Meet The Artists

Alfred Bowman, Tampa

    Alfred Bowman was an infant when, in 1893, his family immigrated to the United States from France. In 1925, after study and work in Philadelphia, New York, Chicago…

Myrtle Taylor Bradford, Miami

  Myrtle Bradford taught art at Butler College of the University of Indiana, in Indianapolis, for 10 years, and at the State College for Girls in Columbus, Mississippi. For years…

Carl Brandien, Fort Lauderdale

  Carl Brandien, and his wife Kathleen, first came to Ft. Lauderdale from New York City in 1941. They loved the area and moved there permanently two weeks before Pearl…

J. McGibbon Brown, Miami

  Architect James McGibbon Brown came to Miami in the early 1920’s, to work with the Federal Housing Commission. After retirement Brown devoted full time to painting. He was widely…

Emmaline Buchholz, Gainesville

  Emmaline Buchholz was instrumental in founding the Gainesville Association of Fine Arts in 1923, and in 1927, the Florida Federation of Art. She was the Federation’s first president and…

Charles Bullet, Fort Myers

  Charles Bullet arrived in Fort Myers for the winter season of 1918. Born in Cincinnati, Bullet lived most of his life across the Ohio River in Campbell County, Kentucky.…

Victor Cassenelli, St. Augustine

  Victor Cassenelli was a painter of the American Indian. and a noted landscape and marine artist. He spent his early life in Cincinnati, moving later to Muskegon, Michigan. He often…

Asa Cassidy, Sarasota, Tampa

  Asa Cassidy was a New York City lithographer who sold his lithography interests and moved to Sarasota in 1934, to devote his life to painting. Cassidy loved the beauty of…

Christopher Clark, Tampa, Key West

  Christopher Clark a native Floridian, born in Quincy, just west of Tallahassee, spent years working in Key West and Tampa. In Key West Clark ran the Island City School of Art with…

May Spear Clinedinst, St. Petersburg

  May Clinedinst was a Brooklyn, New York art teacher who retired to St. Petersburg. A painter of landscapes, still lifes, ship portraits, the harbors and fishermen of New England, and…