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Divine Excess

Owned by Zoe Von Averkamp


1125 12th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34205
941-747-1320
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Hours: Thurs. Fri. Sat. 11 4, ArtWalks, and by appointment

Owner artist Zoe Von Averkamp, invites you to enjoy an artful experience in a charmingly restored 1925 cottage in the heart of the village. Along with Zoe’s folk art shrines and altars, the gallery features major works by Florida’s top folk artists. [Ruby C. Williams, Missionary Mary Proctor, Mr. Mojo, The Rev. Hugo Porcaro, Melissa Menzer and many more.]

Plus there is an eclectic mix of works by well-known local and Gulf coast artists including garden art, digital art, Art to Wear and mixed media assemblages with found objects.

              
               
Front of gallery featuring works by Missionary Mary Proctor.

 

Folk art on found tin by Missionary Mary Proctor.

 

Front garden art walk by Judy Freed.

 

Part of the art-filled sunny front porch features
an assortment of yard art and funky stuff.

 

The colorful gallery entrance leads to rooms bursting with vibrant art on every wall.

 


The focal point inside the gallery is the eye-catching
mosaic fireplace by artist Lisa McClure.

 


Paintings by Rev. Hugo Porcaro and sculptures by Margaret Conte compliment the fireplace setting

 


 Part of main gallery filled with art by well-known Florida artists

 


A colorful wall of folk art by Ruby C. Williams, Mr. MoJo and Katherine Michael   

 


 

One of a kind crosses, shrines, and altars made with vintage and antique jewelry by Zoe Von Averkamp

                     

   Works by Florida's best known self-taught folk artists, Missionary
     Mary Proctor and Ruby C. Williams



The Retro Room features Art to Wear by Florida’s Tye Dye Guy.

  

Small works by local artists add to the colorful Tye Dye apparel

 

A featured item in the Mexican Kitchen at Divine Excess is a mixed media assemblage by Florida folk artist Melissa Menzer surrounded by clay sculptures made by the internationally famous Aguilar Sisters from Oaxaca, Mexico.

 


Additional assemblages by Melissa Menzer
and clay Frida Kahlo sculptures by the Aguilar Sisters.


Don't miss our beautiful Garden of Earthly Delights abloom with colorful yard and garden art. See how outdoor art can improve your garden space.

Frida Kahlo, by artist Alfredo Garcia, points the way to the hidden "Garden of Earthly Delights".

 


Through the gates into a wonderland of color and art.

 

 

Peace and serenity  surround the artist's creations.

 


A treat for the eyes and senses await you in every direction.

 


Giant butterflies dance in a gentle breeze.

 


 

Enhance Your garden with colorful art among the flowers.

 


Yes, Virginia, Pigs do Fly in our magical gardens! Come see!

 

 

 

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