provided to The Santiva Chronicle
The “Fabulous Five” quintet of artists are showing their work throughout May and June at the Sanibel Library, 770 Dunlop Rd. The “five” include Jane Hudson, Nancy Sperte, Robert Marshall, Renee Chastant, and Jaye Boswell. All are members of the Sanibel Captiva Art League.
Hudson, an award winning artist, paints in acrylic on canvas and paper. She also creates in collage. Jane is the coordinator for the popular Painting With Friends program at The Sanibel Community House.
Sperte, current president of the SCAL, uses primarily transparent watercolor both in her studio and plein air to create her paintings. She recently won second place at the Big Arts SCAL exhibit in January.
Marshall, enjoys the complexity of Zen Tangle and its form of expression. He expresses with pen and ink and vibrant colors. Marshall paints from scenes and iconic places on Sanibel Island.
Chastant, a prolific watercolor artist, says that “color animates my spirit, and color is what excites me most in all of my varied painting subjects”. Her art involves organic subjects such as plants, animals and/or rocks,
Boswell believes in strong connect between Nature and Art. This is evident in her eight acrylic painting at the library. She recent won the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation award “Brush of Excellence”
This show really is “fabulous.” It is filled with color, whimsy, and surprise. The library is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Thursday. For more information, contact the library at 238-472-2483