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NY Times Celebrates Al Jaffee Centennial

Posted by on Apr 3, 2021 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on NY Times Celebrates Al Jaffee Centennial

NY Times Celebrates Al Jaffee Centennial

The New York Times Celebrates MAD Magazine Cartoonist Al Jaffee’s 100th Birthday with an AL JAFFEE-Themed Crossword Puzzle

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Juana Valdes: Multi-Disciplined Artist

Posted by on Mar 13, 2021 in Home-Slider, Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Juana Valdes: Multi-Disciplined Artist

Juana Valdes: Multi-Disciplined Artist

JUANA VALDES uses printmaking, photography, sculpture, ceramics, and site-specific installations, to explore issues of race, transnationalism, gender, labor, and class. Functioning as an archive, Valdes’s work analyzes and decodes experiences of migration as a person of Afro Caribbean heritage.

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Artivist Leonor Anthony

Posted by on Mar 1, 2021 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Artivist Leonor Anthony

Artivist Leonor Anthony

LEONOR ANTHONY is a multi-disciplinary artist and activist based in Miami. Born in Havana, Cuba, she immigrated to the United States with her family as a young child. She is an accredited scholar, artist, photographer and published author. Leonor is well-known for her courageous use of materials and by creating works that invoke controversial issues. Anthony co-authored “Sounds of Freedom” with photographer Roberto Polillo.

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Necee Regis: Artist, Writer

Posted by on Feb 27, 2021 in Interviews, Literary Arts, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Necee Regis: Artist, Writer

Necee Regis: Artist, Writer

NECEE REGIS has always explored creative realms, starting with the visual arts before segueing into journalism and literature. As an artist with an MFA from Mass College of Art, Regis has actively exhibited her sculptural wall pieces and works on paper in museums and galleries in Boston, Provincetown, Miami, New York City and beyond, as well as teaching classes and workshops at art centers and colleges.

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Artists Jean Blackwell Font + Iggy Font

Posted by on Feb 8, 2021 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Artists Jean Blackwell Font + Iggy Font

Artists Jean Blackwell Font + Iggy Font

IGNACIO FONT and JEAN BLACKWELL FONT are an artist couple operating Warehouse 4726, a studio space in Miami, Florida. Together as Font Squared, these community-minded, practicing artists bring a lifetime of combined experiences as creators, curators, arts administrators, marketers, and educators.

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Rosie Gordon-Wallace: Founder, Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (DVCAI)

Posted by on Jan 12, 2021 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Rosie Gordon-Wallace: Founder, Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (DVCAI)

Rosie Gordon-Wallace:  Founder, Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (DVCAI)

ROSIE GORDON-WALLACE is a recognized curator, arts advocate, community leader and pioneer in advancing contemporary diaspora art. She founded the Diaspora Vibe Culture Arts Incubator (DVCAI) to serve as a local and global laboratory dedicated to promoting, nurturing, and cultivating the vision and diverse talents of emerging artists from the Caribbean Diaspora, artists of color, and immigrant artists.

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Victor Deupi: Architect, Historian, Educator

Posted by on Jan 11, 2021 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Victor Deupi: Architect, Historian, Educator

Victor Deupi:  Architect, Historian, Educator

VICTOR DEUPI (b,1961) is a Cuban-American teacher of architectural history and theory, design, and representation at the University of Miami School of Architecture in Coral Gables. He received a Bachelor of Science in architecture from the University of Virginia, a Master of Architecture from Yale University, and a Ph.D. in architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Cartoon Great Mischa Richter

Posted by on Dec 21, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Cartoon Great Mischa Richter

Cartoon Great Mischa Richter

MISCHA RICHTER delighted readers of “The New Yorker” for a half century.  His magazine art — his preferred term, rather than cartoon — appeared in other magazines over the years as well, but he was best known as one of “The New Yorker’s” most prolific contributors. Starting in January 1942, the magazine published more than 1,500 of his creations. Their common traits were wit, craftsmanship and intellectual curiosity.

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Phillip K. Smith III: Artist, Architect

Posted by on Dec 6, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Phillip K. Smith III: Artist, Architect

Phillip K. Smith III: Artist, Architect

After growing up in Southern California’s Coachella Valley, PHILLIP K. SMITH III received his Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design. From his Palm Desert, CA studio, he creates light-based work that draws upon ideas of space, form, color, light + shadow, environment, and change.

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Robert Runcie: Superintendent, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS)

Posted by on Nov 25, 2020 in Interviews, Literary Arts, Performing Arts, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Robert Runcie: Superintendent, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS)

Robert Runcie: Superintendent, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS)

As superintendent of the nation’s sixth largest school district — with over 270,000 students in 337 schools and approximately 30,000 employees –- Broward County Public Schools Superintendent ROBERT W. RUNCIE is committed to “Educating Today’s Students to Succeed in Tomorrow’s World.”

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