Have you ever thought about becoming an art collector? Contrary to what many may think, collecting art isn’t just for millionaires and gallery owners. Anyone can collect art, regardless of finances or profession. If you are a fan of art, you can start your own collection this weekend at the 25th Anniversary Downtown Stuart Art Festival! For many of us, starting an art collection started out as a fun hobby. [...]

Art is my passion! My medium of choice is watercolor and pencil. I enjoy creating portraits of houses, people or pets, landscapes, flowers and still life. I love what I do and I am always creating for an upcoming show or for custom orders from my two websites. Cell: (330)770-5586 Studio Phone Number: (330)770-5586 Email: ljanderson@zoominternet.net Web: http://www.artisticdesignsbylaurie.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Laurie-J-Andersons-Art Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/lauriesdesigns Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/love4art75

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Anne’s life-sized animal sculptures are handmade from Sisal fibers derived from the Agave plant, sculpted clay, and hand painted fired glass. Each stunningly lifelike piece reflects its own individual personality. While her natural talent enables her to compose artwork of any species, Anne’s deepest passion is for wild cats. Her sculptures embody her dedication to conservation and species preservation, and pay tribute to these magnificent creatures. A picture is worth [...]

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Previously a sculptor of heavy metal and after being in a life changing van accident due to the weight of my work, I made a choice to continue doing what I love to do which is to create unique original pieces of sculpture, but now in a smaller form known as jewelry. My pieces that I create are of .999 fine silver. I sculpt, mutli-layer, carve, engrave, burnish, etch, setting [...]

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My name is Richard Apple and underwater photography is one of my greatest passions! As a PADI & HSA Scuba Instructor with nearly 30 years of experience diving Floridian and Caribbean Island waters, my appreciation for our beautiful and plentiful marine life never stops. I hope all visitors to my exhibits and web site get as much of a thrill as I do every time I take another look at [...]

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I was born Cullman, Alabama, and received a BA degree from St. Bernard College. I moved to south Florida in 1993 and started the business which is now Sue Appleton’s Walls of Art, Inc. in 1994. For 18 years the business has specialized in faux finishes, decorative painting, murals, trompe l’oeil, fine art and portraits. Starting out as a self-taught artist, I have studied extensively over the years with some [...]

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Born in Cullman Alabama and received a BA degree from St Bernard College. I moved to south Florida in 1993 and started the business which is now Sue Appleton’s Walls of Art, Inc in 1994. For 18 years the business has specialized in Faux Finishes, Decorative painting, Murals, Trompe L’oiel, Fine Art and Portraits. Starting out as a self taught artist I have studied extensively over the years with some [...]

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April Davis has always found her artistic inspiration in the splendor of the surrounding natural environment. By using her inherent talent as an artist, she focuses on bringing out the beauty and tranquility of a specific scene. Since moving to Florida 15 years ago, April has become known for her brilliant tropical landscapes. Most recently April completed a cityscape of Lincoln Road in South Beach, FL – the second in [...]

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I create colorful, fun jewelry from lightweight anodized aluminum, much of which I anodize and hand-color. I also incorporate brass accents that I color-plate, or polymer clay created from my own hand-carved texture plates. I have been making jewelry since 2000 and exhibit in art shows in Florida and the southeast. Cell: (904) 434-9481 Studio Phone Number: (904) 434-9481 Email: robin@baronson.org Web: http://www.JinglersJewelry.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/jinglersjewelry

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Preparations are well underway for the debut of ArtRageous: Downtown Boca’s Art & Craft Festival slated for October 10th -11th, 2015. Produced by Howard Alan Events and hosted by Downtown Boca, this two-day outdoor gallery style street festival will showcase the work of the finest artists and crafters in the country selected among hundreds of applicants for their quality original artwork. Many of the exhibitors will be featuring artwork in [...]

Shelly is an award-winning creative talent in marketing communications for over 15 years, receiving over 30 international, national and regional awards. She has always commanded innovative talent in the creative arts. Presently, Shelly is turning her focus to painting where she primarily paints figurative pieces on a large scale in various water, western and natural environments. Shelly’s work has been showcased at various galleries throughout Georgia and the Southeast. Shelly [...]

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I have been working in anodized aluminum sheet and wire since 1987. I create Cubist style contemporary jewelry incorporating mix media, glass, plastics and found objects. My work has been exhibited in galleries and museums, and some in the music industry. I participate in fine art festivals along the southeast, mid-west and northeast. Cell: (404)313-3446 Studio Phone Number: (404)313-3446 Email: exotiqjewelry@yahoo.com

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Mark Bair is a woodcarver and multimedia artist living in Audubon, NJ. While always having a love of art and fine craft, it wasn’t until 2000 that he found his passion combining traditional woodcarving with other mediums. His inspiration is found in both nature and traditions of the past, with an eye towards whimsy. The work all starts with an idea and a rough sketch. First, using traditional carving chisels, [...]

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I am a self-taught, whimsical mixed media artist and illustrator. I create mermaids, angels, fairies, forlorn girls and quirky characters often with messages of love, courage , inspiration and a hint of humor. I use various materials including acrylics, oils, charcoal, pencil, ink and papers to enhance my paintings. I love to incorporate vintage and found items to enhance my paintings. I’m inspired by life’s quirky moments, fairy tale characters [...]

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Inspired by the ocean and nature, I use lost wax casting and hand fabrication to create my collection of dancing starfish, playful dolphins, and exotic tropical sunsets painted in gemstone combinations. The story in each piece is brought to life with 14k and 18k gold, as well as sterling silver worked into wonderfully strange textures and shapes. The gentle movement of sea grass and the organic feel of branch coral [...]

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Tom Barnes has spent twenty years producing self taught, uniquely styled art in vibrant colors and classy images rendered with DaVinci professional grade watercolors on gallery wrapped canvases. Finished with archival sprays for lasting impressions. Ultraviolet-light resistant. Handsomely presented in Black and Gold Floater frames, perfect for any decor. Long Neck Ladies are a signature, but landscapes and florals are just as popular. In 2011 and 2012, accepted into the [...]

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I have lived in Littleton, CO, for thirty years and turned to full-time art production about four years ago, from a previous career as an instrumentation developer and robotics engineer. I eventually settled on a technique I call “flash sculptures,” which are mixed-media wall sculptures containing found objects that are captured in a state of disintegration, fragmentation, or dispersion. The name of the technique is intended to evoke an analogy [...]

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H. Allen Benowitz, a self-taught photographer, born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, and a graduate from the Interboro Institute of Business in Manhattan, migrated to Miami, FL, in the 1960s, where he currently resides with his wife, Jo. They enjoy living at their log home in Burnsville, NC, from spring to fall. As an evolution from the accomplishments of his professional court reporting, legal videography, and videoconferencing career, the camera [...]

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Joni Berte and her father, Bill Lohnes, have collaborated on a gorgeous selection of hand-carved Fantasy Dragonflies. Bill is an award-winning wildlife sculptor, typically, birds and fish; his work can be found in several galleries in Washington State, and at Rare Earth Gallery in Stuart, Florida. In addition to the Fantasy Dragonfly line, Joni creates unique “Fire-Carved” wood-turned jars and boxes that are perfect for the season! Cell: (231)944-6433 Studio [...]

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Kathy is a digital artist inspired by nature and light, which is a common theme throughout her work. Each work of art is a combination of photograph (sometimes more than one) and digital painting. The photograph is the basis and inspiration for the digital painting. She draws upon her background in painting and drawing to create each piece, sometimes spending hours to get the precise effect. Her love of light [...]

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Mallo Bisset might have taken the long road to living her dream, but once she sets her mind on something, there’s nothing stopping her. As a little girl living on the Åland Islands in the Finnish archipelago, she wasn’t too fond of school, and told everyone “I am going to be an artist when I grow up”. Life got in the way for a while, but after years of hard [...]

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Elzbieta Bittner Artist born in Poland , since 1998 resident of Florida , USA . Passionate about possibilities of threads and plasticity of fiber she become a textile artist creating unique , innovative 3-D tapestries made out of natural fiber and leather combined with glass , clay , wood or metal. She works sculpturally exploring forms in her tapestries , creating a sense of depth and rich texture . Her [...]

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Becky Blair, of inSpiraled, is a former public school art teacher with an appreciation for the often ignored and unexpected. Embracing color and texture, she cuts, tools, and dyes leather and combines the pieces with hammered sterling silver and found objects to create wearable artworks. Favorite items to incorporate into her work include those discovered by chance while exploring roadsides, beaches, and antique stores, as well as finds collected during [...]

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Adrienne Blum Enamels For Adrienne, her inspiration for her work comes from living in Portugal and Spain while in high school in the late 60s. Her family’s home outside of Lisbon had elaborate azulejos tile. “Tile has so much character and personal expression for the home. It is an honor to make pieces that are the American equivalent of tile.” The Face is a self-portrait, a piece enameled with a [...]

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I paint with oil pastels, oils and acrylics. I create my original, one-of-a-kind paintings from imagination/memory and by referring to my own photographs. Since I was five years old, I wanted to be an artist and have made that my life’s work. I continue to explore a world of color, light and joy and hope to bring that spirit to those who view my artwork. Views of the sky, day [...]

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New England wood artisan Donald Boudreau started his life’s dream in 1992 when he and his wife Carol sold everything and moved aboard their 49 foot sailboat “Domicile” and started an around the world cruise. During their many adventures, one thing in particular captivated Don. It was the beauty and unique qualities of the tropical hardwoods, which he found in Central & South America and the South Pacific. Six years [...]

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Aaron Bowles Fine Art Aaron Bowles Cell: (804) 551-2090 Studio Phone Number: (804) 551-2090 Email: bowles3@gmail.com Web: http://www.abowles.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Aaron-Bowles-Fine-Art/187527371343716

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I am a self-taught mosaic artist who first started when an illness sidelined me from my very physical job. Necessity drove me into the art world, but my poor health quickly showed its silver lining when I fell in love with the mosaic art form. The deal was sealed when I began creating my own mosaic tiles from polymer clay and making use of my collection of found objects and [...]

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Did you know that mosaic art is one of the oldest arts there is? Back in earlier times, it was a sign of wealth and status, I suppose because it takes so long to make. Properly made mosaic art work should last a long time and makes an excellent family heirloom to be passed down through the generations. I’ve been up cycling old china, porcelain, lamps, vases, anything that breaks [...]

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Welcome to Single Handed Studio! Here you will find all of the digital painting & design of, me, AJ Brockman. I am an award-winning artist that truly has a passion for art, design and all things that are awesome. I also have SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy), a progressive neuromuscular disease, and have been wheelchair-bound since age two. I view myself as being “differently abled” rather than “disabled” and I live [...]

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I’ve been painting since I was eight years old and while I’ve taken many art classes over the years, I am largely self-taught. My formal education consists of a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, achieved in 1988 from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, CA. I graduated Summa Cum Laude, top student in Finance and was Valedictorian of my graduating class. I then went to work for IBM in [...]

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I am a self-taught mixed media artist living in the Charleston area. My art grew from photos of family relatives my grandmother gave me. Inspired, I wanted to tell their stories. Armed with a shared family history, I began down the path I am on today. I have moved from family photographs to discarded snapshots discovered at estate sales and antique stores who have found their way into my art. [...]

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Seamstress Pat grew up in a large family in New England, served her country during Vietnam in the US Navy, and re-entered civilian life working in Corporate America before retiring to Florida. She now spends most of her time sewing 26” and 20” cloth dolls with smiling faces. It’s the best job ever because she not only puts smiles on the faces of her dolls, she also puts smiles on [...]

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I was born on the picturesque Meuse River in Lorraine France. At a very young age my beloved grandmother taught me the love of colors, art and creativity. I relocated to Gainesville in my teens, Florida has been my home ever since. My passion for beading began when I inherited a jade and crystal necklace from my grandmother. The necklace was old and tattered and in need of repair. Restoring [...]

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Lynn & Stephen Cebula Artist Statement Our work is our passion. Like a breath of fresh air, It energizes us in the creative process. We love working with wood and its endless variety of shapes and textures. When we get to add color to the mix of shapes in the sculpture it comes alive before our eyes. The bits of found objects and metal we interject with the wood only [...]

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Architectural shapes and forms (both realistic and abstract) make up most of Iowan John Chehak’s Midwestern landscapes. Chehak is a masterful draftsman and painter, and is no stranger to mixed-media or three-dimensional work, either. His wide expanse of expertise and style make his artwork a treat to explore, and although I found myself initially fond of his realistic style, moments later I found myself falling in love with his highly [...]

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I was born in St. Petersburg Russia in 1969. I use oil on canvas in Post Impressionism Style. Color and brushstrokes bring 3 dimensions to my Art Work. Sergey Cherep Cell: (404) 772-6071 Studio Phone Number: (404) 772-6071 Email: srcherep@gmail.com Web: http://www.sergeycherep.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sergey.cherep Twitter: @SergeyCherep

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Trained in painting realism until college, I found the college years were a series of experiments in abstract expressionism (the “ism” of the period). Studying many historical styles, my interest of painting representational still life prevailed — especially the styles of the Dutch golden era masters. For 20 years, after college, full time painting was put on hold for a career as owner of a successful advertising/marketing firm in Miami, [...]

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I am retired from a 30-year career as an Interior Designer. Now I work on my art, my passion. I find colored pencil ideal for working in small spaces and travels well to allow to me to draw wherever I go. Cell: (941)445-3440 Email: rdolan6237@aol.com Web: http://www.ETSY.com/Notquitebrimfield Pinterest: http://www.pinterest/RHChipman Art

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Geoff is one of SW Florida’s finest bird photographers and workshop leaders, and exhibits at festivals throughout Florida (November through April) and the Atlantic coastline (from May through October). Geoff’s images show his keen ability to recognize and capture gorgeous light, as well as the behaviors of his avian subjects. Own one of his vivid, museum-quality Gallery Wrap canvases or prints, and Florida’s beautiful wildlife will seem to come to [...]

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After 25 years of Raku firing, we developed two distinct primitive firings the last 8-10 years. They either involve a sawdust pit firing, creating unique fire clouds as well as colorful patinas. Or, the second style of firing uses straw to give the piece straw impressions and rich sepia tones. After the straw firing, additional painting is done using oils, acrylic,oil paint stick and modeling paste to further embellish our [...]

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Presently living in High Springs, Florida, Tina Corbett has devoted her life to her love of art. She studied Commercial Art at Miami Lakes Tech and served as the Postal Art Illustrator for the South Florida District Post Office for 17 years until her move to northern Florida. There she has decided to pursue her first love, Fine Art Oil Painting. This area of Florida has inspired her creativity with [...]

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Tina served as the US Postal Art Illustrator for the South Florida District Postal Service for 17 years, up until her move to northern Florida. This area of Florida has inspired her creativity with its “artsy” spirit and its wonderful array of springs, beautiful ranches, farms and historic “Old Florida.” She also paints figurative, animal portraits, landscapes and has developed a passionate love for Plein Air painting (painting from life, [...]

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I have been involved in art, in one form or another, since childhood. Over the years, my love of expressing myself through art has always reappeared, even after a long hiatus. In 2009 I was forced to retire, which coincided with meeting a mentor who opened the door, and released the artist which had been dormant for so long. My art reflects my love of nature in the beautiful world [...]

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I am drawn to things in small scale, repetitive images, whimsy, and things three-dimensional. I am able to combine these seemingly disparate qualities when I treat standard white dominos as small canvases. Using pen and brush I paint detailed images with pigmented ink on these plastic tiles and then attach from one to almost a thousand tiles to canvas or board. Pieces may have several layers of dominos, creating a [...]

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From raw wood and a little inspiration to unique handmade, one of a kind “vintage” art… My original image is created, painted (acrylic, oil, stains, digital, latex, wax ,ink), hand sculpted proprietary dimensional wood “canvas” developed over three decades so that is then uniquely aged. Painted, sanded, stained and hand waxed (all sides and edges) to a beautiful vintage appearance. Truly the definition of “mixed media” this is “vintage” art [...]

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Working in vibrant oils on canvas, I paint bold florals and beach scenes bathed in sunlight. Cell: (860)558-0378 Email: cheryldavisart@gmail.com Web: http://www.cheryldavisart.com

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In her glass work Sheron Davis strives to capture the motion found in waves and waterfalls. She does this by using layers of glass which allows for an infinite variety of color, shape, and design. Each piece is unique since they evolve as she works on them. Natural items are often included for added interest and dimension. She has been exhibiting at outdoor art shows for the last 30 years [...]

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Our wall hangings are created by drawing a nautical picture in the beach sand, we create one at a time, and they are all original. Allen DeMichele started creating these beautiful nautical scenes over 20 years ago in the 1980’s. He has taught this relief art to his life partner, Kelly-Zimmer DeMichele, and his children, Marc and Matthew. We all work together as a family of artists hand painting, designed, [...]

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My journey into jewelry design began one Christmas when I was around eight or nine. My grandmother gave me a giant box filled with every type of bead, string, wire, clasp, and tool that I would need to jump right in and start creating. It was like a treasure chest for me and remains to this day one of the best gifts I have ever received. In high school I [...]

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