Roy McLendon Jr - Florida Highwaymen Artist
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Events

02/14/14

On Feb. 14, the Yellow House Gallery & Gift Shop will host a free reception honoring the works of the Florida Highwaymen with two artists: Highwayman Roy McLendon, Sr. and his son Roy McLendon, Jr.  More details about the Florida Highwaymen, their work and the reception are listed below.  No reservations needed....a great low-stress date night opportunity.

 


Artist of the Month – February
2014

Roy McLendon, Jr.
 
The Highlands Art League's Artist of the Month series is proud to feature the artwork of
Roy Algin McLendon Jr on Friday, February 14, at the Yellow House Gallery and Gift Shop
from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Roy is the son of artist Roy McLendon Sr, one of Florida's black
artists, known as 'The Highwaymen'. Though he is not considered one of the original
Highwaymen, Roy's work is also inspired by Florida's stunning atmospheric landscapes,
harking back to simpler times, but with his own distinguishing style.

Roy is known for his renditions of southern subjects and Caribbean scenes, Florida's lush
landscapes, moonlit rivers and lakes, the Royal Poinciana tree, and childhood memories of
home places. Fishermen at work, once an everyday sight in communities, are often
incorporated in his landscapes. He wishes people not just to see what he creates, but feel
his creation as well.

He has been painting for 45 years, and is not much younger than some of the original
Highwaymen themselves. Roy and his father often painted together as he was growing up,
sometimes even working on the same Florida scene from different points of view. His goal
is to make the Highwaymen style more accepted as the fine art that it is, accomplishing this
through the professionalism and dedicated artistry of his work.

The Florida Highwaymen have since held a meeting, and voted to draft a letter requesting that
the Tallahassee Florida Artist Hall of Fame add Roy McLendon Jr to the roster of the Highwaymen
Artists, and he receive the same recognition as the original Highwaymen. He is the only child of the
Highwaymen to have met these qualifications.

The Art League joins with Destination Downtown on Friday, February 14 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
for the Sip and Shop activities on the Circle. The Friday evening at the Yellow House reception
includes snacks and light refreshments, with live music supplied by local musician Steve Jones.
Enjoy Roy's beautiful oil paintings and browse the gallery and studios for original, one of a kind gifts,
created by our own local artists.

The Yellow House Gallery and Gift Shop is located at 1989 Lakeview Drive. The Art League hours
are Tuesday to Friday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, and 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturdays. Additional
information may also be obtained by calling 863 385 5312, or visiting the website at
highlandsartleague.org.








08/10/13 and 08/11/13
Florida’s historic landscape artists, known as The Florida Highwaymen, will be returning to picturesque Mount Dora for the 11th HIGHWAYMEN ART Show and Sale.
On Saturday & Sunday, August 10th and 11th, the popular Highwaymen artists will return to Mount Dora and display sell their art work from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day inside and outside of the Donnelly Building in Donnelly Park, located in the center of Mount Dora. Visitors can enjoy the scenic renderings of Florida’s landscape expressed in the Classic Highwaymen art style. Participating in this event will be original Highwaymen; Al Black, James Gibson, Isaac Knight, Robert Lewis, Roy McLendon, Charles Walker, John Maynor and Roy McLendon Jr. Admission, as before, is FREE!!
 
We will also have originals for sale. for more info  call me at 772.713.3118
 
 
 
LOOKING TO SEE YOU IN MCINTOSH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lightening and rays  $4200 24x3
 
                     sold
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The next setting $5200 24x30

                   sold
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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