North Central Florida Treasures : The Highwaymen

Published: Oct. 26, 2021 at 5:22 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - This week on North Central Florida Treasures, Art Atkins

from Antique mall in Micanopy shows us a painting with a unique history in Florida.

This painting of the Lakeland landscape was painted by a famous group of painters titled the Highwaymen.

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The Highwaymen were a group of 26 African American painters in the late 1950′s early 1960′s who often painted pictures on the side of the road, of the “highway”.

Take a look at a beautiful painting of the Florida landscape in this week’s North

Central Florida Treasures.

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