Our Artists

BETSY BLACKARD
Multi Media/Pastel-Visual Arts
Rifle, CO

I paint portraits, landscapes, animals and still life, my favorite being landscapes. In whatever medium I paint my goal is to reproduce God’s beauty in nature onto paper or canvas so as to bring that representation into a home or workplace.

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GEORGE CUTTING
Photographer-Visual Arts
Silt, CO

My passion is photography. I spend a month in Alaska every year, immersed in images of nature, refreshing the creative processes. I am a firm supporter and advocate of “Think Globally and Shop Locally”; my mission is to help bring back the real…

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SARA GALLAGHER
Multi Media-Visual Arts
Rifle, CO

The subconscious is a realm of truths, mysterious understandings, and some genuinely intriguing imagery; the physical world that we live in holds all of the same properties. Bridging the gap between the place resting in front of our eyes and the…

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ANN LOUISE RAMSEY

Photographer-Visual Arts      New Castle, CO

Ann Louise Ramsey is an artist, author and musician. Following her bliss later in life, Ann recently graduated in Graphic Design and is now enrolled in the Professional Photography program at Colorado Mountain College.
Her many interests in the arts include writing and illustrating children’s picture books, a line of “Happy Dog Art” greeting cards and “Ann’s Animal Artistry” pet portraits.
Using her talents as a photographer and graphic designer, Ann has found imaginative and delightful ways to bring to life the simple, yet profound, messages found in her award-winning children’s books entitled “Me, the Tree,” “Just Be You” and “I Cannot Sleep.”
Locally, Ann’s books are available for sale at the Crack in the Wall Gallery (4 miles North of Silt on the Harvey Gap Rd) and the Silt Historical Park.
Ann lives in New Castle with Honey, her Cocker Spaniel, where she devotes much of her time to photography and computer graphics. In her free time she enjoys camping in the mountains and playing her fiddle with friends.
To learn more about Ann and her art visit: www.annlouiseramsey.com, www.facebook.com/annlouiseramsey and https://www.youtube.com/user/annlouiseramsey.
Contact Ann at: ann@annlouiseramsey.com.