Masterpieces and Imperfections

Masterpieces and Imperfections

    EXCERPT from From Nature’s Anomalies by Helene Kobelnyk in Vivacini  12 May 2013 In a mountain resort where “bear carvers” and chain saw sculptors abound to the delight of tourists, Jim Mauritsen quietly and patiently pursues his own...
In Living Color

In Living Color

EXCERPT from A Whirlwind of Textures  by Helene Kobelnyk in Vivacini  06 March 2013 It was a long way from Minnesota for Warren and Joan Malkerson, owners of Gallery 408 on Twelfth Street in Carrizozo., New Mexico. After spending a lifetime working in corporations in...
Creativity . . . a Family Affair!

Creativity . . . a Family Affair!

Ruidoso’s Dynamic Duo by Lucina Sarber  Published in the November 23rd issue of Vivacini!  To experience a “real magazine”,  read the article in the flipping book version here:  Vivacini! 23 November 2012. paul Master Ruidoso scrimshaw artist, Paul...
Honoring the Loves of His Life

Honoring the Loves of His Life

EXCERPT from  JORDAN TORRES Dreams Fulfilled  by Lucina Sarber  in VIVAcini! 09 November 2012 Sculptor and artist Jordan Torres, a Chiricahua Apache born and raised on the Mescalero Apache reservation here in New Mexico, is a direct descendant of Cochise and his son...