Made In America: Mary Elizabeth Long

Private jewelry display and work area of Nashvegas Hippie showing wire, leather and metal clay earrings, necklaces, pendants and bracelets

She has started creating jewelry from the dyes collected using metal clay, it allows her to recreate ancient looking talismans and amulets.


Eight Days of Ecuador…Day 8

Bike at open air market in downtown Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador

Travel photographer Sheri Oneal shares her 8th and last day adventure teaching a travel abroad class in Ecuador to students from Nossi College of Art. She shares leaving the Guayaquil airport, the culture, the people and the pros and cons of her week of travel in Ecuador.


Eight Days of Ecuador…Day 7

Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador, fisherman in boat on water.

Photographer, Sheri Oneal shares her 7th travel day in Ecuador while teaching a travel abroad class to students from Nossi College of Art. Including leaving the Saianada hotel, visiting an open air market in Bahia de Caraquez, stopping at Montecristi before returning to Guayaquil by bus for the last night at the Manso Boutique Guesthouse Hotel.


Eight Days of Ecuador…Day 6

Images of the Canoa, Ecuador town, beach and locals.

Travel photography by Nashville photographer Sheri Oneal on day 6 of her Ecuador exploration with students from Nossi College of Art.


Eight Days of Ecuador…Day 5

Blue and pink skies at sunset with boats along the shore of the water in San Vicente, Ecuador

Photographer, Sheri Oneal shares her 5th travel day in Ecuador while teaching a travel abroad class to students from Nossi College of Art. Including her Saiananda Hotel, a 135 year old turtle, a 45 year old sloth, Sendero los Caimanes, plantains and fish lunch, San Vicente and a sunset at Gad Municipal de San Vicente.


Eight Days of Ecuador…Day 4

A fishing boat sits off the coast of Isla de la Plata island in the South Pacific Ocean, Ecuador

Photographer, Sheri Oneal shares travel day 4 in Ecuador while teaching a travel abroad class to students from Nossi College of Art. Including Puerto Lopez, Manabi Province, beaches and boats, the Patacon Pisao Restaurant, Isla de la Plata island in the South Pacific Ocean, blue footed booby’s, Saiananda Hotel, Tibetan singing of the bowls and Ceviche with shrimp and octopus.


Eight Days of Ecuador…Day 3

I man, his small son and their dog play in the water along the beach at sunset in Puerto Lopez, Ecuador

Photographer, Sheri Oneal shares travel day 3 in Ecuador while teaching a travel abroad class to students from Nossi College of Art. Including Montanita, Hotel Rosa Mistica, Ruta de Sol, Santuario Blanca Estrella del Mar, Manabi beach, ceviches carts, Agua Blanca museum, Cabanas Playa Sur Hotel and Puerto Lopez.


Eight Days of Ecuador…Day 2

Guayaquil, Ecuador city photos

Sheri Oneals second day of travel abroad class in Ecuador with students from Nossi College of Art. This is her photo essay while in Guayaquil, Ecuador where she  visited LEXA art college, Parque Seminario, Montanita, Hotel Rosa Mistica and explored the night life.


Eight Days of Ecuador…Day 1

American Airlines to Miami from Nashville.

Travel photographer Sheri Oneal her first day adventure teaching a travel abroad class in Ecuador to students from Nossi College of Art. Leaving Nashville to Guayaquil, the Manso Boutique Guesthouse Hotel and Chiva Farrera.


West Side Digs: answer. restaurant

West Side Digs: answer. restaurant, fish, Nashville

Nashville commercial photographer Sheri Oneal shares a blog series “West Side Digs” interviewing Answer Restaurant in Sylvan Park neighborhood in Nashville.