I first heard of Julie Beyer when she was the featured artist at the Ann Arbor Street Fair. Every summer, four art fairs are held in Ann Arbor at the same time. They attract more than 500,000 people.
The Ann Arbor Street Fair is the original of the four fairs and has often been named as the top art fair in the country. When I heard that the featured artist at this fair lived a few blocks from my home, I had to visit. Continue reading →
Gretchen Durst Jacobs paints in a studio in her home in Dayton’s McPherson Town neighborhood. Continue reading →
Terry Welker is both a successful architect and a successful sculptor specializing in kinetic art. His work is shown in galleries from Mexico to New Mexico and in exhibitions around the Midwest. About a year ago, Terry and his friend abstract artist Ron Rollins moved into a new studio in a formerly vacant storefront.
I have visited the studio three times in the last year, twice to watch Terry work and once to attend an art exhibition in Terry’s studio for two other artists. Continue reading →