Artists’ Quest for Color Beats the Winter Blues February 06, 2016 On February 5, 2016, Narda was featured in an online article in the Ashland Daily Press about three local artists whose work helps beat the winter blues: Another bay area artist, Leonarda Boughton from Ashland, takes a different approach to winter.’Last year, as a sheer act of survival, I started making ice sculptures. I decided I needed a new way to enjoy (or get through) the sub-zero temps. First, they started as ice water balloons. Then, came the color and now some paintings. I plan on creating an ice sculpture of some kind for the CBAC tent for the Book Across the Bay this year. Stay tuned,’ she said last week.Boughton, who’s primarily an oil painter, is currently developing a solo exhibit to be shown at the Bell Street Gallery on Madeline Island from June 18 – July 2. — Hope McLeod, Arts & Entertainment Feature Writer, Ashland Daily Press To read the complete article click here.