Anne is a graduate of the renowned Center for Creative Studies in Detroit. Immediately following art school Anne proceeded to paint and teach while benefitting from two consecutive Canada Council award grants. She subsequently opened her own art gallery in Toronto. Her paintings, drawings, sculpture and mosaic murals can be found in private and museum collections internationally. Anne has taught for many years at the College of DuPage and the DuPage Art League. annefinesart.blogspot.com.
Gordon began painting full time in 2000 after retiring from the advertising business in Chicago. He graduated from The School of the Art Intitute in Chicago and began a 40 year advertising career where he rose from studio artist to ad agency creative director. Since resuming painting in 1994, Gordon has had successful one-man gallery exhibitis and art shows in the Midwest and east coast. He has been a featured artist on WGN-TV, WMAQ-TV, the Chicago Tribune and Watercolor Magazine. You can see his work at www.gordonfrance.net.
Jacqueline (or Jacque as she is known to friends) graduated from The School of the Art Institute with a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree and has since taught painting in the classroom and privately. Her landscape and still life paintings have won numerous awards. Her work hangs in private and corporate collections both in the U.S. and abroad. Jacque regularly attends painting workshops in the U.S., Italy, and France. She is represented by Wild Rose Springs Gallery in Wayne, IL, and Phyliss Lucas Gallery in New York City. You can see Jacque's work at www.jacquefrance.com.
Marge earned her degree in Commercial Art at Southern Illinois University's Vocational Technical Institute. Her first commercial job was head of the Art Department at Eastex Packaging in Aurora, IL and to this day we see her original artwork on cartons of Christmas Eggnog. After raising four boys, Marge began teaching at the DuPage Art League. Marge has received numerous honors and awards in prestigious competitions and shown her work in exhibits, art fairs, and galleries. She is particularly well known for her floral portraits. Examples of her work may be seen on her website at www.margehall.com.