Self-expression Is My Livelihood

Ron’s Story

Having always had a camera since my early teens I never considered it an artistic tool but rather just a box that recorded events. That dramatically changed when I enrolled in a 9 week introductory digital photography class at Doane College while pursuing my undergraduate degree. After the second class I was thoroughly inspired to create artistic images that have evolved into mostly unique perspectives and abstract elements from the urban environment. Continue Reading…

Translating Beauty Is My Livelihood

Over and Under, acrylic, paper and graphite on wood, 24”x 24” x 1.5”


Michelle’s Story

I grew up in Omaha, Nebraska, where art has been important part of my life from an early age. When I was a young child, my Mom saw my need for creative expression through art. She took me too many local art exhibits, galleries and festivals. I was introduced to working artists and took private lessons from a few. I fell in love with the act of creating and the immersive lifestyle that artists seem to live. From that point on, I realized that I was a painter. Continue Reading…