Mar
30
to Mar 31

"A Brush with Nature"

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Visit the Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens. Interact with many of the region’s top landscape artists as the members of First Coast Plein Air Painters capture the beauty of the Arboretum.

Robert Leedy will be one of the artists painting both days.

The event schedule is as follows:
Saturday, March 30
• 9 AM – 5 PM – Food Truck Guest: Stumbling Steer BBQ
• 11 AM – 1 PM – Music by Old Dawgs New Trixx featuring Carlton Higginbotham, John Roche and Ron Spencer
• Noon – 3 PM – Children’s Art Activities
• Artists’ Demos (see schedule at the event)

Sunday, March 31
• 9 AM – 5 PM – Food Truck Guest: Stumbling Steer BBQ
• 11 AM – 2 PM – Music by Side Track Duo featuring Terry Whitehead and Dave Knopsnyder
• Noon – 3 PM – Children’s Art Activities
• Artists’ Demos (see schedule at the event)

At this free-admission event, you can enjoy the gardens while many of the region’s finest landscape artists set up their easels to capture the essence of the Arboretum’s beautiful settings and paint their favorite scenes from locations throughout the 120-acre site.

All works of art created at the event are available for sale - with proceeds benefiting the participating artists and the Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens.

For more information visit:

Jacksonville Arboretum Website

First Coast Plein Air Painters

Painting above: Robert Leedy, “Another Quiet Corner, Lake Ray, The Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens”, watercolor & mixed media on wood panel, 16” x 20”.

Painting above: Robert Leedy, “Another Quiet Corner, Lake Ray, The Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens”, watercolor & mixed media on wood panel, 16” x 20”.

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CoRK Open Studio!
Nov
21
12:00 PM12:00

CoRK Open Studio!

This is a rare opportunity to peek inside the studios of 70+ resident artists at the CoRK Arts District in Jacksonville's Riverside area. Artists will have their doors open to display and discuss their works with the visiting public. This is a highly anticipated annual event that lasts all day. Come meet the artists, enjoy art, music, food (food trucks will be on site) and who-knows-what-else for your enjoyment!

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Downtown Vision's Unveiling of the Jacksonville Sign
Aug
5
to Aug 9

Downtown Vision's Unveiling of the Jacksonville Sign

Incoming Mayor, Lenny Curry, asked Downtown Vision and local artists to create a larger-than-life "Hollywood" sign for the commemoration of his recent inauguration. Artists, including Robert Leedy, hand painted the twelve letters in a unique style which represents the diversity of artistic talent in the city. Come to Hemming Park where the sign will be displayed during Art Walk and have your photo taken in front of it. (Robert painted the 'S' shown here!)

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Art Walk - Downtown Jacksonville
Aug
5
5:00 PM17:00

Art Walk - Downtown Jacksonville

Southlight Gallery is one of many venues participating in Downtown Jacksonville's monthly Art Walk. Every first Wednesday of the month from 5:00 pm till 9:00 pm is the night to enjoy art, music, food and fun. Robert Leedy will be in the gallery. View paintings by Leedy and 20+ artists. Come by the gallery, enjoy beer, wine and live music!

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