(FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA) Flip Out: Open Up is a collaborative zine made of pages and spreads from South Florida-based artists’ sketchbooks, organized by Girls’ Club fellow Brooke Frank.

Focusing on the unique freedom of expression that takes shape in the personal notes and stream of consciousness drawings found in sketchbooks, Flip Out: Open Up, literally opens up the private world of over 20 South Florida-based artists’ sketchbook and offers a small glimpse into their multi-faceted practices.

Featured zine artists include Amalia Fotini Mermingas, Amber Reed, Andrea Huffman, Ben Gorra, Diana Margarita Garcia, Ernesto Vargas, Glenda Puente, Isabel Gouveia, Janet Onofrey, John English, Khaulah Naima Nuruddin, Lauren Lightbody, Maria Soledad Jofre, Monica McGivern, Naomi Taher, Noah Levy, Marielle Plaisir, Rene Perez, Reni Jorge, Sebastian Bruno-Harris, Shannon Lynn Ellis, and Victoria Diaz.

In the Annex, Girls’ Club hosts the closing of Flip Out: Artists’ Sketchbooks,an exhibition curated from local artists from the Girls’ Club history of collection artists and programming professionals by Mariela Acune and Brooke Frank.

Flip Out highlights the honesty and vulnerability of the unfettered ideas that materialize in the pages of artists sketchbooks, curated by Mariela Acuna and Brooke Frank. Works are on view and able to be flipped through.

Exhibiting artists include Jeanie Ambrosio, Amalia Caputo, Rosemarie Chiarlone, Jen Clay, Brooke Frank, AdrienneRose Gionta, Felice Grodin, Francie Bishop Good, Kandy Lopez, Jillian Mayer, Erica Mohan, Vickie Pierre, Karen Rifas, Lisa Rockford, and Sarah Michelle Rupert.

Flip Out Zine Launch + Closing, 6-9pm
at Girls’ Club, 117 NE 2 Street, Fort Lauderdale
event is free and open to the public
parking available in the City Hall Garage across the street
www.girlsclubcollection.org/flip-out-artists-sketchbooks

Photo caption: Work of artist Jeanie Ambrosio

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