I decided I was going to be an artist when I was eight years old. Ever since then, I have tried a wide variety of media but none were quite as mesmerizing as the muddy world of ceramics.
Medium/Art Form: Visual When and how did you start making art? I began making art just as soon as I could hold a pencil. At age eight, I received my first camera and never looked back, later graduating with a degree in art from St. Norbert College in 2015.
I’ve been into art since my earliest memories of drawing with crayon and pencil. Landscapes, architecture and animals were my first adventures in drawing, but as I moved into high school I became interested in abstraction.
You’ve Got Nails by Amy LLC Medium/Art Form: Visual When and how did you start…
My mom was an art teacher, so I grew up doing art projects, but as an adult I didn’t do much until a few years ago.
Started painting in late 1990’s after a long physical recovery and still working with PTSD from an airplane crash.
I began seriously practicing my art over Christmas of 2021. My then boyfriend, now husband, caught COVID, so we quarantined instead of visiting family.
I’ve been making art all my life. I was really inspired in college and have always found a way to express my creativity, whether through theatre arts (costuming, set design, advertising) or teaching at my Sip and Paint studio.
I’ve always been making art on and off. I find it impossible to sit still, so art was a way of keeping my busy and quiet during the day and using my imagination.