Live Auction

The Art of Medicine Gala will be held on October 20, 2017 at the Orlando Museum of Art. Presented by First Green Bank and The Collage Companies, proceeds from the Art of Medicine Gala will benefit the University of Florida TRAuma, Concussion, and Sports Neuromedicine Program (UF TRACS) supporting care and research for patients with Traumatic Brain Injury.  The Art of Medicine Foundation invited healthcare professionals and brain injury survivors from across the county to submit their visual artwork for consideration to be included in the Art of Medicine Gala Art Show and Auction. From the any talented entries, we selected six featured artists whose artwork will be highlighted in the LIVE AUCTION. In addition we will be showcasing artwork from over 20 other talented artists in the SILENT AUCTION

We are honored to be showcasing the talents of these amazing artists.  We invite you to meet them at the Art of Medicine Gala, and to enjoy a preview of the LIVE AUCTION masterpieces below.


Clown Fish

Cindy LaRoe, MD
Acrylic Painting, original               36″ x 48″ framed

A survivor of a traumatic brain injury, Cindy LaRoe, MD, found painting therapeutic during her recovery. Cindy’s recovery and artwork inspired her and her husband, Ken LaRoe, founder of First GREEN Bank, to create the Art Of Medicine Foundation and Gala.


View Cindy’s full bio here



Available for bid in the LIVE AUCTION

Orlando Strong

Dr. Shelley Lake
Archival Pigment Inks on Hahnemuhle William Turner Cotton Rag Paper –  Edition of 8         32″ x 48″ Signed, Numbered and Embossed

Dr. Shelley Lake enjoys the intersection of science and art. 



View Shelley’s full bio here


The 49 victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre that took place June 12, 2016 at Pulse, a LGBT bar hosting Latin Night. Digital mosaic of victims represented in the LGBT freedom flag. The colors were designed to symbolize life, healing, sunlight, nature, harmony and spirit.

Available for bid in the LIVE AUCTION

Rococo Rothko – Esque

Steve Lotz
Acrylic Painting. 56″ x 48″ Original

The Art of Medicine Gala interests Steve Lotz greatly because it’s purpose is to raise funds for UF TRACS ongoing research in methods for improving the mental losses he and others have experienced. Perhaps Steve’s best known local work is the monumental triptych, Florida Dream, in the main terminal of the Orlando International Airport, where it has greeted visitors to Orlando since 1983.


View Steve’s full bio here



Available for bid in the LIVE AUCTION

Edge of the Galaxy

Don Stein, PhD
Acrylescent, acrylic-mounted, fine art metallic paper, 1/1 custom print 20″ x 30″

Don Stein, PhD, is very honored to be included in the “Art of Medicine” show in Orlando. His image, “at the Edge of the Galaxy”, comes from a collection called “The Art of the Autograph”.  He is honored that any proceeds from the sale of his art will go to help patients and further research on brain injury. Other examples of Don’s photography can be seen at:      


View Don’s full bio here




“Edge of the Galaxy.”  Where science and medicine should take us. This image evokes the mystery and dynamism of both the cosmos and the human imagination as we strive to bring out the best in mankind.



Available for bid in the LIVE AUCTION


Name of Art

Keith Charles, MD
Description of art

Keith Charles, MD is an ophthalmologist in Mount Dora, Florida and is affiliated with Florida Hospital Waterman. He received his medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of 17 doctors at Florida Hospital Waterman who specialize in Ophthalmology.






Available for bid in the LIVE AUCTION