Tropical Botanic Artists present Tamiami Trail: In The Beginning 9/21/17 to 10/26/17

Tropical Botanic Artists present Tamiami Trail: In The Beginning
Thursday, 09/21/2017 – 10/26/2017 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
The Gato Building
1100 Simonton St.,
Key West, Florida 33040
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Cost: free

Tropical Botanic Artists, based in Miami, painted 31 plant portraits showing species still found along historic Tamiami Trail, a century after the road from Miami to Tampa was begun. With support from the Florida Keys Council of the Arts, with guidance by with FIU’s Dr. Evelyn Gaiser of Florida Coastal Everglades Longterm Ecological Research program. Some plants are rare or endangered, yet all persist along or near the route’s multiple vegetation zones.

Image: Gumbo Limbo by Kristi Bettendorf. Watercolor on paper.

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