Seth Ray. Photo by Steven Martine

Seth Ray Pays It Forward

When a couple he had never met gifted him with one year’s salary to follow his passion, the Stuart resident used it to help thousands of others all around the world
Buntings illustration. Courtesy of Jordan Silvia

Birds of a Feather with Jordan Silvia

The Stuart resident creates lifelike images of beautiful birds that invite viewers to pause and reflect on the natural world around them
Competitive triathlete Chelsea Hollingsworth-Barnhill completed the 2022 Ironman Kona World Championship in October. Photo by Jason Nuttle

Chelsea Hollingsworth-Barnhill is an Iron Woman

The Palm City resident competes as a top athlete, going to the 2020 Olympic marathon trials and finishing an IronMan World Championship this past October
Hannah Umberger at Treasure Coast International Airport in Fort Pierce with the Douglas DC-3 she flies for Missionary Flights International. Photo by Steven Martine

Meet the Treasure Coast’s Fly Women

Women represent just nine percent of all FAA-certified pilots in the country. Here, a group of women are breaking that barrier and hoping to close the gap
Debbie and Howard Alan with their dog, Max, outside their home. Photo by Jason Nuttle

Say Hello to the Folks Behind Your Favorite Festivals

Howard and Debbie Alan manage some of the area’s most esteemed art shows, including the Downtown Stuart Art Festival and Hobe Sound Festival of the Arts
John Morrissey sits in the living/dining area amid one of three graphite drawings by American artist Robyn O’Neil and a George Nakashima dining table and chairs.

Home Is Where the Art Is

With a new home in Hobe Sound, local attorney John Morrissey finally has the space to display the art and furniture he has been collecting for 30 years
Celebrity publicist Jo Mignano resides in Palm City. Photo by Steven Martine

Star Power with Jo Mignano

The celebrity publicist left New York to start a new life in Palm City, bringing her A-list client roster with her
Painting in progress. Courtesy of Katie Gianni.

Ink About It with Artist Katie Gianni

The Port St. Lucie artist uses ink and acrylic to create eye-catching depictions of wildlife
George Olsen, Chef Paolo Ferretti, Chef Jason Stocks, and Chef Taylor Wilson (seated). Photo by Jerry Rabinowitz

A Jolly Good Time with Local Chefs

Chef Paolo Ferretti, Chef Jason Stocks, and Chef Taylor Wilson gather in Palm City for a festive holiday potluck
Hope from Harrison founder Matt Hudson at home. Photo by Jason Nuttle

A Guiding Spirit with Hope from Harrison

Matt Hudson honors his late son, Harrison, through a nonprofit dedicated to helping families facing their own struggles
McFadden-Sabari is living her life to the fullest and doing what she can to support others. Photo by Jason Nuttle

Surviving and Thriving with Bold and Breastless

Through her nonprofit, Port St. Lucie resident Shondia McFadden-Sabari inspires and advocates for those impacted by breast cancer
Sophie Araque-Liu in Palm City. Photography by Steven Martine

Meet Global Sensation Sophie Araque-Liu

The Palm City teen became a household name when she recently had her artwork displayed as Google’s home page doodle.
Citronella lotion bar

Lindsey Camillo is a Soap Star

The Palm City resident finds her passion crafting natural, vegan soaps for her eponymous brand Lindsey Jane Soaps.
Jenna Derrenbacker’s ode to Florida. Photo by Stacey Derrenbacker

Riding the Wave with Art by Jenna Lynn

Jenna Derrenbacker's accidental art business features resin-made wall and table decor, featuring ocean waves, sunsets, and galaxies
Kerri Paizzi. Stuart Magazine's 2022 Ones to Watch. Photo by Steven Martine

Meet the Ones to Watch

Our annual “hot list” of local movers and shakers you may want to keep an eye on
Caroline Murphy

Bank of America Selects Inspiring Young Leaders

Two Treasure Coast high school students are serving the community as Bank of America Student Leaders internship
Nicole Mader photographs the local dolphin population from her 17-foot Mako boat. Photography by Steven Martine

A Life’s Purpose

Dolphin researcher Nicole Mader has dedicated her life to monitoring and protecting the precious sea life in our local waterways
Lisa Bebout-Napoli and Joseph Napoli outside The Mansion at Tuckahoe on their wedding day. Photography by Liz McKinley

Magic Moments Abound at Jensen Beach Nuptials

Joseph Napoli of Joseph’s Jewelry in Stuart used his skills as a former magician to plan a surprise-filled January wedding for himself and his new bride
Steve and Beth Elgort at their home in Palm Beach Gardens. Photo by Jason Nuttle

Moving with Purpose

Beth Elgort is dancing to the beat of her own drum—and changing lives in the process
Blue and white seashell bangle, $30. Courtesy of Michelle Rae

Sunshine Style with Michelle Rae Design

The beach, family, and art serve as muses for the Palm City-based designer's handmade boho-chic creations