Don Florence Exhibit

october, 2019

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02octalldayDon Florence Exhibit(All Day: wednesday) Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens, 1 Green Hill Road, Washington, CT

Event Details

An exhibit if new works by Don Florence at The Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens.

Born in Pasadena, California on December 29, 1947. Don started drawing at age two.

He became part of the inaugural class at the California Institute of the Arts after winning a scholarship sponsored by Walk Disney. He majored in painting and received his BFA in 1970.

During his senior year at CalArts, he began freelancing as a designer in the Marketing Department of I. Magnin, California’s leading fashion department store. Within three years he was heading the Art Department.

In 1976, he moved to New York City. This was the beginning of a 40-year career as a Creative Director. His clients have included Barney’s, Bloomingdale’s, Estee Lauder, Macy’s, Target, and Revlon. He capped his marketing career with a three-year stint as Senior Vice-President of Design at Beautycounter in Santa Monica, California.

Don returned to his first love as an artist in 2004 with several solo shows in New York. Since leaving Beautycounter, he is now a full-time artist. He and his husband, Terry Hall, live in New Preston, Connecticut.


All Day (Wednesday)


Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens

1 Green Hill Road, Washington, CT


Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens One Green Hill, Washington, CT 06794