Alison Skaggs was born in Washington D.C. and lived in close-by College Park through elementary school. After this, she moved with her family to Franklin Co., Virginia. In 2005, she graduated high school and started at Virginia Tech studying Fine Arts. Alison will be graduating in the fall of 2
Mark Ryden came to preeminence in the 1990’s during a time when many artists, critics and collectors were quietly championing a return to the art of painting. With his masterful technique and disquieting content, Ryden quickly became one of the leaders of this movement on the West Coast.
Larry Horowitz is an American landscape painter born in 1956 in New York City. Horowitz graduated from SUNY Purchase and immediately won the prestigious and coveted position as apprentice to American master, Wolf Kahn. Kahn, perhaps the best known and most significant landscape painter of the latter
Laurie Lipton was born in New York. She was the first person to graduate from the prestigious Carnegie-Mellon University in Pennsylvania with a Fine Arts Degree in Drawing (with honours). Laurie has lived in Holland, Belgium, Germany and France and has made her home in London since 1986.