Jeff Miller – Woodworking and Designer Pens

Jeff Miller – Woodworking and Designer Pens

Jeff Miller Madison, OH Taking an interest in woodworking at an early age, Jeff built his first piece of furniture at the age of 15.  It was a plant stand made from Curly Maple that is still in his parents’ home today.  This proved to be the beginning of a a...
Mell Friedland – Fine Art Artist

Mell Friedland – Fine Art Artist

Mell Friedland Fine Arts Artist Inspiration for my artistic ventures comes from Impressions of my everyday life experiences. Sometimes I notice the way the light affects a simple table setting, or how the sunlight on a farm field can create patterns of shadows, or in...
Bret Hines-Assemblage Artist

Bret Hines-Assemblage Artist

Bret Hines Assemblage Artist In the world of broken and discarded things, Bret Hines, an accomplished sculptor in his files, takes the phrase “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” entirely to heart. Using items such as frames from...
Amy Jean Nichols-Glass and Enamel

Amy Jean Nichols-Glass and Enamel

Amy Jean Nichols Glass Beads & Enamels Soon after graduating from the Cleveland Institute of Art with a BFA, Amy Jean Nichols started making glass beads in 1988. The beads she creates are made by a technique called lampworking.  Colored glass is melted at a torch...
Robin Payne – Earthlight Art Source

Robin Payne – Earthlight Art Source

Robin Anne Payne Earthlight Art Source Igniting the Spark of Creativity Growing up my six siblings and I spent all of our free time outside playing, exploring, building forts, and learning firsthand about the amazing ecosystem that is Ohio.  Growing up in small towns...