Victoria Patti (Arvada, CO) combines the old renaissance art of blacksmithing with today’s tools and welding technology, creating the ultimate union in making the steel sculptures that can be found in various Colorado city parks and Denver galleries.
Becky (Millersville, PA) heads up the Fine Art Metals Area at Millersville University in Pennsylvania and currently serves on the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) Board of Directors. Becky received her MFA from Arizona State University and BA from University of Wisconsin Lacrosse.
Christie Braswell (Eureka Springs, AR) is an avid outdoors woman and self-taught artists. Her handmade journals can be found in by many local galleries in Eureka Springs along with her found object easels. She loves to teach her students to live fearlessly and create a legacy through their art and written word.
Barbara Robinson( Eureka Springs) is from Minnesota but moved to Eureka Springs in 1998. She is part owner of Eureka Fine Art Gallery which is in it’s fourth year of business and also represented by 85 Spring St. Gallery in Eureka. She has had several solo exhibits, group exhibits, and honored with many awards.
Lisa Krannichfeld, (Little Rock, AR) has an interesting cultural background of a Chinese family living in the American South. Her experiences growing up in these two intermixing cultures and their traditions have greatly influenced her work. She focuses on women in her paintings creating expressive portraits that refute the traditional portrayal of women.
Alison Pack (Radford, VA) is an associate professor at Radford Universty. She received a 2016 Niche award in the Holloware/Cast Category. Her work has been featured in the books, Humor in Craft, Art Jewelry Today 3, Art Jewelry Today 2, and About Art.
Danielle (Raleigh, NC) is a metalsmith, neon artist, educator, designer and storyteller. She started her passion for jewelry making at Millersville University and received her BFA in jewelry design in 2010. In addition, she is a recent graduate of the MFA metals design program at East Carolina University.
Alice Farris (Springfield, MO) recently received Best of Show awards at the 16th Annual Open Exhibition of the St. Louis Watercolor Society, the 4th Annual Missouri Valley Impressionists Society National Juried Exhibition and the Visual Artists Alliance of Springfield Open Portrait Exhibition.
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.