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“The Water’s Edge” by Kimberly Carter

The Water’s Edge by Kimberly Carter Measure not your worth by wealth or fame. Life’s accomplishments are like footsteps in the sand. Even the deepest impression is destined to succumb to the inevitable tide. Shells of creativity, achievement and enlightenment tumble at your feet, waiting to be discovered. These treasured gifts from God are not intended to be horded. They …

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“Winter Sail” by Gary Mahan

Artist: Gary Mahan Genre: Painting Bio: I have been a resident of Jacksonville for 43 years working as an architect. I enjoy sailing and painting. Piece: Winter Sail Piece Description: Watercolor reminiscent of past winter sails in the Chesapeake Bay.

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“Trouble in Paradise” by Michael Thweatt

Artist: Michael Thweatt Genre: Painting Bio: I live on Amelia Island and I have been painting and drawing for several decades. I have recently discovered the digital airbrush as an art tool and it has been an inspiration that has revitalized my creativity and productivity. I am compiling an online gallery of digital airbrush work featuring scenes from Amelia Island. …

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“Playing The Blues” by Ralph Bonna

Artist: Ralph Bonna Genre: Photography Bio: Originally from Plymouth, MA, I have lived in Green Cove Springs since 1999 and in Florida for 33 years. I retired from the Navy in 1989 and from the corporate world in 2012. I have been an avid photographer all my adult life and I enjoy shooting pictures of a variety of subjects. Piece: …

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“Ol’ Fence” by Ron Schroer

Quarter 2: 1st Place Winner – Ron Schroer Local artists and 1st Place Winner of The Square, Ron Schroer, creates unique works of art using found materials. [divider/ ] Artist: Ron Schroer Genre: Sculpture Bio: Ron Schroer, a Jacksonville native, has a diverse set of skills including design, welding, machining, hydraulics, electronics and repair, music (especially percussion), problem solving, and …

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“Thai Parasols” by Abby Howard Murphy

Artist: Abby Howard Murphy Genre: Painting Bio: Abby draws inspiration from beautiful first coast vistas and her travels. More whimsical themes can be found in her themed murals created for the Sunshine Foundation Dream Village for chronically and terminally ill children; stage backdrops for Stanton productions; and in educational pieces and designs for the St. Johns River WMD, North Florida …