FLOR 372, Bandanna-of-the-Everglades, Canna flaccida, FLOR500, Florida, Wildflower, Art, Nature, History, Eco-art, FIU, VIVA Florida, Garden, Artists, Engaged Creativity, Environment, participatory art,Carl Schwartz 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.
Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Report Abuse   |   Sign In   |   Register
FLOR372
Share |

flor500 logo

 

Region 7 Southwest Florida

 FLOR 372
Bandanna-of-the-Everglades (Canna flaccida)

 < previous | next >

 

 FLOR 372 Carl Schwartz

Carl Schwartz, "FLOR 372: Bandanna-of-the-Everglades (Canna flaccida)," acrylic, 16" x 12",  2012. (CC)

 

About the Artist

A nationally recognized painter & print-maker included in many collections in the U.S. & abroad, his awards include Art Institute of Chicago’s Logan Medal & numerous local & national competitions. He has been in juried & invitational shows incl: Art Across America sponsored by Mead Corp. & many one-person shows, incl: 50-Year Retrospective at FGCU. He is a teacher of painting & drawing now at FGCU.

Artist's Statement

I am a painter of light. I’m Intrigued and fascinated with form. To me there are two worlds... the one we live in and the one that I create. Drawing and painting is the discipline by which I constantly rediscover both of these worlds.



 


FLOR 372 Bandanna-of-the-Everglades
Photo credit:  Michael Drummond



Bandanna-of-the-Everglades
(Canna flaccida)

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.






FLOR500

 Reclamation Project






 NYFA sponsored-artist participatory eco-art projects

 

Native Flags   


 


  

 

 

 

 ©2008-2014 Xavier Cortada. All text content, videos, and images are the property of Xavier Cortada.

Any reproductions, revisions or modifications of this website without expressed consent of Xavier Cortada is prohibited by law.

facebook twiiter.com/xcortada