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Cultural Council Biennial 2015
May 15 through August 29
View Photos from the Member’s Preview Party and Annual Meeting
The Cultural Council is pleased to showcase art by professional Palm Beach County artists working in a wide variety of media in our summer exhibition titled Cultural Council Biennial 2015. This open call was juried by Elizabeth Sobieski, a contributing writer to The Art Economist. Also a screenwriter and producer based in both New York and Los Angeles, Sobieski has written on arts-related subjects for such publications as New York Magazine, New York Post, Avenue Magazine and Cosmopolitan. The juried process was handled through Juried Art Services, a Palm Beach County-based organization that has juried some of the nation’s leading exhibitions.
Fulya Acikgoz | Margie Agoston | Susan M. Andreasen | Tony Arruza | Beju | Robert E. Birkenes | Nancy G. Brown | Karen H. Colbert | Beatrice I. Doone-Merena | Cheryl L. Fisher | Mark W. Forman | Teresa A. Frazee | John L. Frazee | Erin B. Fromkes | Jacek Gancarz | Durga Garcia | TD Gillispie | Meihui Goette | Doreen M. Grasso | Dolores Kiriacon | Tammy S. Knipp | Lorenzo Laiken | Estelle Lavin | Ginny Lloyd | Joan Lustig | Dena R. Lyons | Cheryl Maeder | Sami A. Makela | Henriett Michel | Melinda Moore | Debbie L. Mostel | Elsie Marley Musella | Pamela A. Myers | Frank (Charles) E. Navarrete | Ray P. Neubert | Rick L. Newton | Hanne Niederhausen | Susan Oakes | Sally Painter | Ralph Papa | John C. Rachell | Agata Ren | Sylvia Riquezes | Tracy Rosof-Petersen | Debbie L. Rubin | Benjamin Rusnak | Elle Schorr | Barry Seidman | Rita Shapiro | Shani Simpson | Roxene G. Sloate | George Steinman | Wayne Stephens | Leora K. Stewart | Dale S. Stryker | David Torrella | Matt Vought | Carin A. Wagner | Mark C. Walnock | Karla J. Walter
Vote for People’s Choice Award
You can vote for People’s Choice this summer by visiting our gallery. Just pick up a paper ballot from the front desk, and choose your favorite piece. Want a second vote? Take a picture of the piece and post it to Twitter or Instagram using #CCBiennial2015. Voting ends August 15.
Awards for Best in Show, second and third places were announced at the preview party on May 14:
- Best in Show: Cheryl Maeder, Play, 2014, Film, 1:53 minutes
- Second Place: Wayne Stephens, Untitled 2, 2013, oil and mixed media on canvas, 60 x 60 inches
- Third Place: Nancy Brown, Balloon Over Bagan, 2014, Photograph, 38 x 48 inches
Lawrence A. Sanders Foundation Artist Resource Center
Solo exhibitions generously funded by the JP Morgan Chase Foundation
Emmanuel Bazile, age 18
MilaGROWTEENS: The Future
August 8 through October 3
Opening Reception: Friday, August 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m. | RSVP here
The Milagro Center is collaborating with the Cultural Council on an exhibition presenting the artwork of teens, showcasing their talents to the community. At the Cultural Council, arts education is a priority. Through the continued work of its Cultural Education Committee (CEdC), the Council is committed to ensuring that our county’s young people have the best possible opportunities to reap the proven benefits that arts and culture bring to the educational experience. As an active CEdC member and partner, the Milagro Center embodies and shares in this community work and vision for arts accessibility and equity. Viewers can expect to see artwork that represents the individual voices and experiences of Delray teens, supported through the guidance of a professional art educator from the education department of the Boca Raton Museum of Art.
The Milagro Center offers unique arts-integrated educational and cultural programs that serve as a catalyst for community collaboration, individual transformation and social change. The arts foster a spirit of entrepreneurship in teens; teaching them skills and fostering a temperament for creative success. The Milagro Center is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure the social and academic success of children through cultural arts, living values, mentoring and academic support