Diaspora Vibe Cultural Art

Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator
Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator

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Founder Director/ Curator Rosie Gordon-Wallace is Founder, Curator, and Director of Diaspora Vibe Gallery and Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (DVCAI). Since 1996, Gordon-Wallace has initiated and produced transnational creative programs that redefine concepts of “diaspora” including the International Cultural Exchange program, the Caribbean Crossroads Series, the Artist-In-Residence program, an ongoing contemporary exhibitions program, and numerous community-based outreach projects. One might never have guessed that this licensed Medical Microbiologist and former Senior Consultant for Searle Pharmaceuticals from 1981 -1999 is now the founder and senior curator of Diaspora Vibe, one of the most talked about Caribbean art incubators in Miami and on the east coast. Gordon –Wallace, always a passionate lover of art, made up her mind in 1999 to devote herself full time to the gallery she created and developed. Diaspora Vibe Gallery and Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator specializes in Caribbean and Latin American Art with an emphasis on emerging artists. The gallery supports the development of new work by resident artists by offering exhibitions opportunities, artist talks, workshops and other skill- building core values for emerging artists. She is dynamic and unstoppable and continues to create international cultural experiences for Miami artists that add value to our cultural aesthetic and economy with activities that bind us to “Here and There”.

Gordon-Wallace is an active community member serving on the boards on diverse organizations such as The National Performance Network, The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Design & Architecture High School (DASH), Miami Dade College Museum Art and Design, The Perez Art Museum Miami and Bayshore Lutheran Church Council. Rosie Gordon- Wallace has been awarded the In the Company of Women 2013 award for Arts and Entertainment, The Red Cross Spectrum award for Culture, the Miami Beach Black Advisory Board Award for Arts and Culture and The Arts and Business Culture Award for Shining Stars among many other awards for Arts and Culture. DVCAI –www.dvcai.org

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