Carolina A. Miranda
Carolina A. Miranda

Carolina A. Miranda is freelance magazine writer and radio reporter who has produced stories on culture and travel for Time, ARTnews, Art in America, Fast Company, NPR’s All Things Considered and PRI’s Studio 360. She has also served as a contributing art critic and reporter for New York Public Radio, appearing regularly on affiliate stations WNYC and WQXR. Over the course of her career, she has reported on the burgeoning industry of skatepark design, architectural pedagogy in Southern California, the presence of street art in museums and the growing intersection between video games and fine art. She blogs about art and culture at and was named one of nine people to follow on Twitter by the New York Times.

Recent Articles
Best Kept Secret: Richard Jackson Survey at OCMA
Best Kept Secret: Richard Jackson Survey at OCMA
Richard Jackson has produced work that pushes the boundaries of painting since the 1960s.
Beneath the Skin: The Paintings of Justin Bower
Beneath the Skin: The Paintings of Justin Bower
Orange County painter Justin Bower's oversized faces are steeped in a future dystopia where humans appear to be being subsumed by technology.
What the Pageant of the Masters Reveals About Orange County
What the Pageant of the Masters Reveals About Orange County
In south Orange County, there are few traditions as long running (and spectacularly surreal) as the Pageant of the Masters, a two-month-long display where actors pose as well-known works of art.
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Architecture/ Design

California becomes an international export by redefining the concept of city and home.

icon, Community Arts discipline

Community Arts

Through workshops, education and placed based projects, art is the connective tissue of a community.

icon, Cultural Politics discipline

Cultural Politics

Funding bubbles, cultural deserts and the politics of access to the arts in the 21st century.

icon, Film & Media Arts discipline

Film & Media Arts

At the shadow of the entertainment industry, video artists and underground filmmakers take a stand.

icon, Literature discipline


Noir, sunshine and dystopia create a multi-ethnic narrative that is read, watched and admired around the globe.

icon, Multi-Disciplinary discipline


Multi-hyphenate works that combine disciplines, remix dogmas, and reinvent the wheel.

icon, Music discipline


A dialogue between cultures, the music of our state serves up the California dream like no other artform.

icon, Performance discipline


Staging the drama of California through dance, music and theater.

icon, Visual Arts discipline

Visual Arts

Breaking away from the European and New York vanguard, California reinvents the art world.

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