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Mark Cohen

Mark Cohen

Mark Cohen is an award-winning graphic designer, marketing communications executive, teacher, painter, and printmaker. His subject matter utilizes contemporary and past iconic figures from all walks of life, including politics, popular culture, entertainment, and war and peace. Most of his paintings are strikingly large scale, monochromatic works. They have energy, impact, and size. They exhibit a sparse and concise pictorial composition that combines abstract expressionism and pop art in their execution. In these works, viewers can investigate issues of anti-Semitism, genocide, and bigotry. By using art to examine these issues, he hopes to remind viewers that we live in a world of continuing hateful biases that result in senseless killings around the world and that we should end hatred and promote understanding toward all people.
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Mark Fetterly

Mark Fetterly

Mark Fetterly is the director of the Boynton Beach High School Theatre Academy. He is a former BAK MSOA theatre teacher and judge with thirteen years of proven results helping middle and high school students acquire acceptance to both BAK MSOA and Dreyfoos School of the Arts. His career as a professional actor and director is a result of his training at FSU (BA Theatre; MS for Theatre Educators) and New World School of the Arts.
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Mark Walnock

Mark Walnock

Mark Walnock graduated from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, with honors, in ceramics.  He has worked as an instructor and studio manager for various arts organizations including Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina, Thompson Park Craft Center, Burlington County Community College, and the non-profit center Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences in N.J.  Mark has been an artist in residence at the Long Beach Island Foundation as well as the Vermont Studio Center.  He has exhibited his work nationwide and at invitational shows in London and Japan.   
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Mary Catello

Mary Catello

Mary Catello is primarily a self-taught contemporary basket weaver. She has studied with various master artists learning different mediums and techniques; however, her love and passion for weaving lies with the palm tree. Mary began experimenting with local Florida palms substituting palm inflorescence for commercial reed, thereby turning trash into art. Mary teaches traditional and artistic basketry using many different mediums including reed, paper, and waxed linen. Mary’s work can be seen in galleries throughout Florida. In 2015, her award-winning piece, Zen II, will be touring to The Grand Hand Gallery in St. Paul and the Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, MA.  www.earthartbymaryandteri.com    
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Mary Ellen Dohrs

Mary Ellen Dohrs

Mary Ellen Dohrs received a degree in industrial design from Pratt Institute. She worked in styling for General Motors as well as other product design in Detroit. She has extensive experience teaching figurative sculpture, specializing in action figure sculpture.
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Michael Blair

Michael Blair

Michael Blair worked as a studio potter and teacher for ten years after earning an MFA in Ceramics from University of Georgia. From 1980-84 he was the head of the ceramics department at the Evanston Art Center in Illinois. He was one of the first artists in residence at the PBC School of the Arts and worked for 13 years as prop-master at Florida Stage until its closing in 2011.  
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Michael Las Casas

Michael Las Casas

Michael Las Casas is an accomplished local artist experienced in watercolors, oils, pastels, street painting, screen printing, graphic design, graphite, and color pencil. Michael is a member of the Color Pencil Society of America, Florida Plein Aire Artists Association, and a perennial favorite “Featured Artist” of the Street Painting Festival in downtown Lake Worth. He studied fine arts at the University of Wisconsin, Baraboo. He was the art director for Palm Beach Funwear screen printed apparel, and Flipcity Graphix, and is the art editor for a local governmental agency. http://www.michaellascasas.com/
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Nancy Tart

Nancy Tart

Nancy Tart earned her BS in Studio Art from Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, and her master's in Art Education from Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI. She paints outdoors at many locations around Palm Beach County. Nancy spends many days painting at Grassy Waters Preserve and DuBois Park. Over the past several summers, Nancy has enjoyed painting in Maine around the Freeport and Rockland areas. She has shown her work in the Northeast and in Florida at The Society of the Four Arts, the Boca Raton Museum of Art, the Cornell Museum, and the Armory Art Center, where she is an adjunct instructor. Her paintings are in private collections around the United States. www.nancytart.com  
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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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Nuné Asatryan

Nuné Asatryan

Nuné Asatryan was born in Armenia where she discovered her passion for art at an early age from a family of artists. She has become internationally known for her unusual artwork, conceptual designs, delicate murals, and bold statements. Her international experience has cultivated and exposed her to different cultures and she has created and exhibited in many countries. Art critics describe her art as a “provocative” and “intriguing” with elements of surrealism, photorealism, and hyperrealism. Nuné is exhibiting and selling her work at prestigious galleries and museums internationally. Nuné received her degree from the Academy of Fine Arts of Armenia. www.artnune.com  
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