Writer in Residence Denise Delgado, 2010-2011

Denise Delgado, a Miami-based writer, artist and curator, has been selected as Girls’ Club first writer-in-residence. Delgado will work collaboratively with Girls’ Club to present various public programs and contribute writings in conjunction with the exhibition Frances Trombly: Paintings. Denise Delgado has read, exhibited and performed her multidisciplinary work at events and venues including the…

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Art and Culture Center of Hollywood Fifth All-Media Juried Biennial

Visit – 1650 Harrison Street, Hollywood, FL 33020 Learn more – www.artandculturecenter.org

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Information Meetings on Application Process for Creative Capital Seminar

Broward County Cultural Division invites Broward-resident artists of all disciplines and creative endeavors to attend the last informational meeting on May 5, to learn about the application process for Creative Capital’s transformative seminar-Internet for Artists Weekend Workshop: Using the Internet to Build Community, Promote Your Work and Increase Administrative Effectiveness. Twenty-four Broward County artists, will…

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Self Lit Poetry in the Projects, in Fort Lauderdale’s FAT Village

Saturday, May 7th, 8pm. 519 NW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale Featuring the literary work of Amy Letter, P. Scott Cunningham, Emma Trelles, Neil de la Flor, Mary Sheffield and Brian Spears. From laser beams to projections to glowing installations and a firefly-inspired performace, Self Lit takes over 18 Rabiit Gallery and the Projects, FAT Village’s…

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Applying for Project Grant Funding for the Artist from Broward County

Applying for Project Grant Funding for the ArtistSaturday, May 14, 2011 – 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Nova Southeastern University, 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr., Blvd., Fort Lauderdale Broward County Commission’s Cultural Division, Nova Southeastern University, and the South Florida Artists Association will host a unique training session to assist individual artists, working in all disciplines,…

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!Women Art Revolution, a film by Lynn Hershman Leeson.

Through intimate interviews, art, and rarely seen archival film and video footage, !Women Art Revolution reveals how the Feminist Art Movement fused free speech and politics into an art that radically transformed the art and culture of our times. Read  The New York Times story here. Learn more at the film’s website http://www.womenartrevolution.com/.

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‘Artist as an Entrepreneur’ Returns to South Florida!

A series of full-day sessions to be offered on four Saturdays,starting June 4, 2011 at ArtServe Inc., 1350 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale Broward Cultural Division, The Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (CPAC), and ArtServe, Inc. announce The Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute (AEI) for South Florida artists to be presented on four Saturdays…

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Artist Kerry Phillips presentation for Artists in Action!

Miami artist Kerry Phillips talked about her process and inspiration at Girls’ Club on Friday April 15. The third Artists in Action! event of 2011, our space was packed with a really engaged audience, who enjoyed all of Kerry’s anecdotes of her farm upbringing in Texas, her travels around the world, and her artmaking techniques…

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Girls’ Club featured in Private Spaces for Contemporary Art, new book

Published by Rispoli Books, author Peter Doroshenko compiles images and information about private collections of contemporary art around the world. See the Girls’ Club excerpt here. (1.1 MB .pdf ) Peter Doroshenko is the Executive Director at the Dallas Contemporary, Texas. Before his arrival in Dallas, Doroshenko was the President and Artistic Director of the…

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Girls ‘n Power group visits Frances Trombly exhibition at Girls’ Club

Teens from Broward County’s PACE Center for Girls visited the exhibition Frances Trombly: Paintings with their group leaders and artist and educator Sue Aguilera from Young at Art Museum. Girls’ Club has collaborated with the museum on this specialized program of artmaking and esteem-building for teenage girls for two years. We all discussed what makes…

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CALL FOR INSTALLATION ART BY WOMEN

Florida Museum for Women Artists (not required to reside in Florida) Show title: Witness To Creativity II The exhibition is site-specific installations. It allows the public to witness the creative process as these works come to life. This is not an exhibit of an artist’s body of work in gallery style. The work may consist…

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An excerpt from “More on the Origins of Weaving: The Princess, the Pea, and the Birth of the Bench”

  “More on the Origins of Weaving…” by Denise Delgado will appear in the forthcoming catalog for Frances Trombly Paintings. Here is a sneak preview: What is the history of the Knoll bench? The gallery standby that birthed Frances’s bench? We’re getting ahead of ourselves. Let’s slow time down. We must first know the origins…

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PANEL DISCUSSION on Women Artists in Miami at FIU Frost Museum April 15

IN PERSPECTIVE: WOMEN ARTISTS IN CONTEMPORARY MIAMI Introduction: A&V students Moderator: Carol Damian Artists: Karen Rifas, Cristina Lei Rodriguez, & Antonia Wright Time: Friday 15 April, from 3:30 – 5:00 Location: Frost Art Museum, Room 107 for more info, visit: http://hon.fiu.edu/~av/ read more about Aesthetics and Values from Miami New Times here.

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Come Together opens at the Bass Museum, Miami Beach – Frances Trombly and Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova

The Bass Museum of Art will exhibit the work of Frances Trombly and Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova, two prolific Miami artists who also happen to be married. Both artists will create intriguing installations inspired by everyday objects. Trombly’s sculptures of mops, blank canvases and painters’ drop cloths fool the eye. These things appear to be mass-produced, but…

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Re-Framing the Feminine

2011 – 2012

Re-Framing the Feminine demonstrates the varied strategies employed by female photographers to frame their experiences using the technology of film photography and digital media.

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Joan Snyder Artists Residency at Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY

Every year Women’s Studio Workshop honors an outstanding woman artist as part of our annual fundraising gala. Proceeds from this fabulous event go towards funding a studio residency for an artist hand-picked by our honoree from our pool of yearly applicants. Last fall WSW was pleased to honor world re-known painter and printmaker Joan Snyder,…

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Facsimile

2010 – 2011

Facsimile, a group exhibition of replications and re-iterations, demonstrates overlapping tendencies of artists within the collection and beyond that echo Frances Trombly’s practice, on view in the main gallery.

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Frances Trombly: Paintings

2010 – 2011

Girls’ Club presents its first solo exhibition, Frances Trombly: Paintings, new works by the Miami fiber artist.

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Knitter, world-traveler, designer – Karelle Levy at Artists in Action!

Designer Karelle Levy addressed the public at Girls’ Club, part of our Artist in Action! series of behind-the-scenes talks and demonstrations by artists. Merging concept and fiber, Levy spoke about her international upbringing in France and Sweden, her roots in performance art, her discovery of hand- and then machine-knitting, and her forays into the fashion…

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Artist Jen Stark talked about the universe…

…and the development of her work, which derives from her fascination with science and nature. Jen spoke to an audience of 25 folks who attended the first Artist in Action! event of 2011 on Sat Feb 19. Her limited edition 3D t-shirt was presented to the public, and is now available on our shop page.…

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Stitch ‘n Bitch ‘n Lit a warm and fuzzy success

Twenty-five avid needleworkers joined artist Frances Trombly at Girls’ Club on a sunny Saturday afternoon in February to gossip and compare notes on their projects. As a special treat, South Florida writers Denise Delgado, Jessica Machado, Yaddyra Peralta, and E. Parker Phillips read aloud to us from their works in poetry and prose. This was…

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All Female Art Revue at IWAN Bubble Art Facility

Saturday, Feb 12th, 6pm – 12am The Bubble 810 NE 4th Avenue Ft. Lauderdale, FL Back for it’s 2nd year, Janette Valentine’s “The Trouble with Girls – All Female Art Revue” is gearing up for another stellar line-up of local female artists, vendors and performers. Being hosted once again by Ft. Lauderdale’s IWAN Bubble Art…

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Beatriz Monteavaro at the FAU Galleries, Boca

Boca Raton, Florida
January – April, 2011
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Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons at Harvey B. Grantt Center for African-American Arts

Charlotte, North Carolina
January 28, 2011 – June 19, 2011
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400 Artworks by Women Are Donated to the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

By CAROL VOGEL Believing that women are underrepresented on the walls of most art museums, Linda Lee Alter, a Philadelphia collector and artist, donated some 400 works by artists including Louise Bourgeois, Kiki Smith, Alice Neel, Nancy Spero and Louise Nevelson to the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Ms. Alter, who started collecting in the…

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Art critic Anne Tschida writes about Frances Trombly: Paintings

Is a blank canvas empty of art? See for yourself with a solo show from Miami’s Frances Trombly at the Girls’ Club in Fort Lauderdale (the first solo show at the relatively new exhibition space, made possible from a $10,000 Knight Arts Challenge grant). Called “Paintings,” the excellent, subtle show forces you to think about…

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South Florida Artist Entrepreneurs Wants to Help You Build Your Project Proposal

Have a project that’s been languishing on the back burner? South Florida Artist Entrepreneurs can help you get it done! The best way to get that project moving forward is to get some expert help. Your lead workshop facilitator has experience with successful project proposals and grant writing. Come join us for the day and…

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The Jewish Museum presents Feminist Painting exhibition

Shifting the Gaze: Painting and Feminism opens September 12, 2010 – on view thru January 30, 2011 The Jewish Museum 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St New York NY 10128 Feminist challenges to creative and institutional limits have been widely influential in art since the 1960s. Much of the feminist movement aimed to overcome the…

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Megaplex Art Exhibition: A Call to Artists: Miami, Broward and Palm Beach

Juried exhibition to be held in the month of October, 2010. Jurors: art dealer Richard Arregui (from Fredric Snitzer Gallery) Lou Anne Colodny (artist and director of the late CoCa museum and Mathew Snitzer, art historian. All work will be anonymous to jurors. Send e-mail with five pics of your work attached or a URL…

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Art Addiction Online 9th Female Artists Art Annual

Artists are invited to apply for the 9th FEMALE ARTIST’S ART ANNUAL Online Global Art Annual. The competition is open to all artists and is judged solely by visuals submitted online or attachment. All accepted works that pass the first screening will entry into competition and will be exhibited 12 months beginning with the date…

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