canvas of hope

On the 15th anniversary of 9/11, an artist revisits a personal project By Keren Moros | Photos by Luccia Photos Though Edwina Corte set her passion for art aside  for 20 years while she raised her daughter, her creative wheels never stopped turning. “I always had something tucked away that I was either sewing or

Long Live the King

Chris MacDonald continues his reign as the nation’s premier Elvis tribute artist Over the past two decades, Chris MacDonald has been pelted with G-strings, thong panties, a jeweled bustier and other assorted unmentionables. He’s had soccer moms rush the stage and rip open his leather jacket and 80-year-old women grab his behind. But despite the

Star on the Horizon

Photos by Downtown Photo/Fort Lauderdale Free People denim jacket, and Love & Lemons dress, En Vogue, The Shops at Boca Center Stylist: Kristen Blake • Makeup/hair: Melanie Della Rosa and Stevie Gavin, Peter Coppola Salon, Boca Raton • Location: Boca Beach Club Tears begin to well in Emily Aronson’s eyes the second she’s asked about

From the Grounds Up

Just a few steps into the foyer of his Coconut Creek home, artist Steven Mikel greets a reporter with a question that hardly seems out of the ordinary: “Do you want a cup of coffee?” Then again, this is the same man who looks at dark roast the way a sculptor views a brick of

A Stark Contrast

From being Miley Cyrus’ VMA muse to creating a cover for Cosmo, South Florida artist Jen Stark lives life in color By Angela Caraway-Carlton | Photography by Rony Alwin Psychedelic. Colorful. Trippy. Describe it however you want, Jen Stark’s art certainly turns heads. Earlier this year, the Miami native’s hypnotizing creations grabbed the attention of