Steve Adair is a visual artist living and working in Northwest Arkansas. He is a graduate of Arkansas State University where he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Art Education. The work he creates blends his personal interest in abstraction, installation, and the figure. His work has been on exhibition throughout Arkansas, […]
My paintings are inspired by Jazz and Blues. I call my art “Composing with Color.” Everyone hears music differently. The way we perceive art is shaped by our taste and by emotions, situations and personalities. I have attempted to have music take on physical colors as it travels through air. My canvas is the manuscript […]
Kyle Kraiter planned to spend one year in New Zealand, traveling and studying glass at Wanganui Polytechnic. After two years he was still in New Zealand studying glass. Seven years later he had blown glass in seven different countries and traveled the world. Highlights in the career of this glass artist have been many, with […]
Emily LaCour was born in New Orleans in 1990. She received her BFA in painting and drawing from Louisiana State University then continued her studies as a fellow of the Meadows School of Art at Southern Methodist University where she was awarded her MFA in 2014. She returned to Louisiana and is currently teaching painting […]
I am a self-taught artist who is interested in conveying depth, serenity, and fluidity in my painting. Line, color, and shape inform my approach, but ultimately a painting for me only works when it captures a particular mood. I want my art to engage and even challenge the viewer, requiring him or her to retrace […]
Hattiesburg, Mississippi based artist, James Kyle McCrory graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2013 and proceeded to pursue work in Chicago before relocating back to Mississippi. James has a studio in downtown Hattiesburg and currently works with the Hattiesburg Downtown Association of the Fine Arts. The main focus of my work is the […]
Jimmie Nord, an artist from Northern California, works out of his studio in Eureka. He works mainly in wood and metal. The work is a playful look into construction and the tools and equipment that are used. He pulls his ideas from past work experiences such as construction and working with the U.S.Forest Service. Jimmie’s […]
“In my abstract painting, I want to create my own language with unique marks and gestures that communicate on different levels through the use of line, color, forms, and structures. Oil is my primary medium. The work often has an element of geometry of the constructed and the improvisational techniques of playing with and adjusting color, tonality, scale, texture, and shape.”
Chatham Meade Kemp teaches painting and drawing at William Carey University.
She received her Master’s of Fine Arts degree in painting from Indiana University in Bloomington in 2007 and her Bachelor’s of Arts degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2004.
The joy of birthing my first daughter gave me excessive energy. At the time, I was living in Peru, SA. An artist friend invited me to paint with her while my newborn daughter slept. I always loved viewing art, especially abstract art, but never believed I had an artistic ability. Applying oil paint to a canvas for the first time, I felt like my inner self exploded. That was the beginning of a long artistic journey.