Artist: John Bartlein
Art: Colorful, light-hearted, acrylic paintings. I am inspired by abstract realism and impressionism.
I express good things and some bad things in the world through art and poetry. I have also written a children’s book.
Artist: Terry Butler
Art: Relief printing, mixed media, 2D and 3D work.”
I am a former art and phonetics teacher and a ballroom dance instructor. Swing dancing is my favorite form of dance.
Artist: Marcy BradleyBusiness: Bad Apple Art Gallery
Art: Acrylic, watercolor, oil, photography, paper sculpture, multi-media, graphic design
Products: Paintings, sculptures, photographs
I have been interested in fine art since a very young age. My mediums of choice include acrylic, watercolor, oil, photography, paper sculpture, multi-media and graphic design. My style can be described as organic, flowing and vibrant. I like my color choices to glow and demand attention from my viewers.
Artist: Bobbi Jean
Business: Grayson Publications
Products: The book “Chills: on the Appalachian Trail” with illustrations by the author.
Chills: on the Appalachian Trail” is one of three books in the Appalachian Series. It is based upon the author’s experiences backpacking the Burkes Garden section of the Appalachian Trail alone. The second book “Shadows: on the Appalachian Trail is about her encounters backpacking the Mount Rogers section of the Appalachian Trail where the wild ponies roam. It is expected to be published fall of 2015.
Artist: Laila Kujala
Business: Laila Kujala Studio
Art: Paintings, photographic prints, digital art, alphabet art, greeting cards, Kiss Kiss Stufflings (stuffed animals)
Laila’s interest in the spiritual side of life as well as her love of nature are the inspiration for her art. She paints mostly with acrylic paints, but has recently fallen in love with digital art. Laila likes her art to be positive, uplifting and promote peace.
Artist: Andy McGuaran
I mix traditional relief printmaking with watercolor to create lighthearted subjects and narratives.
Artist: Nick Shanks
Art: Hand painted signs with a vintage feel