The Frost Art Museum showcased The South Florida Cultural Consortium Exhibition, showing works by artists from China to California to South Florida. Each of these unique artists contemplate and reflect on reinterpreting what many may overlook throughout their daily activities as well as what they may have established as the norm.The South Florida Cultural Consortium Exhibition 2011 presents recent works by the recipients of the 2010 South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artists Fellowship. An alliance of the local arts agencies of Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, Dade and Monroe counties, the Consortium assist artists though direct grants awarded solely on the basis of creative excellence to improve the artists’ skills and encourage career development. This exhibit is an essential feature of the fellowship program and enables artist to be shown in flagship visual arts institution of the region. The artists on view in this exhibit included Cooper, Michael Genovese, Francie Bishop Good, Nolan Haan, Sibel Kocabasi, Beatriz Monteavaro, Glexis Novoa, Jonathan Rockford, Bert Rodriguez, TM Sisters, Tonietta Walters, and FriendsWithYou. FWY exhibited two fine art paintings from the Art Basel 2010 Building Blocks exhibition, Happy Thoughts and Phantasm.
About The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University: The Frost Art Museum opened its current 46,000-square-foot state of the art building in November 2008. The Frost is an AAM accredited museum and Smithsonian affiliate.
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Phantasm - Cel-vinyl on wood panel, 54 inches x 57 inches, 2011
Happy Thought - Cel-vinyl on wood panel, 60 inches x 48 inches, 2011