Paint the Town




Roberto Sigler, “Orange Avenue,” Oil on Canvas

How does your mind’s eye view Orlando? Does it see skyscrapers? The Lake Eola Fountain? Orange Avenue? City Hall? Lush blooms at one of the city’s many parks? Downtown dwellers strolling the streets?

We asked local artists to present us with their visions of The City Beautiful and surrounding areas. Orlando magazine editors and Jeffrey Shonkwiler, director of the Gallery at Avalon Island, chose more than 50 of their artworks—from paintings to photographs—to be exhibited in our eighth annual Paint the Town art show. The free exhibition opens March 18 at the Gallery at Avalon Island. Here’s a preview of some of the artworks you’ll see there.

WHAT: Paint the Town Exhibition
WHEN: March 18-April 9
WHERE: Gallery at Avalon Island, 39 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando
OPENING PARTY: 6-9 p.m. March 18 during Third Thursday gallery hop

 

 
Roohee Mirbaha, “Downtown Sanford,”
Acrylic on Canvas

 

Linda Amundsen, “Lunch at Lake Eola,” Oil
 

Don E. Grannan, “Driving Down Orange Avenue,” Digital Image
 
 
















Judy O. Batterson, “Moon Shadows,” Oil
 
 
Janice Fallows, “Red Hat,” Watercolor
 
 
Elizabeth Whitley, “Dance Orlando,” Mosaic
 
 
Donne Bitner, “Summer’s Promise,” Oil Pastel
 

Kathleen Chenet, “Lake Monroe Sunrise,” Oil
 
 
Diane Martens, “Light Shaft,”
Oil on Canvas
 
 
Ken Austin, “Beer ‘n Bait,” Watercolor
 

Shalini Tandon, “We Can Make This Home,” Batik on Silk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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