The Effects of Art as Manifestation on Artist and Viewer

Multidisciplinary Exhibition

The Frank art gallery in Pembroke Pines presents "Visual Therapy – The Effects of Art as Manifestation on Artist and Viewer," an exhibition showcasing the work of 14 different artists that looks at the impact of art on both the artist and the viewer.

The multidisciplinary exhibition, is curated by Stacy Conde, gallery director of Conde Contemporary.

Visual Therapy examines the psychological motivations of the artists and the response their work evokes in the viewer. Through video installations, photorealistic, academic and expressionistic portraiture, conceptual art, surrealism, photography and performance art, visitors will have a di- rect view into the mind of the artistic creators. Artists featured in the exhibition include Anthony Ar- davin, Julio Figeroa Beltran, Patricio Gonzalez Bezanilla, Bill Bilowit, Andres Conde, Luis Enrique Toledo Del Rio, Agnes Grochulska, Natasha Kertes, Marylin Loddi, Reynier Llanes Marquez, Dar- ian Rodriguez Mederos, Raiman Rodriguez Moya, Luis Rodriguez Noa and Enrique Toledo.

"Though conventional wisdom would have us focus on art and not the artist, Visual Therapy takes a deeper dive into how it was created and what it elicits," said Conde. "Some emotions will corre- late and others will be completely opposite. What is so amazing about art is how people interpret it."

As part of the exhibition, art appreciation workshops will be offered for adults and children led by curator, writer and art critic Yuneikys Villalonga. The adult art appreciation workshop is 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 30 and the children's art appreciation workshop for children age eight to 12 is noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 14.

For more information about each artist visit:

Anthony Ardavin
Julio Figueroa Beltran
Patricio Gonzalez Bezanilla
Bill Bilowit
Andres Conde
Luis Enrique Toledo Del Rio
Agnes Grochulska
Natasha Kertes
Marylin Loddi
Reynier Llanes Marquez
Darian Rodriguez Mederos
Raiman Rodriguez Moya
Luis Rodriguez Noa
Enrique Toledo

The Frank Highlights Food Insecurity and Social Isolation

Feed Your Soul

Feed Your Soul Workshops Served Our Community

The Frank art gallery, in collaboration with Feeding South Florida, spotlighted food insecurity and social isolation with a series of "Feed Your Soul" workshops.

Feed Your Soul encouraged residents, through interpretive arts activities, to be aware of their neighbors that are affected by social isolation and food insecurity. The Frank brought art enthusiasts, families and residents together through a series of interactive art workshops.

Join the City of Pembroke Pines
and Feeding South Florida

FOR A

FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION

EVENT

CUSHY GIGS

participated in a Feed Your Soul workshop and asked the community to conceptualize through drawing what social isolation and food insecurities were and how it had affected their lives.

The drawings from that workshop were used for the concept of

a large-scale mural, which will be painted beginning at 9 a.m.

The community is invited to assist in the painting.

LIVE INTERACTIVE MURAL PAINTING EVENT

November 4, 2017

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Pines Place Apartments
Howard C. Forman Human Services Campus
8210 Florida Drive
Pembroke Pines, FL 33025

This project is made possible by the following funds of the Community Foundation of Broward:
R.J. and Nancy Purdy Fund
Helen and Frank Stoykov Charitable Endowment Fund
Mary and Alex Mackenzie Community Impact Fund

Please RSVP:
TheFrank@ppines.com
954-392-9421
thefrankgallery.org

Join the City of Pembroke Pines
and Feeding South Florida

FOR A

FEED YOUR SOUL FINALE

EVENT

JOIN US FOR A FREE BREAKFAST
PERFORMANCES, ART ACTIVITIES & GAMES

November 18, 2017

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery and Exhibit Hall
Charles F. Dodge City Center/Pembroke Pines
601 City Center Way
Pembroke Pines, Florida 33025

This project is made possible by the following funds of the Community Foundation of Broward:
R.J. and Nancy Purdy Fund
Helen and Frank Stoykov Charitable Endowment Fund
Mary and Alex Mackenzie Community Impact Fund

Please RSVP:
TheFrank@ppines.com
954-392-9421
thefrankgallery.org

thefrankgallery.org

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