Urban Art Intervention and Workshop “Patterns in Nature” 2/7/14

Urban Art Intervention and Workshop “Patterns in Nature”
Friday, 02/07/2014 – 02/07/2014 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
patterns-in-nature-f7-8Ingaham Bldg
15 SE 2nd Ave,
Miami, Florida 33131
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Cost: Free

February 7th. 7-10 PM “Patterns in Nature” Opening Reception
Falarara and Prabha Projects presents Patterns in Nature, a two day pop up art installation in downtown Miami. Guest artist Andrea Nhuch collaborates with Charles Falarara and Sri Prabha in an urban arts intervention.
The artists transform a downtown retail space into a site specific art installation around the theme of patterns in nature. Three distinct visions intertwine to explore how patterns reveal, inspire, and interact in contemporary life thru unconventional media and materials.This is your opportunity to interact directly with the art and talk to the artists firsthand.

February 8, 2014 10AM-3PM Free workshop for artists of all ages.
We’ll explore how visual patterns surround and influence us in our daily lives from the mundane to the cosmos.
Workshop begins with a discussion of the sensory process of understanding pattern and texture in nature. Participants will create prints and collages using samples from nature like leaves, branches, and discarded. everyday materials.
All materials are provided.
By 2PM an onsite exhibit will be created by hanging workshop projects. Participants will be able to take their works home afterwards.

Registration for workshop can be made online at

ExhIbit and workshop is located at the Ingraham Building 15 SE. 2nd Avenue Miami, FL 33131

About the Artists

Charles Falarara is a Brazilian born mixed media and sculpture based artist who lives and works in Miami. He will be reusing his own drawings created with wall paper and stencils to explore ideas of quilt pattern making. He has shown at Aqua Art Fair, Boca Raton Museum of Art and internationally in Brazil and Budapest . Publications include the Miami Contemporary Artist Book among others and is represented by Froelick Gallery in Portland,OR.

Sri Prabha was born in Hyderabad, India and has migrated to Miami by a circuitous route of exploration and creative necessity. He will be installing dynamic video and mixed media art relating to the cosmos. Intersections of art, nature, and science are revealed thru his works. He has recently shown at the 6th All-Media Juried Biennial at The Hollywood Art and Culture Center, The Deering Estate, Boca Raton Museum of Art, and the Annmarie Sculpture and Arts Center.

Andrea Nhuch will display sculptures of paper maché and inflatable plastic that double as objects from our surroundings. She is is a mixed media artist born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1973. She lives and works in Miami. Nhuch’s practice explores and transforms commonly used materials such as bubble wrap, plaster, newspaper, and wire mesh into three-dimensional monochromatic compositions that balance volume, texture and shape.

Sri Prabha Mixed Media Artwork is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization.
Downtown Miami Partnership