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Amanda James Gallery welcomes artist Steve Blackwood to Boynton Beach's Avenue of the Arts on September 25th, 2015, from 5:00 to 8:00pm.

Steve Blackwood will be present and available to talk about his new sculpture sponsored by Boynton Beach Art in Public Places, which will be unveiled on Ocean Avenue alongside eleven other sculptures. This exposition features 12 outdoor sculptures for a one year outdoor exhibition.

Please visit Steve Blackwood's webpage:

Amanda James Gallery / 412 East Ocean Ave #1, Boynton Beach, Florida 33435 / 443.823.5057


Join many of the artists from Artists Alley at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County season kickoff event on September 10th, 2015!

Spotlighting the works of 17 artists living and working in Delray Beach, Made in Delray takes over the Cultural Council’s main gallery from Sept. 11 through Oct. 31.

Read a fabulous description of the exhibition including an interview with Nichole M. Hickey, manager of artist services at the Cultural Council in the Coastal Star periodical. Thank you to journalist Lucy Lazarony for such a great article!

Participating artists include Carolyn Barth, Steve Blackwood, Vincent Cacace, Tim Carter, Abbey Funk, Amanda Johnson, James Kerr, Pati Maguire, Ralph Papa, Susan Romaine, Vicki Siegel, Nancy Spielman, Robert Schmidt, Roxene Sloate, Lorrie Turner, Donna Walsh and Jeff Whyman.

A member’s preview will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 10. For reservations, call 472-3341 or...

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This phenomenal collection of Pottery and Ceramic Sculpture is on display at The Boca Raton Museum of Art - The Art School, from August 28th - September 28th 2015.

While you're there, be sure to pick up a schedule of Fall 2015 class offerings. The Art School has a rich assortment of classes, ranging from ceramics to jewelry to printmaking and much much more!

Ceramics & Clay Sculpture Exhibition contributing artists: Catalina Aguirre-Hoffman, Barbara Brown, Noemia Felipe, Abbey Funk, Lori Gegory, Stephanie Hubbard, Jan Kolenda, Justin Lambert, Diane Lublinski, and Susan Maguire.

The Art School is located at 801 West Palmetto Park Rd. Boca Raton, FL 33486. Meet the artists at the Opening Reception on Friday, August 28, from 6 – 8pm.

Click here to view The Art School Fall 2015 catalog online.


March 26th from 6 - 10 pm. 422 W Industrial Ave., Boynton Beach

The Girls' School is a multimedia fine art exhibition exploring the aggregate experiences of 5 artists. A four part interdisciplinary curriculum which included visual art, spoken work, music, and open mic, is an invitation to the community to look beneath the surface of what is called "gender politics" and to actively engage in the dialogue.

Curator, Rolando Chang Barrero of ActivistArtistA Gallery, provides the platform for featured artists include Alana DaCosta, Allison Kotzig, Dianne Rosenberg, Niki Lopez and Abbey Funk to share their collective experiences as women, as artists, as powerful advocates against the disregard of genders, but more importantly as human beings. This event will mark the first of it's kind in the arts, the inclusion of trans-gender and cis-gender challenges for visibility in the arts and in our community. Gender is not just a biological definition: it also encompasses the idea of roles and identity in the community.

The question that runs through this exhibit is,...


New Beach Paintings by James P. Kerr will be featured at Cacace Fine Art on Thursday, March 19th from 6 - 9 pm. Also on display for the first time, "Terra Cotta & Stoneware Sculpture by the Painter".

Many painters have used sculpture to bring their personal visions to bear. Picasso said, "Sculpture is the best commentary a painter can make on his painting."

"Clay has similar working properties to paint", says Kerr. "It can be both additive and subtractive. Its a lot like the flow of paint."

Come and see this new collection of busts, figures and torsos by James P. Kerr

This is his largest exhibition of the year!! / 561-276-1177


4th Avenue Photography invites you attend this special event on Thursday March 19th from 6 - 9 PM.

"Each problem has hidden in it an opportunity so powerful that it literally dwarfs the problem. The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem a turned it into an opportunity." Joseph Sugarman

This is Rachel’s story:

Born with a genetic disorder she has always been an enigma, but with the passage of time we have discovered that Rachel is a talented artist and dancer. ! By God’s grace, incredible teachers have discovered a way to nurture Rachel’s creativity so others can enjoy her work.

Rachel’s artwork comes from a place that is difficult for most understand. Through her mind, body and spirit her creativity becomes not only aesthetic, but a therapeutic process. Like the medieval alchemist who could turn base metals into gold, Rachel is able to use her unique point of view as an opportunity to express herself through art.

*Rachel Burwick lives in Boca Raton, Florida with her family. She has had her work...


Jeff Whyman and Amanda Johnson will be exhibiting at RC2 Gallery (a Rosenbaum Art Company) as part of Artistas Del Sol a celebration of South Florida artists!

Artist Reception on March 12th 6-8PM. Artistas Del Sol March 12 - April 11 2015


The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County explores the third dimension in "Sculpture Selections from the Studio" with work by Palm Beach County artists Alexander Krivosheiw, G.E. Olsen and Jeff Whyman from March 6 through May 2, 2015. The preview party is on Thursday, March 5.

"We are always looking to showcase creativity and range of style and skill in our exhibitions, and consider ourselves fortunate to have so many truly inspired artists to choose from in The Palm Beaches," says Cultural Council manager of artist services, Nichole M. Hickey. "These talented sculptors are working in a variety of of organic materials including bronze, aluminum, marble and steel."

Krivosheiw, based in West Palm Beach, hand-forges bronze into the female form, and constructs Surrealistic sculptures in aluminum. He is currently working on a trophy for the International Olympic Committee to be presented to leaders and dignitaries of countries participating in the 2016 games. Olsen, who lives in Jupiter, is best known for bears sculpted from marble but also carves abstract and figurative...


Meet the Artist, Thursday February 19th, 2015 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. 4th Avenue Photography & Video Studio/Gallery, 343 NE 3rd Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444 / / call for appointment 516.241.2380