Annual Highwaymen Festival in Fort Pierce, FL

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The Fort Pierce Florida Highwaymen Art Show

highwaymen paintingsThe Florida Highwaymen were a group of 26 artists in the early 1950’s thru the 80’s that painted artwork of Florida’s natural landscape including poinciana trees, ocean, marshes and palm trees using vivid colors from their garages and backyards selling to businesses, hotels and individuals for about $25.00 a piece. Today their artwork is sold for $1,000’s of dollars.  The name Highwaymen was associated with the artists who traveled I-95 and A1A to sell their artwork.Annual Highwaymen Festival in Fort Pierce, FL

The next time you are looking for things to do in Port St Lucie check out the annual Fort Pierce art festival for highwaymen artwork.

Known Florida Highway Artists List:

  • Chris Arnett
  • Hezekiah Baker
  • Al Black
  • Ellis Buckner
  • George Buckner
  • Robert Butler
  • Mary Ann Carroll
  • Johnny Daniels
  • Willie Daniels
  • Rodney Demps
  • James Gibson
  • Alfred Hair
  • Issac Knight
  • Robert L. Lewis
  • John Maynor
  • Roy McLendon
  • Alfonso Moran
  • Harold Newton
  • Lemuel Newton
  • Sam Newton
  • Livingston Roberts
  • Willie Reagan
  • Cornell Smith
  • Charles Walker
  • Sylvester M. Wells
  • Charles Wheeler

Port St Lucie festivals and nearby city festivals are in abundance all year round.  Check back often for things to do in Port St Lucie.

 

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