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“Moody” by Ximena Vergara

Artist: Ximena Vergara Genre: Painting Bio: I’m a visual artist native of Colombia, I have been living and working in the USA for over 15 years. My work is mainly done in Pastels on paper but have also explore print making, traditional B & W photography, mix media as well as digital media among others. I’m inspired by nature and …

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“Black Black Blood” by Katherine Archer

Artist: Katherine Archer Genre: Music Bio: I’m a lifetime musician and songwriter now residing in St. Augustine Fl. After pursuing the elusive status of “famous” rock-folk diva ( with minimal success) I realized it was time to write and sing about things that really matter- things I really care about–regardless of the success or lack thereof. My passion is the …

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“A Brief Glimpse” by Gordon Meggison

Artist: Gordon Meggison Genre: Painting Bio: I was born in Tampa, Florida in 1954. I lived in Japan, Okinawa, traveled in Taiwan and Hong Kong. I studied judo, zen gardens, Shintoism, and Japanese calligraphy as a boy. I traveled around Europe in later years and produced many plein aire watercolors there, culminating in an art show in our Sisters City …

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“Diana Ross” by Stephanie Glen

Artist: Stephanie Glen Genre: Painting Bio: I am a mathematician and a visual artist. I incorporate elements of math into my art such as the Traveling Salesman Problem. I am from England and have lived in Jacksonville for 14 years. Piece: Diana Ross Piece Description: 24″ x 36″. This pen and ink work is a single, continuous line that never …

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“Stay Near” by Kia Mayshack

Artist: Kia Mayshack Genre: Music Bio: Kia Nicole has been sharing her gifts of soul music and poetry for many years. She began her recording career with the Spoken Word Music duo Key of G. In 2012, Kia Nicole released her first solo album entitled “Reacquainted”. With this project she strived to create music that was inspired by life and …

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“Church on King St., St. Augustine” by E. Curtis

Artist: E. Curtis Genre: Painting Bio: Eugene Curtis is a trained artist living in Palatka, FL. He paints oils typically depicting ocean scenes but not always. His works include various beach scenes. He has painted scenes of St. Augustine and other places he and his wife have traveled to. People remark that his paintings are beautiful, relaxing and they like …

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“El Cid” by William Meyer

Artist: William Meyer Genre: Painting Bio: Born in Panama, William Meyer has a diverse range of painting styles that range from Landscapes, Portraits, and Contemporary Abstracts. Meyer’s use of layering, brush strokes, and textures have been greatly influenced by old Masters such as Vermeer, Dali, Van Gogh, Rembrandt. Many of Meyer’s paintings are an attempt to balance his German analytical …

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“Oriole at Sunrise” by Paula Willits

Artist: Paula Willits Genre: Painting Bio: I moved to Ponte Vedra two years ago. On Dec. 31, 2013, I retired from my position as executive editor at John Wiley & Sons. Now I’m thrilled to have the time and energy to paint. I loved all kinds of art as a child, but never found time for it as I climbed …

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“They Were Loved” by Ulysses Salett

Artist: Ulysses Salett Genre: Music Bio: Ulysses Salett was born and raised in Cleveland Ohio and became a songwriter, vocalist and producer while serving ten on 20 years in Fla Prison for felony burglary. Released in 1990, Ulysses has only returned with his band to encourage the inmates every year. Ulysses writes all types of music. His music is heartfelt …

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“Manatee” by Jolie Schlieper

Artist: Jolie Schlieper Genre: Photography Bio: Jolie Schlieper is a local environmental educator who recently survived a diagnosis of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. She hopes to inspire people by showing her unique perspective of the world. She currently lives in Jacksonville, Florida. Piece: Manatee Piece Description: Taken at Blue Springs, Florida. Jolie Schlieper Web: Jolie Schlieper – Facebook Kaytee Esser – Flickr