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"Local Artists Take Flight"
Exhibition Date: July 29 – December 9, 2015

This exhibition features photography, painting and mixed media works created by artists who reside in one of Pam Beach County’s thirty-eight municipalities. Nearly sixty artworks were reviewed by guest judge Paul Fisher, owner of Paul Fisher Gallery in West Palm Beach. Works were selected based on artistic merit and composition.

To purchase art displayed in this exhibition, contact Palm Beach County's
Art in Public Places Program (561) 233-0235.

Exhibition is located near the Mall on Level 2 of the Main Terminal, across from Travelers Lounge.


Public Invited to “Meet the Artists” at Three Free Art Events

On September 9, 5:30p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Palm Beach International  Airport, near the Mall on Level 2
Meet the latest crop of talented local artists whose original and diverse paintings, photographs and mixed media works were selected for exhibition in the “Local Artists Take Flight” exhibition which runs through December 9, 2015. At 6:30p.m. awards will be presented to three local artists by guest judge, Paul Fisher, of Paul Fisher Gallery in West Palm Beach.  Use #PBILOVESART to join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. For a virtual tour of the exhibition, see images and information below.

On September 17, 2:00p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Glades Road Library Branch, 20701 95th Avenue South, Boca Raton, FL 33434 
“Through the Camera Lens” will feature presentations by photographers Elliott Block, Lew Lautin, Martin Schmidt, Mary Taylor, whose work is included in the current “Local Artists Take Flight” PBI exhibition.

On September 24, 6:30p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Wellington Branch Library, 1951 Royal Fern Drive, Wellington, FL 33414 
“Through the Camera Lens” will feature presentations by photographers Erika Cespedes, Steve Horan, Cheryl Maeder,  Madelyn Winchester, whose work is included in the current “Local Artists Take Flight” PBI exhibition.

In both free Library programs, featured artists will show samples of their work, speak about what inspires them and share some hints about the equipment and special techniques they use to create award winning photographs. The goal of the “Through the Camera’s Lens” programl is to bring art, and the experience of being a photographer, to life though the Library’s Book Life Series. In its second year, the series features eight books that look at different facets of our identity. The featured book for September and October is “Still Life with Bread Crumbs” by Anna Quindlen about the life of a fictional photographer.

 

Gary Antonio
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Zen

Gary Antonio – West Palm Beach
Acrylic Paint, Mixed Media on Canvas 48" x 72" - $6,000

Elliott Block
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Juvenile Reddish Egret
Elliott Block – Boca Raton
Photograph on Aluminum, 36" x 24" - $650

Nancy Brown
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Buddha with Candles in Myannmar Temple
Nancy Brown – Boca Raton
Chrome Print Under Plexi, 45" x 26" - $1,000

Stephanie Brown


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Stan Form
#61
Stephanie Brown – Delray Beach
Archival Digital Print - Jupiter, 55" x 39" - Not for Sale

Erika Cespedes
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Inner Struggle
Erika Cespedes – Loxahatchee
Photograph, 36" x 36" - $1,800

Carol Erenrich
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Peacock Promenade

Carol Erenrich – West Palm Beach
Photograph Composite on Metal, 32" x 26" - $2,150
Suzanne Gaumer

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Patriotic Palms
Suzanne Gaumer – Palm Beach Gardens
Photograph, 16" x 20" - $150

Steve Horan
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Crimes Against Nature
Steve Horan – Lake Worth
Photograph on Canvas, 20" x 28" - $750
Lew Lautin
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Tony S., 1/10 Edition
Lew Lautin – Boca Raton
Photograph on Canvas, 37" x 56" - $1,500

Rick Lewis
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Royal Poinciana and Blue Heron

Rick Lewis – Jupiter
Oil on Canvas, 56" x 32" - $2,150

Cheryl Maeder
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Cloud Nine III, 1/10 Edition

Cheryl Maeder – West Palm Beach
Photograph on Canvas, 45" x 30" - $4,800

Sandi Pfeifer
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Nature’s Abstract Art
Sandi Pfeifer – Palm Beach
Photograph, 20" x 20" - $350

Agata Ren
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Barn Owls
Agata Ren – Boca Raton
Mixed Media on Wood, 51" x 39" - $3,900
Erica Rukin

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Moving Castle

Erica Rukin – West Palm Beach
Acrylic, Oil Pastels, Pen on Canvas, 32" x 26" - $1,300

Vargo

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Sweet Lips (Rock Beauty Angelfish-Holocanthus Tricolor)
Jane Saull – West Palm Beach
Photograph, 27" x 23" - $500

MartinSchmidt

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Flying Tiger, P40
Martin Schmidt – Boynton Beach
Photograph on Plexiglas, 60" x 40" - $2,300

Harold Silvers

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Space
Harold Silvers – Boynton Beach
Digital Print on Canvas, 36" x 24" - $750

Paulo Slater

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Parallax
Paulo Slater – West Palm Beach
Ink Infused Brushed Aluminum, Bamboo, 60" x 60" - $2,800

Mary Taylor

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Egret and Chicks
Mary Taylor – Boynton Beach
Photograph on Canvas, 30" x 24" - $325

Chrisanthy Vargo

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Snaking
Chrisanthy Vargo – Lantana
Paper on Canvas, 33" x 18" - $1,800

Karla Walter

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Red Sky at Night
Karla Walter – North Palm Beach
Acrylic on Wood, Resin, 44" x 30" - $1,200

Madelyn Winchester

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Untitled
Madelyn Winchester – West Palm Beach
Photograph/Scan, 24" x 30" - $150

 

Artists interested in receiving “Call to Artists” for upcoming airport exhibitions and other public art projects are invited to enter the County’s Artist Registry at http://www.pbcgov.com/art/FDORegistry.aspx.

 Palm Beach International Airport’s changing exhibition program is supported in part by a grant from HMS Host.