Pam Collins is mostly a self taught artist, who works in watercolors, mosaics, and fabric. (not simultaneously) She has studied under nationally known artists in pursuit of her favorite medium. Collins has lead numerous watercolor, fabric and mosaic workshops in her studio, at area art centers and school districts. Pam loves to share her passion with others, and is inspirational.
She has received grants from Five Wings Arts Council funded from the McKnight Foundation. Most recently, Pam won a 2014 Community Arts Leadership award.
Jill Schneider is a graduate of St. Cloud State University and has been teaching art for 16 years at Staples Motley High School. Pottery and painting are her favorite mediums.
Every year she takes students to the MN State High School League Contest and her students always receive high ranking scores.
Painting the barn quilts for the businesses and non-profits has been a fun community art project for her students.
Beth Kern & Melissa Hurtig are graphic artists who are also making awesome barn quilts. You can contact them if you want a very special, high-quality barn quilt for your home or business! They worked on the barn quilt icons for our brochure and are terrific at their job!