Xpressions by Damaris LLC presents:
2018 Solo Art Exhibit
Get into the holiday spirit and join her for an evening of fine arts, as she showcases her latest expressions.
About the Artist:
Dr. Damaris Shealy is a native of the Republic of Panamá. She is an artist whose raw talent began to take shape in middle school after migrating to the US thirty-seven years ago. During the past few years, Damaris has reclaimed her passion. Despite lengthy hiatus, Damaris’ raw uncultivated talent remained intact as she is once again rendering beautiful imagines that capture the various expressions of her subjects. Damaris focuses on the sensual nature of art, aiming to depict the expressions of her subjects through a rich combination of color, texture, and detailed likeness.
In my paintings, I strive to create a place for the observer to reside and experience it, to join in the work’s rhythm. Painting is my sanctuary, a place of refuge and contemplation, a hideout, a shrine, a place of new direction and a tribute to beauty.
“Home Going” is a depiction of a spiritual healing. The woman who is attached to the lead angel passed away and is being taken home to gl.ory. The angel on the left has released the woman from the hospital I.V. and the medication showing that she has been set free from her earthly struggles. The framed original is 40″ x 46″
I began doing art work when I retired. My paintings in oil consist of abstracts with heavy paint that is enough to be almost considered 3-D and landscapes that more recently are barebones concepts of trees or their skeletons in an abstract environment. I have began using old CDs and acrylic paint to make 3-D images on canvass. I am also doing small (about 5″ x 5″ x 5″) glass sculptures in abstract shapes and colors. As ideas and images come to my mind making them into something reduces time to a nonentity.
Fern Cook: Horticulturist, Creative Mind, Songwriter, Owner/operator of an Atlanta based landscape design>install firm Shady Grove Landscape Company, Inc.,
Redd Fern Art, launched 2019, embodies the heart and soul of Fern Cook. Begun as ‘thank you gifts’ for our landscape clients, these works of Outdoor Art offer color, polish and shine to your outdoor living rooms. Two unique and decorative product lines are currently offered; Paintings and Hanging Planters.
Paintings on metal canvas with an aluminum frame and metal/glass paints have been tested on fences, trees and home exteriors for three years with no loss of quality or rust. The abstract composition allows for viewer interpretation. The magnetic property allows for customization with house numbers and/or verbiage. Adding vinyl lettering and/or company logo creates an dazzling, memorable sign for your business. Available in sizes 12″x12″ or 24″x24″ Custom sizes, colors and graphics available. ReddFernArt@gmail.com
Hanging Planters incorporate thrift store treasures, natural objects and plants. Born from boredom with traditional hanging plant options, this medium combines Fern’s love for plants, upcycling, and treasure hunting. Commissions available for your porch or interior.
Shellton LaBron Tremble was born in Georgia. He is a conceptual and abstract artist who works in all mediums and imagery. Shellton has lived mostly in the Southeast, including Florida and South Carolina. As a child, Shellton questioned his mother on why he could not draw like his brother (or paint as she did), so she said to him, “You won’t know until you try.” From there his interest sparked, skills blossomed, and self – instruction began.
Shellton has a wide range of creations from imagery to stylized art. His work is energetic and colorful! Most of his paintings are texturized or embossed. His work is very conceptual with a blend of surrealism and abstract motifs. He believes in producing works that are highly inspiring and visually provoking on canvas and wood. Shellton’s theme is “Passion, Power, and Perpetuity”!
The fine art of Miles Davis spans an array of subject matter from spiritual figurative to politics, funky florals, and whimsical illustrations. His paintings borrow aesthetics from mass media, calling back to his generation’s culture of comic books and video games. The subject matter often portrays the contradictory impulses of people’s moral compasses and animal instincts, whether happy, remorseful, or brutal. Due to the diverse scope of emotion and transcendental qualities available in his pieces, Miles’s work has connected and resonated with a wide audience. In the end, he hopes the viewer can take from the work a sense of the universal human condition and possibly look inside themselves and evaluate their own spiritual sensitivities.
The artwork of Miles Davis has been embraced by thousands of people, worldwide. His paintings are included in corporate and private collections throughout the United States. Amid exhibiting in various local and regional galleries and shops, Miles also teaches art classes and private lessons to children and adults and is creator of the highly anticipated children’s books series Butterpup & friends™. Miles resides in Smyrna with his wife Merissa and their vivacious puppy Pica.
Creative handwriting for all occasions
My name is Sandy Smith and I am originally from New York, the big apple. I moved to Georgia 24 years ago and I am now a Georgia Peach.
I am a mother of 2- a son (51) and daughter (47)- And, I am a very proud grandmother of 4 – 2 grandsons (22 and 24) and 2 granddaughters (23 and 9)
I retired from the Marietta Police Department as Assistant to the Chief of Police.
I am a volunteer and board member of the South Cobb Arts Alliance.
I believe that cursive writing is important for all ages to be able to read and write. I have enhanced my own penmanship and I now do calligraphy.
For me color symbolizes the mood of calmness in our minds, spirits,and our souls. It’s brings harmony, that’s pleasing to the eyes. It is the universal language of conversation to all of us. I try to tell a story through the vibrant colors that will speak to everyone’s heart. “So as I paint for you – Live your life in Full Color.
Laura Shull is a working artist living in the metro Atlanta area. She specializes in oil painted portraits and figurative work featuring women dressed in historical costuming which Laura creates herself. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Kennesaw State University in 2014 and has since then been exhibiting her work locally and in various shows around the Southeast.
She is currently working on original oil paintings, selling to private collectors, creating commissioned pieces, and selling prints of her work online. On most days she can be found working in her studio or hanging out with her cat, Mister Otis, in their little farm house.