Director of Education at the Pérez Art Museum Miami and Curator-in Residence at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex (LHCC)
Born and raised in Denver, Colorado. She currently lives and works in Miami, Florida. Marie completed her studies at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, and Florida State University, which includes degrees in both Visual Arts and Public Administration. Marie Vickles is the Director of Education at the Pérez Art Museum Miami and Curator-in- Residence at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex (LHCC). She has organized arts educational programs, workshops and exhibitions across the United States and the Caribbean for over 15 years and maintains an active practice as an independent curator producing over 30 exhibitions and curatorial projects. Her curatorial work includes the co-curation of Prizm Art Fair, Miami, FL (2013), Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom, Little Haiti Cultural Complex, Miami, FL (2017), walls turned sideways are bridges: narratives of resistance at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), Tallahassee, FL (2019), and Dust Specks on the Sea, Little Haiti Cultural Complex, Miami, FL (2019).
In her work as an arts educator and cultural practitioner, she is concerned with the development of new ways to bridge the connections between creativity and community engagement – with the goal of supporting equity, sustainability and access for all, through the arts.
interdisciplinary cultural practitioner
Born in Lima, Peru. Lives and works Lima/ Miami/New York City. Cordova’s work addresses the metaphysics of space and time and how objects change and perception changes when we move around in space. BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, MFA from Yale University.
His work is in the public collection at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Yale University, New Haven, CT, Museo de Arte de Lima, Lima, Peru, Ellipse Foundation, Cascais, Portugal, Perez Art Museum, Miami, FL, La Casa de las Americas, Havana, Cub among others. Cordova was represented in the 2008 Whitney Biennial.
Forthcoming solo exhibitions include Galerie Florian Schonfelder. Berlin, Germany, and Livia Benavides 80M2. Lima, Peru (2021).
Cordova, is co-curator with Director Mikhaile Solomon of the Prizm Art Fair and co-organizer of the Greenwood Centennial in Tulsa, Oklahoma with artist Rick Lowe.
Curator of Programs at ICA Miami
Born/raised in Colombia, Lives/works in Miami, FL. Moreno is currently Curator of Programs at ICA Miami, where he established and runs the Art + Research Center. He was on the Advisory Committee for the 2017 Whitney Biennial, and serves on the editorial and advisory committees of several publications and foundations. He is the founder and current co-director of [NAME] Publications, a press dedicated to art and designtheory. His texts have appeared in numerous catalogues and anthologies, and he has written for various publications, including e-flux journal, Art in America, Kaleidoscope, and MONU— Magazine for Urbanism. His most recent book, Notes sur la maison moire, co-authored with Ernesto Oroza, was published in French by Cite Du Design, in conjunction with the Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne.
MIKHAILE M. SOLOMON
Director of Prizm Art Fair
Born and raised in Miami, Florida and is of Caribbean heritage. Her parents are the from the island of St. Kitts – Nevis. She is a graduate of Florida International University’s Graduate program in Architecture and completed her undergraduate degree in Theatre Arts at the University of South Florida.
With her varied professional experience comes many years of developmental work in design, education, curatorial practice, arts advocacy and community development. In 2013, Mikhaile founded and currently serves as Director of Prizm Art Fair, a cutting-edge art fair that expands the spectrum of exhibiting international artists from the global African Diaspora and Emerging Markets during Miami Art Week. Since 2013, Prizm has grown from exhibiting 25 contemporary artists to developing a hybrid Fair program with 40 – 60 individual artists annually, and a burgeoning gallery program.
Mikhaile is currently actively involved in a number of leadership organizations that give her the capacity to emphasize the importance the arts play in the shaping of holistic communities. Mikhaile is a recent graduate of the Goldman Sach’s 10,000 Small Businesses Program, and member of Leadership Florida and Miami’s Next Leaders. Mikhaile’s hope is to support continued strengthening of Miami’s cultural offerings and to participate in the creation of more creative opportunities for its residents.