Instructors

Craig Amaral

  Craig is an award-winning artist who has participated in numerous solo, group, and fundraising shows, and has works held in private collections. He is a member of the plein air painting community and paints [...]

Walt Bartman

The founder and director of the Yellow Barn Studio and Gallery, Walt Bartman teaches landscape, still life and figure painting classes and workshops, here and abroad. His career spans four decades. He received a Master [...]

Vian Borchert

Vian Borchert is an established and renowned award-winning expressionist artist. V. Borchert has exhibited in many group and solo exhibitions within the USA and internationally for decades. Vian is a graduate and “Notable Alumni” from [...]

Web Bryant

I turned to oil painting and fine art after a long career designing and illustrating some of the great newspapers in our country, including USA Today. The deadline-driven world of journalism required mediums that could [...]

Holly Buehler

  Influenced by her Aunt Mary, Holly's passion for the arts increased throughout her early years.  Later having received a BFA from Eastern Michigan University, she dove into the high-tech design world of the television [...]

Tory Cowles

Experience as a woodworker, carpenter, stonewall builder, and representational painter have influenced Tory Cowles' abstract paintings. She's interested in the conversations that happen between juxtaposed colors, textures and shapes; of spontaneity versus structure; and of [...]

Denise Dittmar

Denise has been teaching art at classes and camps for four years at Glen Echo. Long involved with design and art education, she now focuses on children's art at the Crystal Pool Studio and a [...]

Gavin Glakas

Gavin Glakas Gavin Glakas grew up in Bethesda, MD, and started drawing about the time he started walking. He studied with Walt Bartman in high school and at Washington University in St. Louis and the [...]

Erich Keel

Erich Keel served as The Kreeger Museum’s Head of Education for fourteen years. Before joining the Museum in 1999, Keel was involved in the arts in Washington, DC and New York: he volunteered and freelanced [...]

Marcia Klioze

After enjoying a long career spanning over 30 years, including senior staff positions; editorial and medical illustrator, freelancing for major newspaper, magazine, and institutional publications and markets, Marcia is now immersed in traditional oil painting. [...]

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