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Island Gallery West Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Public Reception on 3/13/15 and Paintings Exhibit by MARTI SALERNI, “Inspired by Nature.” Mixed-media artist Marti Salerni’s paintings will be fe…0 Comments 0 Likes
Eggs on your windows? Okay, how about Easter Eggs made out of special window art? Bring the kids in and we’ll show them how to make their own special art design to take home. As always, this event is…0 Comments 0 Likes
Lois Carson, watercolor artist, has been named April 2015 Featured Artist at Island Gallery West. Lois is an art instructor at ACED (Adult Education) in Sarasota and a long-time member of the area’s…0 Comments 0 Likes
Every kid wants to be a King or Queen, right? Bring your budding royalty in and let them make their own crown or tiara to take home and cherish forever. As always, this event is free for the kids, an…0 Comments 0 Likes
Monday. April 13, 2015 at 7 PM Deux Requiems Musica Sacra Cantorum Chorus Church of the Redeemer - Episcopal 222 South Palm Avenue, Sarasota un petit Requiem, Op. 48 by Gabriel Fauré Tsunami Requiem…0 Comments 0 Likes
It may seem a little early for Mother’s Day, but if you bring your kids in (or have dad bring them in), we’ll help them make an art project that can be beautiful on it’s own, or, for a small fee, can…0 Comments 0 Likes
Tracie A. Godri will display her acrylic paintings in an exhibit entitled “Intensely Hued” as May Featured Artist at Island Gallery West. Tracie has been evolving as an artist since being inspired by…0 Comments 0 Likes
Hands are amazing, and a this event, we’re going to show the kids how to make amazing butterfly art with their hands. And, they’ll get to fly one of them home to enjoy. As always, this event is free…0 Comments 0 Likes
“Nag, nag, nag, that’s all she does.” This statement is a resounding quote made distinctly by men about women. The verb is even definitively used as a noun to describe a complaining woman. When I see couples in my office, the woman typically comes in with a list of valid ways that the man is not showing up in the relationship. When I ask the man what he would like to change in the…Continue
McNeil Nutritionals, LLC, the maker of SPLENDA® Sweeteners, announces the launch of NECTRESSE™ Natural No Calorie Sweetener (pronounced NECK-TRESS). It is the only 100 percent natural, zero calorie per serving sweetener made from the goodness of real fruit – monk fruit extract – available at stores nationwide.
The new sweetener derives its natural sweetness from monk fruit, a small green melon that has been cultivated…Continue
My cartoon, NO VAGINAS ALLOWED, is featured today on ElectWomen.com.
I painted it to express my dismay when I learned that two Michigan legislators (female) were banned from speaking when they dared to say the word "vagina" as they were debating a bill on abortion. Please read the article and Speak Out!
Do you think 'vagina' is a dirty word? …Continue
The Coors Light Silver Bullet Train is speeding towards the most refreshing summer yet, with special beer packaging, memorable local events, exclusive social media campaigns, a talent search with Ice Cube, and much more. In addition, the seasonal celebration is literally painting the summer silver with a fresh focus on local 3D art by world-renowned artists. In this time-lapse video that is sure to give you goose-bumps, watch a Coors Light Silver Bullet Pint come to life:…Continue
Rock Shrimp! I love the texture of these plump, bite-sized shrimp and the fact that at Selmon’s I can have a pile of them lightly fried and served with an honest-to-goodness homemade…Continue
For the second time since first losing my hair over a decade ago, I have hair. Not a lot of hair, not long hair, not normally textured hair, but hair. What I mean is that the total area of my head with hair growth is greater than the total area without hair. I’m still losing hair, not all over all-at-once, but in roving bald spots. So I have to be creative, moving…Continue