Costa Rican art exhibition, showing MÍRAME mingling with artists at an exhibition opening in San José. Showcasing the Costa Rica art scene.
July 8, 2024 0 About MÍRAME Belinda
Photography: Julio Sequeira

How MÍRAME Fine Art is Bringing the Costa Rica Art Scene to the World

At the intersection of creativity and technology, MÍRAME Fine Art is poised to transform the landscape of the Costa Rican art world by providing an innovative online platform dedicated to showcasing the immense talent of the country’s artists.

MÍRAME is on a mission to elevate the profile of Costa Rican art on the international stage, offering unprecedented opportunities for local artists to gain visibility and advance their careers.

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A Vision Taking Shape

MÍRAME was founded with a clear and ambitious vision: to bridge the gap between Costa Rican artists and the global art market. The platform’s mission is to offer a premier online presence where art enthusiasts, collectors, and industry professionals can discover high-quality contemporary art from Costa Rica.

By leveraging cutting-edge technology and strategic partnerships, MÍRAME aims to ensure that the unique artistic expressions of Costa Rican talent are seen, appreciated, and acquired by a worldwide audience.

MÍRAME Fine Art on a studio visit, showing how founders Belinda Seppings and Jonathan Baldock are supporting Costa Rican art.

MÍRAME co-founders Belinda Seppings and Jonathan Baldock with Sofía Ruiz, at her studio.

Early Impact and Future Aspirations

Though still in its early stages, MÍRAME is already making strides toward its goal of amplifying the voices of Costa Rican artists. The platform aspires to provide a global marketplace that significantly enhances the visibility of these artists, opening doors to new opportunities for sales, exhibitions, and collaborations.

Building a Supportive Infrastructure

At MÍRAME, we are dedicated to supporting the careers of Costa Rican artists by providing them with a platform they wouldn't usually have access to. Our goal is to help these talented individuals showcase their work to a broader audience both locally and internationally.

MÍRAME is also committed to bringing artists together to form a more cohesive community. Our aim is to organise events where artists can meet, share ideas, and support each other. This sense of belonging is essential for personal and professional growth, as it helps artists feel connected to both their local and international peers.

By focusing exclusively on Costa Rican art, we aim to promote their work while preserving and celebrating the rich cultural heritage of Costa Rica. Our platform is designed to elevate the visibility of these artists, providing them with opportunities they might not have had otherwise. Through our efforts, we strive to create a thriving community where artists can flourish and feel supported every step of the way.

Educational Outreach

MÍRAME co-founder Belinda Seppings with Katrin Aason, in her studio.

MÍRAME co-founder Belinda Seppings with Katrin Aason, in her studio.

One of our key initiatives is the weekly newsletter that highlights local exhibitions happening across the country. This newsletter is distributed to hundreds of real estate agents and hotels, ensuring that they are well-informed and can share this knowledge with their clients and customers.

Our goal is to support not only the artists but also museums, galleries, and artist-run spaces, providing a comprehensive showcase of everything the Costa Rica art scene has to offer. By featuring upcoming exhibitions, gallery openings, and special events, we aim to make the art scene accessible and exciting for everyone.

Each edition of the newsletter includes information about the exhibitions on during that particular week, including exclusive invitations to exhibition opening events. We believe that by educating the public and promoting these events, we can foster a deeper appreciation for the arts and support the growth of the artistic community.

Contributing to Cultural and Economic Growth

The platform’s impact extends beyond individual artists. By promoting Costa Rican art on a global scale, MÍRAME Fine Art aims to contribute to the cultural and economic growth of the country. Increased international interest in Costa Rican art has the potential to translate into more tourism, cultural exchanges, and economic opportunities, benefiting not only the artists but also the broader community.

A Movement in the Making

MÍRAME Fine Art is more than just an online gallery; it is a movement dedicated to bringing the vibrant art of Costa Rica to the world. As the platform continues to grow and evolve, it remains steadfast in its mission to showcase the best of Costa Rican talent and to provide artists with the tools they need to succeed on the global stage.

Join us on this journey of bridging cultures through art. For more information, visit MÍRAME Fine Art and discover the exceptional talent that Costa Rica has to offer.

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