May and June Artist of the Month Jim Beech

Beech, The Little Barn, Sea Grape Gallery
Our 2D Artist of the Month for May and June is Watercolorist Jim Beech.   Jim had a career in advertising, marketing, and graphic design, but also had a passion for watercolor painting, and has been creating art for over 50 years.  He especially enjoys painting old buildings and boats of unusual character, and considers painting an opportunity for story-telling.  His goal is to have the viewer wonder what might have occurred just before the image ... Read More

May and June Artist of the Month Nancy VanTassell

VanTassell Turquoise Pendant, Sea Grape Gallery
Our 3D Artist of the Month for May and June is Silver Jewelry Artist Nancy VanTassell.    Nancy has been creating art jewelry for 18 years. Her designs have evolved through that time to her current obsession, wire weaving, and she has been weaving for nine of the 18 years. With continuous exploration and experimentation, this art continues to keep her attention and passion. Wire weaving is an age-old technique of taking different gauges of ... Read More