Charles Alexander, BA, Stanford, MA, Univ. of WI Madison: has published five books of poetry and work appears in numerous periodicals; teaches at UofA; Director of Chax Press, a literary and book arts press, chax.org.
Annie Andre, BFA, Univ. of AZ: graduate of TDS CERTS program in teaching drawing, former product designer for Hallmark Cards, has also worked in interior design.
Willie Bonner BFA, Cleveland Institute of Art, MFA, UofA; taught at TDS in early 2000s, has taught painting and drawing, advanced to beginner, at the Pratt Fine Art Center in Seattle for the last 12 years; widely exhibited work focuses on contemporary and post-modern mixed media work, both 2 and 3 dimensional, reflecting historical and current social conditions in America.
Sherry Bryant has studied, drawn, and painted wildlife
all her life. A award-winning Signature member of the
Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild (SAWG), her work
has appeared shows throughout Arizona, California, and
Pat Dolan, BA, MS in Design, Institute of Design, Chicago; certified Spiritual Director, Tacheria School of Spiritual Direction; Artist with 25 years’ experience as adjunct faculty at PCC and Central Arizona College. See www.patdolan.net
Betina Fink, BA, MFA: Oil painter exhibiting and in
collections nationally and in Europe. Adult and youth art
educator with over 15 years’ experience. TDS Program
Coordinator and Instructor, Art of Summer. Teaches oil
painting, pastel drawing and color theory at TDS.
Ka Fisher, BA West Texas State Univ. (TX A&M). Indiana Univ., Univ. of AZ graduate program/studio art: Current manager TDS print room. Represented in corporate and private collections. Gallery representation. On-going student in various national workshops for printmaking or painting.
Lynn Fleischman, BFA, MFA: A founding member of TDS and Executive Director since 2004; teaches monoprint and drawing fundamentals.
Carolyn Gibbs, BFA, Commercial Design, Univ. of AZ: background in psychology and marketing; open studio monitor and past TDS Board member, teaches figure drawing and abstract painting.
Katrina Lasko, BFA, Painting and Photography, U of Nevada, Reno; MA work—Photography and Sculpture, U of Nevada, Reno: currently works in painting, sculpture, and mixed media and has exhibited widely throughout the western US and Pacific Rim countries; extensive work experience in gallery administration, curation, and installation, and in graphic design.
Tom Lindell PhD, Biochemistry: retired faculty member
from Univ. of AZ Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology;
taught bioethics and science and theology courses for
many years; studied printmaking with Andy Rush
Joe Marshall is a printmaker, cartoonist, and illustrator;
his self-published comics can be seen at www.porkchoppress.com
Cynthia Miller, BFA, San Francisco Art Institute, MFA, U. of Arizona): Teaching visual art in Tucson since the 1980s. Represented by Etherton Gallery. Mixed media acrylic painter and book arts collaborator with Chax Press.
Meredith Milstead, AA, BA, BFA: Univ. of Maryland, Cleveland Art Institute, Univ. of Arizona; painter, drawer, and drawing teacher. Blogs at meredithmilstead.wordpress.com
Paul Mohr, BS: Studies at UA College of Architecture. With
a background in science, he is a figure drawer working
in clay, oil, and graphite. He directs the TDS Open Studio
Figure Drawing Program. Past TDS Board Treasurer and past
President of SAWG.
Christy Olsen, BA, Univ. of TN, Art History & Anthropology: former engineering designer and drafter with a background in museology; artist-in-residence completed in Assisi, Italy; oil painter and pastelist now exhibiting in solo shows throughout the US; Vice President of the Tucson Pastel Society; teaches Drawing Fundamentals at TDS. See www.ChristyOlsen.com.
Andrew Rush, BFA, MFA, Director and Founder of The
Drawing Studio: A former Associate Professor of Art at
University of Arizona. Printmaker, sculptor, and drawer.
Noah Saterstrom, BFA, Univ. of Mississippi; MFA, Glasgow School of Art: painter, drawer, independent curator, teacher, lecturer, website designer, founder/curator of Trickhouse.org
Mano Sotelo, BFA Otis Art Institute Parsons School of Design, currently finishing an MFA in Painting from The Academy of Art University. His paintings have been exhibited nationally, locally in a variety of Tucson galleries, the UofA Museum of Art, and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. Mano currently serves on Tucson’s Public Art and Community Design Committee and has been an instructor at Southwest University of Visual Arts for the past 11 years. His work can be seen at www.sotelostudio.com
Deborah Steinberg, BA, Univ. of Minnesota: oil painter and illustrator; has taught pastel, oil painting, drawing, and portraiture.
Alice Vinson, BFA, U of AZ, book artist, writer, and photographer; teaches book arts workshops; her handmade books have been exhibited widely and won numerous awards.