JESSY NITE NAMED IN MIAMI'S "TOP 100 CREATIVES"

"The New Times proudly presents 100 Creatives, where we feature Miami's cultural superheroes."

"Jessy Nite is, in a word, fun. The Miami-based contemporary artist leaves in her wake a stream of playful, color-driven, and interactive works strewn across Miami’s densest public places. She’s a New Jersey native and Miami transplant, but her eclectic and spirited persona reflects the essence of Miami’s soul. Her skillful fusion of custom-made typography with vibrant colors, along with a little help from Mother Nature, crosses disciplines and forms in dynamic presentations.

Nite is largely known for her text art pieces, using the sun to cast magnificent shadows on block letters of mindful phrases such as “Sun Is High So Am I” and “Disappear Here.” She's whimsical with an edge, and she doesn’t shy away from experimenting with the risqué. Nite frees herself to toe the line of conventional boundaries, always while sporting a sweet yet rebellious grin. Her work hops masterfully across mediums and materials, in many cases using string, nails, metal, plaster, and even candy sprinkles. Though it looks good enough to eat, we don't recommend it."

- Intro by Paige Rosenthal

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