Tomaso Albertini
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Meet This 3D Innovative Artist at Naples Art Institute

Italian transplant Tomaso Albertini—Naples Art's first artist-in-residence—blends cardboard and paint for his sculptural pieces.
Artist Mary Day
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This Naples Artist Weaves Wonders

For Mary Day, weaving is an artform ripe for human expression.
Painter Grace Mikell Ramsey
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This Fort Myers artist shows a beautiful, raw view of motherhood

FGCU assistant professor Grace Mikell Ramsey paints dream-like canvases that unpack the full experience of motherhood.
RichardDiedrich
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This architect-turned-artist captures the essence of water through dynamic paintings

Known for his design of amenity facilities at Grey Oaks, Mediterra and Collier's Reserve, Richard Diedrich manipulates paint and canvas to capture...
Fort Myers artist Shimul Chowdhury
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Fort Myers artist Shimul Chowdhury on identity

The second-generation Bangladeshi-American's studio practice revolves around identity and multicultural crossroads.
Fort Myers based artist Lia Martino
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This Fort Myers artist takes fashion from the runway to the canvas

Fort Myers-based creative Lia Martino reflects on fashion's influence in her whimsical art.
Italian artist Francesco Gillia
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This Italian painter is breaking traditional beauty standards in Southwest Florida

Fort Myers-based Francesco Gillia emphasizes the imperfect perfection of the human body through his figurative paintings.
Sara Abalan
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This Naples artist captures the organic beauty of Florida’s wild landscapes

Inspired by the Everglades, Naples Botanical Garden and other locales, former magazine illustrator Sara Abalan highlights the region's flora through her paintings...
pianist Milana Strezeva
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Milana Strezeva Champions Classical Music

Juilliard-trained Milana Strezeva enriches the Gulf's musical scene, through her new venture the Grand Piano Series.
Local musician handcrafts wooden guitars in his Naples studio
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Local Musician Handcrafts Wooden Electric Guitars

From his studio in the Naples Art District, Tyler MacDonald handcrafts electric guitars with precision and passion, creating a symphonic experience for...
Photojournalist Kinfay Moroti
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Photojournalist Gives Face to Inclusion

Photojournalist Kinfay Moroti gives face to inclusion, one picture at a time
Jazz musician Brandon Robertson
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From the Soul

As the head of Florida Gulf Coast University’s jazz program, the basketball band and his own jazz quartet, Brandon Robertson shapes the...
Robert Eder
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Robert and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Marco Island-based Robert Eder draws on Eastern philosophy and the improvisational qualities of jazz to create vibrant digital art.
Artist Andy Owen
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The Life Aquatic

The dynamic Ten Thousand Islands inform Naples artist Andy Owen’s eco-conscious printmaking.
Mary Smallwood creates line of sustainable accessories
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Mary Smallwood’s Local and Sustainable Line of Accessories

Inspired by Naples’ coastline, designer Mary Smallwood expands her accessories line with sustainable options.