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, by Jenny Larsson at Girls’ Club Annex

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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On Loan: 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 at Broward College

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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Art Fallout 2014

Saturday, October 18, 2014, 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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Hello Fellow: Girls’ Club welcomes Erica Mohan

Fall 2014 Fellowship Girls’ Club launches new fellowship program, welcoming recent FAU graduate Erica Mohan 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. The new…

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Art Fallout open call for work on paper

Exhibit at downtown Fort Lauderdale’s largest ArtWalk! Art Fallout: Unframed: Girls’ Club invites South Florida artists of all levels, genders, and backgrounds to submit artworks for a one-day, open-call visual art exhibition of unframed works on paper during the community-wide event Art Fallout, Saturday October 18, 2014. Theme is open, work must be on paper…

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Discovering Wangechi Mutu: a project by intern Catherine Guzzi

Discovering Wangechi Mutu While interning at Girls’ Club, Catherine Guzzi, Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale student (Illustration BS 2014), first encountered the work of Wangechi Mutu. Howl, a large, colorful print was on view as part of the exhibition I think it’s in my head, curated by the TM Sisters. My first reaction was a feeling…

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Catalog Launch Event: I think it’s in my head

Friday, September 12, 7pm Join Girls’ Club, featured artists and exhibition collaborators in celebrating the publication of its fourth annual exhibition catalog, I think it’s in my head. Designed by Hello Gusto, the 86-page catalog features an introduction from creative director Michelle Weinberg, an essay on feminism and science fiction by Claire Evans, a work…

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Volunteers needed for Art Fallout 2014

Each year starting in 2010, Girls’ Club has organized the community-wide art event Art Fallout to highlight the growing presence and production of contemporary art in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Girls’ Club connects with various art venues, artist studios, museums, galleries and alternative spaces to present a city-wide artwalk-style event with free admission, free shuttle buses,…

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Girls’ Club joins the June Artwalk

Saturday, June 28, 6-10pm Each last Saturday of the month is Artwalk night in Fort Lauderdale! Join us for an evening of open studios, pop-up galleries and receptions in downtown Fort Lauderdale’s Flagler Village and FATVillage areas. Girls’ Club joins the festivities this month with late hours, a special screening of our ongoing web project…

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12 Women Out of the Box and Out on a Limb with Susan Caraballo

More on Susan Caraballo: Art Center South Florida | supporting artists and advancing the knowledge and practice of contemporary visual arts and culture in South Florida Feast Miami | Vegan pop-up dinners at art venues to financially support new & emerging creative projects Susan Caraballo Website | www.susancaraballo.blogspot.com Connect on Twitter | @susancaraballo About 12…

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12 Women Out of the Box and Out on a Limb with Loren Pulitzer

More on Loren Pulitzer: Feast Miami | Vegan pop-up dinners at art venues to financially support new & emerging creative projects Meals that Heal | Services, ranging from cooking classes to catering to personal chef services, helping clients heal themselves through nutrition Simply Sharons | Vegan and Gluten Free Cookies Connect on Facebook | MealsthatHeal,…

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Summer Workshops 2014

A series of intensive one and two-day workshops Led by artists, for artists. To learn new techniques, skills and knowledge to expand your creative practice. Presented at Girls’ Club in Fort Lauderdale. We know you’re busy. So tell us which dates and times work best for you. Check off dates and times of interest for…

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12 Women Out of the Box and Out on a Limb with Bettina Harriman

More on Bettina Harriman: Bettina Harriman Website | www.bthegamechanger.com Bettina Harriman on Twitter | @Bthegamechanger Circus Trees at Gilroy Gardens | www.gilroygardens.org/things-to-do/circus-trees About 12 Women and Vanessa Garcia Girls’ Club writer-in-residence Vanessa Garcia presents “12 Women Out of the Box & Out on a Limb” a video interview series highlighting 12 inspiring local professionals and…

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Artists in Action! with Jiae Hwang

Artist Talk | Friday, June 6, 7pm free and open to the public Artist Multiple | Acoustic font #1, 2014 Limited edition set of prints Edition of 30 $35   Hear Jiae Hwang speak about her work, her creative inspirations, and recent projects. Talk is free and open to the public. Each Artists in Action!…

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Girls Summit 2014 presented by Moca’s Women on the Rise!

MOCAs Girls Summit | Nurturing the Creativity of Girls The Women on the Rise! Annual Girls Summit offers access to the best practices in girls education presented by scholars conducting innovative work in and out of South Florida. Addressing issues of body image, health, sexuality, and gender non-conformity, leading educators, scholars, and activists engage in…

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Brown Bag Lunch Talk with author Gigi Rosenberg

Wednesday, May 28, 2014, Noon-1:30pm Girls’ Club and Broward County Cultural Division invite artists, arts venues and creative entrepreneurs to attend this information session and brown bag lunch talk, Wednesday, May 28 from Noon-1:30pm. Hear from Gigi Rosenberg, author of The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing, about practical tools and strategies for realizing creative projects and…

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2015 AIRIE Application Now Open

Applications Due: June 15, 2014 More information and submission details at www.airie.org/apply. Spanning the southern tip of the Florida peninsula and most of Florida Bay, Everglades National Park is the only subtropical wilderness in North America. It is known for its rich wildlife, particularly large wading birds, and it is the only place in the…

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12 Women Out of the Box & Out on a Limb: Belaxis Buil

More on Belaix Buil: Artist Website | www.belaxisbuil-com.webs.com YouTube Channel | www.youtube.com/user/BelaxisBuil Knight Arts Blog | Belaxis Buil in the First Person   About 12 Women and Vanessa Garcia Girls’ Club writer-in-residence Vanessa Garcia presents “12 Women Out of the Box & Out on a Limb” a video interview series highlighting 12 inspiring local professionals…

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Fellowship Program at Girls’ Club seeks applicants

Applications Due: June 15, 2014 Girls’ Club seeks positive and action oriented interns for its new Fellowship Program. Candidates in their junior or senior years of college, those in masters programs and/or recent graduates will gain a substantive understanding of arts administration and will contribute to Girls’ Club exhibitions and public programs. The Fellowship entails…

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12 Women Out of the Box & Out on a Limb with Lisa D. Sparks

More on Lisa D. Sparks Verity Content | www.veritycontent.com Lisa D. Sparks on Twitter | @LisaDSparks Lisa D. Sparks online | www.lisadsparks.net   About 12 Women and Vanessa Garcia Girls’ Club writer-in-residence Vanessa Garcia presents “12 Women Out of the Box & Out on a Limb” a video interview series highlighting 12 inspiring local professionals…

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Artists in Action! with Dinorah de Jesus Rodriguez

Dinorah de Jesus Rodriguez Artist Talk | Friday, May 23, 7pm free and open to the public Artist Multiple | Banglefest, 2014 limited edition series of bangle bracelets edition of 21 $35 Hear Dinorah de Jesus Rodriguez speak about her work, her creative inspirations, and recent projects. Talk is free and open to the public.…

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