© Laura Gabel, "He Parts the Veil”, watercolor and charcoal, 14 x 17.5, $195.00

Proven Health Benefits of Art

What if your doctor prescribed the health benefits of art as the cure for your latest malady? Would you quickly seek a second opinion? Depending on what ails you, there are some surprising benefits to living the artistic life. It’s summertime here, and that means vacations and super flexible schedules. Read more…

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What’s Your Creation Motivation?

Creation motivation? What’s that? There isn’t just one motivation for why artists create, why painters paint and why sculptors sculpt. Many times I’m sure you create something yourself with a specific purpose in mind, for instance, a special birthday cake. Take my friend Lisa—she expresses herself so beautifully with cake Read more…

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Who Are the Florida Highwaymen?

The Highwaymen may be complete unknowns to you. I know they were to me. My youngest daughter brought home a painting she made in school with a little note attached that said “To further their study of Florida, the first graders will learn about a group of Floridian artists, known Read more…