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Gallery Times

Watauga Democrat on May 25, 2016


Studio 140 is gearing up for the summer season with new artwork and live painting demonstrations by local artists this week. The gallery is currently featuring jewel encrusted sculptures by Susan Prince Turchin. Susan’s wildly imaginative creations are focused around the elements of Mother Nature and the ethereal beauty of raw, natural stones. Her work can be viewed online at

Coming Home & Make-A-Wish Southern Florida Celebrate Art Basel

WorldRedEye on December 7, 2015


Miami, FL – December 3, 2015 – Shareef Malnik, proprietor of The Forge, together with designers Donald and Lisa Pliner celebrated Art Basel Miami week at the Pliner’s gallery, Coming Home in support of Make-A-Wish Southern Florida. Coming Home is a five color lacquer furniture concept gallery encompassing home furnishing, unique objects and art created by the Pliner’s and other artists. More than 400 people attended the fete, including Governor Charlie Crist, John Secada and more. The event also featured an auction of two of Donald Pliner’s Sketches and raised enough money to grant two wishes for Make-A-Wish, Southern Florida.



Where 2 Miami fashion mavens love to shop

New York Post on December 6, 2015


Given Miami’s proximity to Latin America, it’s a wonder a shop like Boho Hunter didn’t come along sooner. Founded by a quartet of Latino expats (from Mexico, Peru and Venezuela), this Wynwood boutique brings a tastefully curated selection of Latin American fashion design to American shores. The mostly handmade wares include contemporary jewelry, leather goods, clothing and textile pieces from up-and-coming Latin designers like Allpa Hats (panamas from Ecuador), Petate (Oaxacan bags) and Antílope (cover-ups from Colombia).

Making Wishes Come True at Art Basel

NBC 6 South Florida on December 4, 2015


Art Basel is all about art and artists but a lot of money is also raised for charity. The “Coming Home Gallery” is Donald and Lisa Pliner's new hip home store in Wynwood, open just in time for Art Basel and Thursday night they were focusing on making wishes come true.

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