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Jennifer’s 10th Annual Art of A Woman Features Some of Southwest Florida’s Finest Artists
Art available for purchase at the Fort Myers boutique from April 14-26
“The Art of a Woman exhibit allows us to showcase some of the best artists in our community,” said owner Jennifer Williams. “The work of these women can be found around the world and we are lucky to have them living and creating right here in Southwest Florida.”
“Art and fashion go hand in hand,” said Williams. “Both fashion designers and artists use their talents to create beautiful and interesting pieces and people are drawn to certain artwork as much as they are drawn to a certain designer or article of clothing. We display the artwork in creative and beautiful ways and ensure that the colors in the clothing and the colors in the art complement one another. You can’t help but feel happy and inspired.”
Williams opened her Fort Myers boutique in November of 1983 on McGregor Boulevard at Cypress Square; the same location where it stands today. Her style is subtle, simple and sophisticated. Jennifer's has always actively given back to the community.
Jennifer’s is located at 13451 McGregor Boulevard at Cypress Lake Drive (Cypress Square) and is open from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call (239) 481-8582 or visit Jennifer’s online at jennifersfortmyers.com
About The Artists
Jo Anne Bedient
Contemporary raku fired clay creations. Bold color plays off of black and white on the forms of teapots, pears, vessels, and most famously…shoes!
Black has been a portrait painter, muralist, clothing designer, interior designer, restaurateur, consultant and faux finisher since 1980. She is the owner of Il Tesoro Ristorante on Sanibel.
Hand sculpted fantasy art dolls, whimsical, magical & endearing mermaids, fairies & mystical folklore people, bags, pillows & adornments. Inspired by her grandmother's encouragement, she began sculpting at the age of nine. Her imaginative spirit lives in her whimsical enchanting fantasy sculptures. With a passion, she has created well over two thousand individual figures of art that have found their way into collectors' homes worldwide. These fantasy figures have an old world look about them, as if they had recently sauntered out of a story book illustration and are happy to be free. They possess a magical quality that touches the heart and reawakens the joy and the spirit within. Each sculpture takes on a unique personality and presence emerging from its environment.
This Bokeelia artist has spent her career celebrating the subtropics with island style. Her acrylic paintings and painted furniture are infused with a bit of whimsy. Her style can be described as naïve (primitive), her compositions exuberant and her strokes vibrant. Her work is characterized by a sense of spirituality tinged with humor.
Internationally trained painter Susan Sadler, a Sanibel Island resident, interprets with whimsical abstraction the events and objects that inspire her. Fresh colors and rich textures express her wide-ranging artistic training. This includes her work in painting, drawing, interior design and pottery, along with twenty years in the hand-painted textile and clothing industry. Humor is the unifying element of Susan’s work. She creates laughter on canvas and paper with a stroke of acrylic and a splash of watercolor. Life’s happiest moments and most colorful subjects inform her paintings.
Barbara, an English born artist, is a printmaker and painter. Her early education took place in England, where she studied at Cheltenham College of Art, majoring in fashion design and minoring in millinery. She also studied printmaking at Edison State College and has traveled extensively.
The Fort Myers women’s boutique was founded by Jennifer Williams in 1983. Jennifer’
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