of Iowa
Artists’ Profiles

Current membership 2018
Biederman, Sue   712-260-1143
Birkett-Roby,Pat    319-651-2055
Bramley, Lorie  319-550-8844
                  Lorie has been a porcelain artist for over 35 years and is now fully embracing the art of watercolor                   painting.
Brand, Pat  319-538-8198
Cimaglia, Joan  319-393–6564
Cira, Laura   319-377-3570
Dunn, Diane
                  Diane’s photography, Pauses is about lingering to see the texture of a building, the light on a flower,                   the shadows created and the reflections of ordinary life.  Beauty can be found in any season and in                   any location.   We need more beauty in this world so she shares what she sees.  Diane is a                   photographer, poet, and flute player.
Fox, Leslie    319-536-0138
Gaylord, Pam   319-389-0860
Guffey, Moira   319-447-9902
Harris,Elsie   601-520-7291
Hendricks, Rosie & Ron  319-465-3186
Hess,Ted   319-366-7557
Hofmaster,Kim  319-450-0331
Hofmaster, layel   319-206-2293
Hoyt, Betty  319-438-1133
Huebener, Kathleen
                  “Art is a journey” believes Kathleen.  Knowledge is growing in day-to-day painting, by discovering,                   sometimes accidentally, new ways to capture light, texture and depth.  Incorporating this new                   knowledge into her work makes Kathleen exclaim, “The pleasure of creating just keeps getting better                   and better!”  A daily painting regimen is the means by which an artist turns from a tyro to a virtuoso.
Hunter, Helen  319-362-4777   
                 Helen is a watercolorist and has been painting since 2004.  She loves to paint flowers and                     landscapes,  but is always eager to try new subjects.  She has won awards at Iowa Artists and at                   Lake Placid, FL.  “Painting stretches me to do things I wouldn’t think I could do”
Jensen, Tamara  319-393-3044
Kacena, Jay  319-377-7709
Lacock, Mary   319-350-4027
Lowe, Peggy  319-855-8952
                 Peggy Lowe is a retired First Grade teacher who finally has the time to explore watercolor painting.                   She paints primarily things from the natural world and especially flowers and birds.
Lucas, Noma  319-377-5931
                 Noma paints in all mediums-watercolor, oil, pastel and acrylic.  She’s been painting for 30+ years                   and also teaches classes on Tuesdays.  “Painting is so relaxing and tests my creativity,” she says.                   Noma has won various awards in art shows and contests.  She is a signature member of Iowa                   Watercolor Society.
Luse, Jean   815-540-1465
McGrail, Daniel   319-366-8564
Mishler, Richard  319-364-8863
                 Richard has been doing art of all kinds for 62 years.  He loves the freedom that painting gives him.                   He works in all mediums.  “The awards I get are praise from my friends,” says Richard.
Muggenberg, Amy   319-721-5063
Murray, Jean  319-393-9560
Peterson,  Robert   319-364-6859
Peyton, Elaine  319-350-4595
                 Elaine is mainly a realistic painter who works in several mediums- oil, watercolor, colored pencil, ink                   and pastel.  She teaches art to all ages in her studio (Artistic Expressions).  She enjoys                   experimenting with new approaches to art.
Pohlman, Marilynn     319-378-1251
Rattner, Diane  319-294-1382
                 Diane is an artist and calligrapher for Catfucius Creations.  Her love of cats serves her well in                   expressing the moods and thoughts of our creative felines, as she knows well.  “Happy are those who                   enter the world of felines.”
Richards, Dale  319-396-4815
                 After retirement he began sketching, doing pencil drawings.  He joined Creative Artists in 2002.                   Since then he has been encouraged to try various medium, primarily acrylic paints.  He started Art at                   Acme where a group of artists meets monthly to share ideas and skills while working on creative                   projects from wood-burning to painting and coloring.
Russell, Steve   319-269-3450
Sharp, Pat  319-373-5239
                 Pat’s style of watercolor reflects her love of nature and commitment to bring enjoyment to others                   through nature’s color and content.    She has won awards from Iowa Artists.
Simonson, Jean   319-530-6673
Stole, Becky   319-294-1571
Tappmeyer, Jane   319-241-0245
Wild, Carol  319-378-1601
                 Carol is a retired art teacher, lives and works in Robins, Iowa where she has an art gallery on their                    acreage.  She works in a variety of media, including watercolor, acrylic, ink, sculpture, photography,                   various craft media and cards.  Her home business Is called  CARA-LINE.