Sunday, June 4, 2017

Press Release. Starting next Friday: “Local Artists will shine in Juried Exhibition at the Cultural Council Galleries in City of Lake Worth.”*


“Lake Worth — The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County† is expanding recognition of artists who live and work in The Palm Beaches with the Cultural Council Biennial 2017, opening on Friday, June 9 at the Cultural Council galleries in Lake Worth. The goal of this juried show, which runs through September 2, is to broaden the range of exposure to artists and their artworks.”


This exhibition is a FREE public event. The Cultural Council is located at 601 Lake Ave. in Downtown Lake Worth. Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10:00–5:00. Plenty of FREE parking is available.
For more information contact Judith Czelusniak at 561-471-1602; email: Judith@palmbeachculture.com

The show is juried by Jennifer Inacio, Associate Curator at the Perez Art Museum Miami. Palm Beach County artists submitted 627 original pieces for consideration. Inacio chose 49 artists and 45 two-dimensional and three-dimensional artworks. Jurying was assisted by Juried Art Services, West Palm Beach.
     Cultural Council Manager of Artist Services Nichole M. Hickey said, “With our bi-annual juried art exhibition, the Cultural Council expands the horizon for more artists to be involved with our organization. We are excited to host this and see artists’ names and works that we have not been exposed to before. The Cultural Council Biennial 2017 is a perfect opportunity to engage with the community and learn more about professional artists living or working in Palm Beach County.”


“This Biennial juried exhibition reflects the Council’s commitment to develop and nurture talented local artists and expose their work to collectors and the community,” said Cultural Council of Palm Beach County President and CEO Rena Blades.


*Artists participating in the exhibition include: Lee Andre, Gerri Aurre, Bruce Bain, Cynthia Bartosek, Jeff Blakely, Judith Blotnick, Wendy Boucher, John Bowen, Anthony Burks, Dana Donaty, Linda Finch, Alyona Firth, Isabel Gouveia, Glenda Green, Jay Harmon, Kimberly Heise, Joseph Horton, Martin Johnson, Dolores Kiriacon, Sarah Knouse, Lorenzo Laiken, Natalya Laskis, Dorotha Lemeh, Sandy Lerman, Todd Lim, Joan Lustig, Jane Mcintyre, Henriett Michel, Rick Newton, Louise Noakes, Missy Pierce, John Rachell, Sylvia Riquezes, Rochel Schiffrin, Art Siegel, George Steinman, Lorrie Turner, Oksana Urban, Tanya Witzel, Flora Zolin.
The Cultural Council presents exhibitions featuring Palm Beach County artists and provides additional programming at its headquarters in the historic Robert M. Montgomery, Jr. Building, an iconic Streamline Moderne former movie theater in Downtown Lake Worth. Also at the Cultural Council headquarters are the Roe Green Uniquely Palm Beach Store featuring products by Palm Beach County artists and the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Visitor Information Center, a VISIT FLORIDA designated Florida Certified Tourism Information Center.

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