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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.
September 8 – 28: Michael Gray. Life Forms. New Works that address the loss of living reef tissues in Biscayne Bay.
Cesar Trasobares opening reception for Redacted on Saturday September 22nd, 6 – 9. These works can be seen through the lens of personal psychology as brutal actions of uncensored dissent as well as expressions of uncompromising social and political commentary. Gallerist Luisa Lignarolo expands: “César’s exhibition reflects an artist’s emotional protest against the blasting of knowledge from many fronts and the resulting atmosphere of intellectual debasement.”
October 6 – 26: Xavier Cortada opens at the Gallery @ Coconut Grove Arts Festival. Florida is Nature asks Floridians to define their state by its natural environment, not by the edifices and man-made encroachments that displace nature. Biscayne Bay is the inspiration for the work featuring mangroves, corals, and aquatic animals, while the images of other animals like the panther, the wood stork, and the the red wolf remind us to take care of endangered spices.
With this exclusive ICA event, Donor level members are welcome to enjoy a tour of the home of Coconut Grove art collector, whose collection includes featured works from local contemporary artists from the 90s to now. Artists and gallerists, collectors and other important contacts will be present, so join the ICA members circle for access to this event as well as many other unique ones and to be part of the Miami art scene.
LnS GALLERY (2620 SW 28th Lane, Miami) continues their second fall exhibition season with ARCIMBOLDO’S GHOSTS, a visual treasure hunt alighting heart and intellect by Cuban-born, American artist Arturo Rodríguez, one of Miami’s most prominent and achieved artists. Visitors will feast sensorially through his work on Saturday, November 17 for an opening reception in Coconut Grove.
Carola Bravo presents herself, spinning, in Moving Identity Canonreminiscent of the Golden Mean. In philosophy, Aristotle’s Golden Mean was said to have the three ingredients of beauty—symmetry, proportion, and harmony… the desirable middle between two extremes. Bravo gives us the middle in Inhabited Geometries. At Bernice Steinbaum Home Gallery (2101 Tigertail Ave. Coconut Grove).
Neighborhood Projects by Tim Buwalda starts Saturday Feb.2, 6 – 9 pm at LnS Gallery. Hyper-realistic oil and watercolor paintings based on photographs taken over several years of streetscapes around his native South Florida, Tim Buwalda presents iconic and forgotten figures of the automotive age as characters through which the glory and fallacy of the American Dream are refracted.
South Florida Gears Up for the 56th Annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival on President’s Day Weekend: February, Saturday 16 to Monday, February 18. Hours: Saturday and Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm. Monday: 10 am – 5 pm. Admission is $15, children under 12 free and residents (with proof of residency) $ 5. 360 artists will represent 14 diverse categories. Art for all.
Jennifer Basile: Iconic Images of American Landscape, The Power of Print. Opening Reception on Saturday 27, 6 – 9.
Sunday, April 28th; 10-2pm; HisoryMiami
Join HistoryMiami and historian Dr. George for a journey and tour of Coconut Grove, one of Miami’s oldest and most beautifully preserved neighborhoods. In this educational tour, you will earn how Bahamian settlers influenced the development of the Grove with their knowledge of tropical plants and native building materials.
June 1 – 30: Miami-Dade County Art Teachers show Nocturnal Views at the Gallery of CCAF at 3390 St, entrance by Grand Ave. Participating: Angelica Belin, Camilo Caceres, Peggy Falagan, Susan Feliciano, Rosemary Fineberg, Marlene Kohn, Eduardo Lacayo, Maria Lantigua, Catherine Longueira, Ramon Lopez, Linda Mangual, Katherine Martinez, Rose Miller, Maria Moreno, Lisa Oberlander, Gerald Obregon, Julie Orsini Shakher, Carmella Popiel, Cathi Rivera, Mirena Suarez, Marilyn Traeger, Donna Underwood, Maitejosune Urrechaga, and Marlon Zuniga. Opening Reception Saturday, June 1st, 6 – 9. Free and Open to the Public.
Form/Function/Power by Jessie Laino commences LnS third anniversary. Opening Reception, Saturday, September 7, 6 – 9 pm. Jessie Laino, a Miami native offering a salient perspective that weaves the purposefulness of construction with the precision of honed artistic technique. In her deconstruction and reconstruction of quotidian objects, Laino infuses form with allegory, creating an intensified relationship for the receptive viewer. On view until November 2.
September 7 – October 7: Rewilding by Annie Blazejack & Geddes Levenson. Opening Reception at the Coconut Grove Art Festival Gallery is on Saturday, September 7, 6 – 9 pm. Geddes Levenson and Annie Blazejack grew up together in Miami, FL., and both graduated from the New World School of the Arts, Miami’s premier magnet school for the arts. They have been showing work together for over a decade.
First Saturday of the month at LnS Gallery (2610 SW 28th Lane, Coconut Grove) opening reception for The Artful Book 2019: an installation of artist-made books by South Florida artists: John William Bailly, Mario Bencomo, Margarita Cano, Pablo Cano, Martin Casuso, Rosemarie Chiarlone with poet Susan Weiner,and Lydia Rubio, among others.
Support the Creative Programs at The Barnyard this Sunday, November 10, 3-5 pm (3615 Palmetto Ave., Miami 33133 FL 33133)
Enjoy wine and bites in a recently renovated architect’s home from Berlin now nestled in tropical Coconut Grove: The highlight of the event is the premiere of a new collection of cloth napkins, hand printed by Barnyard Kids, ages 6 to 12 using hand-carved wood blocks from India. Also a silent auction will be held. Napkins will also be available COST TO ATTEND: Minimum donation of $250 per couple All proceeds benefit Creative Programs at The Barnyard. RSVP:email@example.com