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2016 October Highlight: David Boyd Jr.

From an early age, David was encouraged by his parents to create. There was never a shortage of art materials at the Boyd household. Even the walls of his childhood bedroom were left unfinished so that he could draw at will. He was influenced by his father; the elder David Boyd is a renowned illustrator and character who draws for Jeff Foxworthy and Mark Morgan, Inc. Luckily, young David was also heavily influenced by his mother, Rosalyn Boyd, the “quintessential…

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2016 March Highlight: Silvia Garcia-Carreras Feenaghty

Silvia Garcia-Carreras Feenaghty, a native of the island of Cuba, has lived in Georgia since 1961 and in Peachtree City since 1969. She started painting as a teenager, with training in Ottawa, Canada, and later in her native Cuba while acquiring a Home Economics degree with a Minor in Arts. She has attended classes in the past with many local and national artists but had set aside her brushes for a period of at least 20 years while her children…

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2016 February Highlight: Mick Brandenberger

As a young boy (age 8) in a new school in Hawaii, Mick was allowed to go to the art room every day to paint. It was there that he became an artist. His images were devoted to the tropical paradise that was his new world. Often his paintings had water themes that included exotic underwater creatures and plant life with the fantasy scenes of mermaids, sunken treasures, and ships. At age 10 he moved to Tampa, Florida, found an oil…

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2015 October Highlight: Eric Strother

In 2012, he graduated from BU with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting. After his graduation, Eric devoted his available time to working on paper maché masks, a side project that he developed during college. Using silicone molding and urethane rotocasting techniques, he enabled his masks to reach more and more people across the United States and abroad globally. Today, Eric works in his home studio in downtown Newnan, Georgia. He currently displays artwork in the Dogwood Gallery in…

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2015 May Highlight: Cecelia Hilton

   Cecelia enjoys pencil and has been drawing most of her life. She studied art in South Florida with emphasis on portraiture. After working as an art teacher in an elementary school for 12 years she needed a change and so began her interest in custom framing.Celiahas been framing for 13 years now andis owner of Fine Lines Art & Framing in downtown Newnan. Fine Lines is an art gallery which showcases 17 of Newnan’s finest artist. She also teaches…

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