2017-18

  • PAVEL ACOSTA PROENZA

    Jungle, 2013, Dry paint on Sheetrock, 120” x 96” (Perez Art Museum Miami)

    Pavel Acosta Proenza (b. 1975, Camaguey, Cuba): A visual artist and photographer, Pavel earned his Masters of Fine Arts at the Instituto Superior de Arte de la Habana (ISA). He relocated to the United States in 2010 and currently lives and works in Miami. He completed a Guttenberg Art Residency in 2015, and has been invited to numerous other residencies and workshops. He was selected for inclusion in El Museo del Barrio’s Bienal 2013:Here is where we jump. His artwork is exhibited internationally. (CINTAS for Visual Arts, 2017-2018)

  • Flores Chaviano Jiménez (b. 1946, Villaclara, Cuba): Guitarist, director and composer, Flores studied at the Escuela Nacional de Arte in Havana and also at the Instituto Superior de Arte de la Habana (ISA). He has been living in Madrid since 1981. There he furthered his studies at the Royal Conservatory, the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de la Capital de España. He is a founder of Ensemble de Segovia, la Capilla Musical Esteban Salas and "Sonido Trece," “Fin de Siglo,” and “Trova Lírica Cubana” in Madrid. He has performed with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de México D.F., the Gdansk Academy in Poland, the Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias (OSPA)  Orquesta y Coros de la Comunidad de Madrid. Orquesta Sinfónica  de Granada, Orquesta clásica de Madrid,  Filarmónica de Montevideo,  Orquesta Simón Bolívar in Caracas, Orquesta Sinfónica del Salvador, Orquesta Sinfónica de Matanzas (Cuba), Orquesta de Cámara del Nalón Asturias, Mutare Ensemble in Frankfurt, Cuarteto Latinoamericano de México, Florida International University Percussion Quartet, among others. His work has been performed throughout Asia, Europe, as well as North and South America. He currently teaches at the Conservatorio Profesional Federico Moreno Torroba in Madrid. (CINTAS for Music Composition, 2017-2018)

  • Anthony García (b. 1980, Miami): A Principal of Street Plans Collaborative, García leads the firm’s Miami office. Prior to which he was Project Director at the Dover Kohl & Partners affiliated architecture firm Chael Cooper & Associates, and from 2008 to 2012 he was the Publisher and Managing editor of the transportation blog TransitMiami.com. He is a nationally recognized architect, writer, speaker and advocate in the in the field of transit, pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure. He is a coauthor of the globally acclaimed series Tactical Urbanism: Short-Term Action, Long-Term Change Vol. 2, and together with Mike Lydon is the recipient of the 2017 Seaside Prize and co-author of Tactical Urbanism. A part-time adjunct faculty member at the University of Miami School of Architecture, Tony  is currently Chairman of the Green Mobility Network, the largest bicycle pedestrian advocacy organization in South Florida. He co-founded the Ludlam Trail project, which will result in the addition of over 50 acres of new park space in Miami-Dade County. Among the many professional organizations he is active with are the Association of Bicycle and Pedestrian Professionals and the Congress for the New Urbanism. He lectures and leads workshops on the topics of architecture, urban design, smart growth, tactical urbanism, and complete streets/active transportation. Tony holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and Urban Design from New York University and a Masters in Architecture from the University of Miami. (CINTAS for Architecture & Design, 2017-2018)

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