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Layers – Art Exhibition: Opens November 18

Posted on 30 October 2017 by Niki Lopez

1310 Gallery has the honor to invite you to the November Exhibition.

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Layers: A Conscious Transformation of Energy is a collective art exhibition that explores the concept of the layers of life that affect us, from societal structures and social behavior to interpersonal relationships, self-discovery, inner growth and spiritual evolution.

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The exhibition focuses on artists’ interpretations of the impact of these various layers on the self and society and the challenge for individuals to embrace the process of self-discovery to consciously transform their lives at the core and, subsequently, the world around them.

Layers stimulate us to question our notions of identity, normality, and the definition of humanity.

The exhibition will include Guest Speakers Dr. Elizabeth Bonnet and Rosa De Lourdes, Presentations by Shayna Saurez and Johanne Rutledge, Musical component by Reina Sang and Sound Meditation by Urban Namaste
Please join us and follow on 1310 Gallery Facebook page for event details:

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Art is…

Posted on 14 August 2017 by Niki Lopez

Weston Art Guild and 1310 Gallery presents “Art Is…” a collective art exhibition where artists express their own meaning of art…What is art for you?Event will be held at the 1310 Gallery at the artspace Sailboat bend lofts
Reception – We will be raffling off a mixed media art bag donated by Ace Education. Plus a print by one of our members. Tickets are 2 for $5.00 and 5 for $10.00.
Everyone will receive 2 tickets at the door for drinks after that drinks will be $2.00 per glass.
Laura Gallagher will be performing again only this time on the 1st floor.  We are looking for donations for food and wine.
Parking was an issue last year so we will have the Las Olas Worship Center available. It is a block and a half down the road. There will be a $5.00 donation to park.

* Opening night: Saturday, August 19th from 6:00pm to 10:00pm, FREE RSVP HERE

* Encore on August 27th from 1:00pm to 5:00pm for the Encore – 

We will have light refreshments and live art, which means 6 of our members will be painting on site.
They are Patricia Beltran, Becky Blackwood, Sue Gillingham, Kay Kiria, Nancy Lussier, and Lifrancis Rojas.
Live artists must bring their own materials and props. We will have two artists on each floor to encourage interaction
with our guests. – This event will be advertised to galleries, art dealers, decorators and collectors. Lite refreshments only and we will have live painting on each of the floors.
Please let me know if you are interested. We already have 3 artist but you can still join. Every participant is encouraged to come for at least an hour.
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What’s Your Elephant’ Art exhibit & performance opening night

Posted on 11 July 2017 by Niki lopez

Niki Lopez’s 9th annual art exhibition at the 1310 Gallery.  Combining Art, Performance & Community Outreach!

What’s Your Elephant” Art Exhibit to Open with Compelling Pieces & Live Show

Opening Night + Performance: Saturday, July 15th  |  6pm-11pm

Admission:  FREE & Open to the Public

FREE RSVP: https://whatsyourelephantjuly2017.eventbrite.com 

What’s Your Elephant — (The Elephant in the Room) is an idiom for an obvious truth that is either being ignored or otherwise unaddressed. The purpose of this exhibit is to provide a safe place for issues and topics that are normally hidden from public view. Through visual and performance art, the artists participating in this event will share secrets and taboos, discussing openly to find solutions for individual and collective emancipation. Attendees are invited to enter the ‘Confessional’, an interactive safe space installation to share their ‘elephant’.

What’s Your Elephant will be hosted by 1310 Gallery residents Niki Lopez, visual artist, & designer, and Alana DaCosta, singer/songwriter.

Visual Artists include: (TBA – #staytuned)
  • Niki Lopez
  • Alana DaCosta,
  • AJ Grossman
  • Ana Rossi
  • Cheryl Brown
  • Macarena Zilveti
  • Mila Hajjar
  • Cesca Veo
  • Lubos Tuzinsky
  • Chire Regans,
  • Jose Silva
  • Yudelka Tavera
  • Zeal Harris
  • Artists for Black Lives Matter collective
  • SunServe Youth

July 15th opening night performances include:

  • Alana DaCosta
  • Profound Breath
  • We’re Weird,
  • Nephii Love
  • Adejare A. McMillan
  • Venus Rising

Feature performance by Venus Rising! Venus Rising is a multi-ethnic women’s drum and dance ensemble dedicated to creating works that uplift and inspire.

This exhibition contains materials of a sensitive nature that may be offensive to some viewers and may not be appropriate for children.

Community Partner: SunServe- SunServe is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit social services agency serving the LGBTQ community in South Florida.  Mission: Recognizing that the entire LGBTQ community has the right to quality care, our mission is to provide critical life assistance and professional mental health services with an emphasis on economically disadvantaged, marginalized youth and senior adults in the greater South Florida metropolitan area.Sponsors include:  Broward Cultural Division, Niki Lopez Creative, Very GTV,  KR8tiVE Uprising, Crown Wine, Sideways Confections, Itals Vegan, Hemplade and the 1310 Gallery.

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Funding for this project is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council.

July 15th, is the main night that includes a line-up of performance artist and a feature performance by Venus Rising! 

1310 Gallery is an artist-run collective that offers over 2400 square feet of exhibition space split into 3 levels, and housed within ArtSpace’s live/work facility, Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts. 1310 Gallery rotates art exhibitions monthly and also hosts performances and workshops. 2013 Broward New Times “Best Art Gallery of the Year”.   The gallery is open by appointment in addition to the Opening & Closing receptions. For further information please call 305-975-6262.

RSVP: https://whatsyourelephantjuly2017.eventbrite.com  

Events Schedule:

Mon. July 10, 3pm-5pm  (private event) – ‘What’s Your Elephant’ Community workshop at SunServe

Sat. July 15,  6-11PM – Opening Night + Performance

Sat. July 29, 7-10PM – Thou Art Woman – LGBTQ Open Mic + Poetry

Sat. August 3, 7-9PM  #WhatsYourElephant – WYE Artists’ Talk & Panel: 7-9PM

Wed. August 9, 7:30-9:30PM Meet the 1310 Bandits

Short Film Screening & Discussion:

  • Deep Within
  • Souvenir

Sat. August 12 WYE Community Workshop: 3-5:30PM, Soft Closing: 6-8 PM

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Call to artists. Deadline May 27. What’s your Elephant art exhibit

Posted on 09 May 2016 by Niki lopez

June 18th – August 13th 2016

What’s Your Elephant: Art + Performance + Community Outreach

Produced: Niki Lopez of Niki Art Studio, Alana DaCosta & at 1310 Gallery

Deadline for entry: May 27, 2016
Installation dates: June 15-17, 2016
Opening night: Saturday June 18, 2016
Location: 1310 Gallery, Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts

Open to:  all mediums.

Paintings, Sculpture, Installation art, Video art, Mixed media, 2D & 3D works.  Preference given to

interactive & installation pieces.

Submitted artwork should fit or complement the theme “Elephant in the Room” which can be either conceptual or literal in context:

Media themes seeking: controversial, hidden agenda, taboos, secrets, discrimination, inequality, privileges,  challenges to social norms,  masks,  cover -ups and other uncomfortable issues we sometimes choose to hide.

Let’s go there again! “What’s Your

Elephant” as in ‘the elephant in the room’ is metaphorical idiom for an obvious truth that is either being ignored or going unaddressed. The idiomatic expression also applies to an obvious problem or risk no one wants to discuss, It is based on the idea that an elephant in a room would be impossible to overlook; thus, people in the room who pretend the elephant is not there have chosen to avoid dealing with the looming big issue.

An important and obvious topic, which everyone present is aware of, but which isn’t discussed, as such discussion is considered to be uncomfortable.

There will be a panel discussion as well as a month-long interactive piece inviting the community to share their ‘elephant’.

Artists are welcomed to  participate  in a community outreach art project  with local at-risk youth.  Artists who are interested in volunteering in the art project please contact the producers of the show. All participating artists are encouraged to participate in all of the events; however,  the only requirement is to be available  the opening night.

Submission donation of $25 for up to 5 pieces, https://www.acheterviagrafr24.com/viagra-pas-cher/ payable through paypal (nikilopez@gmail.com)

100% of any artwork sales goes to the artist.


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Opening night will include DJ, live performance. Performers, please send an email to nikilopez@gmail.com with links to music

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Two- months long exhibit  will include: performance, drink & draw night, community outreach, and closing/open mic. Dates TBA

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Artists/Organization wishing to collaborate or partner, please contact curator.

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Event Sponsors:

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Select vendors will be available during opening night.  There is a $30 donation & vendor application required.

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 Want to help with this event?  Click here

Contact producers:

Niki Lopez

305.975.6262

nikilopez@gmail.com

Websites: www.nikilopez.comwww.nikiartstudio.com

or

Alana DaCosta

786.314.3524

Kr8tiveRebelMusik@gmail.com

Previous shows

This will be the 8th  annual exhibit.  Some clips from previous events include:

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About the curator:Niki Lopez is a multi-media artist & activist who works primarily in acrylics, “My representational work allows me to share and explore stories, symbols and concepts from ancient cultures and ideologies, as well as provoke thought as to the probability of life in other dimensions, multiple universes and galaxies, how they are all inter-connected with us here on planet earth”.

Known for her vibrant color palate, Lopez’s often ‘other-worldly’ art has been exhibited across South Florida, New York, and California.

Lopez is also a Graphic/Web Designer known for her community spirit and avant-garde art shows. Niki is passionate about community outreach, and is affiliated with many local non-profits.

 

  • Sign up for Niki Art Studio’s mailing list here
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Dates:

  • June 18th – Opening Night + Performance
  • Other Dates – TBA- please check back shortly.

Submission donation of $25 for up to 5 pieces, payable through paypal (nikilopez@gmail.com)

100% of any

artwork sales goes to artist.

>>>ARTISTS SUBMISSIONS<<<

Download Form click here:

Up to -5 pieces $25 DONATE HERE

For consideration, email images (no larger than 2mb)

to the curator Niki Lopez (nikilopez@gmail.com)

Include on the subject line “What’s Your Elephant“

-Name each JPG with your first initial, your last name and image number. (Example: JSmith1.jpg, JSmith2.jpg, JSmith3.jpg).

If you need to make special accommodations for submission of your work, please email nikilopez@gmail.com

Preference given to interactive & installation pieces.

All work must be original artwork – ready to hang or be displayed.

Artwork must include story about
the work.

One Piece $25 DONATE HERE

About 1310 Gallery: A 37 unit live/work art community housing multi-disciplinary visual & performing artist.  The Sailboat Bend Artists Lofts hosts monthly shows every third Saturday of the month since 2008.

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ArtServe + 1310 Gallery + MAC Fine Art UNITE to bring you “Our Ends are Our Beginnings” Art + Music Exhibition

Posted on 10 August 2015 by Dana Dellacamera

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The 1310 Gallery is joining forces with 2 creative giants, ArtServe and MAC Fine Art to continue to showcase some of the most talented artists in South Florida. Please mark your calendars and prepare to enjoy a wonderful evening of art and music sure to inspire. I wonder what new beginnings will emerge for you after attending…

ARTISTS
Jamie Caceres
Tatiana Cast
Gianna DiBartolomeo
Ivar Fandel
Joao Paulo Goncalves
Maxim Lipzer
Leonardo Montoya
Adam Collier Noel
Mary Pohlmann​
Don Sheffield
James E. Swarthout
Anna Visnitskaya​
Amanda Walling Art​

OPEN ARTIST STUDIOS
Christine Velez Stone​
Jeremiah Jenner​
Barry Gross​
David I. Muir​
Sonia Baez-Hernandez​
Philip Curtis​
Niko Yulis​
Josafat Miranda Studio​

MUSICAL PERFORMANCES by:
Shade Aaronberg
Dana DellaCamera
Colleen Armuelles​

Sponsored by: The Satori, The Edge, The Chimney House, ArtServe, MAC Fine Art

Dana DellaCamera holds a Master of Science in Management and Human Resources from FIU. She is a Curator, Performer and Creativity/Professional Development Speaker. Dana is available to sing jazz or top 40 music at any event you have coming up. Please contact her at 786-285-9243 for booking information, http://www.danadellacamera.com/performer/. Dana is currently facilitating a workshop sponsored through the Florida International University Life Well Led Center called “Awaken Your https://www.acheterviagrafr24.com/viagra-pour-homme/ Inner Giant Creatively” Join Us and Awaken~Create~Unleash Your https://www.viagrasansordonnancefr.com/ Creative Potential through this Fun, Interactive and Powerful 1 day class! For more https://www.acheterviagrafr24.com/prix-du-viagra/ information or to register visit www.AwakenYourInnerGiant.com

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The Elephant Art Exhibit: Art, Performance & Outreach – opening

Posted on 14 July 2015 by Niki lopez

July 18 – August 8th 2015

The Elephant: Art + Performance + Community Outreach

Produced: Niki Lopez of Niki Art Studio, Alana DaCosta & at 1310 Gallery

Opening night: Saturday July 18, 2015
Location: 1310 Gallery, Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts

The Elephant  – art exhibition is a group arts exhibition featuring work that challenges both artist and viewer to consider their choices about what in our lives, should be revealed and what should be hidden.    We want the elephant out in the open so we can find release…

“The Elephant” as in ‘the elephant in the room’ is metaphorical idiom for an obvious truth that is either being ignored or going unaddressed. The idiomatic expression also applies to an obvious problem or risk no one wants to discuss, It is based on the idea that an elephant in a room would be impossible to overlook; thus, people in the room who pretend the elephant is not there have chosen to avoid dealing with the looming big issue.

Artists:

  • Niki Lopez
  • Alana DaCosta
  • Allison Kotzig
  • Rolando Chang Barrero
  • Judy Leeson Polstra
  • Sonia Baez-Hernandez
  • Dianne Rosenberg
  • Ian Barnes
  • Cesca Veo
  • Susan Buzzi
  • Rene Gordon
  • Geva Salerno

Opening night performance:

  • Chunky (Host & spoken word Poet)
  • Chaos Theory
  • Dawn Robinson
  • Tico Armand
  • Yoli Mayor
  • Rebecca Butterfly Vaughns
  • & more

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 About the producers: Niki Lopez is a multi-media artist.  Known for her vibrant color palate, Lopez’s often ‘other-worldly’ art has acheter viagra pfizer been exhibited across South Florida, New York, and California.  Lopez is also a Graphic Designer known for her community spirit and avant-garde art shows.  Niki is passionate about community & outreach.  Lopez has been an integral  part of the creation of the 1310 Gallery space located within the Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts, where residents create monthly art programs.  As Web Master, Niki created the community’s on-line presence, and is a contributor to the 1310 Gallery brand via Social Media.

A resident artist of Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts, Alana DaCosta is a creative rebel. Alana has not received any formal training in visual arts. However, she continues to think out of the box and uses many mediums to share her creative talents. An artist activist, vocalist, musician, and poet whose distinctive sound extends beyond boundaries as she blends neo-soul with reggae, jazz, and a drop of funk. Alana has performed throughout the United States, Europe and the Caribbean. “My music and art will touch the minds, hearts and souls of people across the world, and will increase

one’s motivation for self-discovery, collective consciousness of one’s purpose, and the desire to live life freely, without regrets.” says Alana, who also has a M.S. in Mental Health Counseling and understands the healing power of the arts. With the drive and passion felt in her music and community art initiatives, there is no doubt, that Alana DaCosta is destined to leave her own mark in our world and make her artistic mission.

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Dates:

  • July 18th – Opening Night + Performance
  • July 25th – Drink & Draw More info TBA, Artwalk w/Free trolley service.
  • July 29th – Panel discussion #What’s Your Elephant.
  • August 5th- COMMUNITY OUTREACH -TBA
  • August 7th – Thou Art Women – LGBT Poetry Night

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Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

Sideways Confections – SidewaysConfections.com

Health Rush – http://www.myhealthrush.com

JLPR –  https://www.facebook.com/JLPRInc

Zen Bartender – https://www.facebook.com/ZenBartending

Images by Xio – https://www.facebook.com/X.meza.the.artist

Niki Lopez Creative – https://www.nikilopez.com

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“Escape” Opening Reception Sat. June 27th 7:00 -10:00pm Curated by Niko Yulis

Posted on 18 June 2015 by Dana Dellacamera

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Location and Exhibit Information
1310 Gallery/Sail Boat Bend Artist Lofts
1310 S.W. 2nd Court
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Opening Reception June 27th from 7-10 pm
Exhibit on display June 27th – July 11th, 2015
Gallery hours by appointment only, please contact: nikowind@yahoo.com tadalafil muscle ache

About the Show
Escape, from physical confinement, the mental distraction from reality and routine, a breaking-free from controls/emotions, and a key to interrupt day to day operations. The variety of subjects explored in this theme challenge the meaning of death, the liberation from institutions, instinctual response to danger, and much more.
The exhibition focuses on the artists’ individual views of Escape.
Escape promotes a dialogue between artists and audiences on the interpretations of the theme. The exhibition explores the impact of mental, physical, and emotional relationships and the desire to escape both literal and fictional concepts.

About the Curator
Nikolaos Yulis is a multidisciplinary artist and resident at the Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts. Niko received his Masters in Visual Arts, from Miami International University of Arts & Design and Graduate studies, from Parson’s School of Design and C.W. Post in New York. He exhibits nationally and internationally, and is currently the Art curator for Broward College South campus where he serves as the Coordinator for the Visual Arts Dept.

About the Gallery

1310 Gallery is a 2,400 square foot exhibition space (divide into 3 levels), located in the ArtSpace at Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The Gallery is an artist run collective that rotates monthly art exhibitions, gallery hours are by appointment only please contact: nikowind@yahoo.com to view the exhibit Escape.

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UBUNTU “I am because We Are” OPENING TOMORROW 4/25 at 7pm 1310 Gallery

Posted on 24 April 2015 by Dana Dellacamera

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grand opening of Ubuntu featuring works of Nzingah at 1310 Gallery. During the reception there will be a dance and poetry workshop, in addition to several open studios from several artists in residence at Sailboat Bend Artist Loft. Whole Foods will also be sampling Ubuntu coffee. The opening coincides with art

walk at Fat Village and there will be a Trolley traveling back and forth from FAT Village and 1310 Gallery.

For More Information call 561-880-7700 or go to www.SankofasChild.org

EVENT SCHEDULE FOR UBUNTU

4/28/15 Find Your Flow Yoga 6:30-7:30 p.m.
4/29/15 Vision Board Workshop 6:30-8:30 p.m.
5/5/15 Find Your Flow Yoga
5/8/15 Nzingah Designs Rasin Collection
5/10/15 Closing

and Pop Up Shop 12:00-6:00pm

Biography

Nzingah Oniwosan is an award winning visual artist, jewelry designer, classically trained pianist, published poet, and up and coming African and Haitian folklore dancer. She has been a full time teaching artist for the past 10 years, which has allowed her to work with well over 20,000 students. During this time, Nzingah has the fortunate opportunity to work with organizations like VSA Arts FL, Center Creative Education, Coral Springs Museum, Miami Children’s Museum, as well as Young Audiences in Baltimore, to name a few. Her work has been noted in periodicals like the Sun Sentinel (2006/2007), Essence Magazine (2014) and Art & Culture Magazine (Fall 2006). Nzingah’s most recent accolades include: a grant in 2010 to exhibit the “Sankofa Experience” and in 2009 to exhibit “Un-murdered,”being named 2008 artist of the year by the Links Incorporated, and placing first in several juried exhibits. She is currently an artist-in-resident for Broward County School Board, as well as, Old Dillard Museum. Nzingah’s a certified level 1 Art Clay instructor and will be a senior Instructor Summer 2015. Outside of being a creative, Nzingah is a raw foods chef and a 200 hr registered yoga instructor.

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“Cloud 9: Let Yourself Be Seen” Art + Music Show Mar. 21st & 28th 7-10pm

Posted on 15 March 2015 by Dana Dellacamera

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“CLOUD 9: Let Yourself Be Seen”
Curator, Dana DellaCamera
1310 Gallery, 1310 SW 2nd Ct. (Middle St.), Ft. Lauderdale, 33312
Opening: Saturday, March 21, 2015, 7:00pm – 10:00pm Musical Performances begin at 8:00pm both nights.
Closing: Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Admission: Free & Open to the Public. To RSVP go to WWW.CLOUD09SHOW.COM

ABOUT THE SHOW
We are excited to announce the artists that will be exhibiting their artwork in the 3rd Annual “Cloud 9: Let Yourself Be Seen” Art + Music Show and we hope you will join us. This year’s tagline was inspired by the curator, Dana DellaCamera’s own journey allowing her art to “Be Seen” and no longer hide or be stopped by fear of judgment by herself or others. This show is not about creating only pretty art but honest art because the truth is not always pretty but it sets us free and that makes the art vulnerable and beautiful. Every artist in the show is intimately sharing their soul and emotions through their work and point of view.
“Cloud 9: Let Yourself Be Seen” Art + Music Show is a platform for artists to “Be Seen”, be vulnerable, and share their gifts and message with the world. Cloud 9 is a world where you allow yourself to dream, trust, develop, risk, expand, take action and create without limitations, expectations or conformity! It is art straight from the heart.
All of the art that will be exhibited will be accompanied with a short paragraph from each artist stating why each piece puts them on “cloud 9″ or significance to them. The intention is for all who attend

the exhibition to participate, experience and leave inspired to “be seen” in their lives.

ARTISTS
The 3 floors of the art gallery will feature a variety of artists and styles from installation art to sculpture, oil/acrylic painting, illustration and mixed media. Artists: Alicia H. Torres, Amanda Walling, Claudia Polzer, Ellie Manso Kane ,Josafat Miranda, Olga Lucia Vargas, Luz Marina Ramirez, Margarita Correa Ochoa,Maruchi Carmona, Maria Teresa d’Azuncena, Mary Polhmann, Nancy Desantis,Reine Le Bohec, Rosa Sanchez, Shade Aaronberg, and Stephanie Crystal Espinosa.

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MUSICAL PERFORMANCES
Musical Performances will begin at 8:00pm both evenings and will feature Andrew Sansec, Carolena Albert and Dana DellaCamera. The NEW Generation High School Level II Dancers will also be performing.

PURCHASING ART
Do you have a wall in your house that could benefit by having some art on it? We kindly ask you to consider purchasing one of the original and unique pieces from the show and support your local artists thereby allowing them to continue doing what they love. Contact the Curator for information.

OPEN STUDIOS
At the Opening, March 21st and Main Event on March 28th, live musical performances will begin at 8:00pm and will feature the following artists: Andrew Sansec and Dana DellaCamera and may include special guest performances.
The show will culminate with a closing event on March 28th from 7:00pm-10:00pm. This event is in conjunction with the Flagler Village (FAT Village) Art Walk. Trolleys will be available to take guests from gallery to gallery.
1310 Gallery artists in residence will have open studios where they invite you into their live/work spaces to take a special peak into their lives and work. Artists having open studios on Opening Night March 21st are Christine Velez Stone#106 and at the Main Event, March 28th are: Christine Velez Stone #106, Eliane Harvey #210, Galerie Jenner #307, Niko Yulis #207, Sylvain Denis #305 and Barry Gross.

FOOD & REFRESHMENTS
Zen Bartending will be serving up drinks for your enjoyment. Refreshments are available for purchase and appetizers will be provided.

ADOPT AN ARTIST
Adopt an Artist or Make a Donation in our donation box to contribute to continuing the great events hosted by the 1310 Gallery that benefit the community. Contact Dana DellaCamera at 786-285-9243 for more information about the “Adopt an Artist” program.

RAFFLE FUNDRAISER
Fine Artist Barry Gross donated an original piece of artwork to raise money to assist the gallery with continuing to provide programming to the community. Tickets will be available for purchase for $5 at the door. The winner will be announced at the closing event March 28th. This 8 X 10 piece sells for and is valued at $250. For more information about Barry gross visit http://www.iconeditions.com/.
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About the 1310 Gallery
1310 Gallery is an artist-run collective that offers over 2400 square feet of exhibition space split into 3 levels, and housed within ArtSpace’s live/work facility, Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts. All 1310 Gallery resident artists are hand-picked and go through an extensive interview process showing a portfolio of their work to a panel of artist judges. 1310 Gallery rotates art exhibitions monthly and also hosts performances and workshops. The gallery is open by appointment in addition to the Opening & Closing receptions. Admission is free. For further information please call 786-285-9243.
Dana DellaCamera
Curator
DanaMDellaCamera@gmail.com
“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important…” – Ambrose Redmoon

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ABOUT THE CURATOR
Dana DellaCamera was born in Connecticut and has lived in South Florida for most of her life. She is a performing artist and quadruple threat as she sings, dances, acts and paints. She has performed at many theaters including the Actor’s Playhouse in Coral Gables, FL, the Bienes Center in Fort Lauderdale, in the musical “Chicago”, and at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in the original musical “Wake Up Sleeping Beauty”. In 2014 she was a featured artist in the musical review “R” at the Andrews Living Arts Theater in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Dana was the lead in the short film “Breaking Up” by Sylvie Rokab, In the Light Productions and was an actor in the 48 Hour Film Festival 1st Place Film Winner “Bon Voyage” in 2013.

Dana was the lead singer and songwriter for alternative rock band Nakedown and released an EP in 2012. Nakedown was written up in the Sun Sentinel as a “band to watch” in the South Florida Music scene. Dana has been acknowledged for her song writing ability in several online publications. Unfortunately in 2013 the band broke up and Dana has been performing as a solo artist. She has been collaborating with other artists and has been writing alternative, jazz, R & B and hip hop music.

Dana is a resident artist at the 1310 Artist Lofts in Sailboat Bend and performs regularly at the 1310 Gallery for openings and events both as a singer and performance artist uniquely embracing each artists theme. Dana performs in restaurants, festivals and private parties. She is very active within the community buy levitra fast you and donates her time and talent to perform and choreograph pieces for Drag It Out (DIO), a local non-profit organization dedicated to teaching self-love and acceptance. DIO empowers LGBT youth and their allies to be leaders in the community and expand creativity through learning the art of drag.

Dana is also teaching Creativity workshops through Florida International University called “Awaken Your Inner Giant…Creativity”.

For more info about Dana please click the link below:
http://www.artspace.org/about/artists-testimonials/dana-dellacamera
http://danamdellacamera.wix.com/danadellacamera

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“Portraitic Perspectives” OPENING Sat. Feb. 21st 7-10pm ~ 1 Exhibition Multiple Events!

Posted on 20 February 2015 by Dana Dellacamera

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“Portraitic Perspectives” is a fine art exhibition featuring

art aiming to explore and illuminate diversely interpreted concepts of beauty. The exhibition will focus primarily on portrait photography by David I. Muir along with the works of invited visual and performing artists.

ONE EXHIBITION, MULTIPLE EVENTS

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 7PM – 10PM

 – Grand Opening
Guest Speakers include State Rep. Hazel Rogers; Consul General Franz Hall & Dr Joan Muir
Performances by poet Susan “Dr Sue” Davis and vocalist Kristine Alicia.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 3PM – 5PM

– Panel Discussion
“The Commerce of Natural Born Beauty,” leads an exploration of “How Black women in the hair/beauty industry are leveraging social media to grow their brands and how they manage to balance life and work in the Beauty Industry”


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 5PM – 10PM

 – Downtown Art-walk
“Healing Arts, Healing Foods” and features a Living Foods Workshop and various performances.

SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 6PM – 8PM

– Play 
“A Lil’ Diddy About Lyle & Christina,” is a play exploring the words, thoughts and feelings

that occur after an abrupt breakup. This explosive journey quickly grabs hold and refuses to let go until you’re emotionally spent. With a healthy balance of anger, laughter, sadness and desperation, this play will have you asking, “What would I do?” This production contains explicit language and violence; 18 and older is strongly advised.


SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 7PM – 10PM

– Thou Art Woman
G. Wright Muir, Nik Harris & PJ Hitchins host an evening of visual and performing arts celebrating LGBT Women.

SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 7PM – 10PM

– Closing Event
with special Artist appearance, Sean Henry (from Jamaica) and Karl “Jerry” Craig, plus various performances in music and spoken word


THE ARTISTS

David I. Muir, a native of Jamaica, is a fine art photographer living in South Florida. He has a special love for candid, cultural and lifestyle photography – signature components of his exhibits. He excels at capturing prix vrai cialis a whole story through his lens, which often emits strong emotion from viewers of his work.

Muir’s work has qualified for juried art contests as well as group and solo fine art exhibitions.

Muir’s love affair with photography began in the early 1980s when he would take his father’s camera to school and capture images of campus life in Kingston, Jamaica.

The transformation from hobby to profession propelled the growth of David’s portrait and event photography business, DAVIDiPhoto Inc. The commercial photography business is recognized as the premier event photography business of South Florida’s Caribbean- and African-American communities.

Muir co-founded and produces Caribe Arts Fest, an annual international art festival based in Broward County, Florida that includes events at the Museum of Art, in Fort Lauderdale, along with visual art exhibitions, performance art showcases and educational artist workshops.

Muir has been featured by numerous Jamaican and American media houses, including the Miami Herald, Sun-Sentinel, Hot105FM, NBC-6, ABC-10, FOX, CVM (Jamaican TV), TVJ (Jamaican TV), Jamaica Observer and the Jamaica Gleaner.

Cathleen is Director/Producer at BlackCat Media LLC. and adjunct professor in communication studies at Nova Southeastern University’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. Cathleen Dean has spent several years as both talent and behind the scenes in radio, television, and film. In addition to writing and directing the short films Stories of Hope and Corporate Karma. She served as co-producer and co-director of the 2012 award winning film Runaway Afrique and is the Miami producer for the 48 Hour Film Project. Cathleen is an alumnus of Columbia University.

In December 2014, Cathleen was selected by the Art of Community Programing Committee to participate in a global public art project: The Inside Out Broward Project for the centennial celebration Broward 100 – Celebrating the Art of Community.

SEAN “IYA” HENRY

Sean “IYA” Henry – (water color, pastels, pen & ink, charcoal and mixed media)
Sean Henry, a 1987 graduate of the Jamaica School of Art and Founder and Design Director of Iya Limited, one of Jamaica’s leading screen printing and graphic houses is an artist to his core. Inspired by the scenes of life and nature around him, Sean sketches and paints the scenes. Sean explains that his work is therapeutic and that it provides him peace of mind.

Sean’s work is derived from his drawing, painting, photography and the combinations of these works, which are either water-colour, pastel, pen & ink, charcoal, and/or mixed media.  Lovers of beauty and art will get the opportunity to view the work of this talented artist as he stages his first showing in America.

Philip Michael Curtis – Painter (acrylics and pastel)
An artistic protégé, Phillip Michael Curtis; foray into the art world began at the tender age of seven. His first effort, Last Supper, toured his native Jamaica, creating a buzz about the creative future of the pint-sized painter.

Curtis’ painterly style speaks to viewers lyrically. His work pops in vibrant colors and rich tones in his preferred media – oils, acrylics, and pastels. His visible brush strokes are carefully controlled, yet can be characterized as freely impressionistic.

The artist’s music series stirs the soul as he brings in focus the sounds, movement, and smokey ambiance of the nighttime jazz scene. Not only does Curtis put viewers in the audience, his tasteful nudes, portraits, caricatures, and genre paintings of his island home brings together his varied design styles.

Migrating to the United States as a teenager, Curtis studied at New York’s FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) and the Art Student League. He worked as a fashion and general illustrator and eventually moved to Miami where he worked as a courtroom artist. It was this skill that got him noticed – one of his paintings was featured in the film, Out of Timefeaturing Denzel Washington.

 was born in Jamaica. He earned the NDD from St. Martin’s School of Art in London, England and an MFA from Maryland Institute College or Art, USA. He has been used extensively as Consultant for Art and Craft by UNESCO and OAS in the Caribbean and represented Jamaica at several conferences and State Visits, and delivered many papers at International Meetings and Universities.

A prolific artist, he has had one man exhibitions in England, USA and Jamaica as well as exhibited in many group shows in Jamaica, England, USA, Canada, Europe, Latin America, Japan, Hong Kong, the Caribbean, Mexico, Republic of Dominica, Cuba and Botswana.

Craig uses the jeweled colors of the Caribbean’s flora, Fauna and the undulating shapes of the landscape for inspiration for many of his paintings as well as symbols of the original peoples of the New World, Africa and the Orient. His work is a rich tapestry in an Abstract Symbolism style full of luxurious textured surfaces, symbols with vibrant color. His work gives birth to new internal languages of heart, mind and soul.

Don Parchment – Photographer.
Don’s first camera was a Kodak Baby Brownie, he owned whilst attending a boarding school in the St. Elizabeth hills of Jamaica. Students were encouraged to develop their hobbies, and his has grown into a lifelong passion.

In Jamaica he developed that passion into a professional career as a fashion photographer. In the late 1980’s, he relocated to New York where he expanded into product and catalog photography. Currently residing in Florida his photography interests have broadened to include life style, travel, corporate and social events. He particularly enjoys covering concerts and festivals.

Having spent many years honing his photography skills, his trademark became his uncanny ability to make people emote.

As a photographer his constant quest for beauty in people and places is what motivates him to create images that ignite a special connection between himself and the viewer. The pursuit of capturing these images in the art of photography is his unending passion.

Iva McDaniels is a multidisciplinary artist. She holds degrees in Radio & Television Broadcasting, Communications, and Interdisciplinary Arts Education. Further, she is the author of the poetry book MOIST, a playwright, freelance spiritual and entertainment writer, and filmmaker. She currently resides in the rtist community of 1310 Gallery, Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts.

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