“Highwaymen” Artist, Curtis Arnett, to Speak:
The Ocala Art Group (OAG) is hosting a lecture by acclaimed artist Curtis Arnett, one of the original “Highwaymen”. Arnett is one of the youngest of 26 African-American artists who traveled the highways of I-95 and A1A decades ago, who later came to be called The Highwaymen, selling their Florida landscape paintings that are widely sought today. Many of these paintings are on public display in banks, office buildings and private homes throughout Florida and the United States.
The lecture will be on Wednesday, November 8, 2018 from 11:00 am to 01:00 pm at the Appleton Museum of Art’s Auditorium, 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34470. You won’t want to miss this program that will include a history of Mr. Arnett’s life, his journey as one of the Florida Highwaymen and a demonstration of his art.
This program will undoubtedly excite and inspire artists as well as art enthusiasts. The program is free to OAG members and Appleton Museum of Art members, or you may join prior to the program.