July Artist of the Month: Madeline C. Reilly

Madeline Reilly is a local oil painter interested in capturing the beauty of nature, particularly water. Check out her work at Cornerstone during the month of July. I started painting about ten years ago at the MechanicsburgArtCenter. For several years I took a floral class there led by Jeanne Hartman and a plein air class led by Earl Blust. I have worked with several more well-known artists over the years and signed up for as many workshops as I could. […]

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June Artist of the Month: Joe O’Donnell

The Cornerstone Coffeehouse welcomes local artist Joe O’Donnell, acrylic painter, whose art will be on display for the month of June. – – – – – – – – – – – – Tell us briefly about your background & how you got started in your medium. I was adopted when very young, and my mother was artistically creative and poetic; she encouraged me to draw every day. Though she died of cancer when I was only 10, I still […]

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March Artist of the Month, Vivian Sterste-Brandler

“A native of central Pa., Vivian Sterste-Brandler’s style reflects her ever-changing awe and delight at the bounty of beauty that life brings to her. No matter what media, be it oils, watercolors, pastels, clay, photography or even in her writing, her work reflects the special vision that’s a combination of an angelic child’s guileless wonder coupled with an old soul’s shrewd and deep perception. Vivi feels what she creates……it’s a very special thing to watch her works emerge into the […]

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