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               St. George Island Art & Wine Splash Oct 9 - 11, 2020
celebrates art en plein air and will feature five accomplished painters who have won many awards, including as winners of last spring's SGI Paint Out plein air painting event. The weekend will include workshops on Friday, and painting on Saturday from Noon - 4 p.m. at the Art & Wine Splash - a fun way to get outdoors and enjoy art, music, food, wine and more - surrounded by the coastal beauty of St. George Island.  We are pleased to be a part of it by hosting a reception and one-day show for the artists on the following day.... 

                                     You're invited to join us
                           Sunday, October 11 from 3 - 5 p.m.
                    for an Artists' Reception on the front lawn.

                      Wine and light refreshments will be served.
               In the gallery - a special show and sale of work by
          Natalia Andreeva     Brenda Pinnick      Craig Reynolds 
                               Maryo Smith         Cory Wright

         including paintings just completed the previous day at the Splash.

    For everyone's well-being, mask and social distancing guidelines will be observed.
                We will welcome ten guests at a time in the gallery; masks required.
                     Your understanding and cooperation is much appreciated.
More about the artists and workshops..........
"Painting on location, experiencing the sounds, the temperature, the light and ambiance of the scene is very important in adding its DNA to the painting."
When he is not at home in Gulf Shores, Alabama,
Craig Reynolds travels across the U.S. and abroad, participating in plein air competitions and leading workshops. His award-winning work has appeared in Plein Air Magazine. Locally, he is represented by
On the Waterfront Gallery.
Come paint with him at Scipio Creek Mill Pond on Oct. 9. "Painting Apalachicola's Shrimp Boats" will begin at 3 p.m. "til dark thirty."  Find more info and register
"Miss Debbie" 18x14 oil on linen
"Conveying a moment of space and light with color and shape intrigues me with every painting."
Maryo Smith is a Signature Member of the Georgia Watercolor Society and has won numerous prizes at state and national shows, with both her watercolors and oils.  She'll be offering a half-day workshop "Watercolor Waterfront" on Oct. 9.  Find more info and register here.
"Old Warehouse"
16x20 oil on linen-board 
(The Bowery Inn)
"It is during those moments of intense focus, while painting and contemplating the ever-changing effects of light from life, that I connect with an energy that comes from within." 
Cory Wright has been painting professionally since her teen years, going on to earn a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Her work can be found in national and international private collections, as well as at her own art gallery/studio in historic Palmetto, Florida. Join her on Oct. 9 for a mini-workshop: "The Fine Art of Simplifying a Complex Scene." Find info & register here.
"Where the Party's At" 14x11 oil on panel
"From my early childhood I was intrigued and fascinated by the enigma of art, this magical process that turns "nothing" into the harmonic tune of chaos."
Having traveled extensively throughout the world, Natalia Andreeva has  gathered incredible life experience that enriches her work in both oil and watercolor. Her paintings have been recognized with many honors, and are featured in multiple public and private collections.  Locally, she is represented by River's Edge Gallery.
"Up into Sky" 20x20 ol on linen canvas
(Lake Jackson, Tallahassee)
"My goal with each painting is to achieve a true sense of place."
With an extensive background in design,
Brenda Pinnick began practicing the art of plein air painting about ten years ago, and soon began winning awards in plein air competitions around the United States.  For Brenda, "landscapes offer endless opportunities to explore shapes, lines, color, value and depth."  She teaches both private and group classes, and is a frequent guest speaker at art gatherings in the Atlanta area.
"Early Morning Calm" 20x16 oil

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