- 1616.May.Thursday50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082Emmy Award Winning Artist Coming to Ponte Vedra BeachTravels in Light: David Dunlop Exhibition Opening Reception to be Held May 16PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA - 5/14/19: Artist David Dunlop, a modern-day old master, will be visiting Ponte Vedra Beach to attend the Opening Reception of a solo exhibition of his works as well as host a sold-out Visiting Master Artist Workshop at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach.The exhibition Opening Reception will be held from 6-8pm on Thursday, May 16 at the Cultural Center. Local musician group, Simply Strings, will perform during the opening. This event is free and open to the public though donations are encouraged to support the non-profit arts center and gallery.Titled Travels In Light, this exhibition showcases twenty of Dunlop's luminous oil paintings. Primarily painted onto metal surfaces, each detailed work of art seems to emit a glow. A mixture of natural and urban scenes highlights the range of the painter and is sure to delight visitors of all tastes. The paintings draw from both Renaissance techniques and contemporary science.David Dunlop works as an artist, teacher, lecturer, and Emmy Award winning television host. As the host and writer of the 13-show national PBS television series, Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop, Dunlop won an Emmy and a CINE Golden Eagle Award in 2009. His paintings have been shown internationally and are held in the collections of major corporations including Aetna Insurance, Citibank, Colgate Palmolive, Delta Airlines, GE Capital Corporation, IBM, Mobil and more.Travels In Light and an exhibition of works by the First Coast Pastel Society will be on display through June 15, 2019. The Cultural Center also features a recently renovated and expanded space that focuses on making locally-made artist and artisan goods available to the public.The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization whose mission is to bring the arts into the life of the community through arts education, exhibition, and outreach, and by honoring a donor-driven philosophy. The Cultural Center is open to the public, Monday - Saturday 10am - 4pm.