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Thought-Provokers: North Miami

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 North Miami that we hope you will check out, follow and support.

Alex Nuñez

Alex Nuñez is a Cuban-American mixed media painter from Miami, FL. She received her BA from Loyola University, New Orleans in 2006 after which she completed international workshops at Firenze Arti Visive, Florence and Metàfora, Barcelona. Read more>>

William Cordova

Being resourceful can only occur if one is creative. Creativity is essential for problem solving. As children growing up in Peru we all had to be creative and resourceful with limited resources. Those experiences taught me to be equally as resourceful with cost of living and art supplies. Read more>>

Gabi Iglesias

When it came time to pick a major for college, I choose to study art and at history just because it was something I enjoyed. Photography has always been a hobby of mine and I decided to take print making just for fun and I ended up falling in love with it. Read more>>

Andrea Battista

Starting the hairdressing career I moved to London where I further my training at Toni & Guy. After moving back to Italy, I joined one of the leading companies for L’Oreal education, who ended up moving me to their Miami location in 2006. Read more>>

Brianna Flemings

My goal was to be a WNBA player and own training camps around the world. Raised by a single mother, I didn’t grow up vacation after vacation, basketball camps, paid this paid that, but my mom would give me the shirt off her back, her last dime if she had too. Read more>>

Sara Cottrell

Going through school and working a couple jobs at a time didn’t leave much time for painting. I really got back into it about a year and a half ago, I started painting gifts for friends and drawing in my free time. Now, I’ve got my own little online store and take commissions! Read more>>

Charlie Stripes

I am currently running my new Contemporary clothing brand called +Cheuxzen Rtw+ Which is a brand that is for Tropical people and Miami people. My goal is to show the world what a Miami brand looks like with fresh staple pieces. I channel Miami culture through my art and imagery. Read more>>

Mikhaile Solomon

My professional background has instilled a great capacity for leadership and her continued service to the Greater Miami community through the arts. Her hope is to help strengthen Miami’s cultural offerings and to participate in the creation of more creative opportunities for its residents. Read more>>

Paulina Grebeciova

I started modeling and traveling when I was 14 years old. Now I am 24. I was blessed to have the opportunity to travel the world as a model. I have traveled and worked in Milan, Paris, Athens, Istanbul, Mumbai, Mexico City and now Miami. I have learned so much from traveling. Read more>>

Clara Ochoa

I really have felt that without the support of all my Family and friends witch always have been there. I couldn’t be the Artist I am becoming, so I am really blessed to count with all of them to be part of this journey that is just started. Read more>>

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