Tom D. Sims

Tom Sims
Tom Sims
Tom Sims

I create fine woodworking from the Arts and Crafts movement, with a slant toward Asian influence.  Being creative in my woodworking designs and a day in the workshop is a relief from the exasperating world.  It always puts me in my “happy space.”  For me, expressing my craft in smooth flowing designs with the natural beauty and character of the wood is a key choice in my work.  My projects are made to be touched and will bring warmth into your home. Continue reading “Tom D. Sims”

Tom Atkins

Tom Atkins
Tom Atkins

“I try not to be too philosophical about my photography.  Simply stated, I look for unique qualities of form, intrinsic beauty, and visual interest in my subject matter and attempt to combine the artist’s inner vision and craftsmanship to produce a photograph of the subject that commands interest and attention.”  Quoted from Tom Atkins. Continue reading “Tom Atkins”

Sue Hershey

Sue Hershey
Sue Hershey
Sue Hershey

I have been a photographer for over 30 years. I have worked commercially in advertising, but really enjoy the fine art side of the medium. While working full time at a marketing/advertising career, I studied photography at both New York City’s School of Visual Arts and New York University at night and learned my craft at the feet of some well known photographers. All of my images for sale are limited editions of not more than 50 each. Continue reading “Sue Hershey”

Rose G. Haynes

Rose Haynes
Rose Haynes

I work in a burnishing technique with the colored pencil.  It involves using the white color pencil to change values and hues.  Ink is done in several ways: stippling (small dots), hatching (parallel lines), strokes (lines spaced in short or long ways).  Scratchboard is created with the use of an Exacto knife, carving out areas to make different values. Continue reading “Rose G. Haynes”

Peter Chumbley

Peter Chumbley
Peter Chumbley

My work is a simple attempt to spread the word that the animals around us are a special gift.  I do this through a combination of imagination, bold color and humor.  We must never forget that “all animals draw breath from the same source as we do.”  They are mystical, spiritual, and as Jonathan Balcome states: “Animals take pauses.  Their worlds, like ours, have stretches of tranquility, moments of pleasure and eruptions of joy.”  Enjoy those animals around us, care for them; they will give us great peace and happiness.  It is my hope that my work will bring a smile to your face and joy to your heart. Continue reading “Peter Chumbley”

Nancy Rosenthal

Nancy Rosenthal
Nancy Rosenthal
Nancy Rosenthal

My interest in art began with stained glass and acrylic painting.  It wasn’t until I took a wheel-throwing course that I fell in love with creating in clay.  I continued to develop my abilities for several years, working under the respected and talented sculptor, Rosalia Riera.  Nature inspires me and my love of wildlife has given me endless sources for expression in my clay work.  I let the clay tell me what it wants to become. Continue reading “Nancy Rosenthal”

Nancy E. Richards

Nancy Richards
Nancy Richards
Nancy Richards

In paintings and mixed media pieces, I use a variety of techniques to explore and celebrate color, line and texture.  Inspired by nature, I use watercolors, acrylics, alcohol inks, gouche, pastels and enhanced monoprints in abstract or representational ways to express the sense of wonder and joy that I find in the world around me.  Each medium has its own properties, and they inform each other, conveying vision, surprise, harmony and the beauty of finding one’s place in the natural world. Continue reading “Nancy E. Richards”

Marian Miller

Marion Miller
Marion Miller
Marion Miller

My work is inspired by the geography and nature that surrounds us, but it can be challenging to represent a landscape, flower or bird in stained glass.  I must draw out a design that considers the way that glass will break when scored with a hand-cutter.  Most of my work is done in the traditional “copper-foil” method perfected by Tiffany, but I often incorporate an element that has been fused in a kiln, manipulated with a torch or overlaid with molten solder detail on copper.  Fusing many layers of stained glass in a very hot kiln comprises some of my work. Continue reading “Marian Miller”