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MDC’s Galleries of Art + Design Present Panel and Exhibitions on Architecture

A+A3 panel

Miami, October 8, 2012 - Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Galleries of Art + Design will present A+A3, a two-day panel on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 11 – 12, about current trends in the art of architecture and design. In conjunction with the panel, three exhibitions focusing on the connection between art and architecture will be presented in at various MDC campuses. The panels are sponsored by VIA Design Studio. Panel and exhibitions are free and open to the public

A+A3 panel schedule:

Thursday, Oct. 11

Kendall Campus 
Auditorium (Room 6120)

11011 SW 104 St.

Creating a Logic of Global Regionalism,
10 – 11 a.m.
 Panelists: Pat Bosch and Bryan Schabel, Perkins+Will 

Design/Build Past and Future,
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Panelists: Architects Rocco Ceo, Jacob Brillhart, Jim Adamson and artist Ralph Provisero

Thursday, Oct. 11

Wolfson Campus
 Auditorium (Building 1, second floor)

300 NE. Second Ave.

Recent Threads,
6 p.m.
 Keynote speaker: John Enright, Griffin Enright Architects and undergraduate programs chair, SCI-Arc

Friday, Oct. 12

North Campus
 William and Joan Lehman Theatre
(Building 5)

11380 NW 27 Ave.

Systems Thinking,
11 a.m. – noon
 Panelists: Colleen Ahern-Hettich, MDC Earth Ethics Institute director; Maria Zabala, MDC associate professor, School of Architecture and Interior Design; and Victoria Zusman, MDC associate professor senior of biology.

Sustainability, noon – 1 p.m.
 Speaker: Matthew Gillis, principal of GILLIS and professor at SCI-Arc, Otis College of Art and Design and Woodbury University.

Artist Talk at North Gallery, 1 – 2 p.m.
 Artist Vladimir Manic will discuss his paintings on view at the gallery and the relationship between architecture and art in his work.

Exhibitions and gallery hours:

Grant Miller: New Works

Kendall Campus gallery

11011 SW 104 St., Building M

On display through Wednesday, Oct. 17

Gallery hours:

Monday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 7 – 9 p.m.

Tuesday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Wednesday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Thursday, 8 a.m. – noon; 7 – 9 pm

Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Vladimir Manic Paintings

North Campus gallery

11380 NW 27 Ave., Building 5

On display through Friday, Oct. 26

Gallery hours: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, noon – 5 p.m.


October Archfest 2012 college-wide student exhibition

Wolfson Campus Centre Gallery

300 NE Second Ave. (Building 1, third floor)

Thursday, Oct. 11, through Wednesday, Oct. 24

Gallery hours: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 1 – 6 p.m.

For more information, please call 305-237-7700, or e-mail  

Media-only contacts:
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611,, MDC communications director
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710,, media specialist
Tere Estorino, 305-237-3949,, MDC media relations director
Alejandro Rios, 305-237-7482,

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