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Acrylic

Garry Scott Wheeler

I am a multi-award-winning international abstract acrylic artist, published author, and entrepreneur. Fans of my work have told me that looking at my art is comparable to lying on their backs, looking up at the clouds and trying to interpret the shapes that they see. I don’t know about you, but that sounds like a whole lot of fun to me!



I am the Board President and Member of Marco Center for the Visual and Performing Arts. I am also a member of the United Artists of Collier and the Bayshore Art District in Naples.


Past President of the Art Council of Southwest Florida (ACSWF) which is an "umbrella" 501(c)(3) organization consisting of 21 art associations, 2 COCO Art Galleries and over 6,000 member artists and craftspeople.


RECENT AWARDS & RECOGNITION



*Winner of 2023 Leonardo da Vinci Award in Milan, Italy.

*Selected to exhibit at the Art Ovation Hotel in Sarasota, FL from May 7, 2024 through November of 2024.
*Featured Artist at United Artists of Collier Mixer - August 2023.
*Featured Artist in House & Garden Magazine - November 2023.
*Winner of 2023 Collectors International Award.
*Winner of Artavita International Online Art Contest - April 2022.
*Featured Artist in 9th Edition of World Wide Art Magazine - May 2022.
*I was chosen to exhibit at the Southwest Florida International Airport in 2023 and again in 2024.

*I was a featured artist at the Marco Island Center for the Arts "Abstraction Moods" interactive exhibit in October of 2022.
*I received the prestigious 2021 Collector's Vision International Art Award from Contemporary Art Curator Magazine!
*Several of my paintings were featured in Milan, Italy at the M.A.D.S Art Gallery in early 2021.
*Editor's Pick - 2021 Spring Exhibition hosted by the Visual Arts International Arts Association in London, England.
*Received the coveted 2021 Power of Creativity Award from Contemporary Art Curator Magazine.
*My painting "Happy Place" won the 2021 Lee Ackert Memorial Award for use of color at the Fort Myers Beach Art Association "Beyond Boundaries" show.
*Selected as a Guest Artist - January 2022, Five Deuces Galleria, St Petersburg, Florida.

*Participated in 50 exhibits in the last 3 years.

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