Caroline Trickey

Caroline Trickey
Caroline Trickey

I describe my work as painterly although representational in style.  I love the use of abstract shapes, patterns and movement in my work.  I express light through color and value and try to make sure that my selection of these elements moves the viewer’s eye successfully through my paintings.  I paint still lifes, animals, landscapes, children and people in landscapes as well as cityscapes in watercolor, oil, gouache and acrylic.  I am interested in the role of light to express mood and emotion in my paintings. Continue reading “Caroline Trickey”

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”

Nancy E. Richards

Nancy Richards
Nancy Richards
Nancy Richards

In paintings and mixed media pieces, I use a variety of techniques to explore and celebrate color, line and texture.  Inspired by nature, I use watercolors, acrylics, alcohol inks, gouache, pastels and enhanced monoprints in abstract or representational ways to express the sense of wonder and joy that I find in the world around me.  Each medium has its own properties, and they inform each other, conveying vision, surprise, harmony and the beauty of finding one’s place in the natural world. Continue reading “Nancy E. Richards”

Marcia Brennan

Marcia Brennan
Marcia Brennan
Marcia Brennan

My paper mache pieces lean toward humor, whimsy and portraying our local animal neighbors.

I start with an armature of chicken wire, Styrofoam or cardboard boxes and tubes.  Each piece is layered with newspaper, tissue paper and white glue.  After several coats of paint and some attention to the face and eyes, they seem to take on a life of their own, and I’m ready to let them go. Continue reading “Marcia Brennan”