Mermaids & Manatees

Art Gallery 21 paid homage to Mayor Justin Flippen with an art exhibition with the theme of Sirens and Sea Cows. Mayor Flippen was lost to us in February 2020 and his youthful enthusiasm for the manatee as a mascot for the City and his ongoing support of the arts was what inspired us to…

ART GALLERY 21 CALL FOR ARTISTS!

This is our tenth year offering the Island City Juried Art Exhibition at Art Gallery 21 and we just know it’s going to be the best yet! CAN YOU BELIEVE IT!  OCT 16-NOV 13, 2021 Open to all Broward County artists. RULES & ENTRY FORM available here. ENTRY FEE: $20 per entry; maximum of two…

The Artist Behind The Art: AVIVA

Aviva Sasson has been with Art Gallery 21 since our days hanging art in Wilton Manors City Hall and participating in the newly established Island City Art Walk. Aviva was among the volunteer artists that helped to clean and paint the Woman’s Club of Wilton Manors as we converted it into the art gallery we…

Doll Photography as Art

ART OF BARBIE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP: Characters in Search of a Dollhouse Saturday, March 23 from 2-4 PM Learn how to use Barbie (and, other toys) in photography and visual storytelling. Using slides, video and various backgrounds and sets, you will be privy to the process used to photograph the world’s most famous doll! Join us…

Eyes on the Sunshine State

Last Friday evening, the three winning artists from our annual Island City Juried Art Exhibition delivered their art to the gallery and our curator, Robert Gross,  his assistant, Celia Diaz, and volunteers Carol Finlayson and Dirk Eberle created a show that is all about the Sunshine State, the people and places that make Florida unique….

In the spirit of art …

  On Good Friday evening, Art Gallery 21 was blessed to have a lovely young woman serve as our gallery hostess, and, we are sincerely astonished and immensely grateful for the fabulous job she did! Pamela Maldonado Velasco has three works hanging in the current show, and when she volunteered to greet visitors to the gallery…

The Art of Tyce Marshall, et al

Art Gallery 21 is pleased to present The Art of Tyce Marshall with Mark Baker, Patti Maceri, Pamela Maldonado, Carl Phillips and Pat Wahl. These artists have brought a breath of springtime air to the gallery and we welcome them! NOTE: In the header above, we have used “et al” and some folks might wonder what…

Coming soon …

The Island City Juried Art Competition exhibit closes tonight and we are grateful to all of the artists who participated! 23 individual artists submitted 38 works of art and over the past four weeks more than 200 folks visited Art Gallery 21 and browsed the talent of our local artists! We have changed the schedule for the…