Jill Banks

Oil Painting

Jill turned art into a career in 2003. A highly accomplished artist, Jill has received several national awards and recognitions. Her work is featured in several popular art magazines. An oil painter, Jill teaches plein air, portraits/figurative, still-life and personal project classes. Her paintings are loose and impressionist. Recognized as one of the Washington DC area’s top 9 Painting and Drawing Instructors. www.jillbanks.com

Bethanne Kinsella Cople

Oil Painting

A nationally, highly decorated and recognized artist, Bethanne served two times as the President of the American Women Artists Association. Bethanne’s plein air landscape paintings are known for their lush painterly quality. Loosely painted yet realistic, they have a timeless appeal. Using expressive brushwork and a finely honed sense of color, she creates a powerful image with both depth and beauty. www.bethannekinsellacople.com 

Elizabeth Floyd

Oil painting

Elizabeth spent several years as an architect before becoming a full time artist. Working in oils, Elizabeth’s work is realistic, working primarily with floral subjects from her garden, creating paintings that are rooted in celebrating the seasons of the year and portraits. She is recognized on both the national and international levels including in several art publications. www.elizabethfloyd.com

Lori Simmerman Goll


Highly accomplished and recognized pastel artist, Lori Goll is a fun instructor who brings a variety of ideas for subjects for her students to paint. From landscapes, seascapes, animals, birds, to scenes capturing brilliant light, Lori is a master of technique and instruction who’s student’s thrive. www.lorigollart.com

Rajendra KC


Know for his intricate watercolor paintings, Rajendra was born in Nepal and educated at Sirjana Contemporary Art Gallery in Kathmandu. He has received numerous special awards for his artwork in Nepal and in the United States, where he has lived since 2007. Rajendra’s is a prolific artist who is very active in the plein air circuit. His hands on teaching technique is popular with his students. www.kcfineart.net

Joyce Lee

Oil painting

Joyce Lee, known for her big, vibrant flowers takes traditional Korean painting styles of cephalopod ink and watercolor on rice paper and applies modern and western mediums. Working primarily in oil paints, Joyce teaches all levels to include children. www.joyceleeart.com

Michela Mansuino

Multiple Mediums

Michela Mansuino, graduated from Studio Incamminati, an atelier for the study of humanist realism in Philadelphia. Her painting style, known as contemporary humanist realism has earned her numerous awards. As an instructor of art, she began working with middle age and high school students Michela teaches several youth classes and summer camp programs. www.mansuino.com

JJ Singh

Precious Metal Clay Jewelry

JJ Singh’s creates unique jewelry that highly textured and often juxtaposes materials and design elements. Her students create one of a kind pieces in her home studio, from design to finished product. JJ offers several levels of jewelry design classes. www.jjsinghjewelry.com