Meet the Artists
Specialty: Organic Abstraction
A.D.’s art has been exhibited in several states across the U.S. and overseas in Korea. Herzel’s work won the Directors Choice award from the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art in 2022.
Specialty: Still Life and Portraits, Painting
Alexandra’s award-winning pieces have been displayed across the east coast. Alexandra has taught art for several years and is currently an adjunct professor at Radford University, in addition to her full-time painting career.
Check out Alexandra’s progress!
Specialty: A variety of art styles
Allyson is a life-long local of Roanoke and is currently in her 23rd year of teaching art at William Byrd High School.
Specialty: Sculptural Jewelry
Avni has used her artistic abilities to educate local and international students. Her jewelry designing has aided movie sets and organizations like Women for Women International.
Specialty: Mixed Media
Dan is a local artist of Roanoke and art educator at Patrick Henry High School, where he is dedicated to connecting students to the world of art.
Specialty: Impressionist Painter
Janet is a professional artist and private studio instructor. Some of her most prolific work includes over 500 paintings of the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway.
Specialty: Realistic Pre-Renaissance Painter
Jon is a recently retired art teacher from Heritage High School. Jon’s influential student project “Keys to the Hill City” brought colorful pianos to the streets of Lynchburg.
Specialty: Impressionistic Painter
Kay has been a professional artist, devoted to and obsessed with the creative process for 25 years. In addition to creating, Kay teaches art in studio and private settings
Specialty: Realistic Expressionism, Painting
Kelly has worked in schools in the Virginia area for 10 years. She is currently an instructional assistant at Cave Spring High School. Her art is primarily inspired by her background in science and biology.
Specialty: Music Inspired Folk Art
Ken Pease is the beloved art teacher at Harding Avenue Elementary in Blacksburg, VA. In addition to teaching, Ken’s professional art work has been displayed in Virginia, Florida, Tennessee, Illinois and Nevada.
Specialty: Free Form and Mixed Media
Stephanie is a professional photographer and teacher of photography in the Roanoke area. Although Stephanie is most comfortable behind the camera lens, she is dedicated to her recent studies in painting.
Specialty: Baroque Surrealism, Painting
Steven has been immersed in his art career for 38 years and counting. Steven’s art is recognized internationally across the U.S., Europe, and Australia. In 2021, he won the People’s Choice Award from the Floyd Center for the Arts.