Veronica and Gabriel Sandoval didn’t set out to pursue art as a career. In fact, they were near the opposite end of the spectrum. The duo met in college when Veronica was studying business administration and Gabriel was…
Sculpture artist Alison Stosich always knew she wanted to be an artist, but it wasn’t until she found bronze that she really discovered her voice. The medium gave her a pathway to create all of the ideas she had percolating in her mind’s eye––more so than she could achieve with clay.
Seth Fairweather is equal parts artist and solutionist. In fact, he’s crafted his occupation around solving puzzles. But these are no ordinary puzzles. Instead of the typical jigsaw-cut cardboard, Seth uses materials that are far more challenging: glass and metal.
“I think the biggest compliment an artist can get is to see people walk up to your art and be moved.” And for oil artist Becky Pashia, movement is the ultimate goal. She aims to achieve movement in each of her pieces, but more importantly, if she can move a viewer to feel something, she […]
For portrait artist Robin Damore, a painting isn’t complete until two things occur: she’s adequately captured the spirit of the person or animal she’s painting and she’s overcome whatever challenge or lesson that painting has presented her. This criterion has led to an impeccable body of work and numerous awards (though Robin would never mention […]
Leah Kiser knew art was her calling from an early age. Even before she could draw, she’d ask others to draw pictures so she could watch the process. So, it came as little surprise that she went on to study art in college. But she didn’t initially start out in drawing. Instead, she went the […]
Artist-photographer Jon Linton believes art is life and so it’s hard for him to distinctly qualify when he knew art was his calling. He sees everything as art––from the glow of a desert sunset to a well-designed pen to an automobile. And perhaps it’s that eye and attention to detail that has made him so […]
Set on the path of becoming an engineer, Leah Rei made a somewhat surprising turn when it came time to apply for college. Something deep inside urged her to instead apply for the arts program. She listened to that voice and it’s led her on a rewarding and fulfilling journey. Leah has developed an eager […]
Elizabeth Butler’s oil paintings, which often depict floral scapes, are absolutely breathtaking. But beyond the vibrant color palette and beauty that emanates from these pieces, there’s a deeper story––one of transformation, self expression, and coming home. Initially, painting was a way for Elizabeth to find stillness amid the chaos of life. It was an outlet […]
For artist Diana Ferguson, beaded jewelry represents much more than wearable fashion. It’s sculpture, architecture and adornment that can evoke a personal sense of expression and creativity. And Diane finds her own sense of expression, and freedom, in the creation of each of her pieces. Though she’s always been a creative soul, Diana didn’t explore […]