Working with acrylics and pastels, Jill Van Sickle chooses the colors of her paintings before the subject. Her Dutch roots inspire her paintings with nature and botanical themes. Having a master-gardner mother and flower beds of her own, her work is abstracted yet reminiscent of the beautiful world outside her studio.
Specializing in photographing Lake Superior, Craig Blacklock is one of country’s most distinguished nature photographers, internationally renowned for his inspiring landscapes, nudes and technical virtuosity. Photographer/author of seventeen books, Craig is regularly featured in photography magazines such as American Photo, Fine Art Photo and Outdoor Photographer.
A Minnesota native, Wroblewski is constantly inspired by the natural world. In his work he tries to capture the exhilaration felt when a landscape expresses a synchrony of elements. These elements can be seen in his distinct multiple-block woodcut prints reminiscent of the stylized Japanese masters.
Silvercocoon is a jewelry line created by Tia Keobounpheng. Unlike traditional jewelry, Silvercocoon is made from acrylic, leather, and felt. Her organic designs speak to her Scandinavian background and design influenced upbringing.