Author Archives: Amy Buchheit

About Amy Buchheit

I am a Signature Member of the International Society of Acrylic Painters and an Ambassador for Artist Trust. I earned my Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Marylhurst University and have exhibited on regional, national and international levels since 2000. I am committed to connecting with the viewer through my work - stirring buried emotions to the surface for further inspection and introspection. The inspiration for my art comes from direct observations, research of subjects I am passionate about and personal experiences. For more information about my art, workshops and exhibitions, visit my website at My blog "Fantastic Voyage" can be found at, and I can be found on Facebook under Amy Buchheit Art and on Twitter as @AmyBuchheit.

Farewell for Now …

To my dear readers, I really appreciate you taking the time to read my blog over the past year and a half. I hope in some way I have contributed to your life … no matter how small. My life … Continue reading

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Rerunning of an old favorite: “Why Does Art Cost So Much?” Part III

This is part three of the series, “Why Does Art Cost So Much?”.  You can catch up with Part One – Introduction and Part Two – Materials in the archives or by clicking the hyperlinks above. The Roman Poet Titus … Continue reading

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“Why Does Art Cost So Much?” Part 2 – revisited

The continuation of this “classic” series proceeds while I am on hiatus.  Enjoy! – Amy “Why Does Art Cost So Much?” (Part Two – Materials) Posted on November 17, 2010 by Amy Buchheit Image via Wikipedia “A picture is worth a … Continue reading

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Replaying of an Old Favorite: the “Why Does Art Cost So Much” series (part one)

Hello all!  As promised, here is the first part of the six part series, “Why Does Art Cost so Much?” that ran earlier in this blog’s history.  I am staying extremely busy, and have written some (very) rough drafts for … Continue reading

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On Hiatus – Read On!

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Dear Reader, s, Vincent Van Gogh’s Dr. Gachet is a bit meloncholy today. “Portrait of Dr. Gachet”, Vincent Van Gogh. You know the signs.  A skipped week here.  A rushed post there.  Before you know it … the blog slows … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Scheduling and Staying Focused

This week’s post is by fellow Vancouver (Washington) artist Katie Berggren, best known for her paintings of intimate moments of motherhood.  I encourage you to follow the links at the end of this post to find out more about her … Continue reading

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Death by Erasure

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.”  ~Ambrose Redmoon As my writer friends know, a lot has to happen before an article of any sort comes into existence.  … Continue reading

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