Chaffee’s September Artist of the Month

Chaffee’s September Artist of the Month

This month our featured artist shared a very personal story, of the healing power of the arts in mental illness. It’s estimated that almost half of all adults will experience a mental illness during their lifetime. One of the first things that comes up when 

Chaffee’s August Artist of the Month

Chaffee’s August Artist of the Month

It started with a class. That’s what many artists recall, years into their art careers, and Chaffee’s August Artist of the Month Evelyn (Evie) Towsley is among them. “A couple years ago I took a colored pencil class with Myrna Austin at Fletcher Farms School 

Chaffee’s July Artist of the Month

Chaffee’s July Artist of the Month

Karen Seward says something that instantly stands out during a conversation for her Chaffee artist of the month profile. She described being a member of the Chaffee as being part of an “art family.” “The Chaffee has been a great inspiration to me,” she said 

Chaffee’s June Artist of the Month

Chaffee’s June Artist of the Month

When a painting is working out it is because the colors and values and composition are telling a story about our existence as humans. That thought comes from Mendon artist Christine Holzschuh, “Painter of Fun and Figures, and Colorful Contemporary Oil Paintings,” at her own