From Trash to Treasure

Vesna Taneva-Miller heads to an unlikely place when she’s searching for materials to make her crafts: the trash pile. “That’s where my passion is: I make crafts out of things that are usually considered garbage,” says the Chandler artist, who creates her signature paper-bead necklaces out of everything from Christmas gift tags to patterned envelopes for bills.

Spotlight on local student artist Ryan Dempsey

At only 13 years old, Ryan Dempsey is a talented artist. An 8th-grader at Bogle Junior High, Ryan shares why he is so passionate and how he incorporates art into his life. When did art become an 
interest/hobby? I have always loved art, and at age 7, I got really into drawing. A year later I started painting with acrylic…