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“Stoli” by Ellen Jones

Artist: Ellen Jones Genre: Painting Bio: I have been painting all of my life and would paint every minute of the day if I could! I have been a resident of Ponte Vedra Beach for over 19 years and use my art to teach others about the love and beauty of Jesus Christ. Piece: Stoli Piece Description: Oil on 9×12 …

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“Coffee at The Lightner Museum” by Yola Nicpon

Artist: Yola Nicpon Genre: Photography Bio: As far as I can remember I have always been an artistic soul. And taking pictures is soo natural state for me. This is what makes me happy and in tune with myself. My intuition and my Heart leads me to express how I see the world through the camera lenses, and it’s amazing …

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“Charmaine” by Nicole Holderbaum

Artist: Nicole Holderbaum Genre: Painting Bio: My goal is to reveal the unlimited potential that innately exists within us all. I hope to help individuals reconnect to their earthly and universal roots which, when acknowledged and embraced, provide us with the ability to conquer anything. I want to encourage people to live with a purpose, to search within themselves and …

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WJCT’s First Coast Connect Receives National PRNDI Award

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT’s First Coast Connect Receives National PRNDI Award First Coast Connect Wins First Place in The Call–In Program Category (Jacksonville, FL, June 29, 2015); WJCT’s First Coast Connect has received its fourth national award from Public Radio News Directors, Inc. (PRNDI). The program captured first …

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WJCT’s State Of The Re:Union Wins Third National Edward R. Murrow Award In a Row

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT’s State Of The Re:Union Wins Third National Edward R. Murrow Award In a Row (Jacksonville, FL, June 24, 2015) For the third year in a row, the public radio program State of the Re:Union (SOTRU) will receive the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award. The …

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“Axis by Axis” by Paco Gutierrez

Artist: Paco Gutierrez Genre: Painting Bio: Born in Havana. Cuba and moved to the US when I was 13 yrs old. After High School went to study at the University of Salamanca in Spain. Received my MFA (Masters in Fine Arts) from Emporia State University in Kansas. Hava exhibited in Spain, Kansas, Miami, NY, and in NE Florida. Piece: Axis …

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“Tribute To Starry Night” by Nate Gholz

Artist: Nate Gholz Genre: Painting Bio: I am 37 years old, I am a personal trainer, and certified life-guard, however I am always looking for new things to do, when I’m not with my wonderful 11 year old daughter, Eden. I was born in Oregon and have lived and worked and just traveled all around the world. I love the …

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“Under the Palms” by Peggy Toussant

Artist: Peggy Toussant Genre: Painting Bio: As a watercolorist for ten years, I never get tired of seeing how the paint will react on the paper and on the prepared canvas. I’m a former teacher, now with a children’s orchestra program, a resident of Jax since 2002, and now I see our city on the cusp of being great, people …

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“Give Me Wings!” by Susanne Schuenke

Artist: Susanne Schuenke Genre: Painting Bio: I am a full time fine art painter with the medium oil and watercolor. I have painted since childhood and had numerous exhibitions international (Europe and USA) and also locally, since I am a resident of St. John’s County since 1991. Piece: Give Me Wings! Piece Description: A monumental painting (14′ wide) , giving …

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“Goldfish” by Shellie Thies

Artist: Shellie Thies Genre: Painting Bio: Shellie has been painting all her life. She matriculated at the School of Visual Arts in New York and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2003 from the University of North Florida. Her work has been featured in multiple local art shows, and she is currently continuing to work on an abstract series. …