Michelle A. Robideaux-Pent


St. Augustine, Florida


Education (Selected)


  • Tuscany, Drawing and Painting with Louise Freshman Brown II Chiostro, Inc. June, 2006

  • University of North Florida, continuing education 2004-005

  • Bennington College, Bennington Vermont, Art New England summer program “The Art of the Oriental Screen”, Tom Nakishima, Washington University 1995

  • University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, MAE 1987

  • Further study, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida. (Painting & Portfolio) 1987-89’, 2003

  • Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, BS 1967


Artist Statement...

“Periodically it is important to give tradition a second look ... to perhaps broaden its parameters ... to bring it up to date and fast-forward it into the future. By giving art history a second look, the past becomes part of a reenactment of some unsaid drama of the present.”


Art Exhibits (Selected)


One person Exhibition

Retrospective and selection of current works

W B Tatter Studio Gallery, St. Augustine, Florida

Sept. 26, 2009

January, August 30, 2008

January 27, 2007


“Face Your Fears” Create a book Group Show

Art House Gallery, Atlanta, Ga. October 27, 2007


“Art Walk for Breast Cancer” Featured Artist

Casa Monica Hotel St. Augustine, Florida, October 5, 2007


Art to See and Touch, Tactile Show Second Place Award

Art Association, St. Augustine, Oct 7-28, 2007


“Italy Revisited” curated and exhibited works from seventeen artists

St. Johns Cultural Council, St. Augustine, Florida, May 26, 2007


Cummer Museum Garden Show

Stein Gallery, March 12, 2006


“Celebrating Five Years” Invitational Show

Cultural Center, Ponte Vedra, April, 2006


One person Exhibition featuring “My Life in a Dress” & Retrospective

Catch 22 Gallery, St. Augustine, Florida, November 5, 2005


First Friday visiting artist

Casa Monica Hotel,  Sept. 2005 & April 2006


“Artist’s Vision of the First Coast contest”

Haskell Gallery Premier Art Show, Jacksonville International Airport, sponsored by  Arbus Magazine, Jan 1, 2005


A Gathering of Saints group show

Good News church, St. Augustine, FloridaJune 5, 2004


"The Resurrection and the Abundant Life!" group show

Good News church, St. Augustine, FloridaApril 24, 2004


“Spring Fling, 2004” 2nd Place Award winner

Nathan Wilson Gallery, F.C.C.J. Jacksonville, Florida, 2004


“The Passion of Christ” Five person Show

Good News church, St. Augustine, Florida, 2004


“A Little Light on the Subject” One person Show

Distinctive Furniture, Jacksonville, Florida, 2003


The Entertainers” Solo Exhibition
Gallery 39, St. Augustine, Florida, July 2003


Creator of the “The Cana Project” Fund-raiser to benefit “Women in Need” in St. Johns County” involving six St. Augustine Galleries. Read a story from the St. Augustine Record.


Spacious Skies” Solo Exhibition
Gallery 39, St. Augustine, Florida, January 2002


“The Great Exchange: Spiritual Seasons and their Gifts” Group Show
ArtZania, Tallahassee, Florida, December 7, 2001


“Angels” Invitational
Ponte Vedra Cultural Center, Ponte Vedra, Florida November 30, 2001


“These Are a Few of my Favorite Things” Solo Exhibition
King Street Gallery, St. Augustine, Florida, 1999-2000


Alford Ackerman Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida 1997, Curated by John Bunker


“Celestial Motifs”
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Jacksonville, Florida 1996, Curated by John Bunker


Solo Exhibition
Marker 32 Restaurant, Jacksonville 1996


Two-person show
Gallery 39, St. Augustine, Florida 1995


Solo Exhibition
Jacksonville International Airport 1995


“Artful Inspirations”
Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, Florida 1993-1994


“Visions of Faith”
Gallery Latruo, Cathedral Church Of the Messiah, Jacksonville, Florida 1994


Arts Mania
Independent Life Building, Jacksonville, Florida 1989 & 1993


“Out of this World”
Jacksonville Art Museum 1995


P.G.A. Tour “Friends of the Library Invitational”
Ponte Vedra, Florida 1991


Seminole Community College, Sanford, Florida 1990


“Little Big Works”
University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida 1990


“Dali & Friends Invitational”
Tourist Development in cooperation with Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida, in St. Augustine, Florida, 1991


Two Person Show
Florida School for the Arts, Palatka, Florida, 1989


Awards (Selected)


“Spring Fling, 2004” 2nd Place Award winner 2004

Nathan Wilson Gallery, F.C.C.J. Jacksonville, Florida


“The Student Show 2003” - Juror Award
University of North Florida
Juror, George Kinghorn, Curator, Jacksonville Museum 0f Modern Art


“Face the Light”' - Two Merit Awards 1995
National Juried Exhibition, Juror, Ted Weeks, Folio Magazine
Cathedral Church of the Messiah, Gallery Laturo, Jacksonville, Florida


“Arts Mania” - First Place 1993
Jacksonville, Florida.
One thousand dollars cash prize


“Thomasville Annual” - Best of Show
Thomasville Cultural Center, Thomasville, Georgia. Cash prize


Jacksonville Coalition for the Visual Arts - Best of Show 1990-91
Juried Members Show


“The Cutting Edge” - Florida First Place 1990, Second Place, 1988 & 1989
St. Augustine, Art Association, St. Augustine, Florida




2005-2010 - Studio workshops and classes for home-schooled children and adults


2003 - Discovery Montessori


2001 - Retired from public school system


2000-2001 - Pedro Menendez High School; Drawing & Painting I&II, Portfolio, Design


1999-2000 - Sabbatical year


1986-1999 - Allen D. Nease High School: Drawing, Painting & Design


1979-1986 - R.B. Hunt Elementary School


Volunteer Work


2006-2007 - F.S.D.B., working with Blind dept.


2006-2007 - Coordinator of Artist Exhibitions for the St. Johns Cultural Council