Press Highlights

Whimsical Forest Sprouts in Denver

“A vibrant installation by artist Ivan Toth Depeña is dazzling commuters…”

An Artist’s Augmented Reality App Reveals Virtual Art across Miami, and Incites Imagination

“One of the hidden gems to be uncovered in Lapse’s scavenger hunt is “The Visions,” a collection of virtual murals…”

Selected Press + Publications List


Interior Design Magazine, Duke Energy’s Partnership with Depeña Studio Powers Creativity in Charlotte by Wanda Lau

Creative Boom, Ivan Toth Depeña’s new public art captures the ethereal beauty of light, by Dom Carter


KOB4, Bernalillo County selects artist for downtown Albuquerque project by Jonathan Fjeld

Mirage News, Jack Trice Centennial Ends With Ceremony, Posthumous Degree 

Illumination, 3D mural will honor the spirit of historic Charlotte neighborhood by Nirmalendu Majumdar

Frontiers, “Augmented reality as a participation tool for youth in urban planning processes: Case study” by Kai Reaver

The Business Journals, “Duke Energy’s new uptown Charlotte HQ to feature three major public artworks” by John Downey


Advances in Architecture, Engineering and Technology, The Application of Digital Technologies into Utilizing Urban Voids by Faculty
of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt, Ebtesam Mohamed Ahmed Elgizawy & Ali Khaled Ahmed Elewa

Charlotte Business Journal, The Spectrum Cos. unveils art installations at Vantage South End by Elsie Franco

The Des Moines Register, ‘Breaking Barriers’: Iowa State installs sculpture of Jack Trice by Nirmalendu Majumdar

Ames Tribune, “Jack Trice broke barriers’: New sculpture commemorating ISU player installed at stadium” by Phillip Sitter

Ames Tribune, “Iowa State shares Jack Trice centennial plans, beginning with a new sculpture” by Phillip Sitter

ArtFix Daily, “A New Outdoor Sculpture by Ivan Toth Depeña Embraces the Intersection of Art and Architecture”

Fox 46, “New public art unveiled at Vantage South End” by Connor Lomis

News at Queens, “Queens Professor To Make His Mark On The Charlotte Landscape” by Morgan Williams


Charlotte Observer, “Planned Rail Trail bridge over I-277 gets a new look” by Joe Marusak


Charlotte Observer, “5 things to know about the new $23 million center for the arts at Queens University” by Cristina Bolling


Charlotte Observer, “A visual landmark’: Work begins on Rail Trail Bridge” by Alison Kuznitz

The Lantern, “Campus Solar System Model Draws Intrigue From Commuters And Classrooms” by Jackie Appel

Charlotte Observer, “To expand on his studio work…” by Vanessa Infanzon

Spectrum News “Officials Break Ground on Rail Trail Bridge” by Tim Spears

Spectrum News, “Single Span or Double? Designers Deciding Plan for New Pedestrian Bridge Over I-277.” by Spectrum News Staff

Orlando Weekly, “Augmented reality artists add a new layer to your world in Snap’s ambitious ‘City Unseen’ exhibition” by Richard Reep

Ohio State News , “To-scale solar system now orbiting around CBEC” by Denise Blough

WFAE, “City Presents Two Designs For I-277 Pedestrian Bridge” by Michael Falero

Charlotte Observer, “Welcome to the Observer’s big, diverse 2019-20 Charlotte Arts Guide” by Adam Bell

Miami Today, “Coral Gables public safety building a fast build” by Rebecca San Juan

Biscayne Times, “Wynwood’s Cautionary Tale” by Anne Tschida


Williamson Source, “5 Things to Know About the New Parking & Transportation Center at Nashville Airport”  by Donna Vissman

News Channel 5 Nashville,“Nashville airport’s new parking terminal opens to the public”  by Rebekah Hammonds

Charlotte Observer & WBTV, “Seen those new brilliant-colored tubes along Charlotte’s light rail? Here’s what they are” by Linda Luise Brown

Pride Publishing Group, “Nashville International Airport celebrates completion of new Parking, Transportation Center” by PRIDE Network


Wallpaper “Miami Art Week 2017: in pictures

Cuban Art News,  “US-Born Cuban–6 Artists to Watch

Charlotte Observer, “New CATS park and ride in Cornelius reflects Lake Norman colors” by Joe Marusak

Fusion Network, “Earth Day: Melt” Online Video Performance


NPR/WLRN, “Lapse: Psychedelic Scavenger Hunt…” Public art tour and Radio Interview by Wilson Sayre

Fusion Network, “Art Basel” Television Interview

ARTSY, “Augmented Reality App Reveals Virtual Art across Miami, and Incites Imagination” by Demie Kim

The Creators Project/VICE, “Experience Miami Through an Augmented Reality App Experience” by Monica Uszerwicz

Prosthetic Knowledge, “Lapse” Online Publication

The Miami Herald, “‘Lapse’ app offers augmented view of Miami art; Saturday last day for one component” by Armando Salguero

Knight Foundation, “Ivan Toth Depeña’s mind-bending augmented reality art” by Anne Tschida

TL Mag, “Ivan Toth Depeña presents Lapse in Miami”


Frame Magazine, “Sculpting Illuminated Scenarios” by Carmel Mcnamara

ABQ Journal “Artist’s creation will set Pit stairwell aglow” by Mike Bush


Artnews Net, Kaleidoscopic Public Art Transforms Colorado Train Station by Sarah Cascone

Departures Magazine, “Outdoor Public Art to See Now”

Interior Design Magazine, “Next Stop, Creativity: Ivan Toth Depeña Transforms a Railway Station

Frame Magazine, “Best of Public Art” by Lauren Greco

Frame Magazine, “Color Field By Ivan Toth Depeña” by Lauren Greco

Domus Magazine, “Color Field


New Times, “Knight Arts Challenge Winner Ivan Toth Depeña to Launch Citywide Art Installation


Architectural Record, “The Art of Lighting” by Linda Lentz

Frame Magazine, “Reflect”

Metropolis Magazine, “Leading Luminaries”


DesignBoom, “ivan toth depena: reflection installation at miami government center

Mondo Arc Magazine, “On Reflection” Drawing Board

Arte Al Dia, “Ivan Toth Depeña Designs “Reflect” 

The Miami Herald “Frost Forecast” by Tom Austin

Art and Architecture Journal, “Ivan Toth Depeña: Reflect. Miami”

The Miami Herald, “An exhibition at ArtCenter/South Florida offers a tantalizing sample of new public art projects” by Beth Dunlop


Art Circuits, “Miami News You Can Use for BaselMania” by Elisa Turner


Palm Springs Life, “Hot, Hot, Hot” by Steven Biller


Lauderdale New Times, The World Illuminated” by Jamie Laughlin

The Miami Herald, “The Gang of 13: imagination (and luck) distinguish this year’s Consortium winners” by Fabiola Santiago

Bethesda Art Blog, “Ivan Toth Depeña” by Suheil Chemaly


Art Taipei, Catalog


NADA 03, Catalog

WPS1 New York, – Radio Interview by Jill Spaulding

DiVA, Catalog


The Miami Herald, “Exposing the Urban Landscape” by Anne Tschida

Miami New Times, “Unnatural Nature” by Michelle Weinberg

The Miami Herald, “Light is Fantastic, Imagination Too” by Elisa Turner


Art in America, “Expanding Horizons” by Roni Feinstein

South Florida Magazine of the Arts, “Florida Fellowship Recipients” Candace Russell

The Miami Herald, “Consortium Show Surprises as Usual” by Elisa Turner

Closer Magazine, “Art of Memory”


Contemporary Magazine, “Active Ingredients”

The Miami Herald, “Exhibits explore radically different shades of voyeurism” by Elisa Turner

The Street Miami, “Art from the hard” by Damarys Ocana

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