Art Fort Lauderdale Announces New Partners and First Round of Exhibitors Including Laurence Gartel and Barry Gross

Art Fort Lauderdale Announces New Partners and First Round of Exhibitors Including Laurence Gartel and Barry Gross

Art Fort Lauderdale has announced its new partners and artMASTERS show for the 1st annual Art Fair on the Water at waterfront properties on the intracoastal waterways in Fort Lauderdale. (January 11 15, 2017)

Art Fort Lauderdale Announces New Partners and First Round of Exhibitors Including Laurence Gartel and Barry Gross

Fort Lauderdale, FL, December 29, 2016 –(PR.com)– Art Fort Lauderdale has announced its new partners and artMASTERS show for the 1st annual Art Fair on the Water at waterfront properties on the intracoastal waterways in Fort Lauderdale. Art Fort Lauderdale, which will kick off with a VIP Preview and Opening Night Reception on Wednesday, January 11 and be open to the public January 12 – 15, will be the premier destination for art aficionados and collectors to procure works by a myriad of artists.

Incorporating a different approach to view and interact with art. Art Fort Lauderdale will be an outlet that will give artists the opportunity to showcase their work whether they are independent or being represented by a gallery. The four day event will transport attendees via water taxi and yachts to exclusive exhibits and performances at a number of waterfront properties and restaurants along the intracoastal.

The Fair has added prominent artist’s Laurence Gartel and Barry Gross to their artMASTERS venue at the Oceanland Investments sales center which will also be home to a series of artists talks with the artMASTERS themselves as well as discussions with Doug McCraw, Founder of FAT Village and Leah Brown, Vice President of the FAT Village Artists Association.

“’Art Ft. Lauderdale’ brings a new approach to Art which we have yet to see in South Florida. Someone had to do it. Leave it to Andrew Martineau, a man with vision, who merges luxuries: ‘Art and Space’ with the tranquility of water. This is a winning mixture for success and paradise!” – Laurence Gartel

2017 Exhibitors*
Alain Giroux, Allison Kotzig, Amy Allison, Andres Bardales, Anita Lovitt, Anstey, Anthony Burks Sr., Anthony Hernandez, Barry Gross, Ben Morey, Camila Canchon, Christian Feneck, Donna Hayes, Elizabeth Hutchinson, Frank Papandrea, Henning Haupt, Ishmaell Mundaras, Ivan Roque, James Rabidoux, Jenn Clay, Jennifer Haley, John English, Joshua Oliviera, Keely Spell, Kevin Vigil, Kim Prisu, Laurence Gartel, Larry Calabrese, Leah Brown, Lifrancis Rojas, Lisa Botto Lee, Lisa Rockford, Lynda Zaleski, Magda Love, Magdaly Montenegro, Melissa Vlahos, Paola Gallardo, Paola Gracey, Phillippe Doddard, Scott Jeffries, Serafima Sokolov, Sibel Kocabasi, Sri Prabha, Stephanie Jaffe, Yury Darashkevich, Ivania Guerrero, Peter Symons, Susan Gott, Tee Davis, Twyla Gettert, New River Fine Art. *List in formation.

Parking and Boarding location for Water Taxi – the Official Transportation partner is at the Bahia Mar – home of the world renowned Fort Lauderdale Boat Show and will be charged at a flat rate of $5 per day. Attendance to Art Fort Lauderdale is strictly by water taxi or private yacht charter. If you’d like to bring your vessel to the event you can dock at the Bahia Mar and take the provided water taxi service from there.

The event’s list of daily expanding partners and sponsors include; Barkin-Gilman & Associates of Coldwell Banker Previews International®, Oceanland Investments, Venice Magazine, Greater Fort Lauderdale Conventions & Visitors Bureau, Oak & Cane – American Craft Rum, DeLucca Events, Downtown Development Authority of Fort Lauderdale, #Choose954, Fort Lauderdale Bloggers Union, YOLO, Vivid Arts, Bahia Mar Resort and Yachting Center, Water Taxi, Art n Soul and Abrevista.

VIP & Press Preview:
Wednesday, January 11: 3pm – 5pm

Opening Night Party:
Wednesday, January 11: 6pm – 10pm

Public Opening Hours:
Thursday, January 12: 1pm – 8pm
Friday, January 13: 1pm – 8pm
Saturday, January 14: 1pm – 8pm
Sunday, January 15: 1pm – 8pm
Pick-Up Location: 801 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Boat Dockage:
All vessels will be required to make a reservation to guarantee a slip if you are a “float-in. Rates are: $3.50 per foot for a 40-59 foot vessel with a 40ft min and $3.75 per foot for a 60-69 foot vessel. Larger vessel prices available via phone. Call 954-627-6309 to make a reservation.

Travel Accommodations:
Fort Lauderdale’s has a plethora of hotel options for which makes it easy to find a wide range of accommodations, from the small boutique hotel to luxurious beachfront resorts. Our two official hotel partners, Riverside Hotel, and Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach offer preferential rates during the show. For more information or reservations, please contact the Official Art Fort Lauderdale Travel Agent: Natalie Butto from www.ABREVISTA.com

About UniteUs Group
UniteUs Group is an entity developed under a new model that unites various creative entities based in the US under one umbrella to deliver progressive creative that benefits the client and various communities by ways of notoriety, innovation and profit.

About Art Fort Lauderdale
Art Fort Lauderdale is a revolutionary art fair hosted at properties on the intracoastal waterways in Fort Lauderdale – incorporating a different approach to view and interact with art. It will be an outlet that will give artists the opportunity to showcase their work whether they are independent or being represented by a gallery. The four day event will bring to the city exclusive exhibits at a number of waterfront properties on the intracoastal waterways. These exhibits will feature paintings, illustrations, sculptures, installations, photographs, films, native american art, performance arts and art & technology collaborations. For more information or partnership opportunities visit: www.artftlauderdale.com.