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Carol Damian: Pioneer in Caribbean and Latin American Art Scholarship

Posted by on Nov 24, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Carol Damian: Pioneer in Caribbean and Latin American Art Scholarship

Carol Damian: Pioneer in Caribbean and Latin American Art Scholarship

CAROL DAMIAN is an art historian, pioneer, and expert on Caribbean and Latin American art. She is the former director of the Frost Art Museum and chairperson of Florida International University’s Department of Art and Art History. Dr.Damian is also the curator of the art collection at the Chapel of La Merced in Allapattah. 

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The Multi-Talented
Alan Ket

Posted by on Nov 5, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on The Multi-Talented
Alan Ket

The Multi-TalentedAlan Ket

ALAN KET is an active graffiti artist, curator, photographer and author.  He is also a media and marketing professional with over 20 years of experience creating culturally meaningful content and brands. In December, 2019, Ket co-founded the Miami Museum of Graffiti, located in the Wynwood Art District.

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Jennifer Roberts: CEO, Design Miami/

Posted by on Oct 27, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Jennifer Roberts: CEO, Design Miami/

Jennifer Roberts:  CEO, Design Miami/

JENNIFER ROBERTS  is the Chief Executive Officer of Design Miami/, the global forum for design, whose fairs occur alongside Art Basel in Miami and Basel, Switzerland, each year. In her role as CEO, Roberts is responsible for the business operations of the organization as a whole and is a member of Design Miami/’s executive board. In this capacity, Roberts oversees development of Design Miami/’s exhibition program, satellites, and collaborations.

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Frida Baranek: Personification of Art

Posted by on Sep 26, 2020 in 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 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 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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