Wild Allamanda, FLOR500, Florida, Wildflower, Art, Nature, History, Eco-art, FIU, VIVA Florida, Garden, Artists, Engaged Creativity, Environment, participatory art, native plants 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. Sharon Koskoff
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Wild Allamanda (Pentalinon luteum)


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 FLOR 411 by Sharon Koskoff

Sharon Koskoff," FLOR411: Wild Allamanda (Pentalinon luteum)”, mixed media / pastels over acrylic paint, 20” x 20”, 2012. (CC)

 

About the Artist

Sharon Koskoff works as a professional mural artist, designer, photographer and author. Koskoff is the chairperson for the Public Art Advisory Board of Delray Beach, FL and an art instructor for Center for the Arts. She is also the founding president of the Art Deco Society of the Palm Beaches.

Artist's Statement

Koskoff is all about color, bright and bold. Gardening is her passion, so we are so happy to be a part of FLOR500, the Delray Beach Public Art Advisory Board is planting container gardens of Wildflowers at our City Hall to connect to this worthwhile endeavor.


Flor411 Wild Allamanda
Photo credit: Roger Hammer


Wild Allamanda
(Pentalinon luteum)


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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