When it comes to finding inspiration for his artwork, Elliott Kolbe, 33, doesn’t have to look far.
The fourth-generation Valley native creates intricate screen and block prints of his grandfather, 88-year-old Knox Johnson.
“Most of my work is of him,” Kolbe said. “Everybody’s got an interesting story, but this is the one I’m a part of. I’ve always been proud of who my grandpa is. He’s a wonderful man, and I always wanted to capture it.”
Born in 1925 in a white ranch house on Mottsville Lane, Johnson has spent his entire life working the cattle ranch his grandfather started. …