Upcoming in the world of visual arts, the new Leah Arts District in Hialeah launches Sunday with a big block party, ArtCenter/South Florida features a scientist-artist collaboration, and graduating visual artists from Miami’s New World School of the Arts have a final exhibition. ▪ The new Hialeah Artist Live/Work Overlay District launches Sunday with a free community block party from 4 to 8 p.m. at 1501 E. 10th Ave., Hialeah. Live music, food trucks, complimentary beer and mu
I had the great pleasure of meeting not only the sweetest artist but the most humble as well. This shy but SICK artist from Miami has a lot to show the art world. The real question is whether the art world is ready for her? With big dreams of one day having her art ending up in the history books for her out of the box technique but yet whimsical style, her art career began when her self esteem wasn’t all that great but also realized she wasn’t the only one going through this
The highly anticipated "On the Run" tour featuring Jay Z and Beyonce kicks off today in Miami and artists Nate Dee and Diana "Didi" Contreras are more than ready. According to Local10 News, as a way to "turn the concert of the summer into a way to inspire local youth," the artists painted a mural of the power couple on the wall of Speaker Boxx Miami (27th Avenue & NW 175th Street). "They don't really have access to a lot of art, culture, fashion, and music," said Nate Dee of
Creative Go Pro “Spray Can Cam” Time lapse Video of Diana Contreras New Piece The secret techniques of Diana Contreras newest art is captured beautifully through this time-lapse video using GoPro equipment. Her newest piece titled “Serena” is part of the Corporate Stays South Beach beautification project. Play the video below and learn street art techniques demonstrated by Miami artist Diana Contreras and recorded through a unique “spraycam” perspective shot by GullyArt.com.
Wynwood -- Miami’s freshly-anointed hipster claim to fame -- is the place for street art, and its newest resident goes by the name of "Sofia Rose." Painted in a week by local artists Diana Contreras and Cristina Isabel Rivera, the mural adorns the wall of what will be Style CTZN at 218 NW 25th St. Store owner Ysset Boan commissioned the pair to create the image of a woman who personified strength, individuality, and just plain fun femininity. “I wanted to communicate the mess