Featured Artist: Helvi Abateill

Featured Artist: Helvi Abateill

The week before Valentine’s Day, the kids in Artist Helvi Abateill’s current class at the Chaffee had just finished making paper. Not papier-mâché — actual paper. Colorful squares were hanging from the walls in the upstairs classroom and kids were picking up their pieces on 

Featured Artist: Lowell Snowdon Klock

Featured Artist: Lowell Snowdon Klock

The play of light, shadow shapes, and patterns, worn and textured surfaces all speak to me as a photographer. Architectural detail and historic structures — odd nooks and corners, columns and steps — capture my eye. Windows and doors fascinate me. Bright blocks of color 

Featured Artist: Heather Wilson

Featured Artist: Heather Wilson

Heather is a self-taught artist who studied theatre for many years and worked as a professional actor and costume designer prior to honing her skills as a visual artist. It was while working in the theatre that Heather developed her love for fashion: pretty, sexy 

Artist of the Month, Steve Halford

Artist of the Month, Steve Halford

When the birds that returned to the woods where Steve Halford lives every spring suddenly stopped a few years ago, he was worried. “We always used to hear birds singing every spring but the last few years we haven’t heard them,” Halford said. “It really