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Saturday, December 03, 2016

Artists & Displays

Monthly Artists & Displays

Stop by the libraries every month to see changing displays featuring beautiful works of art and interesting collections, artifacts, or memorabilia--all contributed by the creative, talented people that live right alongside you in your community.

November 2016:

Do you have an interesting collection to share?

We're always looking for community members who wish to share their talents at the library each month. 

Displays provide exposure to the work of artisans and artists, or provide information on subjects of general interest to the public. The display cases are secured. For more information call your local branch or contact us.

Central Ridge Branch


Display: Artistic Doodling - by Sue Edwards

Come to Library during the month of November and see the artistic doodles created by Sue Edwards in our monthly display case. You can also join Sue for her series of classes. The Library provides you with patterns that will guide you through the steps of learning artistic doodling (aka Zendoodle, Line Drawing and Scribbles). For more information you can call Central Ridge Library @ (352) 746-6622.




Coastal Region Branch

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Artist: Local Artists

Visit Coastal Region Library this month and see a collection of art by local artists. These artists can be seen painting and holding classes at Crystal River Mall's Paint the Town Citrus.





Display: Manatee Haven Decorative Arts

Stop by Coastal Region Library and take a look at some amazing pieces of hand painted art. The Manatee Haven Decorative Arts group has a beautiful selection of their work on display this month. 

Floral City Branch

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Artist: Frank Sunshadow Curtis


Frank Sunshadow Curtis does a lot of Florida wildlife photography in addition to work from other areas, including a dramatic photograph of an elk with hug antlers, standing in a mountain stream.  

Frank, a Native American who is part Penobscot and part Chippewa, is a retired police office who also plays guitar and flute professionally and wites songs, including "Desert Rain" and "Seminole Sunrise."

Homosassa Branch

 Art by Carol Keizer



Artists: Various Artists (Paint the Town Citrus) 

This month's art display features various artists from local business Paint the Town Citrus. All the artists on display during the month of October are painting instructors at Paint the Town Citrus, which is located in the Crystal River Mall. Come take a look at this wide variety of incredible art! For more information about Paint the Town Citrus, visit




Display: Watch this space for next month's featured display!

Lakes Region Branch




Artist: Rebecca Pujals Jones

Rebecca is showing her works Bodies of Water. This ongoing fine art documentary and traveling exhibition is sponsored by grants from the Puffin Foundation Ltd. and the Citrus County Historical Society, Inc. 

It displays different bodies of water here in Citrus County through an art form known as wet-plate collodion process. 

Since 1997, Rebecca has been a fine art photographer based in Hernando, Florida. Now, she specializes in one of the earliest photographic methods, the historic wet-plate collodion process. This process is known for its hand-worked qualities, giving the artist a unique ability to improvise and explore forms, moods, light, and shadow. 




Display: Brenda Spilios

The display in October is Hot Bots by Brenda Spilios. She has made thrown out objects into beautiful pieces of art. Anything from turtles to horses can be found made from everyday objects others have thrown out. 

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