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Comical Craftiwork

Posted September 12, 2018 - by Hellie Blythe
Category: Other Musings

Hellie was born with a sliver paintbrush in her hand, soon graduating to a mural brush, painting sets for Pioneer Players’ Stage Productions. At seventy, she became a violinist, delighting her family with recitals of “Happy Birthday” in Japanese. Inspired by foreign artists, she spent several seasons painting en plein...

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From Building Brands to Working With Their Hands

Posted August 1, 2018 - by Stephanie Wilbanks
Category: Hot From The Studio

Wilbanks Studio is home to two artists; partners in life who became partners in Wilbanks Inc., an award winning advertising/marketing consultancy active in Arizona for over 3 decades. Drawn to the incredible beauty and active lifestyle of the Central Coast, Ken and Stephanie have “re-careered” from building brands in commercial...

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Americana, Pop & Pigtails: Western culture visits the streets of Japan

Posted July 2, 2018 - by Anne Laddon
Category: Personal

Anne Laddon began creating limited edition silkscreen prints in the early 1970s as a founding artist at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, Virginia. Moving to the east coast with a Californian’s sense of color and light, her work was graphic, colorful, and strong. She had a studio/gallery...

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