Category - Art

ADSO’s “On the Menu” Show

Hanna Joensuu’s “Wine Jug” took second place in the Arts and Design Society’s “On the Menu” show. Additional honors went to Rick Otoupalik for his e-painting “In Every Pot” (first place), Theresia McInnis’ “Cool Fish” (third place), and Maria Rudzki’s “Fruit Kabob” (honorable mention). The exhibit...

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Why I’m Looking Forward to ArtsQuest

By Lesha Maureen Porche   Every year I do a few art festivals. I’ve been doing a small circuit of festivals since 2011, and I love the outdoor settings (mostly) and the joy of setting up an entire gallery and retail store in three hours for two days (mostly).   Art festivals require artists to...

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The Artist’s Work Ethic

By Carol Ann Cain   Try to paint five or six days a week for at least three hours per session, and keep a consistent time schedule.   If you are not motivated, just begin the painting and you will have something to come back to the next session.   Consider your materials. Quality...

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Meanwhile, Over at the Arts and Design Society…

Big thanks to ADSO’s Tuny Jennings for sending photos of recent winners in the Fort Walton Beach organization’s exhibitions. Discover more at artsdesignsociety.org. Photos by Tera Fujan and Rick Otoupalik.   18th  Annual Photography and Digital Arts Exhibition       Retro Time...

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Digital Graffiti 2017 Finalists Announced

Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach is proud to announce the finalists for the 2017 festival. Twenty artists from four countries will gather at Alys Beach in May to showcase their digital artwork and vie for cash prizes totaling $10,000.   “Celebrating our tenth year, Digital Graffiti 2017 marks a...

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A Touch of Cheryl Gray

“You’re never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”   This quote has been attributed to both C.S. Lewis and a motivational speaker, but it could just as easily have come from any woman that has spent most of her adult life raising children and devoting herself to her family while...

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