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WJCT Public Broadcasting Announces Its Champions of Education

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT Public Broadcasting Announces Its Champions of Education: Honorees To Be Recognized at American Graduate Stories of Champions 2016 Awards Dinner on Sept. 15 (Jacksonville, FL, August 31, 2016); WJCT Public Broadcasting is pleased to announce its five local champions of education to be honored …

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“Vincent Van Skelly” by Marie Marfia

Artist: Marie Marfia Genre: Painting Bio: My name is Marie Marfia and I am a pastel artist living in Florida. If you’re looking for art featuring skeletons, you’ve come to the right place. I like to paint skeletons as tourists capering on and around famous landmarks, as figures dancing on the beach or as substitutes for people in classic works …

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“Fascination” by Abby Howard Murphy

Artist: Abby Howard Murphy Genre: Painting Bio: Lifelong artist and photographer, Abby’s work includes murals for the Sunshine Foundation Dream Village and Timucuan Parks Foundation; SJRWMD watershed education illustrations; sets for theater productions at Stanton HS and DBC; publication designs as well as an occasional show. Working to preserve and advocate special places, her paintings celebrate the natural world. Piece: …

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“Sirens of Sado” by Shoot the Pier

Artist: Shoot the Pier Genre: Music Bio: Shoot the Pier is a local father/daughter band who writes, plays, records and produces original instrumental surf music at our home in San Marco. Our music gets airplay on CA college stations and has been used in movies and commercials. Support Local Artists! Piece: Sirens of Sado Piece Description: Inspiration came from the …

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“Various” by Arvid Smith

Artist: Arvid Smith Genre: Music Bio: Perfoming a blend of original compositions as well fusionist treatments of traditional music. Piece: Various Piece Description: Wood & Wire

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“Luminescent” by Rachael Harbert

Artist: Rachael Harbert Genre: Painting Bio: I was raised in Jacksonville and attended JU on a full academic scholarship. Although I’ve been artistic since I was a child (just ask my parents!), I took some formal art classes at JU while I was earning an honors degree in Economics and Spanish. Once I had my degree, I decided to earn …