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Interview with Sally Jenks

PRESERVED! Artist Interview Series On a tree-lined street decorated with colorful gardens sits a blue house with a big bay window. The old home has been restored to a timeless elegance thanks to the hard work of the artist who lives there. Sally Jenks may be known...

Interview with Randi Ford

PRESERVED! Artist Interview Series Art was always nearby for Randi Ford. “Originally, when I was growing up, I was into the musical arts.” she says. “My grandma was a painter, and my father was an architect and product designer, so I had some artistic background. But it...

Interview with Jeff Blumberg

PRESERVED! Artist Interview Series Jeff is a tall man with a long ponytail and more than one silver earring adornment. He looks like a former engineer, who fell in love with photography and bartends in his spare time, which is good, because that’s exactly what he is. It...

Water Lilies

The following post is from Preserved! artist Susan Rose. You can see more of her work on her website at susanmrosefineart.com. Learn more about the Preserved! art program and purchase tickets to the Grand Rapids gallery opening here. As one of the artists for the Land Conservancy...

The Power of Place

The following post is from Preserved! artist Kathy Mohl. The post was originally posted at kathymohl.fineartstudioonline.com where you can see more of her work. Learn more about the Preserved! art program and purchase tickets to the Grand Rapids gallery opening here. Can our surroundings boost our mood? A trip...

Painting in a Prairie

The following post is from Preserved! artist Kathleen Kalinowski. The post was originally posted at kathleenkalinowski.com where you can see more of her work.Learn more about the Preserved! art program and purchase tickets to the Grand Rapids gallery opening here. When visiting a place in west Michigan called Saul...

Walking on Sunshine

The following post is from Preserved! artist Kathy Mohl. The post was originally posted at https://kathymohl.com/blog where you can see more of her work. Learn more about the Preserved! art program and purchase tickets to the Grand Rapids gallery opening here. The first step of plein air painting is...

Serenity at Saul Lake Bog

Journey out of the bustle and noise of the city until the homes grow scarce and the freeways empty. Take the well-worn road past farm houses where women in black velvet helmets and sleek boots trot gleaming chestnut colored horses around bright cones. Don’t go...

Inspired at Whitey’s Woods

The following post is from Preserved! artist Randi Ford. The post was originally posted at http://www.randifordart.com/new-blog/ where you can see more of her work. Learn more about the Preserved! art program here. I recently spent my day hiking and painting at Lake Harbor Park in Norton Shores to...

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