Amanda Leemis – Featured Artist No. 4

AMANDA LEEMIS grew up dancing in the Ballet Memphis Junior Company, and went on to study dance in college. In 2013, she graduated from Indiana University with a General Studies Degree, a minor in Dance, and a minor in Religious Studies. In 2012, she traveled to Cape Town, South Africa to volunteer teaching children in the Vrygrond Township. She had such an incredible experience that she finished her studies at the University of Cape Town. Several of Amanda’s paintings giveRead more

Dmitry Samarov – Featured Artist No. 2

DMITRY SAMAROV was born in Moscow, USSR in 1970. He immigrated to the US with his family in 1978. He got in trouble in 1st grade for doodling on his Lenin Red Star pin and hasn’t stopped doodling since. After a false start at Parsons School of Design in New York, he graduated with a BFA in painting and printmaking from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1993. A hallmark of a talented artist is his orRead more

Courtney Carroll – Featured Artist No. 1

COURTNEY CARROLL studied painting and printmaking at the Maine College of Art in Portland, ME. She received her B.A. in Art in 2008 from the University of Hawaii, Hilo and is currently finishing her Master’s in Social Work at IU South Bend. Courtney’s artwork is beautiful and at times haunting, the monotype exposures conveying a great sense of depth despite the medium’s ‘simplicity’. Him, Darwin, Us speaks wonderfully to its namesake, the imploding shapes and shadows coming out of hisRead more