Issue #350 Jan. 24, 2018
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Daniella Painter
"‘2050’ was inspired by an article on pollution levels in the ocean. One researcher estimates that by 2050 there will be just as much garbage in the sea as there are fish. ..."
Issue #349 Jan. 10, 2018
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Angie Linneman
"This piece was taken at the Devil’s Punch Bowl near Menomonie. I love all the detail in the photo and the variations in light and color. What I find most fascinating is how the photo captured the delicate make-up and the separateness ..."
Issue #348 Dec. 27, 2017
learn more about Volume One's cover art from KaoLee Vang
"I often find myself complicating everything I make and find myself always going back to the basics and creating something that’s influenced by nature ..."
Issue #347 Dec. 13, 2017
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Melissa Burke
"An early morning walk through the garden can be a wondrous thing. The fleeting, soft quality of light brings out subtleties that would otherwise go unnoticed. The lacy fronds of this Japanese painted fern appeared to glow ..."
Issue #346 Nov. 29, 2017
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Zion Guzmán
"Drawing from inspirations such as American traditional tattoo flash, 1940s superhero comic art, and the indigenous culture of my Mexican heritage, I create prints that are a reflection ..."
Issue #345 Nov. 15, 2017
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Leah Fargo
“My paintings are a manner of exploring ideas and interpreting them through a language which is unique to the process of painting. Most recently I have become interested in abstraction and discovering ways in which paint application alone can function as an idea ..."
Issue #344, Nov. 1, 2017
learn more about Volume One's cover art from April Moriah
“I was born and raised here in downtown, Eau Claire. Every time I go somewhere I have a rush of memories connected to my location, as most Eau Clairians do. Over the years, my work has always been primarily unorganized and spontaneous, but when I ..."
Issue #343 Oct. 18, 2017
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Mark Lone
“The art is a handcrafted response to chronic pain, and the feelings one goes through while experiencing such pain for prolonged times. A true nod to invisible disease ..."
Issue #342 Oct. 4, 2017
learn more about V1's cover art from Grace Fechner
“This piece is from a series of seven I made while at an artist residency in Stodvarfjordur, Iceland. The series explores humans as social animals. Child-like materials and techniques ..."
Issue #341 Sept. 20, 2017
learn more about V1's cover art from Janice Morris
“This piece, ‘Proud’ used a layering of textures and colors using watercolor on yupo. I began with a lot of color and texture moving through the piece. Gauche was used to define ..."
Issue #340 Sept. 6, 2017
learn more about V1's cover art from Jean Arneson
“Irvine Park Revisited – The Duck Pond” is one of a series of seven oil paintings of Irvine Park in Jean’s hometown of Chippewa Falls. (Northwestern Bank – owner.) The Chippewa Valley provides the perfect canvas for her original oil paintings ...
Issue #339 Aug. 23, 2017
learn more about V1's cover art from Debra Ferries
“My paintings are an expression of my relationship with nature. I have always found inspiration in the beauty and chaos found in the natural world. I find myself drawn to the organic forms found in nature and often choose to paint with a vibrant color palette. I work with acrylic, oil, watercolor ..."
Issue #338 Aug. 9, 2017
learn more about V1's cover art from Gail Schellinger
“My hands are always busy, so busy, so when I purchased a collection of unloved family portraits, lots of them, at an estate sale, I wondered what my hands would do with them ..."
Issue #336 July 12, 2017
learn more about V1's cover art from Daniel Atyim
“Exploring the function and meaning of surfaces, I find transition implicit in facades. I am interested in the ways that surfaces describe and dim underlying structures. Like Surrealist artists who begin ..."
Issue #335 June 28, 2017
learn more about V1's cover art from Marcella Edmund
“When I work with collaged images I have to allow them to influence the outcome. I arrange for hours, but only when I let go and walk away, and return later, do I see what to do. The hardest part is actually taking scissors to the antique images and cutting ..."
Issue #334 June 14, 2017
learn more about V1's cover art from Jen Schultz
"In general, I want my work to have a little humor and a bit of an unsettling quality as well, kind of like a nervous laugh. There may be a theme or certain feeling I work from, but the meaning of the piece is up for interpretation by the viewer ..."