Alexis Webb Bechtold has the sort of ebullient personality that invites someone to talk to her. It's fitting then that her art installation at the Paper Birch Landing Gallery is essentially a visual guidebook to 24 public art pieces around the Kansas City metro area.
Paulie Serrone, the wood worker behind Pistachio Approved, knows his way around a lathe. This hobbyist-turned-craftsman has transformed his garage into an incubator space that produces sleek and simple pieces of furniture that echo one of his inspirations, Frank Lloyd Wright. Paulie let us peek in his workshop and see what's on his palette!
Dave and Valerie Phillips sometimes see the world through rose-colored glass, sometimes through blue, and other times simply a clear textured pane. As stained glass artists and owners of Stained Glass Creations, LLC, the Phillips are in the business of creating artwork that others envision, turning dreams into reality, and personal memorabilia into displayable conversation pieces.
Rich Bowman sees the sky differently than you do. Or maybe that's incorrect--he may see the sky in the same way but he's able to recreate it brilliantly with palette knives and paint. This Northland based but nationally known artist has deep roots in Kansas City and plenty of sky for inspiration. We took a peek into his life. Northland…
Northland artist and retired middle school art teacher Debbie Wetschensky has made a name for herself as a lover of animals. With her amazing mastery of pen and ink or paints, she makes them spring to life through her art. So what inspires her art?