January 03, 2019: VoyageMIAonline publication. Meet John DeFaro.

Online profile with photos of John and art images. READ THE ARTICLE

May 2020. SUPPLIESFORSUCCESS 

John DeFaro creates a video to support the art supplies Carekits  for kids in need during the height of the COVID-19

Pandemic. VIEW THE VIDEO ON FACEBOOK  



August 2022. New Studio space at Peekaboo Studios, 690 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139 / The Lincoln Center Building. This space is an extension of John's home studio and used primarily for Painting and Art Installation. 


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HYPOCOTYL.ART   founded 2019 - present.

ART & DESIGN COLLABORATIVE with artist NICK Gilmore






Attends OF NATURE: SYMPOSIUM /  WAVE HILL, BRONX, NY

November 11, 2016   website


John attends Creative Capitol / Professional Development Program

Promoting Your Work / Workshop

November 7, 2016, New York City

Workshop Leader: Jackie Battenfield


Plein Air Competition 

Open call participant. Villa Paula Miami

June 20 - 25, 2016


CITIZENS INTERESTED IN THE ARTS

Champion of the Arts Luncheon. Centerpiece design.

Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables, FL

January 24, 2016 


100+DEGREES IN THE SHADE : A Survey of South Florida Art. 

2015 multi-venue exhibition. Organized by independent curator Jane Hart.

November 12 - January 2016.

Full-color 210-page book published by [NAME] Publications. 

visit show website


"Into the Wild"  Group Show. Miami Dade College  September 10 - November 11, 2015

Meet the curator Carol Jazzar and artists. Saturday, October 3, 1-3PM

visit online link and information

The Miami Herald. Visual Arts. October 25, 2015 Art review: "Into the Wild"

view article


7th All-Media Juried Biennial

Art and Culture Center of Hollywood. Hollywood, FL  website 

John attends one-on-one, mentorship-style workshop with artist Paton Miller

July 27 - 31, 2015. Southampton, New York. Made possible by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs Artist Access Grant awarded May 2015. 


John becomes Executive Assistant to Mary LuftExecutive Director and Founder of

Tigertail Productions Inc, Miami, FL  June 1st, 2015.  website



AWARDEE. Artist Access Grant / Spring-Summer 2015. Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs and Tigertail Productions. 




 


NEWS

December 20, 2018 - Oct 2019: Contracted by Books & Book's new location in Coconut Grove, FL to serve as an in-house art curator and food service manager of the new café and wine/beer bar.

​AWARDEE.  Artist Access Grant / Spring Summer 2017. Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs and Tigertail Productions 

Fall 2017 - 2018. Part-time position. Assistant to Chief Conservator/Founder Viviana Dominguez 

Art Conservators Lab, LLC Miami, FL

SUMMER 2017  Former Boss and Mentor - Founder, Executive Director Mary Luft is disbanding Tigertail Productions.   Read the article in The Miami Herald


TREES HAVE AIDS Revival

New release poster print design finished / VIEW HERE

Approaching ignorance and HIV Stigma, and the current Opioid Epidemic igniting new HIV infections



November 26, 2017: Project 'Lights Off ' is an accepted entry for 'Outside the Box 4 Biennial' Exhibition at Whitespace / the Mordes Collection in March 2018. Curated by Lisa Rockford https://rockfordprojects.weebly.com/

Rocking Chair Sessions / BABA Collective, Miami, United States

RCS vol. 13 / John DeFaro / Monday, July 10, 9PM / Visit Link: Podcast




​​​​​​​November 2022.  healtheplanet

John DeFaro is hired as Lead Gardener for Heal The Planet's gardens at Snyder Park, Fort Lauderdale

Visit HealthePlanet Online




​​​November 25 - January 5, 2023. BIG LAWN Project​​

Artist John DeFaro Highlights Environmental Self-Identity and Garden-Based Healing.

Works on paper, paintings, videos, fashion design, and outdoor ephemeral performances. 

Read Press Release / View Art and Photos