Arts Kuala Lumpur-miami Will Introduce Malaysian Art At Their Inaugural Exhibit In Miami

The inaugural exhibit of Malaysian art during Art Basel Week Miami 2013, one of the largest art events in the world, will feature over 30 artists. Malaysia will be one of the first countries to have its own venue to promote the arts during that week.
By: The Connector Group International, LLC
MIAMI - Sept. 17, 2013 - PRLog -- With one of the largest contemporary art shows in the world around the corner, is not a surprise that artists, galleries and collectors alike are planning their best moves as participants or attendees of exhibits, shows or events during Art Basel Week in Miami in December.

One of the new additions, and a very promising one, will be Arts KUALA LUMPUR-Miami, an art exhibit event that will showcase some of the best emerging, mid-career and established Malaysian artists, through multiple creative disciplines. Its premiere edition will coincide with Art Basel Week in Miami, FL (USA), and other important art related fairs such as Design Miami, Scope, Art Asia, and many more.

The works of 30 Malaysian artists, selected by Norsham Blasko, will cross the oceans to be exposed to the international art world at Arts KUALA LUMPUR-Miami’s own venue in the heart of the renowned Wynwood Arts District, in Miami, one of the largest and most prominent creative communities in the United States, at 2235 NW 2nd Ave. Miami, FL 33127.

Malaysia is melting-pot of races and religions where Malays, Indians, Chinese and many other ethnic groups live together in peace and harmony, reflected in the gracefulness and hospitality that its people is known for. The arts play a fundamental role as an expression of multiple cultures sharing their own heritage; other important disciplines include dance, music and crafts. This multicultural nation has become a gastronomical paradise and home to hundreds of colorful festivals as well.

This government-supported initiative will comprehensively blend art, lifestyle and corporate branding through an avant-garde schedule of events that will position Malaysian artists within the international art market, while sharing their impactful and creative genius with the world.

Arts KUALA LUMPUR is the joint effort of iMAGE International Connection Sdn Bhd (Malaysia) and The Connector Group International LLC (USA). The project is organized by Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) in collaboration with National Visual Art Gallery (NVAG), Malaysia.


December 4, 2013 - Vernissage (By invitation only) – 7:30pm – 10:00pm

December 5, 2013 - Private Event (By invitation only) – 7:30pm – 10:00pm

December 6, 7 & 8, 2013 – Open to the public – 10:00am – 10:00pm

Editor’s Note:

For more information about Arts KUALA LUMPUR-Miami please contact

Norsham Blasko at+1(305) 433-2008 or via email to
For press inquiries please contact Marcelo Rivero at +1(305) 646-1366 or

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About The Connector Group International:
The Connector Group International, LLC is a company dedicated to develop international business markets by connecting organizations, while promoting and developing opportunities in several industries including art, fashion and lifestyle. The Connector Group International was founded in Miami Beach in 2009 by Norsham Blasko, a Malaysian residing in the United States for over 2 decades.

About iMAGE International Connection SDN BHD: iMAGE International Connection Sdn Bhd is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; co-founded by Nik Faiz, as the sister company of The Connector Group International LLC, and is dedicated to contribute to Malaysia’s economy growth through consulting and business development in several industries with a focus in art, lifestyle and special events.

About Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE): Established in March 1993 as a statutory agency under the Ministry of International Trade Industry (MITI), MATRADE is responsible for promoting the exports of Malaysian manufactured products, semi-manufactured products and services.

Being the national agency for trade promotion, MATRADE is the reference point for enquiries and visits by foreign importers. MATRADE is also actively involved in assisting foreign companies to source for suppliers of Malaysian products and services, and is represented worldwide at more than 40 locations in major commercial cities.

Services provided by MATRADE include:

•   providing information on Malaysian products and services available for export;

•   organizing business matching between foreign buyers or importers with Malaysian exporters;

•   facilitating visits of foreign buying missions and individual foreign buyers into Malaysia;

•   organizing participation of Malaysian companies in international trade exhibitions in overseas; and

•   organizing other trade promotion events for Malaysian companies including trade missions.

About National Visual Arts Gallery, Malaysia: The Malaysia National Visual Arts Gallery is a statutory body under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture which receives annual grants from the government, as well as corporate entities and personal donations to hold its subsidiary arts activities.  In an effort to promote arts awareness and appreciation throughout the community, its main objective is to showcase exhibits from inside and outside the country, hold seminars, workshops, including art competitions and activities, as it strives to expand its permanent collection which is now close to 5000 works of art.
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