Business for the Arts of Broward Invites you to Attend the Arts Mean Business Speaker Series


João Paulo Gonçalves

Lecture, meet & greet and cocktail hour event with Brazilian shadow artist João Paulo Gonçalves

Business for the Arts of Broward (BFA)is pleased to announce the next event on its Arts Mean Business speaker series for Wednesday, November 29 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at BBX Capital, located at 401 E. Las Olas Blvd., Suite 800 in Fort Lauderdale. The event will feature complimentary cocktails & hor’s d’oeuvres, followed by a lecture and meet & greet with Brazilian shadow artist João Paulo (JP) Gonçalves. The event is open to the public. Limited Space. RSVP is required to

Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, João Paulo Gonçalves moved to the United States as a young adult. Gonçalves’ love of architectural design has had a direct influence in the development of his shadow art creations. These fascinating sculptures harness light into shadow by strategically organizing cut pieces of wood to cast surprising shapes and silhouettes. Gonçalves exhibits his work throughout South Florida and is well received by both private and corporate collectors across the United States

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About Business for the Arts of Broward

Business for the Arts of Broward is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) engaging businesses and business leaders to advocate and educate about the importance of the County’s art and cultural community as well as to recognize the connection between cultural vitality, creative success, and economic development. To learn more visit or

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