Brenda Alcorn, a retired English teacher from Manatee High School, has become well known locally for her mixed-media art that evolves from her love of nature. In her February Featured Artist Exhibit entitled “Fish Tales and Nature Nuances," Ms. Alcorn will show paintings she creates using the Japanese Gyotaku technique of printing with fish. Her recent watercolors and nature photography will also be included. A highlight of the month will be the public gallery reception on Friday, February 10 from 5:30-7:30 PM as part of the annual Holmes Beach Art District monthly ArtWalks. Ms. Alcorn's special exhibit will run from Feb. 1 through Feb. 28, 2017.
Island Gallery West is located at 5368 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, FL, Trolley Stop 15 on Anna Maria Island. Gallery hours are 10 AM-5 PM, Mon.-Sat. Please visit www.islandgallerywest.com , Facebook or call 941-778-6648 for gallery updates.