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.




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

Looking for one-of-a-kind, original art and gifts?

You can find it right here in our gallery store where we offer unique art from local and regional artists. Click below to find out how to enter your work in our gift shop!