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Laura Mae Dooris. Cornucopia of Discovery. Mixed media on canvas, 36" x 24".

I just learned today about, which has an extensive image gallery featuring work by about 200 Bay area artists. About 75% of the names were new to me (unlike, say, Laura Mae Dooris, whose work I've seen in several exhibitions over the past few years), so I recommend checking it out— you may discover someone new to admire or collect.

Megan Voeller is Creative Loafing’s visual art critic. She teaches at the University of Tampa and The Art Institute of Tampa and blogs at

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