Jill Banks

Oil Painting

Jill turned art into a career in 2003. A highly accomplished artist, Jill has received several national awards and recognitions. Her work is featured in several popular art magazines. An oil painter, Jill teaches plein air, portraits/figurative, still-life and personal project classes. Her paintings are loose and impressionist. Recognized as one of the Washington DC area’s top 9 Painting and Drawing Instructors. www.jillbanks.com

Bethanne Kinsella Cople

Oil Painting

A nationally, highly decorated and recognized artist, Bethanne served two times as the President of the American Women Artists Association. Bethanne’s plein air landscape paintings are known for their lush painterly quality. Loosely painted yet realistic, they have a timeless appeal. Using expressive brushwork and a finely honed sense of color, she creates a powerful image with both depth and beauty. www.bethannekinsellacople.com 

Jennifer Duncan

Mixed Media Acrylic

Jennifer Duncan has been teaching abstract painting and collage from her home studio and Arts of Great Falls School since 2010. Her classes aim to be fun, innovative, and informative, and are designed to help students discover their own creative approach to making art. Jennifer’s paintings have been included in group and solo exhibitions in the Washington Metro area and her work can be found in both national and international collections. She is a founding member of the Great Falls Artists’ Atelier, where she has had a studio since 2005, and is a member of Studio Gallery DC in Washington. www.jenniferduncanart.com

Lori Simmerman Goll


Highly accomplished and recognized pastel artist, Lori Goll is a fun instructor who brings a variety of ideas for subjects for her students to paint. From landscapes, seascapes, animals, birds, to scenes capturing brilliant light, Lori is a master of technique and instruction who’s student’s thrive. www.lorigollart.com

Rajendra KC


Know for his intricate watercolor paintings, Rajendra was born in Nepal and educated at Sirjana Contemporary Art Gallery in Kathmandu. He has received numerous special awards for his artwork in Nepal. Since 2007, when he came to the United States, Rajendra’s has become a prolific artist who is very active in the plein air circuit and known for the many Plein Air Competition awards he has received. His hands-on teaching technique is popular with his students. www.kcfineart.net

Marcia Klioze

Oil painting

After a long illustration career as an editorial and medical illustrator, Marcia is now immersed in traditional oil painting. Marcia is a portrait and figurative painter; Through illustration, she’s drawn to the narrative in portrait and figure painting. Her classes have been described as fun, relaxed, and informative. Marcia has won numerous awards and recognitions and has been teaching in the Washington DC area since 2015. www.marciaklioze.com

Joyce Lee

Oil painting

Joyce Lee, known for her big, vibrant flowers takes traditional Korean painting styles of cephalopod ink and watercolor on rice paper and applies modern and western mediums. Working primarily in oil paints, Joyce teaches all levels to include children. www.joyceleeart.com

Michela Mansuino

Oil Painting & Other Mediums

Michela Mansuino, graduated from Studio Incamminati, an atelier for the study of humanist realism in Philadelphia. Her painting style, known as contemporary humanist realism has earned her numerous awards. As an instructor of art, she began working with middle age and high school students Michela teaches several youth classes and summer camp programs. www.mansuino.com

JJ Singh

Precious Metal Clay Jewelry

JJ Singh’s creates unique jewelry that highly textured and often juxtaposes materials and design elements. Her students create one of a kind pieces in her home studio, from design to finished product. JJ offers several levels of jewelry design classes. www.jjsinghjewelry.com