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…

Won’t you join us?

We are super excited! This Friday, February 12th we will present the awards to the winners of the Fourth Annual Island City Juried Art Competition. Now, this is not done in a vacuum. Presenting cash prizes and ribbons is serious business, so it’s done during the whirlwind we call an “Art Social!” The great thing about…

juried competition …

Just out of curiosity, I searched Wikipedia for “juried competition” and learned some very interesting things about their history. The earliest juried competitions were held in Greece, under Aeschylus and his successors. During the Middle Ages in 1441, a public poetry competition called the Certame Coronario was held in Florence with the intention of proving that the…

What’s next?

This first month of the new year is flying by at warp speed! The 6 Hands Collaborative exhibit, “The Art of Collaborative Art,” has been a huge success! They will be hosting their Affirmative Banner Workshop tomorrow (1/23) and the three women who are the six hands are planning a closing party next Friday (1/29)…

January’s Art Walk

Art Gallery 21 is a sponsor of the Wilton Manors Art Expo and we recommend that you let us be your first stop! 6 Hands Collaborative‘s exhibit, “The Art of Collaborative Art” is a charming and inspiring beginning as you make your way along the art littered businesses on Wilton Drive on Saturday night. We are…