Artist: “Doc” (John) Fabiano
Bio: Doc Fabiano, has been a Jacksonville resident since 1978 and an artist, writer, cook, fisherman, and sailor most of his life. Growing up in a maritime community and settling in the lower latitudes, Doc has caught, consumed, or released most of his subjects. The present work is a progression that began while he taught autistic students Gyotaku as a tactile experience a decade ago.
Piece: Atlantic Sailfish
Piece Description: Rendered from pine, wood stains, & marine spar vanish, it uses the grain to add to the definition.