B.F.A., Syracuse University, NY; M.A.T., University of Massachusetts. Born in Lima, Peru, Becky has a studio at her family’s orchard, Clarkdale, in Deerfield, Massachusetts. She has shown her work throughout the Northeast, and has taught all ages. When Becky is not working in her studio or teaching, she loves to walk and to be outside, and helps on the farm during the harvest season. Her mission as an instructor is to have every artist meet their personal goals.
B.F.A. and M.Ed., University of Massachusetts. Tina Clark has been creating art with children ages three through eighteen in Western Mass for twenty years. Her work experience includes art education development for Headstart, art-based after school and summer camp, various community based art beautification projects, and more. Currently she teaches art for the Greenfield Public Schools.
B.F.A., University of Illinois. Deborah Rubin paints in watercolor and occasionally acrylic and gouache. She has been pushing the boundaries of photo-realism and hyper-realism since the mid-1970s with an eye on nature and, more recently, architecture. Born in Chicago in 1948, Rubin holds a BFA from the University of Illinois. She currently lives in Western Massachusetts.
B.F.A. and graduate studies, University of Massachusetts. Rhonda Wainshilbaum has thirty years of experience teaching art in local schools and camps. She also makes decorative and functional pottery, and enjoys passing on her love of art to kids.