Springtide Festival & Makers Marketplace At Jaffe Center For Book Arts On Sunday, April 7 Offers Live Music, Free Admission, Free Parking

Come to the final Makers Marketplace of the season on Sunday, April 7, to celebrate The Springtide Festival.  The Jaffe Center For Book Arts at FAU’s Boca campus offers free admission and free parking.  Local makers and small boutiques will sell their creations while you enjoy the music from Rio Peterson bringing your favorite tunes from Beatles to New Order and the Smiths, followed by the big bluegrass sound  of the Lubben Brothers.  The Rickie Report highlights the makers and shares the details here.

 

 

 

JCBA: Jaffe Center for Book Arts

Florida Atlantic University Wimberly Library
777 Glades Road   Boca Raton, Florida 33431

 

 

 

Florida Atlantic University Wimberly Library
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, Florida 33431

 

 

 

 

SPRINGTIDE   FESTIVAL   &   MAKERS

MARKETPLACE

JCBA’s Book Arts Studios

Located at FAU’s historic T6 building

 

 

Sunday April 7, 2019

10 AM –  4:30 PM

 

 

 

LIVE MUSIC by RIO PETERSON (10 AM to 1 PM)

Featuring THE LUBBIN BROTHERS (1:30 to 4:30 PM)

 

 

 

 

Free Admission!     Free easy parking!

 

 

 

 

Iris Paper Folded greeting cards by Paper Owl Artists

We’re closing the Makers Marketplace season with a bang, gathering your favorite local vendors and small boutiques, focusing on springtime, and bringing you some pretty awesome local music––first half: the powerhouse that is RIO PETERSON, covering all your favorites from the Beatles to New Order and the Smiths, followed by the big glorious bluegrass sound of the LUBBEN BROTHERS. Not to mention the most delicious doughnuts and crafts for young and old that you can make yourself (because we should all be makers).

 

 

 

LOCAL   MAKERS   &   SMALL   BOUTIQUES INCLUDE:

 

  • Paper Owl Artists

  • Convivio Bookworks

  • Fleur d’Elise

  • LA Justice

  • Quiet Parrot Project

  • Carol Visoky

  • Linda Fleischman Fine Art

  • Royal River Pottery

  • Palm Beach Habilitation Center

  • Merike Van Zanten

  • Millie’s Potholders

  • Gloria Brand

  • Nena Escobar Porcelain

  • Mama Tortuga

  • Celeste Bandy

  • Art Buzz Studio

  • Pippa By the Sea

  • Trashfashions by Adiana Baldassare

 

 

 

Convivio Bookworms, One of the Makers Marketplace Vendors

 

WHERE IS BUILDING T6?

The easiest way to find our venue is to keep your eyes open for the blue and white MAKERS MARKETPLACE signs we’ll have posted on campus roads directing you to the market. Historic T6 and its neighboring companion Building T5 are remnants from the World War II era Boca Raton Army Airfield. The two buildings are easily spotted as they look nothing like the rest of our campus buildings. They both resemble old army barracks buildings with tall brick chimneys rising from the center of each. They are located on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, at the northeast corner, very close to Henderson School and the FAU Football Stadium and directly across the street from the east entrance of Palm Beach State College. We will have directional road signs placed strategically on main campus roads directing you to the place, along with free, close-by parking.

 

From the NEW I-95 interchange and Spanish River Boulevard: The brand new I-95 interchange for Florida Atlantic University (Exit 48A) takes you directly from the interstate to FAU. Once you pass the traffic light at Spanish River Boulevard, you are on the FAU campus on FAU Boulevard. Keep to the left lane and you will see a blue and white MAKERS MARKETPLACE sign directing you to make a soft left onto NW 8th Avenue. Our venue at historic Building T6 will come up soon after. Should you miss the soft left onto NW 8th Avenue, stay on FAU Boulevard; you will soon see a field on your right and then FAU Stadium. Stay in the left lane, and you’ll see another blue and white MAKERS MARKETPLACE sign directing you to turn left at Palm Beach State College Drive. Turn left again at NW 8th Avenue. Our venue at historic Building T6 will be on the right.

 

 

 

From Glades Road: Enter the FAU campus at the main entrance (the one closest to I-95) and you will find yourself on West University Drive. Continue straight. The road will curve eventually and become North University Drive and FAU Stadium will soon be in view. There will be a traffic light just past the stadium. Continue straight, and make a left turn at the stop sign, onto NW 8th Avenue. On your right, across from the entrance to Palm Beach State College, is T6, a long single-story building with a tall brick chimney. This is the place!

 

 

FREE EASY PARKING
In Lot 45, which is the parking lot just north of Buildings T5 and T6, just steps away from our venue!

 

 

Our goal is to help you be the best human you can be.
~ John

John Cutrone, Director
JCBA: Jaffe Center for Book Arts
Florida Atlantic University Wimberly Library
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, Florida 33431

www.jaffecollection.org
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Instagram: @jaffecenterforbookarts

 

 

 

 

 

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Pottery Show includes John McCoy, Nena Escobar and Karla Walter

This is your chance to see 3 artists who will show their pottery, clay, and porcelain creations in one space.  John McCoy, Nena Escobar and Karla Walter will be part of the 3rd Annual John McCoy Pottery Show and Sale.  The Rickie Report suggests you mark your calendars for May 25 – 26.  The exhibit and sale includes functional as well as decorative pieces. More information is in this article.

 

 

John McCoy Pottery

Presents:

3rd Annual Pottery Show and Sale

Featuring the work of:

John McCoy

Nena Escobar

Karla Walter

Saturday May 25 & Sunday May 26

10am – 4 pm

58th Court North   West Palm Beach, FL 33411

 

 

Tea Set by John McCoy

Tea Set by John McCoy

John McCoy Pottery will be hosting its 3rd Annual Pottery Show and Sale on Saturday, May 25th and Sunday, May 26th from 10 am to 4 pm.  Local clay artists, John McCoy, Nena Escobar and Karla Walter will exhibit their most recent work which includes functional stoneware, porcelain, wood fired pottery and clay sculpture.  

 

Functional Pottery by John McCoy

Functional Pottery by John McCoy

John tells The Rickie Report, ” I hope this show continues to be an annual event where local artists get a chance to meet their neighbors and share their work with our community.”   John is a nationally recognized artist, potter and educator with many years of experience.  His work can be found in private collections throughout the United States.  John’s focus is stoneware and wood fired functional pottery.

 

Functional Porcelain by Nena Escobar

Functional Porcelain by Nena Escobar

Nena Escobar specializes in elegant functional work made in porcelain.  Karla Walter creates beautiful animal and bird sculptures in clay.

 

Pitcher by Karla Walter

Pitcher by Karla Walter

For directions or to see more of their work, please visit: www.JohnMcCoyPottery.com/more   .   For directions go to this link and click on “where to find me”  or call: 561-328-3984.

 

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Retired FAU Professor Reunites With Students/Colleagues For Pottery Show

 John McCoy taught ceramics at Florida Atlantic University and during his 36 year tenure as a professor there, he served as an inspiration to many.  The Rickie Report sees the names of potters who have gone on to National Acclaim, including many who are now sharing those seeds of motivation with their students here in Palm Beach County. Stop by the Second Annual Pottery Show and Sale at John McCoy Pottery December 15-16th.  

 

 

  John McCoy Pottery and Friends

 Second Annual Pottery Show and Sale

Saturday December 15 and Sunday December 16

10:00 am  –  4:00pm

13746  58 Court North West Palm Beach, 33411

 

Local clay artists John McCoy, Justin Lambert, Nena Escobar, Courtney Paige and Brian Kovachik will exhibit their most recent work which includes functional stoneware, porcelain, and wood fired pottery.

 

John McCoy Teapot

While John McCoy taught ceramics at FAU for 36 years, he also served the arts community as a guest lecturer, workshop instructor and juror of art festivals.  He tells us, “ I hope this show becomes a yearly event where local artists get a chance to meet their neighbors and share their work with our community.”

 

Covered Pot by John McCoy

Recently retired, Mr. McCoy built a studio in the Acreage where he is producing beautiful functional pottery and enjoying nature.

 

Plate by Justin Lambert

 

 McCoy’s students are now teachers (Lighthouse ArtCenter, Palm Beach Atlantic University) and business owners who bring their creativity to others.  The Rickie Report urges you to attend this event not only to see and purchase these hand made items, but to feel the camaraderie and respect of students and a teacher who have become colleagues.

 

To get directions to John McCoy Pottery and see samples of the work please visit: www.JohnMcCoyPottery.com   or call 561-328-3984.  

From I-95 : Exit Okeechobee Blvd. Go west. Go pass the Turnpike to State Road 7. (Super Target at the corner of State Road 7 and Okeechobee Blvd.) Go North on State Road 7 (right). The road winds and turns into Persimmon. Stay on Persimmon, turn right at 140th Street.  58 Court North is on the right immediately after Planet Kids.

 

From the Turnpike : Exit Okeechobee Blvd. Go west to State Road 7. Turn right. Road changes to Persimmon. Stay on Persimmon until you hit 140th Street. Turn right. 58 Court North is on the right immediately after Planet Kids.

 

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

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Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291