Au Plein Air, The Latest Exhibition by Yovani Bauta

In the bustling cultural hub of Miami, where art breathes life into the streets and galleries, a new beacon of creative brilliance is set to illuminate the cityscape. On Saturday, March 16th, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Archbishop John C. Favalora Archive & Museum at St. Thomas University proudly presents “Au Plein Air,” the latest masterpiece exhibition by the renowned artist Yovani Bauta.

This event promises to be a celebration of not just artistic expression, but of faith, heritage, and the timeless beauty of Our Lady of Charity. Bauta, a Cuban-born artist with a soul steeped in the rich tapestry of his homeland’s culture, brings forth a collection that transcends mere visual artistry; it embodies a profound spiritual journey.

At the heart of “Au Plein Air” lies a deeply personal narrative, one that intertwines the artist’s own experiences with the divine essence of Our Lady of Charity. Bauta’s reverence for this sacred figure is palpable in every brushstroke, every hue, and every intricate detail that adorns his canvases.

The inspiration for this exhibition traces back to Bauta’s participation in the National Shrine of Our Lady of Charity’s 50th anniversary celebrations, held in December 2024. It was there, amidst the fervor of devotion and the echoes of prayers, that Bauta found himself enraptured by the essence of Our Lady of Charity. He felt compelled to translate this ethereal connection into a visual symphony that would resonate with audiences far and wide.

Located within the serene confines of St. Thomas University, the Archbishop John C. Favalora Archive & Museum provides the perfect backdrop for Bauta’s artistic opus. Nestled amidst the lush greenery of Miami Gardens, this venue serves as a sanctuary where art and spirituality converge, inviting visitors to embark on a transformative journey of introspection and enlightenment.

As attendees wander through the hallowed halls of the museum, they will be immersed in a world where faith and artistry intertwine seamlessly. Each painting in the “Au Plein Air” collection serves as a testament to Bauta’s unwavering devotion and his mastery of the visual medium. From vibrant landscapes that evoke the sun-drenched vistas of Cuba to tender portraits that capture the essence of divine grace, every artwork beckons the viewer to delve deeper into the mysteries of faith and identity.

But beyond the sheer aesthetic beauty of his creations, Bauta’s work serves a higher purpose – it serves as a catalyst for reflection and contemplation. In a world fraught with turmoil and uncertainty, “Au Plein Air” offers a glimpse of hope and transcendence. It reminds us that amidst the chaos, there exists a sanctuary of peace and serenity – a sanctuary embodied by Our Lady of Charity.

The significance of Bauta’s exhibition extends far beyond the confines of the art world. It serves as a testament to the enduring power of faith and the universal language of creativity. Through his art, Bauta invites us to embark on a spiritual pilgrimage, one where we can discover solace, inspiration, and a renewed sense of purpose.

So mark your calendars and prepare to be transported to a realm where the sacred and the sublime converge. Join us on Saturday, March 16th, as we embark on a journey of discovery with Yovani Bauta and his mesmerizing exhibition, “Au Plein Air.” Together, let us celebrate the timeless beauty of Our Lady of Charity and the boundless potential of artistic expression.

“Au Plein Air”: The Latest Exhibition by Yovani Bauta

Saturday, Mar. 16, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

St. Thomas University
Archbishop John C. Favalora Archive & Museum
16401 NW 37 Ave, Miami Gardens, FL 33054

Cuba Art NY (CANY) is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization that promotes the work of contemporary Cuban-born artists living outside of Cuba.

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