Featured Artists

Meet Artist Ann Dunbar

Artist Ann Dunbar says that one of her earliest art memories was having her first painting of a horse framed and proudly hung in the kitchen by her parents. Despite the support from her family, as an adult Ann still lacked confidence as an artist and belief in herself. Though she attended art college, she’d […]

Meet Artist Wayne Brungard

Wayne Brungard is a self-taught metal artist and experienced fabricator. He creates bold custom art that defines space. However Wayne’s journey to becoming a sculptor, from turning his craft into art, took over 40 years and it’s not been an easy path. Having focused, for the majority of those 40 years, on commissioned work, moving […]

Meet Working Artist Tami Bensen

Tami Bensen is an intuitive artist. Working without a plan, her art is about letting go. She paints what comes to her organically, which often reflects those things found in nature. More recently, Tami has been focusing on water colors that derive from crystals. Her latest series was inspired by an eclipse of the moon and […]

Meet Working Artist Donna Skaropoulou

Donna Skaropoulou is a painter.  Originally from the U.K., she traveled to Greece in her early twenties, and there fell in love with the sounds, scents and colors of Mykonos. She stayed: married, had children, and it wasn’t until 2005 that she opened her gallery and studio Lifeline Art Studio. Donna became aware of The […]

Meet Working Artist Leslie Jean-Bart

“Becoming a working artist has literally saved my life.” So admits Haitian-born photographer Leslie Jean-Bart. Now an avowed New Yorker, Leslie has spent the past few years as the sole caretaker of his mother who suffers from dementia. But Leslie has always been an artist. His background includes a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Columbia […]

Meet Working Artist Gopal Sen

Prior to quitting his full-time job, artist Gopaal Sen worked the high flying corporate life – travelling 180 nights a year. And yet he still managed to spend his weekends teaching up to 150 art students. Gopaal has now taught over 1000 artists and has never, ever missed a single class. How? “It’s passion that […]

Meet Working Artist Summer Lydick

Summer Lydick is a Working Artist. After receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drawing and a Master of Arts in painting, Summer continued her work in fine art while developing The Painted Wall, a decorative painting business. There, she created large-scale public and private murals and plaster finishes for homes and corporate offices. […]

Meet Working Artist Adam Cook

Adam Cook is an emerging artist in Beaumont, TX. He drew constantly as a child, but at age ten picked up a guitar and for the next several years, art took a backseat to music. In 2013, however, he had an urge to “pick up a brush and make a mark” and soon turned to […]

Meet Working Artist Tsvetomir lliev

I learned to do the work without expecting anything in return, and to concentrate on the things that I can do now and in the near future. This is how I made the “Jump” with The Working Artist. If one is doing the job, it will pay off soon. It’s hard work, but it does work! […]

Meet Working Artist David Foster

Artist David Foster has had a passion for nature photography for nearly fifty years. He focused heavily on photography during his twenties. Then life carried David through cross-country moves, marriage, kids and thirty years of employment in the non-profit sector. All the while, he maintained his interest in photography. Ten years ago, friends finally persuaded […]