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2012 Winter Adult Art Workshops

Winter Adult Workshops take place in January, February and March

Workshops for 2012 will be posted as they are confirmed with the teaching artists. Please check back often for new listings. If you are interested in hosting a workshop at our center, please contact Susie Morrell at for a Workshop Proposal form.


"Alla Prima Figure Painting the Live Model" with David Shevlino

$120/ 7 hour workshop with ½ hour lunch break (Beginners Welcome)

Jan 28 Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm

Teaching Artist: David Shevlino

Painting with David Shevlino

This class is about painting the figure alla prima (wet into wet) and the techniques used to create a fresh, direct response to our subjects. There will be an initial demonstration, then students will work on their own and learn how to interpret and simplify their subject by seeing it as a series of basic shapes and forms as described by simple masses of color or light and shadow. By learning to simplify what we see, we become better able to paint our subjects with greater clarity. This class will be particularly helpful to students who wish to paint more loosely, use brush strokes economically and take advantage of the inherent beauty of wet oil paint. David Shevlino studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (certificate '84) and the University of Pennsylvania (BFA '92). His work has been featured in national publications and he has exhibited his paintings in solo and group exhibitions through out the U.S. He has also produced two DVDs about his artwork and painting methods. To learn more about David Shevlino visit his website at: davidshevlino.com A complete materials list will be provided.

Program Number: DS0128A2012

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"Mastering Seascapes and Water's Edge" with Ed Letven

How to paint big skies, clouds, infinite sea, rocks,and sparkling water.

$100/ 7 hour workshop with ½ hour lunch break

Apr 14 Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm

Teaching Artist: Ed Letven

Watercolor by Ed Letven

Capture the brilliance of large initial translucent watercolor washes. Move quickly to successful and powerful conclusion by the end of the day. Ed Letven will demo and discuss the dynamics and endgame of painting seascapes, and water’s edge. Beautiful photos taken by Mr. Letven will be supplied specifically for this class.


This instructor is a lifetime plein air landscape painter and a prize winning children's book artist and author. He was the Grand Prize Winner of the 2010 Susquehanna International River Art Competition and also a 2010 National Finalist in the cover competition for American Artist's Watercolor Summer Annual. He has been teaching. exhibiting and lecturing in our Delaware River Towns for 10 years since concluding a 35 year career as CEO of the Ad Agency he founded. He works in all media; Oil, Watercolor, Acrylic, Ceramics and Welded Steel. Visit www.letvenart.com A complete materials list for this workshop will be provided. A Digital Slide Show will be shown during the ½ hour lunch break.

Program Number: EL0414A2011

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2012 Spring Adult Art Workshops

Spring Adult Workshops take place in April, May and early June

"Painting the Costumed Figure/Portrait in One Session” with George Thompson

$115.00 / 7 hour workshop with 1/2 hour lunch break
May 19, 2012, Saturday, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Teaching Artist: George Thompson
Participation Level: Anyone interested in the challenge, 10 students max

This one-day workshop is designed for those who want the challenge of painting the costumed figure/portrait in a single session in oils. The advantage of doing a painting with limited time can be very beneficial. It’s a great way to help your work take on a more spontaneous and loose feeling and can help you to paint faster. I will encourage you to be more experimental with color and applying paint. Not only will you create an exciting painting, but it will help you grow as a painter. This workshop will include a talk on materials, color palette, anatomical discussion on the head, understanding drapery, design, and capturing a likeness.  A short demo and individual attention will be given.
Visit George’s website at: http://www.georgethompsongallery.com or http://www.georgethompsonfineart.blogspot.com 
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Program Number: GT0519A2012

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2012 Winter Adult Art Classes

Winter Adult Art Classes take place in February and March


Watercolor — Capture the Light!

$145/ 6 classes, 2.5 hours each (Intermediate to Advanced)

Feb 1 - Mar 7 Wednesdays 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Teaching Artist: Jo-Ann Osnoe

Find out why watercolor artists are captivated by this medium! Relying on the spontaneous nature of transparent watercolors, we can capture the atmosphere of a winter day, or the luminosity of a flower. We will be working from photos (for landscapes) and setups (for still life or floral) to create paintings that will exemplify the best use of this medium. This class is for students with some experience in watercolor. Students supply their own materials, a supply list will be sent out after registration.

Program Number: JO0201B2011

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Open Studio: Live Model on Monday Evenings

$12 per class/ 3 hours each

Mondays 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Monitor: Renee Egan (no instruction included)

Students will practice life drawing with live clothed and nude models. Come on out and improve your drawing, painting, charcoal etc. using a live model! Walk in students are welcome. Participants will pay per session with cash or check. Contact to get on the e-mail notification list.


Pastels

$180/ 5 classes, 3 hours each (Beginners to Intermediate)

Feb 1 - Feb 29 Wednesdays 9:30am to 12:30pm

Teaching Artist: Steve Smith

With an emphasis on solid drawing as a base, and the example of the great pastellists Edgar Degas and Mary Cassatt, you will learn scumbling, blending and how to use color to achieve an exciting, solid pastel painting. We will work from still life and live models.

    Materials List
  • Toned Canson pastel paper either individual pieces or pads (24 x 18 inches or 14 x 17 inches)
  • Set of 24 Conte color pastels (or more)
  • Box of vine charcoal

Program Number: SS0201A2011

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Caricature Class

$195/ 5 classes, 3 hours each

Feb 7 - Mar 6 Tuesdays 9:30am to 12:30pm

Teaching Artist: Steve Smith

In the tradition of artists from Honore Daumier to David Levine and Al Hirshfeld, improve your ability to get likenesses and enliven your drawing by exploring the possibilities of caricature while having fun. This class is for experienced artists as well as beginners. We will do some sessions with live models.

Program Number: SS0207A2011

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Introduction to Drawing

$160/ 6 classes, 2 hours each (Beginners or Minimal Experience)

Feb 7 - Mar 13 Tuesdays 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Teaching Artist: Anne Gannon

This course begins by introducing basic methods and concepts. As students develop their observational skills and understand the principles of the five geometric shapes, they will learn how to draw what they see. We will study the fundamentals of drawing – proportion, perspective, shadow and light. By the end of this session my students are delighted with discovering how good they are and they become confident knowing how much better they can be. Class cost includes pencil/charcoal sets and paper.

Program Number: AG0207D2011

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Drawing for Intermediate through Advanced Students

$180/ 6 classes, 3 hours each

Feb 2 - Mar 8 Thursdays 9:30am to 12:30pm

Teaching Artist: Anne Gannon

This course builds on the Introduction to Drawing session, but it is also an appropriate next-step class for anyone with basic drawing experience. You will learn how to really "see" your subject; identify how it relates to its surroundings through shadow and light, proportion, 2-point and 3-point perspective, negative and positive space, value and texture — all the essential aspects that contribute to the composition as a whole. With one-on-one direction and guidance, you will hone your drawing skills and develop your personal style. Supply list will be sent after registration.

Program Number: AG0202A2011

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2012 Winter Children & Youth Art Classes

Ages 6 to 8

Drawing for Beginners

$95/ 4 classes, 2 hours each

Feb 16 - Mar 15 (no class Mar.1) Thursdays 4:15pm to 6:15pm

Teaching Artist: Christina Harrison

Draw animals and people better than ever before using a variety of materials. Learn to use pencils, pastels, markers and charcoal effectively.

Program Number: CH0216C2011

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Ages 8 to 12

Creative Collages and Prints

$115/ 5 classes, 2 hours each

Feb 1 - Feb 29 Wednesdays 4:15pm to 6:15pm

Teaching Artist: Smita Rao

Learn effective use of shape, texture and color in collages. Experiment with a wide variety of techniques to achieve texture and unity. Use design & abstract forms to communicate ideas and intentions. We will learn and review a variety of processes to create and express exciting visual art.

Program Number: SR0201C2011

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Ages 9 to 12

A Story in the Making!

$135/ 6 classes, 2 hours each

Feb 7 - Mar 20 (no class Feb 21) Tuesdays 4:15pm to 6:15m

Teaching Artist: Danielle Nutt

Watch an image grow before your eyes! Students will explore relief printing techniques and build upon color to create a story board of images. In the end they will have a collection of colorful images that will be made into their own artistic book.

Program Number: DN0207C2011

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Ages 10 to 13

Fun and Functional Sculpture

$115/ 5 classes, 2 hours each

Feb 9 - Mar 15 (no class Mar 1) Thursdays 4:15pm to 6:15pm

Teaching Artist: Oz Freedgood

Students will explore sculpting with various compounds such as Sculpey (polymer clay), paper mache and plasticene. They will learn how to use an armature, molds, and various sculpting tools. We will create useful and decorative items. Bring a smock’ it can get messy!

Program Number: OF0209C2011

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Ages 12 to 15

Watercolor Basics: Let It Flow

$135/ 6 classes, 2 hours each

Feb 1 - Mar 7 Wednesdays 4:15pm to 6:15pm

Teaching Artist: Jo-Ann Osnoe

Discover how watercolor painting can produce some fascinating results by understanding how the paper, pigment and water react together. We will start by learning some basic watercolor techniques such as blended washes, wet-into-wet, resists, scraping, lifting and dry brush. Working from set-ups in the studio and from photos, we will apply these techniques as we create still life, landscape and floral paintings.

Program Number: JO0201C2011

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Ages 12 to 15

Drawing Beyond the Basics

$120/ 5 classes, 2 hours each

Feb 7 - Mar 13 (no class Feb 21) Tuesdays 4:15pm to 6:15pm

Teaching Artist: Oz Freedgood

Expand your drawing skills by drawing from a live model and a still life set up. Composition and technical skills will be taught. You will explore ways of expressing yourself by drawing various emotions such as joy, fear, anxiety and sadness. Join us!

Program Number: OZ0207C2011

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Summer Art Camps take place in late June, July and August. Beginning this year all campers must pay a $15 annual registration fee. Note: You are not registered until payment for the camp and your annual registration fee is received by the registrar.

2012 Summer Art Camps


Teaching Artists

Flo Ashton-Schadler
"As an artist and teacher, I endeavor to inspire, encourage, entertain and capture the light of creativity that illuminates my mind and spirit. After graduation from Council Rock High School, formal art training at Moore College of Art, and graduation from Kutztown University, my personal study of the arts was nurtured by painting and studying with other fine artists and fine craftspeople. Experience as an Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts and Humanities at Florida Community College of Jacksonville(watercolor, drawing, and craft as an element of design), Off-Loom Weaving teacher at the Baum School of Art, Allentown, PA, Craft teacher for Penn State Extension of Lehigh Co., PA, Founder of the First Coast Collage Society, (now, Society of Collage Artists), Jacksonville, Florida, Past President ‘94-’95 and Life Member, Jacksonville Watercolor Society; Life Member: Florida Watercolor Society & St. Augustine Art Assoc. is a strong foundation for my artistic endeavors. Other areas of interest include: Hand Crafted Jewelry, Printmaking: Mono prints, Wood cuts, White-line woodcuts, Basketry weaving techniques, Spinning fibers (wool, flax, rabbit, cat and dog hair) into yarn, and creating hand-made papers to use in my Collage and Mixed Media creations."
Colleen Attara
is an eco artist who uses repurposed materials in her work. She has formed partnerships with local sign shops and plastic fabricators and turns their scrap plastics and old signs into colorful, 3-dimensional works of art. Her work is in many private collections and businesses, and is shown in several area galleries. Colleen's green art has been featured in local and national publications as well as on PBS-TV. Colleen creates full time and serves on the Board of the Artists of Yardley. She loves teaching students how to color outside the lines.
Patrick Bartal
is an art educator in the School District of Phila., in his 3rd year of teaching Visual Art to inner city youths. He is also an avid oil and watercolor painter. Patrick studied at West Chester University. He later studied at Moore College of Art and Design in a Post Baccalaureate Art Education Certification program. He became certified by the state of PA in the area of Art Education, K – 12. Patrick has also been educating youths, since 2005, in the Yardley area with both CAPS and Artist's Circle organizations.
Denise Callanan-Kline
grew up in a family of stained glass artists. After earning a BS in art education from Temple University, she taught art for several years in public school. Upon receiving her MA from Arcadia University, She taught art at Holy Family University. She also began a decorative painting business specializing in murals and faux finishes. The past few years, her focus has turned to landscape and genre painting. She has taught art to students of all ages. Her paintings have been exhibited throughout Bucks County.
Greta Carlton
began teaching art to children in 2004 with "Art Goes To School". She graduated from Tyler School of Art with a B.F.A. in Printmaking, and is working on her Masters in Art Education from Arcadia University and just completed an advanced class in ceramics and printmaking at Bucks County Community College, where she won a purchase award for her print, "Little Boy". She enjoys teaching children at the Bucks County Montessori Charter School (K-6) and at the Lower Bucks YMCA (preschool through age 12). Ms. Carlton believes that all children should have a formal art education, so she often uses works by the masters as a jumping off point to inspire creativity. Greta wants art education to be fun, so she encourages children to express themselves freely, with the only boundaries being the materials she introduces at the beginning of each class.
Jean Childs Buzgo
is an oil painter, art teacher and packaging/graphic designer. Jean received her BFA at The College of New Jersey and graduated with honors. Over the last 3 years, she has been studying oil painting with various professional painters in the area and is realizing success exhibiting in local galleries. She is also currently teaching art classes to 1–6 year old children at Montessori Cottage preschool and children ages 4–8 over the summer at the Bucks County Racquet Club. Jean's studio and residence are in Bucks County, PA where she lives with her husband and 2 children.
Renee Egan
is an avid oil painter. She started her education at Pair School of Art in Connecticut and received her BFA at the College of New Jersey. She continues to take graduate courses at The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Renee has done many residential murals and wall treatments in Bucks County and New Jersey. She has taught secondary art in New Jersey schools for over ten years and currently teaches Art III, AP and Ceramics II Art programs at Ewing High School in New Jersey. She is a member of The Artists of Yardley and Art Bridge. Not only does she continue to work on ceramics at the Earth Center for the Arts in Newtown, Pa., she shows her paintings regularly in local juried shows and galleries.
John Ennis
is a nationally recognized portrait artist. His work is included in prominent collections throughout the United States and abroad. John has received 17 national and international awards, 12 of these from the Portrait Society of America. The subject of numerous magazine articles, he was interviewed for an article on portraiture in the May 2009 issue of the Artist's Magazine. John also authored articles for this publication as well as the International Artist Magazine. John's art studies began at age twelve and have continued throughout his life. After earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute, College of Art, he moved to New York City to study painting at the Art Students League of New York. He considers this a seminal moment in his career, taking classes with painters whose art training had been passed down through generations of teachers dating back to the French Academy of the nineteenth century. A native of Bucks County, PA, John is a member of the Portrait Society of America, the Philadelphia Sketch Club, and the Artists of Yardley. He enjoys the camaraderie of the Bucks County artist community, often painting with friends from live models or the landscape.
Joan Feiss
When the Naval Air Center in Warminster, PA, closed the base in 1996 Joan found herself out of a job at the age 63. Having always loved to paint, and having had training as a young girl, Joan decided to apply for a retraining grant. Obtaining this grant, Joan went back to school and graduated with a fine arts degree. Returning to school in her later years has brought many blessings to Joan and enriched her life greatly. Today Joan has a wonderful life as an artist and teacher of watercolor, pastel, oil, drawing, and color theory. Her work is shown widely in juried as well as member shows. Many of her paintings have won awards. She is associated with the Canal Gallery in Washington Crossing, PA. Each painting Joan does excites her greatly as she continues to explore painting in all areas. Her life as an artist and a teacher is full and rewarding and has brought her true happiness.
Judith Foster
Judith Foster graduated from the University of the Arts with a BFA in Art education, and moved on to pursue graduate studies at the Tyler School of Art and the College of New Jersey. She has had a 25+ years career teaching art in public and private schools in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, in grades K - 12. Judith paints in acrylics and has shown her work in alumni shows and faculty exhibits.
Oz Freedgood
has many years of teaching experience. He taught arts and crafts to children at the Santa Ana Pueblo in New Mexico. He also taught at Cooper Union and was an assistant painting teacher in Parsons School of Design in New York. He has exhibited in various juried shows, and one man shows in Pennsylvania, Washington D.C. and Massachusetts.
Anne Gannon
was educated at the School of Visual Arts in NYC. She worked as an Illustrator for Hammacher Schlemmer - her drawings were published weekly in The New York Times and Wall Street Journal. She also designed artwork for Merrill Lynch and Wall Street firms. In 2003, Anne started teaching art classes while beginning a new career as a surrealist and an abstract painter. She has been with the AOY since their inception in 2004, serving as a board member, the website manager and assistant editor for the AOY newsletter.
Adele Governatore
"My inspiration to paint has been a lifelong endeavor. I love color and shapes and the art of discovery and an approach to find meaning in everything. Its amazing how shapes and movements intersect to and become a sort of poetry. My Artwork reflects my eclectic style and interests. This includes Abstraction, Mythology, Seascape, Landscape, Still Life, and Religious Figures. I work with both Acrylic and Oil. Attended: Workshops, PAFA, Pa.; Fleishers Art Memorial, Pa.; Bucks County Community College, Newtown, Pa.; Ventnor Cultural Center, Ventnor, NJ."
Jackie Greco
received her BFA from West Chester University. During the fall of 2008, she had a four month emersion into the Italian culture and studio arts in Florence, Italy. Jackie brings her experience from teaching art camps at West Chester University and Chesterbrook Academy. In addition to curricular activities, Jackie has supported fundraisers and volunteered on building sites for Habitat for Humanity. She is very excited to offer her youth, energy and talent to the young artists of Yardley.
Diane Greenberg
is an award-winning artist with a BA in Art (concentration: Drawing) and an associates degree in Textile Design. She has designed rugs, home furnishings, fabrics, and wallpaper. Currently, she is concentrating on fine arts, pet portraits, and teaching art.
Cynthia Groya
has a BFA from Drake University, taught Art in the Basic Curriculum at the St. Louis Art Museum, Continuing Education at BCCC, Middle School art at Newtown Friends School and Founded CAPS! (Cultural Arts in Progress!) where she directed all programming and taught for 10 years. Groya currently paints full time, is a member of the MUSE Gallery in Philadelphia, volunteers as a coach for the Trenton Soup Kitchen's "SHARE" spoken word and performing arts program, and serves on the FORUM committee of the Phillips Mill Community Association.
Christina Harrison
earned a degree of BFA in Applied Media Arts and BS in Art Education from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2006. She has a history of commissioned publications and graphic design projects in Lower Bucks County for local businesses. She created a cover for AdNews in October 2010 and web sites for various artists during the same year. Christina started her teaching career in 2007 at Benjamin Franklin High School of the School District of Philadelphia teaching graphic design and art. She currently teaches Art and Technology courses (Art 1, Ceramics 1, Computer Graphics 1 and Cisco: IT Essentials) at Ewing High School in Ewing, NJ. After school she teaches Comcast Digital Connectors and Graphic Design at Honickman Learning Center and Comcast Technology Labs in North Philadelphia. She greatly enjoys working in all fine art and digital art mediums. When she has time to enjoy art she is focused on continued development of her graphic design and drawing skills.
Jody Lista-Malloy
has been designing dolls for more than 15 years. A gifted seamtress, she worked for Franklin Mint Doll Company creating detailed costumes from sketches for dolls such as Princess Grace, Jackie O, and The Wizard of Oz. Jody loves to pour molds and fire her own dolls in her kiln creating dolls of all types from 4-inch kewpies to 21-inch Santas.
Susan Mitrano
received a BFA cum laude from Syracuse University with a major in graphic design and a minor in photography. She enjoyed a 15-year career as a designer and art director in the advertising industry with clients such as AT&T and Kraft. She discovered her love of watercolors and has been painting since 1999, studying with Robert O’Brien, AWS in Vermont and others locally. A native of central New Jersey, her early private training included pastels, pen and ink and acrylics. Susan has substituted for art and as a classroom teacher in the Hopewell, NJ area and will receive her teacher certification in May 2011 along with a second degree in Art Education from The College of New Jersey. She recently received a merit scholarship from the New Jersey Art Educators Association and was a presenter at their 2010 annual conference.
Patricia Newdeck
has a devoted interest in both our natural environment and art. After obtaining her Geology degree, she worked as environmental consultant, cleaning up soil and groundwater at industrial sites. As an artist, Patricia sculpts bas-relief stoneware tiles and copper foil panels. Patricia's passion for science and art enables her to cultivate the skills inherent in both science and art; a sensitivity to ones environment, keen observation skills and patience.  She believes learning happens best when you get dirty.
Danielle Nutt
received a Bachelors in Studio Arts at Tyler School of Art in 2009. Since then, she has spent her time fulfilling her soulful desire to create. Although concentrating in painting at Tyler, she also enjoys working with wood, jewelry, and photography. Her work is inspired by an eclectic of mix of nature, her hometown (Yardley), adventurous travels, as well as the city that she has been residing in for the past 6 years, Philadelphia. In order to establish herself as an artist with in the culturally dynamic city, Danielle founded First Friday Art shows at Lucy's Top Hat in Old City providing a place for young artists to show their work, has been working with the mural arts program, and shows her work throughout Philadelphia.
Jo-Ann Osnoe
holds a BFA from Parson’s School of Design and is celebrated for her watercolor work. She moves effortlessly from still life to landscape to florals and local scenes. Expanding recently into oil painting, she has gained recognition in this medium as well, winning First Place in a recent Bucks County art competition. She finds inspiration in nature and her Bucks County surroundings, where she has made her home for the past fifteen years. A dedicated and focused artist, she has exhibited in over one hundred local group shows, including over a dozen juried regional and national exhibitions.
Smita Rao
has work that has been exhibited at numerous major venues, including juried shows at the Woodmere and Berman Museums, the Perkins and Abington Centers, and several galleries. Smita Rao's art has drawn a loyal following. Her work is displayed in private collections, business centers, and public institutions. She has won several awards and has been featured in area art newspaper sections.
Heather Saltzman
studied visual communications and magazine design at Miami University and Penn State University where she received a BA in Integrative arts. At the age of eight, Heather began extra curricular art studies where she discovered her passion for creativity and design. While most kids her age were involved in sports and dance classes, Heather continued her art studies all through school until high school graduation. During that time she became involved in many community based art programs, including exhibitions & tutoring art to children. After graduating college, she moved to New York City where she worked alongside some of the most well-known designers, photographers and illustrators at two nationally prominent magazines. Ultimately, she decided to return to school in pursuit of an art education certification at Arcadia University. She currently teaches early education at The Goddard School.
Rachel Sherman
is a graduate of Moore College of Art with a BFA in Textile Design. She launched "malagueta", her clothing design label, in 2002. Her vibrant, modern and easy wear creations have found their way into independent boutiques on the east and west coasts. She has also established herself in the handmade scene through local fine art festivals and craft shows.
Steve Smith
"I attended the School of Visual Arts NYC where I received my BFA. I’ve worked on NYC theater and feature film productions painting scenery for the past thirty years. I’ve also done illustrations for newspapers and magazines including Sports Illustrated and the Philadelphia Inquirer, and worked as a courtroom artist for major television networks in New York City. I have lived in Pennington for twenty five years now, painting and drawing the figure and landscape. I consider myself a pastel artist in the impressionist tradition. In the twenty five years I’ve resided in the area; I’ve developed a real affinity and love for the local landscape and its people. I feel lucky to be part of its vibrant Art culture."
Rose Marie Strippoli
After raising a family (four children) and operating her own bridal and design business for many years, Rose Marie decided to focus on one of her first loves, painting, in late 1989. Since then she has studied, and continues to study, at various workshops around the world, where she has studied under many well-known artists and teachers. She has also matriculated at Bowling Green and Jacksonville Universities, Bucks County C.C., and Lorain County C.C. Since her first public exhibition in 1991, her acrylics, hand-built pottery, enamels, and watercolors have garnered numerous awards and ribbons. Her work has been exhibited in many juried shows including Artsbridge, Annual show 2006-2007, Phila. Sketch Club 2007, 2008, 2010, Perkins Art Center 2009 and Ellarslie Museum 2010. Rose Marie has also been the subject of many individual shows.
Melinda Wright
has studied drawing and painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine arts. She has studied print making and papermaking at BCCC and PAFA. She works now primarily in oil or charcoal. She has lived abroad in England and Japan where she began painting and studying ikebana. Melinda is a founding member of AOY and works extensively with the Pennsbury Prom. She continues to study painting and art history and exhibits regularly in local shows and galleries.