Summer Artist Updates/Part 1

What have our Featured Artists been up to since appearing on Artsy Shark?

Check this list to see what your favorite artists are doing to build their careers, market themselves, increase business and do what they love ~ creating art!

Leann Webb

~ Started a new website,, featured a snail character she created.

~ Donated art to two nonprofits raising money to help wildlife affected by the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. See her art here.

Pam Utton

~ Is heavily involved with animal rescue causes in Florida, donating a portion of the proceeds from sales of her pet portraits. See her Facebook page.

~ Donated work to Art vs. Oil. More info here.

Hallie Edlund

~  Is spending the summer as an intern at Flatbed Press in Austin, Texas.

~ Will be showing lithos and screenprints in August at Carroll Arts Center.

Stephanie Borg

~  Launched a series of 6 Art Cards based on her ink drawings. See them here.

~  Participated in the “Tektika Tango” art exhibition at the Phoenicia Hotel in Malta.  Check out her new work on her website.

Francis Vallejo

~ Is moving to Austin, Texas and helping to create a downtown art studio for teaching, working on projects and events.

~ Working on a 96-page comic with a French publisher, and pursuing his gallery paintings.

Sandra Davis

~ Has connected with Art House in Brooklyn, New York, participating in several projects with them. Check them out here.

Rebecca Potts

~  Was selected for 20UNDER40: Re-Inventing the Arts and Arts Education for the 21st Century.

~  Will be Visual Arts Topic Editor for a reference set on Climate Change.

~  Displayed her work at Rock Paper Scissors and Crafting Place.

Revelle Taillon

~  Has created a new collection of prints, which she is selling all over the world through her Etsy shop and Yahoo blog group.

~  Will be doing a solo show at a hospital in her area, and has acquired retail store accounts for her prints.

~  Offered 10 giclees of her Gannet birds to raise money to help wildlife affected by the BP oil spill.

Igor Lukyanov

~  Started a new blog where he posts daily sketches.

~  Has posted a new video on work he created during the past two months.

Kristin Doner

~ Has 30 images of her work listed with HG Arts, an Arts Consulting/Framing firm in Florida.  See her work here.

Dave Crosland

~  Is continuing his wildlife drawings, and posting new work on his Facebook page.

David Macaluso

~ Has 11 works in a group show called Reuse, Repurpose, Recycle in Brea, California until July 9th.

~ Created a new work called Great Egret Oil Arch as a response to the Gulf disaster, in his portfolio which focuses on the Age of Oil.

Nat Connacher

~  Has created a series of  Typographic Nude Art Cards, listed on ebay.

~  Is experimenting with putting his images onto fabric for wall hangings.

~  Painting a new series called “Typographic Shatters”, which will be released in September.

Sandi Harrold

~  Has successfully been selling her paintings and added many new greeting cards to her line.

~  Will be exhibiting her work in a show at the Old Queensland Museum in Brisbane, Australia on September 11th and12th.

~ Will be having a show of her art with artist Lindy Blackburn at the Energyart Gallery in Brisbane, Australia also in September.

Stop back for Summer Artist Updates/Part 2 to see more of your favorite Featured Artists!

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