Category - Art

Enjoy the Show, Come Early for the Art

There’s a new show in town, and a new pop‑up gallery to go with it. Thirty‑five local artists join Emerald Coast Theatre Company’s performance of Bakersfield Mist to bring a beautiful barrage of abstract expressionism to audiences Jan. 27‑Feb. 19 at 560 Grand Boulevard Upstairs in Miramar Beach...

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Local Artist Spotlight – Claire Gagne

Claire Gagne is the co-owner of Emerald Coast Gallery & Gifts, located in the McGuire’s Irish Pub shopping center in Destin. We’re proud to feature some of her recent work here. To see more, stop by the gallery and/or visit emeraldcoastartgallery.com.   Special thanks to Holly Bain for...

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In Their Own Words… Local Color Artists

We are a group of inventive creators at the beginning of our artistic journey, learning from one another.   On Fridays, we come together to provide a supportive atmosphere for artists of multiple genres to collaborate and broaden their horizons.   We enjoy the process of creating in a...

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The Henderson’s Artful Opening in Destin

By Zandra Wolfgram   The Henderson, a Salamander Beach Resort & Spa, opened its doors on November 17 as the finest luxury resort hotel built on the Gulf Coast in a generation.   Every aspect of the five-story 170-room beauty has been meticulously planned, and the art that is displayed...

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Mermutts!

By Robin Wiesneth   Less than a month ago I was doing some illustrations with a friend when we started talking about mermaids. Now, I’ll draw almost anything, but I’m happier if there is a dog or cat in the picture. That was the spark for the first Mermutt (mermaid plus dog). My next thought was to...

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Meet Festival of the Arts Guest Artist A.J. Brown

By Zandra Wolfgram   A beautiful example of art transcending time is found in the story of Florida Highwaymen. This year the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Festival of the Arts welcomes guest artist A.J. Brown, a second generation Florida Highwayman from Fort Pierce, Florida.   The original...

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Congrats, Arts & Design Society Winners

Photos submitted by Tuny Jennings. More at artsdesignsociety.org.   Art Orr with his first place winning entry “Blue Fish” in ADSO’s recent Shades of Blue show. Kim Heartsong took second place in the Shades of Blue show with “Jumping Toe Dancers.” “Morning Mist” took third place for Suzanne...

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Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Call for Volunteers

Do you have a heart for art? Then feel free to lend a hand. Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) is seeking volunteers for the 21st Annual Festival of the Arts to be held Saturday, Oct. 29, and Sunday, Oct. 30, at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin.   Various shifts are available...

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