Meet the Artist: Jim Sherraden

Meet the Artist: Jim Sherraden

I’ve had a crush on Jim Sherraden since first meeting him almost ten years ago. It may have been his easygoing manner or how he could skillfully crank out the storied posters that peppered my walls. It was almost definitely the soft brown leather cowboy boots he was wearing.

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Meet the Artist: SUN SIGNS' Jeff Williams

Meet the Artist: SUN SIGNS' Jeff Williams

I headed over to St. Pete for St. Printersburg and the very first face I saw was that of Jeff Williams. His little sign painting info table was the cutest ever and he was so happy about being there and sharing his sign painting know how. I could not resist. I had to ask him…to be on the blog.

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Meet the Artist: Bethany Mikell

Meet the Artist: Bethany Mikell

I met Bethany Mikell at the Orlando Museum of Art and her fiber work is glorious. She weaves and creates sumptuous clothing and accessories that are both soft and statement-making. She’s up in Asheville right now, making some new moves and I hope they know what they’ve got. If they don’t, they will soon.

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Meet the Artist: David Lawrence

Meet the Artist: David Lawrence

Though I’ve only known David Lawrence for a couple years, I think his youthful vibe has always been a part my life. He has a joyous spirit and a way of capturing people at a moment in their timeline that supersedes how they see themselves. He is a talented photographer and storyteller and if you get the chance to work with him, take it.

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Meet the Artist: Chris Kernstock

Meet the Artist: Chris Kernstock

Chris and I have known each other for a while. You may be an admirer of his work and maybe not know it. Have you been to Red Lobster? (P-O-P-C-O-R-N-S-H-R-I-M-P) I love Red Lobster. It was the FANCY restaurant my family went to for birthdays or when my grandparents came to town. Chris works for the brand and the photos he takes may be on your menu, table card, or Insta feed. He’s SO good at what he does and his photo and video skills are moving in a much more forward-facing direction with his YouTube channel.

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Meet the Artist: NOBLE FOLK DESIGN

Meet the Artist: NOBLE FOLK DESIGN

I met Will on Twitter. Do people still meet on Twitter? Will does some of the designs for Biggie’s Deli Fresh Threads shirts. He’s really good at what he does. He doesn’t live in Orlando, but I figured since he’s impacting our community through his design work, it still counts as being part Orlandoan. So, let’s get to know Will Truran a.k.a. Noble Folk Design.

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