Volume One Special Coverage: Pulling Together While Staying Apart


On the Cover | June 15, 2016

learn more about this issue's cover art by Jody Balow

painter by Judy Balow

Yellow Poppies” by Jody Balow
oil on canvas, 16” x 42”, 2016

Jody Balow is an artist living in Eau Claire. She teaches art at Regis Catholic High School and works on her personal art from her studio in Banbury Place.

“This painting was done with oil paint and a variety of palette knives. The canvas is covered with a dark gray acrylic gesso (primer). This provides depth as some of the dark comes through the layers of paint. When I paint using a palette knife I have a general idea of what my subject will be but I do not sketch it out before applying the paint.” – The Artist

Volume One finds its cover art in a number of ways, from local art shows to random emails to knowing someone who knows someone who knows a great artist. The art always originates from a current or former Chippewa Valley resident. If you'd like to submit cover art,send us a letter.


Lasker Jewelers
Lasker Jewelers

Pulling Together Partners

The following organizations are currently supporting Volume One’s work in the community during the pandemic:

Lasker Jewelers

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire

Downtown Eau Claire Inc DECI

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Pablo Group

Wisconsin Independent Network

Middle West Management

Bon Iver

Royal Credit Union

Silver Spring

Evergreen Surgical

Charter Bank

The Murty Henriksen Family

The Larry and Marie Past Family

The Dan and Kerry Kincaid Family

Anton and Rae Schilling-Smets

Brady and Jeanne Foust

If your organization is interested in supporting Volume One during this difficult time, nick@volumeone.orgcontact us.