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…

first exhibit of the season

8th Annual Island City Juried Art Exhibit Juried by Tom Rossetti | Curated by Robert Gross Exhibit opens October 19th at 7 PM Winners will be announced and refreshments will be served. Stop by for a visit if you’re on the street for Art Walk Wilton Manors. We’d love to see you again or meet…

Florida Painters Art Exhibit

What exactly is a Florida painter you ask? Well, we’re so glad you asked! šŸ™‚ Dirk Eberle is a Florida Painter. He’s also one of Art Gallery 21’s devoted volunteers, assisting our gallery curator, Robert Gross, with installing the art shows. You might think it’s easy to hang art on the walls, but, there’s engineering…

#loveart

It’s the month of love and we’re loving the art in our newest exhibit which opens Saturday, February 4th at 7 PMĀ when you canĀ meet the artistsĀ  … Robert Gross, Celia Diaz, Dirk Eberle, Errol Gross, Natalee Jones and Louise Meredith! They will all be on hand to meet you and talk about their work or…

Celebrate the season with art!

Art Gallery 21 is super excited about the show scheduled to open Friday, December 9th! Come celebrate the season with us and meet the exciting lineup of artists! We have an exciting new artist whose work is very impressive: R. R. Robinson. We’ve seen the art and we can hardly wait to meet the artist!…

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, Ā 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 theĀ 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 andĀ 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…

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’sĀ 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 heldĀ in Greece, under Aeschylus and his successors.Ā 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…