Cortada Projects uses the power of art to engage the community in learning about and addressing important ecological concerns including climate change, sea-level rise, and biodiversity loss. University of Miami Professor of Practice and Artist
Xavier Cortada implements his participatory art practice in collaboration with local institutions and with the support of committed volunteers.

Cortada Projects is based at Pinecrest Gardens. Through exhibitions at the Pinecrest Garden’s Hibiscus Gallery, interactive installations along its Colonnade, and programming at the weekly onsite Farmer’s Market, Cortada Projects establishes a platform for community conversation and environmental action. 

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Cortada’s latest participatory art project, Plan(T), will be featured in over 50 Miami-Dade County Public Libraries, including the Main Library. 

Cortada Projects will be featured in UNTITLED ART Fair’s Futurescape Miami: Skyline to Shoreline, a public presentation by the Facebook Art Department. 

Cortada’s eco-art intervention, which includes seedlings collected by his Plan(T) project volunteers, is Miami’s first urban mangrove forest, located in Pinecrest Gardens. 

Plan(T) Installation at the Hibiscus Gallery in Pinecrest Gardens
Family plants red mangroves from eco-art installations

Plan(T) is a participatory eco-art project aimed at helping
our local community learn about and plan for a future
impacted by global climate change.

Xavier Cortada

Miami artist Xavier Cortada has dedicated his life to sounding the alarm on global climate change and urging his community to plan for a future with sea-level rise, stronger hurricanes, and saltwater intrusion.

Cortada holds an Underwater Homeowner's Association yard sign

Make a tax- deductible contribution to Xavier Cortada’s artist project, Plan(T), through the NYFA’s fiscal sponsorship program.