Art is…WHO: Rachel Awes

bursting joy + love, rachel: i LOVE the name Art is You because all i do is purposed to lite-bright bridge me to YOU! i exist for our beautiful encounter. i love how art brings out our colors. the real + the true. we all have these dandelion bunches. the yellows say...

Art is…WHO: Kari McKnight Holbrook

I am so thrilled to be in the Art Is You line-up because I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE to share art with other creatives! I find it so very healing, calming and energizing all at the same time. And the friendships and bonds that are created while creating can be just as...

Art is…WHO: John Creighton Petersen

Even as a child, I had an obsession with paper and everything that could be done with it- lettering, painting, collage and even bookmaking. Although my degree is in Photography, my passion for paper arts lead me into a variety of different fields along the way...

Art is…WHO: Jane LaFazio

I’m a natural extrovert, so chatting and laughing and teaching fuels me. I love meeting new people, especially when we are all such like-minded, artistic souls, who’ve come together for the pure pleasure of ‘making stuff!’ I’m so looking...

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: Kim Geiser

About 5 years ago my friend Sue Pelletier said to me….”hey Kim you should teach at Art Is You.” I taught at another retreat and had so much fun so I was excited to meet Sal and Ellen and the ARt Is You family. Well I had no idea. The other retreat...

Art is…WHO: Laurie Mika

My name is Laurie Mika and I am thrilled and honored to be a part of the Art Is You family. I am a full time artist, instructor and author. I have been creating art most of my life in one form or another but it was my introduction to polymer clay that really changed...

Art is…WHO: Jacque Kudner

I am Jacque Kudner and I love to create. I am an instructor this year at Art is You. Please look at my class, to create a beautiful necklace from a vintage neck tie on Monday, October 12 at Art is You Stamford. I have attached photos of students work from previous...

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...