Big news! Nicole Henry, owner of Nicole Henry Fine Arts at 501 Fern St., has partnered up with the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority, Instagrafite, Palm Harbor Marina and Wyn317 to bring a brand new outdoor Museum Show to West Palm Beach.
The two-week event, which runs from November 8th – 22nd showcases over 20 artists from around the world, each of which will paint murals on buildings or construct sculptures throughout the Downtown.
Building-sized murals will be applied to the sides of condominium towers, a hotel, a city-owned garage, and the elegant Royal Park Bridge that leads to Palm Beach.
Here are some of the artists:
2Alas; Bik-Ismo; Cheryl Maeder; David Walker; Eduardo Kobra; Faith47; Jean-Luc Moerman; Jeremy Penn; José Bedia; Kai; Katja Loher; Lonac; Michael Dweck; Registered Artist; ROA; Ron English;Sean Yoro (aka Hula); Zeus.
The schedule kicks off with an Art Auction on October 10 at a location to be announced. Artists begin working: November 8. The VIP Grand Opening Event: Vernissage in VIP Lounge: Nov. 18 at Nicole Henry Fine Art. “Your Body is a Canvas” Fashion Show: November 20 at the Graffiti Garden on Fern St. Finally the grand finale is the CANVAS ON BOARD Yacht Party: Nov 21 at the Palm Harbor Marina.
Raphael Clemente, Executive Director of the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA), says that CANVAS delivers huge dividends to all aspects of downtown life, and makes good on the DDA’s brand promise to ensure that the downtown district is “Always Original.”
“This event will give our visitors another reason to talk about and return to our shops, restaurants and cultural attractions, while it adds a powerful new dimension to our A&E District. CANVAS is going to be a smash hit.”
— CANVASwpb (@CANVASwpb) August 11, 2015
Get more information at canvaswpb.org!