Kevin Cook

Kevin Cook is an accomplished landscape painter whose style is strongly influenced by Hudson River School artists of the nineteenth century.  He was recently named a Painting Fellow by New York Foundation for the arts, and has subsequently been invited to serve on NYFA’s Artist’s Advisory Committee.  He is a Guest Educator at the Samuel…

Kim Do

Kim Do is a New York artist, focused on an observational, painterly connection to the earth, water and sky. Trained in the modernist tradition, Do incorporates abstract expressionism, interaction of color, figure and ground exchange, and a keen awareness of space in his paintings. Do paints with a full range of tones, taking the eye up,…

Mara Lehmann

“Nature is all inspiring,” according to artist Mara Lehmann. “To be in the country, among the mountains, trees, and blue sky is magnificent. It’s the beauty before me that I try to capture. Nature is my source of inspiration.” She refers to the Catskills as “a kind of holy ground for artists,” and says that…

Maya Farber

While Maya Farber always loved to sketch and draw, it was her teachers who discovered her talent and encouraged her to pursue art. Born in Romania, Farber spent many years in Nicaragua. At 18, she began her studies at Pratt Institute and continued at Hunter College, Hans Goffman School, and the Art Students League with…

Michael Toole

Michael Toole is a long time resident of Mississauga, Ontario and an active member in his community. He is the son of an amateur photographer (father) and a painter (mother). After many years in the public service, photography/art has become his main focus. Given his parental influences, Michael tends to look for new and inventive…

Nancy Previs

Artist/print-maker Nancy Previs has been recording nature’s forms, textures and tones for many years. Fascinated by subtleties in light and color, she is inspired by nature’s ability to generate beauty from what seem spontaneous and random processes. To create her multi-plate intaglio prints, she uses consciously sustainable techniques, mainly aluminum and solarplate etching, along with…

Olive Farrell

Olive Farrell grew up in Kilkenny, Ireland – a place of wild beauty where her aesthetics for art and nature developed. Known for her landscapes and brilliant abstracts, Farrell is an avid “Plein Air” painter, capturing art on location among pastures, farm equipment and bends in the road. She draws much of her visual stimulation…

Paul-Émile Rioux

For the past 15 years, Paul-Émile Rioux , resident of Montréal, Canada has been exploring and innovating using photography, computer programs and 3-D models to pair science and fiction, reality and invention, taking the viewer to places that could exist in a real world as well as in a virtual one. As a photographer he became…

Sherry Rohl

Painting and drawing have always been the most effective way for Sherry Rohl to process her experiences. As a child, her first drawings were of horses. They have continued as an abiding interest throughout her life. Both familiar and strange, for her the horse is awe inspiring and elemental. “As part of the human condition,…

Susan Copich

Born in Youngstown Ohio, Susan Copich graduated from Ohio State, studying Performance and Choreography.  After college, Copich kicked off her career in San Francisco as a modern dancer and owner of a Pilates Studio.  Opening up to new forms of art and self- expression, she studied at the New York Center for Photography where her…