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Continuum PB Art Fair

Continuum is a West Palm Beach satellite art fair extension created by ATB Fine Art Group Inc in partnership with Craig Mcinnis Studio and sponsored by Art Palm Beach Next Level Fairs. Continuum is held each year during Art Palm Beach Week (. Art Palm Beach Week's programming attracts more than 28,000 people to Palm Beach County each year.[1][2]


Interactive wooden sculptural mural structure

The Continuum fair began on January 22–26, 2014, in the historical Anthony building in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida. The Continuum was orchestrated by Trina-Slade Burks and Anthony Burks of “ATB Fine Art Group Inc ” in community partnership with Lee Ann Lester of Art Palm Beach Next Level Fairs.

Caron Bowman painting on wood

Continuum is fostering a new exhibition model with community partners, which respond to the demands of the emerging collector eager to know the new values of art, and keen to contribute to a change in the relationships and practices of acquisition of work.[3] The Continuum fair took a unique multi-faceted approach to the exhibition by using music, dance, and poetry to enhance the visual experience of the art . Within the continuing spirit of creative and artistic renewal, the fair featured, top graffiti artist of the area.[4] They created an interactive wooden sculptural mural structure along the Clematis Street corridor in Downtown West Palm Beach.[5] The fair profiled the top artists in the Southeast Florida region. The dynamic fair programming generated a wealth of interest from an increasingly diverse audience base.

Discussion on contemporary issues in the art market

The City of West Palm Beach in which The Continuum fair is located, has in recent years, experienced a creative renaissance, especially in the visual arts. The area is home to many of the world's top art collectors.[6] The city continues to attract international attention and more newcomers in terms of artists, galleries and curators. In 2014, Art Palm Beach began partnering with the community in order further facilitate the growth of Palm Beach County into an international arts destination.[7]



  1. ^ Cembales, Robin. "Top Art Collectors". Art News. www.artnews.com/.
  2. ^ WORMUS, AARON. "Continuum brings Art to the Heart of the Clematis District". www.aguyonclematis.com.
  3. ^ Sjostrom,Jan."ArtPalmBeach adds link to local arts districts for international showcase ", Palm Beach Daily News, South Florida, 21 January 2014.
  4. ^ Sturrock, Staci. "Downtown WPB to host 'Continuum,'". quickpulse.blog.palmbeachpost.com/. Palm Beach Post.
  5. ^ Kleinberg, Eliot. "'Continuum' art fair set for this week in West Palm Beach". palmbeachpost.com. Palm Beach Post.
  6. ^ Engoren, Jan. "Art Palm Beach events extend into city this January". www.sun-sentinel.com. Sun-Sentinel Newspaper.
  7. ^ Sjostrom, Jan. "Investors drawn to ArtPalmBeach". Palm Beach Daily News.

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