Category Archives: Ability

Creativity Lessons: Art, Nature, and Finding Our Inner Voices

Join us for Art Workshops at the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Wyoming Valley School Cultural Center outside of Spring Green Wisconsin. Continue reading

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New paintings by Mary Kay Neumann, ‘Art Still Has Truth, Take Refuge There’

In her new exhibition Mary Kay Neumann’s wet-into-wet watercolor florals are alive with emotions of joy, conflict, and and the intrinsic beauty of life. Continue reading

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Quilter Sally Noland: Artist in Fabric

Sally Noland is a wonderful painter but her artistic passions really lay in fibers. I asked Sally to share the story of her passion for quilting in her own words, and to mention some of the quilters that have influenced her own creative journey.

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An Art Workshop Were Everyone is a Learner and Everyone is a Teacher

Teaching others is a critical part of my creative process. My workshops remind me of the expansive possibilities and promise of my favorite medium, watercolor, as well as of how mixed-media collage can make use of visual materials to aid creative thinking processes. Continue reading

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Day Eighteen -Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days

Day eighteen in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel. Continue reading

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Day Four-Two Artists Share A Painting A Day For 33 Days

This is day four in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel. Continue reading

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Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days: Two of 33

Welcome to day two in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel. So far so good. Continue reading

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Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days: One of 33

Introducing the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project that Fairbanks artists Nikki Kinne and Helen Klebesadel agreed to undertake with an eye toward sharing simple playful paintings across the distance between Wisconsin and Alaska. Continue reading

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Lessons in Creativity

Accepting my limitations takes on a enjoyable sense of victory when I remember to treat those limitations as intellectual challenges that require me to find creative alternatives. Continue reading

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