RECENTLY ADDED WORKSHOPS
Mary Springer (Eureka Springs, AR) is both a sculptor and a painter with a BFA from the Memphis College of Art. She has taught and attended many workshops in different artistic disciplines and spiritual philosophies (including five trips to India to study with Satha Sai Baba) and a trip to France to study painting with Robert Baxter and Anne Tomlyn Rothe. In addition, she studied figure painting with Philip Pearlstein at the Corcoran in Washington, D.C.
Lowell Baker is an internationally known teacher, writer and artist who has taught over 50 workshops across the United States, Cuba, Guatemala, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Singapore and Japan. Baker has published over 70 articles relating to his technical and experimental research in ceramics.
Marty Coulter (Washington, MO) is an architectural illustrator and artist. Marty attended college at Art Center in Los Angeles and Florissant Valley Community College in St. Louis. His education began as a summer job that became a career in architectural illustration. He has spent the last 8 years painting landscapes outdoors.
Anne (Pawlet, VT ) has been an independent studio artist for 15 years and has work included in numerous exhibitions, collections and publications. Most recent: Art Jewelry Today 4 and Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist’s How to Enamel Jewelry, and acquisitions by the Enamel Arts Foundation.
Mary has made baskets since 1984. She has taught this art to many and she has made almost 4,000 baskets during her lifetime. Mary enjoys teaching and finds much fun in basket weaving.
Kerry Rhodes (Delaware City, DE) has been an artist blacksmith for over 26 years. In 1990 he founded Forged Creations, LLC as a means to express his love of the natural world. His commissions include Winterthur Museum, The American Birding Assoc., Harley Davidson and Vietnam Memorial in Delaware. He has exhibited nationally and has been featured in various publications.
Les Brandt (Huntsville, Arkansas) has studied with many national turners, Trent Bosch,
Christophe Nancey, Mike Jackofsky and others. He uses the knowledge and inspiration
gained from many classes and symposiums to create his body of work to educate others.
Eloa Jane Periera
Eloa Jane (Fayetteville, AR) a Brazilian architect started her paper art production in 2005 when she was overwhelmed by the amount of paper deposited in her mailbox, she decided to incorporate the paper into paintings. Her artwork is recognized and awarded in New York and Virginia.
Dan (Eureka Springs, AR) is a multi-talented artist with a background ranging from watercolor, charcoal, paper mache to metal sculpture. He is a Little Rock, Arkansas native and has attended six different art colleges over his career, including the San Francisco Art Institute and Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. Dan has his BFA in Metal Arts from Millersville University in Lancaster, PA. His vision enables him to create both whimsical and realistic pieces. Dan is currently the “Artist in Residence” at ESSA.
Maureen Alexander (Eureka Springs, Arkansas). Maureen has called Eureka Springs home for over 10 years and has been creating stained glassworks for over 30 years. She explains that mosaics give her the freedom to create the images in her mind easier than traditional stained glass.