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About Katie Barr

Katie Barr and her family moved to Boca Raton in 1970, she attended Palm Beach Community College and FAU. Katie is the Founder of HaitianArt.com, a Boca Raton company which began in 1989 as a small art studio. Works by Haiti’s artists soon became part of a revolving exhibit at City Hall as well as the Boca Raton Library and Community Center. The gallery later moved to Delray Beach and broadened its base to include works by Eastern Cuban artists and Florida Highwaymen. Today her focus is on art consulting and internet art sales. Katie is on the board of the A.C.T.I.O.N. Foundation, a non-profit organization whose goal is to foster harmony between the Caribbean community and the United States, and currently serves as the Vice President of the Riviera Civic Association.
26 Oct 2017

What’s Boca Saying: Resident David Sergi….Creative, Inspirational ‘Art in Public Places’ Idea

By | October 26th, 2017|Categories: Videos|2 Comments

Publisher's comment: David Sergi is the Project Coordinator for the 2017 Boca Raton Art Tunnels Project. David has partnered with the City of Boca Raton to present art installations in the three tunnels in Spanish River Park. This project is part of the City's larger vision to bring art to public spaces in the area. Spanish [...]

25 Sep 2017

What Boca is Saying: Wayne Barton part 1 of 2

By | September 25th, 2017|Categories: Videos|3 Comments

On this episode of What Boca is Saying, Katie sits down to chat with Wayne Barton, retired Boca Raton police office and founder of the Wayne Barton Study Center. An advocate for community policing, Barton took a special interest in Pearl City - Boca Raton's oldest housing unit and currently one of the city's most [...]

24 Jul 2017

Obituary for Skip Sheffield 1947 ~ 2017

By | July 24th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|8 Comments

‘A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out’ - George Bernard Shaw Remembering Skip Sheffield 1947 ~ 2017 On Thursday evening local journalist Skip Sheffield passed peacefully in his sleep. To many Skip represented the face of old Boca and in every respect he represented the best of Boca. [...]

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