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Pinecrest Mayor and Council Members plant a Native Flags wild coffee garden at Pinecrest Gardens.

Engaged Projects

  • Oath” – Bringing citizens together towards a common purpose to uphold the U.S. Constitution (in partnership with Marcos D. Jimenez, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida at Miami Light Project, Miami, FL).
  • Florida is… Nature” – Asking Floridians to define their state by its natural environment, not by the edifices and man-made encroachments that displace nature (conceptualized during his residency at the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Captiva, FL).
  • DO NOT OPEN” – Connecting us to the future that will live with the consequences of our actions (exhibited at CLIMA, hosted by the City of Hialeah and Honoring the Future, Miami, FL).

Public Art Commissions


  • 2017-2022 Pinecrest Gardens Artist-in-Residence (Artist’s Studio), Pinecrest, FL

Group Exhibitions

  • Temperature Check: Body of Evidence, “Diatoms” and “DO NOT OPEN,” Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino America (MACLA), San Jose, CA
  • PLATFORM 450, “Native Flags” and “5 Actions to Stop Rising Seas,” Deering Spring Contemporary, Deering Estate, Palmetto Bay, FL
  • Elements of Climate Change, “Longitudinal Installation,” CCSU Galleries, New Britain, CT 
  • Baking History: Past-Forward At Wynwood’s True Artistic Pioneer, “Four Elements,” Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, FL
  • Art on Climate, Act on Climate – Miami’s Future in a Changing Climate: Panel Discussion and Art Exhibition co-hosted by the National Wildlife Federation and Florida Immigrant Coalition, “DO NOT OPEN,” Barrio Workshop, Miami, FL 

Solo Exhibitions

  • Seahorses, “Littoral Creatures,” Pinecrest Gardens Historic Entrance, Pinecrest, FL
  • Diatoms, “Diatoms” ceramic sculpture series, Cortada Art Studio Gallery, Miami, FL


  • January – Opening of Diatoms exhibit January 19
  • April – Project Seahorse exhibits opens April 6th
  • May – Join me in Coconut Grove (May 6th) and Pinecrest Gardens (May 11th)
  • September – Florida is… Postponed
  • October – Florida is… Rescheduled
  • November – Cortada presents at Princeton
  • December – Epoch exhibit opens December 7th, 2017

Events, Lectures, Installations and Presentations