Congratulations to Lee Oliver for winning the contest a second year. For Lee’s biography please see 2014 Poster Contest Winner.
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[…]
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[…]
Dale Cox is a writer and historian who is the author of thirteen books on U.S. history. He lives near the quaint community of Two Egg, Florida. A former journalist and media manager, he has written extensively about Florida history, from the era of Spanish exploration to the troubled times of the 1930s. His books Read more about 2013 Guest Writer Dale Cox[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]