• Greystone Abbott

    Greystone Abbott began her artwork in Aug 1999 after taking 2 semesters of ceramics in college. She discovered the artist in herself that was waiting to come alive. The pottery Abbott creates are hand thrown and painted with her original designs. Abbott’s Cherokee-Choctaw-English heritage plays a big roll in the her creations. Her usable art is […]

  • Jenny Gummersall

    Jenny Gummersall’s award winning art depicts familiar western icons presented in a contemporary Americana-style. From Horsescapes to Florals to Ranch Culture, she offers a unique vision of the West. Artistic preservation and portrayal of western heritage and culture is important to her work. Jenny studied art and photography at Columbia College in Missouri. Drawn to […]

  • John Ross Palmer

    John Ross Palmer studied at the Santa Reparata International School of Art in Florence, Italy. In 2010 Palmer began the Escapist Mentorship Program, created as a way for artists to meet and learn about Escapism and the business side of the art world. That same year the Museum of Cultural Arts Houston named Palmer “Artist […]

  • Joe Watkins

    Growing up in rural Utah, Joe Watkins developed a fascination with the wildlife and scenic beauty of the high deserts and mountains of the American southwest. Following a 21-year-career as an illustrator/photographer in the U.S Air Force, he set out to pursue his passion to become a full-time fine artist. Watkins’ media of choice is […]

  • Michael Swearngin

    Driven by design, Michael Swearngin uses simple shapes to establish a strong composition on the canvas. He then works the under-painting with dramatic color and texture for high visual impact. It is through his art form that he intuitively paints to express the worn rugged spirit of the American West in his contemporary style. Every […]

  • Sharon Mantor

    Sharon Mantor is an award winning artist from Durango, Colo.  As a studio and plein air painter she specializes in landscapes of the Four Corners area and the southwest.  Her art education, and attended workshops with well known artists, have spanned many years.  She recently completed a two year mentorship program with Kathryn Stats. Connection […]

  • Shawna Olson

    Shawna L. Olson is a Colorado native that has always enjoyed the beautiful forests of this state. After becoming an empty nester she was inspired by the Lively family to make beautiful bowls out of the burl growths found on special trees. Staying true to the process she was taught she does not use a […]

  • Shanna Robb

    Shanna Robb’s journey as a full-time mosaic artist started in the summer of 2015.  At the time she was living in the Southern California artist community of Idyllwild where she would ultimately orchestrate the first public art project and lead a local non-profit for artists.  In the Fall of 2019, she moved to Pagosa Springs and built […]

  • Teresa Herndon

    Teresa Herndon’s work currently uses the raw materials of nature to provide her with the inspiration for her florals and landscapes. She pursues a personal interpretation of the ever changing land, using color, contrasts, patterns and all the artists’ tools to bring nature into her paintings. Herndon’s goal is to create works that allow viewers […]

  • Dinah Swan

    Dinah Leavitt Swan has been a creative artist her whole life beginning as adancer and actress. She earned a Ph.D. in theatre (her published dissertation is onfeminist theatre of the 1970s) and worked as a director and university professorfor over two decades. Dinah is the author of five novels and nineteen plays all ofwhich are […]