Where the WILD things are



Animal lovers unite– A visual celebration of the extraordinary wildlife of Florida has arrived. WILD exhibit presents a fierce showcase of the Sunshine state’s indigenous creatures as you’ve never seen them before. Materializing various animal species into paintings and sculptures in a gamut of styles, are fifteen highly talented local artists including– Susan Curry, Joanne Taylor Brown, Charlotte Mansur, Evelyn Peters. Craig Rubadoux, Jean Blackburn, Linda Hunsaker, Joyce Eli Walker, Nancee Clark, Tim Jaeger, Ines Norman, Tom Hawkaas, Penelope Bowdry Sanders and Nancy Matthews. A portion of sales from the artwork featured will be donated to benefit Wildlife, Inc. Education & Rehabilitation Center, the largest wildlife rehabilitation and rescue center in Manatee County, located on Anna Maria Island.

The exhibition runs for an entire month, March 7th through April 7th at The Studio at Gulf and Pine. Be sure to take a walk on the wild side Thursday, March 8th from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM– the gallery will be hosting Wildlife, Inc.'s dedicated members to share their mission and work, and even bringing along some non-human friends for the public to view.  If you’re feeling untamed, make your way back out for the Artists’ Opening Reception, Thursday, March 15th from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. From birds, mammals and reptiles, experience things getting a little artsy and a lot WILD this spring.  

10101 Gulf Dr. Anna Maria, FL 34216, (941)778-1906

Octopus painting by Penelope Bodry-Sanders, Flamingo painting by Tim Jaeger

The Studio at Gulf and Pine

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