Artist Sue Roberts is known for her unique sculptures and ceramic classes. Her choice of a lifelong color? Black. “It can be loud or quietly dramatic, while emphasizing the beauty of the form and the different tones and textures it can create.” Explore her vibrant artistic world in the full spectrum of her creations.
Playing with clay and creating pieces inspired by little critters is a passion for September’s Artist of the Month, Kara Simons. She immerses herself in her surroundings, lending a bit of nature to the whimsy of her work. Read more to learn about Kara, what makes her tick, and her poignant views about life on Guemes.
When exploring art created by Arden Charles, viewers are led on a personal journey to discover the story each piece summons for them. Techniques ranging from assemblage and painting to bamboo stock and ink stand alone or come together to delight the eye. Read on to learn more about Arden and what has made her the artist she is.
A self-proclaimed curious creator, Heidi finds it difficult to put a finger on what exactly she does. “Today it’s one thing, tomorrow it’s another.”
March 29, 2023 marks the day that Guemes Island lost a treasure. Artist Kit Marcinko was a man who held a special place in the hearts of many. He has been referred to as a legend and will certainly be remembered as such.
Bob Anderson wears many hats – artist, teacher, spiritual leader, and social justice advocate to name a few. Bob has a rich artistic history that was nurtured by those around him and he wants to pass along that gift by mentoring the creative talents of artists around him. Read on to learn about what makes Bob tick and be inspired by his generous spirit.
Dr. Tim Wittman sees that which is hidden within pieces of wood, hunks of clay, and his fellow human beings and helps their unique beauty come to the surface for all to see. His pieces are not your run of the mill wooden bowls, they are truly stunning sculptures.
February’s artist of the month article delves into the person behind the Guemes Island Art Initiative. Kathy Whitman shares her enthusiasm and zest for life with all around her and we are all the better for it. She can be described as a talented artist, top-tier volunteer, and avid gardener. Read on to learn more about this treasure we call Kathy.
December’s artist blended a tech career with her artistic talents and ended up with works of art that can be months in the making…but they are so worth the wait! Liz Ruest makes her digital collages using a combination of her original paintings and photographs along with scanned images and items which she melds together on her computer. The results are stunning and you can’t help but be drawn in for a closer look.
Marietta Harrigan is a painter who beautifully captures her surroundings. Her tools are oils and pastels, and the results are exceptional pieces of art.