Mike Murray: Photography

Mike Murray Artist Statement: My goal is to create images that capture the beauty, solitude and mystery of the natural world. I strive for results that are both artistic and dramatic. My work is an extension of my love for the landscapes and the wildlife that surround us. I am on an endless search to…

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…

Sally Guger: Ceramics

Sally Guger Artist Statement I have been in love with clay since I was around 15 years old. My work reflects my desire to make honest, functional pots. All of my work is wheel thrown using mid-range stoneware. I also spend endless hours making minor adjustments in over two dozen glaze recipes that I make…

Briony Foy Sparrow Sculpture

Briony Jean Foy: fiber arts and ceramics

Briony Jean Foy Artist Statement Briony is fascinated by process, problem solving, and information sharing in general. As an artist that keeps her work fresh, but it also means you never know quite what she’ll come up with! She makes multi-media, one-of-a-kind pieces in ceramic, fiber, metal, and most recently polymer clay. The common threads…

Patti Fowler: jewelry

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…