Ms. Acevedo was born in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico and came to Yonkers in 1984. She earned her BA in Computer Technology in Graphic Media Arts from the Art Institute of Philadelphia. She has been a teaching artist, specializing in caricatures, face painting, and murals for Foto a la Mexicana/Mexican portrait studio; the Center for Traditional Music and Dance with the Mano a Mano Organizing Committee of Untermyer Park in Yonkers; Dana Discovery Center in Central Park and the Queens Museum of Art amongst many other places.
Mr. Brownie recieved his BA and BFA from Concordia University, Montreal, and also studied at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Alberta and York University, Toronto. He has taught in Ireland and at School of Visual Arts and Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. His credits as a background painter, storyboard, layout and animation artist include 'Heavy Metal,' 'An American Tail II,' Bugs Bunny shorts, Beavis and Butt-head, Saturday Night Live, C.O.P.S., Teddy Ruxpin and the Ace Ventura animated series.
Keith Burgun is a writer, visual artist, composer and game designer. He has taught computer animation at the Katonah Art Center for six years, and founded the video game company Dinofarm Games. He's also a trained musician and guitar instructor, having studied Studio Composition at SUNY Purchase. You can learn more about Keith at his freelancing website,
Ms. Carreau has been a potter for over 25 years and was a master potter's apprentice in Japan before she earned her MA at UC Berkeley. Moving to Hong Kong, she established a studio and taught at several schools. Ms. Carreau has worked with students in public schools and teaches at the Clay Art Center in Port Chester, New York. She has exhibited in Asia and throughout the U.S.
Ms. English is classically trained in oils, pastels, and drawing. She was an apprentice to Daniel E. Greene and received academic training at the Art Students League. Her work has been included in juried exhibitions at the Salmagundi Club, the Hudson Valley Art Association, Audubon Artists, New Haven Painting and Clay Club, and the American Artists Professional League Inc. She has taught drawing and painting in the area for over 20 years.
Elaine Finsilver:discovered the love of art through her Fieldston school teacher Victor D'Amico.She contiinued her study of sculpture with Nat Kaz at the Art Students league and later in life studied oil painting with the renowned artists, David Dunlop,and pastel painting with Larry Horowitz. Elaine created and ran the dance program at the JCC of Mid-Westchester as well as the innovative Summer Arts Center program for children. She has shown throughout Westchester and Ct. and has won several awards for her work.Her teaching includes work with seniors as well as children and has done private teaching as well.
Sean Flanagan's seasoned hand for graphic illustration has lead him to work with numerous production houses in NYC to illustrate and animate pilots & music videos. He has won awards for his collaborations as well; in 2010 he won at the New York Television Film Festival (NYTVF) for Best Reality Drama. In 2011 he won again at the Chicago Horror Film Festival for Best Special Effects. In conjunction to Sean's passion for teaching and the arts, he stays very busy creating custom vector graphic T-Shirts for Groom's Parties: http://www.etsy.com/listing/80741024/grooms-party-t-shirts View more of Sean's Work:
Mrs. Gladstone received her BA at St. Josephs College and her MS in Education from CUNY Brooklyn College. She teaches visual & cultural workshops to children of all ages, adults and special needs populations throughout New York.