FLOR 271,Spotted Water Hemlock (Cicuta maculata), FLOR500, Florida, Wildflower, Art, Nature, History, Eco-art, FIU, VIVA Florida, Garden, Artists, Engaged Creativity, Environment, participatory art,Sherry Krawczyk 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 5 Central Florida

 FLOR 271
Spotted Water Hemlock (Cicuta maculata)

 

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Sherry Krawczyk, "FLOR 271: Spotted Water Hemlock (Cicuta muculata)," acrylic on canvas, 9" x 12", 2012. (CC)

 

About the Artist

Sherry Krawczyk has a successful Floral Design Studio in Orlando, Florida (sherryflowers.com) and specializes in artistic floral designs for all occasions. Her Fine Arts & Graphic Design background lends itself to all she creates.She shares a studio with her husband and has two grown children, also artists.

Artist Statement

My educational background is Fine Arts & Graphic Design. I love flowers and have had a floral design studio (sherryflowers.com) for the past 10 years or so. I always try to incorporate my artistic sense and aesthetic into floral designs making each arrangement or bouquet unique.

 

FLOR 271 Spotted Water Hemlock
Photo credit:  Shirley Denton

Spotted Water Hemlock
(Cicuta maculata)

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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