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Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Featured Artist at Walton County Coastal Library in May

“Abstract Sailboats” (on this issue’s cover) was painted in 2015. I was trying to show that the sky does not always need to be painted horizontally, and colors can be used that may not normally appear with a particular subject matter. It’s always fun to experiment with techniques and color to come up with a looser, new style that becomes your own...
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Sunday, April 17th, 2016

OAA Poster Contest Deadline Extended to May 6

Submitted by Amy Baty:The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) invites all Okaloosa County students to participate in The 7th Annual OAA Okaloosa County School Poster Contest. The OAA wants to know wha
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Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

March Featured Artist at South Walton Library

Submitted by Cheryl Gray:“My mom always said, You have to keep moving, and I think she was right,” says artist Lori Drew, whose new oil and cold wax paintings are featured at the Walton Cou
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Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Cover Artist Lesha Maureen Porche Brings Left and Right Together

I have bi-polar affective disorder type 1, an anxiety disorder, and a couple other alphabet soup diagnoses. Despite being disabled in many ways by these very real illnesses, it has been my family, my doctors, therapists, and very much art that has helped me to transition...
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Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Austin, Texas Representin' with Best in Show winner Lorri Honeycutt

An estimated 5,000 art lovers attended the sunshine-filled two-day festival. Thanks to the generous support of 39 local business and media sponsors and a team of more than 100 volunteers, art lovers of all ages were able to watch artists create works of art before their eyes, browse art from dozens of...
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Saturday, October 31st, 2015

November Featured Artist at Walton County Coastal Library

Submitted by Melissa Brown:Leslie Adams Hathorn is a full-time portrait photographer and local artist. She has been painting since childhood in her native north Alabama and favors watercolors and ac
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Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Featured on Our Oct. 22-Nov. 4 Cover

“Since my debut at the 2010 festival—which was my first art festival ever—I have fought many battles to sell art ethically, create original art and actually enjoy the process,” Scurto tells The Beachcomber...