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.
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.
"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
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
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 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.
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.
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
Rocking Chair Sessions / BABA Collective, Miami, United States
RCS vol. 13 / John DeFaro / Monday, July 10, 9PM / Visit Link: Podcast
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.
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