Miami has always had an artistic soul. The culture and heritage of our city, like most great cities, owes a tremendous debt to the arts community. Supporting local art is something we care deeply about and we’d like to do everything we can to help the local arts community thrive. Unfortunately, too often media attention is monopolized by corporate interests and tabloid gossip – but culture doesn’t come from a focus on celebrity breakups it comes from a focus on the arts.
Below, you’ll find some incredible artists from in and around Kendall that we hope you will check out, follow and support.
My artistic abilities were something I kind of forgot about until I was placed into a private high school and was given an iPad instead of a textbook. Those digital drawing apps are what helped me become the artist I am today. Read more>>
Paul has written music for American Movies and TV shows, Credits: “Our Brand is Crisis” (Sandra Bullock) ; “Corte Tropical”(Univision); “I am Gangster (Movie); “Claws” Episodes (HBO). Read more>>
Maria (Roots) Corvalan
I’ve always turned to art as a form of expressing my emotions and saying what I can’t put into words. I’m really just a hobby artist and use my art as a stress reliever. Read more>>
Since as long as I can remember, I’ve always been drawn to the eccentric. I remember when I was a child, walking out in a jean jacket and red socks as my beach outfit, and my mother making me go back inside to change. Read more>>
In 2013, guitarist Eric Green and drummer Chloe Santiago started Above The Skyline. Later that year I joined on keys and male lead vocals. We eventually found bassist Alec Enriquez and female lead vocalist Sierra Karr as the years went by. Read more>>
My story is one of determination and drive. I come from a family of bankers and mostly, numbers people. A career in the arts was not something very welcomed by my career-driven family, for whom an 8-5 job is synonymous of success. Read more>>
Besides the formal photography in the darkroom, I am self thought in all of the other aspects of photography and editing learning from mentors in photography that I look up to. Read more>>
Malcom Valdivia, Dead Guy Designs
I’ve dabbled in creativity in general my entire life pretty much. Created music for a long time and ended up in a art school during college and eventually dropped out. Read more>>
Writing my first song in the 5th grade and taking my first voice lesson at the age of 5, music was something that I consistently turned to. While other kids were on Club Penguin, I was on Diva Devotee reading up on Alicia Keys’ vocal strengths and weaknesses. Read more>>
The young multi-instrumentalist was born in Cuba to a long ancestral line of latin jazz musicians. PJ was introduced to music at a very early age- always watching his father (a respected saxophone player) perform on stage. He moved to the U.S. at the age of 5. Read more>>