The Studios of Cocoa Beach, 165 Minuteman Causeway in downtown Cocoa Beach has challenged nine guest artists to create works featuring roads, alleys, vintage roadside attractions and unusual perspectives on travel.
Participating artists include Russ Wheatley, Lyssa Bowen, James E. Kalupa, Elizabeth Scholder, Heather Kelly, Hassan Patterson, Alex Stankiewicz, Grace Amore Savage, and Florida Highway Men Historic Artist AJ Brown.
The Award of Excellance was won by Elizbeth Scholder for her oil painting “Rappahannock Vineyard.” Lyssa Bowe won the 1st Merit Award and James E. Kalupa won the 2nd Merit Award. Awards were sponsored by Heidi’s Jazz Club in Cocoa Beach.
The exhibit will be on display daily from January 25 through March 18 at the Studios of Cocoa Beach. This non-profit, co-op gallery presents the work of 30 local artists and offers workshops and classes for adults and children in a variety of techniques. The Studio is open Monday and Tuesday 10:30am-3:30 pm, Wednesday through Saturday 10:30 am-8pm and Sunday 11 am to 4 pm. For more information on the exhibits, artists, and the workshop schedule, call 321-613-3480 or visit the website: www.studiosofcocoabeach.org