|A green desire at Lester's ... photo by AdrienneRose Gionta (courtesy of the artist).|
Speaking of Lester's (2519 N.W. Second Ave., Miami) ... They're having a Vintage salon 6-10 p.m. tonight (Feb. 23) with "pieces from the 1920's thru the early '90's ... from fun thrift finds to rare designer pieces." Info on Lester's Facebook event page.
∗ Body painter Georgette Pressler discusses how a search for sponsors for a fundraising event led to "a foul group of snooty characters," a "pleasant and interesting gentleman named Blake" and her thoughts on the sort of determination it takes to be an artist who makes a difference.
∗ Art Is About posted a two-minute video from Art Wynwood. It includes Booty Tap Dance from Legal Art, neon light sculptures and a man in pink pants.
∗ Ashley M. Sheppard is building a little army of pugs.
∗ Artist Valentina Ramos has been working super-hard on her obsessively detailed works.
|From Kristen Frenzel's series of Kitty Cat Adventures (photo courtesy of the artist)|
∗ A video uploaded by Ultralet on Suenalo's recent performance at Miami Art Walk.
∗ Girls' Club posts about Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale's open call for video art and Women's International Film Festival's Pitch Miami Competition.
∗ Arts writer Anne Tschida hits Little Havana for Ahol Sniffs Glue's big show at Mercenary Square and Rehearse/Perform at 6th Street Container.
∗ What's Up Miami also has a great story on the art scene in LiHa and openings at Mercenary Square and 6th Street Container.
|Artist Amy Gross is inspired by old postcards such as this one of Gandy Bridge By Moonlight. (Photo courtesy of Amy Gross)|
∗ Amy Gross also has a great Flickr and who can resist her photo titled "Oliver's Love."
∗ Now is the time to apply for Knights Arts Challenge Miami. According to Knight, recipient's idea should be about the arts, their project must occur in or benefit South Florida, and they must find matching funding.
∗ Swampspace's Oliver Sanchez posts FebruFest, 15 pics taken around town along with commentary from Oliver Sanchez, who just held the grand finale for his "un-gallery" Swampspace and notes "the phoenix incarnation of the next Swampspace."
MiamiArtsBook uploads a video from the VIP opening of Art Wynwood.
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