Artist Statement -

Enchanted by colors themselves Im compelled to unite my dreamworlds into mesmerized manisfestations of my soul revealed onto canvas to share with you.

Artist Exhibitions

Washington Square Outdoor Juried Art Exhibit- New York City 1975.
Rainbows Unlimited - New York City 1975- Solo Exhibit..
Centro Studi e Scambi Culturali-Florence, Italy. 1977.
Centro Artistico Regionale Pittore a Scultori-Italy.
Viareggio Collezioune-Viareggio, Italy 1976.
Associasione Amici DellArte-Prato, Italy,1976,1977.
Consiglio Regionale della Toscana-Italy.
The Raft, La Zattera-Italy.
Florence Art Gallery, Ghibelline-Florence, Italy.
Putnam Valley Art Show- Peekskill,New York 1983.
L.A. Nicola-Sunset Bl, Los Angeles,Calif. solo showIn The Wild Collection 1986.
L.A. Audobon Society Wildlife and Environmental Art Show-California 1987.
Double Rainbow-Melrose Ave, Los Angeles,Calif. solo show.
Contemporary Art Forms-Encino, California, 1987-88.
Planet 10-Pasadena, California.
Peter Gillhams Nutritional Center-L.A., California solo show.
The Gallery La Luz-14th Annual National Miniature Show,1988,New Mexico, Miniature Dragons.
The El Dorado Fine Arts Gallery- 8th Annual Juried Miniature Art show 1989,Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The Appalacian Artist Association Allegheny International Art Exhibit-1989, New York.
The Indipsomania Mini Gallery-L.A. California,1988-89.
Roswell Fine Arts League-and The New Mexico Miniature Arts Society National Show 1990.
The Fine Arts League- 1990 22nd National Art Show-La Junta, Colorado.
Laramie Art Guild, Inc.-Mitchells Frame Studio, 15th Annual American National Miniature Show 1990.-Wyoming. The Annual International Exhibition Of The Georgia Miniature Art Society, Inc. 1990 Juried Art Show.
Florida Frame House Art Gallery-Winter Park, Florida,1990.
Satellite Beach Public Library,FL.-1992.
Artcetera Fine Art Gallery-Delray Beach, Florida 1993-4.
The Final Dimension- 1993,Satellite Beach, Florida.
Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory, Brevard Community College,The Black Lights Gallery, Cocoa, Florida solo show1994-96.The Cosmic Collection.
Maxwell C. King Center For the Performing Arts-Melbourne, Florida solo show1996.In The Wild Expanded Collection.
Florida Tech All Faiths Center-Call for Art, 1994-95. Extended Exhibit.
Cape Canaveral Hospital Medical Center-BCA Juried Exhibition, 1995 BCA Juried Group Exhibition.
Florida Tech All Faiths Center WFIT Art Showcase solo show Extended Exhibit 1995- The Silver and Gold Icon Collection.
Brevard Symphony Orchestra Cover Call for Art, 1994.
The East Indian River Coffee and Tea Co.-Indialantic, Florida, solo show 1995. Mermaids In Paradise Collection.
The Orlando Museum of Art-Art After Dark Group Show, June, 1996. The National Catholic Reporter -Jesus 2000 Art Search,and The NCR- of The University Of Notre Dame Rotating Art Website Exhibit.
Lornas Beachside Ice Cream, Satellite Beach, Florida
solo show June, 2000-2002,The Cosmic Collection.
Peace By Piece Group Exhibit World Trade Center Community Art Show
NYC 2001 Call For Art.
The Health Station- Indialantic, Florida. Oct 2003- July 2004
The Grace Church School- 1st Alumniae Spring Art Exhibit, May-2004
The Rosetta by Mark Dobson Cover Art -The Galaxy- Published 2004.
Aquarian Dreams LightWorker Visionary Art Exhibit, January 17, 2009,
Group Art Show, Indialantic, Florida.
Take Out Exhibit, May 9- Aug 5, 2009 -Group Show- The Brevard Art Museum, Melbourne, Florida.
Lous Blues Night Club -Psychedelic Art Poster and Charity Contest by
The Brevard Jazz and Blues Series, August 15, 2010, Indian Harbour Beach, Florida.
Naturally Nuts More- Cosmic Collection Art Exhibit- Oct. 2010- April 2012. Indian Harbour Beach, Florida.
Fat Saturn Inc. Melbourne, Florida 32940. April 2012- Ongoing.
Cocoa Beach City Hall, Florida 32931. July 19, 2012 - Oct. 2017
Group Gallery Main Lobby - Cocoa Beach, Florida.
Online blog Featured Art Gallery Iovi Astrologia Maria Raquel De Diego
The Moons of Jupiter Oct25, 2017.

Premio Artigianelli-April 6, 1975, 9th Opera Premiata
Comitato Per La Valorizzazione E La Rinasci Ta DOltrarno, 2nd Edizione Mostra Internazionale dArte Moderna Firenze, March 29, 1975
Associaziona Amici DellArte, Prato Casella Postale 740, March 3, 1977, 4th Premio Nazionale Di Pittura E Grafica Francesco Datini 1977
Citta DiPrato, March 19, 1977, 3rd Premio Ex aequo
Centro Studi e Scambi Culturali La Ghibellina, 111 Edizione Arti Figurative, 21 Marzocco Diploma di Merito Artistico
2nd Edition Artigianelli Award Via Dei Serragli, Florence, Italy
Golden Poet Award, World of Poetry, L.A. California, 1990, 1991
Le Targhe De La Zattera, Casa Editrice Il Pilastro, Firenze
Citta di Viareggio, Viareggio Collection 76, Diploma di quarto premio assoluto di corrente
Associazione Amici dellArte, Prato 2nd Concorso Nazionale Trofeo Valdinievole del Gran Premio Toscana 76-Di Quinto Premio Exaequo, Sept 11, 1976.


Artist Publications

Press Release Announcements and Reviews:
Florida Today Arts and Leisure Gallery Showcase, Aug. 16, 1992, Feb. 13, 1994, Sept. 4, 1994 and Aug. 27, 1995, by Pam Harbaugh
Satellite Beach Orbiter, by Linda Taylor, July, 1991, cover story , and Sept '95 by Anita Barrett
Florida Today Arts and Leisure, oct. 14, 1990, by Brian Bixler
American Artists-An Illustrated Survey of Leading Contemporaries, by Les Krantz
The New York Art Review-4th Edition, 1990, American References, Pub.
BCA Art-A-Facts, Dec. 1993, Feb. 1994 Events, Oct. 1994 Artists Spotlight, March, 1995 Events, April, 1995, and June, 1995
The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Archives, Feb. 13, 1995
The BCC Capsule Feature, Oct. 26, 1994, by Alicia Warnick-Ellis
Who's Who of American Women, 1994, 1996- 2009.
The Entertainer, March April, 1995, Arts Calendar
Maxwell C. King Center Events, March April, 1995
TGIF-Instant Weekend, May 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 1995
WFIT Radio Waves, July Aug 1995 Arts Showcase
Florida Tech All Faiths Center Arts Showcase Program, July 25, 1995
AFBAC Inform, Nov. 1990 and Member in Spotlight, Feb. 1991
The Times-Business, Oct 20, 1993, Feb. 15, 1995, "Coming Up" Aug. 23, 1995
The News Palm Beach Sunday-The Arts, Oct. 31, 1993
Orlando Sentinel Arts and Leisure, Nov. 13, 20, 27, 1994, March 19, 1995
The Who's Who 1994- 2009.
Orlando Sentinel Calendar, Oct. 26, Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25, Dec. 2, 1994, March 10, 17, 24, 1995
Brevard Community College Intercom, Aug 29, 1994, March 6, 1995
Good Deal Magazine Arts Calendar issue 30, 31, Aug. 1995
Florida Today People Section "What's Going On", Aug. 28, 29, 1995
WFIT 89.5 Arts Calendar, Aug. 1995
WQCS, 88.9FM National Public Radio, Ft. Pierce Indian River Community College, Interview with Nicole Meer on Jill Roberts' "Talk of the Town", Aug. 1995 Silver and Gold Icon Collection
WFIT, 89.5FM National Public Radio Art Showcase, Interview with Nicole Meer, Silver and Gold Icon Collection , Aug. 1995
Co-wrote and co-produced DNAZen compact disc with original cover artwork
Time Warner Cable, Ch. 14, WFIT FM, Focus with Bob Clark, the Cultural Art Show of Brevard, interview with Brenda Harris, Aug. 1995
Florida Today TGIF January 16, 2009, The Arts Culture Clues by Pam Harbaugh -Painting Show at Aquarian Dreams -press release....

Artist Collections

Mr. and Mrs. Spencer-North Carolina
J. Pucci- New York City
Norman Nordon- Berlin, Germany
Diane Gordon- Michigan
Virginia Bluhm- New York City
Roberto Pecchioli- Florence, Italy
Ann crozer- Paris, France
General G. Caso- Florence, Italy
Mr. and Mrs. Scobano- Florence, Italy
Mrs.Debra Suplee-L.A. California
Donna Towle- Satellite Beach, Florida
Mrs. J. Gibbs-New York City
Jake Stabler-Melbourne, Florida...

Artist Favorites