Celebrated Phoenix photographer captures the beauty and intricacy of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture

Andrew Pielage Celebrated Phoenix photographer captures the beauty and intricacy of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture.   By Nicole Royse Photos courtesy of Andrew Pielage Phoenix photographer Andrew Pielage specializes in architecture, landscape, and endurance sports photography. Recently published internationally in the #shotoniphone6 campaign for Apple, his work is inspired by a childhood spent explo ...

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Multi-media artist Turner G. Davis

Turner G. Davis  Multi-media artist showcases his skills as a draftsman. By Nicole Royse Photos courtesy of Turner G. Davis A multi-media artist, Turner G. Davis creates dynamic and enchanting drawings, paintings, and sculptures that transport his viewers to another place and time. He began exploring art at a young age, beginning with drawing. Davis was inspired by watching his artist father create and took ...

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Constance McBride: mixed-media artist creates sculptures that detail the aging process

Constance McBride  Local mixed-media artist creates sculptures that detail the aging process. By Nicole Royse   Constance McBride is a local artist creating figurative clay and mixed-media sculptures that examine the aging process and its effects on the human body. Skillfully rendering the human form in an intriguing variety of work with a tremendous amount of detail, her creations are a brilliant exam ...

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Photographic artist Marilyn Szabo

Marilyn Szabo Photographic artist explores diverse subjects with a trained eye. By Nicole Royse Marilyn Szabo is a talented and seasoned photographer who’s spent 25 years fueled by her love of history and photography traveling the world to capture striking imagery. Her exquisite photography is approachable, yet intimate, and explores a variety of diverse subjects including architecture, landscapes, and peop ...

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Valley artist Aileen Frick

Aileen Frick  Valley artist dazzles viewers with mixed media collages.   Phoenix-based collage artist Aileen Frick is creating visually dazzling imagery inspired by her life in Arizona. She skillfully handles her mediums with detail, expertly blurring the lines of her mixed media pieces. “I am interested in the way collage can be integrated into paintings so that one is not conscious of the boundary be ...

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Multimedia artist Denise Yaghmourian

Denise Yaghmourian Multimedia artist creates riveting works of art incorporating patterns and texture.   By Nicole Royse Denise Yaghmourian is a talented multimedia artist who creates dazzling mixed media works, riveting art installations, and unforgettable performance art pieces. Her artwork utilizes bold colors and textures that incorporate fiber and found objects. Yaghmourian says she prefers to wor ...

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Local photographer Christopher Oshana

Christopher Oshana  Local photographer pulls back the curtain of those suffering from PTSD. By Nicole Royse   Local photographic artist Christopher Oshana’s work is raw, emotional, and moving. His imagery ranges from the majestic Arizona landscape, to rustic still lifes and captivating portraits that offer a glimpse into his subject’s psyche, as well as his own military past. A retired 20-year Navy vet ...

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Meet Valley artist Monica Aissa Martinez

Monica Aissa Martinez: Body Awareness in a New Light By Nicole Royse Photos courtesy of Monica Aissa Martinez A fascination with the human body, animals, and technology and its effects on us as a society are the inspiration for the intricate paintings and drawings by talented local artist Monica Aissa Martinez. Martinez received her Bachelor of Arts degree in metals and ceramics from the University of Texas ...

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Multimedia artist Gennaro Garcia

Genera Garcia's ethnic heritage is the inspiration for this multimedia artist’s vibrant work.  By Nicole Royse Local chef, restaurateur, and advocate Gennaro Garcia is also an artist who creates bodies of work that explore various media that include painting, woodwork, prints, ceramics, wearables, and murals. Growing up in an artistic household, he has always had a passion for the arts. His style is a combi ...

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Fred Tieken: Local artist bursts on the scene—and so do his paintings

FRED TIEKEN By Nicole Royse Local artist Fred Tieken creates electric artworks that examine a variety of issues and passions important to the artist. His paintings are a burst of color, figures, and words overlapping one another, guiding the viewer through the paintings and highlighting personal subjects and experiences. At first glance, Tieken’s artwork is reminiscent of Basquiat with his love of color, bo ...

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