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“Imagine Visions of Hope,” A New Project from Carl-Philippe Juste

Posted by on May 14, 2020 in Articles, Visual Arts | Comments Off on “Imagine Visions of Hope,” A New Project from Carl-Philippe Juste

“Imagine Visions of Hope,” A New Project from Carl-Philippe Juste

By Elisa Turner

Prize-winning photojournalist CARL-PHILIPPE JUSTE knows when it’s time for heavy lifting. As the pandemic devastated Italy in February, Juste initiated the heavy lifting for a bold project — “Imagine Visions of Hope,” an online photo gallery that will eventually become traveling exhibits around the world.

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Ombretta Agro’ Andruff: Curator and Environmental Activist

Posted by on May 13, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Ombretta Agro’ Andruff: Curator and Environmental Activist

Ombretta Agro’ Andruff: Curator and Environmental Activist

An Italian-born, Miami-based curator and environmental activist, OMBRETTA AGRÓ ANDRUFF brings more than twenty years of curatorial expertise with an international practice across non-profit institutions, commercial galleries, and art advisory pursuits with private clients.

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Gregory Reed: Photographer

Posted by on May 12, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Gregory Reed: Photographer

Gregory Reed: Photographer

GREGORY REED  is an editorial, event, and still life photographer who has been praised for his remarkable eye and ability to capture once-in-a-lifetime moments. The son of musicians, Reed uses music, art, and literature to inspire his work.

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Carmen Cicero: Artist, Musician, Educator

Posted by on Apr 15, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Carmen Cicero: Artist, Musician, Educator

Carmen Cicero: Artist, Musician, Educator

In 1971, the contents of CARMEN CICERO’S studio, which included the entire body of work still in the artist’s possession, were lost in a fire. From that point forward, his painting took a personal turn, combining figuration, landscape, and wit in compositions with Surrealist overtones.

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Lou Jones: Trading Physics for Photography

Posted by on Apr 11, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Lou Jones: Trading Physics for Photography

Lou Jones: Trading Physics for Photography

LOU JONES’ eclectic career has evolved from commercial to the personal. It has spanned every format, film type, artistic movement and technological change.  Jones has exhibited his photographs in a variety of institutions such as Trinity College, Texas Tech University and New England College, and in collections at the Smithsonian Institution, DeCordova Museum, and the African American Museum in Philadelphia.

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Lynne Buchanan: Photographer, Writer, Environmental Activist

Posted by on Apr 2, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Lynne Buchanan: Photographer, Writer, Environmental Activist

Lynne Buchanan: Photographer, Writer, Environmental Activist

LYNNE BUCHANAN, a former longtime Florida resident, is a photographer and writer currently based in Asheville, North Carolina. Her work is focused on raising awareness about changing ecologies due to human impact and climate change.

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Art Curator María Elena Ortiz

Posted by on Mar 20, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Art Curator María Elena Ortiz

Art Curator María Elena Ortiz

MARÍA ELENA ORTIZ is Curator at the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), where she has curated “At the Crossroads: Critical Film and Video from the Caribbean” (2014), “Firelei Báez: Bloodlines” (2015), and “Beatriz Santiago Muñoz: A Universe of Fragile Mirrors.”

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Artist Mira Lehr Continues to Peak

Posted by on Mar 14, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Artist Mira Lehr Continues to Peak

Artist Mira Lehr Continues to Peak

MIRA LEHR is an eco-feminist artist whose career spans four decades. Her nature-based imagery encompasses painting, design, sculpture and video installations. Lehr’s processes include non-traditional media such as resin, gunpowder, fire, Japanese paper, dyes and welded steel.

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Dennis Cuadrado: Nighttime Photography

Posted by on Mar 2, 2020 in Articles, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Dennis Cuadrado: Nighttime Photography

Dennis Cuadrado:  Nighttime Photography

Born and raised in Miami, DENNIS CUADRADO is a documentary and fine art photographer and educator. For over four decades he has concentrated on nighttime photography.

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Iké Udé: Artist, Photographer

Posted by on Feb 18, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Iké Udé: Artist, Photographer

Iké Udé: Artist, Photographer

With his ongoing photographic self-portraits, Sartorial Anarchy, dressed in varied costumes across geography and time, the work of Nigerian-born IKÉ UDÉ explores a world of dualities

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