Photo Flash: Conrad Miami's THREE FACES OF MIAMI 3rd Annual Art Unveiling
Hundreds of guests attended the lavish cocktail reception at Lvl 25, the hotel's premiere bar and lounge, where they enjoyed stunning views of Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline while viewing a myriad of award-winning and original artwork.
"We were honored to host these three Miami cultural icons," said Stephane Mercier, general manager of Conrad Miami. "I am also delighted that hotel guests and patrons of Lvl 25 will have the opportunity to see these magnificent artwork pieces for themselves."
Ms. Elias is an internationally renowned painter, printmaker, sculptor and photographer. Her pieces reflect the aesthetics of life and art history. She has a published medium Somewhere - Anywhere, which features the history of her work as interpreted by noted Los Angeles critic, curator, and historian Peter Frank.
Mr. Swedroe is an acclaimed architect and collage artist in Miami. He received his Masters of Architecture degree from Yale University in 1960 and is credited to over 500 intricate collages. His work won the Art by Architects American Institute of Architects awards in 2006 and 2007. His second book The Collages of Robert M. Swedroe 2006-2011 features 127 full pages of his compositions.
Mr. Rivamonte's artwork and sculptures are globally inspired. He assembles rare and unusual objects collected from his travels to produce pieces enjoyed by audiences both young and old. Mr. Rivamonte's work has been published in Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art for the last five years.
The artwork of Ms. Elias, Mr. Swedroe and Mr. Rivamonte will be on display through May at the Conrad Miami Hotel, located on 1395 Brickell Ave., Miami, FL on Level 25.
More than luxury or location, beyond bold design and stunning architecture, Conrad Miami is about unique guest experiences that redefine hospitality for business and leisure travelers alike in the heart of Miami's business and financial district. Its 203 rooms and 103 residence suites are known for providing the most astute traveler with superior comfort and high-tech facilities. Conrad Miami's philosophy of service and meticulous attention to detail permeate the property, from the extraordinary cuisine of Atrio and personalized therapies of The Spa, to the modern conference facilities and rooftop pool area. An ongoing, unobtrusive program of capital upgrades and refurbishment reflects Conrad Miami's commitment to perfecting the guest experience. For more information, visit www.conradhotels.com.Photo Credit: Raul Rodriquez
Sculpture - Carter
Art - White Jewel IV
Sheila Elia, Art -Gladiator Women I
Mike Rivamonte, Sculpture â€" Harrison
Philippe Thevenet, Sheila Elias, Mike Rivamonte, Marcy Lefton, Stephane Mercier
Art Gladiator Women I, Carter, White Jewel IV
Jose Perez, Luis Castro
JoAn Cummins, Robert Swedroe, Carmen McCaw, Art â€" White Jewel IV
Lily Gasset, guest, Elsie Peralta, Clara Anderson
Lisette Gongora, Jessica Valera
Allison j. McCreary, Terry Jacobs, Lorna Owens
Todd Oretsky, Alexander Britell
Ricardo J. Gonzalez III, Joyce Lowry
Lisa Grigorian, Ljupka todorovic, Jack Inigo
Caron Cole , Brian Smith, Fazia Ali
Ron Greenspan, Donna Potolsky
Esta Friedman, Rita Carmen Swedro, Ruth Beneoliel
Jeffrey Wolszon, Ken Shaw
Lisa Cole, Ron Greenspan, C.L Conroy, Patrick Borden
GiAnna Wyatt, Greg Oates, Lane Nieset