Category Local Artist Feature

Local Artist Feature: Amy Sellers

The Back Story I was born in Lafayette, Louisiana, and have a great affection for my Cajun heritage.  I was raised in a small town of Wexford, PA. Al Spekis, a young man in his first year of teaching, encouraged…

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Local Artist Feature: Henriette Kitte

The Back Story Henriette’s career originated in fashion design; her specialty was women’s clothing, primarily evening and wedding dresses. Her creativity was exposed with successful design in theatrical costumes and Victorian era clothing. Throughout her career as a fashion designer, Henriette’s love…

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Local Artist Feature photoARTworks & Silver Revival

The Back Story Sharlene Gaenicke is the Owner & Inspiration Designer of: photoARTworks & Silver Revival located at The Art Cottage in Historic Downtown Titusville, Florida. Originally from Vanceboro, North Carolina, Sharlene’s parents moved the family to Lakeland, Florida when…

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Local Artist Feature: Jenny Kiker Botanical Artist

The Back Story Jenny’s creative process starts with a combination of drawing from observation and imagination. She lets the subject inform where the line wants to go and how it wants to feel. Color is the emotion in her work.…

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Local Artist Feature: Lisa King Whyte

The Back Story Lisa King Whyte is the owner and principal of Design Whyte Interiors, and has been creating boutique residential and office environments from South Florida to New York, for more than ten years. Her design aesthetic is the result…

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Mobilizing the Maker Movement

By Sharon McCormick Pick up or log into a recent newspaper or magazine and you have probably encountered stories about the “maker movement”. While the term has become trendy of late, we at RMA have always recognized that past and…

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Local Artist Feature: Joshua Oliveria

The Back Story Joshua Oliveira, first born son of two Portuguese immigrants who left their homeland for the shores of the American Dream in their teen years. The New Bedford public school system was the only formal art training Joshua…

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Local Artist Feature: Samantha McInnis of The Clay Cache

About the Artist Samantha McInnis is a native Floridian potter who spends her days creating ocean inspired functional and sculptural ceramic art. Her artistic inspiration began at a young age during the usual weekend boating trips on the west coast…

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Local Artist Feature: Lisa & Jonathan Rockford

For this month’s Local Artist Feature, you’re getting a special two-for-one deal! However, it’s important to note that although we’re featuring Lisa and Jonathan Rockford together, in actuality they could not be more separate. Due to their different interests, they…

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