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Artists Spotlight:  AJ Brockman

A feature in the national magazine Sunshine Artist and a new commission from the City of West Palm Beach, South Florida’s AJ Brockman’s story is one to watch.  He is a digital painter and will be displaying his art work this weekend at the Hobe Sound Festival of the Arts.  Come by and meet the artist and learn more about his technique and inspirations.

AJ Brockman has been in a wheelchair since the age of 2, he has Spinal Muscular Atrophy and an amazing artistic talent.   AJ describes himself as “differently abled” rather than disabled and uses his positive attitude to “live life to the fullest” and to create beautiful art.

Here is the link to the Sunshine Artist article.  Read about his amazing can-do attitude.

 http://www.ajbrockman.com/img/articles/sunshine_artist_article.jpg

Watch AJ Brockman in this inspirational video.

http://youtu.be/IbRwnnnIogc

The 11th Annual Hobe Sound Festival of the Arts will once again transform four blocks of A1A/Dixie Highway into a first class outdoor art gallery for a fun filled family friendly event on Feb. 4 and 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

There will be live music, interactive art activities for children and even a Green Market with gourmet jams, spreads, oils, honey and exotic orchids and other fine plants. Admission is free and shuttle service will be provided.

The festival starts at Bridge Road & alternate AIA, continuing South on AIA. Admission and parking is free and open to the public. Free shuttle service will be provided.

The festival spans four blocks of A1A/Dixie Highway starting at Bridge Road and continuing south on AIA. This popular art festival, produced by Howard Alan Events and hosted by the Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce, attracts locals and tourists alike. All artists are juried by an independent panel of expert judges and hand-selected from hundreds of applicants based on quality and diversity. All of their artwork is original and handmade in America.

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About Howard Alan Events

For nearly three decades, Howard Alan and American Craft Endeavors have allowed more than 10,000 artists to exhibit their original work to millions across The United States. When our company began, our art and craft shows showcased a handful of exhibitors. Today, a typical Howard Alan or American Craft Endeavors event features 100-300 talented artists and fine crafters. No matter where you are, you are sure to find one of our stellar events nearby. Our shows take us to destinations like Aspen, Chicago, Alexandria, Vail, and Fort Lauderdale…just to name a few! Our great outdoor venues, fantastic crafters, and talented artists allow us to consistently be ranked among the top art and craft shows in the country. Visit a show and see for yourself why we are the very best!

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