Paint the Town




Luis Croasdaile, “Note and Love” Oil, 34½” x 43½”

Orlando means different things to different people—especially artists. We put out a call to local artists to send us their paintings, photographs, sculptures and other artworks inspired by their visions of Orlando for this year’s Paint the Town contest.

The winning entries that appear on the next six pages are just a sample of the 70 winners selected by our judges: Jeffrey Shonkwiler, director of Gallery at Avalon Island; Robin Van “R.V.” Arsdol, owner of Realm54 art studio; and Jason Jones, Jay Boyar and Jenna Carberg of this magazine.

All the winning entries will be included in our ninth annual Paint the Town art show (and you can see them all at orlandomagazine.com). The free exhibit opens March 17 at the Gallery at Avalon Island.



 

WHAT: Paint the Town Exhibition
WHEN: March 17 to April 15
WHERE: Gallery at Avalon Island, 39 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando
OPENING PARTY: March 17, 6-9 p.m., during the Third Thursday gallery stroll
 


 

Nancy Larkin
“Blue Chevron, OMA”
Watercolor and Ink
22” X 30”

Maryse Jupillat
“Celebration Reflections”
Acrylic
12” x 24”

Berto Ortega
“The Orange Ave. State of Mind”
Acrylic
30” x 30”

 

Harriet Duncan
"Captive Swan"
Photo
16" x 20"

Saulius Jankauskas
“Le Fountaine”
Recycled Fused Glass
12” x 36”

Michael Allen
Langshaw
“Universe #11”
Acrylic
20” x 30”

Claudia G. Thomas
"Genius Drive"
Oil
24" x 30"

Loretta Gummel
“Tropical Hearts II”
Oil
20” x 16”

Kathleen Chenet
"Cool Water"
Oil
30" x 40"

Judy Batterson
"Palm Afternoon"
Oil
"16 x 20"

Francine Levy
“On Park Avenue”
Soft Pastels
20” x 24”

Fannie R. Griffin
“Sandhill Cranes”
Oil
32” x 32”

Linda Amundsen
“Ti Blossoms”
Oil
30” x 24”

Sherri Bunye
“Downtown Reflection”
Photography, 22” x 19”

Jonathan Burnett
“Haze”
Photography
11” x 15”

Elizabeth Bondurant
“Playing Ball at Kraft-Azalea Gardens”
Acrylic
22” x 25”

Marlene Files
“Night Town”
Oil
30” x 24”

Linda Brant
“Deer Orlando”
Charcoal on  City Map
54” x 44”

Dee Lee Stevens
"Azalea Lane"
Acrylic
24" x 36"

 

Brenda Hofreiter
"Twins"
Oil
40" x 30"

Crealde Master Watercolor Class
“Citrus Labels”
Watercolor
45” x 45”

Donne Bitner
“Walk in the Park!”
Oil, 32” x 38”

Gene Amoroso
“Leu Gardens South Gazebo”
Acrylic on Canvas
30” x 40”

Diane Martens
"The Evening Sun"
Medium Palette Kife
11" x 14"

Cindi Freeman
"Sundown on Lake Osceola"
Oil
24" x 12"

Dottie Stickley
"High Noon on the Little Econ"
Watercolor
17" x 20"

Rudy D. Drapiza
“The Great Blue”
Oil
36” x 48”

Kim Ashby
“Peter’s Paintout Portrait (Lake Killarney)”
Oil
16” x 20”

Frank Spino
“Fresh Squeezed”
Watercolor
15½” x 16½”

Ginny Seibert
“Kaleidoscope Egret & Flower”
Acrylic
24” x 36”

Edita Klinkel
"On Lake Eola"
Photo
21" x 25"

Robert Ross
“The Way Home”
Oil
24” x 18”

Nancy Jo Brown
“Portofino Bay Hotel”
Photography
14” x 7”

 Mindy Z. Colton
“Unbridled Spirits Conversation”
Ceramic Mixed
12” x 6” x 3”

Christopher Casler
“Maitland Night”
Photography
12” x 18”

Aziz Maazouz
“High Rise 1”
Photography
16" x 20”

Eloise Major
"Livin the Life"
Multimedia
14" x 4"

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