Featured Artists

Artist Feature: Marilyn Jacobson

Posted on April 2nd, 2017

When Marilyn Jacobson starts a panting, she puts paint on the paper and then looks for what it will become. She prefers watercolors to acrylic because she sees the figures stronger in watercolors.

“I put the paint down and look for characters,” she says.

Children playing hockey on a pond,

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Artist Feature: Larry Welo

Posted on May 6th, 2016

Larry Welo’s mother came from Norway and filled his childhood home with paintings, weavings and Norwegian crafts. This strong influence led to, what he describes as an “intense interest” in art. In college, Larry realized art was destined to be his career.

“My artwork has always been inspired by places that I see frequently,” Larry says.

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Artist Feature: Kate Heegaard Hartfiel

Posted on May 6th, 2016

Kate Heegaard Hartfiel has always drawn, painted and made jewelry. “As a little kid I would draw on everything,” she says. “I would add more pictures to picture books. That didn’t go over very well…” Kate’s current work involves the classic image of the cowboy in silhouette using acrylic paint on canvas.

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