Polk Museum of Artwork unveils official picture for Mayfaire 2022

“Having fun with the Present,” by artist Mike Williams

An grownup swan and cygnets adorn the official poster for the fiftieth Residents Financial institution & Belief Mayfaire by-the-Lake competition, launched Thursday by the Polk Museum of Artwork at Florida Southern Faculty.

Organizers selected the picture created by St. Petersburg artist Mike Williams and titled “Having fun with the Present.” The drawing depicts a white swan within the foreground, resting on the Lake Morton shoreline with three hatchlings amid a tableau of cypress timber and aquatic pickerelweed. Artists’ cubicles will be seen throughout the lake within the background.

The scene captures the view from Williams’ conventional sales space location in the course of the occasion, in accordance with a information launch from the museum. The artist has attended Mayfaire since 2010, the discharge stated.

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“Williams’ art work embodies the nostalgia of Mayfaire, reminds us of its humble beginnings and conveys the thrill of its return once more this yr,” Leslie Norman, a Mayfaire coordinator, stated within the launch. “We’re excited to listen to the response from the group and are wanting ahead to providing the picture as a poster, T-shirt and different anniversary merchandise for Mayfaire guests.”

Mayfaire, the biggest annual artwork occasion in Polk County, will happen Could 7-8 round Lake Morton. The occasion will showcase the works of 146 artists, the discharge stated.

This text initially appeared on The Ledger: Official Mayfaire 2022 picture options swans and sygnets

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