Authors and Artists
- Susan Polis Schutz and Stephen Schutz
The founders of Blue Mountain Arts, Susan and Stephen Schutz are a poet and artist team whose creative collaborations continue to inspire millions.
- Wally Amos
Wally's uplifting and thought-provoking messages remind readers that having a positive attitude is the key to creating a meaningful and successful life.
- Jason Blume
Jason Blume is an author and hit songwriter whose sincere, eloquent writings capture and convey the feelings that people most want to express.
- Minx Boren
As a master certified life coach, Minx inspires readers to reach beyond their comfort zones and find their own path to a joyful, meaningful, and fulfilling life.
- Debbie Crews
- Dan DiPaolo
- Debra DiPietro
Through writing, award-winning blogger Debra has discovered her voice and found healing, and she has been able to help and inspire others with her insomnia tips, journal writing prompts, short morning prayers and verses, and positive living essays.
- James Downton, Jr.
James Downton, Jr., is a teacher, author, and artist whose work centers on
helping himself and others develop wisdom, inner peace, and happiness in life.
He recently retired from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
- Donna Fargo
A Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter, Donna Fargo's books and greeting cards are favorites among Blue Mountain Arts fans.
- Romana Gould
Romana Gould is a teacher, author, and photographer. Her favorite hobby is spreading joy through photography.
- Carol Grace Anderson
Carol’s very first job at age seven was selling boxed greeting cards door-to-door. Carol eventually returned to art in the form of painting and now creates greeting cards and gift books for Blue Mountain Arts.
- Pattie Jansen
Author/illustrator Marci has captured the hearts of people everywhere with her whimsical characters, distinctive black-and-white designs, and universal messages of love and inspiration.
- Douglas Pagels
A favorite Blue Mountain Arts writer for many years, Douglas Pagels has written
and edited many bestselling books, with more than 3 million copies in print.
His inspiring words and philosophical messages are enjoyed by millions of
people the world over.
- Ashley Rice
Bright colors, cheerful illustrations, and endearing writings make Ashley Rice's greeting cards and books a hit among younger buyers.
- Eileen Rosenfeld
- Marianne Schnall
Marianne Schnall is a widely published freelance journalist, author, and interviewer. Through her writings, interviews, and websites, she strives to inspire change by bringing attention to important issues and causes that affect our world.
- Rachel Snyder
Rachel consistently communicates an upbeat and down-to-earth message, inviting people to embrace full-spectrum lives marked by joy, sadness, frustration, challenge, surrender, peace, and a continuing hunger to dig deep and spiritually evolve through the human experience.
- Heather Stillufsen
Heather's signature style has made her delicate, whimsical illustrations instantly recognizable all over the world.
- Tesh & Seb
Tesh and Seb hope that their writings will inspire readers to tear up their endless to-do lists and instead think about who they want to be.
- Suzy Toronto
Inspiring, uplifting, and empowering, Suzy's colorful artwork, fun characters, and heartfelt sentiments capture the essence of life at its best.
- Dr. Preston C. VanLoon
Dr. Preston VanLoon is a much sought-after motivational and inspirational speaker who has served as a college professor, pastor/chaplain, and counselor. He is passionate about making a difference in the lives of people and organizations.
- Ronnie Walter
From the first time she was handed a blank piece of paper and a crayon, Ronnie Walter knew what she wanted to do for a living—draw pictures and tell stories!
- Carol Wiseman
A lifetime of introspection, education, and related jobs sparked author Carol Wiseman’s passion for human behavior and put her on a path to help herself and others stress less and relax more.