FLL Unveils Fourth Installment Of Student Exhibition

A rotating exhibition of local student artwork at Broward County's Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, En Plane Air, unveiled its fourth installment on January 30th. Highlighting the diverse talents of Broward County students, the exhibition features artwork created by 6- to 10-year-old attendees of the Roosevelt Gardens Park summer camp in the Broward Municipal Services District.

Working with teaching artist Toni Withaneye, the students captured their favorite aspects of Florida through creative - and highly individual - works of art. "We started the project with limited background colors to ensure a preselected outcome," remarks Withaneye. "Each student shows their individuality by using variations of the colors."

On view through February, the exhibition is in Terminal 2, located pre-security on the departures level. This new installment is a collaboration among Broward County's Aviation Department, Cultural Division, Parks and Recreation Division and Municipal Services District.

"Thanks to the ongoing partnership among our Broward County agencies, En Plane Air demonstrates just how creative children can be with the right inspiration and guidance," said Mark Gale, CEO and Director of Aviation for Broward County Aviation Department. Explore the colorfully unique perspectives of these young artists in this mini-doc by Tabatha Mudra.

About the Broward Cultural Division
Broward Cultural Division is a local arts agency, one of thousands across the U.S. providing financial, technical and marketing assistance to artists and arts organizations. Broward County has nearly 1.9 million residents, 15.4 million visitors, 10,000 artists, 6,291 arts-related businesses employing 23,498 people, 823 not-for-profit cultural organizations and 31 cities, some of which operate their own arts councils and public art programs. Visit our website and follow us @BrowardArts on Twitter and Facebook.

About Broward's Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL)
The Aviation Department is a self-supporting department of the Broward County Board of County Commissioners. FLL is located in Greater Fort Lauderdale in the heart of Florida's Gold Coast. In 2016, the Airport ranked 21st in the United States in total passenger traffic and 14th in domestic origin and destination passengers. With more than 700 flights a day, the Airport offers nonstop service to more than 75 US cities and global connectivity to more than 60 international destinations in 30 countries. The Aviation Department also operates the North Perry Airport, a general aviation airport for private and charter aircraft operators. Call 954-359-6100 for more information. For updates on airport programs and services, follow us on Twitter@FLLFlyer, like us on Facebook or visit fll.net.

About Broward Municipal Services District (BMSD)
The 2017 BMSD consists of 11.4 square miles with an estimated population of 14,759. The Board of County Commissioners is the governing body of the BMSD and the provider of its municipal services that include, but are not limited to, business development, building permitting and housing development, libraries and parks facilities, roadway maintenance, street enhancements, and zoning and code enforcement. Visit the BMSD website, follow on Twitter or like us on Facebook.

About the Parks and Recreation Division
Founded in February 1956 and accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies, Broward County Parks and Recreation Division manages almost 6,500 acres, encompassing nearly 50 regional parks and nature centers, neighborhood parks, and natural areas at various stages of development. Facilities include water parks, campgrounds, a target range, a stadium, a skate park, an observatory, mountain bike trails, an educational farm with stables, and a velodrome and other sports facilities. Hours and fees vary by location. For more information, visit Broward.org/Parks.

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