VEMA’s Veron Ennis included in Creative Capital Foundation professional development workshop (07-04-14)
Abstract artist and VEMA founder Veron Enniswas recently awarded the honor of participating in the Creative Capital Foundation Professional Development Program along with 24 other extremely talented artists from the State of Florida. Creative Capital is the leader in professional development for artists and the only national organization that has made a long-term commitment to artists’ professional development. Thanks to the efforts and funding from The Florida Division of Cultural Affairs and the Citizens for Florida Arts, Veron is now looking forward to some major projects and exciting opportunities.
Veron is represented by HW Gallery in Naples, RC2 Gallery in Boca Raton, and Von Fraunberg Gallery in Düsseldorf. Veron also recently joined the Union Artist Studios located in the Edwards Building on the campus of the Alliance for the Arts in Fort Myers.
“The summer is winding up to its hottest hours and I’m enjoying my time in the new studio at VEMA producing work for the upcoming winter season,” Ennis reports. “I’ve loved the Art Talks we’ve hosted with the Union Artist Studios and I look forward to hosting them bi-monthly for our incredible community of artists and art patrons”
In addition to the foregoing venues, Veron’s recently-completed Hexi Pass is on view during the month of July at the newly-open Tincture Gallery on Dean Street in downtown Fort Myers.
Veron Ennis is a Fort Myers-based modernist painter concerned with the intimate characteristics of the layered painted medium, the language of color, and the interplay between precision and chance application. Using an underlying grid format, she utilizes an assortment of media to create her paintings, including water-based paints, acrylics, polymer-based grounds, cotton rag paper, raw canvas and wood panel. Her work can be divided into three series, Paper Milk, Chroma Tone andTransference.