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)…

Looking ahead …

Our fall exhibit closed last Friday night and the gallery is dark until January. We anticipate some painting and sprucing up will be going on during December so we’ll look really spiffy when 6 Hands Collaborative opens their exhibit on Friday, January 8, 2016. The three artists who make up the “6 Hands” are Janet…

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: John Bowen, 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. JOHN BOWEN Our friend, John, has been around a long time and we think you’ll agree that he keeps Florida history alive with his art! He…

Island City Art Market: Dirk Eberle, 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 be hung. DIRK EBERLE Dirk lives in Dania Beach, Florida these days, but, he grew up in an artist’s community on the Oregon Coast. For those…

Island City Art Market: Aviva D. Sasson, Artist

Art Gallery 21 is pleased to present a buyer’s market of fine Florida art at affordable prices. Because we are a neighborhood gallery, we can off the work of local artists without the overhead of for profit galleries . The Island City Art Market is a showcase of 40 original works of art, including oils, watercolors and acrylics,…

The Island City Art Market: Robert Gross, Artist

Art Gallery 21 is pleased to present a buyer’s market of fine art at affordable prices. Because we are a neighborhood gallery, we are able to offer a variety of original art at a fraction of the cost associated with private for profit galleries. The Island City Art Market is a showcase of 40 original works…