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Meet the Artist: Patty Flauto

It all starts with color. Whether it comes from a botanical reference, a piece of fabric or a clipping from a magazine, stimulation from color can be found everywhere in the world around us. Local artist Patty Flauto cites her passion for color and design as the source of inspiration for her unique, beautiful artwork. “Color is almost always...

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Meet the Artist: Mark Langan, Langan Art

The next time you start to toss out your used cardboard boxes, consider giving them a second glance. Local artist Mark Langan found his vision in corrugated cardboard, a distinctive and interesting medium resulting in a uniquely beautiful finished masterpiece. “As an artist who has worked with a majority of mediums throughout my life, I find...

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Meet the Artist: Mary Gut, Mary Gut Studio

In this day and age, everywhere you look it seems like every person’s focus is on their smartphone. Luckily for local artist Mary Gut, her smartphone serves a great purpose, since Instagram is the muse where she finds the vision for her impressive body of work. “I can get inspiration for an abstract painting from a fashion photo or...

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Meet the Artist: Michele Young, Emergence

Emergence by Michele Young promotes authentic power through creation. Working in oil and acrylics on canvas, Michele brings to life her own version of emergence. “I gather my inspiration from speaking prophetically into my own life, and from the cycles and transitions we as a people transform from,” Michele explains. Most of Michele’s...

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Meet the Artist: Debra Sue Solecki, Debra Sue Art

Sometimes inspiration turns up in the most unexpected places, like in the pages of an old Rand McNally atlas. Local artist Debra Sue Solecki found her geographical muse in her travels and the beautiful world around us. “I’ve loved maps for as long as I can remember,” Debra Sue says. “From those folded paper versions used on long...

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