Appleton’s online artist talks schedule unveiled


Anthony Ackrill, “Reaper,” 2001, Oil on canvas.

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Posted February 10, 2021 | Ocala Gazette Staff

Anthony Ackrill, “Reaper,” 2001, Oil on canvas.

The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, will continue its free, online series of artist talks, “Artist’s Outlook,” the Appleton announced.

The museum unveiled a slate of six artists who will join Appleton curator of exhibitions Patricia Tomlinson on five different evenings to discuss their work, processes and inspirations. The online series will take place every third Thursday through June and is free to participate.

American painter Anthony Ackrill will kick off the series on Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. Ackrill is currently based in Florida and is known for his large-scale dramatic works. Ackrill’s piece, “The Reaper”, is part of the Appleton’s permanent collection.

The remaining schedule includes:

Christopher Still – March 25

Kristin Herzog – April 15

Matthew Bennett and Aneesha Rhodes – May 20

Maggie Taylor – June 17

All talks are scheduled for 7 p.m. and can be viewed via Zoom using the following login information: Meeting ID – 302 190 0088 | Passcode – 352352

For information, call 352-291-4455 or visit AppletonMuseum.org.