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Artist Alisa Mealor
Originally from the midwest in the United States, Alisa Mealor has traveled the world from an early age. Opportunities led her to live in England where she had access to exploring other destinations. Traveling the world all before hermid-twentiess completely shaped her life. Exposure to a rich variety of cultures, people, design,s and landscapes continue to greatly influence her artwork.
Landing in Key West, Florida in 1994 it eventually became apparent that there wasn't a more perfect place on the planet to grow as an artist. The combination of a thriving arts community and a beautifully scenic environment has provided her with a home base for nearly three decades.
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Key West, Florida has a vibrant arts scene, and there are many local artists in the area. Here are some examples:
Rick Worth - Rick Worth is a Key West artist who specializes in mixed media paintings, sculptures, and murals. His work can be seen in public spaces all around the city, including murals on the side of buildings and in the Cemetery.
Wyland - Wyland is a world-renowned marine life artist who has a Key West Art Gallery. His work features beautiful depictions of sea creatures and ocean scenes.
Jeff MacNelly - Jeff MacNelly was a Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist who lived in Key West until his death in 2000. He was the creator of the comic strip "Shoe," which was syndicated in newspapers across the country.
Nellie Appleby - Nellie Appleby is a contemporary artist who creates colorful, abstract paintings. Her work has been featured in galleries in Key West and around the world.
Jim Racchi - Jim Racchi is a self-taught artist who creates beautiful, detailed oil paintings. His work often features scenes from Key West and the surrounding area.
These are just a few examples of the many talented artists who call Key West home. You can find more information about local artists by visiting their art galleries in Key West, attending local art shows and events, and exploring the city to see the many public art installations around town.
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Art prints, woodcut relief prints, linoleum block prints, and miniature art paintings are all different types of printmaking techniques used by artists to produce multiple copies of their artwork. Art prints can refer to any type of printed reproduction of an artwork, including lithographs, etchings, and screen prints. Art prints are typically created using a printing press, and the prints are often signed and numbered by the artist.
Woodcut relief printing is a traditional printmaking technique
where an artist carves an image into a block of wood, leaving the raised areas to be inked and printed onto paper. This process creates a unique and textured look in the final print.
Linoleum block printing is similar to woodcut printing, but instead of using a block of wood, the artist carves an image into a linoleum block. Linoleum block prints have a smoother, more polished look than woodcut prints
Miniature art paintings are small-scale paintings, typically no larger than 4 inches by 4 inches. They can be created using a variety of mediums, including watercolors, oils, and acrylics. Miniature paintings often require a great deal of skill and patience due to their small size. Overall, these different types of printmaking techniques offer artists a wide range of creative possibilities, allowing them to experiment with different materials, textures, and styles in their artwork.