Art

Christopher Jagmin

Christopher Jagmin

Christopher Jagmin attended the School of Fine Arts at Indiana University, where he studied graphic design and silkscreen printing. After graduating in 1981 with an AB, Christopher Jagmin moved to Austin, Texas. There, he started his career as a graphic designer. Moving up through the ranks at small Design Studios, he moved on to Boston where he continued his career as an award winning Art Director and Creative Director. Opening his own Design and Illustration shop in 1992, his clients included many Fortune 500 companies, children book publishers, and small start-ups located throughout North America.

Christopher Jagmin

Christopher Jagmin

Christopher Jagmin attended the School of Fine Arts at Indiana University, where he studied graphic design and silkscreen printing. After graduating in 1981 with an AB, Christopher Jagmin moved to Austin, Texas. There, he started his career as a graphic designer. Moving up through the ranks at small Design Studios, he moved on to Boston where he continued his career as an award winning Art Director and Creative Director. Opening his own Design and Illustration shop in 1992, his clients included many Fortune 500 companies, children book publishers, and small start-ups located throughout North America.

Christopher
Jagmin

Colleen Purcell

Colleen Purcell

Colleen Purcell has lived most of her life in Chile. She has been a freelance photographer for the last twenty years, she now resides in Santiago. She likes to photograph religious festivities in the Atacama and people from different walks of life in their own environment. Some of her photos have been published in Reunion, Dallas Review, Foliate Oak, Off the Coast, Subliminal Interiors, Diverse Voices Quarterly, and a few other publications.

Colleen Purcell

Colleen Purcell

Colleen Purcell has lived most of her life in Chile. She has been a freelance photographer for the last twenty years, she now resides in Santiago. She likes to photograph religious festivities in the Atacama and people from different walks of life in their own environment. Some of her photos have been published in Reunion, Dallas Review, Foliate Oak, Off the Coast, Subliminal Interiors, Diverse Voices Quarterly, and a few other publications.

Colleen
Purcell

Ellen Mueller

Ellen Mueller

Ellen Mueller has exhibited nationally and internationally as an interdisciplinary artist exploring the shared, everyday challenge of resisting change and maintaining control. She received her MFA in Studio Art from University of South Florida. Recent exhibitions span a variety of venues including CNN.com, the Cardiff Story Museum, and the Taubman Museum of Art. Recently, she has been selected for residencies at Vermont Studio Center, Ucross Foundation, and Santa Fe Art Institute.

Ellen Mueller

Ellen Mueller

Ellen Mueller has exhibited nationally and internationally as an interdisciplinary artist exploring the shared, everyday challenge of resisting change and maintaining control. She received her MFA in Studio Art from University of South Florida. Recent exhibitions span a variety of venues including CNN.com, the Cardiff Story Museum, and the Taubman Museum of Art. Recently, she has been selected for residencies at Vermont Studio Center, Ucross Foundation, and Santa Fe Art Institute.

Ellen
Mueller

Jeff Falk

Jeff Falk

Jeff Falk began making art in 1973 with his first oil paintings. Before long, he discovered he was better able to deliver his vision using mixed media. In the early 1990s, Falk began working with collage, which he feels is an extension of painting. Falk, a native of Nebraska who was brought to Arizona as a child in 1959, has been an active participant on the Phoenix art scene since 1984. His work is in the collections of the Tucson Museum of Art; the City of Chandler, Arizona; Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport and Mesa Contemporary Arts.

Jeff Falk

Jeff Falk

Jeff Falk began making art in 1973 with his first oil paintings. Before long, he discovered he was better able to deliver his vision using mixed media. In the early 1990s, Falk began working with collage, which he feels is an extension of painting. Falk, a native of Nebraska who was brought to Arizona as a child in 1959, has been an active participant on the Phoenix art scene since 1984. His work is in the collections of the Tucson Museum of Art; the City of Chandler, Arizona; Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport and Mesa Contemporary Arts.

Jeff
Falk

Julianne French

Julianne French

Julianne French is an artist and art educator residing in Florida. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and art history from Jacksonville University and her Master of Fine Arts in painting from The New York Academy of Art, the Graduate School of Figurative Art in New York City. Recently she received an Art Ventures Individual Artist grant from the Community Foundation in Jacksonville, FL; a grant to study at Yale University through the Gilder Lehrman Institute; and an invitation to work beside museum and art educators through the Connecting Collections Institute in NYC.

Julianne French

Julianne French

Julianne French is an artist and art educator residing in Florida. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and art history from Jacksonville University and her Master of Fine Arts in painting from The New York Academy of Art, the Graduate School of Figurative Art in New York City. Recently she received an Art Ventures Individual Artist grant from the Community Foundation in Jacksonville, FL; a grant to study at Yale University through the Gilder Lehrman Institute; and an invitation to work beside museum and art educators through the Connecting Collections Institute in NYC.

Julianne
French

Lynn Skordal

Lynn Skordal

Lynn Skordal (aka “paperworker”) lives and works in the Pacific Northwest, on an island in the middle of a lake, surrounded by a big city. Most of her work involves old-style cut-and-paste collage incorporated into collage pieces, artist's books and mixed media works, hoping to tell a story that might startle, amuse or provoke. Lynn's work has been selected for exhibition across the country, most recently: San Diego Book Arts “4th National Juried Exhibition,” University of California, San Diego; “Strange Glue: Collage at 100,” Thompson Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts; “The Art of the Book,” Rochester, New York; and “The Decorated Book,” The Athenaeum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Lynn Skordal

Lynn Skordal

Lynn Skordal (aka “paperworker”) lives and works in the Pacific Northwest, on an island in the middle of a lake, surrounded by a big city. Most of her work involves old-style cut-and-paste collage incorporated into collage pieces, artist's books and mixed media works, hoping to tell a story that might startle, amuse or provoke. Lynn's work has been selected for exhibition across the country, most recently: San Diego Book Arts “4th National Juried Exhibition,” University of California, San Diego; “Strange Glue: Collage at 100,” Thompson Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts; “The Art of the Book,” Rochester, New York; and “The Decorated Book,” The Athenaeum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Lynn
Skordal

Moises Ramos

Moises Ramos

Moises Ramos is a Puerto Rican artist whose mixed media pieces and black and white photography have been awarded several times. He received a Magna Cum Laude bachelor's degree in visual arts from the University of Puerto Rico in 1990. His art work has been displayed in Spain, England, France and United States. Moises was awarded with the Arts Awards from the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville and the Memphis Wood Excellence in Teaching Award, both in 2009. Since 1993 he has been working as an art educator and has been selected Teacher of the Year several times.

Moises Ramos

Moises Ramos

Moises Ramos is a Puerto Rican artist whose mixed media pieces and black and white photography have been awarded several times. He received a Magna Cum Laude bachelor's degree in visual arts from the University of Puerto Rico in 1990. His art work has been displayed in Spain, England, France and United States. Moises was awarded with the Arts Awards from the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville and the Memphis Wood Excellence in Teaching Award, both in 2009. Since 1993 he has been working as an art educator and has been selected Teacher of the Year several times.

Moises
Ramos

Nico a.k.a MALO Amortegui

Nico a.k.a MALO Amortegui

Nico is a native of Bogotá, Colombia, who has lived and worked in the Southeast since immigrating to the United States in 1996. A product of a large, close-knit family, Nico grew up surrounded by artists, learning carpentry, photography, interior design, and painting along the way. Throughout his 20s, Nico focused on photography, traveling throughout the US to shoot for various modeling agencies as well as surf and skate magazines. Today, Nico resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife and his two daughters. He now focuses on painting, sculpting and woodworking with found objects.

Nico a.k.a MALO Amortegui

Nico a.k.a MALO Amortegui

Nico is a native of Bogotá, Colombia, who has lived and worked in the Southeast since immigrating to the United States in 1996. A product of a large, close-knit family, Nico grew up surrounded by artists, learning carpentry, photography, interior design, and painting along the way. Throughout his 20s, Nico focused on photography, traveling throughout the US to shoot for various modeling agencies as well as surf and skate magazines. Today, Nico resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife and his two daughters. He now focuses on painting, sculpting and woodworking with found objects.

Nico a.k.a MALO
Amortegui

Sarah Kriehn

Sarah Kriehn

Sarah Kriehn merges the fields of printmaking and painting to create wholly original images that reflect her vision of encounters and experiences. Her compositions are bound together by a powerful sense of color, natural rhythm and sometimes pure value. Born and raised in Winslow, Arizona, Sarah earned her degree from Arizona State University. After graduating she taught art in Phoenix, earning the Arizona Elementary Art Teacher of the Year award. Sarah is the recipient of an Artist Grant award from the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture and the Arizona Commission on the Arts.

Sarah Kriehn

Sarah Kriehn

Sarah Kriehn merges the fields of printmaking and painting to create wholly original images that reflect her vision of encounters and experiences. Her compositions are bound together by a powerful sense of color, natural rhythm and sometimes pure value. Born and raised in Winslow, Arizona, Sarah earned her degree from Arizona State University. After graduating she taught art in Phoenix, earning the Arizona Elementary Art Teacher of the Year award. Sarah is the recipient of an Artist Grant award from the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture and the Arizona Commission on the Arts.

Sarah
Kriehn

Tonja Torgerson

Tonja Torgerson

Tonja Torgerson grew up on the White Earth Reservation in northern Minnesota. She moved to the Minneapolis area at sixteen to attend the Perpich Center for Arts Education and later received a BFA from the University of Minnesota. Her artwork is included the collections of the Weisman Art Museum and the Minnesota Museum of American Art. She also received a Jerome Foundation Fellowship for her residency in New York Mills, Minnesota and more recently she was an artist in residence on Fogo Island in Newfoundland. Currently, she is pursuing an MFA in printmaking at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York.

Tonja Torgerson

Tonja Torgerson

Tonja Torgerson grew up on the White Earth Reservation in northern Minnesota. She moved to the Minneapolis area at sixteen to attend the Perpich Center for Arts Education and later received a BFA from the University of Minnesota. Her artwork is included the collections of the Weisman Art Museum and the Minnesota Museum of American Art. She also received a Jerome Foundation Fellowship for her residency in New York Mills, Minnesota and more recently she was an artist in residence on Fogo Island in Newfoundland. Currently, she is pursuing an MFA in printmaking at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York.

Tonja
Torgerson