Diana (West Fork, AR) earned her degree in Fine Art with and emphasis in photography from the U of A 2009. She has been teaching the photography and Photoshop classes at Northwest Technical Institute in Springdale for the last ten years.
Louis (Rockaway Beach, MO) is a wheelwright, wainwright, master carpenter and toy maker. He is a portly, bearded man that likes making toys for children around Christmas time (….sound familiar???). He started out learning to make his own toys as a child from his father who, despite being blind, was proof that if there is a job to be done, you find a way to do it. Louis has extensive experience building sets and props, and you can see some of his work – such as a 42′ tall chicken or a 16′ dog – in Branson, MO.
John (Cane Ridge (Nashville), TN) is known primarily for his textured and carved hollow vessels, and has been featured in many major turning exhibitions in the past thirty years. His work has received numerous awards, and is in the permanent collections of many museums and corporations, including the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian, the American Craft Museum in New York City, the White House in Washington, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the prestigious Victoria and Albert Museum in London, England. John has taught 100’s of classes at most of the major craft schools, and schools and turning groups throughout the US and ten countries.