No Chance of Him Being Forgotten

By Bob Bahr In April 2004, Michael R. Strobl, a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps, escorted home the body of a fallen soldier named Chance Phelps. Chance was killed in action near Ar Ramadi, in Iraq. (Firsthand accounts say that Phelps volunteered for the...

Thoroughly Skilled & Ready to Boost SKB

by Bob Bahr Rod Lawrence is thorough when it comes to his own art, and accepting when it comes to other people’s process. In other words, he can and will show you exactly how he makes an image, but he does not expect or even encourage workshop participants to...

One Young Adult’s Path to SKB

By Bob Bahr How do you get to an SKB Artists Rendezvous? The same way you get to Carnegie Hall—practice. Age matters. It’s a bit harder for a teen to get to the annual Dubois workshop put on by the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation. Fifteen-year-olds, for example,...