browngrotta Arts Will Exhibit at Artpalmbeach from January 15h Through January 19, 2010 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center

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From January 15th - 19th, browngrotta arts of Wilton, Connecticut will exhibit at the prestigious Artpalmbeach contemporary art fair. At Artpalmbeach, browngrotta arts will present art textiles, fiber sculpture and ceramics from artists from 15 countries including highlights from its recent 10th Wave III exhibitions and a significant wall sculpture by Ritzi Jacobi of Germany; pieces made of fish scales by Marian Bijlenga of the Netherlands and new works of repurposed encyclopedias by Wendy Wahl and of copper by Mary Giles of the US.

BLUE ZONE by Ritzi Jacobi (Coconut fiber wall sculpture)

This month, browngrotta arts will join more than 50 other galleries exhibiting at Artpalmbeach, art+photography+design at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in Florida. The fair officially opens on January 15th and lasts through the 19th. There is a two-part preview on January 14th honors the Young Collectors of the Norton Art Museum and the Four Arts Contemporaries from 6 to 7:30 and Collectors from 7:30 to 10:00 p.m.

A theme of this year's Artpalmbeach is "going global." In its installation, browngrotta arts will present work including art textiles, fiber sculpture and ceramics from artists in 15 countries including Yasuhisa Kohyama of Japan, Jin-Sook So of Sweden and Korea, Grethe Sorenson of Denmark, Ulla-Maija Vikman of Finland and Jo Barker of the UK.

Highlights from the 10th Wave III exhibitions, presented this fall by browngrotta arts, will be part of the gallery’s display at Artpalmbeach. The gallery will present new works by several artists including a significant wall sculpture by Ritzi Jacobi of Germany; pieces made of fish scales by Marian Bijlenga of the Netherlands and new works of repurposed encyclopedias by Wendy Wahl and a copper relief by Mary Giles of the US. Two artists appearing with browngrotta arts will be exhibiting at Artpalmbeach for the first time: Jennifer Falck Linssen of the US and Carolina Yrarrázaval of Chile. On Monday and Tuesday, artists will appear in at the browngrotta arts booth to discuss their work: Norma Minkowitz will be at the booth on Monday, January 18th from 2-4 p.m. to discuss her work; Dawn MacNutt of Nova Scotia will be at the booth to discuss her work on Tuesday, January 19th, from 2-4 p.m.  

About Artpalmbeach
Celebrating its 13th anniversary, Artpalmbeach is a dynamic event in America’s premier winter destination, hosting international galleries presenting contemporary art, photography, video, installation art, public sculpture, and design. The fair offers collectors, museum curators and trustees, art consultants, architects and designers, educational lecture series and VIP events. Artpalmbeach also inaugurates a month-long county supported crossover cultural event that includes over 27 county-wide arts museums and other cultural institutions.

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