“‘for artists…By Artists’ & Miami’s Independent Thinkers presents Franklin Sanchez & Ted Vancleave”
1237 Lincoln Road.
Miami Beach, Fl 33139
Miami’s Independent Thinkers in collaboration with ‘for artists…..BY ARTISTS’ (The Series by Rod Pratt) presents its 21st installation at Haven South Beach on July 1st, 2012 (7pm-11pm) featuring photography by Franklin Sanchez & Ted Vancleave.
The objective of ‘for artistsâ€¦â€¦BY ARTISTS’ is to create a social colony for artists from all disciplines of the arts with the focal point being on painters, photographers, and sculptors. Utilization of the technology at Haven and maximizing its potential is what sets this weekly exhibition apart from others.
elit by STOLI is a proud supporter of ‘for artists…..BY ARTISTS’
About the photographers….
Going on 14 years behind the camera and 5 years shooting professionally. He is a photo journalist by trade, but a passionate photographer all around. Motivated by the challenge a new day brings along. Franklin is an open minded optimist driven by his by purpose in catching the beauty of the moment. Recognizing his fortunes and blessings in having the ability to do what he loves for a living.
His work was selected by Laura Rosenstock, Curator, The Museum of Modern Art, New York to appear in the Faber Birren Color Award Show and he was awarded Top National Honors from the prestigious National Watercolor Society. Featured interviews of VanCleave have received a worldwide audience on CNN among others. His highly stylized photographs, innovative sculptures and abstract paintings offer an exciting new approach to these popular mediums.
Miamiâ€™s Independent Thinkers is a homegrown organization dedicated to the unity, development and promotion of Miamiâ€™s flourishing art community. Our assemblage embraces established, emerging and young artists, visionaries and intellectuals.
Our mission is to provide a sustainable support base for Miamiâ€™s creative community, including: painters, photographers, filmmakers, sculptors, animators, writers, musicians, performance and new media artists.
Dinner Reservations are highly recommended for this event.
Culinary Cuisine prepared by Chef Todd Erickson
elit by STOLIâ€¦Cocktail Creations by Mixologist Isaac Grillo
Enjoy Industry Bottle Specials
Music Provided By: George Vidal
Supporters: Creative Healthcare Marketing/ Leon Morley & Assoc.
Curated By: Ricardo Agudelo
Created & Produced By: Rod Pratt
Collaboration By: Miami’s Independent Thinkers