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Top local artists debut new work at Frost Museum

Top local artists debut new work at Frost Museum

The Frost Art Museum’s new “Aesthetics and Values” exhibit came together in the classroom of artist John William Bailly, who tapped 40 Florida International University Honors College students to build an art show from scratch.

Here’s the wrinkle: The majority of Bailly’s students aren’t art majors. After finishing a two-semester course taught by Bailly, also a painter-in-residence at Miami’s Deering Estate, students found sponsors, organized studio field trips and fundraising bake sales, created a catalog and spotlighted new works by nine acclaimed local artists.

Included in the show are South...

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