Connie Luebbert is an internationally award winning artist, professional graphic designer, and owner of salt and light studios (1999) with clients worldwide. As a re-emerging painter, she is currently working in watercolor and India ink wash, on rice paper within a variety of series; Animals, Americana, and Landscapes.
Christie Snelson is an emerging artist born and raised in Springfield, Missouri, and is an alumna of the Art & Design Department at MSU. She now is a gallery artist at Obelisk Home, an artist in residence at ideaXfactory, an active member of the Springfield Regional Arts Council, and continually creates a variety of work that pushes her technical abilities and creative ideas.
Chelsea has been painting since she was a child. She currently creates beautiful art and pieces of jewelry. She’s our Public Relations voice, helps recruit artists that will be a great fit for our magazine, helps organize and run events, including managing party food and drink menus. She an invaluable team member!
Gary received his Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University, then served as a volunteer in the Peace Corps. Upon returning from the Peace Corps he returned to university where he received a degree in computer programming and then worked as a computer programmer and web developer for various governmental, and corporate businesses. He builds upon what he’s learned from studies of the masters to expand that knowledge into his own language of painting and color, emphasizing both the science and poetry of creative expression.