‘JUST FOR FUN’: Santa Rosa Beach artist uses clay to ‘create happiness’

Published: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 05:40 PM.

And that is just another way his art makes people, including himself, happy.

“We just enjoy this way of life; we’ll never be rich,” he said. “But this is the lifestyle that we’ve chosen. It’s just been a good match for us.”

If you’re unable to get to the art fair, but are interested in Mitchell’s art, he can be reached at 231-4842. 



The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation will present the 17th Annual Destin Festival of the Arts from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 28 at Henderson Beach State Park. This signature event features more than 100 artists from around the United States who will exhibit in more than 18 different mediums competing for more than $9,000 in cash prizes. Other amenities are live musical entertainment, a bistro-style food court, Kid’s ArtStop and festival merchandise. A Collaborative Art Exhibit showcases more than 40 community artists representing students and adults. Admission is $3/adult and kids under 12 are free. Call 650-2226.

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