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Virginia Beach Artists, Ocean Lovers Featured in Suffolk Exhibit

Virginia Beach Artists, Ocean Lovers Featured in Suffolk Exhibit

If you missed the opening reception of my show, Coastal Conversation, with fellow beach artist Ed Obermeyer, you can enjoy this recap that ran in the Virginian-Pilot by correspondent Cindy Focke. Enjoy!        Virginian-Pilot, by correspondent Cindy Focke Oysters are living among waves through March 30 at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts. The works of Virginia Beach artists Stephie Jones and Ed Obermeyer, both professed ocean lovers, are featured in an exhibit titled “Coastal Conversation.” The center, formerly Suffolk High School which was built in 1922, was restored and re-purposed as the visual performing arts venue for the...

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Coastal Conversation: New Gallery Show at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, Feb-March 2019

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Coastal Conversation: New Gallery Show at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, Feb-March 2019

Hello oyster lovers! You'll be glad to know that per you request, I'm busy filling my studio this month with lots of large beautiful oyster paintings! Come see my all new collection at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts this February! Another of my favorite artists, Ed Obermeyer, will be showing in the adjoining gallery. He's also an ocean lover and you'll see it in his beautiful paintings of cresting waves. You can meet me in person at the opening reception, or come by in the months of February and March to check out some beautiful large pieces for your walls. All paintings...

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Live Painting at the Commonwealth Coastal Classic, Oct. 20, 2-4 p.m.

Live Painting at the Commonwealth Coastal Classic, Oct. 20, 2-4 p.m.

In October, I'll be painting oysters LIVE at the Commonwealth Coastal Classic—a festival full of fine-dining chefs, small-batch craft beer, local spirits, wine tastings, open-flame cooking and Virginia oystermen. You can see my work taking shape on Oct. 20 from 2-4 p.m. at Town Point Park in Norfolk. Foodies, wine lovers and art collectors will be flocking to this first of its kind event in Hampton Roads (rescheduled date due to inclement September weather). More than 30 head chefs from culinary leading lights like Harper’s Table of Suffolk, Fin Seafood of Newport News, and Eurasia (a personal fave of mine) and Zoës Steak and...

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Now Showing at Palette Paint & Home in Richmond, Va, thru 9/30!

Now Showing at Palette Paint & Home in Richmond, Va, thru 9/30!

Hi all! My work is being featured this month at Palette Paint & Home (5813 Grove Ave, Richmond, VA 23226) and I'm so excited for you to come out and take in all the new oysters! This collection has a focus on large pieces (36x36 and 30x40's) for those of you looking for some gorgeous statement pieces.  The show runs August 15-Sept. 30, 2018 so come out and see all the pretty paintings (ummmm and check out their *beautiful* chandeliers and all of the Farrow & Ball paint colors that I'm coveting right now).  Hours:Monday – Friday,  9:00am – 5:00pmSaturday,  10:00am –...

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Oyster Painting Featured on Chesapeake Bay Foundation Notecards!

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Oyster Painting Featured on Chesapeake Bay Foundation Notecards!

I was so pleased when the Chesapeake Bay Foundation contacted me about using one of my oyster paintings on notecards used for their correspondence. As an artist, I'm honored, I love this coastal organization and am proud to be connected with it in this way! Here's a sneak peak at the painting they chose.   

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