FACULTY

Fall 2022 Faculty

LESA COOK

BA, University of South Carolina. Studied at George Mason University; Corcoran School of Art + Design; The Art League in Alexandria, VA; Florence Academy of Art, Italy. Teaching experience: Frederick Community College (FCC).

MAXINE CAMPISCIANO

BA, University of Central Florida. Teaching experience: Community School of the Arts programs, FL; Corbett Preparatory School, Tampa, FL; private instruction.

GEORGINA COPANZZI

Diploma, Penn Foster. Studied at the Gemological Institute of America, Montgomery College, Jewelry Arts Institute. Founder, GMC Designs.

KELLI HARRISON

MEd, Art, Towson University. Teaching experience: Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS).

ELIZABETH JENKINS

Hood College and FCC. Studied with Kesra Hoffman. Assistant teaching experience: Valley Elementary School and Lucy School.

JOHN KACHIK

BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). Teaching experience: MICA. Award-winning and internationally recognized illustrator. Exhibits regionally.

LAUREN KOCH

MFA, University of Maryland (UMD), College Park; BFA, University of West Georgia. Teaching experience: Frederick Book Arts Center; Shepherd University; UMD, College Park. Exhibits internationally.

CAROL LEADBETTER

BA, McGill University, Montreal, Canada; AA, Photography, Montgomery College; Electronic Digital Photography Certificate, Montgomery College. Award-winning photographer. Exhibits regionally.

DAVID MODLER

MFA, James Madison University; MEd and BS, Towson University. Teaching experience: Shepherd University; Perquimans County Public Schools, NC; Loudon County Public Schools, VA. Exhibits nationally.

LEE NEWMAN

MFA, American University. Teaching experience: College of William & Mary, American University, Georgetown University. Founder, Washington Studio School. Exhibits internationally.

CALVIN EDWARD RAMSBURG

Studied with Vo-Dinh Mai. Teaching experience: Artist-in-Residence, Maryland State Arts Council; FCPS. Exhibits internationally.

SUKEY RANKIN

MA, Gifted Education, Shippensburg University; BA, Juniata College. Teaching experience: Hood College, Washington County Public Schools, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.

JODIE SCHMIDT

BFA, McDaniel College. Teaching experience: FCC; Daybreak Adult Day Services, Frederick, MD; Buckingham’s Choice, Adamstown, MD.

AMY WOOD

MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield, MI; BFA, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA; Certificate, Maryland Teaching Artist Institute. Teaching experience: Franklin Montessori, Rockville, MD; Synetic Theater, Arlington, VA; Corcoran School of Art + Design; private instruction.

Visiting Artists

ED PALASZYNSKI

Gaithersburg Camera Club Grand Master; member of the Maryland Federation of Art, Nature First, North American Nature Photography Association. Teaching experience: Montgomery College; Mac Business Solutions; Capital Photography. Exhibits regionally.

CHRISTINE TISCHER

BA, Hood College. Studied at George Washington University and Syracuse University. Member of the Washington Calligraphers Guild (WCG), serving as Workshops Chairman for 17 years. Teaching experience: WCG; Museum of Fine Arts of Washington County. Exhibits with the WCG.

 

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