Featured Artists

Art 4 Shelter artist: Deann Speltz

Posted on May 13th, 2019

Talented artist and Art 4 Shelter committee member, Deann Speltz is dedicated to creating art and supporting the important work of Simpson Housing Services through Art 4 Shelter. She began contributing her work to Art 4 Shelter four years ago after first attending the event. Deann later joined the Art 4 Shelter committee because her two sisters-in-law were members of the coordinating team.

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Art 4 Shelter artist: Madeleine Lowry

Posted on May 13th, 2019

Madeleine Lowry’s artistic repertoire encompasses drawing, painting, collage, encaustic, and other techniques. Impressionism, color field art, and process-based art are her favorite styles. She identifies most with impressionist landscapes. 

Madeleine has been painting since she was twelve years old. “When I was young, I wanted to be able to paint like Zoltan Szabo,” she says.  

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Art 4 Shelter Artist: Ann Sisel

Posted on May 10th, 2019

Ann’s abstract paintings incorporate vivid colors and textiles. Her life-long love of art was inspired by her mother, who was also a painter. Ann went back to Macalester College for her fine arts degree when she was 40 years old. She continues to immerse herself in her creative work during retirement. 

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