Visual Arts

Implanted by Artist Sara Averbook Kaplan at Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Through Nov 21, 2019

Artist Sara Averbook Kaplan is a visual artist and arts activator based in Miami, FL. As a South Florida native, Kaplan feels a responsibility to bring a resurgence of magic, consciousness and connection to nature to her city and community. With The Miami Beach Botanical Garden as her current muse Kaplan is creating a coloring book and painting exhibition based on the … +

Events

Art Battle at C&I Studios

Oct 17, 2019

Art Battle® is the tournament of live painting in Fort Lauderdale & around the world. All are welcome to apply. Our audiences choose the winners. Art Battle® was born in New York City in 2001. Today Art Battle International produces the global tournament with more than 200 events each year in the US and Canada, and in more than 60 global cities … +

Opportunities

Open Call for Artwork: Art Curation Program with Deadline Dec 31, 2019

Tue Dec 31, 2019

Business for the Arts of Broward (BFA) is now accepting artwork submissions from established and emerging artists for consideration in our art curation program. Selected work will be shown in local businesses in Broward County. Work must be original in concept, design and execution. Works will be displayed in business settings and should be family friendly subject matter. Artists should submit minimum … +

Museums

Juana Valdes: Terrestrial Bodies Opening and Artist Walkthrough at MDC

Oct 24, 2019

In Terrestrial Bodies, Juana Valdes considers Ptolemy’s research, expanding two-dimensional works into large installations that map a connection between the history of trade and the displacement of various cultures and people. Incorporating early cartographies and mass-produced collectible ceramic objects – sourced by Valdes from around the world– the exhibition echoes the current trend of globalization, free markets and labor production while questioning … +

Museums

Seven Solos: big scale Art Installations on view at Cornell Art Museum

Through Sun Oct 6, 2019

Seven Solos departs from our traditional group exhibitions by featuring only eight artists; each creating a unique, site-specific, immersive experience in six galleries plus the Margaret Blume Atrium space. These art installations can only be seen at the Cornell Art Museum Large-scale installations by Miya Ando; Giannina Dwin in collaboration with Freddy Jouwayed; Jacob M Fisher; Frank Hyder; Brookhart Jonquil; Shinduk Kang and … +

Opportunities

Call for Artists|Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery and Exhibit Hall with deadline Jan 2020

Thu Sep 19, 2019 - Wed Jan 1, 2020

The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery and Exhibit Hall is now accepting artwork submissions and exhibition proposals from artists at any stage in their career. All media are acceptable. Applicants must submit the following: 10-20 high resolution .jpg images or .mov files of current artwork with title, date, media, and dimensions, as well as an artist statement or exhibition proposal of 250 … +

Opportunities

ART + STROLL Call to Artists with deadline on Sep 23, 2019

Deadline on Sep 23, 2019

Business for the Arts of Broward (BFA) is seeking entries from established and emerging artists for its inaugural ART + STROLL, presented by BBX Capital, on Thursday, November 21 in downtown Fort Lauderdale in the lobbies of buildings 401, 301 and 450 on Las Olas Boulevard from 5 to 7 p.m. There is no fee to enter. Work must be 2D and … +

Events

The Black Artist Talk 2019 at The Deering

Sat Oct 5, 2019

The Black Artist Talk 2019 is a forum that focuses on engaging Black and Brown artists, activists, educators, religious leaders, and community members in discussions surrounding climate change, earth ethics, sustainability and its correlation to spirituality. Free/RSVP

Visual Arts

Artist Talk with Virginia Overton about Commuter Biennial at The Deering

Sun Sep 22, 2019

Join Commuter Biennial in conversation with artist Virginia Overton as she discusses her sculptural installation Late Bloomer on site on The People’s Dock at the Deering Estate. With this work, Overton repurposes the bed of her Dodge Ram 150 pickup truck and fashions it into a habitat for native aquatic plants. This piece will evolve throughout the course of its installation as the plants continue to grow. This discussion … +

Museums

Reading and lecture by Raphaël Confiant “Where the Oceans Meet” at Freedom Tower

Sat Oct 26, 2019

Pioneer of the Créolité movement, Raphaël Confiant interweaves excerpts from his writings with musings on Martinican philosopher, poet, and literary critic Édouard Glissant to unpack issues underlying Where the Oceans Meet, such as the interplay between language and identity. Raphaël Confiant was born in Le Lorrain, Martinique. He studied English and political science at the Sciences Po Aix, and law at Paul … +

Visual Arts

California Artists Ali Smith and David Hicks in A Taste for Plums at Mindy Solomon Gallery

Through Sat Oct 19, 2019

Ali Smith and David Hicks both live in California. Educated at California State University Long Beach, David was and undergraduate while Ali was pursuing her Master of Fine Arts degree in painting. Like ships passing in the night, neither would know until much later that they would find themselves exhibiting together on the other side of the country. Ali Smith writes about … +

Museums

PAMM opens What Carried Us Over: Gifts from Gordon W. Bailey tonight

Thu Sep 12, 2019 - Sat Apr 25, 2020

This exhibition is organized by PAMM and Gordon W. Bailey, a Los Angeles-based collector, scholar, and advocate. The title of the exhibition emphasizes the artists impassioned commitment to their diverse practices and confirms the inclusive theme of the show which features artworks selected from 60 gifted by Bailey to PAMM since 2016. A variety of media is displayed including drawing, painting and … +

Museums

South Florida Cultural Consortium: Opening Reception/Exhibition at MoCA

Thu Sep 5, 2019 - Sun Oct 20, 2019

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami is pleased to launch the 2019 fall season with the South Florida Cultural Consortium Exhibition. Guest curated by Amy Galpin, chief curator of the Frost Art Museum, this  group exhibition presents the work of artists exclusively from South Florida. The South Florida Cultural Consortium (SFCC) is the largest government-sponsored grant program in the U.S. for artists living in … +

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Billie Grace Lynn: A House Divided, (last days) at Lowe Art Museum

Through Sun Sep 15, 2019

University of Miami Associate Professor of Sculpture Billie Grace Lynn is known for creating meticulous, thought-provoking projects and interventions that address some of contemporary culture’s most pressing issues head-on. Her latest work is no exception: Featuring Lynn’s sculptural interpretation of a 26-foot tall hoodie and an 18-foot mirrored kinetic obelisk, this interactive, inter-disciplinary project invites viewers to reflect on identity politics, civic … +

Visual Arts

Fredric Snitzer exhibits Alexander Kroll’ Moon people

Fri Sep 6, 2019 - Sat Oct 5, 2019

A new exhibition of Alexander Kroll Paintings come to Fredric snitzer Gallery. Kroll, who considers himself a lifelong student of the “technology of painting,” is known for his mixed-media, multi-layered works, in which oil, acrylic, and enamel bleed and run into one another. Layers are integral to Kroll’s imagery and process; he employs underpainting, collage, and subtractive techniques to imbue a work … +

Visual Arts

10—A Decade at Dimensions Variable

Sat, Sep 28, 2019 / 6-10 pm

It’s been ten years since Dimensions Variable (DV) officially opened in the Miami Design District in September of 2009. Since then, many artists have come through leaving their indelible mark with inspiring projects. We went from an unfunded upstart to a community voice for championing projects of up-and-coming and under-recognized artists with well-respected work—all while under the leadership of artists. With our … +

Visual Arts

Mindy Solomon Gallery exhibits MIMESIS

Through Sat Oct 19, 2019

Mindy Solomon presents the first solo exhibition in Miami of California artist Jay Kvapil. Inspired by topography, Jay creates surfaces that can only be achieved after years of making. Dedicated to hard work as both an artist and University educator, the fruits of his labor are clearly evident in his oeuvre. Kvapil writes: “Most of the recent pieces allude to landscape, intentionally … +

Events

Miami artists community comes together at COLLABO 6. Check it out!

August 31st 2019, 7-11pm

It’s time again, rising from the ashes the COLLABO is back. Following the tradition held five times before, COLLABO 6 ALL IN! engages the Miami artists community to come together, and as before, the only rule is that artists must collaborate to create a new artwork in any media. Utilizing a recently vacated Payless Shoe Store space on Flagler, one night only … +

Visual Arts

FeCuOp: Antenna comes to Locust Projects

Sat Sep 14, 2019 - Sat Oct 12, 2019

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”  ― George Bernard Shaw Antenna is a performative and interactive installation constructed primarily to solicit auditory participation created by the collective FeCuOp. With this installation FeCuOp seeks to create a social experiment with communication as its foundation. During the run of the exhibition FeCuOp will stage a series of activations … +

Visual Arts

Artist Alfonso Borragán at Emerson Dorsch Gallery

Sep 6, 2019, 6 PM

Bucarolito is Spanish artist Alfonso Borragán’s first exhibition in the United States. The action at the center of each of Borragán’s experiences is “to ingest” and to inscribe and reveal an image through this action. A sort of alchemy. For, in his environment of magenta phyto lights and dusty air, groups ingest stones together. In this case, they eat bucaros, which are … +

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Artist CP1 in Opening at Bomb Shelter Miami

Sat Sep 7, 2019

Bomb Shelter Miami is proud to announce Miami street artist Claudio Picasso, aka CP1′ solo exhibition for the month of September 2019. Honored to be the first gallery to show works from the artist new series. CP1 is a staple in the Miami street art and graffiti scene, and his murals can be seen on buildings all across Wynwood. Claudio’s photo-realistic portraits are often inspired in the … +

Visual Arts

David Castillo Gallery: Vaughn Spann’ Now I lay me down to sleep

Sep 12, 2019, 6 PM

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep includes Painting and Sculpture by Artist Vaughn Spann. Considered an artist to “keep a close eye on” by art specialists; his work has been featured in a myriad of art publications specially during 2019. This exhibition develops at the threshold between personal and political circumstance, taking as its subject the artist’s own childhood, his experience … +

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Locust Projects exhibits Borders of Freedom

Sat Sep 14, 2019 - Sat Oct 12, 2019

Borders of Freedom features six artists living in El Salvador and its diaspora, whose work addresses the concept of freedom from different perspectives, connecting it with intimacy, spirituality, gender, migration and sociopolitical context. Curated by Patricio Majano, four artworks from artists Alexia Miranda, Abigail Reyes, Crack Rodríguez and Fredy Solan were selected. Adding to this selection, Majano selected works by Sayre Quevedo and Guadalupe Maravilla. Collectively, the works … +