Featured Artist: Orange Sky Creations

Gretchen Lee Carletta is the artist behind Orange Sky Creations. Ms. Carletta began her career as an artist and photographer at Alfred University’s School of Art & Design in 1995. She found herself motivated to work with pastels & draws inspiration from a variety of sources. Her technique eventually evolved into the improvisational style that comprises much of her work today.  

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Featured Artist: RASJACOBSON

After a traumatic brain injury in 2013, RASJACOBSON started painting to distract herself from her excruciating symptoms. As she healed, she drew inspiration from other women who told her they, too, were battling invisible obstacles. Six years later, she uses her art to bring awareness to the dangers of prescription drugs and to connect with others who are going thru difficult times.

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Featured Artist: Michael Osadciw

I never thought I’d have a booth at an art show. I never really considered myself an artist. I never went to school for it, and never really made a living at it either. Sure, I’m always making things and being creative all the time, at work and at home, but to me what I did didn’t fit into the modern idea of an “artist.” No artist statements here. However being around more artists the past few years, including working with Artist Row’s very own Sarah Kirchoff, helped me realize I was an artist and encouraged me to get my work out in front of people.

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Featured Artist: Karen Soldwisch

As a teen, I dabbled in simple jewelry design and later found myself drawn to antiques and especially enamored by older jewels.  I became a passionate collector of vintage, seeking out the history and styles of each era.

My first true love was the locket and while I found gorgeous pieces, I also discovered sad little boxes of orphaned pieces; trinkets, baubles and most charming what-nots. They beckoned to come home and I recognized their beauty. I adore timeworn objects obviously loved and the history they hold!

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