Artist Profile EDUCATION: University of North Carolina MFA and BFA (Drawing, Painting, Printmaking) Vermont Studio Center, Arrowmont Arts and Craft, University of Tennessee. TEACHING EXPERIENCE: Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Adjunct Professor High Point University NC, Adjunct Professor University of North Carolina Greensboro.
Artist Profile Born in Northeast Texas, I spent most of my life in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and have since retired in Biloxi, MS with my wife, Belinda, who is from Ocean Springs, MS. I believe I have been blessed with a God-given
Artist Profile Stig has been a professional, dedicated artist creating original works in pen and ink and watercolors for over 20 years. His prints are some of the most popular works at festivals, and when he sells his watercolor prints he hand paints each
Artist Profile Frank Janca is a modern—day master in the truest sense. His impressionist canvases display an emulation of the Baroque and Renaissance Masters married with a refined individual style. Janca insists on personal involvement in every aspect of his paintings. Dissatisfied with
Artist Profile My Pieces use a loose approach, colorful palette, and a depth of perspective-allowing viewers to be drawn into the painting. I’m equally comfortable painting landscape, seascapes, or abstract expressionism. Raised in Mississippi, one of two children, it was there I first
Artist Profile Billy Solitario was born in Manhattan Beach, California in 1972. His family then moved to Gautier, Mississippi located on the Gulf of Mexico. In 1994, Billygraduated from the University of South Florida with a B.F.A. in painting. After graduation he moved to New
Artist Profile Realist painter Curtis Stewart Jaunsen was raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He attended the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he was awarded both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Architecture. For many years, Curtis worked as both an architect and an artist, moving
Artist Profile "I was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, but moved with my family when I was five years old to Miami, Florida. What a great place to grow up and come of age. I remember my very first day in school, the teacher
Artist Profile She cannot remember a time when art was not a part of her life… Now Dot Courson is a full-time artist whose award winning paintings can be found in fine art collections all over the US and abroad. In 2014 Dot has been asked
Artist Profile Artist & Writer Valerie Winn of Gautier is an artist and writer. A former high school teacher of art and journalism, she has written and edited for several Mississippi newspapers. As a freelancer, she has published art-related articles in regional magazines.