About The Artists

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Braxton Beattie

When Braxton first started creating he was curious to get involved but nervous to work on new projects especially involving glass. Now, he confidently designs beautifully detailed mosaic angels and windows. His gentle, kind, and helpful spirit keeps everyone around him motivated to be the best version of themselves. Braxton says he hopes his art “inspires others to create their own work and to be brave.”

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Daniel Rodriguez

Daniel strives to bring “enchantment to all people around the world” through his fantasy themed creations. Characters and stories that Daniel dreams and writes guide his illustrations and sculptures. Daniel works with pen, water color, clay, infused with his experiences in theatre to welcome us to his fantasy world full of knights, dragons, queens, gypsies, and of course King Daniel who is a kind, generous leader and hero.

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Ben Kolster

Nature inspires Ben as he designs mixed media artwork featuring ocean life, animals, and landscapes. Ben is interested in the world around him so his work often contains themes of current events. He attends to each piece with diligence and consistency as he uses paper, paint, glue, and glass on canvas. Ben is a true friend, his curiosity, confidence, and eagerness to engage with others make him a joy to have in the Anam Cara Creations studio.

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Emily Morrow

Emily constantly has her sketchbook in hand, she uses drawing as a way to experience the world and communicate her complex feelings. Expressive animated characters are Emily’s inspiration and drawing in this format allows her to quickly and effortlessly share her perspective. Emily also draws and paints on canvas focusing on flowers, rainbows, and other “positivity” based images.

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Betsy Zahn

Betsy is new to Anam Cara Creations, her bold and outgoing personality shines through her artwork. She is currently experimenting with painting and collage.

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Bryce Pitts

Although Bryce is new to Anam Cara Creations he has been developing his artistic style for years. He is self-motivated to write stories he tells through stop motion film on his personal YouTube channel. At our studio Bryce focuses on developing animation and clay figures.

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Jackie Jefferson

Jackie embraces life with an infectious smile. He is kinetic in movement but calm in spirit, his passion for hard work and love for life are expressed in his paintings. Animals are Jackie’s main focus in his paintings, these images stand independently and flow together with his consistency in theme and style. His art is developed into cards and tiles at Anam Cara Creations.

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Kileigh Banks

Kileigh is new to Anam Cara Creations and she has become comfortable quickly working on an extensive body of work consisting of expressive paintings. Her style is to portray herself in a beautiful world experiencing life situations such as ice skating with a friend, going to a pumpkin patch, walking beneath cherry blossoms, or prom and graduation. These paintings are developed into sets of notecards called Kards by Kileigh based on themes.

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Johnny Piselli

As one of our founding artists Johnny has an integral role in Anam Cara Creations. On every piece he is methodical, taking his time as he fulfills the clear vision he has of his goal. Johnny creates stunning mosaics on old windows that range in size and theme. He has focused on trees, sea creatures, and landscapes in his designs. He is currently exploring dinosaur themed images. Johnny leads by example and inspires his fellow artists to work with intention.