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Frida Baranek: Personification of Art

Posted by on Aug 3, 2020 in Home-Slider, Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Frida Baranek: Personification of Art

Frida Baranek:  Personification of Art

Miami-based sculptor Frida Baranek was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1961. In 2013, she was a recipient of a mid-career survey “Confrontos” at the Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro. Her work has been included at Bienal de São Paulo (1989), Bienalle di Venezia – Aperto (1990), MOMA in New York (1993), Maison d’Amerique Latine (1995), Ludwig Museum in Koblenz (2005), The Frost Art Museum (2018), in addition to many others.

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Michael Spring: Director of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs

Posted by on Jul 26, 2020 in Interviews, Performing Arts, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Michael Spring: Director of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs

Michael Spring: Director of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs

MICHAEL SPRING serves as director of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, where he is responsible for the supervision of a public arts agency with an annual budget of more than $53 million and a staff of 100.

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Franklin Sirmans: Director, Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)

Posted by on Jul 12, 2020 in Home-Slider, Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Franklin Sirmans: Director, Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)

Franklin Sirmans: Director, Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)

Director FRANKLIN SIRMANS came to the Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) from Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), where he served as department head and curator of contemporary art.

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Dan Gelber: The Fine Art of Being Mayor of Miami Beach

Posted by on Jun 24, 2020 in Interviews, Performing Arts, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Dan Gelber: The Fine Art of Being Mayor of Miami Beach

Dan Gelber:  The Fine Art of Being Mayor of Miami Beach

Born in Miami Beach, DAN GELBER was raised to believe in public service and the importance of community.

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Ludlow Bailey: Cultural Curator

Posted by on Jun 23, 2020 in Home-Slider, Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Ludlow Bailey: Cultural Curator

Ludlow Bailey:  Cultural Curator

LUDLOW E. BAILEY is a curator of “culture as art.”  As an art broker, writer, and art advisor, he is extremely passionate about contemporary global African Diaspora art and culture.

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Chana Budgazad Sheldon: Executive Director of Miami’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Posted by on Jun 22, 2020 in Videos, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Chana Budgazad Sheldon: Executive Director of Miami’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Chana Budgazad Sheldon: Executive Director of Miami’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

CHANA BUDGAZAD SHELDON became the executive director of the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (“MOCA”) in January, 2018.

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Micky Wolfson: Preservationist

Posted by on Jun 7, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Micky Wolfson: Preservationist

Micky Wolfson: Preservationist

Collector, preservationist, educator and museum founder, MITCHELL “MICKY” WOLFSON, JR.  is dedicated to the research, preservation and education of the material culture of the period 1850–1950 through The Wolfsonian–FIU in Miami Beach and the Wolfsoniana in Genoa, Italy.

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Abdiel Acosta: Invasion of Habitat

Posted by on Jun 7, 2020 in Articles, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Abdiel Acosta: Invasion of Habitat

Abdiel Acosta:  Invasion of Habitat

ABDIEL ACOSTA was born in Colon, Matanzas, Cuba in 1974. He was raised in Miami, Florida where he attended the New World School of the Arts. He received a BFA in Painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art, in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Zachary Balber: Photographer

Posted by on Jun 5, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Zachary Balber: Photographer

Zachary Balber: Photographer

ZACHARY BALBER was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and moved to Miami at the age of thirteen, where he received his first camera. Later, while attending New World School of the Arts, he was hired to assist the fashion photographer Bruce Webber in his campaigns for Abercrombie & Fitch, Vera Wang, and Vanity Fair magazine.

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Susan Gladstone and the Jewish Museum of Florida — FIU

Posted by on Jun 4, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Susan Gladstone and the Jewish Museum of Florida — FIU

Susan Gladstone and the Jewish Museum of Florida — FIU

SUSAN GLADSTONE is the Executive Director of the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. Gladstone has served in several prominent leadership positions in the U.S. and abroad, most recently as director of development for the museum and for all of FIU’s Jewish Strategic Initiatives – including the university’s Global Jewish Studies Program, Holocaust Studies and Hillel FIU.

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