Featured Artist


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E_Hendrix 1


Each month ATGhousing.com interviews an Artist and showcases a few
examples of their work.  
This month we had the opportunity to catch up with Ed Hendrix, please see our Q&A below and be sure to visit Ed's website at


ATG:   Who are you, where are you from, and where do you live? 
Ed Hendrix
I am a 58 year old retired Creative Director from the consumer advertising industry.
Grew up in central Florida,
currently living in Punta Gorda, Florida.  


ATG: Why art?
Because I can express my inner feelings and most pieces make people happy.

ATG: How is your personality reflected in your work?
Colorful, whimsical and a weathered look.

ATG:  How do you overcome creative blocks?
The ocean.

ATG:  What art do you most identify with?
I like bright and colorful pieces, that's what makes me happy.

ATG: What themes do you pursue?
Tropical/Coastal fish and birds.

ATG: Which Art Festivals do you enjoy the most?  
My favorites include Art Fest by the Sea -Jupiter, FL
St Armand's in Sarasota
and Los Olas in Ft. Lauderdale.

ATG: What’s your strongest memory of your childhood?
My dad taking my brother and I to the beach or fishing every weekend..

ATG:  What inspires you?
Anything nautical.

ATG: What is your most inspirational place?
Florida Keys

ATG:  Professionally, what’s your goal?
I achieved my professional goals in the ad industry. This is just a dream come true.

ATG:  Personally, what’s your goal?
To be sailing full time, just me and my wife within five years.

ATG:  What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given?
"Don't expect everyone to be like you" - my mom

ATG:  What's the best piece of advice you can give?  
Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.