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!W.A.R !WOMEN ART REVOLUTION coming to Miami Beach Cinematheque

!W.A.R !WOMEN ART REVOLUTION Documentary by LYNN HERSHMAN LEESON/2011/83 mins. 23 Sep 2011 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM + other dates Miami Beach Cinematheque at Historic City Hall, 1130 Washington Ave, Miami Beach 33139 Adult (Non-member) – $10.00 MBC Member – $8.00 Student or Senior – $9.00 With Miranda July, The Guerilla Girls, Yvonne Rainer,…

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Jackie Battenfield at Locust Projects, Miami

Friday & Saturday, October 14th – 15th Lecture & Workshop Series for Artists at Locust Projects with Jackie Battenfield A popular lecturer on the challenges of sustaining a successful career in the visual arts, Jackie Battenfield is a painter and printmaker who lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. She is the author of The Artist’s Guide: How…

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Ingrid Calame work from Girls’ Club overseas at Fruitmarket Gallery, Scotland

Ingrid Calame Edinburgh Art Festival Exhibition 4 August – 9 October 2011 The Fruitmarket Gallery is delighted to present the first solo exhibition in Scotland of the work of American artist Ingrid Calame, whose beautifully coloured, intricate drawings and paintings have a specific, if abstracted relationship to the world. Calame’s paintings and drawings all begin…

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Application Workshop for Florida-Based Call to Artists for Public Art Project

Submission Deadline: September 23, 2011 at 5:00pm   The Broward County Cultural Division’s Public Art & Design Program will host a workshop for eligible Florida-Based public artists interested in applying for a commission to create integrated mosaic tile artwork for the entryway to the Susan B. Katz Theater sited within the Pembroke Pines River of…

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LegalArt Miami Local Artist Residency deadline Sept 2

South Florida artists are eligible to apply for the LegalArt Local Artist Residency. Local Artists will live and work in the space for 11 1/2 months from February 1, 2012 until January 15, 2013. The subsidized cost of the studios per month is only $450 and includes all utilities and full use of the space.…

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The Tracey Baran Award for an emerging female photographer

The Tracey Baran Award was established to honor the memory and achievement of Tracey Baran, a young photographer who died after a short illness in 2008. This annual award, with a fellowship grant of $5000, will be given to one emerging female photographer who is a citizen of the United States. The grant recipient will…

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Subscribe to Broward County Cultural Quarterly

  A free service of the Broward County Commission’s Cultural Division, the Cultural Quarterly fine arts magazine, provides in-depth articles on the local, cultural scene, revealing profiles of exceptional artists and detailed listings of events and attractions. The magazine has gone green and is now fully-accessible online. Subscribe here.

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Demystifying the 2012 South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship

How are recipients selected and how can an applicant improve his/her chances of being noticed? Find out at one of four workshops being offered across the South Florida region. Workshops generally run 90 minutes. General Information The South Florida Cultural Consortium is a partnership among the local arts agencies of Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe and…

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On Loan: Ingrid Calame at Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh Festival

Edinburgh, UK
August 5 – October 9, 2011
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From 6th Street Container Alternative Art Space : Call to Artists Video Submission Deadline August 26, 2011

6th Street Container Art Space is excited to announce a “call to artists” for their experimental film and video evenings coming this fall. Looking for experimental filmmakers and video artists from within the Tri-County area (Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach). Deadline for submission is Friday, August 26th, 2011 at 12:00 pm. Films must be no longer…

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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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