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Watercolors, oils, acrylics. There is a medium with your name on it.  Our classes are led by talented artists who love to teach and infuse others with a love of art.  We have classes for children as young as five and for their grandparents – and for both of them at the same time.

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Cathy Walls helps students bring their Farmer’s Market produce to life. 

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Featured artists/instructors

Anne E. H. Carroll: Anne has been creating art her whole life. She has been showing her work for the past nine years in shows from Florida to New York (and areas in between) and has won many awards for her artwork. Recently, Anne has focused her work on watercolor. Her drawing techniques lend themselves well to watercolor. Attracted to the play of light and shadow, Anne incorporates this in her watercolor paintings.

Linda Chatfield: Boston University, BFA, Delaware State University, MS in Art Education. Linda spent 2 years as curator, educator and CEO of three museums. Now a full-time artist working in oils, pastels, acrylics, watercolor, collage in mixed media and printmaking.

Rosemary Connelly: Studied fine art and graphic design at Arizona State University, Mesa Community College and workshops in Arizona and Delaware. A watercolorist, Rosemary has a passion for watercolor journaling.

Michael Fleishman: Michael is a relatively recent transplant from Yellow Springs, Ohio. A retired college Art professor, Mike is the author of seven published books on the theory, practice, and business of Illustration, Graphic Design, and creativity (with book eight in progress, by the way). Formerly a Contributing Editor at The Artist’s Magazine, he’s freelanced for Hallmark Cards, Recycled Paper Products, Pictura Sweden (among others) and contributed to How Magazine, STEP Inside Design, Computer Arts (UK), and more.

Mimi Galligan: Mimi began her career as a potter taking classes at the Delaware Art Museum. She went on to study pottery at Montgomery Community College in Maryland and Taos Institute of the Arts in New Mexico. Mimi now runs her own pottery studio, Rivertown Potter.

Kim Hanna: With a BA in art from Pennsylvania State University and graduate work in Graphic Design from the Corcoran School of Art, Kim has been a working artist for more than 25 years. Her work is in several private and public collections. She has lived and worked in the Washington, D.C. area, California and Connecticut and now maintains a studio in Milford. Working in several different mediums, her work is expressionistic and spontaneous in nature. She loves teaching children as well as adults. You can learn more about Kim and see her work on her website kimhannastudio.com

Claudia Leister: Claudia started her painting career with Tole Painting using acrylics on wooden objects and moved on to painting the smooth rocks found along the Delaware beaches, depicting animals and flowers. After learning about Zentangles from a friend, Claudia traveled to Providence RI to take part in an extensive workshop, becoming a Certified Zentangle Instructor.

Erica Rae: A graduate of Delaware State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Studio Art and Art Management, Erica loves just about everything under the sea and often uses this love as inspiration. Erica loves working in many different media, which includes the rare cyanotype; however, her love of art began with photography.

Jean Masetti: Jean studied with various artists in New Jersey as well as studying commercial art at NYC Community College and Bergen Community College in New Jersey. Jean ran her own graphic arts business for over 25 years. Now retired, Jean spends her time painting in watercolors and showcasing her works in books that she has written, illustrated and published.

Maria Sadler: Maria has been working with clay creating functional and decorative pottery for close to 17 years.  Maria creates her pieces using the wheel and by hand building.   Leaves, shells, stamps and other textural items are all used in creating each piece.   Maria has taught classes at the Dover Air Force Base Skills Center and she teaches private lessons at her studio in Milford.  She is a member of the Mispillion Art League, the Rehoboth Art League and Delaware by Hand.   Photos of her work can be seen at her website Kalypsopottery.com and on Facebook at Kalypso Pottery.

Linda Steere: Graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and worked as a graphic designer in Philadelphia. She studied fine art at Camden County College and Rowan University as well as studying privately with several New Jersey artists. Linda has won many awards for her paintings and is a member of the Nanticoke River Arts Council and the Mispillion Art League.

Judy Struck: Judy is the President of the Mispillion Art League and a retired elementary school teacher. Judy studied art at the George Kaiser School of Art in Sewell, NJ. Judy enjoys working with various mediums and subjects.

Kelly Sverduk: Kelly holds a BA in Studio Art with a minor in Environmental Science. After becoming involved with the Botanical Art Society of the National Capital Region and the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, Kelly completed a certificate program at the Brookside Gardens School of Botanical Art and Illustration.

Joseph Terrone: Joe is a professional Delaware based Artist. He graduated from PrattInstitute with an MFA in painting. Mr. Terrone’s plein air paintings have been collected throughout the country. He has been included in shows at the Brooklyn Museum and BACA Cultural Center in Brooklyn, NY. His painting “Last Snow” was selected as a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine’s 28th annual competition. HIs painting “Time For A Change” won first prize in the Regional Juried show at The Art Center of Northern New Jersey. He is a member of many art organizations and his work
can be seen at www.joeterrone.com.

Cathy Walls: Cathy started out as a probation/parole officer, but life took her on a different path. After a 10-year career in the field of sociology, Cathy returned to art. Cathy has won many awards, painting primarily in watercolor, Cathy is also experienced in pastels, oils, pencil, pen and ink. Cathy is a founding member of the Mispillion Art League.

Heidi Wetzel: Heidi is a local fiber artist and basket weaver.  Originally she came from Germany as a teenager and now lives and weaves in Easton, Md., using unique and indigenous materials, as well as materials she brings back from her many travels.

Her work ranges from traditional, sculptured, to contemporary.  She is often inspired by nature and her sculptures can serve as colorful and decorative highlights for a wall, or a table.  Some of her sculptures are utilitarian, while others are purely decorative.  With her three-dimensional wall hangings she tries to create “pictures” or scenes from nature. Heidi’s work reflects the beauty she see in the world around her and the natural surroundings here on the Eastern Shore.