Ken Claes

Ken Claes was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, served in the US Air Force, and earned his degree in Architecture from Lawrence Technological University in 1973. While attending LTU, Ken was the first-place recipient of the inaugural and prestigious Michigan Masonry Institute Student Architects Design Competition. At LTU, he also studied watercolor and pastel with R. Darrow Champlin and … Read More

Len Luterbach

Len Luterbach is an independent artist working with the mind-body relationship and linguistic theory.  His work explores the relationship between art and psyche and the nature of reality and experience.   Themes such as sexuality, full and open speech, and the taboo are found throughout.  An eight year Navy veteran, Len served in Europe, the Middle East, and the United … Read More

Terace Garnier

Hi, I’m Terace. After serving for seven years in the U.S. Air Force and D.C. Air National Guard, I founded Live Edge Artistry. I live in a creative world surrounded by stunning, vibrant colors and shapes that embody different textures, materials, and symmetry. Each hand-crafted piece of my artwork is created with upcycled materials using my personal artistic taste. Add … Read More

Rick Grime

Rick Grime is a self-taught abstract painter and Air Force veteran. Rick was always drawn to the arts, but only answered the call as his military career was coming to a close.  His time serving in the nuclear missile complex of Minot, North Dakota became part of the inspiration that drove him to paint and embrace the concepts of gender … Read More

Alejandro Castanon

Alejandro began his journey as an artist in 2011 after serving eight years active duty in the U.S. Air Force as a combat engineer. His desire to help raise his daughter is what brought him back home to Texas. In 2011 Alejandro opened the Vino Dipinte Art Gallery in San Angelo, TX. in 2014 Alejandro’s art began reaching collectors in … Read More

Steve Rands

Born in Fairfax, VA, Steve Rands does not view himself as a traditional professional artist. To the contrary, he is a retired Naval Officer, helicopter pilot and veteran of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Though he does hold degrees in mechanical engineering, and human systems integration, his only formal training as an artist has been through a few classes … Read More

Emmett Graham

Emmett is a United States Marine Corps Veteran. Emmett Graham is a realist painter who lives in the southwest United States.  He is a Marine Corps veteran, born in Warner Robins, Georgia and raised in Pueblo, Colorado. Graham received his formal training at Scottsdale Artists’ School, holds a BFA in Painting from Arizona State University. Graham’s paintings center on issues of inherited cultural Identities, rendering indigenous … Read More

Nick Smith

“Every new beginning comes from another beginning’s end.” ~Lucius Annaeus Seneca L.Nicholas Smith was born and raised among the Appalachian foothills of the southern Ohio River valley. Being blessed with sharp visual acuity, colors, dimensions, and shapes have dominated his senses. Childhood curiosity to draw the intensity of what he saw began on his household walls, TV, and pretty much … Read More

Bryce N. Hansen

Bryce Hansen is a former Green Berets Commander, graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, a dedicated servant who defended America’s values and integrity throughout the world, and artist. Bryce’s time in the Special Forces resulted in a predominant and persistent problem in his personal life, emotional detachment. Bryce’s return home from deployments left him struggling to … Read More

Igor Zusev

The Forager by Igor Zusev

Igor Zusev was born in Russia in Feb 1979. He emigrated to the US with his family in 1989. A veteran of the US NAVY, Igor acted as ships official photographer where he was able to record military life as he lived it. He served as a Fire Controlman 3rd class in the 7th fleet from 2000-2004. His artistic expressions … Read More