for artists….BY ARTISTS presents the Mosaic Works of Carlos Alves /JC Carroll and Swimwear Designer Fab Silberstein in a Mixed Media Digital Exhibition
Sunday, 06/30/2013, 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
1237 Lincoln Road,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Cost: No cover
for artists….BY ARTISTS Installation #70 will showcase the Mosaic Works of Carlos Alves & JC Carroll along with Swimwear Designer Fab Silberstein.
Here’s a little bit about the artists….
Alves kick-started his post-college career with a free flowing tile installation located on the floor and walls of the Art Center South Florida. The project eventually led to commissions by a number of public and private clients in the US, and from London, to Hong Kong.
Alves is now applying his artistry to large public and private artwork projects throughout the US and abroad. Located at The Palm Beach Court House, stands a 16’ Pineapple Sculpture on the Court House lawn as well as 6 tile murals and 10 benches depicting historical illustrations of Delray Beach. At the General Mitchell Airport Concourse “C” Floor, in Milwaukee Wisconsin there are 15 mosaic medallions from 3’to15’in diameter placed throughout a 2000 sq. foot terrazzo floor designed by Carlos. An entry floor at Fire Station #21 in Los Angeles California, and recently completed a Public Art Project at the Video Visitation Center and Palm Beach Sheriffs Office in Palm Beach County, and Verde Garden in Homestead, Fl.
Alves also enjoys projects with children and has accomplished many public artworks working with them. He feels that if his art works for kids then it really works. Impending is: The Dade County Children’s Courthouse. This project involves working with elementary school children to create the tiles. Carlos believes that creating public art requires striking a balance between personal expression and working within the parameters of the project. In his mind the artist needs to create a piece that can be appreciated by a wide range of people.
Lives and works with her partner/ husband Carlos Alves in Miami, Florida. She is considered one of the original pioneers of South Beaches’ gentrification in the late 1980’s where she opened ART-ACT Performance Gallery. Having studied theater/ set design and fine art at the Wolfson Campus, FIU & interned at Coconut Grove Playhouse and Bellas Artes she opened ART-ACT to provide a space to further explore the burgeoning art scene of the time. ART-ACT brought to Miami Beach new and exciting artists like Tomata Du Plenty, and group shows from NYC’s Rivington School, COLAB, Ringling School & more. The theater concentrated on plays of great significance at the time, many based on Political/Civil/Gay rights and AIDS epidemic awareness holding countless fund raisers for the hopes of a cure. JC designed and created a majority of the set designs for these plays, and performed as well. The same values that went into the shows she produced goes into her visual art.
With the motto that everything and everyone was an art form JC produced / edited ART-ACT TV on WLRN Cable Tap. A 30 min. weekly show highlighting the art scene, local and international, as well as many countless colorful personalities. Upon returning to Miami she produced & edited “Live Wire” the off spring of Andrew Delaplaines’ Wire Magazine.
A graduate of Miami International University of Art and Design . Fab Silberstein is on the rise to become one of the top swimwear designers of the near future. Her company La Belle Rebelle puts style in style as her Avant Garde spirit is showcased.
Produced by: Sandra Garcia & Rod Pratt
Curated by: Gary James & Rod Pratt
Technical Projection Design by: Ricardo Agudelo Aguillon
Music by: John JC Corradi | Umber Bandi – Ville | George Vidal
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