Ongoing Exhibition through December 31, 2005

imagen - the marketing agency is featuring my Afro-Caribbean series in an ongoing exhibition at 2000 Ponce de Leon Blvd. PH, Coral Gables, Fl. You can visit the exhibition M-F, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information call 305-774-9443.


December 16, 2005


Picture 1- (Left to Right: Myself, Claudia del Castillo, Maria (Maruchi) Mendez, and International artist Lydia Godoi).

Picture 2 - (Left to Right: International artists Leonor Murciano, Myself, Ana Maria Sarlat and Humberto Benitez).

The Juntos Foundation, a not-for-profit organization, presents its Second Annual Juntos Mojito Holiday celebration at 6500 SW 98 St. Miami, Fl. This event is by private invitation only.

7:30 p.m. to Midnight

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December 3-11, 2005

Florence Biennale Internazionale dell’Arte Contemporanea which will take place at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence, Italy


November 30 - December 2, 2005


Masters' Mystery Art Show at the Ritz Carlton, South Beach, Florida, to benefit Florida International University's Master of Fine Arts Visual Arts program. This international exhibition is set to coincide with Art Basel. It will feature original works of art in a 6" x 9" postcard format donated by established and emerging artists world-wide to be sold at $50 each. The works will be displayed anonymously and the identity of the artist will only be revealed to the purchaser after the completion of the sale.

Date of viewing: November 30, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Date fo sale: November 30 - December 2, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m

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November 20, 2005

Dadeland Mall in Miami will host its fourth annual Simon Evening of Giving™ on Sunday, November 20, 2005. This exciting private shopping event helps local charities raise funds during the holiday season.

This year, more than 2000 guests will enjoy the silent auction as well as live entertainment throughout the mall, bite size culinary treats provided by various local restaurants and a professional fashion show featuring Miami’s “movers and shakers” modeling the best Dadeland Mall has to offer.


November 5-6, 2005

Join me for the 34th Annual South Miami Art Festival, a Fine Art Show featuring juried artists from across the country. The art show returns to Sunset Drive between South Dixie Hwy. and Red Road. The event is free to the public, providing an outstanding cultural experience for residents and visitors.

Look for my booth, #128. I will be featuring originals of my Elements and Values series, along with other originals and limited edition reproductions. Hope to see you there!


October 21, 2005


Join me as the feautred artist for a Dinner Tour, including dessert extravaganza, and Silent Auction to benefit programs of the Academy of Hospitality & Tourism - Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Presented by Johnson & Wales University.

Feauturing cuisine from Asia, The Mediterranean, France, South America, the US, and more.

6 p.m. @ Johnson & Wales University, 1701 NE 127 St., North Miami, Fl. For information, please call 305-892-7003. Price is $125 per person, and includes complimentary valet parking. RSVP by October 11, 2005.


October 14, 2005

Crime Prevention Alliance of South Florida, Inc. in conjunction with Humana Inc. and League Against Cancer coordially request the honor of your presence at the Installation Luncheon and Kick-off Event at Los Ranchos Restaurant, Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Blvd. #100,
Miami, Fl. (located on the North corner of the marketplace).

Parking is available at Bayside Marketplace for only $2

11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $60.00 per person
*Proceeds to benefit League Against Cancer


October 6, 2005


Eighth Annual Extravaganza at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Fl. For Ticket Information call 305-477-1192. Silent Auction will feature my framed "Reflections".


September 24, 2005


This Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fundraiser at the Hyatt Regency Hotel - Pier 66, 2301 SE 17th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. will feature a silent auction with a framed "El Gallo Baila con mi Bongo". For information, please call Freddy at 305-595-3281 Ext. 321.


September 8 - October 8, 2005

..............Liberty or Death? / Looking Out from Within

Pagès Espai d'Art - Solo Exhibition entitled "Dream Symptoms" featuring my Dream Series, in Barcelona, Spain at Gran Via de les Corts, Catalanes 649, local 1.


June 12, 2005

Save Dade presents the sensual sounds of Debra Hampton while you enjoy brunch at Roger's Restaurant, 1601 79th Street Causeway, North Bay Village. Donated artworks by George Rodez with proceeds going to Save Dade. Other Rodez artworks also on sale.

Tickets $55 in adavnce, $65 at the door. To reserve call 305-751-7283 or get tickets online at

Meet and greet 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.; Brunch served at 2:00 p.m.


June 8, 2005

Lidia Godoi and myself at the unveiling of "Opening Doors"

Creative Beginnings, Inc. unveils its 5 year commemorative poster entitled "Opening Doors" designed by George Rodez and Lidia Godoi, at Casa Bacardi, 1531 Brescia Ave., Coral Gables, Fl.

Wine & Cheese will be served - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


May 20-22, 2005


...................Booth on Opening Night ..................................................Mr. Alfredo Cepero with his new painting at home.

CubaNostalgia 2005 will be held at the Tamiami Fair-Expo Center, next to Florida International University, on Coral Way (SW 24 St.) and 112th Ave.

For additional information, go to

Friday, May 20, 2005 - 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday, May 21, 2005 - 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Sunday, May 22, 2005 - 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Children - $6.00
Adults - $12.00


May 13-27, 2005

Group Exhibition entitled "Libertad" ("Freedom") at the Tower Theatre, 1508 S.W. Eighth St. Little Havana, Miami, Fl. For information call: 305-237-6180.

Opening night is Friday, May 13.

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Opening night was celebrated with a performance of conceptual art in the death of Liberty.

To see "Libertad o Muerte?" please click here.

Hours everyday: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.


May 7, 2005

Group Exhibition - Sisterhood: Old Havana Nights. Join Beth Moshe Congregation Sisterhood as they make their first stop...Old Havana.

Put on your guayabera, salsa shoes as you enjoy dancing, drinking and dinner.

8:30 p.m. to Midnight in their Social Hall. Please RSVP no later than May 5, 2005.

2225 NE 121st St., North Miami, Fl. 33181
Phone: (305) 891-5508 Fax: (305) 893-8163


May 6, 2005

Group Exhibition - "Dos Cubas Distintas" - at the Hatman Gallery, 161 Aragon Ave., Suite #1, 2nd Floor, Coral Gables, Fl. For more information, please call 305-443-0034.

7:00 p.m. to 10 p.m.

May 1, 2005

Solo Exhibition & Fine Art Sale - "Conga with Rodez in the Grove". Hosts, Donald Finefrock and Luis Hernandez, invite you to their residence at 3790 Irvington Ave. in Coconut Grove, Fl. to enjoy wine & cheese as you walk through their home and gardens while enjoying my art work.

[ Yahoo! Maps ]
Map of 3790 Irvington Ave
Miami, FL 33133-6106

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

For more information, contact me at 786-543-7237. Free street parking available. Please RSVP by April 27, 2005.



...............................................................Thanks to our hosts Luis (left) and Don (right)!



.......Early on......guests gathered around the wine and cheese, while others were in the gardens, all while enjoying the art.


April 17, 2005

The League Against Cancer celebrates its 30th Anniversary with a fashion show and silent auction of works by renowned artists on board the "Explorer of the Seas" with an event entitled "Tesoros Del Mar” (Treasures of the Seas), Sunday, April 17, 2005, at the Port of Miami Terminals 3 & 4 in Miami, Fl.

Cocktail and Luncheon: $80; Cocktail and Luncheon (preferred sitting): $100.

Boarding at Noon. See you there! For Information, please call 305-856-4914.


Donated piece entitled Flower with Scent of Coffee, 24" x 7.5", Limited Edition Giclée on Canvas.

Fellow artists from front to back, Manny Nogueira (Mano), Ana Maria Sarlat, Gilda Sacasas, myself with Marcy Grosso on the far right.


April 16, 2005

rLa Musetta 24" x 18" will be auctioned.

Bob Soper, AuctioneerBarbara Stein, Executive Producer

- At the opening of Aida -

The Actors' Playhouse presents the 14th Annual 'Reach for the Stars' Gala Auction at The Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, Fl.

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April 9, 2005

The Latin Builders Association presents "Cirque du LBA" at the Vizcaya Gardens & Museum, Miami, Fl. This event will showcase a lavish circus-like atmosphere, food and drinks from many of the most popular restaurants in South Florida, and spectacular entertainment provided by local performers and musicians. The event will also showcase a silent auction with proceeds benefiting the League Against Cancer, plus sale of fine artwork.

8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. For additional information, please call 305-667-4468.


March 12, 2005

French International Program Association (FIPA) presents "An Evening in Tahiti", Saturday, March 12, 2005 at the home of Bill and Louise Eisner, 1238 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables, Florida, benefiting the French programs at local schools.

Raffle, Silent Auction, Buffet & Dinner

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Cocktails / 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Dinner, Auction and Raffle / 9:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Dessert and Dancing. Entrance $50 per person; $60 at the door. For information, call Peggy Herrin at 305-710-1198.


March 6, 2005

The Kiwanis of Little Havana presents Carnaval Miami SunDay on the Mile. Please visit my booth at the Artists' Village on Miracle Mile between Ponce de Leon Blvd. and Salzedo in Coral Gables, Fl.

11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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March 4, 2005

On Friday, March 4, 2005, Florida International University presents an "Evening of Indulgence" at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, Fl. at 7 p.m.


Chef Cindy Hutson (left) with the winners of the silent auction for "El Gallo Baila con mi Bongo" (limited edition, giclée on canvas), Mr. & Mrs. Fernandez.

A lot of fun was had by all!

This is a gourmet dinner/art auction to benefit the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana Art Scholarship. Selected artists will host a table and will provide a personalized apron to each guest at the table. Master of Ceremonies: Guillermo Benites, Anchor personality of Univision 23. Guest Chef: Cindy Hudson of Ortanique's on the Mile.

Cocktails at 7:00 p.m. / Dinner and Auction: 8:00 p.m.

Tickets are $175 per person. If interested in attending, please email me.


February 6, 2005

The SaveDade Foundation presents a brunch and silent art auction at The District, 35 Northeast 40th Street, Miami, Fl. in the Design District, Performance by Songstress C;

Fee: $65.00 ($40.00 is tax deductible). Advance ticket purchase strongly suggested.
Call SAVE Dade at (305) 751-7283.

Noon to 4 p.m.

Congratulations to James Balzano from douglasellimanflorida realty, pictured here to the right of his new painting, "Flores Sobre Mesa". I hope you enjoy it James!


January 30, 2005

"Uniting Artists for Tsunami" Event - a Save the Children USA Benefit for the victims of the South Asian Tsunami. Event will be held on Sunday, January 30, 2005 at the "Rivir NightLife", 66 SW 6 St., Miami, Florida (across from Big Fish and behind Tobacco Road). Read Miami Herald article.

2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (A Donation Entrance fee of $25 will be charged per person)

(Left) "Lagrimas de Sangre" (Bloody Tears), 12" x 12"; (Right) THE ARTISTS.


January 28, 2005

Eight Street Gallery Nights, Casa Juancho Restaurant - "Desnudos" (Nudes) Exhibition, 2436 SW 8 St., Miami, Fl.

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

(Left) "Mujer Desnuda" 16" x 12" Charcoal on Paper, 1974 and (Right) "Hombre Desnudo" 18" x 24" Crayon on Paper, 1995.


January 27, 2005

Creative Beginnings, Inc. Fifth Anniversary Wine & Cheese Party, at Casa Bacardi, 1531 Brescia Avenue, Coral Gables, Fl. By Invitation Only.

6:30 p.m.



January 22-23, 2005

Pinecrest gARTens - Fine Art Festival 2005 Juried Exhibition. Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 Red Road (SW 57 Ave.), Pinecrest, Fl. Visit our booth in the "Patio" section, booth #23. There will be a $5.00 general admission charge for adults, $3.00 for children.

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day

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