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Featured Work

Serenity by the Lake

 - Arthur Dawson

Rosemont Community Center

About the Artwork

Based on an original painting by Arthur Dawson that resides in City Hall, these 8 x10 panels were created by Percy Studios and fabricated in Italy using a high- resolution digital image of the original painting. The scene conveys diversity on many levels, from the people to the flora and fauna in the park. There are reportedly 31 people and 7 birds depicted.

About the Artist

Arthur Dawson
Arthur Dawson, 1857-1922, was a Virginia and New York-based realist oil painter and print-maker, with diverse subject interests including landscape, figure, portrait, and animals. Exhibitions include the Art Institute of Chicago, National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy. He was a member of Chicago Society of Artists and the Society of Independent Artists. He was known for his animal/zoological depictions.

Did you know?

Hughlette "Tex" Wheeler left Christmas, FL to became one of the most renowned equine sculptors in the early 20th Century with public sculptures of Sea Buisquit and of Will Roger's Horse. He died back in Christmas, FL.

Discover Art in Central Florida!

For those who have eyes to see, there are hundreds of works of art around them. This web site provides some information on many of those works of art that can be regularly viewed in Orange County by any member of the public without an admission fee. They are outside in public view, or located in an interior area that is normally open to the public.

Look around this web site and find something that interests you. Then go see it in person. The information you find here will add to the pleasure of exploring public art in Central Florida.

If, in your travels around Orange County, you come across some public art that is not listed here, please let us know so we can add it. If you are aware of additional information about art or artist that is included here, again, please let us know. Together we can make this an incredible resource for people seeking to spice up their life through exploring art.