Larry Ortiz

Community Portrait: Ceramics artist relates to healing power of the wheel

Forty-seven-year-old Pierre Butler has finally found his niche, found what he’s been searching for, something that makes sense for him. Butler landed at Auburn’s Placer Arts 36 ...

Musicians make for great muses

Jim Lee is taking his love of art and music to a whole new dimension. The Meadow Vista father of four has enjoyed drawing for most of his life, but it wasn’t until more recentl ...