Buildings were my landscape growing up in Chicago. I admired the qualities of concrete and brick structures.
Since 1973 I have lived in Montana surrounded by trees and mountains. As a gardener, I always have Portland cement in the shed for building of rock walls and mortaring brick borders. When I wanted to create art I turned to the materials I have at hand, Portland cement and sand.
Faces have always appealed to me, immortalized in stone on buildings.
Inspiration come from what I see in people and animal expressions. The faces are named as they become friends in the sculpting process.
My studio is in town, where people are bustling around and trees line the streets. How lucky, to be surrounded by the busy life I was born into and the environment I have chosen.
Faces comfort and inspire. And in concrete they will endure.
Barbara June Fused Glass
Barbara is a second generation glass artist, inspired by her mothers glass artworks.
When creating my jewelry I hear the siren of beads calling and I cannot resist.
All the beautiful colors, wonderful shapes and sizes, different textures and materials compel me.
I get excited and my pulse rate increases as I decide how to put them together in a way that appeals to me and hopefully to others. This process comes from my imagination in response to the catalyst of .......BEADS!
Rebecca creates artfully repurposed recycled art with a purpose.
Rebecca specializes in memory rugs from recycled clothing of a loved one. Weaving them into a beautiful wall hanging or rug.