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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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Spreading the Influence

2010

Organized by Girls’ Club in collaboration with Olin Gallery at Kenyon College, Spreading the Influence includes contemporary works of art from the collection of Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz, and recent work by Studio Art faculty at Kenyon College and members of the community.

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21 Days in Santa Fe, Carolyn Swiszcz & Wilson Webb, web project in conjunction with Girls’ Club exhibition Set to Manual

21 Days in Santa Fe Carolyn Swiszcz & Wilson Webb Video, Original Song by Carolyn Swiszcz, produced by Anonymous Duration: 2 minutes 2 seconds Courtesy of the artists Carolyn Swiszcz’s paintings of mostly B-grade 1970’s architecture, from faded strip malls to corporate headquarters, have been exhibited widely. She recently began making videos as a way…

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Felice Grodin & Carter Johnson web-based project for Girls’ Club exhibition Set to Manual

Migration of the Golden Toad Part 1 Part 2 Duration: 1 minute Believed to be one of the first casualties of global warming, the Golden Toad of Costa Rica was rumored extinct by the late 1980’s.  Inhabiting the Monteverde cloud forests, many species in addition to the toad began disappearing due to a rise in…

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Loretta Lux at Schmidt Center Gallery, FAU Boca Campus

Boca Raton, Florida
January 30 – April 3, 2009
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Set to Manual

2009 – 2010

Set to Manual is an exhibition of works in diverse media by artists from Girls’ Club collection and beyond, characterized by intensive hand manufacture.

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Karen Snouffer’s “My Chaos”

Artist Karen Snouffer contributes a multimedia work, “My Chaos“, combining drawing, performance and digital animation to the Girls’ Club exhibition Under the Influence. Karen Snouffer, a mixed media artist, has created installations, performances, paintings and works on paper for over 20 years. Selected exhibitions have been at Fashion Moda, Bronx, New York; The Work Space,…

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Acoustic Aesthetic, a response to Suzanne McClelland: Enough Enough Orlando Museum of Art June 30-September 6, 2001

Girls’ Club Creative Director responds to works by New York painter Suzanne McClelland that in a mid-career retrospective exhibition at the Orlando Museum of Art. McClelland’s work was included in the Girls’ Club exhibition Under the Influence. Read the text here.

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Radio Can Save Your Life by Denise Delgado

Artist and writer – currently Girls’ Club Writer-in-Residence – Denise Delgado created an interactive web-based project for Girls’ Club in conjunction with the exhibition Under the Influence. Check it out here. Denise Delgado is a Miami-based writer, artist and curator. She has read, exhibited and performed her multidisciplinary work at events and venues including the Miami Book…

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Women Under the Influence by Michelle Weinberg

A companion essay to the Girls’ Club exhibition Under the Influence by Girls’ Club Creative Director Michelle Weinberg. Read it here.

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Jane Hart’s Strange Trip

“Friends and colleagues who really know me can tell you that for many years my principal mantra has been a single word, “collaboration.” So begins Hollywood Art and Culture Center curator and artworld polymath Jane Hart’s narrative, written on the occasion of her co-curating Girls’ Club’s exhibition Under the Influence. Read the rest here. image…

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A Fabulous and Frightful Crossroads for Feminism: One Art Critic’s Story

Miami’s own Elisa Turner, former art critic for The Miami Herald, currently blogging for ArtCircuits.com, contributed this essay for Girls’ Club exhibition Under the Influence.  In her article, she ties together strides made by women in politics, art, fashion and her personal life. A Fabulous and Frightful Crossroads

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A Girls’ Club Roundtable Interview with South Florida Artists conducted by Claire Breukel and meet to drink smoothies and talk about art. It’s Tuesday, September 16, 2008, 11:30am at Out of The Blue cafe in Miami…

On the occasion of Girls’ Club exhibition Under the Influence, Claire Breukel, formerly Director of Locust Projects alternative space in Miami, interviewed artists Frances Trombly, Kerry Phillips and Elisabeth Condon, whose work is included in the exhibition – read their remarks, compiled in a round robin fashion and combined into one document with illustrations. Breukel…

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Amy Cutler at the American Folk Art Museum

New York City, New York
April 15 – September 21, 2008

 

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Under the Influence

2008 – 2009

Girls’ Club’s second annual exhibition, Under the Influence, explores the phenomenon of cross-pollination that occurs at every level of arts production today.

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Jenny Humphreys, “Natural History”, a web project for Girls’ Club

A photo session by Provincetown, MA artist Jenny Humphreys layers identities and histories.  Natural History augments the Girls’ Club exhibition Talking Heads. Learn more about Jenny Humphreys here.

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Eugenia Vargas Pereira’s vision of Little Red Riding Hood

Caperucita Roja is a project by artist Eugenia Vargas Pereira, currently residing in Chile, where she was born. The series of photos, made in collaboration with performance artist Carmen Paz Venegas, stalk a young woman dressed in red.

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Talking Heads

2007 – 2008

Girls’ Club’s inaugural exhibition Talking Heads, developed organically out of the collection of Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz, reveals the passion behind each acquisition, ultimately expressing the personality of its owners.

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Ghada Amer at The Moore Space

September 8 – October 22, 2005
Miami, Florida

 

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