Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Join the Art Fallout Event on Facebook

Join the Art Fallout event on Facebook and get up-to-the-minute news, updates, photo and video shares all about this year's Art Fallout 2015 happenings.

Get instant news of special exhibits, events, web projects, online contests, public projects, open calls.

Previews of exhibits, behind-the-scenes shots of all the Art Fallout 2015 action.

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Are you working on something to submit to Girls' Club's Unframed exhibit? Post your progress!

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Spotlight on NSU Art Museum

NSU Art Museum, Ft Lauderdale. Photo by Monica McGivern

1 East Las Olas Blvd

The NSU Art Museum is participating in Art Fallout again this year. Founded in 1958, NSU Art Museum is a premier destination for exhibitions and programs. Its exhibition program aims to challenge the viewer's perception of the world around them and celebrates a permanent collection of over 6,000 works of art.

During Art Fallout, the museum invites its visitors to see its current exhibitions, including: The Indestructible Lee Miller, Pablo Picasso: Painted Ceramics and Works on Paper 1931-71, War Horses: Helhesten and the Danish Avant-Garde during World War II, William J. Glackens: A Modernist in the Making.

Admission is FREE. Museum Café will offer light bites and 2-for-1 wine and beer for purchase.

Visitors may park in Broward County Main Library public parking at the corner of SE First Avenue and SE 2nd Street, where they will board a shuttle which will stop at the different venues.

Connect with the NSU Art Museum
Facebook | @nsuartmuseum
Twitter | @nsuartmuseum
Instagram | @nsuartmuseum

#nsuartmuseum #leemiller @nsuartmuseum

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Spotlight on Mac Fine Art

MAC Fine Art during 2014 Art Fallout. Photo by Monica McGivern

833 NE 4th Avenue
MAC Fine Art is joins Art Fallout for another year presenting the exhibition, Second Chances.

The curator, Rochi Llaneza, is interested in the transformation that comes through 'Second Chances' in life and objects.

Artists in the exhibition include, Angie Gomez Duran, Claudio Roncoli, Cole Miller, Luna Goldberg, Elena Bond, Jacqueline Berkley, Jacek Kolasinski, Alex Nuñez, Consuelo Castañeda, Rosario Verdecia and Gudrun Newman.

MAC Fine Art is located in a 10,000 sq. ft. gallery that houses the vast MAC collection. MAC maintains an in house Multimedia Department complete with a digital photography studio, a state-of-the-art Gicleé printing facility, and a computer-graphic/prepress department. The space also features a custom design frame shop and shipping department, which allows for even greater quality control, giving the gallery full oversight of the collecting process, from initial contact through to the finish, delivery and installation of the artwork.

Refreshments will be served.

Street parking available as well as parking lot for trolleys and visitors a couple of blocks away.

More details at www.macfineart.com.

Follow Mac Fine Art at:
Facebook | @MACFineArt
Twitter | @macfineart
Instagram | @macfineart

#macfineart #secondchance

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Spotlight on Made in Broward @ The Cottage

500 NE 1 Avenue

made in Brwoard @ The Cottage presents the exhibit Foundations of Printing and will also be sponsoring a FREE print workshop throughout the Art Fallout evening.   

Come to the Cottage, see an exhibition of print techniques and make your own prints using one or more of these techniques. Blank canvas tote bags will be available for sale. 

Treat yourself to local honey and jams available for sale, along with freshly baked goods. 

Made in Broward at the Cottage is committed to creating an environment, through 4-H youth development and mentoring programs, where youth and adults can learn, grow, and work together as catalysts for positive change. Programs help youth learn by participating in projects in Visual Arts, Food Science, Gardening, Robotics, and Sewing. 

Parking limited on site, street parking available nearby, on Andrews Avenue.

Connect with Made in Broward
Facebook | @MadeinBroward

Monday, September 21, 2015

Unframed at Girls' Club: Open call for work on paper with public feedback element

Submission Info

Girls’ Club invites South Florida artists of all levels, genders, and backgrounds to submit artworks for Unframed, a one-day, open-call visual art exhibition of unframed works on paper during the community-wide event Art Fallout, Saturday October 17, 2015.

Artists are encouraged to submit new, experimental or in-progress works to take advantage of the unique feedback element provided.

A panel of prominent South Florida arts professionals – local gallery owners, dealers, curators and museum professionals – will informally judge the works, offering professional feedback and critique. The public is invited to comment as well, using a system of color-coded handwritten messages placed by each work.

Find a new audience for your work and expand your exposure!

Get feedback from artists, curators, collectors and others!

Network with other local artists!

Hear directly from the public about your work!

Rules of Entry
  • All work must be on paper, NO FRAMES OR MATT BOARDS, PAPER ONLY.
  • Works must measure no more than 24 x 24 inches.
  • Limit two works per artist, $10 entry fee per work.
  • Deadline: All work must be delivered to Girls' Club by Friday, October 16, 5pm.

Artwork Delivery/Pick-up
  • Artists are responsible for delivery/pickup of work.
  • Deliver artworks during Drop Off week: Wed – Fri, Oct 14 – 16, 2015, 1-5pm.
  • Pick up artworks following the event: Sat, October 17 during Artist Hour 9-10pm 
  • OR pick up the following week: Wed – Fri, October 21-23, 2014, 1-5pm.
  • Girls’ Club will not store works beyond these dates, call or email to make other arrangements.
  • Girls’ Club does not handle sales. Any inquiries will be forwarded to the artist.
  • The utmost care will be given to works, however, Girls’ Club accepts no responsibility for lost or damaged artwork.

How to
  1. Fill out online submission form
  2. Bring your work to Girls' Club during Drop Off Week
  3. Submission fees can be made online or during drop off.
  4. Come to the event, share and invite your friends, Saturday October 17, 5-9pm.
  5. Pick up your work, and a stack of colorful sticky notes, during Artist Hour following the big event, 9-10pm.

More information and submission form at:

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Connect with Art Fallout 2015 venues and artists

Connect // Share // Tag

Get to know the neighborhood and connect with downtown Fort Lauderdale's growing art scene via social media. 

Tag and share photos, videos and posts with Art Fallout venues, your favorite artist, bar or food truck.

Girls' Club 

Facebook | @girlsclubfll 
Twitter | @girlsclubfll 
Instagram | @girlsclubfll 
Vimeo | @girlsclubfll

NSU Art Museum

Facebook | @nsuartmuseum
Twitter | @nsuartmuseum
Instagram | @nsuartmuseum 

YouTube | NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale


1310 Gallery and Sailboat Bend Artists Lofts

Facebook | @1310gallery 
Twitter | @1310gallery
Instagram | @1310gallery



Facebook | @FATVillage1
Twitter | @FAT_Village
Instagram | @FAT_Village


Glavovic Studio / Margi Glavovic Nothard Studio

Facebook | @glavovic
Twitter | @glavovic
Instagram | @glavovic


Cadence Pop Up Gallery

Facebook | @cadenceliving
Twitter | @cadenceliving
Instagram | @cadenceliving

Mockingbird Trail

Facebook | @MockingbirdTrail
Twitter | @MockingbirdFTL
Instagram | @MockingbirdTrail


Mac Fine Art

Facebook | @MACfineart
Twitter | @MAC_Fine_Art
Instagram | @macfineart


Made in Broward

Facebook | @MadeinBroward

Laser Wolf

Facebook | @thelaserwolf
Twitter | @thelaserwolf
Instagram | @laser_wolf


Mass District

Facebook | @massdistrict
Twitter | @massftl
Instagram | @massdistrict


Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Art Fallout 2015 Venues Announced

Girls' Club | a private collection with artist-centric public programming
NSU Art Museum | Fort Lauderdale's premiere art museum
1310 Gallery | a three-level exhibition space in the heart of Sailboat Bend Artists Lofts
FATVillage Arts District | a warehouse district of artist studios, exhibition spaces and creative businesses
Glavovic Studio | a design and architecture firm producing innovative public projects
Cadence Pop-up Gallery | a landscape architecture firm leading community outreach projects
MAC Fine Art | a large visual art gallery providing art services
Made in Broward at the Cottage | a multi-use facility providing alternative education programs
MASS Art District | a warehouse district of artist studios, exhibitors and venues
Laser Wolf | a favorite neighborhood bar for art, music and beer lovers

Public Art Projects
Mockingbird Trail | the official launch date of South Florida's first urban art exploration trail
Outdoor Video Projections | outdoor and interactive video projects along the Art Fallout route, curated by Jen Clay
Giants in the City| large inflatable sculptures by artists activate the grounds of several Art Fallout venues

Showcasing the vast variety of cultural offerings available in our growing hub of a contemporary art scene, in the middle of downtown Fort Lauderdale is Art Fallout 2015!

The 2-mile wide Fallout Zone will be connected by NSU Shark Shuttles which will loop to each destination all evening.

Parking is available in several areas with parking garages, valet parking lots and street/metered parking.

Our Volunteer Bomb Squad will be making the rounds to each destination, guiding visitors through the controlled chaos of Art Fallout and providing answers, info and directions.