Another Emerging Artist: Ashley Martin and Ash Woodworking

This summer I met a talented and personable young  woodworker named Ashley Joseph Martin and his girlfriend, Paige at the first summer edition of Crafts Gone Wild. Our booths were next to each other’s so we struck up a conversation. … Continue reading

Meet Adrian Sibley, Abstract Artist

As with so many artists I have interviewed, I saw Adrian Sibley’s art work first on the Art and Artists of 614 and thought…hmmmm, I wanna interview that guy! So….here we go! Adrian has been Urbanmanboy on Etsy.com since August of … Continue reading

365 Days of Bowls Got Her Started! Meet Kate Menke: Art Educator and Artist

Kate Menke and I first met during a meeting for the Black and White Show at Vanderelli Room because her good friend, Mindy Staley, was my partner in crime for that show.  She introduced me to Kate and we had … Continue reading

Second Sight Project= Artist Mona Gazala

I really knew very little about Mona Gazala or Second Sight Project until I interviewed former residents, Dana Lynn Harper and Gabe Kinney. I actually finished up my interview with this pair at Second Sight and then walked through it’s backyard … Continue reading

Shells, Glass, Paint, You Name It, She Uses It-April Sunami, Mixed Media Artist

I first saw April Sunami‘s work at Tacocat a few years ago.  I absolutely loved the huge piece she had made of a woman’s head with hair made from shells and shades of blue.  The piece resonated with me but I had … Continue reading

Nature Inspires Illustration: Meet Artist Logan Schmitt

Logan Schmitt Illustration and the artist Logan Schmitt first came to my attention at Franklinton Fridays when he exhibited his work in the  Franklinton Arts District’s office lobby.  He was there with his wife and  we started to talk about the … Continue reading

OOh My Gouache, It’s Jenny Dienno, Painter

As is pretty typical of most of my interviews, I first learned of Jenny Dienno through the 614 FB page.  I loved the colors she uses. Then she decided to do a month long series of moons in February and I … Continue reading