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About the Artwork
This fan-shaped glass artwork was created by Charles Williams, and presented in the 1990s by Senator Paula Hawkins. It is installed in a light box on the first floor of the library.
About the Artist
Charles (Chaz) Williams
A painter, architect and designer. Charles grew up in Missouri. After a short stint at Drury College in Springfield, MO, he transferred to the University of Arkansas where he earned a B.A. in Architecture. Later he moved to San Miguel, Mexico, and obtained an M.F.A. from the Instituto de Allende.
On a trip to Paris and Europe, once he finished college, he acquired his life-long addiction to stained glass. As an architect he would create fabrics, carpet and furniture concepts, interiors, landscaping and architectural design, including stained glass. He designed numerous mansions around Central Florida in the late 21st century.
Did you know?
The famous Florida Highwaymen school of art is represented with an enlargement of a Harold Newton painting on the side of OUC's Reliable Plaza
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.
If, in your travels around Orange County, you come across some public art that
is not listed here, please let us know so we can add it. If you are aware of
additional information about art or artist that is included here, again, please
let us know. Together we can make this an incredible resource for people seeking
to spice up their life through exploring art.