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Local musicians The Little Books perform their song “Bridges.”

The Square is a collaboration between WJCT, the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, and the local arts community. Its purpose is to provide a place for local artist to share their work. It is also a place where the community can go to view work by local artists.

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Featured Entries

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Jonny Jimison

Local comic artist Jonny Jimison talks about the process of drawing comics.

Quarter 1 Entries

Submission dates – November 5 thru December 31 by 11:59pm EST
Voting dates – January 2 thru January 31

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“Crosscurrents” – Arvid Smith

Artist: Arvid Smith Genre: Music Bio: Multi-instrumentalist, performing on a variety of stringed instruments in a variety of genres. Currently…
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“My love” by Meredith Woodard

Artist: Meredith Woodard Genre: Music Bio: After struggling with infertility, music became a space to put all of my feelings.…
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“Winter’s Willow” by Cher Brown

Artist: Cher Brown Genre: Photography Bio: Referred to as her Mother’s “nature girl”, Cher has always felt a deep connection…
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“Baggage” – Zachary Havas

Artist: Zachary Havas Genre: Painting Bio: I’m a former expat, I spent most of my life in France. I graduated…
poetry

“WANT AD” by CJ Godwin

WANT AD by CJ Godwin Second class poet Seeking sanctuary From the heated mass of ignorance And high velocity intellect…
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“Sanctuary” by Mary McAllister

Artist: Mary McAllister Genre: Painting Bio: A recent transplant to Jacksonville, Mary McAllister was born in Baltimore and attended the…
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“Hometown” by Sharon Scholl

Artist: Sharon Scholl Genre: Poetry Bio: Professor emerita from Jacksonville University where I taught Humanities and classes on Japan and…
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“Lovely” by Jami Childers

Artist: Jami Childers Genre: Painting Bio: I am a Jacksonville Florida artist. I Own & operate two businesses. I just…
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“Ophelia” by Leilani Leo

Artist: Leilani Leo Genre: Painting Bio: Finding my talent later in life than the norm, I passionately follow my goal…
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“Gold Arc” by Rob Middleton

Artist: Rob Middleton Genre: Painting Bio: Rob Middleton began abstract painting while studying psychology at Princeton University. His long commitment…
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“Ducasse” by Thony Aiuppy

Artist: Thony Aiuppy Genre: Painting Bio: Thony Aiuppy received a BFA in Painting/Drawing at the University of North Florida in…
poetry

“l’horloge” by Laura Matejka

l’horloge by Laura Matejka Going swiftly moments fleeting Dragging on moments enduring Strolling by in slow motion An instant gone…
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“Snowy Owl” – Patricia Andrew

Artist: Patricia Andrew Genre: Painting Bio: I graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in History and…
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“The Come Back” – Henri Papineau

THE Comeback A Poem by Henri Papineau      Only if you knew…           How many comebacks I could throw at you. Backed…
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“Adaptation” by Jamie Howard

Artist: Jamie Howard Genre: Painting Bio: Jaime Howard, painter and instructor, combines her love for painting and teaching with an…
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“Black Magic” by Mark Goodman

Artist: Mark Goodman Genre: Painting Bio: I used to work in the commercial arts world designing on-line games, websites and…
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“It’s You” by Frank Abong

Artist: Frank Abong Genre: Music Bio: Guitar player, composer, classically trained, classical, acoustic, electric, bass. I try to compose a…
poetry

“entropy” by Michelle Acker

entropy by Michelle Acker i. I am made of poetry as much as polypeptide chains. nothing is exclusive here–not mutually–we…
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“Moody” by Ximena Vergara

Artist: Ximena Vergara Genre: Painting Bio: I’m a visual artist native of Colombia, I have been living and working in…
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“Diana Ross” by Stephanie Glen

Artist: Stephanie Glen Genre: Painting Bio: I am a mathematician and a visual artist. I incorporate elements of math into…
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“Stay Near” by Kia Mayshack

Artist: Kia Mayshack Genre: Music Bio: Kia Nicole has been sharing her gifts of soul music and poetry for many…
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“El Cid” by William Meyer

Artist: William Meyer Genre: Painting Bio: Born in Panama, William Meyer has a diverse range of painting styles that range…
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“Manatee” by Jolie Schlieper

Artist: Jolie Schlieper Genre: Photography Bio: Jolie Schlieper is a local environmental educator who recently survived a diagnosis of Hodgkin’s…
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“over the top” by Jimmy Shover

Artist: Jimmy Shover Genre: Photography Bio: I am a graduate of the University of North Florida. Jacksonville native and my…
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“movement 1″ by Shellie Thies

Artist: Shellie Thies Genre: Painting Bio: Shellie Thies was born and raised in Neptune Beach, Florida. She discovered her love…
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“Fallen” by Danny Davis

Artist: Danny Davis Genre: Painting Bio: I am a 43 year old painter who has been painting since I was…
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“Yesterday” by Vernon Harper

Artist: Vernon Harper Genre: Poetry Bio: Grew up on a small tobacco farm in North Carolina. Attended BYU (BS) and…
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“Autumn” by Bill Misenheimer

Artist: Bill Misenheimer Genre: Painting Bio: I am from Illinois, moved to Jacksonville some 30 years ago. Retired from W.W.…
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“Abbie in Winter” by Kaytee Esser

Artist: Kaytee Esser Genre: Painting Bio: Kaytee Esser was raised in Southeastern Pennsylvania, near Chadds Ford. She holds a B.F.A.…
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“Tiki Sculpture” by Dennis Thomas

Artist: Dennis Thomas Genre: Sculpture Bio: No Bio Piece: Tiki Sculpture Piece Description: These Tikis are hand-carved by old school…
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“Bathe” by Viktor Lazarev

Artist: Viktor Lazarev Genre: Painting Bio: Thank you all for stopping by my page. I have lived in America since…