News Flash

City of Homestead News

Posted on: June 15, 2022

Councilwoman Bailey’s Artist in the Spotlight Features Students from Advanced Achievers Academy

Councilwoman with Artist in the Spotlight Recipients

Teaching arts at a young age has been proven to help not only in building academic skills and boosting academic performance, but also helps engage and empower young people. This was the inspiration behind Councilwoman Bailey’s selection of the student artists from Advanced Achievers Academy for this this month’s Artist in the Spotlight.

“I don’t say this often” Councilwoman Bailey remarked, “but I would put all these pieces in my house, I love the pieces, the culture and the work behind it.” 

The Advanced Achievers Academy is a local non-profit private school with the mission to help its students succeed and "soar high above the rest". The arts program mentor, Kayla J. Montizan, who will be featured at the exhibit was proud to present the students who will exhibiting alongside her: Kaylin Fernandez, Sasha Mendez, Kristofer Rodriguez, Filomena Cruz, Andrea Ramos and Asia Ellis. These students, who attend from 7th to 11th grade, used a variety of techniques including marker, oil pastel, acrylic, and watercolor on paper.

On Thursday, June 16th at 6:00 pm Councilwoman Bailey will host the opening reception at the Seminole Theatre lobby, located at 18 N. Krome Ave, Homestead, FL 33030. The art display will be available for viewing at the Seminole Theatre during business hours.  

About the Artist in the Spotlight Program

Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey is now championing the Artist in the Spotlight program originally spearheaded by former Councilman Stephen R. Shelley.  The Artist in the Spotlight program was created in 2010 and is curated to highlight the talents of local artists and allow them to showcase their artwork to the local community.  If you are interested in participating or know of a local artist in the area from Broward, Dade, or Monroe Counties, please contact Councilwoman Bailey’s office at (305) 224-4454 or  Artists who live in or near the City of Homestead will be given preference.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City of Homestead News

Closed for memorial day graphic

Memorial Day Closures

Posted on: May 27, 2022
Truck Bypass Flyer

Krome Avenue Truck Bypass in Effect

Posted on: November 12, 2021
Voter Stickers

2021 City General and Special Election

Posted on: October 27, 2021
Inside Homestead

Inside Homestead October 2021

Posted on: October 19, 2021
Election Results

2021 Homestead Primary Election Results

Posted on: October 5, 2021
2021 Tribute to City Staff

2021 Tribute to City Staff

Posted on: September 14, 2021
Labor Day Hours

Labor Day City Closures

Posted on: September 3, 2021
Inside Homestead

Inside Homestead August 2021

Posted on: August 17, 2021
Inside Homestead

Inside Homestead July 2021

Posted on: July 13, 2021
Inside Homestead

Inside Homestead June 2021

Posted on: June 10, 2021
Memorial Day

Memorial Day Closures

Posted on: May 27, 2021
Inside Homestead

Inside Homestead May 2021

Posted on: May 11, 2021
Hurricane Preparedness Guide

2021 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Posted on: May 10, 2021
CRB Spring Community Cleanup Flyer 2021

CRB Community Cleanup Announced

Posted on: April 19, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Vial

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

Posted on: March 26, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Posted on: January 8, 2021
HPS Sanitation Reminder

2021 Solid Waste Schedule Now Available

Posted on: December 21, 2020
City Logo Blue Background

Tropical Storm Eta City Services Updates

Posted on: November 8, 2020
Girl at Park with Dog

Additional Parks Reopening in Homestead

Posted on: October 2, 2020
Parks Staff in Masks

Watch Now - 2020 Tribute to City Staff

Posted on: September 24, 2020

City of Homestead COVID-19 Recovery Grants

Posted on: September 17, 2020
Turkey Point Siren Testing

Turkey Point Siren Test September 4, 2020

Posted on: September 1, 2020