International Art Fair
Art Boca Raton Announces Art Week Line-Up of Lectures & Events
ARTISTS AT WORK/DEMONSTRATIONS:
Faculty artists from the Boca Raton Museum of Art School will demonstrate gold leafing, painting on porcelain, collage and figure drawing in the Art School’s booth at the fair.
Friday, March 18
Noon to 2:30 p.m. – Jacalyn Sanders, collage instructor will demonstrate and invite attendees to create their own small collage.
3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Marybelle Cordell, painting instructor, will demonstrate the process of painting on porcelain.
Saturday, March 19
Noon to 2:30 p.m. – Andrea Huffman, textile artist, will demonstrate printing on fabric and guests will be invited to create their own small printing on cloth.
3 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Christopher Lopez will be the Artist at Work – representational drawing
Sunday, March 20
Noon to 2:30 p.m. – Suzanne Scherer will demonstrate the art of gold leaf, and tool and stamping into gold.
Noon to 2:30 p.m. Jacalyn Sanders will be the Artist at Work – collages
1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Figure Drawing from live models with adult art school students sketching. Attendees are invited to join in and materials will be provided.
Saturday, March 19 – 3:30 p.m.
Hidden Books: The Art of Kumi Korf – screening and discussion
Directed by Sam Hampton and produced by Kirsten Hampton, “Hidden Books: The Art of Kumi Korf,” is a 30-minute documentary about the Japanese-born artist, Kumi Korf whose art involves several disciplines: architectural design, printmaking, painting, papermaking and artists’ books. The film a unique perspective on her life and how the world around her influences her work.
Monday, March 21 – 3:30 p.m.
Pilchuck: A Dance with Fire – moderated by Paul Fisher
The film explores how the Pilchuck Glass School, a small art center in the Pacific Northwest woods of Stanwood, Washington, became the largest glass art center in the world. Founded by iconic figure Dale Chihuly and a few art school friends in the counterculture days of the early 70s, the Pilchuck Glass School pushed the boundaries from its very beginnings. James Baker, CEO of the Pilchuck Glass School and the Executive Producer of this PBS documentary special.
March 18 and 19, Friday and Saturday – 1 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.*
Jay Critchely Incorporated – Solo Exhibition
Schmidt Center Gallery, Performing Arts Building, Room 102 – Complimentary shuttle from Art Boca Raton International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches.
Jay Critchley, Incorporated uses ritual, wordplays and the mainstream media to address governmental power and corporate greed and their impact on areas such as the environment, health, sexuality and public discourse.
*Curated tours Friday and Saturday 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. with Rod Faulds, FAU Director of Galleries.
March 18-20, Friday & Saturday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Art After Dark at the Boca Raton Museum of Art – 501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL
Extended hours at the Boca Raton Museum of Art with cocktails and music sponsored by Sak’s Fifth Avenue. Continue your appreciation of art into the evening and enjoy three world-class exhibitions on view at the Boca Raton Museum of Art: Warhol Prints from the Collection of Marc Bell, Bob Colacello: In and Out with Andy and Warhol on Vinyl: The Record Covers, 1949-1987+. Meet visiting artists, mingle with local collectors, curators and museum members. Admission $12. Art Boca Raton one-day and multi-day pass holders $10, Art Boca Raton VIP cardholders’ complimentary admission.
Saturday, March 19 – 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
On the Road: Winston Art Group Appraisal Day – hosted by Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters in the Theatre Lab, Parliament Hall, 777 Glades Road. Renowned experts from Winston Art Group of West Palm Beach; Kodner Galleries of Dania Beach; Palm Beach Modern Auctions of West Palm Beach, and others will be on hand to offer verbal appraisals of art, antiques, decorative arts, furniture, jewelry and vintage. Verbal appraisals are $45 per item. For details email email@example.com or visit www.fau.edu/artsandletters. All proceeds benefit student scholarships.
The fair is open to the public from Friday, March 18, through Monday, March 21, 2016, from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. daily. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Multi-day passes are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Student pricing is available. For tickets and a full list of events visit www.artbocaraton.com.
Next Level Fairs is the parent company for Art Boca Raton and Art Palm Beach that will celebrate the 20th edition of the fair January 18-22, 2017 at the Palm Beach Convention Center. Next Level Fairs curates sophisticated, event driven fairs attracting global atten
dance, supported by an international marketing and branding strategy in coordination with local museums, collectors and galleries. www.nextlevelfairs.com.
Fast Facts: · Inaugural fair in Boca Raton from the owners/organizers of Next Level Fairs
· 50 exhibitors – 50% of whom exhibited at the recent Art Palm Beach Fair · 65,000 square foot custom built temporary structure – cost $500,000
· Ticket prices - $20 at the for one-day passes. Students with ID $12 at the door. Multi-day passes $25.
· Vernissage - March 17, 2016 to benefit the Boca Raton Museum of Art School chaired by, Dalia Stiller and her husband Duane Stiller, Founder and President of Woolbright Development and sponsored by Neiman Marcus. Vernissage ticket prices for the event are $150 and $250 and may be purchased through the Museum at www.bocamuseum.org/vernissage.
· Fair Hours: Friday, March 18 through Monday, March 21, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. daily.