Realist painter currently working on his MFA at the Hartford Art School where he previously received his BFA. Paul's award winning paintings have been exhibited nationally and can be seen in various galleries throughout CT. Paul is a member of WHAL, the Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists and is an elected artist member to the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts.
BFA Syracuse University. Professional photographer for over twenty years with broad range of magazine and corporate clients.
BFA University of Texas, Austin in Sculpture and Drawing. Taught privately at FVAC and as Artist in Residence, NBAL. Has received national awards for sculpture and drawing. Has work in the permanent collection of the New Britain Museum of American Art.
Accomplished artist working in greater Hartford for over twenty years with numerous commissions for artwork and murals. CT Watercolor Society first place award, 2003. Represented by the David James Gallery, Glastonbury, the James Stephen Gallery in Farmington, and Vanderbilt Gallery in Nantucket.
Trained at John McCrady Art School, SW Louisiana Institute, New Orleans Academy of Art. Award winning artist, past president of Connecticut Pastel Society, PSA Master Pastelist.
ed johnetta fowler miller:
Fiber artist, teacher, independent curator, Artistic Directo for OPUS Inc. and an Arts Management Envoy from the U.S. to Cote D’Ivoire, Ivory Coast. Her quilts are featured in the Smithsonian, The Quilt Museum, The Wadsworth Museum, The Nelson Mandela’s National Museum, Hartford and St. Francis Hospitals and the Phoenix Insurance Co. She has also been featured on television and in many Fiber books and magazines.
Graduate of Boston University. CT Watercolor Society Award Winner 1999, 2001 and 2004. Specializes in teaching traditional beginning and intermediate watercolor technique.
Academy of Fine Art, Crakow, Poland. 2001 winner of Pollock-Krasner award, and 2001 individual artist grant from the GHAC. Widely exhibited with one person exhibits at New Britain Museum of American Art.
BS from CCSU and both BA and MA in Education, University of Hartford. Designed and taught pre-kindergarten art program at West Hartford Preschool.
Studied at the Cape Cod School of Art under prominent impressionist plein air painters and instructors. Elected member of the Connecticut Plein Air Painters Society and a recipient of their Award of Excellence. Exhibited at Norman Rockwell, P. T. Barnum Museums and the New Britain Museum of Art.
B.F.A. from the San Francisco Art Institute, M.F.A. from U.C.Davis in 1992. Taught at Central Connecticut State University, University of Hartgord, and Northwestern Connecticut Community College. Her work is in the permanent collection of the New Britain Museum of American Art. She has also shown her work at the Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School and Real Art Ways in Hartford.
A graduate of the Hartford Art School, she studied under Rudolph Zallinger and Henry Finklestein. As an art teacher for 22 years she was elected to the 1st contingent of Master Art Teachers & Artists to represent America in China. Her work is found in private and corporate collections in CT, CA, VA, NJ, RI, and Boston. She is represented in galleries in Provincetown, MA, Essex and Avon, CT. Her studios are in Hartford, CT and Truro, MA.
Vesper George School of Art, Boston. Studied at Trinity College, Hartford. Wesleyan University graduate program. Her paintings are in American and European collections. Llisted in "Who's Who in American Art." www.islevitz.com
Studied at the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford and with Paul Zimmerman. Award winning artist widely exhibited and represented in many permanent collections.
B.S. in Education, St. Joseph College; MA in Art Education, CCSU. Taught in elementary schools in Connecticut and Vermont and has offered art instruction to children and adults for over 20 years. Active member and exhibiting artist at CT art leagues and associations.
Self-taught freelance photographer with numerous gallery shows and 20 years experience specializing in fine art, nature and architectural photography. Created the Artist Residency "Playtography" at CT Children's Medical Center and is a Teaching Artist at New Britain Museum of American Art.
National award winning artist. Graduate of Paier College of Art. Member Salmagundi Club (New England), CT Watercolor Societies and CT Academy of Fine Arts. Second Prize Winner, 2004 New England Watercolor Society Show in Bennington, VT. Childrens Book Illustrator whose work includes Marsh Morning and Off to the Fair.
Photographer, Artist, Teacher. BA in Fine Arts from Queens College, MFA in Painting from Herbert Lehman College, MS in Counseling from University of Hartford. Has participated in many solo and group exhibits. Her works have been included in many Corporate Collections. Currently teaching at Manchester Community College.
MAT from Rhode Island School of Design, taught at RISD, Swain School of Design, Danforth Museum School, FVAC, as well as West Hartford public and private schools.
sarah prentis brown:
BA Smith College. Extensive career teaching art (Miss Porters School, art guild). Accomplished painter (prints, portraiture). Member CWA.
Wheaton College, MA in Art History and Studio Art. Studied painting and ceramics at workshops and colleges in the United States and England. Previously taught at: Renbrook, TASIS in England, Groton, and Norfeldt School in West Hartford. Work exhibited in galleries in CT, MA, and England.
Degrees in Fine Arts from the University of Hartford. She is a member of various arts associations and shows her work in New York City, Connecticut, and in Pietrasanta, Italy. Her works have been commissioned across the United States and abroad.
Master's degree in Education from the Creative Arts in Learning program at Lesley College, Cambridge, MA in 1997. Master Teaching Artist and Performing Artist through the CT Commission on Culture and Tourism.
A professional painter for 35 years, Former Resident Artist at Yellowstone National Park, selected in 2008 to be resident artist at the New Britain Museum of American Art. Commissions and paintings in collections around the world including the official portrait of the governor of Montana in 1990. Maintains studio in a former button factory located on the Fenton River in Storrs, Connecticut. www.shauna-shane.com.
MFA from Mass. College of Art, Boston; MED from Lesley University, Cambridge; EdD from Boston University. Registered art therapist (ATR,LMHC), former professor at Lesley University, and current adjunct professor at Springfield Colleg. Recipient of numerous avards including "Best of Show" at the West Hartford Art League in Fall of 2009.
BFA, Boston University. Studied with Andrew Cippolla, Peter Pellitieri, and Paul Zimmerman. Accomplished painter and sculptor with work in many private collections.
Cartoonist for over 15 years with cartoons in the Nickelodeon Magazine, Airport News, South Shore Monthly, Living in West Hartford, The New England Anomaly and others. Her cartoons also appeared on ESPN.
An award winning artist with over 20 years experience. Taught at Washington Art Depot, Brookfield craft Center, Farmington Valley Art Center and Greenwich Art Council.
Studied at the National Academy of Design, Art Students League of NY and Metropolitan Museum of Art Center, Miami FL. Instructor, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts. Exhibited new Britain Museum of Art, Boca Raton Museum of Art and the Florence Griswold Museum. Listed in Who's Who in American Art and is a contributing editor for The Artist's Magazine. www.jerryweis.com.
BFA University of Southwestern Louisiana, Kansas City Art Institute, independent study Venice, Italy, New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts. Received 36th & 37th Annual Award for Watercolor from the New Britain Museum of American Art and the Connecticut Watercolor Society Award. Figurative symbolist painter working in the plein air tradition primarily in watercolor and oil.