Meet an Artopian – Laura Sineath-Darabi

What do you love most about art? Art has always been an outlet for me to be myself. There are no rules to follow, no guidelines to stick to. I get lost in what I’m doing and any stresses that I might be experiencing in that moment recede from my thoughts.  What inspired you to…

Meet an Artopian – John Fowler

When did you first fall in love with creating art? I wouldn’t have thought of it as a question of when I “first fell in love with art”, but rather when I realized I had artistic ability.  Perhaps the realization of my own ability made me fall in love with art.  That moment came after…

Meet an Artopian – Randy Brienen

What started your exploration into art? Loved ink drawing and pencil sketching at a very young age Do you have a most prominent influence on your style or approach? European impressionism What is your favorite color? Azo Gold If you could meet one artist, living or dead, who would it be? Claude Monet What advice…

Meet an Artopian – Kellie Martin

Who would you consider you biggest inspiration? In the beginning of early age that I’ve been admire Salvador Dali for his surreal works, and especially his melting clock is that what I am usually use this symbolic as my battling anxiety and my lifetime hate and love relationship with the time. Daniel Katz-Hernandez, my art…

Meet an Artopian: Kollet Probst

What would you say has been the biggest surprise in your journey with art? The reception I’ve Received. It’s always a leap of faith for an artist to step out there and show where their mind and heart wander in their art.  What artist, living or dead, would you love to have draw you? Salvador…

Meet an Artopian: Dean Gioia

When did you first fall in love with creating art? 8th grade. Art class. Suddenly there was a voice for all the mystical feelings floating in me since early childhood.  What can new artists do to help themselves start their own journey? Listen to your own voice. Do what is important to you (and you…

Meet an Artopian: Becky Keaton

What is your favorite photography subject, and why? Not sure I can answer the question about my favorite subject to photograph because I love wildlife, people and nature in general. I photograph the dogs at the Wakulla Shelter in Crawfordville for the Facebook page in hopes that people will fall in love and go adopt…

Meet an Artopian: Heather Spurlock

How would you describe your artistic style? To describe my artistic style…well, I never stick to one thing for too long. I like to try a little bit of everything when it comes to art. I like to think of myself as a “free bird” in the art world. What influences you to incorporate buttons…

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?…