Chris Hochstettler is a poet and a visual artist. He has been drawing since childhood and works now predominately in watercolors and pastels. Chris draws his inspiration from the natural world and has a particular interest in exploring his creativity through painting birds.
Jack Sandeen is the senior member of our group and, at the same time, the junior artist, awed by the gifts the others bring. His fellow collaborators have taken the liberty of adding to his bio that he is a completely creative and philosophical human being who enjoys woodworking, ceramics, printmaking and repurposing found “treasures”. He reads a lot, writes a little, cooks a little and frets a little more.
Kristine Allphin's education and experience in illustration and composition bring an original style, sensitivity, and craftsmanship to her batik work. She is a catalyst for our group, constantly challenging us to explore new techniques and combine mediums in a way that is both distinct and that portrays the emotional creative journey our group is undertaking.