Street Smart

  From being a  highlighted speaker in the TEDx segment called, “A Curated Life” in Jacksonville, FL where she created her largest mural to date for Art (Re)Public, to being exhibited in Miami’s Art Basel, then back to Chicago to create 30 new pieces for No. 9 Walton, had certainly made 2016 a busy and … Continued

Art (Re)Public: The Creative In(ter)vention

“It’s too ambitious.”  In January 2016, when the first whispers about Art (Re)Public could be overheard from a nearby table at Bold Bean, this was the general consensus. While nearly everyone loved the idea,  many said it couldn’t be done. It was too ambitious. There wasn’t enough time. Indeed, the vision was audacious, and a … Continued

Top Designers Share Their Favorite Paint Colors for Fall

  As the seasons begin to change, so do its color palates. From Spring pastels to Summer vibrant shades, this Architectural Digest article shares the inside look of these featured interior designers and their top 8 favorite, transitional paint colors for fall.  

Inside Chanel’s Pop-Up Parisian Apartment at Bergdorf Goodman

  Chanel’s new Parisian-apartment pop-up at Bergdorf Goodman in New York features a glamorous space inhibiting the French Fashion House’s iconic black, white, and gold palette while under the creative director of Karl Lagerfeld who has showcased extravagant fashion shows and sophisticated designs. For more insight on this high-end, luxury-style apartment visit: Architectural Digest.  

AD’s Top 5 Design Destinations for October

  As the seasons begin to change and we ease into fall, it sparks the urgency to travel to enrich our lives with the indulgence of our surrounding cultures and lifestyles. Ranging from divine art to extravagant architecture,  these are the top five captivating and must-see cities on your destination list to awaken and enlighten … Continued

New Jacksonville art festival looks to arrive in urban core this fall

A four-day arts festival that is looking to follow the same model as festivals like Grand Rapids’ ArtPrize and West Palm Beach’s Canvas plans to land in Downtown this fall. The Art Republic wants to hold its inaugural festival between November 10-13 in the urban core, founder Jessica Santiago said. Santiago, who is from Jacksonville … Continued

The Beautiful Side of Digital Overload

When paint, film, and clay start to feel old, artists are now turning to light. The techism movement aims to create a union between art and ever-present technology. At the center of this movement is New York–based artist Krista Kim, who creates Rothko-esque pieces using LED lights and color gradients. Unlike a standard Rothko, though, … Continued

ART REPUBLIC

Dating back to the early 1900’s, Jacksonville, Florida was one of the first and finest art and culture capitals in the country. Named the Winter Film Capital of the World and the birthplace of The Blues, the coastal city was a beacon of artistic expression and human achievement. Today, Jacksonville is quickly approaching a critical … Continued