Congratulations to Lee Oliver for winning the contest a second year. For Lee’s biography please see 2014 Poster Contest Winner.
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[…]
I was born Donna Jean Ray in the country outside and south of Dayton, Ohio in Jefferson Township, Montgomery County on February 5, 1938. My mother’s side was German and French and my father’s side English. My mother’s father actually came from Alsace-Lorraine but they both spoke what they referred to as Lower German. On Read more about Author D.J. Phillabaum[…]
I graduated from Malone High School in 1982. I’m retired from the US Air Force after 23 years. When I joined I became a C-130 Crew Chief then I retrained and became an Air Force Education & Training Manager. I finished my service in San Antonio Texas where I met my long time boyfriend, David Read more about Artist Mercedes A. Victory[…]
My father was in the army and met my mother in Germany and thus here I am. Being in the army we spent as much time living in Germany to be around my relatives and lived in France for four wonderful years. I am proud to say I have six children (three of them stepchildren). Read more about Artist Julia Hodges[…]
Keith Martin Johns, a professional artist for over 32 years, was led to Graceville by a vision that has taken him beyond the normal realm of being simply a regional artist. Even though his Florida Collection of paintings of over 350 images have been a lifetime endeavor to capture the worth, value and expression of Read more about Artist Keith Martin Johns[…]
Just a bit about me as a painter; As a Christian, I believe everything is created by God. Painting animals, birds, flowers, people, places and things of beauty all remind me of our Creator and the glorious beauty he’s put around us where ever we look. My talent is a gift. I am a self-taught, Read more about Artist Deborah Anne Dannels[…]
Don was Born in Casper Wyoming and moved to a little town in central Wyoming called Ten Sleep, at the age of one. As a young child Don spent a lot of time in the mechanic shop with his dad. Now Dad did not want a little one under foot, so he gave Don a Read more about Artist Don Brown[…]
My Life (Greatly Abridged) Karen L Roland Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, my love for horses inspired my constant drawing of them with occasional renderings of family pets, people and wildlife earning ribbons at the local fairs. I earned my BFA from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN and began an art career in airbrushing at Astroworld in Read more about Artist Karen L. Roland[…]
For more information call… 850-569-2011 Who is Carole Conley? Born in Detroit, Michigan then moved south over 40 years ago and now I only visit the North. I Retired from PAEC in Chipley after serving as a Computer Consultant to 14 School Districts supporting Payroll for 22 years. Art has always been a fun part Read more about Artist Carole Conley[…]
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.
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[…]
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[…]
Jesse has always loved working with his hands. He was raised in West Palm Beach Florida. Served 4 years in the Navy (Seabees) from 1953 to 1957. Married in 1958, has three children, 5 grand children and 3 great grand children. Jesse was a union brick layer from 1957 to 1991. As a hobby he Read more about Artist Jesse Blanchette[…]
Growing up as child, the scenes most memorable to Sam were of old weathered houses with tin roofs, rickety old dilapidated barns, log corn cribs, sagging, weed overgrown wire fences held up by gnarled “lighterd” posts, worn out old cars and trucks, forests of trees, and “rub board” rough dirt roads. As an artist, those Read more about Artist Sam Carnley[…]
Lou has always had a love for the beauty of this great world in which we live. Her artistic side did not show itself until 1999 when she moved back to Florida from Kwajalein, Marshall Islands. The first things Lou started painting was landscapes of Wyoming from pictures she made when she lived at the Read more about Artist Lou Brown[…]