We are excited to bring back the CONTINUUM Art Community Panel Discussion. We are happy to welcome back Converge and Associates own Barbara Cheives as moderator. The Panel Discussion is on Saturday, November 19, 2022; 12pm-3pm.
For more information and to RSVP for the event, please register below:
Angelica Sua- Executive Director of Palm Beach Art
Antique & Design Showroom
Dave Lawrence-President & CEO of Cultural Council for
Palm Beach County
Evan Snow- Co-Founder of Zero Empty Spaces
Scott Jeffries- CEO and Founder of Fannie Ward Carmen
Angelica Sua- Angelica Sua is the Executive Director of the Palm Beach Art, Antique & Design Showroom in Lake Worth Beach, a one-of-a-kind venue that embodies a Year-Round Art Fair atmosphere with a carefully curated list of over 30+ world class Galleries and Artists. The 25,000 square foot space provides a unique experience for collectors, designers, curators, art aficionados and the everyday consumer. As Palm Beach native, she has been working hard for the past 5 years at the showroom to extend the boundaries of meaningful art exhibitions and fostering a public engagement in our community.
Dave Lawrence- Dave Lawrence is the President & CEO of the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County where he serves as the chief arts advocate for the arts and cultural community, leads stakeholder and constituent engagement, and represents the cultural community in local, regional, and national matters. Since joining the Cultural Council in 2018, he has worked to rebrand the Council, build a robust artist services team, restructure the Council’s programs and services, and launch two new initiatives to provide direct funding to the cultural sector. He created the Artist Innovation Fellowship program, awarding 11 Palm Beach County artists to date with career-enhancing funding and opportunities, and the Cultural Resiliency Fund to help organizations recover post pandemic. In 2021, he led the development of the first Arts & Tourism Summit for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for Palm Beach County. Dave was awarded the Vision 2020 Award by Art Synergy and for the last three years, he has been named one of Palm Beach County’s most influential business leaders in Palm Beach Illustrated’s The Palm Beach 100.
Prior to relocating to South Florida, Dave served as the
President & CEO of the Arts Council of Indianapolis. His work in
Indianapolis included the development of fellowship programs for professional
artists including the nationally recognized Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship
program awarding over $4 million in direct support to artists since its inception
in 1999. He conceived, created, and opened Gallery 924, a fine art gallery to
support and exhibit the work of central Indiana professional artists and
launched Indianapolis’ citywide murals program, 46 for XLVI that received
national and international acclaim. Dave was named a Sagamore of the Wabash,
one of Indiana’s highest honors, by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb.
Evan Snow- Being one of those rare "Native
South Floridian's" hailing from Broward County, Evan Snow takes a lot of
pride in his community. With a passion for The Arts, Culture, Community, and
now yoga - Evan has been pursuing his passions by doing work that he finds not
only rewarding & fulfilling, but that can impact his community.
Scott Jeffries-Scott Jeffries is a self-taught
artist and consultant. He is the CEO and Founder of Fannie Ward Carmen Scott,
in memory of his artist grandmother, Fannie Richards . A privately held company
which includes Scottyjart.com. He went to the University of Pittsburgh on an
athletic scholarship and achieved All-American recognition as a swimmer.