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Dade Art Educators Association (DAEA) presents an exhibit by art educators in Miami Dade County. The exhibit showcases the work of 26 artists in a portrait/selfies theme among them work by Daniela Aguilera, Victoria Albert, Tatiana Castro, Lita Clarke, Nadyia Duff, Rosemary Fineberg, Madelaine Gonzalez – Gaffney, Zoraida Haibi Figuera, Lizzie Hunter, Meredith Kohn, Eduardo Lacayo, Rossana Montoya, Lucia Morales, Cecilia Niebla, and Gerald Obregon. Hosted by Miami International University of Art & Design.
81.0848°W is the longitude of the area of the Appalachian Mountains in Southwest Virginia where Robert Huff maintained a second home and studio. It is also the longitude of some of his favorite fishing places in the backwaters of the Everglades. Huff was known for his abstract work taking inspiration from the natural and manmade world and recasting the imagery of both to his personal vision. On view until May 4, 2018
The human consequences of the rising sea level. Photography by Dutch photographer Kadir van Lohuizen / Noor. “Although often ignored by climate change campaigners, the rate of sea level rise on America’s East Coast is three times faster than the global average, due to the fact that western Greenland’s glaciers and ice are melting so quickly. Protecting cities on the eastern seaboard will require enormous financial resources. Miami is likely to be lost.” The Honorable Gera Sneller, Consul General of the Netherlands in Miami will be present.
March 2 – May 20: Coral Gables Museum (285 Aragon Ave.). Judi Harvest: Cross-Pollination: Honeybees and Murano Glass, will feature a series of works previously exhibited at the Venice Biennale. Having worked with seven Murano glass masters, Harvest draws parallels between the fragility of two communities affected by encroaching urbanism and growing industrial economies – the honeybees and the Murano glass-making families.
March 2 – 30: Edel Lugones, Secret Expressions. Glances Toward the place where each character tells a story. Cevor. Latin American Art (1805 Poncce de Leon Blvd. Suite 125, entrance by Madeira Ave. Coral Gables). Cuban artist Edel Lugones own view of the humans that surround him.
Jamilah Sabur’s exhibition, called The Rhetoric of the Living, which will open on Thursday, March 8, 6-9pm. Featuring new sculptures, video, and photographs, at Emerson Dorsch ( 5900 NW 2nd Ave. Little Haiti).
Intro, a solo exhibition by Alan Gutierrez. Opening: Thursday, March 8, 7 – 9. Centro Cultural Español (1490 Biscayne Blvd., Miami). The view features the special guests Math Bass, Domingo Castillo, Charles Hollis Jones, Albert Moya, Amanda Ross-Ho, & Mette Tommerup.On view until April 18.
Peace 70, a curated selling exhibition of well known and rising artists from Israel at The Sagamore Hotel (1671 Collins Ave. Miami Beach). The State of Israel and the Sagamore Hotel come together to celebrate 70 Years. Alongside, curated by Karen Lehrman Bloch: Passage to Israel: 20 photographers from all cultures. Artists represented: Eran Reshef, Ella Amitay Sadovsky, Amit Shimoni, Lee Yanor, and Idan Zareski, among others.
If you would just shut up and listen. Alejandro Contreras, Kelley Johnson, and Gary Peterson, alongside Noontide with artist Osamu Kobayashi. Opening Reception Friday, March 16, 6 – 9. Mindy Solomon Gallery (8397 NE 2nd Ave. Little River). The works in this show are loud and vibrant.
New World School of the Arts presents its annual signature showcase Rising Stars, a professionally staged, energy packed, one-of-a-kind exhibition and performance. The showcase begins at the New World Gallery with a juried visual arts show featuring impressive student artwork. The evening continues just a few blocks away at the historic Olympia Theater with a pre-performance VIP Reception to welcome guests to this artistic landmark. Following the reception, the performance showcases dance, music, and theater excerpts from works performed during the school year.
March 22 – April 13: BFA Thesis Exhibition, Class of Spring 2018, FIU-Miami Beach Urban Studios, College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts, under the direction of Professor Mirta del Valle. Ashley Aarons, Margarita Fernandez, Alain Fleitas, Thais “Micu” Hernandez, Charles A. Leano, Velma McDermott, Alexander H.G. Narus, Christian Ramirez, Jesse Toledo, and Ivan D. Zapata.
March 24 – July 14. Postcards Series by DosJotas. Curated by Susan Carballo. Greetings from Miami consists of a set of postcards with the same format as tourist postcards from Miami. Artist DosJotas developed this work through a series of interviews with working immigrants living in the Greater Miami area during an artist residency at ArtCenter/South Florida and supported by Acción Cultural Española. On the reverse side of the postcards, the worker’s life, experiences, and memories illustrate the image on the front of the postcard.
March 24 – June 26: Maritza Caneca: Water Diaries. Curated by Adriana Herrera. The gallery is near the airport (4120 NW 26th St. Mimi, Fl. 33142). Opening Reception on Saturday, March 24, 6 – 10.
March 27 – May 5. William Osorio, a Cuban-born, Miami-based artist. The show is accompanied by a catalog with an essay by journalist, writer, and art critic Luis Leonel León. Osorio’s work defines a style that could be called visceral neo-expressionism; his oeuvre is categorized by a gestural looseness of unrestrained paint, taking inspiration from Contemporary greats such as Francis Bacon, Gerhard Richter, Jenny Saville, and Eric Fischl.
April 7 – September 30. The Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College (MOAD) will inaugurate its newly renovated galleries with two outstanding exhibitions, By the People: Designing a Better America and This Situation, a work by the acclaimed British-German artist Tino Sehgal. The reopening of MOAD’s facility in the historic Freedom Tower coincides with its new focus and new graphic identity. Both exhibitions will open to the general public on April 7.
April 6 – April 15: NO SIGNAL, New World School of the Arts’ 2018 BFA final visual arts showcase is a group exhibition highlighting a variety of works from 22 visual artists of divergent disciplines, professionally curated by NWSA dean of the visual arts program, Maggy Cuesta and gallerist Fredric Snitzer. Opening Reception: Friday, April 6, 7 – 10 pm.
April 4 – June 3: Outsider Artists from Havana at the Frost Art Museum: Misleidys Castillo and Jorge A. Hernandez, El Buzo. Outsider artists, or artists who work apart from mainstream art communities and academic culture, are self-taught. National Art Exhibitions of the Mentally Ill (NAEMI) is a nonprofit organization based in the United States, founded in 1988 by Juan Martin, the current Executive Director.
Art@Work is pleased to present Rosemarie Chiarlone Within the Fold, a one-person exhibition of works on paper that explores the physical and psychological boundaries of human connection utilizing language as image. Juxtaposed between the painted folds, the textual imagery is the result of absence. Hundreds of tiny pinholes in the paper produce the final work.On view until July 29.
Photographer and activist JohnBob Carlos has curated a group exhibit called “Awaken Florida”, which opens Thursday, April 12 at the FIU Green Library and runs through April 30. The show, hosted by Vicki Silvera, head of Special Collections at FIU, includes Carlos’ large-format photography and work from local artists as Dita Devi, Nancy R. Koerner of Junglepixiebelize, Jeniece Martinez, Melanie Oliva and Eva Ruiz. Anne Tschida included this show in this month Critic’s Choice for Art Circuits.
April 13 – June 17: Michelle Weinberg, Selections from Something Vast (gallery 2) and Gian Paolo Minelli, The Skin of the Citizens (gallery 1).
Opening Reception on Friday, April 13, from 7 to 10 pm. Free and open to the public.
April 13 – July 2018. Nine Sculptors: Manolo Valdes, Waltercio Caldas, Agustin Cardenas, Pablo Atchugarry, Ramirez Villamizar, Jaildo Marinho, William Barbosa, Manuel Felguerez, and German Botero.
Aesthetic of Abstract new series of paintings and tridimensional objects by Emilio Cianfoni on view at his studio (272 NW 36th St Wynwood Arts District) from April 14 to May 15 by appointment. Reception: Saturday, April 14, 6 – 8 om. RSVP: email@example.com.
Taking the form of an unconsummated striptease with a multicultural pop soundtrack, Colombian artist María José Arjonas performance All the Others in Me functions as a bridge between miss-understandings. It refuses to point at anything specific or resolve these misunderstandings, but instead offers a panoramic vista on our perception of each other across distances.MOAD – Living Together Program.
Emerson Dorsch presents Brookhart Jonquil: Endless Light in an Endless Night. His sculptures take this dynamic as both the essential human drama, and as our essential refuge from it. Jonquil’s exhibition explores the continuous cycles of expansion and rest that seem to be found in everything which changes through time. Through May 25.
April 26 – June 23: Menena Cottin, Seeking the Essence. A family-friendly, fully bilingual art and literature exhibition. Unlike typical art exhibits, this one brings to life the characters, ideas and philosophies of award-winning author Menena Cottin. Presented by Ideobox / Saludarte (2417 N. Miami Ave., Wynwood Arts District).
April 26 – September 3
Laure Prouvost: They Are Waiting for You.
Her artistic output consistently returns to themes of escape into unfamiliar worlds or imaginings of unexpected alternative environments. A strong narrative impulse propels her practice, resulting in immersive, transmedia installations with interwoven storylines that combine fiction and reality. Her videos, installations, paintings, and tapestries unhinge commonplace and expected connections between language, image, and perception.
April 15 – May 31. Opening Reception, Friday, May, 4, 6 – 10: Pastels by Rafa Fernandez; classic images and bronzes of Francisco Zuniga and his brother, Edgar; the natural world in landscapes of Alejandro Villalobos; social relationships through the watercolors of Enar Cruz; absurd faces by Otto Apuy; provocative xylographs of Francisco Amighetti; immigration in paintings by Jorge Crespo; rich monotypes by Lorena Villalobos, and flavors in the unique works by Marcia Salas.
May 5 – June 24: Urban Steeling. Scott Brennan and Ralph Provisero. Curated by Ombretta Agró Andruff. Away from the pristine beaches, blue skies and swaying palm trees of Miami Beach, and the glass and steel skyscrapers that give Brickell its futuristic look, Urban Steeling pays homage to the deeply urban, gritty side of Miami, the “anti-tropical paradise” look that is rarely brought under the spotlight, and yet is crucial to the identity of our multifaceted city.
More Sweetly Play the Dance is a masterwork by renowned South African artist William Kentridge. This 8-channel video installation, more than 130 feet long, encircles viewers in an exciting procession of filmed performers merged with Kentridge’s signature style of hand-drawn animation. The highly anticipated Kislak Center includes a permanent 2,600-square-foot exhibition space, showcasing extraordinary objects including rare books, maps, manuscripts, pre-Columbian artifacts, and other historic materials. Cuban Legacy Gallery will present Cuban Streams: 1855 – 1965, a multi-media installation by the Miami artist César Trasobares.