Artist Member Directory

Members directory

  • Profile picture of Aaron Kather
    Aaron Kather

    Aaron received his MFA in Studio Art from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He has taught painting and drawing classes at Elmira College.

    Disciplines

    Multi-Disciplinary, Painting and Drawing, Video and Film

    Media

    Fine Artist

    Services

    Commissioned Artwork

  • Profile picture of Barbara Hall Blumer
    Barbara Hall Blumer

    Barbara Hall Blumer(pronounced Bloomer) (born 1955, USA) lives in Corning, New York in the Finger Lakes region of western New York state. She is a fine arts oil painter (and B&W art photographer),  currently on sabbatical.  She maintained a studio and gallery in Corning, on historic Market Street, for the last 7 years but is taking time off to travel and create a new body of work.  Her paintings are done mostly in oils, and are colorful interpretations of her view of the world and relationships.  These are available here at the ARTS gallery or directly from the artist.  Her black and white photographs are storytelling opportunities.  They are observations of people and nature which make you think twice and look closer.  These are available for mostly public venues, please inquire.  She has an Art History degree from Brown University, and a prior business career, including Dansk Designs, Corning Incorporated and Two Sisters Studio jewelry. She began seriously studying painting and photography in the 90’s and had her first exhibit in 2003.  You can follow Barbara’s work on her blog, www.barbarahallblumer.blogspot.com Email: barbblumer@gmail.com Please feel free to contact her at BarbBlumer@gmail.com, or 607-368-5732

    Disciplines

    Painting and Drawing

    Media

    Oil Paint

    Services

    Other

  • Profile picture of Beth Landin
    Beth Landin

    Beth Landin is a watercolorist, and her work ranges from contemporary representational work to abstract landscapes and figures. Beth has exhibited her work in Corning, NY at the Houghton Gallery at 171 Cedar Arts, The Evelyn Peacock Peeler Gallery at the ARTs Council of the Southern Finger Lakes, and in Elmira, at the Arnot Art Museum. She has also exhibited in various public venues in upstate New York with the Elmira Regional Arts Society.   Beth is an exhibiting member of the Elmira Regional Arts Society, an artist member of The Arts Council of the Southern Finger Lakes, an associate member of American Women Artists, and an associate member of the Central New York Watercolor Society. Beth is also the founder and an administrator of Urban Sketchers Corning.   Her watercolor still life, “Jonagold,” received and Honorable Mention award at the Arnot Art Museum’s 82nd Palette Awards in November 2018.   Beth was raised in Alexandria, VA, and moved to Corning, in 1991. She attributes her creative gifts to her paternal grandmother and aunt, who were both artists, and to her mother, who was passionate about fashion, funky jewelry and interior design. At a young age, Beth took drawing and painting lessons, and then turned her creative efforts to fashion design and theatre production in high school. She started college pursuing a fine arts degree at the University of Mary Washington, changed her major to Economics, and then went on to get her MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia. After a full career in the business world, which included expatriate assignments in Seoul, Tokyo and Shanghai, she returned to her creative side. Beth has been studying painting in the arts rich Corning, NY area, and feels blessed to have access to excellent arts instruction and workshops. She has studied under Bridget Bossart van Otterloo, Wilson Ong, Kenneth Cobb. Beth works from her studio on Market Street in scenic downtown Corning, NY.

    Disciplines

    Painting and Drawing

    Media

    Watercolor

    Services

    Commissioned Artwork

  • Profile picture of Birgitt Wolf-King
    Birgitt Wolf-King

    Disciplines

    Painting and Drawing

    Media

    Fine Artist

    Services

    Art Lessons

  • Profile picture of Bossart van Otterloo, Bridget
    Bossart van Otterloo, Bridget

    Bridget Bossart van Otterloo paints and teaches in Corning, New York. Her artwork is about the beauty in nature. She has a degree in Studio Art from Houghton College and has studied in Florence, Italy. Bridget currently works from her light-filled home studio, where her subjects include still life, flowers, plants, portraits and landscapes painted in oils and watercolor. Bridget has been teaching art classes for 15 years in many venues including youth centers, museums, libraries, colleges, schools, and more recently in her home studio. She has been on the faculty of 171 Cedar Arts Center in Corning, NY teaching oil painting and watercolor classes since 2002. Bridget's work can be viewed at several venues in the area including: The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes in Corning NY, The North Star Gallery in Ithaca, Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester, The Franklin Street Gallery in Watkins Glen, NY. Learn more about Bridget on her website: www.bridgetbossartvanotterloo.com Connect with Bridget: website: bridgetbossartvanotterloo.com facebook: Bridget-Bossart-van-Otterloo-Painter instagram: instagram.com/bbvo_studio  

    Disciplines

    Painting and Drawing

    Media

    Fine Artist

    Services

    Art Lessons

  • Profile picture of Crystal Parks
    Crystal Parks

    Artist dabbling in a little bit of everything. Murals, portrait, rocks, upcycling, canvas art, chalk, facepaint... It's all intriguing and expressive. Currently accepting commision orders

    Disciplines

    Illustration, Mixed Media, Painting and Drawing, Other

    Media

    Acrylic Paint, Charcoal, Colored Pencil, Graphite/Pencil, Mixed Media, Oil Paint, Pastels, Watercolor, Other

    Services

    Art Lessons, Commissioned Artwork, Face Painting, Illustration, Muralist, Other

  • Profile picture of Don Ellis
    Don Ellis

    I speak for the juncture of Finger Lake’s culture and world culture. Subjects span from the early Haudenosaunee people, to the underground railroad, to the Women’s Right movement, and to the social impact of the ever-changing dominant local economies. In a century when rural and urban life are tearing apart it seems worthwhile to express that until recently all life was rural, or near-rural. Using the form, color, and motion of mobiles I borrow the wind, sun, rain, and snow to demonstrate that contrary to traditional understandings, mobiles can be deeply emotive.

    Disciplines

    Painting and Drawing, Sculpture

    Media

    Mixed Media, 3D/Sculpture

    Services

    Commissioned Artwork

  • Profile picture of Gina Pfleegor
    Gina Pfleegor

    I graduated from the State University of New York at Fredonia in 1998 with a Bachelors of Art in Graphic Design and a Bachelors of Science in Communication. In 2000, I decided to pursue my Masters in Art Education at Elmira College while also starting a career as an illustrator. I began teaching art at Hammondsport High School shortly thereafter as well as illustrating material for magazines and various promotional material. My first illustrated children’s book, entitled I Like Gum (written by Doreen Tango Hampton), was published in 2007 by Shenanigan Books. For the next several years, I went on to have dozens of children’s books and educational material published by McGraw Hill, the Brown Publishing Network, and many more. In 2013, I had an artistic change of heart and began a new journey as a photorealist painter working primarily in oils. My current work has been accepted into juried shows throughout the region and has won several major awards. You can see my work regularly at the gallery of the Arts Council of the Southern Finger Lakes and West End Gallery in beautiful Corning, NY.

    Disciplines

    Painting and Drawing

    Media

    Fine Artist, Graphite/Pencil, Oil Paint

  • Profile picture of Grace Deming
    Grace Deming

    hello, nice to meet you! I am an artist and designer from small town northeastern Pennsylvania. As early as I can remember, I have always been creating. I have dabbled in many things but I have always loved storytelling and communicating through illustration and design. I decided to pursue it as a career, graduating with my Associates degree in Fine Art and Design from Corning Community College in 2015. Feeling a little unsure of what to do next, I realized I enjoyed communicating and solving problems visually.  I then decided to transfer into a Bachelor's program at Mansfield University going on to earn my Graphic Design degree in 2017. In recent years I have primarily focused on my digital art illustrations, photography, and painting / drawing traditionally using acrylic and gouache. My sketches, works in progress and newer finished pieces can be seen on my Instagram where I am most active so be sure to follow me! (@deming_grace)

    Disciplines

    Painting and Drawing

    Media

    Digital Art

    Services

    Graphic Design

  • Profile picture of Jason Brown
    Jason Brown

     

    I currently work as an engineer, during the past 11 years I have been doing landscape and portrait paintings in Oil for friends and family.   I am looking to move into a more professional role with focus on portrait painting.    Feel free to contact me to discuss doing work.  Jbrown10ec@gmail.com

     

    Disciplines

    Painting and Drawing

    Services

    Commissioned Artwork

  • Profile picture of John Whiting
    John Whiting

    I paint my expressive Finger Lakes oil landscapes outdoors, directly from nature. My work is exhibited in art museums, galleries and other venues.

    Disciplines

    Painting and Drawing

    Media

    Fine Artist, Oil Paint

    Services

    Commissioned Artwork

  • Profile picture of Julie Waltz-Stalker
    Julie Waltz-Stalker

    Disciplines

    Painting and Drawing

    Media

    Fine Artist

    Services

    Commissioned Artwork

  • Profile picture of Lee O'Connell
    Lee O'Connell

    Lee O’Connell is a creative woman of many talents, all of which are driven by her joie du vie.  Curiosity and excellence are essential in all she pursues, whether it is when she is cooking for a dinner party, canoeing, writing her novel, or painting with watercolor. The elements of watercolor, which some artists shy away from, are what draw Lee to this medium.  The lack of control, the happy accidents that often occur, inspire and infuse Lee’s paintings.  She loves using a palate of vibrant colors (which compliment her vibrant personality) layering them to achieve a glowing translucence.  She is inspired by the light inherent in Maxfield Parrish paintings and strives to achieve a similar affect in her work. Lee can be found painting, in her home studio in Corning, NY, or with her kindred spirits on Monday mornings, or—during the cold, dark days of winter in Corning, in the Florida Keys.  Her energy is boundless and her positive outlook is contagious.  This country mouse is married to her best friend and biggest supporter, Joe –the city mouse…but when they met online they weren’t going to let this little detail slow them down.

    Disciplines

    Painting and Drawing

    Media

    Watercolor

  • Profile picture of Linda Fazzary
    Linda Fazzary

    Disciplines

    Mixed Media, Painting and Drawing

    Media

    Acrylic Paint, Mixed Media

    Services

    Art Lessons, Graphic Design, Illustration, Muralist, Musical Performance, Portrait / Event Photography, Printing, Videography, Web Design

  • Profile picture of Marc Rubin
    Marc Rubin

    Marc Rubin paints still lifes that invite meaning and evoke story. He captures everyday objects at eye-level and sized in the frame as they are in the world, but he imbues them with a spirit and presence so that, emotionally, they become larger than life. They say things like: I'm tired, but grateful. I'm beautiful, and I will die. I'm here — do you see me? Rubin’s masterfully painted representational oils are exhibited in galleries throughout the Northeast.

    Disciplines

    Digital Art, Painting and Drawing

    Media

    Fine Artist, Digital Art, Oil Paint

    Services

    Art Lessons, Graphic Design, Web Design

  • Profile picture of Paul McKinley
    Paul McKinley

    My name is Paul McKinley. I grew up in the Southern Tier of New York State. After graduating from high School, I attended college in Buffalo N.Y.I graduated from Daemen College in 1983 with a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts. After college, I returned the southern tier , to live and work. I have been married for over 30 years and live in Bath. The inspiration for my drawings primarily comes from my fascination with the human face. The face tells our story .It projects anger, fear, happiness and sadness. It is the window to the inner psych, to subconscious motives, and the key to identity. I have had a life time fascination with this subject matter. I have depicted it in many different ways. My drawings usually don't represent one person but a mixture of many. They are not meant to be flattering but instead reflect what lies deeper within one's psyche. A face is our point of recognition. We project our fears onto those who do not look the same as us. I have yet to lose interest in exploring new ways to represent this subject matter. I have shown locally and in regional shows. I have had pieces accepted in the Rochester -Finger Lakes Exhibition, Business of Arts -Artists of the Southern Tier Finger Lakes Show and at the Arnot Art Museum, Regional Art Exhibition. I also show periodically at The Evelyn Peeler Peacock Gallery in Corning. N.Y.

    Disciplines

    Painting and Drawing

    Media

    Fine Artist

  • Profile picture of Randy Owen
    Randy Owen

    Randy Owen (b. 1989) enjoys drawing and painting people in a traditionalist manner, emulating the tenets of classical realism. He did not receive formal picture-making training and only pursues this passion of his as a side hobby when time allows. He has been drawing most of his life and really started to focus on portraits in his early teenage years. Randy lives in the Northern Tier of Pennsylvania with his wife and daughter.

    Disciplines

    Painting and Drawing

    Media

    Graphite/Pencil

    Services

    Commissioned Artwork

  • Profile picture of Susan Sarabasha
    Susan Sarabasha

    Disciplines

    Painting and Drawing

    Media

    Pastels

    Services

    Commissioned Artwork

  • Profile picture of Zoe Fabian
    Zoe Fabian

    Born in Addison, NY, Zoe Fabian graduated with a B.S. in Art Education, minor in painting, from Buffalo State College. She went on to complete her M.S. in Education before spending three years with AmeriCorps VISTA as a program coordinator. As the program coordinator, Fabian provided direct and indirect services to youth and families of Buffalo, NY. She later returned to the Greater Southern Tier where she currently works as an Art Educator for GST BOCES and as a teaching artist with Wine & Design.

    Disciplines

    Painting and Drawing

    Media

    Acrylic Paint, Mixed Media

    Services

    Commissioned Artwork