Shell Art Artists

The Martha Stewart Show, July 2007

On today's show, we feature prize-winning shell art from the annual shell fair on Florida's Sanibel Island. Learn more about the artists and their crafts on their personal websites.

David Rhyne
-He won the blue ribbon in the Single Sailor's Valentine category.
-His Double Sailor's Valentine was featured on the show.
-He won best in show for a professional.
-Contact him at david@davidryhne.com.
-david-rhyne.com

Amy Jager Ramsey
-Her design, FLORA, won third place in the Flower Picture (professional) category this year.
-All the shells and sea life in her works are natural colors -- nothing has been dyed.
-Contact her at bobamy@suddenlink.net

Bill Jordan
-Seven Pocket Watches won second place.  
-Traditional Sailor's Valentine, which is dedicated to the 1800s, won first place in the Traditional Sailor's Valentine category.
-His Bridge Street design (dedicated to the street he lived on in Marshfield, Massachusetts), was made of crushed sea urchins and won second place.
-Contact him at bill@sailors-valentine.com.
-sailors-valentine.com

Susan Lloyd
-Her box, Be Mine, was featured on the show and won second prize in the Holiday Collections category.
-Contact her at slloyd59@aol.com
-slloydshellart.com

Sandy Moran
-Sandy has been featured in Martha Stewart Living.
-She was the artistic chair of the Sanibel Shell Fair and her Sailor's Valentines were featured in the first segment.
-sailorsvalentinestudio.com

Judy Dinnick
-Her two Sailor's Valentine entries came in second in their respective categories; one received the Judge's Special Award.
-Contact her at jdinnick@istar.ca
-seashellsandwood.com

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