From planting to …

Omar Schartz

From planting to painting

Why one Kansas farmer exchanged bushels for brushes Omar Schartz was faced with a difficult decision when he married his wife, Jewell. Either pursue his passion as an artist, or pursue his profession as a farmer. “I just couldn’t do both. My problem w ...

Celebrating a lifetime of …

Doris Wyatt, resident artist

Celebrating a lifetime of art

Doris Wyatt, resident artist When Doris Wyatt was in third grade, she heard about soldiers in the war who needed blankets. So she and her schoolmates learned to knit for the war effort. The girls took their nine-inch drab wool squares to the American ...