Alexander Mijares has established himself as one of South Florida’s most vibrant artistic talents. Miami-born and internationally acclaimed artist Alexander Mijares brings a colorful perspective and injects new life into the art world with his myriad of vibrant works. A self-taught artist, Mijares finds inspiration in the dynamic energy of both his city of Miami and his Cuban and Spanish roots, and creates pieces that are rich in culture. His vision has been recognized both nationally and internationally by some of the most discerning art collectors across the globe. Forbes and Elite Daily named Mijares One of the Top 10 Most Influential Artists on separate lists. Mijares has also found inspiration in music; the rising artist collaborated with Pitbull in 2014 during the World Cup, painted the iHeart Radio Station Studio and has created custom pieces for artists like Justin Bieber, Tori Kelly, Pharrell, and Alejandro Sanz; to name a few.
Amidst his success professionally, Mijares has made it his life’s mission to use his talent to give back to the community by remaining an active philanthropist. Mijares has been recognized as Live Like Bella’s Artist Forever and Blue Mission’s Agent of Change, and has a long-standing partnership with Miami’s Overtown Youth Center. His charitable efforts have spanned from Haiti, Dominican Republic, and Cuba. Most recently, Mijares collaborated with Nicklaus Children’s Hospital to create a mural that was created to act as a source of strength and happiness to the hospital’s adolescent patients.
Mijares has participated in local community events, he was the youngest artist in 50+ years in being named the cover and poster artist for the 2014 Coconut Grove Arts Festival, and the first-ever artist to design the official medal ribbons for the 2014 Miami Marathon as well as run it. His influence has officially cemented the young artist as a burgeoning talent, and Mijares has received notable accolades from various media publications such as GQ, DETAILS Magazine, Forbes, The Huffington Post,Haute Living Magazine, The Miami Herald and CBS, who ranked him in the Top Up-and-Coming South Florida Visual Artists.