• Local Artists

    Joan Staufer

    Joan Staufer. Painting.  Joan lives and works in northern Coshocton County.  Her work can be viewed at the Ohio Online Visual Artist Registry and has been exhibited most recently at the Pomerene Center for the Arts as part of the exhibit  OUR HILLS ARE ALIVE, May/June 2014. On a cold and blustery February morning, I received an invitation to participate in the “bug” exhibit at the Pomerene Center for the Arts in conjunction with the annual Dogwood Festival.  I declined, explaining that since my right arm was broken, the studio was closed until spring. Besides, I thought, I’m a symbolist whose work reflects my spirituality and reverence for the earth, not…

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    Erik Neff

    Erik Neff. Painter/and for Our Hills are alive, a Printmaker Erik has exhibited in galleries and museums in Cleveland, Youngstown, New York and Chicago, including MOCA Cleveland, SPACES gallery, McDunnough Museum, Devening Projects + Editions, Bonfoey Gallery, Raw & Co gallery and Elizabeth Harris Gallery.  Erik lives and works in Newbury, Ohio. He grew up in Coshocton Ohio. His work has been shown at the Pomerene Center of the Arts most recently as part of OUR HILLS ARE ALIVE, May/June 2014 As long as I can remember, I have had dual interests in art and nature.  I pursued a career in entomology before deciding art was more suited to my temperament.   And…

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    Ron Corl

    Ron Cor. Furniture Design. Ron lives in designs furniture in a small cabin northern Coshocton County.  His production shop is outside Walnut Creek Ohio. His work has been exhibited at the Pomerene Center for the Arts, most recently as part of the exhibit  OUR HILLS ARE ALIVE, May/June 2014. Sometimes my work creates itself. It comes along with me, holding my hand and smiling.  Through a forest, a field, or a busy downtown the curve of a buggy shaft presents itself as a bedpost,  a metallic dragonfly lands on a rock and casts a shadow on a cabinet. Other times my work comes kicking and screaming through breakups, resolutions, and reconciliations.…