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Great To See You At The Story Book Festival

How wonderful to see everyone out and about at The Story Book Festival, it was a Fantastical Day…

The Story Book Festival

Thank You for stopping by to visit with Dani Lynn the author of  The Fairy Tale Project, don’t forget to give the gift  of a Magical Fairy Tale Fantasy this Holiday Season, the Trilogy is available at Amazon.com

Thank You to Holly Bronkowski and the City Of Pembroke Pines for sharing these amazing photo’s.

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The Story Book Festival 11/12/2014


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The Story Book Festival

Please join author Dani Lynn and I at The Story Book Festival and check out the latest edition of the Fairytale Project Trilogy now available on Amazon.com.

The Story Book Festival

Among other surprises this fun filled day will include a very special appearance by LADDLE THE LEAPFROG.”

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Looking forward to seeing you at the Festival!

 Saturday, November 15th 2014, 10:00 am – 4:30pm

Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33331, USA

Susan B. Katz Theater Ribbon Cutting and Reception

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The city Of Pembroke Pines celebrates Jacklyn Laflamme, the 2013-2014 Studio18 In The Pines artist in residence. As the one year program comes to an end a ribbon cutting ceremony was held to acknowledge the original public art project which enhances the North entrance to The Susan B. Katz Theater for The performing Arts.

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Laflamme was celebrated by elected officials, members of the Arts and Cultural Advisory Board, The Artists of Studio 18 and local residence. Following the ribbon cutting Laflamme was presented with flowers and a certificate of appreciation.

Attendees gather and point to the new mural, Mayor Frank C. Ortis reads a certificate of appreciation, also in attendance, Holly Bonkowski, Norma and Ben Menasche, Rose Colombo, Ruth Rosenberg,  Vice Mayor Jay Schwartz, Commissioners Carl Shechter and Iris Siple and Jill Slaughter.

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Susan B. Katz Theater

Comedy & Tragedy a new mural at the Susan B. Katz Theater.Jacklyn Laflamme.Jacklyn Laflamme

 

 


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Heightened Senses

Six artists explore individual themes, reflections, juxtaposition, perspective and more in glassworks, photography, ceramics and paintings. A multiple sensory audience participation. Patrons will be engaged at our opening to enjoy the art in a new way, invited to taste, smell, touch, hear and visually experience this one of kind show.

Opening: Friday, July 18, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Closing: Thursday, August 28, 2014

Studio 18 Group Show featuring:
Lori Alwine, Beth Amato, Judy Darucaud, Jacklyn Laflamme, Larry Joe Miller, & Nora Pinell Hernandez

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Paint & Party

 

Studio 18 hosted a Paint Social for Young Professionals of the Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce. Paint  SocialEveryone discovered the artist within and they all went home with a really cool hand painted glass.

Paint  SocialThe event was organized by Robyn Vegas, Dawn V and I volunteered to help out, we all had a fabulous time… Cheers!

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Cradle Of Life: ARAISM MOVEMENT 12

Cradle Of Life: Araism Movement 12This past week we have been so honored, Studio 18 In The Pines hosted it’s very first international show. Cradle Of Life: Araism Movement 12, a snapshot of life in Africa.

Cradle Of Life: Araism Movement 12 With the first beat of the drums we all knew we were in for a treat. At the opening reception, we got to hear from the artists as they spoke about their magnificent paintings and shared the rich history behind the movement. We learned that this was their first time in America and we felt their enthusiasm.

We mixed and mingled, tasted a sampling of African cuisine, had a sip of wine and then we danced….

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQamaGKZ4vQ&feature=youtu.be

Jacklyn Laflamme Studio 18 In The Pines Image 2Me and my new friends, hanging out at Studio 18. Stop by and see the show on now thru Thursday, May 22, 2014.


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2014 Art In The Gardens

Last weekend I completed a very special project at The Shops At Pembroke Gardens. I was commissioned to paint the very first of their 56 benches and trash receptacles located throughout the promenade of this amazing outdoor mall.

Relax In Paradise

Relax in Paradise

Thank You to John Collier, The Shops at Pembroke Gardens and to all the amazing people I met while painting last week. Can’t wait to start the next one!

 


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Studio 18 In The Pines Presents Transitions

Featuring the art works of:

Curated by Robyn Vegas

Opening Friday, January 3, 2014 – Closing February 13, 2014

My transitions showpieces offer a glimpse into my creative process and the relationship between my drawing and sculptures. My sculptures bring to life the shape of water by transforming flat satellite images of Florida waterways into constructed wood forms: while my drawings bring to life the energy of flowing water that often goes unnoticed. This interplay between the physical presence of the sculptural works and the energy of the drawings makes Florida’s waterways difficult to ignore.  Michael Harris

This series is particularly meaningful to me. These graphite pencil and watercolor paintings of ballerinas were originally intended for a show in August 2013 at Studio 18 in the Pines, called “On Common Ground”. I had initially simply wanted to create a series of beautiful images of ballerinas and the “common ground” was the stage they performed on. However, my entire focus changed somewhat when I began to experience some serious personal health issues and had to request to be excused from the “On Common Ground” exhibition at Studio 18. I continued to work on the series, though I was experiencing a great deal of pain, fear and uncertainty about my life expectancy…but I kept working on them. And then suddenly I was seeing this kind of parallel- I was feeling so much pain and feeling so unwell, why was I even persisting in painting and drawing this series everyday? And then as I studied all of these images of these beautiful ballerinas I wanted to draw, I could see the pain that they suffered through to create this phenomenal Art form. I could see the strained and aching muscles; understand the “work through the pain” mentality that drives these women in the creation and perfection of their art form. As I continued to progress through the series I noticed that I began to use black in a number of areas where I could feel the pain of these dancers’ muscles. I could see that they were suffering through their pain to create their Art as I was doing by persisting with the series when all around me were saying “stop”, “you don’t have to finish it”, “everyone will understand if you don’t or can’t finish”. But I understood their drive and dedication as my own. I made it my own. I made it, I finished the series and I am proud that I did…I hope I did these incredibly devoted Artists justice. Dawn V

“I take the minerals from the earth, that at one time were dirt powders, when fired up to between 2200 – 2300° they Transition into beautiful pieces of Art” John Antzack

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Project Snowboard Benefiting The Special Olympics

Jacklyn Laflamme Snowboard

Project Snowboard Art Project to Benefit Special Olympics

A series of snowboards painted by Pembroke Pines artists and teenagers will be auctioned off to benefit Special Olympics Broward County.

Project Snowboard got its start when about 20 snowboards were donated to the group.

“Somebody donated a bunch of snowboards, and we didn’t know what to do with them,” said Linda Mills, director of Special Olympics Broward.

Mills said an idea came up to work with the nonprofit Artists with Autism and have the snowboards painted and sold in a fundraising event.  Read More