Katie Pertiet is one busy and talented artist. When she isn’t creating beautiful collections for Wild Apple, Katie is running Designer Digitals (a popular digital scrap booking site), keeping her blog updated or spending time with her family. I met Katie for the first time two years ago at Surtex, and was struck by her […]
Wild Apple was thrilled to sponsor the VINS En Plein Air Festival last week. For the past couple of years we have been thrilled to sponsor the Vermont Institute of Natural Science En Plein Air Festival here in Vermont. It truly is a beautiful event bringing talented artists to our beautiful back door to paint in the remarkable beauty and diversity of the Ottauquechee River and the Connecticut Watershed.
Michael Mullan is an artist and illustrator living in Vermont. Michael came to Wild Apple from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) after earning his Masters in Illustration. He worked on staff here at Wild Apple as a designer and artist and grew a wide following for his signature style featuring hand drawn typography […]
As an art publisher it is amazing to get the opportunity to work directly with an artist. Our visit with Melissa was a good time to get acquainted and see her artistry in action. What I learned is that Melissa doesn’t waste any time in getting started. I turned my back for 5 minutes and she had eight paintings going all at once.
Julia Purinton has worked as a fine artist and muralist from a studio on the north shore of Massachusetts, and more recently from the mountains of Vermont. The woods, gardens and fields of her childhood memories are just as likely to show up in a painting today as the scene from her morning coffee break.
Beth began her career in art as a staff artist for a publisher of stationery where she worked for 15 years. Her love of all things home and garden made the transition to creating art for the home decor, wall and gift industries a natural next step. She is know for her pretty and decorative style achieved by creating watercolors using traditional drawing and painting techniques, and digitally adding contemporary design elements.
Danhui Nai was born in mainland China and raised in an artistic household with her sculptor father and painter mother. Her natural passion for art was guided through classical training which she applies in her California studio to create beautiful, on-trend artwork in a variety of media. She studied interior design later in Paris and […]
The cold grey skies and smokestacks of the industrial Midwest where she grew up motivated Kellie Day to go west. “After college in Indiana, I ventured out to seek a more amazing landscape.” Kellie traveled the globe enthusiastically for a decade and a half, finally settling in the San Juan Mountains where she is “endlessly inspired by the mountain and desert landscapes.” When at home, you can find Kellie raising her son and two rescue dogs, running a graphic design studio and painting her heart out.
Albena Hristova, an international artist with over twelve years of classical art training and a master’s in mural painting, is one of the most successful open edition artists on the market. She relentlessly searches for the perfect combination of form, color and texture. Her paintings exude elegance and timelessness. She was born and raised in […]