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Name: Autry Lee Dye
Born in Wardell, Missouri

Autry Dye has operated Copper Heron Studios in Gulf Breeze, Fl since 2001. She has resided in Gulf Breeze since 1980.
Traveling in Europe and living in South America has influenced her paintings by exposing her to different artists and methods of
working. Her latest achievements have been writing a book and publishing it. Autry won “Best of Show” at the Pensacola Museum
of Art juried members exhibition, in 2010. She states that while most people recognize her as a visual artist, she enjoys writing.
She has just earned her professional “Letters” membership in the National League of American Pen Women, having held “Artist”
 membership for thirty years. In 2011 she was Co-director for the Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival, and out door event featuring approximately 125 artists. Autry has belonged to many art organizations and have held responsible positions in them, including
President and Vice President, Membership chairman, juror, Board member, Staffing Director, and Workshop coordinator.
Did a taped interview with Allan Peterson, head of the Art Department and Jeanne Davis, head of the Career Counseling for
Pensacola Junior College, Topic was Career planning for Artists.

Professional Affiliations:
Florida Watercolor Society, Signature member
Tallahassee Watercolor Society, Signature member
Watercolor Society of Alabama , Signatue member
National League of American Pen Women, membership in Arts and Letters
Pensacola Artist Inc.
Orange Beach Art Center, Orange Beach, AL
Southern Watercolor Society
Gallery Affiliations
Orange Beach Art Center, Orange Beach, AL
Autry’s paintings are included in the following publication:
A Creative Journey by Autry Dye
America’s Best of the Best” 2011
Best of America’s WaterMedia Artists 2010
Pensacola Symphony Magazine
Cover of Sunshine Artists Magazine
Discovery Magazine, University of West Florida
Living by Your Brush Alone, by Edna Piersol
To order your copy of A Creative Journey, (things I’ve learned along the way). Please go to and go by title or author.

Autry is available to teach workshops in your area:

Contact information:
Phone: 850-932-5806

Email Autry for more information on classes.

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