trophy presented to Gary Monroe in recognition of the Highwaymen's
induction in to the Florida Artists Hall of Fame.
Monroe championed Highwaymen paintings as essential Florida
art, and this was rewarded by the artists’ induction
in to the Florida Artists Hall of Fame. It was Gary Monroe’s
research that yielded the 26 Highwaymen, and defined their
roles within the group.
was taken during the Highwaymen 2004 induction into the Florida
Artists Hall of Fame, a function of the State of Florida.
Shown with some of the Highwaymen are Secretary of State Glenda
Hood and author of The Highwaymen Gary Monroe, who
also nominated the artists for this significant award. Following
is the list of the 26 artists known as the Highwaymen, in
Highwaymen (ranked by centrality, if not significance, to
Newton, Alfred Hair
McLendon, Livingston Roberts, James Gibson
Daniels, Al Black, Mary Ann Carroll
Baker, Ellis Buckner, George Buckner, Johnny Daniels, Rodney
Demps, Isaac Knight, Sam Newton, Willie Reagan
Maynor, Alfonso Moran, Lemuel Newton, Carnell Smith, Charles
Wheeler, Curtis Arnett
Lewis, Sylvester Wells, Charles Walker, Robert Butler