Archive: March 2018

Linn Sorge

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I began taking weaving classes about twenty-two years ago. I have had the joy of working with two excellent teachers at the Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles, IL. It was challenging to figure out ways to create complex braille weaving patterns and work out techniques so that I could do the entire […] Read More »

Sam Smith

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Sam first discovered the wonderful world of creative indulgence when he was in his mother’s womb and bored out of his skull. He couldn’t wait to get his hands on some Magic Markers so he could get straight to work. Unfortunately, some urgent matters demanded his attention upon entering That Other Word, such as learning […] Read More »

Russell Schermer

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I have had very little formal training, but have had an interest in ceramics since I was in elementary school. I have pursued my interest in ceramics and incorporated it with my interest in cars to make my pieces.

Barbara Romain

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I earned a BFA degree from the Philadelphia College of Art (now University of the Arts) and an MFA degree from Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. My paintings are widely exhibited and I have been the recipient of multiple-year Artist in Residence awards from the City of Los Angeles Department of […] Read More »

Doris Mott

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Doris Mott was born in the city of Charleston, WV, and six years later, moved to a small Ohio farm next to a state forest, where she hiked, found beautiful spring flowers, and picked up nuts in the Fall. After high school, she married and attended two years of college. She had a business career […] Read More »

Amber Miller

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I’ve had a vibrant imagination since I was a kid, and used to draw, paint and sculpt often. As an adult, I set that aside for many years. I saw my eye condition as a barrier to any visual expression. Now, with the unfailing encouragement of family and friends, I am happily allowing dreams, imaginings […] Read More »

Irina Mateyunas

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I am Irina Mateyunas. I would like to express myself through art but mostly to feel that I am here for a great purpose and I love life. I am grateful for those who loved, inspired and supported me sincerely and unconditionally. I was born totally blind. I had to overcome multiple surgeries to open […] Read More »

Annie Hesse

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Annie Hesse began doing professional freelance photography before attending and graduating from The San Francisco Art Institute with a BA Degree in Photography. During that period she mainly used and experimented with black and white film stock to take documentary photographs of the culture and lifestyle she was involved in. In particular, she photographed punk […] Read More »

Carol Sue Henry

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Carol Sue was diagnosed with Glaucoma as a young child. She has not let that stop her creative abilities. She enjoys painting with acrylics, and says painting in general helps her learn and has strengthened her ability to focus her eyesight. Carol Sue is one of the visually impaired artists at Lighthouse of Southwest Flordia. […] Read More »

Passle Helminski

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Passle is a visually impaired artist who graduated with a MFA in Weaving and Textiles from Edinboro University. She exhibited in countless exhibitions all over the country and in many international exhibitions, from Germany to Singapore, Sweden, Australia and China. She has taught at the Neighborhood Art House, has been an adjunct at Mercyhurst College […] Read More »

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