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Behind The Piece w/ Surfy Birdy

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How I Got The Shot W/ Perrin James

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Sarah LaPierre

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Tree house, free house, by the sea house “This is a painting that was painted with a case of wanderlust. It is what I dream about, a place to call home that is surrounded by nature, simple living, with fun waves to play on all day long. This painting features a treehouse built in a …

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About The Photographer As a child, Perrin James Franta was an adventurer. Growing up in Pompano Beach, Florida, Perrin would rally up his friends and search in between mangrove roots, get lost in the Everglades, explore tide pools, and of course, swim the warm Atlantic Ocean. As an adult, adventure is a theme that’s deeply …

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Passing the Paint by Cash W Lambert Photos: Ian Jacob South Florida’s Sarah LaPierre, whose seascapes have flooded the art scene in South Florida, attributes a portion of her rapid rise to something other than artistic creativity While it’s often the topic of study by academia and sociologists, there’s still no definitive answer to the …

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Feeling and Painting Electric by Cash W. Lambert Photos by Ben Hicks You’ve seen Anthony Hernandez’s paintings and you’ve seen his murals. Look close enough and you can even spot his Cuban roots. But what you can’t see is that his motivation is tied to a certain gratefulness, and here’s why that’s reflected in every work. It’s 1pm …

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About the photographer: Jack Bates began his career as a professional photographer 3 years ago, after graduating from the University of North Florida. Bates combines his love for nature, art, and people to create his Portfolio. How I Got The Shot: In an underwater natural environment the most important factor to nailing the shot is …

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About the Photographer: Tony Arruza is blessed to have a passion for his work and with this comes a commitment to perfection. While perfection is never attained the challenge remains and it is in this challenge that Tony blends his visual sensitivity, his compassion for humanity and his love for nature into images that captivate, …

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Photo: Aurelius Ordway When it comes down to it, there are numerous forms of art. From scholarly Monet-esque painting to graffiti murals, this form of entertainment ranges from technique, colors used, and even preference. One can look at tattooing the same way. A more permanent form of art, it requires intense concentration, unique style and, most importantly, …

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About the Photographer: South Florida based photographer Ben Hicks has journeyed across the Americas and ventured to exotic locales spanning the globe to compose a profoundly diverse collection of fine-art photography that truly captures the majestic beauty of the natural world. This self-proclaimed “adventure-boy” not only strives to portray the familiar in extraordinarily original ways, …

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Curating Contrast By Cash W. Lambert Photos: Ben Hicks Our art scene is crowded. Which is a good thing, because competition brings out the best, and it certainly has put Amanda Valdes and her spooky female characters in the spotlight. Acting out a childhood dream, Valdes simply paints situations near and dear to her heart, …

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Photos by Aaron Lorber Over 230 submissions of the best pipe-making glass artists in the world were submitted to possibly be featured in this event at Habatat Gallery in West Palm Beach. The pieces were juried  by a panel including some of the most well-known glass artists in the country to be submitted into the …

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Eduardo Mendieta Brings Rawness to West Palm Beach Mendieta’s “Sloppy” Graffiti Meshes with West Palm’s Clean Cut Style Words By Natalya Jones   When looking at graphic designer and artist Eduardo Mendieta’s work, you may be struck with awe. As cliché as that could sound for an artist, it resonates true in this particular situation. …

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by Cash W. Lambert Gazing at his “Pitstops, Indonesia” canvas, you can suddenly feel the offshore winds breezing across the open faces of the peeling waves. You can hear the waves crashing in a perfect line as the sun pushes heavy heat on your shoulders. You can feel the sinking sand under your feet and, …

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A Surge of Energy From tagging to a way of life: How art became Sergio Quinonez’s world. Words By Nicole Danna   When playing Sergio Quinonez, our main character stars as Art Director for an advertising firm in Fort Lauderdale. But when the timing is right, he emerges as Surge, an urban pop artist. Born …

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A South Florida Artist That Knows No Boundaries By Nicole Danna “All Things Creative” Not only is it Craig McInnis’ own personal commandment – it’s also the way he approaches both life and work. Leave no canvas unturned, no blank wall unpainted. And as a freelance artist in South Florida, it means McInnis covers a …

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JaFleu Discovers The Power of Art Charity in South Florida By Adam E. Smith @theadamesmith   Painters are naturally philanthropic without trying. They all release invaluable contributions to the creative sphere, but a limited kinship of unrelated artisans that push past defaulted altruism. Their mediums are more than just platforms for impassioned socio-political messaging. They …

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  Remember when little Johnny would get called out in class for drawing scribbles on his classwork?  Ever think many years later that little Johnny would turn his habit into a full time artistic profession? Meet local artist Andrew Swan, who creates some magnificent pieces of art, featuring some of our all-time favorite musicians.  We …

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