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Mission Statement

The Laundromat Art Space is an Artist Residency Program & Exhibition Space for professional Miami artists in the heart of downtown Little Haiti. Our 4500 sq ft space houses 9 artist studios and a gallery. We offer engaging community programming and contemporary art exhibitions. Resident artists have the unique opportunity to be part of an environment which fosters collaboration between multidisciplinary creatives and draw influence from the microcosm of Caribbean Culture which defines Little Haiti.

Description

The Laundromat Art Space is an Artist Residency Program & Exhibition Space for professional Miami artists in the heart of downtown Little Haiti. Our 4500 sq ft space houses 9 artist studios and a gallery. We offer engaging community programming and contemporary art exhibitions. Resident artists have the unique opportunity to be part of an environment which fosters collaboration between multidisciplinary creatives and draw influence from the microcosm of Caribbean Culture which defines Little Haiti.

Founded by alumni from The Art Center South Florida, Bakehouse Arts Complex, and the Wynwood Arts District, the Laundromat Art Space is an artist run collective which focuses on the development of local artists, provides innovative curatorial opportunities and artistic programming for the community.

The Laundromat Art Space is presented by The Rise Up Gallery, a non profit organization based in Miami which provides pro bono art therapy workshops to the community. Rise Up is a 100% volunteer based organization and is funded entirely through grants, private donations, and the sale of artwork.

Awards & Accolades:
Knight Foundation Arts Challenge Winner (2015)
Miami Dade Cultural Affairs Tourism Development Grant (2014)
Miami Dade Cultural Affairs Community Development Grant (2014)
Miami Dade Cultural Affairs Community Development Grant (2013)
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grant (2012)
New Jersey Hero Award (2011)
AB & J Noyes Foundation Grant (2011)

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http://www.laundromatartspace.com

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