Connie Morrison: Mixed Media Paintings

Connie Morrison Artist Statement: My work is combination of painting and collage. I piece together separate parts – various papers that I paint, cut into shapes and adhere to gessoed birch panel with gel medium and small nails. I add more cut paper pieces and painting to that surface and seal each piece with satin…

Carol Naughton: Ceramics

Carol Naughton Artist Statement: Carol Naughton is a potter who creates wheel thrown and hand built, one of a kind, functional pottery. The forms reflect her love of fine cooking, gardening, and nature. The strong visual aesthetic of her ceramics is reflective of her environmental graphic design and exhibit design background. The ceramic pieces are…

David Timberlake: Metal Sculpture

David Timberlake Artist Statement: David Timberlake is a Georgia boy but has spent his adult life in Wi. Where he has worked as a timberwright, furniture maker and carpenter. His inspirations to crafting metal are Tom Every, Ellis and Tom Nelson and his son Kaleb. He now upcycles scrap metal components harvested from machinery into…

John Pahlas: Metal Sculpture

John Pahlas Artist Statement Art has had an influence on my life since birth. Having been brought up in a family whose artistic innovations go back 5 generations, I’ve learned that the creative act is far more than a hobby or a past time. It is a passionate awakening, a conduit through which identity and…

Patti Fowler: Jewelry, Fused Glass

Patti Fowler Artist Statement The process of creating fused glass used in Patti’s jewelry is unlike any other. Glass which is compatible (melts at the same coefficient of expansion) is fused together using a kiln that heats up to 1500 degrees. Frequently pieces are in the kiln multiple times and each firing can take up…

Kurt Eakle: Photography

Kurt Eakle Artist Statement Ever since I was a kid, I’ve loved taking photographs. But I often find that what is in the viewfinder is not really the “picture” that I see. For years, this meant taping photos together–which generally ended up on the refrigerator. Looked nice, but kind of crude. In 2001, I decided…

Mary Dickey: mixed media

Mary Dickey Artist Statement The pieces you see here are done in a technique called “bricolage” which is french meaning “something constructed from a diverse range of available things.” As with most of my work, the pieces begin with a found object.  It might be an antique china plate, a piece of lace,  an intriguing…

Homer Daehn: Woodcarvings

Homer Daehn Artist Statement Work on my parent’s farm started early, ended late, and happened seven days a week. This work ethic prepared me for an artist’s life. The hours are similar and both require multiple skills such as versatility, creativity, and the need for innovation. The lines of a square-rigger ship, whimsical colorful circus…

Earings that resemble dragonfly wings.

Georgia Weithe: Jewelry Artist

Georgia Lang Weithe Artist Statement: My jewelry is a language. It speaks of beauty, hope, serenity, tenderness, and other qualities of the heart. I believe if we are drawn to a work of art, it’s because it reflects something we are looking for in our own lives, and that gazing at it can help us…

Edward Wohl: Bird’s Eye Maple Cutting Boards

Ed Wohl Artist Statement Edward’s solid bird’s-eye maple cutting boards are unlike any you’ve seen. Each board is crafted by joining sections from a single piece of specially selected, figured bird’s-eye maple, so the wood tone and figuring are consistent throughout. Each is precision-shaped and beveled for graceful shape and balance. Individually hand-sanded and finished…