Miami and South Florida is becoming one of the most popular places for art and artists.Learn about Miami’s famous Art Deco style, Coral Gables’ historical architecture, and Fort Lauderdale’s passion for art.
Meet Veronique Cote – a brilliant girl with an eccentric outlook on life which translates into her unique abilities to see and create art in a very different way that most people are used to or willing to accept. Her art has a story, a message, her art speaks to those who are willing to listen, and her art makes you activate parts of your brain that conditionally had been sugarcoated by the society. Veronique is originally from Canada who now lives and works in Miami area. Miami, however, wasn’t her first destination in the land of opportunities. Before coming to Miami Veronique had made a few stops along the East coast following an employment as an artist.
Growing up Veronique was always a very crafty kid, but decision to be an artist as a career did not come to her until the age of nineteen, when she was already attending college. By nature Veronique is a Philomath - a person who loves to learn. She had completed her Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Arts, and then received Master’s Degree in Fine Arts and Photography. As she tells herself , “If I had the money and time, if I didn’t have to have a job I would still be in school at this point just because that’s what an artist does - gathers information.
That’s why I have so much education and that’s why I like it.” I contacted Veronique after discovering her art one day during a visit to the Art Center on Lincoln Road on Miami Beach. Instantaneously I became a huge fan. Her art pieces seemed very remarkable to me, so I wanted to find out more about the person responsible for the creation of these unconventional artistic expressions... Continue reading full interview
Sexy, stylish and chic! One of this year’s hottest Miami shows was Art Nation Gallery’s solo exhibition of famed New York artist Marko Stout, in downtown Wynwood. Gallery owner, Jason Samuels was exceptionally excited stating, “In my 30 years in the art industry I’ve never seen anything like it. Marko Stout message really connects with the younger generation and everyone loves it. Most of his work was sold before we even opened the doors.”... Continue reading full article
As a kid growing up, rarely one dreams of becoming an artist, let alone a painter. In our early years, at the beginning of our lifelong journey, we dream of becoming someone famous like a president, or a space explorer. The same goes for Michael Williams, who was born in 1986 in South Florida. Michael was like any other kid, having no worries about the future and definitely making no concrete plans for his future career... Continue reading full interview
Wynwood Life is back with a vengeance and is ready to take over the streets of Miami yet again. This spectacular 3-day event blends food, music, art, and of course, fashion. Wynwood Life is a street festival that aims at bringing all that we love and adore about Wynwood to life, literally, hence its name. Wynwood Life began as a blog, yes a blog! This blog shared upcoming trends and events in the district. However, that grew into a festival in 2014. With its growing numbers Wynwood life has become a must see event... Continue reading full article
Miami played host over Presidents Day weekend to Art Wynwood, a five-day annual winter event that attracted thousands of art-loving enthusiasts from around the globe. This year’s fair treated visitors to exhibits focusing on emerging, cutting-edge, contemporary and modern artwork presented by over 70 international galleries. Ranging from emerging talent to notable contemporary and modern artists, the exhibitors were widely diverse. The CONTEXT Art Miami Pavilion provided ample room for the event known for its unique approach to audience engagement. New for this year were a 1960s exhibition, a tribute to notable Miami institutions and the first international exhibit featuring works of photography artist Kevin O’Leary... Continue reading full article
Interview with Miamis True Historian Seth H. Bramson. Mr. Bramson has written 23 books of historical significance on places, people, events in Miami. Read full article
The Ultra Music Festival 2016 in Bayfront Park Downtown Miami. This electronic dance music festival is taking over Miami again. Read full article
Camille Kaye is a local singer and song writer based here in Miami. She has an amazing voice compared to the voices of signers as Mariah Carey and Whitney. Read full article