Looking to fill her unexpected free time during the pandemic, Natasha Mistak and her daughters took up macramé. Created through various knotting techniques, the artistic trio, known as OZ art, weave stories of family and nature into their unique designs.
Paradigm Gallery Director at #fwmoa Abby Leon discovered Tara Will at at the Kekionga Plein Air Paint Out last summer. Check out Will's process for creating her light-filled pastels in this "Let's Talk SHOP".
This week in the Shop, we visit mixed media and mosaic artist Peggy Schuning to see how she is both preserving and reinventing the ancient medium of mosaics through her contemporary abstract creations.
Bob Cross, not to be confused with Bob Ross, is a contemporary artist whose work stems from the simple notions of day-to-day life. Here, we get a peek into his process as he creates a painting, "It Started Like This".
Environmentally-conscious artist Lisa Vetter truly "takes trash and turns it into treasure"! Her hand-crafted, upcycled, and fashionable pieces are inspired by what others throw away. Take a look at her wearable work in this "Let's Talk Shop".
Founder of Wandering Press, Midwest native Ben Keffer creates hand-drawn, hand-printed designs on paper, notebooks, and t-shirts. Join us in the SHOP this week to learn about his process and see his fun, quirky designs.
Rachelle Davis has loved jewelry since she was young, trying on her mother's until she was old enough to purchase her own. Now, she makes it! Learn about her process, technique, and inspiration in this "Let's Talk Shop", before seeing her work in person at #fwmoa.
"I love to show off the surprises, the hidden beauty in the tree." This week, we talk SHOP with artist William Steffen, who turns rotten, cracked, or stressed logs into visually stunning works of art, which are currently on display at #fwmoa in the Paradigm Gallery.
Baby, it's cold outside! Looking for a new scarf or wrap to ring in the New Year? The Paradigm Gallery at #fwmoa has you covered...literally! See how fiber artist Sara Nordling makes her works, then come in and purchase one for yourself or a friend!
Glass artist Matthew Paskiet achieves perfection in his masterfully crafted blown glass ornaments, available for purchase at the #fwmoa Paradigm Gallery. See how he does it in this "Let's Talk Shop"!