Nov 172017
 
Key West Art & Historical Society Hosts Weekly Drawing Sessions at Fort East Martello Museum

Select your medium of choice and join Annamarie Giordano in Life Drawing sessions at Fort East Martello on Tuesdays through December 11, 2017. Her three-hour workshops feature nude models in short and long poses and are open to all levels of artists. Sessions are $25 for members and $30 for non-members. Register online at kwahs.org/event/life-drawing-class or call Adele Williams, Director of Education at 305.295.6616 extension 115. Though drop-ins are welcome, advanced registration is encouraged as is early arrival for set-up.  Some materials will be available on site for purchase if needed.  Your [continue reading…]

 November 17, 2017  Posted by at 12:16 am Art, Issue #243, What To Do No Responses »
Nov 032017
 
SAVE THE DATE: 2018 McKee Fine Art Auction, February 9, 2018

  The Board of Directors of the Anne McKee Artists Fund, Inc. announces the date of Friday, February 9, 2018 for their annual fine art auction.  The auction will again take place at The Studios of Key West.  Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. and the auction, led by Tom Luna, will begin at 8:00 p.m.  Champagne and desserts will be included in the $25 ticket price and there will also be a cash bar.  VIP seating is available for $50.  The auction preview will be from January [continue reading…]

 November 3, 2017  Posted by at 12:40 am Art, Issue #241, What To Do No Responses »
Nov 032017
 
Key West Art & Historical Society Hosts Weekly Drawing Sessions at Fort East Martello Museum

Select your medium of choice and join Annamarie Giordano in Life Drawing sessions at Fort East Martello on Tuesdays beginning November 7 and running through December 11, 2017. Her three-hour workshops, featuring nude models in short and long poses, are open to all levels of artists. “Life Drawing is the art of drawing the human figure and bringing it to life,” says Giordano. “Every pose is a new challenge and adventure in learning perspective, angle, and light. Regular practice sharpens your drawing skills of observation and your abilities [continue reading…]

 November 3, 2017  Posted by at 12:19 am Art, Issue #241, What To Do No Responses »
Oct 272017
 
SALT Gallery Presents “Sunny Side of the Street”: Opening Reception Nov. 3

For the month of November, SALT Gallery (830 Fleming St., www.saltislandprovisions.com) will feature “Sunny Side of the Street”, a new collection of light and loose ink drawings by local artist Judi Bradford. To celebrate the opening of the show, SALT will be hosting an opening reception at the gallery from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3rd. Judi’s lively and playful ink drawings capture the characters, nature, and street corners of Key West. She brings a history of graphic arts and comic drawing to these new views of her [continue reading…]

 October 27, 2017  Posted by at 12:32 am Art, Issue #240, What To Do No Responses »
Oct 272017
 
Hazel Griffiths Showing at Gildea Gallery

Hazel Griffiths Gildea Gallery 522 Southard Street 5:00 p.m., Friday, 27th October (through November 7th) by Kirby Congdon……. The movement in our society toward women’s rights appears continuous with the exposure of public bullies in business or politics. A more voluntary action is often found in creative work. Hazel Griffiths’s paintings, “Dreamlands and Soulscapes” (using encaustic wax) at the Gildea Gallery (on Southern Street, near the bank, between Simonton and Duval) reflects this freedom. Her paintings are bold and imaginative, holding our attention. Her technique [continue reading…]

 October 27, 2017  Posted by at 12:10 am Art, Issue #240, What To Do No Responses »
Sep 292017
 
Katie Holtkamp Held Over @ SALT

SALT Gallery, located at 830 Fleming St., will hold over local artist Katie Holtkamp’s newest offerings for the entire month of October. The show, entitled “The Little Things,” features Katie’s mixed media paintings, which exalt the simple things that continue to make her fall in love with Key West. To celebrate the extension of the show, SALT will be hosting an opening reception at the gallery from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 6. Katie was born in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and grew up in [continue reading…]

 September 29, 2017  Posted by at 3:12 am Art, Issue #236, What To Do No Responses »
Sep 012017
 
SALT Gallery Hosts Katie Holtkamp’s “The Little Things”: Opening Reception September 1

  Beginning Friday Sep. 1, SALT Gallery, located at 830 Fleming St., will host local artist Katie Holtkamp’s newest offerings for the entire month of September. The show, entitled “The Little Things,” will feature Katie’s mixed media paintings, which exalt the simple things that continue to make her fall in love with Key West. To celebrate Katie’s newest pieces, SALT will be hosting an opening reception at the gallery from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sep. 1. Katie was born in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and grew [continue reading…]

 September 1, 2017  Posted by at 12:18 am Art, Issue #234, What To Do No Responses »
Jul 282017
 
SALT Gallery Hosts Garth Holtkamp’s “Technicolor Tropic”: Opening Reception August 3

Beginning Thursday Aug. 3, SALT Gallery, located at 830 Fleming St., will host local artist Garth Holtkamp’s newest offerings for the entire month of August. The show, entitled “Technicolor Tropic,” will feature contemporary architecture and stylized landscape paintings that exemplify the vibrant colors and unique architectural styles of Key West. To celebrate Garth’s newest pieces, SALT will be hosting an opening reception at the gallery from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. onAug. 3. Garth is a self-taught painter native to Key West, making him a true [continue reading…]

 July 28, 2017  Posted by at 12:16 am Art, Issue #229, What To Do No Responses »
Jul 212017
 
LAST CALL: Martha Hubbard Photography Exhibit at SALT Gallery

PICTURE PERFECT “POSTCARDS”:  “I am inspired by the old style of postcards and what they tell you about a place,” says photographer and celebrity chef Martha Hubbard. More than two dozen of Hubbard’s images are served up “postcard style” at SALT Gallery, located at 830 Fleming Street, in her exhibit “Postcards from the End of the Road”- on display until August 2. Hubbard’s exhibit features a glimpse at the Key West she loves: “the old houses, rusty fences, old trees, and the always-different sunsets,” she says.  Her works—printed on watercolor paper to [continue reading…]

 July 21, 2017  Posted by at 12:20 am Art, Issue #228, What To Do No Responses »
Jul 142017
 
"Tropical Summer" Paintings by Maggie Ruley

Colorful, vibrant and fun, these are the words most often used to describe the paintings of Key West artist Maggie Ruley. Ms Ruley’s upcoming show Tropical Summer highlights all the delights of mid summer here in Key West: the brilliant blue water, cloud filled skies, and island scenery. Her paintings remind us all of the joy of summer. Tropical Summer will be on exhibit at the Key West Art Center from July 14 through July 27. Join us for the opening reception Friday July 14 from 5 to 7 PM to meet the [continue reading…]

 July 14, 2017  Posted by at 12:26 am Art, Issue #227, What To Do No Responses »
Jun 302017
 
Culinary Curator Martha Hubbard Stirs Photography Pot with Exhibit at SALT Gallery:  Special Preview July 6

When local chef Martha Hubbard of Isle Cook Key West isn’t creating and curating delicious meals, she’s making and serving a fantastic array of images that reveal the island’s many special flavors.  More than two dozen of Hubbard’s images will be served up at SALT Gallery, located at 830 Fleming Street, in her exhibit “Postcards from the End of the Road,” with a special preview on Thursday, July 6 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. While celebrated for her culinary expertise and service to fine dining establishments that [continue reading…]

 June 30, 2017  Posted by at 12:26 am Art, Issue #225, What To Do No Responses »
Jun 232017
 
KWAHS Teen Camp - Pinhole Photography

Jaden Most, 11, watches Key West Art & Historical Society Teen Camp assistant instructor Lilly Magidson use a contemporary DSLR camera to photograph Pinhole Photography instructor Jodell Roberts and student Maddie Bock, 12, as they set up a pinhole camera exposure at Fort East Martello on Tuesday. Pinhole camera’s can be made from a number of materials (in this case a can) and rather than a lens, a small hole is made that light passes through to expose the photo paper, which must be placed [continue reading…]

 June 23, 2017  Posted by at 12:08 am Art, Issue #224, What To Do No Responses »
Jun 162017
 
Last Call for National Geographic Photographer Don Kincaid at SALT Gallery

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTOGRAPHER LIGHTS THE WAY TO KEY WEST’S HISTORY AND BEAUTY: “Loggerhead Light in the Dry Tortugas” and “Northwest Channel Lighthouse” are among two dozen images presented by National Geographic Photographer and local legend Don Kincaid at SALT Gallery located at 830 Fleming Street. A filmmaker and photographer for more than 40 years, Kincaid’s images document the marine habitat of the Florida Keys and the heyday of treasure-hunting, crossing “photojournalism with graphic design elements,” he says.  His images offer historic moments and colorful observations of marine [continue reading…]

 June 16, 2017  Posted by at 12:28 am Art, Issue #223, What To Do No Responses »
Jun 022017
 
Florida Keys Treasures Captured in SALT Gallery Exhibit by National Geographic Pphotographer Don Kincaid: Special Preview Party June 6

Shipwrecks, marine life, treasure—if the salt life in imagery speaks to you, SALT Gallery welcomes you to a special preview of images presented by National Geographic Photographer and local legend Don Kincaid from 6pm-8pm on Tuesday, June 6 at 830 Fleming Street. A filmmaker and photographer for more than 40 years, Kincaid’s images document the marine habitat of the Florida Keys and they heyday of treasure-hunting, crossing “photojournalism with graphic design elements,” he says.  His images offer historic moments and colorful observations of marine life [continue reading…]

 June 2, 2017  Posted by at 12:26 am Art, Issue #221, What To Do No Responses »
May 262017
 
"Key West, en Plein Air" Featured Artist Nancy Henning

The Key West Art Center is pleased to announce the opening of “Key West, en Plein Air” featuring the works of local artist Nancy Henning. Join us Friday, June 2nd from 5-7pm for the opening reception: sip a glass of wine, enjoy a lite snack, and visit with the artist. A resident since 2005 Nancy Henning has a passion for painting on the streets of Key West, in the open air. This special exhibition of her recent work bespeaks to the tropical beauty and vibrant colors of the [continue reading…]

 May 26, 2017  Posted by at 12:34 am Art, Issue #220, What To Do No Responses »
May 262017
 
Photographer Blackburn Shows Works

Local photographer Larry Blackburn will again show his photographic works on Friday, June 2nd from 6-9 pm as part of the First Friday Upper Duval Art Stroll.  The exhibit will feature new photographs of familiar sights around Key West as well as images captured in the South American country of Ecuador.  The photographs are printed on different mediums including canvas, metal, metallic paper and acrylic.  The exhibit will take place at the newest gallery in Key West, “The Salty Gallery” which is located at 1114 [continue reading…]

 May 26, 2017  Posted by at 12:32 am Art, Issue #220, What To Do No Responses »
May 262017
 
Key West Art & Historical Society ArtCamp! at Fort East Martello Offers New Sessions for Tweens and Teens aged 10-16

Youth aged 10-16 can join in on the cultural immersion fun while engaging their passion for the arts and the environment with Key West Art & Historical Society’s ArtCamp!, beginning June 12th through June 30th with three sessions: Teen Fossil Camp June 12– June 16, Pinhole Photography Camp: Technique June 19- June 23, and Pinhole Photography Camp: Creating a Body of Work June 26-June 30. The Teen Fossil Camp guides students in learning how to sculpt and cast bones working with tools in clay, plaster, [continue reading…]

 May 26, 2017  Posted by at 12:26 am Art, Issue #220, What To Do No Responses »