Each month, the Artistic Edge Gallery hosts a new set of artists.
Visit us during business hours, or drop by during Second Saturday to see this month’s artists’ work.
Claudie Hiles is a South African who relocated to Sacramento in August 2011 to join her American husband. Claudie is intrigued by new experiences and is always trying out new methods in her art. This might explain an apparent lack of a distinctive style.
Gloria Kincade’s favorite subject matter always comes back to flowers. “They’re universal,” she says. Watercolor is such a beautiful medium. It can be soft or hard, with a full range of color. Kincade graduated from UC Berkeley in 1957 with degrees in decorative arts and education.
Irene Rodigo first exhibition was in March 2003 at Triad Family Services. Irene has had several exhibitions since that date, in 2011 Rodigo started displaying her work in Rosarito, Mexico where she now spends a lot of time painting at her studio, soon to have her first exhibition in Mexico this coming summer. She loves the movement of oil across the canvas and enjoys painting a variety of subject matters.
An artist and art instructor who has recently moved to Sacramento from Ohio, where he spent the last two years teaching painting and drawing at Franciscan University of Steubenville. He began his artistic development at a young age and pursed higher education at Azusa Pacific University, earning his BA in studio art in 2004.
Incorporating emotion and color in a visually stimulating image is my goal. I am fascinated by the power of art to transcend time and space. I encourage my viewer to have an emotive response to a sometimes unfamiliar world. Painting is a source of language to me. As I have painted since the age of two, artistic expression is intertwined with my sense of self.
During the day, she is a mild-mannered graphic and web designer. By night, she sketches, paints, bakes, writes and overall just enjoys expressing her imagination in whatever form it might take. Her design work is featured in many forms throughout California and her art has found its way into many new homes.
Suburban Primitive: My work is influenced by both the Dadaist and symbolist art movements. It serves as a type of metaphorical roadmap of my life which explores the inner aspects of my habitation in and movement through the suburban experience.
Sam Liberman has been painting colorful art work for over 35 years. He now works primarily with pastels, while also fashioning a number of oils each year and drawing on a regular daily basis. His work is primarily landscapes, including seascapes, skies, mountains, flowers, swamps, architecture and almost any outdoor setting you can imagine.
I have been doing art with “intention” since the age of 24. After a hitch in the US Army in 1973, I completed my BA in art education and my MA in Counseling/Psychology at Sonoma State University in 1975. I completed a PhD in Psychology from Berkeley in 1988. Since that time I have worked in Psychiatric hospital administration, private practice and as a school psychologist. I have continued all along the way “making art,” as a personal journey of self discovery and reflections.