To begin its 2015-2016 season of exhibitions, the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County will display the work of Delray Beach artists from September 11 through October 31.

“This exhibition focuses on Delray Beach, one of Palm Beach County’s 38 culturally diverse, vibrant cities,” said Nichole M. Hickey, manager of artist services at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County. “The artists in this exhibition capture the beauty of their hometown and express their unique talents as painters and sculptors.”

Participating artists are Carolyn Barth, Steve Blackwood, Vincent Cacace, Tim Carter, Abby Funk, Amanda Johnson, James Kerr, Pati Maguire, Ralph Papa, Susan Romaine, Robert Schmidt, Vicki Siegel, Roxene Sloate, Nancy Spielman, Lorrie Turner, Donna Walsh and Jeff Whyman.

“Made in Delray” is free and open to the public from September 11 through October 31. Admission to the preview party on Thursday, September 10 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. is free for Cultural Council members and $20 for nonmembers. To reserve a ticket, contact Debbie Calabria at (561) 472-3341 or

Note to Editors: Interviews with the featured artists, as well as photo opportunities, may be arranged in advance of the exhibition opening or during the preview event Thursday evening. High resolution images are available for the media to download in the Cultural Coucil’s Press Room: Press Room.

About the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County is the official support agency for arts and culture for Palm Beach County serving non-profit organizations, individual artists and arts districts. The Council promotes the county’s cultural experiences through an integrated program of advertising, public relations and marketing activities to visitors and residents. Each year, the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County administers more than $3.6 million in grants, supports arts and cultural education, provides capacity building training, and advocates for funding and arts-friendly policies. Located in the historic art moderne Robert M. Montgomery, Jr. building in downtown Lake Worth, the Council mounts a series of group and solo exhibitions featuring Palm Beach County artists and provides other programming. Connect with the Council at or (561) 471-2901.

About Delray Beach
Delray Beach, which was settled during the late 19th century and became an official city in 1927, contains many of Palm Beach County’s historic cultural venues, including: Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, Delray Beach Center for the Arts, Sandoway Discovery Center, Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, among many others.


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