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We give WUCF Artisodes two thumbs up

September 16, 2014
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We give WUCF Artisodes two thumbs up

Artisodes is a collaborative effort between PBS and WUCF to preach the gospel of local arts and culture to those who will listen ... or click.
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New Spearbox hits Ivanhoe Village

July 8, 2014
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New Spearbox hits Ivanhoe Village

The second utility box to be painted in Ivanhoe Village, on the busy corner of Orange and Virginia, is getting all gussied up this week by local artist Andrew Spear. The subjects of the painting, two pretty vintage lassies coyly looking over their shoulders at the viewer, were inspired by the local history of...
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Sex abuse ads featuring Disney Princesses cause controversy for the wrong reasons

June 30, 2014
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Sex abuse ads featuring Disney Princesses cause controversy for the wrong reasons

Artist-activist Saint Hoax creates a bit of a controversy by releasing an internet ad campaign aimed at minors who are victims of sex abuse in their own home.
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50 Shades of Pink pays homage to the naughty bits (images NSFW)

May 2, 2014
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50 Shades of Pink pays homage to the naughty bits (images NSFW)

In this week's issue we feature 50 Shades of Pink as a Selection, but after I'd already filed my copy, painter and show organizer Morgan Wilson got back to me with some thoughts about the show. 50 Shades, "a tribute to all things that flush with desire," opens at The Falcon, 819 E. Washington...
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Mills 50 Main Street is looking for artists to decorate 15 dumpsters

April 7, 2014
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Mills 50 Main Street is looking for artists to decorate 15 dumpsters

The City of Orlando and the Mills 50 Main Street District are looking for artists to work with them on their next public art project. Fifteen dumpsters in the district will be transformed into “Art Boxes”. Entries are open to all two dimensional artists living in Orange County and then submitted to a judging...
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Grass: New Works from Brandon McLean opens Saturday at the Falcon

April 4, 2014
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Grass: New Works from Brandon McLean opens Saturday at the Falcon

Brandon McLean is one our favorite homegrown Orlando artists; his works in various formats can’t be contained by just one discipline, but spill all over into each other. Opening Saturday at the Falcon is Grass, a show of new work.
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David Yow to publish cat book: not an April Fool’s hoax

April 3, 2014
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David Yow to publish cat book: not an April Fool’s hoax

I heard about this Tuesday and shrugged it off as just another April 1 ha-ha: David Yow — frontman of legendarily noisy and aggressive bands Scratch Acid and the Jesus Lizard (which I hold responsible for at least 8% of my cumulative hearing loss) — is writing and illustrating a book about cats. More specifically,...
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Our appetite for messed up Disney art knows no bounds

April 2, 2014
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Our appetite for messed up Disney art knows no bounds

Artist José Rodolfo Loaiza Ontiveros's art shows that Disney princesses and villains don't know how to do powdered sugar right.
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Call to artists for upcoming art on the green 2014 exhibition

February 25, 2014
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Call to artists for upcoming art on the green 2014 exhibition

The City of Winter Park and the Winter Park Public Art Advisory Board have announced a call to artists for the upcoming Art on the Green 2014 exhibition. It’s essentially an installation of sculptures in Winter Park’s Central Park that lasts from September to March of next year. The entries will be judged and...
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