Ceramic artist Dana Bilello-Barrow, while growing up on the East Coast, never considered herself an artist. In fact, she found art classes to be “quite painful.” Still, she admired her talented schoolmates and others who created art.
Then, at 30, she marr...
Our featured artist for October is Karen Staal, who explains, “I learned contour drawing almost by accident, when as a young child, I drew the back of a lady’s head during a long sermon in church—and it really looked like HER head.
Georgia Cockerham – “The Oregon coast
is filled with scenery that awakens my creative soul, and it’s the rhythmic ebb and flow of the sea that inspires me to write and paint.
The people I’ve met and continue to meet throughout my journey provide enr...
This month’s featured artist is ceramicist and mixed-media artist Linda Ross, who was born in McAllen,Texas, but says she spent her early years living “all over.”
Recalls Linda, “My mom and dad met in New Mexico, but after seeing dad’s family’s Philadelph...
Featured artist Klarke Heinecke grew up in New Jersey outside Philadelphia, where major nearby art museums set the art standard. Works by Thomas Eakins were her favorites, along with conceptual art by Marcel Duchamp.
Recalls Mike, "I became interested in art in my mid-thirties and studied color
and design with Aileen Worthley, who interested me in screen printing
and introduced me to Guy Maccoy, who let me monitor his classes
at the Los Angeles County Institute of Art."
Due to her dad’s Navy career, Christine Sevier moved around a lot—New Jersey, Illinois, Alabama, Minnesota, Michigan—then ended up in high school
in California after her family moved there in 1976.
Her art, though, started even earlier. “First thing I painted was hand...
Artist Angela Farnham, our PBAA featured artist for February, creates one-of-a-kind mosaic art based on reduce, reuse, recreate. Or as Angela says, “In a waste-driven society, I like to give throw-away items a new life—bolts and nails, bottle caps, broken dishes, b...
The featured artists for September at the Manley Art Gallery are 30
members of the Columbia Fiber Arts Guild, a group made up of fiber artists
from Oregon and Southwest Washington.
According to their website, the purpose of the Columbia Fiber Arts Guild is...