Locust Projects

Alternative exhibition space. Contemporary art.


Locust Projects is an arts incubator producing and presenting exhibitions, programs and projects. Our mission is to…

  • CREATE opportunities for visual artists at all career stages
  • INVITE risk taking and experimentation
  • ACTIVATE conversations around new art and ideas
  • ADVOCATE for artists and creative practices



Founded by artists for artists in 1998, Locust Projects is Miami’s longest running nonprofit alternative art space. We produce, present, and nurture ambitious and experimental new art and the exchange of ideas through commissioned exhibitions and projects, artist residencies, summer art intensives for teens, and public programs on contemporary art and curatorial practice. As a leading incubator of new art and ideas, Locust Projects emphasizes boundary-pushing creative endeavors, risk-taking and experimentation by local, national and international artists. We invest in South Florida’s arts community by providing artists with project grants and empower creative careers by supporting the administrative work of being an artist through an onsite artist resource hub and access to pro bono legal services.

North Miami Avenue 3852
Miami 33127 FL US
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Lorie Mertes


Wed-Sat 11-5

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