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Alexander Zastera

Alexander Zastera was born in Jacksonville, Florida, and works in Miami, Florida. Zastera has a Master’s in Environmental Studies from Florida International University (2023), a BFA in Studio Art, and a BA in art history from Florida State University (2014). They are known for their large-scale hyper-surreal mystical paintings, found object installations, and public performances […]

Laurencia Strauss

Laurencia Strauss is a queer non-binary Latinx/anglo artist from Miami who combines socially based art practices with sculpture, video, and landscape experiments. A Danforth Scholar while earning an MFA from WashU in St. Louis, Strauss also holds a Master of Landscape Architecture from RISD and a BFA in Sculpture from California College of the Arts. […]

Anna Goraczko

Anna Goraczko is a Miami-based visual artist who employs cyanotypes to create vibrant images that focus on family history, body positivity, and spiritual connection. Goraczko received a BFA in Art in 2008 and an MFA in Visual Arts in 2020 from Florida International University. She uses found objects, digital photography, and the human body to […]

Jorge Gonzalez-Graupera

Jorge Gonzalez-Graupera is an Emmy® Award winning director, director of photography, and editor. He has collaborated extensively with non-profits, museums, and institutions of higher learning, documenting their impactful initiatives. As a director, Jorge has spearheaded diverse projects, delivering exceptional content for esteemed organizations such as The Deering Estate, Florida International University, CMXNR, NPR, The Bass […]

Lilian Garcia-Roig

Lilian Garcia-Roig is a Cuba born, Texas raised artist living in Tallahassee, Florida whose works landscape-themed works have always explored the complex proposition of sense of place and belonging which can profoundly influence the construction of personal identity. She is most known for her perceptually based, large-scale, “all-day” cumulative paintings that underscores the complex nature of trying […]

Tony Fernandez

Tony Fernandez is a photographer who studied with Jerry N. Uelsmann at the Univerity of Florida (BA), and with Aaron Siskind at the Institute of Design in Chicago (MFA). His interest in teaching took him to East Lansing, Michigan, where he completed the Ph.D. in Education at Michigan State University. His career as an educator […]

Dona Altemus

Dona Altemus is a Miami native and interdisciplinary artist who utilizes sculpture, photography, and spatial interventions as a means to explore ecological, cultural, and historical narratives embedded in public space. Altemus has participated in the Keyholder residency at IS Projects in 2021. She was awarded the Miami Individual Artists Stipend from the Miami-Dade County Department […]

Susana Behar

Photo credit: Photo by Yamila Images, courtesy of HistoryMiami Museum.

Susana Behar is a Miami based singer with a distinct Jewish, Cuban and Venezuelan heritage. Her main interest is in the diversity of traditional music and its dynamic character, as well as its relation to history, culture and storytelling. In 2015, Susana received the Individual Artist Fellowship Award in the Folk and Traditional Arts by […]

Pangea Kali Virga

Pangea Kali Virga is a sustainable fiber artist, educator, designer, and event producer using upcycled materials and zero waste practices. Since embarking on an arts career, she has produced experimental narrative works for MOCA,Vizcaya Museum, Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City Museum, Miami Beach Botanical Garden, and more. As an arts educator she has instructed over […]

Michelle Grant Murray

Michelle Grant-Murray is an author, choreographer, performer, Founder, and Artistic Director of Olujimi Dance Theatre/Dance Collective, The Black Artist Black Artist Talk. Artistry In Rhythm Dance Conference and author of Beyond The Surface: An Inclusive American Dance History. She is Co-founder of the Florida Black Dance Artists Organization and a two-time recipient of the Artist […]

Meg Wallace

Meg Wallace is an interdisciplinary artist, specializing in painting. A native of Miami, she uses vibrant abstractions to visually communicate the underlying interconnectedness of our emotional lives with the natural world. Meg found inspiration in the mangrove forests at the Deering Estate while working on an exhibition at the property. Her latest work, “Mother Mangroves” […]

Marlon Johnson

Marlon is an eleven-time Emmy award-winning producer and director. He has produced award-winning documentary films exploring music, social and cultural issues.