Visual Arts

Fourth All-Media Juried Biennial

Opening reception: Friday, April 24, 6 - 9 pm
Exhibition runs April 25 – June 7, 2009

Closing reception and film screening, Closing Time by Tony Kapel and live musical performance by Oly and Jesse Jackson. Friday, June 5, 6-9 pm, free for members, $10 non-members.

The Fourth All-Media Biennial exhibition will include original paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, photography, video, computer-generated images, site-specific installations, and performance art from Florida-based artists who are selected for participation by juror Nina Arias, a New York-based independent curator who is formerly from Miami.

There will be six award-winners: Best in Show ($2,000 prize); First Place ($1,000 prize); Second Place ($600 prize); Third Place ($400 prize); and Two Honorable Mentions.

Click here to see pictures from the opening.

Closing reception and film screening – Closing Time by Tony Kapel and live performance by Oly and Jesse Jackson

Friday, June 5, 2009

The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood is pleased to present a screening of the newly released film Closing Time by 33-year-old, Miami-based Tony Kapel. The film includes segments on various artists such as Pepe Mar and Aramis Gutierrez (both who are included in this year’s Biennial) as well as the TM Sisters, Jon Peck, Jen Stark, and other Miami artists. Kapel also brought his video camera into venues such as PS14, Studio A and Churchill’s to shoot local bands and performers such as Fantome, Oly, Rachel Goodrich, and Jesse Jackson. Kapel’s own band Mod’lone is also featured in the film.

Film will be continuously screened starting at 6 pm until 9 pm in the upstairs gallery. Running time 83 minutes. Live musical performance by Oly and Jesse Jackson at 8 pm in main gallery.

This event will celebrate the closing of the Fourth All-Media Juried Biennial, which attracted a record of 314 Florida-based artists who submitted nearly 900 works of art.

Cost: Free for members, $10 for non-members.

D.I.Y. Bookmaking Workshop

organized by Gean Moreno

In conjunction with the Fourth All-Media Juried Biennial, the Art and Culture Center will offer a D.I.Y. Bookmaking Workshop organized by Gean Moreno noted artist, curator, writer and founder of [NAME] Editions. The workshop takes place at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood Sat., May 30, 2009 from 1 to 4 pm. Click here for more information.

Participating Artists

Harumi Abe Vincent Hemphill Jay Ore
Misogi Abe Patricia Hernandez Perry Pandrea
Farley Aguilar Jill Hotchkiss Raul Perdomo
David Almeida Sinisa Kukec Darren Price
Rakel Bernie Natalia Laskis Meg Pukel
Mimi Botcheller George LeBar Tal Rickards
Jeffrey Calvert Nick Lobo David Rohn
Tim Curtis Christiaan Lopez Miro Sarah Michelle Rupert
John Defaro Pepe Mar Tom Scicluna
Clayton Deutsch Juan Maristany Diego Singh
Phillip Estlund Jordan Massengale Runice Tathall
Mike Genovese Raul Mendez Noelle Theard
Peter Giovenco Hugo Montoya Tom Virgin
GiSMO Hugo Moro Jill Weisberg
Amy Gross Federico Nessi Agustina Woodgate
Aramis Gutierrez Skot Olsen
Jason Hedges Brandon Opalka

The 08/09 visual arts season is supported by Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz; and the John C. Graves Charitable Fund.

Funding Acknowledgements

Funding Logos: State of Florida, Broward County, City of Hollywood

The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported in part by its members, admissions, private entities, the City of Hollywood, the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council; the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture; and the Kresge Foundation. We welcome donations from all members of the community who wish to support our work.