Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Monday, January 11, 2016

Art Synergy Awards Ceremony at Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts - Saturday, January 23, 2016

Art Synergy Awards Ceremony

Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts
1105 2nd Avenue South
Lake Worth, Florida 33460 

Saturday, January 23, 2016 


Your are invited to join us for the

Art Fair + Award Ceremony + Gallery Exhibitions + Music + Nibbles 


Live Glassblowing Demonstration at 4 pm 
Laura Donefer


Art Synergy Awards Ceremony 8 pm 
hosted by

The Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts
Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts, the new 12,000 square foot ‘Fine Arts Fabrication Center’ located in Lake Worth is proud to be hosting the Art Synergy event for the city. Half of this newly renovated Historic FEC Train Depot building will be set up as a mini, art fair displaying artwork created by the professional artists who live and work in Lake Worth. Local galleries will also be represented. The other half of this unique building, the area that houses its glass studio and hot shop, will be turned over to two of Habatat Gallery’s top selling artists,

sponsored by

Habatat Galleries
McMow ArtGlass
Rolando Chang Barrero Fine Art
Artisans on the Avenue
LULA of Lake Worth
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County

Art Synergy
 proud to announce the recipients of the

Art Synergy 2016
Special Recognition Awards Ceremony
Saturday, January 23, 2016 8 PM
for Outstanding Service in the Arts

Lee Ann Lester
Art Palm Beach
Partnership and Major Sponsorship

Benzaiten Center
Art Fair Partnership
   Lake Worth, Florida

Rickie Leiter
Media Partnership
The Rickie Report

Center for Creative Education
Exhibition Partnership
  West Palm Beach, Florida

Art Fair Partnership
    West Palm Beach, Florida

Doreen Grasso
Board Development

Nickie Hennevelt
Volunteer Coordinator

Debby Coles-Dobay
3rd Annual Palm Beach Juried Art Exhibition 

Jane Harris
3rd Annual Palm Beach Juried Art Exhibition 

    Richard Beau-Lieu
3rd Annual Palm Beach Juried Art Exhibition 

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Art Synergy Kicks Off Art Week 2016

For Immediate Release:

Art Synergy, Palm Beach County's artists fueled compendium of art and culture will for the 3rd year in a row be the list of lists for all arts and entertainment in January 2016.

Art Synergy, the small non-profit founded by Rolando Chang Barrero and Craig Mcinnis is responsible for bringing together all the art districts and creatives to celebrate the vibrant art scene of Palm Beach and Monroe counties surrounding the county's signature art expo, ArtPalmBeach which begins on January 20 and continues through january 24, 2016 at the Palm Beach Convention Center.

The volunteer based, Art Synergy, in partnership with Lee Ann and David Lester, the organizers of ArtPalmBeach will have one of the strongest presence inside and outside of the convention center this year. With over 30 exhibitions under the umbrella of Art Synergy all major surrounding cities get to spotlight their very best artists in a series of exhibitions and live events.

Credits: Izel Vargas at Art Junction in Lake Worth

Day 1, Wednesday, January 20, 2016 

ArtPalmBeach 2016 
Palm Beach County Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

Festivities begin with the First View and Collectors Invitational where the grand opening of the highly competitive 3rd Annual Palm Beach Art Juried Exhibition  will take place and continue throughout the week. This exhibition is organized by Rolando Chang Barrero and juried by Debby Coles-Dobay, Jane Harris, and Richard Beau-Lieu.

Day 2, Thursday, January 21, 2016

Continuum Pop Up Exhibition in West Palm Beach
522 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach, Florida

VIP Black Tie & Sneaker Fundraiser
CONTINUUM WPB Arts Art Fair hosts a VIP Black Tie & Sneaker Fundraiser during our opening, where we auction hand-painted sneakers by our local artists.  Proceeds for the sale of the shoes will go to the the charity. Admission into the event that night is a brand new pair of sneakers.
Formal attire with sneakers as footwear.)


Day 3, Friday, January 22, 2016

Art Synergy's Back Alley Arts Festival in Lake Park

In conjunction with Art Palm Beach and ART Synergy we will be hosting The Back Alley Art Festival (Hopefully first annual)! Live painting and murals all night long. Much more info coming so please stay tuned. Food from Diner Dogs Inc. & Woodys Burgers Florida
This event will be taking place from Easel Art Supply Palm Beach In the 800 block of Park Avenue, to APBC Art on Park, extending all away down to the 700 block ending at The Brewhouse Gallery.
Details:  http://artsynergypbc.com/  http://www.brewhousegallery.com/
Art Synergy presents 'Mixing It Up' 

 Marjorie S. Fisher Gallery
All Media Group Exhibition
425 24th Street, West Palm Beach, FL  33407

Reception on Friday, January 22nd (6pm to 8:30pm) - $10 Entry Donation.
Sponsored by Civil Society Brewing and the West Palm Beach CRA. In conjunction with ArtSynergy, ArtPalmBeach and the Northwood ArtX ArtWalks.
Featured Artists Include: Julie Silk Beaumont, Steve Brouse, Anthony Burks Sr., Robert Catapano, M.C. Desorcy, Ren Dittfield, David Hayes, Greg Matthews, Craig McInnis, Henriett Michel, John Rachell, Barry Seidman...
Exhibition runs from January 5th to January 30th and is Free during regular Gallery Hours - Tuesday through Saturday 10am to 5pm.

Details:  http://artsynergypbc.com/  http://cceflorida.org



Come stroll by the shops and have Wine & nibbles at the galleries of Antique Row.‘Art Synergy is a wonderful county wide celebration of art in Palm Beach County, our little niche on Antique Row between Belvedere and Southern Blvd is full of variety, powerful artwork and elegant settings, all with in walking distance of each other’ -Jamnea Finlayson
Antique Row Art Walk is happening on Friday January 22rd 5-9pm during the days of Art Palm Beach.
Considered the “antique design center” of Florida, West Palm Beach Antique Row is home to over fifty shops & Art Galleries offering an impressive selection of 17th to 20th century antiques, fine Art and decorative arts, period deco and modern furnishings. Architectural Digest, The New York Times, Art & Antiques, and House Beautiful have all heralded Antique Row as one of the east coast’s premier antique shopping districts; a key source for the world’s best interior designers.

Details:  http://artsynergypbc.com/  
For directions or questions please contact Jamnea Finlayson  of JF Gallery at 561-478-8281

Day 4, Saturday, January 23, 2016

Art Synergy's The Lake Worth Event!
Awards Night and Art Expo at
Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts
1105 2nd Ave. South
Lake Worth, Florida 33460

Art Synergy in Lake Worth on Saturday, January 23, 2016, 2:00-9:00 PM.  McMow Art Glass and Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts are working together on the January 2016 Art Synergy event in Lake Worth.  Art Synergy will be hosted at the Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts, located at 1105 2nd Avenue South in Lake Worth.  Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts will have wine/beer/soda, hors d’oeuvres, and entertainment from 4 - 9 PM. Visitors will enjoy glass blowing while viewing the many wonderful Lake Worth artists & galleries that are at the Benzaiten location.  Participants will be able to sell their work at the event.  Benzaiten has over 5,000 square feet of gallery space open for this celebration of Lake Worth artists. 

http://artsynergypbc.com/   http://www.benzaitencenter.org

Studio-gallery "THE TERRITORY" 

For this special event my studio "The Territory" will be turned into the gallery hosting a show of seven outstanding artists from all over the States: Nolan Baumgartner (ceramic), Tristyn Bustamante (sculpture, ceramic), Isabel Gouveia (printmaking, new media), Lisa Johnson (jewelry, metall), Chad R. Steve (ceramic), Izel Vargas (mixed media), Mark Wanlock (ceramic).
Please stop by and enjoy the art!
Open 12pm - 9pm. Opening 6pm. - 9pm.

http://artsynergypbc.com/   http://www.lakeworthcra.org