FLOR 350,Carolina Sealavender (Limonium carolinianum), FLOR500, Florida, Wildflower, Art, Nature, History, Eco-art, FIU, VIVA Florida, Garden, Artists, Engaged Creativity, Environment, participatory art,Tim Deratany 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 350
Seaside Goldenrod (Solidago sempervirens)

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FLOR 350 by Tim Deratany

 Tim Deratany"FLOR 350: Seaside Goldenrod (Solidago sempervirens)", acrylic and watercolor, 24" x 18", 2012 (CC) 

 

About the Artist

Tim is a former Florida State Senator, Representative, and Mayor. His art background includes Board Member of the Brevard Art Museum, Member of the Brevard Artist Guild, Watercolor Society, and Chairman of the Florida Seaside Art Show. He has served as Chairman of the Florida Council on Arts & Culture and Director on the National Assembly of State Art Agencies. He works in watercolor & acrylic.


 


FLOR 350 Seaside Goldenrod
Photo credit: Dennis Girard

Seaside Goldenrod
(Solidago sempervirens)

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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