Amy Berkowitz received her BFA from the California Institute of the Arts in 1978
soon after she began working in the Film & Television industry. Working on
special effects for Marks and Marks on the 1st Star Wars film. In addition to film work, Amy worked at Duck Soup Productions graphics department for California Raisins, Fruit Loops, and Levi Strauss TV animated commercials. In 1994, Amy received her Master of Art in Teaching at University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pa. Teaching for the last 25 years at both the secondary and university level art/ design and textile fashion design. Amy had taught drawing and painting workshops in Los Angeles, Philadelphia and South Florida. Her paintings were purchased by corporations such as Airgas, for world-wide distribution of original paintings and prints. Amy has designed textile prints for swimwear, children’s wear and home and bath products. Amy has taught in South Florida at the Boca Raton Art School and Miami International University of Art and design since 2007.
Armory Art Center Director of 2D Media
Glen Miller received his BFA from the California Institute of the Arts in 1979 and soon after began working in the Film & Television industry. Working on special effects animation for Disney’s original Tron, The Roots of Rock and Roll and the Exxon Energy Finale Film for the Epcot Center as well as graphics for the WNBC's broadcasts of Live at Five and News 4 New York. He worked on Greater Tuna for HBO, Night Court for Warner Brothers Studios, and as Assistant to Director / Executive Producer James Burrows on Cheers. Glen was honored by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) for his contribution to Cheers "Best Comedy” 1982 - 83 season. He became a member of the Television Academy in 1985. He began his work in the fashion industry by designing a collection of clothing for Fiorucci in Beverly Hills. In 1982, he co-founded the design label Glen Miller for Ann Turk, which was featured in every major upscale department store and specialty store worldwide. Part of Glen’s success can be attributed to his ability to capture the eyes of major fashion editors. His designs have been featured in the most prestigious fashion publications worldwide. Glen became a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) in 1996. From 2005 to 2014 he was Professor at Miami International University of Art and Design, where he specialized in Handbag Design & Belt Design, Collections, and Construction Techniques for Accessory Designers.
Margaret Crowley is a representational artist who is fluent in pencil, ink, acrylic, egg tempera, oil, and watercolor. She has won numerous awards for her work and has exhibited in over one hundred juried exhibitions during her career. She has been featured in American Artist Watercolor Magazine, International Artist Magazine, Northlight Magazine and has work published in the book, Best of Watercolor 2 (Rockport Publishers). She is a lifetime Signature Member of the Florida Watercolor Society.
Margaret received her B.S. in Commercial Design at Appalachian State University (Boone, NC) and her M.F.A. at Florida Atlantic University, where she teaches figure drawing part time. Margaret resides in Boca Raton, Florida.
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/
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
Pat Crowley was an award-winning political cartoonist and artist director at the Palm Beach Post for three decades and a founding staff member of The Hill newspaper in Washington D.C. His cartoons and illustrations were distributed nationally by the San Diego-based Copley News Service and appeared in hundreds of newspapers and magazines nationally including the Sunday New York Times Sunday Week In Review. He has illustrated ten books.