Featured Artist Valerie Vescovi

neo-cubist painting of Latin musicians by Valerie Vescovi

Artist Valerie Vescovi paints energetic and colorful scenes of jazz and salsa clubs in a style she calls Rhythmic Cubism. More of her expressive art can be found on her website.     I have painted my whole … [Read more]

Featured Artist Tomoaki Orikasa

mixed media sculpture of two eggs barrell rolling by Tomoaki Orikasa

Artist Tomoaki Orikasa presents a series of whimsical mixed media sculptures that reflect the human condition. Visit his website to see more of his work.     Since I was a kid, I have been full of curiosity about how things are … [Read more]

Use Leverage to Grow Your Art Business

Artist signing prints

by Carolyn Edlund Work more efficiently, increase your opportunities and close more sales by using leverage.     "Work Smarter, Not Harder" is a popular phrase that encourages us to take a strategic approach to doing business. … [Read more]

Featured Artist John Chehak

abstract landscape of a snowy woods by John Chehak

Artist John Chehak paints colorful acrylic landscapes in a refreshing signature style. See more of his portfolio by visiting his website.     I have been a professional artist for only twenty years; hence, I often use the … [Read more]

Featured Artist Chalda Maloff

abstract digital print of a blue fish by Chalda Maloff

Artist Chalda Maloff portrays the energy and optimism that inspire a meaningful life. Her abstract imagery, created with digital software, reflects insights gleaned from close observation of nature. See more by visiting her … [Read more]

Featured Artist Dan Knepper

Sunset oil painting by Dan Knepper

Oil painter Dan Knepper presents a collection of landscapes expressed as moments in time, filled with light and atmosphere. Visit his website to view his portfolio.     My mom would paint murals on my bedroom walls of horses in a … [Read more]

Featured Artist Thierry André

wooden chambered body guitar by Thierry André

Canadian artist Thierry André creates handcrafted wood instruments, blending functionality with aesthetic beauty. Learn more about his work by visiting his website.     I really like to work on the formal aspect of a guitar … [Read more]

Contemporary Art Becomes Rug Design

Many steps in making rugs in Nepal

by Carolyn Edlund Painter Laura Parker moved beyond the canvas to envision her abstract work as handcrafted rugs. In a recent conversation, we spoke about her journey and the cause she has embraced.     AS: What is the vision you … [Read more]

Featured Artist Enda Bardell

watercolor landscape of Point Grey, Vancouver by Enda Bardell

Artist Enda Bardell’s fluid, luminous plein air watercolors express the beauty of the Canadian landscape. Enjoy more of this accomplished artist’s work by visiting her website.     My interest in art began at around age six after … [Read more]

Featured Artist Audrey Kay Dowling

mixed media print of woods and birds by Audrey Kay Dowling

Artist Audrey Kay Dowling presents a portfolio of woodland images using printmaking, ceramics and mixed media. Visit her website to learn more.     I was raised in Western New York in the country with the woods, fields and creeks … [Read more]

Artist Showcase, Early Summer 2020

abstract acrylic of Paris by Andy Habib

Twenty-four artists share their passion for creating by presenting favorite pieces in this Early Summer Showcase. Click on each artist's name to learn more about them.     Caroline Karp Become transported to a world of … [Read more]

Featured Artist Sue Krzyston

oil painting of Native American artifacts by Sue Krzyston

Artist Sue Krzyston's exquisite paintings capture fine details of the Native American artifacts in her still lifes. View  more of her work by visiting her website.     I have collected beautiful Native American pottery for many … [Read more]

How One Artist Self-Published a Book

Artist Josh Lance painting in the studio in Taiwan

by Carolyn Edlund Painter Josh Lance tells the story of traveling the world and creating art through the publication of a book that documents his life and work. We recently spoke about why and how he did it.     AS: What inspired you … [Read more]

Featured Artist Karen Israel

pastel of flamingos by Karen Israel

Artist Karen Israel presents a collection of pastel works in her signature impressionist style. View more of her work by visiting her website.     While there are many things I love about living in Connecticut, the accessibility … [Read more]