Autry Dye has operated her own Studio/Gallery in Gulf Breeze, FL since 2001. She has made Gulf Breeze her home on the Florida Coast since 1980. She has found that traveling and visiting places in Europe, plus having lived in Central America has influenced her work by exposing her to different artists and methods of working.

She states that while most people recognize her as a visual artist, she also enjoys writing. She has written a book called "A Creative Journey" available from Her next effort is a children’s book dedicated to her great -granddaughter, Emma. She has earned dual professional memberships in "Letters" and "Arts" in the National League of American Pen Women. She has held the "Artist" designation for over thirty years.

Her accomplishments are numerous:

Awarded a Bronze Medal from the organization of Arts, Sciences and Letters, Paris, France

Won the 1st National League of American Pen Women award in the First City Competition in Pensacola, Fl.

Accepted juried entry into "Paint the Parks" in the Coutts Museum, El Dorado, KS

Has been Director and Co-director for the Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival

She has belonged to many art organization and has held responsible positions in them including:

President and Vice president, Membership chairman, Juror, Board member, Staffing director, and Workshop coordinator.

She has participated in an interview with Allan Peterson, head of the Art Dept. and Jeanne Davis head of Career Counseling for Pensacola State College on the topic of 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

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 a copy of A Creative Journey, please go to and go by title or author.
To order a copy of Treetop Families for children, contact the artist.


Autry is available to teach workshops in your area:


Contact information:
Phone: 850-932-5806