Tom (Rogers, AR) has been doing found object metal art for the last 15 years. He also works as a lighting and electrical designer, brews beer and makes home-made root beer, writes music and plays several types of musical instruments.
Tonya (Ocean Grove, NJ) is a painter focused on methods that stifle impulse, embrace boredom, and forces self-awareness. Lee has exhibited her work throughout the U.S. and has an extensive background in higher and adult education at Penland School of Crafts and other institutions. A native of Florida, she was raised on the salt of the Atlantic foam by a shark’s tooth hunter and a mythmaker.
Vic (Hot Springs Village, AR) has 25 years of experience teaching adults both in the corporate world and in studio settings. He was an artist in residence at Krueger Pottery in St. Louis for 10 years. Vic is currently retired and spends his time creating in steel and wood. His work in on sale at galleries in Hot Springs and Eureka Springs, AR.
Vic Mastis (Branson, MO) has been a professional artist for over 35 years. Former owner of Green Door Art Gallery in Webster Groves, MO, she has taught art for numerous years. In 1998, Vic founded the Gateway Pastel Artists, a pastel society in St. Louis, MO. She is a signature member of Arkansas Pastel Society, a member of Missouri Valley Impressionist Society, Best of Missouri Hands, and more. Her work has been in magazines, galleries, and museums.
Victoria (Arvada, CO) combines the old renaissance art of blacksmithing with today’s tools and welding technology for an ultimate union in making steel sculptures that can be found in various Colorado city parks and Denver galleries.
Wayne (Hot Springs, AR) has been a self-taught sculptor since 1970. His steel sculpture is often functional – tables, stools, and chairs; but he truly enjoys creating unique “people” and larger works that are inspired by music. His accomplishments include works at the Hot Springs Civic and Convention Center, Hard Rock Café in Miami, Florida, Hot Springs Sculpture Garden, and several hospitals, churches, libraries, banks, and private homes. He has also been featured in “Southern Artist” and “Active Years’ magazines.
William (Tulsa, OK) is a metalsmith creating pewter sculptural works as well as silver jewelry. He states, “To work in pewter is to rediscover and reshape traditional techniques for use in making artistic statements which are contemporary and alive.” William has taught at Tulsa Community College for 45 years and at Ghost Ranch (NM) for over 30 years.
William (Boston, MA) is an artist who utilizes traditional silversmithing techniques and untraditional materials to create jewelry. William earned his BFA from MassART in 2012, and his MFA in 2016 from the University of Massachusetts: Dartmouth.