The Annual Spring Fling

Locust Projects welcomes Miami art lovers to a party and silent art auction



Locust Projects' Annual Spring Fling takes place on Saturday, April 11 and is a highlight of Miami's social calendar and a favorite for art lovers. Guests will eat, drink, dance and celebrate the best of mid-century chic Miami.

Highlights of the evening will be the Silent Art Auction featuring cutting edge artworks by leading contemporary visual artists and the Silent Luxury Goods Auction featuring gift certificates, luxury items and lots more. Plus, guests will preview Spring 2015 Collections, informally modeled and presented by Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour. Tickets are $125 for Locust members and $150 for non-members - or.$1,000 for 10 tickets, which can be purchased online.

Locust Project development director, Amanda Sanfilippo, shared some of the artwork in this year's Spring Fling Silent Art Auction with SocialMiami. Preview the works at Fredric Snitzer Gallery through April 4.



Adam Putnam
Untitled (brick/horse), 2013
Chine-colle etching with rising stonehenge 100% rag white paper & white Japanese mulberry paper
26.5" x 22" Edition 3/10
Courtesy of the artist and PPOW
Value: $2,000


Adler Guerrier
Untitled, 2013
Acrylic, ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper
17" x 11.5"
Courtesy of the artist and David Castillo Gallery
Value: $1,200


Alexander Kroll
Untitled, 2013
Flashe and acrylic on linen
20" x 16"
Courtesy of the artist and Fredric Snitzer Gallery
Value: $3,500


Andrew Schoultz
Broken Pattern (smoke rings), 2014
Acrylic, ink, gouache, and paper collage
40" x 50"
Courtesy of the artist and Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
Value: $7,500


Barbara de Jonghe
Circle Graduation #2, 2009
C-Print mounted on Diasec
66" x 43.3"
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $4,500


David Jang
Content, 2015
Aluminium, wood, oil and stain
36" x 40"
Courtesy of the artist and TUB Gallery
Value: $7,200


Dean Levin
Untitled, 2014
Pen on paper, 11" x 8.5"
Courtesy of the artist and Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
Value: $3,500


Fernando Mastrangelo
No finite point has meaning without an infinite reference point, 2014
Salt, 34" x 34" x 2"
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $8,000


Frank Castanien
Plasma Eater, 2015
Spray paint on cast acyrlic panel with wood backing
36" x 18" x 1.75"
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $2,000
Isaac Brest
Beige on the Left, 2014
Drywall in artist's frame
24.75" x 18.75"
Courtesy of the arist and the Still House Group
Value: $4,500


Isabelle Gros
Teddy Love Me!, 2013
Various fabrics, 13" x 9" x 3"
Courtesy of the artist and Elga Wimmer PCC
Value: $1,000


Isabelle Gros
Teddy Love Me!, 2013
Various fabrics, 13" x 9" x 3"
Courtesy of the artist and Elga Wimmer PCC
Value: $1,000


Jason Middlebrook
Unfold Yourself Every Day, 2014
Acrylic on cherry wood
22.5" x 15.5"
Courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery
Value: $12,500


Jean Sébastien Grégoire
Palm in a Cone, 2014
Mixed media, 20" x 16" x 12"
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $2,500


Jesse Willenbring
Fishes, 2013
Acrylic, charcoal, graphite, oil, direct jet on canvas in artist frame
13" x 15”
Courtesy of the artist and Thomas Duncan Gallery
Value: $3,000


Joe Reihsen
The waves along the surface, 2015
synthetic polymers on panels, brass frame
20" x 25"
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $5,000


Joel Holmberg
You'll Never Know If You Don't Ask Yourself, 2014
Amplified Speaker with MP3 File, Customized Metal Channel
35.8" x 3.5" x 3.5"
Courtesy of the artist and American Contemporary, NY
Value: $4,000


Justin Beal
Untitled (Clear Mirror), 2012
Mirror, polyethylene and clear urethane rubber in a polished aluminum frame
42" x 32"
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $8,000


Peter Peri
The Melancholy of Departure (For Joseph), 2014
Marker pen on paper
24" x 36"
Courtesy of the artist and Almine Rech Gallery
Value: $3,500


Kadar Brock
Untitled (forgotten spell), 2012
Ink, house paint, and spray paint on paper.
22" x 30"
Courtesy of the artist and VIGO Gallery, London
Value: $1,600


Karl Haendel
Mermaid with Punctuation #4, 2014
Pencil and enamel on paper
30" x 22"
Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, NY
Value: $6,000


Kelly Akashi
Glass Study (Image 3), 2014
Unique chromogenic print
14.75" x 11.75"
Courtesy of the artist and Michael Jon Gallery
Value: $1,200


Kori Newkirk
Dark Day: yellow (proposal), 2015
Digital print, mylar and tape
28" x 30"
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $4,000


McArthur Binion
Self Portrait: Six, 2014
Ink, laser print collage, oil stick on panel
18" x 18"
Courtesy of the artist and Kavi Gupta, Chicago/Berlin
Value: $12,000
María García-Ibáñez
Molecule 3, 2015
Laser-cut paper
Diptych, 70.8" x 55.1" (framed)
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $6,000


Marisa Telleria
Untitled diptych, 2015
Fabric and acrylic paint
7" x 5" each
Courtesy of the artist and TUB Gallery
Value: $2,000


Máximo Flórez
Untitled, 2015
Mixed media
37" x 20.4" x 1.9"
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $6,000


Mel Ramos
Superman, 2006
21 color serigraph
45.2" x 33.4"
Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Ernst Hilger
Value: $2,000
Michael Hunter
Untitled 14, 2014
Crayon on unprimed canvas on panel
64" x 48"
Courtesy of the artist and Michael Jon Gallery
Value: $4,500


Michael Vasquez
Back Yard Pace, 2010
Acrylic on paper
22" x 30"
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $7,000


Oliver Clegg
ITS A TERRIBLE THING TO SEE AND TO HAVE NO VISION, 2014
Silkscreen print
40" x 54"
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $1,800


Philip Smith
Apparition, 2014
Archival photograph on watercolor paper
32.75" x 24"
Edition 1/5
Courtesy of the artist and Jason McCoy Gallery, NYC
Value: $3,500


Ruby Sky Stiler
Untitled, 2015
Hydrocal plaster in mdf artist frame
24" x 24"
Courtesy of the artist and Nicelle Beuchene Gallery
Value: $7,000


Sage Vaughn
Beach Patrol, 2012
Oil, acrylic, velum and ink on canvas
48" x 60"
Courtesy of the artist and Blueshift Project
Value: $21,600


Simón Vega
Bonfire Tower Sketch, 2014
Acrylic marker on mylar
24" x 12"
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $1,000


Soraya Sharghi
Untitled, 2015
Ink, tea, paper
10" x 12" (each)
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $1,800


Tony Lewis
Untitled (Sucker!), 2015
Pencil and graphite powder on paper
2.25" x 2.37"
Courtesy of the artist and Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago
Value: $2,500


Virginia Poundstone
High Roller #2, 2015
Pressed rose petals wood on panel in frame
18" x 24"
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $3,500


Xaviera Simmons
Sketches for a Choreographic Score (A), 2015
Color photograph
20" x 30", Edition 2/5
Courtesy of the artist and David Castillo Gallery
Value: $7,500


Zach Reini
For Whom the Bell Tolls, 2015
Latex on canvas, 18" x 18"
Courtesy of the artist and Bill Brady Gallery
Value: $3,000



Hannes Bend
up...up...up...up...(Positive), 2015
Digital print
35.6" x 7.6"
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $1,888


Miguel Rodríguez Sepúlveda
Freedom Tower (Emergy Miami), 2014
Water color, sweat and cotton paper
14.57" x 10.63" (each)
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $7,000


Wendy Wischer
Gem Stone, 2007
Three synthetic rocks covered in hand cut mirrored tiles
10" x 16" x 12.5", 10.5" x 20" x 18", 14" x 30" x 21"
Courtesy of private collection
Value: $6,000

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