Welcome to Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Downtown’s premiere art exhibitions. Through such expressions of the arts and artists, Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Downtown furthers its mission to serve the community as an active host, facilitator, patron and partner for the arts. With this and many, new and varied initiatives, an exciting palette of artistic opportunities and experiences are presented for the enrichment of our guests and our community.
You are invited to tour our exciting present and past exhibitions and learn more about the artworks and the talented artists that created them.
THOU ART WOMAN: FROM RAIN TO RAINBOWS
From Rain to Rainbows centers and celebrates the artwork of LGBTQ+ women and our allies in South Florida. The exhibition aims to increase visibility and amplify the voices in our community through art. We continue to meet challenges with resilience and resistance to ensure greater equity and representation.
Brandon Clarke: Uncover
May 15 – November 13 2023
Brandon Clarke: Uncover celebrates the journey of self-discovery. This exhibition invites viewers to look within to uncover lost parts of themselves, just as the artist did while creating the artwork. Brandon Clarke, a second-generation artist, reclaimed his artistic identity during the pandemic – a time where society was in many ways forced to introspect. Through this expression came healing, empowerment, freedom, and authenticity. Clarke strives to inspire others with his fearless approach to creation.
KNUCCI: Knucci's Dripping Art
Joseph Franco, professionally known as Knucci (pronounced New-Chi), is a contemporary self-taught artist born in 1991 in New York City.
He studied Entrepreneurship and Finance at Babson College, graduating in 2014. Knucci began painting in 2015 in New York City. This solo exhibition features his signature work involving colorful symbolism with references to growing through life’s challenges.