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Miami International University of Art & Design hosts “RetoMestizo,” a Latin American Photography Contest and Exhibit

By: The Art Institutes

March 3, 2017

This exhibit is also a partnership with philanthropists Alexander Gonzalez, Daniela Picado and Santiago Klein. The reception, which will take place on March 16, 2017 at 6pm at the University, aims to elevate the stereotypical image of Latinos in The United States of America.

“I have made it my mission to highlight Latino culture through this award exhibition designed to foster acceptance of diversity. The exhibition will feature 100+ images of the best photographers in LATAM with the five final pieces available to be voted on that evening,” says Marco Caridad, exhibit curator.

With over 100 images submitted, a judging panel of Latin American photographers. narrowed it down to the top five pieces. On March 16, attendees will have the opportunity to award the “Best in Show” award including a $500 prize. 

“The University is a firm supporter of not only diversity, but of artists in general. We are thrilled to host this amazing contest and exhibition showcasing top Latin American photographers. We are especially proud to be partnering with one of our very own alums for this exhibit [Marco Caridad],” says Erika Fleming, president of Miami International University of Art & Design.

We invite you to enjoy and experience the work and perspective of photographers from Latin America.

RSVP and claim your ticket at no cost at https://goo.gl/Gn1Zu9.

For more information contact: Marcia Gomez, Director of Campus Relations magomez@aii.edu, 305.428.5676.

To request accommodations in connection with this event, contact the program organizer in advance at 305-428-5700.



By: The Art Institutes

March 3, 2017