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The Healing Power of Art: By Beaux Arts of Central Florida

The Healing Power of Art: By Beaux Arts of Central Florida

Gary R. Libby Entry Court & Karshan Center of Graphic Art
Open August 29, 2020 through November 22, 2020

Showcasing 50 pieces in a wide variety of media from this longstanding central Florida contemporary artists' organization which was founded in 1962 by the students of the late Lillian "Lu" Belmont of New York City. Because of her and her students, the first contemporary art group was introduced to the then provincial Halifax area. As a result of the dedication of these artists to their cause, most people in the community understand, enjoy, support, and appreciate modern art and the contemporary artist. The group is comprised of 50 professional artists, working in all mediums, who place a strong emphasis on the experimental creative approach with a strong emphasis on quality work. The artist are encouraged to expand their horizons and constantly stretch their abilities. 

Image credit: Peggy Banks, Treasures, handmade paper, acrylic, turquoise stones, Thai papers, gold leaf, silk threads mounted on copper