Meet Colorado-based artist Sheri Farabaugh whose fascination with water started at an early age while spending time at her grandfather’s cottage on Wind Lake in Wisconsin. “I do my best to capture every ripple, splash, and nuance of color,” she says.
New Mexico-based painter Nocona Burgess is proud of his roots. “The most important thing is that I am proud of my heritage and that I like to promote the history of not only my family and the Comanche Nation but all tribes and their stories.”
A contemporary take on the portrait
Landscape painter Jake Gaedtke expresses primal connections with art and nature. “Painting in nature felt like I was home. I had the epiphany that this is what I really wanted to do. This is what I was meant to do.”
Conveying awe and wonder
Julie Bender takes fine-art pyrography to new heights
Larsen’s career as an artist has spanned more than 40 years. Although his subject matter includes landscapes and religious topics, he is most celebrated for his paintings, murals, and life-size bronze sculptures depicting American Indian culture, especially that of his own Chickasaw Nation heritage.
Meet Montreal-based painter Marina Dieul. Born in France and having studied art there at L’École des Beaux-Arts and Studio Escalier, she has been inspired by an unlikely source-invading household pests. Read more about her animal series as well as her award-winning portraits that feature the human species.
In our March portfolio we meet 12 artists who are inspired by the many creatures of the earth.
A visit with Andrea Kemp at her studio in Golden, CO. “My studio is fairly clean, which helps me to stay focused,” Kemp says. “I work best with minimalist surroundings.”