SPOTLIGHT: Bruce Helander
J.Steven Manolis to show at ART FLORIDA 2017
ART FLORIDA 2017
The Curators Choices
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West Palm Beach- The Box Gallery is proud to announce that Bruce Helander will be presenting the work of J.Steven Manolis as his choice for the Art Florida 2017 Curators Choices Exhibition. The Box Gallery will be host to a VIP reception for the curators and their selected artists on
Friday, January 20, 2017 at 7 p.m. RSVP
ART FLORIDA 2017 CURATORS CHOICES was organized by Rolando Chang-Barrero to emphasises the importance and impact that Bruce Helander, Paul Fisher, Jane Hart, Lee Ann Lester, Marisa J.Pascucci, Noor Blazekovic and Debby Coles-Dobay have on the maturation and the vitality of the art and culture scene of South Florida.
West Palm Beach-Rolando Chang Barrero has gathered top curators to select the art for the upcoming The Box Gallery's Art Florida 2017 Exhibition.
The ART FLORIDA 2017 Exhibition includes selections by curators:
Bruce Helander, Paul Fisher, Jane Hart, Lee Ann Lester, Marisa Pascucci,
Noor Blazekovic, Debbie Coles-Dobay and Rolando Chang Barrero.
ART FLORIDA 2017 was organized by Rolando Chang-Barrero, to emphasises the importance and impact that Helander, Fisher, Hart, Lester, Pascucci, Blazekovic and Coles-Doby have on the maturation and the vitality of the art and culture scene of South Florida.
From creating international art fairs and publishing critical reviews for the academic art world, to organizing museum exhibitions and sponsoring dialectical symposiums --the collective experience of the selected curators present the work of J.Steven Manolis, Andy Marx, Dana Donaty, Sarah Knouse,
Karla Walter, Carin Wagner,
Jon Glaser, Stefan Radu Cretu, and Patrick Willard
Bruce Helander is an artist and curator who writes on art. He has a Master’s of Fine Arts in Painting from the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design, where he later became the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. He is a former White House Fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts and is a member of the Florida Artists Hall of Fame, an honor he shares with Robert Rauschenberg, James Rosenquist and John Chamberlain, among other distinguished artists, as well as writers Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams. Helander is the recipient of several grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts and received the Palm Beach Cultural Consortium award for professional achievement.
Helander’s work is represented in more than fifty museum permanent collections, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and Smithsonian. In Florida, he has had solo exhibitions at the Norton Museum of Art, Boca Raton Museum of Art, NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale and Coral Springs Museum of Art.As a curator, Helander has organized over 100 gallery and museum exhibitions, including in locations from Manhattan to Dubai. As an art critic, he has contributed regular reviews for The Huffington Post for many years, and has written for Sculpture magazine, Simply the Best, Art Hive magazine and ForbesLife, and has a monthly column at One Art Nation called “As I See It.” He is the former Editor-in-Chief of The Art Economist, and currently is on the board of the Center for Creative Education.
J. Steven Manolis (Artist Statement)
More Spotlights and Sneak Peeks into Art Florida 2017 coming soon!
J. Steven Manolis, Patrick Willard, Andy Marx, Dana Donaty, Karla Walter,
Carin Wagner, Sarah Knouse, Stefan Radu Cretu, and Jon Glaser