Delighted to offer this unique month-long photography workshop. In addition to once a week in-the-field photo instruction, you'll also receive once a week Zoom classes each week to prepare you for the field class as well as critique your work for the previous outing. If you know me, you know even through this is a very small group class (eight students max) I always offer individualized instruction. Hope you'll join us. Reach out with any questions or to RSVP.
It was thrilling to have so many lovely friends, collectors, clients, private photography students and Pen Women sisters join abstract expressionist painter Fran Goodman and me on a blazing hot August evening for the opening of our duet exhibit "Wild + Color". Show runs through September 26th.
Where: Highland Beach Library, 3618 S Ocean Blvd, Highland Beach, FL 33487
When: Now - September 26th
Why: Because you love us. Because you love nature. Does a soul good. :)
More: Contact them, (561) 278-5455
If local, let me know if you'd like a private showing. My pleasure.
Excerpt from The Rickie Report
“With this unique exhibition we are inviting viewers to connect with the beauty and power
captured in each of Phoenix’s and Fran’s art works.” ~ Suzi Hayes, Event Coordinator, Highland Beach Library
The City of Highland Beach, 3618 S. Ocean Boulevard, Highland Beach FL 33487, presents “Wild + Color” Exhibition with two Award Winning Artists: Conservation Photographer Phoenix and Abstract Expressionism Artist Fran Mann Goodman. Meet the artists who practice totally different mediums of the visual arts at the Opening Reception on Thursday, July 28, 5-7pm. Light refreshments served.
From photographs of the majesty and frailty of Florida’s Everglades and more to moody, emotional abstract paintings, both artists have come together to touch the hearts of viewers and inspire them to love and respect our essential environment and ourselves.
Exhibit: Now - September 26, 2022 with additonal Free workshops throughout the exhibit.
About Fran Mann Goodman, Abstract Impressionist
About Phoenix, Conservation Photographer
Thursday, Aug 4th 5:30 – 6: 30 pm
Take Your Photography to the Next Level –for Beginners to Advanced with Phoenix
Thursday, September 15th 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Painting a Picture of Abstract Expressionism with Fran Mann Goodman
Recently had opportunity to drive to Florida's west coast and visit the Collector's Gallery and Framery which represents my works there. Leah, the owner, feel in love with "Attracting" and asked me to have it printed so she could hang if on the wall. This was my first time seeing it printer and I must admit I fell in love with it myself. Printed on metal the Great Heron looks like satin standing out among the twigs and leaves in its natural environment. The piece measuring 35 x 37 inches is titled "Attracting" because that is exactly what's going on here. In its breeding plumage, this male heron is "strutting" its stuff as in pose showing off it's beautiful self with the intention of attracting a mate. "Attracting" is on display along with some of the other pieces from my collection carried by the gallery on "my wall".
If you're in Venice, FL or nearby, hope you'll take a moment and check him out along with "Early Morning Fog, Milky Way Over the Keys and Louie. Or, contact me for more info on "Attracting," other images from the "WingedLife Collection" or other pieces.
Art Night at the Burrie, a collaboration with National League of American Pen Women and the new Charlotte Burrie Community Center in Pompano Beach, FL was a huge success. Above are some of the highlights from the evening. It was an honor to create and organize this event and share it with my sister artists, all award-winning and internationally collected, and the community. We each shared our journey's to be the recognized artists we are today.
"Mom and Baby" was selected by Clyde Butcher, renown photographer for wilderness photography of Florida landscapes as the top winner in the Reptile Category of the South Florida Wildlife Center in their recent Wildlife Photography Contest. Quite an honor.
It was an honor to be able to capture this intimate moment. Available in custom sizes and substrates up to 24"x36" on metal, canvas and photography paper.
See more in the Wildlife Gallery.
"Intersection of Art and Healing" Big Thank You to Arts Editor Lucy Arnold for this feature in the Spring 2022 issue of The Pen Women magazine for the 22 works acquired by Cleveland Clinic in Weston. If you are at the Weston location, please take a peak in the Women's Center waiting room to see some of the piece. Others are in the examination rooms. Honored and Grateful.
Pictured above: 1st Place "Rosie" by Phoenix and 2nd Place "When We Grow Up" by Donna Sallee.
Excited that I can now announce that "Rosie" won First Place in the National League of American Pen Women - Fort Lauderdale Branch Juried Media and Fine Arts Exhibit. Honored to be among these 57 works by 31 artist. It's quite a stunning show, perhaps one of the most exquisite I've ever seen. Showing through April 29th at Friends of the Anne Kolb Nature Center.
See all art work in the exhibit at National League of American Pen Women. Just scroll down the page.
New collectors from Florida's west coast are enjoying "Peacock," 12" x 12" on metal framed in black. See more from the 12x12 Collection.
Intuitive Soul Photographer of nature, wildlife and people. Be inspired!