Palo at Downtown and 2nd Saturdays Art Walk 1/9: Wynwood and Design District

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Back to the grind. Back to work.

We're all somehow managing to drag ourselves out of our warm, warm beds..and somehow managing to put our work faces back on. Ehh..vacation was so much nicer, as usual!! It's actually Winter in Miami. Not 70 degrees either. It's really f-ing cold. I LOVE IT!!!

Well, even though it's Monday, I'm already looking forward to Friday and the rest of the weekend. Perfect weekend to bundle up, walk around, check out some (free) music and art, and keep warm with red wine.

January 8, 2010
Bayfront Park

We are kicking off the New Year with some funk. Friday, January 8, 2010 at 5:30 pm the DWNTWN Miami Concert Series is presenting the Miami based band PALO! Their unique and infectious style, textured with exciting beats from the tropics and a touch of some serious jazz, will have the crowd dancing the night away at this free concert at Bayfront Park’s Tina Hills Pavilion.

The New York Post raves “Afro-Cuban Funk is Cuban music for the new generation. And the leader of the sound is the Miami based band PALO!”

It seems as if all the galleries in both the Wynwood and DD area are participating in January's art walk, so there should be lots to see :-)

UPPER WYNWOOD from 29th St. up to 36th St &
from 39th 41st St.

North Miami Avenue

3326 N Miami Ave.
Miami, Fl 33127
786 488 4375
Gallery hours:
Tues - Fri 10 - 6
Sat 11 - 4

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan. 09, 7 - 10

Gabriela Morawetz, Closer to me than myself #1, pigmented inkjet on canvas and tulle, 2009. 67 x41 in.

Until February 2010
Gabriela Morawetz.
Closer To Me Than Myself
In these works Polish artist Mprawetz explores the issues of duality that accompany individuals. The viewer is placed in the position of the alter ego in relation to the characters represented in the work.

Julie L. Friel. Gravy in her own words
“These feral figures that inhabit my cityscapes are of you! However, there are a few self-portraits in there. This thick mix of gravy is influenced by everything from the primitive art in the Pacific Northwest, to the popular culture, and then on to street art and graffiti.”

Also, Cintas award winner, Cuban, Gladys Triana and “Todos los cuerpos extraños”, a curatorial project by Pasajero Cultural from Spain.

36th Street

17 NW 36th St.
Miami, FL 33127
305 573 6303

Gallery Hours
by appt.

Meet the Artist
Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan 09, 7-10

Dot 51
Daniel Bottero, Reaching To Love, mixed media on canvas, 2006, 86 x 82 in.

Daniel Bottero. The Love Of The Poet
“Our past, our present and our future all influence my paintings. Each painting I create is an essential part of my inner being. My work speaks many languages, communicates on several levels at the same time. A unique psychological interaction between reality and fantasy, one that transports the observer into a dreamlike encounter with the sublime.” Daniel Bottero

"Bottero is ... a poet painter, that is, a painter who uses the medium to convey the poetry of his emotions ..." Donald Kuspit

Today Bottero works in his studios in the Wynwood Arts District of Miami and in Buenos Aires. Bottero graduated from the National School of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires. He earned his Master’s Degree at the Academia Italiana di Belle Arti, Lucca, Italy. From 1986 to 1990 Bottero resided and worked in Paris. Since 1990 he has lived and worked in New York. Bottero’s work has been shown throughout the world. His paintings are featured in the corporate collections of Citibank, Xerox, Avon, Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan Chase Bank.


51NW 36th St.
Miami, FL 33127
305 573 9994

Gallery Hours
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 7:30
Sat 1- 6
Private viewing by appt.

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan. 09, 7-10

Dot 51
Andres Ferrrandis, Wall, Mixed Media Installation / Dimension Variable.

Until January 10
Andres Ferrandis. THAW
Andrea Chehebar. Purusha (Project Room)
About THAW: Using color, non-conventional media and materials, and strategic placement, Andres Ferrandisaccomplishes pieces that capture the spectator’s curiosity for truth and thought. Andres’ work depicts an evident influence from constructivist and architectural trends. The appeal lies in the fact that there is no abstraction in the creative process of his pieces. Born in Spain and a resident of Miami since 2002,Ferrandis’ concept of footprints left behind is portrayed in his work through his tactical minimal brushstroke and linear panels; just as time has passed by in our dimension, his brush has passed leaving reminiscent color behind.

Purusha (Project Room)
Andrea Chehebar: As a Miami Resident, this Colombian artist will be presenting Photography, Video Installation, and mixed media pieces

“We are all different on the outside; no one human being is or thinks exactly the same as another. So, what is it that unites us all? What is that imperishable, unchanging essence we all seem to share?

Purusha, pure consciousness, is the divine self that abides in all beings and guides us. What is due to us will eventually reach us naturally and with no need to worry.

Art Fairs: MIA (Jan 2010)


46 NW 36th St.
Miami FL,33127
P: 305 448 2060

Mon - Fri 11 - 6 Sat. by appt.

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan. 09, 7-10

Dot 51

Until January 10, 2010
Salustiano. Recent Work
Art Rouge Gallery is a contemporary art gallery featuring original oil, acrylic, encaustic wax paintings, engraving, intaglio, drawing on paper; and bronze, fiber glass sculptures, ceramics, photos, by nationally and internationally renowned artists whose art styles range from post impressionism to abstract.

Whatever the medium represented, the art works are always visually accessible, technically proficient and of important artistic merit and accomplishment.

32nd Street

561 NW 32 St
Miami, FL 33127
305 576 2828
Gallery hours:
Mon - Sun, 12 - 5

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan. 28, 7-11

BakehouseThe Bakehouse

January 28th, 7 – 11
4th Annual Fundraiser
Lucky You 2 / An Art Raffle

Participating Artists: Mervyn Aronoff, Cesar Barroso, Jennifer Basile, H. Allen Benowitz, Christian Bernard, Dan Bondroff, Amalia Brujis, Steven Burzynski, Martin Carbajal, Tony Chirinos, Luis Diaz, Natasha Duwin, Ingrid Eliasson, Elaine Laureno Evans, Jorge Enrique, Daniel Fila, Tristan Fitch, Betty Fleisher, Gary Fonseca, Ross Ford, Rosa Naday Garmendia, Patricia S. Gutierrez, Tracey Hagen, Leslie Harris, Babette Herschberger, Marina DelRosario Huang, Regina Jestrow, Colleen Kelley, Lynne Libby, Ronald Logan, Cheryl Maeder, Jean -Paul Mallozzi, Maria Sonia Martin, David Martinez, Pat Ross-Marx, Robert McKnight, Donald McKnight, Natasha Middagh, Deborah Mitchell, Venessa Monokian, Marta Moreu, Dale Nally, Nicholas Nehaniv, Luis Garcia Nerey, Adriano Nicot, Jose Pacheco Silva, Hugo Patao, Christina Pettersson, Susan Radau, Mike Rivamonte, Jacqueline Roch, Vivian Romoff, Beatricia Sagar, Tina Salvesen, Anica Shpilberg, Gerry Stecca, Donna Lee Steffens, Alexis Trigoura, Gerbi Tsesarskaia, Stephanie Jaffe Werner, and Alex Yanes$10.00 Raffle Tickets.

29th Street The Corridor

50 NE 29 St. N Miami Ave
Miami, Fl 33127
305 444 0004
Gallery Hours
Tue - Fri 10- 5 and by appointment

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan. 09, 7-10

kelleyPatricia Claro, Another Landscape II, oil on linen, 75, 2 x 125, 2 cm, 2009

Until January 31st, 2010
Elements X 10

John Henry, Henry Lautz, Fran Bobadilla , Kevin Paulsen, Sebastian Spreng, Robert Swedroe, Mike Tesch, Patricia Claro, Antonio Ugarte, Mimi Bates, Soile Yli-Mayry,

Elements x 10 is a group show combining the works of Kelley Roy Gallery’s renowned artists. Artist interpretations will be expressed throughout the gallery in different mediums including painting, video installation, and sculpture.
Including prominent Miami artists
Sebastian Spreng, Robert Swedroe, and Mike Tesch all with very unique and signature styles. Sebastian Spreng unites his love for music and art with Liederkreis, a 45- piece installation. Born in Santa Fe, Argentina, Sebastian has been a prominent figure in the South Florida art scene for over two decades. Mike Tesch unites his love for art and words in his paintings.
Also showing sculptures by renowned sculptors
John Henryand Henry Lautz. These artists are individual elements on their own, by one of its many definitions, an element is a substance that cannot be reduced to simpler substances, yet combined they are Elements x 10.
South American artists
Patricia Claro and Antonio Ugarte will display their pieces inspired by water and its enigmatic powers of reflection and transformation.


98 NW 29th St
Miami, FL 33127
305 576 8116

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan. 09, 7-10

Luis PerezJonathan Stein, It's Just Make Up, 2009, photographic triptych, each 2 x 2 in.

Until February 2nd, 2010
to endure a trying situation and continue on without complaint Yanelis López, Charles Chace, Jonathan Stein, Carl Pazcuzzi, Klaus Guingang, Spunk and The Orange Kittens.
The exhibition revolves around the theme of the elitist nature of the art world, fame, and the emotional implications of these concepts.

The exhibition explores the mundane, the gritty, the sordid and the glamorous side of Miami’s Wynwood Arts District. It will feature an array of photography, sculptures, light installations, and mixed media. And in the middle of it all lies the thrilling marquee-like lights of Klaus Guingang’s “MAFIART.”

Monitoring Art

This is a collaboration of video installations with O Cinema, it is a video art gallery showcasing the work of video and new media artist –with particular emphasis on local artists. Relatively nascent to the art scene, video art emerged during the 1960s and 1970s and has engendered artist with opportunities to express themselves through motion and technology.

LUIS PEREZ GALERÍAat the Awarehouse
550 NW 29th St.
Miami, Fl 33127
305 379 3763

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan. 09, 7-10

Luis PerezArnaldo Anaya-Lucca,
Adam & Eve

Arnaldo Anaya – Lucca. Adam and Eve.

One of today’s leading fashion photographers, Arnaldo Anaya-Lucca, will be presenting his first fine art solo exhibition, “Adam and Eve,” at Luis Perez Galeria in Wynwood, Miami during this year’s Art Basel Miami Beach, hosted by Manuel Norena. Anaya-Lucca is a renowned fashion photographer known for capturing the world of Ralph Lauren rethinks classic imagery as his own personal expression of events in history.

For his first exhibition of its type, Anaya-Lucca rethinks classic imagery in a more personal way, animating events in history with a curiosity that is both critical and sensual. Adam and Eve is a nude study inspired by 17th and 18th Century renaissance paintings. The images reflect the struggle of sensuality, temptation and shame that underlies the human condition as well as the joy of sexual innocence. The artist also wanted to address situations where the line between internal and external sense of self was/is in conflict throughout human history. The set design for the exhibition is also by Manuel Norena with Jed Root in New York.


101 NE 40th St.
Miami, FL 33137
305 573 2101

Tue – Sat: 11 – 7

Gallery Night Reception Sat. Dec. 12, 7

101David Bowers, Paulina’s Dream II Oil on Linen, 2008, 20 x 26 in.

On view until January 10, 2010
Jordan Doner. Claudio Ethos. David Michael Bowers.

Doner Photography. Recent Works. Doner will unveil large-scale photographs and mixed-media imagery. Prints from the December 1st interactive installation will also be on display.
His centerpiece will be a large-scale photographic diptych of exploding artist-edition luxury handbags "Louis Vuitton, Murakami Cerises," and "Louis Vuitton, Richard Prince Jokes."

Accompanying the diptych, and treading the line between photography and sculpture, will be "Edition of 1,” 15 unique photographic sculptures featuring luxury goods explosions, idealized and uninhibited nudes, and landscapes abstracted from the ethereal spaces of the earlier performance installation. Each “Edition of 1” framed 16” x 20” photograph will be fused with materials from the now-deconstructed antechamber environment -- nylon from the bodysuits, silk-screens of explosions and nudes over nylon or Plexiglas, and bits of debris from the detonated luxury goods.

Claudio Ethos, creates a multi-dimensional illustration on the exterior wall of 101/exhibit
Raised in the poverty-stricken neighborhoods of his native Sao Paolo, Brazil, Ethos became deeply influenced by the calligraphic atmosphere and graffiti art on the streets around him. He decided he, too, would become a “graffiteiro,” or urban painter.

David Michael Bowers. New Works
From a blank surface painstakingly prepared with rabbit skin glue, chalk and white zinc, acclaimed painter David Michael Bowers delves into a world that has been described as “surrealistic,” “contemporary fantastic” and “illusionary,” as he blends modern themes and whimsical ideas with the techniques of the great masters.

Bowers began his career as an illustrator and has created more than 100 magazine covers.

All three shows will be on view until January 10, 2010


1 NE 40th Street Suites 3, 6, 7 Miami, FL 33137
305 573 5730

Mon- Sat.11-6 pm

ricartSunny Choi, Daydreaming, oil and acrylic on canvas,
60”x 48 in..

Until March 24th
Incantations In Multi Color.
Pedno (Stephanie Pednault), Kristina Garon, Semadar, Tony Scullin, Alejandro Figueroa, Adrian Torres, Sergio Cervantes, Daniel, Francesco Blagano, Margo Ouelette, Konstantina Daskalaki, Dennis Bruce Spencer, Deborah Levy, Richard W. Rosen, Gregory Padron, Dean Loucks, Michael Katz, Lenore Robins, Global Art Beat Gallery, Francesco Mino, Allan Herskowitz, Olga Dziembowska, Samantha Churchill, Jose Delbo, Grupo Alejandro Alfonso, Adriana Cora, Sunny Choi, Andrea Castro, Tana, L.Wurzmann, R. Barney, A. Gulias, David Gonya, Novaro, R. Hager, G. Lopez, “E” the Artist, and Simon.

New and emerging artists of 2010. Showing 32 international contemporary artists in a group exhibition titled “Incantations in Multi-Color”. A cool mix of diversity, innovation and progressive thinking, our new collection is sure to leave a great impression. Exhibiting through March 24, 2010. Ongoing exhibition of the brilliant works of William Braemer in Suite 3.


Diaspora Vibe Gallery
3938 N. Miami Ave.
Miami, FL 33127
305 573 4046



Tues – Fri 11-6,
Sat. By Appt.

PressitonImageAlejandro Contreras, When Black is Clear

Opening Recepption Thursday January 7, 7 – 10
Open Late Gallery Night Saturday January 9, 7 - 10

When Black Is Clear. Alejandro ContrerasAlejandro Contreras uses mixed media to ignite dialog about culture and border communities. His images pay homage to first person voices that celebrate generations of culture. The work is experimental, fresh and informed from images seen after one year traveling throughout Europe and Latin America.

On view through Febryary 2nd.


4100 North Miami Avenue
Miami, Florida 33127
786 925 2930

Tue-Sat 10 - 6

PressitonImageMike Bernard Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre, 54 X 64 cm.

Opening Reception Tuesday January 5th, 7 – 9
Open Late for Gallery Night Saturday January 9, 7 - 9

Mike Bernard, Jean Robinson And Henrik Simonsen. From Across The Pond

On view until February 6th.

North Miami Avenue
2417 N. Miami Ave
Miami, Fl 33127
305 576 9878

Gallery hours:
Mon – Fri 9 – 5
Sat by appt. only

Opening Reception Tuesday Dec.1, 7

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan. 09 , 7-10

Gean Moreno & Ernesto Oroza. Archipelago.

Gean Moreno & Ernesto Oroza. Archipelago

Eduardo Costa. Mid Career Survey Fashion Fictions, Names Of Friends, & The Painting/ Object
Here are Costa’s 40 Years of surprising shifts. From Fashion Fictions to Theater Pieces, from Interactive sounds works to a Poem for the Deaf-Mute, from immaterial pieces to heaviest paintings ever. Art history turned around, emptied of its meaning, triumphant again.

Scott Burton. Photography: Nature, Furniture, Architecture, & Performance
Why was Burton motivated to perpetuate an image through the tool of his camera? The knowledge of Burton’s other work has to come into a dialogue with his photographs, giving us access to his symbolic universe.
On View until February 26, 2010


2043 N Miami Ave
Miami, Fl 33127
305 576 1804
Gallery hours:
Tues– Fri 10- 5
Sat 10 - 3

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan.09, 7 - 10

Diana Lowenstein
Alberto Latorre, Tentative Secrets, 2009, Mixed media,
34 x 12 in.
(mounted on 42 x 10 x 10 in. pedestal)

Carlos Betancourt. Solo Exhibition.
Lapidus Infinitus

In Betancourt’s most recent photographic artwork, the artist continues to assemble explosive compositions consisting of thousands of photographs of objects, people, flowers and other elements that occupy the superb glitzy realm of beauty for which he is known. The images appear in their full kitsch splendor, possessed by an enchanting light and seemingly crystallized by a magical sorcerer

In addition, there is a sprawling three-dimensional installation of multiple column pedestals, each supporting an accumulation of auspicious objects to be worshipped. A symmetrical assembly creates spaces for interaction within this fantastical world. As with the photographic compositions, this large-scale installation, Portrait of a Garden, iconizes these pop objects the artist has gifted with a unique sense of dignity.

A group exhibition brings together gallery and guest artists including Luis Alonzo Barkigia, John Bailly, Clifton Childree, Irene Clouthier, Felice Grodin, Jill Hotchkiss, Laura Kina, Alberto Latorre, Michael Loveland, Michael Scoggins, Carlos de Villasante, and Annie Wharton. Each artist is working with the same initial element, a world globe, and transforming it, thereby providing their own vision.

On View until February 6, 2010
2nd. Avenue

2727 NW 2nd Ave
Miami, Fl 33127
305 572 9860

Hours: Mon - Fri 10 - 6
Saturday by appt.

Gallery Night Reception
Saturday Jan. 09, 7-10

Bobby Hill. Golden Ticket Inside.

Golden Ticket Inside. Bobby Hill
Bobby Hill is a New York based artist. His work combines a blend of pop imagery, raw graffiti and expressionist elements. Over the last year he has had sold out shows in Spain, France and England. His last exhibit in SOHO drew thousands of people.


2630 NW 2nd. avenue
Miami, Fl 33127
305 438 0220
Gallery hours:
Tues - Fri 11- 6
Sat 12 - 5

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan. 09, 7-10

Alejandra von Hartz
Andres Sobrino, S/T (Untitled), Self adhesive fabric, metallic and vinyl tape, 2008/09, 39 ½ x 27 ½ in

Until February 6, 2010
Beloved Structure: The Argentine Legacy.
Curated by Eva Grinstein
Fabián Burgs, Martín Di Paola, Marcolina Dipierro, Verónica Di oToro, Lucio Dorr, Silvia Gurfein, Silvana Lacarra, Adriana Minoliti, Karina Peisajovich, Pablo Siquier and Andrés Sobrino.
Latin American Abstract Geometric painting, with its strong ties to Europe yet with its undeniably great, regional protagonists, has left an enormous legacy to the contemporary art scene of the continent.

In this opportunity, Alejandra von Hartz Gallery has invited the curator, Eva Grinstein, to present a carefully selected group of artists, who inherited and continued this rich tradition in Argentine art. They “reinterpret and---in a way--- render homage to the masters of the vanguard, who changed the direction of Latin American art in the mid 20th century.”

Grinstein notes: “This selection presents the work of eleven accomplished Argentine artists of the new generation, who through the use of very diverse materials and techniques---painting, reliefs, light pieces, and drawings---reignites and updates the passion for structure that characterized the artists that challenged the paradigms of representation.”


2620 NW 2nd. Ave.
Miami, Fl 33127
786 486 7248

Tues - Fri, 1- 5 and by appt.

Opening Reception with the Artist
On Saturday January 9, 7

Marina Font

January 9 - February 27
Marina Font.
El Contrato.
El Contrato (The Contract) is a series of photographs depicting a woman's journey of self discovery and identity. Although inspired by the artist's personal experience, many universal themes are presented that create a dialogue with the viewer. Gender, family, life cycles and memory are symbolically represented with elements charged with ritual and spirituality. The contract of loyalty with the fears and prejudices of the past is broken and the woman becomes free to discover herself in the many roles within contemporary society.
Dina Mitrani Gallery opened in November 2008 and specializes in international contemporary photography. The gallery represents emerging and mid-career artists, offers artists talks and lectures on photography as well as photo-based books. The gallery is committed to promoting its artists, as well as working with independent curators to produce unique group exhibitions.


2722NW 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33127
P: 305 546 9626
Hours: Gallery Walk & by appt.

Gallery Night Reception
Saturday Jan. 09, 7 - 10

Claudia Calle, Red Soldier

Claudia Calle. Republic Of China. Photography
Miami based Colombian photographer and mix media artist Claudia Calle will exhibit her latest collection “Republic of China”, where she portraits Chinese fascinating culture as well as its special socioeconomic reality.

Claudia Calle enjoys experimenting with photography; painting and mixing elements over different and non – conventional materials and this technique is applied with perfection in this magnificent collection.

The public will also be able to enjoy the series “Living in Silence” and “Between Frontier: The Longneck Story” which granted Claudia two honorable mentions in the 2009 International Photography Awards.The pieces were chosen over 20,000 photography’s sent from all over the world.

The full schedule of events is posted or


2450 NW 2nd Ave.
Miami, 33127
305 573 2400

Gallery hours:
Mon-Friday 9:30- 5:30
Saturday 12-5:30

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan. 09, 6 - 9

Jorge Perianes, Untitled, 2009. 2 panels: 40 x 17” in. each.

Jan 9 – Feb 6, 2010
Abstraction. Collective Exhibition

Louise Nevelson, Ted Larsen, Howard Sherman, McKay Otto (USA), Agustín Cárdenas, Raúl Martínez, Hugo DeSoto, Carlos González, Carlos García, Raúl Milián, Loló Soldevilla, Antonio Vidal, Sandú Darie, Hugo Consuegra (Cuba), León Ferrari , Kazuya Sakai, Ernesto Berra, Alicia Penalba (Argentina), Hope Brooks (Jamaica), Wosene Kosrof (Ethiopia/USA) and TIGA (Haiti) among others.

Abstraction has been part of the art tradition since its worldwide acceptance in the first half of the XX Century and is very much alive today. Looking at a diversity of artworks from different perspectives it is easy to see why abstractionism has survived. With that thought in mind we organized this collective exhibition in which we show different approaches to abstract art.

The exhibit brings together pieces by artists from different countries, periods and trajectories. Some are very well known internationally while others are best recognized in their own countries. Some of these artists dab at abstraction as part of their creative journey, as is with Ferrari and Raul Martinez, while the rest can be seen as maintaining it as a sort of more permanent trend.


Chelsea Gallería
2441 NW 2nd. Ave
Miami, Fl 33127
305 576 2950

Gallery Hours:
Tue – Fri, 10 – 5; Sat 12 – 5

Gallery Night Reception
Saturday Jan. 09 at 7

chelseaSuzanne Scherer and Pavel Ouporov, Language of Birds, silverpoint drawing, 16 x 10” in.

Chelsea Galleria define’s the new season with a focus onTransformations of the body, civilizations and the environment expressed in photography, drawing and painting.

Eduardo del Valle and Mirta Gomez: On View, a new exhibition by the husband and wife photographers who take us on a rare and astonishing journey into the transformation of the human form after death.

Suzanne Scherer and Pavel Opourov, The Language of Birds, drawing and prints. Also see their video Tree Rain installed in the Delta Terminal of the Ft. Lauderdale / Hollywood Airport.

John Westmark,
Madame Butterfly from the Folklore Series, metamorphosis in paint and dress patterns exploring the “metaphorical potential of unorthodox materials”.

Karla Turcios, Miami Transitions translates the forces of change in cities and its impact on people into sometimes humorous narratives of urban transformation. .


dpm Gallery
2441 NW 2nd Avenue
Miami, Florida 33127
305 283 4480

Gallery Hours:
Thu-Sat 12 - 5 or appt.

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan. 09, 7 – 10

dpmRoberto Noboa, Muy cerca de las oficinas de algodón, Acrylic and oil on canvas, 80 x 54 in.

Manuela Ribadeneira. If You Are Sinister…
Ribadeneira's Ribadeneira's practice can be understood as an interrogation around the phenomena of the territories. Territories interpreted not only as physical entities but also in relation to the processes that contrast ideological, political and identity wise horizons. The poetry contained in her works have the virtue of relativizing the individual gaze towards the sensible themes that she depicts, making the perceptive experience complex by not using obstinate rhetoric that wants to teach a lesson or denounce.


2441 NW 2nd Ave.
Miami, Fl 33127
786 693 8155
305 573 1333
Gallery Hours:
Wed to Sat 12- 5 or by appointment

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan. 09, 6 - 9

LylieJose Bedia. Obra reciente

Until January 30th , 2010
Jose Bedia.
Ritual Of Passage
First solo show of new work for Cuban contemporary artist Jose Bedia to take place in Miami, in 2 years. The artist will exhibit over 15 new mixed media paintings in which he continues to explore connections between our spiritual origins, indigenous cultures and our contemporary selves. Omar Pascual-Castillo writes:

“We have the truth, the reality, of a man who finds in these cultures the hopes of life and the solution to the ethical-religious disaster of contemporary society, a man who finds in art a way to make them worthy as “new fetishes of adoration”, as if making a “conceptual ready-made” that uses art to recreate the force of his contents, of his inheritance, of his energy.”

Born in Havana, Cuba in 1959 Jose Bedia has come to the forefront of contemporary artistic production as is recognized as one if not the most important artist to have emerged from Cuba during the past 20 years. He has exhibited in countless internationally renowned museums, receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1994 and is part many of the most significant private and public collections across the globe including the MOMA in New York, The Whitney Museum, the Tate Gallery and the Hirschorn Museum in Washington D.C.

There will also be a retrospective of the work of Jose Bedia at the MIA Art Fair 2010 taking place 7th – 10th of January at the Miami Beach Convention Center



2315 NW 2nd Ave.
Miami , FL 33127
P:305 724 6021


Open Second Saturdays
& by appt.

Meet the Artist in his working studio
Saturday Jan. 09, 7 - 9

A. Dale Nally, Landscape w/
Two Circles,
Oil on Canvas, 60 x 32 in..

A. Dale Nally. Ongoing Work
Nally is a nationally recognized artist living and working in the heart of the Wynwood Arts District of Miami. For the past 10 years he has been developing a unique and definitive way of expressing his art through his creative use of material, a sense of respect for art history, and the many artist that have paved the way before him.

Dale paints quiet, contemplative works which are a result of a deep rooted connection to the earth and the world around him. Each painting is an attempt to discover a sense of quiet, to create the ability to reflect and connect not only to our own world, but the deeper meaning that lies within.


2294 NW 2nd Ave.
Miami, Fl 33127
305 989 3359
Only by appt.

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan. 09, 7 – 10


Luis Diaz. Mass A-peel

Luis Diaz. Solo Show

Luis Diaz has worked successfully as an illustrator. Working with publishers that include The Topps Company, IDW, Devil's Due, Bang Productions, Miami New Times, New York City's The Village Voice and WWE, Diaz has carved a niche in the commercial art world.

This year his work has been featured in magazines like Corel Painter, Dangerous Ink and WeMerge. He's also been a part of ADAPT 2007-08, Ballistics Publishing and Spectrum Fantastic Art Annuals.

Diaz also created over 40 paintings for the new Garbage Pail Kids and Wacky Packages. Last year he was named one of "Six Artist You Need To Know" by and CITY LINK.

He is currently working on paintings in his Miami studio.


2145 NW 2nd. Ave.
Miami, Fl 33127
304 774 7740

Open day & night 24/7

DurbanJesus Soto, Penetrable BBL Blue, 365 x 400 x 1400 cm., 1999, Edition 2/8

Jesus Soto
Penetrable BBL Blue, 1999

Enjoy this spectacular Soto at Durban Segnini new open space in Wynwood. Soto was a Venezuelan artist (1923 – 2005). He was a sculptor and painter and is most famous for his op art and kinetic art works. Soto is particularly well known for his penetrables, interactive sculptures which consist of square arrays of thin, dangling tubes through which observers can walk. It has been said of Soto's art that it is inseparable from the viewer; it can only stand completed in the illusion perceived by the mind as a result of observing the piece.

Durban-Segnini Gallery was founded in Caracas, Venezuela, in 1970 and in Miami, USA in 1992, by its present director and owner Mr. Cesar Segnini.

Durban-Segnini Gallery specializes in contemporary painting and sculpture, emphasizing in artists who have worked with abstract expressionism, geometric abstraction and kinetic art.Simultaneously, the Gallery strives to promote and diffuse new artistic values as well as the historical vanguards that have influenced those.



2242 NW 1st Place
Miami, FL 33137
P: 305 433 3441

Mon - Fri 10 - 5 Sat & Sun
by appt. only

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan. 09, 7 – 10

Kito Mbiango. 'L'Orange Elegans',
Mixed Media on Canvas

Kito Mbiango. Solo Show
Mbiango draws from his wide-ranging travels and photographic experience in producing works that excite the imagination by crossing and blurring cultural borders between Eastern and Western spheres of influence. Elements of post-colonial commentary (initiated via found 18th and 19th Century engravings in the style of John James Audubon, J. Barralet, and James Fittler) and modern cultural references (through the use of turn-of-the-century photography and silkscreens) converge in a rich, complex layering of color and graphic embellishment.

Above all, however, emerging artist Mbiango’s more pressing concern is the unity of both artistic and human ingredients: the integration of Eastern and Western influences seeks to peacefully reconcile the inherent cultural differences so ubiquitous in postmodern society. Overall, the goal for
Mbiango is to gather both art and its viewer into one stunning, deeply spiritual achievement.

Kito Mbiango was born in Brussels in 1966. He is completely self-taught in his technique and utilizes multiple production methods including image transfer and mixed media assemblage all applied meticulously by hand.


by ada Balcacer
2137 NW 2nd. Ave
Miami, FL 33127
786 348 2100

Gallery Hours:
Tues - Sat 10 – 7

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan. 09, 7 – 10

AbroMarian Balcacer

Marian Balcacer. Italian Veggies And Artifacts. Series
The art-photographer gives the star role to familiar herbs , veggies and artifacts ; forcing the viewer to question the traditional hand pencil drawing of the Italian “ chiaroscuro “ and the contemporary photo-technique over fine art paper . The subtle color application masters the image to impressive beauty . The artist works in Milan ,Italy .Her photographs are in the permanent collection of Abro Gallery .

23rd. Street

123 NW . 23 St
Miami, Fl 33127
305 573 8144

Gallery Hours:
Tue. - Fri 11 - 3, by appt.

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan. 09, 7 - 10

KabeJose Antonio Hernandez-Diez,La Hermandad, 1994. 3 videos monitors, 3 tables, metal rack, troughs, friend pork Variable dimensions

Until January 15, 2010
José Antonio Hernández Diez. Recent Work
This exhibition presents new work in progress from José Antonio Hernández Diez and will evolve as it travels to new venues. After its presentation at KaBe Contemporary this exhibition will travel to Periférico Caracas among other venues in 2010.

This show features the Venezuelan artist’s first solo exhibition in Miami, his most recent work, an installation consisting of video and photography, reflecting the sentimental side of human beings. People who were touched by a personal tragedy, perhaps the loss of a loved one due to everyday crime, seek some sort of consolation or closure. His work explores time travel and the possibility to say one last goodbye or undo facts, such as death, thus contributing to a more humane and happy society.


171 NW 23rd Street
Miami, FL 33127

Tue – Fri : 11 - 6
Sat: 12 - 5
by appt anytime

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan. 09, 7 - 10

SammerDonna Haynes, (left) Harvesting the Perfect Male, 2009, 17' x 17" x 72" illuminated found object construction & Rosario Rivera-Bond – (right) - Gorgeous Trash Series, I, 2009, Mixed media (Recycled material and artificial elements) 70" x 46" x 30”

Jan. 7, 2010 – Feb. 7, 2010
Haynes & Rivera-Bond
Donna Haynes, Rosario Rivera-Bond
Artformz is pleased to present the first exhibition of the New Year featuring new works of gallery artists Donna Hayes and Rosario Rivera-Bond. The exhibit displays the unique way in which each of the two artists has chosen to develop their work using found materials. Both approach the technique of assemblage of found objects with thematic similarities yet each achieves a striking difference as is evident in the presentation of the final artworks.

Rivera-Bond places an installation in the galleries project room as well as works in the main space. Also in the main space, Haynes will be exhibiting 3 dimensional constructions and directing an audience participatory piece involving a new work designed around the theme of words as text, written or typed.

Both artists address the “feminine” as a means of personal expression in reference to common societal rolls, consumerism, and the body.


250 N.W. 23rd St. Unit 306
Miami, Fl 33127
954 235 4758

Gallery Hours:
by appt. only.

Purvis YungJerome Soimaud, Vagabond, Charcoal & Graphite on Canvas, 2009, 36 x 36 in.

Jerome Soimaud's Around Jenin's 2010:

Around Jenin's 2010 is a year -long series on Miami's Little Haiti by Jerome Soimaud. From the perspective of a local corner store, the artist invites you to discover the universe of this African Diaspora.

Artist Jerome Soimaud has shown three parts of this on going series consisting of works of oil on canvas, charcoal and graphite on canvas and photography. He now presents part four.
28th Street

540 NW 28th St
Miami, Fl 33127
305 438 9798
f: 305.438.9799
Private Showings by appt.

Gallery Night Reception Saturday Jan. 09, 7-10

Purvis YungMassimo Listri, Drotthingholm Castle,Print on Plexiglas, (2 print series) 2007,59 x 48 in.

Patricia Schnall-Gutierrez. Paintings
Bruce McQuiston.
Blake Fisher.
Silver Gelatin Prints

Patricia Schnall Gutierrez.
Raw. Curated by Luky Cancio
The driving force behind her work stems from childhood memories and recollections of experiences as a young girl growing up where religion and life’s delicate teeter-totter with life and death existed

Bruce McQuiston
His work combines organic forms with figurative reference and a contemporary flow. The pieces are constructed from hurricane salvaged lumber from the South Florida region. His recent Bronze and Aluminum castings utilize the wood pieces as the source for the mold making

Blake Fisher.


Fisher was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He started as a commercial photographer yet maintained a love of fine art photography, principally nudes. His work is printed on silver gelatin paper and in limited editions, focusing on the female form as one of the most timeless subjects in photography.