Artist Profile: Lindsay Kokoska

Yoga philosophy, travel, nature and culture have really inspired my art as well helped it develop over the years.

Artist Profile: Kharisma Sommers

Artist Kharisma Sommers describes what inspires her unique line of mixed metal jewelry and her goals for her creative business.     ABI: What has inspired you to make such unusual jewelry? KS: Since I was little it was rather apparent that I liked uncommon things. I didn’t want to be like other kids. As […]

Artist Profile: Judy Taylor

I specialize in custom work, designing rugs for people, or even designing rug kits to suit the customer’s taste in color and style.

Artist Profile: Diane Beem

What I connected with on a very gut level was the confidence, the boldness, and the “wild beast” – throw caution to the wind kind of painting that I saw in the Fauves.

Artist Profile: Kim Langlois

Artist Kim Langlois describes how using alcohol ink is a perfect fit for her fluid style of painting, and how she has embraced teaching others to use this medium.     ABI: Why use alcohol ink as your medium? What is compelling about it? KL: My style of painting is very loose. Since the inks […]

Artist Profile: Mary Ahern

Artist Mary Ahern paints larger than life portraits of flowers. Enjoy her portfolio and her artist story.     ABI: Tell us about your creative journey and how you developed your current body of work. MA: My paintings begin in the garden. The gardens that I designed surrounding my studio provide the source material for […]

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.