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Close Up Radio Spotlights Artist Ronda Gish of Captive Image 1

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Cincinnati, OH – Ronda Gish is an artist and founder of Captive Image 1, where she creates art, using various mediums. Most amazing about Ronda is that she never received any formal training, and everything she knows was self-taught.

“I paint with watercolor, oil, acrylic, and ink,” explains Ronda. “I even sculpt – work in clay. I do a lot of different things I draw. I have even written poetry and have been thinking of writing a book.”

“My subject matter depends on what has influenced me,” adds Ronda. “The inspiration depends on how I feel, or what is around me – people and events. I just sit down and start doing something. My mind is always going. I also receive a lot of commission work.”

One of Ronda’s most amazing projects, which took her over eighty hours to complete, was a stained-glass piece for Roger Reiman, famous motorcycle racer and head mechanic for daredevil Evel Knievel. She also recently painted a piece titled The World Today, which depicts and emphasizes diversity. It attracted the attention of national magazines. Another significant project was a meerschaum pipe that she hand-carved for a retiring police officer.

Ronda continues to make art and seeks to focus on it as much as possible.

“Art is in everybody,” concludes Ronda. “Even the person that says ‘I can’t draw a stick figure’ – there is something there. Art is a great outlet for just resting your mind. Everybody should try it.”

For more information, please visit https://captiveimage1.com/