January 18 th , Scott Hiestand will do a demonstration working with acrylic paint.
Scott, a resident of Ormond Beach, Florida, is an avid plein air painter and creator of various bird
and fish sculptures made from wire and various finishes.
Upon obtaining his art degree in Philadelphia, Scott was recruited by Hallmark Cards. He later
worked for some 35 years as a graphic artist for various newspapers, including 15 years at the St.
Petersburg Times, where he illustrated the outdoors pages.
Scott’s work has been recognized throughout the United States. He is a State of Indiana upland
game bird stamp contest winner; was selected for the Paint America National Gallery Tour; and
designed the Florida Bass Fish automobile license plate. Scott’s works are in many private and
Winter Wonderland is back again, and we’re excited to celebrate the festive season all December long. In addition to our well-loved activities like daily “snow” flurries, the Christmas tree forest and our 24-ft tall tree, and visits from your favorite Christmas characters, Santa is inviting all the good boys and girls for the first time ever to his Workshop, right here at Wekiva Island.