Meet an Artopian: Ty Fowler

What do you love about photography? I love photography because it is cool to be able to freeze moments in time that you would not be able to freeze without a camera. Who is your favorite musician? Journey If you could have a super power, what would it be? The power of flight What is…

Meet an Artopian: Todd Szuch

Why do you create art? When I have an idea or vision I feel passionate about, there’s this strong desire to see it expressed in a physical way. In doing so, I’m able to share my perspective with other people and connect with them through art. What do you wish to convey through your work?…

Meet an Artopian: Thadd Swerdzewski

Who is your biggest inspiration in art? Salvador Dali, Charles Schultz, and Sandy Proctor. Will the Beatles be getting back together? No, unless you’re talking about the bugs. What do you love about creating? The ability to tap into the emotions of others and the unique visual way to communicate. Does the band Nickelback bother…

Meet an Artopian: Dewayne Cosby

Why did you start painting? I started painting/drawing any a early age. I didn’t have a lot of friends in school, so I found ways to entertain myself to keep me occupied. I had no idea that it would become a outlet for me to express myself and to be noticed a little bit more…

Meet an Artopian: Nathan Archer

How has your artistic style changed over time? My artistic style is constantly evolving and changing. I work in a variety of mediums and styles, depending on the intent of the piece as well as the audience. I was trained early on as a classic fine artist, working mainly in charcoal and graphite. In college…

Meet an Artopian: Ken Ifland

What is the best thing about making jewelry? People have been adorning themselves with artwork/jewelry since we’ve been around. I just love the idea of wearable art. Who is your favorite artist? Vincent van Gogh, his self portraits and Starry Night are amazing. What advice would you give to young artists? Keep working if only…