You've seen the shirt, now here's the truth: Yo Amo 305 are a Miami art collective doing great things for the culture of Miami.
They offer a yearlong artists residency program bringing Latin American street artists to Miami to create fine art for their gallery across the street from Panther Coffee. Every month, new artists fly in and have a gallery, a studio, an electric bike, and a place to stay. Then they premiere a show during Wynwood Art Walk, and sell limited edition prints to benefit charity.
The South Florida Ford-sponsored program is an integral community builder, and signals a artistically beneficial spending of corporate sponsorship money. This month Francisco "Pastel" Diaz, and "Elian" Chali of Argentina bring their distinct styles to canvas, sculpture, and installation work that's refreshing in theme and delivery.More »