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Amber Dawn Tutwiler

Amber Dawn Tutwiler

Amber Dawn Tutwiler received her MFA from Florida Atlantic University (2017). Originally from South Florida, she is a hybrid maker who works across painting, sculpture, audio, and installation. Her research involves the intersection between the body, narrative, and ephemerality.    
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Andy Denton

Andy Denton

Andy Denton earned his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA from East Carolina University. He is a figurative sculptor whose processes involve casting and welding metal to ceramics and pottery. You Always Live Again, a recent solo exhibition at Emerge Gallery in Greenville, North Carolina, featured large figurative works, functional face-pottery, and small wall reliefs. Denton managed the summer studios at Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan and was an adjunct instructor at Pitt Community College in North Carolina until becoming a self-employed artist. Many cities across the Southeast and Midwest exhibit Andy's outdoor sculptures. He has twice been awarded the Regional Artist Project Grant for Pitt County.    
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Maria Tritico

Maria Tritico

Maria Tritico was born and raised outside of Houston, Texas. She received her BFA in Photography and Studio Art with an emphasis in Metals from Texas State University in 2012 and graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a Masters of Art in Art Therapy in 2015.  Maria works predominately in jewelry and sculpture using alternative stone setting techniques and multiples to create scale and volume within a single piece. Since 2008, Maria has exhibited in local and national art shows, and she has worked in a variety of settings from children's summer camps to assisted living facilities.
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Nate Ditzler

Nate Ditzler

Nate Ditzler grew up on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Anthropology, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He completed a Master of Fine Arts at West Virginia University. His sculptures are featured in public collections including the Hawaii's State Foundation for Culture and the Arts as well as the Mayor’s Office for Culture and the Arts. Ditzler has artwork in private collections in the U.S., Switzerland, and Canada. He has shown in internationally galleries, juried exhibitions, solo exhibitions, and group shows. Nate Ditzler continues to develop art that explores nuances of the human condition while constantly expanding on his investigations of materials and means of fabrication. He was recently the Ceramic Area Technician and an Adjunct Professor at Marshall University.  
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