Shawna (Fayetteville, AR) is an award winning and nationally selling artist and author from Northwest Arkansas. She has taught art and creativity workshops since 2010. Shawna’s workbook, “Be A Creative Badass: 52 Whole-Life Activities to Boost Your Creativity,” is available on Amazon.
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Shelli (Big Bear City, CA), MBA, is a full-time working artist participating in juried art festivals primarily on the west coast. She sells her jewelry to retail art show clients as well as to a select handful of fine art galleries nationwide.
Spencer (Mt. Vernon, IL) a plein air and studio painter now well into his fifth decade of painting, and is fluent in watercolor, oils and acrylics. He has 20+ years of experience teaching workshops, specializing in strong design and understanding values as a solid foundation for a successful painting. Spencer teaches a variety of painting approaches, broadening each students view of creating art. Spencer has won multiple awards in juried competitions across the country and has been featured multiple times in Plein Air Magazine and other publications.
Stephen (Highland Park, MI) is a designer and craftsman from Detroit, MI, and earned his BFA from the College for Creative Studies (CSS). He is an instructor at CCS teaching design and fabrication, and manages the Metal’s Division at Ganas MFG.
Stephen (Tulsa, OK) is a furniture maker and instructor who developed and taught classes for Tulsa Tech with an emphasis on the Shaker style. He has also delivered coursed for Northeast Tech with an emphasis on 18th century furniture, currently associated with the Woodworking Studio of Tulsa.
Steve Palmer is a juried member of the Best of Missouri Hands Artisan Association & currently designs and builds custom furniture.
Tim (Greenville, NC) is a Professor in the Metals Design program at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. He received his BFA at Rochester Institute of Technology and his MFA at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. Tim shows his jewelry, silversmithing and furniture in both national and international exhibits.
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.