Sluggish sales force Lake Worth gallery owner to downsize

LAKE WORTH — Bruce Webber is a throwback, an old-school businessman who could care less about Facebook, the internet or faster Wi-Fi.

The longtime owner of The Art Shop, a picture framing and art supplies store, and Bruce Webber Gallery on Lucerne Avenue in downtown Lake Worth, enjoys meeting customers in person, not behind a computer screen.

Male Figurative Paintings By Joe Horton

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Mr. Horton moved with his family to Lake Worth, Florida, in 1952. At nine years old, Horton bought his first art supplies at The Art Shop, which is now The Bruce Webber Gallery.

Art Synergy!

Join us at Lake Worth's exciting 'Art Synergy Event' where we will bring art to life in flaming glory as two of the country's most renowned glass artists, Shelley Muzylowsky and Rik Allen, give a live demonstration of their glassblowing skills.

Going A-Wall

‘Going A-Wall’ mural project brings color to downtown Lake Worth

LAKE WORTH - Downtown Lake Worth is getting more color.

Over the weekend, three sleek murals were decked on the walls of retail buildings on Lucerne Avenue during the Going-A-Wall live-painting event. It featured live music, food trucks and several paint-covered artists in action.

Strike Up A Conversation

Strike Up A Conversation

A collection of matchbook covers from the international travels of a successful Dutch businessman from 1917 - 1957.

George Carey: 1942 - 2010

George Carey: 1942 - 2010

Since 2005 Mr. Carey has been represented by the Bruce Webber Gallery in Lake Worth, Florida. Bruce Webber Gallery is now exclusively representing the few paintings remaining in the estate of the artist.

Before his death Mr. Carey had been working on a series of portraits depicting native, American Indians and frontiersman. Two of which are part of the collection of paintings being offered at the Bruce Webber Gallery; “Seminole War Chief Billy Bow Legs” and another painting entitled “Seminole Warrior”. Other paintings offered in this exclusive collection are of Key West and tropical themes.

Framed by Bruce Webber

Framed by Bruce Webber

Art? Lake Worth? You’re talking about veteran art dealer and gallery owner Bruce Webber. Since the 1970’s he’s been the man to see at The Art Shop, where he started out lifting boxes and graduated to building custom frames for celebs from Kate Smith to George Hamilton. He took over the business in 1985, and also operates a gallery where he gives local artists a place to shine. The Art Shop is celebrating its 50th year(!) in Lake Worth, where it once was the hub of the county’s growing art scene.

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