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For Immediate Release:
June 16, 2013
Media Contact:
Cathy Guerra
ferrec@miamidade.gov
305-235-1668

Call to Artists for the Environmental Artist in Residence Program at the Deering Estate at Cutler


The Deering Estate at Cutler has a very unique opportunity for artists to participate in an Environmental Artist in Residence Program. This new opportunity, part of a National Endowment for the Arts Grant, pairs artists of all abilities with mentor Environmental Artist, Lucinda Linderman in a short term shared studio residency within the structure of our existing Artist in Residence Program.

We are looking for artists that wish to explore or further their understanding of environmental art, work with a mentor artist, use recycled or found materials, and engages the community at large in content that deals with environmental concerns.

Please apply as soon as possible as we are seeking 4-6 Artists to complete one to three month residencies beginning August 20, 2013, through March 2014.
Early application is recommended and applications are accepted in the following deadline structure:

Deadline 1: August 15, 2013
Deadline 2: September 15, 2013

The application can be found on the Deering Estate website. Please direct any questions to:

Kim Yantis, Exhibit Specialist
Deering Estate at Cutler
stryky@miamidade.gov 
(305) 235-1668 ext. 238

For more information, please join us at a public meeting with artists and organizations on Saturday, August 10th, from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, at the Deering Estate at Cutler Visitor Center. This meeting will introduce Eco Art and Environmental Art Opportunities related to the Deering Estate Festival of the Arts and implementation of our NEA Eco-Art Grant. Led By Deering Estate Assistant Director Jennifer Tisthammer, Exhibit Specialist Kim Yantis, Environmental Mentor Artist, Lucinda Linderman, and Guests. The meeting is free and open to the public.

About the Deering Estate at Cutler
The Deering Estate at Cutler, a Miami-Dade County Park, is located at 16701 SW 72 Avenue in Miami. This 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily at 10:30 am & 3:00 pm and are free with Estate admission. For more information on the Deering Estate's educational and cultural programs, please visit www.deeringestate.org.