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 ..."
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 ..."