Kay West ~ The Art of Deterioration

The photographs of Kay West offer an up close look into unexpected places.  Gritty texture, smooth lines & peeling paint transform decay and deterioration into nostalgia and whimsy.  Learn more about Kay’s work and passions in the interview below. I’m certain I was born with some sort of tool clutched in my fat little fist. Raised in a…

Von Dago, The Master of Pinstriping

When I was asking around for artists that would fit into a car themed art show, I got one answer over and over… Von Dago. Von Dago specializes in the one of a kind personalized Art of “Hand Pinstriping” ~ that’s been done the same way for over 100 years!  You can find his work on…

Don Belcher ~ The Road Less Traveled

In a world with deadlines, guidelines, rules and meeting other people’s expectations, my photography is the one thing that I have complete control of and complete freedom to shoot what I want. My work is what I see and how I see it. It’s a visual record of the places I’ve been and the people I’ve met….

Travis Chapman ~ Overachieving Animator

Travis Chapman is another of our featured artists for June 3rd First Friday Artist Reception.  You will be able to find Travis’ humorous, yet incredibly well executed paintings on the Liberty Building Mezzanine throughout the summer.  He combines symbolism and historical figures in a uncommon ways to achieve a sense of both comedy and tragedy….

Denny Carman, Healing Through Art

Denny Carman is no stranger to the Liberty Building.  He celebrated his first art show with us back in 2012 and my how his work has grown in the past four years!  You can now find Denny showing his work on a regular basis at one location or another around town. He has even sold his…

Jeni Cook, Empowerment Through Photography

“I don’t like to be restricted to someone else’s idea of what photography should be. I am very passionate about my art & following too many rules locks my creativity in a box and zaps my passion, so I create from my passion above all else.” Jeni is another artist who’s work stopped me in my…

Dan Martin, Obsession Breeds Creation

“I am addicted to shapes and components. I look at one thing and see something entirely different. I make new objects out of old junk. And my favorite components are items that if in good condition, would be expensive and rare. But because they are in bad, unsaveable condition, they end up with me. These…