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Roxanne Tobaison famous Brandon Watercolor Artist
Roxanne Tobaison


2008 Hillsborough County Arts Council " Summer Cultural Calendar " Cover art (Tampa Theatre)

2008 - Strawberry Festival " Professional Watercolor " 1st place.

2007 Best of Show - Florida State Association - NLAPW Conference Winners - Art Awards

2007 - Temple Terrace Arts Council/Arts Festival " Birds of the River " Temple Orange Project

2007 - Apollo Beach Manatee Arts Festival " official t-shirt design " Apollo Beach Chamber of Com.

2006 " Temple Terrace Arts Council/Arts Festival " Leap'n Lilly " Temple Orange Project

2005 The Brandon News Brush Strokes Awards of Excellence

2005 Presidential Award -Brandon League of Fine Arts

2006 Apollo Beach Manatee Arts Festival " official t-Shirt design & Apollo Beach Chamber Commerce logo

2005 Exhibition in Tallahassee " Senator Tom Lee, President of the Fl. Senate, office 2004/05 " Brandon League of Fine Arts/Brandon News Historical Calendar " featured month

2002/2001 Tour of Turtles " painting of "Flora Tortuga" by Studio Friday (one of 8 artists)

2001 University of Tampa - Alumni Challenge letter " use of "Grand Tampa Bay Hotel" image

2000 Natural Awakening " Hillsborough County Magazine " cover art Premier Edition-Oct.

2000 Fl. Dept. of State, Div of Cultural Affairs " Limited Ed. Prints hang in Governor"s Film Commission Offices " The Capitol -Tallahassee, Florida

2000 " Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick " Image for Holiday card

1999 - 2000 - 2001 Snelling Personnel Services " Image for Christmas card

1999 Henry B. Plant Museum (University Of Tampa) Christmas card.

1998 National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW) " Cover Art - Nat"l Magazine-The Pen Women, March/April 1998

1997 Center Place Gift Shop " AQUA IV designed coverlet - Eastern Hillsborough County Collage"

1997 University of Tampa " Product line for Henry B. Plant Museum Gift Shop

1996 Calendar Illustr. "For the Love of Herbs & Berries" Pub. PAWS PRESS " Ormond Bch, FL

1996 Brandon League of Fine Arts T-shirt design

1995-96 29th Edition Cover Art (Brandon Area Directory) Pub. Gr. Brandon Cham. Of Com.

1993 Official Design Old Hyde Park Village Art Festival T-shirt '93

1992 Artists of Florida Vol. III artist page

1984-85 Watercolor Instructor " The Art Place " Brandon, FL

"I feel that my artwork is more than paint and paper, but a way of life and expression. For almost 30 years, I have gone through the process of reflecting the life and beauty of my surroundings. In addition, I have lived in Florida all of my life and this affords me a never-ending amount of reference material."

"My style is representational and predictable, but nonetheless a distinct form of artwork. As a self-taught artist, I thank God for the ability He has given me."

Roxanne Tobaison has exhibited in numerous juried shows and has won many awards throughout her career, most recently receiving a Best of Show award in the National League of American Penwomen Florida State Convention. She has been painting since 1979, starting with oils and quickly finding watercolor her medium of choice.

Roxanne has lived in Florida all of her life and, for this reason, the Tampa (historical) subjects and her love of the birds and scenes of Florida are very evident in her paintings.

Florida's Pride by Roxanne Tobaison

"Florida Pride"