13th Biennial National Art Exhibition

13th Biennial National Art Exhibition

  Congratulations to Barbara Albin, Thelma Daida, Kitt Moran, Joanne Stramara, Anne Tuttle, and Bev Yankwitt, who all had artwork accepted into the 13th Biennial National Art Exhibition to be held at the Visual Arts Center in Punta Gorda, Florida, February 18th...
Jim Beech, Visual Arts Center One Man Show

Jim Beech, Visual Arts Center One Man Show

Jim Beech, Visual Arts Center One Man Show     Jim Beech will be having a one-man show of his watercolor and acrylic paintings at the Visual Arts Center in Punta Gorda from January 10 to February 8, 2022, with a reception on January 20th.  100% of the proceeds from...

Renee Farr & Bob Rioux

    Congratulations to Renee Farr, Glass Artist, and Bob Rioux, Glass Kaleidoscope Artist, for being voted Winners in the Glass Art category of the Charlotte Sun’s “Best of Charlotte” Readers’ Choice Awards Contest, October,...
Kitt Moran

Kitt Moran

  Kitt Moran’s oil painting, “Boy with Balloon,” won the Bowles Portrait Award in the October/November, 2021 “Falling for Art” Exhibit at the Visual Arts Center in Punta...
Bev Yankwitt

Bev Yankwitt

    Congratulations to Bev Yankwitt, whose abstract painting “August Storm” won First Place in the Visual Arts Center’s September/October 2021 “COLOR!”...
Joanne Stramara

Joanne Stramara

Joanne Stramara’s  watercolor painting, “Dreamscape,” was accepted into the Florida Watercolor Society’s 50th Anniversary Exhibition held at the Coral Springs Museum of Art September 5th to November 15th, 2021.  The show has now travelled to...
Animal Welfare League Raffle Basket

Animal Welfare League Raffle Basket

Animal Welfare League Raffle Basket     This beautiful basket full of artwork valued at $1600 all donated by our member artists will be raffled off at a reception on February 23rd, 2022, with all proceeds donated to the Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County.   AWL...
Jan Pronko

Jan Pronko

Jan Pronko Sea Grape Gallery Artist Member since 2019    Fine Art Medium:  Clay Jan Pronko has been interested in arts and crafts since childhood.  She has a special love of sewing, has worked in several mediums, and had a career in retail management of fabric and...
Brenda Berdnik

Brenda Berdnik

Brenda Berdnik Sea Grape Gallery Artist Member since 2021Fine Art Medium:  Mixed Media Brenda Berdnik has always been involved in the arts. She and her husband Bill moved to Florida from Vermont in the early 1980’s.  Brenda worked mainly creating designs for apparel...
Donna Pape

Donna Pape

Donna Pape Sea Grape Gallery Artist Member since 2021Fine Art Medium:  Oil Painting Donna Pape first developed an interest in oil painting while in high school, and then went on to study at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts and the Art Institute of Chicago.  She has...