You have just discovered your source for original tropical and nautical paintings, world-class giclée reproductions, and high quality laser prints.  Specializing in nautical and island art, Richard Shaffett’s paintings focus on colorful Caribbean and Bahamian scenes, boats, and seascapes.

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  • See something you like?  Just contact the artist at 941-955-6761. Richard will be happy to chat with you and help you select the best Island Art for your needs. 


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Richard Shaffett

Sarasota, Florida, USA

Email: richardshaffett@hotmail.com

Telephone: 941-955-6761


Against the Elements

This old tree once shaded a desert island. But that was long ago. Now, against the elements, its bleached and weatherworn branches reach up into a tropical summer sky.

Down Island Dawn

If these old pilings could speak, what stories they could tell of heartache and joy, of storms and calm, and endless sunrises like this one.

The Chase

There was already some tension when they first got away. Now with the seas building and night coming, the pressure is mounting, but the end is in sight. But who is this suddenly showing up on the horizon behind them?

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