Florida Highwaymen

Florida Highwaymen

Beginning in the 1950s, a group of mostly self-taught African American artists devoted themselves to capturing Florida’s natural landscapes and sold them from their cars.. introducing the Florida Highwaymen Gary Monroe, a working artist and Florida native, has captured many of the works in these books: The Highwaymen: Florida’s African-American Landscape Painters: https://amzn.to/3lD9Ndr The Highwaymen Murals: Al Black’s Concrete Dreams: https://amzn.to/3iTNMFu Follow us @SteelMagnolias

Laura Beth Peters and Lainie Stubblefield

Beginning in the 1950s, a group of mostly self-taught African American artists devoted themselves to capturing Florida’s natural landscapes and without acceptance into southern art galleries, the group of about 26 artists sold their art out of their cars along the highways. We are paying respect to such an inventive group by discussing their stories!

Gary Monroe, a working artist and Florida native, has captured many of the works in these books: 

The Highwaymen: Florida’s African-American Landscape Painters: https://amzn.to/3lD9Ndr The Highwaymen Murals: Al Black’s Concrete Dreams: https://amzn.to/3iTNMFu Follow us @SteelMagnoliasPodcast