Meet The Artists

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Aleen Aked, Sarasota

  Aleen Aked was an important figure in the artistic life of Sarasota in the 1930’s. Born in Yorkshire, England, Aked moved to Canada in 1910 and at age fourteen…

Clarence Hurley Alderman, Ft. Greene

  Sometimes called a “Pre-Highwayman,” Clarence Alderman was born in Sarasota in 1902. As a child he moved with his family to Ft. Green, about an hour east of Bradenton.…

Anna Allen, Orange City

  The Orange City Village Improvement Association published the following regarding Anna Elizabeth Allen: “Elizabeth Allen, after graduating from the Boston Art Institute, taught art in various public schools in…

Loulie Anderson, Tampa

  Loulie Anderson was one of Tampa’s first professional artists. Anderson moved to Tampa from Mississippi where she was director of the art department at Synodical College. An early and…

Celine Baekeland, Miami

  Celine Baekeland was the wife of Leo Baekeland the inventor of Bakelite, the first synthetic plastic. On the cover of Time Magazine, May 20, 1940, Leo Baekeland was called…

Bion Barnett, Jacksonville

  Bion Barnett Jr. was a leading figure in the Jacksonville art community. A member of the Barnett Banking family, he earned international recognition for his work. Barnett served overseas during…

Barrie Bart, Daytona Beach

  Barrie Bart was born and educated in Paris. During World War I, Bart as a pilot with the French airforce, commanding the largest aviation school in France, he was…

Harry Bierce, Tampa

  Before moving to Florida Harry Bierce worked in the art and modeling department of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, and was assistant state archeologist…

Leone C. Bollin, Coral Gables

  Leone Bollin taught at Emile Roure’s Miami Art School. Her scenes of South Florida were exhibited throughout the state. Bollin’s painting, Ship On The Ways was reproduced in the…

Panos Booziotes, Miami

  Panos Booziotes came to the United States in 1914 from Greece to join his family living in Chicago. After several years at the Art Institute of Chicago, Booziotes began…

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