Deanna Schrell

Deanna Schrell

Deanna Schrell was raised in the hot desert of Arizona and on the sandy beaches of California, before moving to the snowy mountains of Ketchum Idaho in 1974. This Background, along with her love for the outdoors is evidenced in her colorful paintings. Art has been her passion since childhood. She has studied art at […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Dee Miller

Dee Miller

I was born and raised in Fresno, California and spent subsequent years in coastal California, New Mexico, Santa Monica, CA, Tempe, AZ and San Jose, CA before moving to Boise in 1990. I am an oil painter who has been influenced by the diverse surroundings and the art communities I was part of in each […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Gertrude Hudson

Gertrude Hudson

Gertrude Hudson was born in 1930, in the house her father built, in the small prairie town of Raymond, Alberta, Canada, where she experienced long severe winters and hot carefree summers, which were punctuated by spectacular thunder and lightning storms. Growing up she loved to go out in the storm, the sun, the snow, and […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Jineen Griffith

Jineen Griffith

“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy” Rumi.   Painting has allowed me another way of seeing the natural world. I am challenged to capture the essence of the place; the emotional and spiritual aspect that lie beneath. By being at peace and in harmony with […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Joyce DeFord

Joyce DeFord

Joyce DeFord’s artwork has many roots. Since she can first remember, she has always wanted to be an artist. She considers herself mostly self-taught. A large collection of art books have been her biggest influences. One influence has been the work of Jeanne Dobie. Her book helped DeFord to learn how to control water color […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Kelly Beach

Kelly Beach

Kelly Beach was born in Kalamazoo, MI where her mom allowed her to paint her first mural on her bedroom wall at the age of 9. She left her career as a Physician Assistant to obtain a Bachelor’s of Fine Art in painting at Boise State University as well as studied graduate art courses at […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Kenny Olson

Kenny Olson

Kenny Olson is a professional artist living and painting in the Northwest. He and his wife Gail live on 22 acres near Sandpoint, Idaho where they have created gardens, an orchard with fruit trees, and blueberries on the banks of majestic Grouse Creek. Kenny’s painting style shows a vibrant use of color mixed with loose […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Rose Elkovich

Rose Elkovich

It is difficult to describe what inspires me, I love all art form. But for me painting is Poetry of the heart. To mix colors and move them around the canvas brings intense meaning to the term soul mates. You can give it form or just create a visual feast. The very process moves my […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Tricia May

Tricia May

Nature is what inspires me and I love the outdoors! So, it was natural for me to combine this with my passion for painting. Working en plein air is both exhilarating and challenging. It puts me right in the moment. Time is short and the light changes rapidly. The information has to be edited quickly […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments