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Defining a Moment: an independent project from Fellow Erica Mohan

Girls’ Club presents Part Two of Defining a Moment, an independent project created by Fall 2014 fellow Erica Mohan. Defining a Moment is a multi-part video blog series exploring the stories of select artists’ decisions to pursue an artistic profession and the moments that sparked their transformation. Artists were selected from the private collection of…

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Artsy: Why are there so many great women video artist?

A Brief History of Women in Video Art Artsy Editorial By Kat Herriman Jan 13th, 2016 5:00 am In the 1960s, following the post-war advent of television in America, video cameras became available to consumers and quickly found their way into the hands of the international art scene. Lauded as the grandfather of video art,…

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Opportunity Ascending: Spotlight on Women Artists

Girls’ Club and Christie’s Auction House have teamed up to present the series Opportunity Ascending: Spotlight on Women Artists, to focus on investment and collection opportunities within contemporary art by women. There have always been great women artists. Female artists have worked for centuries, making dynamic and provocative contributions to all  major art movements. Recently,…

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Printer in Residence: Portable Editions

In conjunction with the current exhibition Self-Prolfieration, South Florida artists and collaborators Leila Leder Kremer and Juana Meneses of Portable Editions will set up shop at Girls’ Club as a Printer in Residence for the month of March 2016.

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Girls’ Club architect and designer Margi Nothard on Art Loft

Episode 415 of Art Loft, WPBT2 aired Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 7:30pm. The Girls’ Club in Fort Lauderdale is a landmark in the South Florida art community, notable for its edgy exhibitions and striking presence. We interviewed Margi Nothard, President and Design Director of Glavovic Studio Inc. to learn more about this remarkable remodeling…

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On the Other Side of the Lake, performance by Broward-based choreographer Jenny Larsson

Performance: Saturday, January 30, 2016, 8pm Event is free and open to the public. In collaboration with choreographer Jenny Larsson, Girls’ Club presents an evening of experimental dance and performance. Doors open at 6pm. Performance begins promptly at 8pm. On the Other Side of the Lake is an exploration of mixed media/live performance. The main…

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Visiting Artist: Stella Johnson

Girls’ Club and NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale welcome artist Stella Johnson as artist in residence January 2016, presenting an exhibition, artist talk and artist workshop. The work of photographer Stella Johnson spans editorial, corporate, documentary and artistic genres. Grounded in her photography training at The San Francisco Art Institute and her advanced degree in…

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Girls’ Club mural features artist Vickie Pierre

Girls’ Club has commissioned South Florida artist Vickie Pierre to create a site-specific mural for the Girls’ Club exterior. Taking over 46 feet of wall space, Pierre extends her practice into the public realm with her first large scale, public art project. The Elements Conspire to Find Me, 2015 Site specific wall mural, acrylic, metallic…

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Feast Miami #6 is Currently Accepting Submissions

Calling all Artists and Small Arts Organizations! Artists and small arts organizations are invited to present a simple proposal for an art project. The projects should be innovative, feasible, and impact the community. Proposals will be received one month prior to the events, a panel of artists and art professionals will score the proposals, and…

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A Girls Guide to ABMB 2015

Events *artist from the Girls’ Club Collection Monday, Nov 30 6-10pm | Opening Reception: Wendy Wischer*: Escaping Gravity The Screening Room, 2626 NW 2 Avenue, Wynwood, Miami 7-10pm | Opening Reception: DINA SHENHAV: D.O.A. Curated by Tami Katz-Freiman, Opening Reception featuring DJ Doron Solomons ArtCenter [Little River Edition] 7252 NW Miami Court, Miami 7-10pm |…

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Martha Rosler wins inaugural 100K prize from The New Foundation Seattle

2016 100K PRIZE RECIPIENT: MARTHA ROSLER Martha Rosler is the first recipient of The 100K Prize, a biennial award presented to an influential, U.S.-based woman artist in honor of her exemplary artistic achievements and enduring commitment to her practice. Rosler will receive a $100,000 unrestricted cash award from the Foundation complemented by a full year…

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ABMB Artist + Curator Brunch

Saturday, December 5, 9am-1pm Join the Facebook Event Join Girls’ Club directors, artists and guest curator Micaela Giovannotti for an informal brunch celebration during Art Basel, Miami Beach. Hear about the current exhibitions – Self-Proliferation and 100+ Degrees in the Shade – the unique collection of Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz and be one…

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Artsy Editorial: On Louise Fishman’s Hard-Won Task: Making Feminism and Abstract Expressionism Play Nice

Artsy Editorial By Alexxa Gotthardt Published: Nov 9th, 2015 11:35 pm Featured Photo by Brian Buckley. Courtesy of Cheim & Read, New York. Read full article on artsy.net   On an unseasonably warm fall day, Louise Fishman, a 76-year-old painter with a shock of short white hair, a fanny pack slung at her hip, and…

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100+ Degrees in the Shade

On View November 13, 2015 – January 7, 2016 There has not been a definitive survey exhibition of South Florida Art presented since 2001. This expansive show will include an array of works in all media, by a selection of some of the finest artists of South Florida. Sculpture and installation works, painting, photography, mixed…

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Writer in Residence Jan Becker, 2015-2016

Jan Becker, local writer and poet, has been selected as Girls’ Club 2015/2016 writer-in-residence. Becker will work collaboratively with Girls’ Club to present various public programs and contribute writings in conjunction with the exhibition Self-Proliferation, curated by Micaela Giovannotti. Jan Becker was born in a small coal-mining town in Northeastern Pennsylvania, and subsequently grew up…

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Hello Fellow: Girls’ Club welcomes Mariela Acuna

Fall 2015 Fellowship Girls’ Club continues its fellowship program, welcoming recent Florida Atlantic University graduate Mariela Acuna to the Girls’ Club team. Bridging the gap between art school and the professional workplace, the fellowship program works hands-on with young artists and professionals, combining education and practical experience to create a unique environment for professional growth.…

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9 TOPICS: ME, August

9 TOPICS is a web project by artists/curators Amalia Caputo and Marina Font. Using Instagram as a platform to engage local and international communities, the project calls for thematic artist submissions relating to a monthly topic on the theme of “the self.” Select artist submissions will be published on the Girls’ Club blog, and considered…

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Fictional Female Artists in Novels by Women Writers

A bibliography from guest author Marilyn Hoder Salmon Novels arise out of the shortcomings of history – Novalis, 1799-1800 When a woman novelist portrays a woman artist painting in her studio, the reader is invited to reflect upon women’s creativity and their struggles to attain a space in which to create. – Roberta White, A…

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9 TOPICS: FLUIDS, July

9 TOPICS is a web project by artists/curators Amalia Caputo and Marina Font. Using Instagram as a platform to engage local and international communities, the project calls for thematic artist submissions relating to a monthly topic on the theme of “the self.” Select artist submissions will be published on the Girls’ Club blog, and considered…

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9 TOPICS: SENSES, June

9 TOPICS is a web project by artists/curators Amalia Caputo and Marina Font. Using Instagram as a platform to engage local and international communities, the project calls for thematic artist submissions relating to a monthly topic on the theme of “the self.” Select artist submissions will be published on the Girls’ Club blog, and considered…

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