There’s an abundance of galleries downtown, but in order to see working artists honing their craft, you’ll have to go to nearby Lake Worth. Only a fifteen-minute drive away from the glitz of the Palm Beach elite, rents here are low and spaces are large, so the area has attracted a small community of artists like Sibel Kocabasi, Sue Stevens, and Jacek Gancarz. Stop by the studio of sculptor and collagist Philip Estlund to check out selections from his photo project “Portraits From Paradise”—a series of characters posed before a shredded tropical-beach backdrop. If you’re lucky, you may even find yourself mugging for his camera.
4. Insider’s Tip
Published on Mar 10, 2011 as a web exclusive.