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Sabrina Price's bright, vivid paintings focus on community, solidarity and the "new normal" since stay-at-home orders due to the pandemic. These days, she is trying to live in the moment, and in doing so, finding her artistic inspiration.
"I’m enlivened by a number of subjects including landscapes from urban to rural to post-industrial, the built environment, everyday human experiences and contemporary social interactions," says Price.
Since the COVID-19 outbreak, Price has spent more time than ever in her studio because her day job as a paraprofessional for K4 Milwaukee Public School students is much less demanding than usual. Although she enjoys the extra creative time, she also misses her students.
"No matter what mood I was in, knowing I would see the kids' smiling faces would lift my spirits," says Price, a lifelong Milwaukeean and graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's arts education program.
Thus, Price has turned her passion for her students and education toward her art and finds it healing for herself – and hopefully others.
"I hope my paintings can bring some solace, perspective and resolve as we navigate this uncertain path together," says Price.
Molly Snyder started writing and publishing her work at the age 10, when her community newspaper printed her poem, "The Unicorn.” Since then, she's expanded beyond the subject of mythical creatures and written in many different mediums but, nearest and dearest to her heart, thousands of articles for OnMilwaukee.
Molly is a regular contributor to FOX6 News and numerous radio stations as well as the co-host of "Dandelions: A Podcast For Women.” She's received five Milwaukee Press Club Awards, served as the Pfister Narrator and is the Wisconsin State Fair’s Celebrity Cream Puff Eating Champion of 2019.