Last March, we had a wonderful conversation with our Featured Artist, Amie Campbell. This coming month, Amie will be displaying her newest works, once again as our Featured Artist. Amie’s highly colorful and patterned abstract paintings are based on her observations of nature. To reacquaint our readers with Amie, here is our conversation with her from last year.
We’d like to learn more about your beginnings. What are your earliest memories of art and how did you become an artist yourself?
“My grandmother was a painter and so I remember seeing her painting and I remember seeing her paintings. Most of that was in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, so she would paint lake scenes and sunsets and beautiful things like that. I went to a liberal arts college, Kalamazoo College, and at first art wasn’t my emphasis. I got very interested in art history there and I had taken some art in high school but not a lot, and I just got interested in making art. I also did theater, and it all kind of worked together.”Read More