Ampersand Blog

A self-taught, representational artist from the rural southern town of Greensboro, Alabama, Timothy Joe, creates art based on southern rural culture, family, and heritage themes.

Colorado Aquabord artist, Stephen Quiller, introduces us to his gallery and discusses how his work is inspired by nature.

After what started out as a peaceful hobby, Claybord artist Jim Musil has found much success sharing his paintings on social media.

From a very early age, Jeanne Rhea thought of herself as an artist. And yet, as many do, she hesitated to call herself one. “Others should make that determination… my art should speak for itself.” It was only within the last ten years that she has felt comfortable assuming the title.

Natalie Oswald is a fine artist and illustrator living in Seattle Washington. Exploring new mediums and techniques keeps your painting process exciting and can lead to stylistic breakthroughs. I enjoy working in layers and playing with decorative elements such as gold leaf and repetitive patterns to make my painting surfaces richer and more interesting.