The devil's not in the details for this free-spirited oil painter from Freeport

Published: Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 08:55 AM.

She said the beach backdrop, as well as the beauty of the Emerald Coast, inspires her work.

"I believe the most important part of a painting is what the artist has to say, with the viewer becoming interactive with the painting.”


Destin Festival of the Arts

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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