FLOR 5, Pink Sundew, Drosera capillaris, FLOR500, Florida, Wildflower, Art, Nature, History, Eco-art, FIU, VIVA Florida, Garden, Artists, Engaged Creativity, Environment, participatory art,Robin Pichelmayer 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 5
Pink Sundew (Drosera capillaris)

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FLOR 5 by Robin Pichelmayer

Robin Pichelmayer, "FLOR 5: Pink Sundew (Drosera capillaris)," watercolor, 6" x 6",  2012. (CC) 


About the Artist

I like to "dabble" in different mediums, but lately my medium of choice is upcycled felted wool sweaters and embroidery. 

Artist's Statement

I love to "upcycle" items that seem destined to be discarded into artwork. 

 

FLOR 5 Pink Sundew
Photo credit: Shirley Denton



Pink Sundew
(Drosera capillaris)

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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