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.
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.
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.
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 […]