Processed Prose: Donna Ruff | Jeff Wallace | Elysa Batista Closing Weekend
Apr
25
to Apr 26

Processed Prose: Donna Ruff | Jeff Wallace | Elysa Batista Closing Weekend

“Processed Prose” features works by Elysa Batista, Donna Ruff and Jeff Wallace.  The exhibition was conceived as an homage to National Poetry Month, however, despite being its source of inspiration, the written word is rarely at the fore front of the artworks featured in this exhibition: words are burned, cut out, alluded to, hard to read, or simply not there, yet their ghostly presence is heavily felt.

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Annual Countywide Student Art Show Closing
May
3
to May 4

Annual Countywide Student Art Show Closing

Surprising, innovative, clever, and accomplished, the annual show encompasses all styles, media, and technique in 2-D and 3-D artworks. The ambitious and impressive collection demonstrates the development of new skills, abilities, and interests; and emphasizes versatility, good design, and imagination.

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Annual Countywide Student Art Show Opening Reception
Apr
12
to Apr 13

Annual Countywide Student Art Show Opening Reception

Surprising, innovative, clever, and accomplished, the annual show encompasses all styles, media, and technique in 2-D and 3-D artworks. The ambitious and impressive collection demonstrates the development of new skills, abilities, and interests; and emphasizes versatility, good design, and imagination.

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Closing of NEW WORK-BAC
Mar
25
12:00 PM12:00

Closing of NEW WORK-BAC

The Newest NEW, the Hottest HOT, the Freshest FRESH has always been sought after; the need to evolve is a necessity. Art has followed the same path, without constant evolution work becomes stale and irrelevant quickly. NEW WORK - BAC is a survey of work from the last year from the Bakehouse’s newest residents. These 20 artists work across all media and proudly produce their art within the walls of BAC’s immense facility.

A true hands-on sense of materiality is present with all producing their own work, owning the craft as well as the concepts behind each project. Departures from traditional methods of sculpture are evident with the presence of sex dolls, buttons, packing materials, polygons and eyeballs made from porcelain. Painting is interpreted through sensed portraits and imagined landscapes exploring feelings and forgotten spaces.  Swimming pools, the Ocean and vacant urban settings pour through the photographs, inspired by living in Miami.  All work was made this year or last, guaranteeing the freshest fresh and newest new BAC has to offer.

Artists include: Amanda Bradley, Gianna Riccardi, Scott Brennan, Maritza Caneca, Bernadette Despujols, Augusto Esquivel, Gabriela Garcia, Nicole Maynard-Sahar, Sean Mick, Aurora Molina, Isabela Muci, Myung Nam An, Rolando Peña, Sandra Ramos, Mary Ellen Scherl, Lauren Shapiro, Alejandra Suarez, Tonya Vegas, Clara Toro and Pedro Wazzan. 

Dedicated to our friend, Harvey Zipkin.

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Processed Prose Opening Reception
Mar
20
7:00 PM19:00

Processed Prose Opening Reception

“Processed Prose” features works by Elysa Batista, Donna Ruff and Jeff Wallace.  The exhibition was conceived as an homage to National Poetry Month, however, despite being its source of inspiration, the written word is rarely at the fore front of the artworks featured in this exhibition: words are burned, cut out, alluded to, hard to read, or simply not there, yet their ghostly presence is heavily felt.

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Processed Prose: Donna Ruff | Jeff Wallace | Elysa Batista Opening Weekend
Mar
16
to Mar 18

Processed Prose: Donna Ruff | Jeff Wallace | Elysa Batista Opening Weekend

“Processed Prose” features works by Elysa Batista, Donna Ruff and Jeff Wallace.  The exhibition was conceived as an homage to National Poetry Month, however, despite being its source of inspiration, the written word is rarely at the fore front of the artworks featured in this exhibition: words are burned, cut out, alluded to, hard to read, or simply not there, yet their ghostly presence is heavily felt.

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Iterum Tensio: Closing Tour
Mar
3
1:00 PM13:00

Iterum Tensio: Closing Tour

“There are no solids. There are no things. There are only interfering and non-interfering patterns operative in pure principle, and principles are eternal.”                 -Buckminster Fuller

This exhibition explores the intriguing connection between mathematics, physics and the arts; it highlights the mysterious artistic and scientific threads that fuel two remarkable artists, bringing forth a rich mix of sensibilities towards art, abstraction, science, creativity, and meaning.   

Ryan Roa’s work “is hewn out of immense tension between a very physical act of making and the resistance of the materials to that process”.  Principles of physics such as torque, force and gravity are employed to create both the 3-D works such as the black bungee cords Plane Drawings and the Tension Sculptures, as well as the two-dimensional charcoal rubbings and tar paper pieces.

Lauren Shapiro’s sculptures immediately bring to the fore the connection to the world of patterns, origami and paper folding. The artist finds inspiration in how molecules naturally accumulate and congregate to form geometric patterns both large and small. To create the works in this exhibition Shapiro studied the polygonal ice wedges occurring with melting permafrost whose striking geometric honeycomb appearance dominates the lowlands of the arctic region.

Ryan Roa’s and Lauren Shapiro’s practice goes well beyond the exquisite aesthetic appreciation of geometry and patterns, leading them to create striking visual metaphors for societal rising tensions and matters related to deep ecology.

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Community Open House
Mar
3
11:00 AM11:00

Community Open House

Please join us at the Bakehouse to visit and learn about our artist spaces and Associate Artist membership.
Enjoy Open Studios and the opportunity to purchase work from some of our Resident Artists.
Drop in on artist-led workshops with Bakehouse resident artists.
Leave us feedback and let us know what kind of workshops or classes you can't wait to take.
Celebrate the closing of Iterum Tensio with an artist-led gallery tour.

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Iterum Tensio Preview & Origami Workshop
Jan
27
3:00 PM15:00

Iterum Tensio Preview & Origami Workshop

Join us for an origami workshop in the atrium of Bakehouse Art Complex from 3-5pm this Saturday, January 27th. Resident Artist Lauren Shapirowill lead group and individual instructions on basic origami techniques to more advanced folds. Workshop is free with RSVP to info@bacfl.org
This workshop will be in tandem with the preview of Iterum Tensio, a two-person exhibition featuring works by Ryan Roa and Lauren Shapiro, curated by Ombretta Agró Andruff  in the Swenson Gallery, on view through March 4, 2018. 

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NEW WORK-BAC Opening Weekend
Jan
26
to Jan 28

NEW WORK-BAC Opening Weekend

The Newest NEW, the Hottest HOT, the Freshest FRESH has always been sought after; the need to evolve is a necessity. Art has followed the same path, without constant evolution work becomes stale and irrelevant quickly. NEW WORK - BAC is a survey of work from the last year from the Bakehouse’s newest residents. These 20 artists work across all media and proudly produce their art within the walls of BAC’s immense facility.

A true hands-on sense of materiality is present with all producing their own work, owning the craft as well as the concepts behind each project. Departures from traditional methods of sculpture are evident with the presence of sex dolls, buttons, packing materials, polygons and eyeballs made from porcelain. Painting is interpreted through sensed portraits and imagined landscapes exploring feelings and forgotten spaces.  Swimming pools, the Ocean and vacant urban settings pour through the photographs, inspired by living in Miami.  All work was made this year or last, guaranteeing the freshest fresh and newest new BAC has to offer.

Artists include: Amanda Bradley, Gianna Riccardi, Scott Brennan, Maritza Caneca, Bernadette Despujols, Augusto Esquivel, Gabriela Garcia, Nicole Maynard-Sahar, Sean Mick, Aurora Molina, Isabela Muci, Myung Nam An, Rolando Peña, Sandra Ramos, Mary Ellen Scherl, Lauren Shapiro, Alejandra Suarez, Tonya Vegas, Clara Toro and Pedro Wazzan. 

Dedicated to our friend, Harvey Zipkin.

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Iterum Tensio: Ryan Roa and Lauren Shapiro Opening Weekend
Jan
12
to Jan 14

Iterum Tensio: Ryan Roa and Lauren Shapiro Opening Weekend

“There are no solids. There are no things. There are only interfering and non-interfering patterns operative in pure principle, and principles are eternal.”                 -Buckminster Fuller

This exhibition explores the intriguing connection between mathematics, physics and the arts; it highlights the mysterious artistic and scientific threads that fuel two remarkable artists, bringing forth a rich mix of sensibilities towards art, abstraction, science, creativity, and meaning.   

Ryan Roa’s work “is hewn out of immense tension between a very physical act of making and the resistance of the materials to that process”.  Principles of physics such as torque, force and gravity are employed to create both the 3-D works such as the black bungee cords Plane Drawings and the Tension Sculptures, as well as the two-dimensional charcoal rubbings and tar paper pieces.

Lauren Shapiro’s sculptures immediately bring to the fore the connection to the world of patterns, origami and paper folding. The artist finds inspiration in how molecules naturally accumulate and congregate to form geometric patterns both large and small. To create the works in this exhibition Shapiro studied the polygonal ice wedges occurring with melting permafrost whose striking geometric honeycomb appearance dominates the lowlands of the arctic region.

Ryan Roa’s and Lauren Shapiro’s practice goes well beyond the exquisite aesthetic appreciation of geometry and patterns, leading them to create striking visual metaphors for societal rising tensions and matters related to deep ecology.

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