Only 11 shopping days left until Christmas. Find out where you can get this fabulous local item!
Time is running out to find that perfect holiday gift. To help spur your gift-giving ideas and keeping in the "Shop Local" spirit, Patch is showcasing one hotitem from Dunedin's Mom and Pop shops each day until Dec. 25. So, with only 11 shopping days left until Christmas, consider this holiday gift idea from Painted Fish Gallery at 350 Main Street (Oak Tree Plaza): Going on at Painted Fish Gallery tonight: Barbara Lewis Scratchboard Demo Read more about local businesses and get other headlines delivered to your inbox or smartphone by signing up for the free Dunedin Patch email newsletter.
Bill Renc combined existing paintings with original works to create his coffee table art book "Painting the Town and the Beaches."
Bill Renc at the Painted Fish Gallery has always had a knack for capturing the true spirit of the area in his dazzlingly colorful paintings. His work has been featured in numerous museums and collections throughout the state, and he has been commissioned to produce artwork for civic events, charities and even billboards. But other than a book of bird portraits he collaborated on with another artist nearly two decades ago, Renc had never put his unique works into a single, signature collection, until now. "Painting the Town and the Beaches," Renc’s coffee table book containing 153 paintings and drawings of scenic Dunedin landscapes and wildlife, was released at the end of January and serves as an illustrated guide to the area he has …