florida

Florida

Florida Ornament Group: Mollie Doctrow and South Florida State College Art Students - Ann-Louise Abbott, Missy Simpson, Leighton Skipper, Taylor Webb Inspired by the variety and beauty of Florida’s native wildflowers and the nature trail on the South Florida State College campus, (Wildflower Wayside Shrine Trail), the group designed a series of ceramic tile ornaments, “Twelve Florida Natives”. Flowers represented in the series include Sky Blue Lupine, Spiderwort, Prickly Pear, Fetterbush, Pine Lily, Ashe’s Wild Savory, Scrub Mint, and Honeycomb-head. The artists sketched their designs from original photographs and carved them in clay. The tiles were kiln fired and glazed with extra coats to protect them from the elements.