In the beautiful setting of towering trees, coastal lowlands, and cascading water, inspiration abounds for Dick Spink, an engineer-turned-artist, born and raised in Mt Vernon, Washington, just outside the historical town of La Conner. After graduating from Washington State University in 1985 with degrees in Industrial Engineering and Education, he founded theContinue reading
These beautiful pieces of metal wall hangings have been designed, engineered, and produced by Kenneth Scott in his studio along the banks of Oregon’s wild and scenic McKenzie River.
In this natural setting of towering trees and cascading water, inspiration Continue reading
He’s often referred to as “the artist that paints Seattle underwater” or “the artist that paints peaceful post-apocalyptic scenes of cities.” Still other people know him as the artist that creates amazing surrealism, so detailed it looks like a photograph. And many had the opportunity to watch him paint Continue reading
Don and Scot met in Leaburg, Oregon while both were apprenticing under a well-known Northwest metal sculptor. The friendship was forged. After years of study, they began to apply their new found passion and ideas in the joint effort of creating their own sculptures. Both men live with their families in the Willamette Valley in Oregon where they find much inspiration from the beauty that surrounds them.
They share a common passion for family and the outdoors, as well as helping within their community. They find peace and purpose through their artwork. Whether at home, with their families, in the studio, or cruising the highways on their Harleys, they are always in the creative process.
A metal artist’s skill lies in their ability to Continue reading
Karen is as infatuated with silk painting today as she was the first time she touched her brush to silk over 25 years ago. Through years of practice, she continues to perfect her own technique. She specializes in flowers, mostly from an “insect’s point of view”, zooming in on a certain aspect of the flower and bringing it closer to the viewer. Karen is able to focus full time on producing her art. Family and friends are a great support, and she attributes much of her success to them.
An internationally respected teacher and artist, In July 2011 she received the prestigious designation of Continue reading