Our Artists

 

Emi Boz

is a self-proclaimed “Macabre Cabaret Artist” who loves cats, unicorns, zombies, and pop culture. She’s been an artist since childhood, and creates everything from apparel to paintings to toys. She also loves to write and create music. You can check out her website here: http://www.nerdkitten.com/.

Dave Brethauer
was one of the very first stamp designers for RubberMoon. He founded Memory Box, Inc. in 1995 in Seattle, Washington. His designs for RubberMoon continue to be popular due to his unique and whimsical yet versatile style. You can check out Memory Box, Inc. here: http://www.memoryboxco.com/ 
Jane Cather
began exploring mixed media art in 1981, and has since expanded into painting, photography, and even metalwork. Her work has appeared in several publications, including “Country Living”, “Country Home”, and “The New York Times”. She was one of RubberMoon’s first stamp artists and her images, like the one above, are some of the most iconic in the collection. 
Sunny Carvalho
is a mixed media artist living in Alabama amidst the chaos of too many art supplies.  Focusing on hand-sculpted ceramic dolls and pendants and mixed media paintings, her quirky characters have found their way into many of the mixed media magazines.  She is an instructor with Artfest (Seattle - which had its final retreat in 2012), Art is You (Petaluma, and Benecia, CA, Nashville, Memphis, Minneapolis), and Art Unraveled (Phoenix), as well as various individual studios.  According to her husband, she lives in a world where everything is happy and squirrels iron her pants. You can follow Sunny on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/sunny.carvalho.5 or on her blog at http://sunnycarvalho.blogspot.com/.
Nancy Curry
is a nationally recognized mixed media artist and designed, Certified Ranger Educator, and author of Texture Effects for Rubber Stamping. A former Language Arts teacher, Nancy now divides her time between her studio pursuits and teaching paper arts and mixed media workshops. She has an easily recognizable style has evolved to result in pieces containing both visual and tactile textures that are rich in composition. You can find Nancy at her website here: http://www.nancycurry.com/home.html.
Sandra Evertson
is a model/actress turned artist, author, designer, and collector. Sandra has authored several books, beginning with Fanciful Paper Projects, which changed the paper crafting industry, bringing ephemera art off the page lending it a three dimensional quality. She also wrote Fanciful Paper Flowers, in addition to contributing to many other books, including the best selling one that started the Where Women Create franchise. She is a contributing editor/columnist to “Where Women Create” magazine, and has designed several popular stamp collections before partnering with RubberMoon. Sandra is the creator of RELICS & ARTIFACTS® Matte Resin Craft Blanks Ready to Alter, and is working hard to start a Crafting Revolution with them! She has partnered with RubberMoon to bring you MUSE, an intoxicating, curated collection of fine art stamps. Explore her art at her website here: http://www.sandraevertson.com/
Wendy Fedan
is a full-time freelance illustrator living in Cleveland, Ohio. She also teaches classes, courses, and workshops on creative and spiritual subjects. Wendy has a BFA in Illustration with a Minor in Creative Writing, is the author of three Indie-Published books, and also does Angel Reading work (Certified by Charles Virtue). You can visit her website at http://www.createawaytoday.com/.
Gus Fink
has been a full-time artist since 2000. By 2003, he had published his first comics, and by 2007, he had created a line of toys. Now, he has collections world wide, with his own apparel, toy lines, and even video games. His work can be described as quirky, creepy, and cool. You can check him out here: http://www.gusfinkstudios.com/.
Lori Sparkly Franklin
is a mixed media artist from northern Minnesota. She is extremely versatile, often using print reproductions of her paintings to collage. She also makes jewelry using her art and vintage touches. In addition to creating, she loves to share her expertise with others through various workshops and classes. You can follow her and subscribe to her newsletter here: https://www.sparklyheartstudio.com/.
Nathalie Kalbach
believes that everyone can be creative! After all, she is a self-taught mixed media artist,  originally from Germany (now residing in New Jersey). She was originally a paralegal, but discovered mixed media painting in 2004 and has never looked back. She has taught workshops all over the globe, from Australia, to Malaysia, to the USA. She released a book in 2017 titled Artful Adventures in Mixed Media. You can find her website here: http://nathaliesstudio.com/me/bio/.
Marylinn Kelly
has loved paper crafting since she can remember. As a child, she taught herself card-making and gift wrapping, spending allowance on papers and ribbon. Discovering art rubber stamps in the 1980s opened a whole new world. She and RubberMoon met in 1994 and she's been here ever since, as a sample maker and stamp designer. Now retired from work mostly as a journalist or copywriter, she has been writing a blog since 2008, mostly essays and an on-going fiction series. She says, “If I have a guiding motto, it is this, fall in love with everything you possibly can."
Teresa Cox Kolar
has been painting for more than 20 years. She draws the most inspiration for her work from nature, citing horses and chickens as two of her favorite subjects to study. For her, being creative is as essential to life as sleep and food. You can follow her blog at http://sweetmarestudio.blogspot.com.
Mindy Lacefield
has been living her dream of painting full-time since 2008. She is especially inspired by vintage dolls from the 1970s and 80s, like Strawberry Shortcake! She strives to capture the young-at-heart, passionate, fearless 8-year-old inside with her works of art. You can follow her blog at http://www.mindylacefieldart.com/.
Kae Pea
has been the owner of RubberMoon Art Stamp Company since 2012, when former owner Debra  Valoff retired. Taking over RubberMoon allowed her to merge her love of paper crafts and illustration with her love of art! She brings her enthusiasm and knowledge to like-minded creative souls through live and online workshops all across the USA and abroad. When she isn’t designing new stamps for RubberMoon, teaching classes, or painting, she enjoys spending time with her husband (Mr. Moon), 3 kids, and 2 cats. You can keep up with Kae Pea at http://www.themoonandthemaker.com/.
Barb Rogers
has been fascinated with the world of maps, travel, architecture, collage, and color since childhood. She strives to paint with the heart and mind of her childhood by incorporating all of these loves into her creative, colorful mixed media works. You can follow her on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BarbsPointofViewArt/.
Claudia Rose
loves to create things to share with others, animals, tiny things, and puns. She hopes to bring delight with her miniature stamps, which she has been designing since the early 1990s. She resides in Saugerties, New York.
Jessica Sporn
is an accomplished, self-taught, mixed media artist whose style is colorful and ranges from whimsical to spiritual with a strong Folk Art influence. She got her start designing greeting cards for Recycled Paper Greetings back in the 1990s. Since then, she has licensed designs worldwide; you can find her artwork on fabric, tabletop, and stationary products for companies as diverse as Robert Kaufman, Leap Year, Aviv Judaica, Leanin’ Tree, Marian Heath, and Hallmark. Jessica keeps an active blog at http://www.jessicasporn.blogspot.com.
Debra Valoff
is the original owner of RubberMoon! She retired in 2012 and shortly thereafter, retired to Panama with her husband.