Harry W. McVay III
An authentic Floridian artist, though having now the use of the GI Bill (4yr. stint, USAF, Illustrator), choose not to live & attend the noted art schools in the big apple city of NY, N.Y.... such as Cooper, Parsons, & Pratt, but to attend an excellent art school in hometown Sarasota, Florida - Ringling School of Art &.... then to Univ. of FL where I (remembering youthful life of family camping, fishing, hunting & BSA) could continue portraying Florida's flora & fauna, old Florida, growing Florida & it's people all persuasion. Specializing in watercolor but also creating artworks in oil, acrylic, pastel, drawing, etching & photography amassed of body of work exhibiting & showing from sidewalk shows to museum exhibits. Besides just family many appreciative patrons have purchased his artworks, Thank You. Advice from USAF civilian artist friend & then from a RSA teacher was 'only work in art jobs' & 'when working on a project, do the art part first', (among many others) gave course to future direction. With so many imaginations, ideas & dreams blasting thru the brain I concluded early on that being Christian was the only way to get the paintings I wanted to paint, painted... was to believe in everlasting life. The surprise is the result of which inspirations actually get realized into existence - fruition.