Business for the Arts of Broward is a not-for-profit organization that educates the business community about the importance of Broward County’s art and cultural community and engages them in building connections between cultural vitality, creative success, and economic development.
A one-hour* presentation on Women in Art, from Antiquity to contemporary street artists. During this presentation, you’ll be introduced to a cohort of women, many of whom were hardly recognized during their time, and often had to remain anonymous, despite their cultural importance.
Space/Facility Requirements: Access to a projector with USB port or necessary wires to connect to laptop: viewing screen or blank wall
Andrea F. Huffman after thirty one years as a visual arts educator in Broward County Public Schools retired from teaching to pursue her work as a full time artist. Originally from New York City, she attended the High School of Art and Design. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Art Education from Florida Atlantic University in 1980 and a Master’s Degree in Art Education at Florida International University in 1994.
She has had the opportunity to participate in numerous juried and group shows throughout Florida, as well as two solo shows in Broward County. In 2011 she was one of five Florida Arts Educators selected for the first State Teachers Artist in Residence (STAR) program at the Hermitage Artist Retreat in Sarasota, where her work is also in their permanent collection. She is currently a member of Florida Craftsmen, Studio Art Quilters Association and in 2010 she became a juried member of “2 + 3; The Artist’s Organization” a group in Broward County that was originally formed by Duane Hansen in the 1980’s. Through these organizations she has participated in a wide range group exhibits throughout Florida including the Florida Craftsmen Gallery in St. Petersburg. In October of 2013, she had a solo exhibit at the Lee Wagener Gallery at the Ft. Lauderdale/ Hollywood International Airport. Although I am retired from teaching in Public Schools, she continues to offer classes and workshops in fiberart, printmaking, and creativity to students of all ages.