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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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“over the top” by Jimmy Shover

Artist: Jimmy Shover Genre: Photography Bio: I am a graduate of the University of North Florida. Jacksonville native and my photography has been published and I have won local and national awards. I love photography both film and digital. I am currently employed as a security officer and while working at the bank of america tower down town I did …

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“movement 1” by Shellie Thies

Artist: Shellie Thies Genre: Painting Bio: Shellie Thies was born and raised in Neptune Beach, Florida. She discovered her love of art at an early age and has been painting for over 10 years. She matriculated at the School of Visual Arts in New York and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2003 from the University of North Florida. …

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“Fallen” by Danny Davis

Artist: Danny Davis Genre: Painting Bio: I am a 43 year old painter who has been painting since I was a teenager. I have been mostly self taught along with some formal education. I was born and have lived in Jacksonville most of my life. I use oils on canvas for my traditional representational works and acrylics on canvas for …

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“Polar Bear Rock Santa” by Darlene Miller

Artist: Darlene Miller Genre: Sculpture Bio: I am a self-taught artist and have been painting since childhood. Art has always been my joy. My husband and I had a gravel pit that I would walk to find shapes to paint. Recently retired, I have more time to explore and be creative. Piece: Polar Bear Rock Santa Piece Description: Rock found …