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Gildea Gallery Welcomes New Artist Javier Lopez Barbosa

Gildea Gallery
Javier is a self-taught painter who considers his work is about feeling good and having fun. “It is about making people happy, which makes me content and inspired. Growing up in Mexico set me in a place of mind where I knew, since I was a young boy that I wanted to become an artist. Mexico is full of art, […]
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The works of David Lee return to Key West

Mother Superior Island favorite David Lee’s unique pieces have returned to Key West after a 5-year hiatus, and will be featured exclusively at Gildea Gallery. We love his whimsical, animated style of capturing the funny moments of daily life. Davis is busy in his studio creating new pieces that will continue to arrive in the coming weeks, so keep checking […]
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Curating our First Online Exclusive Show on Artsy!

Mark Horst: Painting the Male Form on Artsy Why do you paint/draw/sculpt the male form? Early in my life, I learned that the body was shameful and that it was best to keep it under wraps. My own body was a mystery to me and the sexual magnetism of the body—both male and female—made me look away. Painting men has […]
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Hazel Griffiths Returns to Key West for a Live Painting Demonstration

Hazel Griffiths has been live painting and giving demos at galleries and events throughout South Florida. She works primarily in encaustics and mixed media which make for an intriguing and visually exiting experience. The encaustic medium is deep and vibrant and is extremely versatile – it can be built up until almost three dimensional or it can be a lustrous […]
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Miami Home and Decor Magazine features Key West

Miami Home and Decor Cover
Miami Home and Decor Magazine included Key West in this months issue, showcasing a beautiful mid-century home design, that also features pieces from Artists’ Jean Perderson and Nancy Ortenstone, in addition to Mariah Sultan and Suzanne Donazetti! Very proud of our talented artists’ to be included in this wonderful article. The owners have displayed their work beautifully.
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Darren Jones in the house!

Artist and Writer Darren Jones
What does an artist do when he visits a gallery? Talks shop, of course. We were lucky to have a visit from international artist and art critic, Darren Jones in Key West yesterday! He’s now heading up to the East Coast to pursue more creative endeavors this summer, So keep your eyes open for his new writing and artworks! Check […]
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Fabriano Watercolor Convention, Italy

Jean Pederson in Italy
The Fabriano Watercolor Convention is designed to promote a creative exchange between international watercolor artists. Our represented artist Jean Pederson was one of them. Jean was an artist in residence with us in Key West for the month of February, and is on the move to Boone, NC. for another teaching exhibition in June. The program consisted of an exhibition […]
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New Happenings for Artist Mariyah Sultan

Our featured artist Mariyah Sultan Has been a very busy lady lately! In addition to 3 other shows where her art is featured as a backdrop, she is now featured in a fourth new series called Grand Hotel, executive produced by Eva Longoria on CBS. You can view her other works on Nickelodeon, “Valor”, and “Ballers” with Dwayne “the Rock” […]
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