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 ..."
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 ..."
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 ..."
“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 ...
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 ..."
“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 ..."
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 ..."
"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 ..."
learn more about V1's cover art from Lukas Carlson
“While a canvas and brush are tools in my repertoire, I often find myself transforming found pieces of paper or printed materials for my drawings and paintings. 'Connect the Dots, Lalalala' is a page from an artist’s book I created by deconstructing ..."