Featuring artwork inspired by Untold Stories.

 

Marjory Stoneman Douglas
Passionate about conservation, civil rights, and women’s issues, Marjory Stoneman Douglas left lived a life of enduring public impact. Her 1947 book, The Everglades: River of Grass, was a landmark publication that refined perceptions of the Everglades and she was a fierce advocate for conservation of South Florida for decades. Several organizations curate a treasure trove of information on her story: The University of Miami has her papers which she donated to them in 1987Friends of the Everglades, an organization she founded, has a superb summary of her lifeFlorida International University’s Everglades Digital Library has a video podcast and many audio clips of herDouglas has a published autobiography, at least one extensive biography by Jack Davis, a historian at the University of Florida, and an extensive wikipedia page .
« 2 of 2 »

 

Maria Sibylla Merian Tribute

Three watercolor paintings, inspired by nature, biodiversity, and researching about Maria Sibylla Merian, by Varsha Mathrani; here displayed with artist’s permission:

  1. Rose in a Vase, by Varsha Mathrani, watercolor on paper
  2. Marigolds, by Varsha Mathrani, watercolor on paper
  3. Wildflowers, by Varsha Mathrani, watercolor on paper

 

Margaret Mee Tribute

Two watercolor paintings, inspired by nature, biodiversity, and researching about Margaret Mee, by Varsha Mathrani; here displayed with artist’s permission:

  1. Lily by Varsha Mathrani, watercolor on paper
  2. Lotus by Varsha Mathrani, watercolor on paper