January 2010. Miami-raised artist Daniel Arsham and his collaborative practice Snarkitecture have been commissioned to create two large signature features for Miami’s new Florida Marlins ballpark. The new 37,000-seat stadium, situated on the site of the former Orange Bowl in Little Havana, is scheduled to open in 2012.
Girl’s Club Collection. January 2010. Girls’ Club, a non-profit alternative space exhibiting contemporary art by women, will mount its first solo exhibition by a South Florida artist, thanks to a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s Knight Arts Challenge. One of twenty Knight Arts Challenge winners emerging from 1,562 applications, Girls’ Club received $10,000 to produce a site-specific … +
December 2009. A new Locust Projects initiative will increase exposure to contemporary art by commissioning works to be exhibited on billboards throughout Miami-Dade County, thanks to the support of The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
July 2009. Miami City Ballet was recently informed that the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded the Company $50,000 for direct support through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).
June 2009 Within one week this June, the Jewish Museum of Florida received a $25,000 Arts Recovery Grant from Florida Division of Cultural Affairs (funded by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act [ARRA] of 2009 and the National Endowment for the Arts), an IMLS Connecting to Collections Bookshelf, which is a core set of conservation books and online resources, and New Times’ selection … +
May 2009. The Cintas Foundation presented the 2009 Cintas Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award in the Visual Arts (Posthumous) to Ana Mendieta. Her sister, Raquelin Mendieta, received the award in her honor.
May 2009. The Cintas Foundation announced Gladys Triana as the winner for the 2009 Cintas Foundation Emilio Sanchez Award in the Visual Arts and Sergio Barroso as the winner for the 2009 Brandon Fradd Award in Music Composition. Each award carries a $15,000 cash prize, which is used by the winner to further his or her creative development. The awards were announced … +
Seven Finalists Chosen for the 2009 Emilio Sanchez Award. The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University and the Cintas Foundation announced seven finalists for the coveted 2009 Cintas Foundation Emilio Sanchez Award in the Visual Arts. Tania Bruguera, Ivan Toth Depeña, Carlos Estevez, Carlos Ignacio Gonzalez-Lang, Cristina Lei Rodriguez, Leyden Rodriguez- Casanova and Gladys Triana were chosen from a field … +
$ 90,000 Grant from Knight Foundation. January 2009. New World School of the Arts ranks among the 31 recipients of the Knight Foundation Arts Partnership grant. The Visual Arts Division will utilize these funds to create ArtSeen, a space that will be used for student-work studios and exhibitions.
Independent Artists Award. June 2008.Miami Light Project and the Ford Foundation Future Aesthetics Cohort announce the awarding of over $50,000 to twenty independent artists across the United States and Puerto Rico. The Future Aesthetics Artist Regrant Program (FAAR), is a first of its kind initiative designed to give direct monetary support to emerging Future Aesthetics Artists – a new generation of artists … +
June 2008.Funding Arts Network (FAN), in partnership with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, presented the $50,000 Knight New Work Award for 2008 to The Wolfsonian- FIU in May at FAN‘s annual awards luncheon in Miami.
January 2008. The Moore Space selected Jim Drain and Bert Rodriguez as this year's winners for its 2008 European Residency programs. In January 2008 Jim Drain traveled to Berlin to perform a special Moore Space artist residency at the renowned Berliner Kunstlerprogramm des DAAD. In March, Bert Rodriguez will travel to Paris to present a project room at FRAC Le Plateau, Ile … +
November, 2007. A group of leading Miami arts organizations announced the creation of an annual Justin Macdonnell Award to support locally based performing artists and the creation of new performance works. The Award is named for Justin Macdonnell, the departing Artistic Director of the Carnival Center for the Performing Arts. During the Center’s first year, Macdonnell sought out diverse and challenging programming … +