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Selected Press

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Merchants of Venice project news

Florida Theater On Stage Review

Villig News 

The Miami Times

West Side Gazette (Preview)

Pure Merchants

Miami's Community Newspapers


Miami Patch Hyper Local News 


Sun-Sentinel Best Things to Do In South Florida


Hot 105 Community Spotlight with Rodney Baltimore

WMBM Radio

Street Art Regatta news

2023 Street Art Regatta preview

Art Fix Daily coverage of StAR 22

StAR raises funds for student scholarships and future art on sails

Press Release for the StAR sails at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

2021 Street Art Regatta

Festival of Classics news

Theater Musings discloses upcoming GableStage performance of Festival of Classics...

Mobile Art Pavilion news

More good press about the mobile art pavilion (MAP)...

Be on the lookout next summer for the futuristic Mobile Art Pavilion, designed by Florida International University students, that will bring a new way to showcase pop-up art exhibits and plays in our community.

For a second year, Grace Arts FL and Cuban Classical Ballet collaborated to present material to be used in theater productions live and to the large attentive crowds at the Sagamore Miami Beach historical hotel known for its art galleries that are free and open to the public and which are available for purchase. 

NYLON Magazine covers 'COAT' an initiative of Grace Arts Center to revitalize communities 

Why (Broward Cities) Fort Lauderdale is Florida's best kept secret for Art 

In several cities, a 'COAT (Community of Artists Transform) tour curated walls of South Florida commercial, residential, schools and non-profit organization buildings; a collaboration with a Jacksonville-based mural project, 'ArtRepublic.' Find out about COAT and other art in public places across Broward County and beyond.

Art Miami Week presentation with the Cuban Classical Ballet at the historic Sagamore Hotel 


Sagamore Hotel Miami Beach Hosts 16th Annual Brunch Unveiling “Urban Legends”

WorldRedEye - December 2017 

Grace Arts FL sponsors a free public performance of a danced duet and solo vignette choreographed by Isanusi Garcia Rodriguez, and danced by Diana Figueroa and Jessie Marrero Muino with the Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami. Classical guitarist, Alberto Puerto, and the dancers, all Cuban-Americans, payed homage to Cuba's artistic heritage and academies of excellence.  

Mural Project signals revitalization of a neighborhood and opening a new learning center

Artists Join Forces For School Mural Project at New Academy​

South Florida Times - December 2017 

Hallandale Beach was one of three cities impacted by a series of curated murals from Fort Lauderdale south to Miami during a project 'COAT' - community of artists transform - a collaborative of businesses, artists and non-profits working to renovate areas on the brink of poverty and restoration in our oldest urban neighborhoods.

State of Florida Spotlight

Grantee Spotlight: Grace Arts Center’s R&J the Tempest Too​

Florida Division of Cultural Affairs - Summer 2017

Grace Arts Center, Inc. was selected as the grantee spotlight for its second chapter of a Shakespeare adaptation project, 'R&J The Tempest too' a collaboration with Outre Theater and award-winning choreographers from Florida and New York with a guest soloist from the Miami City Ballet. This project is now in its third iteration starting this summer 2017 for release in March 2018.


Brut Force online Magazine

Reinterpreting the Pioneer: Florida Outsider Art Explores Culture and Community

February 2017 - A glossy online magazine dedicated to significant 'Outsider Art' events and Artists and the collectors and museum enthusiasts internationally and locally here in the United States. This article covered the thirty (30) year anniversary commemoration of the 1987 Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art (now NSU Art Museum) Outsider Art exhibition featuring Florida self-taught Artists including Purvis Young, among others.   

Sun Sentinel

Outsider art 'pioneers' on display in Fort Lauderdale

"Zero experience, lots of talent....30 year commemoration of pioneering exhibits of Florida Outsider Art" at the History Museum Fort Lauderdale.


Outsider Art at the Fort Lauderdale History Museum

The three-month exhibit features artists, leaders from academia and the community in conversations discussing art, architecture, history, and design, as it relates to Outsider Art.

Sun Sentinel

Art pioneers blaze the way in new exhibit

Reporter Helen Wolt talks to presenter and noted Florida Self Taught Artist Advocate,Gary Monoroe,

about Reva Freedman and other artists represented in the core exhibition.

Miami New Times

Reinterpreting the Pioneer highlights Outsiders artists

Miami New Times leans-in to diversity as part of their coverage of "Reinterpreting the Pioneer"

The Music Journal 'Sound looks'


Grace Arts Center presents the first Zest Collective experimental deep dive into a what a courageous chapel and empty theater have in common...

Miami Herald

After stroke left him half-paralyzed, ballet dancer makes miraculous return

Rodríguez’s odyssey has attracted other cultural patrons. Gallery owner, Clare Vickery,(is) present(ing) his paintings at an outsider art show in December at her Fort Lauderdale Grace Arts Center and...(he's) co-choreograph(er) ...for an urban production of “Romeo and Juliet” early next year. (Rodríguez danced as a principal dancer and as 'Romeo' for the Miami City Ballet’s production of 'Romeo and Juliet' in 2011.)

Channel 10/Local ABC South Florida

Highwaymen Display Art in South Florida for Black History Month

Television Reporter Neki Mohan covers Kelvin Hair and the winners of the Broward County School Superintendent's Visual Arts Awards Winners 2016

Sun Sentinel

Painter Kelvin Hair carries on Florida Highwaymen legacy

Grace Arts FL coordinated a series of events at the History Museum and in Fort Lauderdale for Black History Month featuring an exhibit 'Outsider Art - Exploring the Legacies of the Highwaymen and Purvis Young' among other Artists marginalized from mainstream society

The South Florida Times

The Art of the Highwaymen feature online

Old Davie School Features Second and First Generation Highwaymen Artists

Looking for next generation of the Highwaymen painters

Original generation of Highwaymen and Second Generation creating a legacy in South Florida that all can appreciate for #BHM

ArtFixdaily Digital Curated Art World News and Exclusives

At Home with Art Exhibit Highlights Artist Friendships, Reclaimed Art and Broward Art Resources

Ambassador artists program #AtHomeWithArt inaugural art exhibit as part of a longstanding home decor show shares local artists works alongside designer showcases including furniture made from reclaimed corrugated materials inspired by mid century modern design and nature.

Tribune of Pinecrest, Miami Community Newspapers

Young Performers Bring R&J To South Florida. A Hip Hop, Tango, Artful New Twist, to Romeo & Juliet

Grace Arts Center's 'R&J' Shakespeare adaptation article (non-profit programs)

sponsored by Grace Cafe and Galleries in Broward and Miami-Dade counties

South Florida Times


Grace Arts Center's first 'R&J' Shakespeare adaptation, collaboration

with local children's theatre


Venice Fort Lauderdale


Purvis Young tribute


Sun Sentinel

Poetry Circle in Gallery (last article before moving from Dania Beach to Fort Lauderdale)

Sun Sentinel

The sixth annual Dania Beach Art and Antique Festival is set to return to town from Jan. 28 through 30 in downtown Dania Beach.

Sun Sentinel

'Divine Find' as art and antiques go outside amid a ballroom created on the street...

Sun Sentinel 

'Striking a Perfect Chord' tango community thrives at the Grace Cafe and Galleries

Sun Sentinel

Joint show for late Ferdie Pacheco and Purvis Young, feature music/culture

Sun Sentinel

New Arts Council evolves

Palm Beach Post

Colombian Singer Ria plays at Friday Night Salon


Dash Dispatch


Filmmakers screening of 2013 Miami48Hour short film genres

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