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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Yiddish Wisdom Box
AMERICA, a limited edition lithography by artist Theo Tobiasse


2021 Contributors to ArtesMiami

We thank the following 2021 Contributors to ArtesMiami:


UBS, Randall Bodner & Peter Zubizarreta, Bridgelane Group


Apollo Bank - Carlos Modia, Chief Financial Officer

Angel Castillo, Esq., DL Lawyers, contributor of in-kind legal services

Thank you to the Sponsors and Benefactors of ArtesMiami

ArtesMiami recognizes the following sponsors of the organization, whose contribution enable us to support and promote Hispanic artists and cultural programs:


Platinum Sponsors 2020-2021



2020 Benefactors

Randall Bodner and Peter Zubizarreta • Bridgelane Group • UBS

María Bechily, Bechily Hodes Family Foundation

U.S. Century Bank


Books & Books



Angel Castillo, Esq.

Apollo Bank/Carlos Modia

City of Miami sponsors the ArtesMiami Relief Fund 2020-2021

City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and Commissioners have donated to the ArtesMiami Relief Fund in 2020-2021 in order to provide underserved communities within the city with free virtual, and now in person, cultural entertainment. ArtesMiami thus also supports Hispanic artists and small cultural organizations, contracted to provide this entertainment during the difficult period of the pandemic.

Among the recipients of the City of Miami donation to ArtesMiami, which has been cash-matched by ArtesMiami President Aida Levitan, are the Cultural Center of Spain in Miami (CCEMiami), artists Eglise Gutierrez and Lazaro Horta, Pinceladas de Arte con Alejandra Cossío del Pino, Cuban-French exile singer-composer Niuver, Latin Grammy award winner composer-musician Yadam Gonzalez, lutist Manuel Paneque, Fundación Cuatrogatos, Centro Máter and others.

The program will continue until July 2021.

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In 2020-2021 Dr. Aida Levitan and other sponsors continue to donate cash and services to ArtesMiami but we need other major sponsors to join us in supporting our mission of developing South Florida into one of the best cultural centers of the world. We support and promote Hispanic artists, writers, poets, museums, theatre groups, concert series and the UM Cuban Heritage Collection. We donate to PAMM, Actors Playhouse, Fundación Cuatrogatos, Spanish Cultural Center and many more small cultural organizations, museums, concert series, theater groups, poets, artists and other cultural groups.

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