Meet our Artists
Meet the talented artists currently showing works in some of our exclusive art exhibitions. Visit the BUY ART Page on the dropdown for a list of all artwork currently for sale by all of our featured artists.
Born in Beirut, Lebanon, to an American father and a German mother, Helen Avalon grew up in several countries, including Saudi Arabia, Yugoslavia, West Germany, Trinidad, and the USA. Both as a child and young adult, she enjoyed painting in acrylic and watercolor. Later she expanded her artistic exploration to include fabrics, beading, clay, porcelain, woodworking, and interior design. After working with oil paints for the first time in 2008, everything changed for her and she fully committed herself to a life of oil painting.
Mike Jakubowski is an emerging artist living in Ocoee Florida. In the tradition of plein air, he paints with oil, capturing the natural beauty of the world around him. Today Mike's professional career in water treatment design and management provides him with a unique opportunity to travel all over North America, permitting access to paint the many locations displayed in his artwork. He enjoys comradery and critiques with like-minded artists and can be found painting plein-air with the group many weekends in locations throughout Central Florida.
Born in Ohio, and raised in Connecticut, artist Lynne Polley has called Florida home for over thirty years. Lynne attended a liberal arts college, with an emphasis on drawing and painting, then followed with an A.S. Degree in Advertising Design. While continuing a career as an award winning graphic designer in the fields of advertising and publishing, Lynne’s paintings were being exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions across the south, northeast and Pacific Northwest. Lynne’s many years of working in the field of graphic arts and her experience as an oil painter have both contributed to her love of design, color and composition. Drawn to the beauty one can only find outdoors, she continues to respond to nature and has studied with some of the nations best contemporary plein air artists.
Orit Reuben was born in Israel to a family of artists. Her grandfather was an impressionist painter, and as a child she painted alongside her mother, who is also an artist.
The Impressionist pastel artist paints landscapes en plein air, and paints the figure from life. Orit is member of Pastel Society of Central Florida, a "Member of Excellence" of Southeastern Pastel Society, and an associate member of Pastel Society of America. She is also a signature member of the plein air group, The Florida Painters.