RECENTLY ADDED WORKSHOPS
Tim Tyler (Bella Vista, AR) is a contemporary artist who has been inspired by the Old Masters. Tyler’s skills and technical ability to achieve high levels of realism are impressive, yet it is his visual wit, use of satire and clever method of social commentaries that he weaves into his compositions that elevate his works above practicing realist artists. Tyler has a distinctive career and has received honorable recognition for his work in the arts, such as the late Charles Banks Wilson.
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.
Gasali Adeyemo is from a small village in Nigeria. His mother taught him the traditional Yoruba technique of adire eleko and how to prepare an indigo pot. He studied at the Nike Center for Arts and Culture and mastered the traditional techniques of adire eleko, batik and tie-dye. Gasali now travels worldwide, sharing the arts and culture of the Yoruba people of Nigeria. Gasali currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
James (Eureka Springs, AR) has lead several neighborhood groups of 3-5 students in similar workshops. James also guided a 2 day locals workshop in 2016 at ESSA for 5-6 students. James has years of experience in providing training and instruction in business, science and computer software programs during a 45 year career in the military and business community.
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.
Audrey Peck (Tulsa, OK) earned her MFA from East Carolina University in 2014 and her BFA from Oklahoma State University in 2004. Her work has appeared in many exhibitions including the Baltimore Jewelry Center, Maria V. Howard Arts Center and the Greenville Museum of Art.
Dr David Michael originally apprenticed as cabinet maker and then an instrument maker (Luthier) under George Gilmore as the celebrated student of Andre’ Segovia. Since 1982 David has made various instruments and is K-12 teacher certified in music, theatre and technology. He has performed in music theatre and has composed many songs for the harp.
Julie Hop (Rogers, AR) earned her BFA in Painting and Drawing from Columbia College, Chicago. She has been a muralist and has participated in exhibits in Chicago, New Orleans and Eureka Springs. Julie has designed and implemented art classes for children, teens and adults and has experience as a public school teacher. She is currently Program Coordinator at ESSA.