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Turning Pages: Celebrating South Florida Artist-Made Books

In celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the Miami Book Fair International, Miami Dade College is organizing an exhibition of books created by South Florida artists.  The exhibition, curated by Lea Nickless-Verrecchia, will travel to Broward and Palm Beach Counties and will be accompanied by a full color catalogue.

Xavier Cortada's entry in the group show is


Above: Xavier Cortada, WAIST-ED, freezer, uneaten food, clear plastic bags, and Sharpie marker, 2003 (www.cortada.com)



Centre Gallery, Wolfson Campus                  October 30 - December 19, 2003 
Miami Dade College


Arthur and Mata Jaffe Collection:                    January 14 February 29, 2004
Books as Aesthetic Objects
Florida Atlantic University                   


Bienes Center for the Literary Arts                 March 18 May 8, 2004
Broward County Main Library            




Miami-Dade College

City of Miami

Arthur and Mata Jaffe Collection:  Books as Aesthetic Objects, FAU

Bienes Center for the Literary Arts, Broward County Main Library

Florida Center for the Book

Florida Center for the Literary Arts



Carlos Alves
Tori Arpad
Roberto Behar and
  Rosario Marquardt
Carlos Betancourt
Pip Brant
JC Carroll
Martin Casuso
Robert Chambers
Rosemarie Chiarlone
Xavier Cortada
John Cutrone
Gabriel Delponte
Carlos de Villasante
Gloria Eckart
Maria Gonzalez
Marilyn Gray
Marianne Haycook
Robert Huff
Linda K. Johnson
  Mark Koven
Kate Kertz
Mira Lehr
Tomas Lopez
Thery McKinney
Alberto Meza
Gary Moore
Michele Oka Doner
Charo Oquet
Vickie Pierre
David Rohn
Lydia Rubio
Claire Jenaine Satin
Kristen Thiele
Carol Todaro
Mette Tommerup
Susan Urbanek
Thomas Virgin
Wendy Wischer
Purvis Young


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Xavier Cortada's work has been shown across the Americas, Europe, Africa and Antarctica and locally in the Miami Art Museum, the Miami Museum of Science & Planetarium and the Bass Museum of Art. The Miami artist has been commissioned to create art for the White House, the Florida Supreme Court, Miami City Hall, the Museum of Florida History and the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. Cortada's work is also in the permanent collection of The World Bank.

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