Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Florida Favorites: Nature Inspired Artisan Jewelry by Garden Vibe

This is one of many garden inspired jewelry pieces by Kirsten Kalwaytis of Tampa, Florida. Kirsten is a nurse and an artist who is inspired by nature. She uses natural materials such as wood, stone and gems in her pieces. Her artistry extends to her jewelry product photo shoots. Most of the back drops for her jewelry include natural elements such as those pictured here. You can find more about Kirsten at her blog or visit her shop on Etsy for more jewelry pieces.

Monday, June 28, 2010

July 3rd Performance Art by PeregoLIVE

July 3rd Brumos Porsche 250- Daytona Speedway, on the Budwiser Patio-performance art by PeregoLIVE! & an Art Party in the Brumos Racing suites

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Florida Favorites: Maria Sotto Robins

Maria Sotto Robbins of Miami is a Cuban-American artist. Maria is primarily a self-taught, impressionistic painter who works with oils. Maria paints scenes from Cuba, as well as south Florida. She uses local colors, the vegetation, and cultural elements in her work. She has many Rose Geranium painting which are my favorites.

You can find more about Maria on her Blog or check out her Etsy shop.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

New Venue for Arts & Crafts Classes in Ormond Beach

There is a great new venue in town for Artists and Crafters who need space to teach workshops. Debra Brooks is the owner of Craftbugg's Cottage in Ormond Beach at 145 West Granada Blvd. She has two rooms available for teachers who would like to offer classes. The grand opening of Craftbugg's Cottage is June 25th. Check out the Facebook page for updates on upcoming classes for children and adults.