Tag: artist of the month

Artist of the Month: Meet Carol Breen

Carol Breen My husband Rick and I moved to Robson Ranch just in time for the summer heat, in 2017. When looking at adult communities in the area, other than a golf course for Rick, I needed lots of creative activities as well as opportunities for exercise. As soon as I saw the Creative Arts Center,…

Fine Arts Guild’s Artist of the Month: Meet Sharon Nergaard

Sharon Nergaard

Nancy Friedman, Co-Education Chairman Sharon moved from Wisconsin after retiring from the restaurant business with her husband and working as a program assistant at the University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire. Originally thinking Marana was where they wanted to move, Robson Ranch became their choice when meeting “nice and friendly people” while staying in a…

February Featured Artist: Laurie Waluk

Carol Breen, Pottery/Ceramics Club Reporter Laurie and her husband, Wally, have been residents at Robson Ranch for 14 years. The location and quality of the homes helped them to select their retirement spot. They moved from Michigan where Laurie was an elementary teacher. Laurie is often found at the Creative Arts Center where she enjoys…

Fine Art Guild’s Artist of the Month

Artist of the month Nancy Friedman

Melanie Douglas Meet Nancy Friedman, our selected artist of the month. Nancy moved to Robson Ranch 10 years ago for pickleball, pottery, and a block home. Prior to her retirement, Nancy was a pharmacist with no art experience since grade school. While living in Grand Junction, Colo., she took a pottery class and became interested…

Artist of the Month: Marc Capel-Jones

Jeana Capel-Jones Marc Capel-Jones’ creativity runs long and deep, touching every aspect of his life visually, verbally, and physically. This creativity started with his doodling at the age of eight. As an only child in Westport, Connecticut, he spent hours and hours drawing. It started when he put his pencil to paper and used his…

Artist of the Month: Meet Nils Johnson

Nancy Friedman Being the son of a carpenter, it is no wonder Nils aspired to be an architect. After starting his own business and remodeling two of his own residences, he decided to take some watercolor classes at a local college. It has just been in the past six years that Nils started painting in…