Everglades Virtuosos

AIRIE is an exceptional residency that brings multi-disciplinary artists to the Everglades to spread awareness, conservation and preservation efforts of the fragile ecosystem that is the heartbeat of our state.
Words by Sandy Lindsey | November 29, 2019 | Lifestyle

As one of the most active programs of its kind in our National Parks, AIRIE (Artists in Residence in Everglades) has welcomed over 180 artists, writers, choreographers and musicians as artists-in-residence in the Everglades. The organization recognizes that artists are some of the most effective communicators when it comes to the critical issue of environmental preservation. The result is a contemporary gallery and art space filled with meaningful works not found elsewhere — it’s worth a look even if your walls, floors and tabletops are full. For the first year ever, AIRIE will be participating with a booth at the Untitled Art Fair during Miami Art Week, exhibiting original and print edition works by current and former resident artists. A photo mural, hanging work and sound work will be presented to the fair’s nearly 40,000 visitors;