Austin Kleon: Keep Going

Austin Kleon: Keep Going

Austin Kleon is an Ohio native teaching people how to take steps towards pursuing their artistic ventures all while discovering their personal flair that makes them unique. He is an entrepreneur, a writer and blogger, finding his creative outlets in the 21st century and inspiring the masses to do the same. Book writing was always the goal, but it was through a day job and a blog that Austin was able to kick start his writing career.  Jumping on new opportunities that came his way led him to his book dream coming to fruition with the arrival of Steal Like An Artist, Show Your Work!, and Keep Going.

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Airport Art Conservation Project

Airport Art Conservation Project

In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell, the movie “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” was a hit, and Fort Lauderdale was trying to shed an image as a rowdy spring break destination. That year was also the year that the Broward County Art in Public Places program installed a monumental steel sculpture by David Lee Brown at the entrance to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL).

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ArtPalmBeach announces its new dates, curatorial team and art pavilions for the 23rd edition

ArtPalmBeach announces its new dates, curatorial team and art pavilions for the 23rd edition

Since its inception in 1997 ArtPalmBeach presents a unique environment that offers collectors to enjoy the works of over 1000 contemporary artist as well as participate in lectures and panel discussions from museum professionals, artists and renowned art industry experts. ArtPalmBeach is the long-standing reputation as South Florida’s largest leading winter fair for international modern and contemporary at not to be missed by art lovers everywhere.

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THE HOUSE OF PERNA

THE HOUSE OF PERNA

Amanda Perna’s bright and cheery fashion studio is simply a reflection of the designer’s effervescent vibe. Perna is a fashion designer, author, blogger, stylist, illustrator, mentor, wife, mom and a master juggler who launches from one project to the next with grace, plenty of enthusiasm and an ever-present warm smile that she wears with ease…

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MONEY MATTERS: Broward county to host capitalization workshop to help support artistic freedom and sustainability

MONEY MATTERS: Broward county to host capitalization workshop to help support artistic freedom and sustainability

“Capitalization supports artistic freedom,” Thomas says. “If there’s enough capital in an organization, it can take risks with artistic products, and it can innovate from a position of strength. There’s a deep connection between finances and the arts that cannot be undermined.”

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The Three Cs of Illustration | PART 1: CONCEPT

The Three Cs of Illustration | PART 1: CONCEPT

Obviously, both conceptual and concept art deal with ideas. Yet in many ways these two approaches to picture-making reside at opposite ends of the art spectrum. Where conceptual art focuses on the idea itself while only begrudgingly including a tactile, visible component, concept art is ALL about dragging amorphous concepts into the revealing light of physical reality. Simply put, the purpose of concept art is to show us what stuff looks like.

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SUPA TYB

SUPA TYB

I was first made aware of the phenomenon that is ‘Supa BlackGirl’, ‘Supa TYB’ while watching my not-so-secret dance obsession, Bring It on Lifetime. Supa TYB and her Young Contemporary Dance Theatre (YCDT) dancers brought so much flair and sass to the Bring It battle floor that she earned her own eight episode docu-series, Step It Up, where viewers got an even closer look into the demanding training that takes place in her own YCDT dance studio.

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Make Your Way to The Palm Beaches For MOSAIC!

Make Your Way to The Palm Beaches For MOSAIC!

Springtime hits that perfect sweet spot for travel—the kids are almost out of school, the sun is shining, flowers are in full bloom—so why not take a bit of time for you and your family to relax and enjoy the arts?

That’s where MOSAIC (Month of Shows, Art, Ideas & Culture) comes in, giving you an opportunity to explore The Palm Beaches (Florida’s Cultural Capital®) in all of its artsy glory. The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County and Discover The Palm Beaches are presenting MOSAIC, a month-long celebration of arts and culture in May, with deals from both hotels and cultural organizations for visitors and residents.

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Harvey Talks Art, Passion For Sea Life

Harvey Talks Art, Passion For Sea Life

The marine biologist who gained international recognition for his paintings of sea creatures, spoke Wednesday at the Palm Beach State College Foundation’s sixth annual STEAM luncheon. He took the more than 500 attendees on a journey through his 32-year career. The event was held at the Kravis Center for Performing Arts Cohen Pavilion, which was decorated with pictures of coral reefs and sea life.

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HALLOWEEN SUBMISSIONS: The St. Clair Shores Demon

HALLOWEEN SUBMISSIONS: The St. Clair Shores Demon

This is a true story. 

This story takes place in a suburban community, just minutes outside of Detroit, Michigan in a quiet town known as St. Clair Shores. The events that I witnessed take place may or may not have been from a dark, demonic source… Regardless, it is still unexplainable.   

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