An Upcylced Art competition between artists has started on Friday, Oct. 2, at the Gallery of Local Art in Flagler Beach.
“Most inspiration for art comes from a story. The creating of the art comes from the heart and soul.”
-GOLA member, painter and sea glass jeweler, Barbara Stavely
Over 70 artists are represented at the Gallery of Local Art, GOLA, in Flagler Beach. Between Friday, Oct. 2, and Saturday, Oct. 31, many GOLA members are competing for first place in the Upcycled Art exhibition. The artists made use of ordinary, everyday objects and transformed the materials into extraordinary and original pieces of artwork. Visitors to the gallery can vote for their favorite piece of artwork. The artist will the most votes will win the People’s Choice Award and receive a weekend stay at the Flagler Beach Motel. Artist receptions are held every first Friday of the month from 5-8 p.m.