Felecia Chizuko Carlisle, Brookhart Jonquil, Karen Rifas at The Deering Estate

March 20, 2019

The Deering Estate presents Tension in 3 Dimensions, an exhibit of gravity-defying works and lines in space, curated by artist Ryan Roa, featuring the work of eight notable contemporary artists interacting with and inspired by the Deering Estate historic houses and grounds.

The exhibition opening event is on Saturday, April 13, 4 to 10 p.m. and is free and open to the public. There will also be a curator talk with Ryan Roa at 5 p.m. RSVP for the exhibit opening on

As part of the annual Deering Spring Contemporary, Tension in 3 Dimensions offers visitors an opportunity to experience artworks converging on the exploration of gravity and lines in space as they relate to the natural and historic site.

Participating artists include Ryan Roa, Felecia Chizuko Carlisle, Felice Grodin, Adam Brent, Carlos Rigau, Kerry Phillips, Brookhart Jonquil and Karen Rifas.

Felice Grodin will be exhibiting The 9th Ecosystem in conjunction with the PAMM (Pérez Art Museum Miami) app, Jennifer Inacio the PAMM Assistant Curator, and Cuseum which provided the technology and augmented reality solutions. In addition, Felecia Chizuko Carlisle, in partnership with choreographer Catherine Annie Hollingsworth and NSL Danse Ensemble, will have a live performance at sunset.

Tension in 3 Dimensions will remain on display through June 15, 2019, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and is free with Estate admission.

Cultural arts programming at the Deering Estate is made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners and The Deering Estate Foundation, Inc.

About the Deering Estate
The Deering Estate preserves the 1920s era Miami estate of Charles Deering, Chicago industrialist, early preservationist, environmentalist, art collector, philanthropist and first chairman of the International Harvester Company. The Deering Estate is a 21st Century house museum, cultural and ecological field station, and a national landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places, owned by the State of Florida and managed by Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department. From canoe tours to bird walks, and guided museum and natural areas tours, the Deering Estate has diverse activities for the whole family to enjoy! The Deering Estate is located at 16701 SW 72nd Ave. in Miami.



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