Press

“From time immemorial, great men have immortalized themselves in portraits, from Napoleon, to the Founding Fathers, to random old farmers and their busted wives. Making you look at least as good as that chick: Sketchy Miami.” — Thrillist

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“Sketchy Miami is a collaborative art project that has one goal in mind: to create a portrait of every person in 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.” — Designboom

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“One of our favorite websites, Sketchy Miami, has a goal that is, as they put it, ‘simple and impossible: to create a portrait of every person in Miami.’ … The ‘sketchys’, as they’re called, range from photorealistic renderings to magical reimaginations to literal sketches, and though the artists vary in interest and skill level, it’s wonderful to see the world through other people’s eyes.” — Flavorpill

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“There are more than 2 million faces in the Magic City, and the guys behind Sketchy Miami want to see them all.” — City Link

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“If ever you’ve wanted a sketch of yourself that wasn’t an outrageous caricature, or even wanted to try your hand at sketching, now is your chance.” — Miami New Times

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“The project is free and anyone can take part, be it volunteering their artistic skills to create a sketchy or uploading a photo to become a subject.” — The Miami Herald

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“Sketchy Miami wants to create a meaningful exchange between local artists and residents to document Miami’s diversity and creativity.” — WLRN Under The Sun

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“From the scenesters behind the Beached Miami blog, a site dedicated to documenting all of Miami’s many cultural offerings no matter how obscure, comes Sketchy Miami, a new project with the single goal of creating portraits of everyone in Miami.” — Miami.com

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“Some painstakingly detailed, some abstract, all impassioned, the portraits pay homage to Miami families touched by breast cancer … ” — The Miami Herald

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“One South Florida group wants to promote the idea that art can be for everyone.” — CBS4