I am fortunate enough to both live and work in the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin as a full-time professional artist. I spend the majority of my time working in pottery and printmaking, but also create artforms using other mediums. My prints and pottery complement one another, as I use similar colors, shapes, and decorative carvings…

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I started coming to the North Woods as a child on Green Bass Lake in Rhinlander and later with my husband’s family on Fence Lake in Minocqua. I’m inspired by the beauty of the North Woods and love finding inspiration from the trees and plants of Northern Wisconsin. I began sketching plants while studying horticulture…

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My artwork most often depicts woodland scenes near my home and across northern Wisconsin. Often it is the simplest thing such as light on a tiny brook, or a fallen tree or stump that attracts my emotions and inspires me to paint. Usually my paintings are developed from a series of photographs I have taken…

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Andy Fenner is a pastel artist who has her paintings in many Wisconsin galleries. She teaches her technique of painting with pastels through area art groups. Using the forgiving canvas of suede matboarrd, she paints pictures of the northwoods, trying to capture the great beauty that attracts so many visitors to our area. She has…

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Kay began to study drawing with colored pencil and pastels in 2005. Three years later, she picked up a paint brush, dipped it into acrylic paint and the colors just started flowing off the brush. All of her acrylic paintings begin with photographs that she has taken in the north woods and may combine elements…

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I create original pieces of art using watercolor, ink, pastel, acrylic, alcohol ink, and mixed media. I’m always open to trying a new medium, and find comfort in those that are familiar. Most of the time I use a photo as a reference to start a painting. This image is just a guide; a starting…

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I frequent antique stores, estate sales, auctions and flea markets. I repurpose old frames with my Art, and incorporate old wood block type and graphics into my illustrations. Oils, pastels, and colored pencils are my mediums. A BS in Merchandising and Business and a Commercial Art degree combine to bring my ART to LIFE

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My art education started in Europe and continued in the United States. At a very young age I started drawing and painting whenever I could, although that wasn’t always possible in the war and then during the Communist regime. Fortunately my artistic ability opened doors to employment for me once in the United States, where…

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