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Jan 102018
 
Michael Shearer

  Medium: Hand Blown Glass Art The love of working with hot glass lures us ever onward in exploring the making of art glass vases, bowls, perfume bottles and sculptures. After 40 years of glassmaking, it continues to be a great >read more

Jan 102018
 
Jesica Pujda

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas, Ceramics I like to blend nature with the otherworldly and the mystical. My paintings are an expression of the mind’s eye and relate to my own personal journey, but I am open to commissions as well. I’m >read more

Jan 102018
 
Carol Pridgeon

  Medium: Graphite, Watercolor, Acrylic Whenever I work on an art piece I immerse myself into the subject, it doesn’t matter what the subject is. It has life and beauty. This habit of merging has given me the joy of >read more

Jan 102018
 
Patricia Rose

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas Inspired by our beautiful Northern California Coast, I paint local aquatic scenes. My paintings are abstract but with some realism added and lots of room for a viewer’s own interpretation. I hope to inspire others to >read more

Jan 102018
 
Michelle Murphy-Ferguson

Medium: Fine Art – Oil Paintings A native to the North Coast, Michelle was raised surrounded by the natural beauty and serenity of the Redwood Forests and the Pacific Ocean. These elements reflect in her works. In her studio, she >read more

Jan 102018
 
Kathé Lyth

Medium: Celtic Harp I perform on the Celtic harp, compose for chorus and Celtic harp, and present workshops locally and nationally. I also perform at special events such as weddings, birthdays, memorials, garden parties art openings, Christmas and other seasonal >read more

Jan 102018
 
Peggy Loudon

Medium: Wheel Thrown Functional Pottery By integrating form, proportion and texture, I strive to create work that brings a sense of calm and beauty to the home, work that transcends time and will continue to have integrity throughout my lifetime >read more

Jan 102018
 
Lynn M. Jones

  Medium: Relief Printing I learned how to print in 1999, under the tutelage of Berkeley artist David Lance Goines. I print everything from wedding invitations to greeting cards to Dick Taylor Craft Chocolate packaging, but I enjoy carving and >read more

Jan 102018
 
Susan Bloch

Medium: Glass & Mixed-Media Sculpture I engrave faces, surrounding them with atmospheric patterns suggesting air and water. Relating our human frailty to the fragility and clarity of glass drives my interest. Firing glass in the kiln begins the work, layering glass >read more

Jan 102018
 
Elizabeth Berrien

  Medium: Wire Sculpture Custom wirework and wire wall art for private homes, landscapes, hospitality and healthcare settings. Contact: Elizabeth Berrien Wire Sculpture (707) 362-2771 elizabeth@wirezoo.com www.wirezoo.com www.wirelady.com

Jan 102018
 
Brad Curtis

Medium: Voice Artist I’ve made it a lifelong passion to refine my voice in as many disciplines as I can including: singing, theater, broadcast news, commercial work, documentaries, and teaching…a path that has taken me all over the US, Canada >read more

Oct 132017
 
2018 Artist Profiles

The Palette is Humboldt County’s premier art and culture magazine and published in cooperation with the Humboldt Arts Council. 20,000 copies are printed annually, and distributed throughout the year to over 300 locations in Humboldt County.

Aug 172016
 
Reuben Mayes

Medium: Acrylic Abstract expressionist paintings, cards, prints, T-shirts and ceramics. Open some weekdays and during Eureka Arts Alive! Contact: Back Room Gallery & Art Studio 525 2nd St., Eureka CA 95501 707-633-5048 reubenmayes@gmail.com www.artinmyworkboots.com

Aug 172016
 
The Ink People

From the love of printmaking, the Ink People came into being. Two local printmakers, Libby Maynard and Brenda Tuxford, wanted to create a peer support group for artists. The collective quickly came to use providing education about the value of >read more

Aug 162016
 
Moonstone Guitars

lu•thi•er / loo-tee-er / n. / Origin: Fr., from luth (lute), from MF lut. 1. one who makes stringed musical instruments. 2. Steve Helgeson. Story and photo by David Kaftal When you walk into Steve Helgeson’s Moonstone Guitars studio, you >read more

Feb 092015
 
Anna Sofia Amezcua

Medium:  Abstract Paintings in Acrylic and Oil Through my paintings I’m interested in conveying and evoking what it feels like to be alive – deep emotionality and the complexities of lived, moment to moment existence. I want to convey physicality >read more

Feb 092015
 
Mary Louise Anderson

Medium: Oil, Watercolor, Colored Pencil, Ceramic Sculpture I welcome commissions and really enjoy teaching art classes and workshops. Life within the arts is inspiring and very rewarding. Contact: PO Box 1132, Blue Lake, CA 95525 MaryLouiseAnderson.virb.com

Feb 092015
 
Julia Bednar

Medium:  Watercolor, Oil, Acrylic My paintings are inspired by nature — from the beauty of a flower or landscape, to the power and majesty of a rock formation or the charm and mystery of a cat. Contact: P.O. Box 9023, Eureka, >read more

Feb 092015
 
Erica Brooks

Medium: Oil Paintings and Drawings My works are mainly representational oil paintings and drawings. My typical commission is either a pet portrait or traditional portrait. I also enjoy painting landscapes and still lifes. P.O. Box 4726, Arcata, CA 95518 www.FineArtByErica.com

Feb 092015
 
Pat Cahill

Medium: Watercolor Landscapes, flowers, animals and birds are subjects that grasp my interest. Using vibrant and intense watercolors as my medium, I enjoy capturing a moment in time. Showing at Ferndale Arts Gallery 580 Main St., Ferndale 707-786-9634 prcahill39@gmail.com FerndaleArtGallery.com >read more

Feb 092015
 
Sherri Carter

Medium: Primarily Acrylic on Canvas Paintings Blu Horse Studios: The creative World of Sherri Carter. Her collection of work includes vibrant, contemporary equine paintings & prints, woodcuts, her wine brand Ruby Kurant, and book Daily Decadence, the Art of Sensual >read more

Feb 092015
 
Ember Cheney & Willo Sernovitz

Medium: Blown Art for Graceful Palettes Our work at Soulshine Arts is a reflection of our connection to each other and the world around us. Through custom lighting and delicate forms we express this inspiration in color and light. We >read more

Feb 092015
 
Robin Friedman

                      Medium: Glass Mosaics and Dichroic Fused Glass Jewelry Mosaics opened my life in a most rewarding way. I love playing with color and glass. In addition to creating my >read more

Feb 092015
 
Janet Frost

Medium: Watercolor and Oil I focus on representational landscape and still life paintings in watercolor and oil. I am especially interested in using light and texture to draw attention to the beauty of everyday subject matter. See my work at >read more

Feb 092015
 
Shawn Gould

Medium: Acrylic Painting Realistic paintings of nature Contact: 3960 D St., Eureka, CA 95503 707-476-8197 shawn@shawngould.com ShawnGould.com

Feb 092015
 
Stephen White Bear Hammons

Medium: Independent Photojournalist The purpose of life is to live life with a purpose. Mine is to share the beauty in this wild, cruel, crazy, beautiful world. Contact: 707-845-8207

Feb 092015
 
Beverly Harper

Medium: Oil Paintings and Limited Edition Prints My work can be viewed on my website. Contact: 707-442-8929 b.harper35@yahoo.com BeverlyHarperArtwork.com

Feb 092015
 
Nila Kaftal

Medium: Pastels, Prismacolors, Acrylic Paints Wildlife art, landscapes, portraits of people and pets. Affordable giclée prints of wildlife. Art celebrates life! Beauty heals Contact: 707-617-2008 nkaftal@gmail.com

Feb 092015
 
Yvonne Kern

Medium: Oil A locally recognized, nationally collected artist, Yvonne Kern creates luscious, representational paintings using photographic images.. “My goal is to reflect a landscape that the viewer wishes to step into.” Cards and Prints available. Contact Artist for retail locations. >read more

Feb 092015
 
Henry Kruger

                          Medium: Custom Tattoo Artist Tattoos are a lifelong commitment, and I’ve dedicated my life to tattooing. As a Custom Tattoo Artist, I enjoy taking a person’s ideas >read more

Feb 092015
 
Mimi LaPlant

                        Medium: Mixed Media on Paper & Canvas Abstraction offers endless possibilities. I hope that the desire for a free and exuberant expression is evident in my work. I >read more

Feb 092015
 
Jim Lowry

  Medium: Limited Edition Archival Digital Prints My work can be seen locally at the Arcata Artisans Co-op, the Morris Graves Museum of Art and the Trinidad Art Gallery. Studio visits by appointment. Contact: 320 Park Ave., Arcata, CA 95521 >read more

Feb 092015
 
Kathe Lyth

Medium: Celtic Harp I direct the Redwood Coast Children’s Chorus and the Redwood Coast Adult Chorus, perform on the Celtic harp, and compose for chorus and Celtic harp. I also present workshops locally and nationally and perform at special events. >read more

Feb 092015
 
Elsie Mendes

Medium: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor I do florals, landscapes, seascapes, often including birds and animals in their natural habitats. Contact: 707-443-5188 emmendes0724@att.net

Feb 092015
 
Carey Molter

Medium: Jewelry Handcrafted Designs Inspired by Nature. Leather, silver, beads, metal and stones — the findings for my jewelry are always carefully hand-picked and the pieces are thoughtfully created in Arcata, California. www.Etsy.com

Feb 092015
 
Camille Regli

    Medium: Oil Painting My paintings are inspired by the beautiful local landscape and the hard-working lifestyle of the people who live here. Showing at the Ferndale Arts Gallery 580 Main St., Ferndale 707-786-9634 FerndaleArtGallery.com Contact: CamilleRegli@frontiernet.net

Feb 092015
 
Shirley Nan Ruchong

Medium: Oil and Alcohol Ink My oil painted florals are rendered in a high-contrast, photographic realism style. All of my designs come from my own photographs. I also paint landscapes depicting scenes of the North Coast using the medium of >read more

Feb 092015
 
Barbara Canepa Saul

                        Medium: Acrylic Paintings and Mixed Media Flowers and local architecture are the subjects of many of my paintings. I also accept commissioned house portraits. My other endeavors include >read more

Feb 092015
 
Bob and Donna Sellers

  Medium: Mixed Media & Acrylics Metaphoric Story Art presented as ‘Moments In Time’ stimulating imagination and fictional storytelling. The story in the art is often set in beautiful backgrounds from around Humboldt Bay. Contact: 707-442-2123 castlelightart@yahoo.com ArtOfBobAndDonnaSellers.com

Feb 092015
 
Jack Sewell

Medium: Sculpture I generally work in figurative sculpture, often using traditional tools and materials and adapting them to fit my contemporary vision. I work in a wide range of materials in different scales from miniature to monumental. My recent “Following >read more

Feb 092015
 
Shoshanna

  Medium: Middle Eastern Dance Artist As a performer, I strive to bring my audience with me on a journey into the heart of Arabic music, expressing celebration of life through dance. I teach locally and nationally, founded Ya Habibi Dance >read more

Feb 092015
 
Patricia Sungren Smith

Medium: Fine Art Printmaking, Collage, Painting, Drawing, Watercolor. Photography I use a wide range of techniques – mezzotint, monotype, linocut, etching, collograph, drawing, collage, painting – in works both abstract and figurative. Still lifes, shorebirds, raptors, ravens, redwoods, wildlife, seashells, >read more

Feb 092015
 
Susan Mayclin Stephenson

Medium: Oil Paintings and Books Susan is an internationally known artist and writer. Her oil paintings hang in homes on six continents, and her books are translated into several languages. Her art and books are available locally at the Trinidad >read more

Feb 092015
 
Susan Strope

  Medium: Oil paintings—Large Colorful Florals & Moody Seascapes Studio S 717 Third St., Eureka Contact: 707-599-9482

Feb 092015
 
Dolores Terry

                          Medium:  Oil and Acrylic Painting Focusing primarily on local landscapes using oils or acrylics. Studio open by appointment. P.O. Box 423, Cutten, CA 95534 707-444-1445

Feb 092015
 
Beti Webb Trauth

Medium: Multi-Skilled Artist I’m a professional photographer and journalist specializing in creating photos, features and websites to promote the arts and artists of Humboldt County. My background includes experience as an actress, singer, theatre critic, copywriter, producer, director, voice-over and >read more

Feb 092015
 
Alicia Tredway

  Medium: Oil, Pastel and Watercolor I enjoy plein air painting as well as studio work. My focus and fascination with painting, be it landscape, figure or still life, is about how light is influencing the scene. 707-247-3262 AliciaTredway.com

Feb 092015
 
Barbara A. Wright

Medium: Mosaics, Dichroic Glass Jewelry I work basically from my unconscious. Creating each piece from an idea of color, design or what moves me at the moments of creation, ending up with a surprise every time. My work is exhibited >read more

Feb 082015
 
Ronald Yeager

Medium: Watercolor My watercolor paintings span a wide range of subject areas. I prefer to work from photographs, most of which I have taken in travels around California or from studio still lifes that I find challenging. I believe watercolors >read more