Biscayne Nature Center Special Lucheon: Larry Poons

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I have recently attended a special luncheon with Lyrical Abstract Artist Larry Poons at the Biscayne Nature Center. I had the opportunity to listen to his Speech. Though, the Visual arts category are not in my everyday interest but I have learned so much and see how art can be simple but yet impacting to a being’s eye and interest. “There is a direct relationship with Art and Nature. Any Part of Nature is Complete, but it is mystery complete; Though, there is no difference between both nature and painting.” I do agree, the bright colors and the lively images capture someone’s attention. It is the same way with Nature, when I see a certain presence I want to touch, feel and imagine. Meanwhile Artist Jacqueline Roch had her latest artwork displayed in the Nature Center Gallery. I had a an exclusive interview with her. To her Art is a way to express yourself and present who you are in colors. While Larry Poons will be presenting his work in The Gallery in January. 

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The Nature Center

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The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to environmental education and the encouragement of greater citizen participation in the protection of our natural environment.

 

I do have to say, the Nature Center is a magical place; the experience is breathtaking. The first time I visited the Center was a on my 5th grade year field trip. And I remember walking the trails to the large trees and listening to the birds chirping. For a child of 11 years of age, all I wanted to do is stay and not go home.  The idea of discovering new things and new sights was pure joy. It is a small world for me to return as an adult and remember an amazing experience in my childhood. Nature to me is pure beauty, and referring to Larry Poons’s speech; nature and Art share a special quality and that quality is color. The Brightness and color makes it magical and complete to a human’s eye. Nature is real life canvas, as Larry Poons said “Paint is color, you want to react to it not tell it what to do.”

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