Cortada Science Art Academy

My hope is that by engaging communities through art, individuals can tap into their own creativity as they work with others in finding innovative approaches to build a more just, loving, and beautiful world.

The Cortada Science Art Academy at Pinecrest Gardens teaches students how to think, imagine, and problem-solve while caring for the environment.

The Cortada Science Art Academy at Pinecrest Gardens teaches students
how to think, imagine, and problem-solve while caring for the environment.

DEFEND BIODIVERSITY USING SCIENCE ART

Students learn how science allows us to understand the natural world, why the climate is rapidly changing, and how Cortada uses art to inspire action

CONSERVE FLORIDA’S FRAGILE ECOSYSTEMS

Students learn from Cortada’s eco-art practice to understand and express complex ideas, develop leadership skills, and foster hope in the fight to protect our local environment

DISCOVER THE NORTH & SOUTH POLES

Students travel to the ends of the Earth to learn about the melting Arctic and Antarctic, the perseverance of its explorers and scientists, and the power of art to reframe our thinking