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Art

Local Talent: Dream weaver

Local Talent: Dream weaver

Toni Stokes Marshall creates uncommon artwork at her Leesburg studio. Photos: Nicole Hamel Textiles always fascinated Toni Stokes Marshall, but it wasn’t until her retirement from the health-care field that she was able to wrap herself in textiles as an…
Social Spotlight: Home is where the art is

Social Spotlight: Home is where the art is

Craft festival settles in at Villages’ Pinellas Plaza for a second year. As a copper sculptor who has traveled all over the country, Bill Squires always adapted his work to wherever he found himself. When he owned a gallery in…
Wild West in St. Pete

Wild West in St. Pete

Move over, Sal (Dali); take a break, Dale (Chihuly). The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art is St. Petersburg’s new ‘sheriff’ in town. Photos: Courtesy of James Museum of Western and Wildlife The Tampa Bay area may seem like…
Artists coming to Leesburg

Artists coming to Leesburg

A long-running tradition will continue this weekend when 80 to 100 fine artists and craftsmen display their work in historic downtown Leesburg. The 41st annual Leesburg Fine Arts Festival is scheduled from 10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday, March 10-11. Artists will…
Showcasing fine art

Showcasing fine art

More than 100 fine artists and craftsmen from all over the country will display their work along Main Street in downtown Leesburg in a juried show March 10-11, as part of the 41st annual Leesburg Fine Arts Festival. This popular…
Art has a huge impact on Lake County

Art has a huge impact on Lake County

The results of a recent study conducted by Americans for the Arts show organizations involved in the arts spent $1 million during fiscal year 2015 and, according to a press release from Lake County government, event-related spending by those attending…
Kids can make fish prints at museum’s gyotaku workshop

Kids can make fish prints at museum’s gyotaku workshop

Future Picassos can have fun and also learn about art during the Gyotaku Workshop for Kids. The event, for children ages 5-10, is scheduled from 11am-noon Saturday, July 22, at Modernism Museum Mount Dora, 145 E. 4th Ave. Gyotaku is…
A Renaissance Woman

A Renaissance Woman

Artist Chelsea Smith is using a 500-year-old technique to put her imprint on the Central Florida art scene. Story: Chris Gerbasi Chelsea Smith is a modern woman rooted in another time. When talking about her passion, her art, she drops…
CITY GUIDE: Attractions

CITY GUIDE: Attractions

The allure of art, indoor activities, and outdoor festivals in Lake County is as strong to some as the pull of the water is to others. Enjoyment in Lake County is found in a variety of ways. Lake County appeals…
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