Claire Breukel is the new art critic for arts circuits Critic's Choice 2016. She works between Miami and San Salvador as Director and Chief Curator of Y.ES, a contemporary art exchange program with El Salvador, and Curator of the Unscripted art program for the city of Bal Harbour. Claire has curated exhibitions in Cape Town, Miami, New York, Prague, Vienna and San Salvador, and written for Whitewall, Arte Al Dia, Eikon, ArtPulse, Wynwood magazine, Function and Modernity online and Hyperallergic.com, and in 2014 co-edited her first publication, Y.ES Collect Contemporary El Salvador. Photo credit: Michaela Roztomia Doušová
Amalia Caputo (Caracas, 1964) is a photo and video based artist, art historian and art writer whose work focuses on memory, the archive, feminine identity and thinking about the photographic image from the perspective of photography itself. She carries a BA in art history from Universidad Central de Venezuela, and an MA from New York University and the International Center of Photography, in the fields of art theory and photography.
Adrienne Chadwick is Deputy Director for Education at Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). She has held previous positions as Education Manager at Nova Southeastern University Art Museum Fort Lauderdale and Director of Education at Young At Art Museum. A studio art practice focused on mixed media installation compliments her work as an arts administrator. Adrienne earned a BFA in visual art from New World School of the Arts.
Beth Dunlop is editor of the international design and architecture quarterly, Modern Magazine (www.modernmag.com). She was the longtime architecture critic for The Miami Herald and previously editor of HOME Miami magazine. She is the author of numerous books, including The Tropical Cottage and Miami: Mediterranean Splendor and Deco Dreams. She lives in Miami Beach with her husband, William Farkas, and golden doodle, Olive
A longtime South Floridian who has earned her cultural chops one word at a time as a staff writer for the Miami Herald and The Palm Beach Post, a travel writer covering the arts for Visit Florida, and a writer and fundraiser for the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. She is a dining critic for the Miami Herald. As a contributing writer for People magazine, Latina magazine, National Geographer Traveler and Indulge magazine, she has survived 15 Art Basels and 20 SoBe Wine & Food Festival.
García is a multidisciplinary artist, novelist, playwright, and journalist. Her debut novel White Light was released in 2015, to great acclaim, including NPR’s Best Books of 2015. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, The LA Times, The Miami Herald, The Rumpus, and now in Art Circuits. Her award-winning plays have been produced around the world. Her visual work has been exhibited in Miami, New York San Francisco, and the Caribbean. She also has a Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine in Creative Nonfiction.
Margery Gordon is a journalist, critic, curator, and educator specializing in contemporary art. She began collaborating with Art Circuits in 2014. As founder and director of Arts Encounters, Gordon organizes cultural tours, programs. and exhibitions. She has visited artist-run spaces throughout the Eastern U.S. for another ongoing project.
Adriana Herrera earned her Ph.D. with an interdisciplinary dissertation in Literature and Art. She was an art critic for El Nuevo Herald, editor advisor with Arte al Día International, and free-lance writer for Art Nexus, Arte al Límite, and Art Experience NYC. She began collaborating with Art Circuits in 2016. In 2011, she co-created Aluna Art Foundation. Since it’s founding, Aluna Curatorial Collective has curated several exhibitions in Miami, Siberia, and Mónaco.
George Neary has worked in arts/culture/Preservation and LGBTQ marketing for over 20 years. He was a senior staff member at Miami’s visitors and convention bureau for 20 years and executive director for 7 years at Miami Beach’s Preservation League. (MDPL) He has conducted hundreds of historic, culture, community and LGBTQ tours all over Miami.
After graduating from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., Anne moved to Hong Kong and worked for a variety of publications, covering the cultural arts of China and Southeast Asia. After a stint for an Asian newspaper in Los Angeles, she relocated to Berlin, Germany, and worked as a journalist during Berlin’s -- and Eastern Europe’s -- cultural revival after the fall of the Iron Curtain. She then took a position in Miami as associate editor overseeing all cultural sections at Miami New Times, and has since written and edited for numerous publications about the vibrant arts scene that has started to sprout in South Florida, including writing regular reviews for local and national publications including the Miami Herald. She currently is the editor of Artburst Miami.
Award-winning art critic and journalist Elisa Turner has written for Art Circuits since 2008. She also writes for various online and print publications. Her distinguished career as Miami Herald art critic includes international assignments to Cuba and Haiti, as well as Venice, Italy and Basel, Switzerland. She teaches at Miami Dade College.