FLOR 374, Ghost Orchid (Dendrophylax lindenii), FLOR500, Florida, Wildflower, Art, Nature, History, Eco-art, FIU, VIVA Florida, Garden, Artists, Engaged Creativity, Environment, participatory art,Raymond Hernandez 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 374
Ghost Orchid (Dendrophylax lindenii)

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FLOR 374 by Raymond Hernandez

Raymond Hernandez," FLOR 374: Ghost Orchid (Dendrophylax lindenii)”, watercolor on paper, 22" x 30", 2013. (CC)  

 

About the Artist

Raymond Hernandez, works in various mediums: drawing, painting, photography, collage, sculpture, and installation. Born in Brooklyn, New York, grew up in South West Florida. Graduated The Art Institute of Dallas, and continued at The School of Visual Arts, New York City. Exhibitions in: New York, Dallas, and Miami.

Artist's Statement

Flowers and plants are my passion I have studied and collected plants since childhood. My flower paintings are not direct renderings from life or photography. The process is a study of color, shape, and form, translated through emotions in attempt to capture the essence.



FLOR 374 Ghost Orchid
Photo credit: Keith Bradley



Ghost Orchid
(Dendrophylax lindenii)

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.

 


 

 



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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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