Ink and Watercolor Artist

  My focus is watercolor and ink.

 I am attracted to the transparency and  freedom of the fluid mediums      

 I have always been drawn to the loosest and most colorful piece in an exhibition.

I believe color enhances I strive to incorporate it in all my my work. 


Sandy Harrington is a native Floridian and has painted as long as she can remember. Her background as an artist    

began in illustration and advertising for the Daytona Beach News Journal and Hurd Moss Advertising in Daytona Beach,Florida         

 Her clients included:

Fairgreen Golf and Country Club, New Smyrna Beach, Florida    Old Salty's Inn, Daytona Beach,Florida

 I-Care Child Abuse Campaign, Daytona Beach, Florida                PineTrail Elementary School, Ormond Beach, Florida

 O'Connell's Restaurant, New Smyrna Beach, Florida                Bentwood Subdivision, Port Orange, Florida

The Daytona Inn, Daytona Beach Florida

In 1996 Sandy began producing background and program art for the Children's Musical Theatre in Ormond Beach.

She also became involved with costuming. She designed programs and background art for:

Beauty and the Beast, Princess and the Pea, Broadway Melody and Secret Garden

She was later asked to work with Volusia County High School Theatre Departments. Her large scale mural work 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 production of:   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 continues experimenting with resins, gels, flow acrylics and inks

 Curated Exhibitions and  Awards 

2019 First Place "Molten" acrylic and ink at curated show "Red Hot" Annex Gallery" Jacksonville The Art Center downtown urban core 

2019  Amelia Island Community Theatre  "Brighter Tomorrows" runs during Annie:   "Daybreak" resin on clay board and "First Light"

2019 "Women from Jag" Show sponsored by the Jacksonville Art Guild at the Landings  "Storm"

2019 Cultural Arts Center at Ponte Vedra Flo Acrylic "First Light"

2018 "Faces" Show Amelia Island  sponsored by ACT Community Theatre, Amelia Island Florida watercolor portrait "Angel"                                         

 2018 "The Color Purple" FemArts Gallery  Neptune Beach Library Florida                                                            

2017 First Place "Blue Ice" the The Art Center downtown Jacksonville  show "Abstraction at its Best

2017 "Kaleidoscope"  a one woman show, Adele Grage Cultural Arts Center,  Neptune Beach, Florida

2017 Cultural Art Center at Ponte Vedra "Dual Show"  Sandy Harrington and Amy Dove "Fiber and Fire"

2017 Showcase Artist for November  Five and Dime a Theatre Company   downtown urban core Adams Street

2016 Wilson Center for the Arts "South by Southlight"  "Carnival" and "Sunset"

2016 First Place Cork Arts District  "Collage Tryptic" sponsored by Southlight Gallery "Pop at Cork"

2016 Honorable Mention "Sunset"  Southlight Gallery,  Abstract X  Summer Guest Series

2016 2nd place "A Closer look" Flagler County Art League

2016 "Featured Artist"  Fab Florida Magazine 

2015 Cultural Arts Center at Ponte Vedra "Honorable Mention" Study in Red and Blue 2015

 2015 "First Place" Art from the Heart  "Carnival" Palm Coast Florida at  Flagler County Art League 

2015 Merit Award "Going Coastal" Palm Coast Florida Flagler County Art League 

2015 Deland Museum of Art  "Volusia Artist Holiday Showcase" 

2014-2015 Hub on Canal Street Gallery  New Smyrna Beach Florida 

2015 Cover Artist Flagler Magazine 2015 Palm Coast Florida

 2015 2nd Place watercolor "Pansies" Every Color has a Story  Flagler County Art League 

2015 Secca Gallery Palm Coast Florida 2015

2015-2017 Saint Augustine Art League 

2015 Archway Gallery  "Watercolor Botanicals"

2015 Reddi Arts  Jacksonville Arts League Show  Hendricks Ave downtown Jacksonville

2015 First Street Gallery Neptune Beach Art Guild Show  watercolor "Ginger" and "Crotons"

2015-2016 Jacksonville Coalition of the Visual Arts Summer and Winter Shows 



Portrait work in watercolor is by commission.

I prefer Dr. Martin's radiant and Windsor Newton watercolor on clay-board, illustration board  or watercolor board. 

UV archival protected

Ink and Flow Acrylics

Flow acrylic and alcohol inks are on

clay-board, bristol board and yupo

I varnish everything.

Resin on Clayboard or Canvas

My larger  resin work is on clayboard or canvas . 

My collage work is done on canvas with polymer gels

and foils.



23x32 Flow Acrylic and Ink

varnished with archival UV varnish

and mounted under acrylic sheet

Cultural Art Center Show Ponte Vedra



32x42 Flow Acrylic and Ink

varnished and mounted

under acrylic sheet.

"Red Hot Show"award winner

Annex Gallery



Mixed media flow acrylic, ink and gouache

varnished and mounted under acrylic 

 32x42 Smothered in Blue Show

The Art Center downtown urban Core


Judges  Statements

 "This piece was absolutely striking. Wonderful flow and composition. The use of red is truly impressive" Molten" acrylic and ink " Red Hot Show " First Place Art Center downtown

 urban core Jacksonville

Anna Miller 2019                                                   

" Her strikingly beautiful work shows how something that's a totally abstract combination of colors can hold a persons attention. The colors drew me in the moment I entered the room"

First Place Abstraction at its Best

The Art Center at the Landings.

Abstraction at its Best 1st Place

Rob Middleton 2017

"This painting drew me in instantly with

it's vibrant colors, serendipitous moments in paint

and the deliberate marks made by the artist. It is fun like a carnival."

 "First Place" Carnival

Flagler County Show Palm Coast ,Florida

Tony Wood 2016

             "View Kaleidescopic watercolor works

                                       by Sandy Harrington"

                                The Cultural Art Center

                                       at Ponte Vedra 2017

                                               " Fiber and Fire"

                                Dual show with Amy Dove


A portrait of my daughter using Dr. Martins radiant watercolor and acrylic.Had to toss one that was overworked. I have a total of six that I am happy with for this series...still…


Paper Collage

Altered papers applied to canvas with gels

Contact Sandy

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Call or text me at (386) 547-4805