In a News Release dated Tuesday, March 15, 2016 —the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County announced the introduction of new works by fifteen Palm Beach County artists with an exhibition which opens March 25, themed, “Something out of Nothing.” The exhibit will be open to the public for the first time at the Cultural Council where in the main gallery in Lake Worth, visitors can experience this insider’s look at the evolving arts scene in The Palm Beaches starting March 25, through May 21. The exhibition is sponsored by Palm Beach Winter Open and is free to the public.
Curated by Nichole M. Hickey, manager of artist services at the Cultural Council, the show reflects creation and innovation through artwork that moves the viewer to explore ideas, challenge opinions and see new perspectives. “Each artist in this exhibition was challenged to create a work specifically for this show or to display work that has recently been created and not yet exhibited. This exhibition is a testament to the creative process and the tremendous talent that is found within Palm Beach County,” said Hickey.
Artists include Amy Broderick, Yury Darashkevich, Vanessa Diaz, Rod Faulds, Lynelle Forrest, Stephen Futej, Nicole Galluccio, Isabel Gouveia, William Halliday, Sami Makela, Mumbi O’Brien, Nick Paliughi, Nellie Lou Slagle, Ryan Thomas and Matt Vought.
About the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
The Cultural Council is the official support agency for arts and culture in Palm Beach County, serving non-profit organizations, artists and arts districts. The Council promotes the county’s cultural experiences to visitors and residents through multi-platform marketing and public information programs. The agency administers $4.5 million in grants annually, supports arts and cultural education, provides capacity-building training, and advocates for arts funding and arts-friendly policies.
The Cultural Council presents exhibitions featuring Palm Beach County artists and provides additional programming at its headquarters in the historic Robert M. Montgomery, Jr. Building in downtown Lake Worth. Also at the Cultural Council headquarters are the Roe Green Uniquely Palm Beach Store featuring products by Palm Beach County artists, and the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Visitor Information Center, a VISIT FLORIDA designated Florida Certified Tourism information Center.
Source: News Release, Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, March 15, 2016