Thursday, June 13, 2013

NEW TIMES BEST ART WALK: Boynton Beach Art District


ActivistArtistA's Boynton Beach Art District Art Walk

Best of Broward / Palm Beach® 2013

Best Art Walk - 2013

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ActivistArtistA Gallery
422 West Industrial Ave.
Boynton Beach, FL 33426

ActivistArtistA Art Walk

Less than two years ago, the strip of warehouses off of Boynton Beach's Industrial Avenue, just a block west of I-95, was home to old machine parts, drab fa├žades, and a couple of high-end galleries that have been around since the '80s. Now, it's nearly all filled with art. Things began to turn around for the area when artist and gallery owner Rolando Chang Barrero moved up from South Beach, turning his studio into a gallery and taking the reins on the newly developing Boynton Beach Arts District. With a crew of like-minded arts advocates including Lea Vendetta, Andrew Ackerman, Alexia Hemingway, and Chan Shepard of the KeroWACKED Crew, a growing collection of projects meant to infuse and inspire the area with art, and new galleries popping up like weeds, it's no surprise a monthly art walk brings in the community. Apart from spearheading the Bay Gates Project, which assigns a different artist to paint a warehouse gate each month, Barrero's ActivistArtistA gallery also sponsors the Boynton Beach Arts District Art Walk. Visitors can expect to see open galleries and studio spaces, open-jam musical performances, food trucks, raffles, and lots more arts-fueled surprises on the fourth Thursday of each month.


The Boynton Beach Art District
404-422 West Industrial Ave.
Boynton Beach, Florida

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