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New Year, New Mural

January 12, 2022 Fun

We’re welcoming the bright new year with a bright and sunny new mural on our rotating art space. Painted by local artist Diana Fava, the beautiful beachscape is now on display through February in The West District at UTC between Blaze Pizza and JPAN Sushi & Grill. Seas the day and snap a pic with our new mural, and be sure to share with #utcsarasota.

 

Meet our Muralist:

Diana Fava is a multimedia artist with specialties ranging from watercolor to oil painting. She now calls Sarasota home after relocating from High Springs/Gainesville, Florida.

While in Gainesville, Diana was very active in the art community, teaching watercolor for over eight years at University of Florida as part of its Community Enrichment Program.  In addition to teaching at UF, she was pivotal in opening the first and only art co-op in downtown High Springs. Over the years, she has been a part of many art shows, including Gainesville’s Fine Art Festival which she was bestowed the honor of being featured as the Poster Artist 2010 for her modern scratch art rendition of jellyfish.

Since relocating to Sarasota to be closer to her daughter, Diana has jumped right back into teaching at ACE’s Adult & Community Enrichment Program, Sarasota Art Center, and Michael’s Craft Store.  Diana also worked at Artful Giraffe selling art in the showroom and helping with classes in the store’s studio.

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