Hiking with my friends, horseback riding with my mom, and traveling the backroads with my husband by motorcycle, has offered me great opportunities to witness my subjects. I am easily drawn to birds and the abundant plant life that can be seen ever changing with the seasons here in our fertile valley. All of the… Continue reading Rachelle Montoya | Painting, Jewelry
Frank Smith digital photography is the newest addition to the Chico Area Artists (ChiVAA) virtual galleries. Discover his work, and the obstacles he overcame to create compelling images.
Mira Talbott-Pope’s company, TLC Clothing Designs, makes unique handmade clothing from traditional hand-woven Guatemalan skirt fabric with respect and admiration for the beauty of the material and expertise of its originators. All fabric is purchased at a local market where women have sold their own skirt fabric either out of necessity or in order to purchase newer, more modern designs.
“I’ve painted since an early age and have worked with different media and in a variety of styles. However in recent years I’ve developed an interest in photography and continue to learn something new every day. Although different subject matter will catch my eye, my primary focus is nature photography.” – Carolyn