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Love Struck/Love Sucks II, a post-Valentine's Day event about love and heartbreak, will include art, music from Danxiety, performances, body painting by Georgette Pressler of Devious Body Art, dancing and art. The six-hour themed art party, presented by artist Teresa Korber's Art Nouveau Events, will kick off at 8 p.m. Feb. 22. at Respectable Street, 518 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Artists should e-mail images of their work and contact info to Tkorber@gmail.com.
5th Annual Taste of Miami Lakes Festival featuring art, crafts, live music and fashion, runs 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 25. Vendor deadline is Feb. 8 and artists should call Chanel at 786-499-9247 or e-mail her at Chanel@chanelprada.com.
Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery seeks handmade ceramic bowls donated by local artists for its Empty Bowls for Haiti Project, an event where people will purchase the bowls for $25 ($80 for four) and get them filled with food and dessert samplings from participating Lake Worth restaurants on March 24. Artists should contact Joyce Brown from CGMSG at 561-588-8344 and should be prepared to drop off their bowls by March 17.
Christina Petterrson, Kerry Phillips, Susan Lee Chun and Richard Hoglund will participate in an artist panel discussion about the search for the right artist residency from 7-9 p.m. Feb. 9. Collectively, the artists have done residencies at A.I.R. Vallauris, ArtCenter/South Florida, Bemis Center, Deering Estate, McColl Visual Art Center, Takt Hunstprojektraum, Three Walls, Vermont Studio Cente and Yaddo, A Q&A will follow the talk at LegalArt, 1035 N. Miami Ave., Miami. Cost: $5 for non-members of LegalArt. RSVP to Info@legalartmiami.org.
Boca Raton Museum of Art is seeking artist proposals for Big Art: Miniature Golf, an interactive exhibition that will feature a 5,000-square-foot miniature golf course in the museum's main gallery. Each artists, or creative team, will design individual holes on the course. More than one entry may be submitted but each requires a separate registration. Proposals will be judged by "creativity, playability, safety, durability and feasibility of implementation." For details on assembling this proposal, visit Bocamuseum.org Proposal are due Feb. 14 and winners will be selected Feb. 22.
Knight Arts Challenge Miami's most recent application period begins Feb. 21. According to Knight's blog there are three rules: The idea must be about the arts. The project must happen in South Florida, or benefit the area. The grantee must find matching funding. Details are on the Knight Arts blog.
The Fountainhead Studios in Miami has 17,000 square feet of studios, which it rents to Miami artists, starting at $300 a month. The studios, run by local collectors Dan and Kathryn Mikesell, are also open, as space allows, to out-of-town artists preparing for exhibitions. Studios may be viewed by setting up an appointment through the contact information listed below. Send applications to The Fountainhead Residency, 690 N.E. 56th St., Miami, FL 33137. questions should be sent via e-mail to email@example.com Kathryn at 305-776-8198. Visit Fountainheadresidency.com for more details.
Gallery 101 in Fort Lauderdale is looking for "modern pop-art style" two- and three-dimensional works for a show that will include things such as giant donuts and huge shoes. The gallery promises more than $2,000 in cash and prizes. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for entry form.
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