Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Hometown Hernando for July 28

The Spring Hill Art League, along with the Rising Sun Cafe in Brooksville, recently hosted a reception for artists Sharon Bray, Marilyn Clifford, Linda Jaglois and Sandra LaValley.

Related News/Archive

Bray's use of watercolors and oils are applied with a delicate fresh approach. Her style is captured in her paintings, which demonstrate detailed sensitivity in terms of lights and darks on either side of a flower, or the use of a fine brush to delineate the rough bark of a tree. She is well known for her portrait paintings and can be reached at sebray3@tampabay.rr.com or visit SharonBrayFineArt.com.

Clifford, who began painting in oils and pastels, was introduced to watercolors after retiring to Spring Hill in 1993. Birds and scenery were her favorites until an instructor suggested people (silhouettes and portraiture). A few years ago, she began designing jewelry, and now her unique line can be seen at Leslie's Bistro in Hernando Beach. For information, call (352) 686-4354.

Jaglois, a watercolorist, journalist, speaker and public relations specialist, credits her passion for watercolor to her Italian professor in Perugia, Italy. Years later, her bold colors with free-spirited brush strokes, an emphasis on lights more than darks, grew into impressionistic-style painting. She is a plein air artist (one who creates on location in the open air) as well as instructor. For information, send email to Jaglois at lindajaglois@gmail.com.

LaValley enjoyed the creative process from an early age. Clay (hand-built form and on the wheel) was her medium of choice for many years. She worked in clay throughout high school and college, belonged to a clay studio, and was a volunteer at a nursing home, where she helped clients create their own works of art. After moving to Spring Hill, a friend suggested drawing classes, which eventually led to watercolors. Her bead jewelry is displayed and sold at the Fall Harvest of Art as well as other shows. For information, call (352) 799-9690.

• • •

Live Oak Theatre Company, a nonprofit family-oriented theater company, recently recognized the sponsors for its season.

Sponsors include: LRE Ground Services (Root sponsor), Oak Hill Hospital and Papa Joe's Italian Restaurant (Branch sponsors), Weichert Realtors (Acorn sponsor), and the Kiwanis Club of Brooksville Ridge and Leonette and John Ehlenbeck (table sponsors).

The first production of the 2013 season will be Fiddler on the Roof, which will be performed Oct. 18, 19, 25, 26 and 27. All performances will be at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville. For information, call (352) 593-0027 or visit LiveOakTheatre.org.

We need your news!

Hometown Hernando is devoted to everyday life in our county, whether it's snapshots from your family reunion or a few lines thanking someone for a job well done. Call Hometown Hernando news coordinator Jean Hayes at (352) 848-1438, fax (352) 754-6133, or jhayes@tampabay.com.

Hometown Hernando for July 28 07/26/13 [Last modified: Friday, July 26, 2013 3:18pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1.   Jake Faria has pitched 6-1/3 innings and has allowed one run in each of this first three starts.
  2. Lightning takes defenseman Cal Foote with top pick in draft

    Lightning Strikes

    CHICAGO — Former Avalanche defenseman Adam Foote said his son Cal lived in the locker room.

    Cal Foote, second from left, is welcomed to the Lightning by GM Steve Yzerman, far left.
  3. It's Rays' turn to pound Orioles pitching (w/video)

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG - Ah, the fantastic four.

    The Rays smashed the reeling Orioles 15-5 on Friday, scoring a season-high in runs, to climb four games above .500 for the first time since July 1, 2015.

    Rays third baseman Evan Longoria scores on a triple by Logan Morrison during the first inning against the Orioles.
  4. Lightning picks defenseman Cal Foote

    Blogs

    Cal Foote is the son of former Avs defenseman Adam Foote.
  5. Kids today: They don't work summer jobs the way they used to

    Business

    WASHINGTON — It was at Oregon's Timberline Lodge, later known as a setting in the horror movie The Shining, where Patrick Doyle earned his first real paycheck.

    Teens Ben Testa, from left, Hannah Waring and Abby McDonough, and Wegmeyer Farms owner Tyler Wegmeyer walk the strawberry rows at the Hamilton, Va., farm in late May.