FLOR 483,Wand Goldenrod (Solidago stricta), FLOR500, Florida, Wildflower, Art, Nature, History, Eco-art, FIU, VIVA Florida, Garden, Artists, Engaged Creativity, Environment, participatory art, 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 8 Southeast Florida

 FLOR 483
Wand Goldenrod (Solidago stricta)

FLOR489 by Fred Koehler

Laurel Baker, "FLOR 483: Wand Goldenrod (Solidago stricta)," Sharpie and watercolor, 6" x 9", 2013 (CC)

About the artist

Laurel Baker is a 14-year-old artist living in Miami. She works in photography (both digital and analog), drawing, painting, and creative writing.

 

 

 

 

Artist’s Statement

My art is a personal expression of my life and emotions. 








  

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FLOR 483 Wand Goldenrod
Photo credit: Keith Bradley

Wand Goldenrod
(Solidago stricta)
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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