Monday, December 15, 2014

Call For Artwork from Art and Antique Gallery



Kaleidoscope 2015
exploring the many facets of art

CALL FOR ARTWORK

Artists are invited to participate in a juried show at the Art and Antique Studio and Gallery during the month of March. Artwork will hang from March 6th through March 31st and will be spotlighted during the March First Friday Art Walk in EGAD from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. This show is open to all Florida residents and seasonal residents.  A Panel will select 40 pieces of art for this show and a judge will choose the pieces for the awards.
An Award and Sponsor Party will be held on Saturday, March 7, from 5-7 p.m.

Prospectus jpg's are available on our web site with full information and at the Gallery and Ralph's Art Supply. Hope to see you in the KALEIDEOSCOPE show.  www.artandantiquestudio.com

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Ruth Stanley's Photograph Awarded an Honorable Mention Ribbon in the "2014 All That Art" Exhibition at the King Center




Melbourne, FL— The Creative Arts Foundation of Brevard Inc. sponsored the semi-annual "All That Art" photograph competition exhibition at the Eastern Florida State College King Center in November this year. The Photograph “Rainy Day Pier” by local photographer, Ruth Stanley-Quillian, was awarded an Honorable Mention Ribbon. 

The black & white photograph “Rainy Day Pier” was taken on the Daytona Beach pier during a Camera Club of Brevard outing. The Creative Arts Foundation of Brevard Inc. is run by Ms. Suzanne Frank and her husband Mr. Marshall Frank. The juried exhibition started on October 27 till November 30, 2014. 

Ruth says "It's exciting and an honor to have a photograph awarded a ribbon in the "All That Art" Exhibition and see my work alongside others on the walls.”

Ruth is a listed member photographer with the Brevard Cultural Alliance located in Brevard County, Florida, and has several images that have been placed with the "Art in Public Places" program. She is a member of the Camera Club of Brevard and the Florida Camera Club Council and has received numerous competition awards and temporary displays in a local camera shop. She is also a member photographer artist with the Central Brevard Art Association, and has artwork displayed with the "Art in Public Spaces" for exhibit and for sale.

Ruth lives in Cocoa with her husband Ed who is also a photographer. Together they are the owners of QCA Photography & Graphic Art. They are both enrolled in the Eastern Florida State College Professional Photography Certificate program. She loves to travel throughout Florida and the US to photograph nature,  landscapes, and cityscapes. To contact her call 321-749-4329.

Camera Club of Brevard Annual Print Competition and Dinner

 
 
 The Camera Club of Brevard held its Annual Print Competition and Dinner on Saturday, December 6, 2014, at the Indian Harbor Beach Community Center. Competition winners are shown above. The CCB meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM at the Eau Gallie Civic Center, 1551 Highland Ave. in historic Eau Gallie. Guests are welcome to attend.
 

Friday, December 12, 2014

Ed Quillian's Photograph Selected for People's Choice Award in the "2014 All That Art" Exhibition at the King Center




Cocoa, FL— The Creative Arts Foundation of Brevard Inc. sponsored the semi-annual "All That Art" photograph competition exhibition at the Eastern Florida State College King Center in November this year. This year there was a "People's Choice Award", where all the photographic images displayed in the King Center during the month of November were viewed and voted on by people attending different events at the King Center. There were 769 votes submitted, and with a total of 60 votes, local photographer, Ed Quillian's Photograph "Sunrise Storm" won the award. “Sunrise Storm” is the title of the artwork and is of Cocoa Beach Pier on a stormy sunrise morning. The Creative Arts Foundation of Brevard Inc. is run by Ms. Suzanne Frank and her husband Mr. Marshall Frank. The juried exhibition started on October 27 till November 30, 2014. 

It's was an honor to be part of the juried photography exhibit at the King Center's "All That Art" said Quillian. "There were a lot of talented photographers in this event, and I thank all who voted for my photographic image." 

Ed is a listed member photographer artist with the Brevard Cultural Alliance located in Brevard County Florida, and has several images that have been placed with the Art in Public Places program. He is also a member photographer artist with the Central Brevard Art Association, and has artwork displayed with the Art in Public Spaces, located at the Cocoa Beach Country Club for exhibit and for sale. He is a member of the "Camera Club of Brevard", and has received numerous competition awards and temporary displays in a local camera shop. He is also a member of the Florida Camera Club Council.  Along with his wife Ruth, he is attending classes at Eastern Florida State College to achieve a Professional Certification in Photography. He and his wife are the owners of the QCA Photography & Graphic Art Business.  To contact him call 321-749-4329

34th International Annual Spring Photography Contest by Photographer's Forum has selected a photograph from Ed Quillian for top 14% finalist group.




Cocoa, FL— "Hall Road Park Backwater," a High Dynamic Resolution color image taken by local photographer, Ed Quillian, was selected to be among the top 14% photograph artworks out of over 10,000 photographs submitted in the 34th International Annual Spring Photography Contest color category, and has been awarded a "Finalist Certificate". The "Hall Road Park Backwater" photograph will also be published in the hardcover book "Best of Photography 2014" produced by Photographer's Forum Magazine. 

Ed says It has been an honor to be a published photographer. Being a finalist in an international photography competition has been a dream. Utilizing High Dynamic Resolution with the color image, brings out the dark shadows in the image and enhances the details of the photograph. It makes you stay in the photograph and look at it. As a photographer that is what I am trying to achieve from the viewer."

Ed is a listed member photographer artist with the Brevard Cultural Alliance located in Brevard County, Florida, and has several images that have been placed with the Art in Public Places program. He is also a member photographer artist with the Central Brevard Art Association, and has artwork displayed with the Art in Public Spaces, located at the Cocoa Beach Country Club for exhibit and for sale. He is a member of the Camera Club of Brevard, and has received numerous competition awards and temporary displays in a local camera shop. He is also a member of the Florida Camera Club Council. Along with his wife Ruth, he is attending classes at Eastern Florida State College to achieve a Professional Certification in Photography. He and his wife are the owners of the QCA Photography & Graphic Art Business.  To contact him call 321-749-4329

32nd Annual Designer Craft Show at Fifth Avenue Art Gallery

 
The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery is now featuring their 32nd Annual Designer Craft Show and you won't be disappointed. In case you are running out of time, the gallery offers one of a kind gifts at every price point for everyone on your list. The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery's Designer Craft Show is known for the large selection of gift items. 

The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery  is located in EGAD, the Eau Gallie Arts District of Melbourne, across the street from the Foosaner Art Museum. 

Fifth Avenue Art Gallery, 321-259-8261 1470 Highland Avenue, Melbourne, Florida 32935, http://www.fifthavenueartgallery.com

Art work: Barrie Harding, wooden bowls
 

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Bottles and Brushes at Titusville Art League

“Bottles & Brushes”
An Evening Of Wine & Art(The intention is a one-night workshop for the completion of one oil painting. 
Everyone will do the same painting.)

Instructor: Rick SegusoCall 561-255-3610 to register!
Check out his website at
http://rickseguso.com/

What:        An evening of pure enjoyment!  Sip a bit of wine (BYOB) as you begin your oil painting masterpiece!  Glasses and light refreshments will be provided!
Where:     Titusville Art League, 1421 Draa Road, T’ville
When:       Friday, December 12th 7-9:30 pm
                                        OR
                Friday, December 19th 7-9:30 pm
                Come a little early to meet Rick – around 6:30-6:45.
Cost:        $20 per person, plus $5 for supplies

Supplies: Brushes, easels, paints, mediums, palettes, & cleaners will be provided for your use. The canvas or canvas board (complete with your masterpiece) will be yours to keep! Bring an old cloth for cleaning or a roll of paper towels; wear old clothing or an apron to serve as a smock to protect your clothing.

The Blues at Art Gallery of Viera

Who:  Art Gallery of Viera
What:  Opening Reception of “The Blues”
Where:  The Avenue, 2261 Town Center Avenue, Suite 111, Viera, FL. 32940
When; January 10, 2015,  6-8 pm.
Contact:  Susan Stone, susan@jsusancolestone.com, or (401) 596-4266
 
Art Gallery of Viera announces the opening of their January show “The Blues”.    The Opening Reception on January 10th , from 6-8 pm , will feature the gallery’s own member artists and their interpretations of The Blues in song, color or mood.  The Feature Artist for the show will be People’s Choice winner,  Barbara Brennan.  Barbara’s unique and very special work was voted  People’s Choice by gallery visitors during the Tropical Daze show in August, her opening is eagerly anticipated.   This event is free and open to the public.
 
 The gallery’s opening receptions are a great chance to meet and talk with the gallery’s artists, as well as viewing and an opportunity to purchase extraordinary art.  Light refreshments will be served.  Gallery patrons on the day of the reception will also be able to enter a drawing for a 16, x 12” matted print of “Taking Flight” by the gallery’s Executive Director,  Susan Stone. 
 
“The Blues” will be on exhibit for viewing through the end of January.  

Art Gallery of Viera, 2261 Town Center Avenue, Suite 111, Viera, FL 32940 (www.artgalleryof viera.com, (321)-504-4343

Creative Cards With Ree at Art Gallery of Viera


(Near The Loft and  Belk)
  
Bring a friend and learn quick, fun and easy techniques in a relaxed setting to create quality cards and/or gifts.  We create greeting cards, gifts, or gift bags.  New projects each week!
Beautiful, quality materials, including cardstock, decorative papers, stamps, inks, embossing products, die cuts and accessories are included in the $12 price of the class.  
Advance reservations are needed and may be placed by contacting Ree at
 321-961-2350 or at reenathan@bellsouth.net
 December Schedule:
December  15, 22, 29
January 5, 12, 19, 26

                 You may sign up for either the morning class (10:30 am-12:30 pm) 
or the afternoon class (1:30 pm-3:30 pm)

Check out our Christmas Card Workshops at


Art Gallery of Viera •  2261 Town Center Ave., Suite 111  • Viera, FL 32940

Art Gallery Cards at the Titusville Art League


1421 Draa Road, 
Titusville, 32796

 
Bring a friend and learn quick, fun and easy techniques in a relaxed setting to create quality cards and/or gifts.  We create greeting cards, gifts, or gift bags.  New projects each week!
Beautiful, quality materials, including cardstock, decorative papers, stamps, inks, embossing products, die cuts and accessories are included in the
 $13 price of the class ($15 for non-TAL members).  
Advance reservations are needed by the prior Monday  and may be placed by contacting Ree at
 321-773-0095 or 321-961-2350 
or at reenathan@bellsouth.net
 
  December 18,   11 am-1pm
January 8, 22
Check out our classes and cards at www.artgallerycards.blogspot.com

Valentine Workshop With Ree at the Cocoa Beach Library


Wednesday, January 7, 2015   10:00 am-Noon
Cocoa Beach Public Library
550 North Brevard Avenue
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931 
 
The class  will create 3  beautiful valentines with matching envelopes  using beautiful cardstocks, designer papers, beautiful stamps,  ribbons and embellishments.  Students will use the Die Cut Machine and punches to create shapes and embossed textures for their cards.  All supplies will be provided. Cost is $10. Register by Monday, January 5, by emailing Ree at reenathan@bellsouth.net or calling her at 321-961-2350. Class size is limited to 10 students.

People's Choice Winner for All That Art

 
For the  first  time  The Creative Art Foundation of Brevard had a  Peoples' choice award for  All That Art ,photo exhibition competition held at the King  Center thru out the  month of  November.  The  prize  was  $100.00
 
We  were  very  proud to award the $100.00  to Ed Quillan. Out  of  769 votes from the public  Ed  had  the  most  votes and won  the  prize congratulations he also  sold  many of  his photograph.