2018 Featured Artist: MICHAEL BRENNAN

Michael Brennan, born and raised in Tampa, Florida, began creating his own works of art at an early age. His passion for modern art led him to explore the use of collage underlying various painted subjects including animals, Native American Indians, aviation, architectural illustration, and advertising composition, among others. In 2010, he had his first exposure to the world of fox hunting and...
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2017 Featured Artist: DUSTIN GOOLSBY

Dustin Goolsby was raised in Polk County, Florida. As a pacifying hobby for his parents’ sanity, art became a major interest of Dustin’s. Crayons to comics he was led to practicing figurative drawing and this aided his acceptance to Harrison School for the Arts in Lakeland, Florida. Dustin’s work there was heavily illustrative, with a natural eye for design. However, more expressive fine...
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2016 Featured Artist: JEFF RIPPLE

I am dedicated to a poetic realism in landscape painting. For me, that is the artistic combining of an accurate depiction of a scene infused by my emotional response to the light and atmosphere on that landscape. Such a painting may or may not be of a precise location or moment in time, but it is always believable and true to place. I think this is in keeping with 19th Century American painter...
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