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“ZIRKLE DAM – Little Satilla River” by Wayne Morgan

Artist: Wayne Morgan Genre: Photography Bio: I live in the Southeast Georgia County of Brantley. In 1999, I had heart issues that required a pacemaker when I was 35 years old. I started taking a camera with me hunting and fishing and finally put my gun and rod and reel down. I go out several days a week looking for …

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“Job Well Done” by Kudos the Kid

Artist: Kudos the Kid Genre: Music Bio: Kudos the Kid is an indie hip hop duo out of Jacksonville, Fl. While their music is rooted in hip hop, it is defined by experimentation and exploration. With certainly no lack of energy or style, Kudos the Kid utilizes the juxtaposition of melodies and big hooks against gritty vocals to create songs …

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“Moon-Cycle” by Diane Thompson Cortese

Artist: Diane Thompson Cortese Genre: Other Bio: I create touchable art because sometimes kids just don’t listen. Inspired by my two little boys and their zest for unusual ideas and all things colorful, I create paintings, sculptures and assemblages, often using upcycled materials. Piece: Moon-Cycle Piece Description: Acrylic/mixed media on reclaimed wood (18″x19″)

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“Egan’s Creek” by Kate Merrick

Artist: Kate Merrick Genre: Painting Bio: Lifelong artist, gardener, cyclist, peace activist, beach lover, yoga enthusiast, I live for art & my grandchildren & all children. Piece: Egan’s Creek Piece Description: A small watercolor done in Fernandina Beach for 1 day in my 365 day Creative Challenge 2016. Web: Kate Merrick – Website Kate Merrick – Facebook

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“Plarn” by Carmen Barfield

Artist: Carmen Barfield Genre: Other Bio: I create items out of Plarn, the plastic bags one throws away after going to the store. I weave them together to make balls and then use my needles or hooks to make items. I use aluminum cans as well. I crochet and knit them together using only the bags and cans. No two …

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“Reaching Out” by Marcelo Murillo

Artist: Marcelo Murillo Genre: Photography Bio: I’m absolutely obsessed with photography, it is all I can think of all day and night. My journey into photography started when I was young and would always be the picture taker on our family vacations and events. A few years back I decided to purchase a DSLR and I have not looked back …

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“Honky Tonk City” by Christine Schub

Artist: Christine Schub Genre: Painting Bio: I am a self taught artist who works primarily with oil paint on linen, cotton canvas or Duron board. I enjoy depicting the urban/industrial landscape in an abstract fashion. Piece: Honky Tonk City Piece Description: “Honky Tonk City” is a colorful interpretation of a city celebrating it’s best and brightest energy. Web: Christine Schub …

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“The Bride-To-Be” by Hal Padgett

Artist: Hal Padgett Genre: Photography Bio: A native of the Florida panhandle, I moved to the First Coast 14 years ago. Neptune Beach and I make a good match. Most of my photos are snapped on the boardwalk, sands, and fishing pier in downtown Jacksonville Beach. Piece: The Bride-To-Be Piece Description: Looking down from the north railing of the pier. …

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“Take it Back” by Stephen Mason

Artist: Stephen Mason Genre: Music Bio: Songwriter – Country, with occasional mixture of folk/rock with a blues overtone recorded with minimal tracks; however, still a full sound. While living in Chesapeake, VA, I studied chord and scale theory under instruction of “Lewis McGehee”- one of Tidewater Virginia’s finest acoustic players; of course that doesn’t mean I can play like Lewis, …

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“The Dragon, The Pig, & The Red Tiger” by Artur Nistra

Artist: Artur Nistra Genre: Other Bio: Artur Nistra has lived in the United States since 1999 when he first arrived in New York City from Rio de Janeiro looking for a new life in the Big Apple. After moving to Florida in 2003, Artur earned an Associate of Science degree in Graphic from Florida State College, later acquired his Bachelors …