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Luis Aguilera

Luis Aguilera’s vibrant drawings of figures and animals are multi-layered, personal narratives that include icons of popular culture, buses and trains, fantasy creatures, musical …

By EVB Team on 06/06/2011

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David Albertsen

David Albertsen’s Prismacolor works on paper immerse the viewer in a cosmic field of psychedelic colors and intricate geometries. In his lyrical, abstract compositions …

By Creative Growth on 06/22/2011

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Olga Bielma

Olga Bielma makes drawings and paintings in response to the images she sees in books and magazines. Her work employs an economical line that …

By EVB Team on 06/06/2011

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Terri Bowden

Terri’s whimsical and quirky sense of humor is delightfully evident in her artwork. Having befriended other albinos–who, like herself, are legally blind–Terri often uses …

By Creative Growth on 06/22/2011

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Kim Clark

Kimberly Clark first came to Creative Growth Art Center through the Summer Scholarship Program in 1999. Kim is heavily influenced by pop culture, idolizing …

By Creative Growth on 02/20/2014

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Kerry Damianakes

Kerry Damianakes powerfully manipulates the materials she uses in the production of her art. Working in a bold and colorful style, she recreates images …

By Creative Growth on 06/15/2011

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John Hiltunen

John Hiltunen has attended Creative Growth since 2003.  He began making collages in 2006. Before this time, John focused on rug making, wood work …

By EVB Team on 06/06/2011

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Carl Hendrickson

Carl Hendrickson’s explorations of the way wood works are extravagant, magical, and yet paradoxically pragmatic. While cerebral palsy prevented him from pursuing very many …

By EVB Team on 06/06/2011

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Franna Lusson

At the core of Franna’s work is the immediacy of drawing, whether that is seen in the swift movements of an animal in the …

By Creative Growth on 10/11/2013

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Dwight Mackintosh

Identified by the well-known art historian John McGregor as a great American Outsider Artist, Dwight Mackintosh began making artwork late in life and after …

By EVB Team on 06/06/2011

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John Martin

John Martin creates drawings from his memories of time spent with his family on their Arkansas farm. Each drawing is instantly recognizable through the …

By Creative Growth on 06/15/2011

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Dan Miller

Dan Miller’s artwork reflects his perceptions. Letters and words are repeatedly overdrawn, often creating ink layered masses, hovering on the page and built up …

By EVB Team on 06/06/2011

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Aurie Ramirez

Aurie Ramirez’s sophisticated, delicately rendered watercolor and ink compositions create an ever-expanding fantasy world where fragments of 18th century dandyism, neo-Victorian decorum, psychedelia, Venetian …

By EVB Team on 06/06/2011

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Charles Nagle

Charles is an artist who recognizes few limitations. He has worked at Creative Growth for more than thirty years and arrives each day with …

By Creative Growth on 10/11/2013

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Tony Pedemonte

Tony Pedemonte started at Creative Growth making abstract drawings, rarely limited by the paper’s edge. Often incorporating his surrounds, Tony would use whatever objects …

By Creative Growth on 10/11/2013

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Donald Mitchell

Donald Mitchell’s early work consisted primarily of obsessively crosshatched fields of lines that covered the page and hid any trace of an underlying image. …

By EVB Team on 06/06/2011


Laura Jo Pierce

Laura Jo Pierce always maintains a positive attitude, beginning and ending each day with a friendly “ Good Morning” and “Have a Good Evening.” …

By Creative Growth on 10/11/2013

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Judith Scott

Judith Scott was a visual artist isolated from outside influences as a result of the impact of deafness and Down’s syndrome. She was independent …

By EVB Team on 06/06/2011

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William Scott

William Scott is a self-taught artist capable of rendering his imagined public and private worlds with remarkable accuracy and meticulous detail. William draws, paints …

By EVB Team on 06/06/2011

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Gerone Spruill

An aspiring DJ with an encyclopedic music collection, Gerone Spruill’s street-smart graphic sensibility illuminates his work. His prismacolor and ink drawings take the form …

By Creative Growth on 06/15/2011

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William Tyler

William Tyler has been working at Creative Growth Art Center since 1978, one of the longest attending artists in the studio. He is a …

By Ryan Leong on 06/06/2011

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Ray Vickers

Ray Vickers has been an artist at Creative Growth since 2009. Ray loves pop culture–he reads comics and sees every action movie. In each of …

By Creative Growth on 02/20/2014

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Merritt Wallace

Merritt brings his idiosyncratic, interior world into clear focus within his drawings.  Black and white lines become a large matrix, appearing as city streets …

By Creative Growth on 06/15/2011

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George Wilson

George Wilson is a man of few words, usually offering a whispered comment as he moves quickly through the studio. His eyes and hands …

By Creative Growth on 06/15/2011

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Alice Wong

Alice Wong has been working at Creative Growth Art Center since 2003. Drawing inspiration from nature, Alice brings exotic animals and cheery neighborhoods to …

By Creative Growth on 02/12/2014

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Ying Gee Zhou

Ying Gee came to Creative Growth with a strong aptitude for drawing and painting. Though relatively new to the studio, Zhou has created numerous …

By Creative Growth on 02/20/2014