ArtStories

 

Steven Greenwall – Painting and Drawing - “Light, knowledge, and God are often synonymous in Christian thought. I use light in my paintings to reflect a divine presence.”  Read more…

  Debra Clemente – Oil Painting - “My skills have developed over the years. This is my time.”  Read more…
 

Tiffany Farha – Acrylic Paint and Interior Design - “When I purchased my first home many years ago, I started painting because I wanted large scale works of art to decorate my walls, but at the time couldn't afford any Read more…

  Todd Matson – Oil En Plein Air - “I choose to paint at a spot simply because I like being there." Read more….
  Maryann Gravino-Askew -Oil and Charcoal "Art for me is a process, a life process to learn about myslef and others." Read more...
  Janet Fisher - Teaches: Watercolor, Clay, Encaustic Wax, Collage " Art keeps my life exciting. I just want to do everything!" Read more...
  Ed Pointer - Acrylic, Oil and Watercolor "I really enjoy painting and it is satisfaction punctuated by moments of sheer frustration."   Read more... 
  Conrad Snider - Ceramic Sculptor, Tile-Muralist "Functioning as a full time artist is probably my definition of success."   Read more...
  Michael K. Roark - Writer, Director, Actor, Consultant " ...it all depends on what they are looking for." Read more...
  Hugh Greer - Landscape Artist "I paint like my life depended on it." Read more... 
  Stan Herd - Earthworks Artist "My ideal situation, it's kind of happening now...to blend dimensional art- sculpture and painting- and film and music.  I just like it all." Read more...
  Gary Kahle - Sculptor "...put them in the dark and their brillance is diminished."   Read more...
  John Leavitt - Composer/Conductor "The motivation is the sheer creativity. Writing music is not much different than painting. A painter starts with a blank canvas. The opportunities are endless because you can go as far as your imagination can take you."   Read more... 
  Erica Binns -Pastel Artist "The struggle within is very personal. Moments of ‘wow!’... and ‘egads!‘"  Read more...
  Wayne Bryan - Producing Director, Actor "...no matter how sophisticated society gets, people still hunger to sit in a room and have a story told to them by people."   Read more...
  Doug Richards - Oil Paniting "What I am really drawn to in the human face is that you can fool anybody. In a landscape you can get away with a lot. The challenge of a human face...you have to really get it right." Read more...
  Patti Morgan - Fiber Art "The llama and alpacas have such beautiful wool, it's really enjoyable to take it and make something.  Sometimes I make something really cool and sometimes it's a flop, but it's really fun just the same."   Read more... 
  Gary Foster -Musician, Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute  "If they didn't dance you weren't doing your job." Read more...
  Jenny Forge-Schmalstieg - Pastels Artist    "Pastels are immediate. I don't have to worry about mixing paint or waiting for it to dry. I get instant gratification when I'm working." Read more...
 

Andrew Sewell - Music Director/Conductor, Wichita Symphony Orchestra  "The feeling of
hearing live music in a concert hall is unlike any
other experience."   Read more...

Wilbur Elsea - Watercolor Artist "I want you to be able to put yourself in the painting. To imagine yourself there." Read more... 

Rollin Karg - Glass Artist, Karg Art Glass
"It sparks a freely creative experience thaty also
brings great inner peace."   Read more...

John Boldenow - Theatre Director, Wichita Center for the Arts "The art is not what is happening on stage. It is in what passes between the performer and the audience member."   Read more...