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Make Your Favorite Art Appear on Billboards Around Miami: Ad Bombing 2014

Make Your Favorite Art Appear on Billboards Around Miami: Ad Bombing 2014

How can you contribute? #1 Support the cause. Miami Ad Bombing Camping needs to your support to make this unique idea come to life. Donate even the smallest amounts at AdBombing.org  #2 Vote: Vote for your favorite artist work  #3 Summit: Be part of the artists community that will expose art to the masses.

About Ad Bombing:

AdBombing is a Miami based non-profit organization dedicated to promoting emerging street artists both locally and around the globe. We raise funds to purchase available advertising space and then donate that space to artists within the community to do with it as they see fit. We aim to give talented artists a city-wide stage to share their work, local communities easier access to the artists within their own city, and everyone a more beautiful environment in which to live and work.

If you think the world could use less ads and more art then help us as we crowdfund the purchase of 3 billboards to donate to 3 emerging Miami artists. These boards will be on display in high traffic areas from early October through early December, allowing the artists to share their work with the entire city and the thousands of visitors that will come to Miami for Art Basel. It is our goal to give local communities easier access to art and artists from within their city, and everyone a more inspiring environment in which to live and work.

 Help us make this project a reality by contributing to the campaign and taking advantage of some great perks, sharing the message with your friends online and off, and choosing which artists get awarded with one of our billboards below. Thank you so much for all the love and support you’ve shown along this journey.

via: AdBombing

Be Informed on Miami’s Ever Changing Skyline @ the Miami New Construction Show 8/29-8/31

Art Basel, Coconut Grove Arts Festival, The Boat Show and now Miami New Construction Show 2014

MIAMI, FL–(Marketwired – Jul 24, 2014) – A host of media, realtors and community leaders gathered Tuesday, July 22 at the historic National Hotel Miami Beach for the official announcement of the Miami New Construction Show. The inaugural show, taking place next month at the Miami Beach Convention Center, builds on the momentum of recent growth in South Florida and aims to attract investors, developers, realtors and home buyers alike.

The Miami New Construction Show, with the support of the city, chamber, and Mayor’s office, strives to join the ranks of the Miami International Boat Show, Miami International Auto Show, South Beach Wine & Food Festival and Art Basel. Miami Beach Mayor, Philip Levine, addressed the crowd at the event, reinforcing that the Miami Beach community stands behind the show as a welcome addition to the other major international shows. Read the rest of this entry »

Photo of the Day: Interact with Art of Johnny Robles

photo by Harold Rosario for @ArtofMiami

Interact with Art of Johnny Robles

Here is the latest addition to our “Interact with Art” photo series. Created to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the lunar landing 1969.  It features the art of Johnny Robles. Johnny Robles has created multiple iconic murals in the Wynwood area. One being this explosion of colors located in 25th street and NW 2nd avenue.  For more on Robles’ work visit his Miami Gallery.

picture by: Harold Rosario


Best of Last Night’s Instagram Meet Up in South Beach (12 pics)

View From Maurice Gibb park picture via Instagram @Hi_Tola

Best of Last Night’s Instagram Meet Up in South Beach (12 pics)

Last night’s Instameet tested the determination of the Miami’s Instagram community. Those that braved the inclement weather were rewarded with a beautiful display of gratitude by our setting sun. The results can be seen in the photo recap of our favorite pictures from last night’s South Beach Instameet hosted by the Instagram account @OneoftheBrave. Please hover over the thumbnails below for picture credit and follow these creative accounts on Instagram.com. Click on images to enlarge!

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Artist Recreates His Childhood Drawings With Computer Graphics

Whale Drawing Child vs Adult

 Artist Recreates His Childhood Drawings With Computer Graphics 

Take a look a how Dutch artists recreates his childhood drawings using his now developed artistic talent. As an artist, I treasure my childhood sketches and even look at them from time to time. Sometimes even had the idea to do this same concept but never went through with it.

Using Computer Graphics and talent, Dutch artist  Telmo Pieper will make you smile with these recreations of his childhood drawings. Enjoy!

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South Beach Instameet Bike Tour this Friday 7/18/14

Photo via: Instagram @oneofthebrave

South Beach Instameet Bike Tour this Friday 7/18/14

Free event this Friday in South Beach. Meet Miami’s Instagram community and tour South Beach by bike in the neon night. Bring your own bike or rent on site at public kiosks available through out Miami Beach. Hosted by South Florida photographer/instagrammer @OneoftheBrave.

When: July 18 @ 7pm- Night shooting on South Beach.

Meet up Location: Maurice Gibb Park for sunset 7 pm (click for Google Map)

1. Maurice Gibb park for sunset.

2. 1111 building

3. Publix

4. South Pointe Park

5. Ocean drive Drinks after

The plan is to bike from location to location. If you don’t have one the Deco bike stations are near each location.

Pictures that Will Make You a Stiltstville Activist

Pictures that Will Make you Appreciate Stiltstville

One of Miami’s Hidden gems is Stiltsville. A once fledging community of 16 homes suspended from the pristine waters of Biscayne National Park by wooden stilts. Stiltsville is now a collection of 7 protected homes. The protection of these local treasures did not come easy. The victory was achieved through long court battles between stakeholders and The National Park Service.

Through photography Brian Call preserves the unique qualities and history of this Miami Landmark. His photography brings nostalgia, awareness and inspire the continued preservation of this unique place. Perhaps the rebuilding of Stiltsville to the large community it was once is something that can also be achieved. However, rebuilding could be tricky. For the ecological impact of building on boundaries of Biscayne National Park poses challenges and controversy. Yet the continue preservation and maintenance is an issue we should address and be involved. As does Brian Call’s photographic series on Stiltsville. Below is a preview of Brian Calls Photographic series on the 7 remaining homes of Miami’s unique landmark called  Stiltsville.

To get involved in the continued preservation of Stiltsville’s 7 remaining homes please visit  Stiltsvilletrust.org. (all pictures under copyright by Brian Call)

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Instagram Sensation Murad Osmann Proposes to Travel Partner Girlfriend


Photo by Murad Osmann creator of the "Follow Me To" travel series

Instagram Sensation Murad Osmann Proposes to Travel Partner Girlfriend

We have followed him and girlfriend as she guided him by hand to all corners of the earth. Now she will guide him down the aisle to the altar. After traveling the world with her, Instagram sensation Murad Osmann pops The Question to girlfriend. All the best to this amazing photographer and wife to be. Send him your personal wishes on his Instagram account. @MuradOsmann.

Miami Creative Minds Social Event 7/22/14

Bringing People and Art Together

A gathering place of Miami’s good people, changemakers, activists, innovators, creators, entrepreneurs and artists. Come enjoy a welcome drink, tasty food, good company, great art, meet the artists and support the community!
Instagram Hashtag: #RiverOfArt

Featured Artists: Ileana Collazo, Aquarela Sabol, Chy Tea Shoulin

Featured Charities:  PARK Project, Heroines Choir

Music by DJ Hank Justice

Supported by Fabulous Miami – YOMiami – SocialMedia305 – PARK Project – You and I Are Love – Soul Of Miami

Each month, Life Is Art brings the community together at our River Of Art pop-up art-in-public-places show to socialize through the power of the arts with the goal of exposing new artists, introducing new people to art appreciation, providing an inspiring space to make new connections, showcasing local businesses and charities, while providing a fun break during the work week! The modest $10 door fee goes to support Life Is Art’s mission.

Art is an inspiring talking point, discussing it is a great way to break the ice. Culture is one of the primary elements that build community. Hosting a business networker within an art show is a unique way to encourage socializing. Some events include live performances and other surprises! These shows are also important revenue and help us continue our programs.

Soul Of Miami and Life Is Art present the River Of Art 16 Pop-Up Social Event


DATE/TIME: Tuesday, July 22, 6:30pm-9:30pm
LOCATION: LeKoKe Wine & Bites
1225 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135
Map: http://goo.gl/maps/LFVse
Tickets: $10 with RSVP using discount code “LIA” ($20 regular price without RSVP)
Funds go to support the arts & community.
Ticket Link: http://river.lifeisartfest.org
Share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/250411061815599

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Coming Soon: Yo Amo 305 Pop-Up Shop

YO Amo 305 pic courtesy of Designers Culture

[Miami-Fl. ] Its been a long time comin’ introducing the YoAmo305 pop-up shop in West Wynwood.

Located at the Gesamtkunstwerk building, a multi-disciplinary creative space, home to the Spinello gallery, Wynwood Radio, Butter Gallery and product/81 creative lab, the pop-up shop will feature limited-edition items from clothing, beach towels, notebooks, and tea sets gracing the Yo ♥ 305 moniker!

They’ll be setting up shop soon, so stay tuned.

via: CD

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