Lacee Yurtoglu was brought to my attention when she kindly contacted me after a local show of mine at Molten Java in Bethel, CT. I quickly learned that besides being a talented illustrator, she also ran several shows in New Milford, CT. Lacee has an extremely kind heart and a passion for helping artists succeed. Never have I seen such sincere drive in a person. While curating and facilitating shows sounds glamorous, it takes patients, guts and a deep love for artists; all of
Blog: Here, Moss Mountain Coop will post updates of our latest featured artists each week. This is a sort of - get to know the artist - page and I hope that by giving you all a look inside what each local artist is doing you will get to know Sticks and Stones Farm, local art, and the artists who share their stories with me a little better. Stay tuned for our very first featured artist! About Moss Mountain Coop: We are very pleased to announce the newest addition to the Sticks
“Art is Sacred Art manifested from inner journeying. Made for healing and to bring beauty into this world.” She is a professional artist who studied art in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her expertise includes a dedicated “20 years as a Tai Chi/Chi Gong, Instructor and Healer, Painter, Sculptor and Ceramic Artist”. Q: Favorite thing about Sticks and Stones Farm? A: It’s Beauty. Q: First Experience at Sticks and Stones Farm: A: Walking the trails and seeing the beautiful moss gardens.
I had the pleasure to sit down and speak with her recently. I asked how old she was to start (mind you, I should know this answer - I have known Shelly for over 10 years of my life) She with her constant wit and sarcasm, smiled and laughed sarcastically “Should I lie?”, Shelly is on her 30th trip around the sun this year. She has mentioned how funny it was that she studied Graphic Design in School (resulting in an Associate's in Graphic Design) because she now focuses primari