Celebrations Of Light Art Exhibition

In honor of “celebrations of light” from cultures around the world, the Bootz Cultural Arts Center (420 S. State Road 7, Suite 120, Royal Palm Beach) will host an evening of art exhibitions and demonstrations on Saturday, Dec. 19 from 5 to 8:30 p.m.

The Celebrations of Light Art Exhibition will feature work from local artists and students on display throughout the Royal Office Park and the Bootz Cultural Arts Center. Artists will teach workshops and also demonstrate their art. Participating artists will be: Sandy Axelrod, Linda Zolet, Lesley Reed, Sandra Barbieri, Lori Axelrod, Sirce Giveon, Marilyn Bobbin Salisbury, Jeanne Bootz, Mayling Pao, Cynthia Coriell Hockaden, Jayne Ives and Roehl Acosta.

Demonstrations include a cooking demo by Sandy Axelrod. Her cookbook and jewelry will also be for sale during the event. There will also be a book signing with Sandra Barbieri. Her bilingual children’s book will be available for purchase. Also included will be artist demos by clay artist Lesley Reed and polymer clay artist Lori Axelrod. There will be a candle jar painting party hosted by Destination Painting Party, live painting by Nicaraguan artist Mayling Pao and a kids’ activity.

Attendees will be able to meet the teachers and register for upcoming winter classes. Admission is free, but the candle jar painting project is $15. For more info., visit www.bootzculturalartscenter.com, call (561) 290-2753 or e-mail bootzculturecamp@gmail.com.