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: 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: 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: Gail Golden

I have made many commitment rings for people who are not seeking the traditional wedding path.

Artist Profile: Kurt Wedgley

This is about taking canvas stretching and construction to other levels.

Jewelry Showcase

Four jewelry designers present stunning collections in our Jewelry Showcase. Each explains her technique, and why collectors love her handmade work!     Richelle Leigh Walk Gemstones are an intriguing material to work with. Their beauty and individual characteristics are the focus that leads my designs. Because of this, I am able to offer my […]

Artist Profile: Preston Craig

The teddy bear would draw people in to look at the image and get them to ponder the deeper meaning behind the image; perhaps inspiring them to help create positive social change.

Is Depression Causing Your Creative Block?

Even if you love what you do and want to do something creative, if you are depressed, you may not be able to do anything.

Artist Profile: Dina D’Argo

At the core of my work is always a message of our spiritual connection to nature and appreciation of the many living things with which we share the Earth.