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Art is represented in many mediums, but something we so often overlook is how far down an artist dug to realize art. “As an artist, that’s what I do; I dive deep within to create something, and then I share it with others,” says local artist Marigny Goodyear. On Oct.

Liberty Arts in Yreka is a hidden gem, with 10 years of success and a very dedicated following. Their art is so strong, openings typically draw 150 patrons. Investing in a 40-minute drive will lead to the best California contemporary art north of the Bay Area. Liberty resides in the

Whether it be wood elves, dogs, or birds, Corbin Brashear’s felt works are best represented in the outdoors among the leaves, twigs, and moss as if that’s where they were created. Brashear’s history with needle felting began in 2002. “I began making small sculptures of animals and elves and soon

“Glass seems to have its ebb and flow,” says Lee Wassink. Looking at any one of his glass blowing creations, it’s easy to understand what he’s saying. Vibrant colors containing mesmerizing patterns in a glass blown product is an ebb and flow entirely of its own. Wassink is founder of

Comprised of five galleries and a sculpture garden in one space, Ashland Art Works is a tranquil and evocative place to enjoy and view art. Member and secretary Claudia Law was drawn to the galleries years ago as a visitor—and then she decided to become part of the community.  “It

When we see a logo of a local or nation-wide business, we don’t often think about the thought that went into designing it. Sometimes the logo is as simple as the business’s name in a timeless font, yet someone still spent time creating it. Since 2009 Laurel Briggs of Creative

Coloring is a big part of children’s lives, whether parents are encouraging their kids to color in the lines or color on every inch of the paper. But Sarah F. Burns’ mom didn’t give her coloring books, even though she was encouraging her artistic skills. “I have been serious about

For Jenay Elder, choosing art as her life’s focus wasn’t simply because she was growing up and needed to make a decision. Her life experiences, as well as her artistic talents, brought her to the path of artistry. “I decided to pick up oil painting, and art as my life

If you really think about it, windows are like the frame for living art. Whether it’s a willow tree overhanging an ornate fountain surrounded by a lush bed of flowers or a white picket fence guarding a perfectly mowed lawn, art is thriving outside. Banyan Tree Landscape Construction has been

Most often, a traumatic event usually drives people away, as far as they can possible get. To embrace tragic event—and even find the beauty in such a thing—like photographing stillborns, is a daring and courageous act of art. Shannera Weaver life and art has been fueled by a series of