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The Untitled Ones IV, 2008
Silver Gelatin Print
12 x 18 in.
Siza Shrine, Columbia University 2007
Acrylic and Wax on Canvas
18 x 24 in.
Lorna Samara Ash received a dual Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Electronic Intermedia & Painting, along with an Art History Minor from the University of Florida through New World School of the Arts. Ash is an interdisciplinary artist who uses a variety of media, including photography, sound, video, sculpture, installation, drawing & painting to depict scenarios where idolatry of notions¬¬, objects, and entities prevails. Ash’s work dwells within undertones encompassing literature, philosophy, and religion; her most recent body of work utilizes music composition, writing and performance to convey these concepts to the masses.
Ash has been part of numerous exhibitions including Arteamericas Fair, Mia. Beach Convention Center; 80” of Art, NWSA Alumni Auction, Sagamore Hotel, Mia. Beach, FL; Mu-Dai, Freedom Tower, Downtown Miami; Art Basel Miami 2011,The Cricket Taplin Art Collection, S. Beach, FL; Assemblage, Daniel Azoulay Gallery, Midtown Miami; Fortune and Freedom, Soho Studios, Wynwood District; Passage, New World Gallery, Miami, FL; Photo Miami Art Fair, Wynwood District; Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, Broward-County Public Library, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; and Siggraph: Bring Your Brain, Los Angeles, California, and Smash & Grab Exhibit, Locust Projects, among others.
Miami-based artist Adler Guerrier (b. 1975) works in a variety of media, including sculpture, photography, prints, and collaged works on paper. Guerrier’s practice investigates the mutability of text and image and the variability of meaning. He is as interested in politics as he is in poetics, and his work explores the rich territory between them. Often using Miami as a physical site and an embodiment of realized (and unrealized) moments in American political and social history, Guerrier examines, repurposes, and sometimes fictionalizes the city through his work. Guerrier’s oeuvre is expansive in its engagement with the urban environment, art history and materials and this exhibition will bring together a selection of work from the last decade of his career alongside new work produced for this presentation.