MFA, PAFA. BS, Art & Education, Cairo, Egypt. Faculty Member, PAFA.
BFA Syracuse University, NY. Worked as a designer of textiles and wall coverings for a leading manufacturer in NYC. Her work can be found in the collections of The American Bar Association and the American Cancer Society.
Deena S. Ball
BA, Colby College. Graduate work at Tyler School of Art and PAFA. PWCS, BWCS. Associated with Hardcastle Gallery, Centerville, DE, Tyme Gallery, Havertown, PA, PWCS Board of Directors
Ms. Bodek teaches music at Trinity Nursery and Kindergarten. In addition to teaching piano privately using Suzuki and traditional methods, she also teaches music at the Settlement Music School.
Graduate of Hussian School of Art. Specializes in younger children's art classes and birthday parties for Wayne Art Center.
Martin studied at the University of New Mexico from 1998-2000, Majoring in art history, with a minor in studio arts. He recieved Certificate in Painting from Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in 2007. His work has been featured in many group & solo exhibitions, including: The Rosenfeld Gallery and the Artist's House in Philadelphia.
Artist/Owner of Brenda Carpenter Photography Inc. specializing in portraits for children, Adults & Business. Dedicated photographer for Devon Horse Show & related events.
Academy of the Fine Arts, Rome, Italy, Scuola Libera del Nudo, Rome, Italy and PA Academy of the Fine Arts. He has taught at Manayunk Art Center.
Jaime Lynn Connolly
BFA/Painting and Drawing. PA Certificate, Art Ed K-12, University of the Arts.
MFA in Scenic Design for Theatre from Temple University, Phila. BFA from the Tyler School of Art. 2007 Exceptional Merit Award winner in The Portrait Society of America's International Portrait Competition.
Matthew recieved his M.F.A. Ceramics from Kent State University, OH in 1991. In addition to his work at the Art Center, he currently teaches at UPenn & at University of the Arts in Philadelphia. His work has been included in numerous group & solo exhibitions in the Philadelphia & Cleveland, OH regions.
MS, Georgetown University, studied extensively with nationally recognized painters and is member of Oil Painters of America. Associated with Artists' House Gallery, Phila, Peter McPhee Fine Arts, NJ, and Newman and Saunders Galleries, PA.
BA, East Carolina Univ. Signature member PWCS, BWS. Also teaches at greater Norristown Art League & Methacton Continuing Ed.
BFA in Craft Design, The Philadelphia College of Art. Teaches for UArts, is a senior PMC instructor for Rio Grande Company, and is currently president of the Pennsylvania Society of Goldsmiths.
BA in ceramics from Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA.
Laura Demme Teaches Ceramics, Raku firing, Decorative Painting and Dollmaking at local community Arts Center. Runs a series of workshops at her studio in doll making, encaustic painting and concrete sculpture.
BFA, Rosemont College, Painting & Drawing. Attended PAFA. Received the Andrew Giuffuni Award from the Pastel Society of America. 2012 The Pastel 100 Competition - The Richeson Prize. Top Six Pastels Nationwide. A signature membership in the Philadelphia Watercolor Society and the Pastel Society of America.
Certificate/Painting, PA Academy of the Fine Arts where he received the Lambert and Emma Wallace/ Cadwalader prize.
Founding faculty member and Dean at DCAD; BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art and her MFA from Queens College (CUNY). Her work has been featured in American Artist: Watercolor magazine
MS Education, University of Pennsylvania. Represented at Seaworthy Gallery, NC and Tyme Gallery, PA. Published in newspapers and books and other publications. Nathan Durnin
Recipient of the Artists House Gallery Award, the Benjamin West and the Charles Toppan Prizes. Certificate from The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, PA.
Louise Graham Dusinberre
BA, Moore College of Art in Graphic Design. Senior Designer of New York apparel company, Putumayo for 6 yrs.
Karen Carlin Fogarty
Attended Moore College of Art & Design and PAFA. 2002-03 Leeway Grant awardee for works on paper.
Certificate/ Sculpture, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Studied at the Frudakis Academy with Evangelos Frudakis for four years in an intensive sculpture program.
Portrait and figurative artist who has recently returned to the Philadelphia area after living and working in England for the last 40 years. Training: Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, education in both Cambridge and London, England. Extensive body of works has included 20 portraits specially commissioned by the Royal Society of Portrait Painters.
B.A. Art History, Marymount Manhattan College. Experienced Pre-School through Middle School art teacher.
Elise Diamond Gutkind
Middle school art teacher in Norristown Area School District. Bachelors Degree in Illustration from Moore College of Art and Design. Masters Degree from Arcadia University.
Originally an abstract painter, she branched out to the landscape as an extension of her love of the outdoors. She is represented by Rosenfeld Gallery on Arch Street in Philadelphia.
Barbara Hanselman's love of clay began when she attended a workshop given by Jeanne Haskell at The Vermont Clay Studio in Montpelier, Vermont. She has honed her skills over the years with constant work and by taking classes at many Schools & studios throughout the area, including: Perkins Center for the Arts in Moorestown, New Jersey and The Clay Studio in Philadelphia.
M. Ed, Nazareth College of Rochester. BFA, Ceramics: Alfred University. Scandinavian Seminar in Denmark.
Graduate of the NY Restaurant School and was a cookbook editor for major NYC publishers. She co-owned the Black Walnut Restaurant in Doylestown and now is event planner for Jimmy Duffy Caterers in Berwyn.
Pat Jordan recieved her BA in Theatre/Communication Arts, from Villanova U. H-B Studio, NYC. Adv. Acting, Herbert Berghof; Musical Theatre, Hal Holden; Juilliard Opera Workshop; RSC Workshops; She is a published playwright, as well as an award winning actress acclaimed for her dynamic one-woman shows.
Bennington College, Art Students League, NY, Member: Pastel Society of America, Pew Foundation Grant, Who's Who in American Art.
Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from the University of the Arts. BA, Psychology, Goshen College, IN.
Ceramic Instructor, BFA from Maryland Institute in Baltimore, art director for Florida newspapers, 25 year career as a graphic designer.
Self-taught artist, he has developed his own avant-garde style & works out of his stained glass studio which he owns and operates.
Studied at The Restaurant School in Phila, worked restaurant lines in India, Italy and the US, taught at the Inn at Saint Peter's Cooking School with Martin Gange.
B.A. Fine Art, Rollins College. Further studies in Design at Corcoran College of Art & Design. 10 years as an Art Director in Advertising, Wash. D.C. She is represented by Ober Gallery, Kent, CT.
Certificate Painting, PA Academy of the Fine Arts. BA,Villanova University.
B. M. in Music Education and Violin performance from National Taiwan Normal University; M. M. in violin performance from Temple University. Trained in Suzuki violin and Gordon Institute for Music Learning Theory.
Currently enrolled in the Painting Certificate Program at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art (PaFa), more information on Jessica, and to view her work: http://jlibor.otherpeoplespixels.com/home.html
Jill Ross Meltzer
Associate with The Clay Studio in Philadelphia. Degree in Ceramics from a cooperative program at The George Washington University and the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, D.C.
Bonnie Bruce Mettler
BFA, Moore College of Art & Design.
For the past seven years has worked as an instructor in the environment of community art centers. Has earned a Masters in Art Education as well as a Bachelors of Fine art from Arcadia University, Glenside, PA.
Instructor of Introduction to Jewelry and Metal Classes
BFA in Painting and Printmaking, Kansas City Art Institute, 1991. MFA Painting, University of Pennsylvania, 2000. Lecturer, Drawing I Summer Pre-College Prepatory Program, 2007-2012. Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art (PAFA). Lecturer, Drawing I, Pianting I & II, Graduate Drawing Seminar & others, UPenn Fine Arts Department 2000-2012.
Mary Elizabeth Nelson
Lettering and book artist. Studied in US and China. Instructor for University of the Arts Continuing Education.
Painting career has led to many adventures like cruising the Hudson River on the Forbes family yacht & traveling to Cumberland Island to stay in the Carnegie family mansion, giving him an opportunity to paint the island landscape.
BFA from Moore College of Art and a Masters in Education at Cabrini College. Stone sculptor.
MFA, University of Delaware. BFA, West Chester University, West Chester, PA. 4-Year Certificate from PAFA. His work can be found in many collections, both public and private.
BFA in photography from Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia in 1994, and returned to Moore in 2007 for her Art Education certification.
Received her Masters in Education with a Major in Art from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, PA. Received the Marjorie Carmosin Memorial Award for Jewelry in 2008. She is a member of the PSG and the PA Guild of Craftsman.
Certificate in Painting, PAFA. BFA, Phila. College of Art, Assistant Professor at PAFA.
BFA in Graphic Design, Arcadia Univ. 25 years teaching experience includes West Chester University, Immaculate University, as well as local art centers and workshops. Signature member of PWCS,PWS, BWS.
Graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the University of Pennsylvania. Has exhibited his work nationally.
Daniel W. Shipley
MFA in painting, American University. BA in psychology, University of Rochester, NY. Certificate/painting, PAFA.
PAFA, The Art Students League, NY, BA from Moore College of Art. Exhibited extensively in the Philadelphia area. Courtroom News Artist for WCAU-TV, KYW-TV.
Teaches print making at several community art centers and for the Professional Institute for Educators at UArts. Educational background: PhD in counseling psychology from Boston College and a diploma from PAFA.
Graduate of Hussian School of Art. Freelance illustrator.
Ceramic artist working in hand built terracotta and stoneware. Has been working as a professional ceramicist since 1988. Bernadette specializes in her own hand-made glazes.
MFA in Printmaking, Penn State University. BFA in Painting & Drawing, Phila. College of Art. Also teaches at PAFA.
MFA Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, IL. BFA, The Maryland Institute College of the Arts, Baltimore. Founder and Instructor of MOBILE RAKU
BFA, Fine Art, Emporia State U, Kansas. Has taught K-12 at Glen Mills Schools, PA, Brandywine School District, DE, and most recently Nueva Esperanza Academy High School Art Dept.