Why Art-is-You?

I mean, there are sooooo many options for me, or you, to learn new techniques. Oh my, the internet has opened up a vast and abundant shimmering universe of classes, each one a gorgeous ray of neverending creative opportunity! We can gorge ourselves silly, yet still...

  We invite new and returning Art Trunkers to join us in 2017. DATE: Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th April VENUE: Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel and SpaVENDOR BADGE 170 Vineyard Creek Road Santa Rosa, CA April 8 and 9, 2016 Special Event accommodation rates will be available...

Art is…WHO: Michael deMeng

Many years ago when I was in university I was chatting with an advisor who was attempting to less than subtly sway me away from an art degree, stating that I might consider a career more pragmatic…something that offered “essentials” to the world.  Let me say this, I...

Remembering to live fiercely…

Claudia reminded me today to live fiercely, vibrantly and without fear. Today the Captain took me, his son, and my son to a point at the Big Wood River which was approximately an hour’s “float time” from their home. Into the tubes we fell, holding on...

Art is…WHO: Lesley Venable

I am a mixed media artist who has been influenced heavily by a desire to rescue those discarded treasures and images that I find along my journey. I create art because it is where I am able to fully reflect who I am, where I go to save my thoughts from sadness and...

Art is…WHO: Sunny Carvalho

My name is Sunny Carvalho. I am an artist living in Alabama. I make art because there is something inside me that just has to come out. Not a statement or a commentary on life or injustice… nothing so serious. For me, it’s more of a way of living. I have...