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Currently there are 81 members (see below), and growing!  Current Members, alphabetically:

 

Congratulations to our

ARTISTS OF THE MONTH

January 2015

 

 

Lois Miller

 

Guidelines for Artist of The Month:

This event is held monthly, August to April, and open to all members of the Guild.  Artists are limited to one framed work each month.  

Artists awarded Artists of the Month are not eligible for further monthly competition.  All Artists of the Month are automatically entered in the Artist of the Year Event, held in May.


Artist of the Year will then be chosen from those qualifying artists.

(If you have sold the awarded work you may substitute another work for the May event.)

 

 

 

 

Previous Member Tributes:

February, 2015        Linda Davis

January, 2015         Grant Washburn

November, 2014      Larry Beausoleil

October, 2014         Donald MacDonald

September, 2014     Mary Hightower

August, 2014           Carol France

May, 2014                Maxine James

April, 2014              Victoria Lansing

March, 2014             Jean Klein

February, 2014        Sheila Berringer

January, 2014          Clarise McIlvaine

November, 2013       Dan Gellenbeck

October, 2013          Jo Allebach

September, 2013     Shakey Walls

August, 2013           Linda Crowley

May, 2013                Sharon Betts

March, 2013             Suzie Q Cooper

February, 2013         Dr. John Mansuer

January, 2013          Pat Hoelle

November, 2012       Anne Higgins

October, 2012          Virginia Wordsman

September, 2012      Evadne Maller

 August, 2012           Shakey Walls

 January, 2012          Bets Doss

 November, 2011      

 October, 2011        BetteLou Tobin

 September, 2011    George Nelson

 August, 2011          Carmen Timm

 April, 2011              Jeanette Sprague

 March, 2011           Helen Dando

 February, 2011       Carolyn Toliver

 January, 2011        Nancy Searles 

 

 

 

Artist Tribute -  February 2015

 

 

Linda Davis

 

 

Linda David grew  up in Indiana; married her sweetheart and lived in Stuttgart,  Germany  for three years where  her daughter  was  born.  In 1987 the family moved to Phoenix and helped start a manufacturing  company making aerospace type metal parts.

 Linda did  the accounting, taxes. computer   programming  and   Learned  to run  all the equipment. She  also  obtained her college  education.. with a degree in Manufacturing Technology.   As an adult, when empty nest syndrome hit, Linda felt she needed a hobby. Appreciating the possibilities of Scroll saw an made  from wood. started with her parents. Her mother  was into crafts, and her father built gorgeous  bedroom furniture. Linda inherited the love of wood, and with the focus and discipline learned in thirty years of working in precision metal  parts, started  on  her career  in artistic  wood­ working. 

Wood challenges an artist  to show  off its beauty. "I  utilize several  techniques for scroll cutting  and shaping of  wood  for  the art  being developed, INTARSIA  (multidimensional),  INLAY  (combining different  woods  together),  FIRFT (silhouette) and SEGMENTATION (like a puzzle) are my primary focus for structure.  All are done  using a SCROLL­ SAW for  cutting, frequently using  a  blade  not much  thicker  than  a  needle.    Most  pieces  are  finished  with a clear protective coating  to "show off' natures  colors.  without  altering   the  beauty  of  the wood. 

Nature provides a  surprisingly vast  rainbow  of wood colors to enhance ar1.It is a constantly evolving process.

Linda's work may depict  animals  or scenes  from nature. spiritual. or seasonal  items,  historic  events. a loved one's pet. school mascots,  useful yet deco­ rative  items  (like  clocks  and  letter openers) and even corporate logos.  One project may use as many as three  hundred  pieces of wood. Earth is one-of ­ a- kind artistic treasure magazines  in 2013  and  2014.   Every  year Linda  demonstrates   for  the  county and  state   fairs  and   PAG shows. She  has  been  honored   with  several  first Place  ribbon  entries. 

"I  enjoy  my eight  year  old grandson. exhibiting and demonstrating my work. and producing  beautiful,  creative  pieces  that are as unique as the wood in my hands at the time. I especially enjoy  teaching  the kids that 'not  a11  wood  is brown.  and  don't judge  a  tree  by its  bark!'  As  a freelance artist  I  am always  looking  to  be part of a new and exciting project.  And finding the appreciative recipient for the pieces I have created.''

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
Remember; you can post a link on the website, and to your website, (if you have one); show an example of your work; and provide your contact information on the Links page, for just $25,  annually!  See details and how easy it is, on the Links Page.

 (Please note; telephone #s are not listed if email address is available) Telephone #s will only be listed if requested by the artist)

 

Allebach, Jo

 jo.allebach@gmail.com

Acrylic/Oil/wc

 

Grosso, Annette

agrosso52@gmail.com

 oil/acr

 

Grossso, Annette

agrosso52@gmail.com

 

Noli, Maryanne

maryanne.noli@yahoo.com

Photogr, w/c, arc

 

Andrews,Larry juleaz@cox.net

Oil;Acrylic/wc

         

Peterson, Betty

BettyPet123@gmail.com

Oil

 

McCool-Baker, Linda

funkyfineart@gmail.com

 

Higgins, Ann

Pastel, oil

 

Hoelle, Dr. Carl

carlart@cox.net

Oil

 

Rideat, Ronald

 

Alexander-McCullough, Jann

phoenixrisingstar@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bartolome. Raymond

rymnd4bar@gmail.com

Acr/oil

 

Hightower, Mary

maryh@ix.netcom.com

photography

 

Hoelle, Patricia

carlpatmail@gmail.com

wc/oil

 

Roberts, Silvia

silrob07@msn.com

 

Bauer, Logan

bauer789@msn.com

     

James, Maxine

dmaxinej@cox.net

Oil, w/c, pen &ink, pastel

 

 

Sandera, Paula

shardseeker@cox.net

Graphite 

 

Beausoleil, Larry darlenelarry@gmail.com 

Sculpture

 

 

 

Jonas, Shirley

shirjo@cox.net

ioil

 

 

Scheurich, Pat

Acrylic, mixed media, murals

 

 

Bellinger, Sheila

sgbellinger@msn.com

   oil

 

Cummins, Charles C

chuckc@lincum.com

website maint.

 

Kaster, Lee

leekaser@gmail.com

oil/sculp

 

 

Smith, Shannon

byhisdesignsvsmith@gmail.com

sculp/Ukrain

 

 

Berg, Cindy

Ca.2.berg@gmail.com

 

Cummins, Jaxine M.

jaxine@jaxine.com

Acr/collage

 

Klein, Jean

azimklein@g.com

  

 

Spinabella, Monique

monart33@cox.net

w/c, oill, acrylic

 

Betts, Sharon

sbetts2@cox.net

 

 

 

Kristofors, Monique

krismo@esedona.net

 

 

Sprague, Jeannette

 jsprague4@cox.net

oil 

 

Black, Diane L.

sofinee@aol.com

Oil/arc

 

David, Linda

 artingrained@live.co

wood

 

 

Kula, Lori

llorijeankula@gmail.com

Acr

 

Timm, Carmen

kriket1964@aol.com

w/c,. acrylics, oils

 

 

 

Black,Lee Ann

 leeannis@cox.net   watercolor

 

 

Dawson,Charlene

artychar@yahoo.com

Oil/Arc

 

Lansing, Victoria J.

llansingacctg@centurylink.net

acrylic, oils

 

Tobin, BetteLou

WLFFMLY@aol.com   

scratch

 

Bouise,Kathy

kcbouise@cox.net 

oil

 

Doss, Bets

betsdoss@aol.com

Oil; pastel; w/c

 

Levin, Carolyn

Clevin2000@yahoo.com  

 

Tolliver, Carolyn

artbytolly@msn.com

w/c, acrylic

 

Brady, Michael

 mkyfin@cox.net  

 Digital art

 

 

Dougherty, Dona

donadougherty@hotmail.com

oil

 

MacDonald, Donald

DMACDthescott@cox.net

Sculpture

 

 

Washburn, Grant

gwashburn2@cox.net

photog

 

Brown, Jane

w/c 

 

 

 

Maller, Evadne, S.

evadne@cox.net

oil

 

  West, Susan

hwildchild2003@yahoo.com

 

Checvasit, Soonthorn

harmonst@yahoo.com

 

Ebner, Ruth

rebner2000@yahoo.com

 

Mansour, John G.

 j.mansour11@cox.net

graphite & charcoal

 

Wilshusen, Tina

rtw2000@cox. net

Mosiac

 

Christopher,Mark   markchristopher.art@g-mail

 

 

 

Martin, June

 

Whiting, Beth Anne acrylic

 

Cooper, Suzi Q

suziqoo@aol.com
All Media

 

France, Carol

carolfrance0103@gmail.com

 

 

Alexander-McCullough, Jann

phoenixrisingartist@gmail.com

acrylic

 

 

Whitman, Sammuel

whitman261@gmail.com

Photog

 

Couturier, Corey        cjcforj@aol.com

mixed media

 

Frye, Julie

juliefrye@noteworthyarts.com

Oil, acrylic, w/c

 

McIlvain,Clarice

annmcilvan@netzero.net

 

Wordsman, Virginia

wordsva@aol.com

w/c

 

Crowlry, Linda    

lzcrowley@gmail.com

w/c Graph

 

Gegenheimer, Rosemari

Oil, w/c 

 

 Miller, Lois

candleartist@gmail.com

pastel/Pencil

 

   
  Doss, Bets

BetsDoss@gmail.com

 

Gellenbeck, Pat          

purplepat1@cox.net     My Links

acrylic/pastel

  Miller,Marilyn    
   

 

Gellenbeck, Dan

wood

 

Morgan, Jean

 jandemorgan@cox.net

Wc/Oil, acrylic

   
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