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PRESS RELEASE: ART — Dan Raphael, Artists & Designer at “Art Meets Fashion” EnVogue Fashion Collective’s Art Basel Event

Amanda Mirus

Amanda Mirus

Managing Director & Editor

Miami, FL — November 21, 2023

In the dynamic world of art and fashion, Dan Raphael emerges as a fascinating figure, intertwining his journey of mindfulness and creativity through his paintings. His art, a vivid expression of his innermost thoughts and experiences, serves as a unique form of journaling. Dan’s exploration of art began in childhood with simple pencil sketches, gradually evolving into an exploration of emotive expression over detailed illustration. His fascination lies in the challenge of capturing three-dimensional subjects within the two-dimensional confines of canvas, a pursuit that has led him to experiment with various mediums, ultimately finding a deep connection with oil paints.

Raphael’s artistic journey is heavily influenced by elements of design, fashion history, and the natural world around him. His approach to each subject is fluid and unconfined, allowing the artwork to unfold organically, capturing a sense of freedom and completion. This adaptability can be traced back to his early days working with watercolors, a style that subtly fills his current work with oils.

Describing his artistic adventure, Dan relates it to a dance between formality and play, a blend of whimsy and meticulous attention to detail. This balance is evident in his latest endeavor, a collaboration with Envogue Fashion Collective. “This is my first time showing with Envogue Fashion Collective,” says Dan, excited about the transition from canvas to wearable art. “I am thrilled to share the evolution of my work and participate in such a renowned event as Art Basel/Art Week Miami. As an artist (oil painter) and pattern designer, I am thrilled to show you what I have been playing with.”

The upcoming “Art Meets Fashion” event by the EnVogue Fashion Collective promises to be an evening to remember, showcasing multiple designers and their latest collections. The event, featuring art displays, performances, a popup market, and an open bar, will be a celebration of creativity and style. It’s an opportunity for guests to immerse themselves in a world where fashion and art meet, with industry leaders, influencers, and media present. Hosted and Directed by EnVogue Fashion Collective’s Managing Director, Amanda Mirus, with DJ Louie Dager will set the mood with his music, elevating the experience.

In anticipation of this significant occasion, Dan is hosting a pre-party at his studio gallery in Minneapolis. This exclusive event, scheduled for November 30th, will offer attendees a sneak peek at the garments, accessories, and high-end leather goods to be featured in the Miami runway show. Guests will enjoy light bites, wine, and a signature cocktail, all while getting a special discount code for the danraph Style website. Limited tickets are available for this unique event, highlighting the artist’s anticipation and celebration of his participation in the Miami show.
RSVP at [email protected].

EnVogue Fashion Collective, known for transforming the dreams of designers into reality, is the ideal platform for Dan’s foray into the fusion of art and fashion. EVFC’s mission is to connect creative talents with their ideal audience, offering exposure through exclusive events, publications, and digital platforms.

Their showcases have graced prestigious events like New York Fashion Week and Miami Swim Week, receiving praise in publications like Harper’s Bazaar, Malvie Paris Magazine, Vigour, and L’Official Editorial, to name a few.

This collaboration marks a significant milestone in Raphael’s career, blending his artistic roots with the dynamic world of fashion design. The upcoming events not only celebrate his journey but also offer an intimate look into the evolution of his work, from the bare beginnings of brushstrokes to the saturated fabrics and textiles of his danraph Style line. For Dan, this is more than an exhibition; it’s a celebration of art, fashion, and the relentless pursuit of personal expression.

See you December 8th!

Amanda Mirus

Amanda Mirus

Managing Director & Editor

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