Barbara Hawk

Barbara Hawk
Barbara Hawk

I see creating art as a way to savor the beauty of God’s world.  When I sit by a river, gaze at a waterfall, or take in the vastness of the mountains, I become awestruck and deeply moved.  For me the world of nature speaks of constancy, order, variety, balance, and vibrancy.  It hums a melody of peace and conflict while it calms our hearts.  It is full of mystery and delight. Continue reading “Barbara Hawk”

Donna Huyett

Donna Huyett
Donna Huyett

The play of light and shadow washing over a subject is what grabs my attention.  I never know where a subject will take me.

Each medium has its own challenges and rewards; graphite is comfortable and relaxing, while watercolor keeps me on my toes finding the balance of planning steps ahead while keeping the painting fresh and spontaneous.  It’s an incredibly rewarding process. Continue reading “Donna Huyett”

John E. Davis

John David
John David
John David

I find simplicity, beauty and a timeless honesty in wild places, wild things and those occupations dependent on the land and sea.  They evoke in me a peaceful feeling not unlike that of going home.  My art seeks to convey this sense of peace and place to others.

If you want to truly see a thing, try to paint it.  While I don’t consider myself strictly a plein air artist, all of my paintings begin outside.  I have to spend time in a place or with an animal to experience it and see the light upon it. Continue reading “John E. Davis”