june, 2017

2jun6:00 pm- 9:00 pmJune Art Walk: Abstract Artists6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


(Friday) 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Crest Theatre Galleries

51 N. Swinton Avenue

Event Details

The Cornell Art Museum and the Creative Arts School are hosting the June Art Walk in our Crest Theatre Building Producers’ Lounge and Creative Art School.  The feature exhibition includes Abstract Artist Instructors with our Creative Art School. Refreshments will served and artists will be on hand to speak with visitors about their art and classes.  

In conjunction, our Creative Art School is featuring a “Black and White” exhibition of student and instructor photography in the Crest Theatre Galleries.  It’s going to a great night of art at Old School Square!

GARY ANTONIO was born in Salem, Massachusetts and studied at the University of California at Davis, CA, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Studio Art. Antonio was fortunate to study and assist the following world-renowned Artists: Wayne Thiebaud, Roland Peterson, Manuel Neri, Robert Arneson, and Roy DeForest. Gary Antonio spent a year in Paris, France, studying at the Atelier 17 Workshop with Stanley William Hayter, who is considered “the grandfather” of Intaglio Printmaking. Gary was a Professor of Metal Sculpture and Structural Welding at the City College of San Francisco and Artistic Director of the Childrens’ Outreach Program for The Body Shop, San Francisco, CA. Gary is presently teaching art at the Creative Arts School at Old School Square, The Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach and The Lighthouse Art School in Tequesta, Fl. His paintings have been exhibited at Center for Creative Education, West Palm Beach, Art in Public Places, Palm Beach International Airport, Nathan D. Rosen Museum, JF Gallery, West Palm Beach and Seth Jason Beitler Gallery, Miami.

ERIN ASHLEY  is an internationally renowned artist who has lived in NY, Los Angeles and Florida for most of her life. A self-trained artist, her art career started by surprise when she tried painting as a new hobby that quickly grew into a full time art career. Her art has been published worldwide and has appeared on HGTV “Flip Or Flop” show, Bravo TV “Million Dollar Listing” and published in many art and home décor magazines including the cover of Refresh Better Homes and Garden magazine. You can find many prints of her works in home stores and websites such as Wayfair.com and more. Erin Ashley also shows her work locally at the Carre D’ Artist gallery in Boca Raton. View her work at: erinashleyart.com.

SALLY COOPER has been painting all her life and began actively pursuing her creative talents in the late eighties.  In 1990 she was awarded an annual Art Award from Broward Community College.  In the mid 90’s she moved from detailed representational work and began to seek the abstract.  By 2000 image reference was left behind and her style evolved into explosions of color, markings and movement.  Her work has been included in numerous regional and national competitive exhibitions receiving awards in most.  She is a Signature Member of the National Watercolor Society.  In 2005 her painting “Life Force II” received Honorable Mention in Watercolor Magic Magazine’s national competition. sally-cooper.com.

HANA DAVIS attended Pratt Institute and Fashion Institute of Technology where she studied Fashion Design and illustration.  Hana worked at Breckenridge and Joe Benbassett designing and illustrating Junior Sportswear.  She has taught classes in Figure Drawing and Fashion Illustration to adults and children.  Her work has been exhibited at the Nassau County Museum of Art, the Hecksher Museum, the Art League of Long Island, and the Boca Raton Museum of Art.

GENIA HOWARD has a Masters in Art Education from FAU and achieved National Board Certification in art in 2001. Most of her teaching career has been at the high school level, especially with the International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement programs. Additionally, she has taught kindergarten, middle school, and adult education. Proficient in water media, oil and acrylic, she is equally adept at using traditional drawing media and experimental media.

VICKI SIEGEL earned a B.F.A from the University of Illinois and continued her M.F.A coursework at Tyler School of Art in Rome, Italy.  Ms. Siegel developed a passion for painting while she pursued a career in advertising.  Vicki’s work is influenced by memories, both personal and collective. Colors and light of the tropical landscapes in South Florida are inspiration for her energetic paint stroke of abstract expressionism and the use of multiple images of pop art.  Ms. Siegel frequently exhibits in South Florida and her work is included in numerous private collections.  View her work at vickisiegelart.com.

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