Preserved! Tag

Teresa O’Brien finds healing in nature

Teresa O’Brien grew up immersed in art and aesthetic. Her childhood home in St. Louis, Missouri, was filled with paintings done by her grandfather, an architect by profession and a watercolorist by passion.  “Creativity was part of what I lived and breathed,” O’Brien said. [caption id="attachment_15852" align="alignright"...

Of Exploration and Observation

The following post is from Preserved! artist Thomas Hegewald. Learn more about the Preserved! program and purchase tickets to the gallery openings this fall here.  By Thomas Hegewald I had a plan this summer. Since becoming acquainted with The Highlands last summer, and thus the Land Conservancy...

Kathleen Kalinowski hones her craft

  PRESERVED! Artist Interview Series For painter Kathleen Kalinowski, creating “en plein air” came naturally. She’s been doing it since she was a young girl—before she even knew she was participating in a movement. “I’ve been working outside for many, many years,” Kalinowski said. [caption id="attachment_15733" align="alignright" width="477"] Kathleen...

Randi Ford paints nature’s spirit

PRESERVED! Artist Interview Series Randi Ford’s unique paintings feature wavy brush strokes and repeating patterns. The patterns add movement to an otherwise representational naturescape. They bring an underlying spirit to the surface, making a static scene come to life. [caption id="attachment_15616" align="alignright" width="438"] Randi Ford. Image: M-Buck...

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