Pink Elephants, Purple Horses, and Birds Everywhere

Pink Elephants, Purple Horses, and Birds Everywhere

The Mennello Museum has a collection of Lawrence Lebduska’s paintings and they are a delight. His colorful scenes, landscapes full of exotic animals and birds, snapshots of history and even his home life are enough to spark imagination. The leopard looming over flamingos in a tree are one of my favorites.

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Sneak Peek of Duane Michals: The Portraitist

Sneak Peek of Duane Michals: The Portraitist

I visited the Snap! Orlando space and their latest exhibition of Duane Michals: The Portraitist. If you haven’t yet visited Snap! it’s an experience you shouldn’t miss. The current show was curated by Linda Benedict-Jones, former Curator of Photography at the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh and current Adjunct Professor at Carnegie Mellon University teaching the History of Photography. This collection is the first comprehensive overview of unique portraits by this influential photographer.

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Schlumberger Jewels Bedazzle

Schlumberger Jewels Bedazzle

I got to experience one of the Gulf Coast’s best museums, was able to stand inches away from Guerrilla Girls, Monet, and Kara Walker and a wander through a divine little sculpture garden after tucking into yummy butter toast and a cup of hearty tomato basil bisque. There’s so much more to this museum than I ever imagined.

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