Orlando North, Seminole County has an artsier side! Jeff Sonksen is one of many artists responsible for showcasing the beauty of Orlando North, Seminole County. Many of the unique contemporary art work seen in Downtown Sanford, the Central Florida Zoo, and the Seminole Wekiva Trail are credited to Jeff’s many talents. Jeff describes his inspiration and many more facets of his art work in this inaugural Faces of Orlando North, Seminole County Series episode.


Please see the links below for more information on Jeff Sonksen and some of the upcoming artsier events in Orlando North, Seminole County

Jeff Sonksen


Jeff Sonksen’s style of painting is often referred to as “pop” or “street art.”  Over the years he has taught hundreds of people how to paint in his style using color codes. The technique applies layers one at a time, dark to light, and yields a beautiful 3 dimensional appearance.

Wine Art Wednesdays at Downtown Lake Mary May 3, 2017


We are an outdoor art stroll that takes place on the first Wednesday of each month in Downtown Lake Mary.

Sanford Art Walk


May 20, 2017


“Art is a Drag”


The Sanford Art Walk is a monthly downtown Historic Sanford event, held on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 6-9 PM. Anchored by the Historic Sanford Welcome Center at 230 East First Street, up to a dozen various venues participate in the Art Walk in any given month (venue maps are available at each venue and at the Welcome Center). Come early for the West End/Celery City Craft sponsored Food Truck Bazaar at the corner of 2nd and Palmetto Avenues (5-8 PM). And after the Art Walk, stay late and enjoy dinner or a drink at one of the many fine downtown, historic Sanford businesses.

Artist Expo May 18, 2017


Join us for a special evening of community connection and creative inspiration.

The ARTIST EXPO features all of our talented artists across all of our locations.

We’re hosting the event at our 40,000 square foot Megastore in Altamonte Springs. (1200 E. Altamonte Dr.)