Tag: Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month: Gary Kotula

Emily Grotta The Art Club is delighted to award Artist of the Month for December to Gary Kotula. Gary was born in Michigan and exhibited a tremendous talent for art at an early age. Detroit is where Gary began creating technical illustrations for Fisher Body and Chrysler Defense. Several years later, he transferred to logo…

Artist of the Month

Glass Artist Club Karla Heinz Barbara was born and raised in the Chicago area, where she attended school, grew up, got married, and had three beautiful children. She has one son who remains in Chicago and two daughters who live in Wisconsin. She also has eight grandchildren and one great-grandson. Barbara and her husband, Ross,…

Artist of the Month: Mary Dohmeier

Mary Dohmeier Artist of the month is an important recognition, and it gives me a sense of pride in the opportunity to exhibit my work. I am a painter and have worked in watercolor for the past six years. My husband, Tom, and I both grew up in small towns in southern Wisconsin and have…

Artist of the Glass Club: Susan Herriford

Susan Herriford

Karla Heinz For as long as I can remember, art has been part of my life with early memories of finding happiness in paint by number canvases. I have enjoyed exploring many mediums including oil painting, tole painting, cake decorating, ceramics, cross-stitch, and embroidery. While living in Alaska, I fell in love with paper arts…

Artist of the Month: Pottery Club: Nan Osterholt

Nan Osterholt

Jeff Wilson The PebbleCreek Pottery Sculpture Club featured artist for May is Nan Osterholt. Nan came to PebbleCreek from Sacramento where she retired from nursing. Nan went back to school after retiring and earned a degree in art. She then spent 12 years making pottery and volunteering in the art department at Sacramento City College.…

Artist of the Month: Art Club: Diane Greeneich

Diane Greeneich

Loretta Pruett, AOTM co-chair The PebbleCreek Art Club is pleased to recognize Diane Greeneich as our Artist of the Month for May 2021. Known for her innovative work in pastel and watercolor, the inspiration for Diane’s many paintings comes from her world travels and her professional life. A native Californian, she grew up near the beach…

Artist of the Month: Glass Artist Stephen Nathan

Stephen Nathan

Karla Heinz, PCGAC President Stephen Nathan grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. Because of his interest in environmental issues, he attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, where he received degrees in biology and environmental engineering. He then worked as an environmental engineer for 12 years with…

Artist of the Month: Biography of Barbara Johnson-Rossi

Barbara Johnson-Rossi

Emily Grotta The Art Club is delighted to award Artist of the Month for April to Barbara Johnson-Rossi. Barbara was born in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. to a family that loved animals. When she was seven, they moved into the country and bought horses, which started a 30-year stretch of loving, owning, raising, and showing Appaloosa…

February Art Club Artist of the Month: Donna Mund

Loretta Pruett Donna, born and raised in Southern California, moved to Arizona in 2003. She has always enjoyed creating something special from items that others might just toss away. During her teaching career, she designed many special gifts and decor for each of the holidays. She taught students from infancy to college age and directed early…

Artist of the Month: Monica Rozwadowski

Monica Rozwadowski

Emily Grotta The PebbleCreek Art Club is pleased to award Monica Rozwadowski our Artist of the Month for December. When Monica was in her twenties, she received a Christmas gift of beginners oils paints from her sister Joyce. She took an art course at the time, but never pursued painting until retiring in 1998. That year, Monica and her…