" A powerful wave of abstract mark making has taken me over. I love the organic process of large loose movement with a slight dose of a landscape, trees, or sky. I still paint a few surprises, though, that can be interpreted as representational "
" My Industrial Quilts ™ are influenced by the Industrial Revolution, the Mill Girls, and technology. They are conceptual art quilts made with layers of wire cloth and hand stitching with wire. The contrast of machine-made versus hand-made is part of the aesthetic. I incorporate salvaged computer parts and patinated copper as well as other industrial objects in a standardized, repetitive format alluding to factory made products while at the same time maintaining the intimate, personal, and innovative aspects of quilt making. My art quilts combine traditional and non-traditional quilt making"
" I am a multimedia artist, finding beauty in the cracks and shadows. I find inspiration from the natural world, from poetry I am reading and from the things I find as I walk. Lately making art is sometimes absent in my studio work - so I rearrange my stuff and think. Thinking and organizing are crucial parts to my process. I make art that has an element of intentional ambiguity, humor and challenges to perception "
Natasha Stoppel is a traveling artist exploring the world one drawing at a time. After leaving her corporate job in 2014 she launched Artist Explores the World, this blog and Youtube channel designed to feature art and travel. Since then she has trail-blazed a creative path into bullet journaling, videography, jewelry making and pyrography. When not working on her new tiny home, she’s focused on turning her experiences into creative works and seeks to inspire others to explore their artistic soul and pursue creative journeys.
Dawn Amey Designs
" I find the imperfections and eccentricities to be the most intriguing and illuminating part of human nature. By exploring with multiple layers in my sculptures, I invite the viewer to delve beneath the surface and to see beyond the obvious "