Setting The Mood By Painting Outside

Don’t miss exhibit by Land O’ Lakes Artist Lionel Sanchez From a distance, the watercolor paintings of Lionel Sanchez appear to be very detailed with intricate brushstrokes. But, according to the artist, his work only gives the appearance of detail because of his unique style and brushstrokes. The end result of Sanchez’s art are stunning paintings of rural scenes from his native Colorado, … [Read more...]

Artists of All Kinds Live In Avalon Park Wesley Chapel

Avalon Park Wesley Chapel is a community of over 1,500 residents that has attracted people from around the world, many with unique artistic gifts who enjoy sharing their talents with their neighbors. Richard Terrill is such a resident. He is an accomplished contemporary painter, whose work was exhibited and sold in the museum shop at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, … [Read more...]

Watercolorist Rita Wilson Opens Show At Avalon Park West

Rita Wilson never imagined she would be a watercolor artist. A self-described workaholic, who worked as a project manager for AT&T until she retired six years ago, the Land O’ Lakes resident found that retirement gave her too much time on her hands. “My daughter, Kimber,  told me I needed a hobby – something to stimulate my mind, and a few weeks later I received in the mail a package from … [Read more...]

Annie Harris Exhibits At Avalon Park West

Colorful, flowing, impressionist-style paintings by New Port Richey artist Annie Harris are on display at the second art show being presented by the Pasco Fine Arts Council at the master-planned community of Avalon Park West in Wesley Chapel. The show, “Energized With Color,” also includes pottery by Denise Philbrook, and is open through Nov. 25 at the East Pasco Fine Art Gallery located inside … [Read more...]

Avalon Park West Brings The Arts To East Pasco

Avalon Park West and the Pasco Fine Arts Council are bringing art and cultural events, exhibits and workshops to East Pasco County through a new public-private partnership. This partnership kicks off in September with a series of art exhibits at the Welcome Center at Avalon Park West in Wesley Chapel, at 33613 State Road 54. The first event will showcase Suzanne Natzke, an accomplished … [Read more...]

Speakers present their wish list to lawmakers

Speaker after speaker stepped up to the podium to present their request to Pasco County’s state lawmakers. They wanted funding to help a nonprofit. They wanted lawmakers to put in a good word with state highway officials. Or, they wanted their backing for a special cause. About 100 people gathered on Sept. 29 in the gymnasium of Sunlake High School in Land O’ Lakes for a public forum, … [Read more...]