Hello everyone! Is everyone as excited as me about the upcoming Art Basel Week? For those that do not know, we also operate a website called Soul Of Miami, which is a calendar site of events going on around South Florida. http://www.soulofmiami.org Every year we post a vast list of events going on around Art […]
From Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs: The 2010 State of the Arts in Miami-Dade County Address on April 19, 2010
Received this from the county. A very important meeting and probably a good networking opportunity. Highly recommended. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – — – The 2010 State of the Arts in Miami-Dade County Address will be given by Adolfo […]
From Bakehouse Art Complex: Free Open Drawing Session Sunday, September 6, 2009
Free drawing sessions with nude models courtesy of Bakehouse. Definitely something to take advantage of. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – FREE OPEN DRAWING SESSION! THIS SUNDAY September 6th, 2009 ,3-5 PM WHEN: Every first Sunday of the month TIME: 3-5 […]
Life Is Art Update Post Earth as of 8/27/09
Greetings Life Is Artians! Another update on what we are working on. If anyone feels we are sending out too many (or too few) messages, definitely let us know! First off, thanks to the many people who came out to Earth Is Art this past Saturday. I hope that everyone enjoyed it and found some […]
Life Is Art Updates – Lots going on!
Good morning Life Is Art Fans! (or whenever you read this) A few quick updates for you. We have a lot going on these days so I will cover a bunch in one email instead of drowning you in many. * Coming right up this Tuesday, August 11 Creative Connections 3 and River Of Art […]
Earth Is Art Artist Letters Sent
Hi Everyone, Just a quick note to let you know that the artist letters for Earth Is Art have been sent. If you sent a submission and have not received a letter stating whether you were accepted or not, please let us know ASAP Â at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you SO much to everyone who applied. Once […]
Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!
WOW! Just, wow. We were totally blown away by the number of people who showed up for our 2nd Creative Connections at Carrabba’s. We told the owner there that we expected 30-40 and we got over 125! It was incredible! Thank you so much to everyone who came out. I hope you all had a […]
From MGLFF – We need your help to save Arts & Culture in Miami-Dade
This one is from the Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival organization. So much angst over this. Hopefully we can convince the Commission to do the right thing. Each of these have a little bit of a different perspective, that is why we are posting them all. – – – – – – – – […]
From New World Symphony – Save the Arts! Take Action Now!
Yes, indeed, everyone is up in arms. Here is one from New World Symphony. Yes, I am going to post every letter that we get. And I know we have more coming. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]
From FUNDarte – URGENT – Please help save arts funding in Miami-Dade County
Oh yeah, they are coming in from all over! This one is from FUNDarte. Get involved! – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Dear Friend of FUNDarte: We need your help. The cultural community in Miami-Dade is in serious jeopardy. Action is needed […]
From The Lowe Art Museum – The Arts in Miami-Dade in serious jeopardy – please help today
These are coming in from all over. Here is another call for action from the Lowe Art Museum. Are you getting the impression this is a big issue, yet? – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Dear Lowe Art Museum Supporters, […]
Alert! Miami Science Museum Needs Your Support July 21!
Miami-Dade County Commission Meeting on the proposed cultural arts budget cuts Tuesday July 21st. Here is yet another report on the upcoming funding cuts, this one from Miami Science Museum. They are asking for people to go to the City Commission meeting on Tuesday, July 21. If you can make it, I highly recommend you […]
URGENT! From Miami Light Project – Please help save arts funding in Miami-Dade County
So, here is another commentary regarding the proposed arts funding cuts, this time from Miami Light Project. This is a really important issue for everyone, not just the people in the arts. The cultural health of a city affects everyone. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]
More Info about the proposed art budget from Miami Art Zine
Miami Art Zine has posted a really good article regarding the need for action on the proposed budget for Miami-Dade. Excerpt below. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – For the Price of a Ticket Admission barely scratches the surface in presenting the arts By John […]
From Tiger Tail Productions – Please move on this today. Vital to Miami Dade cultural community
This just came in from Tiger Tail Productions. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – July 16, 2009 Dear Friend of Tigertail and Friend of the Miami Dade Cultural Community, We need your help. Action steps are needed today. A bulletin came from Michael Spring, Director […]
From Local Motion – Miami’s mayor yesterday released the FY2009-20010 budget and it includes cuts to the arts
From Local Motion. – – – – – – – – – – – – – Miami’s mayor yesterday released the FY2009-20010 budget and it includes cuts and workforce reductions to fill a $427 million projected budget gap. Should this budget be adopted, it will require the elimination of nearly all of the Department’s grants […]
Reminder – Life Is Art Call for Artists Deadline, Networker, and More
Greetings Life Is Art Fans! Going to cover a few things for this post, so we do not have to hit you with too many. We have a lot of stuff going on, so be sure to check it all out. 1) The Call for Artists for our next show, Earth Is Art is almost […]
NYFA.org comes to Miami Seminar for Artists at Bakehouse Art Complex 7/9/09
Well, here is a third option for seeing the New York Foundation for the Arts seminar. The Bakehouse is hosting one, as well. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – NYFA.ORG COMES TO MIAMI! SEMINAR FOR ARTISTS When: Thursday, […]
Reminder Deadline July 17 for Life Is Art Call for Artists
Hello Everyone! Happy 4th of July! Hope everyone has a great holiday. But, please remember that the Life Is Art call for artists ends in just about two weeks on July 17th. There is no cost to apply, simply go to the application page â€“ http://lifeisartfest.org/blog/earth – and send in the necessary information. EVENT DETAILS: […]
ArtCenter/ South Florida – New York Foundation for the Arts Seminar July 11, 2009
If you cannot make the event at Locust Projects then here you have a second chance! Definitely make it to one of these seminars, they look really good. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) […]
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Seminar at Locust Projects July 10, 2009
This looks really good. We have been big fans of Locust Projects and LegalArt for years. This looks like some very useful information, so we recommend you check it out. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – New York […]
Press Release: Bass Partners with New World School of the Arts and Walgreens
Press release from the Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Bass Partners with New World School of the Arts and Walgreens FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Miami Beach, FL – (June 23, 2009) – The Bass Museum and […]
Savvy Times brings artist group health insurance
The great folks at Savvy Times have worked out a deal to provide group health insurance for artists and the community. Lots of artists do not have good, affordable health coverage because they are independent and do not get it through an employer. If you are looking for affordable insurance, check out the information below, […]
Fiesta Event Artist Applications â€“ Very Important!
Just a quick note for the artists. If you are an artist who submitted for the FIESTA! event on May 30th and have not received a letter from us stating whether you were accepted or not, please contact us immediately. Letters were sent out on Wednesday, May 20th at approximately 9:30pm from email@example.com. If you […]
Finalists in Knight Arts Challenge Announced
Life Is Art applied for one of these grants to further our mission of supporting the Miami arts community. Unfortunately, we were not chosen as a finalist. Congratulations to those who were, I am sure they will do great. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]
Exciting Life Is Art News Coming Soon!
Just a quick note. We just had a very cool meeting and should be announcing our next event very soon! Stay tuned. Tell all your friends.
Artist Opportunity – ArtCenter/ South Florida Deadline for Exhibitions and Artist Residency Jury
I think everyone knows Art/Center by now, a cost-controlled studio workspace for artists on Lincoln Road, that has been around for years. They are currently taking applications for spaces, but the deadline is pretty soon. Please see their website for all details. – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]
Post fair updates, photos, videos, and upcoming information coming soon. Until then, I highly encourage you to visit our forums and start a discussion about what you liked, what you didn’t like, what you thought worked, what you didn’t think work, suggestions, ideas, input, who your favorite artists where, anything you like. Thank you very […]
More Press Coverage! Savvy Times
Listed in the calendar at Savvy Times! We were also in their email newsletter sent out to their subscribers.
More Media Coverage! Local Motion
Hey! We got some more local media coverage in the cool Local Motion blog. Check it out!
Photographs: Life Is Art Setup Sneak Peek on Thursday, March 5, 2009!
Check it out LIA fans! I snagged you some sneak peak photos and even a video of what the setup is looking like. Would have gotten more, but I was kinda… setting up. More work on Friday, then the show is on Saturday! Okay, enough jabbering, on with the show! Video: 2 Minutes of Post […]
Life Is Art Call for Volunteers!
If you would like to be involved in supporting the Miami art scene, please contact us, we can certainly use the help. We will be setting up, running the fair, and then taking it all back down, all in the span of a few days. If you are interested in jumping in, please email us […]
Life Is Art Announces Artist List For The Inaugural Miami Featured Artist Fair
After finding a sponsor for a venue to host their art fair, Life Is Art quickly moved to put out a call for artists. Given the short time span, and the fact that it was a new organization, they expected to receive a few artists showing interest. Instead, the applications came pouring in rapidly. â€œThe […]
We are back up! (I hope)
Okay, looks like the website is back fully operational, now. Even email seems to be working. It might take us a while to get through the backlog, but I believe that we have received everything. Give us a day, if you have not heard back by Tuesday morning, it might be a good idea to […]
Website Is Back Up!
For those that noticed, the website was down most of the day Sunday. Our host had some issue, but it appears to be fixed now. Email has been down most of the day, and it looks like it is still down. If you sent us something, please be patient for a response.
The 411 on Life Is Art
Hey! Just wanted to let everyone know that we got the hookup over at MiamiBeach411.com! Very cool. We appreciate their support.
Great Article by Metromix!
Nice article by Colleen Dougher over at Metromix. Thanks much!
What is Life Is Art, Inc.?
Thanks for all the well-wishes everyone! I just wanted to talk a little bit about exactly what our direction is. Just to be clear, this is not a one-off. The plan is to produce events of all different sorts. Life Is Art, Inc. is incorporated as a Florida non-profit corporation and we are in the […]
Artist Confirmations Sent
All of the artist confirmations have now been sent. We are just waiting for the artists to confirm their receipt and attendance. As we get more responses, they will be added to the front page. We had a huge number of awesome applications. Unfortunately, there is no way we could include them all. Some truly […]
Artist Application Now Closed
The artist application process is now closed. We want to thank everyone who sent in their information. We had so many awesome applications, it is going to be nearly impossible to choose. We plan to continue to grow our events so that we can include more and more deserving artists in the future. We will […]
One more day for Artist Applications – Response has been overwhelming!
TGIF! Just wanted to remind everybody that the due date for Artist Applications is tomorrow, February 14th. Oh my gosh, the response has been oooooooooverwhelming! At this point, we have about 3x-4x as many applications as we have space available. So much good work I have no idea how we are going to choose! Needless […]
Flyers Are In!
Hello Life Is Art Fans! Just wanted to let everyone know that the first run of 4×6 flyers/invitations are hot off the press. If anyone would like some to give out to friends and family, please let us know and we will get them right to you. Here is what they look like: Response to […]
One week until the call for artists closes!
Today is February 7th. Just wanted to remind everyone that there is just ONE WEEK left to send in your applications. The call closes on February 14th. I know that this was very short notice, but we were restricted by the availability of our venue. We appreciate everyone’s understanding. But, hurry! Artist Application
Life Is Art in the news!
Hey hey! We got a mention in Metromix Magazine. Pretty cool, just had to share.
VIDEO – Life Is Art Miami Featured Artist Fair Venue
Lombardi Properties has provided Life Is Art with a great, historic building, originally called the 1926 Seminole Building, it is also known as the Terminal Fabric building for the company that was housed there for many years. Here are some photos and video from the space. 120 NW 25th Street, Wynwood Arts District, Miami, FL. […]
Life Is Art Artist Application Guidelines
Life Is Art Fair Artist Application/Agreement Due Date: February 14, 2009 Event Date: March 7, 2009 Please complete all sections of this form and send to: firstname.lastname@example.org Application Â· Artist applications due by February 14, 2009. Â· All artists must have primary residence in Southeast Florida. Â· Fill out the application below and return Â· […]
Submission Deadline for 2009 Cintas Fellowship Applications is Jan. 30
For Immediate Release Contact: Kitty Dumas Frost Art Museum 305-348-2890 email@example.com Submission Deadline for 2009 Cintas Fellowship Applications is Jan. 30 Miami, (Jan. 16, 2009) Artists and musicians have until Jan. 30 to submit applications for the coveted annual Cintas fellowships in the visual arts and music administered by the Cintas Foundation and the Cintas […]
Announcing Red Dot New York, March 5 – 8
RED DOT NEW YORK RED DOT New York will take place in the heart of the Chelsea Art District in New York City at 521 West 25th Street, between 10 and 11 Avenues. DATES: RED DOT New York is open to the public March 5 – 8, 2009 with a reception scheduled for the evening […]
Did Miami Art Zine Die?
I received the latest Miami Art Zine email newsletter on December 31st, but today when I went to check their website www.miamiartzine.com, I got 404 Not Found. If anyone knows anything, please come comment in the forum thread I just posted and let us know. It was a great art resource and would be sorely […]
Life Is Art Facebook Group
While we are still in planning, we have set up a Facebook group for everyone to connect on. Come on by and join up! We also started a little contest for a cool picture for our Facebook group. Nothing fancy, just something for fun. Hope everyone has a Happy Holidays and great New Year!