Tag: Sarasota Artists

Who’s Playing Tonight?

An interview with Rodney Shenk by Mike Sales One of the cool things about writing this article is that it requires me to seek...

Arts on the Horizon!

It’s all about the Arts in SRQ! February 1 to February 14 – Soul Mates – A Journey to Hitsville at the Florida Studio...

Siesta Key Artist, Jan Metzler

By Diana Colson  Artist Jan Metzler and her husband, Don, have been Siesta Key residents for 27 years. Early in her career, she focused...

The World of Bix Mannion

By Diana Colson Bix Mannion is a contemporary impressionist painter who focuses on the portrait, the figure and its relationship to its environment. Born...

Carla’s Clay

By Diana Colson Carla O’Brien is a gifted clay artist. She creates lovely utilitarian pottery—bowls casseroles, goblets and the like. She also creates whimsical,...

Arts on the Horizon!

by Jaye Clements July is full of summertime fun! But, I’m sure you’ll be looking for a place to wind down after a day...

Dennis Kowal— American Sculptor

By Diana Colson Dennis Kowal was born and raised in Chicago. As a child, he remembers sitting in the Music Box Theatre watching a...

got sand? Pile it, Pound it, Sculpt it

By Brian Wigglesworth This November 14-17th twenty-four of the most talented sculptors from around the globe will gather on Siesta Key Beach to create...

Who’s Playing Tonight

An interview with Ari By Mike Sales One night, about three years ago, I’d just sat down to have coffee with a group of...

Arts on the Horizon!

By Jaye Clements Summer is finally here, the kids are out of school!  What to do, what to do?  Here are a few suggestions...

The Botanical Mastery of O M Braida

By Diana Colson An amazing Botanical artist lives in our midst. Her name is Olivia Marie Braida-Chiusano, and her elegant works hang in major...

Legacy of Valor Films

By Diana Colson The Sarasota Film Festival provided audiences with amazing windows into the world. Especially remarkable were the LEGACY OF VALOR films presented...