2014 Poster Contest Winner Artist Lee Oliver

Lee Oliver is the Poster Contest Winner for 2014.  Congratulations Lee. Lee has always had a passion for creative visual arts even though he has never had formal schooling and/or training. When he was eleven, his neighbor gave him a water color paint set and at sixteen introduced him to his first art exhibit at Read more about 2014 Poster Contest Winner Artist Lee Oliver[…]

2014 SAA Magician Vernon Linton

Col. Vernon and Margaret Linton have been in the performing arts for many years. Performing illusions for children’s shows to large stage shows; from small to large parties’ to corporate shows and every show is different. We are proud to have our family participate in sound, photo and every aspect of the show; we travel Read more about 2014 SAA Magician Vernon Linton[…]

2014 SAA Guest Writer Bob Kornegay

Bob Kornegay hails from Blakely, Georgia by way of Southeast Alabama and has “a smattering of kin in north Florida who’ll still claim me.” In 62 years of terrestrial existence he has been bad to hunt, fish, hike, watch birds, and (solely to avoid debtors’ prison) occasionally has held a real job, including a 30-year Read more about 2014 SAA Guest Writer Bob Kornegay[…]

2014 SAA Guest Artist Beth Appleton

Beth Appleton, Guest Artist for the 10th annual Sunday Afternoon with the Arts, grew up in the central Florida town of Ocala. As a child she studied underwater ballet, dreamed of being a Weekie Wachee mermaid and found love for art at her aunt’s roadside fruit stand. During these early years dance and creative writing Read more about 2014 SAA Guest Artist Beth Appleton[…]

Artist Berit Jackson

Berit Jackson born in Stavanger Norway moved to Panama City in 1978 then settled in Jackson County in 1981. A self-taught artist she has created various arts and crafts most of her life. For many years she painted traditional Norwegian Rosemaling, but seeking new challenges she began experimenting with landscapes. She has been an active Read more about Artist Berit Jackson[…]

2013 SAA Musicians Jill and Gary Wofsey

Dr. Jill Wofsey, a Yamaha Performing Artist, is a professional flutist, bassist, guitarist, vocalist, teacher and clinician living in Northwest Florida. She received a Doctor of Arts degree from the University of Northern Colorado, and degrees from the University of Minnesota (Master of Music) and Eastman School of Music (Bachelor of Music). She was the Read more about 2013 SAA Musicians Jill and Gary Wofsey[…]

2013 Guest Artist Keith Martin Johns

In a world of shrinking time and space, the visual arts open up new vistas of discovery and fuel imagination toward resplendent beauty. Natural beauty may or may not be perceived by the eye, but to respond to it through painting is seeing it with the heart and soul. This expansive quality of joy must Read more about 2013 Guest Artist Keith Martin Johns[…]

Artist Don Stanton

Don Stanton spent four years as a photographer in the U.S. Army. One of those years as a combat photographer in Vietnam. Don had his own studio in the Philadelphia, PA area, but now lives in Dothan, AL. His main work consists of photographing pets , wildlife and fine art photography.

Artist Tracy Sanders

Tracey Sanders Watercolor artist Tracey Sanders was born and raised in Marianna, Florida. She graduated from Marianna High School in 1977, Chipola Jr. College in 1979, and the University of Florida with a BS in Agriculture, specializing in education, in 1984. Shortly after accepting her first teaching job in Wewahitchka, FL, she met her husband, Read more about Artist Tracy Sanders[…]

Artist Michele Tabor Kimbrough

Michele Tabor Kimbrough Michele@TaborArtStudio.com Tabor Art Studio I am a watercolor artist in the Marianna, Florida community. I paint the American Dream. My subject matter includes flowers, community images, and aviation. Drawing and painting have been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. I was influenced by my 106-year-old grandfather, Read more about Artist Michele Tabor Kimbrough[…]

2012 Guest Author, J. Earl Bowden

Excerpts from Pensapedia, J. Earl Bowden was born in Altha, Florida. Bowden attended Florida State University, where he studied journalism and wrote for the Florida Flambeau newspaper, before joining the U.S. Air Force. He was a military journalist stationed at Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho during the Korean War, after which he moved Read more about 2012 Guest Author, J. Earl Bowden[…]

2012 Guest Artist, Eluster Richardson

Eluster Richardson’s art strikes a soulful chord. “Uplifting, inspiring, and enlightening” are words frequently used to describe the experience. Born and raised in Tallahassee, Florida, Eluster began painting as a child in the third grade. His works have won numerous awards and have been exhibited in a variety of settings, including the Museum of Florida Read more about 2012 Guest Artist, Eluster Richardson[…]

2012 Guest Artist, Paul Brent

Paul Richard Brent is a Panama City artist whose life work has been spent in the depictions and reflections of the Northwest Florida environment he has lived in since 1969. His paintings in watercolor and oil have deftly portrayed the many aspects of the area capturing the innate beauty on paper and canvas. His work Read more about 2012 Guest Artist, Paul Brent[…]