Simone Spade will have one of her seahorse paintings available in the Silent Auction at Canine Assisted Therapy Dogs annual Almost Full Moon Party. This annual fundraiser benefits the amazing programs this group provides to our community. They reach over 300,000 individuals per year in a wide variety of facilities, including libraries, schools, nursing homes and hospitals.
Congratulations to Alaine S and Kylie G from Studio Spade
BEST IN SHOW for 6th-8th Grade by Alaine S. "Morning Song", soft pastels
FIRST PLACE for 6th-8th Grade, by Kylie G. "Pumpkin Still Life", soft pastels
Studio Spade has recently completed the latest pet portrait commission of Della, a therapy dog with Canine Assisted Therapy Dogs (CATDogs). Studio Spade donates $50 for each pet portrait.
Congratulations to Nicole S, her Paper Angel received an Honorable Mention Award in the PINK show at Broward Art Guild. Nicole completed this paper cut out with Ms. Victoria from Studio Spade.
The Starving Artist show just celebrated its 15th year at the 6th Floor Gallery in the Downtown Main Library. Hundreds of local artists have participated in this show over the past 15 years. This past show was no different with over 50 local artists in attendance and 16 awards handed out. Studio Spade was fortunate to receive two of those awards: 6th Place to Simone Spade for her watercolor and 5th Place to Nicole S for her paper cut out.
Beat the heat and get in the Holiday spirit at Studio Spade Fine Art for Kids. This month of Summer Painting Series will create three cuddly animals getting ready for celebrate the holidays.
To find out more visit: www.studiospade.com
Studio Spade is offering a series of painting classes this summer starting with our Florida Birds series. Students K-6th grade are welcome to participate.
$20 for Active* Studio Spade students
$30 for all others
*Active Students are defined as students who were regularly enrolled in the 2014-15 weekly art classes (5+ consecutive months of enrollment).
Visit www.studiospade.com/ to learn more.
Our favorite group CATDogs will have some of their therapy teams at Whole Foods in Pompano Beach this Monday, April 13th. Do your grocery shopping, bring your own bags and Whole Foods will donate the 10 cent per bag credit to our friends at CATDogs.
Spring Break is quickly approaching and if you are in town there are several art adventures to take advantage of this March and April. Below are just a few art outings available in South Florida:
1) Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art has two exciting shows:
2) Fairchild Botanic Tropical Gardens in Coral Gables has Dale Chihuly's beautiful glass art throughout their gardens, showing now through May 31st. Billed as "Chihuly's largest and most comprehensive exhibition to date", this is not one to miss.
For more information visit: http://www.fairchildgarden.org/chihuly
3) Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach has several new shows, two that I am particularly looking foward to are:
Enjoy your art adventures and the beautiful South Florida weather this Spring Break!
Congratulations to Studio Spade students!
Studio Spade 6-8th grade students participated in Broward Art Guild's Youth Show. Over 150 students in the Tri-County area entered. Studio Spade had three students receive an award: