Jodi Maas Biography

Jodi Maas was born in Manhattan, Kansas and moved several time during her childhood. Having lived in Hon Kong for 5 years, she was able to experience the divers cultures and fascinating beauty of many exotic countries including India, Nepal, Thailand, Japan and the Philippines. After extensive travels she now calls Arizona home. A lifelong love of art led Jodi …

Jennifer Lister Biography

Born in a small town in upstate New York, she was the oldest of six children. In the midst of the densely wooded surroundings of simple country landscape is where she grew up. She enjoyed the adventures associated with miles of farmland and the freedom to explore all of the region’s nature. Inspired by all that is organic and fascinated …

TL Lange Biography

TL Lange studied drawing and painting at Winthrop University at Rock Hill, SC. After a bried stint in Atlanta, he moved to North Carolina where he maintained his home and atelier until his untimely death at the age of 36. Accordint to Lange, he started his work with “concrete visions”, and actually began several paintings at one time. He tried …

Jason Jarava Biography

Born in Baltimore Maryland, Jason started showing an interest in art at a very early age. Fortunate enough to have encouraging family and friends he began to spend most of his time in the arts. Location was also a big influence on the direction his art took. Luxuriant landscapes, tall trees and reflective waters surround the area of Loch Raven …

Alexys Henry Biography

Although Alexys Henry was born in Arizona, she grew up in both Phoenix and New York, influenced by dramatic shifts in both cultural and physical environments. As a child, the long clear expanses of deep snow covered fields broken by rich patches of overgrown trees and half frozen streams, captivated her and continue to influence her imagery. While in Phoenix, …

Estes Biography

Tyson Estes Estes was born in Hoquiam, Washington, and graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Filmic Art degree, after which he moved to Los Angeles to pursue work in film and television. After many successful endeavors as a producer and art department specialist, Estes decided that a more personal approach to art was needed, and traded his entertainment career …

Sydney Edmunds Biography

Growing up Sydney Edmunds would sit and draw for hours. In love with the human form, she would take magazine s and draw the person on the cover. “I wanted to capture not only their likeness but their character, what made them real.” She loved the old masters, such as Rembrandt and aspired to be like them. At age 11 …

Rikki Drotar Biography

I was born in southern Idaho but moved frequently through my life. My childhood saw the plains of Idaho and Wyoming, the Oregon coast, to the majestic desert of Arizona. Even spending a little amount of time in Pennsylvania and the eastern states. From each place I lived or visited, I would take in the rich beauty and diversity around …

Farrell Elizabeth Douglass Biography

F. Elizabeth Douglass, a new resident of Surprise, AZ, has been painting professionally for the last sixteen years. She received her Art Degree from Auburn University and has studied locally at The Scottsdale Artist School and abroad at The University per Stranierei in Perugia, Italy. F. Elizabeth currently works mainly with acrylic paints die to their versatility and drying time. …

Amy Donaldson Biography

Evident in each restless, vibrant composition is Donaldson’s strong sense of color and feeling for space and light, which is achieved by her fusion of crushed, powdered natural pigments with oil paint that are applied in a freely expressive manner. Using tools other than traditional brushes she attacks the surface of the canvas in a direct approach that is additive …