Wall Art & Prints
Art is Gail’s outlet for expression and has guided her through life, first with a career in interior design and subsequently as an award-winning sculptor and now a painter. Her paintings have been featured in several national juried exhibitions and have won numerous awards. Locally, her work has been featured at the Jacksonville International Airport and The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens and in 2022, she was awarded a solo exhibition at the Lightner Museum in St. Augustine.
Born and raised in Romania, at 24 I made my big move to the United States to start my career as a family physician. My local environment, Florida’s East Coast, is the main source of inspiration. My photography illustrates seascapes and landscapes and offers a wide variety of colors, moods, subjects, and photo techniques.
John Bunker's work seduces and beckons our attention. Flowers dance and diaphanous angels soar through the vibrant paintings in rich, deep colors accented by metallic swirls and curlicues. As one art critic expressed, "The subjects of his paintings are simmering with energy, saturated with fragments of color, and wonderfully alive."
Certified as a Florida Master Naturalist in 2014, and trained as a Botanical Illustrator at the New York Botanic Gardens (1997-99) my work celebrates the seen and unseen. Rooted in wonder, handwork becomes meditation where sewing, drawing, and printmaking transforms humble materials into monumental immersive experiences.
David Downs paints the feelings we don’t have language for, the fleeting and ineffable scenes and situations one encounters at the edge of the truly wild.
Doug Eng is a photographer and installation artist whose visual interests are urban and natural landscapes. Eng’s recent projects focus on raising awareness of social and environmental issues. An engineer and software programmer by education and trade, Eng is pursuing a lifelong interest in the visual arts and has established a reputation for unique imagery and meaningful public projects.
Dedicated to artistic improvement, Michael Everett has focused his talent on landscapes since childhood. Finding inspiration in nature's splendor, he creates idealized landscapes through subtle abstraction, offering an escape from reality while rooted in it. Representing nature's beauty, Michael's work serves as a refuge from the fast-paced world. The challenge of translating three-dimensional landscapes into two-dimensional spaces captivates him, exploring atmospheric space, values, textures, and emotional subtleties. With over a decade of experience, Michael enjoys the process of crafting serene landscape images through small marks on paper.
Louise Freshman Brown is a mixed-medium artist whose works have been featured in museums and galleries in the United States and Europe. Solo exhibits include; Piirto Gallery, Helsinki, Finland, Everson Museum, NY, The Deland Museum of Art, FL, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL and Monique Goldstrom Gallery, NYC. Group exhibitions; Galleria Retro & Arte, Venice, Italy, Advice Konsthall, Sollentuna, Sweden, Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, DC, New York Academy of Art, NYC and Boca Raton Museum of Art. Her works are in over 500 collections and she is a Distinguished Professor of Art Emerita at the University of North Florida.
MJ Hinson's work reflects a deep awareness of the world. Observing nature provides him with the raw materials of color, shape, and form. Without preconceived notions, he lets natural rhythms shape his compositions. Deconstruction becomes form, chaos unifies, and the ever-changing environment is portrayed through his vision.
Christie Holechek preserves the memory of life-changing events by depicting the places, objects, and energy, surrounding her in America’s contemporary landscape at the time of the experience. With drawings, paintings, and mixed media constructions of the world around her.
Paul Ladnier, University of North Florida Professor Emeritus, taught painting and drawing for nearly forty years. He received numerous awards and recognition for the quality of his teaching and dedication to his students, the community and the university. Paul continues to travel, paint, exhibit his works, teach privately at his CoRK studio and conduct painting and drawing workshops.
Suzanne W. Magee, a North Florida-based artist, transitioned from a nursing career in eastern Pennsylvania to study art at the University of Miami. She later earned a Bachelor of Fine Art from the University of North Florida. Her work is featured in regional exhibitions and can be found in private collections, galleries, and public spaces, including the Mayo Clinic, Baptist Hospital, the U.S. Embassy in the Bahamas, and the Ponte Vedra Inn and Resort. She's a published artist in "Picturing Florida" and maintains a studio in Jacksonville where she continues to create her art.
Dawn Inglis Montgomery is a painter living and working in Jacksonville, Florida. She took drawing and painting courses while studying architecture and city planning at the University of Virginia. Completing her master’s degree at Georgia Institute of Technology she worked for seven years in the city planning field. Influenced by this background, she is drawn to the angles and planes, and the contrast between resilience and decay, found in the urban and natural landscape. Her paintings have been shown at ArtFields, the Cummer Museum, the Jacksonville International Airport, the University of Southern Mississippi Art Museum, the LaGrange Art Museum, and the Fort Myers Alliance for the Arts.
Megan Reid, a Northeast Florida-based mixed media sculptor specializing in ceramics and glass, holds a degree from Jacksonville University. Her captivating artwork, inspired by natural biomes and design movements, serves as a powerful platform for environmental conservation. Beyond her creative pursuits, Megan is a registered yoga teacher and an active contributor to local beach cleanup efforts as a firefighter. Committed to positive change, she repurposes materials in her art, emphasizing the importance of avoiding a 'throwaway lifestyle' in today's era. Through her talent, Megan not only creates beauty but also inspires environmental action and community engagement in Northeast Florida.
Joe Segal is a North Florida artist whose most distinctive works are wall-hung sculptures carved from beams and accentuated with metal elements. Segal’s minimalist style and subtle finishes are drawn from the inherent characteristics of the materials he works with. He describes his work as “man’s need for order intersecting with the order of nature”.
Chip Southworth is a renowned artist known for portraits, political and street art. He considers himself equal parts artist and activist.
Linda Speed is a self-taught artist, mastering the technique of alcohol ink. Alcohol ink is an acid-free, vibrant, highly saturated, alcohol-based liquid dye most often moved by an air source such as a hand blower/puffer, an airbrush, or a compact hairdryer. Linda has also conquered the difficult task of painting with these inks using a paintbrush. All her work is sealed with an archival, UV protector.
Lynn is inspired by the wonder and beauty of nature, from flowers to the tiny shells she finds along the beach. She works in mixed media, using everything from paint and inks, paper and text, textiles and beading. Most of her work has components of texture, strong color and thoughtful composition. She has taken her paintings to the sewing machine to incorporate various fabrics and needlework stitching. Her Russian grandparents were tailors in New York and Lynn made many of her own clothes from an early age.
Barry Wilson has been working in the graphic printmaking medium for over three decades. He has exhibited prints nationally and his work is in numerous public and private collections. Wilson holds a Master of Fine Arts from Florida State University. He has taught at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts in Jacksonville, Florida for the last 28 years.
Larry Wilson received his Bachelor of Design Degree, University of Florida, Magna Cum Laude. After practicing in Houston, Washington, DC and New York City, Wilson relocated to Jacksonville, Florida. He maintains a studio at the CoRK Arts District.