Jose Bedia Bio

Jose Bedia is known for his images inspired by the cultures of Native Americans and other indigenous people.

He is renowned internationally, and his work has been exhibited in important venues like the Venice Biennale and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. His floor designs for the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami have received wide acclaim and considerable coverage in newspapers, magazines and other media.

Jose Bedia's extensive Curriculum Vitae can be found at the website of the Fredric Snitzer Gallery in Miami. 

The artist was personally involved in the fabrication and installation of five terrazzo plazas along Crandon Boulevard in the Village. The Anhinga Plaza is shown below during construction in 2008 and as it appears today.

Bedia on site Anhinga Plaza installation     Anhinga Plaza Bedia Phase I
Jose Bedia (3rd from left) during installation of
the Anhinga Plaza in the Village of Key Biscayne.
    The completed Anhinga Plaza.


Bedia hosted members of the Art in Public Places Board at his studio on October 17, 2009. The Board viewed designs for Phase II of the Bedia Plaza Project.

APPB visit to Bedia Studio

Art in Public Places Board members and advisors visit the studio
of Jose Bedia. From left: Veronica Scharf Garcia, Karen Llorente,
Frank Caplan, Rosa de la Cruz, Gloria Kahn, Jud Kurlancheek,
Jose Bedia, Lourdes Jofre Collette and César Trasobares.