Monday, October 27, 2014

Paul Rodino, Julie "Tink" Markytan and Terry Lynn Spry Featured Artists for November at ACT Gallery

Join Arts for ACT Gallery, located at 2265 First Street in downtown Fort Myers on Friday, November 7, from 6 to 10 pm for the opening reception and art walk for our November featured artists: “Drive-By” by Paul Rodino. Showing off the main gallery: a surrealist exhibit by Terry Lynn Spry and the mixed media art sculptures of “Tink” Julie Markytan.  This exhibit continues through December 01, 2014.   
Paul Rodino
 In the Main Gallery – “Drive-By” by Paul Rodino
Paul Rodino was born in New York, raised in Cape Coral and then went west to find his muse. Receiving his initial photography training at the Colorado Institute of Art in the early 80's. He later went and changed his environment and major to get his degree in Fashion Illustration and Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale.

For the past 28 years he¹s worked as a Graphic Designer/Art Director for various ad agencies and publications throughout Southwest Florida. Over the past 14 years, he has been using a combination of traditional and modern photo techniques to expose and explore moments in everyday life. He finds relaxation observing and finding those little moments of time to capture, each one becoming its own keepsake.

 SHOW STATEMENT: "Drive-By" is a showcase of the great American automobile, the roads they travel and the signage that guides them on their journey. Each composite image is transferred to a series of vintage maps from the 50's, 60's and 70's.

"Tink" Markytan

In the White Gallery – Julie “Tink” Markytan
Julie “Tink” Markytan arrived in Fort Myers in 2002 traversing the nation from my previous home in Seattle. In so doing, she retired from my previous career in the film business.  Her artwork encompassed various mediums through the years until settling upon sculpture. The alchemy of creativity ignites within her as she physically touches and works the materials, allowing them to guide her to the result. “Tink” loves using recycled materials. A journey to the salvage yard is like finding buried treasure for her, each item an inspirational jewel. "To everything there is a purpose" and then the potential to becoming art, “ states Tink.

Off the Main Gallery – Terry Lynn Spry

 Terry Lynn’s paintings have been exhibited in national and local juried art exhibitions.   In addition, her work can be found in private collections across the country.   She won honourable mention in Artist Magazine in December 2012 issue.  She graduated from Phoenix Institute of Technology with a degree in production art and went onto study under Nina Conner.  Terry Lynn paints in oils on canvas.  She loves to create paintings that tell stories.  She considers painting same as breathing and better than chocolate.  

Terry Lynn Spry

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