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gallery of murals

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Florida Mangrove

acrylic on canvas, 2003
 on long term loan to Museum of Florida History


The Journey
acrylic on canvas, 2003
 on long term loan to
 Museum of Florida History


Bishop Verot
acrylic on canvas, 2004
commissioned by Bishop Verot High School

City Hall Murals
Miami, Florida

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"Our Community
(is like a Mangrove Forest)" mural

Miami-Dade County Commission Chambers Foyer

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Discover Biscayne Bay

acrylic on canvas, 2003
on display at Miami Children's Museum
(permanent collection)


FL Heritage Month Poster, designed by Xavier Cortada
Five Flags/ Florida
acrylic on canvas, 2005
commissioned for Florida Heritage Month 2006



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Manatee Mural, (for the Riverside Garden beneath the Miami River Flagler Bridge), Miami, Florida, 2001




Featured "Message Murals"
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 Voices Against Sexual Assault , an online collaborative message mural unveiled at the  National Conference on Sexual Violence Prevention and Intervention.  Pittsburg, PA (2005).



"Protecting America's Children: A Child Welfare League of America-sponsored national message mural to direct attention to the tragedy of violent child deaths as part of a national initiative to reduce child mortality.  Washington, D.C. (2005)



The World Bank Mural:
Dreaming of a World Free of Poverty

The World Bank Collection
Washington, D.C.
, 2003

Hot Topics

"Stepping into the American Dream."  Official mural of the White House Conference on Minority Homeownership

Washington, D.C., 2002
northern-ireland-mural-s.jpg (70586 bytes) Northern Ireland Children's Friendship Project Mural,
Project sponsored by the US State Department

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2000.
Durban5.jpg (47613 bytes) The Break the Silence mural was sponsored by USAID and created during the XIII International AIDS Conference

Durban, South Africa, 2000
. Bridging the Gap, created with participants of the 12th World AIDS Conference.

Geneva, Switzerland
, 1998
MADD in the Capitol:  MADD National Youth Summit--a mural about underage drinking and driving collaboratively created with youth from the 435 Congressional Districts and dignitaries in Washington, D.C.
Compartiendo con Bolivia (La Paz): A special art exhibit and mural creating project sponsored by Arts America, the United States Information Service, the Unites States Embassy in La Paz, Bolivia.
Hasta Cuando? (Philadelphia): A Mother's Day mural created jointly with youths and residents from a primarily Puerto Rican barrio in Northern Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1996.
"The Coexistence Mural", 48" x 192", acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 2004.
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"We're in the Same boat", 60" x 192", mixed media on canvas, 2001


cdc-thumb.jpg (2180 bytes)"In rememberance of stories untold and the healing yet to come" (for the CDC National Sexual Violence Prevention Conference), 48" x 108", mixed media on canvas, 2000.
heroes-thumb.jpg (2246 bytes)"Cries of Anguish: Violence in the Home" (for the University of Miami Heroes Program), 48"x108", mixed media on canvas, 2000.




xavier cortada

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Xavier Cortada's work has been shown across four continents and is in the permanent collection of The World Bank. The Miami artist has been commissioned to create art for governmental (the White House, Florida Supreme Court, Miami City Hall) and cultural institutions (Miami Art Museum, Museum of Florida History).  Major collaborative art projects include International AIDS murals in Switzerland and South Africa, peace murals in Northern Ireland and Cyprus and child welfare murals in Bolivia and Panama.


Copyright 1997-2006 by Xavier Cortada. All rights reserved.