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….

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)…

Wilton Manors Art Expo

Art Gallery 21 is thrilled beyond measure to be a part of the Wilton Manors Art Expo as a Silver Sponsor! The first “art walk” of the season is this Saturday coming, November 21st, from 7 to 10 PM and we’ll be represented at the gallery in the Woman’s Club AND at City Hall! As…

Island City Art Market: Nia Nakis

The Island City Art Market is a showcase of 40 original works of art, all produced by 21 local fine artists.  All art offered is framed and ready to hang. NIA NAKIS Born in Athens, Greece, Eugenia “Nia” Nakis is an alumnus of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. She worked as a fashion illustrator until 2001…

Island City Art Market: Lisa Boyd

The Island City Art Market is a showcase of 40 original works of art, all produced by 21 local fine artists.  All art offered is framed and ready to hang. LISA BOYD As an artist, Lisa is enchanted with Florida’s depth of soul. She finds it in the architecture, the colors of the sea and…

Island City Art Market: Patti Maceri, Artist

The Island City Art Market is a showcase of 40 original works of art, all produced by 21 local fine artists.  All art offered is framed and ready to hang. PATTI MACERI Patti’s mother was the first to recognize her talent and she encouraged her daughter’s development by enrolling Patti in painting classes at the Joy…