Paper Hearts

A Fundraiser for Miami Dade College's
Museum of Art + Design
in the Freedom Tower

February 13, 2014, from 8 until 11 p.m.

MDC Museum of Art + Design
The Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College
600 Biscayne Blvd.



Vickie Pierre
Better Place (Series), 2005
6” x 9”
Ink, Acrylic, Collage on Paper

Miami Dade College is proud to announce the inaugural fundraiser, Paper Hearts, for its new Museum of Art + Design. Paper Hearts is a true Miami party that showcases the best of what our arts community has to offer. DJ Hottpants will play hits and indie classics that’ll move your feet and the popular dance duo Afrobeta will perform a live Valentine’s inspired set. Hors d’oeuvres and Open Bars will be provided by a wide variety of local restaurants including DRB, Tito’s Vodka, Biscayne Tavern, Moonchine, and Toscana Davino.

Silent auction featuring over 50 works, curated by gallerist and local personality, Bernice Steinbaum.

Adler Guerrier
11” x 15”
Graphite, color pencil, acrylic and solvent transfer on paper

Featured Artists

Troy Abbot John Adkins Anne Austin Pearce Jennifer Basile Bhakti Baxter Jonathan Beer Lucas Blanco Carola Bravo Carol Brown Manuel Carbonell Ramón Carulla Tony Chirinos Edouard Duval Carrié Victor John Gómez Marina Font Lynne Golob Gelfman Enrique Gómez de Molina Adler Guerrier April Hartley Charles Hashim Jiae Hwang Natalya Laskis Mira Lehr Alberto Meza Aurora Molina Peggy Nania José Pacheco Vickie Pierre Ralph Provisero Carol Prusa Karen Rifas Loren Santiesteban César Santos Claudia Scalise Carrie Sieh Yomarie Silva Elena Sisto Sara Stites Joseph Tamargo Robert Thiele Carol Todaro Marcos Valella Tom Virgin Jaimie Warren Michelle Weinberg And more!

Individual admission is only $75 and VIP is $200.

All funds benefit the museum’s exhibitions and educational programs.  

Paper Hearts is presented with support from Miami Dade College Foundation MDCulture Miami Dade College School of Engineering and Technology MDC Kendall Visual Arts Student Association MDC Kendall Jazz Ensemble Miami City Social World Heaven Hill Distilleries Spagettino Restaurant Rik Rak salon China Grill Bartenura Toscana Davino Zonin Miami New Times Modern Luxury / Miami Magazine Afrobeta Robby Hunter Band I’ve Been Framed Glenn’s Greenery programs. It also goes to the continued stewardship of its historic home.

Jennifer Basile
Number 1 - Oseola Pines Series
30” x 48”
Relief Print on Japanese Rice Paper

About MDC Museum of Art + Design

MDC Museum of Art + Design (MOAD) is Miami Dade College’s flagship institution dedicated to the presentation and exhibition of visual art and design, housed at the National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College in Downtown Miami. The mission of the Museum is to promote the appreciation and understanding of art and its role in society through direct engagement with original works of art from within the College’s extensive permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. Furthermore, the Museum presents year-round lectures, symposiums and art-related events to expose, educate and engage the greater public through related creative processes.

The MDC Museum of Art + Design provides its patrons and visitors access to unique cultural, historical and educational exhibitions that enrich the greater community while building and preserving an expansive permanent art collection. Miami Dade College has been collecting art since the 1960s. Over the years, the collection has grown to contain more than 1,600 works in all mediums and genres, specifically within the movements of minimalism, pop art of the ’60s and ’70s, conceptual art and contemporary Latin American art. The College and Museum actively acquire works by emerging and under-recognized artists, as well as major figures in modern, post-modern and contemporary art.


600 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, Fl. 33132
305 237 7702]

Wednesday to Sundays: 12 - 5
Open late first Fridays until 8 p.m.
Admission Free. Private tours are available.

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