Several COCO Art Gallery artists have been selected to display their paintings at the Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers.
Artists from all over Florida submitted their work for consideration. The airport is hosting its “Connections” Art in Flight exhibit for the next year which started June 9.
The COCO Gallery artists selected for this honor:
Barbara Sykes is a member of Southwest Water Color Association. Her life, career and art are intrinsically intertwined journeys of self discovery. She has been a producer of art since she was a child. Recently, one of her paintings graced the cover of Estero Life Magazine. She recently exhibited in the Florida Watercolor Society’s 2022 Online show and the 36th All Florida Exhibition at the Alliance for the Arts. Her work is for sale at the Coco Art Gallery in Estero.
Garry Scott Wheeler is a member of Fort Myers Beach Art Association and is an award winning international acrylic abstract artist, author and entrepreneur. He is also the President of the Art Council of Southwest Florida. He recently won the Artavita Online International art competition and was featured in the 9th Edition of World Wide Art Magazine. Last year he won two prestigious awards from Contemporary Art Magazine. His work was exhibited in Milan, Italy, London, England, Laguna Beach, California and in 15 Florida shows in the past year. His work is for sale at both COCO Art Galleries.
Scott Brown is a member of the SW Florida Pastel Society and exhibits his pastel, acrylic and oil paintings throughout SW Florida. As a freelance and commissioned artist, Scott loves vivid natural color and tries to incorporate reflection, highlights and shadows in all of his seascape, sunscape and landscape, representational paintings. He has enjoyed numerous awards and honors including several 1st place & Best in Show selections, and is completely humbled to have over 300 paintings hanging in homes, offices and cottages all over the world. Scott works from his studio in the Naples Art District and is the director of COCO Naples Art Gallery.
The two galleries are a cooperative operated by the Art Council of SW Florida. To learn more, visit www.cocoartgallery.com