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Mosaics That Capture the Small Moments

Andrew Miller Arts Custom Kid Portraits

andrew miller arts!

At last tally, you’ve taken 1,346 pictures of your bambino.

However, you can count on one hand the total number of images you’ve printed and framed.

Facing an overflow of JPEGs, New York-based artist and new father Andrew Miller conceived a brilliant solution to this hard drive problem.

Miller pieced together thousands of digital images of his daughters to create a pair of oversize mosaic portraits. The results wowed his wife — and just about anyone who entered their home. Lo and behold, a business was born.

The genius of Miller’s work is not just embodied by the intricate puzzle-piece assembly required to create each mosaic, it’s also found in the act of rediscovering memories and moments that would otherwise be lost forever — no matter how small.

Andrew Miller Arts (646-827-2246 or andrewmillerarts.com). For more information, email andrew@andrewmillerarts.com. Custom portraits start at $1,000; additional prints are $200-$300.

this week in new york!

SHOP
Opening Ceremony by A for Apple
What:
The first kids’ wear collection from the hipper-than-hip downtown fashion mecca.
Why: The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., noon-7 p.m. 
Where: Opening Ceremony, 35 Howard St., b/t Broadway & Crosby St. (212-219-2688).

SEE
Bindlestiff Family Cirkus
What:
 A traveling troupe known for a unique blend of vaudeville and rousing circus acts.
Why: This performance’s theme is swashbuckling pirates.
When: Fri., 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: Riverside Park, Pier 1, 70th St., near the Hudson River

WATCH
Sand-Sculpting Contest
What:
Amateur artists — in both adult and kid categories — compete for generous prizes and beachfront bragging rights.
Why: Music, face painting, and crafts along the boardwalk keep things hopping.
When: Sat., noon-5 p.m.
Where: Coney Island, Surf Ave., b/t W. 10th & 12th Sts., on the beach, Brooklyn.

Photo: Andrew Miller Arts

LOCATIONS
1000 Surf Ave
@ W 12th St
Brooklyn, NY 11224
Opening Ceremony
35 Howard St
bt Crosby St & Broadway
New York, NY 10013
212-219-2688
Riverside Park
Riverside Dr
bt 58th & 158th Sts
New York, NY 10023
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