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Liz Ackert

MEDIUM:Fiber Arts

Don Ackert

MEDIUM:Sculpture

Elizabeth Adkisson

MEDIUM:Clay

Stan Allen

MEDIUM:Digital Art

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"When the first digital cameras came out, I became fascinated by how you could work with digital images on the computer to give them a painterly look. That fascination quickly became my avocation and has opened a new world to me, one full of interesting people and great beauty."

Myra Allen

MEDIUM:Art Supporter - Past President

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“I really love the arts and love hanging around everyone connected with art whether it be writers, poets, musicians, actors, painters, photographers, etc. I find them very invigorating and inspirational... You DO NOT have to be an artist to get really involved in the WVAL."

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I work with wood. First I frame any interesting patterns I see in the grain and make cuts. I then accentuate what I see in the flow of the grain by making impressions with an ever-increasing array of materials and a hammer.

Robert Anschutz

MEDIUM:Photography, Digital Art

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Award-winning photographer Rober Anshutz has been taking photographs for 50 years. Today he concentrates on the beauty of the Texas Hill Country from Landscapes to Longhorns. His work has been published by Cowboy & Indians magazine, The Wimberley Guide, Austin Monthly, and The Texas Longhorn Journal

Mindy Austin

MEDIUM:Oil, Acrylics, Ceramics

Kathryn Babboni

MEDIUM:Acrylic, Watercolor, Ink, Jewelry, Metalsmithiing

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Both jeweler and artist, Kathryn Babboni has learned to use her imagination and intuition to work with what Nature has provided, whether it be stones, bones, metal, feathers or shells. She has found these pieces of the Earth to possess spiritual healing qualities or metaphysical properties.

Bruce Banks

MEDIUM:Wood Sculpture

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My art is organic; from the way branches and deadwood are selected to the finished sculpture. Once I select a piece, it is set aside for a time as I contemplate its shape and potential, allowing ideas to flow. Then, I begin helping it take shape until it reveals itself to me.

Perry Barnard

MEDIUM:Metal

James Barta

MEDIUM:Photography, Pottery

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James Barta has refined his art over 30 years. His pottery is known for its simplicity of design and rich glazes. Many pieces are both artistic and functional. His photography focuses on the natural beauty of the hill country and architectural elements.

Rosemary Barta

MEDIUM:Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor

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Color and motion are essential components of Rosemary Barta’s paintings. Oils, acrylics, and watercolors are used to capture landscapes, botanicals, and architectural elements. Exploration of surfaces such as woven watercolors add variety and interest to her portfolio.

Mary Barton

MEDIUM:Acrylic, Mixed Media, Pottery

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"Art is a deeply personal and emotional experience for me. The abstract imagery and vibrant colors are therapeutic and energizing at the same time. My art process allows me to "let go" and enjoy the fluid images in the painting or the tactile feel of the clay."

Elissa Beach

MEDIUM:Fused-cast warm glass, Multi Media

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Elissa Beach and Chester John of Silo Glass have 13 years of combined experience creating glass art. Elissa loves to work with color and light, a wonderful aspect of glass as a medium.

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Brenna Beasley has been painting with watercolors, oils, and acrylics for twenty-five years. A lifelong student of Art History, she is inspired by the Impressionists and Post Impressionists and is drawn to paint life in the light which illuminates and helps her to interpret mood, form, and texture.

Jimmie Bemont

MEDIUM:Sculptor

Tom Bender

MEDIUM:Oil, Digital Art, Photography,

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"I see details that others might not see and my photo art reflects my sense of humor. Some images will raise a question, some will pull your leg and others might tug at your heartstrings. My journey into oil painting will follow that path as well."

Susan Best

MEDIUM:Mixed Media, Collage, Assemblage, Painting

Jack Betz

MEDIUM:Oil, Acrylic

Blair House Inn

MEDIUM:Art Supporters, Gallery Owners - Chris & Lois Mahoney

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This romantic Hill Country Bed & Breakfast creates an environment that replenishes the soul, recharges the spirit, and strengthens the bonds of love and fellowship for both young love, and those who have been together on a life-long journey.

Joseph Blanford

MEDIUM:Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Sculpture

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I am a painter and mark-maker working primarily in oil and watercolor. While I prefer a vivid, contemporary palette, my style tends to be representational, drawing inspiration from a multitude of sources including the Balrbizon School and the Impresssionists that followed. Art is a journey and my ap

Sondra Blanford

MEDIUM:Art Supporter

Adrienne Blum

MEDIUM:Enamel

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Adrienne Blum is a master enamelist who creates works of art that are made to be touched. She has been creating beautifully handcrafted decorative enamel pieces in an array of themes for nearly forty years using the ancient technique of fusing finely ground glass to metal.