SUMMER 2017 Former Boss and Mentor - Founder, Executive Director Mary Luft disbands Tigertail Productions.
Fall 2017 - 2018, part-time assistant to Chief Conservator/Founder Viviana Dominguez
Art Conservators Lab, LLC Miami, FL
January 03, 2019, VoyageMIAonline publication. Meet John DeFaro.
Online profile with photos of John and art images. READ THE ARTICLE
OF NATURE: SYMPOSIUM / WAVE HILL, BRONX, NY
November 11, 2016 website
Creative Capital 2017 / Professional Development Program
Promoting Your Work / Workshop
November 7, 2016, New York City
Workshop Leader: Jackie Battenfield
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. The full-color 210-page book was published by [NAME] Publications.
INTO THE WILD, group show, Miami Dade College Kendell Campus Gallery, September 10 - November 11, 2015, Meet the curator Carol Jazzar and the artists. Saturday, October 3, 1-3 PM
The Miami Herald. Visual Arts. October 25, 2015 Art review: Into the Wild
7th All-Media Juried Biennial.
Art and Culture Center of Hollywood. Hollywood, FL website
AWARDEE, Artist Access Grant / Fall-Winter 2017, Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs and Tigertail Productions. One-on-one, mentorship-style 4- plein air workshop with artist Jordan Massingale, Savannah, GA
John becomes Executive Assistant to Mary Luft, Executive 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. One-on-one mentorship-style 3-day pigment workshop with artist Paton Miller,
Rocking Chair Sessions / BABA Collective, Miami, FL
RCS vol. 13 / John DeFaro / Monday, July 10, 2017, 9 PM / Visit Link: Podcast
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.
BIG LAWN Project / 2022 - ongoing
Highlighting Environmental Self-Identity and Garden-Based Healing.
Works on paper, paintings, photography, film, costume design, and outdoor ephemeral performances.
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