Meet an Artopian: Eric Sapronetti

Why did you start painting? Creative energy has always been with me as I can remember making drawings and paintings since I was a child. I continued working in artistic mediums throughout adulthood, but it was not until my kids were fully grown that I was able to really settle down and develop my painting…

Meet an Artopian: A J Brown Historic Highwaymen

Who is your favorite artist? Florida Hall of Fame Original Highwaymen Johnny Daniels, deceased… another (still living) is Hall of Fame James Gibson. What makes painting nature so incredible? Nature is an ever changing phenomenon God given creation we must cherish. What is your favorite album? Michael Jackson, Thriller Why have you supported Big Bend…

Meet an Artopian: Diane Dyal

Who has been your biggest influence as an artist? Jackson Pollock is my biggest influence as an artist. I like the freedom of his style and when I first started out as a painter I sort of copied his style simply because it looked like fun. I also like the wildness of it as I…