Bonnie Bruner is a multi-media artist and photographer Her art education began at Miami-Dade State College, where she had the privilege of being the professor’s assistant to the now famous, Duane Hanson. After graduating with an A.A. in Art, she transferred to University of Florida where her love of photography began with her professor Jerry Uelsmann. She completed her B.F.A. at Florida Atlantic University and went on to complete a M.A.E. During her career in art education, she has received grants from Florida Art Education Association, Florida Humanities, and P.A.C.E. Bonnie has exhibited her artwork at galleries locally and nationally.
Bridget Vizoso's graduated from Parsons School of Design with a degree in Fashion Design and later began working at Kelways Nursery in Somerset, England. Representing Kelways, Bridget participated in the Chelsea Flower Show, where her peony displays garnered a Silver Medal. With more than 18 years in the field of event design-and backed by a near encyclopedic knowledge of flowers and plants—Bridget has staged buzz-worthy events that include fundraisers for orphans, elaborate destination weddings and corporate events.
Carl Young earned a B.F.A. in design from the School of Visual Arts in NYC. He has worked with many fortune 500 brands as a creative director, art director, and designer for the past 30 years in New York and San Francisco. Some of his notable work includes brands like Apple, Audi, Bacardi, Sephora and Morgan Stanley.
Casey Hurlburt, a native Floridian, earned her BA in Art and English at Saint Michael's College in Colchester, VT. A lifelong lover of Printmaking, she also studied at the Lorenzo de Medici School in Florence, Italy, during a semester abroad. Casey is especially drawn to woodblock printing and uses a variety of textures in her work to create space. She is also a yoga instructor and uses yoga and meditation to help keep creative energy flowing freely.
Christine has been a web-based marketing professional for over 15 years with experience in digital creative, website, and software development. She is also a student at the Armory Art Center in ceramics hand-building. With practical knowledge working in these two very different mediums, 3D Printing allows her to show students how to bridge the gap between the digital and clay worlds.
Christopher Staples holds a BFA magna cum laude from Hartford Art School, University of Hartford. She is an award-winning mixed media artist who has been teaching workshops for over a decade. Staples combines words, images, and marks in her abstract works. She has a passion from bringing fresh, rich, creative experiences to people of all levels of artistic ability. She opens and pushes the boundaries for creativity she believes is inherent in each of us.
Cindy Bartosek is a fiber artist with a passion for photography. She studied, practiced, and exhibited photography for 20 years and now her photos serve as inspiration for her tapestry and weaving. Cindy has lived in Florida from the age of five and graduated from FSU with a BF in Home Economics and a M.S. in Nutrition. Teaching has been a life-long endeavor from sewing and cooking in 4H to teaching nutrition in her career in public health. Cindy says, “I spent 30 years nourishing people’s bodies and now I want to nourish their soul.”
Clarence “Skip” Measelle has been featured in over 100 gallery and museum exhibitions, competitions, group shows, and solo shows throughout the US. He is best known for his work in photorealism and abstract illusionism. www.measelleart.com.
COLLECTIONS: Individual collector's names shall remain private.
Partial list of selected Corporate and Public Collections
MorseLife Foundation, West Palm Beach, FL
Alabama Power Company, Montgomery, AL
Bamboo Room/Green Orchid, Inc., Lake Worth, FL
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
Department of Natural Resources, State Department, Tallahassee, FL
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Florida State House of Representatives, Tallahassee, FL
Miami Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Miami,FL
Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
Montgomery & Larson, West Palm Beach, FL
National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
Newsweek, Inc., New York, NY
Palm Beach County Council of the Arts, West Palm Beach, FL
Palm Beach International Airport, West Palm Beach, FL
Sunfest, Inc., West Palm Beach, FL
The Tower Club, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Craig McInnis is a freelance artist with a career balancing commercial and fine arts. He enjoys keeping his workload diverse to help expand his skill set. Craig has had the opportunity to make music, paint on many different surfaces, illustrate, produce graphic design, create storyboard art and props for motion pictures, apprentice as a tattoo artist, and work behind the scenes to curate art shows. His most recent projects are Northwood and downtown West Palm Beach mural projects. He is serving as President of the non-profit Art Synergy partnering with Art Palm Beach, Art Director for The Event Group, Creative Director for Fright Nights at the South Florida Fairgrounds, and Theme Set Designer for the South Florida Fair.