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Artist Registry

Connecting Artists with Opportunity

 

The PFAC Artist Registry is a database of artists working in and around the Pasco County area.  We provide opportunities for artists to create, exhibit and discuss their work. We strive to make art a part of everyday life.

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Work for Sale

Annie Harris
Medium:

Watercolor & Acrylic

Since living on Madeline Island I am spoiled with natural beauty and I search for media that can show the natural environment. It was difficult to capture the rich landscape without creating a painting that merely copies the view. I want to express vitality and fluffiness along with my great love of color. Through watercolors and acrylics I can create work that best reflects an abstract of the natural environment. Along with the energy of nature I love the excitement of the human form. Everything in my art is about energy. My hope is my paintings will give a unique and personal experience to the viewer just as Madeline Island has given each of us a unique and personal experience.

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Discussions
Teaching
Gallery Shows

Cindi Sherman Vinci
Medium:

Mixed

Do artists create reality as they see it, or does reality show the artist what to create?

My work reflects what I feel about life and all the changes that have occurred in my life. As a young girl I have sketched many pieces, not really knowing what I was trying to express. As I learned more about life, I realized I had a lot to say. All my pieces tell my story; I started that story when I was six years old.

I have always interpreted the world in an abstract manner: as far back as I can remember, I knew nothing I saw and heard was all there was to the story. For me the world is a jumble of thoughts and ideas that run amuck. My art reflects the idea of life and all its jumbled aspects. The titles I choose for my works are as Important to me as the work itself. I want the combination to provoke the viewers to think about their own lives and opinions; I want them to interpret what they see in their own way. And I want them to see that the best way to live life is with an open mind.

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Private workshops, sale of art in my inventory, commission work.

Dianne Mayne
Medium:

watercolor, acrylics, colored pencil

When I was younger my art journey started with pen and ink drawings. In 2005 creating figurative art sculptures from the fairy realm and mermaids using polymer clay and genesis heat set oil paints became a passion for many years. Branching out I picked up a love for professional artist quality colored pencils and then graphite, pastel and charcoals drawings and paintings using watercolors and acrylic paints and inks in mixed media projects.

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You may contact me to purchase paintings from my inventory of work.

Faith Jackson-Curry
Medium:

Acrylic

I have painted on an off for most of my life. After leaving a career in data processing to be a stay-at-home mom, I decided to go back to school to study art. I love the creative aspect of illustration, creating images to bring ideas to life, so I chose that degree program rather than a more traditional fine arts degree. I now enjoy painting the beauty I see around me without necessarily focusing on a message.

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Lianna Tatman
Medium:

Words

Lianna is the Arts and Culture Director and serves on our Executive Team as the cultural diplomat for the Pasco Fine Arts Council and provides leadership, arts education advocacy, and strategic direction for the center, articulating the positive impacts of the arts and culture in and for the citizens of Pasco County. The Director maintains a visible presence in guiding the overall strategic thinking, partnerships, program and policy development, and oversight of the Center's visual and performing arts programs and facilities, including the Pasco Fine Arts Council.

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Art Exhibits and Shows
Workshop instructor

Patricia A. Gorrow
Medium:

Mixed

My inspiration is nature. It gives me so many opportunities to use “artistic license” to create a painting that is pleasing to the eyes of the viewers by giving them a focal point to recognize.

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Art For Purchase
Commissions
Exhibits

Simone E. Hester
Medium:

Watercolor, Zentangle Inspired Art & Photography

My pieces are things you have seen before, yet, you have not. Taking traditional subjects and drawing patterns, shapes, lines, swirls, curves, sometimes with a splash of color, a touch of metallics, transforming what you expect to see into something that is more dynamic. In photography, I like to twist and bend using various aspects of Photoshop, but there are moments when it is just a simple tweak to enhance the beauty of what I was able to capture. I do not photograph as much as I used to, I have truly found my place in my drawings and paintings. But it will always be a love of mine.



When I draw, my process begins with a simple thought, an idea. I roughly sketch the idea on paper and slowly define it, adding key aspects and focal points. Once my sketch is complete, I use a fine liner pen to create an outline. I have a few favorite patterns, but I typically sit back and decide what goes where to help detail the piece on which I am working. Recently, I have begun adding watercolors (another favorite medium of mine) to see how well they play together, and I am in love with it. Combining both of my styles into a new creation is my evolution with the result being a truly dynamic piece. Because honestly? That is what life truly is… it is dynamic. It ebbs and flows. There’s black and white and color. Straight lines and curves. So, my work is my contribution to that rhythm.

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Original paintings for home and office.

Tony Blue
Medium:

Acrylics and Mixed Media Paintings

I’m an artist, that’s all I’ve ever been for 50+ years - known by some as the Warren Zevon of contemporary painters! I paint because it gives me a means to express myself and what is on my mind at the time, even if it’s a little bizarre - that’s the Zevon connection. My work is usually expressionistic (To me expressionism is letting my imagination run wild like I'm sure it did when I was five. Whether objective or non-objective, it's all about lines, marks, splatters, blobs, etc. that push the painting into the expressionist zone - an exciting place for sure!), some with my “2-cents commentary” mixed in, or expressionistic landscapes, abstracted to a point, and an emphasis on the tropics and color - I use acrylics and mixed media. One thing for sure, creative ideas flow like a river – I’m, going to need a lot more paint!

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Art for sale

susan c weber
Medium:

Oils, Watercolor, Acrylics

I tend to be uncomfortable with conflict, consequently my need for order can be felt in the handling of the paint and subject matter. While some artists work sends messages motivated by political, social or other specific influences, my art is simply a reflection of beauty, symmetry and family. I choose to see the beauty in things I encounter. It can be the way light strikes a particular object, the way a tiny bird lands on a cactus, or the way my grandchild smiles at me. I try to keep my style loose, spontaneous and go with the flow. Being fortunate enough to travel the world has given me insight and inspiration. Art soothes my soul and as an essential part of my life, it cannot be tuned out. I clearly remember being seven years old and hearing the word art sounded like someone calling my name!

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Private Classes
Lecture
Commissions
Purchase Work

Christa Stanelun
Medium:

Pottery

The earth, growing things and being creative has always been her pleasure. Clay fit well into her life and has become an important part of it for more than 30 years. Christa now teaches pottery at the Pasco Fine Arts Center. She loves teaching, passing on the skills she has acquired over so many years. She is talented and a skilled crafter, teaching all student levels from children to adults, showing them how to hand

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Available for:

Private Classes
Lecture
Commissions
Purchase Work

Denise Philbrook
Medium:

Pottery

Denise has been making art for over 20 years

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Private Classes
Lecture
Commissions
Purchase Work

Ernesto Blanco
Medium:

Mixed Media/Visual Artist

The main focus of my work is the human being as a social entity. I am interested in how the pervasive thought-shaping systems influence the individual and by what means. I think of each person as an amphibious being who is struggling between not just two but three realities: that one which simply "is", independent of what the mind insist on perceiving and interpreting; the other one created as a result of a conditioned perception of "reality"; and, on a more subtle level, the reality created artificially as an external mechanism of control (ideology, culture, politics, economics), which saturates and inundates the individual's life. It's my opinion that the latter constitutes "reality" for the majority of people.

In most of my present works I create a kind of palimpsest, establishing semantic relationship by juxtaposing images and codes used by the mass media, such as publicity and propaganda. I mainly use cutting of written press, as a symbol of that created ""reality"", which appear as a backdrop in my pieces, on which the human being is represented in different expressions and compositions, stripped of personal attributes and superfluous details, so the image can dialogue freely with the background elements. This encourages the viewer to question and evaluate our role as passive or active participants in society.

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Painting classes for all ages
Paint Parties
Private lessons
Custom art work
Candid pet portraits
Gallery Exhibits
Call to artists

Ginni McNamara
Medium:

acrylic painting

I was always drawn to the works of the old masters, however I adore todays artists creativity and use of colors. Acrylic paint is my favorite, as it is very forgiving. Painting, teaching, and animals are my passion. My latest series is based on my rescue kitties with more variety to come.
Please visit my facebook page to view my fine works and my "fun art", as well as the happy faces of those who attend my paint parties and art classes.

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Gallery exhibits, white tent art shows, art for purchase.

Linda L Boykin
Medium:

Oil Painting

Hudson. Florida provides the inspiration for much of my art from coastal paintings with palms, boats, butterflies and birds to the landscapes of the beautiful inland rolling rural areas.

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Exhibitions Lecture Work for Sale

Patrick Stickney
Medium:

Acrylic

“My work displays a strong emphasis on dream images, personal visions, and human
emotions.” With bold lines and vivid colors as a signature – some of my art exhibits have been
appropriately titled: “The Art of Patrick Stickney - Dreams, Meditations & Myths.”
”My personal, psychological approach is executed in what might be called Surrealistic and
Expressionistic in style.”
 “My work is storytelling and symbolic…of man, woman, animals, past, present, historical,
physical, emotional, and spiritual - events real and imagined. I sign my works with Hieroglyphic
symbols that reflect my interests in ancient Egyptian culture and a belief in the everlasting life-
force in us all.”

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Available for:

Private Classes
Lecture
Commissions
Purchase Work

Suzanne Natzke
Medium:

Watermedia Artist

Suzanne teaches watercolor and mixed water media classes at the Pasco Fine Arts Council in New Port Richey. She also offers workshops and demonstrations on a variety of water media techniques.

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paintings, commissions

lois bajor
Medium:

Oil, watercolor, pastel

Lois Bajor: Illuminating the Canvas

I am a contemporary artist with a passion for capturing the essence of life through my vibrant and evocative creations, I was born in New Jersey and exposed to the New York art scene at a very early age. I currently reside in Tarpon Springs, Florida, My journey into the realm of art started in the Greenwich Village of the 60's and was marked by an unwavering curiosity and a relentless pursuit of joyful, expressive, creativity.

Artistic Style:
My work is a kaleidoscope of emotions and experiences, a testament to my diverse influences and rich cultural background. the mastery of color, texture, and form allows my to transcend conventional boundaries, creating pieces that are both visually stunning and deeply thought-provoking. From bold, abstract compositions to delicate, nature-inspired studies, My versatility is a hallmark of my artistic identity.

Inspirations:
The artist in me draws inspiration from the world around me, I have traveled and painted all around the globe, finding beauty in the mundane and meaning in the fleeting moments of life. My travels, cultural encounters, and a deep connection to nature all weave seamlessly into the tapestry of my creations. Each stroke of my brush is a reflection of the myriad stories and emotions that make up the human experience.

Exhibitions and Achievements:
Lois My work has graced numerous exhibitions, both nationally and internationally, earning my recognition and acclaim in the art community. my pieces, often described as a symphony of color and emotion, have found homes in private collections as well as public galleries.

Philosophy:
At the core of My artistic philosophy is a belief in the transformative power of art. My creations are a dialogue between the artist and the viewer, a shared experience that transcends words and resonates on an intimate level. I invites my audience to explore, question, and feel, fostering a connection that goes beyond the surface of the canvas.

Future Endeavors:
As I continue to evolve as an artist, I remain committed to understanding my process and pushing the boundaries of my craft. Working in series gives me the ability to dive deeply into my subjects of interest and understand that joy of discovery. I invite my viewers to embark on that visual journey with me and challenge their preconceptions and invite contemplation of very ordinary things.

In My world art is not merely a product; it is a living, breathing entity that invites observers to join in a dance of colors, emotions, and ideas. Through my work, I invite you to see the world through my eyes and, in doing so, discover other dimensions within us all.

You must register as a member or Registered Artist before adding your information. You can either click on the button below to add your information or send an email: pacartistregistry@gmail.com

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