Sandy Harrington
  

" I am always attracted to the loosest, most fluid piece in an exhibit." I know how unforgiving watercolor and inks can be . You can't paint over your mistakes."   Sandy Harrington


                                                         About Sandy



Sandy Harrington is a native Floridian and has painted as long as she can remember.
Her background as an artist began in illustration and commercial art.
She studied advertising layout, typography and fashion illustration at Daytona State College.
Later she worked in the Editorial and Advertising Art departments of the Daytona Beach News Journal.
She also worked at Hurd Moss Advertising Agency in Daytona Beach.

Her clients included:
Fairgreen Golf and Country Club  New Smyrna Beach Florida
Old Salty's Inn   Daytona Bach, Florida
I-Care Child Abuse Campaign   Daytona Beach Florida
Pine Trail Elementary School   Ormond Beach, Florida
O'Connell's Restaurant  New Smyrna Beach Florida
Bentwood Subdivision Port Orange Florida
The Daytona Inn Daytona Beach ,Florida

Sandy became a full time realtor with Watson Realty in Ormond Beach in 1999.
It was during this time that she began mural work as a background artist for the Children's Theatre in Ormond Beach.
She designed programs and background art for the following shows:
Beauty and the Beast
Princess and the Pea
Broadway melody
She was later asked to work with Volusia County High School Theatre Departments
Her background art and costuming could be seen in the following Productions:

Mainland High School's Production of:
Will Roger's Follies
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat
Wizard if Oz
Madrigal Costuming for Performance Troupe

Seabreeze High School
Meet me in St. Louis

Sandy moved to Jacksonville in 2014 to be near family. She is continuing to experiment with color both on paper and canvas. She prefers fluid mediums like ink and watercolor...but is experimenting with resins, collage  and fluid acrylics.


                                                                          Awards 

First Place  "Molten" acrylic and Ink" Red Hot Show " The Annex Gallery  of the The Art Center downtown Jacksonville 2019
"First Place" Abstraction at its Best The Art Center downtown Urban Core at the Landings Jacksonville Florida 2017
"First Place" Southlight  Gallery "Summer Guest Series "at Cork Arts District...Collage Tryptic Jacksonville Florida 2016
Featured Artist  Fab Florida Magazine  2016
"Kaleidoscope" One Woman Show Adele Grage Cultural Arts Center  Neptune Beach 2017
Deland Museum of Art  "Volusia Artist " Holiday Showcase   Deland Florida 
"First Place" Art from the Heart  "Carnival" Palm Coast Florida Flagler County Art League 2016
Cover Artist Flagler Magazine 2015
"Honorable Mention"  Cultural Arts Center  Ponte Vedra ,Florida  2015 "Study in Red and Blue"
Honorable Mention Southlight Gallery  Abstract X  "Sunset" 2016
Dual Show "Fiber and Fire" Cultural Arts Center Ponte Vedra Florida 2017
"Merit Award" Going Coastal 2015 Palm Coast Florida
"Second Place "Watercolor  Every Color has a Story Flagler County Art League "Pansies"