A monthly investigation of our community’s achievements through visual storytelling.


Year 7 • Volume 7 • Issue 4 April 2017

Justine Gudmundson-McCain
Pensacola, FL

There is a sweetness that we crave from time to time. This craving tends to draw the words ‘mmm’ and ‘love’ to mind when just the thought of the word dessert or treat crosses ones mind. A sweet, cake, cookie or pastry can be a supplement or courtesy, complementing our daily...

Web: Blue Jay's Bakery
Facebook: Blue Jay's Bakery

Justine Gudmundson McCain-Blue Jay's Bakery

Chris Visual/Serena Woody Collaborative Portfolio
Pensacola, FL

Why Mermaids? I get asked this question all the time and the story is so corny, but it’s kind of fun. My Aunt Daniella is a very unique individual. She’s very artistic and creative and has a fushia/teal watercolor personality. She also has red curly hair and a love for the sea, so naturally, when I was very young, I thought she...

Web: Chris Visual Photography
Facebook: Chris Visual Photo
Facebook: Nue Blue Hues

Chris Visual -  Serena Woody Collaborative

Wendy Kepko
Pensacola, FL

Natural Beauty, Beneficial Beauty
We have all seen this common lichen clinging to the bark of the trees in our area. It seems to be everywhere. I have always thought that the infinite variety of abstract shapes and soft colors of lichen were quite beautiful. Although I could...

Natural Beauty April 2017

Daniel Dolgin
Lillian, AL

Back Roads
A fine example of the phrase “You can’t judge a book by its cover” is the Sunflower Cafe in Fairhope. This treasure trove of a restaurant is located in the Eastern Shore Shopping Center. The single door entrance to the restaurant is overshadowed by the larger adjacent shops, perhaps causing it to be dismissed by the casual...

Sunflower Cafe Fairhope Al

Katherine Quarles
Pensacola, FL

Animals In
There is so much to be observed at the dog park,
both about the dog(s) and the people. I watched as some
people actively played with their dogs, throwing balls and toys
for their pet to chase and retrieve. With obviously more than
one dog/person at the dog park, the entertainment...

Animal In April 2017
Year 7 • Volume 7 • Issue 3 March 2017

Kelvin Espada
Destin, FL

What a year it has been! It would seem stupid to argue the specific reason for our country’s emotional state. The social, economic, philosophical, and ethical issues came to the surface like a tidal wave forcing almost everyone’s consciousness...

Web: Kelvin Espada
Facebook: Kelvin Espada

Kelvin Espada Photographer

Wendy Kepko
Pensacola, FL

Natural Beauty, Beneficial Beauty
We have all seen this common lichen clinging to the bark of the trees in our area. It seems to be everywhere. I have always thought that the infinite variety of abstract shapes and soft colors of lichen were quite beautiful. Although I could...

Natural Beauty by Wendy Kepko

Daniel Dolgin
Lillian, AL

Back Roads
Are you ready to leave all your worries behind? How about tossing your cares into the Perdido inter-coastal waterway while enjoying some of the most spectacular views and sandwiches the Gulf Coast has to offer? I love this place and let me tell you why...

Back Roads by Daniel Dolgin at Sunset Grille, Perdido Key

Ashley Spann
Pensacola, FL

Animals In
The warmer weather is on the way for certain as winter gives way to spring. As we begin to spend more time outdoors with our pets enjoying the casual hike, neighborhood barbecue or trip to the dog park it’s a good idea to consider...

Animals in with Ashley Span, Flea Control

 

Year 7 • Volume 7 • Issue 1/2 January/February 2017

The Annual Review 2016
Pensacola, FL

What a year it has been! It would seem stupid to argue the specific reason for our country’s emotional state. The social, economic, philosophical, and ethical issues came to the surface like a tidal wave forcing almost everyone’s consciousness...

Po10tial Magazine Review Features 2016

Logging Beast
Pensacola, FL

North West Florida is rich in history especially regarding the timber and logging industry. The harvesting of our natural resources of timber for building materials and the collection of pine resin for turpentine were a staple to our community’s growth in addition to the...


Web: Logging Beast
instagram: @logging_beast
Facebook: Logging Beast

Logging Beast

Fashion In
Pensacola, FL

Emerald Coast Pixie Productions
Six years ago, I was first introduced to Katherine Quarles and Spiros Zachos with Po10tial Magazine through Salon San Carlos (formerly Self Salon). The concept of Emerald Coast Pixie Productions (ECPP) was a fledgling with many directions to choose for its path.

Web: Emerald Coast Pixie Productions
Shop on Etsy: Emerald Coast Pixie Productions

Emerald Coast Pixie Productions-Fashion In

Wendy Kepko
Pensacola, FL

Natural Beauty
The rising sun is a beautiful sight to see, no doubt
about it. We are blessed with uncommonly gorgeous sunrises in our area. I am fortunate to be able to witness the rising sun several times a week at the beach when I run with my friends. It’s a new...

Natural Beauty Po10tial Magazine

Daniel Dolgin
Lillian, AL

Back Roads
The next time you have a yearning to explore the Perdido Key area on foot, motorcycle, or car, there is a great place to stop for quality food and local camaraderie. Hub Stacey’s at the Point is located at the intersection of Galvez and Innerarity Point Road. Feel free to bring...

Hub Staceys at the Point

Ashley Spann
Pensacola, FL

Animals In
A lot of people don’t fully understand the concept behind “grain free” pet diets or why the pet food market seems to have been moving in that direction really strongly over the past several years. This movement raises a lot...

Animal In Section Po10tial Magazine-Otis

 

Year 6 • Volume 6 • Issue 12 December 2016

Julie McGrath
Pensacola, FL

It is often that we are all in our society confronted with the abstract term "art" for when someone states "this is art" or "I am an artist" there is a general acknowledgement followed by a pondering gesture without...


Web: Julie McGrath
instagram: @drawpaintdesign
Facebook: Draw Paint Design

Julie McGrath, Illustrator

Wendy Kepko
Pensacola, FL

Natural Beauty
Pelicans are odd looking birds, there is no doubt about it. They are awkward on land, waddling ungracefully about. Looks can be deceiving, as these birds are...

Natural Beauty Wendy Kepko

Daniel Dolgin
Lillian, AL

Back Roads
Eventually my photography interests led me to visit Alligator Alley, in Summerdale, Alabama (not to be confused with the Alligator Alley in Daphne, Alabama), Summerdale is a scenic thirty-minute drive from Pensacola. I learned much more from...

Back Roads, Daniel Dolgin Aligator Alley

Ashley Spann
Pensacola, FL

Animals In
The title is all inclusive, maybe fuzzy/furry or feathered, maybe scaled or something even more adventurous. We would like to welcome our new contributor, Ashley Spann as she offers her wisdom, enthusiasm and...

Animal In Po10tial Magazine Pet Section

Year 6 • Volume 6 • Issue 10/11 October/November 2016

Karin Gudmundson
Pensacola, FL

No matter the context, the process, or the result, for Karin Gudmundson, creating her paintings is much like breathing whatever air is accessible to her lungs at any given...

Web: Karin Gudmundson

Karin Gudmundson Abstract Artist

Wendy Kepko
Pensacola, FL

Natural Beauty
The natural world provides photographers with an enormous variety of subjects to photograph. I personally love to photograph...

Natural Beauty Collumn

Daniel Dolgin
Lillian, AL

Back Roads
The Hillcrest Farm is a short 30 minute drive west of downtown Pensacola and a great place to pick your own fruit in season. Located in Alabama on Highway 98 between Lillian and Elberta, the Farm and Vineyard...

Back Roads Collumn

Year 6 • Volume 6 • Issue 08/09 August/September 2016

Cody Meadows
Pensacola, FL

An artist may be driven by inherent curiosity or the search for affirmation. Local photographer, Cody Meadows, is driven by the process of discovery.
“Photography is my way of exploring...

Web: Cody Meadows Photography
Blog: Cody Meadows

Cody Meadows Photographer

Christopher Bowen
Pensacola, FL

Passions surface and evolve in many ways. Chris Bowen has found his and he is fostering its growth and expansion. Over the years his...

Chris Bowen Jeweler

Devon Murphy
Pensacola, FL

First City Art Center is pleased to announce the hire of our second Glass Arts Fellow. This is a two year fellowship that is intended to help...

Web: First City Art Center

Web: Devon Murphy

First City Art Center Devon Murphy - Glass Fellow

Wendy Kepko
Pensacola, FL

Natural Beauty
The natural world provides photographers with an enormous variety of subjects to photograph. I personally love to photograph...

Natural Beauty Contributor Wendy Kepko

Daniel Dolgin
Lillian, AL

Back Roads
Take a trip to Lillian, Alabama, a small town adjacent to Pensacola. It is located on Perdido Bay to the East and rolling farmland to the West. Two miles on the left off Highway...

Back Roads with Daniel Dolgin

Year 6 • Volume 6 • Issue 06/07 June/July 2016

Robert Barton
Ft. Walton Beach, FL

The words free and freedom are fundamental describers of our American society. Both are deep rooted and documented in our government, our psyche and national attitude. However, one can very easily...

Facebook: Robert Barton
@artanarcjist

Robert Barton Artist

Hannah (Wolfy) Howell
Pensacola, FL

Are people disconnected? What from? These are questions Hannah poses as an artist and as an intellectual. She believes that people are disconnected from their own minds ...

Web: WolfyWorks
Facebook: WolfyWorks
@WolfyWorks

Anna Wolfy Howell

Dan Dunn
Pensacola, FL

A memorable morning for Chef Dan Dunn. As he returned from his morning photo excursion...

instagram: @4dunns

Dan Dunn Artist Pensacola

Youth Creatures
Pensacola, FL

Last Words: !DIVINE COMEDY
This is Poppy Garcia with another installment of Last Word.
So I’m here with Andrew Hynes and Dalton Wright, they are two of the members of youth creatures. Who are the other...

bandcamp: Divine Comedy
Facebook: Youth Creatures

Music In Youth Creatures

Year 6 • Volume 6 • Issue 04/05 April/May 2016

Anna Kern
Pensacola, FL

There is this infamous question, “How difficult can it be?” Some people ask it daily, some ask it with no intention of ever attempting to answer it and some ask it and then just go for it. Artist Anna Kern asked herself that question ...

Website: Anna Kern Artist
Currently exhibiting work at Marty Campbell Gallery, Inc.

Anna Kern Abstract Artist based in Pensacola, FL

Pensacola Ice Flyers 2015-16 Season
Pensacola, FL

The Iceflyers 2015 - 2016 season started with a scrimmage on October the 17th, last Fall and came to a close on May the 5th, this year. By comparison to previous seasons this one seemed like a ...

www.pensacolaiceflyers.com
Facebook: Pensacola Ice Flyers
#pcolaiceflyers

Pensacola Ice Flyers 2015-16 Season Feature

Josi Wachi
Pensacola, FL

The art of Fashion and fitness blends in a number of ways. One trending, in a major way is in the movement of your body to what you are wearing. The human figure...

Web: Josi Wachi Jeans

Josi Wachi Jeans

FLOSSIE AND THE FOX
Pensacola, FL

Last Word: GREGOR SAMSA
This is Poppy Garcia with another installment of Last Words.
I am here with Rachael Haft, also known as Flossie and the Fox...

Listen: Rachael Haft

Rachael Haft FLOSSIE AND THE FOX

Year 6 • Volume 6 • Issue 03 March 2016

John Shoemaker
Pensacola, FL

Working with a molten material takes a unique set of skills, self-control and an aptitude to work with a medium in which the artist ...

Instagram: John Shoemaker #jshoe421
Website: John Shoemaker

John Shoemaker, Blown Glass Artist

Bad Blood Benton
Pensacola, FL

Last Words: Hard Love
My friendship with “Bad Blood Benton” is by no means a new one. I’ve known this man for quite some time and although he hadn’t been performing all too...

Web: Badbloodblues.com
YouTube: Hard Love
Facebook: Bad Blood Benton

Bad Blood Benton, Blues Musician

Year 6 • Volume 6 • Issue 01&02 January & February 2016

The Annual Issue

The 2015 Year in Review. A recap of the past year, featuring each artist appearing in Po10tial Magazine...

The January and February Issue Cover review of 2015

Michael Daw
Pensacola, FL

Where one may see an intersection with paths crossing, decisions to be made, and ultimately the parting of ways, Michael Daw has found a junction within...

Facebook: Michael Daw

Michael Daw, Illustrator and musician

Chainsaw Kelly
Pensacola, FL

Last Words: Sugar
I’m sitting here with Chainsaw Kelly, which is comprised of a member who is currently not here, Michael Daw, and Brandon Smith.

YouTube: Chainsaw Kelly 'Sugar'

Chainsaw Kelly

Betsy Badwater
Pensacola, FL

A lot can happen in just a few years. Take Betsy Badwater, one of my frist subjects for Profile In. The illustrator and americana-blues singer/songwriter...

Website: Betsy Badwater

Betsy Badwater, tattoo artist

Year 5 • Volume 5 • Issue 12 December 2015

Blair Garth
Pensacola, FL

Today’s world is flooded with visual information like never before. Technology has generated a myriad of delivery methods offering multiple platforms for everyone to express themselves, represent entities, and...

Website: Blair Garth

Blair Garth Arist

Kevin Lawson
Pensacola, FL

Last Words: Lightning Bolt// Night Wars
As I walk back through a dark grassy ally towards Dylan and Kevin's house I ponder the last house show I had been to there and the warm, welcoming...

Kevin Lawson Night Wars

Year 5 • Volume 5 • Issue 11 November 2015

Loren Miller
Pensacola, FL

In modern times, when individual self-validation is considered an adequate means to satisfy the determination of a piece of art, why put forth diligent efforts to go beyond...

Website: KOA Studio Pensacola
Facebook: Loren Miller Art, KOA Studio Pensacola

Loren Miller, Painter

Dylan Carroll
Pensacola, FL

Last Words: Tokyo // Kid Eternity
After ample discussions of a shared lof for "Battle-star Galactica" and our utter distate for...

Facebook: Kid Eternity

Dylan Carroll, musician

Year 5 • Volume 5 • Issue 10 October 2015

Charles Johnson
Ft. Walton Beach, FL

Life today moves super fast. The amount of things we all need to accomplish daily add up to too many things. The seconds pass and the minutes...

Facebook: Charles Johnson Gallery

Charles Johnson

Paul the P-Funk Fresh
Pensacola, FL

Last Words: Grown Ass Man // Paul Myers
Song lyrics, much like poetry, rely heavily on the interprestation of the audience. Although much can be...

Soundcloud: Grown Ass Man

Paul Myers, Musician, Artist

Year 5 • Volume 5 • Issue 09 September 2015

Margaret Biggs
Pensacola, FL

Margaret Biggs is a true aficionado of observing the now. She is an artist by way of capturing that moment in her mindfully compassionate and serene paintings. As she paints, Biggs is absorbed in every brush stroke, each dip of paint, and the feeling, although...

Website: Margaret Biggs

Margaret Biggs, Painter, Pensacola FL
Papa Squawk
Pensacola, FL

Last Words: Delaware // Luke Tyson
Song lyrics, much like poetry, rely heavily on hte interprestation of the audience. Although much can be...

Soundcloud: Papa Squawk
Luke Tyson - Papa Squawk

Year 5 • Volume 5 • Issue 07/08 July/August 2015

Dave Bain
Pensacola, FL

Our human consciousness gives and adds, the unique
characteristics that describe our character and allows us to find
familiarity amongst each other. We as a species take it even further. Using our..

Facebook: Dave Bain

Illustrator, Artist, Dave Bain
Nick Peraino
Pensacola, FL

The first time I heard Nick play I was stopped dead in my tracks. I would like to make the same assumption...

Facebook: NICK and the Ovorols
Nick Peraino, Musician, Mick and the Ovorols

Year 5 • Volume 5 • Issue 6 June 2015

Dennis Boyce
Gulf Breeze, FL

It's difficult to compare the present to the past, written documentations, storytelling and pondering of yesteryears only provides favorable metaphors...

Art Dennis Boyce
Facebook: Art Dennis Boyce

Dennis Boyce, Painter
Chef Fusae Ueda
Pensacola, FL

For her sushi elicits a means of pride and a feeling of nostalgia that nothing else can bring. She preaches practice, telling those apprenticing under her...

Joe Patti's Seafood Market & Fresh Sushi Bar
Ueda Joe Patties Seafood
Jeff Glickman
Pensacola, FL

The singer and songwriter has stories to tell you, are you listening....

Jeff Glickman & The Panhandle Allstars
Facebook: Panhandle Allstars
#panhandleallstars
Jeff Glickman Panhandle Allstars

Year 5 • Volume 5 • Issue 5 May 2015

Dan Dunn
Gulf Breeze, FL

Every day offers a unique set of experiences in which observations are made, senses are challenged, and sometimes, practical encounters make an unexpected impact. Dan Dunn has found a way to connect with his community through multiple...

Facebook: Dan Dunn
#4Dunns, #FishFryMagazine

Dan Dunn, Chef, Artist, Local Storyteller
Pensacola Ice Flyers
Pensacola, FL

The article we've been shooting for all season, the Pensacola Ice Flyers Pro-Hockey 2014-15 ...

www.pensacolaiceflyers.com
Facebook: Pensacola Ice Flyers
#pcolaiceflyers
Pensacola Ice Flyers 2015 Season
Brett Hilbert
Pensacola, FL

The musician, the entertainer, your going to be part of the show...
Brett Hilbert Musician

Year 5 • Volume 5 • Issue 03/04 March/April 2015

Kathi Gordon
Pensacola, FL

www.bluewaterarts.biz
Facebook: Kathi Gordon
Currently exhibiting work at Marty Campbell Gallery, Inc.

Kathi Gordon
Kris Rollason
Pensacola, FL

Facebook: Kris Rollason Photography
Kris Rollason
Spiros Zachos
Pensacola, FL

Night Colors, a photo essay of the community...

Email: spiros@po10tialmag.com
Spiros Zachos 2015
Adam Cooper
Pensacola, FL
Adam Cooper Music

Year 5 • Volume 5 • Issue 01/02 January/February 2015

THE ANNUAL

The 2014 Year in Review. A recap of the past year, featuring each artist appearing in Po10tial Magazine...

CHRIS LEWIS
Pensacola, FL

Fascinating detail of regional fresh and salwater fish...

Currently exhibiting work at Marty Campbell Gallery, Inc.
Artist Dr. Chris Lewis
 
 
 
Po10tial Magazine • 2014 / YEAR 4 Volume 4
Issue 1/2 January/February The Annual Featuring the 2013 Artists  
Issue 3/4 March/April Steve Sellers  
  Betsy Badwater  
  Chasen Greishop  
  Smokie Jones  
  Daniel Haefner  
Issue 5 May Pensacola Ice Flyers  
  Serena Woody  
  Band of Saints  
  Alan Pardue  
Issue 6/7 June/July John Shoemaker  
  Dan Danforth  
  Christine Mikitaw  
  Brawdy Crawford  
  Poppy Garcia  
Issue 8 August Barry Rose  
  Visitors Response  
Issue 9 September Natasha Breeze  
  Marty Campbell  
  Julie Najar  
Issue 10 October Darcy Robinson  
  Brett Lutes  
  Karin Zimmerman  
  Lisa York  
Issue 11/12 Nov/Dec Susan Williams  
  Dan Danforth  
  Mitchell Good  
  Klee Angelie  
  Katherine Quarles  
     
Po10tial Magazine • 2013 / YEAR 3 Volume 3
Issue 1 January The Annual Featuring the 2012 Artists  
  Billy Howell  
  Earl's Killer Squirrels  
  Dani Berg
Issue 2 February Spiros Zachos  
  Dr. Mark Giovanini  
  Ander Marlet  
  Truitt Stubbs  
Issue 3 March Famous Gabe Smith  
  Kathleen McKintock  
  John Ransom  
  Chris Staples  
Issue 4 April Jarrod Goldman  
  Rafi Perez  
  Scott Fowler  
  Catherine Nichols  
  Steven Moody  
Issue 5/6 May/June Pensacola Ice Flyers  
  Dinosaur Daze  
  Peter & Xenia King  
Issue 7 July Josh Kern  
  Bear With Me  
  Chad Fitzgerald  
Issue 8 August Jonathan Sidwell  
  Visitors Response 2013  
  Clint Retherford  
Issue 9 September Julian Peterman  
  Phillip deSousa  
  Brooks Hubbert  
  Mandy & Jeff Glickman  
  Heidi Jo Medina  
Issue 10 October Smokey Joe  
  Charles Bodree  
  Lindsey Williams  
Issue 11/12 November/December Derrick Mullins  
  Morgan Arnette  
  Mitzi Presley  
Po10tial Magazine • 2012 / YEAR 2 Volume 2
Issue 1 January The Annual Featuring the 2011 Artists  
  Musicians Alliance  
Issue 2 February Brandon Hicks  
  Frank Cotton  
  Nicole Ponder  
  Sonia Griffin-Evans  
Issue 3 March Jennifer Godwin  
  Sarah Bossa  
  Jay Martin  
  Pioneers O'Pioneers  
  Austin Garcia  
Issue 4 April Matthew Coughlin  
  Warren Thompson  
  Jeremy Gibson  
  Escape Art Group  
Issue 5 May Pensacola Ice Flyers  
  Sarah Merced  
  Matt Gates  
  Stroma
  Rick Russell  
  Fluid Metal Works  
Issue 6 June Jonathan Kusnerek  
  Camille Nettles  
  Manuel Rivas  
  Blake Jones  
  Will David  
Issue 7 July Sid Kameraman  
  Dawn Thomas  
  Smokey Joe  
  Linda DesRoches  
  Lucid Lions  
Issue 8 August Dottie King  
  David Williams  
  Visitors Response  
  Dan Dunn  
  Margie McKinnon  
  Seagull Blue  
Issue 9 September Steve Zieman  
  Linz Deseno  
  Adam Holt  
  Pirate Paddlers  
  David Keigley  
  Jennifer Morgan  
Issue 10 October Matt Phillips  
  Julie McGrath  
  Chainsaw Kelly  
  Drum Circle  
  Glas Designs  
Issue 11 November Maria Hoch  
  Payton Gellner  
  Michael Lockwood  
  Kevin Marchetti  
Issue 12 December Chip Spirson  
  Lorena Mitchell / Lovely Lo  
  Luchas Crutchfield  
  Lindy Verdin  
Po10tial Magazine • 2011 / YEAR 1 Volume 1
Issue 1 February Kris Williams  
  Katherine Quarles  
  Elerene Walters  
  Josh Widden  
  Mr. Fareheight  
Issue 2 March John Dye  
  William Clover  
  Miranda Anderson  
  Christina Liquori  
  Pale Productions  
Issue 3 April Tim Ludvigson  
  Adrienne Dahlberg  
  David Branderberg  
  Mylinh Nguyen  
  The Brazillians
  Chris Wiley  
  Melissa Wilson  
  Ace Wilson  
Issue 4 May Leslie Ward  
  Evan Levin  
  Marzia Pendrgast  
  Katherine Steck  
Issue 5 June Nina Fritz  
  Ed Lemox  
  Noel Paige  
  Mark Hopkins  
  Guardians of the Gulf  
  Carlos & Pam Garcia  
  Raela Villanueva / Pixie Productions  
  Hangout Fest  
Issue 6 July Gulf Coast Kiln Walk Society  
  En:trigue
  Roller Derby Girlz  
  Pensacola Scorpions Football Team  
  Alexandria Hillman  
Issue 7 August Ashton Howard  
  Visitor Response  
  Nathan Dillaha  
  Greg Reigler  
Issue 8 September Ashley Shelley  
  Christopher White  
  Rachael Pongetti  
  Nielah Spears  
  Ben Twingley  
  Company of Ghosts  
Issue 9 October Chris Visual  
  Amanda Brewton  
  Kathleen Nowak-Tucci  
  Stephen Grenoit  
  Paula Cook  
Issue 10 November Donna Harper  
  Michael Boles  
  Dee Green & Jim Einhart  
  Rob & Wendy Kepko  
Issue 11 December Halley Barrett  
  Poppy Garcia  
  Pat Regan  
  Kristen Regan  
  Allyson Ashkock  
  Nik Flagstar & His Dirty Mangy Dogs