A step to the left from your more typical commercial arts space, Butter Gallery and its curator Francisco “Paco” De La Torre IV understand that evolution is integral to remaining relevant in the creative sphere. “Since launching in 2006, our mission has changed over the years,” he says. “I like to think of Butter Gallery as a contemporary exhibition space of wide curatorial parameters.” Currently showcasing Jeffrey Noble’s haunting painting collection — A Magnetic Shelter — Butter’s stark curatorial space well highlights the elevated esoteric notes of poignant portraiture that add a much-need mystic aura to our rationalist age. Next on the agenda for this thought-provoking powerhouse? “I’m looking forward to curating a group art show with the recent works of those who have exhibited at Butter Gallery over the last 11 years,” says De La Torre, mentioning the exhibit could premiere as early as this year’s Miami Art Week; Butter Gallery, 2930 NW 7th Ave.; ButterGallery.com.
Located in one of the most diverse and dynamic business centers in the world, Miami Herbert Business School offers unparalleled opportunities to learn, engage and grow. The graduates are thought-leaders who transform business, scholarship and lives. To honor them, Brickell Magazine and the school have partnered to showcase the annual “Go-Getters,” an honor spotlighting recent grads, their successes, hopes and dreams.
When it comes to leaving your mark on the world, few can boast the list of personal and professional achievements that Hilarie Bass has amassed throughout her career — a successful young actress, a formidable corporate defense lawyer, star litigator, international firm leader, civic ignitor, social activist and now Chair of the University of Miami Board of Trustees and Founder of The Bass Institute For Diversity & Inclusion. Through it all, she has captured our attention in front of the camera, in the courtroom, behind the podium and now at the center of conversations of diversity and workplace inclusion around the world.