Exhibitions

Roberts has exhibited throughout the United States, including at the Alliance of the Arts in Fort Myers, Center for the Arts, Bonita Springs, Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center of Fort Myers, Florida; and in Chicago; Boothbay Harbor and Bar Harbor, Maine; at the Cab Calloway School of the Arts in Wilmington, Delaware (grant-funded); the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg; the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida; the Museum of the Everglades, and in additional art galleries around Florida.

Her exhibits include the following:

Water, February 2021 at Shell Museum

Water Is Life, an original painting by Myra Roberts, will be shown during the month of February 2021 at the Shell Museum.

Spokeswoman, 2020-2024

Original paintings of women leaders in art, literature, politics, and the environment.

Billboard, 2020

Featured Dive In an original painting selected from more than five-hundred entries. Dive In was displayed on a billboard in Fort Myers to provide original art to the public during the pandemic.

Women of Distinction, 2019

Eighteen original paintings, featuring women of accomplishment in the twentieth century.

Dream Peace, 2018

Includes four themes of original paintings.  Eighteen original paintings of Myra’s retro art, twenty-one original painting on social commentary, eighteen original paintings of Holocaust survivors and six Spiritual / Buddhist paintings.

The Retro Art of Myra Roberts, 2015

Eighty-six original paintings including retro images of the gulf coast, bathing beauties, Hollywood beauties, and dogs.

Project Tolerance, The Faces of Anne Frank, 2011

This maybe one of her most powerful exhibits. It consists of twenty-seven oil paintings capturing the life of Anne Frank from the time she was a small child through her time in hiding and finally as a prisoner in a German prisoner of war camp.


Collections

Myra’s paintings are in public and private collections across the United States and Europe, including the estate of Robert Rauschenberg. Roberts received letters of endorsement for her “Faces of Anne Frank” project from Hillary Rodham Clinton, and the Jane Goodall Institute.


In the Media

Artwork by Roberts is extensively featured in media around the nation, such as WCVB-TV Boston’s Sanibel-Captiva Segment Four: Island Art feature; Colorado-based Southwest Art magazine; Women Artists Datebook of Syracuse, New York; and Art of the Times magazine of New York City.

Florida media include WFTX-TV Fox 4, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Cookbook; WGCU Gulf Coast Live! radio show and WGCU Public Media’s Expressions magazine; Grandeur magazine; Times of the Islands magazine, and several annual guides for The Islands of Sanibel & Captiva Chamber of Commerce. Her work is the subject of five books, Spokeswoman, Dream Peace, The Retro Art of Myra Roberts; Retro Images From the Florida Coast; and Project Tolerance: The Faces of Anne Frank, and the film Project Tolerance: The Faces of Anne Frank.

She has lectured extensively at schools, clubs, and other venues around the nation.