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“Preciosa” by Aida Correa

to watch “Preciosa” by Aida Correa. Artist: Aida Correa Genre: Spoken Word Bio: I’m a Brooklyn born “New YorRican” mom, grandma, artist and poet with a passion to empower individuals from all walks of life through my paintings, writing and poetry. My current project, LoveBuilt Studio is a creative living arts studio designed to continue the vision of empowering people …

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“Unconscious in Eden” by Marquel Butler

UNCONSCIOUS IN EDEN Or Adam, Eve and the Time Machine Written by: Marquel Andre Edited by: Amanda Iglesias and Lana DiCostanzo They were both dying to live. Both in their mid-twenties, these two young adults. They felt like they weren’t advancing, almost as if they were pet hamsters on a never-ending treadmill. Sure, they were working and pursuing school in …

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“Spencer Mae” by Scott Ennis

Artist: Scott Ennis Genre: Painting Bio: I am an artist, a civil engineer and a Jacksonville native. I primarily paint with oils on canvas. I also work with watercolors, pencil and pen. When I’m not painting I spend time with my wife Lasa, throw the ball for our dog, Spencer, and spend time with friends in Avondale. My most recent …

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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 …