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Florascape

 - Grady Kimsey
Mosaic (INTERIOR)


4th Airside Terminal

About the Artwork

Not accessible for non-ticketed passengers. Please call (407)825-2396 during normal business hours to set up an appointment to view the art piece. Polished natural stone and vitreous ceramic. Designed by Winter Park Artist Grady Kimsey, Florascape reflects an informal elegance in his design of imaginary tropical foliage. Variety in shapes, color and textures combine with abstract and local color to burst into a whimsical sunflowers that are certain to attract playful children jumping from stem to stem!

About the Artist

Grady Kimsey
Grady Kimsey’s figures instantly arouse curiosity and a variety of emotions from viewers – a fact he attributes to echoes of their experiences. His figures are constructed from a diversity of materials such as blocks of wood, rusty nails and tatters of fabric. Kimsey paints, rips fabric, cuts up fur and uses crackle glazes baked in primitive sawdust. “Tableau” refers to a moment frozen in time which can be joyous, a mood which is surprising or an emotion which is recognized. Kimsey accomplishes this through the use of costumes and masks. His sculptures are found in many private and public collections. Mr. Kimsey resides in Winter Park.



Did you know?

A stained glass window which won a fine arts prize at the 1876 Centinial Exhibition in Philadelphia was dismantled and stored under a bed in an Orange County home for years before being reassembled and placed in Reeves Memorial Methodist Church over 100 years after it was created.

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.