Martha is a self taught artist whose favorite mediums include acrylics, pen & ink and watercolor. She frequently paints from photographs that she takes. “I love to paint rural scenes, old barns, homeplaces and animals. I have also painted many Magnolias,” said Brown. She graduated with a diploma from ICS art school.
Kristy is a self taught artist who works mostly in glass designs and fills most of her spare time making trips to yard sales, auctions and flea markets or anywhere she can find objects that catch her eye and imagination to use in her designs. She also loves making wooden signs, working in glass, mosaics, painting on various wood items and crafting candles.
Janet is a multi-talented artist who specializes in oils. Janet has a studio in her home in the Coldwater community where she paints beautiful oil portraits of people of all ages. Janet is a member of the Portrait Society of America and the Fayetteville Art League. She works by commission from photographs.
Sydne is an active member of the International Society of Scratchboard Artists. Many hours of labor goes into each of her scratch boards. Sydne has been surrounded by art and artists her entire life and began taking art lessons at the age of 12. She spent her happiest hours of school in art class, and minored in fine art at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
Peggy Gill Foster|
Peggy was raised on a farm in Lincoln County, Tennessee where she dreamed of people and the beautiful countryside. She began to express that beauty in her paintings and sculptures. She studied art at Centennial Art Center in Nashville where she learned to place all the colors she dreamed and saw in her mind on canvas. Peggy is happiest when she is creating and being with her family.
Ron joined the Art League around 2000 and has been showing his sculptures and paintings in the Gallery every since. In 2006 he made a gift to the Art Center of the statue that can be seen in front of the center. Ron engineered, designed and built the pedestal that the statue sits on today. This was his personal gift not only to the Arts Center but also to the people of his newfound home.
Mark Kelso has been a member of the Arts Center since 2000, when his daughter Amber had her first Art Show at the Arts Center during the Host of Christmas Past. To fulfill his desire for creativity he picked up the camera. He has strived to find the beauty in Architecture, special events in our lives, and in general people going on about their daily lives.