“ Inspiration in full functioning order is when you grab onto one thread of curiosity and allow it to unravel many other thoughts. ”Sandra Sell
“ I do a little dance with the tools. Sometimes wood presents surprises, and that’s part of the process. That’s the nature of art: thousands and thousands of decisions as you go.”Sandra Sell
“ My first art teacher told me that in order to effectively emulate something, you have to experience it. ”Sandra Sell
A native of New Hampshire, Sandra Sell grew up with a passion for visually emulating nature and constructing objects. Upon completing a career in the military, Sell relocated to Arkansas where she earned a M.A. in Art from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. With experience in drawing, painting, and sculpture, she strives to convey the observations of her emotional responses to life in her work.Read More
Facilitated by Sandra Sell, Art GAP brings together visual artists from various backgrounds, different life circumstances, and various ways of working to nurture ongoing competitive-level art production for themselves and each other. Discussions center around artistic process, individual ways of working, business, marketing, and setting goals.
"We are an example of a mutually supportive structure for continued exploration and artistic growth."
Executive Director of Penland School of Crafts, North Carolina. Artist and educator based in Little Rock, AR.
Showing work at: Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC, Justus Gallery, Hot Springs, AR
I incorporate my interests and experiences in whatever I construct. As a hand-builder, my process honors craft traditions.
Inspired by the natural world, Dolores Justus’ paintings reflect a sensitive and intuitive view that distills patterns of light and form into compositions.
Painting the Experiences of the Heart