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Florene Welebny

Florene Welebny

Cape Coral, Fl

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I grew up in calif .where I received my 1st camera at age 9. traveled with family to 48 states as well as Canada and Mexico with me photographing all the way. moved to N.Y.in my teens where I saw some of the worlds best art galleries and museumns.While raising a family,my husband and I traveled to Hawaii, the Carri bean and Europe.This deepened my love of art and especially my passion for color which led to a career in Interior Design and visual display. relocating to Florida in 1990 , I continued my design work and experimentation of different art forms .
. Picking up my 1st digital camera (with no manual ) , I started using it differently than I had been taught. Knowing the basics, I was now able to "break the rules". wow, what a revelation! I started changing natures realistic plants and landscapes into surreal abstracts. My artists friends say " she paints with her camera " I can't think of a better compliment.

I also enjoy teaching a course I wrote on Creative Abstract Photography and watching my students "get it" .

In the last 9 years , I have received many awards and ribbons . In 2006 I was nominated for "best new artist of the year " .I have had the pleasure of sending commissioned works to New York, Calif. ,Pa. ,Vermont and Austria,Japan,Australia and the UK.I've had commission work for a Miami developer for the Oasis condos downtown Ft. Myers.

2010 saw a commission with the use of 12 images for one of the worlds largest Insurance co.. which were used in a Milllion dollar show.These images are my newest works which I call "Contemporary Impressionism" which is my personal favorite style..This is where my passion has always lived ,as my favorite artists have been Cezanne,Manet and of course Monet. by combining photography,pastel and some post processing I think I have acheived my goal.

This year 2011 I was commissioned to do 3 large canvas pieces for a 100 year old law firm- Rogers Tower and am proud to see them hanging in their new Ft. Myers office.


But part of being an artist is to always be open to experimenting and to letting your heart dictate the next step.
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Art is joy...

 

After the Rain by Florene Welebny

 

Waiting For Sunset by Florene Welebny

 

Bird Flies Over Captiva by Florene Welebny

 

Captiva Sunset Watchers by Florene Welebny

 

Waves After Storm by Florene Welebny

 

Sanibel Sea Grasses by Florene Welebny

 

Clouds Gather Over Captiva by Florene Welebny

 

Captiva On Gulf Of Mexico by Florene Welebny

 

Exotic Virgin Islands by Florene Welebny

 

Look Over Charlotte Harbor by Florene Welebny

 

Palmflect II by Florene Welebny

 

Nautical reflections II by Florene Welebny

 

Nautical Reflections I by Florene Welebny

 

Blue Maze by Florene Welebny

 

Mangrove Shores by Florene Welebny

 

Water Critter by Florene Welebny

 

Water Rush by Florene Welebny

 

The Water Beckons by Florene Welebny

 

Prehistoric Reflections by Florene Welebny

 

Mossy Water Reflections by Florene Welebny

 

Ocean Gold VII by Florene Welebny

 

Ocean Gold V by Florene Welebny

 

Ocean Gold IV by Florene Welebny

 

ocean Gold III by Florene Welebny

 

Ocean Gold II by Florene Welebny

 

Ocean Gold I by Florene Welebny

 

Florida Sugar Fields by Florene Welebny

 

Florida Sugar Cane II by Florene Welebny

 

Florida Sugar Cane Country by Florene Welebny

 

Fade Out Fan by Florene Welebny

 

Reeds Of Blue by Florene Welebny

 

Natures Light by Florene Welebny

 

Nite Fan by Florene Welebny

 

Watery Palm by Florene Welebny

 

Bark in Turquoise by Florene Welebny

 

Reach For The Sky by Florene Welebny

 

Tangled In Turquoise by Florene Welebny

 

Debras Tangled Emotions by Florene Welebny

 

Nite Nite Jason by Florene Welebny

 

Jasons Home by Florene Welebny

 

Breaking Wave San Juan by Florene Welebny

 

Swamp Mirrored by Florene Welebny

 

Florida Old Swamp by Florene Welebny

 

Neon Sunrise by Florene Welebny

 

Ft lauderdale Florida by Florene Welebny

 

Leaving Ft Lauderdale by Florene Welebny

 

Texas State Flag Outline by Florene Welebny

 

Aviation Code by Florene Welebny