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Learn from the artists in these free online Zoom events that are hosted by Curator of Exhibitions, Patricia Tomlinson. Talks are recorded and available on our YouTube channel for viewing any time (linked below). Featured artists speak about their inspirations, work process and upcoming projects. Zoom participants have the opportunity to ask the artist questions.

For upcoming Artist’s Outlook talks, check our events calendar. All previously hosted and recorded videos can be found below.


black and white portrait of Andrew M. GrantAndrew M. Grant
Recorded August 19, 2021

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Andrew M. Grant’s representational figure drawings and paintings integrate surrealism, myth and legend to invite the viewer into the narrative. Click here to visit the artist’s website.


Kenda North
Recorded July 15, 2021

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Photographer Kenda North uses a variety of film processes and underwater photography to create captivating and colorful works. Click here to visit the artist’s website.


Maggie Taylor
Recorded June 17, 2021

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Maggie Taylor is a renowned digital artist who combines surrealism with 19th century aesthetics, referencing hand-colored tin types. Click here to visit Taylor’s Instagram profile.


Aneesha Rhodes and Matthew Bennett
Recorded May 20, 2021

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Matthew Bennett, who painted the powerful visitor-favorite “Primary Color,” speaks alongside friend, model and muse Aneesha Rhodes. Click here to visit Bennett’s website. Click here to visit Rhodes’s Instagram profile.


Kristin Herzog
Recorded April 15, 2021

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Kristin Herzog’s bold paintings range from non-representational to abstract, often with a landscape or vegetative reference. Click here to visit her website and learn more.


Christopher Still
Recorded March 25, 2021

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Christopher M. Still is a painter of Florida’s wildlife, people and landscapes, and was inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame. Click here to visit his website and learn more.


Anthony Ackrill
Recorded February 18, 2021

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Anthony Ackrill’s large-scale dramatic works depict figures in allegorical or symbolic poses and settings. Click here to learn more about the artist.


Mark Messersmith
Recorded January 21, 2021

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Mark Messersmith’s large, vibrant paintings explore themes of spirit and struggle within our modern world’s “natural environments”. Click here to visit his website and learn more.


Mac Stone
Recorded December 17, 2020

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Mac Stone’s photography focuses on America’s swamps in an attempt to change public opinion towards our country’s wetlands. Click here to visit his website and learn more.


Clayton Pond
Recorded November 19, 2020

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Clayton Pond’s (b. 1941) paintings and limited edition silkscreen prints are immediately recognizable for their bright, cheerful colors and their compositional balance. Click here to visit his website and learn more.


Annelies Dykgraaf
Recorded October 15, 2020 

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Annelies Dykgraaf’s prints reflect vast and unique personalities and relationships, also telling stories of her childhood and the uniting of cultures/races. Click here to visit her website and learn more.


Christian Durán
Recorded September 17, 2020

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Christian Duran’s treats his paintings and collages as theatrical landscapes, wherein organic bodies assemble and dissolve. Click here to visit his website and learn more.




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