Artopia 2015 – Better than Ever!

Big Bend Cares is thrilled our “Friends in Art” have generously decided to partner with us this year pump up our prize pool for our valued artists. The Frame Shoppe is offering a 25% discount on framing for artists participating in Artopia. The Frame Shoppe is a generous friend to Tallahassee for life, and Big…

Meet an Artopian: Amanda Thompson

How do we make Tallahassee an oasis for the arts? This is my hometown and I feel incredibly lucky to live in a community with so many talented and innovative people. The Big Bend region is an arts mecca and almost everyone you speak to is either a practicing artist, of one discipline or another,…

Meet an Artopian: Paul Edward Parmele

If you could create one album cover… What band and what album would you pick? Cyndi Lauper – True Colors How would you describe your style? My Style would be a mixture of modern timeless era of Traditional and Digital Breed being of Down to Earth open Styles that welcomes Originality. I work with layers…

Featured Artist Series: Kenneth Reshard

We’re making Artopia 2015 our best ever! Our partners at 7Hills Communications are producing several videos featuring some of the artists that support Big Bend Cares and Artopia. Artist Kenneth Reshard is the next talent in our Featured Artist Series for Artopia 2015. We hope you’ll enjoy learning more about Ken’s story and his personal…

Meet an Artopian: Kelly Dozier

How can Tallahassee continue to foster our growing art community? Tallahassee is lucky to have many talented artists in our community who enrich our lives with their inspiring work. We can foster our growing arts and culture community by working together to create collaborative projects which draw on a variety of talented people. We can…

Meet an Artopian: Harris Wiltsher

Tell us about Wonluv Entertainment. Wonluv Entertainment Group presents innovative boutique events for the advancement of good solid enjoyment, live music, charity and networking. We are sincerely committed to being an active contributor to the community that we serve by partnering with emerging professionals (caterers, musicians, etc.) and donating to various organizations (FSU Center for…

Featured Artist Series: Ron Yrabedra

We’re making Artopia 2015 our best ever! Our partners at 7Hills Communications are producing several videos featuring some of the artists that support Big Bend Cares and Artopia. Painter Ron Yrabedra is the next talent in our Featured Artist Series for Artopia 2015. We hope you’ll enjoy learning more about Ron’s life and how it’s…

Featured Artist Series: Mark Dickson

We’re making Artopia 2015 our best ever! Our partners at 7Hills Communications are producing several videos featuring some of the artists that support Big Bend Cares and Artopia. Sculptor and painter Mark Dickson is the first in our Featured Artist Series for Artopia 2015. We hope you’ll enjoy learning more about Mark’s approach to art.

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Meet an Artopian: Sandy DeLopez

What or who inspired you to start painting? The Great Masters and the Impressionists have always inspired me, but my daily inspiration comes from nature and human lives and culture. I began painting after my professional careers when I could immerse myself in my personal renaissance. If you could pair a song with your style…