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Featured Work

Artifact

 - Geoffrey Naylor
Sculpture (EXTERIOR)


Old Federal Building

About the Artwork

Taking a year to fabricate, "Artifact" was inspired by the protrusions of old Roman columns. It also operates as a fountain.

About the Artist

Geoffrey Naylor
A painter and creator of large scale outdoor sculptures, reliefs, and fountains, Naylor taught at Florida Southern College from 1967 to 1969, and served as professor of art at the University of Florida from 1969 on. Born in 1928 in England, he studied in his native country at Leeds College and then at Hornsey College of Art. In the U.S. he continued his education at the University of Illinois, earning a Master of Fine Arts degree. In addition to Florida, J. Geoffrey Naylor has been commissioned to create water sculptures in North Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia. Naylor is a native of Gainesville, Florida, and once worked as a curator for the Fort Wayne Art Museum in Fort Wayne, Indiana and also as an Associate Professor of Sculpture at Gainesville's University of Florida.



Did you know?

Two Winter Park art organizations have outdoor sculpture gardens, the Albin Polasek museum and the Crealde School of Art

Discover Art in Central Florida!

For those who have eyes to see, there are hundreds of works of art around them. This web site provides some information on many of those works of art that can be regularly viewed in Orange County by any member of the public without an admission fee. They are outside in public view, or located in an interior area that is normally open to the public.

Look around this web site and find something that interests you. Then go see it in person. The information you find here will add to the pleasure of exploring public art in Central Florida.

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