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9 TOPICS: RELATIONSHIPS, March

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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Artists in Action 2015

Four presentations at Girls’ Club by prominent local artists will offer a glimpse into their unique methods of artmaking. Chosen from the current exhibition The Moment. The Backdrop. The Persona., the four presenting artists work with diverse media, employing various printing and proliferation techniques to carry their message.  They will share their inspirations, career paths…

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9 TOPICS: FAITH, February

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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Visiting Artist: Lisa Sanditz

Girls’ Club welcomes Visiting Artist Lisa Sanditz to South Florida to present a public artist talk and workshop. This Visiting Artist initiative is a new addition to Girls’ Club public programming, and aims to addresses itself to the national sphere by fostering dialogue between South Florida artists and institutions and their counterparts throughout the country.…

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Visiting Artist: Carolyn Swizcz

Girls’ Club welcomes Visiting Artist Carolyn Swiszcz to South Florida to present a public artist talk and workshop. This Visiting Artist initiative is a new addition to Girls’ Club public programming, and aims to addresses itself to the national sphere by fostering dialogue between South Florida artists and institutions and their counterparts throughout the country.…

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FAU MFA Exhibit: Existence

On View February 25 – 27, 2015  Girls’ Club presents a guest exhibit of recent works from Florida Atlantic University’s MFA Class of 2014 at the Girls’ Club Annex Space at the Francie Bishop Good Studio. Existence pulls together works from six recent graduates of the FAU Master of Fine Arts program, from six countries,…

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9 TOPICS: CORPUS, January

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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Girls’ Club Visitor Survey

Give us some feedback about your last visitor experience at Girls’ Club Collection. Your feedback will help us to improve events, programming and accessibility and might even help us get some grant money!

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Hello Fellow: Girls’ Club welcomes Megan Castellon

Spring 2015 Fellowship Girls’ Club continues its fellowship program, welcoming recent Ringling College of Art and Design graduate Megan Castellon 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…

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Defining a Moment: an independent project from Fellow Erica Mohan

Girls’ Club presents 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 Francie Bishop Good…

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One Acts: an evening of short plays inspired by The Moment. The Backdrop. The Persona.

Saturday, January 31, 2015, 6-10pm In collaboration with local theatre company Thinking Cap Theatre, Girls’ Club presents an evening of short plays inspired by the current exhibit The Moment. The Backdrop. The Persona. Local writers Nicole Stodard, Jessica Farr, and Matt Stable have selected works from the exhibit as a launching point for a series…

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A Call to Artists from Business for the Arts of Broward

Business for the Arts of Broward (BFA) is seeking entries from established and emerging artists for their 1st Annual Fundraiser Art & Soul. Work must be original in concept, design and execution. Works will be selected based on originality, creativity, workmanship and artistic distinction. BFA is seeking 2D work, exactly 12″ x 12″ including frame (if…

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9 TOPICS: INTIMATE SPACE, December

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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Call for Art, Silent Auction Fundraising Show at Miami Center for Architecture & Design

The Miami Center for Architecture is looking for female artists submissions to benefit their “Creating a Scholar” program, with proceeds to go to MCAD’s scholarship fund to benefit a female student at New World School of the Arts and Design & Architecture Senior High. Submissions are open but not limited to drawings, painting, sculpture, mixed…

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Girls’ Club mural features artist Julie Davidow

Girls’ Club has commissioned South Florida artist Julie Davidow to create a site-specific mural for the Girls’ Club exterior. Taking over 46 feet of wall space, Davidow extends her practice into the public realm with her first public art project. Inspired by both the architectural elements of Girls’ Club, designed by Glavovic Studio, and the…

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Girls’ Club Fellowship and Internship Application – Spring 2015

Girls’ Club is an alternative, non-profit art collection and exhibition space dedicated to contemporary art by women. Focusing on contemporary art by women, Girls’ Club presents exhibitions, publications, web projects and year-round public programming including art talks, workshops, community events, outreach programs, film screenings and more. Continuing its expansion of education opportunities for local arts…

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9 TOPICS web project by Amalia Caputo + Marina Font

All photographers, artists, Instagram lovers, social media addicts of all genders, using of all styles and thoughts worldwide are invited to participate in 9 TOPICS, a long-term, web-based photo project presented by Girls’ Club and artists Amalia Caputo and Marina Font. The Girls Club has engaged local artists Amalia Caputo and Marina Font to present…

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A Girls’ Guide to ABMB 2014

An annual, online guide spotlighting panels, exhibits, talks, performances and events featuring contemporary female artists during the 2014 Art Basel Miami Beach week. Highlights from fairs, museums, galleries, public art and pop up spaces included.

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Humans of ABMB 2014: a project by intern Dara Katzenstein

Girls’ Club presents Humans of ABMB, an independent blog series from our Fall 2014 intern Dara Katzenstein. Humans of ABMB is a photographic investigation into gender perception at Art Basel Miami Beach. Throughout December 2-7, Dara will be making her way through various art venues, fairs, performances, talks, museums, parties, restaurants, and gatherings at Art…

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Girls’ Club founder Francie Bishop Good receives Outstanding Philanthropist award

The Fort Lauderdale/Broward Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) hosted its 27th Annual National Philanthropy Day® Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at the Signature Grand in Davie. Members of the community joined in the celebration and paid tribute to nine, local honorees in the areas of volunteerism, foundation and corporate philanthropy, and executive…

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Making Space: Open Call for Poems and Short Stories

As part of the guest exhibit Making Space: Beyond a Room, on view at the Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery at Broward College Central Campus, Girls’ Club is hosting an open call for poems and short stories. Curated from the private collection of Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz, Making Space is a multi-media exhibition that builds…

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The Forest Diaries multi-media exhibit from Broward-based choreographer Jenny Larsson

Artist Talk/Performance: Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7-9pm Broward-based artist and choreographer Jenny Larsson presents a multi-media installation The Forest Diaries at the Girls’ Club Annex Space inside the Francie Bishop Good Studio from December 17-19, 2014. Exhibit is free and open to the public Wednesday – Friday, 1-5pm and other times by appointment. The Forest…

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Jennifer Steinkamp at the Jewish Museum of Florida

Jennifer Steinkamp Dance Hall Girl 3, 2004 Video Disk The Chosen: Selected Works from Florida Jewish Art Collectors Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU November 4, 2014 – March 8, 2015 This exhibition will showcase prominent works chosen from a cadre of Florida’s preeminent Jewish art collectors, representing their varied passions and prized collections. Each…

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Making Space: Beyond a Room

November 20, 2014 – January 21, 2015 Curated by Jeanie Ambrosio, Sofia Bastidas and Sarah Michelle Rupert Making Space: Beyond a Room is a multi-media exhibition that builds upon the discussion of women’s creative practice and access presented in Virginia Woolf’s 1929 feminist essay “A Room of One’s Own.” Speaking frankly on historic gender adversity,…

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Writer in Residence Laura McDermott, 2014-2015

Laura McDermott, local writer, professor and founder of Orange Island Arts Foundation, has been selected as Girls’ Club 2014/2015 writer-in-residence. McDermott will work collaboratively with Girls’ Club to present various public programs and contribute writings in conjunction with the exhibition The Moment. The Backdrop. The Persona., curated by Michelle Weinberg and Sarah Michelle Rupert. Laura…

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Tigertail presents Beauty and the Beast annual

Tigertail’s annual fundraiser celebrates their 35th Anniversary with party and auction Saturday, November 8, 2014, 8-11pm Miami-Dade County Auditorium On Stage Black Box 2901 West Flagler Street, Miami PARTY INFO AND TICKETS: www.tigertail.org. An outrageous evening of fun & fundraising! Join Tigertail’s legendary parties ON STAGE at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium. Come as a beauty,…

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WaveMaker Grant Program for South Florida Artists

Cannonball in Miami launches WaveMaker Grants, a program which provides direct support for artist-centric, artist-driven projects that have a profound impact on the critical, intellectual, and creative depth of Miami’s arts community. These projects are non-commercial, non-institutional, stimulate critical thinking and dialogue, and expose audiences to innovative artistic practices typically under-recognized by traditional venues. The…

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A.I.R. Gallery accepting applications for 2015-2016 Fellowship Program

A.I.R. Gallery is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Fellowship Program, a 12-month sponsored membership and solo show opportunity for emerging and under-represented women artists. Applications Due: Thursday, October 30, 2014 @ 11:59pm No Application Fee. Visit airgallery.org for full details.  Introduction A.I.R. Gallery’s goal is to provide a professional and permanent exhibition space for women artists to present…

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Art Fallout 2015

Saturday, October 17, 2015, 5-9pm To celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month, a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of culture in the United States, Girls’ Club is hosting the fifth annual Art Fallout, a day for contemporary art in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Connecting the area’s contemporary art venues, Art Fallout invites the community to…

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Wise Buys: 50 Women Artists Worth Watching

published by Art+Auction, 05/09/14 2:45 PM EDT Read the full article at BblouinArtinfo.com   Wouldn’t it be nice to think that a gender-delimited list is no longer relevant? It’s true that to be a practicing woman artist today is hardly the struggle it would have been in Mary Cassatt’s era. Women artists are actively acquired…

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