Artists in Residence in Everglades brings artists, writers, composers and choreographers to Everglades National Park for month-long residencies in the subtropical wilderness.
Art in the Everglades, written by Anne Tschida, Biscayne Times Arts Editor

Art in the Everglades, written by Anne Tschida, Biscayne Times Arts Editor

Art in the Everglades Written By Anne Tschida, Biscayne Times Arts Editor JULY 2014 UNEXPECTED THINGS CAN HAPPEN WHEN ARTISTS ARE IMMERSED IN NATURE, SOLITUDE, AND THE RIVER OF GRASS Miami can be a hard, brash metropolis, despite its subtropical location. Although it is evolving as an arts center, the...
Trailwriting:  Poetry in Everglades National Park

Trailwriting: Poetry in Everglades National Park

AIRIE is pleased to present June Fellow Brenna Dixon’s event -Trailwriting:  Poetry in Everglades National Park, an exercise in collective poetry writing.  Visitors to the Anhinga and Gumbo Limbo Trails will have the opportunity to contribute their own words and experiences to an on-going collective poem about the Everglades.  Everyone is invited to share their impressions...
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Brenna Dixon: Notes from the Everglades; An AIRIE report

Brenna Dixon: Notes from the Everglades; An AIRIE report

By Brenna Dixon for knightarts.org I grew up a born-and-raised Floridian, knowing that if it was raining in the front yard, probably my brother and I could play in the back where it would be sunny. I watched half-eaten possums float by in the canal I fished with a childhood friend, was mesmerized by the seemingly...
Conversation: Flight

Conversation: Flight

Conversation: Flight Co-moderated by Christy Gast and biologist Skip Snow AIRIE Fellows: Brenna Dixon, Elite Kedan, Gustavo Matamoros, Nathaniel Sandler and Susan Silas Wednesday, June 18, 2014 | 7-8pm ArtCenter’s Richard Shack Gallery | 800 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach   The Artist in Residence in Everglades program (AIRIE) and the ArtCenter/South Florida present a conversation...
Elite Kedan: Resident Architect

Elite Kedan: Resident Architect

By Elite Kedan for knightarts.org First night. Bringing in the Sabbath. And the Spirits Week 1 (Setting Up) The first couple of days in my ‘Mission ‘66’ cabin, (aka Basecamp, the Field Office, the Outpost, or HQ), include cleaning, mopping, re-arranging furniture, de-cluttering and general home- improvement. I have some utility paper in my car...
Flight Exhibition on Art is About

Flight Exhibition on Art is About

Art is About posted a walk through and slideshow of the Flight: Aloft in the Everglades exhibition at ArtCenter South Florida, which features work by AIRIE Fellows and is on view until July 6.
Flight: Aloft in the Everglades on view at ArtCenter South Florida

Flight: Aloft in the Everglades on view at ArtCenter South Florida

Flight: Aloft in the Everglades Work by AIRIE Fellows @ ArtCenter South Florida’s Richart Shack Gallery Wendy Call | Lisa Elmaleh | Naomi Fisher | Gustavo Matamoros | Adam Nadel | Trong Nguyen | Rebecca Reeve | Nathanial Sandler | Susan Silas ON VIEW  May 3 – July 6, 2014 OPENING RECEPTION  Wednesday, May 7,...
Deadline for 2015 Residency Applications is June 15

Deadline for 2015 Residency Applications is June 15

AIRIE residencies are available to artists, writers, comoposers and performing artists who wish to spend a month living and working in Everglades National Park. The deadline for all 2015 residencies is June 15, the application form and FAQ’s about the program can be found here.
AIRIE Fellows In Deep @ Deering Festival of the Arts

AIRIE Fellows In Deep @ Deering Festival of the Arts

Experience, engage and explore the integrated relationship between people and the environment through site specific eco and environmental works during the Deering Estate Festival of the Arts, April 11-13, 2014, at the Deering Estate at Cutler. Funded through a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Artworks grant, Curator Lucinda Linderman shares “this festival brings together...
AIRIE Day Trip with Christy Gast--April 5

AIRIE Day Trip with Christy Gast–April 5

SOLD OUT!! HOLE-IN-THE-DONUT TOUR Saturday, April 5 from 12-6 p.m. Meet at Locust Projects 3852 N Miami Ave. Miami Valet parking available at Harry’s Pizzeria Miami-based artist and AIRIE Board Member Christy Gast will host a day trip to the Hole-in-the-Donut region of the Everglades in conjunction with her solo exhibition at Locust Projects entitled...
Nathaniel Sandler: Resident Writer

Nathaniel Sandler: Resident Writer

By Nathaniel Sandler for knightarts.org Living alone in the swamp is like playing a role in a silent film except that the music is not Benny Hill; it is the constant murmuring hum of whatever beast lies afoot and in earshot. Were it actually a silent film maybe you’d run into Buster Keaton, but there...
Books to be Celebrated Sunday at Everglades National Park

Books to be Celebrated Sunday at Everglades National Park

Galena Mosovich for Miami Herald March 27, 2014 Local writer Nathaniel Sandler is throwing a party in the Everglades to celebrate literacy, art and the tangible beauty of books as he completes a month-long Artist-in-Residence-in-Everglades (AIRIE) on Sunday. Through the nonprofit AIRIE, an organization supporting artists, writers and musicians who wish to spend time in...
Bookleggers Mobile Library in the Everglades!

Bookleggers Mobile Library in the Everglades!

 March AIRIE Fellow Nathaniel Sandler is a writer and literacy activist. His Bookleggers Mobile library can will make a visit to the Royal Palm Visitor Center (that’s Anhinga Trail for you wildlife lovers) at Everglades National Park On Sunday, March 30 from 1-5 PM. The public and park visitors are welcome to stop by, meet Nathaniel,...
Nathaniel Sandler on WLRN's The Sunshine Economy

Nathaniel Sandler on WLRN’s The Sunshine Economy

March AIRIE Fellow Nathaniel Sandler has contributed a segment to WLRN’s program The Sunshine Economy. The entire program, which aired on March 10, can be streamed via WLRN here.  From WLRN: On this edition of the Sunshine Economy, we talk with water management experts, environmentalists and the agriculture industry about finding the balance of the...