Lakefront Paintings Project St. Cloud City Hall Exhibit

February 12th – March 11th, 2024Ground Floor1300 9th St, St Cloud, FL 34769 All the pieces exhibited at the January 12th Marina exhibit were on display at the St. Cloud City Hall. A new idea for the City, exhibiting artwork. My artwork should be the first of many exhibits. My understanding is a gallery hanging […]

St. Cloud 2023 Lakefront Paintings Project Exhibit

Scarecrow Plein Air Painter

Go To Gallery of Exhibit Paintings Go To Gallery of Exhibit Paintings January 12th, 2024, 5 to 8 p.m. Marina Banquet Hall,1104 Lakeshore Blvd 34769 St. Cloud FL It was an impressive exhibit. If I do say so myself. Nicely displayed in a very large space that was not made for displaying artwork. Just over […]

Group Show at University Club of Winter Park Jan-Feb 2024

Roland Cruse in front of his two monotype ink paintings hung at the University Club of Winter Park

Crealde Art School Fellows and Studio artists are exhibiting their works at the University Club. Two of my ink paintings (monotypes) are being shown. For sale at $130 each. Crealdé’s Painting & Drawing Exhibiting Studio Artists are: Roland Cruse Vera Gubnitskaia Paula Lupton Alison Wray   Crealdé’s Painting & Drawing Exhibiting Fellowship Artists are: Yasmin […]

SOBO: Free Expression Abstracts Exhibition

My “Color Selections” oil painting was accepted by the juried SOBO gallery Aug-Sept 2023 show “Free Expression Abstracts” located in the Winter Garden Art Association building in Winter Garden FL 

Crealde 2023 Emerge Exhibit of Drawing and Painting Fellows and Studio Artists

twelve Roland self portrait sketches

Four of Roland’s pieces were exhibited in this group show of my fellow Studio Artists and Fellows at the Crealde School of Art.  Yellow Flower and Apple still life. Oil on linen. 10x8in Vertical Sentinels at Alice Pond. Oil on canvas. 18x12in Landscape Puzzle. 24x18in. Oil on canvas.   Twelve Self Portrait Studies. Oil on Canvas. […]

Artist of the Month: Maitland Public Library

Roland Cruse Artist of the month Maitland Library

For the month of June more than two dozen of my pieces are on exhibit at the Maitland Public Library. This includes most of the plein air pieces that were in my FAVO show. Seven acrylic collages I did over a year ago, all but one are coated with resin (Queen Duck). All but two […]

SOBO: Florida Waterways and Wildlife Exhibition

SOBO Florida Water Ways and Wild Life Banner

My “Lily Pads and a Flower” oil painting was accepted by the juried SOBO gallery June 2023 show “Florida Waterways and Wild Life” located in the Winter Garden Art Association building in Winter Garden FL 

Gastronomy: The Art of Food and Wine

Gastronomy: The Art of Food and Wind

Gastronomy: The Art of Food and Wine Exhibit Four of my oil paintings where accepted for this exhibit being shown in May to July 2023 at the Quantum Leap Winery in Orlando, sponsored by Artscape Art & Wine Events. The three melon paintings were done over a few days as it was eaten. It was a tasty […]

Color Sections Landscape

Color Selections. Abstract oil on canvas.

Color Sections Landscape The second abstract painting from the Line & Color series Roland’s journal entries and photos detailing his aesthetic and painterly objectives, observations and summations regarding creating this painting. Line & Color Series artist’s journal Color Sections Video Comments Artist’s Journal Started and Finished: Painted over a couple of days in the end of […]