Artists in Residence in Everglades, Inc. (AIRIE) partners with Everglades National Park to support and enhance the arts and cultural heritage of this subtropical wilderness through artist residency and public outreach programs.
Everglades Books by AIRIE Fellows

Everglades Books by AIRIE Fellows

Follow the link below to review and purchase some of our AIRIE Fellows books inspired by their residency in Everglades National Park. Marion Belanger- Everglades: Outside and Within AIRIE Fellow: 2004 Belanger, Marion. 2009. Everglades: Outside and Within. Center for American Places at Columbia College: Chicago. Click here to purchase....
FLOW: BIG WATERS – Soundmap Launch

FLOW: BIG WATERS – Soundmap Launch

  FLOW: BIG WATERS by Valerie LeBlanc and Daniel H. Dugas – Soundmap launch! 12 soundworks inspired by geographic locations within the Everglades National Park, Big Cypress National Preserve and surrounding regions of South Florida and featuring the voices of Rebecca Rideout and Mark McPhee are available for listening. http://flow.basicbruegel.com/soundmap/...
Wild Billboard Project

Wild Billboard Project

In this centennial year for the National Park Service, AIRIE is lifting the Everglades into the air above Miami metropolitan freeways. In a dramatic change from the usual commercial messages, these billboards challenge pre-existing conceptions of the Everglades and awaken a heightened awareness of wilderness areas just beyond the city...
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April 9th: AIRIE WEIRD MIAMI bus tour

April 9th: AIRIE WEIRD MIAMI bus tour

Bas Fisher Invitational presents a WEIRD MIAMI bus tour by Artists in Residence in Everglades (AIRIE) featuring artists Jason Hedges and Christina Pettersson, with special guest Houston Cypress Saturday, April 9th, 3-7 p.m. Bus will depart at 3pm SHARP. Please arrive at 2:45 to ensure prompt departure Tickets are $40 each in advance with only...
Applications for 2017 Residency are now closed

Applications for 2017 Residency are now closed

  AIRIE’s 2017 applications are now closed. Our 2018 residency applications will open March 1, 2017. For questions, please email us at airieinfo@gmail.com.  
Artists Gone Wild in Everglades National Park

Artists Gone Wild in Everglades National Park

On January 31, AIRIE presented Sundays in the Park: Connect and Inspire in Everglades National Park. The day was filled with performances from fellows Christina Pettersson and Jose Elias. To read more about this event, follow the link to the story written by November 2013 fellow Bill Maxwell on South Dade Newsleader.
Art Talk at PAMM: In Conversation with AIRIE

Art Talk at PAMM: In Conversation with AIRIE

On December 10, guests joined AIRIE at Perez Art Museum for a night for presentations with Everglades National Park Superintendent Pedro Ramos, Executive Director of the Audubon Society Eric Draper, and Wild Billboard artist Susan Silas. Our Wild Billboard project was discussed along with a conversation to spark awareness of Everglades National Park. Special thanks...

AIRIE Honorary Board Members

Nina West (2002-2015) Harmon “Chip” Wright (2002-2015) Irene Christensen (2002-2015) Jason Hedges (2015) Gail Hollander (2012-2015) Rita Teutonico (2015) Gustavo Matamoros (2014-2015) Christy Gast (2007-2014)
Wild Culture Events: Swamp Notes, March 27

Wild Culture Events: Swamp Notes, March 27

Wild Culture: Connect and Inspire, a series of Sundays in the Park designed to highlight the cultural connection between AIRIE and the unique biosphere of Everglades National Park. Join us March 27 for a painting workshop with Elisabeth Condon. Sunday, March 27, 2-5 p.m. at the Royal Palm Visitors Center Swamp Notes, a painting workshop lead by...
In Conversation with AIRIE at Perez Art Museum Miami

In Conversation with AIRIE at Perez Art Museum Miami

In Conversation with AIRIE Thursday, December 10 at 7 p.m. PAMM Auditorium Perez Art Museum Miami 1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 Flight, Susan Silas, 2013 Join AIRIE for an engaging evening of presentations and Q&A with Everglades National park Superintendent Pedro Ramos, Audubon Director Eric Draper, and Wild Billboard artist Susan Silas. Hear about...
AIRIE in the Swamp

AIRIE in the Swamp

  Join AIRIE at the Miami Book Fair Sunday, November 22 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. for a discussion on ecological concerns and experiences in the wild. Executive Director, Deborah Mitchell will moderate a discussion with biologists and artists, including Harvard trained architect Elite Kedan, October fellow Jason Hedges, and Wild Billboard artist Franky Cruz. Mini billboards by...
Give Miami Day

Give Miami Day

For the first time, AIRIE will be participating in Give Miami Day on November 19. This is the biggest annual giving event in South Florida. The Miami Foundation, Knight Foundation, and their partners will maximize the community’s generosity by making a bonus gift for every donation between $25-$10,000 received on November 19 through givemiamiday.org. Please...
The Public Storyteller: Gladesman

The Public Storyteller: Gladesman

Join AIRIE’s Executive Director, Deborah Mitchell this Sunday, November 8 to hear her story about the impact that the book, Gladesman has had in her life. She also discusses our October fellow, Jason Hedges, as well as how AIRIE acts as a cultural bridge to the community. Tune in at 4 p.m. EST on www.wlrn.org...
AIRIE Wild Billboards on Kickstarter

AIRIE Wild Billboards on Kickstarter

About this project AIRIE, Inc is gearing up for an amazing season beginning this fall! Donating to this public art campaign means that you’re helping to increase environmental awareness through the cultural arts. Stunning scenes on billboards and buildings, juried by a professional panel in Miami, will expose everyone to the fragile beauty of our...
Flamingo Everglades National Park/NPS Gas Station Rehab on Razoo

Flamingo Everglades National Park/NPS Gas Station Rehab on Razoo

Help AIRIE rehab the historic Flamingo Gas Station within Everglades National Park as a destination for art and cultural programming. Artists In Residence In Everglades, Inc. (AIRIE), wants to rehab the historic 1950’s style gas station damaged by hurricanes last decade in Everglades National Park into a community space for cultural programming with AIRIE artists...