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.
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...
Wild Culture Events

Wild Culture Events

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 starting January 31 for performances, workshops, and hikes led by AIRIE Fellows and Board Members. Sunday, February 28th, Noon, Flamingo...
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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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)
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...
AIRIE Residency Open Call 2016

AIRIE Residency Open Call 2016

Applications for AIRIE residency 2016 are now being accepted through submittable.com. Deadline: June 15, 2015 Spanning the southern tip of the Florida peninsula and most of Florida Bay, Everglades National Park is the only subtropical wilderness in North America. It is known for its rich wildlife, particularly large wading birds, and it is the only...
NSU / Art Fort Lauderdale presents: MONTHLY ART ROUNDTABLE

NSU / Art Fort Lauderdale presents: MONTHLY ART ROUNDTABLE

MONTHLY ART ROUNDTABLE Transformative Experiences: Art in the Wilderness with Deborah Mitchell Tuesday, April 21, 2015 12PM         Join artist Deborah Mitchell, executive Director of AIRIE as she discusses transformative experiences and why they are vital to the artists interpreting endangered World Heritage sites.  Artists in Residence in Everglades (AIRIE) brings artists, writers,...
Portraits of Birds, Birders and their environments with  Alan Winslow

Portraits of Birds, Birders and their environments with Alan Winslow

  Portraits of Birds, Birders and their environments with Alan Winslow April 30th, 6pm Tropical Audubon Society 5530 Sunset Dr, Miami, FL, 33143       Alan Winslow is a documentary and fine art photographer whose work often centers on micro-communities. During this month-long AIRIE Residency, Alan’s goal has been to document thebirding community and the various...
PAMM Contemporaries Explored the Everglades with AIRIE

PAMM Contemporaries Explored the Everglades with AIRIE

PAMM Contemporaries Explored the Everglades with AIRIE On Saturday, March 14, 2015, the PAMM Contemporaries trekked west to the Everglades for a special art crawl with AIRIE, an artist residency program in the Everglades. The Everglades has been a source of inspiration for many of Pérez Art Museum Miami’s collection artists, including Christy Gast and...
AIRIE AND THE ABESS CENTER  PRESENT  AnthropoScene: Art and Nature in a Manufactured Era

AIRIE AND THE ABESS CENTER PRESENT AnthropoScene: Art and Nature in a Manufactured Era

Recognizing the major impact of human industry on Earth’s ecosystems, American biologist Eugene Stoermer coined the word “anthropocene” in the 1980s.  The term was popularized in 2000 when Nobel prize-winning atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen argued that the massive alterations to the globe that began in the late 1700s constituted a new geological epoch. Scientists currently...