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“Cabinet of Curiosities” by Leigh Murphy

Artist: Leigh Murphy Genre: Painting Bio: Signature member of American Watercolor and Florida Watercolor Societies, won over 100 awards in local, state, national, and international art competitions. 2006-7 inductee into Who’s Who of American Women. Paintings exhibited in the US Embassies of Honduras, Belarus, and Costa Rica. Contributing writer for Watercolor Magic and The Artists’ Magazines. 20+ museum shows, 4 …

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“Good Intent” by Christian Henderson

Artist: Christian Henderson Genre: Music Bio: I am a Regional manager for a motorcycle company. I have three kids, two in college. I’ve been writing music and playing guitar for about 7 years. Born in Jax. I was recently interviewed by Warren Miller for Closing the Loop, my story is elucidated there. Piece: Good Intent Piece Description: A song about …

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“The Future Needs You” by James Greene

Artist: James Greene Genre: Other Bio: Originally from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, James Greene received a BFA in Studio Art from the University of Northern Iowa in 2001 and an MFA in Studio Art with an emphasis in Printmaking at The University of Tennessee in Knoxville in 2006. Currently James teaches middle school drawing and printmaking at Lavilla School of the …

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“Buddha Fawkes” by Kyle Willis

Artist: Kyle Willis Genre: Other Bio: Kyle Willis is a freelance fine-artist living in Jacksonville, Florida. Originally hailing from South Florida, his mediums include ballpoint pen, acrylics, watercolor, digital media and more. Fan art friendly, Kyle is always looking for a good pop culture mash up. Piece: Buddha Fawkes Piece Description: Buddha is the father of the “Question Everything” mentality …

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“Duty Calls” by Ale’ta Turner

Duty Calls by Ale’ta Turner She has hope drilled into her heart, rich oil deposited into the depths of her soul. He has half a mustard seed of faith— his life lies in the hands of many men. Both are weighed down by fatigue. He kisses her lipstick traces on a dirty envelope, runs his fingers across the perfume scented …

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“Hollow form urn #28” by Bill Beck

Artist: Bill Beck Genre: Sculpture Bio: Bill Beck has been an amateur wood worker for the past 60 years. First working at a kitchen table between meals and eventually using U.S. Army Craft Shops. Bill first used a lathe in 2008 and found an outlet for his creativity. Lathes have been used as far back as ancient Egypt to manufacture …

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“Holiday Greetings” by Drew Trevlyn

Artist: Drew Trevlyn Genre: Other Bio: My Story: Hi, my name is Drew, and this is my story. Not so long ago, I was in an almost fatal accident. Suffering severe head trauma, I was air-lifted to Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia. There, I lay in a comma for four weeks, with family and friends by my side. Doctors said my …

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“Bring On The Love” by Summer Van Mun

Artist: Summer Van Mun Genre: Other Bio: Art was my first love. I was also drawn to the healing arts and soon after found myself in Hawaii studying massage and later was called onto the shamanic path. I currently balance a healing practice and a creative path. The two intertwine with writings that reflect my healing knowledge and conversations with …

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“Brain matter” by Nathaniel Price

Artist: Nathaniel Price Genre: Painting Bio: Nathaniel Price, an artist who creates found mixed media collaged abstractions in multiple mediums. His art seems to revolve, in various ways, around this idea of displacement, of where and what is home. He sometimes refers to his artwork as a battlefield of marks. Piece: Brain matter Piece Description: Found mixed media collaged abstractions …