Lisa Rockford
Exhibition News and Ft Lauderdale/Miami Art Events

CALL FOR ARTWORK: “The Triumph of Detritus” at 1310 Gallery, Curated by Lisa Rockford

At least $500 in Cash PrizesDeadline for entry (by email): May 18, 2014Desired Aesthetic: Seeking Contemporary artists with a “raw” aesthetic that utilize found, & unexpected debris materials and transform them into works of splendor. Visceral materials are combined with exquisite embellishment, [...]

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Outside the Box-press release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2014
Contact: Lisa Rockford
Outside the Box2 at Whitespace – The Mordes Collection
Curated by Lisa Rockford
Whitespace – The Mordes Collection
2805 N. Australian Avenue, West Palm Beach, Florida 33407
T: 561.842.4131
Exhibition Dates: APRIL 4, 7:30 pm – 10:30 & APRIL 5, 7:30 pm – 10:30
Admission: $10 per person. Free parking. No [...]

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Art Exhibit Transforms the definition of “Fiber Art”
FIBER OPTICS @ 1310 Gallery
Curated by Lisa Rockford
1310 SW 2nd Ct., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Exhibition Dates: September 21 – October 11, 2013
Opening Reception: Sat. September 21, 7-10pm
Second Reception/ ART FALLOUT Event: Sat. October 5th, 5-9pm
Closing Reception & Awards: Fri. October 11, 7-9pm
Admission: Free & Open to the [...]

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CALL TO ARTISTS – $500 in prizes
Application Deadline: November 15, 2013
Exhibition Dates: Friday & Saturday, April 4 – 5, 2014     8 -11 pm

OUTSIDE THE BOX2, curated by Lisa Rockford, is the second biennial exhibition of outdoor, site-specific art in Palm Beach County, FL.  This unique and alternative format, situated at [...]

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FIBER OPTICS: Curated by Lisa Rockford

Deadline for entry (by email): August 18, 2013

Media desired:
Seeking artists that have “Contemporary” approaches to traditional fiber art processes such as sewing, knitting, crochet, embroidery, plaiting, weaving, rug-hooking, quilting, etc., or use fiber art textiles like fabric, lace, felt, thread, yarn, etc. Artists that merge these traditional craft [...]

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Deadline for entry (by email): July 28, 2013

Installation dates: August 19 – 29, 2013Exhibition dates: August 31 – October 5, 2013Please read all details below before submitting.
SUBMISSION INFO:
Media desired:
Seeking Sculpture, Installation art, Video art, Mixed media, Use of found objects, and/or non-traditional media are preferred. Larger sizes and Site specificity preferable.
Proposals for New [...]

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Artwork by Lisa Rockford will be featured in the INFERNO/Dark Art Exhibition at Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach, FL
The she-monsters JOAN & LILITH will be on view.
They encourage visitors to wear costumes to the event.

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Saturday, Oct. 6, 5-9pm

Join us for an explosive celebration of contemporary art in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Multiple art venues in downtown Ft Lauderdale will host new art exhibitions and events on the same night with Free shuttle buses rotating between each.
Participating venues/events:
1310 Gallery, located in the Sailboat Bend Artists Lofts at 1310 SW 2nd Court, [...]

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You are invited to hear firsthand from the Internationally renowned artist duo of Alain Guerra and Neraldo de la Paz, who have been collaborating since 1996. Their work encompasses sculpture, installation, painting, and photography and references the politics of modern conflict and consumerism alongside symbols of faith.
Originally sourcing their materials from the waste bins of [...]

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Contact:
Lisa Rockford
Assistant Professor of Art
954 – 201 – 2662
lrockfor@broward.edu

Broward North Regional Library | Room 154
1000 Coconut Creek Blvd.
Coconut Creek, FL 33066

GUERRA DE LA PAZ | Sculpture, Installation Art, Painting & Photography
Date: Tuesday October 9th, 2012 at 6:30pm
Guerra de la Paz is the composite name of Cuban born, American artist duo Alain Guerra (born
1968) and Neraldo [...]

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“APPROPRIATED GENDER”
@1310 Gallery
Exhibition Dates: 9/15/2012 – 10/12/2012
1310 SW 2nd Ct. (Middle St.), Ft. Lauderdale, 33312
Admission: Free & Open to the Public
Funding for this project is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council.
This project is supported in part by an award from the National [...]

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Lisa Rockford’s new painting, “Kali goes Shopping” will be Raffled off in the ABRACADABRA Fundraiser at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL in Feb – March 2012.
You have a chance to pick this painting or one from many other artists by buying a ticket for $375. ALL Ticket holders will go home with [...]

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HUMORATORIUM: The Art of Whimsy Exhibition
@1310 Gallery (1310 SW 2nd Court, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33312)
Curated by Lisa Rockford
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 1, 2011, 7-10 pm
Closing Reception & ART FALLOUT Community Event: Saturday, October 15, 2011, 5-9 pm
Admission: Free & Open to the Public
This group exhibition on 3 floors will make you smile and prove [...]

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DEADLINE: AUG 17, 2011
whim·sy or whim·sey
1. the quality of being quaint, odd, or playfully humorous, especially in an endearing way
2. an idea that has no immediately obvious reason to exist
SUBMISSION INFO:
Guest judges, Cash prizes and Catalogue. Open call for visual & performance artists living in South Florida or within reasonable driving distance of [...]

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DEADLINE: 5.31.2011
Please Read ALL Details BEFORE Submitting:
General info:
“ADD JUNCTURE” is an Open-theme juried exhibition featuring innovative Artists who are also employed or have recently been employed as college educators. Each artist chosen may be featured by either one or multiple pieces. Possible prizes and Catalogue.
Exhibition Dates: July 2 – 9, 2011
SUBMISSION Info:
Open call for Artists [...]

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Lisa Rockford: The She-Monster Sideshow

April 30 – June 5, 2011
Opening Reception: Fri., April 29, 6-9 pm
(Opens the same night as the All Media Juried Biennial)
OPENING NIGHT ONLY: Monster Face & Body Part Painting by Henny
The She-Monster Sideshow presents a series of large-scale banner paintings representing mythical females. These “she-monsters” are drawn from pre-existing pop culture [...]

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