Dianna Woolley is a visual artist, living and working in Williamsburg, VA, with one foot still standing tall in Walla Walla, WA, where she is part owner of Combine Art Collective Gallery. She produces abstract work, primarily in oils, imbued with elements she believes speak to her audience promising the feelings of abundance and well being through living with fine art.
Jo Ann Rothschild has been painting for more than 50 years. She is the first recipient of the Maud Morgan Purchase prize of the Boston MFA and received a grant in painting from the Mass Cultural Council.Rothschild has exhibited in Boston, New York, Chicago, Berlin and Havana, and has work in Museums, Universities and private collections.
Leslie Ford is an abstract painter whose practice embraces printmaking and photography. She holds a BFA in Design from Carnegie-Mellon University and completed a summer residency in Painting and Mixed Media at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Based in New York, Leslie is an Art File Member of the Painting Center of New York City and an Artist Associate Member of the Ink Shop, Ithaca, NY.
Susi Raphael lives a creative life. She worked at the Cancer Society in broadcasting and advertising and started a radio show for them. After retiring, she launched another radio show called “Let’s Travel! Radio” on cultural tourism.
Raphael considers herself to be a self-taught artist and I has kept a painting practice in her studio in the Lower East Side, NYC for over a decade. She began to exhibit her multi-layered photographs in the 90’s in NYC in galleries and alternative spaces. She had a one woman show at the La Mama Galleria entitled Laissez “Les Bons Temps Roulez” in New Orleans which included typical cuisine and a fortune teller.
Susi Raphael has since had exhibitions of her paintings at Ceres Gallery, National Arts Club NYC, 131 Eldridge Street Gallery, 2 Rivington Street Gallery, The Art Students League and The Pen and Brush, an organization dedicated to women in the arts since 1894. Her work is in numerous private collections including the American Cancer Society and the Plow Share Group.
Collage has attracted Hollis because of her perception that creating the art and the process of viewing the art is a similar experience. By using the trademark Divine Imagery Is Everywhere subscribes to a belief that ideas flow through her. She doesn’t claim them as something personal after they are executed, metaphysically speaking.
Hollis studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. She also took post-graduate classes in the degree program at Atlanta College of Art, now known as AIGA SCAD, Atlanta. Hollis received a BFA from Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia. She is a member of Ceres Gallery in NYC and has exhibited in other galleries in NYC and Atlanta.
Hollis is represented by Ceres Gallery in New York.
Feld works out of her studio in Brooklyn, New York. Her work has been shown at The Painting Center in New York, Drawing Rooms in Jersey City, Kent State University, Curate NYC, Art Fair 14C, Paramount Gallery at LIU, and the Monmouth Museum. Feld attended High School of Music and Art, received her BFA at the City College of New York, and studied at the Arts Students League.