RECAP ON FEATURED ARTISTS!

During 2021 I used my blog to feature twelve wonderful artists I know. Northumberland County is a place brimming with creativity and passionate folks who make beautiful things to share with you. This year we shared photographers, writers, needle-point art, multi-media creations, pottery, and painters. In case you missed any of these special features, hereContinue reading “RECAP ON FEATURED ARTISTS!”

Featured Artist: Lee Higginson

I am a single mom of two boys, one with autism.  The constants in my life are art, nature, and my kids.  The best moments are when those three things align.  I’ve been a “creative” my whole life, and worked mostly in public programming at National Museums and Cultural institutions before I was a full timeContinue reading “Featured Artist: Lee Higginson”

Featured Artist: Shannon Wood

Written by Shannon My approach to painting comes from deep within. When painting I tap into memory, lived experiences and a vivid imagination to create beautiful impressionistic images. My work is inspired by  my love of horses and the beautiful, messy nature of life. The connection between my paint brush, textured acrylic’s and canvas is groundingContinue reading “Featured Artist: Shannon Wood”

Why So Much Social Media?!

At the end of January I did a 5-day social media challenge with artist Mary Gilkerson, and it blew my mind. The diligence, planning, and structure of every post was much more complex then I would have expected – and this is coming from a person who posts daily on Instagram already! I’m a bigContinue reading “Why So Much Social Media?!”

Featured Artist: Sweet Coffee Club

Written by Lyss & Jeannette Sweet Coffee Club is an interdisciplinary creative collaborative between two friends. We create surrealist photos based on original poetry. It’s a project we’ve been working on for almost two years, over the course of both of us becoming mothers alongside one another. Sweet Coffee is one of the first poemsContinue reading “Featured Artist: Sweet Coffee Club”