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“Golden Seeds” by Rama Malone

Artist: Rama Malone Genre: Painting Bio: Rama Malone is a painter, poet and songwriter who paints with children. Rama has exhibited her artwork in Crete, Ireland, Wales, UK, California and Florida. “My art explores what is hidden. I touch what is golden. When someone is touched, a door opens up inside. This is a path to joy.” Piece: Golden Seeds …

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“Bella Donna Breast Cancer Warrior Princess” by Amy Traver

Artist: Amy Traver Genre: Painting Bio: I think art should make you happy. You should smile or cry when you look at a painting or drawing. That means it moves you. I am a self-taught artist, but I do feel that learning about other artist work is important. If you see me during the summer, it will usually be drawing …

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“Intercoastal Symphony” by Claire Kendrick

Artist: Claire Kendrick Genre: Painting Bio: Claire Jane Kendrick, was born in Ireland. She worked as a fashion designer in Europe before relocating to the United States of America in 2006. It was then she returned to painting, full time. A gifted colorist, her paintings are bold, rich, and beautifully textured. Collectors respond to the contemporary style and the expressive …

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“Serenity” by Gary Grier

Artist: Gary Grier Genre: Painting Bio: I’m Gary Grier. I’m a international artist that’s originally from Jacksonville, FL. I’m a Douglas Anderson alumni and I received my BFA at SVA in New York City. My paintings are housed in accredited museums, institutions, public and private collections internationally. I’ve exhibited at galleries in New York City, Savannah, GA, Nashville, TN, Charleston …

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“Intercoastal Mist” by Abby Howard Murphy

Artist: Abby Howard Murphy Genre: Painting Bio: As an advocate for preserving open spaces and our natural assets, I use my photographs to capture nature’s drama and explore its color. Whimsical themes in my children’s murals at the Sunshine Foundation Dream Village, in sets for Stanton HS productions or water conservation illustrations. Keep an eye out for my life-size Indian …

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“Peacock Garden” by Diane Thompson Cortese

Artist: Diane Thompson Cortese Genre: Painting Bio: Diane Cortese is a photographer, acrylic painter and writer originally from Virginia. A graduate of FSU, she is the author and illustrator of the children’s book, Sweet Dreams, St. Augustine. Inspired by the beauty, harmony and contradictions of the Nation’s Oldest City, she lives there with her husband and two little boys. Piece: …

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“Jacksonville” by Heather Harley-Davidson

Artist: Heather Harley-Davidson Genre: Painting Bio: Raised in Ortega and moved down to St. Augustine as a teen. Received a Bachelors of Science in Construction Management, mother of two, grandmother of three. Formal art instruction came form mother, Joyce Davidson. Large collection of my work is at 420 Antiques in Green Cove. Piece: Jacksonville Piece Description: Abstract Acrylic of canvas …

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“Adam and Eve” by Christina Hamilton

Artist: Christina Hamilton Genre: Painting Bio: I am a graphic designer and I paint watercolors as a hobby. I am 37 divorced and have no children. Piece: Adam and Eve Piece Description: Adam and Eve Web: Christina Hamilton – Website

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“Free Fall to Balance” by Brian Wilson

Artist: Brian Wilson Genre: Painting Bio: My paintings represent the energy of a place, individual, or feeling. Due to the colors, design, and herbs, minerals, powders mixed with the paints, each piece will mean something different to everyone. My sessions begins by smudging my studio space/materials w/ sage to cleanse any negative energy and to replenish healing energy and to …