Coming to Studio 18 in the Pines

Trash 2 Art Exhibition

    October 14, 2013… Pembroke Pines, FL … Is it trash, is it art, is it both? Trash 2 Art, will open at Studio 18 in the Pines, 1101 Poinciana Drive, on December 3, 2013 and run  through December 27, 2013. All entries must be made of 75% scrap materials and are welcome from everyone. Registration forms and entrance fees can be found within the blog  located at .  Fee rate vary for adults/children, members and non-members. The Opening Celebration of Trash to Art will be held on December 6, 2013 from  7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prizes will be awarded for several categories. 

 “This show promises to be one of our most creative.  Trash to Treasure is one of the best kept secrets in Fort Lauderdale!  I have been able to save thousands of dollars annually by re-  using items from Trash to Treasure for our summer camps and children’s art classes,” Robyn Vegas, Cultural Arts Coordinator for the City of Pembroke Pines.  

Trash to Treasure (T2T), Broward County’s innovative art competition and exhibit is designed to spread the word about the importance of reducing consumption and reusing materials in celebration of Planet Earth. T2T art competition will be judged based on the creative reuse of repurposed, or scrap materials typically found at the Trash to Treasure warehouse.  According to T2T Executive Director, Nanette Saylor, “Every year people of all ages are delighted and inspired by the creative energy featured at our Annual Trash 2 Art Exhibition. Call this by any name — upcycling, recycling, re-purposing — it’s innovative, fun and entertaining.”  For more information about T2T, see the FaceBook page ( or call Nanette Saylor at 1-888-828-8242 to find out about sponsorship opportunities.

 The public is invited to view art at Studio 18 in the Pines. Hours: 8:30a.m.until 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday and 10am until 2pm Saturday. Admission: Free.  For information about the exhibit, please contact Robyn Vegas, City of Pembroke Pines Cultural Arts Coordinator at STUDIO 18 IN THE PINES, 1101 Poinciana Drive via [email protected]  or at 954-961-6067 or .

 Studio 18 in the Pines is dedicated to promoting the arts and introducing the community to working artists in Pembroke Pines. Studio 18 welcomes groups and organizations to tour the 11,000 square foot artist studio.   For information on the City of Pembroke Pines STUDIO 18 In the Pines please call 954-961-6067 or visit .

 A nationally designated All-America City, Pembroke Pines is a hub of traditional and international flavor, ranging from its residents and businesses to its food and shopping. Easily accessed from I-95, the Florida Turnpike, I-75 and The Palmetto Expressway in South Broward County, Pembroke Pines enjoys a reputation as an innovative and progressive community which boasts a strong commitment to education, business, and the environment. For additional information about the City of Pembroke Pines please visit

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