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Shari Shifrin

Shari Shifrin


Shari is at the heart and center of Grand Illusion Creative Resources.

For over 30 years, Shari has been serving up her special brand of creativity and resourcefulness to Southwest Florida businesses and organizations. Her business philosophy is deeply rooted in her approach to the way that she works with her clients. Her passion is to share in her clients enthusiasm and use her creative resources to make it happen for them. Whether it’s a T-shirt, an ad or an event they need help with, her first response is, “Give me your wish list and let’s work from there.”

Shari is a graphic artist, t-shirt designer, mom , girl scout, inventor and event planner. She thrives on perpetuating positive energy, and helping to make the world a better place. Shari is not only a gifted designer, she is an inventor and was awarded a patent for Planet Ink, an environment friendly ink dye for “green” tshirt printing. She also received the Coop America Green Business Award, FFEA vendor of the Year and Girl Scout Green Angel. Shari is a life member of Girl Scouts, and volunteers for anything art, or kid related charities.
Her past associations include: Art Alliance, Coop America, Girl Scouts, Little League, Pop Warner, Abate, World Wildlife, Sierra Club, National Art & Education Foundation, Association of Independent Artists, Florida Festivals and Events Association (FFEA) Shari works with Everything Art including – Graphic Design, tshirts, screenprinting, embroidery, digital direct, airbrush, handpainted, signs, banners, flyers, ads, magazine layout, creative events. Check out our art gallery downtown Ft. Myers, Florida

George Settos is a partner and resident artist at Grand Illusion Art Gallery.george123

George is originally from Wooster Ohio. He is a Pop Artist with formal training at the University of Cincinnati.

George has resided in SW Florida on and off for over 25 years. George has managed and inspired several popular Fort Myers Beach retail T-shirt shops.

Currently he is pursuing painting Pop Culture Iconic figures and keeping Grand Illusion on the forefront of art in Fort Myers.

See his artwork at Grand Illusion Art Gallery in Downtown Fort Myers, Florida.

Come See Us!

Grand Illusion Creative Resources
2443 First Street
Ft Myers, FL 33901



Located in the Downtown Ft. Myers River District

Our shop and gallery is conveniently located directly across from the downtown Ft. Myers Regional Library. For your added convenience, the Lee Trolley has a stop out front as well.