“We do everything together,” said Montoya, “from the designs to the modeling and casting, but these days Leslie does the patinas.” “I learned from Luis,” Ortiz says, adding that while many formulas for bronze patinas have been known for centuries, she and Montoya have developed their own techniques, particularly for the little-used pastel patinas.
CULINARY ADVENTURES Bronze Sculpture & Paintings by Luis Montoya and Leslie Ortiz Nov. 4, 2016 – Feb. 24, 2017 The new exhibition at ArtSpace Virginia Miller Galleries, “Culinary Adventures: Bronze Sculpture and Paintings by Luis Montoya and Leslie Ortiz,” opens with a reception for the artists from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4th. Each of the partners … Read More
Read Press Release here> Touby’s multi-layered abstractions have been acclaimed in every corner of the nation as well as in prestigious galleries around the world, having been exhibited in such public venues as Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; America Haus and the Museum Fur Konkrete Kunst Ingolstadt, both in Munich, Germany; American Embassies in Algeria, … Read More
“Linda Touby: Sensuous Surfaces,” a one-person exhibition of selected paintings from the past ten years, opens at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries from 6-10 p.m. Friday, May 6th. Touby’s multi-layered abstractions have been acclaimed in every corner of the nation as well as in prestigious galleries around the world, having been exhibited in such public venues as … Read More
“Each of these artists offers the sort of unique, personal statement that I am constantly seeking in the art that I choose to exhibit,” said Virginia Miller, owner and director of Greater Miami’s longest-established contemporary fine art gallery, now in its 42nd year. Read press release here.
By Richard Speer Taking in the Technicolor orgy that is Virginia Miller’s affectionate and nuanced 21-year survey of the paintings of Leon Berkowitz (1911-1987), one confronts just how thoroughly the metastasis of post-ironic eye candy has been assimilated into visual culture since Berkowitz’s heyday. In entire sectors of contemporary art (Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Peter … Read More
“Divergent Illusions,” an exhibition of paintings and sculpture by an acknowledged master and four highly accomplished mid-career artists from five countries, will open at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries with a reception from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6th. “Each of these artists offers the sort of unique, personal statement that I am constantly seeking in the art … Read More
Film by Eric Minh Swenson. Music by Moby. Suzan Woodruff’s most recent body of work involving multiple and various painting series she has worked on since the Burning Woman Project is created through a self-invented and designed “Gravity easel,” which though gravitational forces allows control of water and paint, creates echo’s and spectacles of nature, … Read More
See Gallery installation here for Leon Berkowitz: Cascades of Light, Paintings from 1965-1986
South Florida’s longest-established fine art gallery, ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries in downtown Coral Gables, registers another entry in regional art history on Nov. 7 when it opens an exhibition of important paintings by Leon Berkowitz. “Leon Berkowitz: Cascades of Light, Paintings from 1965-1986,” features a cross-section of his most important body of work, ranging from the … Read More