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NORTH VALLEY MAGAZINE

A color, glossy bi-monthly publication providing content that celebrates the lifestyles of various communities within the multi-county area. More information http://www.northvalleymagazine.com

 

April 1, 2017

JOHN CARBIS: PHOENIX PHOTOGRAPHER CAPTURES THE ESSENCE PHOENIX

Phoenix native John Carbis is a self-taught artist creating vibrant multiple exposure digital photography. Capturing fascinating imagery of downtown Phoenix that illuminates its beauty and reality of downtown, pushing the viewer to look deeper at their surroundings.


“My photography allows me to express my individuality by creating something original from my surroundings, finding elements of these images in areas across the city that are not typically considered beautiful”, says Carbis.

 

December 1, 2016

BETH AMES SWARTZ: VALLEY ARTIST HAS A LONG AND STORIED CAREER PAINTING POWERFUL IMAGERY

Renowned Paradise Valley artist, Beth Ames Swartz, has been creating amazing paintings for 55 years. Her artworks reflect a reverence for the natural world while expressing her interest in the spiritual and demonstrate a highly developed sense of color and texture employing a variety of imagery, gestural marks, shapes, and words throughout her works. Read full article: https://issuu.com/northvalley/docs/nvm1216/28

 

June 1, 2016

CONSTANCE MCBRIDE: LOCAL MIXED MEDIA ARTIST CREATES SCULPTURES THE DETAIL THE AGING PROCESS

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 examination of flesh and its imperfections.

McBride has found a true connection with sculpture, celebrating the human body through clay, highlighting its imperfections and creating work that exudes a feeling of tranquility blended with a sense of unsettlement.

 

August 1, 2016

TURNER G. DAVIS: MULTI-MEDIA ARTIST SHOWCASES HIS SKILLS AS A DRAFTSMAN

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 regular trips to museums with his family, which introduced him to art history. Read full article: https://issuu.com/northvalley/docs/nv0816