Accountant by day, painter by night. Robin Westacott does both. Robin’s been a freelance CPA for 12 years and has been help Simpson Housing Services with contracted accounting work for about 7. But last year, she was inspired to learn
When Marilyn Jacobson starts a panting, she puts paint on the paper and then looks for what it will become. She prefers watercolors to acrylic because she sees the figures stronger in watercolors. “I put the paint down and look
Larry Welo’s mother came from Norway and filled his childhood home with paintings, weavings and Norwegian crafts. This strong influence led to, what he describes as an “intense interest” in art. In college, Larry realized art was destined to be
Kate Heegaard Hartfiel has always drawn, painted and made jewelry. “As a little kid I would draw on everything,” she says. “I would add more pictures to picture books. That didn’t go over very well…” Kate’s current work involves the
“I try to look for the unique in the ordinary,” Steve Lackore says about his work. Currently working exclusively with transparent watercolors, Steve paints realistic depictions of landscapes and still life and is inspired by natural environment of Minnesota. Living
Since she was a very young child Rita Beyer Corrigan has always had an interest in drawing and painting. “It’s all I ever wanted to do,” she says. Rita discovered pastels in the 1980s and experiments with pastel over watercolor.
Otters. If you ask artist Kat Corrigan about the themes she’s currently pursuing, she’ll tell you about the series of otter paintings she’s working on. “I see them as go-betweens for us humans to understanding death,” she says. “They live
Pat officially started painting in 2009 and has always loved the creative process. After retiring from teaching, she took classes and began to work with watercolors. She describes her style as evolving and she is willing to try anything from