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Alejandro Contreras: Güelcome to my Bereaved Chimera of La La Land

January 23 – March 6, 2021

Güelcome to my Bereaved Chimera of La La Land Pre-Columbian Era (denial, anger, bargaining and acceptance) This exhibition is dedicated to the memory of Raiza Marina Contreras Blanco a.k.a La Negra 7/23/1951-9/29/2019 and Carlos Alberto Blanco a.k.a “El Quemao Chimera: A thing that is hoped or wished for but in fact is illusory or impossible to achieve. Dictionary.com In Alejandro Contreras’ second … +

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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 … +

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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 … +

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Mindy Solomon Gallery presents A Mass on Foreign Ground

Tue Aug 20, 2019 - Tue Sep 3, 2019

Mindy Solomon Gallery presents A Mass on Foreign Ground, an exhibition of six recent New World School of the Arts graduates curated by Miami-based artist and gallery owner Eddie Negron. An opening reception with the artists will take place Saturday, August 20th, from 7-9pm. The exhibition will remain on view through September 3rd. In this exhibition featuring Ani Gonzalez, Joshua Veasey, Elizabeth Newberry, … +

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Subversive Suburbia exhibited at Mindy Solomon Gallery

Through Sat Jul 27, 2019

Mindy Solomon Gallery exhibits Subversive Suburbia, in both its art spaces. Artist featured: GAS (Generic Art Solutions), Jeremy Chandler & Shawn Cheatham, Kate Macdowell and Scot Sothern. From Film to Photography to Sculpture, this exhibition features a wide arrange of media about many contemporary and society-focus issues. Shawn Cheatham and Jeremy Chandler will present the experimental documentary film: Invasive Species. Striking cinematography and a … +

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Ernesto García Sánchez: We are like Parallel Lines at Mindy Solomon Gallery

Sat Sep 8, 2018 - Sat Oct 13, 2018

For Ernesto García Sánchez -Painting- brings the idea of the essential, the relationship between the elements of the pictorial medium with synthesis, with pigmentation in its simplest form. The pictorial elements comprise the greatness of their formal simplicity but at the same time, they also have philosophical connotations. Is it not the act of painting, a celebration of the present, an affirmation … +

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For Here or to Go at Mindy Solomon Gallery

Sat Jul 28, 2018 - Sat Aug 25, 2018

For Here or to Go presents a selection from New World School Of The Arts Graduates 2018. Featured Artists will be Valeria Guillén, Stephanie Eti Hadad, Patricia Monclus, Charlisa Montrope, Melanie Sarria and Mateo Serna Zapata. The focus of this group exhibition is to illustrate how the liminal has impacted the substance of our individual practices. By articulating our ideas, we navigate through … +

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Linda Lopez’ Intermission at Mindy Solomon Gallery

Jun 2-Jul 21, 2018

Linda Lopez creates works that imply familiarity without being specific. Linda Lopez creates spaces. Her works are sculptural vignettes. Each piece corresponds to the other in a kind of object dialog that feels vaguely familiar but at the same time is refreshingly unique. Her works invite touch and exploration that engages the viewer to consider further. In her second solo exhibition at … +

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Mindy Solomon Gallery exhibits Mathew McConnell’ February, February

Jun 2-Jul 21, 2018

February, February a solo exhibition by Mathew McConnell. The artist finds hidden messages in the depths of black charcoal. By mimicking pattern and repeating textures he creates a conversation that visually stimulates the viewer. The resulting forms vary between what could be mistaken as a facsimile of another artist’s work and an artwork with a source seemingly outside any individual reference. Mathew … +

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Mindy Solomon Gallery: If you would just shut up and listen by Kelly Johnson / Alejandro Contreras

Through Sat May 26, 2018

Exhibition If you would just shut up and listen brings together artists Kelly Johnson and Alejandro Contreras through Sculpture and Painting. The relationship between the participant and the painted object are key to Kelly Johnson’s practice. The body of work is investigating the interaction with the viewer and their movement with the sculptural aspects of the artwork. This is the merging of physical … +

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Mindy Solomon Gallery: Noontide by Osamu Kobayashi

Fri Mar 16, 2018 - Sat Apr 28, 2018

Artist Osamu Kobayashi  allows the ebb and flow of material to determine the direction of his work. He uses reductive forms and flat colors to deconstruct the world around him. Aside from aesthetics, his work plays off of abstract ideas in general—spirituality, humor, nature, relationships, psychology, time, and so on. These days, Kobayashi thinks less about meaning and just paints to paint. … +

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Artist Glenn Barkley at Mindy Solomon

Through Sat 10 Mar, 2018

Artist Glenn Barkley’ work is hand-built and composed of fragments from art history, popular culture and botanical forms. With a fear of empty space, all the surfaces are kept alive. In his studio he listens to a lot of pop music where lyrics deal with  difficult subject matter like loss and heartbreak, although with the ability to strip down those to a … +

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Can I touch it? at Mindy Solomon Gallery

Through Sat 14 Oct, 2017

More often than not, gallery visitors are warned about not to touch artworks. Museum limit access to valuable works and many are displayed under security glass. Artworks are valuable fragile commodities. The desire to fondle, rub, squeeze and pinch is hard to discourage. Sometimes people flick and knock on things. Why? Where is their sense of decorum? Apparently the old adage “with … +

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Make It Nice Again at Mindy Solomon Gallery

Sat 12 Aug, 2017 - Sat 2 Sep, 2017

Exhibition Make It Nice Again is an attempt to reconcile the realities of our society, with a desire to focus on our current socio-political climate. As a response to the confusion and unpredictability of our times, the artists’ strive to recapture a sense of nostalgia and stability, examining the past as a means to create a dialog to help navigate the future. This … +

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ALI SMITH: ELECTRIC PRISM at Mindy Solomon Gallery

Sat 9 Sep, 2017 - Sat 7 Oct, 2017

Ali Smith (b. 1976, Newport Beach, CA) uses the canvas as an open space of exploration; an empty landscape that serves as the starting point for investigation into abstract terrains. Her work illustrates the existential plight the artist has in finding new, personal meaning and direction within the field of abstract painting. The recurring visual trope of Rococo-like excess and abundance performs … +

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'Clippings and Hard Fruit' at Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami

Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami, will play host a solo exhibition by David Hicks, titled ‘Clippings and Hard Fruit’, on view from May 20 to August 5, 2017.  Taking over the full gallery space, the artist will present a collection of wall works, sculptural installations and tabletop pieces, exploring his interpretation of the flora and fauna of the California landscape. The artist … +

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Mindy Solomon exhibits David Hicks: Clippings and Hard Fruit

Sat 20 May, 2017 - Sat 5 Aug, 2017

David Hicks: Clippings and Hard Fruit reflects a growing response to Hicks’ personal detachment from the natural world. Obsessed upon the missing elements the artist is segregated from, he engages natural forms to fill a personal void. The fruits of his fixation are the presented clippings and forms that make up Clippings and Hard Fruit. Manifested from the truth of Hicks’ surroundings, … +

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Ezra Johnson:Cut Rate Paradise: Mindy Solomon Gallery

Dec 19, 2015 - Jan 30, 2016

Mindy Solomon Gallery is pleased to present ‘Cut Rate Paradise,’ a new exhibition of paintings by Ezra Johnson. The artist shares an appreciation for the abandoned and neglected. With a sense of vision and sensitivity, they create works of art that galvanize an investigation of the unornamented as art.  ‘Cut Rate Paradise’ will be on view December 19th, 2015 – January 30th, 2016 at … +

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Alejandro Contreras: This Wasn’t What We Asked For at Mindy Solomon Gallery

October 12 -16, 2015. Front Gallery

Mindy Solomon Gallery is pleased to present Alejandro Contreras’s large format abstract mixed media work ‘This Wasn’t What We Asked For,’ mounted in the venue’s Project Space.  An Opening Reception with the artists will take place Saturday, September 12th, from 6-9pm; the exhibition is on view through October 16th. In ‘This Wasn’t What We Asked For,’ Alejandro Contreras presents large format prisma color … +