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Apontesierra was named one of the five of Florida’s most interesting, and best, artistic talents by the Upscale Living Magazine.

“From Ernest Hemingway to Zora Neale Hurston, Florida has always been home to many talented artists. So, it shouldn’t be a surprise that today Florida boasts some impressive artists from every corner of the state. Whether you’re into glass sculptures or minimalistic paintings, you can always find a talented artist in Florida whose art can suit your home’s decor. This is why we’ve taken the time to find five of Florida’s most interesting, and best, artistic talents. – By JJ Essex UPSCALE Living Magazine

Panel Discussion: The Commons: 15 Artists 15 Spaces. Art After Dark. Norton Museum of Art. West Palm Beach. April 2022.

The City of West Palm Beach’s ArtLife Committee commissioned 15 local artists to create temporary works that bring to light our community’s need to reconnect with one another during the pandemic. The project encouraged artists to reimagine our public spaces, reflect and respond on a localized level to a global crisis, while offering the artists monetary relief. One of the 15 artists was asked to create a final short documentary that would play a vital role in producing a shared cultural memory of our pandemic times.

This screening will be followed by a Panel Discussion with artists Emilio AponteSierra, Ates IsildakDana Donaty, and Robert Fehre and moderated by Sybille Welter.

Apontesierra Sculptures at the Palm Beach Post Article.

The largest work is the masked 7-foot figure, which is wearing high heels made of chicken wire, aluminum foil and black canvas. The figure by Emilio Apontesierra-Paretti is holding out a basketful of colorful masks.

“This shows that we are protecting each other during the pandemic,” by Bill DiPaolo.

Apontesierra Sculpture COVIDA at the cover of the Arts and Entertainment section of the Palm Beach Florida Weekly. “The three-dimensional work of Emilio Apontesierra-Paretti goes a step further, refusing to be ignored.- BY CHRISTINA WOOD
Florida Weekly Correspondent

Especial Report on cultural funding by Josh Navarro on WPTV channel 5 The report is showcasing Apontesierra sculptures COVIDATRANSFORMATION & MAGNO in Being Heard Being Seen Exhibit at The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County

Apontesierra as part of the group of artists participating in Being Heard Being Seen the Art exhibit by by the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County. The Exhibit was part of the news on Feb 2022 referring to the HB 1557/SB 1834. This legislation is a government censorship bill that ban classroom discussions related to sexual orientation and gender identity in schools

My story began in 1968 in the city of Valledupar Colombia. The way I present my name is part of my story, with this I honor people that are deeply in my heart. 

  • Here is an interesting article by Alisha (#heyAlissaheyChit Chat Connoisseur) published in the blog of Discover The Palm Beaches called ART CELEBRATING DIVERSITY IN THE PALM BEACHES. This is not interesting just because #COVIDA is featured in it, but because Alisha point out that “during these unprecedented times, it’s challenging to go to the places we normally would, yet if you’re looking for a place filled with culture, great food and art, The Palm Beaches are your one-stop shop” Here the link where you can read the whole article: https://www.thepalmbeaches.com/…/art-celebrating…

APONTESIERRA in “A Little Of This. A Little Of That ” International Mixed Media Art Exhibition by ART4You Gallery curated by Jesno Rengi Dubai. From Dec 20/2020

artsteps | Art4you Gallery : Mixed Media Art Exhibition – ‘A LITTLE OF THIS, A LITTLE OF THAT’

What a honor: “Queen” by APONTESIERRA in “A Little Of This. A Little Of That ” International Mixed Media Art Exhibition by ART4You Gallery curated by Jesno Rengi was selected to be the cover of the Exhibit’s promotional article by Arte & Lusso. There are 80 art pieces and Quen is representing all of them. Arte & Lusso is an independent publication about Art, Fashion, Luxury Lifestyle and Modern Culture. They focus on delivering latest news on distinctive personalities and important events in United Arab Emirates and Italy, bringing the most interesting stories to they readers

“A Little of This, a Little of That”: Mixed Media Art Exhibition on Imagination and Creativity – Arte & Lusso (arte8lusso.net)

  • LIVE – From 314 Clematis Street in West Palm Beach, a sneak peek at the public artwork APONTESIERRA called “COVIDIA”. It is a part of the City’s new public arts initiative called “The Commons: 15 Artists, 15 Spaces. COVIDA is a Mixed Media Public Art created using ApontesierraTechnique and sustainable materials such as poultry net, fiber glass, Plastic black privacy screen, aluminum foil, PVC pipes and many other weather resistant materials. The title of the piece adds the first letter of APONTESIERRA to Covid and Vida means life in Spanish. It is a sculpture portraying a woman, a mother, a sister, a neighbor who is mourning because she loss relatives by COVID-19. She brings awareness about COVID-19. She wears a colorful mask that represents protection but also hope for our future. She is holding a basket with face masks as well.

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  • Interview with Lena Salzbank from CBS Channel 12 at 11.

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Emilio Apontesierra, Palm Beach Gardens, works on his piece “COVIDA” in downtown West Palm Beach on Friday, December 4, 2020. Apontesierra was selected for a city project named The Commons: 15 Artists, 15 Spaces.

THOMAS CORDY, THE PALM BEACH POST

Emilio Apontesierra’s artwork in downtown west palm beach (palmbeachpost.com)

  • WPTV Channel 5. City of West Palm Beach helping local artists amid pandemic By: Sabirah Rayford Posted at 6:36 PM, Sep 28, 2020

https://www.wptv.com/news/region-c-palm-beach-county/west-palm-beach/city-of-west-palm-beach-helping-local-artists-amid-pandemic

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