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Featured Work

Rollins College Olin Library Glass Artwork

 - Charles (Chaz) Williams
Window/Panel (INTERIOR)


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 City of Winter Park's Public Art Advisory Board seeks to bring a temporary exhibitions of sculpture by internationally known artists to Winter Park. Their first 'Art on the Green' was held in 2006/2007.

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.