Adam Field earned his BA in art from Fort Lewis College. He spent most of 2008 in Icheon, South Korea, studying traditional Korean pottery making techniques under 6th generation Onggi master Kim Ill Maan. In 2013 he created and premiered Hide-N-Seekah at the NCECA conference in Houston, Texas. Adam is now a full-time studio potter in Helena, MT. His works are included internationally in private collections and kitchen cabinets. http://www.adamfieldpottery.com/
Adriana Ficarelli was born and raised in Brazil. She graduated with a focus on mathematics, marketing, and visual communication. She worked from 1973 till 1990 as set designer assistant and set decorator for television. When Adriana moved to the United States in 1991, she continued her passion in the visual arts, display, fashion clothing, and accessories for 18 years. Since 2011, Adriana has been active at the Armory Art Center in the Jewelry Department studying under various instructors and participating in sales and exhibition opportunities.
Aimee Schulz is a second generation glass artist, working primarily in fused glass. She learned techniques from her father, various workshops, and by completing an apprenticeship at Vetrate Artistiche Toscane in Siena, Italy, where she focused on creating stained, painted, and fused glass works. She is inspired by the intrinsic beauty of the natural world, aiming to show the uniqueness and autonomy of each living creature. Her work can be found in private collections in the United States and Europe. She has exhibited pieces in several galleries in South Florida.
Alicia Jane Boswell received her Masters of Fine Arts in metalsmithing/jewelry from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and a B.F.A. in functional design at Murray State University in Kentucky. She has attained positions of visiting professor, sabbatical replacement, adjunct faculty, studio assistant/technician, artist-in-residence, and visiting workshop instructor at arts/crafts education centers around the United States and internationally. Boswell was also invited to assist and display work in a workshop at the Antonio Ratti Textile Center of the Metropolitan Museum of Art which
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.
Anita Lovitt graduated from University of the Arts with top honors and a degree in Illustration. Her award-winning work includes paintings, children’s books, greeting cards, surface designs, and graphic design as well as numerous public and private art commissions including the large Dancing Pineapples mural in downtown Delray Beach. www.anitalovitt.com
Anna Calluori Holcombe received an MFA in ceramics from Louisiana State University and is a professor of ceramics at the University of Florida. Her recent ceramic work utilizes digital technologies for form and imagery. Anna exhibits her work both nationally and internationally and is a Fellow of NCECA, a member of the International Academy of Ceramics, and a Fulbrighter. http://www.annaholcombe.com/
Anna Torlen is an artist, educator, and techie. She received a BA in studio art at the College of Santa Fe and an MFA in media, technology, and entertainment at FAU. She has worked on Raspberry Pi projects at her college and at Hacklab in Boynton Beach, FL. She has contributed to the Adafruit Community Corner blog. Currently she is working at Palm Beach State College as a Multimedia Adjunct Professor.
Anthony Burks is a native Floridian who works in a variety of media forms including pen & ink, pastels, watercolor, and color pencil. An Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale graduate, Burks has won numerous awards including Best of Show. Burks has also exhibited his work at various venues including the Cornell Museum, Historical Jenkins, the PBC Governor's Club, Ann Norton Sculpture Garden, PBC Cultural Council, Nubian Art Gallery, and Eg2 Gallery Group. He has worked with regional organizations including Delta Sigma Theta sorority, The Urban League, The Children's Coalition, PB Artist
Anton Pastuszak is a local artist who primarily focuses on the metal arts. He earned his BA in Communication from Lynn University where the self-taught welder was first recognized for his recycled metal sculptures. Soon after college he had the opportunity to make a commissioned piece for then President Bill Clinton. His desire to give back to the community led to 12 years of teaching middle and high school math alongside coaching track and field. However, his first love was welding, so he redirected his efforts to the metal crafts where he currently works as a lead ironworker and as a