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Gulfshore Business, (03/01/2022) — René Miville’s Path: From fashion photography to The Franklin Shops. "René Miville has reinvented himself numerous times

during a career that’s taken him from a sought-after fashion photographer and nationally renowned mixed-media artist to property investor and entrepreneur."   View Story Here

NBC News FORT MYERS, Fla (11/29/2021) — A new mural calling for animal protection now sits in the heart of the River District.  “It’s kind of eye-catching like when you drive as well,” artist Simone Eisenbeiss said. “And I think because of the animals and because of the details, people are more drawn to it.”  Eisenbeiss finished the mural on Black Friday, but the colorful designs have been turning heads for days.   View Story Here

NBC News FORT MYERS, Fla (11/18/2021) — You will notice new artwork on First Street in Downtown Fort Myers. 

An old building used to border the Franklin Shops. Once that building was torn down, the perfect blank canvas was revealed to a Swiss artist.

Simone Eisenbeiss started painting Florida wildlife on the outdoor wall earlier this week. You’ll see a Florida panther, alligator, and bald eagle already coming to life.

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WINK News FORT MYERS, Fla (11/15/2021) — Woman creates wildlife mural in downtown Fort Myers

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NBC News, - Controversial Black Americana proves highly sought after.
Prominent black community leader calls for removal of figurines
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Miville Gallery Article Anthology,
On July 2, The Miville Gallery opened in downtown Fort Myers. Occupying the
2,200-square-foot south mezzanine, the gallery’s inaugural show features five artists.
One of the five whose work is featured is Rene’ Miville himself.
View the Anthology Here

Sanibel-Captiva Islander, July 23, 2014
Fort Myers on track with help of Captiva businessman
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News Press, July 4, 2014
Two new art galleries open in downtown Fort Myers
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July 1, 2014
Franklin Shops to feature Leoma Lovegrove pop-up gallery on Independence Day
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