Art Blog Miami
|Posted on 15 January, 2019 at 19:02|
Local ceramic artist James Herring, in combination with the ikebana international Miami Chapter 131 offers a fantastic art auction to support Parkland Cares.
We invite you to attend to this fabulous art exhibit that combines ikebana flower arrangements in vases donated by ceramic artists from around the country.
Artworks will be auctioned off this Saturday, January 19, 6-9 pm at the Coral Gables Museum to raise funds for, Parkland Cares, an organization that provides mental health services for survivors, families and the community after the Parkland shooting last year.
Don't miss this opportunity to help and admire fantastic art pieces.
|Posted on 7 January, 2019 at 21:26|
The Cultural Center of Spain in Miami (CCEMiami) and Spain Arts & Culture present the solo exhibition Art. Galicia. Sustainability. Miami. History by Spanish artist, Eugenio Ampudia. The view opens on Thursday January 17 at 7 p.m.
Kike Ortega showcases an exclusive selection of works in Miami using recycle materials. Originally from Pontevedra, Spain, Kike Ortega draws inspiration from his formal training as an architect, profound curiosity in people and their emotional state, as well as his passion for the environment.
Kike Ortega started painting as soon as he could hold a brush. Upon his father's insistence, he completed an architecture degree, which greatly influenced his art, combining innate creativity with process and structure. Kike's unique technique reflects his desire to innovate, impact, demolish pre-existing notions, and ultimately take the risk. His creative process is a self-described dialog with the chosen materials.
The role of Art in the current context of ecological crisis is certainly important. In Contemporary Art, the Art / Nature relationship adopts a series of manifestations that we artists develop through our ideas.
In my work, nature has gone from being an object of representation to becoming the main character or the subject of a type of art that acts on it or with it.
For some time it has become usual the identification of the concept of nature with ecology and as a consequence, this has resulted in the so-called ecological Art …….. but my art is not only ecological. No …… it is not ….. or it is not so much.
It is true that many of my pieces are made with recyclable materials. This obviously implies a speech on the re-use of our planet resources, but it does not mean that it necessarily entails a political nature, nor a protest. I really work instinctively and somehow in the middle of it. I do my bit to preserve nature. Simply explore new materials and they give me great freedom to work. A painter, an artist has to have the ability to discover possibilities where others don’t see anything.
In my paintings when I paint, I seek to let the materials speak with rawness and honesty (concrete, metal, wood) allowing each of them to input its value (forcefulness, warmth, roundness) and try to balance it in the best way possible way.
As Eduardo Bebono said: “… it is about observing objects, not only for what they are but also for what they could become ……….. It has never harmed anyone, when you have understood one thing for what it is, to go deeper and try to see what else it could be. “I have always developed my work through my homeland elements as a union nexus. I like history I like “the old”.
And I like Galicia and what it represents …… its burlap and its textures that represented so well our raw material ……. our literature work, some perhaps too forgotten …… The wood of our eucalyptus trees, pines and fish boxes… with such a life and with the smell of the sea …… the jerry cans that come and go, and those that were too exhausted and were left behind in our land, useless on their original function, to form part of our environment.
I like Galicia, always so close to the American Continent. I like to remember that we were part of its history.
The view will be open until February 23 2019.
|Posted on 23 December, 2018 at 21:57|
The French artist Laurent Martinez amazed the community of Wynwood in Miami with a fantastic Solo show exhibition that started last December 17th at Art Center Wynwood.
Laurent Martinez is a contemporary artist who studied fine art in France and has exhibited his artworks in many opportunities in France and in US. His unique style of paintings represent the perfect balance of composition and color, creating elegant Zen masterpieces.
At the opening night the attendants were amazed by the elegance of Laurent's artworks created with a unique technique. Mr Laurent mainly works on mixed media on canvas with soothing tones of colors.
The gallery established in 2013 has an elegant collection of Laurent's Zen paintings in display. The exhibition is open to the public until the end of the month. For more information visit the gallery located at 151 NW 36 St. Miami FL 33127 in the Wynwood art district or email [email protected]
|Posted on 22 November, 2018 at 16:19|
Miami Art Week’s hottest show is moving—back to—Miami’s artsiest ’hood. That’s right! The best parallel events to "Miami Art Week" take place in Wynwood Art District
Back in the Wynwood District for the first time since 2015, Red Dot Miami is taking over the iconic Mana Wynwood this Dec. 5–9, 2018. Mana Wynwood Address: 318 NW 23rd St, Miami, FL 33127
An anchor of the Wynwood Arts District thriving artistic and cultural scenes, the Mana Wynwood is the new long-term home of Red Dot Miami Miami.
The Wynwood Art District has the biggest concentration of art galleries and art centers in the city of Miami. An this year 2018 will host thousands of artistic events of the best quality starting December 1st. All these Parallel events are open to the public as an enrichment activity for the community.
Also home to Pinta Miami, Mana Wynwood offers the opportunity to make some exciting updates, including easy access to the hottest galleries, trendiest bars, and best restaurants in Miami, not to mention an onsite restaurant, full HVAC, restrooms and paved parking.
Plus, its proximity to the Miami International Airport, I-95, and all of Miami’s most culturally influential neighborhoods—Downtown Miami, the Design District, Miami Beach—makes Mana Wynwood the most desirable location for Red Dot Miami Miami 2018.
Don't miss this annual art fair now relocated to the main art district in Miami
|Posted on 17 May, 2018 at 18:30|
In the above image Mayor Sharief and Riviera Point Directors Mr & Mrs Azpurua at a prior ribbon cutting event in the venue.
|Posted on 11 May, 2018 at 19:03|
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|Posted on 30 April, 2018 at 22:17|
CCEMiami presents the video and photography exhibition Corrientes: Movement With Purpose, inspired by the moving work of Flamenco Dancer, Jesús Carmona. Its grand opening was this past April 26th at 7 p.m.
Lulo Rivero / Video Artist
Luis Olazábal / Photographer
Osmany Torres / Photographer
Ricardo Cornejo / Photographer
Featuring Jesús Carmona / Flamenco Dancer
The exhibition will be on view until May 17th which will close with a special performance by Jesús Carmona and with a live fragment of his show Impetu’s. Corrientes: Movement with Purpose is presented as part of the 4th edition of FlamenGO, the exhibition is a tribute to Flamenco, its culture and all its disciplines.
The view includes the Art video “Impetu’s: Flamenco’s driving force”, 9 large format photographs (60 x 40 inches) and 15 medium format photographs (36 x 24 inches).
The exhibition stems from the 5-minute film by audiovisual artist, Lulo Rivero, called Impetu’s: Flamenco’s Driving Force, where the dancer is presented as the film’s protagonist. Lulo Rivero’s short film was selected and awarded at film festivals in cities such as Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Utah and in countries such as The Netherlands, Bulgaria and Colombia.
In addition to printed still frames and short clips, the exhibition includes 25 photographic works taken during the video shoot process and captured through the lens of a synergistic team of talented artists; Photographers, Luis Olazábal, Osmany Torres and Ricardo Cornejo. They were inspired to enrich the outlook of Carmona’s artistic show, Impetu’s, which is now touring the United States.
The Cultural Center of Spain in Miami (CCEMiami) has been
named a winner of the Knight Arts Challenge Grant 2017, an initiative of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation for its program Macro Directors for Microtheater Miami.
|Posted on 13 April, 2018 at 17:13|
Art Center Wynwood was established in 2013 and is conveniently located on the main 36 Street of Wynwood Art District in Miami. This gallery studio is a hectic space with contemporary exhibitions and workshops that bring cultural enrichment to the community in Miami.
Back in 2013 36 Street was still a simply street dividing the Design District from Wynwood. The architect Ana Carolina Moreno has the vision of expanding a cultural center established in Palmetto bay a decade before a decided to took a step forward opening up a space in Wynwood.
Art Center Wynwood received the Best Cultural Center Award for 2016.
In the image above the artist Ms Lesta Stacom and architect Ana Moreno at an art exhibition during Art Basel Season in Miami
This space offers the community the opportunity to be part of art workshops, exhibitions and educational conferences. Emerging and already established artists share their knowledge to the community with the common passion for art.
This versatile space has easy access from I-95 & is in the same block as Wynwood Graffiti Garden. Art educational workshops, art exhibitions and events take place at this center.Don't miss to visit the space if you are spending time in Miami this summer 2018
Would you like more information or want to arrange an art event please email
[email protected] Mailing address: 151 NW 36 St, Miami FL 33127
|Posted on 16 March, 2018 at 20:36|
Art Boca Raton 3rd Edition
Art Boca Raton is an international art fair from the organizers of Art Palm Beach. International galleries will be exhibiting modern, contemporary, and emerging artists from the 20th and 21st centuries. The five day fair includes a full schedule of collector lectures, artist talks, artist’s demonstrations, curatorial tours and invitations to community satellite art events at local art institutions. Collectors and art lovers are encouraged to take advantage of the fair’s full offerings to immerse themselves in enriching their knowledge in art history and current art trends in collecting and viewing art.15-18 March 2018
Since its first edition in 2016 , Art Boca Raton has been a draw for curators, collectors, designers and celebrities and the opening night Vernissage benefiting the Boca Raton Museum Art School is supported by art patrons; Sokol Foundation, Lisa Marie Browne, Jody H. & Martin Grass, J.A.R Moeller LLC, Andrea Kline, Robin May, Diane & Stanley Miller, Florence Paley and corporate support by Nieman Marcus.
Art Boca Raton Fair joins the Boca Raton cultural season major institutions that offers a wide range of year-round programming art, music, theater, international film cinema and lectures on current events: FAU University Theater, & Schmidt Art Center; Lynn University, and Music Conservancy; Boca Raton Museum and Art School, Festival of the Arts, and Symphonia Boca Raton.
Art Fair Location
3450 NW 8th Avenue
Boca Raton, FL 33431