Reception celebrating the incredible work and talent of our Featured Artist, Lee Krull, along with the main gallery exhibit, ‘Ribbon of Color 12×12’. Both Lee’s and the ‘12×12’ exhibits will be on display and for purchase in the Art League’s downtown Lake Worth Gallery from November 12th – December 10th. The Opening Reception is free and open to the public.  It is CLASS TIME at LWAL, so check out the schedule!  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.



Lake Worth Art League

Gallery: 604 Lucerne Ave, Lake Worth FL (One block north of the Cultural Council)


NEW Gallery Hours:  Tuesday through Saturday  11am – 6pm

Sunday  Noon – 4 pm   Closed Mondays 

The Lake Worth Art League


Lee Krull, Featured Artist


 ’Ribbon of Color 12 x12’ Exhibit

Free Opening Reception


Friday November 17th


6:00 – 8:00 PM



Exhibition runs November 14 – December 10th


“Playing on Pompano Beach” by Lee Krull

Lee Krull was born in Cleveland, Ohio to a family that included several generations of artists. Her talent and love for art was apparent at a young age. A “Snowbird” since the age of 5, Lee attended schools in both Ohio & Florida. At two high schools she was the winner of three consecutive Scholastic Art “Gold Key” Awards and had a drawing accepted for display in the International Art Program by the National Art Education Association and the American National Red Cross.


“Fanciful Flamingos” by Lee Krull




Moving permanently to Pompano Beach, Florida at age 15, Lee embarked on a commercial art career, while still in high school. As self-taught artist in her early twenties, she began to also show her fine art locally until 1974, when focus went to family and building her commercial art business. Now, after more than 35 years in business as an illustrator and designer for the trade; and with the children grown, Lee has come full circle. She began once again, in 2011 to create fine art.


“ArtisanGarden Ledge” by Lee Krull



She sketches and paints directly to canvas, creating only one-of-a-kind, original work. Since then she has exhibited in juried art shows and won award from Ft. Lauderdale to Jupiter. Lee also has received a Grant for Art in Public Places, and has been commissioned for her work.

“Hobe Sound” by Lee Krull



Lee tells The Rickie Report, “It excites me to make art emerge from a blank surface. I am compelled to create art as it gives me joy. In my work I attempt to invoke what it was about my subject that struck me and moved me to begin the work. Although I would be considered a realist, I do not wish to replicate, but to paint something the way I see it or in the way I would like it to be. I add, subtract, and re-color to satisfy my artist’s eye”.

“Summer Lime Is Sublime” by Lee Krull


“Finding beauty in everything, I especially love detail which both intrigues and challenges me. Working in oil or watercolor I would call myself an eclectic artist as far as subject matter and style although when I am finished there is clear evidence of my hand in all of my pieces.”


It’s also class time at the Lake Worth Art League!

Classes for the beginner to advanced artist start in November.

 No experience necessary!

Classes are kept small.

There is time for the individual artist to learn what he/she need to know to advance at their own pace.


 Acrylic Pouring

Figurative Life/Nude Drawing Or Painting



Oils and Water Soluble Oil


For more information about these events or to become a member:


NEW Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 11am – 6pm

Sunday Noon – 4 pm Closed Mondays



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Third Thursday Celebration At Lighthouse ArtCenter’s Focus Is “Art Of Association”

This year’s “Art of Association” at the Lighthouse ArtCenter displays more than 250 original works of art by 125 artists. For its 3rd Thursday Celebration on July 16th, you can Meet the Associations Representatives.  Each Art Association will share a short presentation enhanced with PowerPoint illustrations about their group, their member artists, their philanthropic missions and other interesting information.  The Rickie Report believes this is one of the finest chances to network with other artists and art organizations!  We urge artists not to work in a vacuum and this is a professional opportunity!  We share the details here.






Lighthouse ArtCenter

5th Annual

“Art Of Association” Exhibition

Meet the Artist Associations

Thursday, July 16th

5:30 – 7:30 pm

Exhibition Continues Through August 13th

Gallery Square North

373 Tequesta Drive Tequesta,FL

(561) 746-3101


The Lighthouse ArtCenter Museum is located at 373 Tequesta Drive in Tequesta. See the Art of Association exhibition through August 13, Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is $5 for nonmembers and is free to members and active military. It is free to all on Saturdays.



LAC2015 Art of Assoc email POSTCARD-FLYER

On 3rd Thursday for July 16: Meet the Associations Representatives from the Art Associations will share short presentations enhanced with PowerPoint illustrations about their groups, their member artists, their philanthropic missions and other interesting information. The event, on July 16 from 5:30 to 7:30, is free to Lighthouse ArtCenter members and exhibiting artists and $10 for nonmembers and also features passed hors d’oeuvres and a donation wine bar.





This year’s Art of Association displays more than 250 original works of art by 125 artists. Participating art groups include Artists in Florida, Art Associates of Martin County, Artists Association of Jupiter, Artists of Palm Beach County, Hobe Sound Fine Arts League, Lake Worth Art League, Lighthouse ArtCenter Artists’ Guild, North County Art Association, Palm Beach County Art Teachers Association, Plein Air Palm Beach, South Florida Basket & Fiber Guild, Wellington Art Society and Women in the Visual Arts.




Opening and awards reception was held June 18,
 during ArtCenter’s 3rd Thursday event. Artists from thirteen Palm Beach and Martin counties art associations, along with art lovers, gathered together on Thursday, June 18, to share in the excitement of the Art of Association exhibition awards presentation.



“This exhibition offers art collectors and art lovers an opportunity to see the best our area has to offer from the talented artists in guilds and associations,” said Katie Deits, Lighthouse ArtCenter Executive Director. “At the 3rd Thursday evening event in July, artists will give insights about their inspirations and techniques, accompanied by a visual presentation. It’s a great opportunity to meet the artists and get in-depth knowledge about their art.”



"Downtown Stuart" by Chris Kling

“Downtown Stuart” by Chris Kling, Best of Show Award

The following awards were presented: Best of Show, Chris Kling (Lighthouse ArtCenter Artists’ Guild) “Stuart Downtown; Oil and Acrylic category, First Place, Leslie Pfeiffer (Wellington Art Society) “ Green Cay”; Second Place, Patricia Maguire (Plein Air Palm Beach) “Delphiniums”; Third Place, Sheri Gansz (North County Artist Association) “Headed for the Beach”; Fourth Place, Sarah Davis (Palm Beach County Art Teachers Association) “Kristen”; Watercolor/Pastel/Mixed media/Encaustic category, First Place, Michael LasCasas (Artists in Florida) “Boxcar & Graffiti”; Second Place, Jane McIntyre (Women In The Visual Arts) “Lightness and Being”; Third Place, Lorrie B. Turner (Plein Air Palm Beach “Shadows”; 3-D Sculpture/Ceramics/Weaving/Fiber/Glass and Jewelry category, First Place, Jean Williard (Artists Association of Jupiter) “Dressage”, bronze sculpture; Second Place, Phyllis Annunziato (Women In The Visual Arts) “Textured Sterling Silver Necklace”; Photography/Digital Art, First Place, Joanne Urban (Artists in Florida) “Florida Wetlands II”; and Second Place, Sandy Friedkin (Artists in Florida) ”Protecting the Nest.”



Lighthouse Artenter Art of Association 2015 Award Winners

Lighthouse Artenter Art of Association 2015 Award Winners


HONORABLE MENTIONS were awarded to: Art Assoc. of Martin County, Sally B. Pearson, “Rest Stop”; Artist Assoc. of Jupiter, Carolyn Austin, “Ebbing Tide”; Artists of Palm Beach County, John Vincent Palozzi, “At the Museum”; Artists in Florida Artist, Jane Saull, “Bubble Dreams”; Hobe Sound Fine Arts League, Lynn Brouillette, “Peaches”; Lake Worth Art League, Lee Krull, “Rooted in Old Florida”; Lighthouse ArtCenter Artists’ Guild, Jack Rosenberg, “Three Martinis”; North County Art Association, Julie Beaumont, “Rhino with Butterflies”; Palm Beach County Art Teachers Association, Kris Davis, “Reach”; Plein Air Palm Beach, Dale Stryker, “Shade Trees All Around”; South Florida Basket & Fiber Guild, Bonnie Bruner, “Untitled #2”; Wellington Art Society, Barbara Bailey, “Nightingale’s Nest”; and Women in the Visual, Dodi Sikevitz, “Bride with Pears II.”


Chris Kling Receives Best Of Show Award from Katie Deits, Lighthouse ArtCenter Director

Chris Kling Receives Best Of Show Award from Katie Deits, Lighthouse ArtCenter Director



The exhibition was judged by Cynthia E. Palmieri, the recently retired Executive Director of the Ann Norton Sculpture Garden in West Palm Beach, Fla.  She has an extensive background in exhibitions. Schooled as a sculptor and drawing major at the prestigious Pratt Institute, Palmieri has juried many shows. The Art of Association exhibition was curated by Barbra Broidy.





The Lighthouse ArtCenter, a member-supported nonprofit organization, provides visual and performing arts for the community through unique collections, engaging exhibitions and cultural programs, a dynamic School of Art and diverse outreach activities. The School of Art is located at 395 Seabrook Road in Tequesta, Fla. For information, call (561) 746-3101 or visit



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