The Jacksonville Artists Guild is
dedicated to elevating artistic awareness and participation by artists through dynamic programs and exhibitions that enhance, encourage and promote the arts.
Monthly meetings are held on the second Monday of each month, October through May.
MEETING PLACE: St. Mark's Episcopal Church | Leatherbury Hall | 4129 Oxford Ave. Jacksonville, Florida, 32210 | 5:30 PM - 7 PM.
Welcome to The Jacksonville Artists Guild
October 9th, 2017 – Paul Ladnier“The Colors of Cuba” – Paul Ladnier, Professor Emeritus, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, taught painting and drawing for more than forty years. Upon his retirement UNF honored him with a $25,000 eponymous student painting scholarship. He received the MFA degree from Syracuse University and the BFA degree from Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Florida. The recipient of many awards, he has also had many one-artist exhibitions, participated in numerous group shows and is an invited artist to many plein-air competitions and events, including the prestigious, yearly, Publisher’s invitational; “Paint the Adirondacks,” and this year’s; Publishers Invitational, Cuba. He has been a member of the Society of Illustrators and in 2017 he was elected to the prestigious new Yourk Salmagundi Club. Paul continues to paint, exhibit his works, teach privately, and conduct painting workshops.
More information about Paul can be found at https://www.paulladnierfineart.com
Reservations Required – Paid Members Only - $10 Cover for this Catered Event - Contact: Leslie Kruzicki
November 13th, 2017 – Ron Episcopo"You’re Never Too Old to Discover Your Wild Thing" While always interested in art as a child, Ron took his parents’ advice and pursued a professional career. At the age of 62 he became actively engaged in his true passion-art. Mixed media best describes Ron’s work. However, he is always exploring and expanding into new art areas including combining photography and tissue/art paper and paint. Ron has won numerous awards for his art but is most proud of the very first “3rd place” award in his first exhibition
January 15, 2018 – Larry Wilson"Art Making- Inspiration, Exploration & Execution" Place a piece of clay in Larry Wilson’s hands and soon you’ll see the beginnings of a sculpture possessing a unique calmness of beauty. Larry maintains a studio at CoRK and his work can also be found on Instagram (Larrywilsonartist). Wilson has exhibited his work in national museums and galleries including the Cummer Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville.
More information about Larry can be found at http://www.larrywilsonartist.comy