Pembroke Pines, FL (April 4, 2022) – Hundreds of guests attended the City of Pembroke Pines 17th Annual ART Competition opening reception. Those patrons in attendance enjoyed a jubilant evening acknowledging both artists and their award winning pieces of art. The free Opening ART Competition Exhibition and Reception included refreshments and entertainment at Studio 18 in the Pines located at 1101 Poinciana Drive.
The winning art of the 17th Annual ART Competition is on display for public viewing now through Monday, May 9, 2022:
Best Digital Art: Bradly Brown for Neon Optimism
Best Mixed Media: Deborah Perlman for Another Dimension
Best Painting: Sandra Encaoua for Nebuleuse XI
Best Photography: Ginny Milu for Panther Profile
Best Sculpture: Norman Silva for Ellas
Best Watercolor: Judy Nunno for Re-Peared
Best in Show: Sophia Lacroix for Bay Tete (Breastfeeding)
Festival Poster Winner: Judy Nunno for Scarf Dancer
The winners of the ART Competition received a cash prize of $200 and the winner of Best in Show won $500. The Festival Poster winner, Judy Nunno, not only won a $200 prize, but a 10 x 10’ space at the 2022 Twenty-Fourth Annual Art Festival in the Pines, her artwork will be printed as the limited edition Festival Poster and the work of art will be featured in the digital Art Festival booklet and on all Festival promotional materials.
The 24th Annual Art Festival will take place on Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at The City of Pembroke Pines Charles F. Dodge City Center, located at 601 City Center Way in Pembroke Pines.
The local community is invited to view art exhibitions at Studio 18 in the Pines, located at 1101 Poinciana Drive in Pembroke Pines any Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Admission and parking are free. The art gallery is closed on federal holidays. Studio 18 in the Pines, located off University Drive between Pines Boulevard and Pembroke Road, is operated by the City of Pembroke Pines Recreation and Cultural Arts Department. For additional information on the art exhibitions, please visit www.ppines.com/studio18 or call Exhibition Coordinator Reniel Diaz at 954-961-6067.
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