Issue #364 August 8, 2018
learn more about V1's cover art from Jill Van Sickle
After earning her degree in Fine Arts from UW-River Falls, Jill went on to become a full-time professional artist. Her work is primarily focused on nature, and its intent is to give the viewer a moment ...
Issue #363 July 25, 2018
learn more about V1's cover art from James Jeske
“In this piece, I wanted to convey a humorous theme to a Chippewa Valley event. Although I have only floated down the Chippewa River once, I have ..."
Issue #362 July 11, 2018
learn more about V1's cover art from Siri Stensberg
“A jazz musician uses a vocabulary of melody, rhythm, harmony, and timbre to improvise a cohesive solo. Similarly, in this painting process I utilize my vocabulary of color, form, mark, and line to create a ..."
Issue #361 June 27, 2018
learn more about V1's cover art from Lori Chilefone
“I enjoy working in many artistic mediums, especially collage, gouache, oils, liquid light projections, henna, and ukulele ..."
Issue #360 June 13, 2018
learn more about V1's cover art from Derek J. Carlson
"The painting entitled “Somewhere on a Farm” is part of a series consisting of vintage pick-up trucks set in idyllic backdrops. This series is devoted to the shape, line, and contour of these beautiful machines and how they have survived, so far, the test of time. Far from being perfect ..."
Issue #359 May 30, 2018
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Michael Iver Jacobsen
“My illustrations tend to focus on figures and their environments. This particular illustration shows the connection of the (very fancy) cyclist and nature. It was also an excuse to draw ..."
Issue #358 May 16, 2018
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Susan Walsh
“In 2014 I discovered the world of visual journaling via Pinterest and YouTube. I have always been interested in art since I was a child. Keeping an art journal, or art practice, was intriguing to me ..."
Issue #357 May 2, 2018
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Joe Maurer
“Manoonmin is the Ojibwe name for wild rice. Looking at Lake Menomin as an impoundment for sediment and phosphorus and looking at the ‘Wetlands Bill’ which does not value these landscapes, I decided it would be worthy, or at least therapeutic, to imagine an alternate future ..."
Issue #356 April 18, 2018
Restaurants and bars can be huge parts of the culture of a city. As has often been written, eating is one of the few things we all must do, so it’s natural that restaurants have evolved into social gathering places ...
Issue #356 April 18, 2018
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Alicia Hash
“'Suspended Thoughts' was made to create a statement using timeless colors such as black and white and manipulating them with different blowing and torching techniques to give the piece a soft texture and smoke-like effect. The added gold leaf comes from the artist’s love ..."
Issue #355 April 4, 2018
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Jan Killian
“I love color and alcohol ink is color! I am having so much fun working with this fluid medium which is unpredictable and exciting. My painting style continues to grow as I create techniques for painting with ink and combining it with other mediums ..."
Issue #353 Mar. 7, 2018
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Christopher Bartlett
Christopher Bartlett is a photographer, filmmaker and co-founder of Knorth Studios in Eau Claire.
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 ..."