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“Docked” by David Chernitsky

Artist: David Chernitsky Genre: Photography Bio: I’m a photographer and cook at heart. I love to see the beauty in the subjects I photograph, even when others see it as boring and plain. Piece: Docked Piece Description: Taken near the Friendship Fountain in downtown Jacksonville.

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“Strange Bedfellows” by Hal Padgett

Artist: Hal Padgett Genre: Photography Bio: I am primarily a street photographer. My street is the sand and splinters of Jacksonville Beach. But I’m branching out: just spent 2 weekends at my first Bike Week in Daytona Beach. (“OMG!” is the short version.) I mostly photograph strangers. Mostly they don’t mind, or else they didn’t even know I had done …

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“Wind Beneath My Wings” by Hardy Jones

Artist: Hardy Jones Genre: Painting Bio: I spent 35 years as a filmmaker airing on national Geographic, PBS, Discovery Channel, etc. In 2008 I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s. In 2013 I took a short course in water colors while in France. That led m e to acrylic painting which is very helpful in suppressing my Parkinson’s symptoms. Piece: Wind Beneath …

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“Key west morning” by Roseann Egidio

Artist: Roseann Egidio Genre: Painting Bio: I am art teacher for mainspring academy a school for special needs students . I am on the board of the Jacksonville watercolor society and teach a watercolor class for adults . I have won several awards in Watercolors and love painting!! Piece: Key west morning Piece Description: This is a traditional watercolor painted …

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“St. Paul” by Nicole Holderbaum

Artist: Nicole Holderbaum Genre: Painting Bio: I am a local artist and muralist here in Jacksonville. I am the founder of the Jax Kid’s Mural Festival, a 2016 SPARK Grant project provided by the Cultural Council of Jacksonville and Florida Blue. In our Outreach Program we bring mural projects to underprivileged youth in our community with hopes of inspiration and …

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“Blue Suction” by Natalie Mckendree

Artist: Natalie Mckendree Genre: Photography Bio: Photography is my passion and I love learning new techniques. The world looks completely different through a camera lens. Piece: Blue Suction Piece Description: Blue is a calming color but mixing it with a splash makes it exciting as well.

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“Joshua Tree” by Jeff Garrison

Artist: Jeff Garrison Genre: Photography Bio:I’m a longtime resident of Saint Augustine and graduate of Flagler College who grew up in the Florida Panhandle. For as long as I can remember I have loved to take photographs. I received my first camera as a kid and have been shooting and teaching myself this amazing art ever since. For me, a …

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“The Hurricane Blues” by William Cost

Artist: William Cost Genre: Music Bio: William is a songwriter/guitarist, arranger and home recording enthusiast. He has been writing songs for 40 years. Recently William has begun producing videos featuring his songs. William enjoys sharing his music on Youtube and has a channel where you can find his videos. William enjoys listening to WJXT and has become a sustainer. Piece: …

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“Once” by Joe O’Hearn

Once, Seven Different Ways by Joe O’Hearn Once, a fear pierced him, in the middle of a meadow not unlike a pierced Sun Dancer rope-tied to the forked Cottonwood centered in the Lakota heartbeat grounds. Once, a wind brushed him, a song of long ago clear as hollow bird-bone whistles, guardedly jilted from beneath a dogwood flower—smells and sounds stormed …