Friday, October 26, 2018

Wellington Art Society Hosts ‘Perspectives’ Reception

Wellington Art Society Hosts ‘Perspectives’ Reception


October 5, 2018

The Wellington Art Society held an artist reception for its current show “Perspectives” on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at the Wellington Community Center and the Wellington Municipal Complex. The event included a meet-and-greet with the artists, door prizes, raffles and refreshments. Three Dancers From Picasso by Betty Brodie was voted People’s Choice.

Wellington Art Society Kicks Off New Season

Wellington Art Society Kicks Off New Season


September 21, 2018

Wellington Art Society members gathered on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at the Wellington Community Center to kick off the 2018-19 season. Featured artist Nicole Galluccio brought a selection of wearable art, such as purses and shoes that she created. Members made plans for upcoming art receptions and events. Learn more at www.wellingtonartsociety.org.

Wellington Art Society Members To Be Featured At Exhibit In Tequesta

Wellington Art Society Members To Be Featured At Exhibit In Tequesta


September 14, 2018

The Lighthouse Arts Center in Tequesta has invited art societies from Miami to Vero Beach to participate in an exhibition in their galleries.
The Wellington Art Society will have 20 entries, including paintings, sculpture, collage and jewelry.
All artwork will be judged and prizes awarded. The opening reception will be on Thursday, Sept. 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Participating Wellington artists are: Roehl Acosta, Sandy Axelrod, Jeanette Childress, Marta Cruz, Donna Donelan, Gail Erikson, Audrey Freeman, Laurie Snow Hein, Patricia Heller, Laura Jaffe, Carolina King, Erica Kyle, Joseph Marcou, Kathy Morlock, Leslie Pfeiffer, Pamela Ross, Marilyn (Bobbin) Salisbury, Rekha Shivdasani, Edrian Thomedis and Jean Williard.
This is always an exciting and innovative exhibition. The public is invited with a small fee at the door. The exhibit will be available for viewing until Oct. 11.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

WAS OPEN STUDIO NIGHT - August 16th 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.





Hello Everyone!
Please join us for our first Open Studio Night at Art Cellar in Wellington, this event is for WAS members only.  Let's get together and have a great time!!!

Monday, July 2, 2018

Wellington Art Society’s New Officers Installed

Wellington Art Society’s New Officers Installed

June 22, 2018
The Wellington Art Society held its annual Installation of Officers and Dinner on Friday, June 15 at the Mayacoo Lakes Country Club. Outgoing board members received recognition and gifts from outgoing President Sandy Axelrod for all of their work during art shows and special events. New board members were sworn in as Axelrod turned over the gavel to incoming President Carolina King. For more information about the Wellington Art Society, visitwww.wellingtonartsociety.org.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Wellington Art Society Reception For Maria Lentine

Wellington Art Society Reception For Maria Lentine


May 18, 2018

The Wellington Art Society held an artist reception for Maria Lentine on Friday, May 11 at Whole Foods Market in Wellington. Lentine showed her artwork and jewelry, which was available for purchase. The artwork will stay on display at the Whole Foods Gallery for several months. For more info., visit www.wellingtonartsociety.org.

Wellington Art Society Hosts Scholarship Awards

Wellington Art Society Hosts Scholarship Awards


April 20, 2018

The seven students from Palm Beach County schools each receiving a $1,500 scholarship are: Kendall Harrow, the Benjamin School; Bailey Maher, Wellington High School; Jimmy Zhu, the Dreyfoos School of the Arts; Alisa Moldavskaya, St. Andrew’s School; Shalin Berman, American Heritage School; Yuxuan Zheng, St. Andrew’s School; and Jingyi Ling, the Benjamin School.
Buu Truong, a student at Florida Atlantic University, also received a $1,500 scholarship, renewable at the end of the year. Truong must attend some of the Wellington Art Society’s meetings, attend art society functions and show recent art work at the meetings.
Each student brought pieces of their art to show at the meeting. The winners have all been accepted at prestigious universities and art schools.
The students’ parents and teachers were in attendance for the presentation.
The scholarships are available to graduating seniors who live and attend high school in Palm Beach County. Students must be planning a college major in visual arts at either a two-year or four-year institution.
The judging is based not only on their artwork, but on their academic achievements, career goals, volunteer hours, an artist statement and a faculty recommendation.
The Wellington Art Society Scholarship Fund was established in 2001 and has provided 85 talented young artists to date with funds for their art-related expenses.
Proceeds from the art society’s exhibitions, Art Fest on the Green and the Whole Foods Market Wellington solo art exhibitions help support the fund.
For more information, visit www.wellingtonartsociety.org.