Pet Project

Pet Project

Danielle Rueger

ABOUT THE ARTIST Danielle Rueger has been interested in and making art since childhood. A graduate of Baldwin-Wallace and Kent State University, she enjoys working with a variety of media, including the challenging field of digital illustration. Her hand-drawn, digital illustrations emphasize the expressive qualities of each pet. DANIELLE ON PET PROJECT “I have wanted […]

Sunila Paul

ABOUT THE ARTIST Sunila Paul channeled her passion for drawing from a young age into an illustration major at the Cleveland Institute of Art. She works in acrylic, watercolour, pen and graphite, preferring to create drawings and paintings in a realistic style.  She frequently adds in expressive colours to make portraits feel more balanced and […]

Jessica Miroglotta

ABOUT THE ARTIST Jessica Miroglotta holds two degrees in art education, and currently spends her days teaching a wonderful and enthusiastic group of students all about drawing, pottery, printmaking, and art history at Lake Catholic High School in Mentor. Her  favorite media to use when creating are printmaking and drawing, because of their inherent ability […]

Carolyn Merklein

ABOUT THE ARTIST In portraiture, Carolyn’s goal is to bring the viewer to feel an empathy for the subject – to see the image comprised of paint on canvas as a “living” being. She believes the quality of empathy is more important than strict realism in her work, and brings out these qualities of each […]

Kristen Cliffel

ABOUT THE ARTIST Kristen Cliffel is a 2015 recipient of an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award, and 2013 Creative Workforce Fellow through the Community Partnership for Arts and culture. She graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art with a BFA in ceramics, and her work can be found in many public and private collections […]

Lindsey Bryan

ABOUT THE ARTIST Lindsey Bryan is a recent graduate from the Cleveland Institute of Art with a BFA in Illustration and a concentration in Creative Writing. She currently works for American Greetings, writes and illustrates her own children’s books, and freelances on the side. She loves to illustrate animals, especially pets (which makes her purr-fect […]

Maggy Brown

ABOUT THE ARTIST Maggy Brown studied art direction and film at the prestigious Los Angeles Art Center College of Design. After a whirlwind career in film and fashion in Paris, France and Milan, Italy she returned to the States to continue her creative life in the quiet, historical village of Chagrin Falls. She creates her […]