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“The Moon is Falling” by Amy Traver

Artist: Amy Traver Genre: Painting Bio: I think art should make you happy. I think you should smile or cry when you look at a painting or drawing. That means it moves you. I am a self-taught artist, I have always drawn or painted but never really “put them out there” until recently, when my best friend said I should …

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“Bromeliad Burst” by Abby Howard Murphy

Artist: Abby Howard Murphy Genre: Painting Bio: In my youth, I created gifts of handmade painted ornaments and stage designs. As an adult, I create children’s murals and even converted offices to NYC streets and underwater kingdoms. Jacksonville’s trees and glorious seascapes impressed us when work transferred us here in 1996. I have returned to canvas with acrylic and oil …

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“The Greater Light” by Sherri Lewis-Seals

Artist: Sherri Lewis-Seals Genre: Painting Bio: I am currently working in Pastels. I absolutely love the colors and the vibrancy of this medium. I am a Jacksonville native, a graduate of JU, happily married for 18 years, and I worked for over 31 years in IT. Now I have returned to my first love of Art. I am fortunate to …

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“Jax.Fla.” by Viktor Lazarev

Artist: Viktor Lazarev Genre: Painting Bio: About Viktor Lazarev… Was born (Kazakhstan,USSR)… daycare… all schools… university(civil engineering diploma)… work… ‘revolutions’, removals(migrations)… Became an artist(or being one before,or not at all, you’re the judge!),self… live in JAX.FLA.USA… and still alive. Thank you (for your visit and a positive thoughts). Cheers. With Love. Vic Contact: lazarevv@bellsouth.net Piece: Jax.Fla. Piece Description: “Jax.Fla.”-original art …

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“Pear with cherries” by John Taddia

Artist: John Taddia Genre: Painting Bio: I am a 65 year old male. Married with 2 daughters 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. I love to paint and draw. My dream in life was always to succeed in art. I would still love for that to happen. Piece: Pear with cherries Piece Description: This is a water color on 80lb …

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“Batman” by Roselynn Imbleau

Artist: Roselynn Imbleau Genre: Painting Bio: Heart driven artist. I work in oil, work from emotion and memory, and from small moments distilled from life. Currently, I am a VAMFA candidate at JU, and I live in Ponte Vedra. My work has been exhibited in North & South Carolina. Piece: Batman Piece Description: Oil on handmade paper. The square surfaces …

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“Bella Nadien” by Brion Griffin

Artist: Brion Griffin Genre: Painting Bio: American, born in the Canal Zone, Panama, raised in Honduras. Attended the Art Inst. of Ft. Lauderdale for Advertising and Fashion Design. Shown and sold from Florida to California. Love painting interesting portraits, landscapes and abstract/cubism. Used to paint for the fun of it, now I mostly do commissioned work. I donate a lot …

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“Reef” by Rhonda Peskey

Artist: Rhonda Peskey Genre: Painting Bio: Since 2010 my entire world has been drastically altered. After raising 5 children and being the primary breadwinner for most of my life, my children were grown and I was too ill to work. If my daughters in law hadn’t taught me to create jewelry and put paint on canvas, I would be lost. …

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“Rainy Day Lights” by Marcos Abreu

Artist: Marcos Abreu Genre: Painting Bio: I am an abstract painter. Piece: Rainy Day Lights Piece Description: The painting was created using acrylic paint on watercolor paper. Web: Marcos Abreu – Website Marcos Abreu – Facebook

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“Worries” by Dayi Fu

Artist: Dayi Fu Genre: Painting Bio: I’m 19 years old, and I graduated from a Jacksonville high school as valedictorian in 2015. I plan on attending The Cooper Union this fall. I have been drawing and painting since 10th grade, and since then, I’ve been continuously creating personal and academic work. My inspiration can be derived from natural elements, lyrics …