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Anthony Burks

Anthony Burks

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 Showcase, Center for Creative Education, and Voices of Pride. Anthony uses his skills to encourage youth to pursue their own creative talents and to help promote the arts statewide. www.anthonyburkscollection.com   
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Anton Pastuszak

Anton Pastuszak

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 welding instructor at a trade school. He uses different materials and processes, from small nails to large scrap I-beams and TIG welding to acetylene torch — if it’s metal, it has the potential to become art.  
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Beth Sloat

Beth Sloat

Beth Sloat received her BFA in Graphic Design from Colorado State University and worked as a bio-medical graphic artist. She pursued her fine art studies at the Armory Art Center. She enjoys painting and drawing from life in the local area. Since 2001, she has exhibited at numerous public venues, art galleries, and has work in private collections.  During the school year, she teaches fundamentals of art to young children and their parents/guardians and teaches young artists at the Armory’s Summer Art Camp.
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Bill Buchanan

Bill Buchanan

Bill Buchanan received his BFA from University of Montevallo and a Master’s in Art Education from Florida International University.  He is a retired National Board Certified teacher and a 10 year Visual Arts teaching alumni of Bak Middle School of the Arts.  Bill is a practicing studio artist, working in a variety of media including fired clay, photography, assemblage, and painting.
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Bonnie Bruner

Bonnie Bruner

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.
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Chad Steve

Chad Steve

Chad R. Steve was born and raised in Lake Mills, Wisconsin. He received his BFA from University of Wisconsin-Stout. In 2009 he moved to Hawaii and received his MFA from University of Hawaii at Manoa. While living there, he worked at the University as an adjunct professor and a lab technician. Chad has instructed at a variety of institutions such as Hawaii Potter’s Guild, Honolulu Art Museum, Montana University, and Western Montana University.       
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Craig McInnis

Craig McInnis

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.            
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Jeni Licata

Jeni Licata

Jeni Licata graduated from UCF in 2010 with a BS degree in Psychology, but art has always been her true passion. She has over ten years of experience working with children of all age ranges. After graduation she started working at Sandy Pines residential treatment center, a children’s mental health hospital in Jupiter, FL. It was here she learned that introducing art to a child in their early development stage is extremely important for creative growth and rehabilitation, allowing them to creatively express themselves and build self-awareness. When working with children, she keeps her lessons fun and engaging as well as educational. She specializes in ceramics using a variety of hand-building and glazing techniques and her work is mainly inspired by local marine life.      
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Jennifer Love Gironda

Jennifer Love Gironda

Jennifer Love Gironda earned her BFA and MAED from the School of Art and Design at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. She earned her National Board Teacher Certification in 2010 and currently teaches art at Lake Worth High School, and in 2016 she will teach fashion illustration classes at the Armory. Additionally, Jennifer is a contributor for Art Hive Magazine and is represented by Gallery 2014 in Hollywood, Florida. Jennifer has been making art every day since January 2012, creating well over 1500 works, all of which are documented on her website and blog www.jenniferlovegironda.com 
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Jon Greene

Jon Greene

Jonathan Greene earned a BFA in 1990 from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. He worked as a cruise ship photographer, photographer’s assistant, production coordinator, and commercial photographer. Jonathan’s editorial work has graced trade magazines and annual reports. His music photography has appeared in promotional materials, and CD art and music magazines while his advertising images have been published in major national magazines. Jonathan has participated in group and solo art shows. He’s traveled to & coordinated shoots in exotic locations including Bora Bora, Provence, and Prague, and has led workshops for professional photographers from around the world.   
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