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Digital Creativity with Laurence Gartel

October 27 @ 9:30 am - October 30 @ 5:30 pm

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One event on October 27, 2020 at 9:30am

Class Description

Join Digital Media Artist Laurence Gartel for this four day creative workshop geared to the Artist / Photographer who wishes to do more with their imagery. This will be a workshop of exploratory personal growth experience where by various techniques will be discussed and you can unleash your own use of the technology to make personal statements. We will investigate app technology and how it may integrate with Photoshop: Brushes, shapes, patterns, layers, Modes, Adjustments, Combining and using various software will expand the repertoire. You will learn to scale your work for large format printing as well as on various substrate.   At the end of each day we will critique student works.  Laurence will evaluate your work and will guide you on a path which best works for your style and your objectives.


is known to the world as the “FATHER” of Digital Art for over 40-years. His career started working side by side with video guru Nam June Paik at Media Study/Buffalo in upstate New York. He taught Andy Warhol how to use the Amiga Computer in order to produce the album cover for Debbie Harry (Blondie). Growing up in New York City during the Punk Rock era he was friends with Stiv Bators, Sid Vicious, Joey Ramone, Wendy O. Williams, and exhibited his work with Robert Mapplethorpe. Creating Digital Art before the birth of the personal computer his work has been exhibited with the Museum of Modern Art, Long Beach Museum of Art, Princeton Art Museum, Norton Museum of Art as well as included in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum of American History, Bibliothque Nationale Paris and Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum, London. Gartel received the FotoMentor Lifetime Achievement Award from the Palm Beach Photographic Center in 2009.

Gartel has traveled the world exhibiting and projecting his work in Australia, Spain, Germany, Italy, as well as going to India, creating a Bollywood Music/Video for Universal Entertainment. He has been commissioned to produce artwork on Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Red Hot Chili Peppers, as well as for corporations such as Coca Cola, Philip Morris, Walt Disney, National Basketball Association, Gibson Guitars, Bang & Olufsen, and known to most for his ABSOLUT GARTEL ad for Absolut Vodka.

 2015 was a busy year:  he was the Official Artist of the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, he was the Artist of the NASA MMS Mission, at Kennedy Space Center, as well as being the Artist of the Newport Jazz Festival. Gartel unveiled the First National State Art Car at the Capital building in Concord and participated in the Los Angeles Street Art Fair creating a commissioned Dodge Viper Art Car and was the Visionary of the 3D Print Conference in Santa Clara. Gartel showcased his 1978 groundbreaking “Self Portrait” film at the 7th Annual Cairo International Video Festival. He finished the year creating the Official Artwork for the Monaco International Film Festival.

His concentration the last several years has been focused on Art Cars, the first commission being the TESLA Electric Art Roadster during Art Basel Miami Beach in 2010. His current museum show: “WARHOL vs GARTEL HYP POP” was shown at Palazzo Bufalini, Spoleto, Lucca Center of Contemporary Art and Art & Co, Lecce, MomArt in Liguria on the Italian Riviera.  GARTEL’s recent exhibition “Digital Titan” was held at the Palm Beach Photographic Museum, West Palm Beach. Gartel’s permanent Miami installation is located at the Overtown Courthouse Lobby along with his “Welcome to Miami” installation at Richard Branson’s Virgin Miami Central Rail station. His latest commission “Legends of Rock and Roll” is on permanent display at the new Seminole Hard Rock Guitar Hotel.

Visit the Artist’s website: www.gartelmuseum.weebly.com

Refunds and Cancellations

For workshops at the Centre, all deposits will be refunded IN FULL if a workshop is canceled. If you decide to withdraw from a workshop, please inform us at least 30 days before the first day of class; we will refund your deposits, less a $100 withdrawal fee. Our obligations to the professionals who teach at the Centre dictate that no refund of payments will be made to you if you do not notify us of your withdrawal 30 days before the start of the workshop (120 days for travel workshops). In the event that a replacement is found to fill your vacant space, all payments, less the withdrawal fee will be refunded. No refund of fees will be made for no-shows or for withdrawal after the workshop begins. Membership fees are non-refundable.



October 27 @ 9:30 am
October 30 @ 5:30 pm

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Digital Creativity with Laurence Gartel


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June 23-26, 2020, October 27-30, 2020, December 8-11, 2020


Basic Understanding of Photoshop
Space limited to 12 participants.


Palm Beach Photographic Centre
415 Clematis St.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States
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