Artist Carl Dalio

Carl Dalio

With a degree in architecture, Carl sustained an interest in art and architecture through his work as a successful fine artist and free-lance illustrator. His paintings have received many awards and have been included in several national exhibitions.

Artist Pat Benincasa

Pat Benincasa

Pat Benincasa is an award-winning artist whose passion for geometry is expressed in multi-faceted ways through her dimensional glass sculptures, paintings and drawings. She is currently Chair of Visual Arts Instruction at the Perpich Center For Arts Education in Golden Valley, Minnesota.

Artist Charlie Hunter

Charlie Hunter

Charlie Hunter, award-winning artist whose goal is "to paint beautifully that which is not traditionally considered beautiful."

Robert Burridge, professional artist, instructor, speaker and author.

Robert Burridge

Robert (Bob) Burridge was formally trained as a painter in college, but worked as a successful industrial and graphic designer for 25 years before becoming a professional painter.

Carol Marine, professional artist, instructor, speaker and author.

Carol Marine (a Painting A Day)

From October 2006, professional artist Carol Marine has created one small painting—almost every day! Through this dedicated process, she has achieved amazing success as an artist with a large and loyal following.

Jan Sitts, professional artist, instructor and author.

Jan Sitts

Jan Sitts has spent more than 30 years as a professional painter  and art instructor. Today, she is recognized for her large collection of contemporary works characterized by exuberant color, visceral texture, and bold design.

Jeanne Bessette, professional painter and workshop instructor.

Jeanne Bessette

After a successful 13 year career as a photographer, Jeanne Bessette felt the draw to return to her original love: painting. Her work can now be seen and purchased in over a dozen galleries across the United States.

Kathryn Stats, professional artist

Kathryn Stats

Kathryn Stats studied with artists in the Salt Lake City area on a continuous basis for approximately 20 years and continues to study books on color and landscape painting including Plein Air California Painters, Taos painters, Carlson’s Guide to Landscape painting and the Russian masters, favoring Vasily Polenov.

Susan Faust

Susan Faust

Susan Faust graduated in 1973 from West Virginia Wesleyan College with a BA in Fine Arts. She first pursued a career in ceramics and became a master potter and Artist in Residence for the State of West Virginia. Changing directions and longing to be a painter, she headed West in 1986.