Faculty

Diane F. Kessenich

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May 17 @ 11:44 pm

Diane studied life and figure drawing in oils at The Art Student’s League, NYC. She studied drawing with charcoal at the Roslyn School of Painting, NY. She also illustrated 60 full pages for an Art Textbook for Gifted First Graders which was published as part of a language art series written by…

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Jen Fisher

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May 17 @ 11:44 pm

Jen Fisher is a mixed media artist with an interior design background currently residing in Boca Raton, Florida. During her years as a designer, she worked for prominent architectural firms in New York City. Transitioning to the academic world, she became an Academic and Career Advisor at the New York…

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Nancy Handler

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May 17 @ 11:44 pm

Nancy Handler incorporates collaged elements from all kinds of books, periodicals, illustrations, and painting to create diminutive works of both kitsch and horror. Decay and dissolution of the body and its historical environs are suggested in bright and appealing flower-strewn tableaux, suggesting the death and destruction that bellies the living…

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Becky Holden

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May 17 @ 11:44 pm

Becky Holden holds a BA in Art, Painting from Rutgers University; a Master’s Degree in Art Education from Southern Connecticut State University, and has 20 years of experience as an art teacher in the Redding, Connecticut public school system. She has been teaching adult pastel classes at The Rowayton Arts…

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Serin Leas

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May 17 @ 11:44 pm

Serin Leas is a painter and textile artist living and working in Palm City, FL. After obtaining her B.S. degree in Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida, she began pursuing her love of art by teaching youth classes and eventually going back to school to be an elementary…

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Shari LaBrenz

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May 17 @ 11:44 pm

Shari LaBrenz is a life long resident of Kalamazoo, MI. After early retirement from a twenty-five year banking career in late 1999, she returned to a childhood love of art and started taking classes in fused glass. That experience led to the question of how glass cabochons could be set…

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Nicole Galluccio

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May 17 @ 11:44 pm

Nicole Galluccio is a mixed media visual artist, originally from New Jersey, living and creating in South Florida since earning her BFA from Florida Atlantic University in 1998. Nicole Galluccio’s mixed media paintings began by juxtaposing bright beautiful florals atop a stark black and white paper background, to demonstrate depth…

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Ralph Papa

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May 17 @ 11:44 pm

Ralph Papa was born and raised in Manhattan’s East Harlem and studied art and architecture in New York at Queens College and City College and Art Students League. He is a lifelong artist and is President of the Artists’ Guild of the Boca Raton Museum of Art and founder of…

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Susan Luery

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May 17 @ 11:44 pm

Susan was born in Baltimore, Maryland and attended The Maryland Institute College of Art. Her passion for monumental sculpture was recognized by Alberto Sparapani, (sculptor of Leonardo for the town of Vinci and the monument to the marble workers of Carrara, among his many fine works) who invited her to…

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Susan Rienzo

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May 17 @ 11:44 pm

Susan Rienzo is a full-time studio textile artist who creates abstract and pictorial art quilts. She has a passionate love for color, textiles, and whimsical art. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Susan graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology, NY with a degree in Fashion Design, and continued on at the University of Georgia,…

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