FLOR 215,Powderpuff (Mimosa Strigillosa),Sherri Blase, Ink Acrylic Paint and Photo-Transfer on Vellum, 8.25 inches x 5.25 inches, 2011, 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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 FLOR 215
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FLOR215 by Sherri Blase

Sherri Blase,"FLOR 215: Powederpuff", Ink Acrylic Paint and Photo-Transfer on Vellum,

8.25" x 5.25", 2011 (CC)

 

About the Artist:


Sherri Blase was born in Takoma Park, Maryland and currently lives in Gainesville, Florida, with her daughter. She is pursuing her Masters of Fine Arts degree with a focus on Printmaking at the University of Florida. Sherri received her Bachelor’s degree from Towson University in Printmaking in 2007.

Artist Statement:

Sherri's work focuses on the development of self through interactions within one’s environment. She builds each unique work out of many layers reflecting the multiple layers of self. Sherri’s work often incorporates photographic and hand drawn elements. Repetition and pattern also play strong roles in her work.

FLOR 215 Powderpuff
Photo credit:Shirley Denton

Powderpuff
(Mimosa Strigillosa)  
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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