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Featured Artist Series at CVAC
FEATURED ARTIST: January 2021 C. Arthur Croyle
Just before retirement, I envisioned some figure drawing, a bit of plein air watercolor, some sketching. That was a little over six years ago. I had spent my entire adult lifetime in the art and design fields, mainly teaching at the university level, but creatively active too. There was nothing I felt I had to prove, it was time to wind down…smell the roses. I had seriously miscalculated my need to be creatively and organizationally involved. Not satisfied to sit on the sidelines or make observational sketches, my creative activity escalated. I wanted to make visual statements, primarily of life, here in Northeast Ohio. It all resonated with me. I grew up in Akron, but moved away and spent over 35 years living, working, and raising a family elsewhere. When I returned, I apparently really returned. My soul and creative spirit tapped into what I knew and felt from my earliest formative years, Akron and Northeast Ohio. IView more