Big Bend Cares raises money through Artopia

Tallahassee Democrat Published 5:14 p.m. ET June 26, 2017 | Updated 5:16 p.m. ET June 26, 2017 The auction is silent but the impact of Artopia 2017 is immense. Local and regional artists donate their artwork, including a few signed and numbered limited editions. Money raised from the annual event held at the Tucker Civic Center on…

Artopia 2017

Artopia is a charity art fundraising event that benefits Big Bend Cares. Over 300 pieces of art in all mediums: paintings, sculptures, jewelry, and more.

Meet an Artopian – Kellie Martin

Who would you consider you biggest inspiration? In the beginning of early age that I’ve been admire Salvador Dali for his surreal works, and especially his melting clock is that what I am usually use this symbolic as my battling anxiety and my lifetime hate and love relationship with the time. Daniel Katz-Hernandez, my art…

Meet an Artopian: Dean Gioia

When did you first fall in love with creating art? 8th grade. Art class. Suddenly there was a voice for all the mystical feelings floating in me since early childhood.  What can new artists do to help themselves start their own journey? Listen to your own voice. Do what is important to you (and you…