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Maiya Elaine, A Young Jacksonville Artist with an Old Soul, Embarks on Her First Solo Exhibition

“I have this strange habit of coming up with the names of my pieces before I know what I’m going to create. Sometimes they live without names until long after they’re done. I just know I hear them speak before I see them. During the times I know their names, I write them somewhere. Knowing they’ll never be seen, I know where they are, hidden underneath layers and layers. I still know their names.” Local artist Maiya Elaine is an old soul with a vibrantly active young mind and body. Just like the artist herself, Maiya Elaine’s work is made …

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Color Me Kona: The World’s Largest Coloring Book Party

Art and skateboarding will collide at Color Me Kona, the world’s largest coloring book party and collaboration with Kona Skatepark and the Jax Kid’s Mural Project. The event will be held from 10am to 5pm, November 18th, at the skate park, located at 8739 Kona Avenue. The event is a fundraiser for the project, which serves Title 1 schools and children in underprivileged areas of the community. The event will feature a sidewalk chalk takeover of the park’s freestyle section, where participants can work alongside local and regional chalk artists, in addition to interactive mural painting for all ages. Murals …

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Solar Powered Space Suit, FSCJ Kent Campus Gallery, Bless Your Heart Crew, Photo by Cristina Danielle O'Connor

PHOTOS: Solar-Powered Spacesuit, BlessYourHeartCrew Collaborative Exhibition

The #BlessYourHeartCrew unveiled their collaborative exhibition called SolarPoweredSpaceSuit September 19 at FSCJ Kent Campus Gallery featuring artists , , , , , and . Checkout the show in room E112A, it’s open Monday-Thursday 10am-3pm. Here’s a sneak peak from photographer Cristina Danielle O’Connor:

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LIFT: Contemporary Expressions of the African American Experience

The framework for the art showing at the ’s exhibition , left a lot of room for expression, giving artists the words and melody of the song ‘Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing’ as an inspiration. Director says that they asked the artists to “marry the message in that song with who you are, and how you are looking at our contemporary situation, around race, around equity, around inclusion, around brutality and hope.” “marry the message in that song with who you are, and how you are looking at our contemporary situation, around race, around equity, around inclusion, around brutality and …

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NOMO Florida Mining Gallery

Jacksonville in Miami: North of Modern

Neighborhood Restoration Project North of the Miami Modern District Presented by the  and  North of Modern  is a multi-disciplinary art experience featuring a diverse array of 24 contemporary artists in a variety of mediums ranging from paintings to sculpture to video projection and performance art, as well as pop-up shops selling art and vegan fashions by . Jacksonville-based Florida Mining Gallery is excited to be curating this multi-building art experience during , the premiere contemporary art event in the art world. The purpose of this art exhibition is to increase awareness of a neighborhood restoration project that is underway at …

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october, 2021

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