Profiles of local artists that appear under Artist Profiles on the Arts page.

Painter Sandi Hammerstrom Oliverio captures Michigan on canvas

Today, painter Sandi Hammerstrom Oliverio has the great fortune of working in the medium she most loves, while living in a place that provides seemingly endless inspiration, but that was not always the case. She first began her career in art as a graphic designer and illustrator. While creating in the business realm held its own inspiration,

Painter Sandi Hammerstrom Oliverio captures Michigan on canvas2020-03-06T09:03:18-05:00

Author Barbara Pietron revels in supernatural world

After years in the corporate world, Royal Oak-based author, Barbara Pietron, found herself with a chance at a second career. Inspired by a lifetime love of reading, and with a background in technical writing, she decided to pursue a career as a writer. Beginning by writing nonfiction magazine pieces, she achieved both regional and national publication before

Author Barbara Pietron revels in supernatural world2020-03-06T08:56:05-05:00

Monte Nagler proves it’s never too late to focus on your passion

Farmington-based photographer, Monte Nagler was not always making his living behind the lens. After graduating from the University of Michigan, he first became a car designer and automotive product planner. Eventually Monte turned his professional pursuits to photography. His passion for the art form was heightened after an intensive workshop with Ansel Adams in Yosemite National Park.

Monte Nagler proves it’s never too late to focus on your passion2020-03-06T07:47:11-05:00
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