Leap / Rewind, Faculty Biennial Exhibition Showcases the Work of New World School of the Arts Visual Arts Faculty

The New World School of the Arts visual arts division kicks-off its 2021-2022 artistic season with Leap / Rewind, Faculty Biennial Exhibition. Taking the spotlight during this show, the NWSA faculty will highlight their art practice, sharing with their students, peers, and the public at large their work outside of the classroom. The exhibition will include photography, sculpture, painting, prints, digital and new media.


September 10 – October 1 Reception: September 10; 4 PM – 6 PM. New World Gallery 25 NE 2 Street, Miami, Florida. Free and open to the public. Information at 305-237-3620

Participating Faculty

  • Luisa Basnuevo
  • Olivier Casse
  • Leo Castañeda
  • Alisa Pitchenik Charles
  • Sebastian Duncan-Portuondo
  • Silvana D’Mikos
  • Antonio Fernandez
  • Jenny Gifford
  • Diego Gutierrez
  • Don Lambert
  • Rhea Leonard
  • Maria Martinez-Cañas
  • Rosario Martinez-Cañas
  • Carlene Munõz
  • Aramis O’Reilly
  • Ray Parris
  • Annette M. Piskel
  • O. Gustavo Plascencia
  • Yasmine Samimy
  • Nabila Santa-Cristo
  • Lauren Shapiro
  • Fred Snitzer
  • Misael Soto
  • Jon Stamp
  • Jeannette Stargala
  • Kerry War

The stellar faculty at New World School of the Arts is comprised of the most in-demand professors in their respective fields, bringing diverse educational and artistic experiences to the classroom to promote a rigorous and nurturing environment, putting primary focus on student needs and the place they occupy in society as aspiring artists. The NWSA visual arts faculty have earned their degrees from some of the world’s most recognized universities in the nation including California Institute of the Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Pratt Institute of Art and Design, University of Miami, School of Visual Arts in New York, and Florida International University among others. They are also practicing artists whose work has been exhibited nationally and around the globe in renowned museums and galleries and are part of private collections. This extensively diverse background allows the faculty to actively share different artistic views with their students while encouraging them to formulate and execute their own artistic vision.

About the New World School of the Arts

Aspiring artists in theNWSA visual arts division can join other exceptionally talented students as they engage in the pursuit of their artistic career in the visual, graphic, or electronic arts. Trained by nationally renowned practicing artists, students at New World School of the Arts are encouraged to develop a personal, artistic, and aesthetic vision while mastering their technical skills in traditional and new media. Students are allowed to explore new paths while at the same time being exposed to the work of both classical and contemporary masters. Through disciplined training in traditional and new media, students develop new skills and refine others while gaining invaluable understanding of the roles of art and design in society. Areas of concentration include Art & Technology, Drawing, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, and Sculpture. Information about the NWSA Visual Arts division at (305) 237-3620.

A Florida center of excellence in the visual and performing arts, NWSA provides a comprehensive program of artistic, creative, and academic development through a curriculum that reflects the rich multicultural state of Florida. With programs accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art, Dance, Music and Theater, NWSA offers four-year BFA and BM college degrees, as well as the high school diploma. Through its rigorous curriculum and conservatory-style teaching NWSA empowers its students to become leaders in the arts. New World School of the Arts was created by the Florida Legislature as a center of excellence in the performing and visual arts. It is an educational partnership of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Miami Dade College, and the University of Florida. Information about New World School of the Arts at 305-237-3135 or at http://nwsa.mdc.edu/.