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AWARD CEREMONY FOR BIENNALE WYNWOOD
First Edition at MIA Consular Lounge - April 2021
The Director of Protocol and International affairs division at the Miami International Airport, Mr. Desmond Alufohai, along with Biennale Wynwwod directive gave a welcome to respective consuls honoring the award ceremony with their valuable participation. The ceremony took place last April 20th 2021 at the Consular Lounge at MIA.
The consuls of Colombia in Miami, Ms. Regina Aruachan & Mr. Camilo Andres Rubiano handed the trophy to the artist Miguel Aya from Colombia.
The Consul of Panama in Miami, Mr. Ricardo Gaitan and the Consul’s administrative chief Ms. Vivian R de Calderon handed the trophy to artist Maiyap from Panama
The Management assistant at the consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Ms. Alexandra Castillo handed the trophy to artist Reinaldo Torres representing Holland.
The awards for artists Sophia Kwak, Benedicte Blanc- Fontenille and Alejandro Szilagyi were handed by the Biennale Wynwood Judge Mr. Justo Vera and Directors Ms. Teresa Cabello & Ms. Ana Carolina Moreno.
Photo credits to Rolando del Campo @rollofilm
MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art
From April 28 through July 11, the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA) will present “Collection Focus: Our Beginnings Never Know Our Ends,” a new exhibition of artworks that explore ideas of selfhood and the negotiation of relationships. Curated by Elizabeth Shannon, the exhibition is the second in a series of recent permanent collection.
Many works, particularly those created by women and LGBTQA+ artists, challenge and subvert existing hierarchies; others encourage viewers to think carefully about identity and its expression. Some pieces highlight the conflicting influences, histories & narratives that contribute to a sense of self and the difficulty of truly comprehending anyone else.
The exhibition features works by Ann Agee, Hernan Bas, Christine Borland, Inka Essenhigh, Luis Gispert, Jean-Michel Othoniel, Joel Otterson, Elaine Reichek, Ilene Segalove, Beverly Semmes, Anna-Maria Sircello, ShiniqueSmith, Michael Vasquez & Helen Verhoeven.
Pedro Leon Zapata Solo Show
An individual show by the famous Venezuelan illustrator Pedro Leon Zapata will be showcased the month of March 2021 at 151 NW 36 Street. in Miami.
Zapata (27 February 1929 – 6 February 2015) was a prominent Venezuelan artist, humorist and cartoonist.
Over 70 artworks' prints from the series "Los Refranes mas Ilustres" from Polar edition as well as other serigraphs will be in display at this Wynwood space.
The museographer Ms. Ilian Arvelo prepared a pleasant display of Zapata's work in effort to enhance the illustrators works.
For more info please contact the gallery @miartspace
MANDALAS Art Exhibition in Wynwood
March 1st 2021
A special mandala exhibition took place in Wynwood at Miart Space from February 19th to March 1st. 2021 The exhibition showcased mandala artworks by artists with special abilities in the autism spectrum.
The exhibition took place during pandemic following all CDC recommendation to avoid the virus spread.
For more information on this show please email [email protected]
The talented artists in this art show were:
Zain Naber, Isabela Herrera, Sebastian Herrera, Justin Dewit, Diego Gonzalez, Mireya Perez, Calvin Halwani, Andrea Pascual, Sofia Elias, Luis Guerrero, John Matthew Colona
Colombian artists Clara Ochoa at MIFA
The contemporary artist Clara Ochoa exhibited her artworks in an elegant collective show at the art center MIFA in Miami. The opening night on February 5th 2021 was a successful event with important visitors like the Colombian Consul Sr. Pedro Agustin Valencia and other personalities and art connoisseurs from the Miami Art field.
Clara Ochoa is a talented Colombian artist who has showcased her artworks in galleries and art centers in US, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Her unique bright colors, and pop art style characterize her unique art pieces. The art show brought together the proposal of six artists that participated in this cultural experience organized by Hispafest. The curator of the collective show is the knowledgably Cuban professional Mr. Felix Suazo. This contemporary exhibition is in display at MIFA located at 5900 NW 74 Ave. Miami FL 33166. The exhibition follows all the CDC recommendations during pandemic to avoid any virus spread.
For more information about this art show contact Ph. 786-602 8925. In the image above the artist Clara Ochoa, the Colombian consul Sr. Pedro Agustin Valencia and his wife at the opening reception at MIFA
Juried photography exhibition in Wynwood, Florida - United States
October 16th to November 13th 2020
The photography exhibition at Miart Space gallery was pleased to give an honorific mention to the talented photographer Miguel Hernandez who was accepted to participate in a Photography exhibition in South Korea. The judge Ms. Ilian Arvelo gave in presence to the attendees the award to Mr. Hernandez the past November 7th 2020 at the gallery Miart Space.
Ms. Arvelo used her immense knowledge and expertise to judge and evaluate the work of other visual artists. Her participation proved her exceptionally artistic criteria by assigning the awards for “Artwork language honorable mention” in the photography exhibition. Ms. Arvelo has many years of experience in the field and has complete artistic knowledge to take this important task as a juror. Ms. Arvelo is an experienced artist and photographer with international background in Italy, U.S. and South America.
The awarded photographer Mr. Miguel Hernandez, was accepted by a Korean committee to participate in the Astan Photography exhibition in South Korea 2020. Miguel Hernandez is an emerging photographer who lives in Miami, United States and was born in 1982 in Caracas. He works in the music and entertainment industry and has translated his creative nature from designing special effects and stages, to the camera. He studied photography in the United States and started capturing landscapes and unique perspectives in all the places he went to work.
For more information please email or visit the gallery located at 151 NW 36 St. Miami FL, 33127 in the main art district in Miami named Wynwood. Email [email protected]
Borderline Exhibition during pandemic
October 24th to November 7th 2020
On Saturday October 24th a group of talented artists will present a collective show curated by Pia Cruzalegui and Felix Suazo at ID Art Lab.
This collective exhibition will present different views of life during pandemic. The exhibition will showcase the work from 9 talented artists with their different ways of expression. The exhibiting artists are: Ilian Arvelo, Muu Blanco, Ivan Castillo Lagrange, Pia Cruzalegui, Alexandra de Yavorsky, Diego Damas, Domingo De Lucia, Astolfo Funes & Ana Carolina Moreno.
The collective show will take place in the area of Allapatah near Wynwood Art District in Miami. This exhibition is open to the public at 676 NW 23 St, Miami FL 33127 from October 24th until Saturday November 7th 2020.
Photography Collective Exhibition
October 16th to November 13th 2020
The gallery Miart Space in Wynwood will hold a fantastic collective Photography exhibition from Friday October 16th to November 13th 2020.
The exhibition will take place during pandemic with all the precautions recommended by CDC stage 2 of face covering, distancing and limited occupancy.
The gallery located in Wynwood at 151 NW 36 Street will have an opening vernissage to the public on Friday October 16th at 7pm. The vernissage is open to general public as a way to enrich the cultural activities of the city.
The participating photographers in this Fall Collective show are talented artists with local and international experience is the field.
Photographers: Eduardo Rubin, Eric Wuersten, Miguel Aya, Miguel Hernandez, Parra&Spinoso and Veronika Beyhaut will the stars of this exhibition. From different countries and with different perspectives the group will get together in a unique photo display.
For more information on this exhibition please email or visit the gallery. Contact email: [email protected]
Contemporary Art Exhibition in Wynwood
Fabulous juried exhibition took place at Miart Space gallery with a fantastic contemporary show that opened the series of "Summer Exhibitions" after the business lock-down.
The contemporary exhibition was composed by five talented international artists who exhibited their works from August 7th to 28th. The exhibition opened to the public taking all the CDC precautions of face covering, limited occupancy and distancing.
The judges/ artists Teresa Cabello and Silvia Parra gave an honorable mention to artists William Villanueva and Patricia Reagan. The mention was based on the artistic language created in their artworks, where the artists make the observers interact with the artworks.
In the image the gallery director, architect Ms Ana Moreno with one of the judges Ms Silvia Parra.
For more information or if you wish to visit the gallery please visit: www.miartspace.weebly.com
October - November 2020
"Expressing Ourselves" is an upcoming exhibition coming up this October and November 2020.
Women Living with Breast Cancer with present their artworks in a beautiful show to be held on Tuesday, October 27th at the Miami Beach JCC.
The Miami Beach JCC and Sharsheret invite community artists and writers to be part of this exhibition. The virtual opening event will be on October 27th at 7:30pm.
For more information please contact Ms Karen Sepsenwol.
Miami Art Week exhibitions 2020
Miami Art Week exhibitions 2020
Dec 3rd to 23rd 2020
This contemporary art exhibition will take place in winter 2020. Celebrating its successful eight edition, the collective exhibition will take place from December 3rd to 23rd 2020.
With original exhibition dates matching the famous Miami Art Week, the show was extended this year until December 23rd. A juried and curated show that takes place every year is proud to come back stronger than ever during the Pandemic 2020 taking all the necessary precautions to avoid the COVID-19 spread.
This exhibition becomes a tradition taking place year after year during the busiest season of culture & art in Miami. Parallel exhibition is a curated art show that takes place in the main art district of the city named Wynwood.
Every year the well-know ArtBasel Show comes to the city of Miami during the first week of December. It is then when the major cultural events take place and the season is named MIAMI ART WEEK. Traditionally thousands of people, collectors and art connoisseurs from all over the world come to Miami to enjoy art during the first weeks of December.
For more information on this event's VIP openings and cultural meetings please email [email protected]
Historical Wynwood Exhibition 2019
The exhibition Historical Wynwood took place last December 6th, 7th & 8th 2019 as a cultural enrichment for the community of Miami.
This photography & urban art exhibit took place at Art Center Wynwood located on 36St. The exhibition took place during the basel weekend and had an excellent turn out. The exhibition emphasized the history of Wynwood and served as a promotional event for the upcoming biennale that will take place next Spring 2020.
The editor Joicie Castillo from local magazine ESENCIAl had a special article covering this art show in its December edition. ESENCIAl magazine is a sponsor for Biennale Wynwood and supports cultural events.
In the image editor Joicie Castillo .
For more information visit www.esencialmagazine.com
Miami Symphony Orchestra
Golden Award recognition
October 2019 - Miami
The 20th of October the Miami Symphony Orchestra MISO started the classic music season 2019 at the Addrianne Arsht Center in Miami.
The fabulous concert opened the series of concerts that MISO will present in the city of Miami.
The impressive concert hall was enlightened by the Miso Golden Award recognition. The recognition was given by the music director and conductor Mr Eduardo Marturet to Ms Milly and Mr Patrick Park.
Mr & Ms Park are dedicated to the art of philanthropy and are important supporters for the Miami Symphony Orchestra. Early this year the Parks dedication to charity prompted noted philanthropist Lois Pope to donate an ambulance named for the couple.
The important trophy was a one of a kind piece elaborated by the contemporary artist Gustavo Fernandez, and was composed by a double baton composition.
Mr Fernandez is a recognized local artist who has exhibited his work in America, Asia and Europe. His valuable contribution to this event was recognized by the assisting audience.
TALENTED ARTIST DIEGO CARDENAS FROM PARIS TO US
After a successful internship at Atelier Cruz Diez in Paris, the talented artist Diego Cardenas returns to US with fantastic new projects in his schedule including a master at SCAD.
Diego Cárdenas was born in Caracas, Venezuela; attended school in the US and currently works for Campbellsville University as the Creative Developer and Landscape Designer. In this institution he has painted about 6 murals and is the first student to ever have a space identified with his name; space in which he has painted 15 murals up to date.
His work has been exhibited in Campbellsville, Miami, New York, Caracas and Tokyo. Cardena's work expands from murals go through drawings and sculptures.
The coming Miami Art Week 2019 in December will be delighted with Cardena's exhibition in Wynwood. The talented emerging artist Diego Cardenas will be part of a selected group exhibition at the gallery Miart Space in the Wynwood Art District.
Miami Art week is the most important art week in United States. During this week, every year thousands of people from all over the world travel to Miami to visit the art fair Art Basel Miami Beach and all the parallel events that take place in the city.Cardena's artworks will be at the Parallel 19 exhibition from December 5th to 15th. For more information on the artist or the exhibition where you can see his work please visit the website www.parallelexhibition.com
Performing Arts Festival in Miami
MAINLY MOZART FESTIVAL
A ground-breaking intersection of music, dance and film, this dazzling multi-genre performance will take the audiences on an imaginary journey to Paris. Members of the Miami City Ballet will join phenomenal award-winning classical musicians of the Mainly Mozart Festival in this smart and beautiful meditation on the ephemeral nature of dance.
Music by Mozart, Strauss, Brahms, Debussy, Delibes, Borodin and Tchaikovsky.
EXHIBITIONS and performances in Miami during summer at the ADRIANNE ARSHT CENTER
Gallery Tour Brussels - Wynwood
A cultural exchange at a gallery level showcases artists with a strong background in arts and promote ART as a universal language. This exhibition is part of a VIP gallery Tour that started six years ago in 2013 as an intercultural exchange between Belgium and United States.
This Duo Galleries Tour will be presented accordingly:
BELGIUM March 14th to 21st Brussels - Belgium. Vernissage March 14th 2019
At: Galerie La Spirale - Chausée de Wavre 224-1050 Bruxelles
UNITED STATES April 4th to 11th Miami – United States.
Vernissage in Miami will be on April 4th 2019 at 7pm
At: Miart Space Gallery: 151 NW 36 St. Miami, FL 33127 - Wynwood
The selected artists invited to participate in this exhibition are: Dalia Berlin, Christine Drummond, Clara Ochoa, Tania Riera, Alicia Rodriguez, Alejandro Szilagyi, Carlos Tirado, Jose Varela, Eric Wursten. Despite the artists are from different countries and have different languages the art unifies them with a global language.
Juried Photography Exhibition in Wynwood
Enrique Blein as a photography judge during exhibition in Wynwood
The gallery Miart Space welcomes the photography director Enrique Blein as judge in the collective exhibition for Miami Art Week season 2018. This juried exhibition will take place during the first two weeks of december in the Wynwood art district at Miami.
This photography exhibition will bring together six talented photographers from all over the world. The juried exhibition will be judged by the well-known photography director Mr. Enrique Blein who has a rich background in this complex subject.
The exhibition will be open to the public on December 1 until December 15 2018 at the address 151 NW 36 St. Miami FL 33127. This event is presented to the community as a free enrichment program for the Miami community.
The invited PHOTOGRAPHERS for this exhibit are Alexandro Pelaez, Daniel Serva, Ever Borettini, Jose Varela, Lola Green, Miguel Aya. For more information on this exhibition please email [email protected]
Miami Art Week Parallel exhibition in Wynwood
This December the city of Miami glows again with the magnificent art events.
During this time of the year Miami turns into the most trendy city in US . Thousands of art lovers, collectors and art connoisseurs come to the Sunshine city to participate in fantastic art events. Top quality art exhibitions, fairs and events take place in Wynwood as a cultural enrichment for the city.
In this particular edition we recommend to visit the gallery Art Center Wynwood located at the main art district of the city named Wynwood. The gallery offers an excellent exhibit open to the public the first two weeks of December at at comfortable private environment.
This art center in Wynwood will offer three fantastic viewing rooms: photography exhibition, pop art exhibition and contemporary exhibition. The gallery address is 151 NW 36 St. Miami FL 33127 and there is no fee to view the exhibition from december 5th to 15th 2019
This Miami Art Week parallel event during 2018 was sponsored by: Ecoturf, Rum Diplomatico, La Jolla Ballroom, A touch of class, El Balcon de las Americas, ONE Sotheby's International Realty, & Claudy's Sweets.
"EDO the illustrator" in Wynwood
The famous illustrator EDO (Eduardo Sanabria) presented a solo show exhibition in the Wynwood Art District in Miami for the month of September 2018. His solo show is a combination of pop art with caricatures presented in a very elegant exhibit. EDO is the artistic name for Eduardo Sanabria, born in Venezuela in 1970. He has successfully exhibited his work in America, Europe and Asia with total admiration from his followers and collectors.
EDO's artworks are very unique in a way, he can cartoonize any famous character. From Warhol to Picasso to politics or religious personalities could be found in his solo exhibit. Check it out at Miart Space 151 NW 36 St. Miami FL 33127 in the Wynwood Art District of Miami. For more information please contact the gallery [email protected]
Wynwood Art District
The main art district in Miami is called Wynwood, where most of the galleries and art centers are located. Over a dozen of art fairs come to the city and more than fifty galleries prepare special exhibitions with contemporary art to display.
This area of Wynwood is well known for the graffiti art, good art centers, galleries, local artists studios and now trendy restaurants.Known for its many colorful murals, Wynwood is one of the city’s most happening districts. Wynwood Walls is an outdoor museum showcasing large-scale works by some of the world’s best-known street artists. The surrounding streets have converted warehouses housing craft breweries and funky art galleries.
This year 2018 the fairs RED DOT, Pinta & Spectrum will take place at the convention center MANA Wynwood. For information on gallery art exhibitions taking place in the Wynwood art district please email [email protected]
Painting below by Jude Papaloko from Jakmel Art Gallery
Veronika Beyhaut at Jakmel Art Gallery
The contemporary artist Veronika Beyhaut will exhibit her abstract pieces in a collective exhibition at Jakmel Art Gallery in Wynwood. The gallery will display a fantastic collective exhibition on modern art starting on October 14th 2017. The gallery owner Mr Jude Papaloko will be the hostess for the opening night during gallery walk.
In the left image you can admire one of Veronika's paintings that will be showcased.. For more information on this exhibition please call 786-3125947 or visit Jakmel Gallery at 157 NW 36 St. Miami FL 33127. Wynwood Art District
JUAN CRISTOBAL ARAOZ solo show exhibit in Miami at the Wynwood art district.
Juan Cristóbal is a contemporary artist born in La Paz, Bolivia. After finishing high school, he moved to the United States to continue studies at the University of Kansas where he obtained two Bachelor’s Degrees, Economics and Business Administration.
In 2011 he moved back to the United States. He has continued studies not only in Finance at the Florida International University but also in Arts attending different acrylic and mix media workshops in US. Juan quotes:“In the need to find a stress outlet from my day to day work routine in Miami, I reconnected to a hidden passion that as a child I had but never fully explored, art. As a kid I would spend the weekends at my father’s studio drawing, painting and creating mock-ups since he is an architect, and at the same time my mother will give me all kinds of art supplies, color pencils, oils, drawing books and much more”.
Miart Space proudly presents this month of October 2nd to 27th Juan C. Araoz Solo Show exhibition. Juan’s abstract collection is full of vibrant colors and strong strokes to energize any space. For more information please email us at [email protected]
LATIN ARTISTS SHOWCASING IN ASIA
The past September 2017 Art Center Miami participated once again at the annual exhibition Beijing Art Expo in the City of Beijing, China. The successful exhibition took place until September 3rd with thousands of spectators that attended the art expo at the China International Exhibition Center.
To watch the video of the exhibition follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUxu1iSmY20
Art Center Miami brought a selected group of artists from America to showcase a figurative art exhibit. The talented artists each unique in its style have an excellent trajectory in art and represent a unique value to the exhibit. Find enclosed a short biography of the participating artists. For more information please email [email protected]
Ana Carolina Moreno is a Venezuelan contemporary artist born in 1970. Ana graduated as an architect in Venezuela and the studied Fine Arts in the US. She has successfully exhibited her mixed media artworks in Asia, Europe and US. She expresses in her paintings a metaphor of life as a fish pond.
David Yeghaneh is a French painter born in 1964 . He is formerly a scholar of political science and started his very successful career as an artist in Seoul Korea where he lived for a few years. He uses Korean pigments for her paintings and has exhibited his abstract series all over the world.
Eduardo Sanabria, was born in Venezuela, in 1970. His caricatures have been published in many newspapers in North and South America. He studied illustration and was awarded the Gold Pen Prize as the best cartoonist in 2007. He has many exhibitions in Venezuela, North America, Asia & Europe.
Erion Cha is a Korean artist born in 1980. She studied fine arts in US at the San Francisco Art Institute. Erion Cha had successfully exhibit her artwork all over the world. She has developed a series of the Big Prince with over one hundred paintings in oil. Erion has successfully exhibited her work in Asia and America.
Eva Castell is a talented artist from Argentina. Eva studied fine art in her native country Argentina. She meditates on daily basis to connect with her inner side. The visions under deep meditation give her the inspiration to create her mystical paintings. Her unique strokes in oil are characteristic of her paintings.
Mai Yap is a contemporary Chinese artist born in in Panama in 1964 of Chinese parents. Ms. Mai Yap has been able to magically blend East and West on canvas with her series in oil. She holds a Bachelor in Arts in Journalism and Graphic Design from the University of Georgia in U.S. Mai uses only palette knife oil strokes in her work.
Silvia Rosales is a very spiritual Argentinian artist who lived in Miami. She has elaborated a series of mandalas with powerful meanings. Silvia uses metallic paint for her mystical artworks. Silvia has successfully exhibited her mandala work in many galleries in the United States.