Jean Banas is a 92-year-old abstract expressionist and a major surprise to many critics and collectors who make the ageist and sexist assumption that her dynamic and energetic paintings were created by a much younger man.
All painting Stories
At 98, Harold Garde is still filling his walls and those of collectors, galleries and museums with bold and provocative paintings.
Linda Hollerbach was diagnosed with breast cancer and 10 years later with melanoma. Throughout her treatment and journey, she discovered the healing power of creativity.
Artist and business owner Suzy Toronto, describes herself as a “free spirit,” but her description of what that means just might surprise you.
GB’s Marc Middleton talks to Martha Jo about how she gets inspired, why abstract is her preferred style and the ways she continues to take risks in her art.
Are we all creative people? Can we learn to be more creative? Can an artist follow specific steps to become a successful creative person? Eric Maisel, one of America’s top creativity coaches, offers tips for pursuing a passion for the arts.
Harold Garde is nearly 90 years old, yet his abstract paintings are more sought after than ever. A museum is displaying his largest piece ever in a big way. See how the man and his art are stopping traffic and rewriting the rules.
Artist Bob Sutz is a messenger for beautiful people filled with horrific memories. Sutz is creating what he calls irrefutable evidence of one of the darkest chapters in human history — the Holocaust.
For many women, being a mother and having a rewarding career can feel like an either/or choice. Mom, artist and filmmaker Pamela Tanner Boll reveals what she’s learned about navigating the crazy territory between being a good mother and good to yourself.
Lawrence Holofcener wrote for Sid Caesar, Sammy Davis Jr. and Merv Griffin. He starred on Broadway. Now, he’s a respected painter and sculptor. He’s used two simple words to guide him through his amazing life: why not?
Brian Olsen is as much a work of art as his pop culture portraits. He’s a blur of brushes, hands, color and energy. His mentor’s untimely death sent Brian on a profound journey to inspire others to find outlets for creativity and self-expression.
Harold Garde would be a great artist at any age. His work hangs in museums from Florida to Wyoming to Houston and it’s collected by art lovers across the world. But he just happens to be in his late 80s and he’s still creating new art every day.