Freelance writer Carolyn Henderson is the co-owner, with her husband, of Steve Henderson Fine Art, and a consultant for Wenaha Gallery of Dayton.
Dear Art Collector: I am the wife of an artist, and like all artists, we look for you. Many of you find us by our website, Steve Henderson Fine Art, but there are thousands of you out there somewhere that we, and other artists like us, are unable to reach.
“It must be fascinating, being married to an artist!”
DAYTON — Sustainability. It’s contemporary, fashionable, sensible, beautiful. And for woodcarver Jordan Henderson of JDC Woodcarving, there is an art to doing it right.
DAYTON — Water is one of our planet’s most valuable resources, and other than air it’s probably one of our most vital.
When you live way up north, what do you do with wood?
DAYTON — Those of us who live on the east side of Washington’s Cascade Mountains know that there is more to the Pacific Northwest than the city of Seattle.
Most people think of pecan shells as something to throw away after eating the nut within. For sculptor Ralph Trethewey, however, the outside is far more valuable, and he has literally carved a career out of them.
For sculptors Jon and Marilu Bryan, art is for the birds, literally.
We’ve all heard of the artist’s Muse. While some artists credit (or blame) an outside source of inspiration for their work — whether it is one of the classical Greek goddesses or an actual human being — painter Denise Elizabeth Stone of La Grande interacts with a unique, physical muse, consisting of the very materials that she uses.