Sandy Byers

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Born into a military family in Monterey, California, Sandy Byers moved frequently as a child. She loved drawing as a child, which her parents encouraged by enrolling her in private oil painting lessons in her early years. It was love at first stroke, and Byers continued to paint even as she launched a successful career as a web developer for Microsoft. (more…)

Jane Hammond


Jane Hammond was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut in 1950. She earned her B.A. at Mount Holyoke College and subsequently successfully pursued two Master’s degrees – both in Fine Arts – first at Arizona State University then at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. (more…)

Ramón Miranda Beltrán

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Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Ramón Miranda Beltrán developed his artistic skills and taste in Puerto Rico. He attended the Universidad de Puerto Rico and received a B.A. in Fine Arts with an emphasis on Photography. In 2012 he graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago with a Master of Fine Arts and has since been living in Brooklyn. (more…)

Cain Motter


Cain Motter is an unconventional artist who uses the nontraditional canvas of credit cards to comment on modern financial institutions. (more…)

Wyatt Kahn

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Born in New York City in 1983, Wyatt Kahn graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago with a Bachelors of Fine Art in 2006 and later earned a Masters in Fine Art from Hunter College in New York in 2012. (more…)

Dona Nelson

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As graduate of both Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in 1968 and Whitney Museum’s Independent Study Program in 1967, artist Dona Nelson’s education reflects her passion for art.  Even so, her passion cannot be pinpointed or marked. (more…)

Sam Arno

Sam Arno

After spending many years as an art director in advertising agencies, the freedom to work in the fine arts field has been a rewarding experience for Sam Arno.


Janice Lloyd Govaerts

Janice Lloyd Govaerts

Janice Lloyd Govaerts Janice Lloyd Govaerts and six of her studio mates founded the Loft Studios and Gallery and have been instrumental in fostering the lively arts scene in San Pedro’s historic downtown area.


Nancy Towne-Schultz


Nancy Towne-Schultz As a child, Nancy Towne-Schultz loved to collect small-patterned papers and little treasures such as feathers, acorns, sea glass, seeds, and pods. Her mother was an avid shell collector, and she often accompanied her on collecting expeditions to Marco and Sanibel Islands.


Muriel Olguin

Muriel Olguin

Muriel Olguin received an M.A. in drawing, painting, and printmaking from the State University of California at Long Beach, and studied under Rico Le Brun.


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