Artist Profile: Leah Wiedemer

Artist Leah Wiedemer describes how a love of traveling and personal connections have inspired her latest love of painting landscapes in oil.     ABI: How have your artwork and mediums evolved through the years? LW: Beginning with watercolor painting florals and still lifes, I next moved on to mural painting with acrylics; then figurative, […]

Artist Profile: Connie Mae Moeller

Painting the beauty of the scenery around her with a focus on capturing the subtle nuances of light and shadow, artist Connie Mae Moeller describes her process.     ABI: What draws you to focus on landscape painting? CMM: When I’m outdoors and observing what is around me, it balances my being and I feel […]

Artist Profile: Ellen Kantro

Abandoned places and how they came to be abandoned are major influences.

Artist Profile: Denna Arnold

Currently, my focus is to create individual, unique, one-of-a-kind functional art pieces that will be future family heirlooms.

Artist Profile: Francine Gourguechon

The human body as art and body decoration appears in every culture and is used to symbolize seduction, ritual, social standing or threat.

Artist Profile: Marie Noorani

Artist Marie Noorani‘s richly textured hand-made paper art express her love of the medium and her fascination with the process of destruction and renewal.     ABI:  You are a paper maker. How did you fall in love with this medium? MN:  I discovered paper making through the book arts; for many years, bookbinding was […]

Artist Profile: Karlie Carpentier Rosin

Canadian illustrator and painter Karlie Carpentier Rosin shares her colorful portfolio and her artist story.     ABI:  How has your illustration work evolved over time? KCR:  My illustration work has evolved in a few ways. My techniques have matured from fully traditional to mixing those techniques with digital software such as Photoshop. The way […]

Artist Profile: Jill DeFelice

I think “the story” is not only part of selling the art, but also creating it.

Artist Profile: Susan Connery

While it can be tricky for someone to create a design from scratch, they may already have some special patterns they love and would want to see on a mat.

Artist Profile: Julie Spako

My ceramics have evolved over time to include folk patterns from eastern Europe.