MILAGROS collective

New Orleans, LA // Miami, FL

850-865-0076, 863-640-0413

Felici Asteinza - Born Oct. 6, 1986 , San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

Joey Fillastre - Born May 22, 1987, Lakeland, FL



2010-2013 MFA Studio Art, University of South Florida

2006-2009 BA Painting, Florida State University


2006-2009 BFA Printmaking, Florida State University

Professional Experience

2017 (forthcoming) teaching a workshop for the summer art camp at the Young At Art Museum in Davie, FL

2017 Received a Public Art Commission through One Columbia to create a mural for downtown Columbia, South Carolina during the Indie Grits festival themed "Visiones" 

2017 Received a Public Art Commission to create a design for Roadways in downtown Bradenton, FL 

2016 Received a Public Art Commission funded by a grant from the Atlanta Regional Commission to paint a mural on a MARTA train overpass and design, fabricate & install a KaBOOM play space in the city of Decatur, GA

2015  Received a Public Art Commission to paint a mural at The New Orleans Public Library, Main Branch, New Orleans, LA

2015  Received a Public Art Commission to paint a series of murals in the South Elm neighborhood through the Elsewhere Museum, and ArtPlace America.

2014  Designed and coordinated large scale installation at Gramps Bar, Art Basel, Miami, FL

2013  Received a Public Art Commission through Art in Public Places to paint a mural on the Yates parking garage, Jacksonville, FL

2012  Graduate Student Teacher, Beginning Drawing, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

2011    Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of South Florida,Tampa, FL, Assisted in Professors Neil Bender & Noelle Mason’s Art & Sexuality Class

2010 - 2013  Co-Founder, Church of Holy Colors, A Working Artists Gallery and Studio, Gainesville,FL

Responsibilities included facilitating art and music shows for the community of Gainesville.  As a part of this we actively made and showed art in conjunction with musical collaborators in MILAGROS. Activities included creating environments for musical performances and taking our aesthetic on the road as a team of professional visual and musical arts.

2010  Outreach Instructor, Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL

Responsibilities include teaching art to ages 3-15. After school art classes.  Promoting and teaching traveling art workshops.

Grants, Fellowships and Awards:

2015 Nominated for Emerging Artist Grant, Joan Mitchell Foundation 

2012  Visual Artists Network, Artist In Residency, sponsored in part by the Andy Warhol Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and the Joan Mitchell Foundation

2012  First Floor Initiative, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

2009  Hispanic Heritage Artist, Leon County, Tallahassee, FL.

Selected Exhibitions:  

2017 Young at Art Museum, Solo Exhibition, (forthcoming) 

2017 Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA 

2016 "Cups and Cans" Collaborative show with Beau Bradbury, Amy Li Gallery, Lower East Side, New York City, NY 

2016 Atlanta Biennial, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, GA

2015 "The Wall", Kit & Ace, New Orleans, LA 

2014 "Tropicannibal Court Yard" Collaboration with Brian Bo, Adam Gersten, Andrew Schrock, & Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels, Gramps Bar, Art Basel, Miami, FL 

2014 "Slump Tech" iii points music, art, & technology festival, Miami, FL

2014 "Free State of Caroline School Bus Pirate Radio Station" Collaboration with Gregory Green, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL

2013 "Clubhouse" Collaboration with Quintron & Miss Pussycat, & The School of Everything, North of Modern, Art Basel, Miami, FL

2013  “POST”, Florida Mining Gallery, Jacksonville, FL

2012  “Spin & NQB8R Present:” Gramps Bar, Art Basel Miami  

2012 “Endless Gaycation: GLITTERITUS” Aquarium Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2012  “Swamp to Swamp” Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

2012 “MILAGROS: Portal Culture” Freedom Tower, Miami, FL

2012 “Big Girl Problems”, Display Gallery, Gainesville, FL

2011  “Altartainment: Mystickism”, Church of Holy Colors, Gainesville, FL

2010  “Disaster Blaster”, Church of Holy Colors, Gainesville, FL

2009  “She's 15!”, Strange Circus Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

2009 "What does Tenderoni mean to you?" MILAGROS gallery, Tallahassee, FL


2017 Mural, Indie Grits Festival, Columbia, SC

2017 Mural, Central Square Records, Seaside, FL

2017 Mural, Tail Gate Projects Truck, Tampa, FL

2017 design for road art, Bradenton, FL

2017 Mural, The Quisby, New Orleans, LA

2016 Mural, Dashing Bicycles, New Orleans, LA 

2016 furniture, Ace Hotel, New Orleans, LA

2016 furniture, Gramps, Miami, FL 

2016 Mural, Humble Wood Fire, Gainesville, FL

2016 Mural, The Gateway, Brooklyn, NY 

2016 Mural, District Donuts, Lakeview Location, New Orleans, LA

2016 Mural & play space, city of Decatur, GA 

2015 Mural, RESPICE, Coral Gables, FL 

2015 Mural, Frangipani, Goldman Properties, Miami, FL 

2015 Murals, Satchell's Pizza, Gainesville, FL 

2015 Mural, Bark on Park, Jacksonville, FL

2015 Mural, New Orleans Public Library, Main Branch, New Orleans, LA

2015 Mural, Sylvanie Williams Elementary, "Big Class" class room, New Orleans, LA

2015 Mural, Kit & Ace store, Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 

2015 Murals, Greensboro, NC, South Elm Projects, hosted by the Elsewhere museum and funded by ArtPlace America. 

2015 Mural, Daily Green, Gainesville, FL 

2015 Murals, Burgerlove, Miami, FL

2014  Murals, Arcosanti, AZ, FORM art & music platform

2014 Mural, Bark on Park, Jacksonville, FL 

2013  Mural, Yates Parking Garage, Art in Public Places, Jacksonville, FL

2012  Mural, The Venture Compound, St. Petersburg, FL

2012 Mural and Paintings for Headquarters, Gainesville, FL

2012 Mural, The Intercourse, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY

2011  Mural, Stubbies and Steins, Gainesville, FL

2011  Mural, Ramblin' Rose Upcycle, St. Petersburg, FL

Artist Residencies:

2017 Studios at MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

2015 Dos Osos, New Orleans, LA

2015  Elsewhere, Greensboro, NC

2014  FORM, Arcosanti, AZ, 

2013  CoRK Arts District, Jacksonville, FL

2012  Visual Artists Network, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, FL

2012  First Floor Initiative, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

2011  Tiny Tribe Gallery, Tallahassee, FL 


City of Decatur, GA

City of Bradenton, FL

City of New Orleans, LA

The Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY 

Sylvanie Williams Elementary

Elsewhere Museum, Greensboro, NC 

Sidney Scheer, Greensboro, NC

Arcosanti Foundation, Arcosanti, AZ

Art in Public Places, City of Jacksonville, FL

Miami Dade College Museum of Art & Design, Miami, FL

Rachel Rossin, Private Collection, New York, NY 

Alex Da Corte, Private Collection, Philadelphia, PA

Artist Lectures

2017   MASS Visual Artist Talks, Depot Park, Gainesville, FL

2015   Plenary Speakers, Ignite Conference, Raleigh, NC

2015   Elsewhere Museum, Greensboro, NC

2012   Freedom Tower, Miami, FL

2010   Free University, Gainesville, FL

2009  Maclay College Preparatory School, Tallahassee, FL

2009  Leon County Hispanic Heritage Festival, Tallahassee, FL

2009  Mary Brogan Museum of Art & Science, Tallahassee, FL

Foreign Languages Spoken

 Fluent in Spanish.


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