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Surfside Mosaics Home Studio Open for First Friday Artwalk!

Surfside Mosaics is Excited!  Their studio / home will be open from 5 -7 on Friday, October 6th!  Get a headstart on Christmas shopping plus enjoy some Louisiana cooking while you browse!  Sample Sue’s Shrimp and crawfish Delish and enjoy the art!  Charles Scott Gray and Sue Gray have been busy creating new works full of color, texture, and whimsy!  

They are in Point Washington, off of East Point Washington Drive!  Turn on Cabbage Rose and follow the smell of Louisiana cuisine and the beauty of artwork that lets the ‘sun shine in’.  Any questions?  Call (915) 227-2504, website (surfsidemosaics.com), email (glassart@surfsidemosaics.com ), or follow us on Instagram (mosaicssurfside).  See you there!

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Triangle Art Show and Sale

artwork by Melissa Mercer Brown

Excitement is building in DeFuniak Springs for the first-ever “Pop-Up” Art Show and Sale, to be held one night only on October 14th, 2017. The public is invited to view the works of nine regional Florida artists who have been specifically chosen to represent the variety and exceptional talent available in this area.

The show and sale will be held in the former Triangle Chevrolet service building “in the alley” in downtown DeFuniak Springs. “We specifically chose this venue because it is reminiscent of an old industrial New York loft,” said artist and show organizer John Murphy. “We also have a few surprises planned for those who attend.”

“The use of this old building for an art show reflects the changing ways that we can help revitalize our downtown and pay tribute to the history of DeFuniak Springs,” said Bruce Naylor, also one of the artists also chosen to exhibit.

In addition to Murphy and Naylor, the participating artists from North Walton include Melanie Moore, Paulette Morrison, and Jean Kittelson. Melissa Mercer Brown, Francisco Adaro, and Russell Farris from South Walton will also be showing their work. Special
guest artist Leica Baldwin from Lady Lake, Florida will show her paintings.

The public is invited to attend this unique event from 6pm to 9pm on Saturday, October 14th. The artists will be available to talk about their work, and refreshments will be served. All artwork will be available for sale.

HOW TO FIND THE TRIANGLE ART SHOW & SALE: Downtown DeFuniak Springs in the alley between Nelson Ave (Hwy90) and Baldwin Ave, and between 7th and 8th Streets. Free parking is available on Baldwin Ave, and 7th & 8th Streets. Signs will direct you to the Art Show entrance in the alley.

For Additional Information:
Contact: John Murphy
850-635-2078
totorx@gmail.com

An Update from Artist Susan Lucas

Artist of 30A Susan Lucas has been invited to exhibit during the month of September at the Anne Hunter Gallery at 25 Central Square in Seaside. She will be showing new landscape work about mood, memory, and mystery as well as art from her “Coastal Waters” series. Come by for the First Friday ArtWalk and meet the artist!
 
Susan’s recent painting, “Looking Across” has been selected out of over 5700 entries to be a finalist in the Artist’s Magazine Annual Art Competition.

An Update from Artist Mary Hong

Mary Hong is opening a new gallery in Nashville TN..grand opening in Aug 5th!
The gallery will plan to hold exhibitions of local Florida artists in the gallery space 
Mary Hong Gallery-Nashville’s mission is to bring exposure to artist’s from Florida’s Gulf Coast region to Nashville’s vibrant art scene while giving Nashville artists another venue to exhibit their work.  This is the third gallery Mary has opened this year.  Galleries in Destin and New Orleans opened in June!