Sustainability via Creativity

Julisa Jenks

I was inspired at an early age by the sounds of hooves, paws, and talons as an animal runs across a surface, as well as anthropomorphic animal characters in Japanese anime and video games. I am currently driven by incorporating Kawaii fashion and Kawaii elements into my work. I like Read more…

Raymond Chesman

Art is my place to be, my sanctuary where magical creation is the norm. For over four decades, my passion for illustration and innovation has taken me to amazing creative heights. From Cathedrals, whimsical castles to compositional art. Nothing escapes my creative interests. Seeing others interested in art become excited Read more…

Wendy Allen

Since I have started doing what I want and not just what people are paying for I have found it’s a lot more freeing and the ideas flow. I hope to create more contemporary and socially relevant pieces in the near future.

Karen in Chartreuse by Antelope Valley artists MAGZ MARZ on AVArt.org


I believe in the power of art for arts sake. There is a lot of power in a piece to bring out emotion, whether we are aware of this or not. We are attracted to something because it is a projection of our unconscious feelings. This interaction helps us to remain curious and aware to the beautiful world around us.

Betty Ermey

I have always been drawn to art, both in the physical sense as well as visual. I spent years studying martial arts as well as belly dancing. I began painting a decade ago and have been exploring different mediums as well as style searching for what I hope to be my signature style.