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
Carol Brody is a dynamic and inspiring teacher who has given classes, workshops, and demonstrations and has served as a show juror around the country since 1987. Her award-winning paintings have been published in numerous books and magazines, including Splash 11, Watercolor Artist, and Watercolor Magazine. Carol's work has been included in over 120 national juried shows, most recently in Shenzhen, China, and has earned her over 65 awards, including 6 First Place awards. www.carolzbrody.com
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
Gisele Weisman holds a Ph.D. in psychology and is a tenured college professor who has combined her world travels and study experiences into an ever growing repertoire of expressive art works. Her works include 3-D fabric on canvas, sculptures, bronzes, and acrylic paintings. Gisele was selected as the Edgewood Artists in Residence two years running by the Blowing Rock Historical Society, and she has exhibited her artwork locally, nationally, and internationally. In the Palm Beaches, Gisele has been featured at the Society of the Four Arts, Contemporary Living Gallery, Lighthouse Art Center Museum and Gallery, and at The Armory Art Center.
Jenny Day earned an MFA in painting and drawing from the University of Arizona, a BFA in painting from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and a BA in environmental studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is a painter who has divided her time between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Tucson, Arizona. She paints a fragmented space, examining human demand and the effects of environmental degradation on an understanding of place. Day taught courses in painting and sculpture at the University of Arizona and courses in art and ecology with Sierra Institute through the University of California, Santa Cruz. Day's work has been exhibited throughout the United States including the Crocker Museum, CA, Woodbury Art Museum, UT, Center for Contemporary Arts Santa Fe, Ground Floor Gallery, TN, Tucson Museum of Art, Davis Dominguez Gallery, AZ, Zhou B. Art Center in Chicago, and the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Day has attended residencies at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Art Center, NE, Ucross Foundation, WY, Jentel Foundation, WY, and Playa Residency Program, OR.
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 Paint 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 government agency. http://www.michaellascasas.com/
Nancy Tart earned her BS in Studio Art from Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, and her Masters 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. The past several summers she has enjoyed painting in Maine around the Freeport and Rockland areas. Nancy 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
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 where she has created and exhibied. Art critics describe her art as a “provocative” and “intriguing” in the direction of Surrealism, Photorealism, and some elements of Hyperrealism, encapsulating very passionate original ideas. Nuné is exhibiting and selling her work at prestigious galleries, museums, and private collections internationally. Nuné received her degree from the Academy of Fine Arts of Armenia. www.artnune.com
Sam Perry received his MFA from Florida Atlantic University and is a recipient of the South Florida Cultural Consortium's Visual Artists Fellowship. He currently teaches as an Adjunct Professor of Studio Arts at Palm Beach Atlantic University. He has work in the collections of Art in Public Places at Palm Beach International Airport and the Norton Museum of Art.
Spence Townsend earned his BFA in painting and drawing from the University of Southern Mississippi, and his MFA in painting and drawing from the University of Georgia. He works primarily with oil painting and screen printing and also explores the possibilities between art, music, and animation. He taught painting and drawing courses at the University of Georgia. Townsend was the manual screen printer at a graphics company in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. His art has been featured in group exhibitions at the Georgia Museum of Art and Rogue Space in New York City. His solo exhibitions include a 2016 show at the Lyndon House in Athens, Georgia, and a 2015 showing at Southside Gallery in Oxford, Mississippi. He has received numerous awards and grants such as the Wilson Center Graduate Research Award, the Tom Hollingsworth Art Scholarship Fund for Graduate Research, and The Mary Rosenblatt Graduate Scholarship. American Illustration published one of Townsend's pieces in their annual 2016 online anthology.