Metalwork by Beehive Handmade

We’re a couple that was brought together by our love of the craft of metalsmithing, working with hand tools, and making meaningful things. This was back when we were in art school, back when the idea of trying to earn a living making our own artwork seemed practically impossible. A few years later, while living […]

Glass by Orient & Flume

Orient & Flume produces fine art glass for the collector. These signed pieces capture nature’s inspiration in both iridescent and crystal clear glass. Nationally acclaimed for its excellence in design since 1972, the glass of Orient & Flume utilizes both traditional and contemporary motifs and can be found in the permanent collections of the most […]

Rachel Price

A hopeful dream became a reality as designer, Rachel (Bommer) Price, launched the Rach B Jewelry collection in 2007. Inspired by her affinity of jewelry of all sorts since a very young age – new and old, real and costume – it only seemed imaginable that she would have her own line someday. Rach B’s […]

Fred Perryman

I grew up in southern Illinois. Childhood was simple, met my wife when we were thirteen years old, and considered myself lucky. Later, after medical training, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin became our home. Here I was a family physician for thirty-six years and we raised our two children.  Since retiring in 2017 I have felt driven […]

Lori Roderick

Artist Statement I have been making things out of clay off and on since 1983 when I wandered into a pottery studio at college. Unable to stay away from it and enamored with the woodfiring process, I completed an MFA in ceramics and sculpture from the University of Iowa in the early 1990’s. Between raising […]

Lauren Thuli

I love to paint! And I find inspirations everywhere – birds perched on trees, people’s facial expressions, chickens and their quirky behavior, the delicate overlapping of flower pedals, seasonal colors – the list is infinite.  My goal, no matter the subject, is ultimately to bring “life” to an image.  After beginning each painting with some […]

Larry Seiler

Spending near half his professional life indoors painting subjects as an award winning career wildlife artist, came an epiphany. As Larry explains- “I was indoors, painting about why I loved being outdoors!” He describes his “outdoor working” or plein air, as painterly realism. Observing the color of light illuminating every shape and space. A retired […]

Cathy Engberg

Cathy Engberg is a contemporary oil painter who is currently working out of her home studio in Peoria, IL. Born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, she has called Peoria home since 2014. Her paintings are playful compositions of figures and/or animals at rest or play. With an interesting balance of realism and abstraction, she […]