Visual Arts: Exhibition Archive

David Almeida: Natural Selection

Dec. 12, 2009 – Jan. 17, 2010
Opening reception: Fri., Dec. 11, 6-9 pm

This exhibition is part of a larger series entitled Natural Selection, a term borrowed from Charles Darwin denoting the theory of evolution. The artist, David Almeida, has spent the last few years exploring the ideas of artificiality and replication, and how these concepts are a reflection of contemporary culture.


Victor: What happened out there?

Nov. 16 – Dec. 6, 2009
Opening reception: Fri., Nov. 20, 6-9 pm

After a three year hiatus, Victor’s new body of work focuses on a dynamic exploration of color.


TIME + TEMP: Surveying the Shifting Climate of Painting in South Florida

Nov. 16, 2009 – Jan. 10, 2010
Opening Reception: Fri., Nov. 20, 6-9 pm

Place in Time – Artists Forum, Thurs., Dec. 17, 6-9 pm

On view will be a survey of dynamic work by a selection of South Florida artists who embrace and incorporate aspects of painting into their practice. A resurgence of painterly tendencies is currently taking hold among artists on a national, even international level. Its growing appeal is also evident within the ever expanding contemporary art community in our region.


Kerry Phillips: Sometimes your things are my things

Oct. 10 – Nov. 8, 2009
Opening reception: Fri., Oct. 9, 6-9 pm

This latest installment of Phillips’ ongoing project entitled things includes an installation of some of the things she has found and kept, along with a series of written things and a performance of some touristy things.


Natural Forces: Broward County Public Art & Design '06 - '09

Sept. 4 – Nov. 1, 2009
Opening reception: Wed., Sept. 9, 6-9 pm

Reception and artist talk with Michele Oka Doner: Wed., Oct. 14, 6-9 pm

This exhibition focuses on recently completed public art projects by national and internationally known artists. The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood will exhibit working drawings, models, and other preparatory works, thus revealing important aspects of the creative process, as well as how these large scale art pieces are intended to interface with the public.


Kevin Arrow: Things are good, but can always be better

Sept. 4 – Nov. 1, 2009
Opening reception: Wed., Sept. 9, 6-9 pm

Miami-based artist Kevin Arrow’s exhibition brings together multiple facets of artistic practice with a selection of paintings, drawings, and projected media, merged together in one space in an attempt to set up a lyrical dialogue between the object, the space and the viewer.


Juan Maristany: Surface Area

Sept. 4 – Oct. 4, 2009
Opening reception: Wed., Sept. 9, 6-9 pm

Opening reception featuring music by DJ Le Spam.

Surface Area is an exhibition by Miami artist Juan Maristany with various works dealing with multiple, simultaneous realities, the space inside of infinitely small moments in time, and the liberation in observing and amplifying these bits of reality.


The Tillamook Cheddar Mid-Career Retrospective 1999-2009

June 20 – Aug. 16, 2009

Tillamook Cheddar is a 10-year-old Jack Russell Terrier which is widely regarded as the world’s preeminent canine artist. “Tillie,” which has had 19 solo exhibitions in the United States and Europe, uses a dynamic color transfer technique to create her work.


It's a Dog's Life - Pet-related Summer Exhibitions, Activities, Contests, and Special Events

In conjunction with The Tillamook Cheddar Mid-Career Retrospective, The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood has organized a number of dog themed exhibitions, activities, contests, and events.


Vickie Pierre: If You Win Me, I'm Forever

Opening reception: Friday, May 1, 6 - 9 pm
Exhibition runs through June 7, 2009

Inspired and informed by fantasy, design, and decoration, as well as childhood memories, Surrealism, and textile design, Vickie Pierre’s work is often intimate, inviting and aesthetically beautiful. Vickie Pierre’s site specific installation will include Avon perfume bottles from the 1970’s elegantly paired with vintage Syroco brand sconces.


Fourth All-Media Juried Biennial

Exhibition runs April 25 – June 7, 2009
Closing reception and film screening: Friday, June 5, 6-9 pm

This exhibition will include original paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, photography, video, computer-generated images, site-specific installations, and performance art from Florida-based artists,selected by juror Nina Arias.


Christian Duran: Bringing up the Dead

Exhibition runs March 26 – April 26, 2009

Christian Duran’s paintings include imagery based upon iconic religious figures, symbols and anatomical studies.



Opening reception: Friday, Feb 20, 6 - 9 pm
Exhibition runs through April 5, 2009

This exhibition will be the first institutional solo show for the TM Sisters, a South Florida artists’ collaborative consisting of sisters Tasha and Monica López De Victoria. Don’t miss seeing the works of these up and coming artists!


John Zoller: Color & Learn

Opening reception: Friday, Feb. 20, 6 - 9 pm
Exhibition runs through March 22, 2009

John Zoller’s series of paintings and drawings are based on images he has culled from educational coloring books.


Jonathan Stein: Everyone Wants a Piece of this Show

Jan. 9 – Feb. 15, 2009
Reception with the artist: Thu., Jan. 22, 6 – 9 pm

Jonathan Stein’s mixed media sculpture painting show reflects the hunger that permeates our society for celebrities and their gossip.


Abracadabra: Second Annual Fund-raising Art Exhibition and Raffle

Raffle event: Fri., Feb. 13, 6?–?9 pm

Approximately 100 works in all media by outstanding South Florida artists and others are displayed for three weeks prior to being raffled off to ticket buyers at a wonderful soiree in the Center’s main gallery! Make plans now to preview these great artworks and attend this “fun” fund-raiser, where all raffle purchasers go home with a fantastic piece of art that might be worth thousands of dollars!


Raul Mendez: This is Nowhere

Dec. 1 – January 4, 2009
Reception with Artist: Friday, Dec. 12, 6?–?9 pm

Raul Mendez’s site specific installation attempts to reconcile an exploration into the nuanced relationships between people, crowds, and the spaces they inhabit.


Under the Influence

collaborate. cross-pollinate. connect.
an exhibition in two parts.

Opening reception: Friday, Oct 24, 2008, 6?–?9 pm
Exhibition runs through Jan 4, 2009

Girls’ Club opening reception: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, 7–10 pm

Under the Influence explores how the art-making and art-presenting process is affected by others. A collaborative effort on every level, this exhibition opens concurrently at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood and the Girls’ Club exhibition space in downtown Fort Lauderdale.


Nothing Moments Project

Opening reception: Friday, Oct 24, 6 – 9 pm
Exhibition runs through Jan 4, 2009

Nothing Moments consists of 24 limited edition books and more than 400 original drawings. More than 100 writers, visual artists, and designers collaborated on the books, which are a harmonious blend of visual art, literature, and design.