“New Art Social” - Marco Miller & Raul Ramirez
Buona Terra Ristorante
December 4th, 2016 - March 7th, 2017
Curated by eauty & Brawn Art Gallery and ThinkSpace/Sinergia Art
Beauty & Brawn is an art gallery specializing in works which offer a socio-psychological perspective to the viewer. We showcase unique exhibitions by artists whose creative philosophies examine, encourage and ultimately connect the emotional experience to human existence. Sinergia Art offers unique curatorial services, including art program project development and management, innovative design and re-design solutions and interior and exterior art placement. Through the implementation of new and non-traditional artworks and installations, we aim to enhance everyday environments by showcasing both highly recognizable and emerging national and international talents.
Marco Miller is a painter and street artist based in Chicago. He specializes in portraiture, utilizing a variety of mediums including oil, acrylic, spray paint, charcoals, pastels and watercolors. He attended Columbia College for graphic design, however as a painter, Marco is primarily self-taught. The son of a Mexican father, Marco witnessed firsthand the daily hardships of a day laborer, and his work aims to shed light on the struggles of Mexican immigrants who endure harsh labor conditions and exploitation.
Mixed Media (6’ x 5’)
This mixed media composition captures the vibrant @sabapivo , a hiphop artist at the forefront of the emerging Chicago creative renaissance. I used refined techniques and oil paints to render the face, accented with wild strokes of acrylic and spray paint--a true marriage of grace and grit.
“Cinco de Mayo” (The Battle de Puebla)
Mixed Media (6’ x 5’)
The Battle of Puebla took place on 5 May 1862, near the city of Puebla during the French intervention in Mexico. The battle ended in a victory for the Mexican Army over the occupying French forces.
Mixed Media (3’ x 4’)
Dally Austin is a key member of the Save Money super group and a close friend. Look out for his new album Roses.
“King” ( Biggie)
Mixed Media (3’ x 3 1⁄2’)
Raul Ramirez (Rawooh)
Born and raised in Chicago, Raul Ramirez blends a style influenced by many
genres spanning from fashion illustration, comic art and graffiti.
“Green Watercolor Mask”
“Purple Watercolor Mask”
“Catrina Embellished Print”
“Geometric Shapes Portrait”
“The Bride of Frankenstein”