Renowned Artist Philip Brooker Gives Miami’s Saucy Image a Makeover


MIAMI BEACH, FL.- ArtCenter/South Florida presents Miami Poster Project, a community initiative founded by veteran artist and illustrator Phillip Brooker with the support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. In celebration of Miami Poster Project’s inaugural year, Brooker has created a series of five super-sized posters, marking a departure from the typical stale, superficial and tourist industry-driven images that have saturated the city. In offering visual content that is instead a reflection of Miami’s complex and fascinating cultural microcosm, Brooker draws on tropical living, snow birds, urban undertones and the arts. The opening reception on Saturday, September 11, 2010, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at ArtCenter’s 800 Lincoln Road gallery is free and open to the public; works will be on view until October 17, 2010. “The Miami Poster Project gives our community the chance to redefine