Hit And Run Opening

At the opening of Hit & Run by Ahole Sniffs Glue at Gregg Shienbaum Fine Art Gallery in Wynwood. Photos by Jipsy

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At the opening of Hit & Run by Ahole Sniffs Glue at Gregg Shienbaum Fine Art Gallery in Wynwood. Photos by Jipsy
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The evening’s festivities included a very special DJ set and digital collaboration with METRO ZU. Photos by Jipsy
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Artist Jessy Nite and Tony G of NFA on opening night. Photos by Jipsy
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Ahol, who is well known for his expansive urban murals and instantly recognizable drowsy eye iconography representing the Magic City’s working class residents, was severely injured and hospitalized. Photos by Jipsy
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Gregg Shienbaum will donate 100% of all sales of Ahol’s work in the exhibit opening during Wynwood’s August edition of the Second Saturday Art Walk to the artist. Photos by Jipsy
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The gesture is intended to help cover the artist’s medical bills and to invite South Florida residents to support Ahol who has himself been an active and generous supporter of many charitable causes and Miami’s arts community as well. Photos by Jipsy
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The artist Ahol Sniffs Glue being congratulated by Jessy Nite. Photos by Jipsy
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The local talent, who was selected one of the finalists for the Miami New Times Master Mind Awards this year, was struck by a hit-and-run driver while riding his scooter on Biscayne Boulevard this past June. Photos by Jipsy
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He was unable to return to work after the incident and remained bed-ridden for two-weeks. While his medical bills started soaring, Ahol, although left limping, never lost his sense of humor and spirited street swagger. Photos by Jipsy
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Large crowds are expected this weekend for Second Saturday. Photos by Jipsy
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On view you’ll not only discover the artist’s drawings, paintings and sculptures, but the indomitable spirit of the street genius himself. Photos by Jipsy
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Show will be on display through August 31, 2012 at the Gregg Shienbaum Gallery located at 2239 NW 2nd Ave. in Wynwood. Photos by Jipsy
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