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Meet landscape painters Taylor Ikin, Joseph Melancon at Nuance Galleries
by Lennie Bennett
Tampa Bay Times
November 20, 2014

Environmentalist with a paintbrush uses tree-free surfaces for her art
by Laura Cone
The South Tampa News
October 22, 2014

Artists’ exhibits capture nature’s beauty
by Esther Hammer
The Tampa Tribune
October 10, 2013

Five questions with artist Taylor Ikin
by Kathy Steele
The Tampa Tribune
October 3, 2013

Like a Rock
by Taylor Ikin
Watercolor Artist Magazine
April 27, 2013

New Works by Taylor Ikin and Laura Waller
by Lennie Bennett, Times Art Critic
Tampa Bay Times
January 10, 2013

Two Tampa landscape artists join together for anticipated show
by Esther Hammer
Tampa tribune
October 24, 2012

Students group up for gallery show
by Esther Hammer
Tampa tribune
February 1, 2012

Reception set for landscape artists
St. Petersburg Times
November 10, 2011

A tale of two artists
by Esther Hammer
South Tampa News & Tribune
November 9, 2011

Taylor Ikin
Renowned Watercolor Artist Preserves the Pristine

Story by Cheryl Johnston
Focus Magazine
August 2011 Feature

Artistic farewell gift to Mayor Pam
by Esther Hammer
South Tampa News & Tribune
March 30, 2011

Synthetic Medium Artist Offers Classes in Clearwater Center
My Clearwater Magazine
Summer 2010

Artist and Advocate
by Maureen Bloomfield
Artist Magazine
March 2010

Landscapes, seascapes refresh the viewer
at Studio@620, Nuance Galleries

by Lennie Bennett
Times Art Critic
St. Petersburg Times
May 13, 2010

Same medium, different results
by Esther Hammer
Tribune correspondent
South Tampa News & Tribune
April 28, 2010

New exhibits opening at DFAC
By Lee Clark Zumpe
Tampa Bay Newspapers
January 12, 2010

Artists on a mission to preserve nature
By Esther Hammer
Tampa Tribune correspondent
January 4, 2010

Seffner artists organize to save
endangered Pemberton Creek area

By Cheryl Kuck
Tribune correspondent
June 3, 2009

Watercolor given to honor top friend
of Tampa-Hillsborough library system

by Esther Hammer
Tribune correspondent
South Tampa News & Tribune
April 22, 2009

Easy to be Green
by Times features staff
Times Lifestyles Editor
St. Petersburg Times
April 22, 2009

Taken for Granted
Davis Islands Community News
March 2009

Getting Their Booty In Gear
South Tampa News&Tribune
February 2009

A brush with beauty
St. Petersburg Times
November 13, 2008

Artists don't mind starving when they use Yupo
Yupo Corporation
November 2007

Friends' Styles Complementary
Longtime friends exhibit for the first time.
The Tampa Tribune
May 16, 2007

Artists Have Found Common Ground
The Tampa Tribune
November 30, 2006

Serendipitous splendor
St. Petersburg Times
September 3, 2006

Before it vanishes
St. Petersburg Times
September 2, 2005

Environmental Inspiration
The Brandon News
Brush Strokes
July 27, 2005

The Nature of Landscapes
St. Petersburg Times
July 24, 2005

Accomplished Industry Professionals
to Judge Third Annual Wally Awards

YUPO Corporation
July 11, 2005

Secretary Hood Announces
An Exhibition Of Watercolors
By Tampa Artist Taylor Ikin

MyFlorida.com
Division of Cultural Affairs

County Highlighted at State Capitol
Tampa Tribune
September 16, 2004

Artist Profile
Taylor Ikin, Watercolor

Applause! Magazine
September/October 2004

In cottage, a painter's still life
Tampa Tribune
July 9, 2004

New Color Has Artist In The Pink
Tampa Tribune
April 10, 2004

Wild About The Wetlands
Tampa Tribune
March 29, 2004

Yup, Watercolorist Prefers Slick YUPO Paper
Tampa Tribune
March 29, 2004

Conservation Through Art
Watercolor Magazine
Winter 2004 Issue

Preservation Please, Art Imitates Life
Cultural Affairs Magazine
2003 Volume 6 Issue 7

Preserving Moments in Nature
St. Petersburg Times
May 2, 2003

Artist Goes Green
The Brandon News
and Brandon Shopper
November 13, 2002

State Artists Get Back To Nature
Tampa Tribune
February 21, 2002

What's up with YUPO
Watercolor Magic
Creativity 2002

The Proof is in the Paper
Watercolor Magic
Autumn 2001

Exploring Synthetic Paper
American Artist Magazine
March 2000