September Featured Artist: Salvador Rodriguez

Our featured artist for September is a local painter who has always loved the wide-open landscapes of the Southwest. Born in Tijuana, Baja California Norte, he discovered his skills in drawing and painting. As a boy, he spent long periods appreciating and memorizing every detail of landscape and then put them into drawings or paintings.  In… ... Read more...

July Featured Artist: Casie Warnke

Like most everyone, our July Featured Artist is fascinated by the human face.  Casie Warnke has been drawing, including portraits, since she was a kid. As she became older, she realized that she had a fascination for people’s faces. She believes that she can feel people’s energy and that the eyes are truly the windows to the soul. She feels someone’s emotions through… ... Read more...

April Artist of the Month: Dwain Kelley

Dwain Kelley’s sculptural assemblages are about discovery. Using a palette of old wood, metal, gold leaf, cloth, glass, rocks, and other materials these works are grounded in the unearthing of another time—attempting to re-create the excitement of a kid reading about the discovery of Machu Picchu in Peru by Hiram Bingham in 1911; King Tut’s… ... Read more...

March Featured Artist: March Mattingly

March’s paintings and pastels are colorful and expressionistic, reflecting our perception of and interaction with favorite places and subject matter; in the context of physical places, emotional states of mind, or a point in time that we cherish from our own, unique, individual journey that we all make on this earth. Her paintings express self-awareness,… ... Read more...

Featured Artist: Nicole Berenger

Nicole is a creator of things. She is currently creating using a thought process and method that slowly developed over the course of 10 years.  What started as doodling little swirls in the margins of her Art History notes in college became cohesive pieces of work in 2013. Nicole’s favorite thing about the aesthetic the… ... Read more...