ROSENZWEIG ARTS CENTER
Join us for our monthly gallery openings, generally the first Thursday of every month from 5:30-7pm. Our gallery openings give you a chance to meet the artists and socialize with other art lovers in the community. These events are free and open to the public and are come as you are.
Leslie Peebles was born in Hackensack, New Jersey in 1959, lived in the suburbs of New York City until 1971 when she and her family moved to Suwannee County, Florida where her father became a Broiler Chicken Producer for Gold Kist. Living on the 80-acre farm near the Suwannee River fostered a deep love, respect and fascination for nature.
Leslie attended The University of the South in Sewanee Tennessee and received her B.A. in Studio Art from Newcomb College in New Orleans in 1981. Leslie moved to Gainesville in 1985 and received an M.A. in Art Education from U.F. in 1994. She taught Art for 17 years in Florida.
Leslie has won numerous awards including first place from Coconut Grove, Tallahassee, Mount Dora, and the Morse Museum Award from Winter Park. She is currently represented by McIntyre Studios in Gainesville, High Tides Gallery in St. Augustine, Clay and Paper Gallery in Dunedin, Gallery Rinard in New Orleans, and River’s Edge Gallery, Apalachicola.
2021 GALLERY EXHIBITS
Main Gallery: Penny Dobson – Painting and beadwork on objects
Artist Alley: Gary House – Painting
Main Gallery: Payton Trim – Painting
Artist Alley: Jenny Vega – Drawing
Main Gallery & Artist Alley: Sharon McConnell-Dickerson – Sculpture/Life-Casting
Main Gallery & Artist Alley: Women’s Art Collective
Main Gallery: Charlie Munoz – Wood, Linda Munoz – Stained glass and mosaic, George Shelton – Wood
Artist Alley: Sean Scott – Painting
Main Gallery: Tim Spanjer – Pop art
Artist Alley: Nancy Scott – Painting/Book release
Main Gallery: Tim Sanjer for first half of the month & Do Good Fund for the second half of the month
Artist Alley: Miriam Omura – Weaving/Quilting
Main Gallery: Do Good Fund – Photography in conjunction with MUW
Artist Alley: Rich Marcks – Painting/chalk drawing
October, November, & December
Main Gallery & Artist Alley: Pruitt Collection – Photography in conjunction with MUW