Instructors

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 [...]

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 [...]

Mark Giaimo

A former political cartoonist and musician, Mark Giaimo enrolled in his first oil painting class in 2004. Within two years he was accepted into the Post-Baccalaureate Graduate Program at the Maryland Institute College of Art [...]

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 [...]

Margaret Lashley

An artist since early childhood, Margaret Lashley enjoys creating art with an eye for accuracy and a feel for the essence of her subject. She loves to spend time immersed in nature, but also enjoys [...]

Bonny Lundy

Bonny Lundy is a contemporary impressionist interested in color, shape, movement, atmosphere and light. Bonny Lundy is one of the most highly regarded watercolorists in the Washington DC area. She owns Pleasant View Studio in [...]

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