June 05, 2015 03:04 ET

South Beach Hotel - Resident Artist Santlov Featured at Avant Gallery Exhibit

SOUTH BEACH, FL--(Marketwired - Jun 5, 2015) - Originally discovered in Miami by the South Beach Hotel, the #1 artist on Instagram, Santlov, has been featured at the Avant Gallery Exhibit in Miami Beach. The photographer and graphic artist gained notoriety from his ToysRLikeUs campaign and is the featuring Artist in Residence at the South Beach Hotel. The theme of his collection displayed at the Avant Gallery focuses on the exponentially growing dependence on technical gadgets like iPads and smartphones, combined with pop culture characters from movies such as the Joker, Woody from Toy Story, Star Wars and more (source:

Santlov was chosen by the South Beach Hotel as its inaugural Artist in Residence to match its reputation as the Art Deco hotel of choice in South Beach Miami area. Since reopening in mid-2014, the hotel has been popular among art-lovers and artists who have fallen in love with Miami Beach's Collins Park Cultural District (source: Guests staying at the recently renovated hotel are pleased to not only experience the luxury boutique hotel accommodations, but also enjoy Santlov's realistic visuals adorning walls throughout the property with his unique ToysRLikeUs series, from the lobby to the guest rooms.

In addition to Santlov's eye-catching collection of photos, the South Beach Hotel offers art-lovers the convenience of being close to a number of cultural attractions including the Miami City Ballet, Miami Design and Preservation League, the CANDO Arts Co-Op and the Miami Beach Convention Center. The concierge and front desk staff are happy to arrange art-themed outings for guests, pointing out the numerous cultural sights that surround the hotel, such as the botanical garden and other entertainment venues. For guests not looking to venture out, the hotel even hosts its own social events, such as Miami Film Month with Courtyard Cinema screenings, as well as after-parties in the hotel lobby following local festivals and conferences. Just like their resident artist Santlov, SBH social media pages are active and full of entertainment. They frequently invite guests to local festivals such as art workshops, art seminars, food and wine festivals, and much more.

The South Beach Hotel offers an extraordinary cultural and art ambiance for guests to enjoy, where style and sophistication are combined with comfort and great prices. Outdoor highlights include a professionally designed private outdoor courtyard, private beach access, complimentary bicycles, yoga mats, picnic blankets, beach chairs, and a resort style swimming pool. The 51 room boutique hotel was built in the late 1930's and was restored by Think Hotel Group and interior designers Casa Conde & Associates in early 2014. It was designed around the desire to help guests and art enthusiasts enjoy one of the most exciting neighborhoods in Miami Beach. Follow the South Beach Hotel on Twitter at @SB_Hotel.

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