Tuesday, February 25, 2020



Amanda Perna’s bright and cheery fashion studio is simply a reflection of the designer’s effervescent vibe. Perna is a fashion designer, author, blogger, stylist, illustrator, mentor, wife, mom and a master juggler who launches from one project to the next with grace, plenty of enthusiasm and an ever-present warm smile that she wears with ease…

MONEY MATTERS: Broward county to host capitalization workshop to help support artistic freedom and...

“Capitalization supports artistic freedom,” Thomas says. “If there’s enough capital in an organization, it can take risks with artistic products, and it can innovate from a position of strength. There’s a deep connection between finances and the arts that cannot be undermined.”

The Three Cs of Illustration | PART 1: CONCEPT

Obviously, both conceptual and concept art deal with ideas. Yet in many ways these two approaches to picture-making reside at opposite ends of the art spectrum. Where conceptual art focuses on the idea itself while only begrudgingly including a tactile, visible component, concept art is ALL about dragging amorphous concepts into the revealing light of physical reality. Simply put, the purpose of concept art is to show us what stuff looks like.

Palm Beach State College: The Heart of Palm Beach County Culture


Through innovative academic programs and unique cultural offerings, Palm Beach State College has inspired emerging artists and captivated audiences for decades, earning it a secure spotlight on Palm Beach County’s robust cultural stage.

Here Comes the Lightning: Interview with Black Lightning Star, Nafessa Williams


We can all look up to a strong woman superhero on television, but it’s even better when she is able to bring diversity and allow for the inclusion of those we don’t usually see on screen.


I was first made aware of the phenomenon that is ‘Supa BlackGirl’, ‘Supa TYB’ while watching my not-so-secret dance obsession, Bring It on Lifetime. Supa TYB and her Young Contemporary Dance Theatre (YCDT) dancers brought so much flair and sass to the Bring It battle floor that she earned her own eight episode docu-series, Step It Up, where viewers got an even closer look into the demanding training that takes place in her own YCDT dance studio.

If These Walls Could Talk

How can paint on four walls influence a community? If the new mural on the edifice of the Harold Reitman Boys & Girls Clubs is any indication, it can uplift, inspire and better it.

Make Your Way to The Palm Beaches For MOSAIC!

Springtime hits that perfect sweet spot for travel—the kids are almost out of school, the sun is shining, flowers are in full bloom—so why not take a bit of time for you and your family to relax and enjoy the arts?

That’s where MOSAIC (Month of Shows, Art, Ideas & Culture) comes in, giving you an opportunity to explore The Palm Beaches (Florida’s Cultural Capital®) in all of its artsy glory. The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County and Discover The Palm Beaches are presenting MOSAIC, a month-long celebration of arts and culture in May, with deals from both hotels and cultural organizations for visitors and residents.

Harvey Talks Art, Passion For Sea Life

The marine biologist who gained international recognition for his paintings of sea creatures, spoke Wednesday at the Palm Beach State College Foundation’s sixth annual STEAM luncheon. He took the more than 500 attendees on a journey through his 32-year career. The event was held at the Kravis Center for Performing Arts Cohen Pavilion, which was decorated with pictures of coral reefs and sea life.


Let me start off by saying this a 100% true story. Let’s get one thing straight.  I’m a morning person.  Early to bed, early to rise has always been my motto.  I’m a square, what can I say.  But then again, I guess that’s just the discipline Navy SEAL training teaches you.

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Kinetic Art and Technology: How One City is Taking Action


In our first live podcast recording at the 22nd edition of Art Palm Beach, Angela moderates an interview with kinetic artist Ralfonso and Public Arts Administrator Debby Coles-Dobay. Find out how a city is being transformed by kinetic art with the help of an international artist. 


Madrid Street Art Painted For UNFCCC Conference

During the recent United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) conference — COP 25 — in Madrid, Spain, NYC-based Greenpoint Innovations (GPI – www.gpi.nyc) teamed up...

Austin Kleon: Keep Going

Austin Kleon is an Ohio native teaching people how to take steps towards pursuing their artistic ventures all while discovering their personal flair that makes them unique. He is an entrepreneur, a writer and blogger, finding his creative outlets in the 21st century and inspiring the masses to do the same. Book writing was always the goal, but it was through a day job and a blog that Austin was able to kick start his writing career.  Jumping on new opportunities that came his way led him to his book dream coming to fruition with the arrival of Steal Like An Artist, Show Your Work!, and Keep Going.