May 14, 2022

Husband-Wife Team Together to Make Future Wearable Heirlooms

When Joan Michlin and Skip Ennis met 46 years ago, they clicked as two Yankees in the deep South. They were students at Memphis Academy of Art, both serious about […]
June 15, 2022

Spike Lee a Fan of Prolific New York City Artist, a Rose Squared Regular

Spike Lee hasn’t just admired Nina Nemeth’s paintings. The Academy Award-winning film director is a buyer of the artist’s limited series, Do You Remember When, a poignant reflection of life […]
July 14, 2022

An Artist By Accident Creates Wooden Vessels with a Wow

No two of the vessels Rich Nolan crafts from cherry and black walnut wood are alike. Some take weeks to make; others require more than a month of Nolan sculpting […]
August 15, 2022

Chic Designs With Comfort Define Nanako

As a classical ballerina in Japan, Nanako Miller was all about dance. It wasn’t until the director of the junior company she danced for told everyone 17 and older they’d […]
September 15, 2022

Charles Macsherry and Lucile Martin Are Married Artists with Distinctive Styles

Surrounded by farmland in Baltimore County, Charles Macsherry and Lucile Martin turn their inspiration into art. They are husband and wife, married for 34 years, who typically share side-by-side booths […]
October 15, 2022

New Jersey Artist Embraces Pastels in Their Purest Form

Donna Gratkowski took every art class she could growing up in Sussex County, New Jersey. But she stuffed the paint set from her high school days inside a drawer as […]
November 15, 2022

Conservation Photographer Captures Nature’s Most Breathtaking Details a Stitch at a Time

While the images Zsuzsanna Luciano captures with her camera are indeed breathtaking, the message behind them is equally inspiring. The Hungarian-American artist, whose booth is a regular at the Rose […]
December 15, 2022

Connecting to the imagination through art

Color captivates Bob Oller. So do line and movement. His eye is always poised for his next subject. His mind is usually racing, too, and sometimes, so is he. Oller […]
January 14, 2023

Handmade Silk Creations by Janey Inspired by a Passion Artist Discovered Later in Life

Janey Harrington remembers the moment she fell in love. It started with her brush touching silk, the creative juices percolating in her head. Harrington still gets chills taking about what […]
February 15, 2023

Collage Artist’s Whimsical Expressions Resemble a Puzzle on Canvas

Surrounded by forested areas in Wayne, New Jersey, Matt Gabel would lose himself often as a youngster. Outdoors, he routinely grew captivated by the smallest of details — muddy pawprints, […]
March 15, 2023

Making memories with Su Chi Pottery

  Moments and movement and a little magic, too. That’s Su Chi Pottery created by Susan Shannon, whose affinity for mud began by her playing in it as a kid […]
April 15, 2023

Wall Street Exec-Turned-Jeweler Discovers Life is More Fun With a Sparkle

Lather, rinse, repeat. Life was about structure for Michael Alexander. Until it wasn’t. The native Long Islander went straight from high school to Fairleigh Dickinson University, earning a degree in […]
May 15, 2023

Photographer Bruce Franklin’s Most Magical Lens is His Unique Eye

A casual search for new wallpaper on Flickr gave Bruce Franklin an idea. Why don’t I do this myself? What started with Franklin taking a point-and-shoot camera to Disney World […]
June 15, 2023

Artist Creates Magic on Silk

The awakening for Shekina Rudoy came the moment the dye touched the silk. “I was hooked,” says the textile artist, whose timeless hand-painted silk wearables complete the statement of whatever […]
July 14, 2023

You Can’t Help But Feel Good Looking at Ben Bonart’s Art

Ben Bonart didn’t grow up planning to be an artist, though the Washington, D.C. native recollects being that child who could lose himself in Winslow Homer’s Breezing Up A Fair […]
August 14, 2023

Meet the Artist Whose Fine Architectural Jewelry Collection Dazzles

Architecture inspires Marie-Pierre Pulcini, whose gift is building. Her one-of-a-kind creations are intricate necklaces, earrings and her favorite — innovative rings that are a bit on the wild side. “Stones […]
September 11, 2023

Landscape Artist Embraces a Shifting Perspective of the Natural World

Léni Paquet-Morante is a painter and sculptor with an eye for shallow water in the landscape. The Quebec-born artist has a passion for examining both natural and man-made environments where […]
October 15, 2023

Former Schoolteacher Smitten with Wood Turning Discovers His Passion

Jim Fazio watched in fascination at the wood spinning in front of him. In a heartbeat, he was hooked. The longtime industrial arts teacher who worked 16 years in the […]
November 15, 2023

Nature, Ancient Arts Inspire Jeweler to Design Something Special

Rona Fisher went from driving a cab in San Francisco to making jewelry in Germany to owning her own studio in Philadelphia. Designing and creating one-of-a-kind pieces inspired by nature […]
December 15, 2023

Artist Embraces a Natural Truth Fueled by Purpose

  It’s never been enough for Jen Becker to just create beautiful art. She’s done that most of her life, starting in childhood, an Army brat with a mother who […]
January 15, 2024

Through Experimentation Artist Discovers Movement and Magic

As an art teacher for two decades, Limor Dekel fell in love with being a student. “I experimented with so many different media because I had to teach it,” says […]
February 14, 2024

A Lifelong Love for an Ancient Tradition Inspires Pysanky Artist

Pysanky usually isn’t a word in a toddler’s vocabulary. Jennifer Domal is the exception or perhaps exceptional is the better term to describe her passion for the art of pysanky, […]
March 15, 2024

Married Artists Find Beauty in the Outdoors Working in Separate Mediums

Except for the Harry Potter-themed guest bedroom, Paul Grecian and Linda Doucette’s farmhouse is more art studio than living space. That works out fine for the husband and wife, who […]
April 15, 2024

Stunning Glasswork Reflects Artist’s Unique Design Skills

The kaleidoscope of colors when light passes through beveled glass fascinated Karen Caldwell as a child. She was mesmerized by the effect for the first time after watching the 1960 […]
June 6, 2024

The Art of Stained Glass from a Knitter’s Hand

Jill Tarabar is a Master Artisan known for pushing boundaries and casting the “rules” aside, combining artistic mediums others may not think possible. The Bucks County, Pennsylvania native’s fascination with […]