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Project Civilartzation Members

We are so grateful to have the support of our members who are listed below with a link to their work or organizations. It is through their memberships that we are able to continue growing Preojct Civilartzation
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Shanny Brooke

Oil and Cold Wax painter based in Traverse City, Michigan


Michelle Tock York

Traverse City based sculptor working with clay, and found objects.


Nancy Crisp

Nancy is a Michigan based painter  and former arts educator focused on exploring abstract art in a variety of mediums.


Julie Kradel

Julie is based in Northwest Michigan out of her studio known as "Fat Pony Studio". She is best known for her wildlife and animal creations in clay.


Sally Neal

Artist and Activist based in Michigan, Sally Neal is an intuitive painter

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Elise Crafts

A Patron/non-artist Member, Elise is a Traverse City, Michigan resident. Elise is an art lover, dog lover, writer and the founder of State Craft which helps organizations and communities make their dreams a reality


    Alan Newton

Traverse City Based Documentary Photographer

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Melonie Steffes

Melonie is a multi-faceted, self taught artist. She paints in oil mainly, makes mixed media sculpture, and is also in a duo band called Saldaje' . She lives in Benzie county, Michigan with lots of chickens


Sara Slee Brown

 Iowa based artist specializing in layered Digital Collage


Marti Liddle-Lameti

Marti is a Michigan fiber artist who "paints" with fiber to create soft landscapes, and also creates wearable art through her fashion brand: Martel Designs


Mary Fortuna

Detroit transplant, now based in Traverse City, Michigan. Multi-disciplinary artist heavily focused on Soft Sculpture

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Vinnie Sutherland

Based in West Michigan, Mixed Media artist working with metals and natural materials to create one of a kind embossed surfaces.


Mark E. Mehaffey

Based in Northern Michigan, works primarily in water-media and is best known for his representational paintings 


Rufus Snoddy

 Los Angeles transplant now based in Traverse City, Michigan.Mixed Media Painter and Sculptor 


The Moehle-Daniels Family & Look, Wonder, Discover

 Look Wonder Discover (LWD) is a nonprofit established in 2019. LWD was founded by sisters Sonja and Nadia Daniels-Moehle with the help of their mom Amy. LWD is built upon the foundation of The Books For Walls Project, which was established in 2010 and continues to support literacy, libraries, and book love.


Mara Manning

Mara Manning is based in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan & works primarily in Oil & Cold Wax.  

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Robin Pearson

Northern Michigan based artist working in mixed Media and Fiber


David Jay Spyker

Realist painter working in acrylic and watercolor based in Beulah , Michigan


Sydney Brundige

Traverse City based experimental painter


Cindi Ford

Narrative Print Maker based in Michigan


Jessica Kovan

Jessica Kovan is a mixed media artist based in NW Michigan


Tonya Rund

Michigan Based Ceramic Artist

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Heherson Sula

Painter focused on nature and figurative work. Now based in Michigan, from The Phillippines

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Joyce Koskenmaki

Multi-Disciplinary Artist located in The Upper Peninsula of Michigan, focused on combining imagery and abstraction. 


Joyce Petrakovitz

Living in Northwest Lower michigan,  multi-Media artist focusing on work in Oil, Cold Wax and Pastel


Carol C Spaulding

Exploring a range of subject matter and mediums including oil, gouache, acrylic, wood, fiber and mixed materials collage. Carol lives and works in Northwest ,lower Michigan.


Cynthia Marks

Cynthia Marks is based in Northern Michigan, after retiring from a career as an Art Educator. She now is a working ceramic artist.


Lori Feldpausch

Lori  Feldpausch is based in Northwest Michigan and is focused on not only capturing the scenery of our regions beauty , but capturing a feeling from the heart, an unwritten word through her paintings.


Margie Guyot

Margie Guyot is a painter based in Northwest Michigan. Her work primarily focuses on En Plein Air and Still Life painting.