Littoral Creatures

an art exhibit by Miami artist Xavier Cortada

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Cortada to celebrate 50th Birthday with “Littoral Creatures” exhibit opening on September 13th
9/13/2014 to 11/1/201420130310_121422_19926

When: Opening reception: Saturday, September 13th
Cortada’s 50th Birthday: 5p to 7pm
Where: Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center
Crandon Park
6767 Crandon Park Drive
Key Biscayne, Florida  33149
United States
Contact: Theodora Long, Executive Director, Biscayne Nature Center
theodoralong@biscaynenaturecenter.org
Phone: 305 361-6767 x 111

seahorse-seagrass-2014_Cortada-webXavier Cortada, “Seahorse | Seagrass,” 60″ x 36″, acrylic on canvas, 2014.

“Littoral Creatures” is an art exhibit by Xavier Cortada at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center, Crandon Park/North Beach Entrance, Key Biscayne, FL. It is free and open to the public. Proceeds (30%) from sales of the art will benefit the under-served children’s programming at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center.

At the opening reception of the Littoral Creatures exhibit Cortada also unveiled the poster of the “Seahorse|Seagrass” painting he created to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserves. Exhibit-goers received a copy of the poster along with information on how to join Cortada in celebrating forty years of protecting the preserves. Cortada will invite attendees to join him again on October 25th for an adventure paddle culminating in a participatory eco-art installation on Helker’s Island in the aquatic preserves.

The exhibit’s opening reception was on
Saturday, September 13th, 2014 from 5pm – 7pm
and coincided with the artist’s 50th Birthday.

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