Faculty

Faculty

DONNA ANDESKIE:

received her B.F.A. from Syracuse University and M.F.A. from Maryland Institute of Fine Arts. She is a visiting lecturer at the N.J. Center for Visual Arts and is an exhibiting member of City Without Walls. She has exhibited extensively throughout New Jersey, New York and Maryland.

JOAN ARBEITER:

received her B.A. from Brooklyn College and M.F.A. from Pratt Institute. She is a graduate of the duCret School of Art. Her work has been shown in more than eighty juried and international exhibits. She is a member of the Alpha Beta Kappa National Honor Society and Ceres Gallery in New York City where she exhibits regularly. She is co-author of “Lives and Works, Talks with Women Artists”, and she is listed in Who’s Who of American Women.
Visit her web site to see more work www.varoregistry.com.

JUDITH BANYAS:

received her B.A. from Montclair State College and is a graduate of the duCret School of Art, and is a member of the Alpha Beta Kappa National Honor Society. She is co-owner of JMS Shirts, custom silkscreen printing.

WANDA BLAKE:

is a graduate of the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Arts and attended Parsons, The Museum of Modern Art, The New School of Social Research and the Art Center of Northern New Jersey. She has exhibited in single and group shows in New Jersey and New York and has received numerous awards. She is a freelance graphic artist and fashion illustrator.

PATRICIA BRENTANO BRAMNICK:

has a BFA from Washington University School of Fine Arts, St. Louis Mo., and an MFA from Tyler School of Art, Philidelphia, Penn.. She is an experienced teacher and has exhibited work in numerous shows and galleries, including Swain Galleries, Plainfield, Drawing Center, NYC, Darfingler Suydam Museum, Penn.. Most recently her work was featured in a “One Woman Exhibition” at Swain in Plainfield. Her works are also part of various collections including, Dean Witter, NYC, Evansville Museum, and PSEG, Newark.

DOLORES BRINK:

is a graduate of the duCret School of Art. She has given private lessons in her studio and has exhibeited in numerous N.J. galleries, including the Renee Foosaner Gallery. Many of her paintings are in private collections

PETER CARAS:

studied at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and the Art Students Legue, N.Y. He was also Instructed by famed illustrators Frank Reilley, James Bama and Norman Rockwell. He is the creator of over 800 book and magazine covers.

KATHLEEN DE BLASIO:

attended the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Arts, School of Visual Arts and The College of Marin. She is the owner of Murals by Kathleen, customized hand painted tiles.

MICHAEL A. DONATO:

has a B.F.A. from The School of Visual Arts, N.Y. He is a freelance artist/illustrator, focusing on Editorial and Children’s Illustration. his clients have included Rabbit Ears Productions, Simon & Schuster, Children’s Television Workshop, 3-2-1 Contact, Scholastic Magazine, and Henry Holt Publishers. His work has been shown at The Society of Illustrators, Master Eagle Gallery and The Mojave Gallery, N.Y.C.

PAUL ELWOOD:

is a graduate of DuCret. He is a partner in a small New Jersey design firm. His work can be seen at www.elwoodstudio.com, www.smart-disc.com and www.techwhim.com

FRANK FALOTICO:

has a B.A. from Monmouth College, Is a graduate of the duCret School of Art and has studied at the Art Students League, N.Y. He has exhibited in numerous shows in New Jersey and New York. His work is in many private and public collections, including the Midlantic Bank corp.

PAT FEENEY-MURRELL:

has an M.F.A. from Pratt Institute, N.Y., an M.A. from the University of Wyoming and B.F.A. from the Massachusetts College of Art. She has studied at the Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking, N.J., the Women’s Studio Workshop, N.Y., and Carriage House Paper in Massachusetts. She is a member of the Printmaking Council of N.J., the National Association of Women Artists, the Woman’s Caucus for Art, and the College Art Association. She has exhibited in solo and group shows throughout the U.S.

DEAN R. FIELD:

studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and the University of Hawaii. A self-employed graphic designer, he has over 30 years of experience that has included consulting director of advertising for Gruppo Agusta Ltd. His clients have included Butler Aviation, American Cyanamide, and Johnson & Johnson. He presently focuses on the publishing of books for museums including the U.S. Army Aviation Museum, the Reglean H. Curtiss Museum, and the Experimental Aircraft Association Museum.

TEX GREEN:

is a graduate of the duCret Shool of Art. He has over twenty years of experience as a graphic designer in both print and web design. He is currently Senior Art Director of a major Pharmaceutical company.

LLUANA JONES

has studied at Middlesex County College, the duCret School of Art and the School of Visual Art, N.Y. She is experienced in Macintosh, MS-DOS, and Windows platforms. Clients have included Princeton University, the Motor Club of America, and MCA INS.

PHILIP LASKOWSKI

is a graduate of the duCret School of Art. He has over twenty-one years of experience as a Graphic Designer in the areas of publications and corporate advertising.

PAUL W. McCORMACK:

attended the duCret School of Art. He is a member of the New Jersey Watercolor Society and Allied Artists. He has exhibited work at the Salmagundi Club, American Watercolor Society, and Allied Artists and has won numerous awards. He is represented by Swain Galleries, Plainfield, and Portraits Inc., New York, N.Y.
Visit his web site to see more work www.PWMcCormackPortraits.com.

SUSAN MEYER:

has an AAS Photography from Middlesex County College; has apprenticed Classic Studio, Westfield. She is a member; PPA and NJAPP, PPANJ, Trustees Member of New Winona Affiliated School. She is the recipient of the professional Photographer of New Jersey Award 1997.

MARK ROMANOSKI:

Mark is a graduated of Kean University with a B.F.A. Hs has also studied at the Arts Students League in New York as well as being instructed by famed illustrators. Tim and Greg Hildebrant, Joe Devito and Peter Caras. Mark specializes in Fantasy Illustration.
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DEBI RUDMAN:

has a B.A. from Kean University. She has studied at New Jersey Center for Visual Arts and at the duCret School of Art. She is the owner of DJL Design, Scotch Plains and is a member of NCECA, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, and the Potters’ Council. Debi’s ceramic work has been in National Juried Exhibitions and won several awards; most recently at the “Art Show at the Dog Show” and at the 2000 NJCVA Members’ Show.

KEVIN SADLER

received his B.F.A. from Syracuse University. He has over six years of experience in Graphic Design, Digital Pre-Press, and Illustration. His free-lance clients have included IBM, Technics, Panasonic, Merrill Lynch, and Hitachi.

KENNETH SCHWARZ

is a graduate of the du Cret School of Art and has attended Kean University for teacher certification. Currently, he is the cooridinator of the Commercial Art/Multimedia department at Somerset County Technical Institute, Bridgewater, NJ. Ken is a freelance graphic designer and has taught commercial art and fine art classes for over 20 years. He is also former principle of KS Creative Art Services, Linden, NJ and has over 30 years experience in the commercial art field.

WILLIAM SENIOR:

is a graduate of the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Arts and has studied at Seton Hall University. He is a former president of the N.J. Watercolor Society and has won numerous awards. He shows his work extensively throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania

BRIAN TOWNSEND:

is a graduate of the duCret School of Art and studied at the National Academy of Design, School of Fine Arts, N.Y. He is represented by Swain’s Gallery, Plainfield.

RHODA YANOW:

has studied at Parsons School of Design and the National Academy of Design. She is a member and Master Pastellist of the Pastel Society of America, Artist Equity, Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club and the Salmagundi Club. She is an award winning artist who has exhibited extensively throughout New York, New Jersey and Europe.

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