Island Art Days to feature 17 artists this weekend

■ STAFF REPORTIsland art days

Island Art Days will be back for its 11th year on Saturday and Sunday, April 2 and 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the parking lot next to 431 Park Avenue, home of Gasparilla Outfitters/Special Effects and the Boca Beacon.

Featured artists will include Bob and Ruth Wessell, pottery; Carroll Swayze, acrylics; Heather Kendall, home accessories; Erin Kaleel, leather handbags; Ann Marie Solomon, watercolors; Teri Causey, mixed media abstract; Lisa Whitener, acrylics; Shoshana Matthews, fiber; Linda Welch, antique button jewelry; Dana Krzewina, 3D acrylics; Alicia Renner, photography; Deb Marucci, aluminum sculpture; Linda Tilson, clothing; Julie Salvetti, pearl jewelry;  Ben Foster, bronze; Marcus Thomas, oils; and Meredith Haws, jewelry.