Watch the original interviews from the Delmarva Almanac to meet these artists who celebrate life on Delmarva.
Jim Adcock is an accomplished painter, cartoonist and caricature artist. His is most well known for his paintings of local towns and life at the beach. His work is a celebration of all that he sees, particularly that which can be found right here in Worcester County, Maryland.
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Myrna McGrath became a well-known and widely collected Eastern Shore artist with her prints of her hand drawn maps illustrated thematically with lighthouses, ducks, crabs, or other familiar symbols of Delmarva. Landscapes, flowers and birds populate her paintings.
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Rafael Reyes, of Ocean Pines Maryland, creates paintings and inlaid wood bas reliefs. His works combine multiple images in a stylized kaleidoscopic effect. This abstraction and layering give the viewer an intriguing visual puzzle to sort out.
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Susan Mayberry is a Queenstown artist with an eclectic set of mediums. She makes her living primarily as a muralist. She also accepts commissions for faux finishes, and oil paintings. And she produces fine art crafts.
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Bishopville artist John Iampieri is a screen painter. John’s screens have a magical quality. They also reflect the deep cultural connection on Delmarva provided by all the people who have moved here from the Baltimore-Washington D.C. area.
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Painter Lesley McCaskill moved to lower Delaware, after a long career as an art teacher in Bethesda Maryland. Lesley works primarily in watercolors. Her paintings are optimistic with a bright cheery color palette. These reflect her personality and her love for her surroundings.
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Pastel painter Nick Serratore is a founding member of the Milton Arts Guild and the Studios on Walnut, in Milton, Delaware. In addition to the usual landscapes and seascapes that one might expect for our region, Nick finds great inspiration in the wild meadows and woodlands here
Watercolor painter Nancy Mysak grew up on the Eastern Shore and continues to live and paint in Eden, Maryland. Her paintings celebrate the beauty of her surroundings. Nancy treats each piece as an experiment combining mercurial transparent washes with controlled detailed brushwork.
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Milton artist Denise Dumont moved to the Delmarva coast in part because it reminded her of Long Island, New York, where she was raised. She says that she is simply responding to what it is she sees or feels in a place with her pastoral compositions which are built with subtle serene hues.
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