sketchy miami: a portrait of every person in miami sketchy miami: a portrait of every person in miami
jul 16, 2011

sketchy miami: a portrait of every person in miami

all images courtesy sketchy miami (above) portrait of robert thompson by stephannie figueroa

sketchy miami is a collaborative art project that has one goal in mind: to create a portrait of every person in miami. created by local natives robby campbell and jordan melnick as a sister site to their culture blog, beached miami, the online initiative seeks to facilitate the relationship between local artists and residents, re-establishing a stronger sense of exchange in the act of creation.

anyone living in miami is encouraged to send in a photograph of themselves where local artists – or anyone who considers themselves an artist – will create a portrait from that image. ranging in likeness, skills, inventiveness, and medium, the collective art project illustrates the city’s creativity, drawing from the diverse nature of the people as a source of endless inspiration.

check out sketchy miami’s site for new portraits updated daily.

portrait of brett campbell by ximena prugue

portrait of timothy robinson by christina fernandez

portrait of gigi velez by jeiddy lopez

portrait of robby campbell by andre loli

portrait of joey by carrie sieh

portrait of alvaro by brian butler  

portrait of brian butler by jeiddy lopez

portrait of scott sassin by adam schachner

photos from a sketchy party on june 30, celebrating the launch of sketchy miami image courtesy beached miami

image courtesy beached miami

image courtesy beached miami

image courtesy beached miami

image courtesy beached miamivia flavorwire

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