Diana Cotreras was born in Chiclayo, Peru in 1981. At the age of 5 she moved with her family to the United States, and there, has established herself as an influential Miami artist. Her passion for art began as a child and has continued throughout the years. Artists such as Frida Kahlo, Gustav Klimt, and Salvador Dali have inspired my artwork. I enjoy working in various mediums such as charcoal, pastel, and paint. I want my work to inspire, encourage, and uplift others. Using
Hollywood: Sunrises and sensations Recently, Florida’s low-key Hollywood has gone, well, Hollywood. The 2.5-mile brick Broadwalk and its historic open-air bandshell have been rejuvenated. October saw the kick-off of the bandshell’s new free concerts featuring Latin to Conchy-Tonk -- and the opening of Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort. Inspired by Jimmy Buffett’s 1977 hit song, the Texas-sized resort stretches from the Intracoastal Waterway to the beach with 17 stories, 8
Miami artist Diana Contreras, aka DidiRok, beautified the store fronts of Melina’s Lingerie Shoppe, 2010 Hollywood Boulevard. The two murals, which are approximately 20 feet long and 8 feet high each and will be visible from the sidewalk, depict two bikini-clad bathing beauties lounging on the beach. Contreras, who has created several murals throughout South Florida, has a unique style that mixes classical portraiture with illustration and street art.
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