CORDERO Returns to Miami after NYC and Paris Debuts

After a four week exhibition in New York City followed by a week in Paris at the Grand Palais for the French Ministry of Culture & Communication’s annual “Art En Capital” exhibition, internationally acclaimed figurative portrait artist “CORDERO” is back on terra firma for her first exhibit of 2015 at Art Fusion Galleries in Miami’s Wynwood Art District for their “Polychromatic Visions” exhibit January 2 – March 16th.  The Rickie Report shares the details and celebrates CORDERO’s return to our area! The Wynwood Art Walk takes place the same night, so this is a great opportunity to make an evening of dinner in Miami and fine art.

 

ART FUSION GALLERIES

INVITES YOU TO

“Polychromatic Visions”

by

CORDERO

 

 

Gala Opening Reception

Saturday, January 10th

7  –  11 PM

Live music and Refreshments

Art Fusion Galleries

3550 N Miami Avenue    Miami,FL   

(305) 573-5730)

 

 

 

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CORDERO in Paris, with her painting, “Reina Sofia”

 

 

CORDERO has been painting and sculpting for more than 30 years. Trained as an Alzheimer’s nurse, the artist turned her attention to painting. She’d come home and paint for hours as a release. She tells The Rickie Report, “I found that I loved color and that creating faces in sculpture led me to realize that I was drawn to creating faces with paint.”

 

"Le Coup D'oeil" by CORDERO

“Le Coup D’oeil” by CORDERO

 

William Braemer, director of Art Fusion Galleries, calls CORDERO’s works “brilliant.” Combining surrealistic aspects with realistic tendencies, CORDERO creates figurative portraits that are “whimsical and full of fantasy, yet there’s a sense where this fantasy becomes reality.” Braemer, who represents Cordero, says the artist is really someone that “collectors should want to consider”. Angela DiBello, executive director of the world-renowned Agora Gallery in New York City, calls CORDERO a “true artist whose captivating stylistic expression is unique and distinctively original.”

 

"Joie de Vivre" by CORDERO

“Joie de Vivre” by CORDERO

 

As elegant as they are compelling, each contemporary portrait features an elongated face with large, expressive eyes and a strong emphasis on elements of light and shadow.

 

CORDERO

CORDERO and “Empress of the Sea”

 

Oil and mixed media are her mediums of choice. Loose, dramatic brushstrokes of vibrant color combinations lend texture and depth to each image and create a strong sense of emotive expression. Within her work, CORDERO seeks to capture the essence of the human spirit within her larger than life faces. Thus, the hallmarks of her portraits are the soulful eyes and expressive facial expressions of her subjects, which invite the viewer to look closer and behold the true beauty hidden within the larger image – perhaps even enabling them to forge an emotional connection. As CORDERO explains, “my portraits are intuitively and psychologically-stylized expressions of my soul.”

 

CORDERO

“Haute Couture” by CORDERO

 

 

Based on recent sales, CORDERO’s work is resonating in a big way with her audiences. In fact, it was through her exposure at Art Fusion Galleries this past Spring that one of the “Art En Capital” show coordinators discovered CORDERO and invited her to exhibit in Paris.

 

 

"Empress of the Twilight" by CORDERO

“Empress of the Twilight” by CORDERO

 

 

The “Polychromatic Visions” exhibition at Art Fusion Galleries is particularly special for this artist. Beyond being her first show of the year, it features three of her grand scale paintings 72″ x 60″ including the two “queens: “Empress of the Sea” and “Empress of the Twilight” which will be accompanied by “Joie de Vivre” and “Le Coup D’oeil” (the glance)

 

 

CORDERO is represented by Art Fusion Galleries in Miami and Agora Gallery in New York City.  For more information please contact:  Art Fusion Galleries   3550 North Miami Avenue   Miami FL, 33127   Phone: (305) 573-5730   Fax: (305) 573-5769

http://www.artfusionartists.com/artist-profile.php?code=797&page=2

www.artfusionartists.com

or  info@artfusiongalleries.com

or

www.agora-gallery.com

http://www.agora-gallery.com/artistpage/cordero.aspx

 

 

 

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Naomi Cordero Invited to Exhibit at Art Fusion Galleries in Miami

Naomi Cordero,  has been invited to participate in an exciting exhibit, “Crossing Boundaries” in Miami at Art Fusion Galleries.  Naomi is a resident-artist at Art on Park Gallery and a member of the Artists of Palm Beach County.   “Crossing Boundaries” is open through mid-March.  The Rickie Report is pleased to share some of Naomi’s distinctive paintings and more information in this article.  We urge you to make the trip to see this exhibit!

 

 

ART FUSION GALLERIES

Presents

 

Naomi Cordero in 

“Crossing Boundaries”

Meet Naomi

 Art Fusion Galleries “Gallery Nights”

 

February 8th and March 8th

7 p.m. To 10 p.m.  

Complimentary  wine,  hors d’oervres, and live entertainment

 

 

 

Exhibiting through March 17, 2014

3550 North Miami Avenue

Miami, FL 33127

 

 

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Naomi Cordero, a contemporary portrait sculptor and painter for over thirty years, was born and raised in Fairfield, CT. Though mostly self-taught, this innovative artist and Palm Beach Gardens resident honed her skills at the Armory Art Center under the guidance of master portrait sculptors, Muriel Kaplan and Bert Deiner, former President of the Art Students League in New York City, who called her “naturally gifted”. Naomi also refined her painting skills at the Academy of Fine Art & Studio in North Palm Beach.

 

 

"Reina Sofia"

“Reina Sofia”

 

Within her first few years as a professional artist, Naomi’s work has been shown at various art galleries in Florida including The Frankel Gallery, The Lighthouse ArtCenter in Tequesta, FL and The Phillips Fine Art Gallery in Sanibel Island, FL. Currently, Naomi is a resident artist at Art on Park in Lake Park, FL.

 

"Paris"

“Paris”

 

Naomi’s style is not a conscious choice. It just comes to her naturally. She expresses what she feels, resulting in an intuitive technique without any preconceived notion of what will appear. What comes out of this free-form process are paintings featuring elongated faces with large, expressive eyes and a strong contrast between light and dark values.

 

"Muse"

“Muse”

 

 

Oil and mixed media are her mediums of choice. After many layers of loose and expressive brushstrokes of oil colors that are swished and dabbed by paint brushes and palette knives, the characters of her portraits reveal themselves through their facial expressions and emotive eyes. By way of surrealism and realism, these larger than life faces form an emotional connection with the everyday art lover allowing that person to see the true beauty that lies within the larger image.

 

 

"Farewell Dublin"

“Farewell Dublin”

 

DIRECTIONS:

 Take I-95S to Miami, exit I-195 then take N Miami Ave exit and turn right.  Gallery is located on SW corner of N Miami Ave and 36th ST.

 For more information about this exhibit please call 305.573.5730 or email info@artfusiongalleries.com

 

For more information about Naomi’s paintings, email her at naomi.artiste@gmail.com or stop by  Art on Park Gallery  located at 800 Park Avenue Lake Park, FL.

 

 

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561-537-0291

“pARTners” Opens at Artists of Palm Beach County

The idea behind the winter exhibit, ” pARTners” is that the members of Artists of Palm Beach County are all partners in their efforts to enrich their lives and the community through the creative process. Regardless of their diversity of media and styles, they are unified partners within the organization and with the larger community of Lake Park and beyond.  The message is that art brings us together, and we are all partnered with one another. The Rickie Report invites you to a sneak peek and the Opening Reception on January 28th when you can enjoy discounts on purchases.  More details are in this article.

 

 

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Artists of Palm Beach County

Winter Exhibit: “pARTners”

Opening Reception:  

Tuesday, January 28th  6-8 pm

 

 

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Exhibit Displays January 20 through March 28, 2014

Art on Park

800 Park Avenue   Lake Park, FL

 

 

 

Al Rojas

Al Rojas

 

The Artists of Palm Beach County (APBC), a coalition of professional artists all of whom are Palm Beach County residents, is happy to announce their winter exhibit pARTners will be on display January 20 – March 28, 2014 in the Art on Park Gallery, 800 Park Avenue, in Lake Park.  An Opening Reception will be held on Tuesday evening, January 28th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Everyone is invited to view and purchase the art as well as enjoy drinks and refreshments at this free event. Purchases at the opening are discounted 10 percent.
Marilyn Samwick

Marilyn Samwick

pARTners, a juried exhibit, presents the work of accomplished APBC artists in a variety of mediums including oils, pastels, photography, ceramics, jewelry, and watercolors as well as mixed media and sculpture. The idea behind the title of pARTners is that the members of APBC are all partners in their efforts to enrich their lives and the community through the creative process. Regardless of their diversity of media and styles, they are unified partners within the organization and with the larger community of Lake Park and beyond.  The message is that art brings us together, and we are all partnered with one another.
Irma Friedman

Irma Friedman

In addition to the current exhibit, the gallery is now the studio home for nine talented resident artists, BJ Collister, Naomi Cordero, Lynda Donigan, Joseph Friedman, Pat Levey, Frances Lynn, Henry Mistretta, Brian Rosen and Dick Yosinoff. Their powerful artwork covers the walls on either side of the gallery and will be on display at the opening reception.  All work is available for purchase.  Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted. 
Bob Bloomberg

Bob Bloomberg

Regular gallery hours are Monday through Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  For directions or other gallery information, call  561-345-2842.  For more information visit www.artistsofpalmbeachcounty.com

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Art on Park Unveils New Exhibit this Friday!

A new exhibit is opening this week at Art on Park, home of Artists of Palm Beach County. The Rickie Report is excited about the wide variety of mediums and number of artists whose work will be shown!  Mark your calendars for this Friday, February 22  for a wonderful event!

 

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Artists of Palm Beach

County

Art on the Park

Friday   February 22, 2013

5:00 – 8:00 pm

800 Park Ave      Lake Park, FL

 

How exciting to come to Art on Park, the home of Artists of Palm Beach County, and see a second exhibit in such a short period of time!
Steve Nussdorf

Steve Nussdorf

If you are an artist and not involved in an organization, Artists of Palm Beach County has a lot to offer you as a member.  Their annual membership includes not only monthly meetings but sharing opportunities.

Beverly Snow

Beverly Snow

 

Member Artists of Palm Beach County offer workshops, classes and demonstrations at Art on Park.

John Palozzi

John Palozzi

You can see the wide variety of mediums the artists use.

Betty Wilson

Betty Wilson

The artists showing at this exhibit include: Ilene Adams, Margie Agoston, Beth Baker, Lois Barton, Norman Berman, Lynne Bernay-Roman, Anthony Burks, Sr., Naomi Cordero, Cynthia Feig, Irma Friedman, Nina Fusco.

Ilene Adams

Ilene Adams

 Other exhibitors include: Caren Hackman, Neil Kilburn, Jeff Lucas, Beverly Marshall, Melinda Moore, Lynn Morgan and Debbie Mostel.

Debbie Mostel

Debbie Mostel

Additional artists exhibiting are: Ramond P. Neubert,  Steven Nussdorf, John Palozzi,  Alvaro Rojas, Brian Rosen, Maxine Schrieber, Beverly Snow, Mikki Vicoli, Janet Vilasmil, Betty Wilson and Han Young.

Raymond P. Neubert

Raymond P. Neubert

For more information about Artists of Palm Beach County stop by Art on Park!  The gallery is located at 800 Park Avenue in Lake Park  (561-355-0300).  For more information about demonstrations, classes, exhibits and benefits of membership, visit: www.artistsofpalmbeachcounty.org

 

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Rickie Leiter, Publisher

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Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291