Art

People of O-Town: Alejandro “Lucky” Queris at Lowbrow Art Productions, LLC


At first glance, a tattoo seems like an everyday sight — an accessory — but, for tattoo artist Alejandro “Lucky” Queris, tattoos are more than just an accessory; they’re a story. “Everyone gets tattooed for different reasons,” Queris said. “When you are given the chance to help someone get through a rough time or to help heal someone psychologically, that […]

O-Town Artist of the Month: Robert Hill, keeping us on our toes


In the 10 years since Robert Hill came to Orlando as the artistic director of the Orlando Ballet, he has kept us all wondering what he will bring to the stage next. Whether they’re timeless classics like Swan Lake or the Nutcracker, Hill has also offered such works as the Battle of the Sexes, Vampire Ball, Ballimos! and Carmenia Burana. […]

O-Town Artist of the Month: John Hurst, the “Squirrel Guy”


Perhaps the most famous squirrel in the world lives in one of Orlando’s downtown communities. Yes, the creator of the squirrel from Ice Age is your neighbor. Born in New Jersey to two schoolteachers, John Hurst can’t remember a time when he didn’t draw. He used his parents’ papers and pencils and even their walls and furniture as his canvases. […]

August artist of the month: Michelle Jones, blending music and light


If you missed Michelle Jones and Violectric perform at Lake Eola last December, be sure to be downtown this year on Dec. 14. Jones’ seven-member band blends music and light in a unique and totally modern way.Jones grew up in Spartanburg, North Carolina, but the lure of performing in the happiest place on Earth soon brought her here to Orlando. […]


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