Polk State College presents a Fine Arts exhibit in Central Florida. Art in Public Places contains the “Artemis Collection,” consisting of twelve pioneer artists. In addition, there are second generation artists many of whom studied under their leadership.

Please go to the map pages to view where the artists’ works are located on the Polk State College campuses in Lake Wales, Lakeland and Winter Haven.

MEET THE ARTISTS WITHIN THE ARTEMIS COLLECTION:

  • Maija Baynes
  • Winifred Burks
  • Elizabeth Clement
  • Brooks Conrad
  • Al Kriston
  • Gene Leedy
  • Fonchen Lord
  • Ruth Messana
  • Therman Statom
  • Chryssie Tavrides
  • Kenneth Treister
  • Ruby Williams

SECOND GENERATION ARCHITECTS:

  • David Sands
  • Larry Scarpa
  • Max Strang