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                 Dan Bi From Ontario, Canada, Wins Best Of Show

                                    At 2023 ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival

        The 2023 ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival presented by Hanley                                           influence attitudes, norms, and values by empowering
      Foundation and produced by the Palm Beach North Chamber                                              individuals and families while helping supply need-based
      of Commerce is proud to announce Dan Bi from Ontario,                                                treatment scholarships to individuals with demonstrated
      Canada, has won Best of Show for his mixed media work                                                needs in Palm Beach County.
      with fine paper cuttings.                                                                            About Palm Beach North Chamber Of Commerce
        “I’m so surprised and very glad,” said Bi about winning Best                                         The Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce is one
      of Show at the 2023 ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival. This is the third                                   of the largest and most active business organizations
      time Bi has been selected to show at ArtiGras. He won first place                                    in Southeast Florida. Serving businesses in the 10
      in mixed media at last year’s festival. “I’m glad I came back to                                     municipalities that make up Palm Beach North, the
      show this year, and will definitely return next year.”                                               chamber fosters a partnership of private, public,
        The winners were selected by three judges who scored                                               educational and civic organizations working together
      each artist and awarded a Best of Show and a first-place                                             to ensure Palm Beach North is Florida’s “Prosperity
      winner in each of the 12 categories. The judges also awarded                                         Coast.” The chamber’s four strategic imperatives are: a
      11 Judges Awards.                                                                                    prosperous economy, high quality of life for all residents,
        The following is a list of the artists who placed first in                                         a smart and connected region, and regional leadership.
      each category and the Judges Awards:              Best Of Show Winner Dan Bi with his Best Of Show Trophy  For more information visit:
      Best Of Show
      Dan Bi - Mixed Media - Markhan, Ontario, Canada
      First Place Awards                                    Jason Newsted And Friends Benefit
      Don McWhorter - Ceramics - Carrollton, Ga.
      Sondra Wampler - Digital Art - Santa Fe, N.M.
      Melissa Helene Bossenbroek - Drawing and Printmaking    Concert At Lighthouse ArtCenter
      - Silver Cliff, Wis.
      Jean Yao-Fiber Nonwearable - Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
      Shekina Rudoy - Fiber Wearable - Princeton, N.J.    On  Feb. 10  and 11,
      Christopher Jeffries - Glass - Long Beach, Calif.  Jason Newsted and Friends
      Don and Serena David - Jewelry - Palm Coast, Fla.  performed benefit concerts
      Stephanie Lavender - Mixed Media - Fort Lauderdale, Fla.  at Lighthouse ArtCenter in
      William Kwamena-Poh - Painting - Savannah, Ga.    Tequesta. The performances
      Michael Chen - Photography - New York, N.Y.       were intimate evenings
      Gary Traczyk - Sculpture - Palmetto Bay, Fla.     limited to 100 tickets at
      Derrick Crossland - Wood - Islamorada, Fla.       $100 per ticket.
      Judges Awards                                       A six-time Grammy
      Janvier Ngamije - Fiber Nonwearable - Lewisville, Texas  Award winner and Rock
      Nolan Prohaska - Glass - Somerset, Wis.           ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer,
      Michael Alexander - Jewelry - New York, N.Y.      Jason Newsted is famous
      Antoni Kozlowski - Jewelry - Shelby Township, Mich.  for his contributions to
      Diane Seeman - Mixed Media - Cincinnati, Ohio     Metallica  from  1986  to
      Yu Zhou - Painting - Winter Garden, Fla.          2001. Beyond his many
      Arlet Gomez - Painting - Greenacres, Fla.         musical achievements, he
      JD Dennison - Photography - Troy, Mich.           is a self-taught multimedia
      Eric Shupe - Sculpture - Hampton, Fla.            artist. Jason has shown
      Greg Thomas-Moore - Wood - Deltona, Fla.          art  at Art  New York, Art
      Magali Cereghino-Groves - Wood - Orlando, Fla.    Miami, Art Basel, and in duo
        Celebrating 38 years in Palm Beach County, the   exhibits with his wife Nicole  Chris Scianni, Kalika Osgood, Jason Newsted, Carl Schmid and Jesse Farnsworth
      ArtiGras Fine  Arts Festival presented by Hanley   Newsted  at  Lighthouse
      Foundation wrapped up on Sunday, Feb. 19, in Palm   ArtCenter. Jason’s wife,
      Beach Gardens. Ranked as one of the Top 10 art shows   Nicole is a formally educated
      in the United States, ArtiGras showcases a unique juried   artist whose paintings are in
      exhibition of nearly 300 fine artists from all over the   collections across the United
      country.                                          States, Europe, the Middle
        A portion of the proceeds from ArtiGras goes to support   East, and Asia. Together the
      art education in schools throughout Palm Beach County. For   couple showcased their art in
      additional information on ArtiGras visit  the exhibition LIKE MIND
      About Hanley Foundation                           at the ArtCenter through
        Hanley Foundation combats substance use disorders   March 1.
      within our communities by raising awareness and     Proceeds from the concert
      providing education through quality substance use   and a portion of the proceeds
      prevention programming in schools and communities in   from art sales went toward
      Palm Beach and 21 other counties within Florida. Hanley   the ArtCenter’s mission to  Amy Crain and Anne Palumbo  Michele Edelman and David Edelman
      Foundation is dedicated to working alongside community   inspire, engage, and connect
      partners to promote healthy lifestyles and to positively   all walks of life through the universal language of art   Art Happenings on page 11


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