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WJCT Presents Special Screening & Panel Discussion of Independent Lens’ The Armor of Light, An Exploration of Faith To Fight Gun Violence

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT Presents Special Screening & Panel Discussion of Independent Lens’ The Armor of Light, An Exploration of Faith To Fight Gun Violence Documentary and Panel Feature Lucy McBath, Mother of Shooting Victim Jordan Davis (Jacksonville, FL, April 7, 2016); Join WJCT on April 26 at …

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“GARDEN SPAGHETTI HOUSE” by Lucy Cortese

GARDEN SPAGHETTI HOUSE by Lucy Cortese Sepia-colored images on the wrinkled photo dissolve the faded smiles and blurred features of my parents proud Italian immigrants standing in front of their new establishment first-time restaurant owners Garden Spaghetti House the sign above their heads in bold letters Garden literal translation for Giardino a word that stumbles and mumbles euphemism bastardization of …

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“Jax.Fla.” by Viktor Lazarev

Artist: Viktor Lazarev Genre: Painting Bio: About Viktor Lazarev… Was born (Kazakhstan,USSR)… daycare… all schools… university(civil engineering diploma)… work… ‘revolutions’, removals(migrations)… Became an artist(or being one before,or not at all, you’re the judge!),self… live in JAX.FLA.USA… and still alive. Thank you (for your visit and a positive thoughts). Cheers. With Love. Vic Contact: lazarevv@bellsouth.net Piece: Jax.Fla. Piece Description: “Jax.Fla.”-original art …

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“Pear with cherries” by John Taddia

Artist: John Taddia Genre: Painting Bio: I am a 65 year old male. Married with 2 daughters 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. I love to paint and draw. My dream in life was always to succeed in art. I would still love for that to happen. Piece: Pear with cherries Piece Description: This is a water color on 80lb …

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“Atlantic Sailfish” by “Doc” (John) Fabiano

Artist: “Doc” (John) Fabiano Genre: Other 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 …

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“Batman” by Roselynn Imbleau

Artist: Roselynn Imbleau Genre: Painting Bio: Heart driven artist. I work in oil, work from emotion and memory, and from small moments distilled from life. Currently, I am a VAMFA candidate at JU, and I live in Ponte Vedra. My work has been exhibited in North & South Carolina. Piece: Batman Piece Description: Oil on handmade paper. The square surfaces …

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“Song Of The Summer Squall” by Arvid Smith

Artist: Arvid Smith Genre: Music Bio: I am a composer / performer working with stringed instruments in non-traditional as well familiar roles. This approach is reflected in my music not only in sound but in the stylistic blending of various genre. Piece: Song Of The Summer Squall Piece Description: Instrumental / multi layered “Song Of The Summer Squall” draws from …

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“Bella Nadien” by Brion Griffin

Artist: Brion Griffin Genre: Painting Bio: American, born in the Canal Zone, Panama, raised in Honduras. Attended the Art Inst. of Ft. Lauderdale for Advertising and Fashion Design. Shown and sold from Florida to California. Love painting interesting portraits, landscapes and abstract/cubism. Used to paint for the fun of it, now I mostly do commissioned work. I donate a lot …

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“Missing Summer” by Bill Sims

Artist: Bill Sims Genre: Music Bio: Shoot The Pier is a Jacksonville, FL based father-daughter band. We write, record and produce original instrumental surf music. Our CD and EP received strong reviews and get current airplay on CA college stations. We are honored to have been featured in the January 2015 Folio Weekly, and pleased our tunes are in films …

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“Warmth” by Lauren Wheeler

Artist: Lauren Wheeler Genre: Other Bio: I am a student studying visual arts in Jacksonville. Inspired by my teachers, peers, and surroundings. Piece: Warmth Piece Description: An experiment with scanned traditional collages and digital manipulation. Web: Lauren Wheeler – Facebook