|Danny Brito's work will be on exhibit in Starter Art at Bear and Bird Gallery (Photos courtesy of the artist)|
Upstairs at Tate’s, 4566 N. University Drive, Lauderhill, 954-748-0181, Bearandbird.com
Starter Art Show is an exhibition of affordable art works (all priced at $100 or less) by more than 30 artists including Amanda Valdes, Danielle "knee" Estefan, Danny Brito, Helena Garcia, Kristin Frenzel and Tatiana Suarez. As Amanda Magnetta-Ottati puts it in her announcement about the show, "You really don't want to miss the opening night of Starter Art. You will kick yourself when you see what you missed and sold before you got there." The exhibition opens 6-10 p.m. May 5 and runs through June 23.
|Katerina Friderici's At the Top of the Mountain, mixed media and LED lighting is among the works to be raffled at Winning Art at ArtCenter/South Florida (Photo courtesy of ArtCenter/South Florida).|
924 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 305-674-8278, Artcentersf.org
Winning Art! the center's annual fundraiser exhibition of works by resident artists including Natasha Duwin, Steven Gagnon, Rosa Naday Garmendia, George Goodridge, Peter Hammar, David Leroi and Tat Ito, will culminate in a raffle of the works and a silent auction, 7-10 p.m. May 5. One $20 raffles ticket doubles as admission to the event. If you already bought a ticket bring the stub for free admission. Check out a slide show of all the works up for raffle at Artcentersf.org/raffle.
500 N.E. First Ave., Miami, Theartisanlounge.com
Hug Miami, an art exhibition present FIU School of Arts+Art History and featuring work by Lotus House Shelter residents, United Cerebral Palsy consumers and youths from Overtown Youth Center, is billed as "a project grounded in the belief that art can transform people's lives and their communities." The exhibition runs 4-7 p.m. May 5.
608 Banyan Trail, Boca Raton, 561-241-3050, Elainebakergallery.com
Important Ceramic Works, an exhibition featuring works by Betty Woodman, Don Reitz, Jun Kaneko, Ken Price, Michael Lucero, Pablo Picasso, Peter Voulkos, Richard DeVore, Rick Dillingham, Saint Clair Cemin, Tony Marsh and Toshiko Takaezu. The show is billed as an exhibition of works that "reflect how traditional boundaries between ceramics and sculpture are blurred, obscured, or sometimes ignored. Combining usefulness and uselessness, the artists construct works that underscore the inseparable relationship between the two." The show opens 2-5 p.m. May 5 and runs through June 9.
NORTH BEACH ART WALK
Barry Gross Gallery
3335 N.E. 32nd St., Fort Lauderdale, 305-609-2463, Iconeditions.com
A Figurative Dialogue 2, a show of paintings and drawings by Barry Gross, opens 7-11 p.m. May 5.
|This work by Detourbutterfly won a judge's recognition award at Broward Art Guild's Spring show (Photo courtesy of the artist)|
3280 N.E. 32nd St., Fort Lauderdale, 954-537-3370, Browardartguild.org
Spring Open Theme Exhibit 2012 featuring work by several artists including Detourbutterfly who won a judge's recognition award, opens 6:30 to 9 p.m. May 5 and runs through May 25.
3354 N.E. 33rd St., Fort Lauderdale, 954-882-1861, Gallery-101.com
It's Elemental, an exhibition of new works by Miami Beach artist Paul Urdahl whose Elements Etc. collection is based on fire, air, water and earth, opens 7-10 p.m. May 5 and runs through May 19.
North Beach Art Gallery
3334 N.E. 34th St., Fort Lauderdale, 954-667-0660, Facebook.com/NorthBeachArtGallery
Art opening and classic car show with music by Slip and the Spinouts, an outdoor barbecue, vendors and art by Attila Lakatoush, Erté, Jennifer Martin, John Berry, Lena Luckey, Pascal Lecocq, Robert Stephen Simon, Salvatore Dali and Sas and Colin Christian, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. May 5.
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