Su Nimon is delightfully dexterous – in art and in life

‘Versatile’ is sometimes a word one throws around… something nice you use to describe someone of varied interests, or someone who can’t quite focus on just one pursuit.

It’s also unequivocally the word one uses to describe a true renaissance soul like Su Nimon – an artist who is delightfully dexterous in art and in life.

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With Irene Tobias Rodriguez, the difference is in the details

What differentiates a good artist from a great one? I think the difference is largely in the details. It takes a subtle hand and the soft undulating undertones of a well rehearsed stroke, certainly. But the stroke of a great artist retains its own character, its true nature, too.

Irene Tobias Rodriguez is a great example of someone who is genuine in the detail of her landscapes, seascapes and naturalist scenes.

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Bad girl Margie Kinsley has creativity that goes boom-boom-pow

We’ve featured almost two dozen Stark County artists on the site over the past 8 months. Each time we feature a hearted artist, we’re surprised again by the sheer diversity of the creative minds in our community. Surprised … and delighted.

This week, Margie Kinsley is showing us how creativity, while instinctive, is labyrinthine work through and through.

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Liz DeBellis binds us, entwines us in her story

You may have preconceived notions about quilters – perhaps about the fiber arts in general – but we thought that this week, on the brink of Canton’s first fiber-only juried art show, we’d feature an artist who diminshes such notions.

Liz DeBellis‘ work is woven, whether her stitches are the tactile fibers of her quilts and fabric pieces, or bound together by the liquid stitches of her inks. By print or by quilt, DeBellis entwines us in her story.

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