Local artist transforms home into mosaic wonderland

Local artist transforms home into mosaic wonderland

MCLENDON-CHISHOLM, TX (June 23, 2021) On a plot of sprawling acreage out in rural McLendon-Chisholm sits a home that simply has to be seen to be believed. Local artist Barbara Dybala has spent the past decade transforming her home/studio into an artistic wonderland full of her beautifully crafted mosaics covering just about every surface. The studio […]

Rockwall Art League presents Marian Hirsch as June’s demo artist

Rockwall Art League presents Marian Hirsch as June’s demo artist

ROCKWALL, TX (May 28, 2021) The Rockwall Art League is proud to present Marian Hirsch as its Demo Artist for the month of June 2021. Marian Hirsch is a full-time professional artist. The artist is a signature member of Southwestern Watercolor Society, Texas and Neighbors, Associated Creative Artists, Pastel Society of America and Pastel Society of […]

Rockwall Art League welcomes artist Kimberly Merck-Moore for demo

Rockwall Art League welcomes artist Kimberly Merck-Moore for demo

ROCKWALL, TX – February 9, 2021 – The Rockwall Art League is proud to present Kimberly Merck-Moore as their Demo Artist for the month of February. Kimberly Merck-Moore is a professional artist specializing in Mixed Media and Sculpture. She’ll be giving a demonstration and answering questions at the Rockwall Art League’s monthly meeting. The Rockwall […]

Rockwall chef has what it takes to make holidays sweet

Rockwall chef has what it takes to make holidays sweet

Chocolate? Check! Mint? Check! Walnuts? Check!  (ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 15, 2015) Many around the Rockwall area know Vicki Hoarty as a professional artist and former art curator at the Hilton. But Vicki went back to school to earn a degree in the culinary arts field to become a chef, baker, blogger, and instructor of […]

Rockwall artist, musician discovered by Nashville recording industry

Rockwall artist, musician discovered by Nashville recording industry

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 20, 2015) A young Rockwall resident performs her first solo in elementary school… fast forward nine years and that same student is now planning a trip to Nashville, TN to professionally record her music and film her first music video at the Kenny Lee Production Studio. Local poet, artist, and musician […]

Rockwall artist, musician discovered by Nashville recording industry

(ROCKWALL, TX – October 28, 2015) A young Rockwall resident performs her first solo in elementary school… fast forward nine years and that same student is now planning a trip to Nashville, TN to professionally record her music and film her first music video at the Kenny Lee Production Studio. Local poet, artist, and musician […]

Renowned artist Jim Colley hosts St Nicholas Celebration at his Rockwall home

Renowned artist Jim Colley hosts St Nicholas Celebration at his Rockwall home

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 9, 2014) Renowned artist Jim Colley received a merry welcome from local Rockwall residents during a Saint Nicholas Day celebration at his home on Sunday. Colley recently relocated his studio back to his home in Chandler’s Landing, and invited locals to peruse through his many different art collections while enjoying good food, […]

Day by Day / Leonard makes a deal

Day by Day / Leonard makes a deal

Your Friday Funny by Forney artist Donald Frederick. Get inside Donald Frederick’s head and see what inspires him. He’s the subject of a Blue Ribbon News  “Good People” profile.

Meet Donald Frederick, Day by Day comic strip creator

Meet Donald Frederick, Day by Day comic strip creator

GOOD PEOPLE: The artist behind the Blue Ribbon News Friday Funny When Donald Frederick is not busy receiving shipments at the Home Depot in Rockwall, the 42-year-old Forney resident puts his talent and good humor to work by creating a comic strip he calls “Day by Day.” Each week, the artist’s handiwork is featured at Blue […]