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It’s a Femme-inist Future for the South Bronx!

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present Teen Leadership Summit: The Future is Femme-inist! The Future is NOW! Young women and femmes of color are leading the way as community culture workers. They are artists, activists, healers, and leaders.

South Bronx Gallery Exhibits Solo Show of Mexico City Artist Jorge Tellaeche

BRONX, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education, in partnership with The Consulate General of Mexico in New York, are proud to present “Forgotten” by Mexico City-based artist Jorge Tellaeche, on view September 13 – November 21, 2018.

First and Only Company in Pensacola Earns B Corporation Certification

PENSACOLA, Fla., May 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — idgroup, a Pensacola-based brand transformation firm, has earned certification as a B Corporation, an acknowledgment of the company’s commitment to social and environmental ethics, transparency and accountability. idgroup joins over 2,200 Certified B Corporations globally – including 18 others in Florida – that have met the rigorous standards that measure a company’s impact on its employees, suppliers, community, and the environment.

National Infertility Week culminates with release of documentary film, ‘The Empty Womb’

SANTA FE, N.M., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning filmmaker, Betsy Chasse, announces inaugural release of her eagerly anticipated documentary, “The Empty Womb,” marking the end of National Infertility Week. A depiction of the griefs infertility, “The Empty Womb” film features humanitarian artist, Robbi Firestone, who shares her infertility/IVF journey through art; “The Empty Womb” museum installation.

Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education produces the 1st Annual Young Artist Showcase ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

BRONX, N.Y., March 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present ‘There’s No Place Like Home,’ the 1st annual Young Artist Showcase celebrating the greatness and self-expression found within all Casita Maria program participants. This multi-disciplinary exhibition will include over 200 artworks created during the 2017-2018 after school-year.

The Historic Ali Cultural Arts Celebrates Black History Month: ‘Beans, Rice and Gumbo’ Art Exhibition by Adewale Adenle

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Historic Ali Cultural Arts in Pompano Beach is proud to celebrate Black History Month with an art exhibition by Nigerian artist, Adewale Adenle. Beans, Rice and Gumbo: Facts, Fictions and Frictions of Black History narrates the history of blacks from the pre-slavery era through the present day. The exhibition runs from February 1, 2018 through March 29, 2018.

BaCA Presents ‘Portraits’ by Photographers Keliy Anderson-Staley and Stephen Gaskins

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) in Pompano Beach is proud to present “Portraits” – a dynamic show featuring the works of one of the country’s most esteemed photographic artists, Keliy Anderson-Staley, whose work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery and the Library of Congress. The exhibit will also include emerging Florida photographer, Stephen Gaskins.

BaCA Artists to Present at Superfine! Miami 2017

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) in Pompano Beach is excited to announce that their 10 resident artists will be presenting at Superfine! Miami 2017. The boutique contemporary art fair takes place December 6-10, during Art Basel, and features a hyper-curated exhibitor list.

Bailey Contemporary Arts Presents ‘Spiritual Vessels’

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bailey Contemporary Arts newest exhibit “Spiritual Vessels,” features the paintings of Tony Khawam and the clay ceramic sculptures of Jeff Whyman. Khawam’s new collection, “Syria – Aleppo Urban Landscapes,” presents a semi-abstract vision of Syria’s war-torn cities. Khawam invited Whyman to partner with him on this exhibit as he felt a spiritual connection between their works. The exhibit will run from December 1, 2017 through January 5, 2018. Visit the website for information about the opening reception and artists’ talk.

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds Scheduled to Honor Veterans at Clarke County Freedom Rock Dedication

MURRAY, Iowa, Nov. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clarke County, Iowa’s favorite daughter, Governor Kim Reynolds will join hundreds of community members, leaders and veterans in a ceremonial dedication of Clarke County’s Freedom Rock. On Saturday, November 11, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., the latest installment by Freedom Rock painter, Ray “Bubba” Sorensen, will be the site of a Veteran’s Day celebration and dedication. Those in attendance will hear from Governor Reynolds, along with local leadership, military officials, and community members from throughout south-central Iowa.

Venice Art Center Exhibition Sponsored by Mahle Cool Air

VENICE, Fla., Oct. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mahle Cool Air and Heating was a sponsor of the Venice Art Center’s monthly exhibition featuring works from local artists. Founded in 1958 by the Venice-Nokomis Art Association and located directly on Venice Island, the Venice Art Center has grown from humble beginnings to now include a permanent gallery, cafe, and offers art classes.

Pompano Beach’s Bailey Contemporary Arts and Ad Visual Arts Academy in Tehran Present ‘Frontier’ Global Exhibition

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bailey Contemporary Arts in Pompano Beach is proud to collaborate with Ad Visual Arts Academy in Tehran, Iran for a global exhibit of ceramic and mixed media works that explores the idea of “Borders” versus “Frontiers.” The first “Frontier” exhibition was held in Khaneh-Honarmandan, Tehran, one of the most prestigious art centers in Iran. In addition to the Iran-based exhibit, four international curators were called to collaborate and invite artists in their country to hold exhibitions.

Recent Social Unrest Inspires ‘Fear Google’ Artist to ‘Grave Rob’ Muhammad Ali, Bruce Lee for Work of Art

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A ground-breaking work of art by the “Fear Google” artist XVALA is set to be debuted on August 19 during the March on Google in Mountain View, California. Dubbed “The Diversity Belt,” XVALA plans to wear his latest work of art in public at the March On Google to publicly share his point of view regarding Americans’ First Amendment rights.

Bernard Walsh Joins Ranks Of Trial Attorneys Immortalized By Irish Portrait Artist Trevor Goring

BRADENTON, Fla., June 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The likeness of Bernard F. Walsh has been added to the Trial Lawyers National Portrait Gallery, a collection of paintings from world-renowned portrait artist Trevor Goring. Trial lawyers are committed to insuring that all people see justice in our nation’s courtrooms.

Celebrate Art beginning June 30 with the 2017 Laguna Art-A-Fair

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., June 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna Art-A-Fair is one of the premier fine arts summer destinations in Southern California and has been for more than 50 years. Our artists invite you to Celebrate Art beginning June 30, 2017 with a full spectrum of unique original creations, affordable reproductions, art demonstrations, workshops, live music and excellent cuisine.

Pompano Beach CRA Announces City Vista Artist in Residence Program

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) has issued a call for artists of all disciplines to submit applications for the City Vista Artist in Residence (AiR) program. City Vista is a mixed-use apartment building located in the heart of the developing downtown district.

Visual Artist Bernard Hoyes Sculpts ‘Roots of Pegasus’ for Private Collector

PALM DESERT, Calif., May 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Visual artist Bernard Hoyes has accomplished yet another career defining feat. The master craftsman was recently commissioned by a private collector to recreate the divinely celebrated winged stallion Pegasus, one of the best-known creatures in Greek mythology. The five-foot “Roots of Pegasus” bronze sculpture is currently on display until the end of June.

The City of Pompano Beach Announces Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for The Pompano Beach Cultural Center and Library

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Pompano Beach is delighted to announce that the official ribbon cutting ceremony for the Pompano Beach Cultural Center and Library will take place on Thursday, May 11 at 5:30 p.m. Following the ceremony, the venue will be open to the public to view the world premiere Cuban art exhibit, “Shipwrecked of Reason: Half a Century in Cuban Art.”

Artist Recreates The Infamous Boston Massacre

SOUTHBURY, Conn., March 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationally renowned Southbury Connecticut artist-historian Don Troiani has unveiled his painting of the momentous Boston Massacre. That encounter on a cold March night set forth a series of antagonistic events that climaxed in the start of the American Revolution 5 years later.

Laguna Art-A-Fair hosts a Call for Artists Jury Day on Feb. 12, 2017 in Laguna Beach

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Jan. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Laguna Art-A-Fair announces a Call for Artists Jury Day on Sunday, February 12 with an opportunity to join one of California’s premier summer fine art festivals. Artists and artisans may enter three pieces of their original artwork along with a jury fee from 8 – 11 a.m. at the Boys and Girls Club, 1085 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651.

Andy Warhol Discovered as an Honor Roll Student in Document – First Printed Mention of Warhol’s Name

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A newly discovered piece of Andy Warhol History is up for sale by The Metallic Art Gallery on eBay. It shows the great artist’s name as Andrew Warhola in a student honor roll document deserving of an Honorable Mention for his performance in his first semester of the ninth grade at Schenley High School in Pittsburgh.

Beyond Baroque to Mark 50th Anniversary in 2018

VENICE, Calif., Dec. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Baroque, one of the nation’s leading independent Literary Arts Centers, is planning a year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary in 2018. Guided by the nonprofit’s Executive Director, Richard Modiano, and council of prominent artist-curators, a program of activities commencing January 1, 2018, will take place at Beyond Baroque’s Venice location and in venues throughout Los Angeles.

‘The Gold Thinker,’ an Andy Warhol Original Painting, A Gold Marilyn Comparable Masterpiece, to Be Auctioned for Charity

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “The Gold Thinker,” an Andy Warhol original painting, a Gold Marilyn comparable masterpiece, to be auctioned online with eBay for Charity November 7 – 17, 2016 at thegoldthinker.com, Michael P. Wilson, the painting’s owner, announced today. eBay For Charity will host the auction.

Picas Makes Perfect Photo Artwork

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Picas, a new free photo artwork application from Picas Inc. has recently been released for both Android and iOS. With machine learning algorithms using artificial intelligence in combination with neural networks, Picas can help you turn a regular photo into famous fine art paintings with different styles and effects.

World’s Biggest Participation Trophy for Trump’s Historic Campaign Run Dedicated in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A nine-foot-tall trophy featuring a large gold and sienna head of Donald J. Trump on a gilded plinth is scheduled to be dedicated in Las Vegas next month before the election. The monumental statue, believed to be the World’s Largest Participation Trophy, in honor of Donald Trump’s presidential run, was sculpted by the commissioned artist Daniel Edwards. The dedication is scheduled for November 4 ,2016, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

Colson Gallery and The Griffin Museum of Photography at Colson Gallery announce Grand Opening

EASTHAMPTON, Mass., Aug. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Announcing Colson Gallery at Eastworks and The Griffin Museum at Colson Gallery – opening in September 2016: The Pioneer Valley’s newest dedicated photography gallery and a satellite location for The Griffin Museum of Photography is due to open at Eastworks in Easthampton in Suite 246. There will be a gallery preview all day during the Easthampton Artist Walk on September 10 and a Grand Opening from 5 – 8 p.m. on September 16, 2016.

Arrakis Arts Opens in Carlsbad, California

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A grand opening event on August 10 hosted by the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce celebrated a new addition to the Carlsbad arts community – Arrakis Arts; a unique art gallery and lifestyle space that features objects and events to promote self-awareness and enhance personal intuition while stimulating the mind and soul.

Michael Phelps and Little Boomer’s Instagram Inspires First Virtual Reality Monument

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Aug. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artist Daniel Edwards will unveil what he believes is the First Virtual Reality Monument, one that honors Michael Phelps’s legacies as Olympian and father, featuring new son Boomer. Unveiling of The First Virtual Reality Monument is scheduled for November at Irv Art gallery in Indianapolis, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

Johnny Depp Statue Shows Concern for Dogs in Custody Battle with Amber Heard

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Teen sculptor Rodman Edwards has created a statue of Johnny Depp and his dogs in the midst of the actor’s divorce proceedings with wife Amber Heard, portraying the actor as winning custody of their dogs. The sculpture, shown with saddened dogs, is being unveiled by Cory Allen Contemporary Art in St. Petersburg, Florida in August.

The Cultural Center of Pompano Beach Issues Call-to-Artists and Nonprofit Cultural Organizations

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cultural Center of Pompano Beach has announced a call-to-artists and nonprofit cultural organizations. The multidisciplinary venue, scheduled to open in early 2017, is seeking innovators in the visual and performing arts, digital and multi-media, music, dance, and theatre to become part of the Center’s “cultural collective.”

Why Donald Trump’s Bid for Presidency Related to New Art Movement is Essential? Artist Kaloust Guedel Explains

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We’ve all heard the phrase, ‘Art imitates life.’ And it could not ring truer than in how a new contemporary art movement, Excessivism, founded by American artist, Kaloust Guedel, that showcases the excessiveness present in people’s lives, correlates to Donald Trump’s bid for the GOP presidential nomination.

Venice HVAC Company Mahle Cool Air Sponsors Sarasota Chalk Fest Artist Craig Thomas

VENICE, Fla., Nov. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mahle Cool Air and Heating returned as a sponsor for the Sarasota Chalk festival. The week-long event featured artists from the across the country as well as artists from outside the United States creating large murals in colorful chalk on the streets and sidewalks of Venice island.

Grant Hier, Laguna College of Art and Design Chair Nominated for Pushcart Prize

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Nov. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announced Grant Hier, Chair of Liberal Arts and Art History, has been nominated for the prestigious Pushcart Prize. Hier was nominated as an author and will choose which works he wishes to submit to Pushcart judges for consideration for inclusion in their revered annual anthology.

Teenage Walt Disney’s Scrapbook of Original Cartoon Drawings to Be Auctioned

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The only known existing scrapbook of original cartoons drawn by Walt Disney will be auctioned at Bonhams in New York City this month, Phil Sears Collectibles LLC announced today. Walt Disney was no more than 17 years old when he drew the 13 cartoon characters in the scrapbook. Two of the characters are rodents, drawn a full 10 years before he created his iconic Mickey Mouse.

Excessivism is Best Kept Secret in the Art World

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art collectors have something to get excited about. It’s a new global art movement called ‘Excessivism’ and its early adopters date back to the late twentieth century. The movement’s founder, American artist Kaloust Guedel, explains that Excessivism is a commentary on economic materialism.

Fine Art Investment Firm ArteQuesta Proves Tech Isn’t Just for Silicon Valley

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ArteQuesta announces its new software for art collectors, the Art Portfolio Management System. ‘From a collector’s standpoint, our software offers simplicity for managing a collection without cutting corners or lowering standards,’ comments Rayah Levy, ArteQuesta’s Founder and Director.

Alec Monopoly Brings his Street Game

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alec Monopoly is at Guy Hepner and he’s bringing the streets with him. Who is Alec Monopoly? While his true identity remains a mystery, chances you’ve been to Los Angeles, New York, Miami or London, you’ve probably driven past the Monopoly artist’s graffiti murals featuring widely-known, wealthy pop-culture figures from childhood, like the Monopoly Man, Richie Rich or Uncle Scrooge, or his interpretations of celebrity icons.

Cory Allen Contemporary Art ‘Pop-up Church of Scientology’ Salutes Tom Cruise’s 25th Anniversary, Unveils Nude Shroud of Actor

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A ‘nude shroud of Tom Cruise’ will be unveiled as a tribute to the actor’s 25th anniversary with the Church of Scientology. The silver anniversary celebration reaffirming his commitment will take place at a ‘Pop-up Church of Scientology’ near its Clearwater headquarters as part of a larger exhibit of the actor. Commissioned curator and artist Daniel Edwards assisted Cory Allen Contemporary Art with exhibition arrangements scheduled for August.

Celebrate the Arts at Jeff Fest – July 24-26, 2015

CHICAGO, Ill., July 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Imagine dancers hanging high above your head. Or an interactive drum experience for the whole family. Or seeing Hawaiian dancers in your own Chicago neighborhood. All this and more will be at Jeff Fest July 24-26, 2015.

Stetson Mansion ‘Florida’s Most Popular Tourist Attraction’ Hosts a Quilt Show and Tour July 18 to Aug. 1

DELAND, Fla., July 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 100 quilted items will be on display during guided tours of Florida’s ‘Gilded Age’ Stetson Mansion. Named by Trip Advisor as Florida’s ‘Most Popular Tourist Attraction,’ the Stetson Mansion is the restored and updated winter home of famed hat maker John B. Stetson.