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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…

Artist of the Month: JoAnn Bunyea

Nancy Friedman JoAnn is one of those artists who started drawing early in her life. She also went on to major in art in college. Learning early after college the meaning of “starving artist,” she was offered a job with a telephone company, where she worked as an electrician. She also met her husband during…

Artist of the Month: Kathy Arend

Kathy has been drawing ever since she could hold a pencil. When she wasn’t drawing, she was hanging out and reading in the library where her mother was the librarian. She retired after 30 years of teaching art in Fairbanks, AK. Although she may be retired on paper, Kathy still teaches many classes for the…

Meet Janet Buckingham—Artist of the Month

Janet’s love of design and color drew her to the beauty industry at an early age. Her talent in these areas quickly led to winning numerous design composition and color competitions in her industry. As her reputation grew, she opened her own successful salon in northeast Ohio where she continued to hone her expertise in…

Artist of the Month: Meet Bob Smith

Bob Smith, Artist of the Month

Nancy Friedman Bob is an oil painter who started painting nine years ago while still working as a vice president of a major furniture company where he was responsible for the recliner division. He enrolled in weekend adult classes given in oil painting at a high school in Pennsylvania where he took eight classes. When…