Janet Arsenault MS, Special Education, Johns Hopkins University; BFA, Art Education, Virginia Commonwealth University. Teaching experience: Frost Center, Rockville; Frederick County Public Schools.

Brandon Blische 
MAT, Notre Dame University of Maryland; BA, University of Maryland College Park; New England School of Architectural Woodworking; Parsons School of Design. Teaching experience: Baltimore County Public Schools; St. Elizabeth School, Baltimore, MD.

Kristin Bohlander BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art; BA in Art Education, College of Notre Dame. Teaching experience: Friends School, Baltimore City; Baltimore County Public Schools; Frederick County Public Schools. Recipient: Art Teacher of the Year.

Anne Boyer MAT, Maryland Institute College of Art; BA, University of Maryland College Park. Teaching experience: Montgomery County Public Schools, Frederick County Public Schools.

Eric Burris MFA, Arizona State University; BFA in Metals and Jewelry, Kansas State University. Teaching experience: Rowan University, Creative Metalworks, and Montgomery Jewelry. 15 years of Mokumé-gane experience.

Beth Carey BA, Art Education, St. Mary’s College of Maryland; studied at the Gemological Institute of America. Teaching experience: Hagerstown Community College, Frederick County Public Schools.

Lesa Cook BA, University of South Carolina, George Mason University, Corcoran School of Art. Teaching experience: Frederick Community College. Exhibits regionally.

Georgina Copanzzi Studied at Montgomery College, Jewelry Arts Institute; Delaplaine Arts Center. Founder GMC Designs.

Mara Pollins Costello MFA, Maryland Institute College of Art; BA in Art Education, Kent State University. Teaching experience: MICA; Kings Park Elementary, Springfield Va; Carnegie Museum of Art. Exhibits regionally.

Jenna Gianni MFA in Ceramic Arts, Hood College; MA in Ceramic Arts, Hood College; BA in English, Hood College. Teaching experience: Hood College, VisArts. Exhibits regionally.

Laura Gilbertson MAT and BA in Illustration, Rhode Island School of Design. Teaching experience: Chenery Middle School. Freelance illustrator with Hallmark, Scholastic, and the Smithsonian Institution.

Jeff Greer BA, Indiana University at Indianapolis. Teaching experience: Indianapolis Art Center. Professional photographer.

Becky Jane Harrington Becky Jane Harrington is a Frederick based seamstress and designer. As a prominent member of the local community and ethical movement in fashion, she focuses on vintage fabric and recycling materials.

John Kachik BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art. Teaching experience: MICA. Award-winning freelance illustrator. Exhibits regionally.

Todd Knepper MAT, Mount St. Mary’s University, Emmitsburg, MD; BA, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD. Teaching experience: FCPS.

Brittani Locke BFA, University of Baltimore County, specializing in Print Media. Teaching experience: Pyramid Atlantic Art Center. Exhibits regionally.

Joanna Lohr PhD, Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the Polish Academy of Sciences. Private instructor.

Robert Neal Marshall BFA, New York University, Film Production & Theatre and Computer Studies. American Acadamy of Dramatic Arts, Professional Theatre Training. Teaching Experience: Acting Coach/Guest Lecturer, Studio BOH, Actor’s Club, Chesapeake Center for the Creative Arts, Peabody Preparatory Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University , Columbia Art Center, Art Camp.

Jan McIntyre-Creager BFA, Corcoran College of Art + Design; AA Fine Art, Frederick Community College. Teaching experience: Corcoran College of Art + Design, Frederick County YMCA, Rosehill Manor; private instructor. Exhibits internationally.

David Modler BS and Master of Education in Art Education, Towson State University; MFA in painting, James Madison University. Modler currently works as an Assistant Professor of Art in the Department of Contemporary Art at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.

Lee Newman MFA, American University. Teaching experience: College of William & Mary, Holton-Arms School; Washington Studio School; Yellow Barn Studio. Founder, Washington Studio School. Exhibits regionally.

Carissa Oedemann MAT, BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art. Teaching experience: Montgomery County Public Schools. Exhibits regionally.

Jeffrey Osborne MFA, Idaho State University. Teaching experience: Idaho State University; Pitzer College. Related experience: Instructional Lab Coordinator, Montgomery College. Exhibits nationally.

Gwen Ottinger BFA concentration in ceramics, East Carolina University; Teacher Licensure Certification, UNCA; Artist in Residence, Hood College; Visual Art Teacher and A+Schools Liason, ArtSpace Charter School, Asheville NC. Creative Arts and Inventions and Innovations Teacher, FCPS. Visual Arts Teacher, Grades 3-8 Lucy School.

Mark Palmquist BS, Industrial Design, Georgia Institute of Technology; Center for Furniture Craftsmanship; Danish Institute for Furniture Design. Founder and director, Mark Palmquist Design.

Li Wen Quach BA, Canada Sheridan College. Teaching experience: Asian American Center of Frederick County. Award-winning sumi-e painter. Exhibits internationally.

Calvin Edward Ramsburg Studied with Vo-Dinh Mai. Teaching experience: Artist-in-Residence, Maryland State Arts Council; Frederick County Public Schools. Exhibits internationally.

Joh Ricci BFA, Kutztown University, PA; concentration in fibers. She is self-taught in many of the techniques currently applied to her contemporary, sculptural baskets and vessels. Exhibited at juried art and fine craft shows including The Smithsonian Craft Show and The Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, as well as invitational shows. Her work is included in an array of publications including Fiber Art Today, Fiberarts Design Books, 500 Baskets and Fiberart Now, as well as private collections throughout the US.

Tom Semmes Studied at Rhode Island School of Design; Master Artists Program at Compass Atelier, Rockville. Teaching Experience: 505 North Gallery, Compass Atelier, Shepherd University, Yellow Barn Studio. Exhibits regionally.

Paul Wilson Studied at the Schuler School of Fine Arts, Baltimore and with portrait painter Daniel Greene, New York. Teaching experience: Blue Elephant, Griffin Arts Center, Hagerstown Portrait Group, Shab Row Studio.