FLOR 25, Pineland Daisy (Chaptalia tomentosa) 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 mOneflower Honeycombhead (Balduina unifloraOneflower Honeycombhead (Balduina unifloraOneflower Honeycombhead (Balduina unifloraarks 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 25
Pineland Daisy (Chaptalia tomentosa)

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 FLOR 25 Deborah Kivett 

Deborah Kivett, "FLOR 25: Pineland Daisy (Chaptalia tomentosa)," enamel on copper tiles, oil pastel and graphite, 12" x 5",  2013. (CC)

About the Artist

I've been an enamellist for over 25 years






Artist's Statement

I render impressions from urban landscapes,a walk in the woods or by the bay,an impressionist painter,or patterns from ancient cultures.

 

 

FLOR 25 Pineland Daisy
Photo credit: Roger Hammer


Pineland Daisy  
(Chaptalia tomentosa)

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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