Art Faculty in ‘La Sirena: A Call for Transformation’ at Miami International Airport


College of Architecture + The Arts faculty from the Department of Art + Art History are featured in a new exhibition at the Central Terminal Gallery of Miami International Airport. The exhibition features sixteen well-known artists, eleven of them from the South Florida community.

R.F. Buckley (Professor), Bill Burke (Professor), and Peggy Nolan (Adjunct Faculty) join the other artists in interpreting the myth of the mermaid. The exhibition, entitled La Sirena: A Call for Transformation, emphasizes the artistic, spiritual, and narrative significance that has been attributed to the creature.

The exhibition is running under the direction of Yolanda Sánchez, Ph.D. (FIU BFA ’91), Miami-Dade Aviation Department Fine Arts & Cultural Affairs Division Director.

The participating artists in La Sirena: A Call for Transformation are

Ray Azcuy
R.F. Buckley (Professor)
Bill Burke (Professor)
Pablo Cano
Eric Conrad
Edouard Duval Carrié
Jean-Baptiste Jean Joseph
Dina Knapp
Emilio Adan Martinez (FIU BFA ’95)
Marie Mennes
Gary Monroe
Peggy Nolan (Adjunct Faculty)
Damian Rojo
Carolina Sardi
Gerry Stecca
Kristen Thiele

La Sirena: A Call for Transformation is on display at the Miami International Airport Central Terminal Gallery, at concourses D and E, just past the Concourse E security checkpoint.

The featured image is provided courtesy of the Miami-Dade Aviation Department.

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