Lindy Edwards retired from teaching studio classes including drawing, design, and printmaking at SUNY Potsdam and St. Lawrence University in May of 2014.  Previously, Edwards was a children’s book illustrator, illustrating many trade and textbooks, in addition to stories for Cricket and Ladybug magazines. She holds a BFA degree from Syracuse University and MFA from Vermont College of Norwich University. Her personal efforts focus on works-on-paper in printmaking, drawing, and mixed-media artwork.

Classes: Printmaking

Erica Groff is a ceramicist and fine art sculptor. She enjoys teaching creative classes to people of all ages. Erica received her BFA in Ceramics with a minor in Education from California College of Arts and Crafts in 2002. 

Classes: Explore Ceramics: An Introduction to Working with Clay

Pat Kelly has been a practicing ceramicist for over three decades.  She holds a BFA from the Rochester Institute of Technology, where she studied with Franz Wildenhain and Jim Seacrest of RIT’s School for American Crafts.  Her elegant, functional pieces have been sold at Dean and Deluca, Tiffany & Co., and at various craft and kitchen stores throughout the United States.

Classes: CeramicsHandbuilding & Wheel Throwing

Maggie McClellan is an accomplished painter who exhibits her work nationally and abroad. She is a signature member of the Florida Watercolor Society, Gold Coast Watercolor Society, and the Miami Watercolor Society. Maggie has authored successful teaching programs across the United States, in the Caribbean, and abroad. She is the author of the popular book, The Artist’s Express – Secrets of the Obedient Brush.

Classes: Introduction to Portraits; Watercolor Painting

Don Melander creates delicate, realistic landscape works in pencils and watercolors. He has been a practicing artist for more than thirty years, and has studied with internationally renowned artists Tony Couch, Robert Wade, and Cheng-Khee Chee. He is a member of the Lake Superior Watercolor Society, the Arrowhead Art Club, the Englewood Art Center, and the Punta Gorda Visual Art Center. Don’s work is exhibited throughout Southwest Florida and his hometown of Duluth, MN.

Classes: Pencil Drawing - LandscapesPen & InkWatercolor Simply

Elizabeth Spicer is an award winning actor, director and producer on stage, commercials and films.  She has worked in over 150 productions as an actress. Hailing from Kentucky, Ms. Spicer earned her B.G.S. from the University of Kentucky and her M.F.A from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is also a published author and photographer. 

Classes: Acting

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