Ivonne Gomez

Ivonne speaks about her work:
"I would tend to say that my first love affair was with a crayon and a white piece of paper.  Ever since I can remember, picking up a pen, crayon or colored pencil and letting my brain waver with thoughts superf



Yiddish Wisdom Box

Wood box, carved and painted.  I spent the better part of my childhood growing up on Miami Beach with a lot of Jewish and Yiddish influences.  This is in honor of those years and all the amazing culture nuances I picked up. Needless to say, they fare well with my Cuban roots.  Each box is hand carved, you will notice that all lines are composed of dots, I am still currently teaching myself how to use the tool.  It has a nasty habit of getting a tad bit hot and my small digits take quick offense. The figures are created in clay, baked, glossed and placed on the box after the box has been stained.  Depending on the size of the piece this can take anywhere from 5 hours to a day or two.

Price: $75.00 USD

Théo Tobiasse

Théo Tobiasse, a world-renowned artist, was born in Israel (then Palestine) in 1927 and died in 2012.  Brought to Paris as a child, he created his earliest drawings before World War II and spent the crucial years of his youth hiding from th



AMERICA, a limited edition lithography by artist Theo Tobiasse

Aida Levitan, Ph.D. President of ArtesMiami, Inc., will donate to ArtesMiami the proceeds of the sale of AMERICA, a limited edition lithography by the world-renowned Israeli-French artist Theo Tobiasse. The work is beautifully framed in gold; it is 50x40 inches (127x102 cm) and it is numbered 18/175. Tobiasse signed the lithography on the lower right. For information, please contact Miguel Angel Guerrero, Guerrero Galeríain Coral Gables, at +1.786.773.3282 or miguelangel@guerrerogaleria.es.

Price: $9000.00 USD



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ArtesMiami supported Best Documentary Film of 2020

December 12, 2020

MUCHO MUCHO AMOR: THE LEGEND OF WALTER MERCADO has been been selected as the Best Documentary Film of 2020 by the popular newspaper New Times in its December 2020 issue. The producers, Alex Fumero, Kareem Tabsch and Cristina Costantini, received their first grant from ArtesMiami, Inc. two years ago. The film was later sold to Netflix, where millions of viewers have praised the documentary. According to New Times, "Everyone in Miami knows and loves Walter Mercado..., the extraordinary astrologist and television personality, who helped us all become a little more spiritually aware. Kareem Tabsch, Cristina Costantini and Alex Fumero's delightful documentary, Mucho Mucho Amor, titled after his perfect catchphrase -- "Sobre todo, mucho, mucho amor" -- shows what an icon Mercado was from start to finish....the film also lovingly highlights  his impact on Hispanic and queer communities, culminating with History Miami's tribute to him."