Do You Know… …Jane Brennan?

  • November 1, 2018
Do You Know… …Jane Brennan?

Do you know... ... Jane Brennan? Jane's work has always been intuitive. Working primarily in watercolor, Jane's work includes various other mediums including; paper, fiber arts and charcoal. Jane feels that each medium lends itself to the enhancement of the others. Jane paints in both loose impressionistic, as well as controlled realistic styles. This allows her to keep her work fresh and allows her to choose the style that best compliments the current subject matter. For over thirty (30) years, Jane's studio; nestled in a high valley near the Appalachian Trail was a major source...

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Do You Know… …Bernice Craft?

  • November 1, 2018
Do You Know… …Bernice Craft?

Do you know... ... (Dale) Bernice Craft? (Dale) Bernice Craft formerly from NYC, now calls Pike County home. Bernice (the name she prefers to be called) studied under NJ artist Gene Feller. Around fifteen (15) years ago, Bernice's interest shifted primarily to jewelry making. She uses a technique of wire weaving, soldering, fabricating and etching techniques. Bernice has combined her love of nature and semi precious gemstones to create her unique, one-of-a-kind pieces. She calls the style "chaos wire wrapping" due to the random, but well thought out placement of the wires. She also...

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Do You Know… …Tricia Lowrey-Lippert?

  • October 1, 2018
Do You Know… …Tricia Lowrey-Lippert?

Do You Know... ...Tricia Lowrey-Lippert? Tricia Lowrey Lippert has lived in the Pocono Mountains since the late '80's. Originally from the CT shore, she grew up surrounded by the natural beauty of nature. She has been involved in the arts since early childhood pursuing; painting, music, dancing and writing. Although she loves all of these activities, painting eventually won the focus of her life! Tricia loves to paint the local landscape. She also enjoys capturing the wildlife that fills the forest and animals that enrich our daily lives. Tricia has extensive gardens that she uses...

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Do You Know… …The Art Factory’s “Official Greeters”!

  • September 7, 2018
Do You Know… …The Art Factory’s “Official Greeters”!

Do you Know... ... The Art Factory's "Official Greeters"? Come in and say hi to our official greeters... Leo, Duke and Daisy! We purchased Leonardo D'Avis, lovingly known as Leo when he was just a pup, 11 short years ago.  He was always warm, friendly and super smart!  He was the perfect addition to our Shih tzu family; our beloved Max was getting older.  He needed "young blood" in his life.  Leo fit right in!  He gave Max a dash of spunk.  He kept him active! They were sweet together - best buds of sorts! Over the years, we hoped to be able to sire Leo and in return, choose the pick...

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Did You Know… … The Art Factory of White Mills?

  • September 6, 2018
Did You Know… … The Art Factory of White Mills?

Did you know... ...The Art Factory of White Mills Celebrated Its 2nd Anniversary!   Two years ago, The Art Factory of White Mills opened its doors as a small town art gallery featuring 22 artists. Today, the beautifully renovated 10,000 square foot building is home to over 65 incredibly talented, local artists, hosting over 1,000 unique, one-of-a-kind pieces!   The Art Factory continues to strive to be a "community art center", a place "where talent and appreciation meet". The gallery offers free events throughout the year...   In their short tenure, they have hosted...

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Do You Know… …Rick Weber?

  • August 1, 2018
Do You Know… …Rick Weber?

Do you know... ... Rick Weber? By day, Rick Weber sells office furniture. After hours, he always has a paint brush in his hand! With an old wooden box filled with oil paints, a mason jar of turpentine and a portable easel; Rick paints anywhere and everywhere! Two years ago, Rick taught himself to paint. He learned to paint landscapes; lots of trees and mountains!   Taking a little of this and a little of that, Rick combines it all into his own personalized style! He paints in a technique called "wet-on-wet". Having started with colored pencils and moving on to acrylics, Rick is now using...

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Do You Know… …Carol Mainardi?

  • July 1, 2018
Do You Know… …Carol Mainardi?

  Do you know... ...Carol Maindardi? I was always ambivalent of Mermaids. For me, they were just a child's fantasy. That is, until I had a conversation with Carol! She shared the story of her personal connection to Mermaids and why she calls herself "the Mermaid lady"... She totally changed my perspective! Carol had a recurring dream of seeing herself drowning. She struggled to catch her breath and break free. Never giving up, Carol would continue to try. In the dream, she eventually grew a tail which helped her to swim and survive. After a long struggle and toughened by the experience,...

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Do You Know… …Toni Chaplin?

  • June 1, 2018
Do You Know… …Toni Chaplin?

Do you know... ...Toni Chaplin? Toni Chaplin is a Sparta, NJ native. While still in high school, Toni was recognized with her first art award. By 14, she had her first sale. Toni was hooked on becoming an artist! Toni's mediums of choice are watercolor and acrylic. She enjoys experimenting in a variety of techniques. The beauty of nature and our surroundings is what influences her. Paintings of landscapes, seascapes, wildlife, floral, still life are painted as Toni sees them; making them as realistic as she can. Toni has been lucky enough to had studied with artists: Janet Walsh,...

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Do You Know… … Arielle Sekula?

  • May 1, 2018
Do You Know… … Arielle Sekula?

Do you know... ... Arielle Sekula? Arielle Sekula grew up in NEPA. She began creating art at an early age. Arielle attended Edinboro University in western PA.   With a degree in traditional, hand-drawn animation, Arielle discovered her love for oil painting. She was inspired by the designs of animated characters. She began to create silhouetted pieces. After a few years in the field and deciding that the animation industry wasn't for her, she picked up a palette knife! Having an extreme amount of oil paint left over from her college courses, Arielle began working primarily in oils....

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Do You Know… … Ann Marie Netti?

  • April 1, 2018

Do you know... ...Ann Marie Netti? Ann Marie Netti is a very talented artist! Whether it's a close up of a flower in one of her paintings or a pastel drawing of a frog, all her work is extremely realistic! Ann Marie once shared with me that she gets her inspirations when she can't sleep, in the dark of night. With low light, she tacks a piece of paper onto her refrigerator and lets the image speak to her. She gets so caught up in the process, she looses all sense of time. Ann Marie is so entrenched in these creations that they become a part of her. The process is so deeply personal, that...

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