Tag Archives: Florida Mining Gallery

Marcus Kenney in his studio

Marcus Kenney is Abstractly Political: Florida Mining Gallery’s Dope Fix on the Future 

As a child, artist suffered the loss of his family home and all of the objects within as the result of a tragic fire. Since then, Kenney often memorializes found objects in his multi-media artwork to fill the void and create something to pass on to his children. The hosts Kenney’s new exhibition Dope January 20-March 13, 2017. An opening reception will be held Friday from 7-9pm January 20. Kenney will host a talk prior to the reception from 6-6:30pm (www.floridamininggallery.com). “Marcus is one of the biggest names we work with, and it’s one of the major goals of Florida …

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Rob Middleton Art, Jacksonville, Florida, Abstract Expressionist Painter, Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville

Total Freedom: 10 Questions with Abstract Expressionist Painter Rob Middleton

Courtesy of our friends at the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville We, as a society, sometimes have an unhealthy, or at the very least an unproductive, response to the success of others. Social media, which certainly has its benefits, is riddled with examples of this type of behavior, which includes destructive criticism, unjustified public shaming, and passive aggressive commentary. Online networks can be a black hole where individuals can lose their sense of time, civility, and the impact of their words. That isn’t always the case, however, as was recently illustrated through a post made by abstract expressionist painter Rob Middleton. Rob’s entry, which was posted …

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Paper Cutting An Art Form by Hiromi Moneyhun

Tiny cuts–-slivers taken out, piece by piece, yet the whole skeleton remains intact; the ancient Chinese practice of paper cutting is a unique art form, one that artist  has mastered. It elicits a gentle, quiet pause as we look at the beauty of each intricate piece. Hailing from , Moneyhun zeroes in on her three-dimensional pieces with a laser-like focus. Perhaps not being trained by a master of this particular art has its advantage; indeed, it must. The result of each piece cut diligently by Moneyhun is extraordinary, giving life to organic forms, such as a bonsai or volumes of …

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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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