FLOR 192, Leavenworth’s Tickseed (Coreopsis leavenworthii), FLOR500, Florida, Wildflower, Art, Nature, History, Eco-art, FIU, VIVA Florida, Garden, Artists, Engaged Creativity, Environment, participatory art, FLOR500 is a participatory art, nature, and history project that marks the importance of the moment when the history of Florida changed forever and gives a glimpse of what its landscape was like 500 years ago. Developed by Xavier Cortada, director and artist-in-residence of FIU’s College of Architecture + The Arts’ Office of Engaged Creativity, the project commemorates Florida’s quincentenary in 2013.
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Region 4 Central West Florida

 FLOR 192
Leavenworth’s Tickseed (Coreopsis leavenworthii) 


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Patricia E. Beebe," Leavenworth's Tickseed (Coreopsis leavenworthii)", watercolor on Yupo paper, 7 1/2" x 9 1/2", 2014 (CC)

 

About the Artist

Pat is a Tampa FL native that utilizes her art to capture the beauty of nature in all of its variety.



Artist's Statement

Pat's focus is realistic renderings of wildlife, people and landscapes in watercolor and pastel on a variety of surfaces from traditional papers to synthetic Yupo to Aquaboard. 


 

FLOR 192 Leavenworth's Tickseed
Photo credit:  Allen Boatman


Leavenworth’s Tickseed
(Coreopsis leavenworthii)
For more information about this flower please visit
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants Institute for Systematic Botany


Five hundred Florida artists are sought to create art for FLOR500, a participatory art, nature, and history project that marks the importance of the moment when the history of Florida changed forever and gives a glimpse of what its landscape was like 500 years ago. Developed by Xavier Cortada, director and artist-in-residence of FIU’s College of Architecture + The Arts’ Office of Engaged Creativity, the project commemorates Florida’s quincentenary in 2013. For more information click here.

 

FIU College of Architecture + The Arts


Xavier Cortada
Artist-in-Residence
Florida International University
College of Architecture + The Arts
420 Lincoln Road, Suite 430
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Xavier Cortada's participatory art practice is based at Florida International University.






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